Estrella announce release of their new single “Here I Am”

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Scottish rock four-piece Estrella reveal the first single to be released from their second album. The much anticipated track, aptly named, “Here I Am’’ is set for release 24th November.

The inspiration for the track was drawn from the guys becoming fed up of being told they need to ‘get real jobs’, so in true musician style, they reacted by writing a killer song. Proud of what they do and echoing their own journey, the words ratify the need to follow your own fate.

The track rings true to Estrella’s energetic rock sound and the production is absolutely seamless. The thoughtful lyrics, teamed with powerful guitar riffs is the stuff rock hits are made of.

Some very talented veterans of the rock world have lent their hands to the making of Estrella’s new album and the album has a provenance most rock bands would envy.

“Here I am’’ was recorded at the infamous Rockfield Studios, Wales. The very studios in which Queen recorded hit, “Bohemian Rhapsody”.  John T Sinclair, who has worked with rock heavyweights ‘Uriah Heep’, ‘The Cult’ and ‘Ozzy Osbourne band’, co-wrote and co-produced “Here I am”.  Production on the second album was overseen by Nick Brine, who has worked with and contributed to the global success of legends, The Darkness, Bruce Springsteen and Oasis.

With this hearty mix of rocking talent coming together on one project, the new album is undeniably bound for greatness. You can hear their new single ‘Here I Am’ on the link below:

Estrella have been moving from strength to strength over summer and have made appearances at a wealth of rock festivals.  Dave Ritchie from Wildfire Festival (previously Les-Fest) described Estrella as,

The most exciting and entertaining, live rock band in the country, Estrella give 100% every time, simply unmissable!”.

Hard Rock Hell Festival  said, These boys know how to rock!”.

With fans of the band including Classic Rock Magazine and XFM presenters Tom Russell and noted music tastemaker Jim Gellatly, as well as setting off on a European Tour in November with Gilby Clarke (Guns N’ Roses ex-guitarist) you will be hearing plenty more of Estrella in the coming months



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Tour Dates:

11.10.14 – Dumfries – The Venue (Not part of Gilby Clarke Tour)

04.11.14 – Grimsby – Yardbirds

05.11.14 – Wakefield – Warehouse 23

06.11.14 – London – The Underworld

08.11.14 – Northern Ireland, Ballymena – Diamond Rock Club

09.11.14 – Edinburgh – Bannermans

12.11.14 – Spain, Madrid – We Rock

13.11.14 – Spain, Zaragoza – La Casa Del Loco

14.11.14 – Spain, Ourense – Sala Berlin

15.11.14 – Spain, Villafranca – Polideportivo Municipal

All Time Low reach All Time high as they announce UK Arena Show!

Amazing pop punk rockers All Time Low have announced their first ever UK arena show which will see them headline at London’s SSE Arena in Wembley March 2015. This show will also be recorded for a DVD release!

Tickets went on sale 9am on August 8th so you better snap ‘em up quick! and

SOLD OUT CAMBRIDGE FOLK FESTIVAL, Celebrates Golden Anniversary



31 July & 1, 2, 3 August 2014

The finishing touches are being put in place at Cherry Hinton Hall as the Cambridge Folk Festival gets ready to celebrate its golden anniversary.

The 50th Cambridge Folk Festival has been sold out for several months, highlighting its rip-roaring success and popularity. No tickets will be available for purchase at the gate over the Festival weekend so the general public are advised not to travel to the Festival if they don’t have a sought-after ticket.

If the disappointment of not having a ticket is all too much, you needn’t fear – you will still be able to listen to a live BBC Radio 2 Festival broadcast with presenter Mark Radcliffe on Saturday 2nd August between 3pm and 6pm. Not only this, but a follow up show of highlights from the brilliant event will also be broadcast on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe on Wednesday 6th August between 7pm and 8pm.

As well as these BBC Radio 2 broadcasts, folk fans will be able to catch up on all the activity at the Festival by following the event’s social media feeds and official website ( which will be broadcasting exclusive backstage performances, gossip and interviews from all the artists at the Festival.

About the Cambridge Folk Festival:

Held annually in Cherry Hinton Hall, the beautiful tree lined park in Cambridge, the four-day outdoor Festival has been hailed as one of the ‘most prestigious’ in the world. It started in 1965, and has homed many globally established artists, including Paul Simon, KT Tunstall, The Waterboys, Mumford & Sons, Buddy Guy, Jools Holland, Noah & The Whale, Emmylou Harris, Joe Strummer, Jake Bugg, Ray Davies, Jimmy Cliff, The Proclaimers, Levellers, Billy Bragg, Frank Turner, Billy Connolly, James Taylor & The Pogues amongst many others. This year, the festival is celebrating 50 years of folk brilliance and so is welcoming Van Morrison and Newton Faulkner to name but a few.

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Robyn to do it again with the help of Royksopp

Röyksopp and Robyn premiere their ‘Do It Again’ video on VEVO.


‘Do It Again’ is the first single to be taken from the critically-acclaimed ‘Do It Again’ mini-album out now on Dog Triumph via Wall of Sound and Cooking Vinyl.

Watch ‘Do It Again’: here


‘Do It Again’ tracklisting:

1. Monument

2. Sayit

3. Do It Again

4. Every Little Thing

5. Inside The Idle Hour Club


The video for ‘Do It Again’ shot In Mexico by award-winning Danish filmmaker Martin de Thurah incorporates a short film called ‘Our Hearts’ Desires’. It tells the story of desire, rebellion and forbidden love and is hugely emotive and simply unforgettable. As the director said himself, “‘Do It Again’ feels like it’s an unstoppable pop mantra of something out of hand. A spiralling hypnotic maelstrom. The video touches our hearts’ desires:  deep passions; revolutions full of hope and excitement; a dream of freedom; obsession; the ecstasy and escapism; the darkness. And it ends in a mix of violence and laughter, freedom and the loss of free will. All of this somehow ends on a note of hope through struggle. Something worth fighting for.”

Read more about the collaboration between Martin de Thurah, Röyksopp & Robyn on Dazed Digital.

‘Do It Again’ tracklisting:

1. Monument

2. Sayit

3. Do It Again

4. Every Little Thing

5. Inside The Idle Hour Club

‘Do It Again’ tour dates below:

August 8         Øya Festival (Norway)

August 9         Way Out West Festival (Sweden)

August 10      Flow Festival (Finland)

August 15      Pukkelpop (Belgium)

August 20      Pier 97 (New York, NY, US)

August 21      Wolftrap (Washington, DC, US)

August 22      HB Pavilion (Boston, MA, US)

August 24      Pritzker Pavilion (Chicago, IL, US)

August 25      Echo Beach (Toronto, ON, Canada)

August 27      Red Rocks Amphitheater (Denver, CO, US)

August 30      Zurich Open Air (Switzerland)



“… electrifying.” **** The Observer

“Inspirational” Pitchfork

“… a stunner” NME, 8/10

“… crying on the dancefloor brilliant” The Independent

“A Scandipop dream team” The Guardian

“Truly inspiring… disco art-pop acid heaven” Esquire

“A towering edifice of electronic brilliance…beautifully impassioned music” This Is Fake DIY

 “… a shuddering gem” **** – Mail On Sunday

“… sparkling, thumping pop” **** – Metro

“Pop heaven… ‘Do It Again’ will be the sound of your Summer.” Grazia

 “Unmissable” Shortlist

“Unstoppable forces of Scandianvian cool.” Rolling Stone

Röyksopp and Robyn’s mini album Do It Again is out now on Dog Triumph via Cooking Vinyl/Wall Of Sound. Buy it here.

Scriggler: Live Music & Words

The night of exceptional entertainment 



With the combination of music and words, narrative with songs and poetry as well as performance there’s only one place to be on Thursday 18th September- The Harrison Bar in London, for the spectacle that is Scriggler: Live.

The evening has been put together in celebration of the launch of the multifaceted Scriggler. It’s not only a magazine, but a hub for words, a social network, a publishing platform and a bloggers dream. Scriggler is for anyone who wants to read, who loves to write or who simply loves a good debate, so this evening is guaranteed to be one of inspiration and imagination like none other.

This night of music, literature and debate featuring the best of both established and upcoming spoken word artists, actors, poets and musicians promises to be uncensored and one of the most stimulating events of the year.

We have so many delights in store, such as ‘the poet thug’ that is Sam Berkson, giving us his take on his personal issues with London, counterbalanced by the sweet and gentle yet no less powerful Jo Brandon. You can also see the fantastic work of Anna Beecher and listen to the some of the inspirational work submitted to Scriggler, whilst enjoying the lovely and lilting acoustic tones of Hannah Scott. There’s something for everyone!

It all kicks off at7.30pm and advance tickets are only £5 (plus booking) and can be found from We Got Tickets and Eventbrite, or £8 on the door…

For any more information about this exhilarating event, follow us on Twitter.

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See you there!

Return of Red Bull Culture Clash 2014 – Begins October 30th!

The worlds biggest music battle returns to the UK!

Red Bull Culture Clash

Find out more about the Culture Clash on their site:

A full list of this years line up will be announce next week. So stay tuned for that!

Stars is the new Single from Jessie Lowes – Find her tour dates below

Emotional single begins the run up to a debut album release



Available from September 22nd, ‘Stars’ is the new single from acoustic singer-songwriter Jessie Lowes. Based in Northumberland and specialising in a delicate mix of clear vocal and guitar picking, Lowes is a songwriter not afraid to wear her heart on her sleeve when it comes to her music. The single ‘Stars’ was written for her mother who passed away in 2008 from Cancer, and the song is a tribute to their close relationship:

It’s hard to believe that a song this delicate is the work of an ex-cage fighter and club level rugby player – the light touch and subtleties of her music covering a tougher background than most, a childhood that music played a huge part in.

It comes as little surprise to learn that Jessie grew up around music, often using it as an escape. Her Uncle Tony Raine was a famous jazz pianist working with the likes of Louis Armstrong, Julian Slade, Judy Garland and Diana Ross, and had his own TV show in the 60s called MusicBox. And it is from this solid pedigree that Lowes’ musical pedigree was borne.

And now, with further singles and an album due before the end of this year, Jessie Lowes is set to take her love affair with music to the next level.

‘Stars’ will be available from September 22nd.

Also, get an Idea of when Jessie will be performing and how you can get updates on her work: 



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