If you haven’t yet heard of Mitski, you soon will. The American-Japanese singer songwriter is slowly taking the world by storm with her intricate compositions, marvellous vocals and poetic lyrics. ‘Be The Cowboy’ is her fifth studio release, and serves to prove that she is not a one trick pony.
Ahh, Backstreet Boys. That boy-band that, unless you were completely besotted with them, just hung around in the background. So, for most, it won’t be common knowledge that today is Howie D’s 45th birthday.
Fourteen years after Scissor Sisters released their debut album, front-man Jake Shears has made it happen all over again with his self-titled solo debut! Has he managed to strike gold twice though? Find out inside…
If someone were to ask me what the best music video of all time is, this is it. A parody of Coronation Street, the music video for ‘I Want To Break Free’! Why Are telling you this today? Because it is Queen bassist, writer of this song and all-round good guy John Deacon’s Birthday!
Since their last release, Kansas City-based indie pop band Shy Boys have come a long way. They’ve changed labels, making that all-important leap to Polyvinyl Records and added to their lineup. ‘Bell House’ is the result of those changes, showing that growth and experience can go a long way in the music industry.
Thinking back on the greatest festivals performances of all time, a few come to mind straight away. Queen at Knebworth Park in 1986, followed by Oasis there ten years later to name just two. But what about the ones that go down in history for all the wrong reasons? More specifically, Green Day at Woodstock Festival 1994!
Two years after their last release, James yet again return to the attention of music fans with their 15th studio album, ‘Living In Extraordinary Times’. The band is now an eight-piece, so theoretically the album should pack a punch. Does it though? Find out more inside…
Let’s set the scene. You’re at a party, it’s getting late and everyone is more than tipsy. People are starting to get ready to leave, but then you hear it. The unmistakable sound of a tambourine perfectly accompanied by a dreamy riff that will stand the test of time. It’s time for some U2!
When a band releases an acoustic album, it is usually something that unites or divides a fanbase. However, when that fanbase have been desperate for an acoustic album since the dawn of time, the band in question has a lot to live up to. Enter Rise Against and their acoustic offering, ‘The Ghost Note Symphonies Vol. 1’.
It’s 1998. The internet is not far from taking over the world, Tony Blair is the Prime Minister and the most important thing in the news is Geri Halliwell leaving the Spice Girls…