FEATURE: FREYA RIDINGS

A review of Ridings’ London headline show, and some exclusive comments from her before and after the show. Freya Ridings is excited to play her very first headline show. She admits to always wanting to perform at St Pancras Old Church. Tonight, some of her friends and family are coming out to support her. “We’ve…

LIVE REVIEW: HUNTAR

The Garage, London 31st May 2017 The crowd cheers on as drummer Cameron Stewart-Mathews and keyboardist George Brown Griffiths take the stage. 23-year-old Huntar follows suit. He waves to the crowd and introduces himself. Tonight, Huntar is performing in front of his biggest crowd yet. This is Huntar’s third headline show in London and the…

NEWS: MILEY GOES COUNTRY

Former Disney star Miley Cyrus has announced new music during her cover feature in Billboard Magazine. This will be her first album since 2015’s Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz, which went straight to Soundcloud. It is safe to say that Cyrus has gone through various phases in her 11-year career – from the innocent…

TAYLOR SWIFT IS BACK ON SPOTIFY

Her full catalog is available on all streaming services in celebration of her 100 million song RIA certification The former country star has famously spoken again streaming services. After writing an open letter to Apple to pay artists royalties for the users’ free three-month trial, she exclusively gave Apple Music her discography. The news was…

ALBUM REVIEW: KATY PERRY’S ‘WITNESS’

AN ENORMOUS EFFORT TO STAY RELEVANT The pop star, who went on a hiatus after her 2013 release, PRISM, seems to have entered a new era. The general feel of the album is electropop. It has various collaborations, including Nicki Minaj on the EDM track Swish Swish, which is co-produced by Duke Dumont. The three…

Q&A with BIMM London’s Tom Dunne

Thanks to BIMM London, this week I get to travel up to Liverpool to do some press at Liverpool Sound City Festival. Among the fantastic lineup The Cavern Stage will host some of BIMM’s finest as part of the Emerging Talent. I caught up with BIMM London’s Tom Dunne ahead of his performance to talk…

LANA DEL REY AND THE WEEKND’S ‘LUST FOR LIFE’ (LISTEN)

After Lana Del Rey’s stunning comeback with Love, she has now joined forces with singer-producer The Weeknd. The result of the latest collaboration is the title track to her new album, Lust For Life. This isn’t the first time the two have worked together. Del Rey has co-written two tracks off The Weeknd’s Starboy album, Party Monster and the Stargirl Interlude….

PARAMORE ARE BACK WITH NEW SONG ‘HARD TIMES’ (LISTEN)

American rock band Paramore return with their latest single Hard Times. This is their first single in three years after 2014’s Ain’t It Fun. The new song shows off a new sound, with a bright, 80s synthpop feel. Drummer Zac Farro rejoined the band for this upcoming album. The band also released a colourful video for the single…

HARRY STYLES RELEASES HIS DEBUT ALBUM’S TRACKLIST

One Direction star Harry Styles has unveiled the tracklist and artwork for his debut solo album, which is to be released next month. Earlier this month Styles released the lead single Sign of the Times. The music video is highly anticipated after pictures of a stunt double on a zip line were found online. The tracklisting is…

LIVE REVIEW: THE XX

13/03/2017 02 Academy Brixton Growing up in South London, Romy, Oliver and Jamie of The XX never expected that they would sell out seven nights at The O2 Academy Brixton. The venue welcomed 5,000 fans every night for a week and the trio exceeded all expectations. With three albums under their belt, they manage to…

NEW MUSIC: NO GOING BACK BY G.O.S.N

Ghosts Of Social Network is back with possibly their best song so far After turning heads with industry giants 6 Music with their debut single Love Potion, the Manchester-based band has just released new song No Going Back. The song captures the band’s new wave inspiration and is sure to go down well with any fans of…