Wolf Alice win 2018 Mercury Music Prize

Wolf Alice win 2018 Mercury Music Prize

London indie band Wolf Alice have won the 2018 Mercury Music Prize for their second album, Visions of a Life. The group beat the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Lily Allen and Noel Gallagher to the award. The four-piece were almost speechless as they took to the stage at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London,  to accept the £25,000 prize. Singer Ellie Rowsell said: “Thank-you so much, this means so much to pick this up with…

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Jorja Smith among nominees for Mercury Music Prize – see the shortlist here

Jorja Smith among nominees for Mercury Music Prize – see the shortlist here

This year’s Mercury Music Prize shortlist has been revealed – you can check out the shortlist here. As expected, the shortlist includes Arctic Monkeys, for latest album Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, Wolf Alice, for second album Visions Of A Life, and Jorja Smith’s brilliant debut Lost & Found. Florence And The Machine get a nod for High As Hope, while Lily Allen (No Shame) and Noel Gallagher (Who Built The Moon?) are also in…

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Brit Awards 2018: Full list of winners

Brit Awards 2018: Full list of winners

The 2018 Brit Awards took place night at the O2 Arena in London last night. Granted, it won’t go down as one of the more controversial BRITs in recent memory, but there were still a few headline-making moments, such as south London grime star Stomzy blistering criticism of the Prime Minister’s handling of the Grenfell Tower fire. “Yo, Theresa May, where’s that money for Grenfell?” he rapped. “What, you thought we just forgot about Grenfell?”…

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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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Liam Gallagher to headline TRNSMT

Liam Gallagher to headline TRNSMT

TRNSMT organisers DF Concerts today confirmed that Liam Gallagher will headline the Glasgow Green event on Saturday 30 June – in what is the first wave of announcements for next year’s festival. The indie icon and former Oasis frontman will be joined by fellow British stars Courteeners, Wolf Alice and J Hus. TRNSMT will return to Glasgow Green in 2018 and will be extending its music offering across two weekends on 29 June-1 July plus 6 and 8 July 2018, as…

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Listen to new Wolf Alice track Beautifully Unconventional

Listen to new Wolf Alice track Beautifully Unconventional

Wolf Alice, who visit Scotland in November to play two nights at Barrowlands, have released the third track from their upcoming album – and you can listen to it here. Beautifully Unconventional, from the London indie band’s soon-t0-be-released second album Visions Of A Life, has been preceded by lead track Yuk Foo and Don’t Delete The Kisses. The new track premiered on Annie Mac’s Radio 1 show as the hottest record tonight. Asked what fans can expect…

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Listen to new Wolf Alice single Don’t Delete The Kisses

Listen to new Wolf Alice single Don’t Delete The Kisses

London indie band Wolf Alice have released a new single called Don’t Delete The Kisses – and you can listen to it here. The four-piece, who will visit Scotland in November to play two nights at Barrowlands, announced their return last month with comeback single Yuk Soo. Wolf Alice are gearing up for the release of their eagerly-awaited second album, Visions Of A Life, on September 29. The band have now premiered their album’s second single on…

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Johnny Marr to join Noel Gallagher at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Johnny Marr to join Noel Gallagher at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Legendary former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr is the first support act to be announced for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds show at Glasgow Summer Sessions on Friday 26, August. The show will take place at Bellahouston Park, Glasgow and will see the two Manchester icons join forces for NGHFB’s biggest headline show in Scotland. Marr is responsible for some of the most beloved songs in music and will bring his extensive back catalogue to Bellahouston Park this…

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