PJ Harvey shares two new songs from All About Eve play

PJ Harvey shares two new songs from All About Eve play

Two-time Mercury Prize winner PJ Harvey has shared two new songs written to accompany the stage adaptation of the classic 1950 film All About Eve. You can listen to both tracks here. The songs, Descending and The Moth, will feature on the upcoming soundtrack for All About Eve, which is due to be released on April 12. Descending features vocals from Lily James, while The Moth is an instrumental track. Speaking about the score, PJ…

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Listen to two new songs from Vampire Weekend

Listen to two new songs from Vampire Weekend

Ahead of their visit to Edinburgh later this year, Vampire Weekend have shared two new tracks from their forthcoming album. You can listen to them right here. The New York indie favourites, who will call at the Usher Hall on 7 November before playing headline shows in Manchester, Birmingham and London, continue to preview Father of The Bride ahead its release. The band’s last album was 2013’s Modern Vampires Of The City. After previously debuting…

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Beyoncé and Adidas team up to create sneakers

Beyoncé and Adidas team up to create sneakers

Beyoncé has signed a new deal to relaunch her Ivy Park clothing line with Adidas, including the launch of some “signature sneakers”. The former Destiny’s Child singer launched her activewear brand in 2016, with products being available to purchase from Topshop. However, Beyoncé cut ties with the fashion chain last year after owner Philip Green was accused of sexual harassment (Green has denied all allegations against him). Now, Adidas and Beyoncé have announced a “multi-layered…

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ABBA’s new music to be released in ‘September or October’

ABBA’s new music to be released in ‘September or October’

Mamma Mia! Here we go again… ABBA have revealed they will release new music this autumn. Last year, the Swedish supergroup announced the intention to record new material – more than 35 years on from their last foray into the recording studio. The new songs will arrive prior to a digital avatar tour which is set to take place later this year. ABBA – which comprises Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Agnetha Fältskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstand…

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Pixies to visit Edinburgh on huge UK and European tour

Pixies to visit Edinburgh on huge UK and European tour

US music legends Pixies have announced details of a UK and European tour for September and October – and it includes a visit to Edinburgh. Pixies, who last played live in Edinburgh at Meadowbank Stadium in August 2005, will perform at the Usher Hall on Monday, 23 September. The tour, kicking off in September, coincides with the release of the band’s new album – the follow-up to 2016’s acclaimed Head Carrier. On the UK leg…

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Sigur Rós duo Jónsi and Alex Somers to visit Edinburgh on ‘Riceboy Sleeps’ tour

Sigur Rós duo Jónsi and Alex Somers to visit Edinburgh on ‘Riceboy Sleeps’ tour

Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi and his partner/collaborator Alex Somers will visit Edinburgh this summer to celebrate the tenth anniversary of their joint album Riceboy Sleeps. The Icelandic duo’s ambient offering was released in July 2009, consisting of nine tracks and featuring contributions from both the string quartet Amiina and the Kópavogsdætur Choir. “After all these years and having never fully realised our album in a live environment we are so excited to come play a…

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Gig preview: Goldray, Bannerman’s, Edinburgh

Gig preview: Goldray, Bannerman’s, Edinburgh

Psych rock band Goldray are set to preview their soon-to-be-released new album in Edinburgh later this month – and it’s a gig not to be missed. The combo of REEF guitarist Kenwyn House and enchanting vocalist Leah Rasmussen (Hydrogen, EMI, Bedrock, Renaissance), Goldray will be visiting Cowgate venue Bannerman’s to air tracks from their highly-anticipated second album, Feel The Change. Set for release later this year, Feel The Change will follow the band’s excellent debut…

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Sigur Rós announce 20th anniversary reissue of Ágætis Byrjun

Sigur Rós announce 20th anniversary reissue of Ágætis Byrjun

Icelandic post-rockers Sigur Rós have announced the reissue of Ágætis Byrjun (A Good Beginning) to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The Reykjavik band, who went down a storm during their two-night stint at the Edinburgh Playhouse during the EIF in 2016, released the album in 1999, and it gave them their big breakthrough. It has since been certified gold in the UK and platinum in their home country. The new editions will be released in various…

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Gig preview: Hyyts, The Mash House, Edinburgh

Gig preview: Hyyts, The Mash House, Edinburgh

Drawing from influences as diverse as Kanye West, Scissor Sisters, Arcade Fire and Frank Ocean, Hyyts meld concepts to create their progressive, unique take on pop. In just a few short months since the release of their debut track, Butterflies In My Head, things have moved at pace for this Glasgow duo – they’ve toured with The Howl & The Hum, been the only unsigned artist to perform at 2018’s Scottish Music Awards, supported Culture…

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Swervedriver announce May UK tour

Swervedriver announce May UK tour

Oxford shoegazers Swervedriver will visit Glasgow’s King Tut’s in May as part of a wider UK tour. Following the recent release of their acclaimed new album Future Ruins, the band will head around the UK for five dates. The tour will see Swervedriver play tracks from their new album including recent singles Mary Winter, Drone Lover, The Lonely Crowd Fades In The Air and Spiked Flower. Tickets are on sale now via swervedriver.com. Across the…

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