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A Week in Music featuring: Poor Moon, Fast Years, General Fiasco, Friends, Joey Ramone & Much More!

A Week in Music featuring: Poor Moon, Fast Years, General Fiasco, Friends, Joey Ramone & Much More!

Track of the Week... Poor Moon share personnel members with Fleet Floxes (Christian Wargo and Casey Wescott), as well as a penchant for melody. This track is taken from their recent 'Illusion' EP and the...

Review posted on 25th June 2012

A Week in Music featuring: Maximo Park, The Wombats, Friends, Pond, Radiohead, Disclosure and much more

A Week in Music featuring: Maximo Park, The Wombats, Friends, Pond, Radiohead, Disclosure and much more

Interview Special!We have a whole host of interviews on the site this week, with familiar faces, like Maximo Park and The Wombats as well as up and coming bands Friends and Pond.Contactmusic.com talk to Paul...

Review posted on 18th June 2012

A Week in Music Featuring: Two Wounded Birds, Bonnaroo, The Tallest Man on Earth, Scissor Sisters and much more

A Week in Music Featuring: Two Wounded Birds, Bonnaroo, The Tallest Man on Earth, Scissor Sisters and much more

Album of the Week... Dom Gourlay reviews the debut album from Two Wounded Birds, the Margate four piece that are slowly winning over audiences with their strong song-writing skills. Released on Holiday Friends Recording...

Review posted on 11th June 2012

A Week In Music Featuring: Paul Simon, John Mayer, Amon Tobin, Blood Red Shoes, Bruce Springsteen, The Vaccines, Plan B & More

A Week In Music Featuring: Paul Simon, John Mayer, Amon Tobin, Blood Red Shoes, Bruce Springsteen, The Vaccines, Plan B & More

Albums of Note... Paul Simon's seminal 1986 album 'Graceland' has been reissued, with the bonus addition of Joe Berlinger's documentary film 'Under African Skies.' The documentary explores the political tensions that provided a backdrop to...

Review posted on 7th June 2012

A Week In Music Featuring: Primavera, Field Day, Maximo Park, The Walkmen, The Hives, Elton John, Rudimental & Much More

A Week In Music Featuring: Primavera, Field Day, Maximo Park, The Walkmen, The Hives, Elton John, Rudimental & Much More

Albums of Note... Maximo Park return with their latest album, 'The National Health.' The album title may suggest a concept album about the state of the nation, but don't be fooled. Inside, you'll find what...

Review posted on 28th May 2012

A Week in Music Feat. Robin Gibb, Donna Summer, The Jezabels, Blood Red Shoes and More

A Week in Music Feat. Robin Gibb, Donna Summer, The Jezabels, Blood Red Shoes and More

Sad news this week, with two legendary disco pioneers passing away. Donna Summer and Robin Gibb of Bee Gees both lost their respective battles with cancer over the last week. Tributes have been paid to...

Review posted on 21st May 2012

A Week in Music Feat. Jason Mraz, Fun. Modestep, Passion Pit, Tom Williams & Much More

A Week in Music Feat. Jason Mraz, Fun. Modestep, Passion Pit, Tom Williams & Much More

In-Depth with Contactmusic... Jason Mraz has just released his album Love is a Four Letter Word and he's been speaking to Contactmusic about his songwriting techniques, surfing, life on the road as a touring artist...

Review posted on 14th May 2012

A Week in Music Feat. The Great Escape Festival, Adam Yauch, Rudimental, Delilah, Damon Albarn and more

A Week in Music Feat. The Great Escape Festival, Adam Yauch, Rudimental, Delilah, Damon Albarn and more

The UK's answer to SXSW. The Great Escape Festival is coming soon. Brighton's Great Escape Festival was established in 2006 and is the UK music industry's answer to the influential SXSW festival held in Austin,...

Review posted on 8th May 2012

A Week in Music Feat. Jack White, Beach Boys, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Hot Chip & More

A Week in Music Feat. Jack White, Beach Boys, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Hot Chip & More

Album of the Week... Jack White's debut solo album, 'Blunderbuss'sees this former White Stripes frontman (and let's not forget his stints in The Dead Weather and The Raconteurs) in fine form. Our review of 'Blunderbuss'...

Review posted on 30th April 2012

Hot Chip - In Our Heads

Hot Chip - In Our Heads

"Hipster house" may have only really reared its head as a popular music journalistic phrase in 2012, but you only need to look at Hot Chip, the first label they signed to in DFA and...

Review posted on 26th April 2012

A Week in Music - Feat. NZCA/LINES, Pond, Melody Gardot, Tom Petty, Levon Helm & More

A Week in Music - Feat. NZCA/LINES, Pond, Melody Gardot, Tom Petty, Levon Helm & More

Album of the Week... The debut album from NZCA/LINES has been getting devoted airplay from the likes of 6Music's Lauren Laverne and the self-titled debut from former bass player Michael Lovett has impressed reviewers far...

Review posted on 23rd April 2012

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Album Of The Week: The 45th Anniversary of 'Low' By David Bowie

Album Of The Week: The 45th Anniversary of 'Low' By David Bowie

On the 14th January 1977 David Bowie surprised everyone yet again with one of his most extraordinary records when he released his 11th studio album,...

Upcoming Releases: Check out our five favourite new albums due for release in January

Upcoming Releases: Check out our five favourite new albums due for release in January

As 2022 begins and New Year's resolutions are made, and just as quickly broken, the first batch of eagerly awaited new musical releases are set to...

Atom Eyes talk to us about fusing genres, avoiding cliches, collaborating with Thom Yorke and the potential to be found in the recycling bin [EXCLUSIV

Atom Eyes talk to us about fusing genres, avoiding cliches, collaborating with Thom Yorke and the potential to be found in the recycling bin [EXCLUSIV

Having just released their feel good, and irresistibly funky - "guaranteed winter blues killer", Roll The Dice, Edinburgh's Atom Eyes are seeing out...

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GARGALO talks to us about being an early years teacher, collaborating with Ed Droste from Grizzly Bear and starting from scratch again. [EXCLUSIVE]

GARGALO talks to us about being an early years teacher, collaborating with Ed Droste from Grizzly Bear and starting from scratch again. [EXCLUSIVE]

When he's not focused on his on-line tuition, or stuck in the back of his brothers van mixing his latest compositions, GARGALO (Bruno G. Roth) is to...

Upcoming Releases: Our Favourite Five New Albums Due Out In November 202130

Upcoming Releases: Our Favourite Five New Albums Due Out In November 202130

As the days get progressively colder and shorter November ushers in celebrations of light, gunpowder and treason as well as bringing with it some...

October 2021 Favourites: As Autumn arrived it was most definitely time to 'Prioritise Pleasure' and follow 'The Path Of The Clouds'

October 2021 Favourites: As Autumn arrived it was most definitely time to 'Prioritise Pleasure' and follow 'The Path Of The Clouds'

If all things were equal then Ed Sheeran may have made the cut for our final five favourite new album releases of October, but they're not, and he...

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