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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.

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

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

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

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

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 on 20 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

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

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


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

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 on 09 September 2019

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

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


Neverworld 2019 Review

With an eclectic mix of established acts, up and coming talent and resurgent household names, Neverworld once again offered up some superb musical entertainment.

By Andrew Lockwood on 08 August 2019

Craig David

Have Heart - The Stylus, Leeds 21.07.2019 Live Review

You couldn't have asked for a better performance from Have Heart.

By Max Cussons on 02 August 2019

Splendour In Nottingham 2019 - Live Review

No-one expected that we were in for a day of the four seasons weather-wise, but that is what we got.

By Mark Moore on 30 July 2019

Gomez - Liquid Skin (20th Anniversary Edition) Album Review

To celebrate twenty years since it was released, Southport's finest Indie band Gomez are re-releasing their second album, 'Liquid Skin'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 17 July 2019


Happy Mondays - Dreamland, Margate 13.07.2019 Live Review

Shaun Ryder and Bez took time out from their hilarious stint on Celebrity Gogglebox to join the rest of Happy Mondays as they brought their 'Pills 'N' Thrills And Bellyaches' tour to Dreamland in Margate.

By Andrew Lockwood on 17 July 2019

Happy Mondays

BABii - HiiDE Album Review

Throughout the course of 2019, enigmatic UK singer-songwriter/producer BABii has been creating a buzz for herself ahead of the release of debut album 'HiiDE'.

By Max Cussons on 05 July 2019

Joan As Police Woman - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 26.06.2019 Live Review

Folkestone bore witness to a mesmerising performance from Joan As Police Woman in celebration of a distinguished, if under appreciated, solo career.

By Andrew Lockwood on 03 July 2019

Joan as Police Woman

Tears For Fears/ABC - The Spitfire Ground, Canterbury 23.06.2019 Live Review

An excellent night of largely 80s nostalgia was brought back to life in spectacular style by two of the biggest bands of the time for a great evening's entertainment in Canterbury.

By Andrew Lockwood on 25 June 2019

Tears For Fears ABC

Friendly Fires - Silhouettes Audio

With their new album 'Inflorescent' set to be released in August via Polydor Records, UK indie band Friendly Fires unveils a new song called 'Silhouette'.

Posted 25 June 2019

Friendly Fires

Ed Sheeran - Cross Me ft. Chance The Rapper & PnB Rock Video

Ed Sheeran is set to release a collaborative album this summer entitled 'No.6 Collaborations Project'. The latest single from the record is 'Cross Me' featuring Chance The Rapper and PnB Rock.

Posted 25 June 2019

Ed Sheeran

Foster The People - Imagination Audio

LA trio Foster The People unveil their second single of the year, 'Imagination', following the previously released 'Style'.

Posted 25 June 2019

Foster The People

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

Paul Weller

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

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

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

Slam Dunk 2019 - Leeds, Temple Newsam Park Live Review

It's Slam Dunk's hometown of Leeds we visited this year, following it to Temple Newsam Park for its biggest year yet!

By Max Cussons on 28 May 2019

Injury Reserve - Injury Reserve Album Review

On their self-titled debut album, it's really game time for jazz rappers Injury Reserve.

By Max Cussons on 22 May 2019

Phildel - Wave Your Flags Album Review

Phildel has gone back a step, in terms of her musical compositions, and returned to a style more reminiscent of her debut album with her latest release 'Wave Your Flags'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 20 May 2019

Aldous Harding - Concorde 2, Brighton 15.05.2019 Live Review

To promote the release of her latest album 'Designer', Aldous Harding has undertaken an extensive European tour. On Wednesday night Harding played to a sold-out Concorde 2 in Brighton.

By Andrew Lockwood on 20 May 2019

Injury Reserve - The Victoria, London 16.05.2019 Live Review

Injury Reserve have spent the last few years rising to the top of underground hip-hop and becoming one of the most exciting acts in the whole genre.

By Max Cussons on 20 May 2019

Charli XCX - Blame It On Your Love ft. Lizzo Audio

Charli XCX teams up with Lizzo on a new single entitled 'Blame It On Your Love'. She has been working on her upcoming third studio album.

Posted 16 May 2019

Charli XCX

Four Tet - Alexandra Palace, London 08.05.2019 Live Review

Kieran Hebden, AKA Four Tet, hits London's Alexandra Palace for a one-of-a-kind show.

By Max Cussons on 15 May 2019

Four Tet

The Luka State - The Forum Basement, The Sussex Arms, Tunbridge Wells 11.05.2019 Live Review

From the salt mining town of Winsford in Cheshire, The Luka State came to play in the underground confines of The Forum Basement.

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 May 2019

Finley Quaye - The Ballroom, Dreamland, Margate 10.05.2019 Live Review

Friday night The Ballroom at Dreamland in Margate played host to Finley Quaye, the Brit Award winner of Best Male Artist of 1998.

By Andrew Lockwood on 13 May 2019

Finley Quaye

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Liam Gallagher Felt Like He Was Working For Noel In Oasis

Liam Gallagher felt like he was working for Noel in Oasis

Liam Gallagher felt like he was working ''for'' his brother Noel Gallagher in Oasis.The 'Some Might Say' group's former frontman...

Mcfly May Follow In Billie Eilish's Footsteps And Make Their Tour Eco-friendly

McFly may follow in Billie Eilish's footsteps and make their tour eco-friendly

McFly's Danny Jones says the band ''should'' follow in the footsteps of Billie Eilish and make their upcoming tour eco-friendly.The...

Billie Eilish's Brother Finneas O'connell Says Her Second Album Is Underway

Billie Eilish's brother Finneas O'Connell says her second album is underway

Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell are ''deep'' into the creative process of her second album.The 17-year-old pop phenomenon only released...

The Who's Tommy Musical Returning To Broadway In 2021

The Who's Tommy musical returning to Broadway in 2021

The Who's musical 'Tommy' is returning to Broadway.The upcoming run of the acclaimed rock opera, which is comprised of music...

Noel Gallagher Receives 2019 Bmi President's Award

Noel Gallagher receives 2019 BMI President's Award

Noel Gallagher was honoured with the BMI President's Award at the 2019 BMI London Awards on Monday night (21.10.19).The former...

Foals Wrote Latest Album In Pubs To Get A Sense Of The Nation's Anxiety

Foals wrote latest album in pubs to get a sense of the nation's anxiety

Foals frontman Yannis Philippakis says writing in pubs allowed him to look ''outward'' and emote the way society as a...

Charli Xcx Admits Singing Senorita 'Wasn't In Her Blood'

Charli XCX admits singing Senorita 'wasn't in her blood'

Charli XCX knew singing 'Senorita' wasn't ''in her blood'' - even though she helped to pen the track.The 27-year-old star...

Niall Horan To Release 2nd Album In Early 2020

Niall Horan to release 2nd album in early 2020

Niall Horan will release his second studio album in early 2020. The 26-year-old singer is ''ready to go'' with the...

Jim Adkins: Bands Have To Grow And Change More Than Ever

Jim Adkins: Bands have to grow and change more than ever

Jimmy Eat World's Jim Adkins says bands have to keep growing and evolving to stay relevant ''more now than ever''.The...

Kanye West To Drop Jesus Is King This Week

Kanye West to drop Jesus Is King this week

Kanye West has confirmed his new album 'Jesus Is King' will finally be released on Friday (25.10.19).The 'Jesus Walks' rapper...

Lana Del Ray Had 'Exhausted' Her Sound Before Writing Video Games

Lana Del Ray had 'exhausted' her sound before writing Video Games

Lana Del Rey had ''exhausted'' her ''bigger sounds'' and came close to calling it quits before releasing her 2011 hit...

Boyzone Insist They Were More Rock'n' Roll Than Most Rock Stars

Boyzone insist they were more rock'n' roll than most rock stars

Boyzone weren't as ''squeaky clean'' as some people might think.The Irish boyband - comprised of Ronan Keating, Keith Duffy, Shane...

Bring Me The Horizon Confirm Forest Whitaker Stars In New Music Video

Bring Me The Horizon confirm Forest Whitaker stars in new music video

Bring Me The Horizon have confirmed 'Black Panther' star Forest Whitaker features in their new music video for 'In The...

Justin Timberlake Collaborating With Haim?

Justin Timberlake collaborating with Haim?

Justin Timberlake has teased a collaboration with Haim.The 'Man of the Woods' star took to social media to reveal he...

Liam Gallagher Says 007 Bosses Can Call Him For Bond Theme

Liam Gallagher says 007 bosses can call him for Bond theme

Liam Gallagher is up for recording the Bond theme for 'No Time To Die'.The 47-year-old rocker has admitted he would...

Motorhead's Mikkey Dee And Phil Campbell Added To Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ballot

Motorhead's Mikkey Dee and Phil Campbell added to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot

Motorhead's Mikkey Dee and Phil Campbell have been added to the band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination ballot...

Frank Ocean Defends Club Night Amid Criticism From Lgbtq Community

Frank Ocean defends club night amid criticism from LGBTQ community

Frank Ocean has defended his decision to name his recent club night after a HIV-prevention drug.The 31-year-old singer has faced...

Bruce Springsteen: I've Still Got My Mojo

Bruce Springsteen: I've still got my mojo

Bruce Springsteen feels relieved he's managed to retain his ''mojo'' as a songwriter.The 70-year-old musician says he's come to ''appreciate...

Patti Smith Says Reading Mark Twain Gave Her Anxiety

Patti Smith says reading Mark Twain gave her anxiety

Patti Smith thinks reading Mark Twain gave her anxiety and caused her to throw up.The 72-year-old songwriter - who was...

Rick Astley Relishes Getting To Tour The World

Rick Astley relishes getting to tour the world

Rick Astley says the best part of his job is getting to travel the world.The 'Never Gonna Give You Up'...

Jimmy Eat World Never Expected To Be Around For 25 Years

Jimmy Eat World never expected to be around for 25 years

Jimmy Eat World never expected to be around for 25 years.The Jim Adkins-fronted rock band released their 10th studio album,...

Yungblud's Excitement At Dan Reynolds Collaboration

Yungblud's excitement at Dan Reynolds collaboration

Yungblud can't believe he collaborated with Dan Reynolds on his new EP.The 22-year-old star is a huge fan of the...

Jaden And Willow Smith Announce New Tour

Jaden and Willow Smith announce new tour

Jaden and Willow Smith are co-headlining a new tour.The siblings - whose parents are Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith -...

Mcfly Have 'Therapy' Sessions At The Pub

McFly have 'therapy' sessions at the pub

McFly meet up at the pub for ''therapy'' sessions.Guitarist-and-singer Danny Jones has spoken about how vital it is to be...

Yungblud Wants To Be The Voice Of A Generation

Yungblud wants to be the voice of a generation

Yungblud wants to be the voice of a generation.The 22-year-old English singer - whose real name is Dominic Harrison -...

Robbie Williams Joins Hits Live Manchester Bill

Robbie Williams joins Hits Live Manchester bill

Robbie Williams has been added to the line-up for Hits Live Manchester.The 'Angels' hitmaker will join the likes of One...

Bruce Springsteen Heading Back To Studio After Promoting Western Stars

Bruce Springsteen heading back to studio after promoting Western Stars

Bruce Springsteen will finish his new album and plot a tour with the E Street Band once he wraps promo...

James Arthur Considering Move To Acting After A 'Few More Arena Tours'

James Arthur considering move to acting after a 'few more arena tours'

James Arthur is considering moving into acting after ''a few more arena tours''.The 'Say You Won't Let Go' hitmaker would...

The 1975 Plan To Perform With Greta Thunberg

The 1975 plan to perform with Greta Thunberg

Matt Healy says The 1975 are planning to perform with Greta Thunberg.The 16-year-old environmental activist made her musical debut on...

Niall Horan Says A Selena Gomez Duet Would Be 'Great'

Niall Horan says a Selena Gomez duet would be 'great'

Niall Horan would love to collaborate with ''good friend'' Selena Gomez.The 'Slow Hands' hitmaker has quashed rumours he's anything more...

Robbie Williams Teams Up With Tyson Fury On Christmas Record

Robbie Williams teams up with Tyson Fury on Christmas record

Robbie Williams has teamed up with Tyson Fury for a new Christmas song.The 45-year-old singer asked the 31-year-old boxer to...

Slipknot's Alessandro Venturella Wasn't A Bassist Before Joining Band

Slipknot's Alessandro Venturella wasn't a bassist before joining band

Slipknot's Alessandro Venturella wasn't even a bassist when he joined the band. The 35-year-old musician - who is nicknamed VMan...

Lewis Capaldi Getting Piano Lessons

Lewis Capaldi getting piano lessons

Lewis Capaldi is learning to play the piano on the advice of Sir Elton John.The 23-year-old Scottish musician spent time...

Kevin Rowland Not Interested In Glastonbury Legends' Slot

Kevin Rowland not interested in Glastonbury legends' slot

Kevin Rowland isn't interested in performing the legends' slot at Glastonbury with Dexys Midnight Runners.The Sunday afternoon slot at Michael...

Beck Thought He Was Going To Write Snoop Dogg-style Songs With Pharrell Williams

Beck thought he was going to write Snoop Dogg-style songs with Pharrell Williams

Beck thought he was going to end up making songs like Snoop Dogg's 'Drop It Like It's Hot' when he...

Leonard Cohen Inducted Into Bbc Radio 2 Folk Awards Hall Of Fame

Leonard Cohen inducted into BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Hall Of Fame

Leonard Cohen was posthumously inducted into the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Hall Of Fame on Wednesday night (16.10.19).The 'Hallelujah'...

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