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Review: James Heather – Stories From Far Away On Piano (Vinyl Edition)

We take a look at James Heather’s debut record Stories From Far Away On Piano as it gets its first vinyl release. Contemporary pianist James Heather is jumping on the vinyl bandwagon, and who could blame him? It will get

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Review: Tove Styrke – Sway

Swedish pop starlett Tove Styrke returns with new album Sway, but is she ready to wow the world? Tove’s pop sound has changed and mutated over the years, and it finally feels like she’s honed in on something that suits

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Review: The Undertones – Singles 1978 – 1983

The Undertones celebrate 40 years since the release of classic single ‘Teenage Kicks with a 13 single vinyl box set release for record store day. With record store day impending, vinyl fans will soon be queing outside their local record

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Album Review: Ty – A Work Of Heart

We take a look at the new gatefold vinyl release from hip hop artist Ty, as he returns with his 5th longplayer, A Work Of Heart. Ty hasn’t released an album since 2010’s Special Kind of Fool, but by the

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Review: Black Flower – Intermediate State

We take a look at the new 10” record from Black Flower; a dreamy, psychedelic delight created between albums. Having released their critically acclaimed second album Artifacts in 2017, Belgium’s Black Flower didn’t just sit back and rest on their

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Review: Dub Syndicate – The Pounding System

We take a look at the band’s early dub showcase record The Pounding System to see if it’s stood the test of time on its recent Vinyl re-release. Long perceived to be a cornerstone of maverick British producer Adrian Sherwood’s

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Review: Mista Savona Presents – Havana Meets Kingston

Mista Savona returns on production duties for this impressive and unique hotbed of talent drawing on the best sounds straight out of Cuba and Jamaica. So close, but so different in terms of culture, politics and society is one way

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Vinyl Review: Alison Moyet Reissues – Alf/Raindancing/Hoodoo/Essex

Coming into prominence at the beginning of the eighties, Alison Moyet knows what makes a good hit, knows how to write a good tune and, most of all, knows how to change with the times. Her four records from the

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Album Review: Matti Bye – This Forgotten Land

We take a look at Swedish Composer Matti Bye’s new record This Forgotten Land, and with it are thrown into a contemporary world of wordless story telling and emotional fulfilment. Matti Bye has been part of the Swedish music industry

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Album Review: Turtle – Human

We take a look at Turtle’s newest record on vinyl, and with it comes all the inspiration and guile you’d expect from this powerful artist. Jon Cooper, the Glaswegian producer and sound sorcerer known as Turtle, first sprang to attention

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