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Blossoms - The Keeper Video

We challenge you not to melt upon hearing Manchester five-piece Blossoms' soaring new love song 'The Keeper'.

Feeder - Rock City, Nottingham 20.11.2019 Live Review

For the Nottingham date of Feeder's Tallulah tour, you just know before it even starts that it's going to be a banging show.

By Mark Moore on 05 December 2019


Tokyo Tea Room - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 30.11.2019 Live Review

Melting Vinyl brought local talent to the fore as it showcased a set by Tokyo Tea Room on the day of their latest EP release, 'Dream Room'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 03 December 2019

Holy Moly & The Crackers - The Studio at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury 31.11.2019 Live Review

Holy Moly & The Crackers journeyed down from their hometown of Newcastle Upon Tyne to play in Canterbury, where they thought they'd be playing to three people!

By Andrew Lockwood on 02 December 2019

Liam Payne - All I Want (For Christmas) Video

'All I Want (For Christmas)' is melancholy by festive tune from Liam Payne, who is finally set to release his debut solo album 'LP1' this December.

Posted 02 December 2019

Liam Payne

Catching Up With Dictator Following The Release Of Their Politically-charged Single Anthem For A Doomed Youth [Exclusive]

Scottish four-piece Dictator (not Dominators, as some would have you believe) recently dropped their epic new single 'Anthem For A Doomed Youth', and we caught up with them recently to find out more about their sound. I think we'll be...

By Staff Writer on 01 December 2019

Upcoming Releases: What's On Our Playlist For December 2019?

The final albums before the year ends is an interesting selection of debuts, long-anticipated returns and new musical directions. Stormzy and The Who are the ones we're probably most excited about, but we're sure the pop world has a few...

By Holly Mosley on 01 December 2019

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The Frampton Sisters Talk Taking Things Slow, Having Musical Parents And Growing Up In The Orkney Isles [Exclusive]

Christmas is coming and The Frampton Sisters admit they are keen to get celebrating. We caught up with the indie-folk duo to discuss their future plans following the release of their debut single 'Birds Of A Feather' which is out...

By Staff Writer on 30 November 2019

November Favourites 2019: A British Takeover With FKA Twigs, Coldplay And Michael Kiwanuka

This month our favourite albums include a lot of British talent (apart from the wonderful Beck), and releases from both the brand new and the highly established. We love an exciting blend of genres and we got it all pretty...

By Holly Mosley on 30 November 2019

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Sam Fender - Saturday Video

'Peep Show''s Matt King stars in the video for Sam Fender's song 'Saturday'. Sam's number one debut album 'Hypersonic Missiles' is out now.

Posted 29 November 2019

Kanye West - Closed On Sunday Video

There's a lot of family love in the video for Kanye West's new song 'Closed On Sunday'. He released his current album 'Jesus Is King' in October.

Posted 29 November 2019

Kanye West

The Weeknd - Heartless Audio

'Heartless' is a hard-hitting new track from The Weeknd and the lead single from his fourth studio album which is yet to be announced.

Posted 29 November 2019

The Weeknd

Blossoms - The Keeper Video

We challenge you not to melt upon hearing Manchester five-piece Blossoms' soaring new love song 'The Keeper'.

Posted 29 November 2019


Bombay Bicycle Club - Everything Else Has Gone Wrong Video

With their new album set for release in 2020, Bombay Bicycle Club unveil the video for the titular single 'Everything Else Has Gone Wrong'.

Posted 29 November 2019

Bombay Bicycle Club

Kamora Open Up About The Importance Of Social Media In Finding Musical Success [Exclusive]

They released their debut single 'Wild Thing' this month, and now four-piece rock band Kamora are planning some exciting live appearances for next year as well as a steady release of yet more epic singles. We caught up with them...

By Staff Writer on 29 November 2019

Mark Sharp And The Bicycle Thieves Talk Lewis Capaldi, Breaking Apples And Their Dreams For Bigger Shows [Exclusive]

Indie Scots Mark Sharp & The Bicycle Thieves recently dropped their latest single 'Moonshine' and it certainly shows why they've had sell-out live success already. We caught up with them to talk about their journey in music so far...For those...

By Staff Writer on 27 November 2019

Getting Into The Festive Spirit With Susan Boyle [Christmas Q&A]

We love the nostalgia of the Christmas season, whether it's the music, the food or the memories. Who better to give us a wholesome picture of this wonderful of year than operatic pop sweetheart and former Britain's Got Talent finalist...

By Staff Writer on 26 November 2019

Susan Boyle

TameBERSERK Takes Us Through His Sonic Inspiration And The Pros And Cons Of Creative Control [Exclusive]

With his debut album 'Super Thinking' out now on Poster Boy Records after a two-year creative process, we had a thoroughly entertaining and illuminating chat with multi-instrumentalist James Pain as part of his new project, tameBERSERK.tameBERSERKFor those who may be...

By Staff Writer on 26 November 2019

False Advertising - The Forum, Tunbridge Wells 20.11.2019 Live Review

False Advertising popped down to The Forum in Tunbridge Wells to showcase their incendiary live show.

By Andrew Lockwood on 25 November 2019

Harry Styles - Watermelon Sugar Audio

We have a taste for Harry Styles this week thanks to his latest single release 'Watermelon Sugar', ahead of his second album, 'Fine Line'.

Posted 25 November 2019

Harry Styles

Little Mix - One I've Been Missing Lyric Video

Little Mix get into the spirit of Christmas with their festive new single 'One I've Been Missing'. It marks the group's first ever original Christmas song.

Posted 25 November 2019

Little Mix

Coldplay - Daddy Video

They may not be touring 'Everyday Life' any time soon but singles like the heartfelt 'Daddy' should be enough to satisfy Coldplay fans for the time being.

Posted 25 November 2019


Panic! At The Disco - Into the Unknown (From Frozen 2) Video

Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco must have surely felt like he made it when he got asked to sing the theme song for Disney's 'Frozen 2', 'Into the Unknown'.

Posted 25 November 2019

Panic At The Disco

Billie Eilish - Everything I Wanted Audio

Ahead of her Where Do We Go? World Tour, Billie Eilish fans are super excited about her upcoming ventures, including brand new single 'Everything I Wanted'.

Posted 25 November 2019

Lewis Capaldi - Before You Go Audio

Grammy contender Lewis Capaldi's newest single 'Before You Go' from 'Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent' has us captivated this week.

Posted 25 November 2019

Lewis Capaldi

Stormzy - Own It ft. Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy Video

With his second album 'Heavy is the Head' set to be released this December, Stormzy teams alongside Ed Sheeran and Burna Boy on his latest single 'Own It'.

Posted 25 November 2019

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IYEARA Open Up About Pro-active Music-making, Unhappy Neighbours And Their Hopes For Going Live [Exclusive]

Electronic trio IYEARA have already dropped their debut EP Consequences this Autumn, and we can expect their very first full-length album early next year. They may not have hit the live circuit yet, but we can't wait to hear more...

By Staff Writer on 25 November 2019

Eliza Shaddad Talks Creative Freedom, Winning Pageants And Australia Tour Dreams [Exclusive]

Having released her epic new single Girls last month via Big Indie Records, alternative pop artist Eliza Shaddad is looking forward to working on the follow-up to her 2018 debut album Future. We spoke to her about her take on...

By Holly Mosley on 25 November 2019

Squeeze - Leas Cliff Hall 19.11.2019 Live Review

Squeeze came to the South-East coast to entertain a packed out Leas Cliff Hall.

By Andrew Lockwood on 21 November 2019


What Does Coldplay Mean By 'environmentally Beneficial' Touring?

With their new album set to hit this weekend and early reviews looking very positive, Coldplay fans will be likely disappointed to hear that the band will not be hitting the road to support it anytime soon. In fact, they...

By Holly Mosley on 21 November 2019

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Five Luxury Headphones For Your Christmas List This Year

The Christmas shopping season is well underway and if you are tempted to add a new set of headphones to your most-wanted list, the minefield of options could leave you with a festive headache.Here is our Contact Music review to...

By Staff Writer on 18 November 2019

Music - Providing Health And Sleep Benefits?

So. Music can be a very powerful force, as you can probably tell. We have all seen films and books and television programmes all dedicated to music. It is a very core part of society, and it does offer a...

Posted 18 November 2019

Kai Whiston - No World As Good As Mine Album Review

Kai Whiston is back already with his second album of his own 'No World As Good As Mine', and this time he has the help of organic instruments.

By Max Cussons on 14 November 2019

Dani Sylvia Talks Miserable Pop, Staying True To Her Art And Divulging Friends' Secrets [Exclusive]

Ahead of her headline show in London this month, up-and-coming pop songstress Dani Sylvia talks to us about her journey making music so far. She released her latest single Lithium in September, and she's set to drop her album The...

By Staff Writer on 14 November 2019

Bring Me The Horizon - Ludens Lyric Video

It's been barely a year since Bring Me The Horizon dropped their critically acclaimed 'Amo' album, but the band are already back with new song 'Ludens'.

Posted 11 November 2019

Bring Me The Horizon

Iggy Azalea - Lola ft. Alice Chater Video

The always controversial Iggy Azalea teamed up with Alice Chater for new song 'Lola', which features on her forthcoming EP 'Wicked Lips'.

Posted 11 November 2019

Iggy Azalea

Kanye West - Follow God Video

In his latest quest for musical innovation, Kanye West takes on a Christian theme for his new album 'Jesus Is King', featuring the song 'Follow God'

Posted 11 November 2019

Kanye West

Dua Lipa - Don't Start Now Video

The vide for Dua Lipa's 'Don't Start Now' arrives alongside news of a forthcoming new release.

Posted 11 November 2019

Dua Lipa

J Hus - Must Be Audio

Afroswing pioneer J Hus returns with a new single entitled 'Must Be'; his third track release since he launched his debut album 'Common Sense'.

Posted 11 November 2019

Feet - Ramsgate Music Hall 25.10.2019 Live Review

Feet are mid-tour and promoting their debut album, and tonight they played Ramsgate Music Hall with support from local band Malpractice.

By Andrew Lockwood on 11 November 2019

The Life And Legacy Of Ozzy Osbourne

A Life in a Story: Ozzy OsbourneThis will not be a typical biography of a music behemoth.Anyone could write a chronological list of events of a famous person whose life has been in the public eye for as long as...

By Lenny Barksdale on 31 October 2019

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