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Approved: Vigsy's Easter Club Tips
Approved: Vigsy's Easter Club Tips

17 April 2014

Easter weekend begins tomorrow, which means four days of partying. That's what it's all about, right? Sure, you can have a break to...

Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Coldplay, Iggy Azalea, Deathcrush, Peter Broderick & Greg Haines, Luke Abbott, Lust For Youth, and How To Dress Well
Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Coldplay, Iggy Azalea, Deathcrush, Peter Broderick & Greg Haines, Luke Abbott, Lust For Youth, and How To Dress Well

17 April 2014

Right, gigs. Let's talk about those. Who's playing them? Well, Coldplay are. They've just announced that they'll play six shows around the world...

Release Round-Up: Sky Ferreira, Twin Shadow, Peace, Marissa Nadler and Evy Jane
Release Round-Up: Sky Ferreira, Twin Shadow, Peace, Marissa Nadler and Evy Jane

17 April 2014

Sky Ferreira (pictured) has visibly thrown 'giving a shit what you think' out the window, and made a big old 'controversial' video for her...

Festival Line-Up Update: Everywhere, Wychwood, Ibiza Rocks and more
Festival Line-Up Update: Everywhere, Wychwood, Ibiza Rocks and more

17 April 2014

So one point to note above all in today's FLUU is this: that Dollop's Nottingham-wide dance party Everywhere, which takes place on 4...

Approved: Eyedress
Approved: Eyedress

16 April 2014

The initial (and still only, I think) signing to the XL-backed label imprint of pop blog Abeano, Eyedress is Idris Vicuña, who is...

Festival Line-Up Update: OnBlackheath, Nozstock, Positivus and more
Festival Line-Up Update: OnBlackheath, Nozstock, Positivus and more

16 April 2014

So, London has another festival on its books, the John Lewis-sponsored OnBlackheath, which takes place (no shit) on Blackheath Common on 13-14. Built...

Approved: Killer Mike - The Boonies
Approved: Killer Mike - The Boonies

15 April 2014

I have no idea what 'The Boondocks' is, except that it's an Adult Swim cartoon that's about to come back for its fourth...

Release Round-Up: Lana Del Rey, Sigur Rós, Disclosure, Royksopp & Robyn, Deftones and Charlie XCX
Release Round-Up: Lana Del Rey, Sigur Rós, Disclosure, Royksopp & Robyn, Deftones and Charlie XCX

15 April 2014

Ms Lana Del Rey (pictured) premiered a typically heady new single, titled 'West Coast', yesterday, giving the world its first sip of the poison...

Festival Line-Up Update: Camden Crawl, Meltdown, Sziget and more
Festival Line-Up Update: Camden Crawl, Meltdown, Sziget and more

15 April 2014

Placing high amidst today's fresh and fascinating insights into the ever-changing scenery of international festival listings are the following bits n bobs of...

Approved: Donnie & Joe Emerson
Approved: Donnie & Joe Emerson

14 April 2014

Born on a farm in the small town of Fruitland, Washington, brothers Donnie and Joe Emerson lived out a boyish 'rockstar' fantasy via...

Approved: Lost presents Spacebase at The Loft
Approved: Lost presents Spacebase at The Loft

11 April 2014

We're heading down to Brighton this weekend, to catch a Stateside big hitter and original pioneer with Phuture, DJ Pierre. The night is...

Release Round-Up: Fatboy Slim & David Byrne, Gorgon City, Wife, Jacques Green and Lykke Li
Release Round-Up: Fatboy Slim & David Byrne, Gorgon City, Wife, Jacques Green and Lykke Li

11 April 2014

The original live score to 'Here Lies Love', Fatboy Slim and thin man David Byrne's collaborative disco musical inspired by the life of...

Festival Line-Up Update: Convergence, Belsonic, Dimensions and more
Festival Line-Up Update: Convergence, Belsonic, Dimensions and more

11 April 2014

First thing to mention, since it begins imminently - well, next week - is Convergence, a series of East London-wide live shows, talks...

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...

Approved: Mo Kolours
Approved: Mo Kolours

10 April 2014

The thing most writers push first in write-ups of London-based producer / percussionist / artist Joseph Deenmamode, aka Mo Kolours, is the fact...

Release Round-Up: Michael Jackson, Kylie, Boris and Siinai
Release Round-Up: Michael Jackson, Kylie, Boris and Siinai

10 April 2014

Shamone. The title track from Michael Jackson's compilation of old songs, 'Xscape', is online! The LP, as you surely must now know, comprises...

Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Future Islands, Eagulls, Tom Vek, Teebs and Bernard + Edith
Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Future Islands, Eagulls, Tom Vek, Teebs and Bernard + Edith

10 April 2014

I have to say, I'm still a bit of a floating voter on Future Islands and 'that' Letterman appearance, but that's just me....

Festival Line-Up Update: Benicassim, Sonisphere, British Summer Time and more
Festival Line-Up Update: Benicassim, Sonisphere, British Summer Time and more

10 April 2014

So, Barclaycard's pop-picnic-in-the-park British Summer Time has revealed a tasty new spread of artists playing at it. One is family-friendly Welsh sex belter...

Approved: Frida Sundemo
Approved: Frida Sundemo

9 April 2014

Frida was previously approved back at the beginning of last year, ahead of the release of her debut EP 'Indigo'. A slow procession...

Release Round-Up: Tom Vek, Willis Earl Beal, Duck Sauce and Warrenpeace
Release Round-Up: Tom Vek, Willis Earl Beal, Duck Sauce and Warrenpeace

9 April 2014

Guess what. Multi-functional alt-pop dork Tom Vek (pictured) is back! And fortunately, has announced a third album titled 'Luck', which as fate (and his...

Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Jack White, Demi Lovato, First Aid Kit and OFF!
Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Jack White, Demi Lovato, First Aid Kit and OFF!

9 April 2014

Savant-Dracula-of-pop Jack White has confirmed a show at London's Hammersmith Apollo at the bottom of his European tour. So, that's nice for his...

Festival Line-Up Update: Green Man, Øya, OFF Festival and more
Festival Line-Up Update: Green Man, Øya, OFF Festival and more

9 April 2014

In a minute, you'll find listed additions to line-ups at various festivals. First, though, please know that Glastonbury's First Lady, Emily Eavis, has...

Approved: Allie X
Approved: Allie X

8 April 2014

I can't say I usually place a great deal of stead in what Katy Perry may or mayn't deem a "spring jam", but...

Release Round-Up: Ed Sheeran, Mastodon, Eno/Hyde, Napolian, Bernholz and Coldplay
Release Round-Up: Ed Sheeran, Mastodon, Eno/Hyde, Napolian, Bernholz and Coldplay

8 April 2014

Hey, remember when we said that Ed Sheeran was going to share a track from his new album? Well, it was only yesterday, so...

Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Steve Agnello, Cam'ron, Lorelle Meets The Obsolete and Revere
Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Steve Agnello, Cam'ron, Lorelle Meets The Obsolete and Revere

8 April 2014

World famous dance DJ and former Swedish House Mafioso Steve Agnello is coming to town - London town, that is - in May,...

Approved: Candy Says
Approved: Candy Says

7 April 2014

Having released a trickle of singles since the beginning of last year, lo-fi pop duo Candy Says release their title track of their...

Approved: Universal Vibes presents Shur-I-Kan at The Horse & Groom
Approved: Universal Vibes presents Shur-I-Kan at The Horse & Groom

4 April 2014

Paddy Freeform's Universal Vibes night heads back to Shoreditch's 'disco pub' The Horse & Groom with big name Shur-I-Kan joining residents Paddy and...

Release Round-Up: How To Dress Well, Alexis Taylor, Parquet Courts, Eyehategod and Wolf Alice
Release Round-Up: How To Dress Well, Alexis Taylor, Parquet Courts, Eyehategod and Wolf Alice

4 April 2014

How To Dress Well's Tom Krell (pictured), who is essentially the spirit of Janet Jackson nestled inside a thin white man, has let...

Gigs & Tours Round-Up: The Saturdays, Theo Parrish, The Pierces, Alkaline Trio, and Little Dragon
Gigs & Tours Round-Up: The Saturdays, Theo Parrish, The Pierces, Alkaline Trio, and Little Dragon

4 April 2014

Hey! The Saturdays are going on a tour. A greatest hits tour, no less. To coincide with a greatest hits compilation, would you...

Festival Line-Up Update: Glastonbury, GuilFest, Roskilde and more
Festival Line-Up Update: Glastonbury, GuilFest, Roskilde and more

4 April 2014

Glastonbury has announced its initial line-up via an online poster this morning, filling out the scraps of information that we had already -...

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