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Matthew’s Albums of the Year 2017
As the noise continues to ring out all around us, silence has become something of a luxury. There were records released in 2017 that, by chance or des...more
Top 10 Anti-Christmas Songs
Isn't Christmas just awful? All that forced jollity and the unreasonably high expectation that you'll be cheerful and full of the festive spirit. It'...more
Top 10 Artists Found on LiveJournal
LiveJournal: the source of all new musical discoveries. Does it seem hard to imagine? You're not alone. These days the social networking site is a sha...more
Top 10 Songs About Lists
It's the first day in November as I write this, which means the season is officially here. You know what I'm talking about: the clocks go back, the we...more
Accountability in the Music Industry in 2017
Ben Hopkins. Matthew Mondanile. William Bensussen. Unsure of who these people are? Good. That's the way it should be. An advantage of not meeting ma...more
Amplify 17: What I Learned About Labels, Radio Play, and Jamie Cullum’s Love Life
"Call me pretty before you kiss me..." Simon Pursehouse of Sentric Music Publishing was talking about the importance of aspiring new artists creating ...more
Top 10 Tori Amos Songs of All Time
Tori Amos is an industry powerhouse. As a songwriter and performing artist she’s contributed 15 solo studio full lengths, 12 soundtracks, three grea...more
Ones to Watch at Bestival 2017
As the festival season draws to a close, a new chapter in the flamboyant world of Bestival is about to begin. Born on the Isle of Wight, this year see...more
Ones to Watch at Festival N°6 2017
Tucked away in a corner of the UK, there's a town called Portmeirion. It's not like the Welsh towns that surround it. Designed and built by Sir Clough...more
DrunkenWerewolf’s Alternative Mercury Prize List 2017
It's that time of the summer when every UK music fan stares at a list of albums - one that somehow, unfeasibly, seems to include The xx every year - a...more