Written by | February 26, 2014 0:02 | No Comments

Three women have ruled February: Angel Olsen, Katy B and Lydia Loveless which, despite disappointment (relatively speaking) in Little Red is still a very strong effort. Lydia reminds me of Liz Phair, or do I mean Elvis Costello, on her immense and sprawling album of disastrous love affairs. Angel Olsen came of age.

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Written by | February 17, 2014 0:02 | No Comments

Zedd is wonderful modern EDM with Hayley handling the lead, Clean Bandit leads the year as far as hit songs in the UK go, Katy B is a fascinating intro to the new album, Pitbull and Pharrell we know by now but they are both excellent. Wow, England rocks (or at least dances)

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Written by | February 17, 2014 0:01 | No Comments

Ever wonder why Brinsley Schwartz never made it? Compare this plodding country rock to Dave Edmund’s sparkling and sexy take. The harmonies on the chorus kill it, the drawl is the reverse of the never sing with a fake British accent and the organ is a drag – C

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