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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.

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

Feels - Post Earth Album Review

The eleven tracks that make up Feels' latest release combine a raw garage band authenticity with a self-assured swagger.

By Andrew Lockwood on 20 February 2019

Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres - Fort Road Yard, Margate 14.02.2019 Live Review

Peter Doherty once again highlighted his talent as a musician, lyricist and performer during a very entertaining evening.

By Andrew Lockwood on 18 February 2019

Pete Doherty

Lou Doillon - Soliloquy Album Review

Doillon's latest release is self-assured, positive and empowered; it is not trying to be something it's not.

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 February 2019

Du Blonde - Lung Bread For Daddy Album Review

'Lung Bread For Daddy', a phrase appropriated from a friend and referring to a request for a cigarette, is a multi-faceted journey through the life of Du Blonde.

By Andrew Lockwood on 11 February 2019

Sleeper - The Forum, Tunbridge Wells 02.02.2019 Live Review

After a 21-year gap between albums and a full 19-year break as a band, Sleeper seem at last to be back in earnest.

By Andrew Lockwood on 06 February 2019


Beans On Toast - Dreamland, Margate 01.02.2019 Live Review

Jay McAllister - otherwise known as Beans On Toast - brings his raucous road show to Kent's infamous seaside town.

By Andrew Lockwood on 05 February 2019

Beans On Toast

Unloved - Heartbreak Album Review

Unloved are back with their second full-length album 'Heartbreak'. The trio of David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia and vocalist Jade Vincent are set to release the follow-up to 2016's 'Guilty Of Love' on February 1st.

By Andrew Lockwood on 31 January 2019

Stalker Miller - Homegrown By Joan Album Review

Stalker Miller have seen a will and determination come to fruition with the release of their debut album 'Homegrown By Joan'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 January 2019

The Vaccines - Brighton Dome 25.01.2019 Live Review

The rather regal elegance of The Brighton Dome played host to The Vaccines for the first time in years on January 25th to the delight of the sold-out crowd.

By Andrew Lockwood on 29 January 2019

The Vaccines

Toy - Happy In The Hollow Album Review

After ten years together, Toy are releasing their fourth full-length studio album. 'Happy In The Hollow' represents the band's first album for their new label Tough Love Records.

By Andrew Lockwood on 23 January 2019

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

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Slaves Release Music Video In Bid To Save Pubs

Slaves release music video in bid to save pubs

Slaves are releasing a music video in a bid to save pubs. The punk rock duo made up of Laurie...

Yungblud Releases Live In Atlanta Album

Yungblud releases Live In Atlanta album

Yungblud released his live album 'Live In Atlanta'.The 'Loner' rocker has unveiled his latest record which was recorded during his...

Roy Orbison And Buddy Holly Tour Together As Holograms

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly tour together as holograms

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly are to tour together as holograms. Following the success of BASE Hologram's 'In Dreams: Roy...

Dave Grohl's Rare 1992 Solo Tape Sells For $565.55

Dave Grohl's rare 1992 solo tape sells for $565.55

Dave Grohl's rare 1992 solo album has sold on eBay for $565.55 (£428.86).A copy of the cassette tape of the...

Keith Richards Appreciated Mick Jagger More After Going Solo

Keith Richards appreciated Mick Jagger more after going solo

Keith Richards only realised how much ''pressure'' was on Rolling Stones frontman Sir Mick Jagger when he went solo.The 'Satisfaction'...

Keane Put Finishing Touches To Comeback Album

Keane put finishing touches to comeback album

Keane have confirmed they are putting the finishing touches to their first album in six years.The 'Everybody's Changing' hitmakers went...

Halsey Will Release Her 'Loud' Album This Year

Halsey will release her 'loud' album this year

Halsey's new album will be ''a loud one''.The 'Without Me' hitmaker - who recently released the emo pop rock hit...

Beth Ditto Reuniting With Gossip For 10th Anniversary Shows

Beth Ditto reuniting with Gossip for 10th anniversary shows

Beth Ditto is reuniting with Gossip for a UK and European tour to mark the 10th anniversary of their breakthrough...

Stevie Wonder To Headline Bst Hyde Park

Stevie Wonder to headline BST Hyde Park

Stevie Wonder will headline Barclaycard presents British Summertime Hyde Park with special guest Lionel Richie.The 'Superstition' hitmaker - who last...

Stereophonics' Kelly Jones Set For Solo Tour

Stereophonics' Kelly Jones set for solo tour

Stereophonics frontman Kelly Jones is set to embark on a solo tour.The 44-year-old lead vocalist, lead guitarist, and keyboardist of...

Night House Talks New Album Everyone Is Watching From Afar And The Importance Of Collaboration [Exclusive]

Night House talks new album Everyone Is Watching From Afar and the importance of collaboration [Exclusive]

Brighton's Night House - aka Nick Williams - released latest single Unfold earlier this month, taken from his debut album...

Circa Waves Dream Of Their Own Booze Cruise

Circa Waves dream of their own booze cruise

Circa Waves want to host their own booze cruise.The 'Fire That Burns' hitmakers recently had fans down to their own...

Ed Sheeran Becomes Latest Member Of The Ivors Academy

Ed Sheeran becomes latest member of The Ivors Academy

Ed Sheeran has joined the board for the Ivor Novello Awards.The 'Perfect' hitmaker - who is a regular winner at...

The Walker Brothers Star Scott Walker Dead At 76

The Walker Brothers star Scott Walker dead at 76

The Walker Brothers star Scott Walker has died.The 76-year-old music legend - who found fame in the hugely influential US...

Louise Redknapp Announces First Album In 16 Years Heavy Love

Louise Redknapp announces first album in 16 years Heavy Love

Louise Redknapp has announced her first new music in 16 years.The 44-year-old singer - who was previously a member of...

Jonas Brothers Tease New Song And Music Video?

Jonas Brothers tease new song and music video?

The Jonas Brothers appear to be teasing a new song and music video.The trio - comprised of brothers Nick, Kevin...

Kelly Clarkson 'Astounded' By Fans Who Know All Her Songs

Kelly Clarkson 'astounded' by fans who know all her songs

Kelly Clarkson still finds it ''astounding'' when audiences sing her lyrics back to her on stage.The 36-year-old singer is currently...

Idris Elba Wants To Be Sweaty After Coachella

Idris Elba wants to be sweaty after Coachella

Idris Elba will know he's been a success at Coachella if he comes off stage ''proper sweaty''.The 'Mountain Between Us'...

Liam Gallagher Will Finish Recording Album Next Month

Liam Gallagher will finish recording album next month

Liam Gallagher will finish recording his new album on April 2.The 46-year-old rocker is hard at work on the follow...

Bang Bang Romeo's Stars Walker Fears Vomiting On Pink

Bang Bang Romeo's Stars Walker fears vomiting on Pink

Bang Bang Romeo's Anastasia 'Stars' Walker fears vomiting on Pink when she meets her.The 'What About Us' hitmaker personally selected...

Fans Invited To Line Funeral Route For Keith Flint

Fans invited to line funeral route for Keith Flint

The Prodigy have urged fans to ''raise the roof'' for Keith Flint's funeral.The 'Firestarter' singer took his own life aged...

Melody Thornton Lost Sense Of Smell And Hearing In Pussycat Dolls

Melody Thornton lost sense of smell and hearing in Pussycat Dolls

Melody Thornton lost her sense of smell and part of her hearing due to the ''really intense'' pressure of being...

Rihanna's Anti Is Her 'Magnum Opus'

Rihanna's ANTI is her 'magnum opus'

Rihanna's 'ANTI' is her ''magnum opus''.The 31-year-old singer took three years to create her 2016 album and the star's vocal...

Idris Elba Excited For Coachella Debut

Idris Elba excited for Coachella debut

Idris Elba will know he has had a successful Coachella debut if he is ''proper sweaty'' after his set.The 46-year-old...

Francis Rossi Too 'Scared' To Have Septum Repaired

Francis Rossi too 'scared' to have septum repaired

Francis Rossi is too ''scared'' to have his septum repaired.The Status Quo frontman is in constant pain because of the...

Album Of The Week: When Iron Maiden Personified The Number Of The Beast

Album of the Week: When Iron Maiden personified The Number of the Beast

A bit of heavy metal to round off your Friday as we acknowledge 37 years since the release of arguably...

Steve Aoki Drops English Version Of Play It Cool With Monsta X

Steve Aoki drops English Version of Play it Cool with Monsta X

Steve Aoki has released an English version of his hit 'Play it Cool' with K-Pop stars Monsta X.The EDM superstar...

Jennifer Lopez Teases New Song With French Montana

Jennifer Lopez teases new song with French Montana

Jennifer Lopez has announced her new single 'Medicine' featuring French Montana.The 'On The Floor' hitmaker took to her social media...

Will Young Announces Comeback Album

Will Young announces comeback album

Will Young has announced a new album.The 'Leave Right Now' hitmaker - who found fame winning the TV talent show...

Roger Daltrey 'Couldn't Hear' New Who Songs During Extreme Deaf Spell

Roger Daltrey 'couldn't hear' new Who songs during extreme deaf spell

Roger Daltrey ''couldn't hear'' the music Pete Townshend had made for their new album at first.The Who frontman has been...

Tlc Working On Broadway Show

TLC working on Broadway show

TLC are working on a Broadway show and musical.Rozonda 'Chilli' Thomas and Tionne 'T-Boz' Watkins - the remaining members of...

Sky Ferreira Confirms March Release Date For New Single

Sky Ferreira confirms March release date for new single

Sky Ferreira has confirmed she will release her first single in five years on Wednesday (27.03.19). The 26-year-old singer/songwriter took...

Halsey Responds To Woodstock 50 Backlash

Halsey responds to Woodstock 50 backlash

Halsey is ''very honoured'' to be playing at Woodstock 50 festival despite criticism over the lineup.The 24-year-old star was confirmed...

Seven Artists That Made Me: Cousin Tony's Brand New Firebird

Seven artists that made me: Cousin Tony's Brand New Firebird

We can't stop listening to the new single by Melbourne band Cousin Tony's Brand New Firebird this month; Love Is...

Bonnie Tyler Only Made An Album Because Of Her Rod Stewart Duet

Bonnie Tyler only made an album because of her Rod Stewart duet

Bonnie Tyler wasn't going to make an album before she got to duet with Sir Rod Stewart.The 80s' icon couldn't...

Seven Non-headliners You'll Be Mad To Miss At Lollapalooza 2019

Seven non-headliners you'll be mad to miss at Lollapalooza 2019

With the announcement of the Lollapalooza 2019 line-up, many are excited to see the likes of Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino,...

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