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Album Of The Week: The 24th Anniversary of OK Computer by Radiohead

Album Of The Week: The 24th Anniversary of OK Computer by Radiohead

Radiohead pretty much shot to fame with the release of their debut single Creep in 1992. They quite quickly capitalised on the international success of the track with the release of their debut album, Pablo...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st May 2021

BRIDGES talk to us about their love of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, their new EP and delight at the prospect of touring again [EXCLUSIVE]

BRIDGES talk to us about their love of Phoebe Waller-Bridge, their new EP and delight at the prospect of touring again [EXCLUSIVE]

After releasing their latest single, Go Long, on the 5th May, BRIDGES are gearing up for the release of their new EP, Empty Galleries, and a tour later this year. The five piece Bridgwater band,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 16th May 2021

Album Of The Week: The 29th Anniversary of 'Bricks Are Heavy' by L7

Album Of The Week: The 29th Anniversary of 'Bricks Are Heavy' by L7

Following the release of their first two, developmental albums, LA's L7 released what was to be their most commercial and well received record, Bricks Are Heavy in 1992. Donita Sparks and Suzi Gardner formed L7...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th May 2021

The BRIT Awards 2021: In no particular order, the winners are.....

The BRIT Awards 2021: In no particular order, the winners are.....

With a great deal of excitement, a lot of relief and some anxiousness, the biggest night on the UK's musical calendar went ahead as the BRIT's 2021 celebrated the stars and artists that have made...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th May 2021

Album Of The Week: The 20th Anniversary of 'Asleep In The Back' by Elbow

Album Of The Week: The 20th Anniversary of 'Asleep In The Back' by Elbow

There have been plenty of bands who've had a Mercury Prize nomination for their debut album; Elastica, Leftfield, Oasis, Tricky, Coldplay, The Streets, Editors, Bat For Lashes and Laura Marling etc were all nominated but...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th May 2021

Upcoming Releases: Check out the top 5 new albums that we can't wait to hear in May

Upcoming Releases: Check out the top 5 new albums that we can't wait to hear in May

As 'normal life' seems to be a few steps closer, as the first experimental music events take place, and as everyone gears up for a summer of festivals and fun, we take a look ahead...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 3rd May 2021

The Ghibertins talk to us about work on a new concept album, their dream of working with Justin Vernon and always trying to be empathetic [EXCLUSIVE]

The Ghibertins talk to us about work on a new concept album, their dream of working with Justin Vernon and always trying to be empathetic [EXCLUSIVE]

Having just released their first music for more than two years, The Ghibertins are set fair to embark on the next stage of their musical career. The Ghibertins released their promising, well received, debut album...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd May 2021

April 2021 Favourites: We found 'Californian Soil' to be sublime, 'Introvert' extraordinary and 'Fight For You' a fitting Oscar winner

April 2021 Favourites: We found 'Californian Soil' to be sublime, 'Introvert' extraordinary and 'Fight For You' a fitting Oscar winner

April 2021 may have been one of the coldest in 60 years, but there were still enough hot releases to warm our hearts and fuel our fires. Taylor Swift released the first of six albums...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd May 2021

Girl In Red - 'if i could make it go quiet' album review

Girl In Red - 'if i could make it go quiet' album review

Girl In Red has been sharing her brand of DIY Scandi-Indie-Pop for just over four years now and with each subsequent release she seems to be getting a bigger and bigger following. With the release...

Review posted on 30th April 2021

Billie Eilish - Your Power single review

Billie Eilish - Your Power single review

Billie Eilish is a phenomenon; she is immensely talented, artistic, creative, bold, individual and inspiring. Why then has she chosen to set most of those characteristics and qualities to one side on her latest single,...

Review posted on 30th April 2021

Album Of The Week: The 45th anniversary of High Voltage by AC/DC

Album Of The Week: The 45th anniversary of High Voltage by AC/DC

As a new, vital, immediate and pivotal era in music was just about to break, AC/DC signed a record deal that would see them launch their incredible international career. Whilst the new "fad" of Punk...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th April 2021

Castells talk to us about being in rival bands, their first headline show and a possible future collaboration with Sigrid [EXCLUSIVE]

Castells talk to us about being in rival bands, their first headline show and a possible future collaboration with Sigrid [EXCLUSIVE]

After releasing their first single of 2021, Falling For You, Kent based band Castells are excited to be sharing a new EP, Viola, on May 5th. The latest release from the promising four piece band...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 27th April 2021

Emily Loizeau - Working Class Hero single review

Emily Loizeau - Working Class Hero single review

Taking on a song that is so deeply cherished by an artist that is so fondly remembered and revered is not an easy ask. Fans of the original will often be dismissive and derogatory about...

Review posted on 27th April 2021

Album Of The Week: The 50th Anniversary of Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones

Album Of The Week: The 50th Anniversary of Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones

Way, way back when Mick Jagger and Keith Richards were in the prime of their life, at the ripe old age of 27, the pair of them, together with fellow band mates Bill Wyman, Charlie...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd April 2021

London Grammar - Californian Soil Album Review

London Grammar - Californian Soil Album Review

London Grammar are back sounding bigger, better and bolder than ever with their first album in nearly four years, Californian Soil. The new twelve track album, which includes a dramatic two minute intro, is the...

Review posted on 20th April 2021

AJ Tracey: Stupid, Naive, Ill-Informed or just Badly Managed?

AJ Tracey: Stupid, Naive, Ill-Informed or just Badly Managed?

AJ Tracey started this Sunday intending to go ahead with three free meet and greet appearances despite Government rules which say such gatherings and events breach current CoVID19 guildlines. The three appearances were supposed to...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th April 2021

Album Of The Week: The 30th Anniversary of Temple Of The Dog by Temple Of The Dog.

Album Of The Week: The 30th Anniversary of Temple Of The Dog by Temple Of The Dog.

The performance, and even raison d'être, of most so called supergroups has always been questionable but back in 1991 Temple Of The Dog bucked the trend with their one and only album. Whilst the motives...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 16th April 2021

Album Of The Week - The 37th anniversary of 'Reckoning' by R.E.M.

Album Of The Week - The 37th anniversary of 'Reckoning' by R.E.M.

Four years after R.E.M. had formed, and seven before they would release their true breakthrough album, Out Of Time, the band released their second full length studio album, Reckoning. By the time 1984 came around...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th April 2021

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Raf Rundell - O.M. Days Album Review

Raf Rundell - O.M. Days Album Review

Just over three years since the release of his first full length solo album, Stop Lying, Raf Rundell makes a very welcome return with his latest, O.M. Days. Rundell's new ten track album sees him...

Review posted on 5th April 2021

March 2021 Favourites: Justin delivered Justice to the world whilst Selena was a Revelación!

March 2021 Favourites: Justin delivered Justice to the world whilst Selena was a Revelación!

We've only had three months of the year and yet it's already proving to be a creative period as musicians, singers, songwriters, performers and directors all seem to be flexing their artistic muscles. We've already...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd April 2021

Album Of The Week: The Fourteenth Anniversary of 'Because Of The Times' by Kings Of Leon

Album Of The Week: The Fourteenth Anniversary of 'Because Of The Times' by Kings Of Leon

Having formed in 1999, Kings Of Leon went on to release their debut album, Youth & Young Manhood in 2003, but it was in April 2007 when they released their third full length record that...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd April 2021

Harry Gardner talks to us about running around in the school playground, collaborating with Finneas and playing the O2 [EXCLUSIVE]

Harry Gardner talks to us about running around in the school playground, collaborating with Finneas and playing the O2 [EXCLUSIVE]

Buoyed by the joy of releasing his second single this year, singer-songwriter Harry Gardner talks to us about his inspirations and influences. Harry's latest single, Oblivious, is a follow up to his January release, Invisible...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 31st March 2021

Upcoming Releases: You'd be foolish not to check out our April highlights

Upcoming Releases: You'd be foolish not to check out our April highlights

Can you believe we're nearly into the fourth month of the year? So much has happened in such a short period of time. We have a new (stumbling) US president, the old stumbling US president...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 29th March 2021

Album Of The Week: The twentieth anniversary of the eponymous debut album by Gorillaz

Album Of The Week: The twentieth anniversary of the eponymous debut album by Gorillaz

Two decades ago the popular musical landscape was changed substantially by a creation that embraced a cohesive fusion between music and virtual reality in a way that had not been explored on such a scale...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 26th March 2021

Album Of The Week: The 31st Anniversary of Violator by Depeche Mode

Album Of The Week: The 31st Anniversary of Violator by Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode's seventh studio album was a game changer for the band, not only in terms of how they went about recording it, but also how it would position them as a global band. The...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 19th March 2021

The Grammy Awards 2021: Beyoncé  Wins Four But Sir Elton John Might Still Hit Someone

The Grammy Awards 2021: Beyoncé Wins Four But Sir Elton John Might Still Hit Someone

On a night when barely anything was normal at the 63rd Grammy Awards, history was made as Beyoncé not only won four awards but also became the most decorated female artist of all time...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 15th March 2021

Album Of The Week: The Fourteenth anniversary of Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem

Album Of The Week: The Fourteenth anniversary of Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem

Arriving seemingly fully formed and creatively fertile just after the turn of the century, LCD Soundsystem shifted the world of dance and electronic music with their innovative sound. By the time the band were only...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th March 2021

Tom Odell announces his new album, 'Monsters', will be released on June 25th

Tom Odell announces his new album, 'Monsters', will be released on June 25th

Another Love singer Tom Odell has just announced details of his fourth album, due for release in June this year. On the same day that he drops his latest single, monster v.1, Tom has said...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th March 2021

Wild Spelks talk to us about bubblegum power-pop melodies, undiluted vision and The Pink Panther [EXCLUSIVE]

Wild Spelks talk to us about bubblegum power-pop melodies, undiluted vision and The Pink Panther [EXCLUSIVE]

Having formed in April 2020, Newcastle's Wild Spelks have only existed during the current CoVID19 global pandemic. The band, as much as they may have wanted to, have never played on stage to a live...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th March 2021

The Most Underrated Music in Movies and Games

The Most Underrated Music in Movies and Games

A fantastic soundtrack can elevate a movie or game from simply good to great. Think about all your favourite movie or game and try to remember their soundtracks. There’s a good chance that they include...

News posted in Videogames / Gaming on 6th March 2021

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Pretty Fierce talk to us about collaborating with Doja Cat, emetophobia, arena tours and staying

Pretty Fierce talk to us about collaborating with Doja Cat, emetophobia, arena tours and staying "true to yourself" [EXCLUSIVE]

Sheffield's very own all girl group Pretty Fierce are still on a high after the recent release of their debut single - 'Ready For Me'.

Will Varley & Jack Valero - The Astor Theatre Deal Live Review

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.

Keelan X talks to us about staying true to

Keelan X talks to us about staying true to "your creative vision", collaborating with Giorgio Moroder and being "a yoga nut" [EXCLUSIVE]

Former Marigolds band member Keelan Cunningham has rediscovered his love of music with his new solo project Keelan X.

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Luke De-Sciscio talks to us about having the courage to be yourself, forgiving that which is outside of one's control and following whims [EXCLUSIVE]

Luke De-Sciscio talks to us about having the courage to be yourself, forgiving that which is outside of one's control and following whims [EXCLUSIVE]

Wiltshire singer-songwriter Luke De Sciscio, formally known as Folk Boy, is set to release is latest album - 'The Banquet' via AntiFragile Music on...

Annie Elise talks to us about the challenges a female producer has to face and

Annie Elise talks to us about the challenges a female producer has to face and "going through a year of grief and sickness" [EXCLUSIVE]

Electronic music pioneer and producer Annie Elise says that the release of her first EP - 'Breathe In, Breathe Out' feels "both vulnerable and...

Dekker talks to us about writing with Jose Gonzales, making headway in the U.S and the difficulties associated with wearing a hat! [EXCLUSIVE]

Dekker talks to us about writing with Jose Gonzales, making headway in the U.S and the difficulties associated with wearing a hat! [EXCLUSIVE]

Ahead of the imminent release of his second solo album - Dekker, aka Brookln Dekker, took time out to let us know about the musical project he...

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