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Parklife Festival Apologises For Worst Marketing Campaign Of 2014

By Michael West | 16th May 2014

The organisers of Manchester's Parklife festival have apologised after sending out marketing SMS messages to festivalgoers, claiming to be from the recipients' mothers. "Some of the Parklife after parties have already sold out. If your...

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Bestival Line-up Just Keeps On Getting Better As Beck And Foals Join Outkast

By Stephanie Chase | 4th February 2014

Beck and Foals have been added to the line-up of this year’s Bestival festival, joining fellow headliners Outkast. Beck will headline the main stage on Thursday night, with Outkast on Friday and Foals on the...

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Dom Gourlay's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

By Staff Writer | 23rd December 2013

After an immense year for music, here's reviewer Dom Gourlay's favourites for 2013 - and possibly for a long while after!Arcade Fire 'Reflektor' - Early reviews were ridiculously negative, probably because journos were invited to...

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Hayley Fox's Top Albums Of 2013

By Staff Writer | 23rd December 2013

Darkside 'Psychic' - After an EP in 2011, Darkside released their debut album this year. The duo - the project of Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington - gave as good as they got on 'Psychic',...

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Is Laura Mvula The Winner Of The Mercury Music Prize 2013?

By Michael West | 30th October 2013

Laura Mvula's debut albumSing To The Moon, one of the contenders for the BBC Sound of 2013 title, could claim a far more lucrative and career-defining prize at London's Roundhouse tonight.Laura Mvula Is The Favourite...

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Mercury Prize Shortlist Announced, But Does It Even Matter Anymore?

By Joe Wilde | 14th September 2013

The Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize this week announce the shortlist for it's 12 favourite albums of the last 12 months, albums that it claims are "urgent" and are "reflective" of the evolving sound of contemporary...

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Mercury Music Prize List Has "More Good Albums...Than For A Very Long Time"

By Lauren James | 12th September 2013

This year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize could be one of the greatest lists of nominees in the awards history. 2013's nominees shortlist includes talent old and new, rock, pop, and dance with one thing to unite...

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David Bowie Leads The Pack In Mercury Prize Nominations

By Joe Wilde | 12th September 2013

David Bowie came back from his retirement/hiatus completely unannounced this January, when he released the video for the single 'Where Are We Now,' and managed to catch everyone off guard with his birthday announcement of...

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Lollapalooza 2013: The Best New Bands Worth Checking Out

By Michael West | 1st August 2013

You, being a seasoned festival-goer, will know that it’s Lollapalooza 2013 in Chicago’s Grant Park this weekend (August 2 – 4, 2013), which promises to play host to some of the biggest acts in the...

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Lollapalooza 2013 To Be Equipped For All Weathers For Another Memorable Weekend

By Holly Williams | 26th July 2013

Get ready for a magnificent time as Chicago brings you another rollicking year of Lollapalooza with a legendary line-up of mixed genre music from The Cure to Mumford & Sons.Since it's revival in 2003, Lollapalooza...

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Latitude Festival 2013 In Pictures - Suffolk's Finest Gathering Of The Arts Ends In Triumph Again [Photos]

By Joe Wilde | 23rd July 2013

Within it's scenic woodland surroundings, Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk, was once again the place to be this past weekend (19 - 21 July) as the worlds of music, arts, comedy, cabaret and more all...

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Latitude Festival Closes It's Gates After Another Successful Year In Southwold [Pictures]

By Joe Wilde | 22nd July 2013

Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk once again held the coming together of music, comedy, arts and more in it's scenic woodland surroundings to a rapturous reception from the many revellers who travelled to see the...

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Vampire Weekend Record Their Own Take On Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' [Listen]

By Joe Wilde | 20th July 2013

Just when we were all starting to get sick of 'Blurred Lines,' Robin Thicke's mega-hit featuring Pharrell Williams and T.I., New York rockers Vampire Weekend were on hand earlier this week to give us all...

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A Week In Music - Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds' 'Push The Sky Away' Riding High, Foal Break New Ground With 'Holy Fire' And Haim Get Close To Nature With 'Falling'

By Hayley Avron | 26th February 2013

Albums of Note... Heaped with praise and riding high in the UK charts, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds’ 15th studio album, Push the Sky Away is not only an artistic triumph but a commercial...

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Out Now - UK Albums Releases - Foals Get Ambitious With 'Holy Fire,' Richard Thompson Gets 'Electric' And Bullet For My Valentine Fail To Deliver On 'Temper Temper'

By Hayley Avron | 11th February 2013

Holy Fire is the third album from Foals and if the lead single ‘Inhaler’ is anything to go by, it will almost inevitably build the fanbase that they have cemented for themselves with their first...

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A Week In Music: Bruno Mars Steps Up A Gear, Ke$ha Delivers Bonkers Pop, The Killers Release Bizarre Xmas Video And Much More!

By Hayley Avron | 10th December 2012

Albums of Note... It looks as though Bruno Mars has stepped things up a gear on Unorthodox Jukebox. From straight-up pop songs, to disco and funk stylings, and a nod to reggae in there too,...

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A Week In Music Featuring: Coldplay, Elo, Hot Chip, Hot Chip And Much More!

By Hayley Avron | 3rd December 2012

Coldplay live CD/DVD CoverAlbums of Note... Coldplay’s Live 2012 album shows a band far more at ease with themselves than their previous live release, from 2003. The Live 2012 package includes both blu-ray and CD....

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