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The Year of the Legend: Albums of 2019 vs the artists' most iconic releases

The Year of the Legend: Albums of 2019 vs the artists' most iconic releases

At a time when recording and releasing music to the public has never been so easy, it's no wonder that fewer and fewer old school legends are choosing to retire. This year so far we've...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th June 2019

"He criticised me for being gay": Graham J opens up about "disgraceful" homophobic music review [Interview]

"He criticised me for being gay": Graham J opens up about "disgraceful" homophobic music review [Interview]

We feel great pride to live in a country that celebrates diversity, that allows same-sex couples to get married and adopt children, that make it a priority to have diverse representation in the entertainment industry....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th June 2019

Album of the Week: The 25th anniversary of Stone Temple Pilots' Purple

Album of the Week: The 25th anniversary of Stone Temple Pilots' Purple

It's a day of grunge for us as we recognise the 25th anniversary of San Diego rockers Stone Temple Pilots' second studio album Purple. It was arguably their greatest body of work, certainly their most...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 7th June 2019

World Environment Day: How to stay green at your next festival

World Environment Day: How to stay green at your next festival

Festival season is all about fun, debauchery and hedonism which is perfectly acceptable every now and again, particularly in this uncertain political climate. But don't abandon all your responsibilities this year; spare a thought for...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th June 2019

The ultimate soundtrack to Summer 2019 [Playlist]

The ultimate soundtrack to Summer 2019 [Playlist]

The days are longer and the weather is warmer, we love a good British summer. It's a time for celebration, and to us a celebration isn't a celebration without the perfect playlist. We've amalgamated our...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 4th June 2019

Summer festival guide 2019: Our 15 favourite forthcoming music festivals

Summer festival guide 2019: Our 15 favourite forthcoming music festivals

It's officially summer now that June has hit which means it truly is festival season. We've already enjoyed BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend, Slam Dunk, All Points East and myriad international events, but there's a...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 3rd June 2019

Upcoming releases: What's coming up for June 2019?

Upcoming releases: What's coming up for June 2019?

The indie and pop worlds go hand in hand when it comes to releasing super infectious and thoroughly uplifting tunes. June promises to get the summer off to an anthemic start with these seven albums,...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 31st May 2019

May Favourites 2019: Lewis Capaldi, Rammstein and more albums that are re-defining genres

May Favourites 2019: Lewis Capaldi, Rammstein and more albums that are re-defining genres

May has been a triumph for artists both new and well-established as we look at their respective genre-bending latest efforts. Whether it's the rap game or the indie-folk category, these are May's best album releases;...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th May 2019

Keelie Walker's Tour Diary 2019 [Exclusive]

Keelie Walker's Tour Diary 2019 [Exclusive]

As this up and coming songstress supports the newly re-grouped Westlife on their UK tour, she gives us a glimpse into a day in the life of a young popstar with her exclusive tour diary....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 28th May 2019

Album of the Week: The 45th anniversary of David Bowie's Diamond Dogs

Album of the Week: The 45th anniversary of David Bowie's Diamond Dogs

We celebrate 45 years since the release of the late David Bowie's masterpiece eighth studio album Diamond Dogs through RCA Records; a record that may be old, but it's artistically and thematically timeless, particularly amid...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 24th May 2019

World Goth Day: Your ultimate dark wave playlist

World Goth Day: Your ultimate dark wave playlist

World Goth Day is a time to celebrate one of the most iconic music genre movements (and indeed fashion aesthetics) of the 20th century; a movement succeeding the rebellious punk scene, and one that incorporated...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 22nd May 2019

The funniest ever Carpool Karaoke brought to you by Celine Dion

The funniest ever Carpool Karaoke brought to you by Celine Dion

'I love Vegas', choked fans in the starstruck crowd of this glittering Nevada city as they watched Celine Dion and James Corden recreate the most iconic scene from 'Titanic' for 'Carpool Karaoke', while singing a...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 21st May 2019

Album of the Week: Still hitting the Play button for Moby

Album of the Week: Still hitting the Play button for Moby

Today we celebrate 20 years since the release of one of the most influential electronic records of all time. Moby became the first pop sensation to come out of techno when he dropped his iconic...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 17th May 2019

Renée Zellweger returns to music as she takes on lead role in Judy Garland biopic

Renée Zellweger returns to music as she takes on lead role in Judy Garland biopic

Renée Zellweger will once again be showcasing her sensational singing talent as she sets out to star as the world's best-loved showbiz icon Judy Garland in the forthcoming mononymous biopic Judy. We can't think of...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 14th May 2019

Albums of the Week: Top seven albums released on this day over the last 50 years [SPECIAL]

Albums of the Week: Top seven albums released on this day over the last 50 years [SPECIAL]

As it turns out, May 10th has been a pretty lucky day for the world of music. There's been nothing of note this year, but in the last 50 years, there have been a string...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 10th May 2019

Parenthood Playlist: The most tear-jerking anthems about having children

Parenthood Playlist: The most tear-jerking anthems about having children

With much of the world celebrating the arrival of a new royal baby, we're feeling ultra broody. Thus, here's a playlist for all the parents (or indeed expectant parents) out there who need a lift...Isn't...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 9th May 2019

Album of the Week: It's no secret that Aerosmith "Rocks"...

Album of the Week: It's no secret that Aerosmith "Rocks"...

It's been 43 years today since Boston's Aerosmith changed the face of rock with their fourth studio album Rocks, released on this day through Columbia Records. It became a major inspiration for several iconic bands...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 3rd May 2019

Seven pop acts that alternative people will admit they love

Seven pop acts that alternative people will admit they love

The world is by no means split into those who like alternative music and those who like pop music, but we can't help but get excited when we see a hugely diverse fanbase for an...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 3rd May 2019

Upcoming releases: What's in store for May 2019

Upcoming releases: What's in store for May 2019

With two eagerly anticipated debut albums, some epic returns plus a long-awaited comeback, May is already shaping up to be another incredible month for good music whether your an indie lover or a die-hard metalhead....

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th April 2019

HYYTS talk about their Max Martin and gold teeth ambitions [Exclusive]

HYYTS talk about their Max Martin and gold teeth ambitions [Exclusive]

It's easy to feel daunted by the music business when you're just starting out, but Glasgow pop duo HYYTS are a breath of fresh air with their positive outlook on their blossoming career. They recently...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th April 2019

April Favourites: Lizzo, The Cranberries and more artists we had on repeat this month

April Favourites: Lizzo, The Cranberries and more artists we had on repeat this month

It's been quite a ride for us music-wise this month, with a glorious blend of dance, R&B, indie-pop and folk-rock releases plus a surprise compilation that has done nothing to dampen our excitement. Here are...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 29th April 2019

Album of the Week: OutKast put Southern rap on the map with Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik

Album of the Week: OutKast put Southern rap on the map with Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik

Yet another 25-year celebration comes in the form of OutKast's Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik; the debut album from this Georgia hip hop duo which became the first record of the genre to be released on LaFace Records. It's...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 26th April 2019

Empowering feminist anthems that will never get old [Playlist]

Empowering feminist anthems that will never get old [Playlist]

We've been listening to Beyonce's legendary Lemonade album non-stop since it popped up on Spotify this week. A fierce record of empowering feminist anthems, we just can't get enough of it. It's got us in...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 25th April 2019

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 Records. As one of the most influential albums of all time, it changed the face...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 19th April 2019

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Seven festival gadgets you never knew you needed

Seven festival gadgets you never knew you needed

Festival season kicks off officially this weekend with Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California, and those lucky enough to attend and catch the likes of Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino and Tame Impala...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th April 2019

Album of the Week: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hole's feminist album Live Through This

Album of the Week: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Hole's feminist album Live Through This

The unforgettable second studio album of Courtney Love's epic riot grrrl band Hole was released 25 years ago today through DGC Records. Live Through This was their best-selling album by far, with more than two...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 12th April 2019

Album of the Week: Sade's Stronger Than Pride needs more recognition

Album of the Week: Sade's Stronger Than Pride needs more recognition

This week we acknowledge 31 years since the release of Grammy-winning soul band Sade's hugely underrated third studio album Stronger Than Pride on Epic Records. While it wasn't as well received as their first two...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 5th April 2019

Hana Piranha talk Trent Reznor, Shakespeare and dealing with self-doubt [Exclusive]

Hana Piranha talk Trent Reznor, Shakespeare and dealing with self-doubt [Exclusive]

It's hard to describe this British alternative band as anything other than goth-rock. Their sound is as dark as it is hard, and we're loving every minute of it. They dropped their new album Waiting...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 2nd April 2019

Upcoming Releases: What we're looking forward to in April 2019

Upcoming Releases: What we're looking forward to in April 2019

Another exceptional month is coming up where we'll be welcoming back veterans, saying farewell to a beloved group and enjoying the debut albums of our some of our favourite artists' latest musical projects. Here are...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 31st March 2019

March Favourites: Billie Eilish and more female artists we adored this month

March Favourites: Billie Eilish and more female artists we adored this month

This month has been awash with incredible female artists including three stand-out debut albums. It's safe to say that girl power is at an all-time high right now, and here are just seven of our...

News posted in Music / Festivals on 30th March 2019

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Sports Team: 'Bus Trip All-Dayer' live at Dreamland in Margate

Sports Team: 'Bus Trip All-Dayer' live at Dreamland in Margate

Live music returned to Dreamland in Margate in spectacular fashion as Sports Team brought their 'Bus Trip All-Dayer' back to the seaside town for the...

Mercury Prize 2021: With a shortlist like this, it’s truly anybody’s game

Mercury Prize 2021: With a shortlist like this, it’s truly anybody’s game

Wolf Alice are nominated for the third time and Arlo Parks is an unsurprising first-time nominee.

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Album Of The Week: The 19th Anniversary of 'I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love' by My Chemical Romance

Album Of The Week: The 19th Anniversary of 'I Brought You My Bullets, You Brought Me Your Love' by My Chemical Romance

Well before they enjoyed meteoric success with 'The Black Parade', My Chemical Romance started their musical journey with another concept album, 'I...

‘Whip My Hair’ Off: How shaving their heads empowered these women in music

‘Whip My Hair’ Off: How shaving their heads empowered these women in music

Willow Smith and more rocked a buzzcut for so many reasons.

Normani - Wild Side ft. Cardi B Video

Normani - Wild Side ft. Cardi B Video

Normani and Cardi B dispense with the need to maintain any resemblance of social distancing as they get up-close and personal in the video their...

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Album Of The Week: The 37th Anniversary Of 'Diamond Life' by Sade

Album Of The Week: The 37th Anniversary Of 'Diamond Life' by Sade

'Diamond Life', released on the 16th July 1984, is not only a significant album in it's own right, it's a cultural touchstone and a near perfect...

From Amyl and the Sniffers to The Jacklights: Six upcoming punk albums you must not miss

From Amyl and the Sniffers to The Jacklights: Six upcoming punk albums you must not miss

The resurrection of punk presents an exciting year for music.

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