Monthly Archives November 2015

Django Django gear up for huge UK shows to see out 2015

Django Django UK shows

Django Django

Rounding off what has been a stellar year for the cosmic pop outfit, DJANGO DJANGO are now preparing to hit the road for what will be the biggest UK dates of their career so far.

2015 has been an outstanding year for Django Django with the release of their inventive second album ‘Born Under Saturn’ which was met with rave reviews across the board: “One of Britain’s biggest indie success stories” said NME, ‘thrilling second album’ said Q, “infectious” said The Times.  Radio agree; Django Django currently stand as the most played artist on BBC 6 Music this year, and the band can also count Michael Fassbender and Louis Theroux as big fans.

Over the last year, Django Django have embraced creative opportunities – drummer/producer Dave Maclean travelled...

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Elton John And His Band First Act Confirmed For Nocturne 2016

Elton John Confirmed For Nocturne 2016

Elton John

Following the runaway success of the inaugural ‘Nocturne’ concert series, which saw in excess of 20000 music fans descend on Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire for concerts by Ludovico Einaudi, Gregory Porter and Van Morrison, the organisers have confirmed that the series will return in 2016, taking place across four days from Thursday 23rd – Sunday 26th June.

The first headliner to be announced for next year’s event is one of the most popular musicians of all time, the legendary, multi-award-winning, pianist, singer and songwriter Elton John and his band...

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BRITs Critics Choice Award shortlist unveiled

BRITs Critics Choice Award shortlist

BRITs Critics Choice Award

Since launching in 2008, each year the BRIT Critics’ Choice winner has gone on to achieve incredible things.  Last year’s winner James Bay’s debut album Chaos and the Calm charted at Number One upon its release in March and has gone on to become one of the biggest selling albums of 2015.

Today The BRIT Awards can reveal the 2016 shortlist:

Izzy Bizu – “I’m so honoured to be nominated for the BRITs Critics’ Choice Award this year, following in the footsteps of amazingly talented artists like Adele, Emeli Sande and James Bay so thank you! I grew up watching the BRITs on the TV at home so it’s pretty exciting to be a part of it!”

Frances –“It’s such a huge honour to be nominated for the Critics’ Choice award...

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Sound City 2016 Announces The Coral as First Headliner

Sound City 2016 The Coral

Sound City 2016

Sound City – the UK’s biggest city-based festival – is proud to announce The Coral as its headline act for Sunday night.

The Sound City show, the band’s first in Liverpool for five years, promises to be a standout performance and an emotional experience for both the band and hometown fans.

Said Dave Pichilingi, Sound City CEO: “The Coral have always been on our wish list and we are absolutely delighted they have chosen Sound City for their return. We’re expecting some big scenes when they close the Atlantic Stage on Sunday night, facing out across the water to their Wirral home.

They are part of the DNA of this city and occupy a very special place in our hearts. It’s going to be a landmark show and one not to miss.”

The Coral’s singer, James Ske...

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T in the Park 2016 earlybird tickets go on sale this Thursday at 9am

T in the Park 2016 earlybird tickets

T in the Park 2016

T in the Park fans will have another chance to get their hands on tickets for the 2016 festival when another batch of Christmas earlybird tickets goes on sale this Thursday at 9am. Earlier this month, T in the Parkers snapped up a limited release of tickets in under 10 minutes after festival organisers DF Concerts and founding partner Tennent’s Lager revealed the first headliner for 2016 –The Stone Roses. As a special Christmas present to fans, ticket prices will remain the same, for the fourth year!
 
With Christmas just around the corner, tickets are the perfect gift for music lovers and will be available from www.tinthepark.com, www.ticketmaster.co.uk or 08444 999 990from 9am on Thursday 26th November...
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Rah Rah release New Video and announce UK Tour Dates

Rah Rah UK Tour Dates

Rah Rah

After a successful export of bands like Arcade Fire and Half Moon Run, Canada yet again distributes their latest musical pride to the world in the form of Rah Rah. Rah Rah quickly became the masters of slacker-power-pop by being voted Canada’s Best Alternative Band, as well as having their previous album put forward for the 2013 Polaris Prize. Now the band are finally ready to release their much anticipated new ‘Vessels’ LP with the hope it will outshine its predecessor.

Be Your Man is an edgy opener that swiftly whizzes the listener straight into the realm of quality music topped with the flawless 50s/60s-esque female backing harmonies. Different parts of the song make one reflect upon the works of Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan as well as Razorlight or The Lumineers...

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Jack Savoretti Hits The Road Again In 2016 UK Tour

Jack Savoretti 2016 UK Tour

Jack Savoretti Hits The Road Again In 2016 UK Tour

Jack Savoretti is set to start 2016 as he rounds off 2015 – as one of the UK’s standout male singer songwriters. With sales of his acclaimed album ‘Written In Scars’ approaching 100,000 and two sold out UK tours under his belt, he is back on the road again due to popular demand in February and March for more unmissable live dates with his stellar band.

Jack’s new single ‘Catapult’, an emotional piano based ballad that showcases Jack’s incredible voice and range and pours with heartfelt emotion, is out January 15th. The track was produced by Jon Green (Ed Sheeran, James Bay) and written by Jack Savoretti and Jon Green.

Jack Savoretti plays:

 

February

Sun 28th                  LIVERPOOL, O2 Academy*

Mon 29th

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BRIT Awards unveil 2016 trophy design images

BRIT Awards 2016

BRIT Awards 2016 trophy designer images

The BRIT Awards 2016 with MasterCard today announces that 2016 BRIT Award winners will receive an exclusive trophy designed by innovative Scots-born fashion legend and musician Pam Hogg.  Approaching the process as she would for one of her own acclaimed fashion collections, each 2016 trophy will be individually and uniquely designed by Pam, meaning each winner will receive a completely different trophy on the night assigned to that particular Award category. Pam’s work is synonymous with music and her clothes have been worn by artists across the world including Kylie Minogue, Debbie Harry, Siouxsie Sioux, Jessie J, Lady Gaga, Alison Mosshart, Roisin Murphy and Rihanna. In her career Pam has also fronted punk bands, which is entirely fitting for 2...

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Mindfield release new single ‘Killa’ feat.Rasta/Decapitated

Mindfield new single Killa feat.Rasta/Decapitated

Mindfield

The  band  Mindfield  was  formed  at the  beginning  of  the  year 2008.  Thanks  to the  release  of their debut EP entitled “Snap of Fingers” the band got  into radio (e.g. Polish Radio Three) and many music magazines. What is more, they got the chance to share the stage with such bands as:  Hey,  Ira,  Acid  Drinkers,  Coma,  Myslovitz,  Kult,  Hurt  and  Frontside.

In  2010  Mindfield gained  the  first  place  at  all-Poland  contest  which  took  place at Cieszanów  Rock  Festival.

Later that year, Mindfield supported Acid Drinkers on a short tour. The year 2012 marked the release of their first LP entitled “Teeth Marks” which included eight tracks...

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Mark Tarmonea releases new single “Treffer versenkt”

Mark Tarmonea new single Treffer versenkt

Mark Tarmonea

The talented and versatile singer-songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and DJ, Mark Tarmonea, has gained widespread recognition for his first single “So Berlin” (Tonspiel/Warner), that reached the club charts in no time.
From this point on he was held in high regard by many club DJs and also played by well-known artists like “Robin Schulz”.
“Treffer versenkt” (Catchfire-Records) is the name of the new single by Mark Tarmonea. This vibrant electro-song about a recent love has been already remixed by renowned DJs such as Sascha Kloeber and Hagen Stoklossa. “Treffer versenkt” reflects the modern zeitgeist and is the perfect example for a credible german deep-house release.

[Mark Tarmonea – Treffer versenkt + official remixes] is now exclusively available h...

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