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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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Metallica Set December Date For All Within My Hands Charity Concert

Metallica set December date for All Within My Hands charity concert

Metallica have announced details of their All Within My Hands charity concert and auction.The heavy metal titans' foundation will be...

Charli Xcx: Not Many People Can Make Dance Music The Way I'm Doing It

Charli XCX: Not many people can make dance music the way I'm doing it

Charli XCX insists few people can make dance music the way she does.The '360' hitmaker explained how the genre comes...

Slayer Guitarist Gary Holt Prefers Listening To Taylor Swift Over Heavy Metal

Slayer guitarist Gary Holt prefers listening to Taylor Swift over heavy metal

Slayer guitarist Gary Holt "loves" Taylor Swift.The thrash metal star would much rather play pop records by the likes of...

Nsync 'Seeing If Car Will Still Drive' As Fans Call For Reunion

NSYNC 'seeing if car will still drive' as fans call for reunion

*NSYNC are "seeing if the car will still drive" with fans clamouring for a reunion.The 'Bye Bye Bye' hitmakers -...

'I'm Going To Roll My Sleeves Up!' Queens Of The Stone Age Issue Next Album Update

'I'm going to roll my sleeves up!' Queens of the Stone Age issue next album update

Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme has admitted they won't wait another six years to release their next...

Coldplay's Chris Martin Dedicates Everglow To Taylor Swift At Concert In Germany

Coldplay's Chris Martin dedicates Everglow to Taylor Swift at concert in Germany

Chris Martin paid tribute to Taylor Swift and her fans during Coldplay’s 'Music of the Spheres World Tour' concert in...

Halsey Says New Album Is Experimental

Halsey says new album is experimental

Halsey has teased her new album is very eclectic and "all over the place".The 29-year-old singer took to X -...

Katy Perry 'Owning' Her Sexuality With New Music

Katy Perry 'owning' her sexuality with new music

Katy Perry is "owning [her] sexuality" with her new music.The 39-year-old pop star - who has three-year-old daughter Daisy with...

Kim Wilde Forced To Find ‘Ways Around’ Brexit Restrictions On Musicians

Kim Wilde forced to find ‘ways around’ Brexit restrictions on musicians

Kim Wilde was forced to find “ways around” the Brexit restrictions on musicians.The 63-year-old 1980s singing sensation is touring the...

Jessica Simpson Begs Sister Ashlee To Return To Music

Jessica Simpson begs sister Ashlee to return to music

Jessica Simpson has begged her sister Ashlee to record a new album.Ashlee, 39, followed her pop star sister Jessica into...

Latto Addresses Supposed Rivalry With Ice Spice As She Admits Everyone 'Takes Little Jabs In Music'

Latto addresses supposed rivalry with Ice Spice as she admits everyone 'takes little jabs in music'

Latto doesn't take rap battles seriously.The 25-year-old musician - whose real name is Alyssa Michelle Stephens - is thought to...

'It's Tearing Our Society Apart': Fran Healy Slams Social Media

'It's tearing our society apart': Fran Healy slams social media

Fran Healy believes social media is "tearing our society apart".The Travis frontman has taken aim at influencers and the online...

Fontaines D.c. Frontman Grian Chatten 'Always Hated' His Voice

Fontaines D.C. frontman Grian Chatten 'always hated' his voice

Fontaines D.C. frontman Grian Chatten "always hated" his voice.The 29-year-old Irish singer admits making his debut solo record, 2023's 'Chaos...

Jack White Releases Surprise New Album To Shoppers

Jack White releases surprise new album to shoppers

Jack White has surprise released a new album - by secretly giving copies to shoppers in his Third Man Records...

Big Sean Announces Album After Leaks

Big Sean announces album after leaks

Big Sean's sixth solo album 'Better Me Than You' will be released on August 9.Just one day after the 14-track...

Britney Spears' Halsey Blessing

Britney Spears' Halsey blessing

Halsey received Britney Spears' "blessing" to sample her track 'Lucky'.The 'Without Me' hitmaker has sampled the 2000 classic from Britney's...

Lindsay Ell Praises Beyonce And Lana Del Rey For 'Blurring Genre Lines'

Lindsay Ell praises Beyonce and Lana Del Rey for 'blurring genre lines'

Lindsay Ell has praised the likes of Beyonce and Lana Del Rey for "blurring genre lines" with their forays into...

John Legend Gives New All Of Me Approval

John Legend gives new All Of Me approval

John Legend “gave his blessing” for a new release of his hit song ‘All Of Me’. The Grammy-award winning singer...

Lady Gaga Describes Working On New Music As Like 'Meditation'

Lady Gaga describes working on new music as like 'meditation'

Lady Gaga has admitted making music feels like "meditation".The 38-year-old pop superstar has delighted fans by revealing she is still...

Jade Thirlwall Struggles To Feel 'Relevant' After Stepping Back From Little Mix

Jade Thirlwall struggles to feel 'relevant' after stepping back from Little Mix

Jade Thirlwall struggled to feel "relevant" after stepping back from the "pressure machine" that was Little Mix.The 31-year-old singer -...

Blur's Graham Coxon 'Smiled At Grumpy Faces' At Coachella

Blur's Graham Coxon 'smiled at grumpy faces' at Coachella

Blur's Graham Coxon "smiled at all the grumpy faces" at their Coachella gig.The Britpop legends' set at the California music...

'No Hard Feelings': Deep Purple Recall Delaying Yes' Headline Slot By Setting Fire To Amplifiers

'No hard feelings': Deep Purple recall delaying Yes' headline slot by setting fire to amplifiers

Deep Purple and Yes have no hard feelings – 53 years after the former group's original guitarist, Ritchie Blackmore, delayed...

James Bay Announces New Album And Tour

James Bay announces new album and tour

James Bay had his "first taste of true musical freedom" working on his upcoming album, 'Changes All The Time'.The 'Hold...

Sam Smith Turned Down Major Lazer Collaboration

Sam Smith turned down Major Lazer collaboration

Sam Smith turned down a collaboration with Major Lazer on the song ‘Cold Water’.The 32-year-old singer/songwriter was approached by the...

Joe Jonas Announces New Solo Album

Joe Jonas announces new solo album

Joe Jonas is releasing his first solo album in 13 years.The 34-year-old pop star has confirmed his new record 'Music...

The Prodigy Plotting New Business Venture Selling Booze

The Prodigy plotting new business venture selling booze

The Prodigy are seemingly planning to bring out an alcoholic beverage line in their name.The rave dance-rock group have filed...

Charli Xcx Reveals It Was Lorde Who Suggested She Feature On Girl, So Confusing

Charli XCX reveals it was Lorde who suggested she feature on Girl, so confusing

Charli XCX has revealed it was Lorde's idea for her to feature on her remix of 'Girl, so confusing'.The 'Boom...

Foo Fighters Abruptly End Queens Show Amid 'Dangerous' Storm

Foo Fighters abruptly end Queens show amid 'dangerous' storm

Foo Fighters were forced to cut their Queens stadium show short due to "dangerous weather".Dave Grohl and co were left...

The Weeknd Playing One-off Concert In Brazil

The Weeknd playing one-off concert in Brazil

The Weeknd has announced a one-off concert in São Paulo, Brazil. The 34-year-old singer - who is one of the...

'It's Not Fulfilling' Donald Glover Reveals Why He Is Retiring Childish Gambino

'It's not fulfilling' Donald Glover reveals why he is retiring Childish Gambino

Donald Glover is retiring his Childish Gambino alter-ego because it is no longer "fulfilling". The 40-year-old actor is to drop...

Kesha Grateful For Positive Response To Comeback Single

Kesha grateful for positive response to comeback single

Kesha feels "gratitude" and "happiness" over the reaction to her new single.The 37-year-old singer left record label Kemosabe in December,...

Priman Scream Announce First Studio Album Since 2016

Priman Scream announce first studio album since 2016

Primal Scream will release their new studio album later this year.The rock band - which was founded in 1982...

Suede Announce 30th Anniversary Edition Of Classic Album Dog Man Star

Suede announce 30th anniversary edition of classic album Dog Man Star

Suede are to release a 30th anniversary edition of 'Dog Man Star'.The rock band - which currently consists of Brett...

Richard Ashcroft Battled In Vain To Get Euro 2024 Final Shown At Spectacular Kew The Music Festival Show

Richard Ashcroft battled in vain to get Euro 2024 final shown at spectacular Kew the Music festival show

Richard Ashcroft battled in vain to get the Euro 2024 final shown on a big screen at his spectacular Kew...

The Killers Presented With Special Award For Record-breaking O2 Residency

The Killers presented with special award for record-breaking O2 residency

The Killers have been presented with a special award to mark their record-breaking, six-night residency at The O2.The ‘Rebel Diamonds’...

Lordi Admits Maneskin's Winning Eurovision Song Is Forgettable

Lordi admits Maneskin's winning Eurovision song is forgettable

Lordi's Tomi Putaansuu admits some of the 'Eurovision' rock and metal acts' songs are forgettable.The Finnish hard rock band -...