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Gorillaz: Humanz

We take a look at the latest album released by Gorillaz, the musical veil for artist Damon Albarn

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21 April 2017 Category: Music

Adele: 25

After its (controversial) win of Album of the Year at the Grammys, we take a closer look at Adele's 25.

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3 March 2017 Category: Music


Villagers Awayland could well be subtitled How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Be in a Band Again. Villagers started as a solo project born out of the sudden 2007 break-up ...

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11 January 2013 Category: Music

Cee-Lo's Magic Moment

Cee-Lo Green Who could have predicted that Cee-Lo Green would ever record a cheesy Christmas album? That the man singing about degradation in Goodie Mob’s ‘Sesame Street’ (Soul Food, 1995) would ...

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3 December 2012 Category: Music

To the Dollhouse

Melodie Nelson Taking her stage name from Serge Gainsbourg’s 1971 concept album, Histoire de Melody Nelson – a narrative record chronicling the singer seducing a troubled nymphet – Sydney’s Lia Tsamoglou ...

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16 November 2012 Category: Music

Smokey's Haunt

Urthboy Going into summer, it’s a wonder Urthboy didn’t include more festival jams on the rapper’s fourth record. The most festival-ready cut is second single ‘Knee Length Socks’, an autobiographical account ...

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2 November 2012 Category: Music

Former Lives

Benjamin Gibbard After 15 years fronting Death Cab for Cutie, Ben Gibbard has decided the time is right for a solo offering; that is, to find a home for a handful ...

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25 October 2012 Category: Music

Sugaring Season

Beth Orton Beth Orton has always stood apart from other pensive singer-songwriters, thanks to an organic fusion of folk and electronics. That identifying feature is absent on the English artist’s first ...

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5 October 2012 Category: Music

Sunshine and Technology

The Smith Street Band The second album from Melbourne’s Smith Street Band is both unpretentious and insightful, evoking aimless share-house summers clouded by the suffocating prospect of responsibility. Big, stupidly fun ...

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11 September 2012 Category: Music

Lake Air

The first thing to know about Dappled Cities’ fourth album is that they’re sounding less like the Flaming Lips, although ‘Run with the Wind’ still has a psychedelic vibe and ...

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7 September 2012 Category: Music