The Killers announced as latest TRNSMT headliners

The Killers announced as latest TRNSMT headliners

Las Vegas indie rockers The Killers are the latest headline act to be confirmed for next summer’s TRNSMT festival – with Scottish favourites Chvrches and Franz Ferdinand also added to the line-up. As reported recently on AAA Edinburgh, TRNSMT will extend its transmission in 2018 with five exciting festival events – and already there’s an all-star line-up in place. Previously announced acts are former Oasis man Liam Gallagher, Stereophonics, Courteeners, Wolf Alice, J Hus, The Script, James Bay…

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Stereophonics join TRNSMT 2018 line-up

Stereophonics join TRNSMT 2018 line-up

TRNSMT will extend its transmission in 2018 with five exciting festival events – and today festival organisers DF Concerts revealed even more acts set to play Glasgow Green next summer, including headliners Stereophonics, plus very special guests The Script, James Bay and Jessie J on Friday, 29 June 2018. TRNSMT will once again programme an immense summer of music in Scotland, returning to Glasgow Green over two weekends on 29 June – 1 July plus 6 and…

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Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist announced

Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist announced

The shortlist for the Hyundai Mercury Prize 2017 has been announced – and Loyle Carner, The xx, Stormzy, Ed Sheeran and Alt-J are all in the running for the prestigious prize. Sampha, Blossoms, Kate Tempest, J Hus and Sampha have also been nominated for the annual award, which recognises the best album from the United Kingdom and Ireland over the last year. Dinosaur, Glass Animals and The Big Moon complete the 12-album shortlist. The Hyundai Mercury Prize Awards Show…

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Five Tracks: BBC Sound of 2016

Five Tracks: BBC Sound of 2016

‘TIS the season to be tipping music’s biggest stars of tomorrow (well, next year at any rate) and, as has become the norm in recent years, the BBC got the ball rolling this week with the unveiling of the longlist for its Sound Of 2016 poll. Last year’s victors, synth-pop trio Years And Years, have enjoyed a phenomenal year. Their debut album, Communion, went straight to the No.1 spot when it was released in July. Previous winners who…

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