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Joep Beving - Henosis Album Review

Joep Beving's latest album 'Henosis' is an epic affair of more than twenty tracks and follows his 2018 release 'Conatus'.

Amy Odell - The Tom Thumb Theatre, Margate 13.04.2019 Live Review

In one of the tiniest theatres, on one of the smallest stages, and playing to a diminutive audience, the petite Amy Odell played a tremendous gig with an intense passion.

By Andrew Lockwood on 16 April 2019

Eyre Llew / In The Endless Zanhyang We Are - Carrier Split EP Review

After a successful debut album, 'Atelo', Eyre Llew have returned to collaborate with Korean shoegaze band In The Endless Zanhyang We Are for joint EP 'Carrier'

By Mark Moore on 12 April 2019

Cage The Elephant - Goodbye Audio

With their new album 'Social Cues' set to arrive on April 19 through RCA Records, Cage the Elephant unveil their latest track from it entitled 'Goodbye'.

Posted 10 April 2019

Cage The Elephant

Joep Beving - Henosis Album Review

Joep Beving's latest album 'Henosis' is an epic affair of more than twenty tracks and follows his 2018 release 'Conatus'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 08 April 2019

O'Hooley and Tidow - Astor Theatre, Deal Live Review

On the South-East coast O'Hooley And Tidow treated the people of Deal to an evening of fabulous folk music.

By Andrew Lockwood on 08 April 2019

Kristin Hersh - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 31.03.2019 Live Review

Returning to the Kent coast exactly nine months to the day after her sold out show in Ramsgate, Hersh rocked up in Folkestone as part of her 'Live And Loud' tour.

By Andrew Lockwood on 02 April 2019

Lucy Rose - No Words Left Album Review

In 'No Words Left', Lucy Rose has put down a marker, relatively early in the year, for a definite contender for album of the year.

By Andrew Lockwood on 25 March 2019

Lucy Rose

Tame Impala - Patience Audio

Tame Impala have just dropped a brand new song entitled 'Patience' - which is certainly what we've shown while awaiting this record.

Posted 25 March 2019

Tame Impala

Foster The People - Style Audio

Four months after dropping their single 'Worst Nites', Foster The People return with another non-album track entitled 'Style'.

Posted 25 March 2019

Foster The People

Chai - Punk Album Review

'Punk' by Chai is a curious anomaly that will divide opinion but at its heart there is some musical magic.'Punk' by Chai is a curious anomaly that will divide opinion but at its heart there is some musical magic.

By Andrew Lockwood on 18 March 2019

Self Esteem - Ramsgate Music Hall 10.03.2019 Live Review

Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor, under her new moniker Self Esteem, began her latest tour at Ramsgate Music Hall.

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 March 2019

James - Margate Winter Gardens 06.03.2019 Live Review

In the century old venue in front of two thousand fans, James put on quite a show; well, two shows actually.

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 March 2019


Poppy Ackroyd - Attenborough Centre for the Creative Art, Brighton 22.02.2019 Live Review

If there was ever a reason for you to try something fresh and new then Poppy Ackroyd is surely it.

By Andrew Lockwood on 26 February 2019

The Unthanks - Lines Album Review

As projects go, you'd have to say that the latest one from The Unthanks draws together three remarkable strands under one ambitious umbrella, 'Lines'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 21 February 2019

The Unthanks

Feels - Post Earth Album Review

The eleven tracks that make up Feels' latest release combine a raw garage band authenticity with a self-assured swagger.

By Andrew Lockwood on 20 February 2019

Peter Doherty & The Puta Madres - Fort Road Yard, Margate 14.02.2019 Live Review

Peter Doherty once again highlighted his talent as a musician, lyricist and performer during a very entertaining evening.

By Andrew Lockwood on 18 February 2019

Pete Doherty

Lou Doillon - Soliloquy Album Review

Doillon's latest release is self-assured, positive and empowered; it is not trying to be something it's not.

By Andrew Lockwood on 15 February 2019

Du Blonde - Lung Bread For Daddy Album Review

'Lung Bread For Daddy', a phrase appropriated from a friend and referring to a request for a cigarette, is a multi-faceted journey through the life of Du Blonde.

By Andrew Lockwood on 11 February 2019

Sleeper - The Forum, Tunbridge Wells 02.02.2019 Live Review

After a 21-year gap between albums and a full 19-year break as a band, Sleeper seem at last to be back in earnest.

By Andrew Lockwood on 06 February 2019


Beans On Toast - Dreamland, Margate 01.02.2019 Live Review

Jay McAllister - otherwise known as Beans On Toast - brings his raucous road show to Kent's infamous seaside town.

By Andrew Lockwood on 05 February 2019

Beans On Toast

Unloved - Heartbreak Album Review

Unloved are back with their second full-length album 'Heartbreak'. The trio of David Holmes, Keefus Ciancia and vocalist Jade Vincent are set to release the follow-up to 2016's 'Guilty Of Love' on February 1st.

By Andrew Lockwood on 31 January 2019

Stalker Miller - Homegrown By Joan Album Review

Stalker Miller have seen a will and determination come to fruition with the release of their debut album 'Homegrown By Joan'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 January 2019

The Vaccines - Brighton Dome 25.01.2019 Live Review

The rather regal elegance of The Brighton Dome played host to The Vaccines for the first time in years on January 25th to the delight of the sold-out crowd.

By Andrew Lockwood on 29 January 2019

The Vaccines

Toy - Happy In The Hollow Album Review

After ten years together, Toy are releasing their fourth full-length studio album. 'Happy In The Hollow' represents the band's first album for their new label Tough Love Records.

By Andrew Lockwood on 23 January 2019

Go Dark - Neon Young Album Review

The eleven tracks that make up 'Neon Young' combine an alternative electro backdrop with a hip-hop swagger and menacing undercurrent.

By Andrew Lockwood on 16 January 2019

Sam Smith, Normani - Dancing With A Stranger Audio

Sam Smith returns with a brand new single entitled 'Dancing with a Stranger' featuring Normani of Fifth Harmony.

Posted 15 January 2019

Sam Smith

RYD - RYD Album Review

RYD, aka North London producer Ryan Downie, is set to release his self-titled debut album under that moniker on 18th January.

By Andrew Lockwood on 14 January 2019

Billie Eilish - When I Was Older (Music Inspired By The Film Roma) Audio

Billie Eilish returns with a new song entitled 'When I Was Older' taken from the compilation 'Music Inspired by the Movie Roma'.

Posted 11 January 2019

Steve Mason - About The Light Album Review

Steve Mason, along with producer Stephen Street, has given us his most 'open' and accessible album to date with 'About The Light'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 02 January 2019

Steve Mason

Manic Street Preachers - This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours (20 Years Collectors' Edition) Album Review

By 1998, Britpop bands were on the decline yet for the Manic Street Preachers, the creative juices seemed to flow stronger than ever.

By Mark Moore on 12 December 2018

Manic Street Preachers

The Pere Ubu Moon Unit - Ramsgate Music Hall 7.12.2018 Live Review

On Friday, avant-garde group The Pere Ubu Moon Unit, which was founded back in 1975 in Cleveland by David Thomas, took to the stage of the Ramsgate Music Hall.

By Andrew Lockwood on 10 December 2018

Dalton Harris - The Power of Love ft. James Arthur Audio

The winner of this year's series of 'The X Factor', Dalton Harris, has hit number one with his debut single 'The Power of Love'.

Posted 10 December 2018

James Arthur

Ride - Dreamland, Margate 30.11.2018 Live Review

Celebrating thirty years of Ride with a special anniversary Unplugged tour, Oxfordshire's finest came to the seaside to play in the Ballroom.

By Andrew Lockwood on 04 December 2018


Arctic Monkeys - Anyways Audio

'Anyways' is the B-side to Arctic Monkeys' 'Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino'; the title single from their number one album released earlier this year.

Posted 03 December 2018

Arctic Monkeys

Nicki Minaj - Good Form ft. Lil Wayne Video

In her latest collaboration with Cash Money's Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj finally unveils the video for her 'Queen' single 'Good Form'.

Posted 30 November 2018

Nicki Minaj Lil Wayne

Reef - Dreamland, Margate 23.11.2018 Live Review

In the Hall By The Sea at Dreamland, Reef brought their Revelation tour to life as they delivered one of the best live sets I've had the privilege to witness this year.

By Andrew Lockwood on 26 November 2018


ASAP Rocky - Sundress Video

Six months after the release of his third studio album 'Testing', ASAP Rocky returns with a new single and video entitled 'Sundress'.

Posted 22 November 2018

ASAP Rocky

Mattiel - Patterns, Brighton 16.11.2018 Live Review

Mattiel Brown and her band put on an anything but plain performance at Patterns in Brighton.

By Andrew Lockwood on 19 November 2018

Crooked Man - Crooked House Album Review

As the nights draw in and the temperature drops, Crooked Man treats us to a fabulous slice of sun-soaked House, Disco and Electro.

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 November 2018

Ariana Grande - Thank U, Next Audio

Less than 3 months after the release of her album 'Sweetener', Ariana Grande is set to return with a new record entitled 'Thank U, Next'.

Posted 06 November 2018

Ariana Grande

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The Jonas Brothers Announce New Album 'Happiness Begins'

The Jonas Brothers announce new album 'Happiness Begins'

The Jonas Brothers have announced their comeback album, 'Happiness Begins'.The sibling trio of Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas have confirmed...

Justin Bieber Makes Stage Return With Ariana Grande At Coachella

Justin Bieber makes stage return with Ariana Grande at Coachella

Justin Bieber performed on stage for the first time in two years during Ariana Grande's Coachella set on Sunday (21.04.19).The...

Rochelle Humes Embarrasses Daughter

Rochelle Humes embarrasses daughter

Rochelle Humes' daughter finds her pop career embarrassing.The 30-year-old presenter - who has daughters Alaia-Mai, five, and two-year-old Valentina with...

Liam Gallagher To Play New Songs At Glastonbury

Liam Gallagher to play new songs at Glastonbury

Liam Gallagher will perform new songs at Glastonbury.The former Oasis frontman - who made his solo debut on The Other...

Mumford And Sons Have Been In The Studio With Gretta Ray

Mumford and Sons have been in the studio with Gretta Ray

Mumford & Sons have been in the studio with their support act Gretta Ray.The 'I Will Wait' hitmakers not only...

Kanye West Debuts New Song Water At Coachella Sunday Service

Kanye West debuts new song Water at Coachella Sunday service

Kanye West debuted brand new song 'Water' at Coachella on Sunday (21.04.19).The 41-year-old rapper gave the festival crowd a taste...

Gary Barlow Will Slow Down

Gary Barlow will slow down

Gary Barlow is ready to ''slow down'' in his career for the sake of his wife's ambitions.The Take That frontman...

Elle Fanning Wants To Be A Pop Star

Elle Fanning wants to be a pop star

Elle Fanning dreams of becoming a pop star.The 21-year-old actress plays a wannabe pop star in 'Teen Spirit', and Elle...

Dido Not Ambitious

Dido not ambitious

Dido isn't ''ambitious''.The 'Thank You' singer - who has seven-year-old son Stanley with husband Rohan Gavin - has no ''dreams''...

Linkin Park 'Are Talking About Making New Music Together'

Linkin Park 'are talking about making new music together'

Linkin Park have ''started talking about making new music together''.The rock group - which features Mike Shinoda, Brad Delson, Dave...

Bebe Rexha Gets Advice From Alicia Keys

Bebe Rexha gets advice from Alicia Keys

Bebe Rexha turns to Alicia Keys when she needs advice.The 29-year-old star ''admires'' the fact the 'Empire State of Mind'...

Boy George Protege Jamie Hannah Unveils New Single

Boy George protege Jamie Hannah unveils new single

Boy George's protege Jamie Hannah has unveiled his new track 'Sound of My Youth'.The classically trained musician spent 2018 in...

Carly Rae Jepsen Releases Julien

Carly Rae Jepsen releases Julien

Carly Rae Jepsen thinks her latest track 'Julien' is the ''heart'' of her new album.The 33-year-old singer is set to...

Gary Barlow: Take That Need More Than Two

Gary Barlow: Take That need more than two

Gary Barlow insists Take That wouldn't ''survive'' as a duo.The group started out as a five-piece, but following the departures...

Album Of The Week: Nas' Game-changing Debut Album Illmatic Turns 25

Album of the Week: Nas' game-changing debut album Illmatic turns 25

Today marks the 25th anniversary of East Coast rapper Nas' iconic debut album Illmatic, released on this day through Columbia...

Loyle Carner Wanted To Support Family

Loyle Carner wanted to support family

Loyle Carner became a musician to provide for his family.The 24-year-old rapper - whose real name is Ben Coyle-Larner -...

Robbie Williams Wants To Record Another Swing Album After Las Vegas Residency

Robbie Williams wants to record another swing album after Las Vegas residency

Robbie Williams reportedly wants to make another swing album.The 'Let Me Entertain You' hitmaker has been inspired by his ongoing...

The 1975 Don't Regret Double Album Decision

The 1975 don't regret double album decision

The 1975 don't ''regret'' agreeing to make two albums within a few months of each other.The 'Chocolate' hitmakers - fronted...

Lewis Capaldi Announces UK Arena Tour And Mental Health Initiative

Lewis Capaldi announces UK arena tour and mental health initiative

Lewis Capaldi has announced a UK arena tour alongside an initiative supporting fans suffering from mental health issues. The...

Mabel Announces Debut Album High Expectations

Mabel announces debut album High Expectations

Mabel has announced her debut album 'High Expectations' will be released on July 12. The 23-year-old singer has released details...

Andy Rourke Drops Debut Single From New Band Blitz Vega

Andy Rourke drops debut single from new band Blitz Vega

Andy Rourke has formed the new band Blitz Vega with British musician KAV.The former Smiths bassist has joined forces with...

The Hollywood Vampires Announce New Album

The Hollywood Vampires announce new album

The Hollywood Vampires have announced a new album mostly comprised of original music.Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Aerosmith's Joe Perry's...

Mark Ronson To Play Radio 1'S Big Weekend

Mark Ronson to play Radio 1's Big Weekend

Mark Ronson will play at Radio 1's Big Weekend 2019, which has added an extra night. The 43-year-old musician will...

Missy Elliott Has 'Finished' A Long Project

Missy Elliott has 'finished' a long project

Missy Elliott has teased new music is on the way.The excited 'Lose Control' hitmaker took to Instagram to share a...

Madonna Unveils New Single

Madonna unveils new single

Madonna has unveiled her new single 'Medillín'.The 60-year-old singer has collaborated with Maluma on the Spanglish track, the first from...

Bts Want Collaboration With Billie Eilish

BTS want collaboration with Billie Eilish

BTS have named Billie Eilish as the next artist they want to collaborate with.The 'IDOL' hitmakers - made up of...

Taylor Swift And Khalid To Perform At 2019 Time 100 Gala

Taylor Swift and Khalid to perform at 2019 Time 100 Gala

Taylor Swift and Khalid are set to perform at the 2019 Time 100 Gala.It has been announced that the 'Blank...

Seven Artists That Made Me: Juiceboxxx

Seven artists that made me: Juiceboxxx

Two years after the release of his album 'Freaked Out American Loser', US punk-rap artist Juiceboxxx is set to release...

Sam Fender Recorded Debut Album At Self-built Studio To Save Money

Sam Fender recorded debut album at self-built studio to save money

Sam Fender built his own studio to record his debut album because it was ''cheap as chips''.The North Shields singer/songwriter...

Tom Morello Agrees Black Hole Should Be Named After Chris Cornell

Tom Morello agrees black hole should be named after Chris Cornell

Tom Morello ''would be happy'' to add his name to the online petition calling for the recently photographed black hole...

Ed O'brien Says Radiohead Have Talked About New Music

Ed O'Brien says Radiohead have talked about new music

Ed O'Brien says Radiohead have discussed new music.The 'Creep' group's guitarist is currently preparing for the release of his long-awaited...

Beyonce Drops Homecoming: The Live Album

Beyonce drops Homecoming: The Live Album

Beyonce has dropped a new live album to accompany her Netflix documentary 'Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce'.The new record 'Homecoming:...

French Montana Teases Kanye West's Spiritual Direction

French Montana teases Kanye West's spiritual direction

French Montana says Kanye West's new music is inspired by his spiritual connection to the church.The 'Unforgettable' rapper has teased...

Bts Knew They Wanted Halsey On Their New Single

BTS knew they wanted Halsey on their new single

BTS knew Halsey would be the ''best voice'' for their latest single.The 'Idol' hitmakers - made up of RM, Jin,...

Glastonbury Festival 2019 Will See New 'Micro Venue' To Silver Hayes Area

Glastonbury Festival 2019 will see new 'micro venue' to Silver Hayes area

Glastonbury Festival 2019 will see the introduction of a new ''hidden gem micro venue'' to the Silver Hayes area.The iconic...

Stars Pay Tribute To Les Reed

Stars pay tribute to Les Reed

Sir Tom Jones has led tributes to his collaborator Les Reed after the songwriter passed away.Les - who wrote 'The...

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