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Music is often at its most exhilarating when it’s shoving back against an unjust, uncaring world. Think reggae artists fighting Jamaica’s oppression of Rastafarianism in the ’70s; UK and US…

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I’ve arrived for my mid-afternoon appointment at the secluded mansion of Canadian dance-music superstar Joel ‘deadmau5’ Zimmerman, and he is not pleased to see me. Not only is he wildly…

The Hacienda Classical concerts return in 2017

The FAC 51 Hacienda club has announced another run of its ‘Hacienda Classical’ concerts featuring classical reworkings of rave anthems. DJs who played at the famous Manchester club, including Mike…

Kendrick Lamar new album

Kendrick Lamar has hinted his new album may not be ready for some time. The rapper followed 2015’s acclaimed ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ with the stopgap release ‘Untitled Unmastered’ release…

Courteeners Irish shows

Courteeners have added a pair of Irish shows to their UK tour to promote new album ‘Mapping The Rendezvous’. The band recently announced a huge stadium show at Emirates Old…