Jack Garratt, Phase, Out Now

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Reviewed by James Lavender

It is not unreasonable to say that even at this early stage of the year, the debut album from Buckinghamshire singer-songwriter Jack Garratt is one of the most eagerly anticipated albums in British pop music.

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Basia Bulat – Good Advice

 

Reviewed by Andrew Scott

Singer songwriter Basia Bulat may be little known here in the UK but is an established star in her native Canada. Her previous two albums, 2010’s Heart of My Own and 2013’s ‘Tall Tall Shadow were both nominated for the Polaris Music Price, Canada’s equivalent of the Mercury Music Price. The latest release, Good Advice, sees her develop her sound and build on her previous successes.

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Foals, Manchester MEN Arena, 13.02.16

Reviewed by James Lavender

As mentioned in a previous review, I spoke about two bands being at the forefront of British alternative music, Alt-J was one, and now we focus on Foals. Whereas Alt-J have the arty kids, these guys attract the edgy rock kids and they were out in force in Manchester on a Saturday night.

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