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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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Paloma Faith And Nile Rogers To Star At Hampton Court Palace Festival

Paloma Faith and Nile Rogers to star at Hampton Court Palace Festival

Paloma Faith and Nile Rogers and Chic are set to perform at the Hampton Court Palace Festival in 2024.The star-studded...

Stormzy Set To Headline Boardmasters 2024

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Jesus And Mary Chain Brothers Finally Heal Sibling Rivalry!

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Olivia Rodrigo Tries To Write A Song Every Day To Stop Herself Getting Depressed

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John Lennon’S Killer ‘Said Sorry To Witnesses For Ruining Their Night’

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John Lennon’s killer is said to have apologised to witnesses after he assassinated the singer. The Beatle was shot dead...

Kiss Star Paul Stanley Worried 'It Was His Time' During Health Scare

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Taylor Swift Thanks Touring Family As 2023 Eras Shows Come To An End

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Joss Stone To Play Royal Albert Hall

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Joss Stone is to play her first ever headline gig at London's Royal Albert Hall.The singer will head to London...

Brit Awards Rising Star Shortlist Announced

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Caity Baser, Sekou and The Last Dinner Party have been nominated for the BRIT Awards rising star prize.The annual award...

Tom Jones, Sting And More Set To Headline First Ever Plymouth Summer Sessions

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Sir Tom Jones, Sting, Madness and Bryan Adams are headlining the inaugural Plymouth Summer Sessions.The legendary musicians will take to...

'How Can We Not?' Leigh-anne Pinnock Confirms Little Mix Reunion Plans

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Leigh-Anne Pinnock thinks Little Mix will reunite in five years.The 'Black Magic' hitmakers only went on hiatus last year after...

Corey Taylor Shuts Down 'Troll' Over Slipknot Speculation

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Corey Taylor has dismissed the idea Slipknot have settled on their new drummer.The 'Psychosocial' rockers shocked fans earlier this month...

Evanescence Star Amy Lee Admits 50 Cent 'Hates Her Guts' After Award Show Snub

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Amy Lee has admitted 50 Cent "hates her guts".The Evanescence frontwoman has reflected on the band winning best new artist...

'It Looks Promising! Take That Confirm Las Vegas Residency Talks

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Take That are in talks over a Las Vegas residency. The 'Rule the World' hitmakers - made up of Gary...

Sir Tom Jones And Becky Hill Set For Forest Live

Sir Tom Jones and Becky Hill set for Forest Live

Sir Tom Jones and Becky Hill have been confirmed for Forest Live 2024.The Welsh music legend, 83, will headline High...

Sza Wins Big At Soul Train Awards 2023

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SZA was the big winner at the Soul Train Awards 2023.The 34-year-old star's haul included Best R'n'B/Soul Female Artist, Album...

Olivia Dean Named Bbc Introducing Artist Of The Year

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'She Is Going To Be Everywhere In 2024': Dua Lipa In Talks For 2024 Stadium Tour

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Dua Lipa is reportedly in talks for a 2024 stadium tour.The 'Levitating' hitmaker – who is also rumoured to be...

Mr. Big Stuff Singer Jean Knight Dies Aged 80

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Jennifer Lopez's New Album Is A 'Musical Experience'

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Killing Joke Guitarist Kevin ‘Geordie’ Walker Dead At 64

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Sarah Reeves Eyes Festive Collaboration With Michael Buble

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Sarah Reeves wants to record a Christmas single with Michael Buble.The Canadian crooner has released a string of festive songs...

Harry Styles In Talks For One-off Show At Las Vegas' Sphere

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Harry Styles is said to be in talks for a special Las Vegas show.The 'As It Was' hitmaker, 29, is...

Snoop Dogg Prefers Recording In A 'Dark And Moody Space'

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Courtney Love's Critique For Baby Queen

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Courtney Love gave Baby Queen a "track by track" rundown of her debut album ‘Quarter Life Crisis’.Baby Queen, 26, has...

New Details Revealed In Hall + Oates Lawsuit

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Tony Hadley Used To Get Pelted By Cookies On Stage

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Madness Celebrate Landing Third UK No 1 Album: ‘Thank You To Everyone Who Worked With Us!’

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Sarah Harding Gave Girls Aloud Her Blessing To Reform

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Brit Awards Bosses ‘Increasing Number Of Artist Of The Year Nominations To 10’

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Ozzy Osbourne Back To Smoking Weed As He Fears He Has Only 10 Years To Live

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Jack Antonoff Insists Hey Joe Is Not About Taylor Swift's Ex-boyfriend

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Take That 'Don't Know' Where Jason Orange Is

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The Lottery Winners Postpone Three Shows After 'Tragic News'

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Tyler, The Creator Blasts New Music Friday And Calls For Change

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Mobo Awards Moving Back Out Of London For First Time Host

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