ritual album review

White Lies Album Review – Ritual

White Lies album review – Ritual Before they released their debut album almost exactly two years ago, Londoners White Lies provoked a level of excitement, anticipation and expectation not seen since the Arctic Monkeys decided to create a Myspace account. And just like the Arctic Monkeys, White Lies’ debut album just about managed to fulfil […]

XFM winter wonderland

Jake Bugg, CHVRCHES, Primal Scream and more for XFM Winter Wonderland gigs – ticket details

XFM have gone all out this year with the line-up for their Winter Wonderland shows in December. The radio station will be putting two events on in December at Manchester’s O2 Apollo (10 December) and the O2 Academy in Brixton (12 December). On the stage in Manchester will be Jake Bugg, Primal Scream, The 1975, […]

No Strings

This Week’s New Single Releases (25th August 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Bastille – ‘Things We Lost in the Fire’ Download:Things We Lost in the Fire Single number six from Bastille lands firmly in the ballad territory telling an emotive story of lost memories over a retro-sounding keyboard riff and the band’s familiar vocal […]

White Lies

White Lies announce December 2013 UK tour dates

Fresh from the success of their third album BIG TV, White Lies have announced an eight-date UK tour this December. Here’s the dates in full: DECEMBER 03 – Newcastle Academy 04 – Glasgow ABC 06 – Manchester Academy 07 – Nottingham Rock City 08 – Bristol Academy 10 – London Roundhouse 14 – Norwich UEA […]

BIG TV album

Album review: White Lies – ‘BIG TV’

White Lies – BIG TV {rating} Buy: BIG TV It may seem like a long time ago, but it was only in 2008 that White Lies were being stalked by record labels and the music press alike – who touted them as genuine indie-rock superstars in the making. In 2009 their debut album To Lose […]

Yuck 'Rebirth' download

All the best new music from July in a handy playlist

Well July 2013 has now been and gone, leaving us with memories of heatwaves, Royal births and loads of great new music. Below is a playlist of all the best new music from the month, including the return of Yuck, a new track from Factory Floor, a predicable belter from Eli & Fur and lots […]

King City

Listen: June playlist – all the best new music from June

Before we dive head-long into July, here’s a handy playlist rounding up all the best new music from June – from exciting new bands like Swim Deep, NO CEREMONY///, SPIRES, Splashh and JAWS to established acts like Editors, White Lies and the irrepressible M.I.A. Enjoy! June playlist – full tracklist 01. Janelle Monae – ‘Dance […]

There Goes Our Love Again

Listen: White Lies – ‘There Goes Our Love Again’

White Lies have released the second track from their upcoming new album BIG TV. Following on from ‘Getting Even‘ is the equally epic and emotional ‘There Goes Our Love Again’. Check it out: ‘There Goes Our Love Again’ is due for release on 5 August, with BIG TV following on 12 August (on Fiction Records).