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Courtney Barnett - Nameless, Faceless Video

Courtney Barnett will release her second solo album 'Tell Me How You Really Feel' this Spring, and with it comes an infectious, soaring single entitled 'Nameless, Faceless' for which she has also unveiled a new video.The video is a kaleidoscopic...


Joan As Police Woman - The Old Market, Brighton 23.04.2018 Live Review

Joan Wasser brought her very particular brand of soulful music to a quiet corner of Brighton as she neared the end of the current tour. In support of her latest album release, 'Damned Devotion', earlier this year, Joan has been...

By Andrew Lockwood on 24 April 2018

Joan as Police Woman

Idles - Ramsgate Music Hall 12.04.2018 Live Review

Touted as an alternative to much that is wrong with the world, the antithesis of reality TV generated celebrity and the turgid, monotonous, boring and fake, Idles want to 'work hard' and give you an honest, no holds barred, heart...

By Andrew Lockwood on 17 April 2018

Manic Street Preachers - Resistance Is Futile Album Review

Just when you think they've about drifted away into the mist never to return, Manic Street Preachers kick back with another epic album. Unlucky for some, Manic Street Preachers release their thirteenth studio album today - rather appropriately, Friday the...

By Mark Moore on 13 April 2018

Manic Street Preachers

Thirty Seconds To Mars - America Album Review

It's been five years since Thirty Seconds To Mars released their last album; in the interim period, Jared Leto has seen his acting abilities recognised with an Academy Award, while also taking a turn at the iconic role of The...

By Alex Lai on 13 April 2018

30 Seconds to Mars

The Vaccines - Combat Sports Album Review

The Vaccines make a welcome return with their fourth album in seven years, and first in three, with the release of their latest record 'Combat Sports'. After the odd hiccup and wavering trajectory along the way, The Vaccines seem to...

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 April 2018

The Vaccines

Public Service Broadcasting - The Hall By The Sea, Dreamland, Margate 8.4.2018 Live Review

From the summit of the world to the ominous realities of the war room, through the vastness of space and into the mining shafts of Wales, Public Service Broadcasting have strived to inform, educate and entertain. Tonight they came to...

By Andrew Lockwood on 10 April 2018

Public Service Broadcasting

Ross From Friends - Aphelion Album Review

April 1st is traditionally a time for the media to throw out some gems of deceit with which to bait their audience; the problem is that in the clickbait/fake news avalanche that is our now daily lives sorting fact from...

By Andy Peterson on 06 April 2018

Project Pablo - There's Always More At The Store EP Review

Dance music is so much in the ear of the beholder; one artist's genius to some, to the rest wallpaper. This subjectivity tends to have an effect on some producers, persuading them to try too hard in the hope of...

By Andy Peterson on 04 April 2018

Cabbage - Nihilistic Glamour Shots Album Review

It's been a difficult year for the up-and-coming Mossley band Cabbage, make no mistake, but they have been turning things around for 2018 with a string of EPs and now their debut album 'Nihilistic Glamour Shots' is finally here. For...

By Mark Moore on 29 March 2018

Feeder - Rock City, Nottingham 16.03.2018 Live Review

Twenty-five years and still going strong, Feeder prove their lasting relevance by showcasing their distinctive back catalogue at Rock City, Nottingham. Following their stellar latest album 'All Big Electric', maybe it is just the right time for a "Best Of"...

By Mark Moore on 26 March 2018

Feeder

Gwenno - Ramsgate Music Hall 17.03.2018 Live Review

Kent took quite a big hit from the first bout of snow, courtesy of The Beast From The East, so when its mini mate hit this weekend many plans were cancelled or at least disrupted. Making your way to a...

By Andrew Lockwood on 21 March 2018

The Boxer Rebellion - Ghost Alive Album Review

It is hard to believe that The Boxer Rebellion have been around for seventeen years, yet album number six is set to drop in the shape of 'Ghost Alive', released on the band's own label. This is said to be...

By Mark Moore on 20 March 2018

The Boxer Rebellion

Charlie Puth - Done For Me ft. Kehlani Audio

Charlie Puth has another infectious single out with the help of Kehlani. 'Done For Me' is the self-produced third single from his forthcoming sophomore album 'Voicenotes', and unusually draws inspiration from 80s pop acts like Wham. He's already dropped two Platinum-certified...

Posted 16 March 2018

The Knocks - Ride Or Die ft. Foster The People Audio

New York electronic duo The Knocks team up with Foster The People for funk-laden number entitled 'Ride Or Die'. It's very much classic FTP, and has definitely given us the bug for more collaborations.The Knocks drop their eagerly anticipated second...

Posted 16 March 2018

Foster The People

Baloji - 137 Avenue Kaniama Album Review

Belguim's Baloji's stardom is clearly on the rise with the release of his fourth full-length solo album. Fusing a blend of soul, funk, jazz, afro beats, hip-hop and spoken word, Baloji offers up a largely upbeat fourteen tracks. There's a...

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 March 2018

Lily Allen - Three Audio

Lily Allen is set to drop her first album in four years 'No Shame' this summer, and with the news comes an audio of the first promotional single, 'Three'.The song is a touching piano ballad about the relationship the singer...

Posted 14 March 2018

Lily Allen

Jason Derulo - Colors (Coca-Cola Anthem for the 2018 FIFA World Cup) Audio

Jason Derulo sings the official new Coca-Cola Anthem for the 2018 Fifa World Cup entitled 'Colors'. He drops the audio for the new track, which will also appear on his forthcoming album.The track has been produced by Sermstyle and ISM,...

Posted 14 March 2018

Jason Derulo

Tom McRae - Revelation, Ashford 9.03.2018 Live Review

'I told myself that I would never dress in black and stand in front of a slightly bored congregation in church', was how Tom McRae described the situation he found himself in as he performed at Revelation St Mary's, in...

By Andrew Lockwood on 13 March 2018

Tom Mcrae

Stereophonics - First Direct Arena, Leeds 10.03.2018 Live Review

With their tenth studio album narrowly missing out on being a chart-topper, Stereophonics are in the midst of another largely sold-out UK arena tour. Their itinerary will then see them head to Australia, before returning to these shores for the...

By Alex Lai on 12 March 2018

Stereophonics

Nathan Fake - Sunder Album Review

There's a lot to be said for cutting things back to their elemental least; in an era where many of us yearn for simpler times, it's easy to bridge the gap between simplicity and reassurance. Nathan Fake's career has been somewhat...

By Andy Peterson on 06 March 2018

Jack White - Over And Over And Over Audio

To follow his previous four singles, Jack White drops a new song entitled 'Over And Over And Over'. Collectively, all singles will be available as instant downloads when fans pre-order the new album 'Boarding House Reach'. For now, check out...

Posted 05 March 2018

Jack White

Iceage - Pain Killer ft. Sky Ferreira Audio

With their new album 'Beyondless' arriving this Spring, Danish rockers Iceage have teamed up with singer and actress Sky Ferreira for the song 'Pain Killer'.Co-produced by Nis Bysted, 'Beyondless' follows 2014's 'Plowing Into the Field of Love' and also features...

Posted 02 March 2018

Iceage Sky Ferreira

Peggy Gou - Once EP Review

If any music community can define itself as truly global it's that of dance; Peggy Gou was born in Korea, lives in Berlin and has built her reputation throughout the last couple of years by playing in places as far...

By Andy Peterson on 21 February 2018

Tracey Thorn - Sister ft. Corinne Bailey Rae Audio

It's been six years since Tracey Thorn dropped her last solo album, and with her new release 'Record' she has teamed up with Corinne Bailey Rae for a soul-infused electronic number entitled 'Sister'.Tracey has launched the audio for the new...

Posted 20 February 2018

Tracey Thorn Corinne Bailey Rae

Lauv - Getting Over You Audio

What he describes as 'the first chapter' of his 'music and story', up and coming San Francisco singer Lauv unveils a new song entitled 'Getting Over You' in the form of an audio.'I met you when I was 18', he...

Posted 16 February 2018

Polica & Stargaze - Music For The Long Emergency Album Review

Although gleaning some of its initial inspiration from a 2005 book, 'The Long Emergency' by Howard Kunstler, this collaboration feels less like a soundtrack than a concept album. Kunstler is mapping out a future where oil production has peaked, economies...

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 February 2018

Polica

Ezra Furman - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 10.02.2018 Live Review

The day after his latest album release and three months ahead of him returning to play in venues up to ten times the size of tonight's feels like the opportune moment to come and see Ezra Furman live. Playing to...

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 February 2018

The Damned - Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone 6.2.2018 Live Review

The last time I saw The Damned play live was on a Summer's day some years ago(!) in August at Brockwell Park in London. The crowd of mainly teenagers and twenty-somethings had come out to support a one-day free festival...

By Andrew Lockwood on 08 February 2018

The Damned

Joan As Police Woman - Damned Devotion Album Review

Joan As Police Woman's latest album release 'Damned Devotion' sees the lyrically adroit soulstress delivering her best work in years. That's not to say she's been off form or put out some questionable material, it just means that this album...

By Andrew Lockwood on 06 February 2018

Joan as Police Woman

The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar - Pray For Me Audio

Ahead of the release of the official soundtrack to Marvel's 'Black Panther' (as well as the movie itself), a third single from the album has been unveiled entitled 'Pray For Me' by The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar.It's their second collaboration,...

Posted 02 February 2018

The Weeknd Kendrick Lamar

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Wrong Creatures Album Review

While there are a lot of bands that can't stay the distance and keep making great music without splitting up due to musical differences, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are thankfully not one of them. Despite court battles with record labels,...

By Mark Moore on 01 February 2018

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Skylar Grey - Stand By Me (Cover) Audio

Something about Skylar Grey's stunning acoustic cover of Ben E. King's 1961 song 'Stand By Me' has us completely hypnotised, and desperate to hear more from her in the way of re-recorded renditions of classic hits.The song has been covered...

Posted 30 January 2018

Skylar Grey

James Blake - If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead Video

James Blake unveils a dreamlike electronic montage of sound with his newest single 'If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead' - and no, that's not your speakers glitching. The video, directed by Alexander Brown, focuses on the time-lapse journey of a...

Posted 30 January 2018

James Blake

Poppy Ackroyd - Resolve Album Review

Music never ceases to amaze me and I hope it never does. There are pivotal moments that hold firm in your head; game changers. The first time you hear Elizabeth Fraser sing a note, a Johnny Marr guitar riff, a...

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 January 2018

Sting & Shaggy - Don't Make Me Wait Audio

In perhaps what is one of the most unusual collaborations in recent music history, Sting has teamed up with Jamaican artist Shaggy for a new reggae inspired song called 'Don't Make Me Wait'. It's so weird that we actually can't...

Posted 29 January 2018

Sting Shaggy

Sia - Helium (Sia vs David Guetta & Afrojack) Audio

Sia teams up with David Guetta and Afrojack for a special remix of her song 'Helium' as part of the singer's new MAC Cosmetics x VIVA GLAM campaign. The original song dropped last year as part of the 'Fifty Shades Darker:...

Posted 29 January 2018

Sia David Guetta Afrojack

Thirty Seconds To Mars - Dangerous Night Audio

Thirty Seconds To Mars drop their second new single 'Dangerous Night' via Interscope Records, five months after releasing the lead single from their yet to be announced fifth studio album.Co-written by Stevie Aiello and Jared Leto, with co-production from Zedd,...

Posted 29 January 2018

30 Seconds to Mars

Jack White - Corporation Audio

Ahead of the release of his forthcoming album 'Boarding House Reach', Jack White has unveiled yet another single entitled 'Corporation' - and there's a very infectious experimental funk vibe about it that we hope to see more of on the...

Posted 26 January 2018

Jack White

Paramore - Manchester Arena 19.01.2018 Live Review

Last year's excellent 'After Laughter' saw Paramore embrace and fulfil an evolution that had been hinted at on their previous couple of records. Unleashed from the shackles of the emo-rock sound that brought them to the fore, it was packed...

By Alex Lai on 22 January 2018

Paramore

Frank Turner - The Booking Hall, Dover 19.01.2018 Live Review

Frank Turner has been to Dover many times before, he's even "got pi**ed in the pub next to the (Dover Priory) train station", but he's never played for an audience here. For gig 2,128, Frank took up the invite to...

By Andrew Lockwood on 22 January 2018

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