Noel Gallagher to release a behind-the-scenes book

Noel Gallagher to release a behind-the-scenes book

Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher has announced his first ever book, which will be released in November. Titled Any Road Will Get Us There (If We Don’t Know Where We’re Going), the book promises “epic, behind-the-scenes tales”, and will tell the story of High Flying Birds’ recent world tour and the making of his latest album Who Built The Moon? The book also features exclusive images by photographer Sharon Latham. The synopsis reads: “The first…

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AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Lana Del Rey, Venice Bitch

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Lana Del Rey, Venice Bitch

US singer Lana Del Rey has shared new song Venice Bitch – and it’s AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week. You can listen to it here. The single comes hot on the heels of another recent new song, Mariners Apartment Complex (watch the video below), which was produced in collaboration with Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff. In the video for Venice Bitch, Del Rey talks on the phone before facing the camera and pretending to shoot at…

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Here’s the full list of winners from The Emmys 2018

Here’s the full list of winners from The Emmys 2018

Charlie Brooker, Thandie Newton and Claire Foy were among the British winners at the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. Foy picked up the best actress in a drama series award for her role as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s hit series The Crown. Welsh actor Matthew Rhys also scooped one of the night’s big prizes – winning best leading actor in a drama series. Game of Thrones took away two prizes – best drama series and…

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Listen: Whites Lies share comeback single and announce UK tour

Listen: Whites Lies share comeback single and announce UK tour

London doom-and-gloom merchants White Lies have announced details of new album Five, as well as debuting lead single Time To Give. Listen to it below and check out their UK tour dates – which includes a visit to Edinburgh early next year. Set for release on February 1, 2019, Five was recorded on both sides of the Atlantic, and sees the group joining forces with songwriter Ed Buller, who previously worked on their 2009 debut….

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Twelfth Night In Shakespeare’s bittersweet comedy genders blur, boundaries are crossed and the world is turned upside down, all with music as the engine for these bacchanalian shenanigans. Director Wils Wilson saturates this tale of magic and wonder with all the psychedelia and bohemian delight of the ‘summer of love’. Desire and grief collide in a heady cocktail as hidden emotions are aroused in a…

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Listen to Prince’s piano demo of previously unheard song Why the Butterflies

Listen to Prince’s piano demo of previously unheard song Why the Butterflies

Prince’s estate has released the previously unheard Why the Butterflies, featured on the posthumous release Piano and a Microphone 1983. You can listen to it right here. The upcoming live album features just Prince in his home studio, singing and playing the piano. It will be released on September 21. The Deluxe CD+LP format will include a 12” booklet featuring brand new liner notes written by Prince’s engineer Don Batts, Paisley Park artist Jill Jones…

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Django Django announce new brand EP and share lead single

Django Django announce new brand EP and share lead single

Edinburgh-formed indie band Django Django have announced a new six-track EP – and shared a brand new single. You can watch the video for Swimming At Night below. The London-based band are following up the release of their third studio album, Marble Skies, which was released in January. Winter’s Beach is set for release on October 12 via Because Music. Produced by the band’s drummer, Dave Maclean, the six-track EP will be released on a…

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Food review: Los Cardos, Leith Walk

Food review: Los Cardos, Leith Walk

Round about the turn of the century, I used to live around the corner from where the great Mexican takeaway Los Cardos is now located. At the time, takeaway food options on Leith Walk were very limited – my abiding memory is getting home late and seeing a very drunk guy hammering on the window of the Best Kebab Shop just after it had closed for the night, imploring them to open and feed him….

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Listen: Echo & The Bunnymen share new version The Killing Moon

Listen: Echo & The Bunnymen share new version The Killing Moon

Indie legends Echo & The Bunnymen have shared a new version of their 1984 hit single The Killing Moon – and you can listen to it here. The new version of the song is taken from their first album in four years, The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon, which is out October 5. The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon will feature a mix of both new material and “Bunnymen classics transformed… with strings…

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Watch the trailer: Brockhampton announce details of new documentary

Watch the trailer: Brockhampton announce details of new documentary

LA-based art-rap collective Brockhampton have announced details of their new documentary, The Longest Summer In America. Ahead of the release of new album Iridescence, the massively popular group have confirmed that the documentary will screen worldwide on September 20. In the first trailer, Brockhampton can be heard their reactions to signing a mega-bucks record deal with RCA. It also takes a darker turn as they address sexual misconduct allegations against former member Ameer Vann. It’s…

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