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Best Of 2012 (Part 3)

Album Of 2012 Given To The Wild, The Maccabes The Maccabees’ ‘Given To The Wild’ has to be my album of 2012. I’ve always been a big fan of The Maccabees, and as soon as I heard ‘Given To The Wild’ it was evident that the band had taken a really big step up. ‘Given […]

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Women In Music : Brody Dalle

Brody Dalle is best known as the frontwoman of The Distillers; establishing herself as one of the leading females of underground music, as the band slowly progressed to the mainstream. Discovering Nirvana and Hole at the tender age of 12, Dalle got her first guitar the very next year. Three years later and her first […]

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Female Essentials

Favourite Female Album I would be tempted to choose some Ella, Dusty or Nina here but I just can’t get away from this – Missy Elliott’s ‘Under Construction.’ Without even mentioning the boundaries broken by Missy in such a misogynistic genre of music, her production and performance on this album just blew me away upon […]

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The Plea Present “Staggers Anthem”

The Plea announce the release of their debut album, “The Dreamers Stadium”  in 2013. New single ‘Staggers Anthem’ is due for release on Monday5th November 2012. The Plea are Denny Doherty (vocals, guitar, piano), Dermot Doherty (guitar), Paul Toland (bass) and Gerry Strawbridge (drums), and are straight out of Donegal, Ireland. Since 2010, The Plea […]

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The Music That Shaped My Life

The First Album I Bought The first album I ever bought was Jive Bunny (YouTube it, kids!) – on cassette while on a family holiday. I must have been very young but I remember being in a record shop and being drawn in by the cartoon cover and then urging my dad to let me […]

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Ladyhawke To Tour “Anxiety”

Following the release of her album ‘Anxiety’ in May and the single ‘Blue Eyes’ in July, Ladyhawke has announced a tour of the same name.  ‘Anxiety’ was released on Modular through Island records and has met acclaim both from critics and fans. The single features an impressive remix package from Junior, Alison Wonderland, Jacques Renault […]

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