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Amy Odell - The Tom Thumb Theatre, Margate 13.04.2019 Live Review

In one of the tiniest theatres, on one of the smallest stages, and playing to a diminutive audience, the petite Amy Odell played a tremendous gig with an intense passion.


Album Of The Week: Nas' Game-changing Debut Album Illmatic Turns 25

Today marks the 25th anniversary of East Coast rapper Nas' iconic debut album Illmatic, released on this day through Columbia Records. As one of the most influential albums of all time, it changed the face of rap forever and remains...

By Holly Mosley on 19 April 2019

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Seven Artists That Made Me: Juiceboxxx

Two years after the release of his album 'Freaked Out American Loser', US punk-rap artist Juiceboxxx is set to release a new single, Coinstar Song, on May 10 through Dangerbird Records. He sat down with us to reveal the top...

By Staff Writer on 17 April 2019

Amy Odell - The Tom Thumb Theatre, Margate 13.04.2019 Live Review

In one of the tiniest theatres, on one of the smallest stages, and playing to a diminutive audience, the petite Amy Odell played a tremendous gig with an intense passion.

By Andrew Lockwood on 16 April 2019

BTS - Boy With Luv ft. Halsey Video

Halsey has teamed up with K-pop titans BTS for a new song entitled 'Boy With Luv'. It features on the band's newly released sixth EP 'Map of the Soul: Persona'.

Posted 16 April 2019

Halsey

Missio - I See You Video

With their second album 'The Darker the Weather // The Better the Man' having just been released, Texas pop duo Missio unveil a video for their new single 'I See You'.

Posted 16 April 2019

Aurora - The Seed (Live) Video

Aurora performs a live studio rendition of her ethereal new song 'The Seed', taking from her forthcoming third album 'A Different Kind of Human (Part II)'.

Posted 16 April 2019

Aurora

Eyre Llew / In The Endless Zanhyang We Are - Carrier Split EP Review

After a successful debut album, 'Atelo', Eyre Llew have returned to collaborate with Korean shoegaze band In The Endless Zanhyang We Are for joint EP 'Carrier'

By Mark Moore on 12 April 2019

Seven Festival Gadgets You Never Knew You Needed

Festival season kicks off officially this weekend with Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, and those lucky enough to attend and catch the likes of Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala can expect glorious sunshine all...

By Holly Mosley on 12 April 2019

Coachella

Album Of The Week: Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of Hole's Feminist Album Live Through This

The unforgettable second studio album of Courtney Love's epic riot grrrl band Hole was released 25 years ago today through DGC Records. Live Through This was their best-selling album by far, with more than two million sold worldwide, and it's...

By Holly Mosley on 12 April 2019

Hole

Seven Artists That Made Me: Slothrust

They're set to drop their new single Peach on May 3rd following a sold-out UK tour earlier this year, and now LA-based Slothrust are set to tour across the US over the next three months. Bassist Kyle Bann got in...

By Staff Writer on 12 April 2019

Cage The Elephant - Goodbye Audio

With their new album 'Social Cues' set to arrive on April 19 through RCA Records, Cage the Elephant unveil their latest track from it entitled 'Goodbye'.

Posted 10 April 2019

Cage The Elephant

Foster The People - Style Video

Foster The People have finally unveiled the official video for their latest single 'Style', which follows previous release 'Worst Nites'.

Posted 10 April 2019

Foster The People

Jennifer Lopez - Medicine ft. French Montana Video

In their third collaboration, French Montana joins Jennifer Lopez on her first single of the year, 'Medicine'.

Posted 10 April 2019

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Mini Mansions - Hey Lover ft. Alison Mosshart Video

Los Angeles trio Mini Mansions have teamed up with Alison Mosshart for a new single entitled 'Hey Lover'.

Posted 10 April 2019

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Alex Bayly Talks About Being A DIY Artist And Reveals His Biggest Influences [Exclusive]

Alex Bayly is set to perform a free show at Two Tribes Brewery in London tonight (April 10) for the Big Indie Big Nights event in association with DIY Magazine, and attendees will not be disappointed to hear his brand...

By Staff Writer on 10 April 2019

Superego On The Tough Music Industry, Dream Collaborations And Being The Best Band In The World [Exclusive]

You can't go wrong with a bit of 90s-influenced grunge which is why we love Midlands four-piece Superego right now. This year they released a new single entitled Loose, and we can expect more of that in the coming months....

By Staff Writer on 10 April 2019

Michael Timmons Talks Touring With The Twilight Sad, Overcoming Grief And Crashing His Car [Exclusive]

We're loving a darker sound this month to contrast the brightening weather, and Glasgow's Michael Timmons is just the ticket with his angsty new song The Games Room. He released his debut album Bone Coloured last year and recently supported...

By Staff Writer on 10 April 2019

Joep Beving - Henosis Album Review

Joep Beving's latest album 'Henosis' is an epic affair of more than twenty tracks and follows his 2018 release 'Conatus'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 08 April 2019

O'Hooley and Tidow - Astor Theatre, Deal Live Review

On the South-East coast O'Hooley And Tidow treated the people of Deal to an evening of fabulous folk music.

By Andrew Lockwood on 08 April 2019

How Online Bingo Games Use Famous Theme Songs To Entertain Players

In online bingo games, it's not just about matching the numbers on bingo balls to the numbers you see on your card, it's about using technological innovations to have a good time. Online bingo games take the fun to the...

Posted 07 April 2019

Guide To Surviving The UK Festival Season For Vapers

As the days get lighter (and slightly warmer) again, it means one thing - festival season is coming in the UK. Tickets are going on sale for some festivals and rapidly selling out for others. From Download and Glastonbury in...

By Lenny Barksdale on 06 April 2019

Album Of The Week: Sade's Stronger Than Pride Needs More Recognition

This week we acknowledge 31 years since the release of Grammy-winning soul band Sade's hugely underrated third studio album Stronger Than Pride on Epic Records. While it wasn't as well received as their first two records, it was still deserving...

By Holly Mosley on 05 April 2019

Sade

Ariana Grande and Victoria Monét - Monopoly Video

Following her work with Victoria Monet on her single '7 Rings', Ariana re-teams with the songwriter for a collaborative new track entitled 'Monopoly'.

Posted 03 April 2019

Ariana Grande

Westlife - Better Man Video

Westlife unleash their second single since reuniting, 'Better Man'. The song has been co-written by Ed Sheeran, alongside Steve Mac.

Posted 03 April 2019

Westlife

Modest Mouse - Poison the Well Lyric Video

It's been four years since their sixth album 'Strangers to Ourselves', and now Modest Mouse are back with a new song entitled 'Poison the Well'.

Posted 03 April 2019

Modest Mouse

James Bay - Peer Pressure ft. Julia Michaels Video

James Bay teams up with Julia Michaels for a flirty video for their new single 'Peer Pressure'; his first release since his last album 'Electric Light'.

Posted 03 April 2019

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Billie Eilish - Bad Guy Video

After making a splash with her debut album 'When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?', Billie Eilish's fifth single 'Bad Guy' gets a suitably weird video.

Posted 03 April 2019

Emeli Sandé - Sparrow Video

With her third studio album set to be released later this year, Emeli Sande unveils the video for lead single 'Sparrow'.

Posted 03 April 2019

Emeli Sande

Hana Piranha Talk Trent Reznor, Shakespeare And Dealing With Self-doubt [Exclusive]

It's hard to describe this British alternative band as anything other than goth-rock. Their sound is as dark as it is hard, and we're loving every minute of it. They dropped their new album Waiting To Burn last month and...

By Holly Mosley on 02 April 2019

Kristin Hersh - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 31.03.2019 Live Review

Returning to the Kent coast exactly nine months to the day after her sold out show in Ramsgate, Hersh rocked up in Folkestone as part of her 'Live And Loud' tour.

By Andrew Lockwood on 02 April 2019

Upcoming Releases: What We're Looking Forward To In April 2019

Another exceptional month is coming up where we'll be welcoming back veterans, saying farewell to a beloved group and enjoying the debut albums of our some of our favourite artists' latest musical projects. Here are seven of the most eagerly...

By Holly Mosley on 31 March 2019

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March Favourites: Billie Eilish And More Female Artists We Adored This Month

This month has been awash with incredible female artists including three stand-out debut albums. It's safe to say that girl power is at an all-time high right now, and here are just seven of our favourite records of the month....

By Holly Mosley on 30 March 2019

Dido

Album Of The Week: How Suede Kicked Off The Britpop Era

One of the greatest British bands of the 90s, Suede unveiled their debut album 26 years ago today on Nude Records - and it's still one of the most iconic albums that the country has seen in the last fifty...

By Holly Mosley on 29 March 2019

Suede

Why Music-lovers Should Be Worried About The Government's Plans To Raise Beer Tax

In case you needed another reason to be disappointed in the UK government amid the mess that Brexit has caused, it seems that they are set on raising beer duty yet again. In other words, your local pub is about...

By Holly Mosley on 27 March 2019

Slaves

Sleaford Mods - Discourse Video

Nottingham duo Sleaford Mods are set to embark on their UK-wide tour this Spring, supporting their latest album release 'Eton Alive'.

Posted 27 March 2019

Sleaford Mods

Slaves - Bugs Video

Our favourite punk duo Slaves have teamed up with Carling and the Long Live The Local campaign for their latest video 'Bugs'.

Posted 27 March 2019

Slaves

Night House Talks New Album Everyone Is Watching From Afar And The Importance Of Collaboration [Exclusive]

Brighton's Night House - aka Nick Williams - released latest single Unfold earlier this month, taken from his debut album Everyone Is Watching From Afar. He worked with producer Dan Brown (whose credits include Massive Attack and Jerry Williams), who...

By Holly Mosley on 25 March 2019

Lucy Rose - No Words Left Album Review

In 'No Words Left', Lucy Rose has put down a marker, relatively early in the year, for a definite contender for album of the year.

By Andrew Lockwood on 25 March 2019

Lucy Rose

Tame Impala - Patience Audio

Tame Impala have just dropped a brand new song entitled 'Patience' - which is certainly what we've shown while awaiting this record.

Posted 25 March 2019

Tame Impala

Post Malone - Wow Video

Post Malone releases the video for his single 'Wow', taken from his number one Grammy-nominated second album 'Beerbongs & Bentleys'.

Posted 25 March 2019

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