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Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Album review: Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Green shows what he can do when he puts his mind to his rhymes in this mixed bag of a return.

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Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World

Album review: Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World

The feted duo pick up their guitars to retread old ground - but can they still cut it?

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Lend Me A Tenor at the Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch. Picture: Mark Sepple

Review: Comedy gold as Lend Me A Tenor comes to Queen’s Theatre

Innuendos galore and complete carnage ensued at the Queen’s Theatre as its run of an 80s comedy continued.

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Late Night Tales - Franz Ferdinand

Album review: Late Night Tales - Franz Ferdinand

Yet another sterling selection in this series, this time from Alex Kapranos and co.

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Ty Segall - Manipulator

Album review: Ty Segall - Manipulator

Gritty, gambolling garage-rock raconteur hits his creative high water mark.

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Orenda Fink - Blue Dream

Album review: Orenda Fink - Blue Dream

Mellow, mellifluous and soothing collection that bridges the alt-pop and singer-songwriter genres.

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Royal Blood - Royal Blood

Album review: Royal Blood - Royal Blood

A searing, exciting and uncompromising debut from the new darlings of rock.

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Famy - We Fam Econo

Album review: Famy - We Fam Econo

A shining and adventurous new talent arrives on the indie crossover scene - do yourself a favour and check them out.

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Vena Portae - Vena Portae

Album review: Vena Portae -Vena Portae

More evocative, emotive alt-folk from Emily Barker, whose latest incarnation adds another string to her bow.

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Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Album review: Land Observations - The Grand Tour

Journey-inspired instrumental album that certainly nails its hypnotic nature, but for the right reasons?

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Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Album review: Luke Sital-Singh - The Fire Inside

Huge mainstream success surely beckons for this songsmith, who packs an armful of poppy, heartsting-tugging tunes.

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Alvvays - Alvvays

Album review: Alvvays - Alvvays

Accessible, hummable and lightly melancholic indie tunesmithery from the Canadian debutantes.

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The Raveonettes - Pe'ahi

Album review: The Raveonettes - Pe’ahi

Danish rock duo let the colour in and make their best record in... well, possibly ever.

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Astronauts - Hollow Ponnnds

Album review: Astronauts - Hollow Ponds

Textured, electro-meets-pastoral adventurism in this rather lovely debut LP.

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Eric Clapton & Friends - An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Album review: Eric Clapton & Friends - The Breeze, An Appreciation Of JJ Cale

Slowhand buddies up with his living legend mates for an exacting JJ Cale tribute. For die-hard fans only.

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Simon Shorten starred in the West End production of Les Miserables.

A playwright’s success: From Romford to Wembley

A musical that tells the story of the Christian Bible will be performed at Wembley Arena.

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Jail and the big guns have released their new album, Boom Boom!

Review: Havering-based Jail and the Big Guns

If you want to listen to an album of psychedelic and indie music, then Jail and the Big Guns is definitely the band for you.

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Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Album review: Jenny Lewis - The Voyager

Personal trauma and professional strife provide ample sustenance for some of Lewis’ best material in years.

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La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Album review: La Roux - Trouble In Paradise

Everyone’s favourite bequiffed dance-pop delight is back - and giving it both barrels on this sophomore LP.

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Britpop At The BBC

Album review: Britpop At The BBC

Not a definitive round-up, but a fair stab at summing up the mid-‘90s guitar scene by the Beeb.

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Saturday night at Lovebox in Victoria Park, during MIA's set

Lovebox festival review

When the first day of a festival is also the hottest day of the year, spirits are going to be high.

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Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Album review: Professor Green - Growing Up In Public

Green shows what he can do when he puts his mind to his rhymes in this mixed bag of a return.

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Fans devastated after Drake cancels Wireless London festival

Rapper Drake has pulled out of his headline appearances at this weekend’s Wireless Festival in London, leaving fans devastated.

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