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People are re-sharing a 1983 interview on race with David Bowie and it's beyond iconic

People are re-sharing a 1983 interview on race with David Bowie and it's beyond iconic

It's coming up to the 5th anniversary of the death of David Bowie and as usual this week his fans are reflecting on some of his most iconic moments during his lifetime. One memory doing...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th January 2021

Album of the Week: Getting nostalgic remembering the release of Kesha's Animal

Album of the Week: Getting nostalgic remembering the release of Kesha's Animal

It's been 11 years since we were rocking out to Kesha's iconic debut album; a time where "Tik Tok" meant something different to what it does now; and we still have a lot of love...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 1st January 2021

Time for a fresh start? Here's our ultimate New Year playlist

Time for a fresh start? Here's our ultimate New Year playlist

The New Year is almost here, and we've never been more relieved or felt the need to celebrate more. Of course, our celebrations will be dampened by social distancing regulations, but we reckon a good...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 31st December 2020

Do you support The K*nts? Why we love a Christmas Number One sabotage

Do you support The K*nts? Why we love a Christmas Number One sabotage

Between the US and the UK, Christmastime looks largely the same. However, there are a few traditions in the UK has that have somehow escaped our friends across the pond such as Christmas crackers, Boxing...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd December 2020

From WAP to Say So: 10 pop songs that made our year

From WAP to Say So: 10 pop songs that made our year

While we've been forced to party in the comfort of our own living rooms over the course of 2020, that doesn't mean we haven't had fun. The pop world has continued to push out hit...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 22nd December 2020

The Year of the Woman: Our top 10 albums of 2020

The Year of the Woman: Our top 10 albums of 2020

Apparently, being shut up indoors all year has had quite the positive effect on the females of the music industry, since every single one of our top 10 favourite albums in 2020 have all been...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st December 2020

Christmas Album of the Week: We're still enjoying A Very She & Him Christmas

Christmas Album of the Week: We're still enjoying A Very She & Him Christmas

Seeing as it's only one week until Christmas, we thought this week's album of the week could be a celebration of one of our favourite festive albums of all time: A Very She & Him...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 18th December 2020

Why Lizzo's smoothie cleanse is dividing fans on social media (and why she deserves a break)

Why Lizzo's smoothie cleanse is dividing fans on social media (and why she deserves a break)

So here's the thing: We all know that fad diets are ineffective in the long term and often come with a number of health risks, and frankly any celebrity out there promoting them for the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th December 2020

Taylor Swift - Evermore Album Review

Taylor Swift - Evermore Album Review

Taylor Swift fans can't believe their luck this week as they are gifted with the early Christmas present that is yet another surprise album from their idol. Evermore follows just five months after Folklore; the...

Review posted on 11th December 2020

Unique Christmas stocking fillers for the music lover in your life

Unique Christmas stocking fillers for the music lover in your life

It's almost Christmas but most of us are probably still scrabbling around trying to order a few last minute gifts. If you're stuck for stocking fillers but don't want to opt for the usual junk,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th December 2020

Tainted Love, Hallelujah and Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: 10 covers that you probably know better than the originals

Tainted Love, Hallelujah and Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: 10 covers that you probably know better than the originals

How many times in your life have you found yourself listening to a song that you think you know inside out, only to discover that that's not even the original version? We're guessing at least...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th December 2020

Yungblud - Weird! Album Review

Yungblud - Weird! Album Review

We've not quite reached the end of 2020 just yet, but Yungblud's follow-up to 2018's phenomenal 21st Century Liability - Weird! - is certainly a high note for this final month of chaos. While the...

Review posted on 4th December 2020

November 2020 Favourites: From Olafur Arnalds to Kylie Minogue, every genre has something to cheer us

November 2020 Favourites: From Olafur Arnalds to Kylie Minogue, every genre has something to cheer us

We're entering into the final month of the year and it feels like we're moving forward into a new era of hope. Nothing gives us more optimism than some of the albums that have presented...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 1st December 2020

Album of the Week: Exploring the '80s London club scene with Soft Cell's Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret

Album of the Week: Exploring the '80s London club scene with Soft Cell's Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret

It's 39 years since this groove-laden '80s sensation was released to the world from West Yorkshire synth-pop newcomers Soft Cell. Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret came out on Some Bizzare Records, and featured one of the most...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 27th November 2020

Here's why music fans are salty about this year's Grammy nominations

Here's why music fans are salty about this year's Grammy nominations

The nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards are finally here, but it's left a lot of people scratching their heads in bewilderment. Not only are there a number of names on there that have...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th November 2020

Friday the 13th Special: The five creepiest stories of the music world

Friday the 13th Special: The five creepiest stories of the music world

Happy Friday the 13th to those who love all things strange and sensationalist! Today we thought we'd feed that morbid streak by exploring some of the craziest things that have happened in the music industry...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th November 2020

Doja Cat and more pop sweethearts who embraced a darker image

Doja Cat and more pop sweethearts who embraced a darker image

It seems we're not the only ones whose jaws dropped when we saw Doja Cat crawl out of a television screen The Ring style with a ripped dress, dark make-up and lank hair at the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th November 2020

Getting Closer to God: The greatest Nine Inch Nails covers of all time

Getting Closer to God: The greatest Nine Inch Nails covers of all time

Last weekend was a seminal moment for industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails as they were finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 31 years after the release of their debut album...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th November 2020

Album of the Week: The return of The Creatures' Boomerang

Album of the Week: The return of The Creatures' Boomerang

Today we celebrate 31 years since the release of Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie's collaborative second album under The Creatures moniker, Boomerang. Another exotica themed record that may sound by the title as though it has...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 6th November 2020

Upcoming Releases: From disco to hard rock, November looks to be an interesting month

Upcoming Releases: From disco to hard rock, November looks to be an interesting month

This month there really seems to be something for everybody be it hard rock or disco-pop. We're looking forward to a genre-bending journey with some long-awaited returns as well some new faces; quite the voyage...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th November 2020

October 2020 Favourites: The Struts, Beabadoobee and iDKHOW give us nostalgia when we need it most

October 2020 Favourites: The Struts, Beabadoobee and iDKHOW give us nostalgia when we need it most

All in all, it's been an excellent month for music. In October alone we've seen numerous releases that we're strongly considering for our top 10 albums of the year list, and it seems like 2020...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th October 2020

Album of the Week: Walking in The Black Parade with My Chemical Romance

Album of the Week: Walking in The Black Parade with My Chemical Romance

We almost can't believe that it's been 14 years since we picked up My Chemical Romance's seminal third album The Black Parade, and yet some of us still have no trouble singing the lyrics to...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd October 2020

I Don't Know How But They Found Me - Razzmatazz Album Review

I Don't Know How But They Found Me - Razzmatazz Album Review

After Dallon Weekes and Ryan Seaman of I Don't Know How But They Found Me (iDKHOW) released their debut EP 1981 Extended Play back in 2018, we had quite a strong idea about what to...

Review posted on 23rd October 2020

Beabadoobee - Fake It Flowers Album Review

Beabadoobee - Fake It Flowers Album Review

We're not really sure what we were expecting from Filipino-British singer-songwriter Beabadoobee's debut studio album Fake It Flowers, but it certainly wasn't this. She's moved away from the breathy acoustic sensibilities of 2017 single Coffee,...

Review posted on 22nd October 2020

Halloween Pop Party: The spooky pop tunes you need for your playlist

Halloween Pop Party: The spooky pop tunes you need for your playlist

Most people seem to think that rock and gothic tunes are the best suited to Halloween playlists, but the truth is you can have just as much of a spooky blast with upbeat, danceable pop...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st October 2020

Album of the Week: Remembering Jimi Hendrix and his seminal album 'Electric Ladyland'

Album of the Week: Remembering Jimi Hendrix and his seminal album 'Electric Ladyland'

It being Black History Month in the UK, it feels only appropriate to celebrate one of the most iconic rock albums of all time, brought to us by one of the greatest black musicians in...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 16th October 2020

The Struts - Strange Days Album Review

The Struts - Strange Days Album Review

We truly are living some "Strange Days" right now, so The Struts' third output feels like one of the most appropriate albums we've heard all year. They used this pandemic to put together an extremely...

Review posted on 16th October 2020

Ian Brown's delusional COVID rant is proof that you should never meet your heroes

Ian Brown's delusional COVID rant is proof that you should never meet your heroes

OK, we've had just about enough of this real-life dystopian horror that the world has turned into. It feels like as the months wear on, our list of people we respect and like is getting...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th October 2020

How music could improve our mental health

How music could improve our mental health

If you're a musician and you're angry at being told you should "retrain" to do something "useful" while we're trapped in this pandemic, you have every right to be. As much as academics and politicians...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th October 2020

Album of the Week: The 20th anniversary of Placebo's Black Market Music

Album of the Week: The 20th anniversary of Placebo's Black Market Music

We've got to be honest; in our opinion, there isn't a single mediocre album in Placebo's back catalogue, but that doesn't mean that their third record Black Market Music isn't something truly special. Today they're...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th October 2020

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