Great Indie Record Stores You Can Support Online

Dublin

SpinDizzy

Established in 1996. Trade in New & Used Vinyl and Cds. All kinds of music for all kinds of people.

Phone: (01) 671 1711

https://www.spindizzyrecords.com

Tower Records

Tower Records is Ireland’s largest Independent Record Stores. They have two stores in the heart of Dublin city.
They specialise in music, film, hi-fi, merchandise and more. They are the proud stockists of Ireland’s largest vinyl selections, with one in each branch. Their DVD and Blu ray sections stock a huge choice of film & TV and they are stockists of a massive selection of CD’s across many genres, including the only extensive range of classical music in Ireland.

Phone: (01) 671 3250

https://www.towerrecords.ie

Golden Discs

Established in 1962 on Dublin’s Tara Street, Golden Discs is Ireland’s oldest home-entertainment specialists, with 19 outlets nationwide and an online store as of November 2019. Their current offering includes Music on CD & Vinyl, Movies on DVD & Blu-ray as well as Audio equipment and accessories.

https://goldendiscs.ie

The Record Hub (Dublin Vinyl)

New releases, re-issues, special offers, and more. The Record Hub is everyone’s local record store. Worldwide shipping with free delivery on orders over €40. Browse our catalog of rock, pop, indie, soul, jazz, …

https://therecordhub.com

Ebuzz.ie

Ireland’s leading online store for Home Entertainment, Gaming & Electronics.

https://ebuzz.ie/

The R.A.G.E.

An independent record shop, selling second hand and new records, record players, speakers, Nintendo NES, SNES, N64, cassettes, Sega MegaDrives etc.

https://therage.ie/

Limerick

Steamboat

Munster’s largest store for musical instruments, vinyl records, CDs, film & comics.

Phone: +353 (0)61 311 696

https://steamboat.ie/

Cork

Music Zone

Music Zone are one of Ireland’s largest stockist of vinyl records. Free delivery on all orders of 3 or more records. Browse their massive catalogue online.

Phone: (021) 496 7119

Musiczone.ie

Waterford

Ben O Neill

Indie Music Shop Dungarvan established by Ben O’Neill in 1973. Stocking all genres on all formats. Vinyl, CD, DVD, Cassette, Blu Ray.

Phone: +353 (0)87 291 8656

Galway

OMG @ ZHIVAGO

West of Ireland’s largest CD and DVD retailer. They carry a huge range of new and classic albums on CD & Vinyl and the latest movies and TV show on DVD & Blu Ray.

Phone: (091) 509 960

OMG @ ZHIVAGO website

Louth

Classified Records

Indie Music Shop vinyl record store in Dundalk, Ireland. Live in store gigs + dj sets.

Phone: (042) 938 6406

Classified Records Website

Northern Ireland

Bending Sound

Everything vinyl from singles to albums, picture discs and box sets. Stockists of Rega turntables. Very well stocked preowned section.

Phone: +44 28 9122 5510
https://bendingsound.co.uk/

Strange Victory Records

Exciting times at Strange Victory Towers… we are building an online store! For now, we have this little ‘market stall’ with a rotating selection of our stock including pre-sales, new releases and classics. If you have any queries / suggestions or want to order something that isn’t shown here, please get in touch.

Phone: +44 28 9508 0300
https://strangevictoryrecords.com/

HAYLEY WILLIAMS UNVEILS SOLO SINGLE & VIDEO FOR “SIMMER”

GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING PARAMORE SINGER TO RELEASE DEBUT SOLO ALBUM

“PETALS FOR ARMOR” SET TO ARRIVE ON FRIDAY, MAY 8TH

Hayley Williams has announced today’s premiere of “Simmer,” the first single from the GRAMMY® award-winning Paramore singer’s hugely anticipated debut solo album. The smoldering track is available now via Atlantic Records at all DSPs and streaming services; an equally fiery official video – directed by Warren Fu (Paramore, The 1975, The Strokes)  – is streaming now via the official Hayley Williams YouTube channel

Produced by Taylor York, lead collaborator in the GRAMMY® award-winning Paramore, “Simmer” heralds Williams’ upcoming debut solo album, “PETALS FOR ARMOR,” due May 8th.

“I’m so ready and so incredibly humbled to get to share this project,” says Williams. “Making it was a scary, empowering experience. Some of my proudest moments as a lyricist happened while writing ‘PETALS FOR ARMOR.’ And I was able to get my hands a little dirtier than usual when it came to instrumentation. I’m in a band with my favorite musicians so I never really feel the need to step into a role as a player when it comes to Paramore records. This project, however, benefited from a little bit of musical naïveté and rawness and so I experimented quite a bit more. I made this with some of the closest people to me. Their respective talents really shine bright throughout the record. I like to think we all make each other better and the result is something that sounds and FEELS exactly as I’d hoped it would. Now that it’s time to put it all out there, I can finally exhale. I’m excited to let people in to experience a different side of myself that I’ve only very recently become familiar with.”

“Simmer” marks Hayley Williams’ first new music release since Paramore’s chart-topping 2017 album, “AFTER LAUGHTER.” Highlighted by the gold certified “Hard Times,” and singles “Told You So,” “Fake Happy,” and “Rose-Coloured Boy,” the LP debuted at #1 on Billboard’s “Top Alternative Albums” chart upon its May 2017 release while also arriving on the overall SoundScan/Billboard 200 at #6 – Paramore’s third consecutive top 10 chart debut. Along with its popular success, “AFTER LAUGHTER” ultimately proved one of the year’s most critically applauded releases, with The Fader, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, NPR, Billboard, and many more ranking it among their “Best of 2017” coverage.

Paramore has accomplished a truly remarkable run of RIAA certified albums and singles since coming together in Nashville in 2004, from 2005’s gold certified debut, “ALL WE KNOW IS FALLING” featuring the gold certified single “Pressure,” and 2007’s 2x platinum certified breakthrough, “RIOT!” (with its 4x platinum-certified hit, “Misery Business,” as well as the platinum certified singles “crushcrushcrush” and “That’s What You Get”) to 2008’s worldwide 2x platinum “Decode” (from Chop Shop/Atlantic’s chart-topping “TWILIGHT – ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK”) and 2009’s platinum certified “brand new eyes” with its GRAMMY®-nominated smash, the 2x platinum “The Only Exception” and the gold certified “Ignorance.”

The band’s RIAA platinum certified fourth album, simply entitled “PARAMORE,” made a chart-busting debut atop the SoundScan/Billboard 200 upon its April 2013 release – Paramore’s first #1 album to date. Named the year’s “Best Rock Album” by Entertainment Weekly, “PARAMORE” showcased a string of singles, including 2x RIAA platinum certified hit, the top 10 “Still Into You,” and the #1 3x platinum hit, “Ain’t It Fun.” The latter track proved Paramore’s biggest single to date, ascending to #1 at Hot AC and Rock radio outlets nationwide, #2 at Top 40, as well as to the top 10 on Billboard’s “Hot 100” – the band’s first ever top 10 hit on the overall chart and their highest peaking song thus far.  “Ain’t It Fun” saw Paramore taking home their first-ever GRAMMY® Award, earning the “Best Rock Song” trophy at the 57th Annual GRAMMY® Awards. In addition, Williams was named that year as the first winner of Billboard’s “Trailblazer Award,” honouring her as a standout female artist who breaks from convention to make a unique mark and pave the way for new talent.

Long regarded as an exhilarating live act, Paramore has spent much of the past decade-plus on the road, including countless sold out world tours and show-stealing festival sets around the globe.

Williams is also an accomplished entrepreneur, co-founding the vegan, cruelty-free hair colour brand, Good Dye Young.

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TWENTY ONE PILOTS RETURN WITH DETAILS OF NEW ALBUM ‘CLANCY’ OUT MAY 17TH AND NEW SINGLE & VIDEO ‘OVERCOMPENSATE’ OUT NOW

TWENTY ONE PILOTS RETURN WITH DETAILS OF NEW ALBUM CLANCY

SHARE LEAD SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO – “OVERCOMPENSATE”

ALBUM PRE-ORDERS AVAILABLE TODAY

CLANCY ARRIVES MAY 17TH

PHOTO CREDIT: ASHLEY OSBORN

TWENTY ONE PILOTS – “OVERCOMPENSATE”

GRAMMY® Award winning duo Twenty One Pilots have announced details of their new album, Clancy, which will be released May 17th via Fueled By Ramen [album artwork / tracklist below].  Today, the band has shared the forthcoming album’s first single, “Overcompensate,” which is available on all streaming platforms and accompanied by an official music video directed by longtime collaborator Reel Bear Media.  Clancy marks Twenty One Pilots’ first studio album in three years and follows their RIAA Gold certified LP, Scaled And Icy.

With details of the release teased to fans earlier this month via cryptic mailings and covert artswaps on streaming services, “Overcompensate” welcomes listeners back to the band’s immersive world of ‘Trench.’ Layers of synths build over a racing breakbeat in the song – a skilled passage of alternative dynamics, flexing in time, and ready to explode.

Introducing a new era of Twenty One Pilots, Clancy is available for pre-order today in a variety of physical formats including: two limited-edition deluxe box sets, four vinyl variants with additional retailer exclusives, an exclusive CD + Journal Book and a Cassette + Photocard Wallet, and much more. For the full suite of Clancy pre-order offerings, visit Twenty One Pilots’ official store.

Having amassed over 33 billion streams worldwide and over 3 million tickets sold across global headline tours, the Columbus, OH based duo of Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun have established themselves as one of the most successful bands of the 21st century and redefined the sound of a generation.  Co-produced by Joseph and Paul Meany, Clancy marks the final chapter in an ambitious multi-album narrative first introduced in the band’s 2015 multi-Platinum breakthrough, Blurryface.  Furthermore, Clancy’s forthcoming release on May 17th coincides with the 9th anniversary of Blurryface, which was released exactly nine years prior to the day.

Twenty One Pilots extended the ambitious concept laid out in Blurryface with their 2018 Platinum-certified album TRENCH.  Featuring the multi-Platinum and Platinum singles “Chlorine,” “My Blood” and the GRAMMY® Award-nominated “Jumpsuit,” the album graced spots on “Best of” year-end lists by BillboardKERRANG!Alternative Press, and Rock Sound—who placed it at #1.

The duo’s 2021 epic Scaled And Icy debuted at No. 1 on Billboard‘s Top “Rock Albums” and “Alternative Albums” charts while landing at No. 3 on the “Billboard 200,” marking the biggest opening week for a rock album in 2021. The record is highlighted by the #1 Alternative Radio hits “The Outside,” “Saturday,” and “Shy Away,” the latter of which ascended to #1 at the format in just three weeks, placing the duo in an elite group of acts with multiple songs to rise to #1 at the format in three weeks or less including: U2, R.E.M., The Cure, Linkin Park, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Foo Fighters.

Pre-orders Available Here: http://top.lnk.to/Clancy

  1. Overcompensate
  2. Next Semester
  3. Midwest Indigo
  4. Routines In The Night
  5. Backslide
  6. Vignette
  7. The Craving(Jenna’s Version)
  8. Lavish
  9. Navigating
  10. Snap Back
  11. Oldies Station
  12. At the Risk Of Feeling Dumb
  13. Paladin Strait

LIAM GALLAGHER JOHN SQUIRE // THEIR SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM IS OUT NOW

LIAM GALLAGHER JOHN SQUIRE // THEIR SELF-TITLED DEBUT ALBUM IS OUT NOW

FEATURING THE FOCUS TRACK ‘RAISE YOUR HANDS’

 

SOLD-OUT HEADLINE TOUR STARTS THIS MONTH

“The best record either has made in decades.” **** – Mojo

“A triumph of style and mood… well worthy of their enduring legacies.” **** – NME

“Hugely enjoyable swagger from two all-out greats.” – Clash

“Sounds like a cross between their former bands – and their fans will love it.” – The Guardian

“The ultimate supergroup.” ***** – Retropop

“Liam Gallagher and John Squire proves that some gods still have the voices to make your soul shake, and the music to make your heart sing.” – Louder Than War

When rumours first circulated of a possible collaboration between Liam Gallagher and John Squire, the question on everybody’s lips was: what would it sound like? And when they launched the project with ‘Just Another Rainbow’ and then ‘Mars To Liverpool’, the answer was satisfyingly simple: exactly like what you’d want it to sound like. Now the duo more than live up to expectations as they release their self-titled debut album.

The album’s opening track ‘Raise Your Hands’ is an immediate statement of intent. A stomping glam-rock moment that Liam has compared to Roxy Music with a little Stonesy piano for good measure, it surges with an unrestrained energy that sounds as natural and liberated as if they had just stepped on stage. And as an opening one-two with ‘Mars To Liverpool’ its clear that the pair have put their full passion into the set.

That vibrancy remains consistent throughout, whether they’re exploring melancholy moments that reflect some of Oasis and Liam’s solo slowburners (‘One Day At A Time’) or chiming melodies that echo early Stone Roses (‘Just Another Rainbow’), while John’s maelstrom of riffs and fluid leads at times feel like a natural succession to ‘Second Coming’ (especially ‘Love You Forever’). Yet it also simmers with flashes of their key ‘60s and ‘70s influences too: a dash of Sex Pistols power with some Hendrix flair and a touch of The Faces’ swaggering rock ‘n’ roll.

The album sessions were completed with the assistance of Liam’s regular producer Greg Kurstin, who also performed bass, and drummer Joey Waronker (BeckR.E.M., Atoms For Peace).

 

Physical copies of the album are available HERE. The duo’s official store offers a range of album and merch bundles, while limited quantities remain of the recently launched zoetrope picture disc from Blood Records.

Liam and John will take the album on the road later this month during a tour which instantly sold-out. Joey Waronker will also perform in the live band which is completed by Barrie Cadogan (Little BarriePaul Weller) on bass and Christian Madden on keys. Jake Bugg is special guest at all shows except for Brooklyn. The shows are:

 

MARCH – SOLD OUT

13th – Glasgow, Barrowland

14th – Wolverhampton, Civic Hall

16th – Dublin, Olympia

18th – Newcastle, O2 City Hall

20th – Manchester, O2 Apollo

21st – Manchester, O2 Apollo

23rd – Leeds, O2 Academy

25th – London, O2 Forum Kentish Town

26th – London, Troxy

 

APRIL – SOLD OUT

2nd – Paris, Salle Pleyel

4th – Berlin, Columbiahalle

6th – Milan, Fabrique

11th – Brooklyn, Paramount

CARDI B RETURNS WITH LATEST RELEASE ‘LIKE WHAT (FREESTYLE) OUT NOW WITH NEW VIDEO

CARDI B RETURNS WITH LATEST RELEASE ‘LIKE WHAT (FREESTYLE) OUT NOW WITH NEW VIDEO.

GRAMMY® AWARD-WINNING DIAMOND SELLING SUPERSTAR CARDI B

RETURNS WITH LATEST RELEASE ‘LIKE WHAT (FREESTYLE)’

LISTEN HERE 

THE FIERY FREESTYLE IS ACCOMPANIED BY A COMPANION VISUAL

CARDI ENDED 2023 HEADLINING THE FIRST TIKTOK ‘IN THE MIX’ CONCERT

WHICH BROKE THE RECORD FOR BIGGEST EVER LIVE EVENT ON TIKTOK

GRAMMY Award-winning, Diamond selling superstar Cardi B returns with Like What (Freestyle). The freestyle samples the legendary Missy Elliot track ‘She’s A B**ch’. ‘Like What (Freestyle)’ is also accompanied by a high-fashion companion visualThe freestyle serves as the follow-up to last year’s iconic collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion on ‘Bongos’ (49M views). The visual takes place in Cardi B’s own sun-drenched oasis featuring an assortment of dazzling dancers surrounding the iconic duo throughout. Stay tuned for more music from the trailblazing femcee.

‘Bongos’ came on the heels of Cardi B’s breathtaking Vogue México and Latin America cover shoot for the famous September issue. The breathtaking cover shoot was accompanied by an in-depth, intimate interview that is available to read HERE. Both the single and cover shoot followed a massive string of collaborations with her fellow rap peers. Some of these include Glorilla’s Platinum-certified ‘Tomorrow 2,’ Latto’s Gold-certified “Put It On The Floor,” Offset’s “Jealousy,” and FendiDa Rappa’s “Point Me 2.”

Prior to “Bongos,” the pair released the historic and viral sensation, “WAP.” “WAP (Feat. Megan Thee Stallion)” affirmed Cardi B as one of Apple Music’s most popular artists of all time, earning the platform’s highest-ever debut by a female artist as well as the fastest song in Apple Music history by a female artist to peak at #1. It also went on to go #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at #1 on rhythmic radio and peaked at #2 on urban radio. “WAP” also won Favorite Song – Rap / Hip-Hop at the American Music Awards and won Best Collaboration and Video of the Year at the BET Awards. It was also nominated for Collaboration of the Year at the American Music Awards, nominated for five categories at the MTV Video Music Awards, and nominated for Best Music Video at the iHeart Music Awards. The visual has now reached over 523M views and the audio now has over 3.2B streams.

Cardi B is among the most significant musical artists of all time, regardless of genre, gender, or generation- all accomplished in less than a decade. Some of her accolades include the most #1 singles (5) on the Billboard Hot 100, the first lead artist to top the Billboard Global 200 with an album that has sold 100M certified units, the most diamond-certified songs (3) by the RIAA, and the most songs with a billion streams on Spotify including the most-streamed female rap album. In 2023, Cardi is staying quite active with her feature in a Beats By Dre ad last May and her collaboration with Whipshots saw a new flavor release for the fall: Pumpkin Spice. Cardi and Offset also appeared in McDonald’s 2023 Super Bowl Commercial, announcing the first-ever celebrity duo meal.

 

LINKIN PARK UNVEIL CAREER-SPANNING ALBUM ‘PAPERCUTS’ (SINGLE COLLECTION 2000-2023) OUT APRIL 12TH

LINKIN PARK UNVEIL CAREER-SPANNING ALBUM

PAPERCUTS (SINGLES COLLECTION 2000-2023)

PRE-ORDER/PRE-SAVE HERE

 

“IN THE END” RECEIVES RIAA DIAMOND (10X MILLION) CERTIFICATION

PAPERCUTS TO BE RELEASED APRIL 12TH ON WARNER RECORDS

COLLECTION FEATURES NEVER-BEFORE-RELEASED

TRACK “FRIENDLY FIRE” FROM

ONE MORE LIGHT-ERA

LISTEN HERE

February 23, 2024 (Los Angeles, CA) – Assembling an essential collection of generational anthems, LINKIN PARK will present their first-ever career-spanning greatest hits album entitled Papercuts (Singles Collection 2000-2023) on April 12TH via Warner Records.

Pre-order/Pre-save HERE. It will be available at all DSPs and in various physical configurations, including CD, Cassette, and double Vinyl. For the latter, there are several limited edition color vinyl variants, a Zoetrope picture disc and black vinyl.

The fan enthusiasm and fervor for both Hybrid Theory (20TH Anniversary Edition) in 2020 and Meteora (20TH Anniversary Edition) last year ultimately inspired the band to curate and carefully piece together what would become Papercuts. It offers a comprehensive retrospective of their journey so far in the span of one album highlighted by everything from “Crawling” and “Somewhere I Belong” to the sought-after rarity “QWERTY.

In addition to the classics, LINKIN PARK uncovered the never-before-released track “Friendly Fire.” Recorded during the 2017 sessions for their seventh album One More Light, it features a powerhouse vocal performance from the late Chester Bennington. The video was directed and edited by long-time collaborator Mark Fiore and features never-before-seen studio and live footage – watch HERE. Cinematic keys and a delicate beat underline emotionally charged verses as humming guitar uplifts the introspective chorus, “We’re pulling apart for no reason, we’re pulling a trigger in a useless war…what are we fighting for.” It embodies the style, soul, and spirit of classic LP.

About “Friendly Fire” Brad Delson added, “‘Friendly Fire’ was always one of our favorite songs from the One More Light sessions. Something about it wasn’t quite right so as close as it got to the finish line, we chose to set it aside for later. When we started looking for an unreleased track to include on our greatest hits collection, I was blown away by the power of the song, the power of the storytelling, the power of the vocal, the sonic landscape and I actually thought that it was closer than maybe we had realized at the time.

We got together to work on it and connect some of the missing pieces that for whatever reason hadn’t revealed themselves during the recording of One More Light. I can’t wait for people to hear it. It’s such a beautiful, compelling, heartbreaking, hopeful story and it really resonates with me today.”

Said Mike Shinoda, “In the making of each Linkin Park album, I want to love and believe in each individual song completely. I hope that if any one track is heard on its own in the world, it is something I can feel proud of, and something that takes root inside the listener and becomes part of the energy that connects us.

Curating the tracks for Papercuts was a joy. Each song in this collection is both a singular moment on our timeline and an evolving story that is as much ours as it is yours. From our first release ‘One Step Closer’ to the brand-new ‘Friendly Fire,’ this tracklist spans all our chapters so far. Thank you for being a part of our journey. We hope you enjoy Papercuts.”

Additionally, “In The End” just achieved a Diamond Certification (10x Million) from the RIAA. It stands out as the band’s most-streamed song with over 1.8 billion Spotify streams and 1.7 billion YouTube views on the music video. This marks their first Diamond Certification for a single. It notably graces the tracklisting of their 12x-platinum Diamond-Certified full-length debut, Hybrid Theory.

In 2023, LINKIN PARK unleashed Meteora 20th Anniversary Edition. It soared to #1 on the Billboard Top Hard Rock Albums Chart, Top Rock Albums Chart, Top Catalog Albums Chart, and Top Vinyl Albums Chart in addition to landing in the Top 3 of the Top Album Sales Chart and vaulting into the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 at #8. Not to mention, the single “Lost” took flight as the biggest rock song of 2023 and earned the “first #1 debut on Billboard’s Rock & Alternative Airplay Chart in over a decade! Simultaneously, it became the band’s highest-charting Billboard Hot 100 entry since 2012, bowing at #38! Thus far, it has amassed over 166 million Spotify streams and 78 million YouTube views on the stunning music videoMeteora 20th Anniversary Edition was chronicled and celebrated by The New York Times, The FADERThe Howard Stern ShowKROQ, and more.

 

Papercuts arrives April 12!

PAPERCUTS (Singles Collection 2000-2023) Tracklisting:

  1. Crawling
  2. Faint
  3. Numb/Encore
  4. Papercut
  5. Breaking The Habit
  6. In The End
  7. Bleed It Out
  8. Somewhere I Belong
  9. Waiting For The End
  10. Castle Of Glass
  11. One More Light
  12. Burn It Down
  13. What I’ve Done
  14. QWERTY
  15. One Step Closer
  16. New Divide
  17. Leave Out All The Rest
  18. Lost
  19. Numb
  20. Friendly Fire

SIR ROD STEWART & JOOLS HOLLAND RELEASE ‘SWING FEVER’ IS OUT NOW

Sir Rod Stewart & Jools Holland Releases ‘Swing Fever’
Their brand new collaborative studio album is out now.

LISTEN OR BUY SIGNED ALBUMS HERE 

Credit: Jonas Mohr

Today Sir Rod Stewart and Jools Holland with his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have released the exquisite Swing Fever – a 13-track sparkling salute to the timeless songs of the big band years, reignited by two true giants of their craft.For the first time, Britain’s new partners in swing have united on record to share their peerless dexterity on a tribute to such truly great songs as ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’‘Almost Like Being In Love’‘Pennies From Heaven’ and ‘Lullaby Of Broadway’.

Having already appeared on The One Show, as well as turning in stunning performances for Radio 2’s Piano Room this week, excitement for the record has hit fever pitch. This weekend will also see a performance on Dancing on Ice on Sunday, ITV1 at 18:30.

Swing Fever is the realisation of conversations between Rod and Jools that began in the pandemic years, and of Rod’s dream of making an album of the songs that were, in many ways, the rock ‘n’ roll of their day.  Sitting down together, Jools recounts: “I was just packing up to go away for Christmas, and you rang me. We hadn’t really spoken at any length before. I thought ‘I love Rod, how exciting,’ and you said ‘I want to do a record.’ I’d been a fan of Rod forever but we realised with the old music that we liked a lot of the same things.”

Over roughly a dozen collective sessions, the intimacy of the recording space combined with the enduring brilliance of the songbook to create a sound that’s infectious and irresistible – and it sounds live because that’s what it was.

Rod Stewart is one of the best-selling artists, with over 250 million albums sold worldwide. His signature voice, style and songwriting have transcended all genres of popular music, from rock, folk, soul, R&B, and even the Great American Songbook; making him one of the few stars to enjoy chart-topping albums throughout every decade of his career. He’s earned countless of the industry’s highest awards, among them, two inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the ASCAP Founders Award for songwriting, New York Times bestselling author, Grammy™ Living Legend, and in 2016 he officially became “Sir Rod Stewart” after being knighted at Buckingham Palace for his services to music and charity.

Some of his major hits include “Gasoline Alley,” “Every Picture Tells a Story,” “Mandolin Wind,” “You Wear It Well,” “The Killing of Georgie,” “Tonight’s the Night,” “You’re In My Heart (The Final Acclaim),” “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?,” “Young Turks,” “Forever Young,” “Hot Legs,” “Infatuation,” the unforgettable “Maggie May,” and many more.

Jools sums up the spontaneous charm of Swing Fever“The effect that this music has on me, and whenever I put it on where people are, they feel this thing, they want to move. Music is an expression of a lot of different things, and joy is an important part of what it does. You can feel the joy in this music, and it’s unashamed joy as well.”

Swing Fever is available on Black Vinyl, Colour Vinyl, cassette, CD & Digital – purchase  HERE 


Swing Fever
 Tracklisting

  1. Lullaby Of Broadway
  2. Oh Marie
  3. Sentimental Journey
  4. Pennies From Heaven
  5. Night Train
  6. Love Is The Sweetest Thing
  7. Them There Eyes
  8. Good Rockin’ Tonight
  9. Ain’t Misbehavin’
  10. Frankie And Johnny
  11. Walkin’ My Baby Back Home
  12. Almost Like Being In Love
  13. Tennessee Waltz

 

 

Ghetts Releases New Album ‘On Purpose, With Purpose’ – Out Now

Ghetts Releases New Album ‘On Purpose, With Purpose’ – Out Now

LISTEN NOW

Ghetts proudly presents his forthcoming album, On Purpose, With Purpose. Set for release on 23rd February and arriving three years after Ghetts’ last album – the epic Conflict Of Interest – this new record continues the evolution and unstoppable rise of one of the UK’s greatest rappers.

Ghetts sounds sharper, more unflinchingly honest and boldly confident and than ever before, and is joined by several guests, including; Sampha, Kano, Wretch 32, Skrapz, Unknown T, Lancey Foux, Pip Millett, Tiggs da Author and Moonchild Sanelly.

As well as achieving new heights as a songwriter and rapper, On Purpose, With Purpose finds Ghetts expanding his sonic palette by reaching out beyond rap and incorporating elements of wider musical influences such as soul (Double Standards), R&B (Mine), gospel (Hallelujah), Afrobeats and amapiano (GbeduBlessingsTumbi).

Born Justin Clarke and raised in Newham, East London, Ghetts combines razor-sharp, crystal-clear rhymes with smart humour and creative, intelligent wordplay.  In 2005, following his release from prison, he released debut mixtape, 2000 & Life. Since then he’s gone on to release 5 further mixtapes, 3 studio albums, various blazing freestyles, and continues to improve with each offering.  Ghetts’ previous album, Conflict Of Interest, marked a paradigm shift in his career receiving near-universal acclaim, reaching #2 on the Official UK Albums Chart, and earning Brit Award, Mercury Music Prize and NME Award nominations; plus DJ mag Best Of British and most recently the 2024 MOBO Pioneer Award.

Tracklist

  1. Intro
  2. Mount Rushmore (ft. Kano  Wretch 32)
  3. Double Standards (ft. Sampha)
  4. Anakin (Red Saber)
  5. Blood On My Hands (ft. Unknown T)
  6. Stylish Nxxxa (ft. Lancey Foux)Digital Exclusive Only
  7. Redrum –Physical ExclusiveOnly
  8. Laps (ft. Moonchild Sanelly)
  9. Twin Sisters (ft. Skrapz)
  10. Mine (ft. Shakka)
  11. More Than I Required (Interlude)
  12. Hallelujah (ft. Dexta Daps)
  13. Gbedu (ft. Harry Ave)
  14. Tumbi
  15. Blessings (ft. Muzi)
  16. Grateful (Interlude)
  17. Street Politics (ft. Tiggs da Author)
  18. Jonah’s Safety (ft. Pip Millett)
  19. Expiry Date (Outro)

 

GLOBAL POP SUPERSTAR DUA LIPA RELEASES NEW SINGLE “TRAINING SEASON” – OUT NOW

GLOBAL POP SUPERSTAR DUA LIPA RELEASES NEW SINGLE TRAINING SEASON

WATCH THE OFFICIAL VIDEO HERE

Today, 3x GRAMMY and 6x BRIT Award-winning global pop superstar Dua Lipa releases Training Season,” the second single from her upcoming album, out later this year. Alongside the track, Dua has released the music video for Training Season,”.

Speaking of the track, Dua shares, I had been on a string of bad dates, and the last one was the final straw. The next morning I arrived to the studio to Caroline and Tobias asking me how it all went and I immediately declared TRAINING SEASON IS OVER,’ and like the best day after’ debriefs with your mates, we had a lot of laughs and it all quickly came together from there.” 

She added, And while it is obviously about that feeling when you are just absolutely done telling peoplemen specifically in this case, how to date you right; it is also about my training season being over and me growing with every experience. I have never felt more confident, clear or empowered. And while it may be that training season is never over for any of us, you start to see the beauty in finding that person to experience it with. You stop looking for the trainees and become more interested in having someone where you are and someone to grow with.

Directed by Vincent Haycock, the Training Season” video opens with Duas voicemail being flooded with apologetic messages and second chance requests. As the song continues, Dua sits alone while shes surrounded by men vying for her attention as the room begins to spin into chaos. Training Season” was written by Lipa, along with Caroline Ailin, Danny L. Harle, Tobias Jesso Jr., and Tame Impalas Kevin Parker, and was produced by Parker and Harle.

Earlier this month, Dua kicked off the 66th Annual GRAMMY Awards with an electric medley performance of Training Season,” “Dance The Night,” and Houdini,” which you can watch hereDua will return to the stage at the BRIT Awards on March 2nd, where shes nominated for three awards including Artist of the Year, Best Pop Act, and Song of the Year for Dance The Night.” 

In Duas recently revealed global Rolling Stone cover, her upcoming album was praised as pop bliss,” while noting it is uniquely and utterly Dua Lipa: confident dance pop full of witty Instagram-caption-ready one-liners.” In addition to Training Season,” the album will include Houdini,” which has now surpassed 300 million streams worldwide and was recently certified silver in the UK. Upon release, the single went straight to No. 1 on the UK Airplay charts making it Dua’s 11th No. 1 UK airplay record, and became the No. 1 music video in the world on YouTube the week of its release. The euphoric club-ready single garnered immediate praise across the board from the likes of Billboard and Rolling Stone, who lauded the track as a neo-psychedelic dance-floor rager,” to Pitchfork and Vogue, who called it a pop masterclass.” Recently, Dua became the first female artist to have three songs each with over two billion streams on Spotify (One Kiss,” “Don’t Start Now,” and New Rules”).

RISING STAR THOMAS HEADON SHARES NEW SINGLE “MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT” OUT NOW

RISING STAR THOMAS HEADON SHARES NEW SINGLE “MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT” OUT NOW

MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT

“The competition best start taking lessons – Thomas Headon is starting to run away with the game.” – Dork, 5*

“pop prodigy” – Notion

“fast rising star” – DIY

“bubbling new bedroom pop” – Clash

“A star on the rise” – The Line of Best Fit

“The rising star writes from a place of endless honesty” – HUNGER

“banging tunes” – NME

From playing his first-ever UK show at 150-cap venue The Grace in 2020, to selling out 2300-cap O2 Forum Kentish Town, topping the EP charts, completing a co-headline US tour with Alfie Templeman and supporting both Sir Elton John and Sigrid, Thomas Headon has proven himself an undeniable indie-pop force to be reckoned with. Today the London via Melbourne star releases his brand new single, and first of 2024, ‘Middle of the Night’, after premiering the track on Triple J last night.

LISTEN TO ‘MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT’

“This song to me is the sound I’ve always been trying to achieve, it really blends so many of my influences into one song and feels like a step in the right direction. It’s basically a song about partying non-stop, waking up in the morning and feeling like it is still the night before, your head spinning, the ridiculous plans you make with your friends on nights out that never end up happening and feeling higher and larger than life. I wrote and recorded it with two really great friends (Stephen Barnes & Caroline Pennell) and I think the energy of that really comes through. Anyway I hope people like it, it’ll be awkward if they don’t.” Thomas Headon

‘Middle of the Night’ is the first taste of new music from Thomas since last year’s, Six Songs That Thomas Headon Likes And Thinks You Would Like Too, which included the BBC Radio 1-lauded singles ‘2009 TOYOTA‘, ‘Georgia‘ and ‘W4NNA DO’. Having spent the past two years performing a storm of live shows to frenzies of screaming fans at festivals and sold-out tours across the US, Australia and the UK, Thomas shows no signs of slowing down. Following Six Songs release, Thomas spent the rest of the year playing an array of festivals including Barn on the Farm, Standon Calling and Y Not Festival, headed out on his own intimate UK and EU tour – including a show at Camden Assembly which sold-out within 60 seconds of going live – with support from his good friend and rising retro-popstar, Arthur Hill, before hunkering down in the studio to bring all the stories from his recent travels to life in his upcoming new music.

Thomas Headon was born in London and raised in Melbourne but always dreamt of moving back to the city to pursue music. Arriving in London by himself at the start of 2020, Thomas started to build an incredibly loyal community online, blowing up on TikTok (20M likes / 445k followers) and Instagram (112K followers) with his off-kilter live sessions, tongue-in-cheek charm and remarkable songwriting ability. Learning to write and produce on his own, Thomas had already released two self-written and self-produced EP’s, ‘The Greatest Hits’ and ‘The Goodbye EP’ (including lauded single ‘UrbanAngel1999’ which features on Netflix’s hit series Heartstopper) in 2020 before releasing the Victoria EP which cemented his place as a “proper star” in music – now signed to Warner Records and selling out live dates across the world. Since Victoria’s release, Thomas has earned over 100M streams worldwide and was chosen as one of Amazon Music’s Artists to watch and MTV Push’s Ones to Watch. One of the first artists to curate Spotify’s Our Generation playlist, Thomas’ blend of playful alternative pop that speaks to the Gen-Z experience has been compared to the likes of the 1975’s Matty Healy (NME), and critically praised by Triple J, who named him a “seriously impressive force in pop music”, as well as BBC Radio 1’s Jack Saunders, Clara Amfo, Greg James & Jordan North.

JASON DERULO LIFTS THE VEIL ON NU KING / THE MULTI-PLATINUM SUPERSTAR’S FIRST ALBUM SINCE 2015 – OUT NOW

JASON DERULO LIFTS THE VEIL ON NU KING

THE MULTI-PLATINUM SUPERSTAR’S FIRST ALBUM SINCE 2015

27-SONG PROJECT FOLLOWS FIRST-EVER COLLABORATION FROM

CHART-TOPPING INTERNATIONAL ICONS JASON DERULO AND MICHAEL BUBLÉ

NU KING PRESENTED ON RELEASE DAY WITH GOLD PLAQUE BY ATLANTIC RECORDS

LISTEN TO NU KING HERE

Chart-topping sensation Jason Derulo officially kicks off a new era with Nu King. The 27-song project is available to stream now via Atlantic Records HERE. As his boldest body of work yet, he collates a handful of fan favorites such as “Acapulco,” “Slow Low,” “Swalla,” “Lifestyle” [feat. Adam Levine], “Love Not War” [feat. Nuka], and more alongside various newly recorded anthems. The project received a special gold plaque upon release from Atlantic Records.

Indicative of his expansive vision, Jason has written and co-directed a 20-minute short film entitled A Dance With Shadows, set to roll out this month. The film will consist of visuals for “Spicy Margarita,” “U + I,” “Mad Love” [feat. YoungBoy Never Broke Again], and “Favorite Song.” Akin to a dark Marvel film steeped in its own otherworldly gangster lore, the action-packed visual moves at the speed of the music highlighted by moments of intrigue, betrayal, seduction, romance, and nonstop twists and turns.

“Nu King is the culmination of my career so far. It’s been nine years since my last full-length, and a lot has happened. I never stopped making music though. A lot of those songs didn’t have a proper home, so I made a place for them. The newer songs are just a piece of my life at the moment. Combining everything, the entire album has a cinematic feel. For the title, King is my son’s name. You can go further, and this is a crowning moment I’m really proud of. 2023 was a preparation year; 2024 is a year of celebrating all of the hard work I’ve put in and what I’ve built.” – Jason Derulo

Derulo is set to embark on the “Nu King World Tour,” beginning on February 22, with dates in Portugal, Kazakhstan, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, Italy, Switzerland, and Spain slated through June 2024. For complete details, please visit www.jasonderulo.com/tour.

NU KING TRACKLIST

1. Nu King

2. Spicy Margarita Jason Derulo & Michael Bublé

3. Mad Love Jason Derulo & YoungBoy Never Broke Again

4. U + I

5. Lie To Me

6. Favorite Song

7. POV

8. Last Night Jason Derulo, Gucci Mane & Quavo

9. Take You Dancing

10. Don’t Go Nowhere

11. Proximity

12. Limbo Jason Derulo & Lay Bankz

13. Jalebi Baby Tesher x Jason Derulo

14. Comatose

15. Slow Low

16. Swalla featuring Nicki Minaj, Ty Dolla $ign

17. Tip Toe featuring French Montana

18. Lifestyle featuring Adam Levine

19. When Love Sucks featuring Dido

20. Save The Last Dance

21. Ayo Girl (Haitian Konpa Remix) Jason Derulo, Robinson & Mika Ben

22. Down Jason Derulo & David Guetta

23. So Many Hearts

24. Hands On Me featuring Meghan Trainor

25. Underwater Jason Derulo & Alex Shipp

26. Love Not War featuring Nuka

27. Acapulco

Derulo announced the release of Nu King on January 26, accompanied by the fiery single “Spicy Margarita”, a collaboration with fellow icon and esteemed friend, Michael Bublé, available now via Atlantic Records HERE. The surefire hit sampled from Dean Martin’s iconic “Sway,” which Bublé famously covered on his debut studio album over 20 years ago. Bublé’s version of “Sway” has amassed more than 415 million global streams to date. Watch the duo’s electrifying performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! HERE.

Last year saw a non-stop series of releases from the industrious superstar including his acclaimed collaboration with fellow multi-platinum global superstar, GRAMMY® Award-winner Meghan Trainor, “Hands On Me (Feat. Meghan Trainor),” available HERE. The track – which was teased across social media by both artists, and showcased by Derulo with a spectacular live performance on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, streaming HERE – was met by critical applause from the likes of American Songwriter, which raved, “Derulo has made a career of consistently switching up his sonic direction. Both artists seem in their element on this nostalgic song.” The fun video also featured superstar socialite + business woman, Paris Hilton, and paid homage to and celebrated the 20th anniversary of the hit reality show, The Simple Life, which Hilton co-starred alongside her best friend Nicole Richie. Watch the video HERE.

The ever-active Derulo is following his recently-wrapped first season as judge on The Voice Australia by co-starring alongside Alexandra Shipp (Barbie, X-Men: Apocalypse) in Underwater, a neo-noir romantic thriller presented by Interval Presents, Warner Music Group’s in-house podcast network. A rollercoaster love story told in the form of a narrative album, the series features brand new, original music from Derulo woven into the story and score, creating an innovative and immersive listening experience and making for a groundbreaking event at the cutting edge of audio entertainment. Underwater premiered October 31 on all major podcast platforms, with new episodes released weekly on Tuesdays HERE. The podcast topped the Apple Podcast charts at #1.



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