A Flock Of Seagulls – ‘Ascension’

Released on July 9, ‘Ascension’, the latest album from A Flock Of Seagulls puts a new spin on their classics, with help from the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.

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The Vamps – ‘Night And Day’ (Day Edition)

It’s been a year since The Vamps dropped the first half of their ‘Night And Day’ album, ‘Night Edition’. Last Friday they released the ‘Day Edition’, allowing fans to finally hear the entire double album in full.

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Michael Philip Reed – ‘Medium Fidelity 2015-2017’

Michael Philip Reed is a man of many talents. He earned the nickname “The One Man Band” from his work with steampunk musical project Steam Powered Giraffe, for which he has been recording engineer, musical arranger, songwriter, backing/lead vocalist – not to mention playing a plethora of different instruments! Here, though, he shows the expanse of his capability solely as a one man band, fulfilling all roles in the making of the album himself. The result does not disappoint.

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Alt-Rock Trio Desert Mountain Tribe Return With Surging Second Album

The album, ‘Om Parvat Mystery’, is named after an ancient holy mountain in the Himalayas. On a recent radio appearance, the band also joked that it was because making the album had been an uphill struggle, with half being recorded in the UK and half in the Faroe Islands.

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PHANTOM MENACES – Divine Sorcery Or Frightful Mess? The Damned Unleash ‘Evil Spirits’ Their First Album In 10 Years

Coming 10 years after its predecessor – and with David Bowie‘s right hand man Tony Visconti in the producer’s chair – there were naturally big expectations surrounding Evil […]

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East Sussex Band The Equatorial Group Deliver Honest And Heartfelt Debut Album

East Sussex band The Equatorial Group gear up to release debut album ‘Apricity’ out May 25th, 2018.

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RAGE AGAINST THE DYING OF THE LIGHT – Robert Plant Keeps The Flame Burning On Carry Fire

Robert Plant has been enjoying a late career renaissance since 2007’s excellent Raising Sand collaboration with country/bluegrass singer Alison Krauss. Carry Fire, his 11th solo studio album, sees […]

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BEHIND THE CURTAINS – Blancmange Offer You A Peek Inside Their Unfurnished Rooms

When I was about nine or 10 and just starting to take a serious interest in music, my elder brother, in a rare show of […]

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UNDERCLASS WARRIORS – West Riding Redskins Salient Braves Scalp Brexit Britain On Acerbic Debut LP

Anyone familiar with the work of Matt Bailey‘s Salient Braves will know what to expect from this their debut crowdfunded LP. Bailey’s sardonic, often laugh […]

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Review: Nahko – ‘My Name Is Bear’

Nahko is best known as the front man for the world music collective, Medicine For The People. His first solo work, ‘My Name Is Bear’ is in essence a prequel to his work with the People, and comprises 16 tracks of music and “interludes”, mostly written between the ages of 18 and 21, with some a little later. The interludes are actual unedited tape recordings of his raw thoughts. The end result is a pleasing insight into the mind of a very thoughtful and wise man.

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The Darkness – ‘Pinewood Smile’

The Darkness are back with their new album, ‘Pinewood Smile’, their first since 2015’s ‘Last Of Our Kind’. It’s devilishly sarcastic, with fine musicianship and Justin Hawkins’ deliciously soaring vocals, it’s quite easily their best record to date and is sure to please both fans and critics alike.

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Indie Pop Singer-Songwriter Jamie Mathias Releases New Album ‘The Great Escape LP’

Indie pop artist Jamie Mathias released his new album, ‘The Great Escape LP’ today, following the success of his EP release in 2015, which in turn led to huge success on his YouTube channel.

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‘Skin & Earth’ From Lights Is A Concept Album With A Difference

Out today, ‘Skin & Earth’ from Canadian singer songwriter Lights, is a concept album with a difference. Accompanied by a comic book series of the same name, written and illustrated by Lights herself, ‘Skin & Earth’ is an ambitious project which nonetheless hits the mark.

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The Vamps Challenge Ed Sheeran For #1 Album Spot

UK band The Vamps look set to be in with a chance to knock the mighty Ed Sheeran off the top of the album charts where he has been for a phenomenal 14 weeks.

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The Vamps – ‘Night & Day – Night Edition’

Out today, ‘Night & Day – Night Edition’ from The Vamps is ten songs inspired by heartbreak.

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VOODOO GURUS – Have Black Grape Conjured A Classic Return?

When Black Grape first came crashing onto the scene in the mid 1990s, they were a perfect fit for the new laddism in vogue at […]

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