Yak – ‘Pursuit of Momentary Happiness’ review

At one point during Yak’s second album, frontman Oli Burslem delivers a yowling rendition of ‘He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands’. It’s a...

Johnny Marr: ‘Pop music isn’t sexy any more – it’s all pretty sanitised’

Johnny Marr has argued that pop music has become 'outgrown and sanitised' - while also revealing which new and rising rock acts he thinks...

Meet Tommyandmary, the buskers picked to appear on the ‘Peaky Blinders’ soundtrack

Tommyandmary have done what most wannabe rockstars can only dream of. In six months they've gone from hardened buskers to featuring on one of...
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‘What makes a song Peaky?’ How ‘Peaky Blinders’ amazing soundtrack gets selected

Former Pulp bassist Antony Genn is the soundtrack composer for Peaky Blinders season 4. Here he explains some of his excellent choices and spills...
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Listen to the new Yak track, produced by Tame Impala

Yak have shared their new single 'All I Need Is Some Sunshine In My Life' – a cover of the iconic The Dixie Nightingale...

New Music Of The Day: Yak – ‘Semi-Automatic’ (Video)

Back in March, Yak's Oli Burslem told NME he would be "relieved" if his fast rising band suddenly imploded. Luckily for us, that hasn't...

Yak headline Jack Rocks This Feeling stage at Isle Of Wight Festival

Little Comets and Broken Hands also headline Jack Daniel's-sponsored stage.

Yak – ‘Alas Salvation’ Review

If you’re already in the know about London-based rock trio Yak, it will almost certainly be because of their gut-churning live shows. During their...

Yak take on a bucking bronco in ‘Harbour The Feeling’ video – watch

Band will release their debut album in May

Yak announce debut album details – hear new song ‘Victorious (National Anthem)’ now

Band are nominated for Best New Artist this year’s NME Awards with Austin, Texas