Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies aged 46

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan dies aged 46

The lead singer of Cranberries Dolores O’Riordan has suddenly died aged 46 in London. The Irish singer had been in London for a recording session and her publicilst sadly announced the news. The cause of death has yet to be announced however the death has been described as ‘sudden’ by the publicist who also went on to say that “Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very…

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S Club 7’s Paul puts his BRIT Award on Ebay

S Club 7’s Paul puts his BRIT Award on Ebay

A post-fame life isn’t an easy one. ‘Special Appearances’ and character diminishing Club Nights aren’t how you wish to be dolling out your talent, but it pays the bills. It isn’t, however, the only way to stuff a bit of cash in to your back pocket, as demonstrated by S Club 7’s Paul Cattermole. Cattermole’s BRIT Award, which he one during his time with the pop super-group, is currently on Ebay. At the time of…

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Four early Nirvana demo tapes have surfaced online.

Four early Nirvana demo tapes have surfaced online.

Four early Nirvana demo tapes have surfaced online. They were posted on YouTube by a musician who stated he had received them by Kurt Cobain. The raw audio track was uploaded by John Purkey, a musician from Washington and it also covers ‘Bleach’ demos that were presumably recorded during Nirvana’s first ever session at Seattle’s Reciprocal Studios back in 1988. The recording dates back to before the arrival of Chad Channing, the first Nirvana drummer,…

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Lana Del Rey comments about Radiohead lawsuit

Lana Del Rey comments about Radiohead lawsuit

Radiohead are suing Lana Del Rey over her song Get Free, which they say is similar to their 1993 hit Creep. The singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey tweeted about her legal problems with Radiohead this week, when she confirmed the British band were suing her for copyright infringement after they alleged that it copied the melody and chord progression of their song Creep and were asking for 100% of the publishing royalties to her track Get…

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Slaves have launched their own record label

Slaves have launched their own record label

Slaves, the English punk rock duo from Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent have launched their own record label. Girl Fight Records is a new venture for the two artists this year, and they’ve already unveiled the first signing as Lady Bird, a three-piece punk band from Kent. The record label, Girl Fight Records, is named after a 15-second track Slaves’ debut mini-album. “The label has been launched by Slaves as a way of them being able…

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Franz Ferdinand release new single “Feel The Love Go”

Franz Ferdinand release new single “Feel The Love Go”

Scottish alternative indie band Franz Ferdinand have release a new single, “Feel The Love Go”, and there is very little to recognize of the group that brought us “Take Me Out”. This new synth-based tune is an apple fallen far from the tree we once knew. Apart from Alex Kapranos’ bouncing vocals on the chorus, it’s hard to see the old Franz Ferdinand through the laser-beam ridden fog. Knock knock. Who’s there? It’s Kraftwerk. Kraftwerk…

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David Bowie ‘Let’s Dance’ demo released

David Bowie ‘Let’s Dance’ demo released

Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’ demo has just been released to mark what would have been the rock icon’s 71st birthday on the 8 January. Nile Rodgers, the disco wizard, has spoken about the recording of ‘Let’s Dance’ and how he helped Bowie find his groove and return to pop stardom. The previously unreleased demo presents “Let’s Dance” in its bare bones form and features some slightly different guitar parts with Bowie’s singing thrust to the song’s…

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Liam Gallagher gives young man in the crowd his tambourine

Liam Gallagher gives young man in the crowd his tambourine

It is quite well known that Liam Gallagher can be a little bit “difficult” sometimes but that doesn’t stop him from being kind to young fans though. The former Oasis frontman played the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney on January 4 and just before performing Oasis’ hit Wonderwall, Gallagher spotted a child in the audience, dedicated the song to him, and gave him a special present, his tambourine, so he could play along to ‘Wonderwall’. Fans applauded Liam’s…

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David Bowie’s 1981 Volvo has sold at auction for over £160,000

David Bowie’s 1981 Volvo has sold at auction for over £160,000

A gorgeous Volvo coupe formerly owned by the legendary David Bowie has sold at auction in Switzerland for over £160,000. According to reports, the car fetched 212,800 Swiss Francs (£160,735) – nearly three times its top estimate. The 1981 car is a 262C – a Volvo 200-series based coupe, styled by Italian design house Bertone. His car did without the vinyl roof of earlier models, it was fitted with a 155bhp, 2.8-litre V6 engine mated…

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Korg teases music making app for Nintendo Switch

Korg teases music making app for Nintendo Switch

As our grasp of technology increases, so does our will to make things that little bit more user-friendly. It’s no surprise then that Japanese electronics company Korg has announced a music production app to be released on the Nintendo Switch, made possible via their partnership with software developer Detune. Simply named KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch, the software will be available around Spring 2018, and will aim to make aspects of music production gaming-oriented and…

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