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Incredibles 2 Gives Jack-Jack All The Cool Superhero Powers In Supercharged First Footage

The very first footage from Pixar’s long-awaited sequel to The Incredibles was screened for over 7,000 fans at D23, Disney’s fan expo, on Friday (July 14). Incredibles 2 will focus on Elastigirl (voiced by Holly Hunter), who’s now in the spotlight on her own superhero adventures, while Mr. Incredible (voiced by Craig T. Nelson) stays at home with little Jack-Jack. ...

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Christopher Rees – Stand Fast

A recording studio in Cardiff is, it must be said, a ways away from a lonely cowboy bar in the Deep South. But not in Christopher Rees’ head. Stand Fast, the Welsh singer-songwriter’s sixth album, is awash with the dusty wanderings, misunderstood loners and strengths in the face of adversity so common to the country spirit. Moreover, since all this ...

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Caitlin Rose – The Stand-In

Born and raised in Nashville, with parents immersed in the music business, it is perhaps not surprising that Caitlin Rose sounds like the essence of modern country music. After youthful flirtations with punk, her 2010 debut Own Side Now was a charm-filled Americana-laden introduction to her talents. Now, three years on, its follow up seems no less likely to enchant. ...

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The Supremes – Where Did Our Love Go

The elation of hearing The Supremes’ second album is evident from the first handclaps of the opening title track. The marriage of writing and production team Holland-Dozier-Holland and the former “no-hit” Supremes (Diana Ross, Florence Ballard and Mary Wilson), as they had became known in Motown circles, was one of label owner Berry Gordy’s … Latest Soul & Reggae Reviews

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Hurts – Exile

Things looked promising in 2010 for electro-pop fans when Hurts’ early singles, Wonderful Life and Better Than Love, easily matched the quality of their well-cut suits. Singer Theo Hutchcraft and keyboardist Adam Anderson arrived fully formed. But electro understatement was ultimately abandoned for theatrical ornamentations, with overblown ballads taking cues from Ultravox‘s Vienna rather than Tainted Love. But Exile oc… Latest Pop ...

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Gwen Guthrie – Portrait

Although mainly remembered today for her sassy 1986 hit, Ain’t Nothin’ Goin’ on But the Rent, Gwen Guthrie was one of the most talented vocalists in early 80s RnB. Having cut her teeth in the 1970s as a backing vocalist and then co-writing songs such as Love Don’t You Go Through No Changes On Me for Sister Sledge, Guthrie began ...

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Funkadelic – One Nation Under a Groove

Funkadelic’s 10th album and their commercial breakthrough, One Nation Under a Groove was the starting point for many British listeners. An underground delicacy stateside since 1970, the group had yet to enjoy much popularity in the UK. But by 78, the Funkadelic part of leader George Clinton’s P-Funk mothership had travelled from being an acid-drenched funk-rock ensemble to something resembling ...

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