Jessie Ware on “What’s Your Pleasure?”

Jun 17, 2021 By Conrad Duncan Photography by Carlijn Jacobs Issue #68 – Japanese Breakfast and HAIM (The Protest Issue) In an age of social distancing, Jessie Ware’s fourth album, What’s Your Pleasure?, is an epidemiologist’s nightmare; an ecstatic celebration of packed sweaty dancefloors, passionate kisses, and insatiable longing. The disco-inspired record, which landed on […]

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Manic Street Preachers Release New Single, Announce New Album & Tour

May 13, 2021 By Dom Gourlay Manic Street Preachers return with a new single today, entitled “Orwellian”. It’s the first track to be released from their fourteenth studio album The Ultra Vivid Lament, which comes out on Friday 3rd September 2021 via Columbia/Sony. They’ve also announced a UK tour to coincide with the album’s release […]

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Popcaan & The FaNatix Samples Tanya Stephens Classic On “These Streets (Don’t Luv U)”

Popcaan links with The Fanatix and M1llionz on a new track. The Fanatix returned with a hot new single that twins dancehall with UK drill. The new track, titled “These Streets (Don’t Luv U)”, features dancehall star Popcaan and upcoming UK drill rapper M1llionz. The song’s lyrics feature quite a bit of the Jamaican vernacular, […]

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Stylo G’s “Dumpling Remix” Hit 50m Views Proving Spice & Sean Paul Pulling Power

The “Dumpling” remix has surpassed 50 million views on YouTube, and UK-based dancehall star Stylo G is ecstatic with the success of the track. He updated fans about the progress of the track and its success on Instagram. Alongside a clip of the video for the remix, he posted: “50 million dumplings share out, world […]

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Kash Doll – Thumbin Lyrics

[Intro] (The CoalCash collection) Ooh (Ayy-ayy, ayy, Knox This That Wave) Ooh (Ayo Cash [?]) [Chorus] I’ve been thumbin’ through these hunnids all day (All day) I got paper cuts from thumbin’ through this money all day (All day) Thumbin’, thumbin’, thumbin’ (I’m thumbin’) Thumbin’, thumbin’, thumbin’ Thumbin’, thumbin’, thumbin’, thumbin’, thumbin’, thumbin’, thumbin’ I’ve […]

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Watch Wolf Alice Perform “Smile” and Be Interviewed on “The Late Late Show with James Corden”

May 06, 2021 By Mark Redfern Britain’s Wolf Alice are releasing a new album, Blue Weekend, on June 11 via Dirty Hit/RCA. On Tuesday night they were the musical guest on The Late Late Show with James Corden, where they performed the album’s second single, “Smile,” and were interviewed by Corden. The whole thing was […]

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Dancehall Legend Baby Cham Calls Jamaican Gov’t Bias For Easing UK Travel Ban

Baby Cham speak on the Jamaican government lifting UK travel ban while ignoring the entertainment sector. Most sectors of the Jamaican economy, like many other countries around the world, have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The entertainment sector has staggered and tried as best as possible to keep up with the restrictions put […]

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Premiere: The Dead Freights Debut New Video For “Sufferin’ Safari”

Mar 25, 2021 By Haydon Spenceley Southampton, UK rock band The Dead Freights describe themselves as ‘Gothic poetry spat over disco Nirvana; Putting the ABBA in Black Sabbath; Jarvis fronts IDLES.’ Honestly, if that doesn’t intrigue you enough to give their dark and twisty new single, “Sufferin’ Safari,” a listen we’re not sure what to […]

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Beachy Head (Feat. Slowdive and The Flaming Lips Members) Announce Debut Album, Share “Destroy Us”

Mar 23, 2021 By Joey Arnone Beachy Head (a newly-announced band consisting of Rachel Goswell and Christian Savill of Slowdive, Matt Duckworth of The Flaming Lips, Steve Clarke of The Soft Cavalry, and Ryan Graveface of Black Moth Super Rainbow) have announced a new self-titled album, which will be out on April 30 via Graveface. […]

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Tim Burgess Announces New Book Inspired By His Twitter Listening Parties

Mar 23, 2021 By Joey Arnone Tim Burgess of The Charlatans has announced that he will be releasing a new book. The announcement coincides with the one-year anniversary of Burgess’ #TimsTwitterListeningParty series, where artists and fans alike would tweet about and have listening parties for their favorite albums. The book, entitled The Listening Party, will […]

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Hall of Mirrors

Mar 22, 2021 Web Exclusive By Haydon Spenceley Until 2018, pianist Neil Cowley ruled the UK contemporary jazz trio roost with his eponymous trio. Having also developed a stellar reputation as a sideman of note for a number of pop musicians of high standing, including Adele, with Hall of Mirrors, Cowley presents a highly accomplished […]

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The Coral – James Skelly on Their New Album “Coral Island”

Mar 22, 2021 By Dom Gourlay Web Exclusive With a recording career spanning two decades and nine critically acclaimed albums under their belts to date, The Coral have become something of an institution in the UK music world. Ever since 2002’s self-titled debut arrived amidst a sea of plaudits, the five-piece—James Skelly (guitar, vocals), Paul […]

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Protoje & Popcaan Recruits Pa Salieu For “Still Royal” The Royalty Remix

Protoje is dropping the remix to his and Popcaan’s “Like Royalty” today, with Pa Salieu calling it “Still Royal.” When Protoje released his Popcaan-assisted track “Like Royalty,” it was an instant success. The original track appeared on the In.Digg.Nation leader’s 2020 album In Search Of Lost Time premiered in August and has accumulated over 5 […]

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