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Cardinals share new single ‘Unreal’ and announce first ever UK & Ireland headline tour
Emerging from Cork to the international stage, Cardinals reveal ‘Unreal’ and a debut headline tour, continuing their swift rise in the indie scene.
The Libertines announce extensive autumn tour and new album details
From intimate gigs to a grand Autumn UK tour, The Libertines are back with a new album and a series of must-see shows.
The time The Kinks’ Dave Davies invented three music genres with a knife
Here’s how Dave Davies of The Kinks slashed his amp with a razor, accidentally inventing distorted electric guitar, pioneering sounds for heavy metal and punk music.
Bingo Fury releases poised debut album ‘Bats Feet For A Widow’
Bristol-based musician Bingo Fury has released his accomplished experimental debut album, Bats Feet For A Widow.
The Lilacs drop new anthem ‘Hopeless Romantic’ and announce major UK tour
Wigan quartet The Lilacs unveil ‘Hopeless Romantic,’ mixing anthemic indie with rock ‘n’ roll flair, ahead of their much-anticipated headline tour.
Holly Humberstone reveals ‘Work In Progress’ EP, shares first track ‘Dive’
Holly Humberstone’s ‘Work In Progress’ EP brings old and new songs together, showcasing her growth. ‘Dive’ is out now, with the EP coming on March 15.
Souvenir review | Post-punk trio Omni pull no punches
Back from an extended period of downtime, post-punk trio Omni are pumped-up on their punchiest record yet, Souvenir.
The Vaccines at Margate Dreamland | Ex-‘Teenage Icons’ bid for heritage status
Having long since ‘Come of Age’, some of The Vaccines’ lyrics sound plain weird in 2024. Here’s our review of their Margate Dreamland gig.
What Happened To The Beach? review | Declan McKenna breezily switches lanes
With ‘What Happened To The Beach?’, Declan McKenna embarks on a new sonic journey, swapping his earlier bombast for subtler, more introspective musical landscapes.
Digital Heartifacts review | L Devine reintroduces herself to us
After a transformative return to her native Whitley Bay, L Devine marks a daring departure from pop conventions on ‘Digital Heartifacts’.
True Detective: Night Country – How Vince Pope scored the chilling crime drama
Ahead of the upcoming series finale of True Detective: Night Country, we caught up with British composer Vince Pope who scored the eerie crime drama.
Max Newy of Overpass: ‘The people make Birmingham. It’s a down-to-earth city that keeps you grounded’
For Max Newy and his fellow Brummie bandmates, Overpass is the musical highway none of them thought they’d be taking when they started dabbling during…
IDLES tell whynow about the basslines that made the band
Ahead of the release of their new album TANGK, IDLES’ powerhouse bass player Adam ‘Dev’ Devonshire tells whynow about his most influential and favourite basslines.
Courting: ‘Even when we’re using cliche genre stereotypes, it’s for a genuine reaction, not a joke’
Sean Murphy-O’Neill of Courting discusses the band’s intentional use of genre stereotypes to create a nostalgic yet fresh sound in ‘New Last Name’.
Navigating youth and loneliness | Flat Party share track-by-track breakdown of first EP
With their self-titled debut EP, Flat Party brings an exciting mix of art-rock and sixties pop, highlighting their journey from art school to the indie limelight.
From Travis Scott to Michael J. Fox, trashhand is a photographer with a fearless spirit
From capturing Michael J. Fox and Travis Scott to revealing the unseen beauty of abandoned places, this is trashhand’s photographic journey.
Marika Hackman: ‘I was basically panic digging with this record’
Marika Hackman spent her 20s aggressively toying with identity. After the release of her dreamy, depressing 2015 debut album We Slept At Last, she…
Lime Garden: ‘We were 17-year-old girls playing to five old men in a pub, but we’d still say, ‘That was sick!”
“One weekend we’ll be in Switzerland playing for 2000 people, and then on Monday you’ll wake up and you’ve got a 10-hour shift.”
The night The Kinks outshone The Beatles: The 1964 Bournemouth showdown
The 1960s was a musical era defined by a breakthrough in British bands and performers on the world stage, none more famous than the seminal Beatles….
What happened to Syd Barrett? Inside the mercurial Pink Floyd man’s sad demise
Having led Pink Floyd to the forefront of sixties psychedelia, LSD both created and dismantled Syd Barrett’s career in music.
Best Original Song 2024 | Original songs are crucial to great films – here’s why
Original songs in film elevate the cinematic experience, creating unforgettable moments. Here’s our ranking of the 2024 Academy Award nominees for Best Original Song.
How a stint in England inspired one of Paul Simon’s most famous songs
One of Simon & Garfunkel’s most famous songs came to Paul Simon after an experience in a small town just outside of Liverpool.
Virtual Concerts | They’re here to stay, and here’s why
ABBA Voyage’s success has proved that virtual concerts aren’t simply a flash-in-the-pan novelty: they may eventually become the norm.
Pitchfork and the Absolute State of Music Journalism | A plague on all your houses
Pitchfork, one of the world’s most illustrious and trusted music outlets, is folding. They are just the latest in a long line of casualties, but t…
Celebrity alcohol brands | From 50 Cent cognac to Pitbull vodka, is this the new normal in star entrepreneurship?
50 Cent, or ‘Fiddy’ to his mates, posted a New Year photo on his Instagram this week. Like everyone else you know. He claimed that this year, he was…