Music (UK)

BBC Radio 6 Music - Nemone's Electric Ladyland, With guest resident Thundercat and Back2Back with Erol Alkan.

6 Music's album of the year artist Thundercat picks key tracks for the show, and DJ and producer Erol Alkan trades tunes Back2Back with Nemone.

David Morrison's Top 10 Albums of 2017

Across all of the musical genres I enjoy 2017 was a huge year for me, so pulling together a concise Top 10 for FRUK has been a task comparable to …

Bruce Springsteen

Brooklyn-based Rén with the Mane breaks free on fierce new pop number “Up And Over”

Break free from the monotony of your everyday with the brand new single from Brooklyn's Rén with the Mane.>

Cross-party group of more than 70 MPs and Peers urge Ministers to seize “great opportunity” to save music venues

15 December 2017 - Press release<p>The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Music urges Ministers to back “vital” new law.<br>Conservative MP David Warburton, …

Sajid Javid

Billie Eilish teams up Vince Staples for the sizzling “&burn”

It's been quite the year for Eilish, releasing her first body of work in the form of EP <i>dont smile at me</i>, selling out shows and playing to packed …

Vince Staples

The 1975 release surprise live album DH00278

The audio is taken from the band's 16 December show at The O2; the filmed version was put online on Christmas Day last year.<p>Frontman Matty Healy sent …

Video Premiere: Underhill Rose - Love Looks Good on You

We have a great live video to share with you all from <b>Underhill Rose</b> whose previous UK and Ireland tours have always gone down a treat with audiences. …

The Shins are releasing new album The Worm’s Heart next month

James Mercer & Co. have already shared news versions of "Name For You" and "Cherry Hearts", both of which sound very different from their iterations …

Rae Morris brings the Christmas spirit on a very special Talk The Line

Rae's new album is due out next year and came from a collaboration with producer Ben Garratt aka Fryars - who is also Rae’s boyfriend after the two …

Christmas

False Advertising Backstage with Best Fit

The Line of Best Fit<p>Jen Hingley, Chris Warr and Josh Sellers aka Manchester grunge-garage trio False Advertising invite us behind the scenes at Band …

Advertising

Glass Animals, Tame Impala, SOFI TUKKER, and more confirmed for Mad Cool Festival

Over 30 new acts have joined the lineup for Mad Cool 2018, with Tame Impala, Glass Animals, and SOFI TUKKER leading the way.>

Rising London rapper Awate wrote “The Ghetto” straight after being arrested on his London estate

"He's one of my biggest inspirations," the London-based Eritrean MC tells us. "That he was killed at 21, and spoke so maturely and achieved so much …

Camden

Ranking the collaborations on Charli XCX’s new mixtape Pop 2

10. N/A<p>Charli didn’t even bother to give "Track 10" a proper name, let alone enlist anyone to feature on it. It’s got a nice build, but the …

South Londoner JGrrey’s “Don’t Fade” gets a proper release after racking up the numbers on COLORS

South Londoner JGrrey's been building up heat around her name over the last 18 months via collabs with the likes of WSTRN’s Louis Rei and Bonkaz and …

Hovvdy’s new cut “Cranberry” is a simple arrangement tinged with nostalgia

The Texan pair are set to release their new album of the same name in early 2018.>

Crayon, the latest addition to Roche Musique, reveals sparse R&B track “Faith”

Featuring Stanislas Blu and rapper Gracy Hopkins, "Faith" builds on the success of the Post Blue EP in January.>

Pop Never Dies (But You Will): BØRNS, EXES, bülow, Carmody, duendita

1. "I Don't Want U Back" by BØRNS<p>The electric love himself, Mr Garrett Borns (pictured above) – better known simply as Børns – has shared details of …

Julia Michaels

British-American synth up-and-comer Azusena unveils woozy new track “Shiva”

James Earp (Bipolar Sunshine, Lewis Capaldi) co-produces the track, which Azusena says "represents male energies that have been around me and changed …

Datarock are back with “Ruffle Shuffle”, the first song from new album Face The Brutality

The album also arrives after 2015 production <i>The Musical</i> (a musical featuring "87 live musicians"), and is teased via lead jam "Ruffle Shuffle".<p>"We …

Massive Attack are not particularly happy with Pete Tong

The DJ is currently on his Nostalgia Nightmare Roadshow tour covering big electronic numbers (by the likes of Moby, Daft Punk, and Fatboy Slim) with …

Daft Punk

cua: Songs of the Hollow

<b>cua – Songs of the Hollow</b><b>Self Released – 14 October 2017</b>Well, here I am, in a bit of a quandary. Listening to <b>Songs of the Hollow</b>, the new album by …

Brutal

Future Islands share “Beauty of the Road” video, announce 2018 tour dates

<b>Future Islands</b> have shared the video for “Beauty of the Road,” the current single from this year’s <i>The Far Field</i>. “The Road,” aka playing live, is …

New Zealand

Iggy Pop and Jarvis Cocker cover Nick Cave’s “Red Right Hand”

Nick Cave's menacing hit "Red Right Hand" has been given a unique twist by Godfather Of Punk Iggy Pop and Pulp icon Jarvis Cocker.<p>The new cover of …

Jarvis Cocker

Finnish flower-garage group Have You Ever Seen The Jane Fonda Aerobic VHS? share “Bambi Act”

Taken from upcoming sophomore album Jazzebelle 1984/1988, “Bambi Act” follows the undiluted madness of the band’s last single “Magic Swimming Pants”.>

Jane Fonda

I love you still, even though you are wrong: LANY, live in Manchester

LANY’s Paul Klein, Jake Goss and Les Priest bid farewell to the UK for the year, with an emotional set for the final night of their tour in …

Emotions

Tove Styrke works her magic on Lorde’s “Liability”

Ahead of sharing the stage with New Zealand's favourite daughter, Styrke has shared a demo version of "Liability". She's heading out on the road with …

Moonbow’s remix of MX World fuses bedroom escapism with dancefloor-ready minimalism

Taking on MX World’s “Everything’s Fine”, Hardwick adds to the track through reduction, moving the vocals deep into the mix and finessing the moodier …

Is David Byrne releasing new album American Utopia next spring?

A pre-order page lists new album <i>American Utopia</i> with the release date of 9 March via Nonesuch. If this is indeed correct, then it'll be the former …

Perfume Genius, Khalid, Friendly Fires, and more announced for NOS Alive 2018

Khalid, Friendly Fires, At The Drive-In, and Portugal. The Man. are also confirmed to be joining The National, Wolf Alice, Future Islands, Franz …

Anna of the North share intimate, piano-led reworking of “Someone”

To close out the year, she's gone back to July's single "Someone" and given us a gorgeous and sensual piano version of the track.<p>With Brady …