Music Reviews

28 October 2013

Union J - Album Review

Union J have released their self-titled debut album, and it's a cracker. Opening with their singles 'Carry You' and 'Beautiful Life', the lads prove that while they may be just another ...
25 October 2013

Alex Thomas - 'Burst To Life' - EP Review

From the outset, the jolly and catchy tunes of opening track 'Friendly Fire' will draw you in, but listening to the lyrics sees self-loathing and masochism that's a little strange ...

22 October 2013

Virgin Records 40th Anniversary Compilations Review

Virgin Records are certainly celebrating their 40th anniversary with a bang. After being launched by Richard Branson in 1973, the label has undergone a major journey to make them one of ...

21 October 2013

BBC Radio 1's Live Lounge 2013 - Album Review

Radio 1 have released another compilation of some of this year's Live Lounge performances. The two-disc 2013 offering contains music from acts including Rudimental, Robin Thicke, Olly Murs and Rita Ora ...

21 October 2013

Matt Cardle - 'Porcelain' - Album Review

Following Matt's first two albums - 'Letters' and 'The Fire' - comes 'Porcelain'. A powerful opening from 'In Chains' paves the way for the brilliant duet with Melanie C on 'Loving ...
21 October 2013

Lady Gaga - Do What U Want - Single Review

Lady Gaga's released a new promotional single off of her upcoming album ARTPOP. The song features R Kelly and after a strange tirade of ranting on her Twitter account, everything pieces ...
18 October 2013

Goodbye Charlie - Hold Me On The Dancefloor - Single Review

Cassie, Oriana and Jess are the latest trio to take a step into the world of pop music. The three girls make up Goodbye Charlie - an exciting new British female ...

18 October 2013

Katy Perry - Prism - Album Review

Katy Perry's back, but not as we know her. She's moody, she's thoughtful, she's intense and she's on top form. Opening with 'Roar', you may wonder if the album is simply ...
17 October 2013

Gentleman's Dub Club - 'FOURtyFOUR' - Album Review

The talent here is undeniable. The multitude of genres that are blended together through stunning vocals and funky mixes culminate in something rather special. Made up of a massive ten 'gentlemen', ...

16 October 2013

Les Jupes - 'Negative Space' - EP Review

Les Jupes have returned with their brand new EP 'Negative Space'. The hardworking team offer an emotive collection of four tracks that contain influence from American folk and British post-punk. A masterful ...

15 October 2013

Britney Spears Album Britney Jean - First Look

Britney Spears' new album is called 'Britney Jean'. The singer whose full name is Britney Jean Spears - has named her eighth album after the nickname her family use for her. She ...
15 October 2013

Earth, Wind & Fire - 'Now, Then & Forever' - Album Review

Can they still sing and jam? That's probably the one thing that any former fan wants to know about the Earth, Wind & Fire lineup. Luckily, the answer is yes. They ...

15 October 2013

Lucy Spraggan - 'Join The Club' - Album Review

Lucy Spraggan hasn't put any opportunities to waste, and has delivered a great compilation of tracks with debut album 'Join The Club'. Featuring the much-loved 'Tea & Toast' and 'Last Night ...

15 October 2013

Eminem Unveils New Song 'Rap God'

Eminem has released another song ahead of his upcoming album 'The Marshall Mathers LP 2'. 'Rap God' is quite simply brilliant. The star effortlessly ploughs out lyrics that take shots at ...
14 October 2013

Futur Primitif - 'Time' - Single Review

Futur Primitif have released their new single 'Time'. It's one that requires a certain taste. The slow and at times frankly dreary vocals won't be putting a smile on your face, ...

14 October 2013

Revere - 'These Halcyon Days' - Single Review

Revere are back with new single 'These Halcyon Days'. After spending the summer of 2013 creating and producing more than ever, they've finished their second album 'My Mirror / Your Target' ...

14 October 2013

Drake - 'Nothing Was The Same' - Album Review

Drake is back with his third studio album 'Nothing Was The Same', following the huge success of his 2011 offering 'Take Care'. With some brilliant artists on-side, Drake manages to deliver ...
11 October 2013

Jessie J - 'Alive' - Album Review

Jessie J shocked everyone when she arrived on the scene with almost-flawless debut album 'Who You Are'. The tracks showed a vulnerability, following the life of a woman who's grown into ...
10 October 2013

Schwarz Don't Crack - 'Charade' - Single Review

Berlin ravers Schwarz Don't Crack are to release their new single 'Charade'. Opening with reverberating vocals against a deep and melodic beat, the pair show they don't need voice manipulators to ...

9 October 2013

Jonathan & Charlotte - 'Perhaps Love' - Album Review

After being catapulted into the spotlight following their run on ITV's 'Britain's Got Talent', the extremely talented duo of Jonathan and Charlotte are set to release their second studio album ...

8 October 2013

Miley Cyrus - 'Bangerz' - Album Review

Miley Cyrus has released her fourth studio album this week, ahead of being in the headlines for more than one or two controversial reasons. Following smash singles 'We Can't Stop' and ...
8 October 2013

The Saturdays - 'Living For The Weekend' - Album Review

With three hit singles already spawned from The Saturdays' new album, and a fourth - 'Disco Love' - released just a couple of days ago, the all-female group have already proved they're a force ...
7 October 2013

Joe Cang - 'Better Place (Side One)' - EP Review

Opening like an old Western film that then transforms into a reggae, jazz anthem-filled collection, this is one of the most unpredictable records for some time - and we love ...

7 October 2013

Helene Greenwood - Collectable You - Album Review

Helene Greenwood has released her debut album 'Collectable You', featuring forthcoming single 'In The Sunshine'. From the very opening, the collection does well to put you at ease and familiarise first ...

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