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Clash review
10.12.15

Can you separate the artist from his art?

Clash review
16.11.15

Child star deserves to be taken seriously...

The Quietus review
20.10.15

Despite being wealthy and successful, there's still an air of 'always the bridesmaid' about Janet Jackson, thanks in part to existing in the considerable shadow of her older...

Clash review
07.07.15

At the pinnacle of genre-defining pop music...

Clash review
20.04.15

R&B siblings attempt an ill-judged return...

The Quietus review
20.03.15

Spoek Mathambo probably wouldn't call Drake a f**t. He and Die Antwoord, both heralded as products or authentic representatives of a restless post-Apartheid youth, have undeniably...

Punk News review
11.03.15

Upon the first couple listens of Dwayne's Self Titled record, it's easy to hear their influences and how they use them in their songwriting. I have to admit, the first time I...

Clash review
08.01.15

Rapper fails to deliver her USP…

Clash review
01.12.14

An impressive performance from a singer still riding high…

The Quietus review
15.12.14

FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) is just another tragic part of the human condition. That burning desire to go to every show, to experience what "everyone" else is experiencing, can be...

Spotinews recomendation
26.11.14

Hello. From last month: the fine new album by Fakuta. Genre: electronic/pop. Enjoy! Fakuta – Tormenta SolarFiled under: 2014, Electronic, Pop

Insound review
09.09.14

EP debuted #1 on the R&B charts and #8 on the Top 200.

Clash review
23.10.14

A slow-burning debut that impresses with time…

Insound review
25.08.14

My Everything is Arian Grande's second studio album!

Insound review
13.05.14

Soul music legend Candi Staton's third foray into Triple A and Americana music finds her reuniting with legendary FAME Records producer Rick Hall who produced her Grammy Award...

Insound review
29.04.14

Eli “Paperboy” Reed is an emerging talent who already has two albums under his belt, including Roll With You and Come and Get It , which earned the soul singer an especially loyal...

Clash review
23.04.14

Atlanta rapper's second studio set is full of hit singles...

Insound review
01.05.14

Future's long-awaited Honest album. Executive-produced by Mike WiLL Made It and features Pharrell, Pusha T, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj.

The Line of Best Fit review
19.04.14

Kelis turns her back on big-beats for big-bowls of brass-flavoured soul and funk, with tasty results.

NME review
21.04.14

The R&B innovator's return is satisfying but occasionally a little bland

Insound review
15.04.14

Born and bred from the streets of New Orleans, Louisiana enter into the game, 21-year-old August Alsina. With the love and hustle of the Crescent City running through his veins...

Insound review
25.03.14

D’Angelo debuted in 1995, hailed as the new sound of soul, a genius singer-songwriter soul man in the tradition of Stevie Wonder, Prince, Curtis Mayfield, et al. His Virgin/EMI...

The Line of Best Fit review
13.03.14

Arguably the least challenging work of his career, but maybe his most enjoyable.

NME review
24.03.14

An apology for 'Blurred Lines' transforms into the superstar producer's solo high point

Insound review
04.03.14

With their follow-up to 2010's self-titled EP, Brace/Choir have made an LP of idiosyncratic trance-rock geared towards the listener of whole albums. At its core, Turning on Your...

NME review
03.03.14

Brit School dropout's jazzy trip-hop gets derailed

The Line of Best Fit review
28.02.14

Waterhouse ropes in Ty Segall, Magic Band member JT Thomas and more as he continues to hone the 50s and 60s R 'n' B blueprint he laid down on his 2012 debut.

Insound review
11.02.14

UK R&B and pop wonder Daley!

Insound review
04.02.14

With a Platinum single, several successful mixtapes and over five years in the game under his belt, a seasoned 2 Pistols is ready to unleash his nest work to date in the form of...

Insound review
21.01.14

Unsung the Album is the first full and official release on Baby Bash's own label, Bashtown. The album features four singles that have all spun on radio including "Slide" featuring...

Insound review
27.12.13

The surprise self-titled album from Beyonce! Includes a DVD with the accompanying videos. "The first 346 days of Beyoncé's 2013 were eventful enough. She headlined the Super Bowl...

Insound review
18.03.14

The surprise self-titled album from Beyonce! Includes a blu-ray with the accompanying videos. "The first 346 days of Beyoncé's 2013 were eventful enough. She headlined the Super...

Under The Radar review
17.01.14

Released with nary a marketing campaign, Beyoncé's self-titled new album exploded on the scene two weeks before Christmas, debuting on iTunes and immediately selling over 600,000...

Clash review
09.01.14

Surpasses the expected to deliver the extraordinary...

NME review
06.01.14

Queen B's fifth studio album dropped out of the blue, but the surprises don't end there on this dark, complex and randy marvel