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Leisure Festival - Dreamland in Margate

On the same day that Glastonbury welcomed back Margate's adopted sons, The Libertines, Margate itself put on it's very own Leisure Festival as it played host to numerous artists over two stages at Dreamland.

Will Varley & Jack Valero - The Astor Theatre Deal Live Review

Three nights before the end of his current tour Will Varley returned to his home town of Deal to delight a sold out crowd in The Astor Theatre.

Will Varley

My Chemical Romance - The Foundations of Decay Visualiser

'Famous Last Words' emo rockers My Chemical Romance have delighted and surprised their army of fans with the release of their new single - 'The Foundations Of Decay'.

My Chemical Romance

Mattiel - Live at Lafayette in London Review

"Are you ready London?" - Mattiel Brown asked a sold out crowd at London's Lafayette before she and Jonah Swilley launched themselves into a 23 track setlist that dipped into every part of their back catalogue, including their 2020 covers EP.

Doja Cat - Vegas (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ELVIS) Audio

Ahead of it's Cannes premier Doja Cat has shared - 'Vegas', a song from the hotly anticipated Baz Luhrmann biopic 'Elvis'.

Lady Gaga - Hold My Hand (From “Top Gun: Maverick”) Audio

With only a few weeks to go until the biggest movie premier of the year - 'Top Gun: Maverick', Lady Gaga releases the first track from it's soundtrack - 'Hold My Hand'.

Lady GaGa

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 offering on their latest album - 'Everything Was Beautiful'.


Kehlani - up at night feat. Justin Bieber Audio

Kehlani reacquaints herself with Justin Bieber as the pair share - 'up all night', the third single to be released from Kehlani's third album - 'Blue Water Road'.

Justin Bieber

Confidence Man - 'Tilt' Album Review

'Tilt', an album born out of late night/early morning drinking/singing sessions and a heady mix of Chemical Brothers meets Deee-Lite 90's warehouse rave, is Confidence Man's anthemic musical dose of euphoria neatly wrapped up in 12 songs.

Placebo - 'Never Let Me Go' Album Review

Almost 26 years after the release of their eponymous debut album, and more than eight years since their last full length record - 'Loud Like Love', Placebo are back with - 'Never Let Me Go'.


Mattiel - 'Georgia Gothic' album review

'Georgia Gothic', Mattiel's third full length album, may well have taken shape in the secluded isolation of a wood cabin in northern Atlanta but it's anything but insular.

Dove Cameron - Boyfriend Audio

Following a huge response to a snippet of the track she shared on TikTok, Dove Cameron has swiftly released her latest song - 'Boyfriend'.

Dove Cameron

Röyksopp & Alison Goldfrapp - Impossible Visualiser

Ahead of the release of their forthcoming album, 'Profound Mysteries', Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp have hooked up with Alison Goldfrapp for their collaborative single - 'Impossible'.

Royksopp Alison Goldfrapp

Holly Humberstone – London Is Lonely (Live) Video

After rounding out 2021 with a reworked version of 'Seventeen Going Under' with Sam Fender, Holly Humberstone has opened up her 2022 account with a stunning new piano ballad - 'London Is Lonely'.

Halsey - People Disappear Here Lyric Video

To coincide with the release of the deluxe extended edition of their album, 'If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power', Halsey has dropped a lyric video for one of the extra tracks on it - 'People Disappear Here'.


Sam Feldt, RITA ORA - Follow Me Audio

Rita Ora and Sam Feldt team up for a summer soaked pop-banger on their latest single - 'Follow Me'.

Rita Ora

Billy Bragg - Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

On Black Friday, Red Wedge founder Billy Bragg played highlights from the "first pandemic Blues album of our times" and much, much more as he delighted the audience at The Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone.

Billy Bragg

Adele - '30' Album Review

After six years, one failed marriage, one lingering pandemic, one well documented divorce and a lot of soul searching, Adele's fourth full length studio album - '30' was finally released on 19th November.


Taylor Swift - All Too Well (Live on Saturday Night Live) Video

Taylor Swift broke with Saturday Night Live convention this weekend by performing just one song, a ten minute version of 'All Too Well'.

Taylor Swift

This Is The Kit: The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 03/11/2021

On a wet and windy night down on the South-East coast This Is The Kit brought a welcoming warmth into Folkestone's Quarterhouse with their imaginative array of tender and gentle folk songs.

Katy Perry - All You Need Is Love (Visualizer)

Ahead of the festive season Katy Perry is back to announce that "dreams do come true" as she releases a warm and mellow cover of The Beatles classic - 'All You Need Is Love'.

Katy Perry

Marissa Nadler: 'The Path Of The Clouds' Album Review

The phrase 'fabulous at forty' can most definitely be applied to singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler as she has written, recorded and produced her best work to date on her new album - 'The Path Of The Clouds'.

Marissa Nadler

ABBA - Just A Notion Lyric Video

Following the release of the double a-side single - 'I Still Have Faith In You/Don't Shut Me Down' in September; ABBA have now released their latest track - 'Just A Notion'.


Laura Marling: Brighton Dome - 19th October 2021

In the four-and-a-half years since Laura Marling last toured alone, not only has she given many on-line guitar tutorials but she has also released yet another Mercury Prize nominated album and collaborated with Mike Lindsay on two LUMP albums.

Laura Marling

PinkPantheress - Nineteen (Visualiser) Video

To coincide with the release of her first mixtape PinkPantheress has dropped visualisers for five more tracks lifted from it including this one, 'Nineteen'.

Coldplay X Selena Gomez - Let Somebody Go Lyric Video

On the day that they released their ninth studio album Coldplay have also dropped a lyric video for 'Let Somebody Go', a track that features former Disney actress Selena Gomez.

Coldplay Selena Gomez

audiobooks - Astro Tough Album Review

After a three year wait audiobooks are back with a follow up to their extraordinary debut album 'Now!(in a minute)' with the release of their second album - 'Astro Tough'.

Coldplay X BTS - My Universe Lyric Video

Ahead of the release of their highly anticipated ninth studio album Coldplay have dropped what is likely to be the biggest track from it, 'My Universe'.


Placebo - Beautiful James Audio

Returning with their first new song in five years, Placebo have just dropped ‘Beautiful James’ as the first taster of their forthcoming album.


Radiohead - If You Say The Word Audio

Returning with their first new material in four years, Radiohead drop a sensational new single entitled ‘If You Say The Word’ from their forthcoming re-issue album ‘KID A MNESIA’.


Angel Olsen: 'Aisles' EP Review

It's a brave artist that chooses five iconic tracks from wildly different acts and gives them a significant, contemporary make-over as they attempt to re-interpret them with a fresh prospective.

Angel Olsen Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Men Without Hats Billy Idol Alphaville

Maisie Peters - You Signed Up For This (Lyric Video)

Maisie Peters travels alone on a bus through the East Sussex countryside as she takes the coastal route out of Brighton in the lyric video for her new song, 'You Signed Up For This'.

Nas - Nobody ft. Ms. Lauryn Hill Audio

Two ‘90s legends team up for rap masterpiece on ‘Nobody’, taken from Nas’ fourteenth studio album ‘King’s Disease II’.

Nas Lauryn Hill

Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever Album Review

Happier Than Ever is one of the most highly anticipated album releases of the year, which puts an awful lot of pressure on a woman who’s faced more than enough criticism and scrutiny over the past two years.

Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande - positions (Official Live Performance) Video

Ariana Grande continues what she's successfully started with 'pov' and 'safety net' as she releases a live video for 'positions'.

Ariana Grande


On the same day that she released her long awaited debut album, Tones And I has dropped an audio video for 'Child's Play' (She's also shared one for every other, as yet unreleased, track on the album!).

Vince Staples - Are You With That? Lyric Video

With his self-titled fourth album being released this week, Vince Staples drops a new lyric video for his latest single ‘Are You With That?’.

Vince Staples

Aurora - Cure For Me Audio

It’s been quite a productive year for Norwegian singer Aurora so far, and now she’s released yet another new song entitled ‘Cure For Me’.


Atomic Kitten - Southgate You're the One (Football's Coming Home Again) Audio

2000s pop trio Atomic Kitten have genuinely remixed their number one song ‘Whole Again’ with a football theme entitled ‘Southgate You're the One (Football's Coming Home Again)’.

Atomic Kitten

Damon Albarn - Polaris Live Video

Damon Albarn's latest single, 'Polaris', is the second track taken from his forthcoming solo album, 'The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows' which is set for release on November 12th via Transgressive Records.

Damon Albarn

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Sza Hints At Future Hayley Williams Collab

SZA hints at future Hayley Williams collab

SZA has hinted at a future collaboration with Hayley Williams.The 'Good Days' rapper was asked when she'll be jumping on...

Neil Diamond Gives Rare Performance Of Sweet Caroline On Broadway

Neil Diamond gives rare performance of Sweet Caroline on Broadway

Neil Diamond made a rare appearance to perform 'Sweet Caroline' on Broadway.The 81-year-old music legend retired from touring in 2018,...

'I'm Only Human After All': Rag'n'bone Man Serves Bacon Baps At Weekends

'I'm only human after all': Rag'n'Bone Man serves bacon baps at weekends

Rag'n'Bone Man serves bacon baps at a rugby pitch on Sundays.The 'Human' hitmaker - who has four-year-old son Reuben with...

John Frusciante Needed To 'Clear My Head' With New Solo Album

John Frusciante needed to 'clear my head' with new solo album

John Frusciante is releasing an electronic solo album after needing to "clear my head".The Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist took...

Taylor Swift's Signed Midnights Guitar Expected To Fetch Thousands For War Veterans

Taylor Swift's signed Midnights guitar expected to fetch thousands for war veterans

Taylor Swift's signed 'Midnights' guitar is up for auction.The 'Shake It Off' hitmaker's acoustic boasts a picture of the star...

Grace Jones And Rick Astley Set For Hampton Court Palace Festival 2023

Grace Jones and Rick Astley set for Hampton Court Palace Festival 2023

Grace Jones is set to headline Hampton Court Palace Festival 2023.The annual summer series of spectacular open-air concerts returns to...

Sir Cliff Richard Eyes 'Unlikely' Christmas Collab With Mariah Carey

Sir Cliff Richard eyes 'unlikely' Christmas collab with Mariah Carey

Sir Cliff Richard would love to record an "unlikely" festive hit with Mariah Carey.The 'Devil Woman' hitmaker just released his...

Selena Gomez Is Ditching 'Sad-girl Songs' For Her Next Project

Selena Gomez is ditching 'sad-girl songs' for her next project

Selena Gomez is ditching "sad-girl songs" to have some "fun" with her new music.The chart-topping star - whose last studio...

Demi Lovato Returns To The Studio

Demi Lovato returns to the studio

Demi Lovato is back in the studio just three months after releasing her album 'HOLY FVCK'.The 30-year-old star has posted...

Metallica Issue Warning To Fans Over Fake Crypto Scams

Metallica issue warning to fans over fake crypto scams

Metallica have warned fans about crypto scams offering giveaways for their new music and tour.The heavy metal band made a...

'She's Just A Punk Rocker At Heart': Camila Cabello Would Love A Gwen Stefani Collab

'She's just a punk rocker at heart': Camila Cabello would love a Gwen Stefani collab

Camila Cabello is up for collaborating with her fellow 'The Voice' coach Gwen Stefani.The 'Havana' hitmaker is loving her first...

What Sort Of Music Do Dogs Like?

What Sort of Music Do Dogs Like?

Dog owners know that dogs like music; this may surprise those that don’t own dogs. Music is created for our...

Sza Taps Phoebe Bridgers, Travis Scott And More For Sos

SZA taps Phoebe Bridgers, Travis Scott and more for SOS

SZA's new album features Phoebe Bridgers, Travis Scott, and a posthumous appearance from Ol’ Dirty Bastard.The long-awaited follow-up to the...

Larry Mullen Jr. Won't Be Able To Drum For U2 Next Year Due To Injuries

Larry Mullen Jr. won't be able to drum for U2 next year due to injuries

U2's drummer Larry Mullen Jr. has ruled himself out of touring with U2 next year due to ongoing physical health...

Guns N' Roses Suing Texas Gun Store

Guns N' Roses suing Texas gun store

Guns N’ Roses are suing a Texas gun store for making fans think it is associated with the band.Axl Rose...

Nia Archives, Dylan and FLO make BBC Sound Of 2023 longlist

Nia Archives, Dylan and FLO make BBC Sound Of 2023 longlist

Nia Archives, Dylan, FLO and Cat Burns have made the longlist for the BBC Sound Of 2023.The annual poll by...

Robbie Williams Set For Huge Outdoor Gig At Sandringham

Robbie Williams set for huge outdoor gig at Sandringham

Robbie Williams will play the Royal Estate of Sandringham next summer.The 'Angels' hitmaker is set for a huge outdoor concert...

President Joe Biden Praises U2 For Their Power To Uplift

President Joe Biden praises U2 for their power to uplift

President Joe Biden thanked U2 for "the way you uplift people".The Irish rock legends - Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton...

Mariah Carey Announces Festive Virtual Roblox Gig

Mariah Carey announces festive virtual Roblox gig

Mariah Carey is bringing her festive magic to Roblox.The 'Hero' hitmaker has announced a virtual concert on the Livetopia platform...

Aerosmith Cancel Second Vegas Residency Gig Due To Steven Tyler's Mystery Illness

Aerosmith cancel second Vegas residency gig due to Steven Tyler's mystery illness

Aerosmith have cancelled a second 'Deuces Are Wild Las Vegas' residency show due to frontman Steven Tyler's illness.The band were...

The Weeknd Confirms He's Written Music For Avatar Sequel

The Weeknd confirms he's written music for Avatar sequel

The Weeknd has seemingly confirmed he's written music for the upcoming 'Avatar' sequel.The musician shared a 12-second teaser clip...

Making Money With Music - Without A Record Deal

Making Money With Music - Without A Record Deal

Gone are the days that you need to ‘make it big’ to make money with music. No longer do...

Drake Postpones New York Shows For Second Time

Drake postpones New York shows for second time

Drake has postponed his live shows in New York for a second time.The 'Hotline Bling' hitmaker had originally planned to...

Paul Weller Baffled By ‘Mental’ National Mourning Over Queen Elizabeth’S Death

Paul Weller baffled by ‘mental’ national mourning over Queen Elizabeth’s death

Paul Weller has declared the national mourning after Queen Elizabeth’s death as “f****** bizarre”.The 64-year-old musician - who was the...

Kimberly Wyatt Found Out Pussycat Dolls Reunion Was Off From A Fan

Kimberly Wyatt found out Pussycat Dolls reunion was off from a fan

Kimberly Wyatt found out the Pussycat Dolls' reunion tour had been cancelled through a fan's Twitter post.The 'Don't Cha' hitmakers...

Graham Coxon Was Terrified By ‘Unhinged’ Blur Fans

Graham Coxon was terrified by ‘unhinged’ Blur fans

Graham Coxon didn’t sleep for months at the height of his fame in Blur because he was terrified by “unhinged”...

Wolfgang Van Halen's Second Album Has 'Given Him Life'

Wolfgang Van Halen's second album has 'given him life'

Wolfgang Van Halen says working on his new album gave him the strength to carry on following his dad's death.Guitar...

Meghan Trainor's Made You Look Inspiration

Meghan Trainor's Made You Look inspiration

Meghan Trainor's body insecurities inspired her new track 'Made You Look'.The 28-year-old singer/songwriter admitted she struggled to accept her new...

Sir Elton John's Glastonbury Surprises

Sir Elton John's Glastonbury surprises

Sir Elton John will be joined by a number of special guests for his Glastonbury set.The 75-year-old star will play...

Olly Murs Wants To Do A Dance Track With Calvin Harris

Olly Murs wants to do a dance track with Calvin Harris

Olly Murs would love to do a dance track with Calvin Harris.The 'Heart Skips a Beat' hitmaker has revealed he's...

Stormzy Beats Sir Cliff Richard To Land Third No 1 Album

Stormzy beats Sir Cliff Richard to land third No 1 album

Stormzy has beaten Sir Cliff Richard to land a third No 1 album.After a nail-biting race to the top spot...

Matt Goss Wants To Create A London Concert Residency To Rival Las Vegas' Gossy Room

Matt Goss wants to create a London concert residency to rival Las Vegas' Gossy Room

Matt Goss is in talks for a concert residency in London that will recreate the magic of his Las Vegas...

Sophie Ellis-bextor Plans Christmas Kitchen Disco Tour For 2023

Sophie Ellis-Bextor plans Christmas Kitchen Disco Tour for 2023

Sophie Ellis-Bextor is launching a Christmas Kitchen Disco Tour in 2023. The 43-year-old pop star - who turned her kitchen...

Lisa Maffia Making Music Return In 2023

Lisa Maffia making music return in 2023

Lisa Maffia will be releasing new solo music next year.The So Solid Crew member has been busy in the studio...

East 17 Star Terry Coldwell Says Modern Pop Music Is 'Too Safe' Compared To The '90s

East 17 star Terry Coldwell says modern pop music is 'too safe' compared to the '90s

East 17 star Terry Coldwell believes '90s music is experiencing a renaissance because modern pop music is "too safe".The 48-year-old...

Melanie C Is Friends With Pop Icon Billie Eilish

Melanie C is friends with pop icon Billie Eilish

Melanie C has a strong "friendship" with Billie Eilish with the pair bonding over the "pressures" of fame.The Spice Girls...