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The Black Keys – El Camino

Label: Nonesuch – 7559-79633-1, Nonesuch – 7559796331 Format: CD, LP, Download Country: Europe Released: 05 Dec 2011 Genre: Rock BUY ALBUM Grooveshark Back in the early 2000’s the music world saw a resurgence in a long forgotten musical movement, Garage Rock, a raw, energetic and uncouth form of Rock ‘n’ …

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UNKLE – Where did the night fall

Label – Surrender All (SURR017CD, SURR017LP) Format – CD, LP, download Country – UK Released – 2010 Genre – Electronic, Rock, Pop, Leftfield BUY NOW Spotify UNKLE are a bit of an anachronism; most people would associate them with James Lavelle of Mo’Wax records and place them firmly in the “electronic …

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Broadcast – Haha sound

Label – Warp (WARPCD106, WARPLP106) Format – CD, LP Country – UK Released – 2003 Genre – Electronic, Indie, Pop BUY NOW The start of 2011 brought with it a tragic piece of news – Broadcast vocalist Trish Keenan had died of pneumonia-related complications of birdflu whilst touring Australia with …

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Ortofon Rondo Red Cartridge Review

After a good few days, I’ve finally got round to penning the review for this cartridge. It was here over Christmas, but with all the festivities and a nasty bout of something, I’ve only now managed to get the write up done. I normally hate trying alternative cartridges, as it involves …

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Hush Speaker Isolation Platforms

It was with some curiosity that I took the opportunity to spend some time with these speaker isolating platforms from Hush.  The pair I received came in a very attractive oak wood and the construction looked to be of a very high quality. The top platform is made of Black …

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