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Alt-J on headlining Latitude for the second time, album four and bringing their ‘immersive’ sound show to America

Alt-J have opened up on the huge production they have planned for their second headline slot at Latitude Festival, along with the "immersive" sound system that they'll be pioneering for their biggest ever US show later this year. The alternative rockers will return to Suffolk's Henham Park this summer for a second stab at the top spot after previously headlining...

Final few tickets to see Liam Gallagher at the VO5 NME Awards 2018 released

Liam Gallagher VO5 NME Awards
The final tickets for this year’s VO5 NME Awards have been released. The event, set to take place on February 14 at the O2 Academy Brixton, will see performances from Alt-J, Stefflon Don & Skepta, Pale Waves, and none other than Liam Gallagher. The Oasis frontman-turned-solo star will headline for the show’s grand finale, following his collection of the...

The Killers, Alt-J and Solange head up huge Latitude Festival line-up for 2018

The Killers, Alt-J and Solange have been announced as headliners for Latitude Festival 2018, heading up a line-up that also includes the likes of Wolf Alice and Mogwai. The Suffolk festival will return to Henham Park from Thursday 12 - Sunday 15 July, and sees both The Killers and Solange headlining as they make their Latitude debuts. After previously headlining in...

More awesome names announced to perform at the VO5 NME Awards 2018

Alt-J, Stefflon Don, Skepta and Pale Waves will be performing at the VO5 NME Awards 2018
More names have been announced to perform at the VO5 NME Awards 2018 - with Alt-J, Stefflon Don & Skepta, and  Pale Waves all added to the bill. See all the nominees and cast your vote in the VO5 NME Awards here Mercury Prize winners Alt-J will open the ceremony after being shortlisted in this year’s awards for Best British Band. This...

VO5 NME Awards 2018: Meet the 6 massive nominees for Best British Band supported by Zig-Zag

Best British Band
Here's proof if you needed any that the UK music scene is in very rude health right now. The nominees for Best British Band supported by Zig-Zag at the VO5 NME Awards 2018 are some of the most exciting, talented acts who've been active in the last 12 months. Each is distinctive from the other, with their own unique...

‘Bright’ soundtrack: 7 unmissable new tunes in the Netflix fantasy blockbuster

Bright
Even if you thought Suicide Squad was nothing but a badly-written, lurid piece of superhero nonsense, you can't deny it had a stellar soundtrack. Tunes by Kanye West, The White Stripes and Eminem dovetailed perfectly on a party-hard playlist that set movie-goers' pulses racing. However, none of the tracks selected were original, whereas director David Ayer's latest film, Bright, is stuffed with...

Bilbao BBK Live announces three more huge names for 2018

Three new huge acts have been announced for European festival Bilbao BBK Live, which takes place July 12-14 2018. Noel Gallagher, who released new album ‘Who Built the Moon?’ today (November 24) will join headliners Gorillaz and The xx at the summer festival, which takes place on Bilbao’s Kobetamendi Mountain. Alt-J and former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne have also been...

Freshers’ Week 2017: the best advice from Loyle Carner, The Big Moon, Glass Animals, Alt-J, J Hus & more

Glass Animals
If you've got Freshers' Week nerves, don't worry: last week we asked a load of Mercury Prize-shortlisted artists for some pointers for the first week of uni, and they've come up with some pearls of wisdom that you can watch in the video above. "Enjoy your first year," Loyle Carner tells us straight up, "cos it’s the easiest one. Drink...

Alt-J talk second Mercury Prize nomination and being tipped to headline Glastonbury

Alt-J, Glastonbury
Alt-J have described what it's like to be nominated for the Mercury Prize for a second time as well as their thoughts on possibly headlining Glastonbury in the future. The Hyundai Mercury Prize Awards Show are held at Eventim Apollo, London this evening (September 14), with Lauren Laverne returning as host and Idris Elba announcing the big winner on the...