Entries in News (284)

Monday
Jul082013

Disclosure announced as most blogged artist in the world

Last night saw BBC 6 Music team up with Hype Machine for a special show, in which they revealed the most blogged about music artists so far in 2013, counting down the Top 20, with Tom Robinson on the controls. Along with interviews from Dev from Hype Machine & Ed Sholl from Future Classic, it was also my pleasure to introduce Disclosure as the #1 most blogged artist of the year so far. After the jump you can see the Top 20 and hear Guy's thoughts on the importance of blogs in Disclosure's rise to the top - you can listen to whole show HERE.

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Monday
Jul082013

Ryan Keen announces October UK Tour

Devon-born singer/songwriter Ryan Keen this weekend announced an 18 date tour of the UK, which kicks off in Plymouth on October 5th and concludes in Hull on October 29th. All dates/tickets can be found HERE and you can catch his latest video after the jump.

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Monday
Jul082013

Ed Sheeran releases custom Martin guitar for EACH

Award winning singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran, who is currently on tour with Taylor Swift in the USA, has teamed up with C.F. Martin & Co to produce his own custom made guitar, which is now available to pre-order now. All proceeds will be going to EACH, a Children's Hospice in East Anglia - you can out more information on the work EACH carry out HERE and you can find your local Martin dealer HERE. Check out a Vlog by Ed after the jump - great cause.

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Monday
Jun242013

Bacardi Beginnings 2013 Launches

June 20th saw Bacardi Beginnings kick off in style, announcing Bipolar Sunshine & Rudimental as their first pairing of 2013. For those who don't know, the project will be bringing together three established acts and three hot emerging acts to push the boundaries of music releases as we know them. Each pairing will be given a unique brief around the creation, production and experience of music, while also releasing original tracks together. Thursday 11th July will see Rudimental & Bipolar Sunshine come together to write, record, release, rehearse and perform an original track, all within 24 hours. Starting at a studio in London at 7am, the process will culminate in their performance of their Bacardi Beginnings track at a gig at The Vaults in Waterloo, London at 7pm. Stay tuned for more info and exciting content...

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Monday
Jun172013

Newton Faulkner - Studio Zoo: Live Stream

Newton Faulkner, one of the most talented musicians in the UK, is set to release his fourth album later this year (August 26th). As well as naming the album 'Studio Zoo', Newton has teamed up with his label Sony Music for a special never before done project, which will see the whole recording process televised online for all of his adoring fans to watch, 24/7. Five weeks, four cameras, one man, lots of guitars, and a few special guests. Watch it all HERE.

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Wednesday
Jun122013

Disclosure: The Warehouse Project (November 22nd)

Following on from their special set at Parklife this weekend, Disclosure have today been announced to return to Manchester on November 22nd. The South London-born brothers will be visting The Warehouse Project later in the year for an incredible one off night, with a line-up that has been curated by the boys themselves. Tickets go on sale Friday 14th June @ 9am and they can be found HERE - the full line-up will be announced mid July.

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Wednesday
Jun052013

Ed Sheeran & Taylor Swift to perform duet @ Britain's Got Talent Final

Today it was announced that Ed Sheeran & Taylor Swift will be making a super fast visit to the UK this weekend to perform their collaborative single at the Britain's Got Talent final, which is set to take place on Saturday 8th June at Wembley. This is during the same week that Sheeran's debut album '+' was announced as six times platinum in the UK - shall be quite the weekend, me thinks - Britain’s Got Talent is on Saturday 8 June at 7.30pm on ITV.

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Wednesday
Jun052013

Rudimental added to Black Butter Birthday @ Oval Space

If Black Butter Records' birthday line-up wasn't already powerful enough, they have now announced that chart toppers Rudimental will be headlining the event, which will take place on June 8th at Oval Space in London. The boys will be joining Justin Martin, MANIK, Gorgon City, DJ EZ & Yasmin, for what is sure to be a night that will kick start your Summer in the right way. Remaining tickets available HERE.

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Friday
May312013

Sam Smith: UK Tour on sale NOW

UK singer/songwriter Sam Smith, best known for his work on 'Latch' & 'La La La', today announced a four date tour of the UK for the end of September. The tour sees him visit Glasgow, Manchester, London & Bristol, with tickets now available HERE. This will be sure to sell out - DO NOT MISS!

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Friday
May242013

Weekend tickets SOLD OUT for Parklife Weekender

It has been announced this morning that standard weekend tickets have sold out for this year's incredible Parklife Weekender, with only a handful of VIP weekend tickets and day tickets remaining also. The Manchester-based festival is moving to its new home at Heaton Park this year, and this will be the fourth in a row that the event has sold out. Check out the line-up after the jump and pick up the remaining tickets HERE.

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