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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: MAKE THE GIRL DANCE: EXTRABALL

Make The Girl Dance is a French group that’s probably best described as danceable electro-pop, though their bio indicates that they’re influenced by things like 60’s French films, hand claps and the Eurythmics. Oh, and Voodoo music! Can’t forget the Voodoo music! Extraball is MTGD’s second album following the hugely successful Everything Is...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: Róisín Murphy: HAIRLESS TOYS

Róisín Murphy has been one of the most peculiar figures in modern pop music for several years now. She started off as the frontwoman of Moloko, but soldiered on as a solo artist after the band called it a day. During the next few years, she released two excellent solo albums, Ruby Blue...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: ELIZA HULL: THE BONES OF US

In 2013 Eliza Hull released a critically acclaimed EP called The Ghosts You Never Catch.  The lead track “Christopher” appeared on MTV’s Awkward — the funniest show on television — and she proceeded to tour with the likes of Owl Eyes, Hayden Calnin and SAFIA.  She spent 2014 writing the songs that appear...
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EP SPOTLIGHT: CHARLOTTE OC: BURNING

If the tremendously talented Banks made grandiose dance pop songs, they would sound an awful lot like the music of Charlotte OC, who has a similar flair for haunting melodies and insightful lyrics. “If my house was burning / Would you run or stay?” she asks during the lead track “If My House...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: JANINE AND THE MIXTAPE: DARK MIND

Janine and The Mixtape, otherwise known as Janine Foster, started off playing open mic nights in her native Auckland when she was just 14 years old. It wasn’t long before she’d concocted her own unique blend of pop, soul and R&B. She released Dark Mind on her own label, Little Mixtapes Records, back...
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#songoftheday / VIDEO: Grimes – “REALiTi”


As you can read below, "REALiTi" is a lost Grimes track that's no longer going to be on her new album. I assume it was recorded when she was making a more mainstream pop record before her single "Go" wasn't received nearly as well as she'd hoped...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: INDIANA: NO ROMEO

Indiana, aka Lauren Henson, is a 27-year-old singer/songwriter hailing from Nottingham. The reason she goes by Indiana? Her father, who passed when she was 17, was a big fan of Indiana Jones. Although she’s hardly on the tip of everybody’s tongues here in the States, last year Indiana had a top 20 hit...
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