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Approved: VV
Approved: VV

4 August 2015

Having first tired of the "anessa" portion of her first name, VV Brown has now...

Approved: Concrete Antenna
Approved: Concrete Antenna

3 August 2015

'Concrete Antenna' is a new album by Tommy Perman, Simon Kirby and Rob St John...

Vigsy's Club Tip: Summer Drum N Bass Boat Party with DJ Marky and SP:MC
Vigsy's Club Tip: Summer Drum N Bass Boat Party with DJ Marky and SP:MC

31 July 2015

Yes! Another boat party! Soundcrash is taking clubbers down the Thames again but with a...

Approved: Memory Maze
Approved: Memory Maze

30 July 2015

Memory Maze - aka musician Gavin Ellis - draws tantalisingly close to the release of...

Approved: Jim Perkins - Transfiguration
Approved: Jim Perkins - Transfiguration

29 July 2015

The first single from composer and producer Jim Perkins' new album, due out on 6...

Approved: GJan – One More Drink
Approved: GJan – One More Drink

28 July 2015

Initially approved two years ago, GJan has fallen a little quiet since then. Though things...

Approved: Kiiara
Approved: Kiiara

27 July 2015

Have I mentioned that Jon Hillcock's 'All Back No Front' podcast is back? Don't answer...

CMU Beef Of The Week #263: Nicki Minaj v Taylor Swift
CMU Beef Of The Week #263: Nicki Minaj v Taylor Swift

24 July 2015

Taylor Swift might have thought she was going to make it out of this week...

Approved: Broen
Approved: Broen

23 July 2015

By blending a variety of styles - from Swedish guitar-pop to hip hop - Broen...

Approved: Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin
Approved: Kurt Vile – Pretty Pimpin

22 July 2015

Kurt Vile has announced that he will release his new album, ‘B’lieve I'm Goin Down’,...

Approved: Foals - Mountain At My Gates
Approved: Foals - Mountain At My Gates

21 July 2015

I wasn't much of a fan of Foals until their third album. Actually, I'm not...

Approved: Frida Sundemo
Approved: Frida Sundemo

20 July 2015

Frida Sundemo returns with a new track, ‘Stay Young’, the first taken from a new...

Trends: The challenge of converting  freemium - Five points from Music 4.5 Investing in music to boost city economies
Trends: The challenge of converting freemium - Five points from Music 4.5 Investing in music to boost city economies

17 July 2015

It’s hard to compile accurate figures for various reasons, but it’s reasonable to assume well...

Trends: Mastering a music city - Investing in music to boost city economies
Trends: Mastering a music city - Investing in music to boost city economies

17 July 2015

At CMU Insights @ The Great Escape this year, we invited four music people to...

Trends: Music’s new opinion formers - Driving sustained listening through playlists
Trends: Music’s new opinion formers - Driving sustained listening through playlists

17 July 2015

If there was one debate at this year’s CMU Insights @ The Great Escape that...

Vigsy's Club Tip: Audio Bullys at The Old Queens Head
Vigsy's Club Tip: Audio Bullys at The Old Queens Head

17 July 2015

The Bullys hit us hard with a night at The Old Queens Head on Essex...

CMU Beef Of The Week #262: Neil Young v Streaming
CMU Beef Of The Week #262: Neil Young v Streaming

17 July 2015

If, when I started writing this column five and a half years ago, you'd told...

Approved: Miynt
Approved: Miynt

16 July 2015

I do like a bit of counting in a song. Maybe it's because this was...

Approved: Spangle Call Lilli Line
Approved: Spangle Call Lilli Line

15 July 2015

Formed in 1998, Japanese dream-pop outfit Spangle Call Lilli Line have released ten studio albums...

Approved: Peluché - The Guy With The Gammy Eye
Approved: Peluché - The Guy With The Gammy Eye

14 July 2015

As we've almost certainly mentioned at least once before, Speedy Wunderground is a rather marvellous...

Approved: Qrion
Approved: Qrion

13 July 2015

Producer, remixer and occasional Ryan Hemsworth collaborator Qrion has just released the video for 'Nothing',...

Vigsy's Club Tip: Movimento at Club Aquarium
Vigsy's Club Tip: Movimento at Club Aquarium

10 July 2015

A journey deep into the realms of electronic music, from deep house to tech house...

CMU Beef Of The Week #261: Shaggy v Islamic State
CMU Beef Of The Week #261: Shaggy v Islamic State

10 July 2015

Now, you don't need me, a pop beef correspondent, to tell you that the rise...

Approved: Micachu And The Shapes
Approved: Micachu And The Shapes

9 July 2015

Having taken a mini-break from her band The Shapes to write the brilliant, brain-tickling score...

Approved: Officer
Approved: Officer

8 July 2015

Officer, aka singer-songwriter David Logan, will release his debut album 'Myriads' on 31 Jul. Something...

Approved: Rye Rye feat Bullion - Keep Up
Approved: Rye Rye feat Bullion - Keep Up

7 July 2015

First appearing in 2007 via Blaqstarr collaboration 'Shake It To The Ground' - the '212'...

Approved: Klyne
Approved: Klyne

6 July 2015

Originally posted to SoundCloud earlier this year under the name of vocalist Nick Klein, and...

Approved: House Is A Feeling Feat A Guy Called Gerald at Bloc
Approved: House Is A Feeling Feat A Guy Called Gerald at Bloc

3 July 2015

This Saturday sees GCG - as I like to call him even if you don't...

CMU Beef Of The Week 260: Photographers v Pop
CMU Beef Of The Week 260: Photographers v Pop

3 July 2015

Now, if you've being paying attention, and I bloody well hope you have been, you'll...

Approved: Batteries
Approved: Batteries

2 July 2015

Batteries is the solo project of Steven Clark, aka Sci-Fi Steven from Bis, which sees...

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