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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...

By Andrew Lockwood on 29th June 2022

Pretty Fierce talk to us about collaborating with Doja Cat, emetophobia, arena tours and staying "true to yourself" [EXCLUSIVE]

Sheffield's very own all girl group Pretty Fierce are still on a high after the recent release of their debut single - 'Ready For Me'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 1st June 2022

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.

By Andrew Lockwood on 19th May 2022

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WYSE talks to us about her "form of synaesthesia", collaborating with Radiohead's Thom York and the prospect of touring with a band [EXCLUSIVE]

With only a few days to go before Portsmouth based songstress and producer WYSE releases her new single, 'Belladonna', we caught up with her to find...

By Andrew Lockwood on 1st June 2022

Bay Bryan talks to us about being a "wee queer ginger", singing with Laura Marling and being inspired by Matilda [EXCLUSIVE]

Colorado raised, Glasgow educated and Manchester based Bay Bryan is nothing if not a multi-talented, multi-faceted artist performing as both...

By Andrew Lockwood on 24th May 2022

Keelan X talks to us about staying true to "your creative vision", collaborating with Giorgio Moroder and being "a yoga nut" [EXCLUSIVE]

Former Marigolds band member Keelan Cunningham has rediscovered his love of music with his new solo project Keelan X.

By Andrew Lockwood on 17th May 2022

Luke De-Sciscio talks to us about having the courage to be yourself, forgiving that which is outside of one's control and following whims [EXCLUSIVE]

Wiltshire singer-songwriter Luke De Sciscio, formally known as Folk Boy, is set to release is latest album - 'The Banquet' via AntiFragile Music on...

By Andrew Lockwood on 13th May 2022

Annie Elise talks to us about the challenges a female producer has to face and "going through a year of grief and sickness" [EXCLUSIVE]

Electronic music pioneer and producer Annie Elise says that the release of her first EP - 'Breathe In, Breathe Out' feels "both vulnerable and...

By Andrew Lockwood on 5th May 2022

Dekker talks to us about writing with Jose Gonzales, making headway in the U.S and the difficulties associated with wearing a hat! [EXCLUSIVE]

Ahead of the imminent release of his second solo album - Dekker, aka Brookln Dekker, took time out to let us know about the musical project he...

By Andrew Lockwood on 29th April 2022

From The Tiger’s Mouth talks to us about cracking his TikTok dance, collaborating with The National and the origins of his nom de plume [EXCLUSIVE]

Former Bengal Lancer Harry Sullivan, aka From The Tiger's Mouth, has just released his first solo single - 'Morning News' under his new moniker.

By Andrew Lockwood on 25th April 2022

LUIANNA talks to us about emotional support, encouragement, cheesy pop and social media distractions [EXCLUSIVE]

Just ahead of the imminent release of her debut EP - 'Skiá', London born, Bristol and Berlin based singer-songwriter LUIANNA, says she'd like to...

By Andrew Lockwood on 19th April 2022

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...

By Andrew Lockwood on 18th April 2022


Upcoming Releases: The five best new album releases that we're most excited to hear in March

The arrival of spring brings with it a plethora of fresh releases from artists both new and old.

By Andrew Lockwood on 2nd March 2022

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Album Of The Week: The ninth anniversary of 'Push The Sky Away' by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

'Push The Sky Away', the fifteenth studio album from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, was released on February 18th 2013 and represented a pivotal moment...

By Andrew Lockwood on 18th February 2022

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Upcoming Releases: The top five new albums set to delight your ears in February

Unlike the Sue Gray report into alleged law breaking at Number 10, our five favourite forthcoming albums in February all have a confirmed date to be...

By Andrew Lockwood on 30th January 2022

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January 2022 Favourites: We were awoken by 'Dawn FM', bathed in the glow of 'CAPRISONGS' and went all-in for 'The Overload'

As the new year brought with it a swath of new releases, Years & Years reached number one with Night Call, Young T & Bugsey dropped Truth Be Told and...

By Andrew Lockwood on 1st February 2022

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Album Of The Week: The 14th anniversary of Adele's debut album '19'

Less than two years after she graduated from the BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology, Adele cemented her arrival on the music scene with her...

By Andrew Lockwood on 28th January 2022


Casino Residencies: From Liberace to J.Lo or Aerosmith to Adele, they're an odds-on money spinning certainty

Adele was an emotional wreck when she recently announced the cancellation of her Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace just hours before it was due...

By Lenny Barksdale on 30th January 2022

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Meat Loaf: 27th September 1947 - 20th January 2022

Meat Loaf, born Michael Lee Aday, in Dallas, Texas, sadly passed away on the 20th January at the age of 74.

By Andrew Lockwood on 21st January 2022

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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,...

By Andrew Lockwood on 14th January 2022

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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...

By Andrew Lockwood on 28th December 2021

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Album Of The Week: The 50th Anniversary of 'Hunky Dory' by David Bowie

Barely a year after he'd released The Man Who Sold The World, and only six months before he would release his seminal album - The Rise And Fall Of...

By Andrew Lockwood on 17th December 2021

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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...

By Andrew Lockwood on 8th December 2021

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...

By Andrew Lockwood on 23rd November 2021

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...

By Andrew Lockwood on 31st October 2021

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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...

By Andrew Lockwood on 2nd November 2021

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Is ABBA... cool? The group’s most unexpected fans confess their devotion

We didn't expect these rockers to be so into the Swedish pop group.

By Holly Mosley on 28th October 2021

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Are these the 10 greatest Halloween anthems of all time?

From Psycho Killer to the Monster Mash, these Halloween songs are classics.

By Holly Mosley on 19th October 2021

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Album Of The Week: The 19th Anniversary Of The Eponymous Debut Album By Transplants

After 'Life Won't Wait', and in between 'Rancid 5' and 'Indestructible', Tim Armstrong somehow found time to form his new band - Transplants, and...

By Andrew Lockwood on 22nd October 2021

Go easy on us! The five most tear-jerking Adele songs

Need a cry? Adele’s always got you covered.

By Holly Mosley on 15th October 2021


Album Of The Week: The 31st Anniversary of 'Nowhere' By Ride

Before they split up, reformed, split up and reformed again, Ride were responsible for writing and recording one of the most significant Shoegaze...

By Andrew Lockwood on 15th October 2021


Brown Sugar isn’t the only problematic song in Rolling Stones history

Exposing some of the sickest songs of the iconic rock band's career.

By Holly Mosley on 14th October 2021

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Album Of The Week: The 41st Anniversary Of 'Remain In Light' By Talking Heads

On the 8th October 1980 Talking Heads released not only one of their most significant albums but also one of the most significant albums of the last...

By Andrew Lockwood on 8th October 2021

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Billie Eilish takes on Glastonbury in record-breaking moment

She’s set to become the youngest to ever headline Glastonbury.

By Holly Mosley on 4th October 2021

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September 2021 Favourites: A stunning array of more than 60 artists feature in our pick of the Top 5 new releases from September

As the summer ended and Fall arrived, some great new releases dropped in September, including the first new music from ABBA in 40 years!

By Andrew Lockwood on 3rd October 2021

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Album Of The Week: The 30th Anniversary of 'Diamonds and Pearls' by Prince and The New Power Generation

On the 1st October 1991 Prince, together with a new backing band - The New Power Generation, released his 13th full length studio album - 'Diamonds...

By Andrew Lockwood on 1st October 2021


Years & Years - Crave Video

Olly Alexander AKA Years & Years pulls us into a sexy fantasy world in the trippy video for his latest single ‘Crave’.

29th September 2021

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Upcoming Releases: Check out the top 5 new albums that we can't wait to hear in October

With the ghastly delights of Halloween, and the long awaited thrills and spills of the latest Bond movie to look forward to, as well as International...

By Andrew Lockwood on 30th September 2021

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Thirty years ago the landscape of popular music was changed forever when Nirvana released their seminal, era defining second album, 'Nevermind'.

By Andrew Lockwood on 24th September 2021


Live Latest: The Fugees reunite, Girl In Red hits the US and IOW Festival confirmed for 2022

The latest tour and festival announcements for September 24th 2021.

By Holly Mosley on 24th September 2021


Queen Cult: The queer band you’ll fall in love with by 2022

The Cheshire four-piece unveil a new politically-charged single entitled Show & Tell.

By Holly Mosley on 17th September 2021

Iron Maiden: Rock music’s biggest literature geeks?

Eleven Iron Maiden tracks inspired by classic works of literature.

By Holly Mosley on 8th September 2021

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Six real songs about pregnancy and parenthood that ring so true

From Halsey to Foo Fighters, these tracks tell a parent’s story with raw honesty.

By Holly Mosley on 3rd September 2021

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Spotlight on Nirvana: We need to talk about Spencer Elden

The baby on Nirvana’s Nevermind album is suing for sexual exploitation.

By Holly Mosley on 25th August 2021