M&G Music Reviews

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Funk me to outer space
Funk me to outer space
An unlikely collaboration has resulted in one of the finest albums so far this year, writes Lloyd Gedye.
Downright addictive
Downright addictive
Watch the Throne by Kanye West and Jay-Z is one of few albums that will have you gasping for more.
Rock 'n roll gem
Rock 'n roll gem
On this, their fourth album, Van Coke Kartel earn the right to command our respect.
Eclectic mix to nourish your neurons
Eclectic mix to nourish your neurons
When it comes to electronic music, the Brainfeeder label from Los Angeles is as hot as you get.
What rhymes with visionary?
What rhymes with visionary?
Lloyd Gedye discovers three new hip-hop albums that have more to talk about than guns, money, bitches and bling.
Growing pains and cutting their teeth
Growing pains and cutting their teeth
Genre-defying musicians in South Africa have been doing the rounds for a while, but they have only managed to attract a very particular audience.
Fresh, vital ideas from a 77-year-old master
Fresh, vital ideas from a 77-year-old master
A new Leonard Cohen album is always something to look ­forward to.
Bands break out of the box set
Bands break out of the box set
Musicians have started challenging accepted ideas about the state of the music album.
Winehouse posthumously polished up for Christmas market
Winehouse posthumously polished up for Christmas market
Lioness: Hidden Treasures tells you a lot about Winehouse, albeit sometimes unwittingly.
And the best of 2011 is -
And the best of 2011 is -
Lloyd Gedye rounds up his favourite albums of the year.

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