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

This Week In Music – Florence + The Machine,Kanye West, Beck, Chemical Brothers… Listen
Q Magazine

This Week In Music – Florence + The Machine,Kanye West, Beck, Chemical Brothers… Listen

In an unsurprising move, the ever-controversial Kanye West has managed to make the headlines once again. This week he massively split opinions following his performance at this year’s Grammy Awards. However, it was neither of his two live performances (Only One solo and FourFiveSeconds alongside Paul McCartney and Rihanna) it was actually concerning Beck’s award … Continue reading

This Week In Music – Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Macca & Rihanna, Prince… Listen
Q Magazine

This Week In Music – Mumford & Sons, Kanye West, Macca & Rihanna, Prince… Listen

So far, in 2015, we’ve already heard the product of an unlikely collaborative effort. And as if the joint effort from Kanye West and Paul McCartney last year wasn’t enough to get us all talking and disagreeing with one another, a brand new video appeared online this week: this time featuring Rihanna as well as … Continue reading