Goldfrapp Annabel and Tour Dates for Tales of Us

Goldfrapp reveal the latest in their series of beautiful short films that accompany their brand new album Tales Of Us, which is released through Mute on 9 September 2013. The film for ‘Annabel’ is available to view now from: www.goldfrapp.com Goldfrapp Autumn UK Tour dates: 21 Oct 2013, Paradiso, Amsterdam; 22 Oct 2013, Ancienne Belgique, Brussels; 23 […]

Naughty Boy Announces UK Tour

Following the release of his smash hit debut album ‘Hotel Cabana’ last week which hit the number two spot in this week’s UK album charts, Naughty Boy announces a UK tour this November, taking in the following dates: Naughty Boy – November 2013 Tuesday 12th Brighton Concorde; Wednesday 13th London Brixton Electric; Friday 15th Birmingham Library; Saturday 16th Manchester Club Academy; Sunday 17th  Glasgow O2 ABC2. Tickets […]

Matt Goss at London’s Cafe de Paris in October

After taking Las Vegas by storm with his critically-acclaimed headline show at Caesars Palace four years ago, achieving sell-outs every weekend since opening his own room, the Gossy Room,  Matt Goss will bring his dynamic musical talent to London’s Café De Paris. This run of four special shows in London will coincide with the release […]

Tripping the World Fantastic: A Journey Through the Music of Our Planet by Glenn Dixon

Every culture on Earth has music. Every culture that’s ever existed has had it, but we don’t exactly know why. Music is not like food, shelter, or having opposable thumbs. We don’t need it to live, and yet we can’t seem to live without it. Glenn Dixon travels the globe exploring how and why people […]

Dates for Paloma Faith with The Guy Barker Orchestra – Symphonic Grace Tour 2013

The Symphonic Grace tour will see Paloma Faith team up with 42-piece Guy Barker Orchestra to present full-blown orchestral arrangements of her own material mixed with classic jazz ballads, backing singers and fabulous costumes – expect Paloma Faith at her most epic. Tue 22 Oct 13  Bristol Colston Hall  0844 887 1500   www.colstonhall.org   Wed […]

Beauty & gossip from Vanity Van salon backstage at Latitude Festival

The Vanity Van salon was absolutely rammed all weekend, fully booked every day and  had to turn dozens of people away – the artists at Latitude loved the treatments – male hair cuts and massages were the most popular as well as dozens of Miners Cosmetics makeovers on the girls, buckets of Batiste dry shampoo with  festival locks getting Nicky Clarke’s Tease Me […]

Bjork’s Biophilia App Now Available On Android

Björk has made her groundbreaking multimedia album, Biophilia available on Android for the first time.   The app, of which Wired said ‘nothing has come close to the way Biophilia re-imagined the album as something functional’, and which was quoted by The Guardian as ‘restoring some of the intimacy you can have with music’, can be downloaded on […]

BluesFest 2013 Line Up at Royal Albert Hall with Robert Plant, Bobby Womack & Van Morrison

BluesFest 2013 announces that Robert Plant, Bobby Womack, Van Morrison, Gregory Porter, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Mavis Staples, Chris Rea are all confirmed for a celebration of music inspired by the Blues. BluesFest takes place at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall on Tuesday 29 October – Friday 1 November. This is the first full scale music […]

What are you listening to Harkive?

Music lovers around the world are being asked on Tuesday 9th July to participate in a unique online music project launched by a Birmingham City University student. Craig Hamilton, an MA Music Industries student, is using social media to invite fellow music fans from across the globe to take part in the first ever worldwide look at […]

The South Wales Valleys Are Alive With The Sound of Music

Standing on top of the mountain, arms aloft after you conquer the hike, there’s nothing more satisfying than bursting into song. Forget Maria and her wimple. What tunes come to mind in the stunning countryside of South Wales? A place of rich musical heritage, Love The Valleys has compiled the first official playlist to be offered […]