South Africa – Pop Music’s Low-Key Revolutionary (Featuring Singer-Songwriter Matthew Mole)

Brit-pop, Americana, even Germany’s infamous electronic scene. Some styles of music are synonymous with certain countries. Yet, mention South Africa and many music-lovers are quick to jump to Paul Simon’s 1986 record ‘Graceland’.

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The Rolling Stones Satisfy Deeply On Opening Show Of #NoFilter Tour At Dublin’s Croke Park

Many in attendance at Croke Park, Dublin, on Thursday May 17 could well have gone with the lyrics ringing in their ears of The Rolling Stones 1965 classic, ‘The Last Time’. Thankfully however the veteran rockers proved they have more than enough stamina, as they played the first show in their mammoth #NoFilter European tour.

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PHANTOM MENACES – Divine Sorcery Or Frightful Mess? The Damned Unleash ‘Evil Spirits’ Their First Album In 10 Years

Coming 10 years after its predecessor – and with David Bowie‘s right hand man Tony Visconti in the producer’s chair – there were naturally big expectations surrounding Evil […]

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Kacey Musgraves – Amazing New Music Video For ‘Butterflies’

Following the release of her “Space Cowboy” video earlier this week, Kacey Musgraves shares the video for “Butterflies.” Shot in Mexico City by “Space Cowboy” director Courtney Phillips, the visual captures the magic and thrill of falling in love.

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MUSTARD TEAMS UP WITH NICK JONAS FOR NEW SINGLE ‘ANYWHERE’

Renowned hitmaker Mustard teams up with Nick Jonas on their new single, ‘Anywhere’, ahead of Mustard’s appearance at the EDC Festival, Las Vegas, next week.

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Janis Ian Talks To Us About Music, Science Fiction, And Godzilla Ahead Of Release Of Remastered Albums And Cambridge Folk Festival Performance

They say never meet your heroes. I’m not so sure about that. Lisa talked to one of her teenage inspirations, Janis Ian, ahead of the re-release of 5 of her classic albums, and her performance at the Cambridge Folk Fest this summer.

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Music Support Launches First Fundraising Gig With To Kill a King

To Kill A King will headline the first fundraising gig for music mental health and addictions charity Music Support on May 28th 2018 hosted by Amy Gordon at Diamond Jacks Management and Pearse Grady at Bakery Boy Music.

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MARIAH CAREY TO HEADLINE BLACKPOOL’S LIVEWIRE FESTIVAL 2018

Mariah Carey, the best-selling female artist of all time, has chosen Blackpool’s LIVEWIRE Festival for her only UK 2018 festival appearance. The pop superstar, who has sold more than 200 million albums to date, will headline the Friday night slot of the festival.

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80’s Icons, A Flock of Seagulls, Announce First New Recordings With All Original Four Members Since 1984!

A Flock Of Seagulls are as well known for their hairstyles as for their hit single, ‘I Ran’, but legions of their fans from their early days, as well as those who have joined their musical cult in the years since, recognise that their musical influence on countless bands has been under-appreciated for far too long.

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Kick Out The Jams Organiser Roger Kent Talks To Essentially Pop – Four Stages, For Music Lovers

Kick Out the Jams brings the best of indie alt-rock to Brighton between 17 and 19 May.

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The Vamps, Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham

British Pop-rock band The Vamps stopped off at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena this Tuesday, May 1st, as part of their latest Night & Day Tour.

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Brighton’s Alternative Escape Festival Releases 2018 Line-Up

The noisy neighbour of The Great Escape Festival has let loose a torrent of talent as it reveals its line-up for 2018, offering up a diverse serving of rock, punk, pop and more.

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Jamie Lawson To Support Ed Sheeran On UK/Eire Stadium Tour And Releases New Single ‘Fall Into Me’

Jamie Lawson has released his latest single, ‘Fall Into Me’, ahead of his mammoth suppport slot touring with Ed Sheeran around Ireland and the UK. The tour will take in 46 dates, including dates in Cork, Dublin, Manchester, Glasgow, and London, First concert is on May 4 at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork, Ireland.

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Five Of Janis Ian’s Best Albums To Be Released On All Formats 25 May Ahead Of Cambridge Folk Festival Appearance

Janis Ian spoke for many teens during that awkward phase where we were more than a girl but not yet a woman with the anthemic, ‘Seventeen’, released as a single from her 1975 album, ‘Between The Lines’. This album and four others, ‘Stars’ (1974), ‘Aftertones’ (1975), ‘Miracle Row’ (1977), and ‘Night Rains’ (1979), have been re-mastered and will be re-issued on all formats from May 25.

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DIDI And Rookes To Embark On Double Header Tour

Having played a one-off show together in December 2017, DIDI and ROOKES, two rising indie powerhouses are hitting the road together for what promises to be an unforgettable 2018 Spring Tour.

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Trevor Hall And Nahko Bring Their Message Of Love And Hope To London’s Omeara – 23 April 2018

It was a sold out show at London’s Omeara, a club built under the arches of London Bridge railway station. Owned by Ben Lovett, of Mumford & Sons, it opened in late 2016 and has swiftly become a popular venue for alternative artists. You don’t get much more alternative than Nahko and Trevor Hall – the latter on his first visit to London – but we knew what to expect and got all of it and then some.

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