REVIEW: Midnight Mazz – Here We Go Again by Mazz Murray

This album focusing on music by Abba features some stunning interpretations. Considering the fact that she is currently playing Donna in the West End musical Mamma Mia! it is certainly no surprise that Mazz Murray offers such depth and understanding with this collection of Abba songs. While Abba has been covered by so many different… Read More

REVIEW: Confetti by Little Mix

This sixth album from the girl group is confident and stylish. Coinciding nicely with the final of their BBC show Little Mix The Search, the release of the group’s sixth studio album captures exactly what they do best but in a way that takes it up a notch – capturing the confidence in the music… Read More

REVIEW: Swing into Christmas by Down For The Count

The orchestra are back, putting their own style onto some festive favourites. Featuring seven new arrangements of songs by band leader Mike Paul-Smith, this Christmas themed album has plenty to offer in terms of a joyful and lively album. While many songs including ‘Santa Baby’ and ‘White Christmas’ will be easily recognised there are also… Read More

REVIEW: Disco by Kylie Minogue

Kylie’s immensely enjoyable album is filled with plenty of danceable tunes. Filled with sophisticated disco inspired songs, there is no denying that this latest album from Kylie is exactly the album that we need right now. With songs such as ‘Magic’ and ‘Real Groove’, there is a real sense of joy and willingness to get… Read More

REVIEW: Mary Poppins: The Definitive Supercalifragilistic 2020 Cast Recording

This new cast recording of the Disney production is lively and charming from start to finish. The second that you hear the audience who were in attendance at the performance of when this cast recording was recorded, you are automatically swept to the Prince Edward Theatre and the joy that being in a theatre can… Read More

REVIEW: In Paradisum by Schola Cantorum

This richly varied album features a haunting and soothing collection of music that highlights the talent of the Schola Cantorum perfectly. Dating back to over a century ago, the Schola Cantorum of the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School has a long-standing tradition of fine choral singing which is highlighted in this new recording. Having appeared at the BBC Proms… Read More

Review Round Up: Positions by Ariana Grande

We take a look at what critics have been making of the singer’s brand new album. The Guardian: *** “But despite the tabloid pre-publicity and the lyrical preoccupation with all-night romps, Positions deals in polished professionalism, not pulse-quickening excitement.” Pitchfork: “Positions doesn’t broaden Grande’s sound the way her past few albums have, and it isn’t buoyed… Read More

Review Round Up: Love Goes by Sam Smith

The singer/songwriter has released his new album. Here’s what critics have had to say about it…. The Observer: *** “indeed there’s a refreshing, untethered lightness of mood and touch here, and more interesting music than Smith has lent their nervy vocal flourishes to before.” The Guardian: ** “Its gloom feels more amenable than that of… Read More

NEWS: Songs from Treason the Musical to be Released

Tracks from Ricky Allan‘s new musical based on the gunpowder plot of 1605 are set to be released every two weeks from the 5th November. While Ricky Allan’s musical is still in development theatre fans will however be able to listen to the show’s songs through Spotify, Amazon Music and Apple Music when they are released every two… Read More

PREVIEW: London Sound Gallery, The Gesualdo Six (Online)

The Gesualdo Six are embarking on a new festival, which will see them releasing six pre-recorded concerts across October and November.   Released between the 25th October to 29th November, ticket holders will be able to watch the concerts live and on demand from the date of broadcast until 1st January 2021. This first festival… Read More