25 albums to get excited about in 2014

First things first: Happy New Year! Now that’s out the way, let’s get stuck into the serious business of looking forward to what 2014 has in store for us all. After a pretty impressive 2013 for big albums – Bowie, My Bloody Valentine, Daft Punk, Jay Z, Kanye, Arctic Monkeys, Arcade Fire, Beyonce to name […]

The Great Gatsby

Listen: Florence and The Machine – ‘Over The Love’ (The Great Gatsby OST)

The soundtrack to Baz Luhrmann’s glossy adaptation of The Great Gatsby has become one of the most anticipated albums of the year so far, thanks to Jay Z’s involvement as ‘executive producer’ and an all-star cast that includes Beyonce (covering Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back To Black’ with Andre 3000), Lana Del Rey, Jack White, Emeli Sande, […]

Top 100 Songs of 2012 – Part 1

Philip Lickley looks back on 2012 and picks his top 100 songs of the year…. Top 100 songs of 2012 – Part 1 As we reach for a glass of bubbly and celebrate the arrival of 2013, it’s time for me to take a look back at the last twelve months of music and give […]

This weeks single reviews – 2 Dec

Single Reviews – 2 December Philip Lickley’s weekly run-through of new single releases, this week featuring new stuff from Florence and The Machine, The Prodigy and Plan B, amongst others… Angel – ‘Time After Time’ [rating:1.5/5] Buy: Time After Time Angel returns with ‘Time After Time’ and it’s business as usual. With a starting backing […]

Watch: Florence and The Machine – ‘Lover To Lover’ video

Florence and The Machine have released a new video for Ceremonials track ‘Lover To Lover’. The video was directed by Vincent Haycock, and features Florence and actor Ben Mendelsohn in a troubled relationship. Watch it here: Florence and the Machine: Lover to Lover on ‘Lover To Lover’ is due for release on 4 December, […]