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Imelda May – Mayhem

Posted Nov. 3, 2010, 6:45 a.m.

Imelda May – Mayhem

It’s been said that the second album is always a tough one. Following on from an album that you have been creating for all your ... read more

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Flotilla – Disaster Poetry

Posted Oct. 24, 2007, 6:54 p.m.

Flotilla – Disaster Poetry

Taste is a strange thing. You start to form an opinion on something from the first contact with it. Take Flotilla for example - a ... read more

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Albert Hammond Jr. – Yours to Keep

Posted Oct. 17, 2007, 11:44 p.m.

Albert Hammond Jr. – Yours to Keep

Okay, let’s get this out of the way here and now - The Strokes. I really do not care for them one bit, I find ... read more

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Call it Arson – The Animal Strings Album

Posted Oct. 7, 2007, 10:43 p.m.

Call it Arson – The Animal Strings Album

Bob Dylan has an awful lot to answer for; without him literally thousands of terrible folk influenced bands would not be thrusting their faux liberal ... read more

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Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures / Closer (Reissues)

Posted Sept. 30, 2007, 8:27 p.m.

Joy Division – Unknown Pleasures / Closer (Reissues)

With the imminent release of Control the bio-pic of frontman Ian Curtis, the death of Tony Wilson, and former members Hooky and Barney making the ... read more

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Die! Die! Die! – Die! Die! Die!

Posted Sept. 23, 2007, 4:05 p.m.

Die! Die! Die! – Die! Die! Die!

I don’t know why, but there is something really unsubtle about naming a band Die! Die! Die!. It’s like using a nuke to kill a ... read more

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Happy Mondays – Uncle Dysfunktional

Posted Sept. 3, 2007, 8:28 p.m.

Happy Mondays – Uncle Dysfunktional

This review is dedicated to Anthony H. Wilson. Fuck Keith and Mick, Fuck the Toxic Twins of Aerosmith, and fuck Britney Spears. The greatest rock ... read more

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Nekromantix – Life is a Grave and I Dig It!

Posted Aug. 23, 2007, 8:18 p.m.

Nekromantix – Life is a Grave and I Dig It!

Sometimes a joke can go too far. You know what I mean - like that puny kid at school who you gave a horrible name ... read more

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Mark Ronson – Version

Posted Aug. 12, 2007, 8:40 p.m.

Mark Ronson – Version

To steal from the classic Ben Stiller movie Zoolander, “Mark Ronson is so hot right now!” After producing the latest Amy Winehouse album, Lily Allen’s ... read more

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Prince – Planet Earth

Posted July 17, 2007, 2:48 p.m.

Prince – Planet Earth

Along with “Who would win in a fight between The Incredible Hulk and Hulk Hogan?” and “How do they get cranes on top of half ... read more

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Creeping Weeds – We Are All Part Of A Dream You Are Having

Posted July 8, 2007, 7:38 a.m.

Creeping Weeds – We Are All Part Of A Dream You Are Having

There are some bands that are just the sum of their influences and nothing more. These bands trade off their name dropping and ability to ... read more

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Tiger Army – Music from Regions Beyond

Posted June 11, 2007, 10:35 p.m.

Tiger Army – Music from Regions Beyond

First things first, where the bloody hell is the Roman numeral? This is Tiger Army IV: Music from Regions Beyond, not just Music from Regions ... read more

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Boxcar Satan / The Graves Brothers Deluxe – Black Water Rising

Posted March 25, 2007, 1:43 p.m.

Boxcar Satan / The Graves Brothers Deluxe – Black Water Rising

Charity records are always a tough breed to review; on the one hand you don't want to say anything bad because they are for a ... read more

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Nicole Atkins – Bleeding Diamonds

Posted March 18, 2007, 9:47 p.m.

Nicole Atkins – Bleeding Diamonds

What is it with the recent explosion of male singer/songwriters? Almost like buses, none show up for ages and then all of a sudden a ... read more

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Justin Timberlake – Futuresex/Lovesounds

Posted Dec. 22, 2006, 4:49 a.m.

Justin Timberlake – Futuresex/Lovesounds

You are the biggest solo star of your generation and your first album since leaving the boy-band that made you famous was one of the ... read more

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Girls Aloud – The Sounds of Girls Aloud: The Greatest Hits

Posted Dec. 17, 2006, 7:10 p.m.

Girls Aloud – The Sounds of Girls Aloud: The Greatest Hits

In this day and age of "indie" bands selling to kids and having number ones left, right, and center, one could be forgiven for thinking ... read more

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Smudged – Demo 2005

Posted Oct. 25, 2006, 5:10 a.m.

Smudged – Demo 2005

Every so often you end up with a friend's bands demo in your hands and most of the time, let's be fair, you are just ... read more

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Lily Allen – Alright, Still

Posted Sept. 14, 2006, 2:26 p.m.

Lily Allen – Alright, Still

Anyone from the United Kingdom that hasn't heard of young Miss Allen has either been living under a stone for the last four months or ... read more

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The Pipettes – We are The Pipettes

Posted Aug. 31, 2006, 1:48 p.m.

The Pipettes – We are The Pipettes

Sometimes the best way to create something new and fresh is to look to the past and try to bring it back from the dead. ... read more

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Radio 4 – Enemies Like This

Posted Aug. 14, 2006, 2:26 p.m.

Radio 4 – Enemies Like This

When Radio 4 released Gotham, it instantly became one of my favorite albums of all time. It was packed full of great songs that were ... read more

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Thom Yorke – The Eraser

Posted Aug. 7, 2006, 3:44 p.m.

Thom Yorke – The Eraser

I'm pretty sure Thom Yorke needs no introduction. As part of "that" band Radiohead he has helped make some the most beautiful, challenging and plain ... read more

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The Dillinger Escape Plan – Plagiarism

Posted July 29, 2006, 3:50 p.m.

The Dillinger Escape Plan – Plagiarism

Some bands churn out albums like they have nothing better to do and some bands release an album every couple of years. The Dillinger Escape ... read more

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Muse – Black Holes and Revelations

Posted July 13, 2006, 5:58 p.m.

Muse – Black Holes and Revelations

If you asked me six years ago to name a band that at this time would seem about to take over the world I really ... read more

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Girls Aloud – Chemistry

Posted Jan. 5, 2006, 7:51 a.m.

Girls Aloud – Chemistry

"Girls, all I really want is girls / And in the morning it's girls / Cause in the evening it's girls. I like the way ... read more

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Madonna – Confessions on a Dance Floor

Posted Dec. 26, 2005, 10:17 a.m.

Madonna – Confessions on a Dance Floor

Do you remember when Madonna used to be the only female pop star that could sell millions with every album? When she was always ahead ... read more

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Broken Social Scene – Broken Social Scene

Posted Dec. 20, 2005, 11:13 a.m.

Broken Social Scene – Broken Social Scene

You know how there is always one band that everyone says "You should totally check this band out man; they rock harder than Ron Jeremy's ... read more

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Babyshambles – Down in Albion

Posted Dec. 12, 2005, 4:11 a.m.

Babyshambles – Down in Albion

Pete Doherty has spent the last year in and out of tabloid magazines for many different things: drugs, Kate Moss, fighting, Kate Moss on drugs, ... read more

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Test Icicles – For Screening Purposes Only

Posted Nov. 11, 2005, 10:23 p.m.

Test Icicles – For Screening Purposes Only

If you believe the hype currently going around then you must think that the UK music scene is at its strongest since Oasis and Blur ... read more

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Ian Brown – The Greatest

Posted Oct. 26, 2005, 10:26 p.m.

Ian Brown – The Greatest

Ian Brown is held in high regard by many, many people; which I guess you can sort of expect for the man that was the ... read more

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New Order – Singles

Posted Oct. 13, 2005, 3:38 a.m.

New Order – Singles

I know what you're thinking because I was thinking it as well. How can a band that has only released eight studio albums have yet ... read more

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Goldfrapp – Supernature

Posted Oct. 6, 2005, 4 p.m.

Goldfrapp – Supernature

Sitting at a bar in a pub a couple of years back is a lovely looking young lady. The hero of this fictional and highly ... read more

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Goldie Lookin' Chain – Safe as Fuck

Posted Sept. 28, 2005, 4 p.m.

Goldie Lookin' Chain – Safe as Fuck

2004 was an odd year in the United Kingdom. The word 'chav' became part of everyday life, there was an extremely hot summer (the likes ... read more

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Send More Paramedics / Zombie Apocalypse – Tales Told by Dead Men

Posted Sept. 21, 2005, 6:53 p.m.

Send More Paramedics / Zombie Apocalypse – Tales Told by Dead Men

So you know the story; you wait all your life for a band to sing about zombies and the living dead tearing at your flesh ... read more

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British Sea Power – Open Season

Posted Aug. 18, 2005, 6:14 p.m.

British Sea Power – Open Season

2005 has been a good year for British bands so far; it seems that for the first time since Brit-Pop that British artists are cracking ... read more

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