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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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Green Day Releasing New Single This Week

Green Day releasing new single this week

Green Day are releasing new single 'Dilemma' later this week.The 'Basket Case' icons - who are set to drop their...

Massive Attack Announce First UK Gig In Five Years As Special Climate Action Event

Massive Attack announce first UK gig in five years as special climate action event

Massive Attack have announced their first live UK show in five years.The trip hop group have confirmed plans for a...

Robbie Williams To Headline Bst Hyde Park 2024

Robbie Williams to headline BST Hyde Park 2024

Robbie Williams is set to headline BST Hyde Park this summer.The 'Let Me Entertain You' pop star has been unveiled...

Funeral For A Friend Singer Quits As Band Look To 'Create New Music Together'

Funeral For A Friend singer quits as band look to 'create new music together'

Funeral For A Friend frontman Matthew Davies-Kreye has decided to leave the group.The 'Streetcar' group initially split in 2016 before...

Paul Mccartney And Wings Releasing Special Band On The Run Anniversary Edition

Paul McCartney and Wings releasing special Band on the Run anniversary edition

Paul McCartney and Wings have announced a special 50th anniversary edition of 'Band on the Run'.The Beatles legend teamed with...

Rod Stewart: Swing Fever Will Be 'Difficult Sell' At First But You'll Soon Be Hooked

Rod Stewart: Swing Fever will be 'difficult sell' at first but you'll soon be hooked

Sir Rod Stewart says his and Jools Holland's new swing album will be a "difficult sell". The 78-year-old singer and...

Crowded House Among First Acts Announced For On The Mount At Wasing 2024

Crowded House among first acts announced for On The Mount At Wasing 2024

Crowded House, Jungle and Underworld have been announced as the first acts for On The Mount At Wasing 2024.The concert...

'We Can Say ... That I Finished The Songs,' Michael Stipe Gives Update On Debut Solo Lp

'We can say ... that I finished the songs,' Michael Stipe gives update on debut solo LP

Michael Stipe has "finished the songs" for his debut solo album.Fans of Stipe's former band R.E.M have been patiently waiting...

'Nowadays They’Re Making Dance Routines To It...' Take That Rely On Social Media To Connect With Fans

'Nowadays they’re making dance routines to it...' Take That rely on social media to connect with fans

Take That love connecting with their fans through social media.The pop group first formed in 1990 as a five-piece -...

Rick Ross Reveals That Phil Collins Is An Inspiration

Rick Ross reveals that Phil Collins is an inspiration

Rick Ross says Phil Collins is a huge influence on his music.The 47-year-old rapper has just released his joint album...

Nicki Minaj Cancels Jingle Ball To Finish Album

Nicki Minaj cancels Jingle Ball to finish album

Nicki Minaj has pulled out of a performance at the Jingle Ball to give herself time to finish her new...

'I Was So Stupid': Cher Has Major Regret About Classic Single Believe

'I was so stupid': Cher has major regret about classic single Believe

Cher missed out on "a lot of money" after failing to secure a writing credit on 'Believe'.The 77-year-old singer admitted...

Perrie Edwards Working With Ed Sheeran On New Album

Perrie Edwards working with Ed Sheeran on new album

Perrie Edwards has been working on her debut solo album with Ed Sheeran.The Little Mix singer has been discussing ideas...

Dolly Parton Was 'Nervous' About How She'd Be Received At Glastonbury

Dolly Parton was 'nervous' about how she'd be received at Glastonbury

Dolly Parton was "nervous" about doing Glastonbury because she thought it was mainly a "rock audience".The 'Jolene' hitmaker - who...

Olivia Rodrigo's Pressure For Second Album

Olivia Rodrigo's pressure for second album

Olivia Rodrigo "felt so much pressure" while working on her second album.The 20-year-old singer released 'GUTS', the follow-up to her...

Nick Cave Pens Tribute To Sinead O'connor And Shane Macgowan

Nick Cave pens tribute to Sinead O'Connor and Shane MacGowan

Nick Cave has written a poignant tribute to the late Shane MacGowan and Sinéad O’Connor.The 66-year-old singer hailed The Pogues...

Van Morrison: Bob Dylan And I Are Worlds Apart

Van Morrison: Bob Dylan and I are worlds apart

Van Morrison has insisted he and Bob Dylan are "worlds apart".The two musicians have often been compared but the 'Brown...

Girls Aloud Add 14 More Tour Dates Due To Phenomenal Demand

Girls Aloud add 14 more tour dates due to phenomenal demand

Girls Aloud have added 14 more dates to their 2024 UK and Ireland arena tour after selling 200,000 tickets. The...

Beyoncé Releases New Song My House To Celebrate Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé

Beyoncé releases new song My House to celebrate Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé

Beyoncé has released new song ‘My House’ to accompany ‘Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé’. The ‘Break My Soul’ superstar gave...

'It Captured What Christmas Was Like For A Lot Of People,' Shane Mcgowan's Sister Praises His Most Famous Song

'It captured what Christmas was like for a lot of people,' Shane McGowan's sister praises his most famous song

Shane McGowan "captured what Christmas was like for a lot of people" in his song ‘Fairytale of New York’, his...

'Ai Is About To Turn Our World Upside Down...' Peter Gabriel Predicts The Impact Artificial Intelligence Is Going To Have On Music

'AI is about to turn our world upside down...' Peter Gabriel predicts the impact Artificial Intelligence is going to have on music

Peter Gabriel predicts that Artificial Intelligence will soon be able to create better songs than he can.The former Genesis frontman...

Ally Brooke's 'Healing' Collaboration With Fifth Harmony Bandmate Dinah Jane

Ally Brooke's 'healing' collaboration with Fifth Harmony bandmate Dinah Jane

Ally Brooke has found recording a festive track with Dinah Jane to be "fantastic healing".The Fifth Harmony singers have teamed...

Noel Gallagher Returning To Studio To Make His Fifth Solo Album

Noel Gallagher returning to studio to make his fifth solo album

Noel Gallagher is set to return to the studio to make his next solo album.The former Oasis frontman, 56, narrowly...

Damon Albarn's 'Super Power' Is His Writing And Creativity, Says Gorillaz Bassist Seye Adelekan

Damon Albarn's 'super power' is his writing and creativity, says Gorillaz bassist Seye Adelekan

Gorillaz bassist Seye Adelekan has praised Damon Albarn for never wanting to stand still creatively.The musician has toured with Damon...

Taylor Swift Is Spotify’S Most-streamed Global Artist In 2023

Taylor Swift is Spotify’s most-streamed global artist in 2023

Taylor Swift is Spotify’s most-streamed artist globally in 2023.Spotify has revealed its annual Wrapped campaign for the past year and...

Pete Doherty Listens To Late Friend Amy Winehouse's Music 'Most Days'

Pete Doherty listens to late friend Amy Winehouse's music 'most days'

Pete Doherty listens to his late friend Amy Winehouse’s music “most days”. The Libertines singer – who has had his...

Radiohead Set To Return After 'Little Break', Says Drummer Philip Selway

Radiohead set to return after 'little break', says drummer Philip Selway

Radiohead are gettng ready to return after having a "little break", according to the band's drummer Philip Selway.The British indie...

Girls Aloud To Tone Down Costumes For Reunion Tour

Girls Aloud to tone down costumes for reunion tour

Girls Aloud will tone down their outfits for the reunion tour.The surviving members of the group - Cheryl Tweedy, Nadine...

Olivia Rodrigo’S Music Inspired By ‘Weird’ Moments In Her Life

Olivia Rodrigo’s music inspired by ‘weird’ moments in her life

Olivia Rodrigo takes inspiration from “weird” and “embarrassing” moments in her life. The 20-year-old ‘Good 4 U’ singer – who...

Paloma Faith And Nile Rogers To Star At Hampton Court Palace Festival

Paloma Faith and Nile Rogers to star at Hampton Court Palace Festival

Paloma Faith and Nile Rogers and Chic are set to perform at the Hampton Court Palace Festival in 2024.The star-studded...

Stormzy Set To Headline Boardmasters 2024

Stormzy set to headline Boardmasters 2024

Stormzy and Chase and Status are set to headline the Boardmasters festival in 2024.The 30-year-old rap star - who is...

Olivia Rodrigo Tries To Write A Song Every Day To Stop Herself Getting Depressed

Olivia Rodrigo tries to write a song every day to stop herself getting depressed

Olivia Rodrigo is trying to write a song every day to keep her mental health in check. The 20-year-old singer,...

Jesus And Mary Chain Brothers Finally Heal Sibling Rivalry!

Jesus and Mary Chain brothers FINALLY heal sibling rivalry!

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Jim Reid says he and his brother William Reid have “had to” learn to live...

John Lennon’S Killer ‘Said Sorry To Witnesses For Ruining Their Night’

John Lennon’s killer ‘said sorry to witnesses for ruining their night’

John Lennon’s killer is said to have apologised to witnesses after he assassinated the singer. The Beatle was shot dead...

Taylor Swift Thanks Touring Family As 2023 Eras Shows Come To An End

Taylor Swift thanks touring family as 2023 Eras shows come to an end

Taylor Swift has thanked her "touring family" after wrapping her final 'Eras' show of the year.The 'Anti-Hero' hitmaker also paid...

Kiss Star Paul Stanley Worried 'It Was His Time' During Health Scare

KISS star Paul Stanley worried 'it was his time' during health scare

KISS star Paul Stanley was worried "it was his time" during his recent health scare.The 71-year-old musician recently came down...