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The Rolling Stones- GRRR!

????? The Rolling Stones are back with their greatest hits compilation album GRRR!. The album is out to celebrate fifty years of being general rock gods. Is it a case of trying to squeeze out a few euros for the…

Lana Del Rey- Paradise EP

? ? ??? Lana Del Rey is back with a mixed bag of moodiness and sexiness in the form of Paradise, physician the EP to follow her hit and miss breakthrough album, cialis Born to Die. The single Ride is possibly the…

ExitMusic – Whelan’s November 10th 2012

Nobody was prepared for what happened in Whelan’s last weekend. Hushed voices and murmured conversations were cut short by the sounds of “The Sea”, the opening track of ExitMusic’s set list. Without a doubt one of their strongest tracks, the…

Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra – THEATRE IS EVIL

(8 Ft. Records, 2012) It’s rare anyone these days refers to a group of distinctly rock-flavoured songs as a “great pop record”, let alone such a group released by a boutique sort of artist on a minor record label. Bear…

Taylor Swift – Red

Red is topping both the UK and US charts. Released on October 22nd it is Swift’s fourth studio album, following the success of Speak Now in 2010. Whether you are a fan of Swift or not, four chart topping albums…

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

 In the run up to the American Presidential Election, Ciaran Breslin looks at the increasingly nuanced role of music in politics In the wake of Bruce Springsteen recently releasing a widely published open letter urging fans to re-elect Barack Obama,…

First Aid Kit: The Lion’s Roar- Deluxe Edition

If someone were to mention Swedish pop and you first associate the atrocity that is Basshunter with this, treatment then First Aid Kit’s The Lion’s Roar- Deluxe edition is clearly a lesson for your starved existence. For those of you…

Of Montreal- Paralytic Stalks

Paralytic Stalks marks -I was shocked to realize- the 11th studio album from American indie/pop outfit of Montreal. A project that has become an ever increasingly idiosyncratic affair from Kevin Barnes, this offering was not only written and recorded exclusively…

Brewing up a Storm: Bob Dylan’s Tempest

Ciaran Breslin looks at the implications of Tempest on Dylan’s catalogue, as well as his influence on popular music  Thirty-five studio albums in and Bob Dylan’s latest offering provides the usual mix of enigma, lyrical fodder for Dylan sleuths, and…