Single Review: Christine and the Queens – Girlfriend (feat. Dâm-Funk)

Christine and the Queens returns with smooth and sensual funk track ‘Girlfriend’. Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Late Nite Cable – Hold You Back

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Promising synth pop duo launches potential hit
The names Pete Roessler and Severine Casati may not ring a bell yet, but this is about to change. They form the synth pop duo Late Night Cable, based in Brooklyn and they are ready for the next step in their career with the release of the single ‘Hold You Back’. Both deliver vocals and they play piano, bass and synths as well. For their live shows they are joined by a drummer and a bassist. The band is currently preparing the release of an EP. No word yet on when it will come out exactly, but let’s hope it’s rather sooner than later as ‘Hold You Back’ sounds promising to say the least!

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Single Review: Little Mix – Weird People

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Little Mix girls go full on eighties on new single
As most of us already know, the girls of Little Mix are planning to release their third album soon. The record, called Get Weird, will be released on the 6th of November and they just launched a brand new promo single called ‘Weird People’. After the success and number 1 placing in the UK charts with the straightfoward pop track ‘Black Magic’, their throwback to the girlbands of the 60s, ‘Love Me Like You’ did underperform, although it’s quite the brilliant pop song. Now they dived into the sound of the 80s with a swinging and hyperactive tune.

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Single Review: Erik Hassle – Natural Born Lovers

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Erik Hassle recorded new single with producer Stargate
Swedish singer-songwriter and awesome pop star Erik Hassle has been working in the music industry for years and produced brilliant singles like ‘Hurtful’, ‘Are You Leaving’, ‘Stay’ and ‘Talk About It’. Earlier this year he returned to form with the release of the funky ‘No Words’. Oh, and in the meantime he also co-wrote Shakira and Rihanna’s star duet ‘Can’t Remember To Forget You’. Today he premiered another one of those delicious songs of himself, called ‘Natural Born Lovers’.

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Album Review: Brandon Flowers – The Desired Effect

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Brandon Flowers goes 80s on second record The Desired Effect
Even when you are frontman of The Killers you want some time on your own every once in a while. And what do you do when you have time for yourself when you are Brandon Flowers? Exactly, you create a solo album. His first effort on his own, the album Flamingo, was released in 2010 and five years later he is back with the follow up called The Desired Effect. For this project, he immersed himself in the pop sound of the 80s. And to be clear, not just a little, but devotedly.

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