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Let us speak not of Harry Potter games or dyed pasta cabinets. Let us speak instead of the excellence of ‘Pillowtalk’ and ‘Mind Of Mine’, and how easy it is to stall after a debut solo release of that...
Last week, Everyone's favourite sexy grandad, Tom Jones celebrated his 80th birthday. During his role as a judge on The Voice, he shed a little tear as a b'day VT came through from his old pal, Stevie Wonder. "I...
The transition from music to politics isn't renowned for yielding results but that certainly hasn't deterred Bobi Wine: the 38-year-old reggae star running in the 2021 Ugandan Presidential elections. With somewhat more noble ambitions than Kanye, we explore the...
Zoe Wees - ‘Girls Like Us’ An admirably forthright reflection on vulnerability, the second single from Zoe Wees is where the rising German singer-songwriter becomes a tireless motivational speaker for herself and thousands of other girls. It’s a communal anthem...
2021 is still in its infancy and yet, it already feels like every glimmer of hope comes with one huge caveat. In the music world, it was the collective excitement over the announcement of a new Lana Del Rey...
Where you’re a hip-hop head or a heartfelt emo kid, wordplay is an essential factor in how we immerse ourselves in scenes. Speak to any songwriter, and you’ll learn that very few songs are to be taken completely literally...
“I need a new resolution and it’s not even the end of year,” remarks Shame’s frontman Charlie Steen on the final track of new album ‘Drunk Tank Pink’. Boy do we know what he means. It’s only the second...
Dua Lipa, Muse, The National, and Idles are only a few of the acts whose sounds have filled The Louisiana. Since last March, however, the small but iconic stage of this Bristol venue has been left untrampled, its cosy...
So nice, they named it twice, then proceeded to write countless songs about it too. Clearly the greatest city in the world, New York’s decades’ worth of cultural prominence has led to hundreds of odes to the city, describing...
Madonna knows what's up. On emigrating to Lisbon in 2017, the Queen of Pop completely immersed herself in the city's vibrant music scene, falling in love with the people and culture. With its rich history of traditional fado music...