“This has given me a UTI”
A new press release about new music from Meghan Trainor has gone viral and inspired a shocked reaction across Twitter, due to its very graphic nature and bizarre phrasing. To promote the ‘All About That Bass’ chart-topper’s new video ‘All The Ways’ taken from her new EP ‘The Love Train’, the mailout referred to her […]
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In Does Rock ‘N’ Roll Kill Braincells?!, we quiz a grizzled artist on their own career to see how much they can remember – and find out if the booze, loud music and/or tour sweeties has knocked the knowledge out of them. This week: Maxïmo Park frontman Paul Smith
1: For what unusual reason is Jonathan Quearney thanked in the liner notes to Maxïmo Park’s third album ‘Quicken The Heart’? “I know this one! Jonathan Quearney is a tailor who created three bespoke suits for me for the ‘Quicken The Heart’ tours, which had to be reinforced in certain places because of my onstage […]
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A new HBO documentary will pick up where the podcast left off
When the first series of hit podcast Serial aired in 2014, people were hooked by the “unsolved” case of teenager Hae Min Lee’s murder. With her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed sent to prison for life for her murder, the podcast’s team put doubt in the world’s minds over whether he was really guilty of the crime. […]
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Get your maracas out
Happy Mondays have announced details of a lengthy UK ‘Greatest Hits’ tour. See full dates and ticket details below. The ‘Madchester’ indie veterans will be playing a massive 29 shows between October and December, including stops at Manchester’s Academy and London’s Roundhouse. “Be great to be back out on the road with Happy Mondays for some pre-Christmas partying,” […]
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Ari’s latest album might be feature-less but it still references several other artists
Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ is a document to life’s traumas in the form of 12 heartbreaking pop songs. While the record doesn’t boast any musical features, it does have several guest cameos and samples of other acts woven into its fabric. Here’s our guide to the hidden nods that might have passed you by. Shangela, […]
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