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Calvin Harris, Rag'n'Bone Man - Giant Lyric Video

Calvin Harris' latest pop collaboration sees him team up with the award-winning Rag'n'Bone Man for a new song entitled 'Giant'.

Go Dark - Neon Young Album Review

The eleven tracks that make up 'Neon Young' combine an alternative electro backdrop with a hip-hop swagger and menacing undercurrent.

By Andrew Lockwood on 16 January 2019

Sam Smith, Normani - Dancing With A Stranger Audio

Sam Smith returns with a brand new single entitled 'Dancing with a Stranger' featuring Normani of Fifth Harmony.

Posted 15 January 2019

Sam Smith

RYD - RYD Album Review

RYD, aka North London producer Ryan Downie, is set to release his self-titled debut album under that moniker on 18th January.

By Andrew Lockwood on 14 January 2019

Billie Eilish - When I Was Older (Music Inspired By The Film Roma) Audio

Billie Eilish returns with a new song entitled 'When I Was Older' taken from the compilation 'Music Inspired by the Movie Roma'.

Posted 11 January 2019

Steve Mason - About The Light Album Review

Steve Mason, along with producer Stephen Street, has given us his most 'open' and accessible album to date with 'About The Light'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 02 January 2019

Steve Mason

Manic Street Preachers - This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours (20 Years Collectors' Edition) Album Review

By 1998, Britpop bands were on the decline yet for the Manic Street Preachers, the creative juices seemed to flow stronger than ever.

By Mark Moore on 12 December 2018

Manic Street Preachers

The Pere Ubu Moon Unit - Ramsgate Music Hall 7.12.2018 Live Review

On Friday, avant-garde group The Pere Ubu Moon Unit, which was founded back in 1975 in Cleveland by David Thomas, took to the stage of the Ramsgate Music Hall.

By Andrew Lockwood on 10 December 2018

Dalton Harris - The Power of Love ft. James Arthur Audio

The winner of this year's series of 'The X Factor', Dalton Harris, has hit number one with his debut single 'The Power of Love'.

Posted 10 December 2018

James Arthur

Ride - Dreamland, Margate 30.11.2018 Live Review

Celebrating thirty years of Ride with a special anniversary Unplugged tour, Oxfordshire's finest came to the seaside to play in the Ballroom.

By Andrew Lockwood on 04 December 2018


Arctic Monkeys - Anyways Audio

'Anyways' is the B-side to Arctic Monkeys' 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino'; the title single from their number one album released earlier this year.

Posted 03 December 2018

Arctic Monkeys

Nicki Minaj - Good Form ft. Lil Wayne Video

In her latest collaboration with Cash Money's Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj finally unveils the video for her 'Queen' single 'Good Form'.

Posted 30 November 2018

Nicki Minaj Lil Wayne

Reef - Dreamland, Margate 23.11.2018 Live Review

In the Hall By The Sea at Dreamland, Reef brought their Revelation tour to life as they delivered one of the best live sets I've had the privilege to witness this year.

By Andrew Lockwood on 26 November 2018


ASAP Rocky - Sundress Video

Six months after the release of his third studio album 'Testing', ASAP Rocky returns with a new single and video entitled 'Sundress'.

Posted 22 November 2018

ASAP Rocky

Mattiel - Patterns, Brighton 16.11.2018 Live Review

Mattiel Brown and her band put on an anything but plain performance at Patterns in Brighton.

By Andrew Lockwood on 19 November 2018

Crooked Man - Crooked House Album Review

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, Crooked Man treats us to a fabulous slice of sun-soaked House, Disco and Electro.

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 November 2018

Ariana Grande - Thank U, Next Audio

Less than 3 months after the release of her album 'Sweetener', Ariana Grande is set to return with a new record entitled 'Thank U, Next'.

Posted 06 November 2018

Ariana Grande

John Grant - Brighton Dome 29.10.2018 Live Review

With a fourth solo album having just dropped and his 50th birthday celebrations behind him, John Grant kicked off the UK leg of his latest tour in style at The Brighton Dome.

By Andrew Lockwood on 06 November 2018

John Grant

Marie Davidson - Working Class Woman Album Review

Marie Davidson's fourth album, 'Working Class Woman', in form reflects her history of work in projects at home and time spent in Berlin.

By Andy Peterson on 23 October 2018

The Lumineers - Walls Audio

The Lumineers honour their friend and hero Tom Petty with a sensational cover of his 1996 song 'Walls' from the 'She's the One' soundtrack.

Posted 19 October 2018

The Lumineers

Billie Eilish - When The Party's Over Audio

Up and coming LA singer-songwriter Billie Eilish has unveiled her fourth single of the year, 'When the Party's Over'.

Posted 19 October 2018

John Grant - Love Is Magic Album Review

The quality of the back-catalogue of the once-upon-a-time Czar, John Grant, is building to be the one of the most impressive set of albums released in the recent past.

By Andrew Lockwood on 11 October 2018

John Grant

Anna Calvi - All Saints Church, Hove 5.10.2018 Live Review

With the recent release of her third, very well received album 'Hunter' just behind her, Anna had plenty of relatively new songs to showcase.

By Andrew Lockwood on 09 October 2018

Anna Calvi

Lydia Cole - Tom Thumb Theatre, Margate 20.09.2018 Live Review

Lydia Cole came to play at not only one of the smallest theatres in the UK, but also one of the smallest in the world.

By Andrew Lockwood on 26 September 2018

Maribou State - Kingdoms In Colour Album Review

People who tell you that electronicists are merely pretenders who could be bothered to sit through a few how to use Pro Tools tutorials will find a rebuttal in Maribou State.

By Andy Peterson on 21 September 2018

Black Honey - Black Honey Album Review

Black Honey's eponymous debut has been three years in the making and is the culmination of a lot of hard work and determination on their part.

By Andrew Lockwood on 20 September 2018

Wheels & Fins 2018 - Live Review

On a clifftop above a beautiful sandy beach, Wheels And Fins Festival sprang into life over the weekend

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 September 2018

The Libertines

Spiritualized - And Nothing Hurt Album Review

Spiritualized's eighth album comes twenty-six years after their first, and yet sounds as fresh and vibrant as if it were a debut.

By Andrew Lockwood on 07 September 2018


Idles - Joy As An Act Of Resistance Album Review

You wait around for a feral, untethered, vital, challenging and dynamic record to shock your senses and then two come along in the space of eighteen months, and both are by the same band. Idles released their debut album 'Brutalism'...

By Andrew Lockwood on 29 August 2018


Roni Size - Dreamland, Margate 25.08.2018 Live Review

Roni Size brought his party to the Scenic Stage of Margate's Dreamland over the weekend.

By Andrew Lockwood on 28 August 2018

Roni Size

Disclosure - Moonlight (Extended Mix) Audio

After a three-year hiatus, Disclosure returned this Spring with news of a new album project in the works and 'Moonlight' is their new single.

Posted 22 August 2018


Wye Oak - The Booking Hall, Dover, Kent 14.08.2018 Live Review

From one important seaport to another, Wye Oak came across the pond from Baltimore to Dover as they played at The Booking Hall.

By Andrew Lockwood on 21 August 2018

Wye Oak

Ash - The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge 13.08.2018 Live Review

Tonight, Ash top off a perfect storm between band, audience and venue, resulting in a show which will live long in the memories of those in attendance.

By Alex Lai on 17 August 2018


Neverworld 2018 Live Review

Neverworld brought out the bright and the beautiful over a sun-drenched three days on John Darling's Farm in Kent.

By Andrew Lockwood on 08 August 2018

Bastille Clean Bandit

Gabe Gurnsey - Physical Album Review

Gabe's latest album is a solo release and as such features a wholly Gurnsey lead direction.

By Andrew Lockwood on 01 August 2018

Orbital - Dreamland, Margate, Kent 28.07.2018 Live Review

Orbital brought their spectacular show to the East Kent coast at the weekend to the delight of a variety of ravers.

By Andrew Lockwood on 31 July 2018


Childish Gambino - Summertime Magic Audio

As part of a double-song summer EP, Childish Gambino launches an audio stream for 'Summertime Magic'.

Posted 17 July 2018

Childish Gambino

Justin Timberlake - SoulMate Audio

Justin Timberlake has just unveiled the song of the summer in the shape of 'SoulMate'.

Posted 06 July 2018

Justin Timberlake

Soulwax - Essential Album Review

Last year Soulwax were invited to deliver their Essential Mix and for it they provided entirely new music produced by themselves, the first act ever to do so.

By Andrew Lockwood on 22 June 2018


Field Division - Dark Matter Dreams Album Review

Field Division have journeyed far and wide to facilitate the release of their debut album, 'Dark Matter Dreams.

By Andrew Lockwood on 22 June 2018

Starcrawler - The Haunt, Brighton 19.06.18 Live Review

Seeing and hearing Starcrawler live is an experience that will leave you speechless and will enliven your senses.

By Andrew Lockwood on 21 June 2018

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Bryan Adams Recruits Ed Sheeran And Jennifer Lopez For Comeback Lp

Bryan Adams recruits Ed Sheeran and Jennifer Lopez for comeback LP

Bryan Adams has recruited Ed Sheeran and Jennifer Lopez for his comeback album 'Shine a Light'.The Canadian rock legend's album-titled...

Paul Van Dyk Awarded $12m For 2016 Stage Fall

Paul Van Dyk awarded $12M for 2016 stage fall

Paul van Dyk has been awarded $12 million for the life-changing injuries he sustained during his 2016 near-fatal stage fall.The...

Nile Rodgers Thankful To Cher For Helping Chic Grow Us Audience

Nile Rodgers thankful to Cher for helping Chic grow US audience

Nile Rodgers is thankful to Cher for enabling Chic to play around the world.The 'Le Freak' hitmaker's band are currently...

Busted Nearly Broke Up Over New Album

Busted nearly broke up over new album

Busted came close to breaking up again after clashing over their new album 'Half Way There'.The pop punk stars -...

Halsey Working On New Music

Halsey working on new music

Halsey is working on new music.The 'Bad At Love' hitmaker says her recent writing sessions were spurred on by the...

Bananarama Announce First Album In A Decade

Bananarama announce first album in a decade

Bananarama have announced their first album in a decade.Sara Dallin and Keren Woodward reunited with original member Siobhan Fahey for...

Keane Set To Make Comeback

Keane set to make comeback

Keane are working on their first album in six years. The 'Everybody's Changing' hitmakers went on an indefinite hiatus in...

Alice Chater's Inspired By Michael Jackson

Alice Chater's inspired by Michael Jackson

Alice Chater is inspired by Michael Jackson.The 25-year-old rising pop star - who was hand chosen by Little Mix to...

Vampire Weekend To Release 6 New Songs Before New Album

Vampire Weekend to release 6 new songs before new album

Vampire Weekend are to release two songs a month in the run up to dropping their first album for six...

Cheryl To Release New Song In March

Cheryl to release new song in March

Cheryl will release a new single in March.The 35-year-old singer doesn't like to tell fans a ''specific date'' for when...

Chance The Rapper Removes R.kelly Collaboration From Streaming Services

Chance the Rapper removes R.Kelly collaboration from streaming services

Chance the Rapper has removed his 2015 R. Kelly collaboration from streaming services, amid the sexual assault allegations made against...

Yungblud Drops New Track Loner

Yungblud drops new track Loner

Yungblud has released a new track called 'Loner'. The 21-year-old singer's latest track premiered on Wednesday (16.01.19) night on Radio...

Hozier Announces Long-awaited Second Album

Hozier announces long-awaited second album

Hozier has announced his first album in almost four years.The Irish musician will release 'Wasteland Baby' on March 1, which...

Ryan Adams Teams Up With John Mayer On New Album

Ryan Adams teams up with John Mayer on new album

Ryan Adams has worked with John Mayer on his album 'Big Colors'.The 44-year-old musician is set to release three records...

Selena Gomez's Jax Jones Song Unlikely To Be Released

Selena Gomez's Jax Jones song unlikely to be released

Selena Gomez's collaboration with Jax Jones may never be released.The 'Ring Ring' hitmaker has confirmed that the rumoured track, which...

Halsey Hits Back After Being Slammed For Liking Bring Me The Horizon

Halsey hits back after being slammed for liking Bring Me The Horizon

Halsey has hit back after being criticised for liking Bring Me The Horizon.The 'Without Me' hitmaker - who has previously...

Keith Richards Reissues Talk Is Cheap For 30th Anniversary

Keith Richards reissues Talk Is Cheap for 30th anniversary

Keith Richards has shared a previously unheard cover of 'My Babe' from the 30th anniversary reissue of his solo LP...

Madonna 'Set For 2019 World Tour'

Madonna 'set for 2019 world tour'

Madonna is set to go on her first world tour in three years in late 2019. The 60-year-old singing legend...

Dua Lipa Promises New Album This Year

Dua Lipa promises new album this year

Dua Lipa is determined to release her second album this year.The 23-year-old singer - who released her self-titled debut LP...

Camila Cabello Gets Back To Work

Camila Cabello gets back to work

Camila Cabello has resumed work on her new album.The 'Havana' hitmaker revealed back in October she was taking a Thanksgiving...

Travis Scott Spoke With Colin Kaepernick Before Agreeing Super Bowl Deal

Travis Scott spoke with Colin Kaepernick before agreeing Super Bowl deal

Travis Scott spoke with Colin Kaepernick before agreeing to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show.The 'Astroworld' rapper has faced...

Liam Gallagher Definitely Maybe Doing Something For Album Anniversary

Liam Gallagher Definitely Maybe doing something for album anniversary

Liam Gallagher has hinted he plans to mark the 25th anniversary of Oasis' 'Definitely Maybe' with a special gig.The 'Wall...

Ed Sheeran's God-given Talent

Ed Sheeran's God-given talent

Ed Sheeran believes his musical talent is a gift from God.The 'Photograph' hitmaker admitted he was a ''weird kid'' who...

Normani Loves Listening To Waves

Normani loves listening to Waves

Normani plays her own song 'Waves' ''over and over again''.The former Fifth Harmony singer collaborated with 6LACK on the track...

Killers To Release Album In 2020?

Killers to release album in 2020?

Brandon Flowers would love to release a new Killers album by the end of the year.The 37-year-old singer and co...

Little Mix Set To Perform At 2019 Brits

Little Mix set to perform at 2019 BRITS

Little Mix are performing at the BRIT Awards 2019. The pop group have thrilled fans by announcing that they'll be...

Sam Smith 'Doesn't Really' Like The Sound Of His Voice

Sam Smith 'doesn't really' like the sound of his voice

Sam Smith has admitted he ''doesn't really'' like the the sound of his voice.The 'Fire On Fire' hitmaker has confessed...

Ellie Goulding Inspired By Electronic Music And Hip-hop On New Album

Ellie Goulding inspired by electronic music and hip-hop on new album

Ellie Goulding's new album is a mixture of electronic and hip-hop influences.The 'Close To Me' singer has opened up the...

Rudimental Want Dj Locksmith To Play Bond Villain

Rudimental want DJ Locksmith to play Bond villain

Rudimental star DJ Locksmith's bandmates want him to play a James Bond villain.The BRIT Award-nominated drum and bass group's member...

The Killers Gave Spike Lee Full Reigns Over Land Of The Free Video

The Killers gave Spike Lee full reigns over Land Of The Free video

The Killers gave Spike Lee ''full creative control'' over the music video for their anti-Trump song 'Land Of The Free'.Brandon...

Ellie Goulding Joining Octavian At Bbc Sound Of 2019 Live

Ellie Goulding joining Octavian at BBC Sound Of 2019 Live

Ellie Goulding is set to perform at BBC Sound Of 2019 Live on January 31 with Octavian. The 'Close To...

The 1975 And Anne-marie Set For Brits Week War Child Gigs

The 1975 and Anne-Marie set for BRITS Week War Child gigs

The 1975, Anne-Marie and Bring Me The Horizon are among the acts playing BRITS Week War Child gigs in the...

Ariana Grande Reshuffles Sweetener Tour For Coachella

Ariana Grande reshuffles Sweetener Tour for Coachella

Ariana Grande has reshuffled and cancelled some of her 'Sweetener Tour' dates to make room for Coachella.The 'thank u, next'...

The Cranberries' Painful Final Album

The Cranberries' painful final album

The Cranberries found it a ''very painful process'' making their final album without the late Dolores O'Riordan.The group - which...

Matt Healy Thinks Next Album Will Sound More British

Matt Healy thinks next album will sound more British

Matty Healy has revealed that being in England has influenced the 1975's next album. The 29-year-old frontman says the indie...

Michael Bublé Launches 'Bublé Daily' On Amazon's Alexa

Michael Bublé launches 'Bublé Daily' on Amazon's Alexa

Michael Bublé has launched 'Bublé Daily' on Amazon's Alexa to provide fans with a ''little something'' every day.The 43-year-old 'Love'...

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