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MAMBA SPINS: Pink is back with her sixth album after a four year break. So how does her new CD measure up? Plus, reviews of the latest releases by Arno Carstens, Alexandra Burke, Joss Stone, Linkin Park and Robbie Rivera.
MAMBA SPINS: We review releases from bisexual hip hop/R&B hottie Frank Ocean, dance mama Jennifer Lopez, local muscle star Kobus Muller, synthpop project Owl City, SA rockers Desmond & The Tutus and and the latest edition of the Now That's What I Call Music DVD series.
MAMBA SPINS: Mamba music critic Jared Orlin takes on some big names in the biz: now-legal Justin Bieber, Brit-poppie Cheryl Cole, the ever-angry Chris Brown, dancefloor master David Guetta (and his missus), indie chick Ladyhawke and the big-headed Usher.
MAMBA SPINS: The latest music, including releases from gay icons Scissor Sisters, pop-indie band fun., local songstress ChianoSky, crooner John Mayer, quirky singer / songwriter Regina Spektor and the genre-defying SA band Lonehill Estate.
MAMBA SPINS: Mamba music-meister Jared Orlin rates new releases by fellow homo-boy and prince of glam rock Adam Lambert and lesbian disco punk band Gossip, as well the latest from Roxette and Train, plus two dance compilations.
MAMBA SPINS: All hail the queen! Mamba Spins takes on the latest Madonna offering as well as new discs from cutie Olly Murs, hitmaker Katy Perry, local firebrand Toya Delazy, dance-rockers Awolnation and Brit songstress Birdy.
MAMBA SPINS: Jared Orlin gives us his take on the latest releases from hot new boy band One Direction, the sexy Robin Thicke, raspy-voiced Macy Gray, the intriguing Sinéad O’Connor and two compilation albums.
MAMBA SPINS: The latest grooves from SA noisemakers Die Antwoord, Somebody That I Used To Know’s Gotye, hot alterno-pop star Lana Del Ray, the immortal Michael Jackson and the sexy Taio Cruz, plus the 2012 Grammy Nominees compilation.
MAMBA SPINS: A look at the latest releases from gay crooner Will Young, new mom Beyonce, local firebrand Jack Parow, the big-voiced Kelly Clarkson and SA indie rockers Shadowclub, plus the obligatory dance compilation.
MAMBA SPINS: Kick off the New Year with new tunes! Jared Orlin reviews the latest releases from some of the hottest female artists in music: Adele, Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Florence and the Machine and the late Amy Winehouse.