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Rag N Bone Man and The 1975 Win 2017 Brit Awards

  • 12:03 pm Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 by Kyle Taylor
The 1975 Win British Group at 2017 Brit Awards

In case you missed it, the 2017 Brit Awards took place last night, in what is essentially the British equivalent to the Grammys. Due to the globalization of music nowadays, we see plenty of crossover musicians find success at awards ceremonies worldwide. This year was no different. Tributes to the late great David Bowie and George Michael were the centerpiece of the night. Last year’s Next Big Thing headliner, The 1975, took home an award, something they failed to do at the Grammys as well as newcomer, Rag N Bone Man.

The 1975 won the British Group award, beating out Radiohead [More]

New Lorde Album Could Be Released This March…?

  • 3:19 pm Thursday, February 16th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor

This image from Republic Records was leaked earlier today, and it is quickly making its way around the internet.

According to this, we will have new music from Lorde on March 7th. Whether it’s a full album or just a single, the image doesn’t make it clear enough to discern. Either way it looks quite promising. Could this image be fake? Of course. Is it? Probably not. Here’s why:

Lorde has been teasing a new album on social media since last November. One of the most obvious tweets was this…

She also posted a very personal note to Facebook on her birthday last [More]

BØRNS, Bully, Polyenso captivate on Bonnaroo 2016 Day 1

  • 12:39 pm Friday, June 10th, 2016 by Joel

Day 1 at Bonnaroo is, in concept, pretty chill. Slackers like myself who did not arrive on Wednesday are still trickling in, setting up camp, and getting situated. Centeroo – the main festival area on The Farm – is almost completely up and running, though the two biggest stages will not host performers until Day 2 when all things Bonnaroo fire on all cylinders. This is not to say that Centeroo lacks people on its first day, because the massive throng of Bonnaroovians will crown a de facto headliner. And just shy of midnight Thursday, that artist was BØRNS.

Garret Borns’ undulating [More]