Category Archives: Experimental

Wiley appears to go on another antisemitic tirade in new footage

Footage has emerged that appears to show Wiley going on another antisemitic tirade. The clip was first posted by Campaign Against Antisemitism, who claim the London rapper (real name Richard Kylea Cowie Jr) recorded the message in the days prior to his attack against the charity earlier this month. Presumably making reference to the Holocaust, […]

Listen to Mitski’s hypnotic new single ‘Heat Lightning’

Mitski has shared a new single called ‘Heat Lightning’ – listen below. READ MORE: Mitski – ‘Be The Cowboy’ review The song will appear on the US singer-songwriter’s sixth album ‘Laurel Hell’, which is set to arrive on February 4 via Dead Oceans. “I needed songs that could help me forgive both others and myself…I needed […]

Edinburgh pop-up venue to host Biffy Clyro, Madness, Fatboy Slim and more in 2022

Edinburgh’s new pop up venue The Big Top has announced headline shows by Biffy Clyro, Madness, Fatboy Slim and more for summer 2022. Snow Patrol will also play a set at the venue in Royal Highland Centre in June. More acts are to be announced and ticket information is to follow here. The Big Top […]

John Miles, best known for hit single ‘Music’, dies aged 72

Musician John Miles has died at the age of 72, it has been confirmed. Born in Jarrow, County Durham in 1949, Miles was best known for his 1976 rock ballad ‘Music’. The musician’s family confirmed his death in an official statement posted on Facebook yesterday (December 6). “We are devastated to have to announce that […]

Willow was “extremely done with music” after pressure from success of ‘Whip My Hair’

Willow has opened up about the impact of the success of her debut single ‘Whip My Hair’, which peaked at Number Five in the US charts when it was released in 2010. READ MORE: Willow – “Humans have never been good at accepting that people are different” The musician, who spoke to NME for the […]

The Snuts announce biggest UK headline shows to date for 2022

The Snuts have announced their biggest UK shows to date – see all the details below. READ MORE: The Snuts: “Our debut album says there is a place for guitar music in 2021” The Scottish band, who returned recently with the single ‘Burn The Empire’, will hit the road next spring for a trio of headline […]

ABBA sue “parasitic” tribute act for trademark infringement

ABBA have sued the UK tribute act ABBA MANIA for trademark infringement. READ MORE: ABBA are back – here’s 10 songs their “ABBAtars” must play live In a suit filed on Friday (December 3), the Swedish icons described the cover band’s behaviour as “parasitic and bad-faith”. They claimed the tribute band are intentionally misleading fans into […]

Campaigners seek Unesco world heritage status for Berlin’s techno culture

DJs, festival organisers and music fans are seeking to secure Unesco world heritage status for Berlin’s techno culture amid fears that it will struggle to survive. READ MORE: “My earnings more than halved”: how are new artists breaking through the pandemic? Rave The Planet is lobbying German authorities to apply for intangible cultural heritage (ICH) status. […]

Mary J. Blige announces album ‘Good Morning Gorgeous’ and shares two new songs

Mary J. Blige has shared two new songs alongside details of her forthcoming album, ‘Good Morning Gorgeous’, which is out next year. READ MORE: Soundtrack Of My Life: Mary J. Blige The R&B singer has today (December 6) released album title track ‘Good Morning Gorgeous’ and the DJ Khaled-featuring ‘Amazing’. You can hear both tracks […]

Babeheaven share breezy new single ‘Don’t Wake Me’

Babeheaven have shared ‘Don’t Wake Me’, some of their first new material since the release of their debut album ‘Home For Now’ last year. ‘Don’t Wake Me’ follows the October release of ‘The Hours‘ and arrives with the London band’s announcement of new US tour dates in 2022. Babeheaven singer Nancy Andersen said of the […]