Author: Nima Baniamer

Kassidy - Hope St

Kassidy - Hope St

Glasgow folk-band Kassidy have released various EPs over the past three years, but now they have released their first full album, Hope St. and as the title of the album suggests, if this record is...

Review posted on 15th March 2011

Adele - 21

Adele - 21

Since breaking onto the music scene four years ago, Adele has had a stellar of a career. However, it was after that Brits performance that cemented her as one of the great artists of our...

Review posted on 15th March 2011

Heidi Spencer - Under Streetlight Glow

Heidi Spencer - Under Streetlight Glow

Heidi Spencer, singer-songwriter from Milwaukee, has been quietly touring and recording for years, but has now finally been picked up by the estimable Bella Union for her UK debut album, Under Streetlight Glow. Her sweet...

Review posted on 1st February 2011

Bruno Mars - Doo-Wops and Hooligans

Bruno Mars - Doo-Wops and Hooligans

To say Bruno Mars took the world by storm last year would be an understatement. Nominated for seven Grammy Awards this year, having his debut single reach #1 in over 10 countries, and having worked...

Review posted on 31st January 2011

Pete Yorn - Pete Yorn

Pete Yorn - Pete Yorn

American singer-songwriter Pete Yorn has been writing music commercially for over a decade now and yet he has still eponymously been able to keep himself very much under the radar of the public gaze. After...

Review posted on 31st January 2011

Neon Trees - Habits

Neon Trees - Habits

Utah-based rock group Neon Trees have been pretty quiet on the music circuit, but if their debut effort Bad Habits is anything to go by, get ready to be dazzled by their shine. Formed back...

Review posted on 31st January 2011

Michael Jackson - Michael

Michael Jackson - Michael

Michael Jackson. King of Pop. After his untimely death back in 2009, long-standing fans can rejoice with this posthumous release of unreleased music. As the album cover suggests, Michael Jackson has had one stellar of...

Review posted on 28th January 2011

Duffy - Endlessly

Duffy - Endlessly

Welsh songwriter Duffy has had a great start to her career with her debut album being the best-selling album in the UK in 2008 and becoming the first Welsh female-singer to top the UK singles...

Review posted on 18th January 2011

Mariah Carey - Merry Christmas 2 you

Mariah Carey - Merry Christmas 2 you

Mariah Carey has done practically everything in her 20 year career and so it was only appropriate for her to release a Christmas LP this year. The result is a fun and nostalgic journey that...

Review posted on 18th January 2011

Kylie Minogue - Better than Today

Kylie Minogue - Better than Today

Kylie's had a stellar year. A worldwide number-one album and a comeback that would make the likes of Christina Aguilera shudder, it is obvious that this Aussie pop princess is going nowhere. Following perfectly in...

Review posted on 18th January 2011

Ray Davies - See My Friends

Ray Davies - See My Friends

Ray Davies is best known for being the lead singer of legendary rock band The Kinks but since the demise of them in 1996, he has worked hard on a solo career as a singer-songwriter....

Review posted on 2nd December 2010

Bon Jovi - Greatest Hits

Bon Jovi - Greatest Hits

Bon Jovi need no introduction. After nearly 30 years in the industry, this New Jersey band have rocked into public consciousness with eleven studio albums and over 2600 concerts in around 50 countries around the...

Review posted on 2nd December 2010

Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer

Cee-Lo Green - The Lady Killer

Atlanta-born Cee-Lo Green has had quite a temperamental experience within the music industry. After being dropped by his record label after two solo albums due to poor sales but then also having tremendous success as...

Review posted on 2nd December 2010

Rihanna - Loud

Rihanna - Loud

Multi-award winner and having sold over 60 million records worldwide, Rihanna has come far from her debut single S.O.S. Having stormed the world with huge classic tracks such as the annoyingly catchy Umbrella and the...

Review posted on 2nd December 2010

Gorillaz - Doncamatic

Gorillaz - Doncamatic

Who would have thought that four animated figures could sell over 20 million records worldwide? The musical project created, by Blur's Damon Albarn, has been storming the commercial music scene for over 12 years now...

Review posted on 2nd December 2010

Mj Cole - From The Drop

Mj Cole - From The Drop

Since 2008 Wiley has been celebrating commercial success. As one of the original founders of the recently-huge Roll Deep, Wiley departed as a solo artist to have his big hit Wearing my Rolex. Now collaborating...

Review posted on 2nd December 2010

Blood Red Shoes - Light It Up

Blood Red Shoes - Light It Up

Brighton-based band Blood Red Shoes have been working very hard recently. Already having released two albums, and toured over 12 countries, their real breakthrough was in 2008 with their debut album Box of Secrets. Light...

Review posted on 2nd December 2010

Various Artists - Black Hole: Jon Savage presents Californian Punk 1977-1980

Various Artists - Black Hole: Jon Savage presents Californian Punk 1977-1980

As the undisputed expert on the origins of Punk Rock in the UK not to mention being the author of critically acclaimed document of said times 'England's Dreaming', Jon Savage is pretty much an icon...

Review posted on 11th November 2010

Kele Okereke - On the Lam

Kele Okereke - On the Lam

Kelechukwu Rowland Okereke, or Kele as better known, went solo this year from his hugely successful band Bloc Party. Now releasing the third single from his LP The Boxer, it seems that Kele is still...

Review posted on 11th November 2010

Norah Jones - Featuring Norah Jones

Norah Jones - Featuring Norah Jones

Having won nine Grammy Awards is no low feat. In the past decade, Norah Jones has continued to be on top of her game by creating soulful music that is a treat to ears across...

Review posted on 10th November 2010

Barbra Streisand - The Ultimate Collection

Barbra Streisand - The Ultimate Collection

With a career spanning five decades, Barbara Streisand has had it all. Having won Academy Awards, Grammys, Emmys and Tony Awards, having sold over 140 million records worldwide, and the current record holder for the...

Review posted on 10th November 2010

Pixie Lott - Turn it up Louder

Pixie Lott - Turn it up Louder

Pixie Lott has had an amazing year. After a number one debut album and seven top twenty tracks, Pixie Lott has now released an updated version of her debut offering, Turn it up Louder. With...

Review posted on 10th November 2010

Lil Wayne - I Am Not A Human Being

Lil Wayne - I Am Not A Human Being

Just released from prison, Lil Wayne has had a turbulent year. Spending seven months in prison due to possession of weapons, for the first time, Lil Wayne may be releasing an LP with a sense...

Review posted on 10th November 2010

Spark - Revolving

Spark - Revolving

Ignite the fuse - a spark in the music scene has arrived. Spark, also known as Jess Morgan, started writing songs at the age of twelve, and after a serendipitous chain of events - including...

Review posted on 10th November 2010

Florence and the Machine - Heavy in your Arms

Florence and the Machine - Heavy in your Arms

To say Florence and the Machine has had a great year would be an understatement. With broken records and multi-award wins, Florence is ready to release their second album next year. To keep fans at...

Review posted on 10th November 2010

The Wombats - The Cockpit, Leeds 22/10/2010

The Wombats - The Cockpit, Leeds 22/10/2010

Even though The Wombats formed in 2003 it wasn't until 2008 that they were commercially recognised as a band to look out for. An album and three chart-placing singles later, The Wombats have returned to...

Review posted on 4th November 2010

Maroon 5 - Hands all Over

Maroon 5 - Hands all Over

It's been a great decade for this Californian band. Grammy-award winning and selling over 15 million records worldwide, Maroon 5 have firmly placed their stamp upon the world pop scene. Now releasing their third offering,...

Review posted on 12th October 2010

Elton John - The Union (feat Leon Russell)

Elton John - The Union (feat Leon Russell)

Elton John needs no introduction. In his four-decade career John has sold more than 250 million records, had more than 50 Top 40 hits, won five Grammy awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award...

Review posted on 12th October 2010

Charlotte Church - Back to Scratch

Charlotte Church - Back to Scratch

TV presenter, Opera star and pop singer - it seems like there is nothing this girl can't do. After five years, Charlotte Church returns to music; the result being a nice pop record that doesn't...

Review posted on 12th October 2010

Plain White T's - Wonders of the Younger

Plain White T's - Wonders of the Younger

Bursting from Illinois back in 2006, Plain White T's were able to garner a huge cult following after their huge hit single Hey There Delilah. Now, attempting to prove that they aren't a one hit...

Review posted on 12th October 2010

Advertisement

Suggested

Neverworld 2019 Preview

Neverworld 2019 Preview

What to expect from Neverworld this August.

Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.