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Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Parts 1 & 2 Album Review

With this double-length effort, the fifth and sixth albums of the Oxfordshire band’s career, Foals have propelled themselves into the literal world of rock stardom and the figurative world of dystopian fear. Their rallying cries to save the planet before it’s too late can be heard not just on the musical surface of brilliance, but also the humanitarian level of modern society. It’s something that many of us have known for a while, but now the message is loud and clear for us all to see: Foals are one of the best bands of their generation. Continue reading “Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Parts 1 & 2 Album Review”

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Guitar music: Don’t be fooled, Rock & Roll is far from dead

Guitar music is something that has seen adoration for generations, with new waves of acts endlessly spilling through the door over the years. The 60s saw The Beatles and The Rolling Stones dominate, the 70s was the time of Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, in the 80s it was The Smiths and The Cure, the 90s was Britpop heaven for Oasis and Blur, while the 00s saw an indie rock revolution in the form of The Strokes and Arctic Monkeys. One thing these eras all have in common is that they had chief flag bearers to be proud of, bands that defined the sound of their time. So what about now? Continue reading “Guitar music: Don’t be fooled, Rock & Roll is far from dead”

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Round-Up Reviews: August 2019

This month has seen some of rap’s biggest stars and pop music’s most polarising enigmas drop new albums, as well as some band called Slipknot coming back? Here are August 2019’s Round-Up Reviews for projects from the likes of Young Thug, Kano, Rick Ross, Clairo and, of course, the aforementioned Slipknot. Continue reading “Round-Up Reviews: August 2019”

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Top 40 Foals Songs

Oxford’s finest, Foals are one of Britain’s most consistently impressive bands of our generation; an act that can unite people years and years apart in age. Ever since the band’s math rock beginnings of Antidotes in 2008, right through the dreamwave atmospheres of Total Life Forever in 2010, past the stadium rock styles of Holy Fire in 2013, the gritty Rockstar aesthetic of What Went Down in 2015, all the way up to the prog-rock podiums of Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost in 2019; Foals have remained a truly unmissable music act. Here are their top 40 songs according to us: Continue reading “Top 40 Foals Songs”

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Top 20 Singles of 2019… So Far

 We’re halfway through 2019, so it’s time to look back at some of the best singles to be released so far this year! We’ve got pop bangers, emotional slow jams and hip-hop masterstrokes for you. Continue reading “Top 20 Singles of 2019… So Far”