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By vikkichowney on December 5, 2011
A banner advert just caught my eye. (How often do you find yourself saying that? NEVER. But anyway…) Hype Machine’s 2011 Zeitgeist is this year presented by the W Hotels Worldwide app. Huh? Yes. The banner ad informed me that it provides ‘Over 50 hours of exclusive music from the world’s best DJs’ So […]
By vikkichowney on December 1, 2011
I like this cover of Drake & Rihanna’s Take Care, recorded at Radio 1’s legendary Live Lounge. Quite a lot really. Then again, the original was produced by Jamie xx, so is a great track by any standards.
By vikkichowney on November 30, 2011
Fear and Loathing saw Marina & the Diamonds transform into blonde-haired Electra Heart earlier this year. As well as her first alter ego, the character is also the name of her new album. Speaking to Popjustice she explained that, “Electra Heart is the antithesis of everything that I stand for. And the point of introducing her and building […]
By vikkichowney on November 3, 2011
I hope they don’t drag out the release of Amy Winehouse’s ‘unheard’ tracks for too long. ‘Like Smoke’ with Nas has me convinced (recorded way back in 2008 and played first on Radio 1XTRA today). Body & Soul with Tony Bennett is her at her best. Though the line, “It looks like the ending/ Unless I could […]