Black Grape: Pop Voodoo

Black Grape: Pop Voodoo

By John Garratt

They're straight, they're stupid, and they're back. 26 Jul 2017 // 2:30 AM

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What should sound brutal sounds far too safe for its own good.

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It's nice to see bachata being given space to show off its strengths away from the shadow of its attention-grabbing neighbour, merengue.

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Beck: The Information

Beck's ninth studio album, his third with producer Nigel Godrich, is his most infectious and adventurous mess of irrelevance since Midnite Vultures.

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Chambers constructs her songs like little one-act plays that star her heart on her sleeve.

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Hastings has written a much more interesting memoir than his self-described "angst-ridden, infantile leftist lens" might lead one to expect.

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This disc won’t win over any converts, and probably won’t grab any teenage fans, but if you’ve loved them for this long, you definitely won’t be disappointed by this album.

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'Knee Deep' Has a Great Setting That Ruins the Game

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