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The Big Moon, Bombay Bicycle Club and Michael Kiwanuka lead BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2020 line-up

The Big Moon / Bombay Bicycle Club / Michael Kiwanuka
The event will take place in a number of north London venues in March

Slowthai, Fredo, Mike Skinner and more to play special Warehouse Project show

Slowthai, Fredo, Mike Skinner and more are set to play a Manchester show as part of the Warehouse Project series this December. The series kicks off at its new home of the Mayfield Depot tomorrow night (September 20) with a rare show from Aphex Twin. Read more: The Big Read – Slowthai: “Is Britain actually great, or are you?” The new...

The Streets are working on two brand new albums

The Streets
The Streets are set to release two new albums, frontman Mike Skinner has revealed. In a new interview, the musician said that the Birmingham band are working on their sixth studio LP, the follow-up to 2011's 'Computers and Blues'. Skinner described that project as a "duets album" which will arrive "hopefully by the end of summer". Read more: The John Peel tent...

The 1975’s Matt Healy and Mike Skinner have been pictured working in a recording studio together

Matty Healy and Mike Skinner
The 1975's Matt Healy and Mike Skinner have shared pictures of themselves in the recording studio together. Both artists took to Instagram to share photos although it is unclear exactly what they are working on. Read more: The 1975's 10 best songs The Streets frontman shared a picture of Healy alongside various pieces of equipment with the caption: "Best studio in...

The Streets’ Mike Skinner confirms new album and reveals new track name

The Streets’ Mike Skinner confirms new album and reveals new track name
The Streets’ Mike Skinner has revealed he has a new song ready and will be working on a mixtape as well as playing a string of festivals next year. Speaking to Q Magazine, Skinner revealed he has collaborated with artists Chip and Grim Sickers on a track titled ‘Call Me in the Morning.’ Skinner added that he’ll be working on further...

Lily Allen speaks out on past relationship and fight with Mike Skinner

Lily Allen has addressed a fight she once had with The Streets' Mike Skinner in her new memoir, My Thoughts Exactly. Read more: Lily Allen laid bare - the NME Big Read Back in 2007, Allen spoke of a fight she had with Skinner backstage at Australia's Big Day Out festival - before Kasabian came along to break it up. Now...

The Streets – here’s what to expect from the UK reunion shows

The Streets' Mike Skinner 2011 Wireless festival
Maybe a twinge of nostalgia stirred in Mike Skinner when ‘Original Pirate Material’ turned 15-years-old last year and there was a flurry of pieces looking back on its brilliance. Whatever his motivation, this week The Streets will play their first shows in the UK since signing off (in Skegness, no less) in 2011. The gigs, which sold out in...

Mike Skinner says he didn’t reform The Streets to make money

The Streets' Mike Skinner
Mike Skinner has assured fans that he didn't get The Streets back together because he needs the money. The group have announced details of a one-off UK 'Greatest Hits' tour for 2018. ‘The Darker The Shadow The Brighter The Light’ tour is named after a recent track from Skinner. Now, in an interview with Mr Porter, he's confirmed that his reasons for reforming the group...

The Streets are reissuing their first two albums on vinyl

The Streets
The Streets have announced that they will re-release their first two albums on vinyl. The Streets’ 10 best songs The Mike Skinner-led group recently announced a UK tour and released new music. Now it has been confirmed that 2002's 'Original Pirate Material' and 2004's 'A Grand Don’t Come for Free' will be repressed as a double-LP package on March 30, coming via Rhino Records. The albums...