Album Review: The Charlatans “Modern Nature”

Ahead of today’s album release, you’ve probably heart enough that it’s their first since the tragic death of Jon Brookes in 2013. It is worth bearing in mind however, they’ve bounced back from yet another set back, and produced another superb record. The first 3 tracks of “Modern Nature” have already been released, Talking In…

Miles Kane returns with Geoff Zanelli & Mark Ronson on ‘Johanna’

Merseyside’s Miles Kane has made a subtle long-awaited return to recording, appearing on the first track of the soundtrack to the new Johnny Depp film ‘Mortdecai’. Geoff Zanelli and man of the moment Mark Ronson have teamed up with Miles Kane for ‘Johanna’. Originally due for release today, iTunes say the full album is now…

Council approve 3-year Kendal Calling expansion plan

Lake District music festival Kendal Calling has today been granted permission to expand their award winning event. 2015 will see the festival expand to a 25,000 capacity, with the following year 30,000, and to a huge 35,000 capacity in 2017. The application involved extending the festival to begin on Thursday 30th July, with music from…

More announced for the Isle of Wight Festival lineup

The Isle of Wight Festival continues to set the standard for this years’ festivals, announcing that favourites James and Northern Irish band Ash will feature at Seaclose Park, The Courteeners and Dundee’s The View will also play between June 11th and 14th at the festival. Already confirmed artists include headliners Fleetwood Mac, The Prodigy and…

Dalai Lama to appear at Glasto 2015

What do you get when you put together the head monk of Tibetan Buddhism and Lionel Richie? The so far announced appearances for this years’ Glastonbury festival of course. The Dalai Lama, before deleting it, announced on his own website that he will appear on Worthy Farm on the morning Sunday 28th June to give…