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NEW MUSIC: Colour ‘Kafé’ EP

Having burst on to the scene last year with singles ‘Strangers’ and ‘Nowhere’, championed by the likes of Clash, Shortlist and The Daily Mirror, COLOUR return with a brand new self-produced 4-track EP on 28th June, recorded at COLOUR’s own Canvas Sound Studio on the northwest coast. Featuring COLOUR’s now trademark muted guitar and synth intro, lead track ‘Fiction’ is a dark and angular indie epic made for the stage,… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: For The Girl ‘Where Did Time Go’

The energetic Indie Pop Rock quintet from Nottingham bring their own pack of playing cards to the table. With an eclectic amalgamation of different genres, the band bring a well-received style of music wherever they play that you can’t help but get into. “Where Did Time Go?” is the uplifting first single taken from the bands new EP “Shark Attack”, which is due out on the 8th of July. Lyrically,… Keep Reading

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NEWS MUSIC: The Divine Comedy ‘Foreverland’

New Album From The Divine Comedy ‘Foreverland’ Released September 2nd 18 UK & Irish Dates Including A Palladium Show With their eagerly anticipated eleventh album ‘Foreverland’ due for release September 2nd, The Divine Comedy have announced 18 UK & Irish dates (alongside a full European tour) this October and early in 2017. Since The Divine Comedy’s inception in 1989, Neil Hannon has time and again proved to be one of the UK’s… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Dodgy, What Are We Fighting For. New Album

What Are We Fighting For’ is the fifth album from the original Dodgy line-up – Nigel Clark, Mathew Priest and Andy Miller – and the first of new material since their widely lauded comeback reunion album, ‘Stand Upright In A Cool Place’. It is also the first album to feature relatively new member Stu Thoy on bass and vibes, who joined the band to help them tour the last album… Keep Reading

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Good Charlotte Announce UK Tour Dates

Multi-platinum-selling pop-punk icons Good Charlotte have announced a handful of shows in the UK ahead of their performances at this year’s Reading and Leeds Festivals. Good Charlotte will be joined on these dates by Waterparks, Big Jesus and Roam (Birmingham only) in support.  What an exciting line up of some incredibly talented upcoming bands! August 24th, Glasgow, O2 Academy* 25th, Manchester, O2 Ritz* 26th, Leeds Festival 27th, Birmingham, O2 Institute*… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: The RPMs – Digital Disobedience

Brighton based trio The RPMs will release their debut EP ‘Digital Disobedience’ on 24 June 2016 through Xtra Mile Recordings. The EP is released on 12” vinyl as well as digital download. Pre-orders are available now with lead single ‘I Don’t Like It’ available instantly on all digital pre-orders.  The four-track EP encapsulates the sound, style, and even smell of The RPMs home-grown gritty, rock tinged sound. Their main track ‘I… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Garbage – Strange Little Birds

Garbage’s sixth studio album Strange Little Birds is now available in stores and at all digital retailers. The album was recorded and produced by the band (Shirley Manson, Steve Marker, Duke Erikson and Butch Vig) in Los Angeles and released via their own STUNVOLUME Records. Strange Little Birds is the follow up to 2012’s heralded Not Your Kind of People. The album is available for purchase both physically here and digitally here. To watch their music video… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: The Hunna ‘100’

Establishing themselves as one of hottest emerging artists on the planet, The Hunna have revealed news of their debut album, ‘100’, due for release this summer (26.08.2016) via High Time Records / 300 Entertainment. ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM ‘100’ Incl. 5th October – London, HMV Forum PLAYING GREAT ESCAPE FESTIVAL 2016 Saturday May 21st – Brighthelm @ 3.00pm The Hertfordshire four-piece have also announced plans for an album tour, their biggest… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: God Damn, ‘Ghost’

‘Ghost’ signals the return of God Damn, the Wolverhampton based power-unit who scorched and burnt their way through the music scene in 2015 with the release of their debut album ‘Vultures’ on One Little Indian Records. This, alongside a blitzkrieg of incendiary live shows, firmly established God Damn as one of the most thrilling and electrifying bands to lurch from the UK in recent years. Barely pausing for breath, God… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Blink 182 – California

BLINK-182, the punk pop favourites of a generation, are back with their highly anticipated seventh studio album, CALIFORNIA, set for release on 1 July 2016 on BMG. The band have premiered their brand new single, BORED TO DEATH, and revealed details of their massive North American summer tour. The tour kicks off in July in San Diego and runs through until early October, taking the band to almost 50 cities… Keep Reading

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REVIEW: Ulysses – Law And Order

Ulysses – Law and Order The Sweet, David Essex Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles, Supergrass, The Faces, Humble Pie, The Darkness, T-Rex, Slade, even the Bay City Rollers all have one thing in common… They all know how to write a catchy tune or two. Well now they have something else in common… The soon to be MIGHTY Ulysses. You see, this band are on a mission to make sure we… Keep Reading

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INTERVIEW: The Beatniks

The Beatniks are a Mod/Beat band from Southend in Essex. Formed from the ashes of previous incarnations, the current line-up has been together since the spring of 2014. There are some exciting times to look forward to with the release of their first 7” vinyl and accompanying music video, so look out for The Beatniks playing a stomping set of original songs, cover versions and instrumentals at a venue near… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Civil Civic – The Hunt + Dates

The return of CIVIL CIVIC will be a relief to many who have waited patiently since 2011’s epic debut album, RULES. The electronic soundscape masters return with an explosive new single, THE HUNT today, the first track to be taken from their new album scheduled for release this Autumn. Concocted from the intrinsic production skills of Aaron Cupples and Benjamin Green, the Melbourne duo have spent the last four years… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: DEAD – You’re So Cheap + Tour

DEAD! are a London based four piece that will be hurtling your way this year; if you haven’t already encountered them then you probably will soon. The band’s new single, YOU’RE SO CHEAP, their first since signing to Infectious Music, has already received BBC Radio 1 airplay, which they celebrated with a sold out London show. YOU’RE SO CHEAP is a dirty, riff-filled punk rode ode to the anxiety and… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Garbage – Empty + UK Tour Dates

Garbage have today released a new music video for their single “Empty” from their forthcoming album Strange Little Birds due out on June 10th on the band’s own STUNVOLUME Records. The video reunites the band with award-winning director Samuel Bayer who directed the group’s music videos for “Stupid Girl”, “Only Happy When It Rains”, and “Vow”. Garbage is Shirley Manson, Duke Erikson, Steve Marker and Butch Vig. After forming in… Keep Reading

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New Music: Band of Skulls, By Default

As a reviewer, I usually get the dross, the new bands, the stuff no one else wants. This time however I get one of my favourite bands of the last five years. I love a band that aren’t afraid to mix it up while wearing their influences on their sleeves, it keeps life interesting, while never taking you too far out of your comfort zone. For me, Band of Skulls(BOS)… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Blossoms Announce New Album

Blossoms Will Release Their Highly Anticipated Eponymous Debut Album On Virgin EMI “The Stockport band’s cathartic sing-alongs hark back to the region’s pop greats.” The Guardian “Mancunian pop perfection” Shortlist “Minor key moodiness with the kind of bravado not seen since the glory days of The Stone Roses and The La’s” The Times “Glittering indie pop” ­Metro 2016 is Blossoms’ year. Catapulted into the musical subconscious in January, listed fourth in the BBC Soundpoll… Keep Reading

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NEW MUSIC: Blossoms Announce New Album

Blossoms Will Release Their Highly Anticipated Eponymous Debut Album On Virgin EMI   “The Stockport band’s cathartic sing-alongs hark back to the region’s pop greats.” The Guardian “Mancunian pop perfection” Shortlist “Minor key moodiness with the kind of bravado not seen since the glory days of The Stone Roses and The La’s” The Times “Glittering indie pop” ­Metro 2016 is Blossoms’ year. Catapulted into the musical subconscious in January, listed fourth in the BBC… Keep Reading

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WATCH: Coldplay Reveal Up&UP Video

Coldplay have today revealed the amazing video for Up&Up, the anthemic third single from their current album, A Head Full Of Dreams. Created by Vania Heymann and Gal Muggia, the video is a poignant, surrealist montage which alludes to contemporary issues. It also features racehorses galloping on water and a popcorn-spouting volcano. Up&Up is the closing track from A Head Full Of Dreams, which has reached Number One on iTunes… Keep Reading

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Faerground, Absent Further Album Review

This is emotional darkness and light on a grand scale. ‘Absent Further’ is a mini-album with depth, passion and feeling, with menace and threat, but most of all, with dignity. 6.6 tracks totalling 19-minutes, of pure brilliance. Stripped back to acoustic guitar, keyboards and vocals, these are ballads reminiscent of those old blues or country and western songs. Minimalist in their extreme, this is a Faerground album without the Accidents!… Keep Reading

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