Album Review: R Kelly – The Buffet
Clash Magazine

Album Review: R Kelly – The Buffet

It’s no secret that R Kelly is one of music’s least respected men. A shame, considering that during his prime he produced some of the finest R&B/pop crossover hits of the ’90s – songs that are, 20 years on, still remarkably popular. It is, however, difficult to write about the artist’s new album without allowing personal preconceptions of … Continue reading

Next Wave: Yak
Clash Magazine

Next Wave: Yak

“We’ve recorded lots but we’re just holding it back,” begins Oli Burslem, frontman of London’s Yak, an exciting trio of upstarts that are still shrouded in mystery surrounding their early days, speaking to Clash while putting some last minute touches to the band’s debut single ‘Hungry Heart’, out now via Fat Possum. At the time of … Continue reading

This Week In Music – BRITS: Kanye West, Madonna + Libertines, Rihanna, Maccabees… Listen
Q Magazine

This Week In Music – BRITS: Kanye West, Madonna + Libertines, Rihanna, Maccabees… Listen

Taking over the majority of this week’s music news is this year’s BRIT Awards. Held at London’s O2 Arena on Wednesday evening (25 February), the ceremony brought few surprises with Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran dominating the awards side of the evening, which also brought a number of live performances, most notable of which was … Continue reading

The Week In Music – Drake, Foo Fighters, Beck, Joy Division… Listen Now
Q Magazine

The Week In Music – Drake, Foo Fighters, Beck, Joy Division… Listen Now

It’s been a week for surprise returns. Not only have Blur dropped the fact they’re finally doing an eighth studio album together, but Canadian Hip-Hop sensation Drake also made an unexpected return this week, this time in the form of an unannounced album release. If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late appeared online earlier this … Continue reading

These Are The Gigs You Need To Go To This Week – February 16
GQ

These Are The Gigs You Need To Go To This Week – February 16

… From catchy pop to alt-rock, these are the gigs you need to go to this week. …  Tuesday February 17 … Jungle – The Pyramids, Portsmouth Having captivated thousands with their retro hook-filled alternative compositions, producing one of the finest debut album releases of 2014, Jungle are currently touring the nation with a set … Continue reading