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Egyptian Hip Hop – Good Don’t Sleep

By On October 24, 2012

Somewhere towards the end of 2010, Egyptian Hip Hop [Twitter/Facebook] fell off the map. There was little word from them about much of anything, even after their much-lauded debut EP Some Reptiles Grew… Read More

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We Are the Physics – Your Friend, the Atom

By On October 22, 2012

Well, this has certainly been a while in coming. I didn’t think I’d get to write the words ‘the new album from We Are the Physics [Twitter/Facebook]’ in the same sentence at… Read More

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Dog Is Dead – All Our Favourite Stories

By On October 4, 2012

It’s strange how the most cheerful of music can often mask the darkest of sentiments. This sort of thing is nothing new, but the long-awaited debut album from Nottingham’s Dog Is Dead… Read More

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Crash & the ‘Coots – John Coles Park EP

By On October 4, 2012

There’s a lot to be said for getting right to the point. When you’re in a pop band of any description, you don’t really have any choice – use whatever tricks you… Read More

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Tall Ships – Everything Touching

By On October 2, 2012

Creeeeak. That’s the sound of all six shoulders involved in Tall Ships [Twitter/Facebook] straining under the effort of holding up the the colossal weight of expectation that’s been increasing since the first… Read More

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Muse – The 2nd Law

By On October 1, 2012

Tackling a Muse [Twitter/Facebook] album is always a tricky task, not least because in recent times (certainly since 2006’s masterful Black Holes and Revelations) their ‘albums’ have tended to work more as collections… Read More

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Fighting With Wire – Colonel Blood

By On September 21, 2012

I’ve mentioned it before, but the fact that Colonel Blood is Fighting With Wire’s [Twitter/Facebook] first album release in almost four-and-a-half years has already stacked the odds against them. The last time I was… Read More

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Mumford & Sons – Babel

By On September 20, 2012

Some sentences always come with a qualifier. ‘I like Mumford & Sons [Twitter/Facebook]’ is one of them. They’re one of those bands that one always has to justify liking, as their folk… Read More

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