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What Can We Expect From The New Xx Album?

By George Percival | 10th June 2014

The XX are a band who have achieved the rare accolade of matching their critical success with a commercial viability after the minimalist electronic strains of 2010’s self-titled record altered the face of popular music...

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Glastonbury Festival 2013: Your Guide To The Biggest Clashes!

By Lauren James | 25th June 2013

With such a ginormous festival site at 900 acres, and plenty of drunken hoardes and muddy puddles to fight through, the simple act of walking from one stage to another can be a difficult task....

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The Great Gatsby Soundtrack Sampler Released Online

By Hayley Avron | 17th April 2013

Excitement mounts as a sampler for the Great Gatsby soundtrack has been released online. Fans of Jay Z and Beyonce may find themselves disappointed though, as neither of their tracks are included on the sampler....

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A Week In News: Rick Ross Survives, Jennifer Lawrence Slips Up, Lindsay Lohan To Learn Fate

By Michael West | 31st January 2013

Rick Ross Survives An Attack, Jennifer Lawrence Wins But Slips Up, Lindsay Lohan To Learn Her Fate In LAYou Da Boss: Rapper Rick Ross had a lucky escape this week, somehow avoiding a hail of...

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Coachella Festival 2013; Who To See?

By Contributor | 25th January 2013

Today saw the announcement of the Coachella Festival 2013 line-up, to be run on the weekends of April 12, 2013 and April 19, 2013, and as expected it’s another smorgasbord of musical taste, with everyone...

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What, No Holograms? Stone Roses, Blur, Phoenix, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Coachella 2013

By Hayley Avron | 25th January 2013

How do you top having a dead man headline your festival? Well, in all honestly, you’re not going to. Coachella’s talent bookers must have been scratching their heads in bewilderment when it came to topping...

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Brit Awards 2013 Nominees Announced: Diverse? Or Just Weird?

By Hayley Avron | 11th January 2013

This year’s BRIT Awards nominations look as though they were concocted by a group of strangers, with wildly different cultural backgrounds, on a drunken night out. Is this a sign that the mainstream music world...

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Wait, Did The Rolling Stones Just Confirm A Brit Awards Performance?

By Michael West | 11th January 2013

The Brit Awards 2013 nominations were announced on Thursday (January 10, 2013), being somewhat overshadowed by the Oscars stuff going on across the pond. We already know James Corden is back on-board as host, and...

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The Show Must Go On? David Letterman Props Up Entertainment Industry During Hurricane Sandy

By Hayley Avron | 30th October 2012

The mayor of New York, Michael Bloomberg has been making sure that the city's residents were fully prepared for Hurricane Sandy, which hit New York last night. And whilst the majority of New York citizens...

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Bob Dylan Beaten To Billboard No.1 Spot By The Dave Matthews Band

By Michael West | 19th September 2012

Bob Dylan’s Tempest could only manage No.3 on The Billboard 200 Chart this week, with The Dave Matthews Band claiming the top spot. Their album, Away from the World moved 266,000 copies, making it their...

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