Glastonbury lineup revealed – Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys and Mumford and Sons headlining

The lineup for this years Glastonbury festival has just been revealed – with The Rolling Stones confirmed as Pyramid Stage headliners along with Arctic Monkeys and Mumford & Sons. Typically, there’s loads of very cool bands and artists on the bill. Some notable inclusions include Foals, Tame Impala, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Portishead, […]

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Glastonbury 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 […]

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Watch: Arctic Monkeys perform acoustic version of ‘Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?’

All the talk from Alex Turner about Arctic Monkeys’ new album AM was concerned with how it’s their ‘first studio album’, in terms of actually producing their sound rather than just recording themselves playing live. While that is all evident in the finished album, it’s still the warmly crafted song-writing that shines through – which […]


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 […]

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Best Songs of 2014… So Far (Part 2)

It’s now time for the second part of my top 50 songs of 2014 countdown – see part one here.   25) Röyksopp & Robyn – ‘Do It Again’ Released: 28th April 2014   Charted: #75 A collaboration that no one was expecting, this is the best song in Robyn’s back catalogue and the most […]

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This week’s new single releases (23rd June 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week! Arctic Monkeys – ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ With its Fantasia-inspired video, ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ from the band’s upcoming fifth album, is both familiar and fresh sounding in equal measure. Clearly from the Sheffield band through its long, lumbering lyrical passages, but […]

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Listen: Arctic Monkeys – ‘Do I Wanna Know?’

After unveiling new track ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ at a festival in the US last month, Arctic Monkeys have released the proper studio version – just in time to build up anticipation for their Glastonbury headline slot next Friday. Check out the louche, groovy ‘Do I Wanna Know?’ below: As well as ‘Do I Wanna […]