Grammys on the Brain? | Our 2019 Grammy Picks

2018 was an amazing year for music. We saw old favourites return to the music scene and slay us with their talent. We also saw the rise of some fresh talent who are sure to return in 2019 with bangers. With the 61st Grammy Awards airing tonight, the Vinyl Dish team came up with who […]

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The Specials release new album Encore

Combining ska, reggae and rock steady with punk spirit, The Specials is a band that I remember listening to in elementary school; this was when my sister and I wanted to be just like our older, much “cooler” brothers and begged them to make us a ska mix of our own – this indeed included […]

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What’s Hot and New for 2019

As the memory of New Year’s Eve drinks and countdowns fade, the responsibilities of everyday life return. With the resume of your commute and walk to school, you are surely itching to update your playlists with some new tunes from your favourite artists. In case you missed the cryptic Tweets and Instagram videos from your […]

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Music Lovers

With the countdown until Christmas officially on, it’s time to get serious about that holiday shopping that you have been putting off. Odds are, you probably started already perusing the aisles of department stores in search of a thoughtful and unique gift for your best pal. But what do you get your music-loving buddy? Another […]

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Album Review | Hive Mind – The Internet

To call The Internet “smooth operators” is an understatement. The release of their latest album, Hive Mind, is full of cool funk, smooth bass, and the sensual vocals of both lead vocalist, Syd and her band-mates Steve Lacy, Matt Martians, Patrick Paige II and Christopher Smith. Album opener, “Come Together”, combines the band’s vocals in […]

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Album Review | Primal Heart – Kimbra

It’s been roughly four years since the release of Kimbra’s second album, The Golden Echo, and now the Kiwi queen is back with a project truly depicting her self-discovery and artistic revival. Primal Heart is an adventurous album with tracks ranging from deep drum beats and electronic vibes to ethereal violins and vocals, all while […]

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