A First Look At Glastonbury 2017

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London – Glastonbury has announced the first major tranche of acts to play at this summer’s festival alongside headliners, Radiohead, Foo Fighters and Ed Sheeran. Returnees include Royal Blood, who went down a storm as a relatively unknown act in 2014, same year crowd pleasers Haim, Father John Misty, who graced The Park stage in

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Kevin Morby Hits The Cities

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London – Having crafted one of 2016’s finest albums in Singing Saw, Kevin Morby has hardly been resting on his laurels, announcing a full-length follow-up, City Music, due for June release. Promising to be the yang to the former’s yin, the new record takes its cues from an urban rather than rural perspective. Morby has

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Ed Sheeran Paves The Way

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London – The big news over this side of the water this week was the announcement that Ed Sheeran will close this year’s Glastonbury Festival as Sunday’s headliner. Such is Sheeran’s current wave of chart domination via his latest album Divide that it is strange to think that he made his Glastonbury debut in 2011

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Broen Bridge The Genres

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London – With no Grammy or Brits winners to highlight this week, Best New Band’s weekly round-up takes a look at some up and coming names with new music to unveil. We won’t mention the Oscars for risk of pushing the wrong envelope. Presently it seems that scarcely a week goes by without Indie darlings

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And Now, Let’s Hear It For The Brits

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London – Continuing Best New Band’s weekly round-up, last week was owned by the Grammys. This week the focus switched across the Atlantic to London where the Brit Awards were aired in a never more cavernous-looking London’s O2. Long gone are the days of Mick Fleetwood and Samantha Fox proving an unlikely couple in the

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