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8
Jul
2011

Prince – Live @ Hop Farm Festival (Review)

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Prince Hop Farm Festival Review

In a barely-publicised coup for self-made music promoter Vince Power, funk behemoth Prince altered his European tour this summer to include a date at Kent’s Hop Farm Festival, which has grown progressively over the last four years with performances from veterans including The Eagles, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Neil Young. And sure enough, amid…

27
Jun
2011

Zane Lowe vs. Beyonce @ Glastonbury

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I don’t usually do these kinds of posts but I thought that for once I would make an exception considering I have just watched some of the best car crash TV I have ever seen, live on BBC 2. Twitter has been on fire since then, so for those of you who are wondering what…

1
Feb
2011

Rihanna – S&M (Official Music Video)

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The official music video for Rihanna‘s 18th UK single S&M is finally upon us, and it sees the Bajan beauty focusing on the trouble she has with the media (unfortunately not what I was expecting given the title of the song). I think the worst aspect of this video is that the useless wanker Perez…

3
Jan
2011

BBC Sound of 2011 Insight Part 1 – Anna Calvi

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Anna Calvi’s unique blend of dark atmospheric romantic pop has apparantly already caught the attention several well respected musical powers; championed by Ben Lovett of Mumford & Sons, Mercury-Award-Nominated Dave Okumu, and the legendary Brian Eno, Calvi looks set for further success in 2011. She has recently toured with Grinderman, and is currently working on…

28
Dec
2010

Essential Mix of The Year 2010 – Swedish House Mafia

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On Christmas Day the winner of the Essential Mix of The Year 2010 was declared, and although I may have given a bit too much away already, I can officially announce without further adieu that the winners were Swedish House Mafia. Although I don’t personally agree with the decision, the public have clearly spoken! You…

6
Dec
2010

The BBC Sound of 2011 Poll

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In what has become somewhat of a national tradition now, the BBC Sound of 2011 longlist has just been revealed. The list was compiled using recommendations from more than 160 influential UK tastemakers (bleh!), who were asked to name their favourite new acts. The entrants must not have had a UK top 20 single or…