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Clash of the Titans: Noname and J. Cole Feud Explained

In-fighting is rarely productive for any cause. This is the exact point that Noname makes in her concise new release, ‘Song 33’.The #BlackLivesMatter movement has permeated beyond politics in recent weeks, but it has always had a home in America’s hip hop community which is dominated by POC. American rapper Noname has been extremely vocal […]Read More

Elliott Smith’s Eponymous Second Album to be Reissued as a

As this July marks the 25th anniversary of Elliott Smith’s self-titled second album, Kill Rock Stars (Smith’s record label) have announced their plans for its reissue as a deluxe edition, to be released on 28th August 2020. It will also include a 52-page coffee table book of previously unseen photographs by JJ Gonson, with handwritten lyrics and reminiscences from Smith’s colleagues and friends.Read More

Fell on Black Days: How Chris Cornell’s Music Defined Him

Monday, 18th May marked three years since the tragic suicide of grunge icon Chris Cornell. His piercing vocals in bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, as well as solo, spoke to innumerable fans on a deep level. This was the reason he became the hero of the genre most recognise him as today. His musical career began […]Read More

5 reasons why you shouldn’t miss Slam Dunk 2017

Slam Dunk 2017 is just around the corner and if you haven’t got a ticket then why not? In short, its going to be great. As one of the few alternative / punk festivals, this three day extravaganza – now in its 12th year – has always brought the best bands together and this year […]Read More

Top 10 Acts To See At Isle of Wight Festival

Isle of Wight festival is one of the first major UK festival of the year, and with just under two months until the festival commences, here are the top 10 acts that you should definitely see from the line-up announced so far.   1. Rod Stewart If there was ever a man who knows how […]Read More

2000trees have added 12 new bands to their line-up and

The latest announcement also includes the news that Deaf Havana will be performing a special fan voted for set on the Friday evening. Having headlined the festival back in 2015, the band will return to Upcote Farm for a special set as frontman James Veck-Gilodi explains: “We’ve decided to play a set completely chosen by the […]Read More

Wild Beasts, Kodaline and more announced for NOS Alive 2016

With a spree of lineup announcements over the last week, organisers from NOS Alive have been at it again. Following the announcement last week that The Weeknd will be treading the boards on the Palco NOS stage, this morning organisers went on to announce Wild Beasts, Kodaline and Parov Stelar. The trio will be joining the likes of The xx, Foo Fighters, Depeche Mode, […]Read More

Primavera Sound announces 2017 line up

Bringing some sunshine to a dreadfully cold winter’s day is some festival news, folks. Primavera Sound is back again in 2017, taking place from 31st May – 4th June. Alongside his exclusive London set at Lovebox next summer, Frank Ocean tops the bill alongside Arcade Fire and The XX, whose highly anticipated new albums are expected […]Read More