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Slaves - Dreamland, Margate 7.9.2019 Live Review

Kent punk duo Slaves held up their pledge to headline a gig on the Kent coast this weekend when they once again took to the Hall By The Sea stage at Dreamland in Margate.

Hein Cooper - Hein Cooper Talks Financial Troubles, Human Connections And His Problem With Aeroplanes [Exclusive]

Following the release of his new album Underneath It All through AntiFragile Music, Aussie indie-pop artist Hein Cooper talks to us about his emergence into the music industry and his hopes for the future of his career.Hein Cooper / Photo...

By Staff Writer on 18 September 2019

JPEGMAFIA - All My Heroes Are Cornballs Album Review

JPEGMAFIA is back already with his newest record 'All My Heroes Are Cornballs' and we doubt anyone could've seen this coming.

By Max Cussons on 18 September 2019

Mexican Radio Talk Making A Name For Themselves, The Power Of Berlin And Kissing Mark E. Smith [Exclusive]

With their second album release 'Destruction/Reconstruction' imminent, we spoke to Dyan Valdes, the vocalist and synth-player of Germany-based punk trio Mexican Radio, about their experience in the music industry and the aesthetic that they have developed.For those who may be...

By Staff Writer on 16 September 2019

Pixies - De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-On-Sea 12/09/2019 Live Review

Pixies kicked off the European leg of their latest tour in the sleepy retirement town of Bexhill-On-Sea.

By Andrew Lockwood on 16 September 2019

The Pixies

Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Lana Del Rey - Don't Call Me Angel (Charlie's Angels) Video

Pop songstresses Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey are more badass than ever when playing Charlie's Angels in the video for their collaborative new single 'Don't Call Me Angel'.

Posted 16 September 2019

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Halsey - Graveyard Video

If anything's going to make you stop and listen to a song it's this gorgeous time-lapse video for Halsey's 'Graveyard'.

Posted 16 September 2019


The Ultimate Autumn Playlist: Songs To Get Us In The Fall Mood

There's something special about Autumn; it's a time of year ripe with nostalgia, melancholy and dismal weather. But still, there's something comforting about getting your big coat out again and enjoying pumpkin spiced everything.Photo Credit: PixabayWake Me Up When September...

By Holly Mosley on 13 September 2019

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Slaves - Dreamland, Margate 7.9.2019 Live Review

Kent punk duo Slaves held up their pledge to headline a gig on the Kent coast this weekend when they once again took to the Hall By The Sea stage at Dreamland in Margate.

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 September 2019


Mark Butcher Explains To ContactMusic How He Moved From Cricket To Music [EXCLUSIVE]

He took centre-stage at cricket's historic venues for many years, yet Mark Butcher has always had a dream to perform under a very different spotlight.As an opening batsman in England's Test side between 1997 and 2004, Butcher produced memorable displays...

By Staff Writer on 11 September 2019

Cafolla Talks Music From The Soul, Political Influences And His Caped Exploits [Exclusive]

As we await the new album from eclectic Scottish artist Cafolla, 'Cowboys and Africans', he speaks to us in an exclusive interview about his creative ventures so far. He released his latest single, '1985', alongside a music video this summer...

By Staff Writer on 10 September 2019

Brockhampton - Ginger Album Review

'Ginger' is the kind of album that sees Brockhampton coming to terms with what they've been through.

By Max Cussons on 10 September 2019

Billie Eilish - All The Good Girls Go To Hell Video

Billie Eilish unveils a customarily creepy video for her latest single 'All the Good Girls Go to Hell'. She's currently on her When We All Fall Asleep Tour.

Posted 09 September 2019

Stormzy - Sounds Of The Skeng Video

As we excitedly await any announcement for his new album, grime hero Stormzy releases his third new single entitled 'Sounds of the Skeng'.

Posted 09 September 2019


Miley Cyrus - Slide Away Video

Miley Cyrus' latest music video is setting fans' tongues wagging regarding the possible theory that it's littered with references to her split from Liam Hemsworth.

Posted 09 September 2019

Miley Cyrus

Post Malone - Circles Video

Post Malone unveils the video for his single 'Circles' as he also releases his third studio album 'Hollywood's Bleeding'.

Posted 09 September 2019

Post Malone

Camila Cabello - Shameless Video

Fans await Camila Cabello's second solo pop venture 'Romance', with her latest song 'Shameless' getting a sexy new video.

Posted 09 September 2019

Camila Cabello

The New Pornographers - Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile Video

Canadian band The New Pornographers share a video for their song 'Falling Down The Stairs Of Your Smile' .

Posted 09 September 2019

The New Pornographers

Jar Jar Jr - Free Parking on Sundays EP Review

Irish beatmaker jar jar jr returns to the airwaves with a new EP guaranteed to lower your blood pressure.

By Contactmusic.com on 09 September 2019

Missy Elliott - Throw It Back Video

Missy Elliott returns after 14 years with a new project entitled 'Iconology (EP)', featuring lead single 'Throw It Back'.

Posted 03 September 2019

Missy Elliott

Liam Gallagher - One Of Us Video

He's set to drop his second solo album 'Why Me? Why Not.' on September 20th and now shares the video for his latest single 'One of Us'.

Posted 03 September 2019

Liam Gallagher

Lewis Capaldi - Someone You Loved (Official) Video

Lewis Capaldi has unveiled a new video for his hit single 'Someone You Loved', more than six months since the first video starring Peter Capaldi.

Posted 03 September 2019

Lewis Capaldi

Slaves At Dreamland 2019 - Preview

After a summer packed full of festival performances Slaves bring their incendiary set to the seaside as they kick off their latest headline tour. Laurie and Isaac are bringing their energy and immediacy to Dreamland, in Margate, to play a...

By Andrew Lockwood on 03 September 2019


Album Of The Week: The 15th Anniversary Of The Libertines' Greatest Work

It's been 15 years since the release of one of the most iconic albums of the 2000s: The Libertines' self-titled second album and the record that landed them the number one spot in the UK for the first (and only)...

By Holly Mosley on 30 August 2019

The Libertines

August Favourites: Bon Iver, Slipknot And More End The Summer On A High Note

It's been an epic month for all genres, with some of our favourite artists at the top of their game. We're ending the Summer with some absolute masterpieces, and the Fall is looking just as exciting...Slipknot - We Are Not...

By Holly Mosley on 30 August 2019

Slipknot Bon Iver

Guns 'N' Roses: Edgy Rock And Inspiring A Slot

When Guns 'N' Roses released their debut album 'Appetite for Destruction' in 1987, they blew the world away with their gritty style of metal. At one time they were the proud bearers of the moniker 'The Most Dangerous Band in...

Posted 30 August 2019

MIKA - Tiny Love Video

'My Name Is Michael Holbrook' is the name of the upcoming album from English popstar Mika, with the second single release being 'Tiny Love'.

Posted 21 August 2019


MUNA - Stayaway Video

Dark electro-pop trio Muna are set to drop their second album 'Saves the World' in September 2019, and recently released their latest single 'Stayaway'.

Posted 21 August 2019

Jonas Brothers - Only Human Video

The Jonas Brothers returned this year with their first full-length album in ten years, 'Happiness Begins'.

Posted 21 August 2019

Jonas Brothers

Miley Cyrus - Slide Away Audio

With her seventh studio album 'She Is Miley Cyrus' set to be released at some point later this year, Miley Cyrus now drops the first single 'Slide Away'.

Posted 21 August 2019

Miley Cyrus

Emma Frank - Come Back Album Review

Buoyed by the success of last year's 'Ocean Av', Boston-born Brooklynite Emma Frank releases her fourth album 'Come Back'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 21 August 2019

Taylor Swift - Lover Lyric Video

As we wait with bubbling excitement for her seventh album release, Taylor Swift teases us with a lyric video for title track 'Lover'.

Posted 20 August 2019

Taylor Swift

Yacht - Chain Tripping Album Review

In terms of approach, 'Chain Tripping' takes some beating. To call Yacht's latest release conceptual would be underplaying its inspiration wildly.

By Andrew Lockwood on 13 August 2019

Feeder - Tallulah Album Review

On 'Tallulah', Grant Nicholas and Taka Hirose seem to have that burning connection again.

By Mark Moore on 13 August 2019


The Fureys Speak To ContactMusic About Their Love Of Touring, A Scary Heart Surgery And Their Special Friendship With Billy Connolly [EXCLUSIVE]

More than half a century has passed since The Fureys began making footprints on Irish music folklore - and the popularity of this pioneering duo is refusing to wane. While many of the mystical names of Irish folk music have...

By Staff Writer on 13 August 2019

Album Of The Week: Machine Head Released Debut Burn My Eyes 25 Years Ago

It doesn't feel like 25 years since Machine Head began, but that's when they unveiled their epic debut album Burn My Eyes via Roadrunner records; becoming the label's best-selling debut until Slipknot's self-titled album five years later.Machine Head - Burn My...

By Holly Mosley on 09 August 2019

Machine Head

Twenty One Pilots - The Hype Video

The newest single to be released following 2018's 'Trench' album is 'The Hype', for which Twenty One Pilots have now launch a new video.

Posted 09 August 2019

Twenty One Pilots

HAIM - Summer Girl Video

Haim collaborate with director Paul Thomas Anderson once again for their video of their latest single 'Summer Girl'; a vibrant funk-pop anthem with hometown vibes.

Posted 09 August 2019


Slipknot - Birth Of The Cruel Video

With the release of their sixth studio album 'We Are Not Your Kind', Slipknot unveil a lo-fi video for their song 'Birth of the Cruel'.

Posted 09 August 2019


Foster The People - Imagination Video

Foster the People have released yet another new single entitled 'Imagination', alongside a trippy music video. It follows previous singles 'Style' and 'Worst Nites'.

Posted 09 August 2019

Foster The People

Razorlight - Cops and Robbers Video

It's been nearly ten months since they released their last album 'Olympus Sleeping' and now Razorlight are back again with a new single, 'Cops and Robbers'.

Posted 09 August 2019


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