music

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Political disco album to 'cope with Brexit stress'

Political disco album to 'cope with Brexit stress'

Songwriter Rhodri Marsden took 10 weeks to create the album, described as a "shining disco symphony for the dark days of Brexit".

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Rock band Kiss to play concert for sharks

Rock band Kiss to play concert for sharks

They will play a show next month in Australia for sharks and eight fans, who will listen through underwater speakers in a small submarine.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Thursday, August 8, 2019

Fans recreate Beatles' Abbey Road cover on 50th anniversary

Fans recreate Beatles' Abbey Road cover on 50th anniversary

Hundreds of music fans have descended on north London's most famous zebra crossing to recreate a Beatles' album cover.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg releases single with The 1975

Climate activist Greta Thunberg releases single with The 1975

Proceeds from the track will go towards the activism group Extinction Rebellion.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Snow Patrol’s ‘Chasing Cars’ biggest radio hit of century so far

Snow Patrol’s ‘Chasing Cars’ biggest radio hit of century so far

Snow Patrol's hit ballad Chasing Cars has been named as the most-played song on UK radio so far this century.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Inquest finds Prodigy star Keith Flint died from hanging

Inquest finds Prodigy star Keith Flint died from hanging

Prodigy star Keith Flint died by hanging and had unspecified amounts of cocaine, alcohol and codeine in his system at the time, an inquest has heard.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Reggae fans most open to new experiences, survey finds

Reggae fans most open to new experiences, survey finds

Reggae music fans are far more likely to enjoy new experiences compared to fans of heavy metal or soul, a new survey has revealed.

Monday, March 4, 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

The Prodigy’s Keith Flint dies aged 49

The Prodigy’s Keith Flint dies aged 49

The Prodigy’s Keith Flint dies aged 49

Keith Flint has been hailed as a "true pioneer, innovator and legend" by his Prodigy bandmates following his death aged 49.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Head teacher defends making pupils listen to classical music at lunch

Head teacher defends making pupils listen to classical music during lunch

Head teacher defends making pupils listen to classical music during lunch

The head teacher of a school in Essex has defended the decision to force children to listen to classical music during their lunchtime, describing it as a “win-win” situation.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Nikki Sixx

Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx opens up about drug addiction

Mötley Crüe's Nikki Sixx opens up about drug addiction

The rocker opened up about his struggles with heroin in an interview on the Matthew Wright show.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Friday, January 4, 2019

Ed Sheeran

US jury to decide whether Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye's 'Let's Get It On'

US jury to decide whether Ed Sheeran copied Marvin Gaye's 'Let's Get It On'

The musician stands accused of ripping off sections of the 1973 track in his number one hit Thinking Out Loud.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Thursday, January 3, 2019

CD sales

CD sales plummet by 100 million compared to a decade ago

CD sales plummet by 100 million compared to a decade ago

A total of 32 million CDs were sold in 2018 - almost 100 million fewer than in 2008, figures show.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

NHS choir member: 'I hope the NHS celebrates its 80th anniversary and more'

NHS choir member: 'I hope the NHS celebrates its 80th anniversary and more'

NHS choir member: 'I hope the NHS celebrates its 80th anniversary and more'

The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS choir will release a charity single to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the National Health Service

Monday, July 2, 2018

Monday, July 2, 2018

Liam Gallagher promoters 'passing blame' for badly-organised event, say fans

Liam Gallagher promoters 'passing blame' for badly-organised event, say fans

Liam Gallagher promoters 'passing blame' for badly-organised event, say fans

Festival Republic, who put on two shows with Liam Gallagher and Queens of the Stone Age over the weekend, have remained silent as fans demand a statement on heavy queues and bottlenecks

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Who was XXXTentacion? The rapper shrouded in controversy

Who was XXXTentacion? The rapper shrouded in controversy

The rising hip-hop sensation was murdered yesterday and

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Report reveals high levels of harassment in the music industry

Report reveals high levels of harassment in the music industry

Report reveals high levels of harassment in the music industry

The Incorporated Society of Musicians' survey showed 60% of professional musicians have been sexually harassed

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Secondary ticketing platform Viagogo 'could face court action'

Secondary ticketing platform Viagogo 'could face court action'

Secondary ticketing platform Viagogo 'could face court action'

Secondary ticketing platform Viagogo has been warned it’ll face legal action unless it resolves concerns around the information given to customers

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast - Russell Mael

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast - Russell Mael

The Late Night Alternative with Iain Lee: Bonus Podcast - Russell Mael

'People tend to come away thinking they've seen a highly theatrical evening...' (Russell Mael)

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Bono's rant has proved rather divisive, to say the least

Bono sparks sexism firestorm by calling modern music 'girly'

Bono sparks sexism firestorm by calling modern music 'girly'

Bono in hot water after bizarre rant over lack of passion in modern music

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

From yacht racing to time changing, the incredible claims made about North Korea leader Kim Jong-un

From yacht racing to time changing, the incredible claims made about North Korea leader Kim Jong-un

From yacht racing to time changing, the incredible claims made about Kim Jong-un

State media in North Korea has recently appeared to say Kim Jong-un can control the weather, but it's not the first outlandish claim

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

'Another reason for me not to buy his music' - Twitter criticises Ed Sheeran for supporting Jeremy Corbyn

'Another reason for me not to buy his music' - Twitter criticises Ed Sheeran for supporting Jeremy Corbyn

Twitter criticises Ed Sheeran for supporting Jeremy Corbyn

Ed Sheeran has spoken out about the politician he supports for the first time

Ed Sheeran talks politics for the first time

Ed Sheeran reveals he supports Jeremy Corbyn

Ed Sheeran finally reveals his political preference...

Ed Sheeran shares his political views in candid interview with The radio Times.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Could President Duterte's choice of song for Donald Trump have been better?

Five other love ballads Filipino leader Rodrigo Duterte could have sung to Donald Trump

Five other songs Filipino leader Rodrigo Duterte could have sung to Donald Trump

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he sang to Donald Trump 'upon the orders of the commander-in-chief of the United States'

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

'Guns N' Waitroses' - Twitter creates the best posh band names

'Guns N' Waitroses' - Twitter creates the best posh band names

'Guns N' Waitroses' - Twitter creates the best posh band names

From The Rolling Scones to The Whom, Twitter users really have thought of it all

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Female-only music festival: 'Separating men and women is virtually barbaric and not empowering', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

Female-only music festival: 'Separating men and women is barbaric and not empowering', says Julia Hartley-Brewer

'Separating men and women at festivals is barbaric', says Julia

A female-only music festival is being organised in Sweden - but Julia believes it is a retrograde step

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

'An amazing, emotional song' - Twitter praises Artists for Grenfell charity single

'An amazing, emotional song': Fans hail Artists for Grenfell charity single

'An amazing, emotional song': Fans hail Artists for Grenfell charity single

The Bridge Over Troubled Water cover has already reached the number one spot on iTunes

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

'Adele could become Britain's richest musician of all time', says Sunday Times Rich List

'Adele could become Britain's richest musician of all time', says Sunday Times Rich List creator

'Adele could become Britain's richest musician of all time'

Adele earned £40 million last year, making her the richest solo female musician in the latest Sunday Times Rich List

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

'Happy birthday to the queen of jazz' - Twitter celebrates the life of Ella Fitzgerald

'Happy birthday to the queen of jazz' - Twitter celebrates the life of Ella Fitzgerald

'Happy birthday to the queen of jazz' - Twitter celebrates Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald was known as the first lady of song and today would have been her 100th birthday

'I think you're a drone now' - Twitter comes up with songs for conspiracy theories

'I think you're a drone now' - Twitter comes up with songs for conspiracy theories

'I think you're a drone now' - Twitter comes up with conspiracy theory songs

The Twitterati has come together to put the world's most famous (and infamous) conspiracy theories into song

Friday, April 7, 2017

Friday, April 7, 2017

DJ Trevor Nelson joins Penny Smith to discuss how the music industry has changed over time

DJ Trevor Nelson joins Penny Smith to discuss how the music industry has changed over time

DJ Trevor Nelson on how the music industry has changed over time

Trevor Nelson tells Penny Smith that he finds the charts dull now, as there is no real competition between artists

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Singer Caro Emerald joins Paul Ross to discuss her love of music

Singer Caro Emerald joins Paul Ross to discuss her love of music

Singer Caro Emerald joins Paul Ross to discuss her love of music

Caro Emerald said that she found she could sing well when she was 11-years-old and during singing lessons she was told to sing jazz

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Caller Arry rings Iain Lee to tell him about a song, except he can't remember it

Caller Arry rings Iain Lee to tell him about a song, except he can't remember it

Caller Arry rings Iain Lee to tell him about a song, except he can't remember it

Iain Lee received a call from Arry, who wanted to tell him all about the best song intro ever

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Shaun Ryder and Sam Delaney discuss posh music festivals

Shaun Ryder and Sam Delaney discuss posh music festivals

Shaun Ryder on posh music festivals

"Festivals do me 'ead in"

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Bagpipe Society vs Highland Pipers... It's Bagpipegeddon

Things get heated as Sam Delaney discusses "bagpipe lung"

"Don't eat your bag"

Friday, July 22, 2016

Friday, July 22, 2016