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The Strokes - Bad Decisions Video

The Strokes go pretty much as retro as you can go with the video for their new single 'Bad Decisions', from their upcoming album 'The New Abnormal'.


Hattie Webb - The Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury 12.02.2020 Live Review

Hattie Webb not only brought a couple of harps but also Andrea Resce, her brother and a collection of cold remedies to the cathedral city of Canterbury.

By Andrew Lockwood on 17 February 2020

Billie Eilish - No Time To Die Audio

Billie Eilish is finally here with her eagerly anticipated theme song from the 25th James Bond film, 'No Time To Die'.

Posted 14 February 2020

Billie Eilish

Nicki Minaj - Yikes Audio

Nicki Minaj has branded herself Queen Sleeze, and with a new alter-ego comes a brand new song: 'Yikes' follows 2019's 'Megatron'.

Posted 13 February 2020

Nicki Minaj

X Ambassadors - Everything Sounds Like A Love Song Audio

With their UK dates for the tour supporting 2019 album 'Orion' imminent, X Ambassadors release a brand new single entitled 'Everything Sounds Like A Love Song'.

Posted 13 February 2020

X Ambassadors

Tennis - Swimmer Album Review

Husband and wife twosome Tennis release their fifth studio album 'Swimmer' on Valentines Day.

By Andrew Lockwood on 13 February 2020

Tennis

Frazey Ford - U Kin B the Sun Album Review

'U Kin B the Sun' is an album rich in texture and depth and one that quite obviously, and unapologetically, plays to Frazey Ford's strengths.

By Andrew Lockwood on 10 February 2020

Lissy Taylor - Mayday Single Review

Lissy Taylor's 'Mayday' might be born out of distress, despair and some despondency but it rails against the negativity of bad relationships.

By Andrew Lockwood on 10 February 2020

3TEETH + PIG - The Key Club, Leeds 04.02.2020 Live Review

3TEETH hit Leeds for the first time with support from British artist PIG.

By Holly Mosley on 05 February 2020

Kaiser Chiefs - The Brighton Centre, Brighton 30.01.2020 Live Review

In support of their seventh studio album 'Duck', Kaiser Chiefs packed out The Brighton Centre to delight the lively crowd with their anthemic tunes.

By Andrew Lockwood on 03 February 2020

Kaiser Chiefs

Smoke Fairies - Elsewhere, Margate 26.01.2020 Live Review

Ahead of their upcoming tour, and prior to the release of their long awaited album, Smoke Fairies played a great warm-up gig at Elsewhere in Margate.

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 January 2020

Smoke Fairies

Dry Cleaning - Ramsgate Music Hall 12.01.2020 Live Review

Two weeks ahead of Independent Venue Week, Dry Cleaning made 'Britain's Best Small Venue 2015' (NME) the second port of call on their 2020 tour.

By Andrew Lockwood on 16 January 2020

The Libertines - The Winter Gardens, Margate, Kent 22.12.2019 Live Review

For their last gig of the year, The Libertines came back to their adopted hometown of Margate to finish off their latest tour.

By Andrew Lockwood on 09 January 2020

The Libertines

Sinead O'Connor - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London 16.12.2019 Live Review

Sinead O'Connor made a triumphant return to the stage when she played to a sold-out crowd at Shepherd's Bush Empire.

By Andrew Lockwood on 23 December 2019

Sinead Oconnor

Bastille - Margate Winter Gardens 10.12.2019 Live Review

Bastille rocked up at The Winter Gardens in Margate for their 'Doom Days Club Nights' tour, making sure they were playing in more unfamiliar towns and cities.

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 December 2019

Bastille

Stealing Sheep - Elsewhere, Margate 6.12.2019 Live Review

Stealing Sheep made their way down to Elsewhere in Margate to put on their wholly unique and utterly captivating live show.

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 December 2019

Mumford and Sons - Blind Leading The Blind Video

It's Mumford without Sons in the video for Mumford and Sons' latest single Blind Leading The Blind, which features frontman Marcus Mumford going solo.

Posted 11 December 2019

Mumford And Sons

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

Feeder

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

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

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

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

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

Squeeze

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

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

Lucy Spraggan - The Booking Hall, Dover 18.10.2019 Live Review

Famed for performing one of her own songs as her opening gambit on The X Factor, Lucy Spraggan rocked up at the Booking Hall as part of her UK and Ireland tour.

By Andrew Lockwood on 23 October 2019

Lucy Spraggan

Mark Lanegan - Somebody's Knocking Album Review

After nearly thirty years since his first solo record Mark Lanegan has just released one of his very best and there's not many artists who can claim that.

By Andrew Lockwood on 21 October 2019

Mark Lanegan

Mallory Knox - The Booking Hall, Dover 12.10.2019 Live Review

For the first, and almost certainly last, time Cambridge indie rockers Mallory Knox performed at The Booking Hall in Dover.

By Andrew Lockwood on 14 October 2019

Starcrawler - Devour You Album Review

'Devour You' is a fantastic follow up to Starcrawler's debut album and represents a move on in terms of sound and, in part, direction.

By Andrew Lockwood on 14 October 2019

Salvation Jayne - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 4.10.2019 Live Review

Salvation Jayne's third birthday bash was a riot of colour and a celebration of a band very much enjoying what they do.

By Andrew Lockwood on 09 October 2019

Gloo - XYZ Album Review

Gloo is a new supergroup consisting of UK mystic-beat producers Iglooghost and Kai Whiston as well as nu-pop singer/producer BABii.

By Max Cussons on 25 September 2019

Charli XCX - Charli Album Review

'Charli' sees Charli XCX continue to innovate, never being afraid to get honest and show her vulnerability.

By Max Cussons on 20 September 2019

Charli XCX

Sam Fender - Hypersonic Missiles Album Review

Angel of the north Sam Fender has finally graced our ears with his highly anticipated debut album Hypersonic Missiles.

By Contactmusic.com on 20 September 2019

JPEGMAFIA - All My Heroes Are Cornballs Album Review

JPEGMAFIA is back already with his newest record 'All My Heroes Are Cornballs' and we doubt anyone could've seen this coming.

By Max Cussons on 18 September 2019

Pixies - De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill-On-Sea 12/09/2019 Live Review

Pixies kicked off the European leg of their latest tour in the sleepy retirement town of Bexhill-On-Sea.

By Andrew Lockwood on 16 September 2019

The Pixies

Slaves - Dreamland, Margate 7.9.2019 Live Review

Kent punk duo Slaves held up their pledge to headline a gig on the Kent coast this weekend when they once again took to the Hall By The Sea stage at Dreamland in Margate.

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 September 2019

Slaves

Brockhampton - Ginger Album Review

'Ginger' is the kind of album that sees Brockhampton coming to terms with what they've been through.

By Max Cussons on 10 September 2019

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