LILY ALLEN DOESN’T HATE WOMEN

April 23, 2014 No comments yet

And she’s going to prove it to you by hating on women. On the title track off her upcoming LP “Sheezus,” Allen name-checks pop royalty across the charts from Top 40 veterans including Beyoncé and Lady Gaga to new additions like Lorde. Referring to her musical cohorts as competitors she’s ready to “lace-up” and step into the “ring” with now that she’s back in the music […]

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Video: Janine and the Mixtape: “Hold Me”

April 23, 2014 No comments yet

I knew Janine and the Mixtape’s music before I knew Janine. It’s a inebriating mix of R&B meets meets pristine technical vocals meets seducing electronic underbelly. The singer/songwriter/producer/instrumentalist is no stranger to MJF which makes me even more excited to be writing about her again after musical silence since she moved back from Brooklyn to New Zealand. […]

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Video: The Neighbourhood – “Lurk” and Announce #000000 & #FFFFFF Mixtape

April 21, 2014 No comments yet

The Neighbourhood have always chosen to veer from the path that was laid out or expected of them. Slaying visual constructs with a monochrome perspective despite criticism, un-afraid to declare their brand of music as pop despite the genre’s weight expectations, inviting Riff Raff to join them on stage despite the confusion, doing their music how they saw […]

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Video: Indiana – “Ready For Your Love” (Gorgon City feat MNEK Cover in the Radio 1 Live Lounge)

April 17, 2014 No comments yet

“Was that okay?” Ohmygosh – I just fell in love with Indiana right there and then when she stopped by BBC’s Radio 1 Live Lounge and covered Gorgon City and MNEK’s “Ready For You Love.” And then she started singing and I fell even more in love. There’s something about trading in the vocals from the original for female vocals – almost a subdued power that […]

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