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South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) has announced almost 500 new acts for its 2017 line-up. The US music showcase takes place in Austin, Texas from March 13-19 this year. Among those…

Fans of large, unwieldy discs of black plastic rejoice, because last year vinyl sales reached a 25-year high in the UK, with over 3.2 million albums shifted on the pleasingly…

If songs about growing up teach us anything, it’s that adolescence never really ends. Musicians love the subject, often returning to it multiple times – to look back on childhood, reflecting…

George Michael Wham!

George Michael has died aged 53, his publicist has confirmed. The pop star “passed away peacefully at home” earlier today (December 25). He died of heart failure and was found…

Pokémon Go now has over 80 new creatures

Pokémon Go has added a batch of new creatures as part of its latest update. “Over 80 additional Pokémon originally discovered in the Johto region can be caught,” Pokémon announced on…

Podcasts are taking over the world. In fact, it might have already happened. In the previous decade, The Ricky Gervais Show ruled the airwaves breaking records left, right and centre…

22 middle finger-shaped awards were handed out at the VO5 NME Awards 2017 – and that meant there was no shortage of acceptance speeches. Nigel Farage wasn’t able to make it to accept…