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Harry Styles - Lights Up Video

Fans are loving the bisexual energy of Harry Styles' sensual new video for his single 'Lights Up'. The track is the first from his forthcoming second solo album.

Mark Lanegan - Somebody's Knocking Album Review

After nearly thirty years since his first solo record Mark Lanegan has just released one of his very best and there's not many artists who can claim that.

By Andrew Lockwood on 21 October 2019

Mark Lanegan

Mipso Talk Endless Touring, Amazing Wedding Moments And Their Most Inspiring Artists [Exclusive]

Indie-Americana four-piece Mipso embark on an exciting UK and European tour this month, just weeks after releasing their incredible new single 'People Change' via AntiFragile. If you love the likes of Local Natives, Fleet Foxes and Bon Iver as much...

By Staff Writer on 15 October 2019

Mallory Knox - The Booking Hall, Dover 12.10.2019 Live Review

For the first, and almost certainly last, time Cambridge indie rockers Mallory Knox performed at The Booking Hall in Dover.

By Andrew Lockwood on 14 October 2019

Starcrawler - Devour You Album Review

'Devour You' is a fantastic follow up to Starcrawler's debut album and represents a move on in terms of sound and, in part, direction.

By Andrew Lockwood on 14 October 2019

Charli XCX - White Mercedes Video

Watch a beautiful Merc burn in the video for Charli XCX's song 'White Mercedes'. The song is taken from her critically acclaimed third album release 'Charli'.

Posted 14 October 2019

Charli XCX

Yungblud - Original Me ft. Dan Reynolds Video

It's scrapyard jamming for everyone's favourite emo popstar Yungblud and Imagine Dragons' frontman Dan Reynolds in the video for their single 'Original Me'.

Posted 14 October 2019

Maroon 5 - Memories Video

Who knew Pachelbel's Canon could be transformed into such a beautiful modern pop song? That's exactly what Maroon 5 has managed to do with 'Memories'.

Posted 14 October 2019

Maroon 5

Harry Styles - Lights Up Video

Fans are loving the bisexual energy of Harry Styles' sensual new video for his single 'Lights Up'. The track is the first from his forthcoming second solo album.

Posted 14 October 2019

Harry Styles

Salvation Jayne - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 4.10.2019 Live Review

Salvation Jayne's third birthday bash was a riot of colour and a celebration of a band very much enjoying what they do.

By Andrew Lockwood on 09 October 2019

How The Smart Use Of Music Can Enhance Your Business

Music has an incredibly powerful effect on the brain. It has the power to change your mood, enhance it, make you feel things that few other mediums can or to transport us to another time and place entirely. We've all...

By Lenny Barksdale on 08 October 2019

September Favourites: Sam Fender's Debut, The Return Of Liam Gallagher And A Stunning Masterpiece From Charli XCX

It's been a surprisingly excellent month for music with plenty of enjoyable albums to choose from. In fact, picking out our top seven has been far from an easy job. The theme of nostalgia is strong across a lot of...

By Holly Mosley on 30 September 2019

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Album Of The Week: The 25th Anniversary Of Veruca Salt's Painfully Underrated Debut American Thighs

We celebrate the 25th anniversary of one of the coolest records from the 90s Chicago alternative rock scene, Veruca Salt's debut album American Thighs which was first released through Minty Fresh Records. It might not be the most famous rock...

By Holly Mosley on 27 September 2019

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Bastille - Bad Decisions Video

For someone who didn't used to be fond of appearing in Bastille music videos, frontman Dan Smith is everywhere you look in the video for their single 'Bad Decisions'.

Posted 27 September 2019


Aurora - Apple Tree Video

Aurora shows off her spooky side just in time for Hallowe'en with the haunting video for her song 'Apple Tree'.

Posted 27 September 2019


Yungblud - Hope For The Underrated Youth Video

Shot in Sofia, Bulgaria and starring natives, Yungblud unveils the video for his latest single 'Hope For The Underrated Youth'.

Posted 27 September 2019

Tove Lo - Sweettalk My Heart Video

'Sweettalk My Heart' is the fifth single to be released from Swedish singer-songwriter Tove Lo's newly unleashed fourth album 'Sunshine Kitty'.

Posted 27 September 2019

Tove Lo

The Script - The Last Time Video

The Script unveil a video alongside the lead single from their forthcoming sixth studio album. It's their first new material since 2017's 'Freedom Child'.

Posted 27 September 2019

The Script

Amber Run - What Could Be as Lonely as Love Video

There's plenty of people who can relate to this guy stumbling drunkenly through the streets after a night out in the video for Amber Run's song 'What Could Be as Lonely as Love'.

Posted 27 September 2019

Amber Run

Jimmy Eat World - All The Way (Stay) Video

With their new album 'Surviving' set to be released on October 18th 2019, Jimmy Eat World unveil a video for the record's first single 'All The Way (Stay)'.

Posted 27 September 2019

Jimmy Eat World

Gloo - XYZ Album Review

Gloo is a new supergroup consisting of UK mystic-beat producers Iglooghost and Kai Whiston as well as nu-pop singer/producer BABii.

By Max Cussons on 25 September 2019

P!nk - Hurts 2B Human ft. Khalid Video

Five months after the release of P!nk's number one studio album 'Hurts 2B Human', the official video for the title track featuring Khalid has been unveiled.

Posted 24 September 2019


Alicia Keys - Show Me Love ft. Miguel (Visual Sonic Experience) Video

Alicia Keys has teamed up with Miguel for a new song and special visual sonic video entitled 'Show Me Love'.

Posted 24 September 2019

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Chloé Caroline On The Difficulties Of Being A Female In Pop, Acting Ventures And Ideal Collaborations [Exclusive]

Up-and-coming LA popstar Chloé Caroline dropped her latest single Forgive Me earlier this month through AWAL Records, and now she opens up to us about her broad genre-inspiration and the difficulties of making a career in a saturated pop world.For...

By Staff Writer on 24 September 2019

Stormzy - Wiley Flow Video

Grime hero Stormzy pays tribute to his idol Wiley in his latest single and video 'Wiley Flow'.

Posted 20 September 2019


Tove Lo - Really Don't Like U ft. Kylie Minogue Lyric Video

Tove Lo unveils a lyric video starring Kylie Minogue for their critically acclaimed collaborate new track 'Really Don't Like U'.

Posted 20 September 2019

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Charli XCX - Charli Album Review

'Charli' sees Charli XCX continue to innovate, never being afraid to get honest and show her vulnerability.

By Max Cussons on 20 September 2019

Charli XCX

Sam Fender - Hypersonic Missiles Album Review

Angel of the north Sam Fender has finally graced our ears with his highly anticipated debut album Hypersonic Missiles.

By Contactmusic.com on 20 September 2019

How Music Has Helped Yerkin Tatishev Develop Tourism In Georgia

This is an English translation of an article originally published in Forbes Kazakhstan.A high-class tourism project worth more than $60 million is being implemented in Georgia by Yerkin Tatishev, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Kusto Group. The project includes the...

By Lenny Barksdale on 20 September 2019

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

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