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‘Joanne’ is the Lady Gaga the World Needed

Lady Gaga: Five Foot Two was released early September of last year as an accompaniment to the release of her album, Joanne. This was Lady Gaga’s bold, vulnerable move to show the world her new, stripped-down image. The old meat dress-wearing Gaga is gone and in her place is a new, mature, experienced woman who has a lot to show about the music industry and the struggles of the modern working woman.

New Music Friday: Taylor Swift’s New Empowered Persona

Or is she? Taylor’s new single Look What You Made Me Do from her latest release, ‘Reputation’, opens with a classic Swift-esque Hollywood-style melody that is reminiscent of earlier songs such as The Lucky One, which immediately lets her listeners know that this song is all about Hollywood. The social media blackout, the week-long snake gifs teasing us have all turned out to mean exactly what we thought. Swift is hitting back at all those who commented snake emojis under every single one of her Instagram photos, shedding that image and creating a new image for herself. And, let’s not lie, Swift is the queen of reinvention from her pure country image to her new, bolder, peroxide-blonde look.

The Amazons Album Review: Rock’s Breath of Fresh Air

The Amazons, indie rock group from Reading (consisting of front man Matt Thompson, guitarist Chris Alderton, bassist Elliot Briggs and drummer Joe Emmett) have released their debut album three years after their initial formation in 2014 and their debut release has all the qualities that a top indie album ought to have.

First Look: Michael Kiwanuka – ‘Black Man in a White World’

In light of recent tensions in race relations, especially in America where young black men are five times more likely to be killed than white men of the same age, this song drives home the issue of feeling like an outsider, all while maintaining an upbeat melody.

Up and Coming: Rat Boy

You would hardly expect a boy sacked from serving raw burgers at Wetherspoon to be the next big thing, but surprisingly, Essex born Rat Boy is making quite a name for himself. Sitting in a bathtub in an interview for MTV with just the right

Watch Out, It’s Coming This Way! [Version Six!]

Okay Music Blogger-ers(?), I have two brilliant releases for you this week! First and foremost, indie pop group The XX announced that they’re releasing their long awaited second studio album, ‘Coexist’ on 10th September 2012. They’ve released a new single ‘Angels’ in aid of this,

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First Look: Two Door Cinema Club – ‘Sleep Alone’

Two Door Cinema club have released a single for their long awaited second album ‘Beacon‘ that’s set for release September 3rd 2012. The band have made this new single ‘Sleep Alone‘ available for free download on the band’s website for a mere 24 hours, so

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First Look: Spector – ‘Never Fade Away’

Spector have released their new single and music video called ‘Never Fade Away’. The music video follows the band in what looks like a surreal prisoners of war camp, while someone films it with a bad camera (of course done on purpose in hipster fashion).

First Look: Lana Del Rey – ‘National Anthem’

Alternative sadcore artist Lana Del Rey released the official video for her new single ‘National Anthem’ this week, and it received great popularity with the fans after it was seen trending on Twitter. After her increased popularity from her single ‘Born To Die’, this track