Throwback Thursday – music of 2017

New faces, iconic returns and a specific boy band releasing solo tracks – this year has been packed to the brim with tunes. Love her or loath her, T Swift made a triumphant return and we’re all still asking what we made her do. Sisters HAIM released their second album, Dua Lipa was doing it […]

LIVE REVIEW: Marilyn Manson @ O2 Academy, Glasgow

“I might be a bit broken, but you can’t break me,” screamed shock-rocker Marilyn Manson as the curtain fell for his adoring fans. After suffering a terrifying injury when a prop crushed him in September, the creative mind behind Marilyn Manson didn’t let this hold him back. Instead of getting some bed rest, his full […]

Paolo Nutini wants you to support his local record shop

In a music industry that’s dominated by Spotify and Apple Music, Amazon and YouTube, it’s little wonder that independent music shops are becoming a dying breed. But Scots music superstar Paolo Nutini wants to change that. He’s asking YOU to get yourself along to his local indie record store – and you could be in […]

Road to happiness with Deaf Havana

After a four-year hiatus, British alternative rock band Deaf Havana are back and bigger than ever. Singer James Veck-Gilodi reveals how the band have risen from the ashes. Tell us a little bit about your new album, All These Countless Nights. It’s pretty much straight-up rock music – some of the songs are a bit […]

Throwback Thursday: BBC Live Lounge

BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge was created for one thing, and one thing only – to show us if our favourite musicians have any real talent. From the good, the bad and the downright change-the-station-now, the Live Lounge has brought us some magical and interesting performances. As Radio 1’s Live Lounge Month kicked off with […]

The Big Interview: The Vamps

When The Vamps landed their first number one album back in July, it marked the dawn of a new era for the foursome – this time, Brad, Connor, Tristan and James mean business. We caught up with drummer Tristan to find out what life’s like at the top of the charts The Vamps are radio […]

The return of Taylor Swift

A post shared by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Aug 23, 2017 at 9:39am PDT One massive world tour, a nasty public break-up, a sexual assault case (where she came across as a total boss – and got justice) and total disappearance from social media later, and Taylor Swift is back. In the middle of the […]

Throwback Thursday: One hit wonders

What do Vanilla Ice, Hanson and Baz Luhrmann have in common? They are all members of the one hit wonder club. Credit where credit’s due, not all one hit wonders are terrible – they just didn’t have what it takes to go the distance. We can also be thankful that most one hit wonders came […]