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  1. Ed Sheeran ‘X’ review: an experimental second album that’s 10 times better for it

    Ed Sheeran ‘X’ review: an experimental second album that’s 10 times better for it

    He exudes a new kind of confidence on his latest LP, managing to surprise even his most ardent detractors

    Posted 22nd June 2014

  2. 4 Femmes on the Thames

    Track of the day: ‘The Shard’ by 4 Femmes on The Thames

    A love song that perfectly captures the tear-inducing effect of being taken up The Shard

    Posted 22nd June 2014

  3. The Gregory Brothers’ ‘Herp de Derp’ is an anthem for the awkward

    The Gregory Brothers’ ‘Herp de Derp’ is an anthem for the awkward

    It's a love song for everyone whose romantic life is severely afflicted with herp or derp

    Posted 20th June 2014

  4. Queen + Adam Lambert tour kicks off in Chicago: what’s your dream set-list?

    Queen + Adam Lambert tour kicks off in Chicago: what’s your dream set-list?

    They have a huge back catalogue to pull from, including forgotten Queen album tracks and songs from Adam's two solo LPs

    Posted 19th June 2014

  5. Daniel James

    Track of the day: ‘We Are the Fire’ by Daniel James

    The Irish lad's new single is practically made for a festival field

    Posted 18th June 2014

  6. The Mispers ‘Dark Bits’ review: ‘80s-influenced alt-rock with a moody but massive hook

    The Mispers ‘Dark Bits’ review: ‘80s-influenced alt-rock with a moody but massive hook

    They're going all out with the first song from their upcoming EP

    Posted 18th June 2014

  7. Radiohead

    Is YouTube trying to bully independent labels with its new terms?

    Both sides of the dividing line are crying foul over the new licensing deal, but it looks like consumers will suffer the most

    Posted 18th June 2014

  8. Queen + Adam Lambert’s iHeart Radio show proved they’ve rediscovered their killer instincts

    Queen + Adam Lambert’s iHeart Radio show proved they’ve rediscovered their killer instincts

    Love Kills was a definitive shift in the evolution of Queen

    Posted 17th June 2014

  9. A Finnish bluegrass group has covered Iron Maiden and it’s amazing

    A Finnish bluegrass group has covered Iron Maiden and it’s amazing

    Steve 'n' Seagulls covered The Trooper in a field

    Posted 17th June 2014

  10. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: a dark new day is dawning

    Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: a dark new day is dawning

    Dawn promises to take the Apes franchise into horrifying new territory

    Posted 17th June 2014

  11. Solomon Grey ‘Electric Baby’ single review: breathlessly futuristic

    Solomon Grey ‘Electric Baby’ single review: breathlessly futuristic

    Solomon's distinctive falsetto helps to create an extraordinary atmosphere

    Posted 16th June 2014

  12. Distributing your music as a new artist: pay upfront or sacrifice royalties?

    Distributing your music as a new artist: pay upfront or sacrifice royalties?

    Finding a good distribution deal is a big step in establishing yourself as a new artist, but which is the better choice?

    Posted 16th June 2014

  13. Bounce by the Ounce is the most brilliantly hideous advert for dance music

    Bounce by the Ounce is the most brilliantly hideous advert for dance music

    Stephen Singleton's film about Rumes nightclub is like standing on the observation deck of Hades

    Posted 15th June 2014

  14. In defence of Jedward: two plucky Irish lads who have cast off their X Factor shackles

    In defence of Jedward: two plucky Irish lads who have cast off their X Factor shackles

    They've battled hard to be taken seriously and it's time we all paid attention

    Posted 14th June 2014

  15. New music: House producer Sight remixes Vice Collective’s ‘All I Want’

    New music: House producer Sight remixes Vice Collective’s ‘All I Want’

    He's turned it into an ambient house song with a chilled summer feel

    Posted 13th June 2014