Our navigation of Record Store Day hell

There's an underwhelmingly sinking feeling as you reach a queue of fifty or sixty grown men waiting to get their hands on one of the three Bowie special releases you'd skipped your cornflakes in hope of gra...

Formation’s SXSW tour diary

'Influential', 'forward-thinking' and 'quirky' are just three of the words used to describe Austin's annual South By South West Music and Media Conference (SXSW). They're also terms you'd associate with rising ...
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Formation: Time to believe the hype?

“It’s all hype man” says Matt Ritson referring to the endless stream of lists that Formation have found themselves on for 2016. “It’s hard to tell really who’s gonna be big ‘cos no one’s released an album or ...

The ultimate setlist for Foals’ gigantic tour

Foals no longer need any introduction. Voted best act in the world by Q magazine last year, after releasing their fourth straight successful album ‘What Went Down’, the band are one of the biggest around at t...

Funk to funky: David Bowie remembered

The news this morning was hard to take. David Bowie, a man who many have labelled 'immortal'  a 'chameleon' and a 'legend', sadly passed away on January 10th. These days a musicians career stretching into t...

Who Said It: Rod or Rocky?

Look, I'm just as confused as you are. Why would Harlem hero A$AP Rocky waste his talents to nurture up and coming bushy eyed Rod Stewart, an unheard of pensioner with a questionable mass of hair who's recently...