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Album Round-Up: the Best From Recent Months with Chris, Fickle Friends, Hannah Trigwell and More

We’ve been lazy since Reading Festival in terms of our music reviews, so let’s catch up with some of the worthwhile albums of recent months, […]

Reading Festival Sunday Review – Rain, Hippo Campus, Let’s Eat Grandma, Welshly Arms, Slaves and More

(It is a public holiday in the UK today - back with more procurement insight and news tomorrow). At 1pm yesterday, one of my favourite […]

Reading Festival Saturday Review – starring The Magic Gang, Panic!, Rex Orange County and IDKHBTFM

Saturday at Reading Festival – good weather, a headliner in Kendrick Lamar that I confess I didn’t see, plus one of the oddest 20 minutes […]

Reading Festival Friday Review – Faim, Rae Morris, Maggie Rogers, Beach Riot and Wolf Alice Stand Out

After the long hot summer, a cool, cloudy, showery weekend was forecast for Reading Festival, and worried parents across the South-East of England were telling […]

June / July Album Review – Ben Howard, Slow Readers, Courtney and Florence

We’re going to have a two-part (today and next weekend) review catching up on a couple of excellent albums from the spring as well as […]

May Album Review – Arctic Monkeys, the Manics, Blossoms, Peace and Audio-Tonic

It is Bank Holiday Monday in the UK today, so no procurement content from us, but a music review instead. And after some female US […]

Album Review – Janelle Monae, the Amazing, Eleanor Friedberger and Frank Turner

It is a Bank Holiday weekend here in the UK, so no procurement content till Tuesday (unless something extraordinary happens), but here’s a short album […]

March Album Review – Kacey Musgraves, Courtney Marie Andrews, The Magic Gang & The Vaccines

In this month’s review, we have two US “country” woman with albums that aren’t traditional country, and two British indie bands. We very much liked […]

February Album Review – Car Seat Headrest, Carlile, Gauthier, Don Broco and Alele Diane

While January saw a couple of stunning and unexpected albums hit our ears, February has been a month for more considered and established female artists […]

January Album Review with Rae Morris, Hookworms, Camila Cabello and First Aid Kit

Last week we caught up with some albums we missed in 2017, but now the first review of new albums for 2018 – and what […]

Excellent 2017 Albums We Missed First Time Around!

We’ll save the January new album review for next weekend and focus today on a bit of an update on 2017. Firstly, on reflection, and […]