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Ashley O - On a Roll (From Netflix's Black Mirror) Video

Miley Cyrus has caused quite the controversy amongst alternative music lovers with her uplifting rendition of Nine Inch Nails' 'Head Like A Hole' in Black Mirror.

Forest Live 2019 Live Review

Forest Live, as with every year since the inception of these country wide events, did a damn fine job of selecting the artists for this year's performances.

By Andrew Lockwood on 20 June 2019

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Music That Hits All The Right Notes

The famous British actor and playwright Noel Coward is famous for many things, not least for coining the expression "Strange how potent cheap music is". Rather than looking down on all music that hasn't been composed by a Beethoven or...

By Lenny Barksdale on 20 June 2019

Sleater-Kinney And More Riot Grrrl Revivalists We Can't Get Enough Of

We'll always have a soft spot for the riot grrrl heroines of the 90s, and in the current political climate their influence is still very much relevant. In honour of these talented women (and men), we pay tribute to some of the best revivalists of...

By Holly Mosley on 20 June 2019

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Five Things We Love About Lewis Capaldi

He's the name on everybody's lips at the moment and not simply because of his extraordinary debut album. Lewis Capaldi is one of the most relatable musicians to top the charts in a long time, so even if you're not...

By Holly Mosley on 17 June 2019

Lewis Capaldi

Taylor Swift - You Need To Calm Down Video

We can't get enough of Taylor Swift's vibrant new single 'You Need To Calm Down'; an LGBTQ+ positve anthem that also calls out all her online haters.

Posted 17 June 2019

Taylor Swift

Noah Kahan - Busyhead Audio

Following the release of his first EP 'Hurt Somebody' last year, Noah Kahan is set to drop his debut album 'Busyhead' later this year.

Posted 17 June 2019

Little Mix - Bounce Back Video

Little Mix are back with a brand new single entitled 'Bounce Back', which comes ahead of their sixth studio album.

Posted 17 June 2019

Little Mix

Liam Gallagher - Shockwave Video

Liam Gallagher arrives with the official video for his latest single 'Shockwave'; his first release since his debut solo album 'As You Were'.

Posted 17 June 2019

Liam Gallagher

Seven Artists That Made Me: Royse [Exclusive]

Following the release of her latest single If I Loved You, Los Angeles singer-songwriter Royse pays tribute to the seven artists that have had the most influence on her music. This set of artists tells the story of Royse's journey...

By Holly Mosley on 17 June 2019

The Ultimate Dad Rock Playlist For Father's Day

Happy Father's Day to all the long-suffering dads out there. It's your dad's day to relax and annoy the rest of the family with his favourite tunes, and if your own father fancies himself as something of a 70s guitar...

By Holly Mosley on 16 June 2019

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Neverworld 2019 Preview

Festival season is upon us again so it's time to apply the glitter, ready the face paint and prepare your costumes for some of this year's biggest parties. Returning for more fun and fantasy will be the ever popular Neverworld....

By Andrew Lockwood on 14 June 2019

Nick Wilson On Getting His Foot In The Door, Admiring John Mayer And Difficult Pills To Swallow (literally!) [Exclusive]

Nick Wilson recently unveiled his sensational new single Colour Me In, and it's definitely the sort of dreamy electronic pop we love to listen to. We caught up with him to discuss his emergence into the music industry, and all...

By Holly Mosley on 14 June 2019

Ashley O - On a Roll (From Netflix's Black Mirror) Video

Miley Cyrus has caused quite the controversy amongst alternative music lovers with her uplifting rendition of Nine Inch Nails' 'Head Like A Hole' in Black Mirror.

Posted 14 June 2019

Miley Cyrus

Liam Gallagher - Shockwave Audio

He's set to drop his second solo album 'Why Me? Why Not.' on September 20th 2019 and 'Shockwave' is the very first single from it.

Posted 14 June 2019

Liam Gallagher

King Princess - Cheap Queen Video

New York genderqueer singer-songwriter King Princess unveils the second single, 'Cheap Queen', from her forthcoming debut album.

Posted 14 June 2019

Dodie - Guiltless Video

She released her latest album 'Human' earlier this year, but already Dodie Clark has unveiled lead single 'Guiltless' from her next release.

Posted 14 June 2019

The Year Of The Legend: Albums Of 2019 Vs The Artists' Most Iconic Releases

At a time when recording and releasing music to the public has never been so easy, it's no wonder that fewer and fewer old school legends are choosing to retire. This year so far we've seen seven iconic stars unveil...

By Holly Mosley on 14 June 2019

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"He Criticised Me For Being Gay": Graham J Opens Up About "disgraceful" Homophobic Music Review [Interview]

We feel great pride to live in a country that celebrates diversity, that allows same-sex couples to get married and adopt children, that make it a priority to have diverse representation in the entertainment industry. We've definitely come a long...

By Holly Mosley on 10 June 2019

Bleached - Kiss You Goodbye Video

Bleached prepare to release their third album 'Don't You Think You've Had Enough?' later this summer.

Posted 07 June 2019


Bastille - Those Nights Video

With the release of their third studio album 'Doom Days' imminent, Bastille drop the video for their latest single 'Those Nights',

Posted 07 June 2019


Mumford & Sons - Woman Video

Mumford & Sons unveil a heart-warming home-video style video for their song 'Woman', taken from their fourth studio album 'Delta'.

Posted 07 June 2019

Mumford And Sons

Album Of The Week: The 25th Anniversary Of Stone Temple Pilots' Purple

It's a day of grunge for us as we recognise the 25th anniversary of San Diego rockers Stone Temple Pilots' second studio album Purple. It was arguably their greatest body of work, certainly their most commercially and critically acclaimed, and...

By Holly Mosley on 07 June 2019

Stone Temple Pilots

Luke Marshall Black Talks Soulful Pop, Music Industry Pressures And Weird Party Tricks [Exclusive]

Glasgow singer-songwriter Luke Marshall Black recently dropped his emotional new single Losing Sleep and has already landed a slot at Glastonbury Festival this year. We caught up with him to talk about what it's like to be the new kid...

By Staff Writer on 06 June 2019

X Ambassadors - Hold You Down Video

We can't wait for X Ambassadors to drop their new album 'Orion' on June 14th, especially with songs like the gloriously uplifting 'Hold You Down'.

Posted 05 June 2019

X Ambassadors

Tove Lo - Glad He's Gone Lyric Video

Swedish singer-songwriter Tove Lo is set to release her fourth studio album 'Sunshine Kitty' later this year through Island Records.

Posted 05 June 2019

Tove Lo

Kidsmoke Talk Free Gig Benefits, Being Vegetarian And Album Number Two [Exclusive]

Earlier this year dreamy-pop four-piece Kidsmoke dropped their new single She Takes You Under through Big Indie Records, and now they're set to play at their label's Big Nights event in London this month. We caught up with them to...

By Staff Writer on 05 June 2019

World Environment Day: How To Stay Green At Your Next Festival

Festival season is all about fun, debauchery and hedonism which is perfectly acceptable every now and again, particularly in this uncertain political climate. But don't abandon all your responsibilities this year; spare a thought for your fragile environment and follow...

By Holly Mosley on 05 June 2019

Glastonbury Festival

Mattiel - Satis Factory Album Review

Mattiel follow their stunning eponymous debut album with a bold and brassy second, 'Satis Factory'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 05 June 2019

The Ultimate Soundtrack To Summer 2019 [Playlist]

The days are longer and the weather is warmer, we love a good British summer. It's a time for celebration, and to us a celebration isn't a celebration without the perfect playlist. We've amalgamated our favourite songs of the year...

By Holly Mosley on 04 June 2019

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Summer Festival Guide 2019: Our 15 Favourite Forthcoming Music Festivals

It's officially summer now that June has hit which means it truly is festival season. We've already enjoyed BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend, Slam Dunk, All Points East and myriad international events, but here are 15 more UK festival weekends that...

By Holly Mosley on 03 June 2019

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Upcoming Releases: What's Coming Up For June 2019?

The indie and pop worlds go hand in hand when it comes to releasing super infectious and thoroughly uplifting tunes. June promises to get the summer off to an anthemic start with these seven albums, which you should definitely have...

By Holly Mosley on 31 May 2019

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Seven Artists That Made Me: Badminton [Exclusive]

Having recently unveiled their new single I Was, You Were from their EP Try Getting a Reservation at Dorsia Now, Leeds indie-rock band Badminton - who are Robbie Tooth, Dom Marshall and Tom McAndrew - exclusively reveal to us seven...

By Staff Writer on 31 May 2019

Bastille - Joy Video

Bastille are set to return with their third album 'Doom Days' on June 14th, and 'Joy' marks their latest single ahead of the release.

Posted 31 May 2019


Katy Perry - Never Really Over Video

Katy Perry stars in a hippy utopia that is the video for her latest single 'Never Really Over' - and Taylor Swift has added it to her playlist so it must be good!

Posted 31 May 2019

Katy Perry

Hot Chip - Melody of Love Video

Hot Chip are set to release their first album in four years, 'A Bath Full of Ecstasy', on June 21st, featuring new single 'Melody of Love'.

Posted 31 May 2019

Hot Chip

Sleater-Kinney - Hurry On Home Lyric Video

Riot Grrrl revivalists Sleater-Kinney get creative with their lyric video for 'Hurry On Home' by shooting it all on an iPhone screen with the lyrics as messages.

Posted 31 May 2019


May Favourites 2019: Lewis Capaldi, Rammstein And More Albums That Are Re-defining Genres

May has been a triumph for artists both new and well-established as we look at their respective genre-bending latest efforts. Whether it's the rap game or the indie-folk category, these are May's best album releases; records that will leave an...

By Holly Mosley on 30 May 2019

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Murmur - Long Before The Light Video

'Long Before The Light' is a melodic song from alternative/indie band Murmur, who dropped their new album 'The Boundless Black' in February.

Posted 29 May 2019

Skepta - Bullet From A Gun Video

Skepta finally unveils the video for his new single 'Bullet From a Gun'; the first ahead of his forthcoming fifth studio album 'Ignorance Is Bliss'.

Posted 29 May 2019


Seven Artists That Made Me: Jett Rebel

Few people in the world are in love with classic music like Jett Rebel, a Dutch pop-rock musician who's set to release his new single 'Waiting For The Weekend' next month. He unveils his top seven favourite artists as he...

By Staff Writer on 29 May 2019

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