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We Are Scientists – Barbara

When shit happens, the last thing you want to do is write a music review. With parking fines, uni ball-busting and hangovers in the mix, any kind of logical thinking is all but possible and I’m not sure if I can trust myself to write anything even close to a readable review. However, once listening to We Are Scientists’ third full length, Barabara, opening track Rules Don’t Stop puts an end to my self-indulgent misery. Continue reading

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Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings

Not since Aretha has there been a queen of soul that is quite as captivating and powerful as Sharon Jones. Her sassy voice can whip a lyric into a funk frenzy, a bluesy drone or a soulful purr while she rests her hand on an insubordinately jutting hip. Each note is dripping with attitude – this is a woman not to be messed with, fellas. Continue reading