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Ke$ha: Animal

There’s a dollar sign in this young artist’s name. And if that doesn’t make you…

Alicia Keys: The Element of Freedom

It used to be that when an Alicia Keys song came on the radio or…

Regina Spektor: Far

Regina Spektor, a singer/songwriter known for her contribution to New York’s anti-folk music scene, recently…

Hey Ocean!: It's Easier to Be Somebody Else

The best thing to come out of Vancouver since... ever, Hey Ocean!’s smooth grooves are…

The Gossip: Music For Men

When it comes to The Gossip, the larger-than-life persona of lead singer Beth Ditto tends…

Ellie Goulding: Lights

A few years back, the music scene was all about the men-bands, as opposed to…

Gorillaz: Plastic Beach

Everyone’s favourite Manga-styled, virtual animation band is back with their third album Plastic Beach. Having…

Sade: Soldier of Love

Sade is back, hallelujah! It’s been ten years since her last album, Lovers Rock, and…

Mika: The Boy Who Knew Too Much

Is he or isn’t he? Mika shrugs off comparisons to Freddie Mercury but he’s so…

Whitney Houston: I Look to You

Ms. Houston’s comeback album came with an in-depth, two-part interview on Oprah and full rounds…

User reviews

Tai Torky

The Tap The only real bar atmosphere in Cairo... Love the live music and decor. The Tap serves up great…

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مكتبة مصر: جنة كتب حقيقية ومكان مريح للأعصاب في الجيزة عاوزة جدول دروات اللغة الأنجليزية والبوسي ماس

Waseem El Tanahi

Gourmet Egypt Gourmet is a new cornerstone of shopping for fresh and rare ingredients in Cairo. The only draw back…

Rym

Dixie Cream: Rich Selection, Poor Quality at CFC Branch of Donut Chain Tried the vanilla latte and was fairly good

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Sherif Serag ElDin

Favilla Lounge the best

jcroedel

Mezcal Whoa there, professional reviewers. On the strength of the glowing review, I went here on a Saturday night…

Vampire Weekend: Contra

The Brooklyn-based prep-pop band’s sophomore effort Contra is just as euphoric as their first, and…

360 Rewind: When Khaled, Faudel & Taha Brought Rai to the Masses

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Here's a well-known musical tale: some years back , a certain singer named Sting, of…

360 Rewind: George Michael Keeps the Faith

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Shoving shuttlecocks down their tight shorts, highlighting their hair, wearing fingerless gloves and crooning '…

360 Rewind: Madonna’s Prayer

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If True Blue was all about Madonna declaring her love for Sean Penn, then Like…

360 Essentials: The 10 Coolest Soundtracks

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We love soundtracks. They can make or break a film, and sometimes even become more…