December playlist

December playlist – all the best new music from December 2013

December is traditionally a quiet month, so I was surprised at the amount of quality new music showing up in my Soundcloud ‘Likes’ as I put this playlist together. From the return of Doves’ Jimi Goodwin to brand new Drake, Warpaint, Sam Smith and Broken Bells – December has provided us with some great new […]

Johnny Marr

Johnny Marr autobiography ‘is going to happen’

Johnny Marr has revealed that he has an agreement with a publisher for his autobiography. The news follows the huge success his former Smiths band-mate Morrissey has achieved with his recently released autobiography, which is selling like hot-cakes and getting everyone talking about The Smiths again. Marr comes in for an equal amount of praise […]

The Smiths reunion talk ‘exhausts’ Morrissey…

Former Smiths singer Morrissey has spoken out about the recent frenzy of speculation regarding his old band – saying the rumours of a Smiths reunion ‘exhausts’ him and labels the lack of attention on his solo work as ‘frustrating’. Speaking to Billboard, Morrissey said: The solo years have been more meaningful to the audiences than […]

The best music videos on YouTube

YouTube has been the catalyst for the biggest shift in the way we consume music.  No longer are we satisfied with the sterile, nicely packaged singles and albums our favourite pop stars hand down to us – we want to see them up close and personal outside of their PR bubble.  To that end we […]