Indie kids and ageing rockers come together outside Broadcasting House to protest against closure of the pioneering digital station
Chart stars Florence And The Machine lead the field for music awards bash the Mojo Honours this year after being shortlisted for four gongs, it was announced today.
For the first time, the BRITs performance will be available to download from iTunes
Last night marked the first of the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Sessions of 2010, with The Maccabees and The Rumble Strips playing to a packed-out studio at London’s prestigious Hospital Club.
In the true tradition of the BBC's Electric Proms, acts performing this year were challenged to reinvent their music.
The debut release on Gruff Rhys's Irony Bored label, Me Oh My shows Welsh singer-songwriter Cate Le Bon to be a strikingly different prospect to the recent run of new female singers – closer to wyrd-folkie than soul-diva, but blessed with a unique line in imagery, and a ramshackle innocence to her musical approach that recalls the third Velvet Underground album, if Mo Tucker had sung all the songs.
They may be gone but they are not forgotten - recently-split Oasis are in the running for the title of world's best act at a top music awards bash.
Rap artist's gritty take on urban life scoops prestigious award despite selling only 3,000 albums
T in the Park is almost upon us with less than two weeks to go, taking place in Balado, Kinross-shire from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 July. This year the Main Stage is headlined by Kings of Leon, The Killers, Blur and Snow Patrol along with the finest in international and home grown talent including The Specials, Glasvegas, Florence and the Machine, Lily Allen and TV on the Radio.
Florence and the Machine's dark, dramatic and downright sexy music has already made her pop's hottest property
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As Bruce Springsteen heads for Worthy Farm, Blur reunite and Doves aim for great heights, this year’s festival season offers the perfect recession antidote. Ben Walsh is our guide
Once symbolic of the eclecticism present in the UK music market – the meeting point, as it were, of Jarvis Cocker's buttocks and Michael Jackson's "Earth Song" – the Brit Awards these days tend to be dominated by mainstream pop-rockers and graduates of the Brit stage school.
The host of Independent Music Radio introduces rising stars