Music news

The latest music news online, including some of the best new releases, emerging bands and artists, live tours and gigs, free music downloads and festival line-ups.

Blur The Magic Whip

Blur The Magic Whip

For Blur fans the wait for a new album from the Brit-pop legends has been twelve long years, but the good news is that the wait is finally over with the announcement that 2015 will see them back again with their eighth studio record, The Magic Whip. While the band has been pretty busy in(…)

Hot Chip, Why Make Sense? album on its way

Hot Chip, Why Make Sense? album on its way

Over and over and over and over and over, like a monkey with a miniature cymbal. We are ready, we are ready for the floor. Tell me do you stand by your man? Let’s sweat. We could go on, but you’ve probably got the point already that we’re pretty excited about the prospect of Hot(…)

Girl Friend return with new track, Monte Carlo

Girl Friend return with new track, Monte Carlo

Thanks to the recent stream of their latest track, Monte Carlo, Mancunian newcomers Girl Friend have blasted themselves up into our hot list of bands to look out for. It’s the kind of bokeh flecked song that draws the summer back into view, which is definitely a welcome arrival having just gone through the peak(…)

Mark Knopfler, Tracker album release details

Mark Knopfler, Tracker album release details

With fifty years in the music industry, a raft of hits with Dire Straits and a long line of solo albums since the band’s finish in 1995, Mark Knopfler has pretty much done it all, including composing and producing the film score for The Princess Bride back in 1987. This year will see him releasing(…)

Marina And The Diamonds, Froot album release details

Marina And The Diamonds, Froot album release details

Marina And The Diamonds is about to return with a new album and from the whimsical title, Froot, it looks set to be a resurgence of the more fantastical side of the singer/songwriter’s musical output. Scarily, it’s been a whopping five years since her debut album, The Family Jewels, introduced her indie pop abstractions to(…)

The Prodigy return with The Day Is My Enemy album and tour dates

The Prodigy return with The Day Is My Enemy album and tour dates

It’s been six years since The Prodigy released their last sledgehammer album, Invaders Must Die in 2009, which instantly landed itself in the number 1 spot, despite a mixed response from critics and pretty soon they’ll be back again with their sixth album, The Day Is My Enemy. To accompany the announcement the Braintree band(…)

Arrested Development 2015 UK tour

Arrested Development 2015 UK tour

Legendary hip-hop collective, Arrested Development, are about to make a lot of Brits very happy with the announcement of their 2015 UK tour dates early in the new year. It’s been a massive fifteen years since the Atlantans touched down here last for a headline tour and with an impressive six albums released in the(…)

José González, Vestiges & Claws album release details and 2015 UK gigs

José González, Vestiges & Claws album release details and 2015 UK gigs

José González has confirmed that he will be returning to his acoustic dreamworld with the upcoming release of his third studio album, Vestiges & Claws next year. Having not released a new album since 2007’s In Our Nature, it’s been a long stint of absence from the recording studio for the singer, songwriter and guitarist,(…)

She & Him, Classics

She & Him, Classics

She & Him are about to set forth with some new takes on old material in their covers album release, Classics, which arrives just in time for Christmas 2014. It’s made up of a collection of timeless jazz and pop numbers giving guitarist M. Ward and vocalist Zooey Deschanel a solid platform to return with(…)

Belle And Sebastian, Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance + 2015 tour dates

Belle And Sebastian, Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance + 2015 tour dates

Glaswegian indie-pop legends, Belle And Sebastian returned with their ninth studio album, Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance, in January 2015, following up on their last new material release, Belle And Sebastian Write About Love back in 2010. From listening to the previews, it was clear that the album looked set to take the band(…)

Load More