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Sufjan Stevens And Raymond Raposa ‘Beyond This Place’

Any chance to hear Sufjan Stevens sing a new song is to be cherished. Especially when that song features a banjo.

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Bang Bang Boss Kelly

For better or worse, for this five-piece from Brisbane, comparisons with Mumford And Sons are inevitable. The timing for these guys is perhaps a bit unfortunate- if they had come out a year ago with a rollicking heartfelt banjo anthem with plenty of ‘fuck’s in the chorus then everybody would probably be talking about how […]

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You Have To Hear: Freelance Whales

Freelance Whales formed in Queens, New York in late 2008, and have already self-released their debut LP, ‘Weathervanes’. It is refreshing to see a band confident enough to jump straight into releasing their own full length debut, rather than messing around with several EPs and repetitive live shows, trying to find their sound. And it’s […]

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Album Review: Mumford And Sons ‘Sigh No More’

A few days ago my train home was delayed by a massive 58 minutes. But I didn’t really care, because I was listening to this album. In all fairness I’m probably a few weeks late on this one, because these guys are already being played just about everywhere. But their debut album, ‘Sigh No More’, […]

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