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Confidence Man reveal Christmas single ‘Santa’s Comin’ Down The Chimney’

Aussie pop outfit Confidence Man have revealed their Christmas single 'Santa's Comin' Down The Chimney', out today (November 30) via Heavenly Recordings. Read More: Confidence Man interviewed: “There’s not enough dork in dance music these days” You can watch the lyric video below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncgtgDE253s Says singer Janet Planet of the track: "It's time to pop Bublé's bubble. Throw Mariah in the fire. Christmas...

New FIFA 19 soundtrack features Childish Gambino, Gorillaz, Young Fathers and more

A new soundtrack has been released by EA Sports to soundtrack FIFA 19, and is available today (August 31). Whilst the popular video game is not released until September 28, most of the soundtrack is available to listen to now on Spotify. All 43 songs from the upcoming game will be released alongside the game next month. The yearly football simulator...

Bestival day three: Grace Jones, Shame, London Grammar, and Stefflon Don cancels

Grace Jones is a legend Donning a horse-like head dress, Grace Jones clambers onto the shoulder's of a security guard, who takes her to the to the front barrier, where she proceeds to high-five as many people as she can. Once she's greeted the entirety of the front row, she commands the man to "take me back to my stage!"...

The best backstage snaps from Governors Ball 2018, from Shawn Mendes to Billie Eilish

The best backstage snaps from Governors Ball 2018, from Shawn Mendes to Billie Eilish
If you've ever wondered what backstage at a festival looks like, it's usually a lot of white trailers, fancy drinks, and bands being coerced into standing in the shrubbery by NME photographers. Governors Ball 2018 was no different, as these photos of everyone, from pop heartthrob Shawn Mendes to punk pair Slaves, will attest.

Confidence Man – ‘Confident Music For Confident People’ Review

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Now then: Confidence Man. It’s a sound somewhere between the synth- and cowbell-driven electro-punk abandon of early LCD Soundsystem and Le Tigre, elevated by a sense of Beck’s genre-remixing spirit and Hot Chip’s knack for a hook, drenched in the sweet psych glaze of Jagwar Ma. Let’s not fuck about, there’s no time for that now. This four-piece from down...

Confidence Man: “There’s not enough dork in dance music these days”

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Confidence Man are the dose of fun 2018 sorely needs. Going by some pretty wild pseudonyms (Janet Planet, Sugar Bones, Clarence McGuffie and Reggie Goodchild), the Australian indie-dance crew first began making waves in the UK in 2017 when they signed to Heavenly on the strength of their irresistible 2016 debut single 'Boyfriend (Repeat)'. Now, following sold-out UK shows in...

Confidence Man keep the good times rolling with ‘Better Sit Down Boy’

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Aussie dance-punk four-piece Confidence Man came to the world's attention with their ridiculously contagious single 'Boyfriend (repeat)', which was released just over a year ago and has since been flooring festival crowds all over the world with its killer bassline. We still know frustratingly little about them – they all use pseudonyms (that's Janet Planet and Sugar Bones in the...