IDLES debut ‘Crawler’ tracks as they kick off UK tour

(Credit: Tom Ham) Music IDLES debut ‘Crawler’ tracks as they kick off UK tour Tom Taylor @TomTaylorFO Tue 18th Jan 2022 10.15 GMT IDLES have debuted songs from their latest album Crawler as they kicked off their UK tour with a riotous show at the Brixton Academy on January 16th. Since then,…

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The Wombats kill the vibe on ‘Fix Yourself, Not the World’

(Credit: Press) Music The Wombats kill the vibe on 'Fix Yourself, Not the World' Tyler Golsen @TylerGolsen Fri 14th Jan 2022 10.30 GMT The Wombats - 'Fix Yourself, Then the World' 3.7 Almost exactly four years after their previous LP Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life, Liverpool rockers The Wombats…

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Ronnie Spector, lead singer of The Ronettes, dies aged 78

(Credit: Alamy) Music Ronnie Spector, lead singer of The Ronettes, dies aged 78 Tyler Golsen @TylerGolsen Wed 12th Jan 2022 22.27 GMT Veronica Greenfield, the legendary singer, better known as Veronica Bennett and later Ronnie Spector, has died at the age of 78. Her cause of death was cancer. Born…

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The song Nils Lofgren wrote for Keith Richards

(Credit: Gage Skidmore) Music The song Nils Lofgren wrote for Keith Richards Eoghan Lyng Sun 9th Jan 2022 13.00 GMT Although you may not be familiar with Nils Lofgren, you are almost certainly aware of his work. He’s been a Bruce Springsteen mainstay since the 1980s having recorded as part…

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CD sales increased for the first time since 2004

(Credit: Patrick Lindenberg) Music CD sales increased for the first time since 2004 Mick McStarkey Fri 7th Jan 2022 15.15 GMT It would appear as though 2022 is clearly set to be a year of surprises. CD sales have increased for the first time in 17 years, per a report…

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Thom Yorke explains why political songwriting has died

(Credit: Alamy) Music Thom Yorke explains why political songwriting has died Sam Kemp @SamWKemp Sat 8th Jan 2022 13.30 GMT Unlike their Britpop contemporaries, Radiohead always managed to stand a little outside the ‘Cool Britannia’ movement. While members of Oasis and Blur happily visited ten Downing Street to share a…

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Wanda Young of The Marvelettes has died aged 78

(Credit: Alamy) Music Wanda Young of The Marvelettes has died aged 78 Tom Taylor @TomTaylorFO Tue 21st Dec 2021 10.16 GMT Wanda Young, the former lead singer of the classic R&B vocal group, The Marvelettes, has died at the age of 78. News of her death was first revealed by…

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