Brit Awards 2014

This years Brit Awards nominations are as uninspiring as usual…

I don’t know why I’m surprised, especially after last years very drab Brit Awards. Some part of me had hoped for a bit of excitement and drama this time round, but today’s Brit Awards nomination announcement has well and truly killed that hope. Why, I hear you ask? Because Bastille have the most nominations. During […]

Arcade Fire - 'Reflektor'

This Week’s New Single Releases (15th September 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Arcade Fire feat. David Bowie – ‘Reflektor’ Arcade Fire’s first cut from the album of the same name is a weird affair with many varied elements, thumping bass lines, French and an understated appearance by Mr Bowie himself. Very much like a […]

Mercury Music Prize 2013 shortlist announced

The shortlist for this years Mercury Music Prize album of the year has just been announced, and it turns out my prediction from yesterday wasn’t too far out – I’m counting 7 out of 12 as a success anyway! Here’s the full shortlist: Arctic Monkeys – AM David Bowie – The Next Day Disclosure – Settle […]

James Blake

Mercury Music Prize 2013 – 12 albums that should be on the shortlist

Whatever your thoughts on the annual music industry love-in that is the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Album of the Year, you can’t deny it creates a bit of a talking point in the music world. The shortlist for this years Mercury Prize is announced tomorrow evening (5.30pm, 10 September), so prepare for a few weeks of […]

David Bowie Valentine's Day

Watch: David Bowie – ‘Valentine’s Day’ video

David Bowie’s gone a bit stripped-down and personal for the video for latest The Next Day release ‘Valentine’s Day’. Following the cinematic, star-studded and controversial videos for the album’s title track and ‘The Stars Are Out Tonight‘, this video just features the man himself in all his glory. Watch it here:

The Next Day video

Watch: David Bowie – ‘The Next Day’ video

David Bowie shows off his pulling power once again for the video for new single ‘The Next Day’. Following the Tilda Swinton starring video for ‘The Stars (Are Out Tonight)‘, Bowie has enlisted the acting talents of Hollywood stars Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard for the promo for his latest albums title track. This being […]

David Bowie The Next Day

Album Review: David Bowie – ‘The Next Day’

David Bowie – The Next Day {rating} Buy: The Next Day When I started All-Noise a few years ago, I never imagined I’d be reviewing a brand new David Bowie album. The Rolling Stones, sure, but not Bowie. He was for all intents and purposes ‘retired’ – happy to relax around the art galleries of […]

glastonbury 2013 rumours

Glastonbury 2013 rumours roundup

UPDATE – 27 March – Don’t worry about these rumours, the ACTUAL lineup has just been announced, see it in full here: Glastonbury lineup Glastonbury 2013 rumours As always, Glastonbury is leaving us all on tenterhooks regarding this years lineup. While all the other ‘major’ festivals have been tripping over each other to get their […]