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Yellow Days announces 2024 UK, Europe, and North American tour
Yellow Days, a.k.a George van den Broek, is all set to embark on a grand international tour from April to July 2024. This marks his much-anticipated…
Shambolics share new indie anthem ‘Everything You Should’ve Done’ from forthcoming album
Catch them on tour supporting The View this month.
LCD Soundsystem announced for All Points East 2024
They join Loyle Carner, Pixies, Jockstrap, and Jai Paul.
Concert films | An easy way to make more money, or genuine works of art?
More and more artists are making films of their live performances, from Taylor Swift to Beyoncé. But are they meritable works of art or all-too-easy ways of squeezing out more money?
Afternoon Encore | Why matinee gigs are making a comeback
As matinee gigs see a resurgence across the UK, we take a look at the appeal of these daytime shows. With artists such as S Club 7, Royal Blood, Annie Mac and Rick Astley on board, could this be the dawn of a new live music era?
From S Club 7 to Blur | The psychology behind the reunion tour boom
Nostalgia sells, and reunion tours are cashing in. We examine the complex interplay between nostalgia, escapism, and the desire to recapture our past, all set to a familiar soundtrack.
Why Sadiq Khan was correct to reject the ‘Stratford Sphere’
For once, a politician has put people over profit….
FKA Twigs leaks | When will people stop stealing new music?
FKA Twigs has announced she won’t officially release her new album after it leaks online. Should we think twice before streaming leaked music?
From Dartford Station to Hackney Diamonds | 12 defining moments of The Rolling Stones
With Hackney Diamonds just days away, we look back at some of the key moments that have shaped the greatest band in rock n’ roll history, The Rolling Stones.
When will bands stop having to change their names unfairly?
Famous philanthropists EasyGroup (the brand owners of EasyJet) are suing Easy Life over their name. Alexandra Haddow explores what this means for the battle over band names.
From Cool to Cringe | What ever happened to boy bands?
Once cultural icons, boy bands have now become antiquated artifacts. Once the epitome of ’90s cool, they are now a symbol of a past generation’s naivety. We explore the rise and fall of a genre we thought would last forever.
whynow is the time to listen to… Life Aquatic Band
The perfect antidote to the end of summer slump, it’s the perfect time to get to know Life Aquatic Band. We sat down with Ben for the low-down…