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Motorhead Slot by NetEnt | Rocking Success on the Slots

Motorhead Slot by NetEnt | Rocking Success on the Slots

Is it too clichéd to make the obvious connection regarding Motorhead and casinos? Well, we will let it pass by and not mention the song title that is in all our heads right now. Suffice...

News posted in Videogames / Gaming on 15th February 2021

Valentine's Day 2021: Music to soundtrack your day, in an altogether less obvious way!

Valentine's Day 2021: Music to soundtrack your day, in an altogether less obvious way!

If you're struggling to express your feelings, finding it difficult to choose a gesture, a gift or even a card for the object of your desire then music always has the answer. Whilst Steve Wright's...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th February 2021

Bryan Adams - The Forty First Anniversary Of Bryan Adams Self-Titled Debut Album.

Bryan Adams - The Forty First Anniversary Of Bryan Adams Self-Titled Debut Album.

Way, way back in the February of 1980 one twenty year old Bryan Adams released his eponymous debut album, paving the way for the start of his illustrious and plentiful career in music. Having already...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th February 2021

How music can help with pregnancy (and what to listen to)

How music can help with pregnancy (and what to listen to)

There are untold health benefits of listening to music, whatever your current situation. Music can be a mood booster, which in turn can help your immune system, it can help your heart regulate its blood...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th February 2021

The Eurovision Song Contest 2021 Gets the Vote to Go Ahead

The Eurovision Song Contest 2021 Gets the Vote to Go Ahead

Yes, the confirmation is real. Rotterdam Eurovision Song Contest will commence on Tuesday 18th of May, with the final taking place Saturday 22nd. Here you will learn more about the competition and the build-up as...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th February 2021

A A Williams - Songs From Isolation Album Review

A A Williams - Songs From Isolation Album Review

A A Williams follows up last year's album 'Forever Blue' with her latest release, 'Songs From Isolation', a collection of songs she recorded during the first lockdown of 2020. Williams' third album is a record...

Review posted on 8th February 2021

Album Of The Week: The Fourteenth anniversary of 'Life In Cartoon Motion' by Mika

Album Of The Week: The Fourteenth anniversary of 'Life In Cartoon Motion' by Mika

Back in February 2007 Mika released his debut, breakthrough album, Life In Cartoon Motion. The flamboyant, theatrical and playful record was a sensational introduction to a formidable talent. Michael Holbrook Penniman Jr, aka Mika, was...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th February 2021

January 2021 Favourites: From Selena Gomez to Goat Girl and Shame to Spare Ribs, we've got it covered

January 2021 Favourites: From Selena Gomez to Goat Girl and Shame to Spare Ribs, we've got it covered

The first month of the year has already packed a punch both via the events that have taken place around the World and the music that has been released. We have a new President of...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 3rd February 2021

Upcoming Releases: The February albums we're sure you're going to fall for

Upcoming Releases: The February albums we're sure you're going to fall for

As the second month of 2021 gets ever nearer we take a look at the new releases that are set to delight our ears over the coming weeks. It may have been a slowish start...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 29th January 2021

Album Of The Week: The 30th anniversary of 'diVINYLS' by Divinyls.

Album Of The Week: The 30th anniversary of 'diVINYLS' by Divinyls.

Controversy in music has taken many forms over the years from Elvis' hips through to Bowie's make-up, Madonna's breasts, Frankie's Relax and beyond but in 1990/91 it was Divinyls who caused a stir with...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 29th January 2021

Baio - Dead Hand Control Album Review

Baio - Dead Hand Control Album Review

Chris Baio, renowned Vampire Weekend bassist, follows up his critically acclaimed 2017 album, Man Of The World, with his third full length solo release, Dead Hand Control. Whilst Man Of The World dealt with the...

Review posted on 27th January 2021

Goat Girl - On All Fours Album Review

Goat Girl - On All Fours Album Review

Goat Girl follow up their terrific eponymous debut album from 2018 with their second, On All Fours. The South London former Post-Punk quartet comprised of Lottie, Holly, Naima and L.E.D. delighted critics and fans alike...

Review posted on 23rd January 2021

Katie Kittermaster - Lukewarm Lover Single Review

Katie Kittermaster - Lukewarm Lover Single Review

Katie Kittermaster, a twenty year old singer-songwriter from The Garden Of England, releases her latest single, 'Lukewarm Lover' on Revanche Records this week. Following on from Katie's acoustic version of her own song, 'The Problem',...

Review posted on 22nd January 2021

Glastonbury 2021 Cancelled: The first of many festivals, or just the biggest casualty?

Glastonbury 2021 Cancelled: The first of many festivals, or just the biggest casualty?

"With great regret, we must announce that this year's Glastonbury Festival will not take place," came the not altogether unexpected announcement from the Glastonbury organisers. For the second year in a row the biggest festival...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 22nd January 2021

Album Of The Week: The 25th anniversary of Boys For Pele by Tori Amos

Album Of The Week: The 25th anniversary of Boys For Pele by Tori Amos

Twenty five years ago Tori Amos released her third full length album, Boys For Pele. It remains one of her most successful albums to date, even though it was by no means a conventional album;...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 22nd January 2021

Gaming Sound: Madlord Premium Audio Productions Review

Gaming Sound: Madlord Premium Audio Productions Review

Winning Audio by Madlord Premium Audio ProductionsSound is all around us, a cliché notion but very much true. It captures emotions, it describes what is around us, it inspires, and it sets the tone of...

News posted in Videogames / Gaming on 18th January 2021

UK music festivals in 2021 – will they go ahead?

UK music festivals in 2021 – will they go ahead?

The arrival of several COVID vaccines in the UK has lifted hopes in the middle of an extremely serious third wave of infections. As people look ahead to better times, there has been talk about...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 16th January 2021

LUMER - Disappearing Act EP Review

LUMER - Disappearing Act EP Review

Hull has given up many a surprising star turn over the years; Mick Ronson, The Housemartins, The Red Guitars, Two Jags! and more recently, FEVER. Joining them on the rosta of notable entertainers is Post-Punk...

Review posted on 15th January 2021

Shame - Drunk Tank Pink Album Review

Shame - Drunk Tank Pink Album Review

Almost three years to the day that Shame released their visceral debut album Songs Of Praise they are releasing the follow up, Drunk Tank Pink. After years on the road, the prospect of no gigs...

Review posted on 11th January 2021

Album of the Week: The 5th anniversary of David Bowie's Blackstar

Album of the Week: The 5th anniversary of David Bowie's Blackstar

Five years ago, on the day of his 69th birthday and two days before his death, David Bowie released his 25th, and final studio album, Blackstar. The album's release came as somewhat of a surprise...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th January 2021

Sleaford Mods - Spare Ribs Album Review

Sleaford Mods - Spare Ribs Album Review

Spare Ribs, Sleaford Mods sixth full length studio album, is a thirteen track record born out of a social commentary that forms the very ethos of the band. Sick of Tory rule, monetary policy, inept...

Review posted on 7th January 2021

The KLF: The Return Of The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu

The KLF: The Return Of The Justified Ancients Of Mu Mu

Nearly twenty nine years since they famously deleted their entire back catalogue The KLF have re-emerged to upload their songs onto streaming sites, including Spotify. For five glorious years from 1987 through to May 1992...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th January 2021

Four Tet - Parallel and 871 Album Review

Four Tet - Parallel and 871 Album Review

Four Tet, aka Kieran Hebden, has been a busy boy this year, he's already released a 16 track album, Sixteen Oceans, as well as the 4T Recordings EP and Baby single. Earlier in the year...

Review posted on 30th December 2020

Wonder Women 1984: Musical Icons Of Their Age.

Wonder Women 1984: Musical Icons Of Their Age.

As Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman 1984 seems to be everywhere at the moment we thought we'd take a look back at the wonder women of music back in 1984. DC Comics inspirational character is strong,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 29th December 2020

Playboi Carti - Whole Lotta Red Album Review

Playboi Carti - Whole Lotta Red Album Review

Playboi Carti decided that Christmas Day was the day to give all of his fans a present rather than his own son Onyx as he released his latest album, Whole Lotta Red just as Santa...

Review posted on 26th December 2020

2020's Most Searched For Artists On Google

2020's Most Searched For Artists On Google

After a crazy year of CoVID19 enforced lockdowns this year's most searched for things on Google were likely to have been skewed somewhat by the abnormality of the circumstances. Joe Wicks certainly got people interested...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 22nd December 2020

Short Songs For The Shortest Day: When brevity is a necessity you'll want this playlist

Short Songs For The Shortest Day: When brevity is a necessity you'll want this playlist

When time is of the essence and you need a quick fix you require some succinct songs to get you through the day. On the shortest day of the year your time is precious but...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st December 2020

The Long Goodbye: A Brexit inspired playlist.

The Long Goodbye: A Brexit inspired playlist.

As we reach the death throws of the protracted Brexit negotiations between The United Kingdom and Europe we thought we'd compile our own little playlist to mark the occasion. Break-ups can be messy affairs in...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 16th December 2020

St Andrew's Day: We Bring You Eight Of The Best Andrews In Music

St Andrew's Day: We Bring You Eight Of The Best Andrews In Music

As it's St Andrew's Day we thought we'd have a bit of fun and find the best Andrews in music. There's not as many movers and shakers as you may think but we're sure you'll...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th November 2020

Banned Music Videos: What's all the fuss about?

Banned Music Videos: What's all the fuss about?

It's thirty years ago this week that MTV banned Madonna's Justify My Love video. Back in 1990 it was deemed that chicly shot, arty portrayals of men and women enjoying a bit of casual BDSM...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 26th November 2020

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Ahead of the imminent release of his second solo album - Dekker, aka Brookln Dekker, took time out to let us know about the musical project he...

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LUIANNA talks to us about emotional support, encouragement, cheesy pop and social media distractions [EXCLUSIVE]

Just ahead of the imminent release of her debut EP - 'Skiá', London born, Bristol and Berlin based singer-songwriter LUIANNA, says she'd like to...

Spiritualized - Everything Was Beautiful Album Review

Spiritualized - Everything Was Beautiful Album Review

Spiritualized continue where they left off with their last exquisitely crafted record - 'And Nothing Hurts', with yet another very impressive...

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Upcoming Releases: The five best new album releases that we're most excited to hear in March

Upcoming Releases: The five best new album releases that we're most excited to hear in March

The arrival of spring brings with it a plethora of fresh releases from artists both new and old.

Album Of The Week: The ninth anniversary of 'Push The Sky Away' by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Album Of The Week: The ninth anniversary of 'Push The Sky Away' by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

'Push The Sky Away', the fifteenth studio album from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, was released on February 18th 2013 and represented a pivotal moment...

Adele wipes out the competition with three wins at the 2022 BRIT Awards

Adele wipes out the competition with three wins at the 2022 BRIT Awards

Here are the full winners from this year's BRIT Awards.

Upcoming Releases: The top five new albums set to delight your ears in February

Upcoming Releases: The top five new albums set to delight your ears in February

Unlike the Sue Gray report into alleged law breaking at Number 10, our five favourite forthcoming albums in February all have a confirmed date to be...

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