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Universal Records is the NUMBER ONE independent record label in the Philippines. Bringing you quality music for the past 30 years, we are home to artists like: Jose Mari Chan, Gary Valenciano, Ogie Alcasid, Regine Velasquez, Lani Misalucha, Jed Madela, Christian Bautista, Jay R, Billy Crawford, Kris Aquino, Edu Manzano, Marian Rivera, Mark Herras, Nina, Ronnie Liang, Gail Blanco, Sam Concepcion. Our band roster includes: Parokya Ni Edgar, Kamikazee, Sponge Cola, Imago, Silent Sanctuary, Kenyo, Paraluman. We are equally committed to bring you exciting international releases covering various genres like pop, jazz, new age, classical, alternative, indie pop, rock, electronica, dance, r&b, and hip-hop. Name it, we definitely have it!

November 12, 2009

DIY UK | Album Reviews | Arthur & Martha - Navigation

We are in the midst if an electro-pop revolution at the moment and the way of the world clearly states that some crap will filter through to make mainstream millions and other delightful sounds will fall short. But the pleasure of holding those that fall short of their deserved notoriety is firmly in keeping them all to your self. Something many will no doubt do with Arthur and Martha’s debut. Blessed with less coverage but a greater level of subtlety this pair, real names Adam Cresswell and Alice Hubley, know they cant waste half the record reeling you in, but you could be forgiven for not noticing them exactly going for the jugular. Even when someone starts fiddling with the radio in the background in a vague attempt to find Capital Gold and the refrain has repeated itself a thousand times it will take a Herculean will to not be won over by ‘Autovia’ and its smooth, caressing vocals...

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