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Courtney Barnett - Nameless, Faceless Video

Courtney Barnett will release her second solo album 'Tell Me How You Really Feel' this Spring, and with it comes an infectious, soaring single entitled 'Nameless, Faceless' for which she has also unveiled a new video.The video is a kaleidoscopic...

The Boxer Rebellion - Ghost Alive Album Review

It is hard to believe that The Boxer Rebellion have been around for seventeen years, yet album number six is set to drop in the shape of 'Ghost Alive', released on the band's own label. This is said to be...

By Mark Moore on 20 March 2018

The Boxer Rebellion

Charlie Puth - Done For Me ft. Kehlani Audio

Charlie Puth has another infectious single out with the help of Kehlani. 'Done For Me' is the self-produced third single from his forthcoming sophomore album 'Voicenotes', and unusually draws inspiration from 80s pop acts like Wham. He's already dropped two Platinum-certified...

Posted 16 March 2018

The Knocks - Ride Or Die ft. Foster The People Audio

New York electronic duo The Knocks team up with Foster The People for funk-laden number entitled 'Ride Or Die'. It's very much classic FTP, and has definitely given us the bug for more collaborations.The Knocks drop their eagerly anticipated second...

Posted 16 March 2018

Foster The People

Baloji - 137 Avenue Kaniama Album Review

Belguim's Baloji's stardom is clearly on the rise with the release of his fourth full-length solo album. Fusing a blend of soul, funk, jazz, afro beats, hip-hop and spoken word, Baloji offers up a largely upbeat fourteen tracks. There's a...

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 March 2018

Lily Allen - Three Audio

Lily Allen is set to drop her first album in four years 'No Shame' this summer, and with the news comes an audio of the first promotional single, 'Three'.The song is a touching piano ballad about the relationship the singer...

Posted 14 March 2018

Lily Allen

Jason Derulo - Colors (Coca-Cola Anthem for the 2018 FIFA World Cup) Audio

Jason Derulo sings the official new Coca-Cola Anthem for the 2018 Fifa World Cup entitled 'Colors'. He drops the audio for the new track, which will also appear on his forthcoming album.The track has been produced by Sermstyle and ISM,...

Posted 14 March 2018

Jason Derulo

Tom McRae - Revelation, Ashford 9.03.2018 Live Review

'I told myself that I would never dress in black and stand in front of a slightly bored congregation in church', was how Tom McRae described the situation he found himself in as he performed at Revelation St Mary's, in...

By Andrew Lockwood on 13 March 2018

Tom Mcrae

Stereophonics - First Direct Arena, Leeds 10.03.2018 Live Review

With their tenth studio album narrowly missing out on being a chart-topper, Stereophonics are in the midst of another largely sold-out UK arena tour. Their itinerary will then see them head to Australia, before returning to these shores for the...

By Alex Lai on 12 March 2018


Project Pablo - There's Always More At The Store EP Review

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By Andy Peterson on 06 March 2018

Nathan Fake - Sunder Album Review

There's a lot to be said for cutting things back to their elemental least; in an era where many of us yearn for simpler times, it's easy to bridge the gap between simplicity and reassurance. Nathan Fake's career has been somewhat...

By Andy Peterson on 06 March 2018

Jack White - Over And Over And Over Audio

To follow his previous four singles, Jack White drops a new song entitled 'Over And Over And Over'. Collectively, all singles will be available as instant downloads when fans pre-order the new album 'Boarding House Reach'. For now, check out...

Posted 05 March 2018

Jack White

Iceage - Pain Killer ft. Sky Ferreira Audio

With their new album 'Beyondless' arriving this Spring, Danish rockers Iceage have teamed up with singer and actress Sky Ferreira for the song 'Pain Killer'.Co-produced by Nis Bysted, 'Beyondless' follows 2014's 'Plowing Into the Field of Love' and also features...

Posted 02 March 2018

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Peggy Gou - Once EP Review

If any music community can define itself as truly global it's that of dance; Peggy Gou was born in Korea, lives in Berlin and has built her reputation throughout the last couple of years by playing in places as far...

By Andy Peterson on 21 February 2018

Tracey Thorn - Sister ft. Corinne Bailey Rae Audio

It's been six years since Tracey Thorn dropped her last solo album, and with her new release 'Record' she has teamed up with Corinne Bailey Rae for a soul-infused electronic number entitled 'Sister'.Tracey has launched the audio for the new...

Posted 20 February 2018

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Lauv - Getting Over You Audio

What he describes as 'the first chapter' of his 'music and story', up and coming San Francisco singer Lauv unveils a new song entitled 'Getting Over You' in the form of an audio.'I met you when I was 18', he...

Posted 16 February 2018

Polica & Stargaze - Music For The Long Emergency Album Review

Although gleaning some of its initial inspiration from a 2005 book, 'The Long Emergency' by Howard Kunstler, this collaboration feels less like a soundtrack than a concept album. Kunstler is mapping out a future where oil production has peaked, economies...

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 February 2018


Ezra Furman - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 10.02.2018 Live Review

The day after his latest album release and three months ahead of him returning to play in venues up to ten times the size of tonight's feels like the opportune moment to come and see Ezra Furman live. Playing to...

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 February 2018

The Damned - Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone 6.2.2018 Live Review

The last time I saw The Damned play live was on a Summer's day some years ago(!) in August at Brockwell Park in London. The crowd of mainly teenagers and twenty-somethings had come out to support a one-day free festival...

By Andrew Lockwood on 08 February 2018

The Damned

Joan As Police Woman - Damned Devotion Album Review

Joan As Police Woman's latest album release 'Damned Devotion' sees the lyrically adroit soulstress delivering her best work in years. That's not to say she's been off form or put out some questionable material, it just means that this album...

By Andrew Lockwood on 06 February 2018

Joan as Police Woman

The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar - Pray For Me Audio

Ahead of the release of the official soundtrack to Marvel's 'Black Panther' (as well as the movie itself), a third single from the album has been unveiled entitled 'Pray For Me' by The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar.It's their second collaboration,...

Posted 02 February 2018

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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Wrong Creatures Album Review

While there are a lot of bands that can't stay the distance and keep making great music without splitting up due to musical differences, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are thankfully not one of them. Despite court battles with record labels,...

By Mark Moore on 01 February 2018

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Skylar Grey - Stand By Me (Cover) Audio

Something about Skylar Grey's stunning acoustic cover of Ben E. King's 1961 song 'Stand By Me' has us completely hypnotised, and desperate to hear more from her in the way of re-recorded renditions of classic hits.The song has been covered...

Posted 30 January 2018

Skylar Grey

James Blake - If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead Video

James Blake unveils a dreamlike electronic montage of sound with his newest single 'If The Car Beside You Moves Ahead' - and no, that's not your speakers glitching. The video, directed by Alexander Brown, focuses on the time-lapse journey of a...

Posted 30 January 2018

James Blake

Poppy Ackroyd - Resolve Album Review

Music never ceases to amaze me and I hope it never does. There are pivotal moments that hold firm in your head; game changers. The first time you hear Elizabeth Fraser sing a note, a Johnny Marr guitar riff, a...

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 January 2018

Sting & Shaggy - Don't Make Me Wait Audio

In perhaps what is one of the most unusual collaborations in recent music history, Sting has teamed up with Jamaican artist Shaggy for a new reggae inspired song called 'Don't Make Me Wait'. It's so weird that we actually can't...

Posted 29 January 2018

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Sia - Helium (Sia vs David Guetta & Afrojack) Audio

Sia teams up with David Guetta and Afrojack for a special remix of her song 'Helium' as part of the singer's new MAC Cosmetics x VIVA GLAM campaign. The original song dropped last year as part of the 'Fifty Shades Darker:...

Posted 29 January 2018

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Thirty Seconds To Mars - Dangerous Night Audio

Thirty Seconds To Mars drop their second new single 'Dangerous Night' via Interscope Records, five months after releasing the lead single from their yet to be announced fifth studio album.Co-written by Stevie Aiello and Jared Leto, with co-production from Zedd,...

Posted 29 January 2018

30 Seconds to Mars

Jack White - Corporation Audio

Ahead of the release of his forthcoming album 'Boarding House Reach', Jack White has unveiled yet another single entitled 'Corporation' - and there's a very infectious experimental funk vibe about it that we hope to see more of on the...

Posted 26 January 2018

Jack White

Paramore - Manchester Arena 19.01.2018 Live Review

Last year's excellent 'After Laughter' saw Paramore embrace and fulfil an evolution that had been hinted at on their previous couple of records. Unleashed from the shackles of the emo-rock sound that brought them to the fore, it was packed...

By Alex Lai on 22 January 2018


Frank Turner - The Booking Hall, Dover 19.01.2018 Live Review

Frank Turner has been to Dover many times before, he's even "got pi**ed in the pub next to the (Dover Priory) train station", but he's never played for an audience here. For gig 2,128, Frank took up the invite to...

By Andrew Lockwood on 22 January 2018

Frank Turner

Ezra Furman - Transangelic Exodus Album Review

There is no real need to give you a spoiler alert here, you've no doubt already clocked the stars accompanying the banner headline of this review, but I knew I was probably going to love this album upon hearing its...

By Andrew Lockwood on 20 January 2018

Young Fathers - In My View Video

Mercury Prize-winning Scottish band Young Fathers launch an emotionally-charged video for their new track 'In My View', with an apparent aim to make viewers think and, ultimately, make them care.The video is a montage of abstract imagery including two men...

Posted 18 January 2018

Young Fathers

The Chainsmokers - Sick Boy Video

The Chainsmokers have dropped their first single of the year this month and with it comes a visual spectacle of a video with some impressive effects. The song is the first from their upcoming second album project which is yet...

Posted 18 January 2018

The Chainsmokers

Bleachers - Alfie's Song (Not So Typical Love Song) Audio

Bleachers have unveiled their first track from the forthcoming teen drama 'Love, Simon'; 'Alfie's Song (Not So Typical Love Song)' is one of five tracks that frontman Jack Antonoff wrote for the movie, but 'Alfie's Song' is by far the...

Posted 18 January 2018


First Aid Kit - Ruins Album Review

It's very nearly eight years since the release of First Aid Kit's fully formed debut album 'The Big Black And The Blue', and just over three and a half since their biggest selling record to date, 'Stay Gold'. Rather incredibly,...

By Andrew Lockwood on 18 January 2018

First Aid Kit

Incubus - Loneliest Video

Last year, Californian alt-rock band Incubus launched their first album in six years, '8', which features their single 'Loneliest'. Now they unveil a beautiful new video to go with it and we can't take our eyes off these dancers.The video...

Posted 16 January 2018


Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? - Jazzbelle 1984/1988 Album Review

Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? are full of the same boundless energy and enthusiasm with the release their sophomore album, 'Jazzbelle 1984/1988'. Their second album, following up 2015's 'Teenage Sweetheart', is a slightly crisper, better produced...

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 January 2018

Jono McCleery - Seeds Of A Dandelion Album Review

The press for 'Seeds Of A Dandelion' talks about Jono McCleery being one of the UK's "Best kept secrets", a position which - whilst it's undoubtedly true - when you're trying to put food on your own table is less...

By Andy Peterson on 09 January 2018

Jono McCleery

Will Varley - Spirit Of Minnie Album Review

Will Varley's fifth album sees a step change in terms of delivery in more ways than one. Having seemingly tired of the odd comic ditty (you'll find nothing approaching 'Self Checkout Shuffle' or 'A Monkey On A Rock' on this...

By Andrew Lockwood on 09 January 2018

Will Varley

Chemical Brothers - Printworks, London 02.12.2017 Live Review

After a year of mostly hiding, Chemical Brothers returned to the DJ booth for a set of three gigs that highlighted their supreme popularity in the industry.  Despite only playing a 'DJ set' as opposed to their phenomenal 'Live Shows',...

By Adam Holden on 20 December 2017

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Ennio Morricone To Play Last UK Show In November

Ennio Morricone to play last UK show in November

Ennio Morricone is to play his last ever concert in the UK in November.The legendary film composer will appear at...

Lin-manuel Miranda Unleashes The Ultimate Broadway Mash-up For Charity

Lin-Manuel Miranda Unleashes The Ultimate Broadway Mash-Up For Charity

Lin-Manuel Miranda has recorded his third charity single 'Found/Tonight', on which he teams alongside fellow Broadway star Ben Platt. The...

Olly Alexander Feels 'Vulnerable' On Stage

Olly Alexander feels 'vulnerable' on stage

Years & Years star Olly Alexander admits to feeling ''vulnerable'' on stage.The 27-year-old musician is the frontman of one of...

Liam Gallagher And Richard Ashcroft Announce North American Tour

Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft announce North American tour

Liam Gallagher and Richard Ashcroft are to tour North America with each other.The 45-year-old former Oasis star - who released...

Peta Urge Drake To End Association With Canada Goose

PETA urge Drake to end association with Canada Goose

Drake has been urged by animal rights group PETA to end his association with clothing brand Canada Goose after claiming...

Roger Daltrey On The Who's Live Future

Roger Daltrey on The Who's live future

Roger Daltrey has suggested Pete Townshend doesn't want to tour as The Who anymore.The 'My Generation' rockers toured around the...

Take That Confirm Greatest Hits Tour And Album

Take That confirm Greatest Hits tour and album

Take That are putting together a Greatest Hits tour and album for next year.The 'Back For Good' hitmakers - currently...

Azealia Banks Declares She's The Most Influential Female Rapper

Azealia Banks declares she's the most influential female rapper

Azealia Banks believes she is the ''most influential female rapper'' since Nicki Minaj.The '212' hitmaker took to Instagram over the...

Stevie Wonder Defends Bruno Mars

Stevie Wonder defends Bruno Mars

Stevie Wonder has defended Bruno Mars after he was accused of cultural appropriation.The 'Finesse' hitmaker's background came under scrutiny last...

Blink-182 Announce Las Vegas Residency

Blink-182 announce Las Vegas residency

Blink-182 have announced a Las Vegas residency.The 'All the Small Things' hitmakers - comprising Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Matt...

Fifth Harmony Announce Hiatus And Solo Endeavours

Fifth Harmony Announce Hiatus And Solo Endeavours

Fifth Harmony have decided to go their separate ways two years after Camila Cabello announced that she had quit the...

Fifth Harmony Announce Hiatus

Fifth Harmony announce hiatus

Fifth Harmony are going on hiatus.The 'Work From Home' hitmakers - which are comprised of Ally Brooke, Normani, Dinah Jane...

Beyonce's Daughter Blue Ivy Steals The Show At The Wearable Art Gala

Beyonce's Daughter Blue Ivy Steals The Show At The Wearable Art Gala

Beyonce and Jay-Z brought their family along to the Wearable Art Gala in LA over the weekend, where the former...

Years And Years Star Olly Alexander Was Told To Stay Silent On Sexuality

Years and Years star Olly Alexander was told to stay silent on sexuality

Years & Years singer Olly Alexander was told not to speak about his sexuality when he started out in the...

Dev Hynes Teases Blood Orange Album?

Dev Hynes teases Blood Orange album?

Dev Hynes has teased he's set to release a new album under the Blood Orange moniker.The 32-year-old producer's last record...

Bloc Party To Perform Debut Lp In Full On European Tour

Bloc Party to perform debut LP in full on European tour

Bloc Party are set to perform their seminal LP 'Silent Alarm' in full on tour this October.Kele Okereke and co...

Mariah Carey Is Back In The Studio

Mariah Carey is back in the studio

Mariah Carey is back in the studio working on her new album.The 'We Belong Together' hitmaker has been working on...

Iggy Azalea Wants To Duet With Cardi B

Iggy Azalea wants to duet with Cardi B

Iggy Azalea wants to collaborate with Cardi B.The 'Fancy' hitmaker has revealed the pair got on well when they bumped...

Louisa Johnson Is In 'Control' Of Music Now

Louisa Johnson is in 'control' of music now

Louisa Johnson feels ''in control'' of her music now.The 'X Factor' winner has admitted she rushed into a lot of...

Liam Gallagher 'Upset' After Cutting Lollapalooza Santiago Set Short

Liam Gallagher 'upset' after cutting Lollapalooza Santiago set short

Liam Gallagher is feeling ''severely upset'' after being forced to cut his Lollapalooza Santiago set short due to illness.The...

Shawn Mendes Cryptically Teases New Music?

Shawn Mendes cryptically teases new music?

Shawn Mendes appears to be teasing new music.The Canadian pop star has changed his social media display pictures to a...

Stefflon Don Won't Be Boxed In

Stefflon Don won't be boxed in

Stefflon Don doesn't want to be ''boxed in''.The 26-year-old star has recorded with the likes of Demi Lovato, Skepta, Halsey...

Anne-marie's Tour Nerves

Anne-Marie's tour nerves

Anne-Marie is ''nervous'' about her forthcoming tour.The 'Friends' hitmaker kicks of her UK headline run at O2 Institute Birmingham on...

Jack White Can't Please Everyone

Jack White can't please everyone

Jack White expects his new album will ''upset'' people.The 42-year-old singer is preparing to release 'Boarding House Reach' and he...

Damon Albarn To Record With Noel Gallagher

Damon Albarn to record with Noel Gallagher

Damon Albarn will feature on Noel Gallagher's next solo album.The two men's former groups, Blur and Oasis, were bitter rivals...

Kimberly Wyatt Confirms Pussycat Dolls Reunion

Kimberly Wyatt confirms Pussycat Dolls reunion

Kimberly Wyatt has said ''everybody's on board'' with a Pussycat Dolls reunion.The 36-year-old singer has revealed that the 'Don't Cha'...

Aretha Franklin Cancels Upcoming Shows

Aretha Franklin cancels upcoming shows

Aretha Franklin has been forced to cancel two upcoming concerts on doctor's orders.The iconic Queen of Soul's management team confirmed...

Laura Mvula's New Lp Has Hip-hop Influence

Laura Mvula's new LP has hip-hop influence

Laura Mvula has teased that her next album will have a hip-hop influence.The 'Green Garden' singer might have been dropped...

Camila Cabello Was Not Told To Quit Fifth Harmony By Taylor Swift

Camila Cabello Was Not Told To Quit Fifth Harmony By Taylor Swift

With rumours flying around that Camila Cabello was persuaded to leave girl group Fifth Harmony by her pal Taylor Swift,...

Jarvis Cocker Supports Sheffield Protest Against Tree-felling

Jarvis Cocker Supports Sheffield Protest Against Tree-Felling

Former Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker has voiced his support for a popular movement in Sheffield to prevent the council from...

Meghan Trainor: I Quit Drinking To Save My Voice

Meghan Trainor: I Quit Drinking To Save My Voice

You might have noticed recently that Meghan Trainor has lost a significant amount of weight, and there's a very good...

Mollie King's Battle With Dyslexia Made Lyric Reading Difficult

Mollie King's battle with dyslexia made lyric reading difficult

Mollie King's dyslexia meant she struggled when recording The Saturdays' hit songs.The 30-year-old singer has opened up about her battle...

Blossoms To Support The Courteneers At Teenage Cancer Trust Gig

Blossoms to support The Courteneers at Teenage Cancer Trust gig

Blossoms will support The Courteneers at their Teenage Cancer Trust gig on March 23.The Northern rockers - comprised of Tom...

Neil Young Thinks Retirement Tours Are 'Bulls**T'

Neil Young thinks retirement tours are 'bulls**t'

Neil Young thinks retirement tours are ''bulls**t''.The 'Heart of Gold' hitmaker insists that doing one last tour is not for...

Jack White Previews Album With Three Intimate Shows

Jack White Previews Album With Three Intimate Shows

With the North American leg of his 'Boarding House Reach' tour set to begin this April, Jack White will be...

Charli Xcx To Release New Song For Taylor Swift Tour?

Charli XCX to release new song for Taylor Swift tour?

Charli XCX has teased fans she will release new music ahead of her support slot on Taylor Swift's 'Reputation Stadium...

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