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Vienna Ditto – “Ticks” (album premiere)

Vienna Ditto – “Ticks” (album premiere)

There are bands that describe their music as cinematic and perfect for a movie. Then there are bands who are creating entire albums that could make up the soundtrack to an entire movie or be the score to a complete theatrical production. London / Oxford duo Vienna Ditto is one of those bands. The project of Hatty Taylor and Nigel […]

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Album Premiere: Helen McCreary – “The Lovely Days”

Album Premiere: Helen McCreary – “The Lovely Days”

Inspiration could be found in many places. Love and heartbreak are the most common themes, as musicians fondly remember the “one” or attempt to recover from the end of a relationship. Music is also often used as a means to express oneself, whether it’s a proclamation of one’s independence or coping with depressions, anxiety, or isolation. Then there are the […]

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Dirty Ghosts – “Let It Pretend” (exclusive track-by-track commentary)

When Pat Benatar burst on the scene in the early ’80s with her mix of dark, heavy pop-rock and infectious pop songs on Crimes of Passion, she was met with wild enthusiasm. Her album was celebrated for its edginess and a young songwriter who wasn’t afraid to ruffle any feathers. Benatar was willing to speak her mind yet communicate it […]

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