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The Invisible - Patience Album Review

Like many other musical byways, dance music tends to have a pervasive, almost fetishistic, obsession with its own past. Nailing down the reasons why is as difficult - and futile - as with most attempts to dredge popular culture, but...


Viola Beach Leave A Lasting Legacy With Self-Titled Debut [Review]

They hadn’t even had the chance to oversee the release of their debut self-titled album before their lives were tragically ended in Sweden in February this year, but the legacy of Viola Beach has risen. That such a tragedy befell...

By Daily Vulture on 26 July 2016

Viola Beach - Self-titled Album Review

The details of the tragic accident which ended the lives of Viola Beach and their manager needs no repetition, but their short career continues to be celebrated, as demonstrated with a recent tribute from the Glastonbury-headlining Coldplay.  This release of...

By Alex Lai on 22 July 2016

Latitude Festival 2016 - Live Review

Having celebrated its 10th anniversary last year and now embarking on its second decade of existence, Latitude Festival continues to go from strength to strength, reinforcing its status as the ‘biggest small festival’ in Britain. Unlike all of the country’s...

By Ed Biggs on 20 July 2016

Latitude Festival

DJ Shadow The Mountain Will Fall Review

DJ Shadow has moved up a few levels in terms of musical ambition with his latest album ‘The Mountain Will Fall’. While some might feel it’s a new direction for the hip hop artist, it feels more of a project...

By Daily Vulture on 19 July 2016

Pitbull Endorses Visit Florida With New Video For ‘Sexy Beaches’

Pitbull, real name Armando Christian Pérez, has unveiled a brand new music video for his 2014 track ‘Sexy Beaches’, as part of his advertising deal with the US tourism agency Visit Florida. He’s joined by LA singer Chloe Angelides on...

By Daily Vulture on 18 July 2016

Hieroglyphic Being - The Disco's Of Imhotep Album Review

It's a long time forgotten now, but one of Acid House's original labels was "The Second Summer of Love", a slightly misappropriated riff on the original Hippie movement's declaration of war on the staid and conventional in 1967's San Franciso....

By Andy Peterson on 18 July 2016

Sarathy Korwar - Day To Day Album Review

It might all sound a bit Professor Brian Cox, but it's hard to escape the conclusion that music and musicians are being drawn to its increasingly heterogeneous middle, or catapulted by some dark creative matter far out into the darkest...

By Andy Peterson on 18 July 2016

Marissa Nadler - Strangers Album Review

There's something indescribably fascinating about staring through a window, a voyeurism that fills a need deep down in many people's souls. Marissa Nadler confesses to being something of a home bird, spending much of her time when at home in...

By Andy Peterson on 18 July 2016

Marissa Nadler

DJ Shadow - The Mountain Will Fall Album Review

The twenty years that have elapsed since Josh Davis released his début Entroducing make for neat symmetry when considering The Mountain Will Fall, but little else. Widely acknowledged as one of the most influential hip-hop records of all time -...

By Andy Peterson on 18 July 2016

DJ Shadow

Britney Spears Is Joined By G-Eazy On Her New Single ‘Make Me’

Britney Spears is back with a new single entitled ‘Make Me’ featuring G-Eazy. It comes three years after the release of her eighth album ‘Britney Jean’, and ahead of her forthcoming new release for which we are yet to be...

By Daily Vulture on 15 July 2016

Hinds - Warts Video

In the video for Warts,Hinds fall victim to a tretchorous femme fatale who they're trying to protect their friend from. It was shot in Barcelona's unique Walden 7 building by director Pedro Martin-Calero. Warts is the forth single from Hinds...

Posted 15 July 2016

Guy Heller (Moistboyz) - 2016 Interview

The wiry, extroverted Guy Heller, frontman for disbanded False Front and active Moistboyz, brings a colorful, confrontational, unapologetic voice to hard rock and punk, a voice often espoused in lesser-known music genres.Heller, a veteran in rock circles with a career...

Posted 14 July 2016

Mary Lambert - Hang Out With You Video

Mary Lambert releases her single 'Hang Out With You', this is the first single Mary has released since her popular 2014 track, 'Secrets'. The video for 'Hang Out With You' sees Mary spending time with a whole host of adorable...

Posted 13 July 2016

Mary Lambert

Elton John - A Good Heart Video

A Good Heart is the fifth single from Elton John's new album Wonderful Crazy Night. The track (and the album) were produced by T Bone Burnett. The video for A Good Heart, which is interspersed with footage of Elton playing...

Posted 13 July 2016

Elton John

Dizzee Rascal and Calvin Harris - Hype Video

Dizzee Rascal and Calvin Harris release the new single 'Hype', this is the third time the pair have teamed up as they also released the single 'Dance Wiv Me' in 2008 and the track 'Here 2 China' which was featured...

Posted 13 July 2016

Dizzee Rascal

Jack Whitehall - Live at Soho Theatre 9 July 2016

Jack Whitehall played at London's Soho Theatre, on Saturday, in preparation of his upcoming UK arena tour 'At Large' in February 2017. Making his own personal announcement and welcoming himself to the stage, Whitehall played to an intimate 140 seater...

By Chloe Dobinson on 11 July 2016

Jack Whitehall

The Staves Sleeping In A Car EP Review

For those who loved both ‘Dead & Born & Grown’ and ‘If I Was’ from Hertfordshire sister trio The Staves, new EP ‘Sleeping In A Car‘ makes for an exciting release and a generous glimpse into their next project. It’s...

By Daily Vulture on 11 July 2016

Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool Review

When a band can create something so thoroughly experimental and yet still maintain the essence of their tried-and-tested sound, that’s genius. Radiohead‘s latest release ‘A Moon Shaped Pool‘ does just that, but more than just building on their familiarity, it...

By Daily Vulture on 11 July 2016

David Bowie Blackstar Review

The final studio album from David Bowie has seen this rock legend out with, well, not a ‘bang’ so much as fireworks. ‘Blackstar‘ is his 25th studio album and, while it remains as experimental as ever, it still oozes the essence...

By Daily Vulture on 08 July 2016

Florence And The Machine - British Summer Time 2 July 2016 Live Review

Florence and the Machine marked a triumphant return to London with a sold out performance at British Summer Time, in Hyde Park on Saturday 2 July 2016. Upon making her entrance to the stage Florence promised a magical set with...

By Chloe Dobinson on 08 July 2016

Florence and the Machine

[PIAS] Alternative Spirit - Album Review

When you think of the words alternative spirit you think -upbeat, raucous indie-pop music and that's exactly what this new PIAS compilation album provides. The album consists of 39 tracks from artists such as Roisin Murphy, Basement Jaxx and Fleet...

By Chloe Dobinson on 08 July 2016

Alt-J Black Keys Bloc Party Two Door Cinema Club Various Artists

Morganway - No Tomorrows EP Review

With origins in the East Anglian county of Norfolk, Morganway are a quintet started by twins Callum and Kieran Morgan.  The outfit are currently on tour throughout the UK, including multiple hometown shows in Norwich, leading up the release of...

By Alex Lai on 08 July 2016

Wild Beasts - Big Cat Video

Big Cat is the third single from Wild Beasts' new album 'Boy King' which is set for release through Domino Records on 5 August 2016. To promote the release, the band will play a set of European tour dates, starting...

Posted 07 July 2016

Wild Beasts

David Brent - Lady Gypsy Video

Ricky Gervais has a new film coming out and the main focus of the film is his old character from The Office. As we all know, David Brent always thought of himself as a bit of a popstar and now...

Posted 07 July 2016

David Brent Ricky Gervais

Aesop Rock - Kirby Video

Aesop Rock recruits a rather cute accomplice in the video for his new single Kirby. This is actually the second video for the track as the first was part of a 48 minute feature (which used all the tracks on...

Posted 07 July 2016

Aesop Rock

Two Door Cinema Club - Are We Ready? (Wreck) Video

Two Door Cinema Club return with a new single and album. Are We Ready? (Wreck) is the first single from TSCC's thirs studio album 'Gameshow' which was recorded in L.A with Jacknife Lee. Over the August bank holuday weekend, the...

Posted 07 July 2016

Two Door Cinema Club

The Strokes - Threat of Joy Video

Threat Of Joy is the first video from The Strokes in five years. Since their last release many of the band members have released solo material but now they're back together and release the 'Future Present Past EP' which was...

Posted 07 July 2016

The Strokes

Courtney Barnett - Elevator Operator Video

Elevator Operator is the opening track on Courtney Barnett's debut album 'Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit' and Courtney has just shot a video for the track. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the video sees Barnett working as an...

Posted 07 July 2016

Courtney Barnett

Paul Gilbert - I Can Destroy Album Review

American guitar virtuoso Paul Gilbert's latest studio album, the 13 track "I Can Destroy", was released in Japan in December, 2015. Fans of rock and roll in the rest of the world endured a seven month waiting period, but the...

By Iris North on 06 July 2016

Paul Gilbert

Freddie Nelson - 2016 Interview

American multi-instrumentalist, music producer, and Pittsburgh Music Hall of Fame inductee Freddie Nelson is best known for his "United States" collaborative record with guitar ace Paul Gilbert in 2008. He has a richer musical background and history than might be...

Posted 05 July 2016

Law Holt - Interview

We speak with Law Holt about how she got started making music, her influences and her forthcoming debut album 'City'.

Posted 05 July 2016

Blossoms - Charlemagne Video

Charlemagne is the first song on Blossoms self-titled debut album set for release in August. The album was recorded at Liverpool's Parr Street Studios with The Coral frontman James Skelly who is said to be one of the bands mentors.

Posted 04 July 2016

Blossoms

Blood Orange - Augustine Video

Dev Hynes AKA Blood Orange directed and edited the video for his new single Augustine (featuring additional vocals from Ian Isaiah & Ava Raiin). The track is taken from his new album Freetown Sound on which Dev scored, wrote and...

Posted 04 July 2016

Blood Orange

Years & Years - Worship Video

Worship is the eighth single from Years & Years debut album Communion. The release of Worship comes 10 days short of the 1 year anniversary of the release of Communion. It's been a busy year for Years & Years as...

Posted 04 July 2016

Years & Years

DJ Khaled - I Got the Keys ft. Jay Z, Future Video

There are so many cameo performances in the video for DJ Khaled's new single 'I Got the Keys' featuring Jay Z and Future, it's hard not to spot at least a few people you'll recognise. A number of Hip Hop...

Posted 04 July 2016

DJ Khaled Jay Z

CC Dust - Wharf Chambers, Leeds 21.06.2016 Live Review

CC Dust are a brand new synth-pop duo emerging from Olympia, Washington. From the little amount of music they have out, the 'Never Wanted To Die' single as well as their 'Shinkansen No.1/New Ways' 7", CC Dust have established their...

By Max Cussons on 04 July 2016

Rihanna - Sledgehammer Video

Rihanna's new single Sledgehammer is the lead track on the soundtrack for the new Star Trek movie: Star Trek Beyond. The singer was introduced to Star Trek when she was a young girl and has been a fan ever since...

Posted 30 June 2016

Rihanna

Kamasi Washington - Manchester Academy- 28.06.2016 Live Review

Jazz isn't a genre of music that's had a ton of relevance in the musical landscape over the last decade or two. There's been notable acts and the genre's influence has been felt in other genres, in certain aspects of...

By Max Cussons on 30 June 2016

Manchester Academy

Metronomy - Summer 08 Album Review

Started by then Devon-inhabitant Joseph Mount, Metronomy are a quartet who have previously released four albums with ever-increasing chart success.  Their last long-player in 2014 underlined their upward trajectory by cracking the UK top ten and its campaign included a...

By Alex Lai on 30 June 2016

Metronomy

Anohni - Hopelessness Album Review

Anohni's (of Antony and the Johnson's fame) debut album as a solo artist, 'Hopelessness', is one of the most beautifully arresting albums of the year so far. It's unashamedly political, self-reflective, deliciously ironic and at points pessimistic to the point...

By Eoin Hanlon on 30 June 2016

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