Friday, December 9, 2022

[NEWS] Rudimental announce their first UK headline tour

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D&B Hackney quartet Rudimental have today (22nd January) announced their first UK headline tour in support of their upcoming debut, due in the spring.Since topping the charts in May 2012 with 'Feel The Love' (a track that Radio 1's Zane Lowe mentioned as The...

[NEWS] Artful set to release new EP tomorrow

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The name Artful Dodger will always bring smiles aplenty to those who were garage-heads back in the day.Well, as you may or may not know, Pete and Mark split from being the production powerhouses that they were - Pete went under the guise of...

[NEWS] HMV finds a buyer in Hilco

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Breaking news within the HMV saga continues, with Hilco (the restructuring specialist who also owns HMV Canada) announced as taking immediate control of HMV and their £200m debt (acquired from HMV's lenders RBS & Lloyds).Although Hilco don't actually OWN HMV just yet, the deal...

Live Nation move their London concerts to Olympic Park

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Born In Sound has learnt this morning that concert promoter Live Nation has secured the Olympic Park to host their next wave of summer festivals. AEG recently secured the contract to stage summer events in Hyde Park for the 5 years so this seems like...

Beyonce performs at Obama’s Inauguration

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Today Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term in the White House, and naturally HOVA and Beyonce were the celeb guests of choice. Beyonce sung an unsurprisingly stunning version of the National Anthem at the inauguration, watched by her mogul husband close-by.I...

[NEWS] HMV rescue possible thanks to labels

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Many people are still feeling the pain of HMV's bankruptcy; for those who remember life pre-downloads, walking in to a record store was always a highlight for music and non-music fans alike.Well, after last week's demise, there could be some good news on the...

[NEWS] Label ‘Tru Thoughts’ sign TY

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London rapper Ty, known for his Mercury-nominated LP 'Upwards' as well as collaborations aplenty with the likes of blog-favourite Eska, has just been announced as indie label Tru Thoughts' new signing.Ty (real name Ben Chijoke) has been absent from the airwaves for a while...

[NEW MUSIC] Sam Smith – Lay Me Down (Acoustic)

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For those who have heard Disclosure's phenomenal Sam Sparro-esque track Latch, then Sam Smith should be no stranger. Here he wows with a spine-tingling acoustic performance of Lay Me Down, a track we hope will feature as part of his debut album. With some of...

Breezy and Ri-Ri record new song together

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Not sure if this is actually newsworthy, however with all the 'on/off' saga that's been going on with Rihanna & Chris Brown, the pair were recently spotted leaving an LA studio a few days ago.One of Breezy's representatives has confirmed the duet is...