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Return of the Mac: CD Review

The world rejoiced earlier this year when legendary rock group Fleetwood Mac announced a 2013 world tour. Jayne McCormack takes a trip down nostalgia lane to explain why ‘Rumours’ is still one of the best albums of all time. Music lovers everywhere are ecstatic that the band responsible for classics …

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Counting Crows – August and Everything After-Live at Town Hall – Review

There was a time in the mid ‘90s when Counting Crows was one of the most critically acclaimed bands in the world. However their popularity began to wane at the start of the Millennium as their music became more erratic. Their early success was largely down to one album, “August …

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Album Review – Beady Eye: Different Gear, Still Speeding.

LIAM Gallagher has done it again. After Oasis split, it looked to all the world that the front-man’s career was buried alongside the dodo. Few expected new band Beady Eye, basically Oasis without Noel, to have any success, but have they lost any of the panache that made Oasis so …

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Feeder – Generation Freakshow

Feeder return – but do they still possess the old magic? A review by Gerard Walton There are some bands who don’t know when they are beaten. Since the release of debut album Polythene in 1997, alternative rock group Feeder have been chewed up and spat out by mainstream music …

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MTV stars perform at Titanic Sounds

Rebekah Logan visits the MTV awards Thousands of music fans filled the Titanic dock on Friday as MTV returned to the city once more to host the Titanic Sounds festival. With a star-studded line-up featuring the likes of Olly Murs and Pixie Lott it came as no surprise that tickets …

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Album Review: Tyler, The Creator – Goblin

Odd Future’s figurehead Tyler, The Creator releases his sophomore album Goblin, the first from the collective to have a release on a major label. The most hyped release of the year doesn’t live up to expectations, with few quality tracks, the album eventually suffers from a lack of musical ideas …

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Battle of the Bands Beckons Amazing Talent

Emma-Kate O’Reilly reports. The third heat of the much anticipated Battle of the Bands took place on Friday 5th February. The battle ground was the up and coming music venue The Sail Inn, which is establishing itself as the new hotspot for original alternative music. The artists came from far …

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Emeli Sande Our Version of Events

By NATASHA MILLAR It’s a huge compliment to be compared to chart supremo Adele, but yet sets the musical bar stratospherically high. Too high for some perhaps, but prepare for 24-year-old Emeli Sande to catapult to notoriety with the release of her anticipated debut album Our Version of Events. While …