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Acrylic talk about their struggles to break-out, poetic inspiration and their ideal collaborator [Exclusive]

Acrylic talk about their struggles to break-out, poetic inspiration and their ideal collaborator [Exclusive]

Scottish rock five-piece Acrylic released their latest single Money From Home last month via Scottish Fiction and now they're touring across Great Britain over the course of the Spring. They spoke out recently about how...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th March 2019

Runah talks telling stories, magical people and her paperclip friend [Exclusive]

Runah talks telling stories, magical people and her paperclip friend [Exclusive]

She's set to release her debut album Strange this Spring (May 5th) following her epic Ghosts EP and she's even promised a few exciting live dates in the coming months. Runah speaks to us about...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th February 2019

Fleetwood Mac's latest addition Neil Finn talks about his love of Irish culture [Interview]

Fleetwood Mac's latest addition Neil Finn talks about his love of Irish culture [Interview]

He has long been destined for a music's Hall of Fame as one of New Zealand's greatest exports, yet legendary Crowded House frontman Neil Finn admits a large slice of his soul will always be...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th February 2019

Why I don't like The 1975 (by someone born in 1975)

Why I don't like The 1975 (by someone born in 1975)

'Alexa, play songs by The 1975'.This request has never been uttered in the Wilkes household, which is somewhat strange considering their popularity - and the fact I was born on January 1 of the very...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st February 2019

BRIT Awards: Looking back on last year's best moments

BRIT Awards: Looking back on last year's best moments

The BRIT awards are back on tomorrow (February 20th, 2019) and with a star-studded line-up of Little Mix, P!nk, Hugh Jackman, The 1975, George Ezra, Calvin Harris with Dua Lipa, Sam Smith with Rag'n'Bone Man,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 19th February 2019

Paul McGuinness compares managing U2 to managing a football team [Interview]

Paul McGuinness compares managing U2 to managing a football team [Interview]

It doesn't take long to appreciate you are in the presence of rock music royalty when you are offered an audience with Paul McGuinness.U2's manager for more than three decades of their remarkable existence has...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th February 2019

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The biggest month of festivals is upon us! Here are 5 festival survival tips!

The biggest month of festivals is upon us! Here are 5 festival survival tips!

August is the peak of summer time which means sun, fun and festivals. If you're a festival first-timer it can be quite daunting not knowing what to expect spending the weekend on a 24 hours...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd August 2018

Football Hasn't Come Home, So Let's Talk About The *Real* Football Song Of 2018

Football Hasn't Come Home, So Let's Talk About The *Real* Football Song Of 2018

After what fleetingly felt like a reprisal of the Summer of Love, it's time to accept that football will have to wait a little longer for its homecoming and give Three Lions a rest for...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 31st July 2018

Poor Nameless Boy

Poor Nameless Boy

After releasing his 2nd full length album 'Bravery' last year we sit down with Canadian Folk act Poor Nameless Boy to talk all thing album, his new video for 'Atlantic Ocean' and coming to the...

Interview posted on 11th May 2017

What You Need To Know About Electro Pop Duo Bright Sparks

What You Need To Know About Electro Pop Duo Bright Sparks

It’s an unusual claim for a duo only just appearing on the radar, but between them Bright Sparks — singing, songwriting multi-instrumentalists Ash Hicklin and Kimmy Sawford — have already been responsible for eleven Number...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th April 2017

Senhit - Interview 2017

Senhit - Interview 2017

Meet Senhit, the Stage Superstar Turned Pop Star Who Is Ready to Be Pop's Next Big ThingBorn in Bologna, Northern Italy to Eritrean parents, Senhit is no stranger to the spotlight, previously wowing crowds throughout...

Interview posted on 17th February 2017

Hard Times presents - 'Best of Times' at Church Leeds featuring Todd Terry - Preview

Hard Times presents - 'Best of Times' at Church Leeds featuring Todd Terry - Preview

With so many good gigs played and crazy energy to deal with, there's definite excitement building for the summer. It's hats off to Hard Times with then bringing Todd Terry back to Leeds for...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd February 2017

Ross Jack - Interview

Ross Jack - Interview

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, Ross Jack first made a name for himself in his home country as a prodigious beat-maker for up and coming Hip Hop acts, soon progressing to full producer credits for...

Interview posted on 11th November 2016

Moonlight Zoo - Interview

Moonlight Zoo - Interview

Scottish indie pop quartet Moonlight Zoo are about to release their infectious new single 'Melting', the follow up singe from previously released track 'Breaking Or Broken'. The Dunfermline group have spoken to us about being...

Interview posted on 2nd November 2016

Right Said Fred - Interview

Right Said Fred - Interview

Right Said Fred chat about the 25 year anniversary of I'm Too Sexy and talk about their new material.It's been 25 years since 'I'm Too Sexy', how does it feel looking back on all that...

Interview posted on 23rd May 2016

King King - Interview

King King - Interview

In a relatively short period King King seen an almost meteoric rise in popularity. They have wiped the board at the British Blues Awards for the past three years, supported Thunder on a sell out...

Interview posted on 11th March 2016

Life On Standby - Interview

Life On Standby - Interview

January is a fantastic time to be in Glasgow, mainly due to the feast of diverse music being played at the cities 2 major festivals. King Tuts Wah Wah Hut holds the New Years Revolution...

Interview posted on 23rd February 2016

Get Wired For Wireless 2015! London To Explode With Pop Favourites This Weekend

Get Wired For Wireless 2015! London To Explode With Pop Favourites This Weekend

New Look Wireless festival is returning to Finsbury Park, following last year's success at the North London venue, celebrating its 10th birthday this year. The 2015 line-up is set to be the biggest yet with...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd July 2015

Fleetwood Mac And Blur Sing-A-Longs Are Expected For Isle of Wight Festival 2015

Fleetwood Mac And Blur Sing-A-Longs Are Expected For Isle of Wight Festival 2015

Summer festival season kicks into high gear this weekend with the first big event of the calendar taking place on the south coast. Tens of thousands of people will be heading to Seaclose Park on...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 8th June 2015

Matt Smith Could Be Starring In Fantastic Beasts

Matt Smith Could Be Starring In Fantastic Beasts

Former Doctor Who star Matt Smith could be taking the lead role in the much-anticipated film Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them. The Harry Potter spin-off is due to start filming in London this...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 27th March 2015

Andrew Lockwood’s Top Albums of 2014

Andrew Lockwood’s Top Albums of 2014

10) Luke Sital-Singh - 'The Fire Inside'A mixture of previous EP releases and new material 'The Fire Inside' is a fully loaded debut album from the short listed 'Sound Of 2014' artist. Luke wears his...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 24th December 2014

Jim Pusey's Top Albums of 2014

Jim Pusey's Top Albums of 2014

I'm still unsure what this decade will be seen as in years to come with regard to music, 2014 despite offering up some seriously great records has done little to cement a trend that will...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd December 2014

Dom Gourlay's Top Albums of 2014

Dom Gourlay's Top Albums of 2014

10) Soft Walls - No TimeMulti-talented musician-cum-producer Dan Reeves divides his time playing in several bands with running a record label. This effort, his second as Soft Walls ranks as his finest collection to date....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd December 2014

Jordan Dowling’s Top Albums of 2014

Jordan Dowling’s Top Albums of 2014

10) Royksopp – The Inevitable EndRoyksopp's final full-length is a worthy farewell to the traditional album format for the Norwegian duo. Backed by a range of guest vocalists, most notably The Irrepressibles' Jamie McDermott, it...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd December 2014

Ben Walton's Top Albums of 2014

Ben Walton's Top Albums of 2014

10) Grant Nicholas - Yorktown HeightsFeeder's Grant Nicholas went down the familiar lead-singer-does-a-solo-album route this year, and the results weren't too bad in the end. Yorktown Heights is a more sombre and acoustic take on...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd December 2014

Andy Peterson's Picks Of The Year 2014

Andy Peterson's Picks Of The Year 2014

10) Illum Sphere - Ghosts of Then & NowFormer occasional turntablist for those funky divas Radiohead, Ryan Hunn created a record that blended jazz, drum & bass, hip-hop and soul amongst many others, channelling his...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd December 2014

Sam Bennett's Top 10 Hip Hop Albums of 2014

Sam Bennett's Top 10 Hip Hop Albums of 2014

10) Cracker Jon & 2Late - You Can Take The Cracker Out Of Croydon:Cracker Jon and 2Late have been tearing down festivals and shows for a good few years, and 2014 finally saw the release...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd December 2014

David Gray On His Voyage Of Rediscovery With Latest Album 'Mutineers'

David Gray On His Voyage Of Rediscovery With Latest Album 'Mutineers'

David Gray is set to release his new album 'Mutineers' later this month (17 June 2014) but, as the title suggests, it wasn't all plain sailing. 'Mutineers' is Gray's first album in four years, following...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th June 2014

The Great Escape Festival 2014: Which Bands Shone Brightest?

The Great Escape Festival 2014: Which Bands Shone Brightest?

Brighton's Great Escape Festival took place over the weekend and, as the UK's largest street festival, gave music fans a very enjoyable weekend as it does every year. Over 400 acts played, giving the punters...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th May 2014

The Lego Movie Set For Release Later This Week

The Lego Movie Set For Release Later This Week

Danish company The Lego Group have partnered up with Warner Brothers for the first feature length Lego film, The Lego Movie, set to hit the big screen in 2014. A child's imagination is what made...

News posted in Movies / TV / Theatre on 5th February 2014

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