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Music and the Cost of Living

Still recovering from the last two years of COVID, the live music industry is now facing another threat to its way of life—the cost of living crisis. Even though the pandemic is far from being through, many musicians and bands were looking forward to this year as a time where live music would make its […]

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Remembering Jerry Lee Lewis

Rock and roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis died on October 28th from a bout of pneumonia. He was 87 years old. In a career spanning from his start in 1949 up until his death, Lewis is remembered for such hits as ‘Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On’ and ‘Great Balls of Fire’. He was also among […]

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It’s Folk Season: Noah Kahan’s Stick Season Review

If anyone is in the market for a new favourite autumnal album, look no further than Noah Kahan’s third studio album ‘Stick Season.’ Named for the time of year in New England just before the first snow when all the trees are bare, this album is perfect for the cooler weather, changing leaves, and long […]

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Hozier is back with new single ‘Swan Upon Leda’

After nearly a year without the new music, Irish singer-songwriter Hozier has finally delivered the long-awaited first single to his upcoming album Unreal Unearth entitled ‘Swan Upon Leda’. The title refers to the mythological story of Leda and the Swan, also the subject of a W.B. Yeats poem. Yeats, a known influence on Hozier, likens […]

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Gabriels Angels and Queens – Part 1 Review

Hot off their triumphant debut at Glastonbury, Gabriels has delivered on part one of their highly anticipated debut album. Angels & Queens-Pt 1 was released on September 30th as a seven track starter before the rest of the album is due to come out in March 2023. The group, made up of Jacob Lusk, Ryan […]

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Arctic Monkeys ‘Body Paint’ review

Indie Sleaze is back! The second single from their upcoming seventh studio album The Car, Arctic Monkeys released ‘Body Paint’ on September 29th.  Initially, the piano opening brought to mind David Bowie’s ‘Life on Mars?’ and Turner’s vocals also pay tribute to the dearly departed Starman, but that’s not where the Bowie comparisons end. Just […]