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The Futureheads announce details of new album ‘Powers’

The Futureheads have announced that ‘Powers’, their sixth studio album and their first electric guitar release in almost a decade, will be released on 30th August. Recorded and self-produced at Newcastle’s First Avenue Studio, ‘Powers’ is a record that looks…

Album Review: Dinosaur Pile-Up – Celebrity Mansions

Since the release of their debut album in 2010, Dinosaur Pile-Up has gone from strength to strength and are about to release their newest record ‘Celebrity Mansions’ on 7th June, via the legendary Parlophone Records. The three tracks already available…

Pixies announce new studio album ahead of UK Tour

Visceral, musically cinematic, otherworldly but strangely familiar and a bit unsettling, welcome to Pixies’ brand-new studio album, ‘Beneath the Eyrie’, where tales of witches, Daniel Boone, misfits and other characters fit utterly into the band’s inherent weirdness. Boasting 12 new…

ALBUM: PAT DAM SMYTH ‘The Last King’

If music hadn’t found him and permitted him self-expression, Pat Dam Smyth would have excelled as a performance poet, the curious fervency of his voice long nourished by the proselytising city in which he made his musical bones. The Northern…

Primal Scream Announce UK Tour

The release of Primal Scream’s retrospective ‘Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll – The Singles’ is a timely reminder of one of British music’s most essential bodies of work. And the band celebrated its release with some triumphant shows that demonstrated that…

Wasteland Festival Confirms Final Line-up For 2019 Event

Hot the heels of the highly successful This is Tomorrow Festival, promoters SSD Concerts have today announced the final line-up for its next major open-air gathering of the summer on Tyneside. Wasteland Festival, which is set to feature yet another…

Mac DeMarco announces UK tour for November

Mac DeMarco and his band will return to the UK this November for a five date tour including his biggest London show to date at Alexandra Palace on 21st November 2019. The tour will also call at Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham…