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Monthly Archive: November 2016

Russell Lee – What Do I Do

Russell Lee – What Do I Do

There’s some music that simply sits in a certain place, the kind of material that screams out to be used for a particular purpose. With Russell Lee’s tunes, that purpose firmly falls in the...

Amery Rey Tuesta – Mr. Black Pants

Amery Rey Tuesta – Mr. Black Pants

Luis Antonio Amery Rey Tuesta, or just “Amery Rey” to the rest of us, is something of a prolific character. Hailing from Peru, his work spans a range of styles and is a testament...

Jonathan Cavier – Fields Of Gold

Jonathan Cavier – Fields Of Gold

When it comes to the humble cover song, a few questions spring to mind. What were the artist’s motivations for recreating a classic? Is this an attempt to rework the song in a way...

Sara Phillips – Hallelujah

Sara Phillips – Hallelujah

A fitting tribute to the late Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah is one of those songs that has been covered so many times and in so many different ways. Let us not overlook the seminal...

Jennifer Hope – Bring Me To Life

Jennifer Hope – Bring Me To Life

Many will still be aware of the original Evanescence track ‘Bring Me To Life’ that was popularised in 2003 after being featured on the Daredevil soundtrack. At the time it was an edgy, zeitgiesty...

Eddy Mann – The Consequence

Eddy Mann – The Consequence

Sometimes a song comes along that is pure and unadulterated, free from pretence. Sometimes when such a song happens, it can be hampered by a certain amount of overbearing earnestness. Often it’s a result...

Charles Luck & Black Astronaut – Life On Mars

Charles Luck & Black Astronaut – Life On Mars

Offbeat and filled with a dry sense of humour, Life On Mars is a hip-hop record like no other. Black Astronaut is a hip-hop collective headed up by the enigmatic Charles Luck, who has brought...