As rumoured and confirmed in the last week, Prince’s back catalogue is now on Spotify, Google Play, and Amazon Music Unlimited to coincide with the Grammys. Other services including Apple Music and Deezer are expected to get it tomorrow. It features music from the years 1978 to 1996 and then his two most recent albums… Read more »

Posted on February 12th, 2017

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Record Store Day is on April 22nd. St. Vincent is the new ambassador to the tiny northern Russian island of “Recorstorda” which has nothing to do with that fact. Watch St. Vincent get the wrong end of the stick in this Funny or Die clip announcing her ambassadorship. She’s great.

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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The Irish Jam is a radio show on Wandsworth Radio in London presented by Niall Jackson and Kealan Duignan broadcasting Friday from 2 to 4pm. That’s the paddywhacking poster above. On Friday March 17th, they’ll be having a St Patricks Day Party at The Grove, 279 Battersea Park Road where they’ll be broadcasting live with… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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A bunch of tiers of Forbidden Fruit tickets went on sale yesterday and some sold out very quickly. With headliners Flying Lotus, Bon Iver, Aphex Twin and Orbital, already announced, the organisers announced more names today including: Moderat, Maceo Plex, Motor City Drum Ensemble, NAO, KiNK & Mall Grab. In case you needed further convincing…. Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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By now, we can say with almost 100% certainty that there’s gonna be a whole lot of Prince music been heard in the next week. Previously only available on streaming services on Tidal, and to buy on iTunes and on record shops on vinyl, Prince’s back catalogue will appear on Spotify (and possibly other streaming… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Open Ear is a festival that started last year on Sherkin Island off the coast of West Cork and it returns in June 2nd-4th for a weekend of “experimental, ambient, electronica, neo-classical, hip hop / beats, techno, noise and more.” With a capacity of 300, this year’s lineup features: Mike Slott The Cyclist Eomac The… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Win Free entry: Check back later. To enter: Email [email protected] with the gig above in the Subject line you’re entering for along with your full name in the body of the message. Full info on each show below. Draw closes at 6pm the day before the gig or Friday 1pm latest for weekend gigs. Skip… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Socialise is a night of presentations featuring creative and cultural innovators by Richard Seabrooke. For its upcoming night in The Sugar Club on Weednesday March 1st, the focus will be all music-related presentations, tunes and visuals. Each speaker gets 9 minutes to deliver their presentation and lined up to speak are: Aoife Woodlock + Karen… Read more »

Posted on February 10th, 2017

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Liquid Disco is the work of Lumo Club’s Gavin Elsted who will be indulging his love of out-there italo-disco and electro. “Expect Italo roof-raisers next to arpeggi-workouts, cosmic oddities and body music.” Liquid Disco begins on February 24 in The Bernard Shaw and Gav put together a 20-track Spotify mixtape that serves as a mood… Read more »

Posted on February 9th, 2017

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