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Archive for October, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
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TAYLOR SWIFT – “Red”

Country-Pop star tips the balance more to the pop side, while retaining most of her girl-next-door charm, lyrical frankness, and melodic might.



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NICK BARKER & THE REPTILES – “Bend Not Break”

The reformed Nick Barker & The Reptiles have released a brand new single, “Bend Not Break”, premiered recently on the Marngrook Footy Show on TV’s ABC2, and launched at a special gig at Melbourne’s Cherry Bar on AC/...



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THE ROLLING STONES – “Grrr!”

Due to be released on November 12 to commemorate their 50th anniversary, the new Rolling Stones compilation, entitled “Grrr!” will be available in either a three-CD fifty-track format, or a super deluxe version featuring 8...



 
 
 
 
 
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AC/DC – “Highway to Hell”

Hard Rock legend calls last drinks and sets up band mates for super-stardom. A hard rock master-class by one of the greatest rock bands of all time.



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BOB DYLAN – Late-career Purple-patch Continues for the Great Bard

71 year old legend Bob Dylan, one of the most influential artists in popular music history, remains at the top of his game with his latest release, “Tempest”, unveiled last month (September 2012) to universal praise...



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BEN FOLDS FIVE – The Sound of Three

Quirky but brilliant, US alternative pop/rock singer/songwriter/pianist Ben Folds, has reformed his trio the Ben Folds Five for their first album together in thriteen years, “The Sound of The Life of The Mind”. The...



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SHINOBI – “Against the Brave”

Shinobi are a heavy alternative rock band from Sydney, consisting of brothers Eric (Guitar/Vocals) and Daniel Grothe (Bass), along with Darren Stapleton (Guitar) and Wayne Langfield (Drums). The band has recently released th...



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THE BEATLES – Complete Band Line-ups (1957-1970)

Most people who haven’t been cryogenically frozen for the last fifty years know The Beatles line-up of John, Paul, George, and Ringo, however few know how many musicians came and went through the ranks of the embryonic, pre-f...



 
 
 
 
 
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KASEY CHAMBERS & SHANE NICHOLSON – “Wreck & Ruin”

Married country stars reform duo for album number two – another roots music cornucopia with successful results repeated.



 
 
 
 
 
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THE BEATLES – “The White Album”

Stunning collection of songs from a band of geniuses sadly growing apart from each other. Unmatched diversity and unparalleled mastery!