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New Music of the Day – CLXXXV: Bright Yellow Shoes – Samantha Leon

Right from the opening sound of the sonorous cello and the Nora Jones vibe, I knew that I was going to love this record. Pop with a lot of heart and an endless amount of soul, wonderfully unhurried and wrapped … Continue reading

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Hometown – Dru Cutler (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

When you look at an artists “about me” or biographical blurb and check their listed influences, it often says more about what they want to sound like or what they sound like in their own head rather than describes the … Continue reading

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Stronger – Brielle Von Hugel ft. B.o.B. – Exodus x Sweet and Sour remix (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

The last time I encountered Brielle she was tugging heartstrings and weaving emotive strands via slick, chilled pop vibes like a jazz diva re-invented for modern times. It was wonderful stuff, elegant, classy, restrained and controlled. But everyone needs a night … Continue reading

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Wound Up – Shane Guerrette (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

I’m always a bit apprehensive when I see Ed Sheeran cited as an influence on a young artist. Don’t get me wrong, there’s worse people to look up to, it’s just that I remember him as a young musical scruff, … Continue reading

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Rising Tide – Jay Elle (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

A lot of music has an immediate element, something that hooks you as listener; it might be a chorus, an infectious riff, a beat or a rhythmic groove. From the first few bars of the titular opening salvo it is … Continue reading

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Peace Begins at Home – Sea + Air (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

  Music is always going to be the sum of its maker’s influences, whether those reference points are consciously included or otherwise. On their latest single, the traditional music of Eleni Zafiriadou’s Greek birthplace and the classical background of Daniel … Continue reading

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Courtney Yasmineh goes from Minneapolis to Manhattan

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Nite Fields US Tour

Nite Fields return with a new single and a forthcoming album and those in the USA will be pleased to hear that they have announced a North American tour. The dates are as follows. 03.10 Brooklyn @ Sunnyvale 03.11 Chicago, … Continue reading

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Unmasked – Wolf Colony (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Although the artist known as Wolf Colony may play the anonymity game very well, his music wears some pretty recognisable musical trappings. Mixing vibrant, contemporary beats with a melancholic take on early eighties synth-pop the result is a collection of … Continue reading

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New Music of The Day – XXII : Day By Day – David Bronson

David Bronson’s new album Questions plays like a soul-drenched paean to the uncertainties of burgeoning adulthood. While the artist’s twenties, as documented on his first two records, were anything but a light-hearted emotional romp, the new album shows that his thirties are proving … Continue reading

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