Lily Allen

This Week’s New Single Releases (24th November 2013)

My round up of the new singles available for digital download this week. Afrojack feat. Spree Wilson – ‘The Spark’ First on the list this week is a lyrically uplifting track with a positive message, though one that is wrapped up in a typical sounding 2013 dance rnb track. That said the ‘Gym Class Heroes’-esque […]

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 […]

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 […]

Glastonbury

My Glastonbury 2013 review…

Glastonbury is commonly regarded as the world’s biggest and best festival for lots of reasons, but the one reason that stands out for me is the freedom it offers festival-goers to enjoy the weekend however they choose to. Other festivals pack you into designated areas and have a limited amount of stages and options. At […]

The Weight Of Your Love

Album review: Editors – ‘The Weight Of Your Love’

Editors – The Weight Of Your Love {rating} Buy: The Weight Of Your Love’ Parting ways with original bassist Chris Urbanowicz and giving former U2 producer Flood a more prominent role has had a predictable effect on Editors’ fourth album. The Weight Of Your Love is by far the most ‘widescreen’ and anthemic album they […]

The Weight Of Your Love

Watch: Editors – ‘The Weight’ video

Editors are gearing up for the release of their new album The Weight Of Your Love in a couple of weeks (2 July to be exact), and have today revealed a new video for lead single and album opener ‘The Weight’. ‘The Weight’ is a good scene-setter for the album in general, which showcases a […]

The Weight Of Your Love

Listen: Editors reveal new B-side ‘The Sting’

After the departure of guitarist and founding member Chris Urbanowicz last year, it seems like Editors have started to move back to their roots as a powerful and melodic guitar rock band. Their slight progressive electro diversions on In This Light And On This Evening were good and all, but let’s be honest – Editors […]

V Festival 2010 preview

The V Festival has gradually become a favourite and high-profile fixture in the summer festival calendar.  With over eighty bands spread over two sites, this year’s V looks set to be the best ever.  Here, we take a closer look at the weekend ahead. V Festival line-up As befitting a festival of V’s stature, this […]