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Sofi Tukker team with Amadou and Mariam...

Over lockdown we became big fans of Sofi Tukker thanks to their (at one Point) daily live streams and pure love with their...

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis announce UK...

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis are going to be touring the UK as a duo, and the dates are in September and October. There’s...

HMV to open new stores to celebrate...

In 2019, a struggling HMV had to close twenty seven stores. Only two years later and a rescue deal later, HMV are going to...

Verknipt Festival has not gone well

As the world tries to grapple with a future amidst Covid, it’s important to report on the bad things as well as the good....

3 die at music festival after carbon...

Sad news from the Faster Horses country festival in Michigan this weekend, as three people have died and two are being treated...

Songs of a Summer Weekend

We’re pleased to say that Texas Sun, by Khruangbin and Leon Bridges has not diminished in its perfection on a hot summer...

Lzzy Hale announced as Gibson's first...

Unbelievably, Gibson have never has a female brand ambassador until now… when they have officially announced Lzzy Hale...

Record label returns to raise funds for...

Given that Audio Antihero had ceased activity, imagine our surprise when we received an email from them… but it’s...

Noel Gallagher praises his backing...

Noel Gallagher shot to fame in a group of all men, some of whom weren’t that talented. Since going solo, the world has...

Britney posts about conservatorship struggle

Amongst all the swirling Free Britney debate, the one voice we don’t hear enough of is Britney herself. However,...

Willow’s back with more top flight pop punk

We’ve been saying for a while now that Willow (Smith) is one of the best pop punk artists of many a recent year…...

Wholesaler stuck with thousands of...

#FreeBritney refers to the campaign to save pop legend Britany Spears from the control of her father, something that’s...

Vans accepting entries for their...

The Vans’ Musicians Wanted 2021 contest is a big one. It’s for new acts from all of Europe, the Americas and the...

Starcrawler’s new video comes with cameos...

Starcrawler have gone all out to get publicity for their glam stomper ‘Goodtime Girl’: they’ve got cameos...

MTV Cribs US is coming back next month

Ah, MTV Cribs, a programme where we all gawped at rock star excess and poor taste. Obviously what the world needs is a new...

The Fairly OddParents is getting a live...

Nickelodeon animation The Fairly OddParents is moving up a gear, as Paramount+ is going to make a live action version. ...

The Weeknd reveals he is deep into his...

It was only in May when The Weeknd proclaimed the end of the After Hours era, telling the Billboard audience “thank God...

Nicolas Cage Tiger King series dropped

At one point last year, the idea of seeing Nicolas Cage chew his way through a Tiger King TV series seemed gold. Now, however,...

Thom Yorke releases top level trolling...

Thom Yorke has released a remix of the song that started it all for him, Creep. This might not mean much until you see the...

Deadpool promoting Ryan Reynolds latest...

Disney have to promote a Ryan Reynolds film they acquired in their vast buy out of Fox, namely Free Guy… so to promote...

Jade Bird’s US tour is finally’ happening

It would be fair to say Jade Bird is excited about today’s tour announcement, as she broke out the all caps for it on...

The old Ministry is back

As long as Al lives, there will be Ministry songs. Problem is the Al lives part, but he’s weathered many a storm in his...

CHVRCHES drop new single

CHVRCHES have released their latest single this evening ahead of their forthcoming album Screen Violence. After the heights of...

Foo Fighters release Bee Gees cover in...

If the idea of the Foo Fighters covering the Bee Gees is as bizarre to you as it is to us, then in four minutes it’ll...

Iggy Pop to narrate documentary on...

Tutankhamun: The Last Exhibition is a documentary on the discovery of the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh, and the tour of his...

Song of the weekend: Shawn James goes to War

Edwin Starr’s War is a classic, both for its anti war message and its ability to fill floors at discos, a curious double....

Julian Casablancas calls football...

I have to admit, after England’s controversial win against Denmark last night I didn’t think I’d be posting...

MF Doom’s getting a New York Block named...

It’s coming up to a year since MF Doom sadly died… well given the speed this year is going at it feels like...

Lego release Seinfeld set after fan demand

You bet your ass we’re reporting on Lego. The brick making company created a site called Lego Ideas, where people could...

Amyl and the Sniffers announce album and...

Australian punks Amyl and the Sniffers are back for round two, and our body is ready. They’re going to release their...

Study names Finneas as biggest song...

Music rights company Blokur is publishing a songwriters report next week, and they’re making some headlines to get...

Tom Hardy receives writing credit for...

So, the story is basically actor Tom Hardy has received an official writing credit for his work on Venom 2, in which he stars....

Studio didn’t want Will Smith in...

Independence Day is twenty five years old, a fun popular sci fi film with one of the most optimistic uses of a laptop ever. To...

Supergrass step in to replace hissy fit...

Yesterday we reported how Richard Ashcroft quit from Tramlines festival because it was working with the government over covid...

Queen’s Greatest Hits returns to top of...

Queen’s Greatest Hits first came out in 1981, and to celebrate the 40th anniversary a special edition was released. Not...

Morrissey’s back talking bollocks about...

Morrissey has done a new interview… but it’s for his official website and conducted by his nephew, so you can...

Richard Ashcroft quits on Tramlines...

Bizarre news today, with former Verve star Richard Ashcroft quitting Sheffield’s Tramlines festival because it’s...

Will Smith pays for New Orleans'...

Will Smith has one loud explosion filled Independence Day in his past, and now he’s got a second. While the first was a...

We Are Scientists announce 2021 UK and...

Some good ‘2021 live music news for you’: We Are Scientists have announced a winter tour of the UK and Ireland....

The Adele and Taylor collab: the mystery...

Recently, eagle eyed fans thought they’d found evidence of a collaboration between Taylor Swift and Adele: an entry in...

Fans believe they’ve found evidence of an...

Now ladies and gentlemen, time for some internet detective work… or conspiracy theory. You see, eagle eyed music fans...

David Hasselhoff’s new album has quite...

We were preparing to write a piece about how David Hasselhoff is releasing a cover of Iggy Pop’s The Passenger, complete...

Peter Capaldi to release solo album

Brilliant British actor and ex-Dr Who, Peter Capaldi, was in a punk band many years ago, singing and playing guitar. Now, with...

Poppy releases new single and video

Poppy’s got a new song out, and it’s a thinly veiled comment on her past relationships, including those in the...

Kaleidoscope Festival in London announce...

Do you fancy listening to Groove Armada in a field? We do, and it’s just one reason we’re excited for Kaleidoscope...

Green Day, BTS and more to get Funko Pops

Your scribe likes Funko Pops, the little stylised plastic figures. In fact he’s just taken delivery of a foot high...

The Weeknd to co write and act in new TV...

The Weeknd isn’t content with having an absolutely era defining music career: he’s getting into TV too. He’s...

Cody Frost has returned

Cody Frost holds the award for ‘only contestant ever on The Voice UK whose records your scribe wanted to buy’, but...

Alice Glass pops up on collab with Alice...

This certainly ran under our radar, but recently Alice Glass has appeared on a collab with DJ, creator and performance artist...

Good Omens gets season 2 with stars...

Let’s jump straight into it: Good Omens is getting a second season, but don’t panic as Neil Gaiman is returning as...

Mark Hoppus opens up about cancer diagnosis

Blink 182 star Mark Hoppus shocked us all recently by announcing he was undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. Now, he’s...

Bargain Hunt: 3 pound Bowie painting...

A bit of daytime tv for you now: between 1995 and 1997, David bowie worked on a set of forty seven paintings, which he signed...

Tramlines Festival in Sheffield gets fill...

Tramlines Festival is scheduled to happen July 23rd to 25th in Sheffield, and it’s time for the organisers to spin the...

Latitude get permission to run at full...

Great news festival fans: Latitude Festival 2021 is not only going ahead, they’ve obtained permission to be a test event...

Shaun Ryder releases literal Mumbo Jumbo

Happy Mondays mainman Shaun Ryder is not only still alive despite everything, he’s releasing his second solo album on...

Zack Snyder floats directing a Rick and...

Interesting news for fans of Ricky and Morty, or the career and works of Zack Snyder: the latter wants to get involved in the...

Band of the weekend: Unironically Maneskin

So, over the weekend we learned that Maneskin, winners of the Eurovision song contest, had charted with two songs in the UK top...

GB News gets less viewers than a Welsh...

Assailed by advertisers leaving and their own technical inabilities, GB News now faces the latest challenge to surviving:...

Olly Alexander set to be Dr Who?

The Sun is reporting today about a changing of the Dr Who guard. It’s been widely believed Jodie Whittaker, aka the first...

Samuel L Jackson to get honorary Oscar

He’s a movie legend, and now he’s being given an Oscar: Samuel L Jackson is being gonged.   The 12th Governors...

Courtney Love complains about Olivia...

So the image we have up there for this article has the famous cover for Hole’s Live Through This on the right, and a...

The new Willow song Lipstick further...

A few days ago we talked about the new Willow (Smith) album with great hope, saying she seemed to have turned into a major...

Elton John is playing Glastonbury? Here’s...

Covid really got in the way of Elton John’s farewell tour, but he’s now published rescheduled dates for a plausible...

Becky Becky’s new album is a series of...

We very excitedly reported a few weeks ago that a postcard had arrived from synth duo Becky Becky, with a download code for an...

Song to know: Slovo

Musical collective Slovo are releasing their final single from current album Bread and Butterflies, and fans will recognise it:...

Tomorrowland forced to cancel 2021...

Belgian’s Tomorrowland festival has become the latest 2021 covid victim. It was meant to take place across August 27 to...

Michael Stipe will continue to trickle...

Reassuring news for fans of Michael Stipe and the hope of new music from him: he’s said he’ll always write, and...

Willow Smith finalises release date for...

We have to admit, we’d taken our eyes off Willow Smith’s musical output, and were as surprised as anyone when she...

Previously unreleased Johnny Cash live...

On April 24th 1968, Johnny Cash performed a twenty eight song set with his then wife June Carter Cash at the Carousel Ballroom...

Mark Hoppus announces he has cancer and...

Sad news this evening (June 23rd), via Blink 182 man Mark Hoppus. He had released, via a tweet we’ve embedded below, that...

By Jingo: the UK govt are flogging a...

The Department of Education is responsible for the teaching of the nation’s kids, and they raised eyebrows recently when...

Biffy Clyro delay European dates

Biffy Clyro have already had to more UK dates to October in the hope the country has opened to the point everyone can...

The Simpson’s Producer: the cartoon 'may...

The Simpsons is going to run for at least thirty two seasons, and there’s considerable numbers of people who have only...

70s Bowie movie to get first UK release

This is amazing to us, but somehow there’s an entire movie staring David Bowie that has never had a UK release. Even more...

Raver blows hand off in battle with police

An illegal rave went badly wrong in France recently, with one attendee losing their hand. Yes, their hand.   Basically,...

Kendall Calling organisers cancel 2021...

After months of no one knowing when the UK will unlock, Kendall Calling have sadly reached their limits and been forced to...

Will Smith announces not exactly tell all...

Will Smith has announced a new memoir. Titled Will, and written with Mark Manson, it’s out on November 9th, and sees him...

Meet: The Heavy North

I’ve met a few people over the years who’d merit the name The Heavy North but, in our best doorstopping you on a...

Song of the weekend: PG Ciarletta

Fife songwriter PG Ciarletta (aka Phil), released ‘The Sesh’ last year, but it’s only now with pubs open,...

Kamasi Washington’s new sax epic is...

In our part of the UK, the sun has barely been seen for the last few days, replaced by dark skies and near constant rain. Yep,...

Dappy stops man committing suicide

We’ve teased former N-Dubz man Dappy on Supajam over the years for the things he’s done, but we’ve got to...

Garbage have another bonkers video

Javi.MiAmor has been  handling the visuals for Garbage’s current album campaign, which means new single The Creeps...

Prodigy team with RZA for Fast and...

The Prodigy’s Breathe is one of those songs you remix at your peril: the original is perfect and now a classic. But Fast...

Zack Snyder joins pro Batman going down...

After some oddball producer at DC declared that Batman, and heroes in general, don’t go down on their sexual partners,...

Notting Hill Carnival cancels 2021...

With the inevitable failure of the Boris roadmap to semi normality, there’s been a swathe of events cancelled, and the...

Press Statement: Black Deer Festival...

The organisers behind the UK’s ‘Best New Festival’ have released a statement to their ticket holders after...

Noel Gallagher explains his theory on why...

Noel Gallagher has an album to promote, so he’s out giving good quote. Today is his theory on why Bono and U2 are so...

Damon Albarn has signed with...

Damion Albarn has kept himself very busy since the end of Blur, but he’s only ever released one official solo...

Logic comes out of retirement

Logic’s retirement wasn’t much of a step back, seeing as he’d released actual songs during it and confessed...

GB News is falling for the old fake names...

GB News is the UK’s latest new channel. It’s self-declared mission is to provide content for people on the right...