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Kanye West and Paul McCarteny "Only One"
(Image from Pitchfork) Six days in and 2015 is already full of surprises: The new Kanye single combines his vocodered singing talents and Beatles legend Paul McCartney's piano mastery to make what is actually a pretty soulful, and apparent ode to West's dau...

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New Releases, January
January, while not particularly exciting, has some noteworthy releases to look forward to; including releases from Jazmine Sullivan, Meghan Trainor, The Decemberists and Mark Ronson. Highlights Jazmine Sullivan - Reality Show (3/1). This is American R&B/sou...

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Happy New Year!
Happy new year, dear readers! Hope you are all well. Let's hope this year brings with it amazing album releases, great pop culture moments and a consistent flood of posts from myself. Heres to 2015.

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FKA twigs 'LP1'
I didn't include this in my Best Albums of 2014 list because, despite its critical acclaim, I was pretty sure that I didn't like it. English musician FKA twigs' debut album LP1 is an eccentric and cerebral entry into this new era of "alternative" R&B ( but ...

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UK Singles Chart, 28th December 2014
1. Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars In the last chart of the calendar year, Mark Ronson's latest offering featuring Bruno Mars unseats our freshest X Factor winner, Ben Haenow's debut single from the top spot; topping the chart for a second no...

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Singles of 2014
Since I haven't been keeping myself up to date on my personal chart (I'm still thinking of a cool way to rejuvenate it); this year I thought instead of listing the singles that would have done well on that elusive chart, I'd list the singles that I've enjoy...

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UK Singles Chart, 21st December 2014
1. Something I Need - Ben Haenow Our latest X Factor winner, Ben Haenow, tops the chart this week with his debut single, cover of One Republic's "Something I Need," becoming this year's Christmas #1. The single drummed up sales of around 214k, significantly...

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Miguel drops surprise EP
It seems only good things can come from this whole 'surprise release' mentality that, seemingly, more and more artists are adopting (soon there will be no more artists lip-synching or screeching on Good Morning America in a bid to promote their albums). Ame...

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Madonna Preps 'Rebel Heart'
Madonna's thirteenth album is up for pre-order on iTunes. The release is proceeded by the album's first six tracks that are instantly available when you pre-order (the full 19 tracks is unlocked March 10)--("Living for Love," "Devil Pray," "Ghosttown," "Una...

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Best Albums of 2014
I've been itching to get back into blogging and discuss popular music once again. I'm hoping in 2015, I'll get back in the regularity of it all again--like I did 2008-2012. But anyway, here is my list of my best... or rather, favourite albums of 2014:  1. J...
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