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Autumnal Max Mixtape


A veritable feast. Let’s get tucked in! Of course I must start with One Direction’s new video “Live While We’re Young” Of course they are the biggest boy band on the planet. Gratuitous nakedness is an inevitable consequence of their fame and celebrity. What a shame. Enjoy! Did I mention that I met Harry? Skyfall […]

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Just in time for the summer sun – a collection of all that’s HOT!

It’s July. It’s not really been summer to remember. Yet. We didn’t win the football. We didn’t win the tennis and it has rained. Lots of rain. Lots and lots of rain. How depressing. I know. It was all looking SO bad. But now the Jet Stream has moved north, the sunshine has arrived. Here’s […]

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The June Max Mixtape – bring some sunshine into your life

It’s June. Although with the rain, wind and cold you wouldn’t think so. At least the wettest drought in history has come to an end and we can get our hosepipes out again. Anyway. To this month’s selection for the Max Mixtape.. 10 years after winning Pop Idol, he’s still with us. And rightly so. […]

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The May MaxMixTape

We must start this month with Avicii’s forthcoming release “Silhouettes”. After the success of “Levels” this is surely going to storm the charts. It’s a superb track and this young DJ is clearly not going to be a one hit wonder. One of the great talents to arrive in 2012. If you like The X […]

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April Max Mixtape

April sees a huge amount of bubble-gum pop released to deluge us. Arguably I have left the best until last so don’t forget to scroll all the way down for this month’s alternative bits! Let’s kick off with Carly Rae Jepsen to bring you up to speed with the latest pop trash. “Call Me Maybe”. […]

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March Max Mixtape

March. Ready to spring into action? Not sure I am either. Anyway, I have scoured the net once again to bring you some new music, current hits, great mashes and a few oldies and oddities. Do enjoy and if you find something YOU like and think I should see it? EMAIL ME! Or use the […]

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Who are the stars of the future?


Who are the stars of the future? We have become used to the talent show format. It almost seems tired now. Yet we still like the familiarity of the judges, the hype, the glamour and the importance of national exposure on national television. Yet the world is changing. Even our talent shows are scanning the […]

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February Max MixTape

We aren’t out of the clutches of winter yet. As a result you’ll need some fabulous new music to blow away the winter blues. Or some such contrite nonsense. However, where would a Max MixTape be without some more splendid tips for the top of the charts, some wonderful mash-ups and an oddity or two. […]

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The Max Mixtape January part two

Hello… just a quick mini MixTape from me but I felt you needed a little pepping up ready for the weekend!! How could I not immediately post the new One Direction video for their next release “One Thing”? So. Here it is… More new music. Here’s Dev with “Dancing Shoes”. And Steve Aoki feat.Wynter Gordon […]

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The Max Mixtape January 2012…

And we kick off the New Year with my favourite upcoming release for 2012.Natalia Kills “Kill My Boyfriend”. Great track. Great video too. Pixie Lott. She’s back with “Kiss the Stars”. Funnily enough this looks like it will be a big ‘un for the start of the year. Time to catch up with a few […]

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