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Let Them Know: Mabel

★★★★ Her first solo release since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Mabel’s latest single sees her taking a break from her R&B roots for a taste of house-lite; all with the same energy that sold her earlier work.  Over a sample of RuPaul’s “Supermodel”,  Mabel opens with what can only be described as a […]

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‘MAZZA’ presents the new slowthai

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Opening the track with isolated vocals on “mazzalean” is fitting as slowthai attempts to do something cracked with A$AP Rocky. ‘MAZZA’ signifies his turbulent development in the British music scene with an effort to tap into an American audience after tediously dining out on the ‘Brexit Bandit’ image, which inevitably had its expiration […]

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Lana Del Rey: Let Me Love You Like A Woman

Rating: 2 out of 5 Through her songs’ flowery yet dark lyrical prose coupled with herunique tone of sound, Lana Del Rey is able to make anyone feel like they’re in a black and white Hollywood romance film set in the 1960s. Her newest single ‘Let Me Love You Like a Woman’ is no exception. […]

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Alfie Templeman shares a colourful if unoriginal track

Rating: 3 out of 5 Alfie Templeman rocks back into the public’s eye with his new catchy tune ‘Forever Isn’t Long Enough’ released shortly after his EP Happiness in Liquid Form. On the surface the song relays a feeling of transcendence and transportation with his lyrics focusing on the development and progression of time; notably […]

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Kylie Minogue’s take on modern pop is anything but Magic

Rating: 2 out of 5 Given that it took a cohort of five writers to assemble this flat-pack pop song, it is fair to say that Kylie’s latest track is anything but magic. Despite taking heavy inspiration from the work of current pop royalty, Kylie fails to lay any credible claim to the throne.  Opening […]

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Boy Pablo’s Leave Me Alone is a pre-lockdown anthem

Boy Pablo’s new single ‘Leave me Alone!’ is the synth follow up from ‘Hey Girl’, ‘Honey’ and ‘Rest Up’, all in preparation for his upcoming album Wachito Rico due for release on October 23rd. The single’s release could not have been better timed: the upbeat guitar notes mixed with his mellow and almost hazy vocal […]

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Sam Smith shows maturity on Diamonds

It has been said that music has the ability to strike a chord within someone only when it hits closest to home. Sam Smith, iconic English singer-songwriter, is a super-human of sorts as he has the ability to make everyone (literally everyone) relate to the anecdotal experience in his lyrics – no matter if  you’re […]

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LUCIA – ‘Blueheart’ Single Review

Originally a young Buchanan Street busker, Lucia Fontaine has branched out from her original singer-songwriter style into playing a brand of music with a band that clashes sugar-sweet pop and noisy garage rock. On LUCIA’s latest release, ‘Blueheart,’ we see shoegaze and post-punk soundtrack, an address to a boy who has no respect for women. […]