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Maximo Park’s Paul Smith to release two solo albums

Maximo Park singer Paul Smith is currently working on a side project which will feature the release of two solo albums. One will be based on Smith’s travel journals and will include “Frozen By Side”, a track the singer wrote…

Beck streams new album ‘Morning Phase’

Beck’s brand new album, “Morning Phase”, is now available for streaming. Partly produced by Jack White, the album is the follow-up to 2008’s “Sea Change” and will be released on Capital Records on February 24. You can listen to ‘Morning Phase’…

Liverpool Sound City announces second wave of artists

Liverpool’s Sound City festival has announced the second wave of artists confirmed for this years event. The line up includes Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr, Jon Hopkins, Action Bronson and Doves frontman Jimi Goodwin. Other acts to be announced include…

The 1975 & Wolf Alice LIVE @ Norwich UEA 15.2.14

On Saturday 15th February 2014, the 1975 concluded their UK tour with a sold out night at the UEA, Norwich. I had high expectations for the first support act, Wolf Alice, and they certainly didn’t disappoint. Despite a guitar breaking…

Listen: Chvrches cover Arctic Monkeys

Chvrches have covered Arctic Monkeys hit ‘Do I Wanna Know’ on an Australian radio show. The cover was done on Triple J’s ‘Like A Version’ , which has featured covers from the likes of Jagwar Ma, Vanve Joy and Franz…

Savages to release new EP later this year

London based four piece Savages are going to release a new EP later this year. According to vocalist Jehnny Beth, Savages’ upcoming EP will feature a cover of “Dream Baby Dream”, a song by American synth pop duo Suicide, and…

Watch: London Grammar cover All Saints in Live Lounge

London Grammar have covered All Saints’ hit ‘Pure Shores’ on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge. The London trip-hop three piece performed live on Fearne Cotton’s show this morning, covering 90s classic Pure Shores, which also appeared on Leonardo DiCaprio film…

The Cribs, White Lies & Peace Announced For Truck Festival

White Lies and The Cribs have been announced as headliners for this year’s Truck festival whist, Los Campesinos!, Peace, Stornoway, Swim Deep and Andrew WK will also play the Oxford bash. Truck 2014 takes place on the Hill Farm between July 18-19. Tickets are…

Listen: Wild Beasts’ new single ‘Sweet Spot’

Wild Beasts have unveiled their next single ‘Sweet Spot’. The single is taken from their upcoming album ‘Present Tense’, which is due to be released on 24th February. You can hear the audio for the new track below. Let us…