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Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy gets personal

  Sometimes (lazily) described as “the American Radiohead”, ambulance Wilco has quietly been one of the best bands of the past fifteen years or so. Led by singer-guitarist Jeff Tweedy, their 2002 album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is regarded as a…

Interview: George Mitchell of Eagulls

Combining elements of Post Punk, ailment Hardcore and Shoegaze, sovaldi sale Leeds based band Eagulls are part of a wave of new bands that embody a raw, direct and fiercely individual spirit. Their self-titled debut was released last February to…

Should Music be Free

  Thousands of fans cried into their laptops and iPhones the day Taylor Swift decided to remove her latest songs from Spotify. Buzzfeed had a field day with articles thanks to it. This led to many artists having their opinion…

The Endorsers Remorse

  Achieving high sales in the music industry has taken a back seat to a degree in many a music manager and musician’s mind today. Sure, click they still have the t-shirt sales to fall back on but the growing…

Top 5 albums of 2014

Compared to the year that proceeded it, search 2014 seemed quiet in terms of big, nurse landmark albums. A number of artists that had been absent for a while made a return to mixed success. A number of established artists…

Innovations In How Music Gets Released

Last year wasn’t defined by any particular style or genre of music coming to the fore. In fact, the biggest emerging trend was unrelated to the sound of music itself but rather the way it had been released and promoted….

Eminem’s Tired Sense of Humour

  Eminem has garnered great success over the years with his hostile and aggressive lyrics. His ill-humoured Slim Shady persona has strangely entertained many for so long without much protest of his homophobic and misogynistic views. Recently, look in a…

Azealia Banks, Broke With Expensive Taste Review

Bursting onto the scene in late 2011, pharm abrasive, schizophrenic, callous and infectious was Azealia Banks. who hit us like a Jager Bomb, waking us up from the deep listless slumber of contemporary hip-hop and forcing us to sit up…

Interview: Christy Dignam and Billy McGuinness from Aslan.

The Irish scene has never produced anybody that’s quite like Aslan. With hits like  “This is”, sovaldi “Crazy world”, sickness and more recently, site “Sad Day” they’ve been ingrained in the Irish music scene for over thirty years. We recently…

Dave Grohl Must be Stopped

  On the 10th of November Foo Fighters released their 10th album, ed Sonic Highways. Much has been made about how much music sales are down in 2014, prescription and thus far only one album has gone platinum, Taylor Swift’s…

Folk’s Future

  In the post-Mumford world of folk music, purchase it may seem like there is little innovation or stimulation to be found, but this is far from the truth. It may be that folk is no longer as brazen or…

Foo Fighters, Sonic Highways Review.

      To mark the 20th anniversary of the Foo Fighters, ask Dave Grohl reaffirmed his ambition and status in pop culture by using a creative strategy to gather interest for their new album. Sonic Highways is accompanied by a HBO series…