Cambridge no match for the sonic force of UB40
Cambridge no match for the sonic force of UB40

17 April 2014

A number of people in Cambridge have complained about the noise at a UB40 gig in the city. Not people disturbed by it...

'Monkey Christ' lady inspires pop song
'Monkey Christ' lady inspires pop song

16 April 2014

A renegade Spanish singer has written a single inspired by Cecilia Gimenez, aka the elderly lady behind the viral miracle of the 'Monkey...

Yeah, I'm posh, says James Blunt. But at least I don't pretend not to be
Yeah, I'm posh, says James Blunt. But at least I don't pretend not to be

15 April 2014

James Blunt has hit out at fellow musicians who hide their upper class roots, singling out Damon Albarn in particular. Commenting on his reputation...

Voice winner's single fails to make Top 40
Voice winner's single fails to make Top 40

14 April 2014

Ah, remember the days when people used to complain that 'X-Factor' had 'hijacked' the Christmas number one spot? "If you give someone several...

CMU Beef Of The Week #202: One Direction v The Dallas Cowboys
CMU Beef Of The Week #202: One Direction v The Dallas Cowboys

11 April 2014

I don't know how much you know about American football, but here are a few basics to get you up to speed: 1. Not...

Hanson announce craft beer festival
Hanson announce craft beer festival

10 April 2014

Mmmbop, dah-bah-doowop, dibby dah-bah-doobop, dah-bah-doo ye-y yeah, Hanson have announced they are launching a beer festival. Having foisted their own Mmmhops Pale Ale on...

Nicole Appleton and Liam Gallagher divorce
Nicole Appleton and Liam Gallagher divorce

9 April 2014

The High Court in London yesterday took just over a minute (68 seconds, according to The Daily Mail) to grant Liam Gallagher and...

Will.i.am preparing to launch a smartwatch
Will.i.am preparing to launch a smartwatch

8 April 2014

Will.i.am has designed a new thing. Having failed to get his massive iPhone camera attachment off the ground, the musician is now preparing...

Pop Dog News Round-Up: Miley Cyrus, Ray J, Alanis Morissette and Ryan Hemsworth
Pop Dog News Round-Up: Miley Cyrus, Ray J, Alanis Morissette and Ryan Hemsworth

7 April 2014

There's been quite a lot of pop dog news over the last few days, so we thought we'd pull it all together to...

CMU Beef Of The Week #201: The Cure v The Guardian
CMU Beef Of The Week #201: The Cure v The Guardian

4 April 2014

The Cure played a gig. The gig was long. This should not have been a surprise for a number of reasons. First, Cure...

Tulisa's brain proven to be one of the smartest
Tulisa's brain proven to be one of the smartest

3 April 2014

So, you might be aware of this thing called the 'Zebra Puzzle', sometimes known as 'Einstein's Riddle' because Albert Einstein is thought to...

Kurt Cobain musical
Kurt Cobain musical "very likely", says Courtney

2 April 2014

The story of the life of Kurt Cobain is "very likely" to be turned into a Broadway musical, says Courtney Love. I'm sure...

Elton John and David Furnish to marry in May
Elton John and David Furnish to marry in May

1 April 2014

Elton John is to 'consciously couple' with his long-time other half, David Furnish, having announced they will marry later this year. The pair, who...

Not many people think Bez would be a good politician, shocker
Not many people think Bez would be a good politician, shocker

1 April 2014

If Bez is hoping to become Salford's next MP (and he is), he's got his work cut out for him. Apparently finding themselves with...

New Cure album
New Cure album "a sore point", says Robert Smith

31 March 2014

Robert Smith has revealed that there is a new Cure album ready to release, and that it will probably come out this summer....

CMU Beef Of The Week #200: Simply Red v Anglers
CMU Beef Of The Week #200: Simply Red v Anglers

28 March 2014

It's alright, everyone. Mick Hucknall has sorted out a dispute over hunting rights on the estate in Ireland he owns with his former...

Benefits Street's to blame
Benefits Street's to blame

27 March 2014

As first hinted-at via many a nightmarish Daily Mail headline earlier this year, 'White' Dee off of television's 'Benefits Street' now has a...

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin split
Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin split

26 March 2014

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have announced that they are going to "consciously uncouple". Which is the fluffiest possible way to say that...

Ariana Grande's dog piss toe snap
Ariana Grande's dog piss toe snap

25 March 2014

Pop type Ariana Grande broke three of her toes after slipping in a puddle of dog urine, left by her dog Ophelia, on...

James Arthur hits out at his Twitter rep, on Twitter
James Arthur hits out at his Twitter rep, on Twitter

24 March 2014

Let's all imagine providing social media services for James Arthur for a few seconds. Yeah, makes that shitty project you've been lumbered with...

CMU Beef Of The Week #199: Eliza Doolittle v Jesus
CMU Beef Of The Week #199: Eliza Doolittle v Jesus

21 March 2014

There's been ever such a lot of blasphemy in this column since the start of the year. Justin Bieber was a naughty boy,...

Kian Egan reckons Westlife would have cried at 1D sales figures
Kian Egan reckons Westlife would have cried at 1D sales figures

20 March 2014

Occasional song singer Kian Egan reckons that his former group Westlife would have been pretty disappointed back in their heyday with the kind...

Nirvana debut drummer left out of Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame
Nirvana debut drummer left out of Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame

19 March 2014

Former Nirvana drummer Chad Channing, who played on debut album 'Bleach', will not be inducted with the rest of the band next month....

Vogue hires Kate Moss to critique new George Michael album
Vogue hires Kate Moss to critique new George Michael album

18 March 2014

Vogue has provided an interesting view into the world of a music reviewer. And I'm sure anyone who's ever worked in this field...

Why don't you take Allison to one of your Lady Gaga vomit parties?
Why don't you take Allison to one of your Lady Gaga vomit parties?

17 March 2014

Why do brands want to get into partnerships with musicians? Well, there's the desire to tap into an artist's 'coolness' by association. Plus,...

CMU Beef Of The Week #198: Holby City v Perrie Edwards
CMU Beef Of The Week #198: Holby City v Perrie Edwards

14 March 2014

If you tuned into BBC One to watch hospital drama 'Holby City' this week, I'd imagine you were both shocked and stunned by...

Ocean responds to Chipotle lawsuit with an FU cheque
Ocean responds to Chipotle lawsuit with an FU cheque

13 March 2014

We don't know how Frank Ocean's lawyers have so far responded to the previously reported legal action he is facing from US-based Mexican...

Allen concedes new records so far
Allen concedes new records so far "docile pop rubbish"

12 March 2014

Lily Allen has told a fan that while her recent output might be "docile pop rubbish", she has some good new material in...

Male X-Factor winners are like puppets, says puppet-like male X-Factor winner James Arthur
Male X-Factor winners are like puppets, says puppet-like male X-Factor winner James Arthur

11 March 2014

'X-Factor' has so far failed to find any male winners who are "believable", says James Arthur. It's not entirely clear if he's including...

New Tool album
New Tool album "100% [not] done"

10 March 2014

So, the new Tool album is "100% done" and coming out any day now. Or so said Crave Online on Friday citing a...

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