Hozier’s new EP “Nina Cried Power” due to be released today

Hozier’s new EP “Nina Cried Power” due to be released today

Hozier’s new EP Nina Cried Power will be released today and he’s described it as a small taste of his long-awaited second album, which is due for release early in 2019. This will be the first major release from the platinum-selling singer since his debut album in September 2014 and his single Better Love, which featured in the 2016 blockbuster The Legend of Tarzan. Tracks on the new release include NFWMB, Wasteland, Baby and No Plan. “I’m thrilled to release the Nina Cried Power…

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Noel Gallagher soars high with Electric Fields highest ever attendance

Noel Gallagher soars high with Electric Fields highest ever attendance

Under the watchful eye of Drumlarig Castle, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds welcomed a sure crowd of 8,000 this weekend at Electric Fields marking it as the largest audience the festival has seen to date. Gallagher was one of over one hundred performers this weekend at the 5thAnniversary of the festival. Electric Fields started off as a one-day festival at Drumlarig near Thornhill in Southern Scotland and has significantly grown over the past 5 years…

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The Kooks make their return with new album ‘Let Go Sunshine’

The Kooks make their return with new album ‘Let Go Sunshine’

Heavily criticised by the press but a winner with their fans British Indie-rock band, The Kooks, returned this Friday with the release of their fourth album ‘Let Go Sunshine’. The four-piece band from Brighton brought back the Brit-Pop dream with guitar-driven pop singalongs after a four-year break since their last album, ‘Listen’. The Kooks came to the music scene back in 2006 alongside other British guitar band favourites, Arctic Monkeys. Their debut album ‘Inside Out…

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Sting and Shaggy release animated video for latest track ‘Just One Lifetime’

Sting and Shaggy release animated video for latest track ‘Just One Lifetime’

Global music stars, Sting who rose to fame with hits such as ‘Every Breathe You Take’ with band The Police, and Boombasticstar Shaggy have just released their new animated Lewis Carroll-esque music video to collaborative track ‘Just One Lifetime’. Released on 17thAugust, the animated video takes on the story from Lewis Carroll’s ‘The Walrus and The Carpenter’. Animated, directed and produced by UK-based illustrator Judit Boor, the video features lookalikes of both singers battling to…

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Apple Music launches its first curated ‘Peaceful Music’ playlist with Universal Music Group

Apple Music launches its first curated ‘Peaceful Music’ playlist with Universal Music Group

The world leader in music-based entertainment, Universal Music Group, recently announced its latest creation of the ‘Peaceful Music’ playlist in collaboration with Apple Music. Over the recent years, music for relaxation has become one of the biggest playlist genres on music streaming services. With 4.6million of Spotify’s users tuning in to its own counting sheep playlist “Peaceful Piano” monthly, it is clear to see that the market for this genre has significantly grown. The 51-track…

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BBC Battles Glastonbury with The Biggest Weekend Festival

BBC Battles Glastonbury with The Biggest Weekend Festival

The BBC aren’t being shown in the best light in the news lately. Constantly dogged for apparent media bias against Brexit and Jeremy Corbyn. They have also recently been hit by outrage following the publishing of several high profile members of staff’s wages. This showed a wage gap between male and female workers. Also highlighting that some ‘big name’ personalities are paid vast amounts. Perhaps this is where the majority of that TV license and merchandising money ends…

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Protecting a Legacy or Monetising a Loss; Prince’s Vault

Protecting a Legacy or Monetising a Loss; Prince’s Vault

The artist formally known as the artist formally known as Prince. Arguably music’s most talented and eccentric individual, he is never far from news headlines these days. The iconic multi-instrumentalist, singer, actor and performer passed away last year at the age of 57. He left behind an already incredible legacy including over 35 albums, four movies and countless incredible memories. There have already been several posthumous releases, but news this week indicates more. Prince is…

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Sunfall Festival: Our Top Picks

Sunfall Festival: Our Top Picks

With Festival Season in full swing. So we look ahead to Sunfall 2017 which takes place on August 12th in Brockwell Park. The “new festival for London” and brings a packed one-day lineup. As well as many of the featured artists appearing again at various after party spots around the capital. Set clashes are the bane of every festival-goer’s life. And those decisions are often agonizing. Such as, here is our suggested (certainly not definitive) Sunfall…

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Björk Announces 10th Album

Björk Announces 10th Album

I love Björk. Never one to stick with conventions, she has always pushed the envelope in terms of what it means to be a musician. With songs on all manner of subjects using practically every instrument and technique you could think of, she has a huge following of loyal fans. I certainly clamour for every new announcement and interview she gives. And that’s not even taking into account how quickly she adapts and works new…

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Chester and Linkin Park’s Impact and Significance

Chester and Linkin Park’s Impact and Significance

Chester Bennington has left behind a very different world. Than the one before Linkin Park’s success at the turn of the millennium. The new genre of metal fused with elements of pop and hip-hop. Was growing in popularity throughout the 90s. Every generation has its struggles. But fans could easily identify with the themes and emotions. That were packed into the best-selling debut album of the 21st century. Linkin Park’s interpretation of nu metal was…

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