Back Catalogue: Aaliyah

Aaliyah_album_coverFor many Millennials, Aaliyah was the pinnacle of contemporary R&B at the turn of the century, a raising star whose impact had already been felt by the late ’90s. At 22 years of age Aaliyah’s life was tragically cut short due to a plane crash in the Bahamas, in August 2001. Although her death was premature, Aaliyah left a legacy as one of the most influential artists of her generation and setting the blueprint for the future of R&B that has yet to be met. Continue reading

Shattered Vinyl’s Best of 2012: 50 Best Songs

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We’ve compiled the songs that made our year so much better, the happy, the sad, the insanely catchy, and the tear jerkers. Sure we could say we stuck to hipster staples The Shins and Jack White, ignoring pop ear worms by Taylor Swift and Carly Rae Jepsen, crushing on country new comer Kacey Musgraves or dancing to Escort’s disco revival but then we’d have missed out on some great tunes in 2012. We’ve decided to let the songs speak for themselves with a little colour commentary, check out the list below.