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Given everything that happened throughout 2020, at times, it was easier to digest bite-sized nuggets of new music than a full-length effort. Lucky us, then, that this year provided many compact releases that introduced a legion of rising, exciting...
Yes – Thom Yorke’s made-for-gifs dancing might resemble a man coming up on a massive pinger whilst simultaneously trying to punch the demons out of himself. Yes – the quintet might have released a seasonal merch line of Christmas...
Usually by this point in the year you're ready to ram Noddy Holder up the chimney, stuff Michael Bublé with giblets and throttle Mariah with the mistletoe. It’s not that most of us mind a bit of Christmas nostalgia...
Like an unfunny joke that becomes funny again if repeated enough times, maybe Zoom quizzes will have a resurgence or maybe we'll learn to love flip-flopping in and out of lockdown. Until then, here's another thing to do with...
“Does Eminem dye his hair?” is the first question that springs to mind on watching the video for ‘Gnat’, one of the tracks on new album, ‘Music To Be Murdered By – Side B’, the follow up to his...
2020 has tested musicians in every way imaginable. Shows cancelled, no IRL studio time, and most tragically, no get-togethers to shoot music videos. It’s an area that could’ve really suffered, but with the magic of green screens, animation and...
Caroline Polachek - ‘Breathless’ https://youtu.be/yYeGAD0xBTc Now that’s what I call a cover! Caroline Polchek’s stunning rework of The Corrs classic ‘Breathless’, something she’s been performing live for a while, is finally out as a studio version. Produced by Danny L Harle,...
We’re all watching a helluva lot of Netflix right now – and that’s fine – but amid the dating shows and grizzly tales of true crime, there are a lot of great music documentaries hidden away. Be it profiles...
You better watch out and you better not cry because it's that time of year again. The habitual Christmas Eve scramble to buy everyone you know an Oliver Bonas scented candle might be off the table this year, but...
After the surprise release of ‘folklore’ in July, Taylor Swift fans knew better than to take the American singer’s declaration that there was “Not a lot going on at the moment” at face value. A black and white photograph...