White Lies ‘Holy Ghost’ video and remix

White Lies have today released the promotional video for the forthcoming second single taken from their second album Ritual. ‘Holy Ghost’ follows in the footsteps of the massive ‘Bigger Than Us’, and will be released on 27 June as a download as well as a limited edition green vinyl 7″. The video, which can be […]

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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 […]

White Lies Single – Bigger Than Us

White Lies – ‘Bigger Than Us’ Everyone’s favourite doom mongerers White Lies are back and have unveiled ‘Bigger Than Us’, the first single from their forthcoming second album Ritual. While ‘Bigger Than Us’ doesn’t deviate too far from White Lies’ tried and trusted formula of anthemic, melodic and moody rock – it does hint at […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]