Kasabian Summer Solstice

Kasabian Summer Solstice support acts announced as Rudimental, Jagwar Ma, Zane Lowe and Beardy Man

As excitement builds ahead of Kasabian’s huge Summer Solstice homecoming gig this weekend in Leicester’s Victoria Park, the band have finally announced who will be their support acts. In a short but sweet post on their official site, the Leicester band announced that support on Saturday will be coming from: Rudimental DJs Jagwar Ma Zane […]

This Week’s New Single Releases (23rd February 2014)

My A-Z round up of the new singles available for digital download this week.

Single Of The Week

Foxes – ‘Let Go For Tonight’
The second single from their debut album and this is a much more accomplished listen than their first cut. With a bombastic backing tune and a hugely danceable vibe, with Louisa Rose Allen’s vocals belting out, this is a great slice of bouncy pop with some well-placed lyrics, musical breaks and a fun, closing section. Hopefully this will do well for the young singer in the charts. (7.5/10)

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isle of wight fest

Biffy Clyro will headline Isle Of Wight Festival 2014

The festival announcements are coming thick and fast at the minute – it’s almost as if they time the announcement and tickets sales to coincide with the season of Christmas gift-buying! Today it’s the turn of the Isle Of Wight Festival, who have announced that Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro will headline the Friday night of […]

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This Week’s New Single Releases (17th November 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Bastille – ‘Of The Night’ From the freshly released deluxe edition of their debut album, ‘Of Their Night’ starts off as a dark version of the dance classic ‘Rhythm Is A Dancer’, one of my personal favourites of all time growing up as […]

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 […]

Dance Apocalyptic

This Week’s New Single Releases (1st September 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Editors – ‘Formaldehyde’ Download: Formaldehyde Editors are back with the second single from their latest album and, though the voice of lead singer Tom Smith is recognisable, the sound is considerably different, possibly reflecting the band’s change in line-up. Though bringing some […]

This week’s new single releases – 14 April

This week’s single releases – 14 April Reviews of all of this week’s top singles from Phil Lickley. The Brand New Heavies feat. N’Dea Davenport – ‘Sunlight’ [rating:3.5/5] Very much nailing an audio sandscape of the song’s title, ‘Sunlight’ sounds like the cousin of many a summer chill-out tune matched with Jamiroquai and, at times, […]