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Half Life 2 Trainer

Half Life 2 Trainer

Half Life 2 / Episode One / Episode Two / Lost Coast Trainer. 1998. HALF-LIFE sends a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve’s debut title wins more than 50 game-of-the-year awards on its way to being named “Best PC Game Ever” by PC Gamer, and […]

Oh Reach - The Girl in the Yellow Dress

Oh Reach – The Girl in the Yellow Dress

Oh Reach’ is the songwriting collaboration of Marcus Gordon (Spookyland), Simon Relf (the Tambourine Girls) and veteran actor / musician Terry Serio (Ministry of Truth). The three members met for the first time in early 2014 through a series of serendipitous events. In the intervals between touring with their respective bands the trio would regularly […]

Chelsea Lankes - Love. Hate. Pain. Killer

Chelsea Lankes – Love. Hate. Pain. Killer

There is a certain sweetness to Chelsea Lankes that emanates. It radiates through each of her songs, drawing you to her instantly. Her newest EP, “Ringing Bell” (August 28th, 2012), is a refreshing take on pop music, bearing the structural sensibility of a seasoned songwriter, and the creativity of a true artist. Chelsea upholds lyrical […]

Actor - Feline

Actor – Feline

Actor is the alias of Louisa Osborn, collaborating producer Chris Mulligan and drummer Ste Anderson, who started writing their caustic and atmospheric alt-pop in a murky art space once home to a bomb factory in Leeds. The central focus of ACTOR is Louisa’s stunning voice that soars over idiosyncratic guitars and taut yet elegant production, […]

Natasha Mosley - Over

Natasha Mosley – Over

An equally gifted songwriter as she is a singer, R&B artist Natasha Mosley has a naturally seductive yet smooth voice that ranges from powerful and soulful to sweet and soft. Raised in an artistic environment, her childhood was surrounded by music. Not only did her dad require daily singing practice, but her great-grandmother’s cousin was […]

Rico Love - Days Go By

Rico Love – Days Go By

Richard Preston Butler, Jr., better known by his stage name Rico Love, is an American singer-songwriter and record producer. Love wrote and produced hit records such as Usher’s “There Goes My Baby” and “Hey Daddy (Daddy’s Home)”, Nelly’s “Just a Dream” and “Gone”, as well as Beyoncé Knowles’ “Sweet Dreams”. and has contributed to works […]

Ann Peebles - Trouble Heartaches and Sadness

Ann Peebles – Trouble Heartaches and Sadness

Ann Peebles is an African-American singer and songwriter who gained celebrity for her Memphis soul albums of the 1970s for Hi Records. Two of her most popular songs are “I Can’t Stand the Rain”, which she wrote with her husband Don Bryant and radio broadcaster Bernie Miller, and “I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down”. She […]

Jim Croce - Time in a Bottle

Jim Croce – Time in a Bottle

Time in a Bottle is a hit single by singer-songwriter Jim Croce. Croce wrote the lyrics after his wife Ingrid told him she was pregnant with his son, Adrian, in December 1970. It appeared on his 1972 ABC debut album You Don’t Mess Around with Jim. ABC originally did not intend to release the song […]

Good Kill (2014)

Good Kill (2014). In the shadowy world of drone warfare, combat unfolds like a video game–only with real lives at stake. After six tours of duty, Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Ethan Hawke) now fights the Taliban from an air-conditioned bunker in the Nevada desert. But as he yearns to get back in the cockpit […]

Oscar - Beautiful Words

Oscar – Beautiful Words

British artist Oscar returns to remind you how brilliant his intricate orchestral pop music is with Beautiful Words, the title track and lead single from an EP due for release both digitally and on 12″ vinyl come June 22nd. Deep, Spector like vocals and a lush, BØRNS like arrangement join the track’s saccharine melody and […]

Mike Waters - Gambling Man

Mike Waters – Gambling Man

Having spent the past 10-years working in the corporate world it came as a complete shock to his colleagues, friends and family when Mike Waters casually revealed he’d secretly been writing songs in his bedroom…. Incredible songs. The first ‘demo’ he showed people quickly raced to be the number one most-played track on triple j […]

Emilie Nicolas - Fail

Emilie Nicolas – Fail

Singer, songwriter and producer, the 27 year old Norwegian has independently carved her way through the initial stages of her inevitably long music career, and is currently sitting on the edge of breaking big. Part of a widely recognized, ice cool wave of musicians and bands coming from Scandinavia, Emilie is a shining light, with […]