Yesterday the tragic news broke of the death of Prodigy frontman Keith Flint. The hell-raising star who rose to fame in the 90’s, when the group revolutionalized the rave scene, bringing it from the underground to the UK charts, was known for his crazy antics, drugs, women and mental health issues. Liam Howlett, founder of […]

Teddy Pendergrass the documentary will premiere in the UK at the BFI, London on 19th February, before a national release at selected UK cinemas on 21st February. Film director Olivia Lichtenstein will host a Q&A session directly after the BFI screening alongside Teddy’s former drummer, James Carter and his keyboard player, Cecil Du Valle.  A compelling tale with […]

BAFTA-winning artist, composer, musician and producer Ólafur Arnalds released the new music video for his latest single ‘ekki hugsa’ on Friday 8th February. Filmed in his native Iceland, the title of the new release translates as ‘don’t think’, and features uplifting synthesized melodies combined with acoustic cello hooks, resulting in Ólafur’s distinctive, multi-layered sound. “The video is about not overthinking and getting […]

Following their UK headline tour, including a sell-out show at Islington Assembly Hall, Folk-Americana band The Wandering Hearts released a Deluxe Edition of their 2018 album Wild Silence. The deluxe album includes three brand new tracks: “‘Til The Day I Die”, “Run” and “Heart Stops Beating”, acoustic versions of album tracks “Wild Silence” and “Fire and Water”, plus live recordings of “Burning Bridges” and “The Wonder Of You” from […]

Legendary musician Carlos Santana released his new EP ‘In Search of Mona Lisa’, 25 January via Concord Records. On three spellbinding and transportive new songs, the multiple Grammy award-winning guitarist and Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame inductee takes listeners inside a magical and deeply personal experience he had when he visited the Louvre Museum for the first time and set his […]

Sir Karl Jenkins, the most performed living composer, is celebrating his 75th birthday with a brand-new album, tour and a host of reissues from his immensely popular catalogue – all now available on Decca Records. The new album is entitled ‘Piano’ and sees Sir Karl at the keyboard for the first time, performing original piano versions of his best-loved works as well as two new compositions. The album will […]

Lo-fi pop duo Malihini, aka Rome-based couple Giampaolo Speziale and Federica Caiozzo, have unveiled their new track ‘Delusional Boy’. Taken from their forthcoming debut album ‘Hopefully, Again’ – out 8th March through Memphis Industries. The single is the follow up to the title track which recently featured on Lauren Laverne’s 6 Music show. Produced by Richard Formby ‘Hopefully, Again’ […]

Irish singer Sibéal shares her stunning cover of Rag’n’Bone Man’s ‘Human’, with her debut EP set for release in March. Fusing the centuries-old Irish style of sean-nós singing with contemporary repertoire, Sibéal’s remarkable versatility allows her to captivate listeners with her distinctive voice. Born to an Irish father and American mother in the small town of Rath […]

North-London rockers Passive are the latest to emerge from the pool of young talent swelling in and around London. After hearing their debut single ‘Anti-Romantic’ and latest follow-up ‘Like This’, Musicvein had to get the lowdown on the band. Musicvein: Tell me who Passive are Passive: “We’re Elliott Norman – Lead Singer/Rhythm Guitar, Philip Snowden – […]

Over 50 Artists, Businesses and Execs signed an Anti-Brexit letter, created by Music4EU to the government, calling for an alternative to Brexit. Signatories include Annie Lennox, Jamie Cullum, Alan McGee, Paloma Faith and The Lightening Seeds. Sammy Andrews of Music4EU said: “Rarely do so many factions within the music industry unite on any subject, but […]

Last week Coldplay released the single E-Lo under spin-off band Los Unidades. ‘E-Lo’ the single featuring Pharrell Williams and Jozzy is the first single released as part of the Global Citizen EP 1 – the Global Citizen charity being a movement aiming to end extreme poverty by 2030. Future releases from the EP feature David Guetta, Stormzy, Whizkid […]

After 4 years artist David Gray makes his comeback with a brand new video from forthcoming new album Gold In A Brass Age, due for release on March 2019. For the video of new single ‘The Sapling’, lead-off track off the album, Gray personally sought out Baltimore-based zoetrope artist Eric Dyer to create the kaleidoscopic clip to accompany the single. […]

Rostered to play on the same bill led to a whiz-bang meeting of two minds for ex-Holloways frontman Alfie Jackson and singer/songwriter Gemma Rogers. Collaborating as Two – the duo are set to release debut single ‘Angels’, 14th December, hotly followed by a 5-track EP ‘Great Expectations’ in January. Describing themselves as telling modern stories […]

Hollywood icon Jeff Goldblum and long-time band The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra, celebrated hitting the UK Jazz & Blues Album top spot, with debut album ‘The Capitol Studios Sessions”. On hearing the news, a stunned Goldblum commented, “Excelsior!! I’m happy as a clam!” Goldblum has been playing the piano all his life and performing with his jazz […]

The Spice Girls 2019 Tour has broken Ticketmaster records, making it the busiest sale for the company to date. Talking of the sale, Ticketmaster MD Andrew Parsons is quoted as saying; “Demand for Spice Girls was off the chart, they have smashed through Ticketmaster UK records becoming the busiest ever sale. There were millions of people […]

If you’ve been watching the Hulu Horror series ‘Light As a Feather’, featuring Home and Away star Jordan Rodrigues and produced by Emmy Award winner Kelsey Grammer, you’ll recognize the track ‘Black Lake’ by UK group Fabrik which features in the opening scenes. Taken from their debut album ‘City Islands’, the single ‘Black Lake’ is […]

‘Exsolve’ is the brand new album by cellist Jo Quail, who since the release of ‘Five Incantations’ back in 2016, has toured Europe extensively performing alongside the likes of Boris, Amenra, Caspian, Myrkur and Winterfylleth. ‘Exsolve’ the 3 track EP was born following an invitation to perform at the Arp Museum in Bonn, celebrating the Barbara […]

You may recognize the name Rocco Bene as a judge on Australian music show ‘All Together Now’, now he’s uncovering brand new single ‘Empty’. No stranger to the music scene, Rocco’s soaring journey began with the release of ‘Lucky Star’ a cover of Madonna’s classic hit, followed closely with original track ‘Nobody But U’, but […]

Celebrating 20 years in the business, Westlife’s Shane, Nicky, Kian and Mark will tour the UK and Ireland in 2019. Performing together for the first time in seven years, ticket go on sale today via Live Nation. The tour kicks off in Belfast, before continuing on to Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Sheffield, Leeds, London, Nottingham, Birmingham, […]

Denver-based artist Brent Cowles is set to perform a string of solo shows across Europe throughout November opening for Texan singer-songwriter Israel Nash. The tour includes a stop at Scala, London on 22 November. Cowles will be performing material across the six date tour from his critically-praised debut solo album, ‘How To Be Okay Alone’, which is out now via Dine Alone […]

Yesterday the 60 year anniversary of Buddy Holly’s final recording session, 21stOctober 1958, was commemorated with the announcement of a brand new Buddy Holly orchestral album entitled ‘True Love Ways’, to be released on the singer’s first ever record label, Decca Records. A giant pair of Buddy Holly’s iconic horn-rimmed glasses appeared at the top of Primrose Hill, […]

BAFTA winning Icelandic composer, musician and producer Ólafur Arnalds has released his fourth solo studio album, re:member, out now on Mercury KX. He is currently performing his new material on a huge worldwide tour, which includes two dates at London Palladium on 30 and 31 October. The album features Ólafur’s Stratus Pianos – two self-playing, semi-generative player pianos which are triggered by a central piano […]