Liverpool’s Sound City Festival announces 1st acts & goes Stateside

The ever successful Sound City Festival held annually in Liverpool is continuing to grow and evolve even more this year with a third conference/festival set to take place in New York in March. The American edition of the festival will be held on 17th March at Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Having already been held [...]

music update #27

Seen as Daft Punk are quite literally taking over the music world with a new story about them being released pretty much every day at the moment so I thought I'd round up this week's stories for you here in case you missed them. Firstly, the French duo are set to break the streaming record [...]

music update #26

As the festival season started over the weekend with The Great Escape in Brighton it seems we are in that time of year filled with music, sun but more likely rain, fields and what will become the festival anthems of 2013. From looks of bills the smaller festivals seem to be the ones that have [...]

music update #24

The first acts were announced last week for Sheffield's Tramlines Festival including acts such as Lianne La Havas, New Young Pony Club, Slow Club and James among others. Only a few acts have been released so far compared to the amount that will be playing on the bill as it is always a big line [...]

music update #23

Disclosure have confirmed their debut album release date, it is set to be released on 3rd June. The album is to be called 'Settle and will be released through PMR Records. The electronic/dance duo are still working on finishing up the material for the album. Speaking to MTV the pair stated that there is a [...]

music update #21

Big news last week for UK music fans when it was announced that Hilco has bought therefore saved 132 HMV stores. After a tough couple of months it seems like there is a slightly more certain future for at least some of the brand's empire. With this 2500 staff will also keep their jobs but [...]

music update #17

Last week, Kasabian guitarist Serge Pizzorno confirmed that The Rolling Stones will be playing Glastonbury this year. In a new career move the guitarist became PR Manager for one of the biggest bands in the world announcing their festival performance. The guitarist was talking to MTV about Kasabian's headline set at Hard Rock Calling saying [...]

music update #15

Let's start off with the biggest musical talking point of last week, the Brits. Big winners were Ben Howard for British Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act and Emeli Sande for Best Album and British Female Solo Artist. Adele also managed to finish her speech this year after winning the Best Single Award for [...]