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Yungblud - Parents Video

Nearly a year after the release of his debut album '21st Century Liability', Yungblud returns with a new single and video entitled 'Parent'.

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

Skepta - Greaze Mode ft. Nafe Smallz Audio

With his new album 'Ignorance Is Bliss' set to drop, Skepta unveils a new song entitled Greaze Mode, featuring London rising star Nafe Smallz.

Posted 13 May 2019


Atari Teenage Riot - Islington O2 Academy, London 02.05.2019 Live Review

ATR hit Islington's O2 Academy tonight to fully display their importance to thrilling effect.

By Max Cussons on 07 May 2019

Atari Teenage Riot

Banks - Gimme Audio

Banks returns with a new song entitled 'Gimme' - a hard-hitting, ultra dark anthem that has us seriously mesmerised.

Posted 01 May 2019

Daughters - The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds 19.04.2019 Live Review

Daughters in the current climate are stronger than ever following last year's You Won't Get What You Want.

By Max Cussons on 01 May 2019

The Unthanks - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 28.04.2019 Live Review

Rachel, Becky and Niopha; The Unthanks, 'Unaccompanied, As We Are'; returned to Kent in their latest incarnation to sing songs old and new in their purest form.

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 April 2019

The Unthanks

Two Door Cinema Club - Satellite Audio

'Satellite' is the new single from Two Door Cinema Club, who recently announced their fourth album 'False Alarm', scheduled to be released on June 14th 2019.

Posted 26 April 2019

Two Door Cinema Club

Stealing Sheep - Big Wows Album Review

Stealing Sheep's eleven track album is a shimmering piece of bright and bold pop that translates a day-glo and glitter imagination into a sparkling electro hybrid.

By Andrew Lockwood on 23 April 2019

Nouvelle Vague - The Ballroom, Dreamland, Margate 20.04.2019 Live Review

Nouvelle Vague are master craftsmen and women breathing new life into old songs by way of inspired arrangements.

By Andrew Lockwood on 23 April 2019

Nouvelle Vague

Marissa Nadler - Prince Albert, Brighton 16.04.2019 Live Review

Before taking her tour to the far reaches of Europe and beyond, Marissa Nadler took up a brief residence in the upstairs room of The Prince Albert.

By Andrew Lockwood on 23 April 2019

Marissa Nadler

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

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

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

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

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

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

Foster The People - Style Audio

Four months after dropping their single 'Worst Nites', Foster The People return with another non-album track entitled 'Style'.

Posted 25 March 2019

Foster The People

Chai - Punk Album Review

'Punk' by Chai is a curious anomaly that will divide opinion but at its heart there is some musical magic.'Punk' by Chai is a curious anomaly that will divide opinion but at its heart there is some musical magic.

By Andrew Lockwood on 18 March 2019

Self Esteem - Ramsgate Music Hall 10.03.2019 Live Review

Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor, under her new moniker Self Esteem, began her latest tour at Ramsgate Music Hall.

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 March 2019

James - Margate Winter Gardens 06.03.2019 Live Review

In the century old venue in front of two thousand fans, James put on quite a show; well, two shows actually.

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 March 2019


Poppy Ackroyd - Attenborough Centre for the Creative Art, Brighton 22.02.2019 Live Review

If there was ever a reason for you to try something fresh and new then Poppy Ackroyd is surely it.

By Andrew Lockwood on 26 February 2019

The Unthanks - Lines Album Review

As projects go, you'd have to say that the latest one from The Unthanks draws together three remarkable strands under one ambitious umbrella, 'Lines'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 21 February 2019

The Unthanks

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Richard Ashcroft 'Brutally Endured' Losing Rights To Bitter Sweet Symphony

Richard Ashcroft 'brutally endured' losing rights to Bitter Sweet Symphony

Richard Ashcroft ''brutally endured'' losing the rights to his track 'Bitter Sweet Symphony'.The 47-year-old singer and songwriter penned the famous...

The Hu Travelled 5km Off-road In Mongolia For Music Video

The HU travelled 5km off-road in Mongolia for music video

The HU expected ''some kind of success'' for their 'Yuve Yuve Yu' music video after travelling 5,000km off-road to western...

Friendly Fires Announce First Album In More Than 8 Years

Friendly Fires announce first album in more than 8 years

Friendly Fires have announced their first album in more than eight years.The UK rock band will release 'Inflorescent' - the...

Dave Mustaine Thanks Fans For Support After Cancer Diagnosis

Dave Mustaine thanks fans for support after cancer diagnosis

Dave Mustaine has thanked his fans for their ''support and love'' after he was diagnosed with throat cancer.The Megadeth frontman...

The Kooks Wants Festivals To Book More Bands

The Kooks wants festivals to book more bands

The Kooks' Luke Pritchard thinks it's time festivals returned to their rock 'n' roll roots.The 'She Moves In Her Own...

Tom Walker's Two Guitars Swiped From Van In Verona

Tom Walker's two guitars swiped from van in Verona

Tom Walker is ''absolutely gutted'' after two of his guitars were stolen in Verona, Italy.The BRIT Award-winner called on his...

Iggy Azalea To Release New Album On July 19

Iggy Azalea to release new album on July 19

Iggy Azalea will release her new album on July 19.The 29-year-old rapper hasn't released an album since her debut record...

Avril Lavigne Announces First North American Tour In 5 Years

Avril Lavigne announces first North American tour in 5 years

Avril Lavigne has announced her first North American tour in five years.The Canadian pop star will head out on a...

The Libertines Set For UK Tour In December

The Libertines set for UK tour in December

The Libertines are set for a special Christmas tour of the UK in December.The 'Don't Look Back Into The Sun'...

Dave Grohl To Feature On New Queens Of The Stone Age Album

Dave Grohl to feature on new Queens of the Stone Age album

Dave Grohl and ZZ Top founder Billy Gibbons will feature on the new Queens of the Stone Age album.'Smart Dressed...

Emily Eavis Says Gaga And Cooper Won't Be At Glastonbury

Emily Eavis says Gaga and Cooper won't be at Glastonbury

Emily Eavis has quashed claims that Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper are performing a secret set at the Glastonbury Festival...

Halsey Defends Racy On Stage Outfits

Halsey defends racy on stage outfits

Halsey has defended her racy on stage costumes.The 'Without Me' singer has admitted she often gets pressured by mothers of...

Iggy Azalea Is Thrilled To Have Album Packaging Finished

Iggy Azalea is thrilled to have album packaging finished

Iggy Azalea says seeing her new album packaged up is a dream come true.The 28-year-old singer is getting ready to...

Shawn Mendes Reflects On Bullying Over Music Dream

Shawn Mendes reflects on bullying over music dream

Shawn Mendes was bullied for being a hopeful musician as a teenager.The 'Stitches' hitmaker has opened up about his high... Didn't Want To Preach With Black Eyed Peas Single didn't want to preach with Black Eyed Peas single didn't want to get ''preachy'' on the Black Eye Peas' new single.The 'Be Nice' band teamed up with Snoop...

Bradley Cooper And Lady Gaga To Perform At Glastonbury?

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga to perform at Glastonbury?

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga could be set to perform at Glastonbury. TV presenter Edith Bowman has dropped a huge...

Cardi B And Nipsey Hussle Win Big At Bet Awards

Cardi B and Nipsey Hussle win big at BET Awards

Cardi B and the late Nipsey Hussle were the big winners at the BET Awards. The 26-year-old star made history...

Westlife To Collaborate With Queen?

Westlife to collaborate with Queen?

Westlife are reportedly in talks with Queen to collaborate on a ''special project''.The Irish boyband - comprised of Mark Feehily,...

Starsailor's James Stelfox: Liam And Noel Gallagher Don't Sell Like Oasis Did

Starsailor's James Stelfox: Liam and Noel Gallagher don't sell like Oasis did

Starsailor bassist James 'Stel' Stelfox says Liam and Noel Gallagher can't match Oasis' success anymore.The 43-year-old musician admitted the industry...

Christina Aguilera 'Emotional' As Genie In The Bottle Turns 20

Christina Aguilera 'emotional' as Genie in the Bottle turns 20

Christina Aguilera felt ''all types of emotional'' as she marked the 20th anniversary of 'Genie in a Bottle'.The 38-year-old pop...

Kellin Quinn: I Was In A Really Dark Place

Kellin Quinn: I was in a really dark place

Sleeping With Sirens frontman Kellin Quinn was at his ''lowest point'' following the release of 'Gossip'.The 33-year-old rocker - who...

Mika Relaunching Music Career Under Real Name

Mika relaunching music career under real name

Mika is relaunching his music career under his real name, Michael Holbrook.The 'Grace Kelly' hitmaker - who had a string...

Serge Pizzorno: The Studio Is Like A Holiday

Serge Pizzorno: The studio is like a holiday

Serge Pizzorno feels like he's ''on holiday all the time'' when he's working on new music in the studio.The Kasabian...

Pavarotti's Rare Duets With Bono, Sting And More Released

Pavarotti's rare duets with Bono, Sting and more released

Pavarotti's rare duets with Sting, Bono and James Brown are set to be released for the first time.Decca Records are...

Beverley Knight Felt Outcast In Racist Music Industry

Beverley Knight felt outcast in racist music industry

Beverley Knight says it was ''easier'' for record labels to ''market'' someone with ''European features'' when she started her music...

Serge Pizzorno's The S.l.p. Album Out On August 30

Serge Pizzorno's The S.L.P. album out on August 30

Serge Pizzorno will release his debut solo 'The S.L.P'. album on August 30.The Kasabian guitarist's new project features previously released...

Ringo Starr, The Cure And Sigrid Design Glastonbury Badges For Wateraid

Ringo Starr, The Cure and Sigrid design Glastonbury badges for WaterAid

Sir Ringo Starr, The Cure, Sigrid and Neneh Cherry have designed Glastonbury badges to raise awareness for WaterAid.The Beatles legend...

David Gilmour's Guitar Collection Sells For Record-breaking $21.5m

David Gilmour's Guitar Collection sells for record-breaking $21.5M

David Gilmour's guitars have sold for a record-breaking $21.5 million.The Pink Floyd legend's The David Gilmour Guitar Collection, made auction...

Shawn Mendes And Camila Cabello Steamy Latin Single SeñOrita

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello steamy Latin single Señorita

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello have released steamy new Latin single 'Señorita'.The pair teased fans earlier this week with two...

Mark Ronson's Album 'Shaped' By Sad Bangers Dj Session With Romy Croft

Mark Ronson's album 'shaped' by sad bangers DJ session with Romy Croft

Mark Ronson's 'Late Night Feelings' LP was ''shaped'' by a ''sad bangers'' listening session with The xx's Romy Croft.The 43-year-old...

Sam Fox Plans Heavy Rock Covers Lp With Slash

Sam Fox plans heavy rock covers LP with Slash

Sam Fox is eyeing a heavy rock covers album with Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash.The 53-year-old former glamour model and...

Jack White Won't Play Own Material In Raconteurs Shows

Jack White won't play own material in Raconteurs shows

Jack White insists it would be bad for morale if he played his other material during Raconteurs shows.The 43-year-old singer...

Mcfly Yet To Write New Music Ahead Of Comeback

McFly yet to write new music ahead of comeback

Danny Jones has admitted McFly are yet to write any new songs ahead of their 2019 comeback. The 33-year-old guitarist...

Music That Hits All The Right Notes

Music that hits all the right notes

The famous British actor and playwright Noel Coward is famous for many things, not least for coining the expression "Strange...

Sleater-kinney And More Riot Grrrl Revivalists We Can't Get Enough Of

Sleater-Kinney and more Riot Grrrl revivalists we can't get enough of

We'll always have a soft spot for the riot grrrl heroines of the 90s, and in the current political climate...

Freddie Mercury's Lost Track Time Waits For No One Released

Freddie Mercury's lost track Time Waits For No One released

Freddie Mercury's previously lost recording of 'Time Waits For No One' has been released.The song was penned for West End...

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