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Leisure Festival - Dreamland in Margate

On the same day that Glastonbury welcomed back Margate's adopted sons, The Libertines, Margate itself put on it's very own Leisure Festival as it played host to numerous artists over two stages at Dreamland.

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.

Will Varley

My Chemical Romance - The Foundations of Decay Visualiser

'Famous Last Words' emo rockers My Chemical Romance have delighted and surprised their army of fans with the release of their new single - 'The Foundations Of Decay'.

My Chemical Romance

Mattiel - Live at Lafayette in London Review

"Are you ready London?" - Mattiel Brown asked a sold out crowd at London's Lafayette before she and Jonah Swilley launched themselves into a 23 track setlist that dipped into every part of their back catalogue, including their 2020 covers EP.

Doja Cat - Vegas (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ELVIS) Audio

Ahead of it's Cannes premier Doja Cat has shared - 'Vegas', a song from the hotly anticipated Baz Luhrmann biopic 'Elvis'.

Lady Gaga - Hold My Hand (From “Top Gun: Maverick”) Audio

With only a few weeks to go until the biggest movie premier of the year - 'Top Gun: Maverick', Lady Gaga releases the first track from it's soundtrack - 'Hold My Hand'.

Lady GaGa

Spiritualized - Everything Was Beautiful Album Review

Spiritualized continue where they left off with their last exquisitely crafted record - 'And Nothing Hurts', with yet another very impressive offering on their latest album - 'Everything Was Beautiful'.


Kehlani - up at night feat. Justin Bieber Audio

Kehlani reacquaints herself with Justin Bieber as the pair share - 'up all night', the third single to be released from Kehlani's third album - 'Blue Water Road'.

Justin Bieber

Confidence Man - 'Tilt' Album Review

'Tilt', an album born out of late night/early morning drinking/singing sessions and a heady mix of Chemical Brothers meets Deee-Lite 90's warehouse rave, is Confidence Man's anthemic musical dose of euphoria neatly wrapped up in 12 songs.

Placebo - 'Never Let Me Go' Album Review

Almost 26 years after the release of their eponymous debut album, and more than eight years since their last full length record - 'Loud Like Love', Placebo are back with - 'Never Let Me Go'.


Mattiel - 'Georgia Gothic' album review

'Georgia Gothic', Mattiel's third full length album, may well have taken shape in the secluded isolation of a wood cabin in northern Atlanta but it's anything but insular.

Dove Cameron - Boyfriend Audio

Following a huge response to a snippet of the track she shared on TikTok, Dove Cameron has swiftly released her latest song - 'Boyfriend'.

Dove Cameron

Röyksopp & Alison Goldfrapp - Impossible Visualiser

Ahead of the release of their forthcoming album, 'Profound Mysteries', Norwegian electronic duo Röyksopp have hooked up with Alison Goldfrapp for their collaborative single - 'Impossible'.

Royksopp Alison Goldfrapp

Holly Humberstone – London Is Lonely (Live) Video

After rounding out 2021 with a reworked version of 'Seventeen Going Under' with Sam Fender, Holly Humberstone has opened up her 2022 account with a stunning new piano ballad - 'London Is Lonely'.

Halsey - People Disappear Here Lyric Video

To coincide with the release of the deluxe extended edition of their album, 'If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power', Halsey has dropped a lyric video for one of the extra tracks on it - 'People Disappear Here'.


Sam Feldt, RITA ORA - Follow Me Audio

Rita Ora and Sam Feldt team up for a summer soaked pop-banger on their latest single - 'Follow Me'.

Rita Ora

Billy Bragg - Leas Cliff Hall, Folkestone

On Black Friday, Red Wedge founder Billy Bragg played highlights from the "first pandemic Blues album of our times" and much, much more as he delighted the audience at The Leas Cliff Hall in Folkestone.

Billy Bragg

Adele - '30' Album Review

After six years, one failed marriage, one lingering pandemic, one well documented divorce and a lot of soul searching, Adele's fourth full length studio album - '30' was finally released on 19th November.


Taylor Swift - All Too Well (Live on Saturday Night Live) Video

Taylor Swift broke with Saturday Night Live convention this weekend by performing just one song, a ten minute version of 'All Too Well'.

Taylor Swift

This Is The Kit: The Quarterhouse, Folkestone 03/11/2021

On a wet and windy night down on the South-East coast This Is The Kit brought a welcoming warmth into Folkestone's Quarterhouse with their imaginative array of tender and gentle folk songs.

Katy Perry - All You Need Is Love (Visualizer)

Ahead of the festive season Katy Perry is back to announce that "dreams do come true" as she releases a warm and mellow cover of The Beatles classic - 'All You Need Is Love'.

Katy Perry

Marissa Nadler: 'The Path Of The Clouds' Album Review

The phrase 'fabulous at forty' can most definitely be applied to singer-songwriter Marissa Nadler as she has written, recorded and produced her best work to date on her new album - 'The Path Of The Clouds'.

Marissa Nadler

ABBA - Just A Notion Lyric Video

Following the release of the double a-side single - 'I Still Have Faith In You/Don't Shut Me Down' in September; ABBA have now released their latest track - 'Just A Notion'.


Laura Marling: Brighton Dome - 19th October 2021

In the four-and-a-half years since Laura Marling last toured alone, not only has she given many on-line guitar tutorials but she has also released yet another Mercury Prize nominated album and collaborated with Mike Lindsay on two LUMP albums.

Laura Marling

PinkPantheress - Nineteen (Visualiser) Video

To coincide with the release of her first mixtape PinkPantheress has dropped visualisers for five more tracks lifted from it including this one, 'Nineteen'.

Coldplay X Selena Gomez - Let Somebody Go Lyric Video

On the day that they released their ninth studio album Coldplay have also dropped a lyric video for 'Let Somebody Go', a track that features former Disney actress Selena Gomez.

Coldplay Selena Gomez

audiobooks - Astro Tough Album Review

After a three year wait audiobooks are back with a follow up to their extraordinary debut album 'Now!(in a minute)' with the release of their second album - 'Astro Tough'.

Coldplay X BTS - My Universe Lyric Video

Ahead of the release of their highly anticipated ninth studio album Coldplay have dropped what is likely to be the biggest track from it, 'My Universe'.


Placebo - Beautiful James Audio

Returning with their first new song in five years, Placebo have just dropped ‘Beautiful James’ as the first taster of their forthcoming album.


Radiohead - If You Say The Word Audio

Returning with their first new material in four years, Radiohead drop a sensational new single entitled ‘If You Say The Word’ from their forthcoming re-issue album ‘KID A MNESIA’.


Angel Olsen: 'Aisles' EP Review

It's a brave artist that chooses five iconic tracks from wildly different acts and gives them a significant, contemporary make-over as they attempt to re-interpret them with a fresh prospective.

Angel Olsen Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Men Without Hats Billy Idol Alphaville

Maisie Peters - You Signed Up For This (Lyric Video)

Maisie Peters travels alone on a bus through the East Sussex countryside as she takes the coastal route out of Brighton in the lyric video for her new song, 'You Signed Up For This'.

Nas - Nobody ft. Ms. Lauryn Hill Audio

Two ‘90s legends team up for rap masterpiece on ‘Nobody’, taken from Nas’ fourteenth studio album ‘King’s Disease II’.

Nas Lauryn Hill

Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever Album Review

Happier Than Ever is one of the most highly anticipated album releases of the year, which puts an awful lot of pressure on a woman who’s faced more than enough criticism and scrutiny over the past two years.

Billie Eilish

Ariana Grande - positions (Official Live Performance) Video

Ariana Grande continues what she's successfully started with 'pov' and 'safety net' as she releases a live video for 'positions'.

Ariana Grande


On the same day that she released her long awaited debut album, Tones And I has dropped an audio video for 'Child's Play' (She's also shared one for every other, as yet unreleased, track on the album!).

Vince Staples - Are You With That? Lyric Video

With his self-titled fourth album being released this week, Vince Staples drops a new lyric video for his latest single ‘Are You With That?’.

Vince Staples

Aurora - Cure For Me Audio

It’s been quite a productive year for Norwegian singer Aurora so far, and now she’s released yet another new song entitled ‘Cure For Me’.


Atomic Kitten - Southgate You're the One (Football's Coming Home Again) Audio

2000s pop trio Atomic Kitten have genuinely remixed their number one song ‘Whole Again’ with a football theme entitled ‘Southgate You're the One (Football's Coming Home Again)’.

Atomic Kitten

Damon Albarn - Polaris Live Video

Damon Albarn's latest single, 'Polaris', is the second track taken from his forthcoming solo album, 'The Nearer The Fountain, More Pure The Stream Flows' which is set for release on November 12th via Transgressive Records.

Damon Albarn

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Gabrielle Has Dreams Of Collaborating With James Arthur

Gabrielle has dreams of collaborating with James Arthur

Gabrielle wants to collaborate James Arthur.The 54-year-old singer is a huge fan of the former 'X Factor' winner's music and...

'Punk Music Was Coming Up To Be A Major Force...' Nick Mason Shares Inspiration Behind Pink Floyd's Animals

'Punk music was coming up to be a major force...' Nick Mason shares inspiration behind Pink Floyd's Animals

Nick Mason believes that 'Animals' is Pink Floyd's punk album.The prog rock band's 1977 LP has been remastered by producer...

Girls Aloud Serve Up Bumper 27-Song Megamix Ahead Of Comeback Tour

Girls Aloud serve up bumper 27-song megamix ahead of comeback tour

Girls Aloud have released ‘The Whole Damn Show Megamix’ ahead of their comeback tour.Fans of the reunited noughties girl group...

Billie Eilish Is 'Happier Than Ever' Thanks To Her New Album Hit Me Hard And Soft

Billie Eilish is 'Happier Than Ever' thanks to her new album Hit Me Hard and Soft

Billie Eilish has never "loved something more" than her new album 'Hit Me Hard And Soft'.The 22-year-old superstar has dropped...

Shaznay Lewis Wants To Move Away From Being Just 'Shaznay Lewis From All Saints'

Shaznay Lewis wants to move away from being just 'Shaznay Lewis from All Saints'

Shaznay Lewis wants to move away from being just "Shaznay Lewis from All Saints".The 48-year-old singer shot to stardom as...

Steve Hackett ‘Made The Right Decision’ To Leave Genesis After Claustrophobia ‘Invaded’ Band

Steve Hackett ‘made the right decision’ to leave Genesis after claustrophobia ‘invaded’ band

Steve Hackett thinks he “made the right decision” to leave Genesis. The 74-year-old rocker was the lead guitarist for the...

'It's Unfinished': Ozzy Osbourne Wants One More Black Sabbath Show With Bill Ward

'It's unfinished': Ozzy Osbourne wants one more Black Sabbath show with Bill Ward

Ozzy Osbourne would "jump at the chance" to perform with Bill Ward again.The 75-year-old rocker feels there is still "unfinished"...

Kt Tunstall To Receive An Ivor Novello Award For Outstanding Song Collection

KT Tunstall to receive an Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection

KT Tunstall is to receive the Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Song Collection.The 48-year-old signer has achieved massive success over...

Lenny Kravitz Confirmed To Headline Uefa Champions League Final Kick Off Show By Pepsi

Lenny Kravitz confirmed to headline UEFA Champions League Final Kick Off Show by Pepsi

Lenny Kravitz' UEFA Champions League Final Kick Off Show by Pepsi is official.Following reports two months ago that the 'Fly...

Upcoming Led Zeppelin Documentary Finally Set To Hit Cinemas

Upcoming Led Zeppelin documentary finally set to hit cinemas

The 'Becoming Led Zeppelin' documentary is finally set to hit cinemas.Bernard MacMahon's long-awaited flick, which documents the ‘Stairway to Heaven’...

Noel Gallagher 'Bang Up' For Oasis Hologram Show As He Hails Abba Voyage 'Unbelievable'

Noel Gallagher 'bang up' for Oasis hologram show as he hails ABBA Voyage 'unbelievable'

Noel Gallagher would be "bang up" for an Oasis hologram show after being left mind-blown by ABBA's.With a reunion of...

Olivia Rodrigo Still Figuring Out When To Reschedule Manchester Co-op Live Concerts

Olivia Rodrigo still figuring out when to reschedule Manchester Co-Op Live concerts

Olivia Rodrigo is still figuring out when to fit in her rescheduled dates at Manchester's Co-Op Live arena after the...

Billie Eilish Hints At Relationship Woes On Heart-wrenching New Album

Billie Eilish hints at relationship woes on heart-wrenching new album

Billie Eilish brokenheartedly sings about feeling "unappreciated" in a relationship on her new record, 'Hit Me Hard And Soft'.The 22-year-old...

Tame Impala Sells Entire Music Catalogue To Sony

Tame Impala sells entire music catalogue to Sony

Tame Impala has sold his entire music catalogue to Sony Music Publishing.The 'Borderline' hitmaker - whose real name is Kevin...

Rita Ora To Debut New Song At Mighty Hoopla

Rita Ora to debut new song at Mighty Hoopla

Rita Ora is to debut her new song at next month's Mighty Hoopla festival. The 33-year-old singer will support headliner...

Jefferson Starship Drummer John Barbata Dead At 79

Jefferson Starship drummer John Barbata dead at 79

Jefferson Starship and Jefferson Airplane drummer John Barbata has died aged 79.The musician is reported to have passed away on...

Jon Bon Jovi And Shania Twain Announced For Bbc Two's Reel Stories

Jon Bon Jovi and Shania Twain announced for BBC Two's Reel Stories

Jon Bon Jovi and Shania Twain have recorded personal interviews with Radio 2’s Dermot O’Leary for his 'Reel Stories' series.The...

Zayn Malik Hints At Dropping Another Album 'Pretty Soon' After Room Under The Stairs

Zayn Malik hints at dropping ANOTHER album 'pretty soon' after Room Under The Stairs

Zayn Malik has teased he "might" drop another album "pretty soon".The former One Direction star returns this Friday (17.05.24) with...

Ed Sheeran Gives Surprise Performance And Motivational Talk At Brighton School

Ed Sheeran gives surprise performance and motivational talk at Brighton school

Ed Sheeran surprised pupils at a primary school in Brighton by performing at their assembly.The Grammy winner was a special...

Beach Boys Hope To Make New Music With Brian Wilson Amid Health Issues

Beach Boys hope to make new music with Brian Wilson amid health issues

Beach Boys are hopeful Brian Wilson can make new music with them.The 81-year-old musician has been placed under a conservatorship...

Sir Ringo Starr Praises 'Workaholic' Sir Paul Mccartney

Sir Ringo Starr praises 'workaholic' Sir Paul McCartney

Sir Ringo Starr has credited "workaholic" Sir Paul McCartney for The Beatles' success.The 83-year-old drummer credited his former bandmate for...

Grammy Award-winning Saxophonist David Sanborn Dies Aged 78 After Six-year Battle With Cancer

Grammy Award-winning saxophonist David Sanborn dies aged 78 after six-year battle with cancer

David Sanborn has died at the age of 78.The Grammy Award-winning saxophonist had spent his career playing with the likes...

Songer Explains Why He Has Never Tried To 'Chase Hits' And Would Rather Perform Album Tracks

Songer explains why he has never tried to 'chase hits' and would rather perform album tracks

Songer has never tried to "chase hits" in his career.The 23-year-old rapper is known for his hits like 'Together' and...

Joel Corry Reveals Kylie Minogue Collaboration For New Summer Tracks: 'The Queen!'

Joel Corry reveals Kylie Minogue collaboration for new summer tracks: 'The Queen!'

Joel Corry has been working in the studio with Kylie Minogue.The 34-year-old DJ revealed that he has collaborated with 'Spinning...

Eurovision Legend Lulu Extends Farewell UK Tour After Huge Demand

Eurovision legend Lulu extends farewell UK tour after huge demand

Lulu has extended her farewell tour.The 75-year-old pop icon announced in February that she was to hit the road one...

'It Was Complicated!' Slipknot Drummer Eloy Casagrande Tells Of Sepultura Exit

'It was complicated!' Slipknot drummer Eloy Casagrande tells of Sepultura exit

Slipknot's new drummer Eloy Casagrande has admitted his Sepultura departure was "complicated". The 33-year-old stickman recently replaced Jay Weinberg on...

Gabrielle Overcame Stage Fright Thanks To Adele And Stormzy

Gabrielle overcame stage fright thanks to Adele and Stormzy

Gabrielle has overcome her stage fright thanks to Adele and Stormzy.The 54 -year-old singer has battled nerves on stage for...

Bruce Dickinson Brands Iron Maiden's Concerts 'A Magical Ritual'

Bruce Dickinson brands Iron Maiden's concerts 'a magical ritual'

Bruce Dickinson has described Iron Maiden's concerts as "a magical ritual" that is "almost shamanic".The frontman of the legendary heavy...

Bruce Springsteen Opens Kilkenny Gig With Rousing Tribute To Shane Macgowan

Bruce Springsteen opens Kilkenny gig with rousing tribute to Shane MacGowan

Bruce Springsteen surprised gig-goers by kicking off his Kilkenny gig with a moving tribute to his late friend, Shane MacGowan.The...

U2'S Bono Insists Coldplay Are 'Not A Rock Band'

U2's Bono insists Coldplay are 'not a rock band'

Bono has defended Coldplay and insisted they are not a "rock band".The U2 frontman was interviewed by BBC Radio 1's...

Ariana Grande Is Back In The Studio

Ariana Grande is back in the studio

Ariana Grande is already back in the studio.The pop superstar has posted a cryptic snap from her "happy" place, the...

Childish Gambino Drops Penultimate Album Under Stage Moniker

Childish Gambino drops penultimate album under stage moniker

Childish Gambino has released the album 'Atavista'.The finished version of his 2020 record, ‘3.15.20’, which comes with the new track...

Taylor Swift Writes Thank You Note After Tour Changes

Taylor Swift writes thank you note after tour changes

Taylor Swift has thanked her 'The Eras' tour crew who "worked tirelessly" during their time off to help her introduce...

Foo Fighters Dedicate My Hero To The Late Steve Albini

Foo Fighters dedicate My Hero to the late Steve Albini

Foo Fighters paid tribute to the late Steve Albini during their concert in North Carolina.The legendary music producer - who...

Olly Alexander Hopes Eurovision Appearance Offers Career Boost

Olly Alexander hopes Eurovision appearance offers career boost

Olly Alexander hopes Eurovision has given him a great "platform" for his solo career.The former Years and Years singer represented...

Ringo Starr Requested Positive Tracks For New Ep

Ringo Starr requested positive tracks for new EP

Ringo Starr asked his producer to write more upbeat songs for his new EP.The 83-year-old rocker has worked with Linda...