Viola Beach’s name will always be synonymous with tragedy, but at least now we have a document of who this band were
Ladies And Gentlemen - The Best Of George Michael
There's a track called 'Do You Want To Be Murdered?' that's like having hell cabled into your sitting room and another called 'Beige Toaster' that might once have been jazz....
On Brighton's Spymania label, the secure unit of the drill'n'bass hospital, this is the noise to drive Norman Cook into his seafront home like a hunted fox. A 31-track swarm of fearless exuberance, 'Open Transport' is at least as clever as it thinks it is. Warp-speeding through the emergency-ward slam of 'Sound Of Saturday', the horrorcore skulk of 'Big Chill' and the comfortably dumb 'Ultimate Raver', it also self-medicates enough to daytrip in some lovely 5-Ziq landscapes. The death metal comes later.
Yes, prolonged contact may leave you in a state of claymation meltdown, the faculty of speech a mere abstract concept. As track 18 would have it, 'Urgggh'. Yet this is beautiful madness and MDK is fucking in Bedlam.
It’s essentially just a slick remix of Finding Nemo, but Finding Dory’s emotional moments will definitely hook you in
Ethan Hawke toots the horn for Chet Baker in this not-quite-a-biopic that takes jazzy liberties with the truth
Gucci Mane’s first album since leaving prison is a riot of big-hitting confessionals, plus Kanye and Drake guest spots
A heroic blend of radio-friendly guitar pop and bristling disco from the Stockport five-piece named after a pub