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Singer-songwriter, Ed Sheeran, playing acoustic guitar live
17th Mar
His hiatus was seemingly spent mingling with Taylor Swift’s girl squad and partying with the likes of James Blunt and Princess Beatrice,...
Circa Waves - Different Creatures album artwork
16th Mar
The Liverpool band's indie roots from their debut album Young Chasers is nearly unrecognisable in the new album but if you listen closely enough...
 Cocoon Compilation P (Various Artists)
16th Mar
Straight off the bat from one of its most successful years in Ibiza and across the globe since its inception from Frankfurt 1997, Cocoon, the...
Stormzy - Gang Signs and Prayer album artwork
15th Mar
Dropping his first EP in 2014 with Not That Deep”, shortly followed by his mixtape that saw Shut Up fly into the charts, Stormzy has clearly...
The Weeknd - Starboy album cover
3rd Mar
When he pulled out of Rihanna’s European Tour in March 2016 to record more music, The Weeknd shook up the conventional path of pop, for one...
Rag'n'Bone Man Humans cover
14th Feb
The bearded and husky 32-year-old started out as a rapper and by taking influences from both his blues and hip-hop background, Rag ‘n’...
Sampha - Process album cover
14th Feb
Life is full of processes, everything we encounter or go through happens through a process. This rings true for Sampha, much like his album, he...
Aquilo Silhouettes
14th Feb
It can be hard to get excited about music that is expressively mellow, however for ambient electro-pop duo Aquilo, their new album Silhouettes...
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