Naytronix goes ‘Back In Time’ to London

Naytronix has released a new video as well as a remix ahead of his upcoming UK shows.

The musician, better known as Nate Brenner of tUnE-yArDs, performs at London’s Shacklewell Arms on 28 November 2015 as part of an extensive European tour in support of his latest album, ‘Mister Divine’.

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Mumford & Sons bring summer to Hyde Park

Mumford & Sons have joined the lineup of BST Hyde Park 2016.

The band headline the legendary open-air London venue on 8 July 2016. Support comes from Alabama Shakes and Wolf Alice.

The concert series, launched in 2013 with shows by The Rolling Stones and Bon Jovi, has already played host to big names like Black Sabbath, Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire, Kylie Minogue, and Blur.

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James plot London takeover

James return in 2016 with a new album and national headline tour that includes stops at three iconic London venues.

The veteran Manchester band, who release their 14th album ‘Girl At The End Of The World’ on 18 March 2016, play O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, O2 Forum Kentish Town, and O2 Brixton Academy on 4, 6, and 7 May respectively.

“The essence of James is live,” says James bassist Jim Glennie. “The pleasure never diminishes. I can’t wait for us to get our hands on these songs in front of the best audience a band can have.”

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Foreigner getting Urgent at London Palladium

Foreigner are bringing 40 years of classic rock hits to London in 2016.

The band are bringing enduring anthems like ‘I Want To Know What Love Is’, ‘Juke Box Hero’, and ‘Urgent’ to the Palladium Theatre on 7 June as part of their European summer tour.

Tickets go on sale on 20 November 2015.

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Cristobal and the Sea: Counting smiles

Cristobal and the Sea’s effervescent debut album is the sound of the world — a fusion of  Bossa nova, Afro-pop, and Western folk and rock that reflects the diversity of band’s line-up.

It’s a veritable EU, with each member playing an integral part to the melting pot that is ‘Sugar Now’.

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Joe Satriani: On peregrine wings

Joe Satriani | Hammersmith Eventim Apollo | 10 November 2015

Photo credit: John Bull

Joe Satriani is a magician. Not one of those obnoxious guys at Covent Garden whose only real talent is shouting. Nor a gaudy Vegas illusionist hiding behind sequins, hair extensions, and confetti cannons.

Instead he’s the real deal, performing seemingly impossible feats right before your eyes. No smoke. No mirrors. Just magic. And, like all the greatest, he makes it all look so effortless you stop wondering how the trick’s done. You just gasp at the results instead.

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Dan Patlansky: Time slipping by so fast

Dan Patlansky | Hammersmith Eventim Apollo | 11 November 2015

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Dan Patlansky pulls the strap off his guitar. It’s a sure sign that something spectacular is about to happen, even though the musician has already won over an audience of Joe Satriani fans.

The bluesman has shown off his soul-baring playing style with the moody instrumental that opens his 40-minute support slot. He’s underlined the depth of his songwriting talents with the widescreen epic ‘Bring The World To Its Knees’, a heartfelt paean from 2012 offering ‘20 Stones’ that features a couple of searing solos for good measure. He’s shown off his willingness to explore new sounds on the adventurous ‘Run’, an explosive, hard-rocking track set to surface on forthcoming album ‘INTRO-VERTIGO’.

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