Category New Music

Promises by Misty River

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If you’re into Allison Kraus and Brandi Carlile then soon, you’re going to be a fan of Misty River, we’d almost guarantee it. Misty hails from Dublin, where her father comes from, but her music’s equally as full of her…

Why Do Birds Sing by Violent Femmes

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Reissue The Violent Femmes’ Why Do Birds Sing? is 30 years old this year and to celebrate, the label has opted for a remastered version for re-release on both vinyl and CD. For vinyl collectors this is a wonderful piece…

Philosophy Of The World by The Shaggs

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Classic Album Review They only pressed one thousand copies of The Shaggs’ Philosophy of the World and nine hundred of them disappeared before anyone important had the chance to hear it.  The group was made up of Dot, Betty and…

The Blacklist by Metallica

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If you don’t already know it, metal’s most influential album turned 30 this year and yes, there’s a re-release of The Black Album out with an absolutely insane 26-disc set.  As we don’t have time to listen to that (I…

Fugazi by Marillion

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Reissue There is no band that I hold greater affection for than Fish-era Marillion, so I was super excited to hear that Fugazi was getting (another) remaster and multi-disc release this September. After all, there can never be too much…

Hey What by Low

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Low is one of those bands that have been around absolutely forever, but who’ve managed to pass many by, mainly because they’re so standout and hard to categorize, they don’t fit any given genre. After all, how many people would…