Karen O and Danger Mouse, ‘Lux Prima’ – Album Review

Karen O and Danger Mouse, ‘Lux Prima’ – Album Review

Karen O and Danger Mouse would not seem like a natural pairing, to say the least. She’s best known as the front-woman of New York dance-punks the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.  He’s the creative half of soul duo Gnarls Barkley, alongside Cee-Lo Green. Basically, he’s the guy who gave the world ‘Crazy’, as well as producing Gorillaz’ ‘Demon Days’. Where he is chilled, smooth and soulful, she’s frenetic, intense and commanding.  ‘Lux Prima’, their new collaborative…

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Joe Slater, ‘Lady’ – Single Review

Joe Slater, ‘Lady’ – Single Review

Hailing from Croxteth, Liverpool and at just 22, artist Joe Slater delivers a smooth, saturating blend of rock, blues and soul that is anchored in a kind of luminosity of spirit that shines through, song after song. Drawing inspiration from The Beatles, The Boss and Oasis, Joe’s song writing and unique vocals will take listeners on such a fiercely personal journey through energetic tracks coupled with anthemic ballads, full of interior and reflective moments, that…

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Soul II Soul 30th Anniversary tour starts this Friday

Soul II Soul 30th Anniversary tour starts this Friday

Iconic British band Soul II Soul will embark on their 30th Anniversary tour this Friday. Starting with a sold out show in Birmingham, the tour will celebrate three decades of unparalleled influence. The double Grammy Award winning and five-time Brit Award nominated band will play 12 dates in the UK this month and into November paying tribute to their legendary debut album Club Classics Vol. 1. Five of the shows have already sold out and…

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Jack Carleton, ‘Ringside’ – Single Review

Jack Carleton, ‘Ringside’ – Single Review

20-year-old singer-songwriter, Jack Carleton, has released his laidback debut single ‘Ringside’, a chilled and catchy track full of evocative lyricism and creativity, lifted from the upcoming ‘Lighthouse’ EP.  It is a pure showcase of all of his clearly innate abilities as a talented songwriter and performer. Hailing from Edinburgh, Jack uses his music to express the trials and tribulations of addiction with honest, thoughtful lyrics and unique, heartfelt song writing. He writes relatable music confronting…

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Paul Young at The Cambridge Corn Exchange

Paul Young at The Cambridge Corn Exchange

The unifying concept of a concert never ceases to amaze, especially with a seasoned, wholly talented and iconic performer such as Paul Young.  There was absolutely no shortage of love (with plenty of oohing and slight scattered screaming from various women dotted through the crowd) when Young took the stage on Monday night at the Corn Exchange in Cambridge.  He is currently on tour to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the phenomenal album, ‘No Parlez’. …

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Jack Carleton, ‘Ringside’ – Single Review

Jack Carleton, ‘Ringside’ – Single Review

20-year-old singer-songwriter, Jack Carleton, has released his laidback debut single ‘Ringside’, a chilled and catchy track full of evocative lyricism and creativity, lifted from the upcoming ‘Lighthouse’ EP.  It is a pure showcase of all of his clearly innate abilities as a talented songwriter and performer. Hailing from Edinburgh, Jack uses his music to express the trials and tribulations of addiction with honest, thoughtful lyrics and unique, heartfelt song writing. He writes relatable music confronting…

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Interview: Joe Slater ahead of EP, ‘State Of The Ark’

Interview:  Joe Slater ahead of EP, ‘State Of The Ark’

Where do you start to describe the enormity of talent for an artist that far exceeds his small name, Joe…  With an immediate passion and weighty personal input, artist Joe Slater has used these unlaboured and eloquent skills to create the basis of his upcoming new EP, ‘State of The Ark’.  The material is levelling and heart-centric.  What began with 15+ songs then parred back to an elegant 5 with a bonus track, the word…

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Jack Carleton, ‘Ringside’ – Single Review

Jack Carleton, ‘Ringside’ – Single Review

20-year-old singer-songwriter, Jack Carleton, has released his laidback debut single ‘Ringside’, a chilled and catchy track full of evocative lyricism and creativity, lifted from the upcoming ‘Lighthouse’ EP.  It is a pure showcase of all of his clearly innate abilities as a talented songwriter and performer. Hailing from Edinburgh, Jack uses his music to express the trials and tribulations of addiction with honest, thoughtful lyrics and unique, heartfelt song writing. He writes relatable music confronting…

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