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If, currently at this very moment, you’re hunched over your laptop dripping ash onto the keyboard, eyes the colour of Satan’s arse cheeks, a rictus grin from ear to ear…

Phoenix tell NME the story behind ‘Lisztomania’ and how the track that the French music industry didn’t like became one of their greatest most-loved hits.

If you’ve been unable to sleep for wondering what sort of creature the genetic splicing of The Strokes and Phoenix might produce, here’s relief in the form of Parisian duo…

So, T In The Park celebrates its 20th year, and like many 20-year-olds it’s marking the occasion by getting merry and dancing to Rihanna. The line-up is, undeniably, skewed heavily…

Stereogum have posted their list of the most exciting new acts of the year. It’s a healthy selection that includes Jessie Ware, Kindness, AlunaGeorge, Django Django, Savages, Charlie XCX and…

Have you been naughty or nice this year? Wait, don’t answer that: Santa already knows and he’s drawing up his documentation accordingly. He’s not the only saintly, white-bearded man making…

From Frank Carter to the Futureheads, everyone’s pulling a musical 180 at the moment. We’ve compiled a top ten of the acts who’ve taken a sharp left turn for the…

Music is swaddled in a vast tapestry of voices of varying tone and delivery. The best make you really feel alive as the singer’s personality shines out from every purred…

Why does everyone think they can rap? Maybe that’s too big a question, at 5pm on a dark Monday in a world that’s currently celebrating Adam Lambert’s appearance with Queen…

Follow Louisa McGillicuddy on Twitter Earlier this month Lana Del Rey showed how homemade stitches of super-8 film reels can propel an artist towards internet sensation. In Video Games, she…

There was a brilliant moment on last Saturday’s X Factor where Louis Walsh, confronted with one of the groups having just sung Bruno Mars’ ‘Just The Way You Are’ all…

Sooo…one of those ‘scientific studies’ has appeared saying that a large proportion of the songs in the Billboard charts are about sex. Well, yes, I suppose many of you will…

This morning, I got to the office and found a copy of the new Muppets soundtrack in my inbox, which pretty much instantly slapped a smile on my face. About…

What’s the most embarrassing thing that could happen at a gig? Spilling your pint on a stranger? Your gig buddy talking so loudly that they’re ‘Sssh’d by a fellow carrying…

Tomorrow, I’m running the Berlin Marathon. CLANG! But don’t worry, I’m not feeling particularly smug about it right now. It’s more like a cross between the last hours of the…

A grey Monday in January, the perfect time to dwell on death, loss and communal grief right? For whatever reason, (and London’s current exhibition Death: Southbank Centre’s Festival for the…