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Elbow - Forest Live 2017, Bedgebury National Pinetum Review

Surrounded by the twelve thousand tress of the stunningly beautiful Bedgebury Pinetum, and in front of the thousands that had come to hear them play, Elbow took to the stage just outside Royal Tunbridge Wells, in Kent. As part of...

The Wedding Present - Bristol O2 Academy 15.06.17 Live Review

Bristol's middle-aged moshpit, spurred on by some younger pogoing devotees, bounced their way through The Wedding Present's debut album "George Best" one last time in a live setting. Celebrating its thirtieth birthday, David Gedge was the only surviving member of...

By Jon Kean on 23 June 2017

The Wedding Present

Coldplay - All I Can Think About Is You [Lyric] Video

Coldplay release a beautiful lyric video for their new single 'All I Can Think About Is You', the animated footage was created and directed by illustrators I Saw John First. The track is featured on the band's new Kaleidoscope EP.

Posted 22 June 2017


Bogus Order - Zen Brakes Vol.2 Album Review

Bogus Order would probably need quite a lot by way of introduction, were they not in fact Coldcut, who should need none. Well OK then, just a bit: production duo Matt Black and Jonathan Moore began DJ'ing before your dad...

By Andy Peterson on 21 June 2017

'68 - Two Part Viper Album Review

'68 is the latest project of Josh Scogin, former frontman of The Chariot and Norma Jean. However, with this duo's 2014 debut 'In Humor And Sadness', it was arguably the scene legend's finest work put to wax. Whereas his previous...

By Max Cussons on 20 June 2017


Parklife 2017 Festival Review

I was particularly excited to attend Parklife in Manchester this year, the line-up looked incredible and considering the recent trauma in Manchester, it's great to see the city is strong, resolute and still a leading authority musically in the UK....

By Tareck Ghoneim on 19 June 2017

The Parklife Weekender

Elbow - Forest Live 2017, Bedgebury National Pinetum Review

Surrounded by the twelve thousand tress of the stunningly beautiful Bedgebury Pinetum, and in front of the thousands that had come to hear them play, Elbow took to the stage just outside Royal Tunbridge Wells, in Kent. As part of...

By Andrew Lockwood on 19 June 2017


Skrapz - Enemies Video

Enemies is the new single from upcoming Brit Rapper Skrapz. Having initially made a name for himself by creating a series of acclaimed mixtapes, Skrapz now shows us what he's really capable of with his debut album which features many...

Posted 19 June 2017

Dizzee Rascal - Space Video

Dizzee Rascal hasn't released an album in over four years but now the London based MC makes a welcome return with the new single 'Space' and news about his upcoming Sixth studio album 'Raskit'; this will be the second album...

Posted 16 June 2017

Dizzee Rascal

Lau - Decade - The Best of Lau 2007-2017 Album Review

When the good ship Lau was launched with "Lightweights and Gentlemen" in 2007 - the infectious-to-pandemic-proportions "Hinba" was the champagne effervescing across the bows.  In the ten years since that gobsmacking, 'what the folk?' epiphany, they've produced three more genre-busting...

By Jon Kean on 16 June 2017


Melt-Banana - Brudenell Social Club-14.06.2017 Live Review

Melt-Banana are one of the finest bands Japan has to offer as well as one of the finest bands in noise-rock and experimental music as a whole. For over 20 years now the outfit have been delivering the highest order...

By Max Cussons on 15 June 2017

Camille - Oui Album Review

It is not without some degree of cliché(!) that we generally come to find French musical excellence. Daft Punk, Air, MC Solaar etc etc; they're all blessed with effortless cool, a French chic that goes hand in hand with their...

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 June 2017


Wild Life Festival 2017 Review

Successfully cementing its place in the festival calendar, Wild Life, in its third year, fortuitously flourished in the best weather since its inception, as hometown-legend Fatboy Slim played his biggest crowd in Brighton for over five years. Diversity amongst the music...

By Adam Holden on 15 June 2017

Wild Life Festival

Creamfields Steel Yard 2017 - Live Review

The Steel Yard returned to London for a second bank holiday two-day weekend extravaganza, with Axwell n Ingrosso and Eric Prydz headlining the evenings. With the latter also debuting his latest Epic Show 5.0, he would steal all the headlines...

By Adam Holden on 15 June 2017


Sheryl Crow - Halfway There Ft. Gary Clark Jr. Video

It's almost 25 years since Sheryl Crow released her first album 'Tuesday Night Music Club', since then she's become a household name and has released ten studio albums. The tenth release 'Be Myself' was released in April through Warner Bros....

Posted 15 June 2017

Sheryl Crow

Beach House - Chariot Video

Beach House have directed the video for their latest track 'Chariot' themselves. The single is one of two new tracks from their upcoming album 'B-Sides and Rarities' set for release in late June through Sub Pop/Bella Union. As well as...

Posted 14 June 2017

Beach House

Nyna - Interview

We catch up with Serbian Born, London based dark indie pop artist, NYNA. After amassing 130k soundcloud plays from her online covers she gets ready to release her debut single FACES on 9th June 2017. How did this single come...

Posted 14 June 2017

Kasabian - Bless This Acid House Video

Having released the track digitally at the start of May, Kasabian now make the video for their latest single 'God Bless This Acid House' available to watch. Kasabian's latest record 'For Crying Out Loud' is their sixth studio album and...

Posted 13 June 2017


Gorillaz - Sleeping Powder Video

2D takes us on a very Gorillaz comedown with the new single Sleeping Powder - obviously, knowing our favourite virtual band, the tempo doesn't remain that way for long and it develops into slightly more familiar territory.Sleeping Powder is a...

Posted 09 June 2017


Manchester Orchestra - Gold Video

Manchester Orchestra are back with a new album and single. The Gold is the first single from their new album 'A Black Mile To The Surface' which will be released through Loma Vista Recordings at the end of July. This will...

Posted 09 June 2017

Manchester Orchestra

Phoenix - Ti Amo Album Review

Politically inter-country relations may have been a little strained in Europe of late, but culturally French four-piece Phoenix is bringing the love for their neighbours with a love letter to Italy. The title of the band's sixth album says it...

By Jim Pusey on 09 June 2017


Iron & Wine - Call It Dreaming Video

Iron and Wine makes his long awaited return with the new single 'I'll Call It Dreaming', the track perfectly accompanies the video which takes us on a saunter through the summer. It's been over four years since Iron & Wine...

Posted 08 June 2017

Iron & Wine

Plan B - In The Name Of Man Video

Plan B has launched a poignant new single entitled 'In The Name Of Man', accompanied by a heartbreaking video, exploring the complexities and atrocities of mankind. It's the first single from his long-awaited fourth studio album, the name of which...

Posted 07 June 2017

Plan B

Sufjan Stevens, Bryce Dessner, Nico Muhly, James McAlister - Planetarium Album Review

You can forget Guardians Of The Galaxy as the best soundtrack for an extraterrestrial adventure, there's a new indie rock super group that's eclipsed the competition. Originally conceived as a classical project in a live setting, Planetarium has evolved from...

By Jim Pusey on 06 June 2017

Sufjan Stevens

Field Day 2017 - Festival Review

Field Day is a yearly London festival, which is on its 10th year now. The festival specialises in electronic music, hip-hop, pop, indie and some other things here and there. This year the festival has some of the best artists...

By Max Cussons on 05 June 2017

Field Day Aphex Twin John Cooper Clarke Flying Lotus

Hazel English - 2017 Interview

Is it any surprise that an Australian, living in California, makes tunes that feel balmy and sun-kissed? Is it any surprise, furthermore, that someone whose surname is English should make summery songs that have a few ominous and tempestuous dark...

Posted 05 June 2017

Radiohead - I Promise Video

Radiohead are well on their way to releasing their special 20th anniversary re-release of their landmark 1997 album 'OK Computer' which they have named 'OKNOTOK'. Now they unveil an eeries new video for one of the previously unheard tracks, 'I...

Posted 02 June 2017


Prophets of Rage - Unf**k The World Video

Tom Morello led supergroup Prophets Of Rage have just unveiled 'Unf**k The World' - the lead track from their newly announced self-titled album, which is set to be released in the Fall. Plus, an accompanying video has also been launched...

Posted 01 June 2017

Foo Fighters - Run Video

Foo Fighters return with a surprise new single entitled 'Run', accompanied by a hilarious, if not a little disturbing, video directed by their own lead singer. Details of their forthcoming ninth studio album are yet to be announced, but this...

Posted 01 June 2017

Foo Fighters

Liam Gallagher - Wall Of Glass Video

Oasis fans around the world rejoice as the band's frontman, Liam Gallagher, finally releases his much anticipated debut single. It's been a long wait for fans of the younger Gallagher brother as his last record 'Be' recorded with his band...

Posted 01 June 2017

Liam Gallagher

Gorillaz - Humanz Album Review

Seven years might seem a long time between albums, however, if your two creative protagonists (Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett) have somewhat of a major falling out in the interim, one of them reforms their original band (Blur), and decides...

By Andrew Lockwood on 31 May 2017


Slam Dunk Festival 2017 - Festival Review

Slam Dunk Festival has been a highlight of the year for moshers across the UK for over a decade now. Having started in 2005, just taking place at Leeds’ Millenium Square, the festival is now a city takeover with its...

By Max Cussons on 31 May 2017

Slam Dunk Festival

Ho99o9 - United States Of Horror Album Review

Ho99o9 (pronounced 'horror') are a New Jersey experimental hip-hip outfit, who have been one of the ones to look out for in recent years. Across various EP's as well as 2015's 'Dead Bodies in the Lake' mixtape, they've moulded a...

By Max Cussons on 31 May 2017

Amber Arcades - Cannonball EP Review

When Annelotte de Graaf emerged in 2016 with her self-recorded album "Fading Lines", there was pleasant happenstance that brought her to the fore. She had money saved up, and rather than spend it on transient things, she decided to invest...

By Jon Kean on 31 May 2017

Goo Goo Dolls - You Should Be Happy EP Review

Having released their eleventh studio album last year, Goo Goo Dolls return with the under-utilised EP format, containing four new tracks and a remix of the title cut from ‘Boxes’. The Buffalo natives set out on an extensive North American tour...

By Alex Lai on 30 May 2017

Goo Goo Dolls

Maximo Park - Dreamland, Margate, Kent 27.05.17 Live Review

Following the release of Maximo Park's sixth studio album, 'Risk To Exist', almost a month ago, and just ahead of a heavy schedule of festival dates, the band ushered in a new season of thrills and spills at Dreamland Pleasure Park in Margate....

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 May 2017

Maximo Park

Dauwd - Theory Of Colours Album Review

Dauwd's profile for an artist/producer held in such high esteem by so many is minimalist – a rare podcast here, a few sponsored words as part of an Ableton teach in here – but his pull is obvious, having released...

By Andy Peterson on 30 May 2017

Margate Wonderland - Dreamland Amusement Park, Margate, Kent, 28.05.17 Live Review

Following a £25Million investment, Dreamland Amusement Park re-launched over bank holiday weekend to the delight of the many who passed through the gates. With new rides, a new layout, new bars and a new stage to boot the heritage theme...

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 May 2017

Courteeners - Victoria Theatre, Halifax 23.05.17 Live Review

Tonight's concert should have been the kick off to a triumphant week for Courteeners, culminating in a sold-out 50,000 homecoming in Manchester at the weekend. Instead, the Manchester bombing that happened less than 24 hours earlier lead to an inevitably...

By Alex Lai on 24 May 2017

The Courteeners

Lana Del Rey ft. Weeknd - Lust For Life Video

Lust For Life is the new single from Lana Del Rey, the track was written and performed as a collaboration with The Weeknd, the song is also the title track from Lana's fourth studio album. The video was directed by...

Posted 24 May 2017

Lana Del Rey The Weeknd

Linkin Park - One More Light Album Review

Having shed their nu-metal skin long ago, Linkin Park have released their seventh album of new material and first since 2013. Their reported sales figures of over 70 million albums is testament to an outfit who have outstayed their new...

By Alex Lai on 24 May 2017

Linkin Park

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Radiohead Slams Theresa May During Glastonbury Festival

Radiohead slams Theresa May during Glastonbury Festival

Radiohead slammed the British Prime Minister as they headlined Glastonbury on Friday (23.06.17). The English rock band, which is comprised...

Tinashe Finds It Difficult Being A Woman In The Music Industry

Tinashe finds it difficult being a woman in the music industry

Tinashe believes being a woman in the music industry is ''sh**ty''. The 24-year-old singer - whose full name is Tinashe...

Steps To Do International Gigs

Steps to do international gigs

Steps want to do some international gigs next year. The '5, 6,7,8' hitmakers - comprised of Lee Latchford-Evans, Claire Richards,...

Vangelis' 'Bossy' Mentor Boy George

Vangelis' 'bossy' mentor Boy George

'The Voice UK' star Vangelis Polydorou says his mentor Boy George is ''bossy'' but knows his stuff.The pair were teamed...

Justin Bieber Is A 'Chameleon'

Justin Bieber is a 'chameleon'

Justin Bieber has been likened to a ''chameleon'' by songwriter Poo Bear. The 38-year-old record producer - whose full name...

Glastonbury Holds Silence For Manchester And London Victims

Glastonbury holds silence for Manchester and London victims

Glastonbury festival opened with a minute's silence for those who lost their lives in the recent atrocities in Manchester and...

Liam Gallagher Teams Up With Radiohead Producer

Liam Gallagher teams up with Radiohead producer

Liam Gallagher collaborated with Radiohead producer Dan Grech-Marguerat on his upcoming album 'As You Were'.The 44-year-old musician is gearing up...

Taylor Swift Earns $400k In Two Weeks Since Return To Streaming

Taylor Swift Earns $400k In Two Weeks Since Return To Streaming

Most people would have thought that Taylor Swift’s return to Spotify was done just to troll her nemesis Katy Perry,...

Nickelback Humbled By Diamond Lp Certification

Nickelback humbled by Diamond LP certification

Nickelback felt ''ecstatic and humbled'' when their 'All The Right Reasons' album was certified Diamond.The band - which includes frontman...

Kate Nash: Music Industry Makes Me Feel Like A Failure

Kate Nash: Music industry makes me feel like a failure

Kate Nash says the music industry makes musicians ''feel like they're failing''.The 'Foundations' hitmaker has slammed how she was treated...

Nick Jonas: Streaming Services Let Me Experiment

Nick Jonas: Streaming services let me experiment

Nick Jonas thinks streaming services have allowed him to ''experiment'' with his music.The 'Jealous' hitmaker enjoys being able to be...

Radiohead's 1997 Glastonbury Slot Was 'Hell'

Radiohead's 1997 Glastonbury Slot Was 'Hell'

Radiohead's first Glastonbury headline slot was ''a form of hell''.The 'Creep' hitmakers are set to headline the famous English festival...

Halsey Won't Work With Iggy Azalea

Halsey Won't Work With Iggy Azalea

Halsey will ''absolutely not'' work with Iggy Azalea on her next record.The 22-year-old singer - real name Ashley Frangipane -...

Chance The Rapper Apologises To Dr. Dre

Chance the Rapper apologises to Dr. Dre

Chance the Rapper has ''formally apologised'' to Dr. Dre after slamming his record label.The 24-year-old rapper parodied music industry institutions...

Geri Horner Wanted To Give The Other Spice Girls 'Space'

Geri Horner wanted to give the other Spice Girls 'space'

Geri Horner left the Spice Girls because the band wanted to make a R&B album.The 44-year-old singer has revealed she...

Ed Sheeran Says Album Success Was An 'Anomaly'

Ed Sheeran says album success was an 'anomaly'

Ed Sheeran thinks the popularity of '÷' was an ''anomaly''.The 26-year-old pop star enjoyed unprecedented success with his third studio...

Fifth Harmony Considered Name Change

Fifth Harmony considered name change

Fifth Harmony ''thought'' about changing their name when Camila Cabello left.The 'Work From Home' group - who shot to fame...

Liam Gallagher Unveils As You Were Artwork

Liam Gallagher unveils As You Were artwork

Liam Gallagher has unveiled the artwork for his debut solo album 'As You Were'.The 44-year-old rocker took to Twitter on...

Rita Ora To Release New Album In November

Rita Ora to release new album in November

Rita Ora will release her second album in November - five years after her debut.The 26-year-old singer hasn't released a...

15,000 Glastonbury-goers Attempt World Record For Human Peace Symbol

15,000 Glastonbury-Goers Attempt World Record For Human Peace Symbol

Up to 15,000 festival-goers are believed to have converged on the Stone Circle at Glastonbury this week to create the...

Why Brighton Is Musically The Place To Be In 2017

Why Brighton Is Musically The Place To Be In 2017

Brighton's music scene is thriving and many bands have made a big impact on the UK's music scene in general....

Wilkinson Wants To Work With Becky Hill Again

Wilkinson wants to work with Becky Hill again

Wilkinson could be set to reunite with Becky Hill on a new track.The drum and bass producer recorded the top...

Run The Jewels ' Killer Mike Rushes To Us To Be With Ailing Mother

Run the Jewels ' Killer Mike rushes to US to be with ailing mother

Run the Jewels' Killer Mike has rushed to the US to be by his ailing mother's bedside.The 42-year-old rapper -...

Run The Jewels ' Killer Mike Rushes To Us To Be With Ailing Mother

Run the Jewels ' Killer Mike rushes to US to be with ailing mother

Run the Jewels' Killer Mike has rushed to the US to be by his ailing mother's bedside.The 42-year-old rapper -...

Liam Gallagher Says Fans Snorted His Psoriasis

Liam Gallagher says fans snorted his psoriasis

Liam Gallagher says Oasis fans snorted his flaking skin thinking it was cocaine.The rock band first performed at the iconic...

Drake's New Single Inspired By Louis Vuitton

Drake's new single inspired by Louis Vuitton

Drake's new single is inspired by fashion brand Louis Vuitton.The 30-year-old rapper will drop 'Signs' at the fashion brand's Spring/Summer...

Radiohead Dedicate 'Ok Computer' Reissue To Thom Yorke's Late Partner Rachel Owen

Radiohead dedicate 'OK Computer' reissue to Thom Yorke's late partner Rachel Owen

Radiohead have dedicated the reissue of their 1997 album 'OK Computer' to Thom Yorke's late partner Rachel Owen.The frontman's partner...

Paul Mccartney Felt 'Nervous' About Working With Kanye West

Paul McCartney felt 'nervous' about working with Kanye West

Sir Paul McCartney felt ''nervous'' about collaborating with Kanye West.The music icon and Kanye, 40, worked alongside Rihanna on the...

Artists For Grenfell Music Video Features Emotional Footage

Artists For Grenfell music video features emotional footage

Artists For Grenfell's charity single music video features emotional footage from the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.Musicians including Robbie...

Barry Gibb Celebrates Glasto Legend's Slot With Greatest Hits Lp

Barry Gibb celebrates Glasto legend's slot with Greatest Hits LP

Barry Gibb is releasing a Bee Gees greatest hits album ahead of his 'Legend slot' at Glastonbury this Sunday (25.06.17).'Timeless:...

Ed Sheeran Considers Himself Glastonbury Underdog

Ed Sheeran considers himself Glastonbury underdog

Ed Sheeran thinks he's an ''underdog'' compared to the other headliners at Glastonbury festival.The 'Shape of You' hitmaker might have...

Robbie Williams Knew He Had To Record Grenfell Tower Charity Single

Robbie Williams knew he had to record Grenfell Tower charity single

Robbie Williams felt it was ''really important'' for him to record the Grenfell Tower charity single.The 'Let Me Entertain You'...

Hailee Steinfeld Wants Ed Sheeran Collaboration

Hailee Steinfeld wants Ed Sheeran collaboration

Hailee Steinfeld wants to collaborate with Ed Sheeran.The 'Starving' singer would love to work with the 'Castle On The Hill'...

Geri Horner Proud To Be Part Of Grenfell Tower Single

Geri Horner proud to be part of Grenfell Tower single

Geri Horner is ''proud'' to be part of the Grenfell Tower charity single.The former Spice Girl is thrilled to hear...

Miley Cyrus: The Music Industry Made Me Guarded

Miley Cyrus: The music industry made me guarded

Miley Cyrus says the music industry made her ''guarded''.The 'Malibu' hitmaker admits it was tough growing up in the spotlight...

Stormzy Raps Emotional Opening Lines On Grenfell Tower Charity Single

Stormzy raps emotional opening lines on Grenfell Tower charity single

Stormzy was given the honour of having the first verse on the Grenfell Tower charity single 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'.The...

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