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British New Wave

2017 - The year of the British guitar band

Our round-up below defines the cream of new British talent.

Vida

Will record their next single with Steve Cradock

The Scottish 5-piece rock n roll band are getting ready to record their next single with the iconic guitarist.

Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976–80

Ephemera from British Punk Subculture

Over 450 items from the Mott Collection brought together in a new book from Phaidon.

Independent Venue Week 2017

Seven Day Celebration Of Small UK Music Venues

The initiative to support indie venues returns for its 4th year, with Tim Burgess as ambassador

Hull Sound

20 Hull Bands You Need To Hear Now

We look at the vibrant new music scene in the 2017 UK City Of Culture

This Feeling Big In 2017

Our friends over at This Feeling have put together a playlist for us of bands they're tipping to make it big this year.

T2 Trainspotting

The iconic soundtrack revisited & updated

Details on the upcoming sequel to the 1996 film’s soundtrack have been revealed.

Sound of Subculture

2016 - The best music releases - Part Two

Part Two of Two. The music releases we feel were the soundtrack to 2016.

Sound of Subculture

2016 - The best music releases - Part One

Part One of Two. The music releases we feel were the soundtrack to 2016.

The Penderyn Music Book Prize

The 2017 longlist revealed

The Penderyn Music Book Prize is the only UK-based book prize specifically for music titles.

Richard Hawley

Presents Disgraceland

A night of live music and DJ sets curated by the producer, songwriter, guitarist and modern British icon.

Hackney Flea Market

D.I.Y. Art Christmas Market

Showcasing a curated selection of over 100 talented emerging artists

This Is England Clubnight

The Garage, Islington, London - Win Tickets

The official clubnight of the cult TV series comes to the capital - 10th December, 2016

Action Time Vision

A Story of UK Independent Punk 1976-1979

4 CD Boxset with 64 page booklet documents the independent punk scene outside of the big labels

Birmingham Sound

20 Birmingham Bands You Need To Hear Now

Emerging bands from the city that gave us The Beat, Ocean Colour Scene, Black Sabbath and Duran Duran

The Specials - Live

Final night of Specials 2016 UK Tour

Footage and photos from The Specials' superb final UK show of 2016

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