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Music and Murder: How Charles Manson inspired a generation of musicians

Music and Murder: How Charles Manson inspired a generation of musicians

We're taking a rather different approach to our 'Album of the Week' feature this week as we explore instead the power that serial killer and cult leader Charles Manson had on musical culture on this,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 6th March 2020

Relaxing tunes to get you through the coronavirus panic [Playlist]

Relaxing tunes to get you through the coronavirus panic [Playlist]

Whether you're frustrated over the sudden shortage of toilet paper across the UK (we're not sure why stockpiling loo roll is the answer either), or generally just worrying too much about getting sick, it's time...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th March 2020

Camden Town: What makes this district the musical heart of London

Camden Town: What makes this district the musical heart of London

In November last year, London unveiled a brand new pop culture attraction in the form of the Music Walk of Fame, and yesterday (March 2nd) ska legends Madness became the second act to be honoured...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 3rd March 2020

Werner Bekker talks about the effects growing older has on making music

Werner Bekker talks about the effects growing older has on making music

Often when we talk about a band's career, we compare their new music to their older music, sometimes with a kind of nostalgic disappointment. But what we need to realise is that as our favourite...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 3rd March 2020

Weekly Music Highlights: Eurovision representative announced, coronavirus interrupts tours and Lady Gaga makes our week

Weekly Music Highlights: Eurovision representative announced, coronavirus interrupts tours and Lady Gaga makes our week

If you're in Asia or certain areas of Europe, you should probably re-evaluate your gig plans for this year as the coronavirus has forced artist after artist to cancel some of their tour dates. But...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd March 2020

Kenichi & The Sun reveals the power of positive thinking [Exclusive]

Kenichi & The Sun reveals the power of positive thinking [Exclusive]

We are so looking forward to the new album from art-pop musician Kenichi & The Sun. Katrin Hahner will release 'White Fire' on April 3rd 2020, and if it's anything like her positive attitude, it...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 1st March 2020

Upcoming Releases: What to look forward to in March 2020

Upcoming Releases: What to look forward to in March 2020

March could either be one of the most exciting months of the year, or one of the most disappointing as we see some long-awaited comebacks (The Boomtown Rats, Pearl Jam), some quirky debuts (Conan Gray,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 29th February 2020

February Favourites: Ozzy Osbourne returns, Grimes unveils a masterpiece and HMLTD give us life

February Favourites: Ozzy Osbourne returns, Grimes unveils a masterpiece and HMLTD give us life

The second month of the year has gone by so quickly, and with, unfortunately, only a handful of good albums. No matter; February has been about experimentation, raw emotion and pure fun and these six...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 27th February 2020

Joel Stewart: The day I called myself an artist

Joel Stewart: The day I called myself an artist

Even in a world where both creating and distributing art is at its easiest and most accessible, when it comes to the momentous occasion of saying "I'm an artist", it has different meanings for everyone....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th February 2020

Album of the Week: Beck's 'Morning Phase' feels like it was only yesterday

Album of the Week: Beck's 'Morning Phase' feels like it was only yesterday

It might not be the nostalgia fest that our usual Album of the Week features are, but you may still be surprised to learn that it's been a whole six years since Beck dropped his...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st February 2020

Generation Dude are "kind of like the The Mamas & the Papas showing up at Alice Cooper's studio with a case of Budweiser" [Exclusive]

Generation Dude are "kind of like the The Mamas & the Papas showing up at Alice Cooper's studio with a case of Budweiser" [Exclusive]

Set to release their new EP 'Crimes Against Yourself' on February 21st 2020, we spoke to folk-rock newcomers Generation Dude as they start out on their musical journey. With their sense of humour next to...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 20th February 2020

Helena Deans is wearing her heart on her sleeve for her upcoming live album

Helena Deans is wearing her heart on her sleeve for her upcoming live album

We are in love with the flawless, soulful vocals of Danish/Swiss singer-songwriter Helena Deans, who isn't afraid of baring her soul for the world to see. She's compiled a series of mostly anecdotal tunes with...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 18th February 2020

Songs to play when you feel like there's no way out [Playlist]

Songs to play when you feel like there's no way out [Playlist]

The last few days have been difficult for a lot of people as we come to terms with the loss of British TV presenter Caroline Flack. She took her own life following a relentless assault...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 18th February 2020

Weekly Music Highlights: Billie Eilish slays with Bond theme, Katherine Ryan rocks the NME Awards and there's Rage Against RATM

Weekly Music Highlights: Billie Eilish slays with Bond theme, Katherine Ryan rocks the NME Awards and there's Rage Against RATM

This week we heard Billie Eilish's Bond theme No Time To Die, pop lovers complain over Rage Against The Machine's inclusion in the Reading & Leeds line-up, and Katherine Ryan absolutely shutting down misogynistic comments...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 17th February 2020

The Anti-Valentine's Day playlist for the happily single

The Anti-Valentine's Day playlist for the happily single

While couples everywhere are enjoying the most romantic day of the year, single people are rolling their eyes and either feeling sorry for themselves or counting their blessings - especially if they've come out the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th February 2020

Chloe Foy on the competitive music industry, mental health inspiration and her weird reaction to coffee [Exclusive]

Chloe Foy on the competitive music industry, mental health inspiration and her weird reaction to coffee [Exclusive]

With her brand new EP 'Callous Copper' set to be released on February 21st 2020 via AntiFragile, we caught up with Chloe Foy about how the music industry has treated her so far, and how...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 13th February 2020

King Zebra on writing music as a modern rock band

King Zebra on writing music as a modern rock band

We're introducing Zurich/New Jersey rockers King Zebra in the latest in our series of weekly new music features with Discovr.TV. There's something very traditional about their rock aesthetic that oozes nostalgia, but one thing's for...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 11th February 2020

Weekly Music Highlights: The Oscars performances, Nicki Minaj's new song and Rolling Stones tour dates

Weekly Music Highlights: The Oscars performances, Nicki Minaj's new song and Rolling Stones tour dates

It was an impressive night at the Academy Awards for both movies and music, though it's been a less than easy week for Liam Gallagher. Some brilliant videos have caught our eye and exciting tour...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th February 2020

Approachable Members Of Your Local Community talk about "first times" and their crazy band name [Exclusive]

Approachable Members Of Your Local Community talk about "first times" and their crazy band name [Exclusive]

Aussie four-piece Approachable Members Of Your Local Community (aka AMOYLC) are set to release their debut EP Love Thy Neighbour this Valentine's Day through AntiFragile. They speak to us about their career journey so far,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th February 2020

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

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

The first time I saw 3TEETH live was back in 2016 when they hit Bradford to perform the UK's greatest industrial festival, Infest. After the stellar review I gave them, you can imagine my excitement...

Review posted on 5th February 2020

Elliot Porter gives us big city nostalgia with Lights of Piccadilly

Elliot Porter gives us big city nostalgia with Lights of Piccadilly

He might be originally from Cambridge, but folk singer-songwriter Elliot Porter has a love story to tell about the city of London with his song Lights of Piccadilly, taken from his latest album Lanes. But...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th February 2020

Upcoming Releases: What albums are we waiting for this month?

Upcoming Releases: What albums are we waiting for this month?

This month looks to be all about long-awaited returns from established artists. These are are seven most eagerly anticipated albums coming up in February 2020 - though we have a feeling these are just the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 1st February 2020

January Favourites 2020: This month has been visceral, sentimental, and occasionally industrial

January Favourites 2020: This month has been visceral, sentimental, and occasionally industrial

The first month of 2020 is finally over after what feels like forever, and Brexit is finally happening after what feels like even longer, so you'd be forgiven for having a few mixed emotions. But...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 31st January 2020

Grandmother Corn take us on a 60s time-warp with Up to the Moon

Grandmother Corn take us on a 60s time-warp with Up to the Moon

Having just released their newest album Don't Look Back, Finland's Grandmother Corn have been spreading their music across the UK. It seems only appropriate given that one of their biggest influences is 60s British rock...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 28th January 2020

Mary and the Ram talk about their love of Trent Reznor and bandmate Kiran's leather pants [Exclusive]

Mary and the Ram talk about their love of Trent Reznor and bandmate Kiran's leather pants [Exclusive]

Darkwave quartet from York Mary and the Ram have us giggling non-stop in our recent interview where they obsess over Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor, explain the importance of not chasing fame and divulge their...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 28th January 2020

Album of the Week: The 15th anniversary of LCD Soundsystem's debut album

Album of the Week: The 15th anniversary of LCD Soundsystem's debut album

We can hardly believe it's been fifteen years since the release of New York rock collective LCD Soundsystem's critically acclaimed self-titled debut album. The iconic record was released through DFA Records, which frontman James Murphy...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 24th January 2020

Weekly Music Highlights: Ozzy battles Parkinson's, James Blunt makes us cry and emo kids go wild for My Chemical Romance

Weekly Music Highlights: Ozzy battles Parkinson's, James Blunt makes us cry and emo kids go wild for My Chemical Romance

This week has seen some sad news in the lives of Ozzy Osbourne, Ministry, Juice WRLD and James Blunt, but exciting news for 2000s emo kids who managed to get tickets to MCR and for...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 24th January 2020

The refreshing honesty of Cape Town's Desmond John aka DJ

The refreshing honesty of Cape Town's Desmond John aka DJ

Sometimes interviewing artists can get pretty repetitive and boring, but occasionally you'll come across someone rather quirky who just oozes honesty and shuns cliches. Cape Town's Desmond John is one such artist, and his candour...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 23rd January 2020

How to get tickets for BTS' Summer 2020 shows in London

How to get tickets for BTS' Summer 2020 shows in London

Everyone's favourite K-Pop band BTS will be returning to the UK capital for the first time in a year and nine months for two epic shows at Twickenham Stadium in July 2020, as part of...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 22nd January 2020

Album of the Week: Appreciating Sounds of Silence with Simon and Garfunkel

Album of the Week: Appreciating Sounds of Silence with Simon and Garfunkel

This week we celebrate 54 years since the release of Simon & Garfunkel's sensational second studio album Sounds of Silence, released through Columbia Records. It became their breakthrough release, reaching the top 20 in the...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 17th January 2020

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