Johnny Marr and Maxine Peake

Marr & Peake working on new project

December 12, 2017 in News

The Smiths’ guitarist and songwriter Johnny Marr has joined forces with the award-winning actor Maxine Peake on a musical project…

Hazel English

Interview: Hazel English

November 14, 2017 in Features, Interviews

We get to know the hotly tipped, Aussie indie-pop songwriter and hear of her passion for sci-fi and confessional poets…


Morrissey reveals new album, single and US tour

September 27, 2017 in News

The Smiths singer has set the release date for his 11th long-player ‘Low In High School’ and confirmed tour dates…

The Smiths - The Queen is Dead

The Smiths reissue title track of ‘The Queen Is Dead’

June 16, 2017 in News

The seminal Manchester group have released two vinyl reissues of their song ‘The Queen Is Dead’ and it’s available now…

Dolores O'Riordan

Interview: The Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan

May 26, 2017 in Features, Interviews

The Irish rock band’s frontwoman speaks candidly about coping with bi-polar disorder and how they wrote their first hit ‘Linger’…

Mike Kinsella

Interview: Mike Kinsella

September 18, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We speak with the renowned American Football frontman about his latest album as Owen and his confessional approach to writing…


New Morrissey album is written and awaiting distributor

August 16, 2016 in News

The former frontman of The Smiths has written the follow-up his 2014 album ‘World Peace Is None Of Your Business’…


EXCLUSIVE! ‘Man Of Truth’ by Alluri

July 28, 2016 in Music, News

Indian indie may not be a genre with which you are best acquainted, but tonight’s exclusive will change all of…

Dolores O'Riordan

Ex-Smiths and Cranberries members form supergroup

March 25, 2016 in News

D.A.R.K consist of Andy Rourke, Dolores O’Riordan and Olé Koretsky, and their debut album ‘Science Agrees’ is out in May…


Unheard Smiths and Morrissey recordings surface online

January 1, 2016 in News

A Morrissey fan site has posted some previously unheard demos, including a trumpet-laden version of ‘Never Had No One Ever’…

Beto Cuevas

Interview: Beto Cuevas

July 9, 2015 in Features, Interviews

The frontman of La Ley, and successful solo artist, discusses his career in music and writing songs in his car…

Sandie Shaw

Songwriting Live @ The Water Rats, London (30 April ’15)

May 19, 2015 in Events, Songwriting Live

Our showcase at London’s Water Rats welcomed 60s legend Sandie Shaw, with performances from Paulaa, McGoozer and Little Brother Eli…


Morrissey announces UK tour

January 12, 2015 in Events, News

Everyone’s favourite LA-based Mancunian miserablist will be playing seven arena dates in March, fans will doubtless be delighted to hear…

Paul Weller

Paul Weller to tour the UK’s ‘often missed’ venues

December 3, 2014 in News

Iconic songwriter Paul Weller announces he will embark on a 2015 tour of the UK’s ‘often missed’ towns and cities…

Wild Smiles

Introducing… Wild Smiles

May 21, 2014 in Features, Interviews

Winchester’s Wild Smiles are purveyors of the sort of noise-pop that’s bound to leave a wide grin on your face…

Big Heart by Ski Lodge (Album)

September 11, 2013 in Music

Fans of the movement back towards heartfelt, achingly catchy indie-pop are in for a treat with Ski Lodge’s ‘Big Heart’…

Rhyming Dictionary

Good Rhymes Bad Rhymes

June 3, 2012 in Features

Ten great lyrical couplets that have inspired, stimulated and entertained us over the years… and ten that sadly have not!…