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Haim - Don't Wanna Video

Haim find themselves race-walking in the video for their latest single 'Don't Wanna', taken from their recently released third studio album 'Women in Music Pt. III'.

Mark Lanegan - Straight Songs Of Sorrow Album Review

Mark Lanegan's 'Straight Songs Of Sorrow' follows last year's release 'Somebody's Knocking' and is inspired by his own life and his memoir 'Sing Backwards And Weep'

By Andrew Lockwood on 04 May 2020

Mark Lanegan

Joan As Police Woman - Cover Two Album Review

Joan's 2020 release, 'Cover Two', includes artists from Neil Young to Blur and Talk Talk to Outkast.

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 April 2020

Joan as Police Woman

BC Camplight - Shortly After Take Off Album Review

On BC Camplight's latest album, 'Shortly After Take Off', he has once again tapped into his genius and produced some wonderfully weird and wonky songs.

By Andrew Lockwood on 09 April 2020

BC Camplight

How the Mifo O5 PRO earbuds made us cordless converts [REVIEW]

The Mifo O5 PROs are some of the most durable wireless earbuds on the market and we can't recommend them enough.

By Holly Mosley on 09 April 2020

Laura Marling - Song For Our Daughter Album Review

Laura Marling's latest album 'Song For Our Daughter' was due for release later this year, until Marling announced that she had decided to bring the release forward.

By Andrew Lockwood on 07 April 2020

Laura Marling

Laura Marling - Held Down Audio

'Held Down' is the first single from Laura Marling's forthcoming new album 'Song For Our Daughter' out this week.

Posted 06 April 2020

Laura Marling

Celine Dion - The Courage World Tour 2020 Live Review

Celine Dion is an extremely successful singer, who built her career with the best-known hits and her unique characteristics. Ever since her first show and her first single, Celine Dion has been the most demanded Canadian artist on the big...

By Lenny Barksdale on 06 April 2020

Purity Ring - I Like The Devil Lyric Video

Alongside the release of their dark ambient third album 'Womb', Purity Ring drop a lyric video for their poetically political track 'I Like the Devil'.

Posted 03 April 2020

Purity Ring

Frank Ocean - Dear April (Side A - Acoustic) Audio

More new songs from Frank Ocean following last year's 'In My Room'; he's now released the double A-side acoustic singles 'Dear April' and 'Cayendo'.

Posted 03 April 2020

Frank Ocean

Purity Ring - Womb Album Review

It's been five years since Purity Ring released Another Eternity, but little has changed in their overall sound and macabre lyrical themes now that they are here with Womb.

By Holly Mosley on 03 April 2020

Purity Ring

Anna Burch - If You're Dreaming Album Review

Just over two years since the release of her vibrant debut album, Anna Burch is back with her second full-length album: 'If You're Dreaming'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 02 April 2020

The Chats - High Risk Behaviour Album Review

The Chats' debut album High Risk Behaviour is the most punk thing we've heard in years.

By Holly Mosley on 27 March 2020

James Righton - The Performer Album Review

James Righton's latest album is well-produced, well-arranged and put together very proficiently and professionally.

By Andrew Lockwood on 19 March 2020

Shock Machine

The Killers - Caution Audio

'Caution' is the first single from The Killers' forthcoming sixth album 'Imploding the Mirage', which is out on May 29th.

Posted 16 March 2020

The Killers

Halestorm - Vicious (Stripped) EP Review

These acoustic reprises of songs that appeared on Halestorm's 2018's album 'Vicious' show the band in a whole new light.

Posted 16 March 2020


Deap Lips - Deap Lips Album Review

Deap Lips certainly leans more into Flaming Lips territory than Deap Vally, aside from the vocals. But did it leave much of an impression?

By Holly Mosley on 13 March 2020

Deap Vally Flaming Lips

Frank Turner, Micah Schnabel, Jess Guise - Leas Cliff Hall 03.03.2020 Live Review

For the opening night of his latest UK tour Frank Turner packed out Leas Cliff Hall for his first gig in Folkestone, playing a solo tour with no Sleeping Souls for the first time in years.

By Andrew Lockwood on 10 March 2020

Frank Turner

Blossoms - Margate Winter Gardens 08.03.2020 Live Review

The Winter Gardens saw Blossoms in the Spring as the band brought their 2020 tour to the seaside to promote their third album, 'Foolish Loving Spaces'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 10 March 2020


X Ambassadors - Happy Home Audio

X Ambassadors have just dropped a brand new EP entitled 'Belong' (which comes a year after the release of their third studio album 'Orion').

Posted 06 March 2020

X Ambassadors

Damien Jurado - The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 01.03.2020 Live Review

The Quarterhouse, and Melting Vinyl, played host to two inspired performances in Folkestone on the first evening of March.

By Andrew Lockwood on 03 March 2020

Damien Jurado

The National - Never Tear Us Apart Audio

As part of the upcoming charity compilation album 'Songs For Australia' The National have unveiled a cover of INXS' 1988 single 'Never Tear Us Apart'.

Posted 02 March 2020

The National

The Weeknd - After Hours Audio

With fourth album 'After Hours' set to be released on March 20th, The Weeknd unveils the title track as a promotional single.

Posted 28 February 2020

The Weeknd

Green Day - Father of All... Album Review

'Father of All...' isn't an awful album but it certainly isn't that good either.

Posted 27 February 2020

Green Day

Hattie Webb - The Gulbenkian Theatre, Canterbury 12.02.2020 Live Review

Hattie Webb not only brought a couple of harps but also Andrea Resce, her brother and a collection of cold remedies to the cathedral city of Canterbury.

By Andrew Lockwood on 17 February 2020

Billie Eilish - No Time To Die Audio

Billie Eilish is finally here with her eagerly anticipated theme song from the 25th James Bond film, 'No Time To Die'.

Posted 14 February 2020

Billie Eilish

Nicki Minaj - Yikes Audio

Nicki Minaj has branded herself Queen Sleeze, and with a new alter-ego comes a brand new song: 'Yikes' follows 2019's 'Megatron'.

Posted 13 February 2020

Nicki Minaj

X Ambassadors - Everything Sounds Like A Love Song Audio

With their UK dates for the tour supporting 2019 album 'Orion' imminent, X Ambassadors release a brand new single entitled 'Everything Sounds Like A Love Song'.

Posted 13 February 2020

X Ambassadors

Tennis - Swimmer Album Review

Husband and wife twosome Tennis release their fifth studio album 'Swimmer' on Valentines Day.

By Andrew Lockwood on 13 February 2020


Frazey Ford - U Kin B the Sun Album Review

'U Kin B the Sun' is an album rich in texture and depth and one that quite obviously, and unapologetically, plays to Frazey Ford's strengths.

By Andrew Lockwood on 10 February 2020

Lissy Taylor - Mayday Single Review

Lissy Taylor's 'Mayday' might be born out of distress, despair and some despondency but it rails against the negativity of bad relationships.

By Andrew Lockwood on 10 February 2020

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

3TEETH hit Leeds for the first time with support from British artist PIG.

By Holly Mosley on 05 February 2020

Kaiser Chiefs - The Brighton Centre, Brighton 30.01.2020 Live Review

In support of their seventh studio album 'Duck', Kaiser Chiefs packed out The Brighton Centre to delight the lively crowd with their anthemic tunes.

By Andrew Lockwood on 03 February 2020

Kaiser Chiefs

Smoke Fairies - Elsewhere, Margate 26.01.2020 Live Review

Ahead of their upcoming tour, and prior to the release of their long awaited album, Smoke Fairies played a great warm-up gig at Elsewhere in Margate.

By Andrew Lockwood on 30 January 2020

Smoke Fairies

Dry Cleaning - Ramsgate Music Hall 12.01.2020 Live Review

Two weeks ahead of Independent Venue Week, Dry Cleaning made 'Britain's Best Small Venue 2015' (NME) the second port of call on their 2020 tour.

By Andrew Lockwood on 16 January 2020

The Libertines - The Winter Gardens, Margate, Kent 22.12.2019 Live Review

For their last gig of the year, The Libertines came back to their adopted hometown of Margate to finish off their latest tour.

By Andrew Lockwood on 09 January 2020

The Libertines

Sinead O'Connor - O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, London 16.12.2019 Live Review

Sinead O'Connor made a triumphant return to the stage when she played to a sold-out crowd at Shepherd's Bush Empire.

By Andrew Lockwood on 23 December 2019

Sinead Oconnor

Bastille - Margate Winter Gardens 10.12.2019 Live Review

Bastille rocked up at The Winter Gardens in Margate for their 'Doom Days Club Nights' tour, making sure they were playing in more unfamiliar towns and cities.

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 December 2019


Stealing Sheep - Elsewhere, Margate 6.12.2019 Live Review

Stealing Sheep made their way down to Elsewhere in Margate to put on their wholly unique and utterly captivating live show.

By Andrew Lockwood on 12 December 2019

Mumford and Sons - Blind Leading The Blind Video

It's Mumford without Sons in the video for Mumford and Sons' latest single Blind Leading The Blind, which features frontman Marcus Mumford going solo.

Posted 11 December 2019

Mumford And Sons

Feeder - Rock City, Nottingham 20.11.2019 Live Review

For the Nottingham date of Feeder's Tallulah tour, you just know before it even starts that it's going to be a banging show.

By Mark Moore on 05 December 2019


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Lewis Capaldi Set To Record New Album This Month

Lewis Capaldi set to record new album this month

Lewis Capaldi is set to start recording his new album this month.The 'Someone You Loved' hitmaker - who previously suggested...

Charlie Daniels Dies

Charlie Daniels dies

Charlie Daniels has died aged 83. The Country Music Hall of Famer, known for his hit 'The Devil Went Down...

Tom Meighan Breaks Silence On Kasabian Exit

Tom Meighan breaks silence on Kasabian exit

Tom Meighan is ''doing well'' after deciding to quit Kasabian.The 39-year-old musician - who has decided to step away from...

Tom Meighan Quits Kasabian

Tom Meighan quits Kasabian

Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan has quit the band.The 39-year-old singer has decided to step away from the rock group he...

Nile Rodgers Backs Ban Of The Term Urban In Music

Nile Rodgers backs ban of the term Urban in music

Nile Rodgers says it's a positive move for the music industry to drop the term 'Urban'.The likes of the Grammys...

George Ezra's Having Therapy Via Zoom

George Ezra's having therapy via Zoom

George Ezra has been seeing a therapist over Zoom.The 'Paradise' hitmaker recently announced he has put his music career on...

Gary Barlow Pens New Musical In Lockdown

Gary Barlow pens new musical in lockdown

Gary Barlow is penning a new musical in lockdown.Take That currently have a movie adaptation of their musical 'The Band'...

Tony Hadley Vows To Never Rejoin Spandau Ballet

Tony Hadley vows to never rejoin Spandau Ballet

Tony Hadley has vowed to never reunite with Spandau Ballet ever again.Despite pleas from ex-bandmate Gary Kemp to rejoin the...

Lewis Capaldi Auctioning Off Signed Designer Tracksuit Top To Raise Funds For Calm

Lewis Capaldi auctioning off signed designer tracksuit top to raise funds for CALM

Lewis Capaldi's signed Fred Perry tracksuit top is being auctioned off on eBay to raise funds for suicide prevention charity...

Ivor Novello Awards Announces Nominees For Rising Star Award

Ivor Novello Awards announces nominees for Rising Star Award

The nominees and mentors for the Ivor Novello's all-new Rising Star Award with Apple Music have been unveiled. The prestigious...

Sir Elton John's Monetary Honour

Sir Elton John's monetary honour

Sir Elton John will be honoured with a £1,000 gold coin.The 73-year-old singer has admitted it is a ''truly humbling...

Martin Kemp: Spandau Ballet And Duran Duran Were Like Oasis And Blur

Martin Kemp: Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran were like Oasis and Blur

Martin Kemp says Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran were ''like Oasis and Blur''.The 58-year-old musician was the bassist for new...

Jarvis Cocker Says His New Record Managed To 'Catch The Zeitgeist'

Jarvis Cocker says his new record managed to 'catch the zeitgeist'

Jarvis Cocker managed to ''catch the zeitgeist'' by accident with his new track.The 56-year-old star admits it's purely a coincidence...

Paul Weller: The World Wasn't Ready For My House Record

Paul Weller: The world wasn't ready for my house record

Paul Weller says people ''weren't ready'' for his house record.The 62-year-old rocker and his 80s pop band The Style Council...

Janelle Monae: Misogyny In Rap Music Is 'Infuriating'

Janelle Monae: Misogyny in rap music is 'infuriating'

Janelle Monae finds misogyny in the rap industry to be ''infuriating''.The 34-year-old star has taken to Twitter to blast prejudice...

Wireless Connect Kicks Off With Performances From Stefflon Don, Saweetie, Gunna, Yungen And Tyga

Wireless Connect kicks off with performances from Stefflon Don, Saweetie, Gunna, Yungen and Tyga

Wireless Connect kicked off on Friday (03.07.20) with exclusive performances from Stefflon Don, Saweetie, Gunna, Yungen and Tyga. As...

Lewis Capaldi Writing Songs Every Day

Lewis Capaldi writing songs every day

Lewis Capaldi makes himself write songs every day.The 'Someone You Loved' hitmaker has been getting into a routine of writing...

Tina Knowles Blasts Beyonce Critics

Tina Knowles blasts Beyonce critics

Tina Knowles has hit back at critics of her daughter Beyonce's visual album 'Black Is King'. After Beyonce, 38, was...

Bono Likes To Call Radio Shows Under A Fake Name

Bono likes to call radio shows under a fake name

Bono calls radio shows under a fake name.The U2 frontman admitted he likes to ''put on a voice'' and participate...

Paul Weller 'Not Afraid' To Say He's Not Seen Game Of Thrones

Paul Weller 'not afraid' to say he's not seen Game of Thrones

Paul Weller hasn't seen 'Game of Thrones' - despite working with 'Game of Thrones: The Last Watch' scorer Hannah Peel.The...

Slash Busying Himself Writing New Guns N' Roses Music In Lockdown

Slash busying himself writing new Guns N' Roses music in lockdown

Slash is keeping busy working on new Guns N' Roses music in lockdown. The 'Welcome to the Jungle' rockers' guitarist...

Pop Smoke's Star-studded Posthumous Album Finally Arrives

Pop Smoke's star-studded posthumous album finally arrives

Pop Smoke's star-studded posthumous debut album, 'Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon', has been released.After some controversy surrounding...

Alanis Morissette Was Against Ironic Being On Jagged Little Pill

Alanis Morissette was against Ironic being on Jagged Little Pill

Alanis Morissette was against having 'Ironic' on 'Jagged Little Pill'.The 1996 song became the US singer's biggest hit but she...

Willie Nelson Busy Writing New Music In Lockdown

Willie Nelson busy writing new music in lockdown

Willie Nelson won't let the coronavirus pandemic stop him working on music.The 87-year-old music legend has just released his 70th...

Chester Bennington Discussed Playing Shows With Grey Daze Before His Passing

Chester Bennington discussed playing shows with Grey Daze before his passing

Chester Bennington's pre-Linkin Park grunge band Grey Daze were offered festivals and discussed playing shows before his passing.Sean Dowdell -...

Mcfly Are Releasing New Single This Month

McFly are releasing new single this month

McFly are releasing a new single later this month.The 'All About You' hitmakers have been working hard on their first...

Martin Kemp: Spandau Ballet And Duran Duran Were Like Oasis And Blur

Martin Kemp: Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran were like Oasis and Blur

Martin Kemp says Spandau Ballet and Duran Duran were ''like Oasis and Blur''.The 58-year-old musician was the bassist for new...

World Ufo Day: The Alien Soundtrack To Your Life

World UFO Day: The alien soundtrack to your life

The truth is out there... and what better way to get your nerd on than by getting in the alien...

Sweet Magnolias Star Carson Rowland Hails Taylor Castro 'Revolutionary'

Sweet Magnolias star Carson Rowland hails Taylor Castro 'revolutionary'

'Sweet Magnolias' star Carson Rowland has hailed his friend and collaborator Taylor Castro as ''revolutionary''. The 22-year-old singer and star...

Jay-z's Made In America Festival Cancelled

Jay-Z's Made in America festival cancelled

Jay-Z's Made in America festival has been cancelled.The 50-year-old hip-hop legend has made the decision to axe the popular event,...

Ty Dolla Sign 'Blessed' To Have Kanye Work His Magic On Ego Death

Ty Dolla Sign 'blessed' to have Kanye work his magic on Ego Death

Ty Dolla $ign got Kanye West on his star-studded new track, 'Ego Death', because he was aiming for ''greatness''. The...

Elton John Announces Weekly Classic Concert Series

Elton John announces weekly classic concert series

Sir Elton John has announced the new weekly 'Elton John: Classic Concert Series'.The 73-year-old music legend will be sharing archived...

Liam Payne Sparks 1d Reunion Rumours With Fake Harry Styles Facetime Call

Liam Payne sparks 1D reunion rumours with fake Harry Styles FaceTime call

Liam Payne has fuelled One Direction reunion rumours by posting a fake FaceTime call with his bandmate Harry Styles.Despite Niall...

Ed Sheeran And Paul Mccartney Among 1,500 Acts Calling For UK Government To Save Live Music

Ed Sheeran and Paul McCartney among 1,500 acts calling for UK government to save live music

Ed Sheeran, Sir Paul McCartney, Dua Lipa, and Annie Lennox are among the 1,500 acts who have signed an open...

Dua Lipa Was 'High On Sugar' When She Wrote Levitating

Dua Lipa was 'high on sugar' when she wrote Levitating

Dua Lipa was ''really high on sugar'' when she wrote 'Levitating'.The pop superstar spent two weeks in Jamaica writing the...

Guess Who's Back: Songs To Play When You're Returning To Work

Guess Who's Back: Songs to play when you're returning to work

People everywhere are beginning to return back to work this month after long periods at home on the government's furlough...