Imagine Dragons Release New Album ‘Origins’

Imagine Dragons Release New Album ‘Origins’

These past two years countless nostalgic bands of the last decade returning into the mainstream. Arctic Monkeys have released their Mercury prize nominated 6th record, Liam Gallagher released his first solo record, and the likes of Foo Fighters, Fall Out Boy and Panic At The Disco have all topped the bill at Reading and Leeds. Whether you believe these events have been caused by a lack of current upcoming talent or simply that these artists…

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Announce Four More Huge Live Dates For 2019

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Announce Four More Huge Live Dates For 2019

The first week of December started off in a brilliant fashion for music lovers, as winter storms and pre-Christmas sales were not the only things to be announced. On Monday, Noel Gallagher revealed that he would be returning to Heaton Park, Manchester, on Friday 7th June for the first time since 2009 when he performed one of his final shows with Oasis. With support coming from Doves and White Denim, the event must have even…

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The Orielles Release New Single Alongside Peggy Gou Cover

The Orielles Release New Single Alongside Peggy Gou Cover

The shape of Indie has been changing these past few years. Fading, are the angst-driven tales of nights out and youthful lust. There seems to be three paths that modern Indie has taken. There are the pursuers of punk influences guitar music filled with passion and energy. There are the more mellow, aesthetic driven tones that capture the deeper intricacies of human emotion. Yet, there is also a new breed of Indie, one that is…

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Circa Waves Release First Two Tracks From Newly Announced Third Album

Circa Waves Release First Two Tracks From Newly Announced Third Album

Christmas lights are lit up around the county, pay day has just arrived and the holidays are only weeks away. What could possibly get you MORE excited than this? That’s right…new music from your favourite bands! As is customary in the lead up to Christmas, artists from all over the world are announcing 2019 tours alongside the release of new music. We have already heard new music from Rita Ora, Clean Cut Kid, JAWS and…

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Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone And Twenty One Pilots To Headline Reading & Leeds Festival 2019

Foo Fighters, The 1975, Post Malone And Twenty One Pilots To Headline Reading & Leeds Festival 2019

As the temperatures begin to spiral down and that jumper that your nan knitted you has to make an unfortunate appearance, sitting in a dilapidated campsite with a warm beer in hand is probably the last thing on anyone’s mind. However, that doesn’t stop the excitement building for the first few festival announcements! After all, who can think of a better Christmas gift than tickets to see all your favourite bands? We have already learnt…

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Foo Fighters Announce European Tour Ending Just Days Before Reading And Leeds 2019

Foo Fighters Announce European Tour Ending Just Days Before Reading And Leeds 2019

As the calendar events across the world begin to fly by, we are now finding ourselves at the beginning of the Christmas frenzy. The halloween decorations are long gone, the last few post-bonfire night discount fireworks have been bought and lit, and the thanksgiving feast is right on our doorstep. Yet, apart from signalling the start to the Christmas period, this also signifies the end of the crazy two months of gig season. Thus, we…

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She Makes War release new two singles ahead of upcoming album

She Makes War release new two singles ahead of upcoming album

As we transition from the end of festival season to the start of winter we are blessed by the peak time for new music releases. The changing seasons also corresponds to a change in atmosphere among the music world. Gone are the upbeat summer anthems, or the laid back, hazy melodies that compliment the warm weather, replaced by the darker, more heavy-hitting tracks that capture the grit of winter. In amongst the flood of releases…

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MOBO Awards to take a break in 2018

MOBO Awards to take a break in 2018

Right up there with Europe’s most prestigious music prizes are the annual MOBO awards. Having ran for over 20 years, the ceremony has not only cemented itself in music culture by assigning artists with international credibility, but has also played a major role in championing ‘Music of Black Origin’ and has been at the forefront of promoting equal representation within music. However, they are set to take a step down this year as the company…

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Wolf Alice win the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize

Wolf Alice win the 2018 Hyundai Mercury Prize

The Mercury Prize is one of the most prestigious, and most heavily sought after awards, especially by younger artists as the prize, unlike many others, offers artists who are slightly under the radar a chance to win. The past years of the award have seen success for some of the most significant albums in UK culture (such as Pulp’s ‘A Different Class’ and Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’) and…

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Spotify sued for gender discrimination

Spotify sued for gender discrimination

As many have said, music is power, and thus, it can be used to shape the social landscape of any particular city, people, or nation. Many campaigns have used music as a vehicle for change, most notably 1985’s Live Aid, or more recently, Music 4 Mental Health. One social issue that has been significantly targeted by the music world is the fight for equal rights for all genders. Yet, you sometimes get the feeling that…

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