Category Archives: Music News
Apple Music to stream remixes
Apple Music

Following a newly formed partnership with Dubset Media Holdings, the streaming service Apple Music now has the ability to stream remixes, mash-ups and DJ mixes for the very first time.

Malcolm McLaren & Vivienne Westwood’s Son to burn £5m punk memorabilia
Joe Corre

Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood’s son, Joe Corré, plans to burn his entire £5 million punk memorabilia collection in Camden on 26 November to commemorate the 40th anniversary of punk.

One of London’s oldest music venues under threat
The George Tavern

One of London’s oldest and most beloved music venues is under threat, with a petition now launched to help save The George Tavern.

Nina Simone biopic to premiere in April
Nina Simone

“Nina”, the long-in-the-works Nina Simone biopic starring Zoe Saldana, is finally set for release next month. Written and directed by Cynthia Mort (“The Brave One”), the film chronicles the late, great musician’s career and role as a civil rights activist.

Concert To Calais tour announced
Concert To Calais

Concert to Calais have announced the full venue list and tour dates for the music tour in aid of refugees.

Peter Tosh Museum To Open In Kingston
Peter Tosh

A museum honouring the life and work of Peter Tosh, one of Jamaica’s global music legends and founding member of the critically acclaimed reggae group, the Wailers, will open its doors in Kingston this summer.

Air Studios petition against neighbouring development
AIR Studios

The petition against the redevelopment of a property next door to Air Studios has passed 11,000 signatures, with the campaign gaining media coverage in the likes of The Times, The Telegraph and The Evening Standard.

Negative Approach to reunite for one-off show
Negative Approach

Third Man Records announced that they will be having concerts at their Detroit Facility. The inaugural band will be Negative Approach. In addition,

Vinyl crowdfunding platform Qrates adds distribution service

Qrates launch Store Delivery, a distribution service that essentially makes it a one-stop shop for artists and labels looking to get their records into online and bricks-and-mortar stores.

Independent Venue Week launches across 120 venues in UK
IVW 2016

After impressive growth in only its second year, Independent Venue Week brings together 120 venues across the UK with a week-long series of concerts and events.

Petition to safeguard Belfast’s Mandela Hall
Mandela Hall

Over 8,000 people have signed a petition opposing the redevelopment of Mandela Hall one of Northern Ireland’s best-known live music venues.

Celebration of 40 years of punk launches across London

Punk.London will highlight the continuing influence of the genre-busting cultural phenomenon, as the capital’s cultural organisations tell the story of punk through art, design, film, fashion, literature, photography and, of course, music.

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