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Single Review: Hot Chip – Dark & Stormy

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Self-consciously moody and as such, irreverent at the same time.   When Zane Lowe revealed ‘Dark & Stormy’ to the world on his Radio 1 show the other night, a slightly bemused Joe Goddard introduced himself with the news that

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Album Review: Gabriel Bruce – Love In Arms

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An indie-disco hit, or a gorgeous ballad are only a blink away from dead in the water mediocrity. Label: Luv Luv Luv Released: 6th May 2013 Rating: 7/10 Deep. This feels like the most appropriate adjective to use for ‘Love

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Single Review: Marina And The Diamonds & Charli XCX – Just Desserts

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 Definitely one for the fans. There’s no doubt that Marina and Charli make for a good duo. Both have charm, charisma and voices that fight an excellent corner for refusing to adopt transatlantic auto-tune in either its oversexed raunchiness or

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Single Review: Gogol Bordello – Malandrino

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Yet another barnstorming classic to consolidate their own urban legend status.   For every copy of the Daily Mail sold, there is someone, somewhere, playing a Gogol Bordello record*. New track ‘Malandrino’ makes sure that the latter will continue to

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Single Review: Empire Of The Sun – Alive

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  When the return of The Sleepy Jackson’s Luke Steele and Pnau’s Nick Littlemore as Empire Of The Sun was announced, it seemed an interesting prospect. Mythologizing their ongoing battle with ‘The King Of Shadows’, it was clear ‘the Emperor

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