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Kaiser Chiefs: World Cafe – NoiseTrade EP

The Kaiser Chiefs has suffered a great change in their band line up when their drummer, Nick Hodgson, decided to call it quits via an unexpected exit. Shots were fired, explanations were given and now that the air has cleared, The Kaiser Chiefs can go back to the thing they do best – make good old rock ‘n roll music.

Shortstraw: Good Morning, Sunshine

Just like freshly-brewed coffee and fluffy pancakes, start your day right with a healthy serving of Shortstraw‘s new album entitled Good Morning, Sunshine. Awarded as the Best Indie Band at the 2012 MK Music Awards, Shorstraw is a five-piece Johannesburg-based band composed of Alistair (lead vocals/guitar), Oliver (drums, backing vocals), Russell (bass guitar), Tom (lead guitar), and Gad (keys, backing vocals).