Werkre https://werk.re Werk.re Mon, 29 Jun 2020 21:25:34 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 Werk.re Steven Hurst yes episodic Steven Hurst stevenhurst11@hotmail.co.uk stevenhurst11@hotmail.co.uk (Steven Hurst) Werk.re Werkre https://werk.re/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/star-SIZED.jpg https://werk.re TV-MA Episode 5. Rob Bottin https://werk.re/2020/06/29/episode-5-rob-bottin/ Mon, 29 Jun 2020 19:05:23 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89801 Steven, Ben and Sean welcome Max Payn to the group and they get into the work of the long absent practical effects guru Rob Bottin. The Howling, The Thing, Explorers, Legend, Total Recall and plenty of rubber and Jelly along the way. Check out out Group efforts over at: https://artcadiagroup.weebly.com/

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Steven, Ben and Sean welcome Max Payn to the group and they get into the work of the long absent practical effects guru Rob Bottin. The Howling, The Thing, Explorers, Legend, Total Recall and plenty of rubber and Jelly along the way. Steven, Ben and Sean welcome Max Payn to the group and they get into the work of the long absent practical effects guru Rob Bottin. The Howling, The Thing, Explorers, Legend, Total Recall and plenty of rubber and Jelly along the way. Check out out Group efforts over at: https://artcadiagroup.weebly.com/ Steven Hurst 1:53:22
INTERVIEW – DAVID DEVANT AND HIS SPIRIT WIFE ON BRIGHTON, BRITPOP AND THEIR FIRST ALBUM FOR 15 YEARS. https://werk.re/2020/06/29/interview-david-devant-and-his-spirit-wife-on-brighton-britpop-and-their-first-album-for-15-years/ Mon, 29 Jun 2020 08:07:23 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89796 David Devant & His Spirit Wife have always been outsiders.  Originally coming to the fore in the mid-90s, their theatrical live shows and tongue-in-cheek lyrics meant they never quite fitted into the Britpop pigeonhole, despite a sharing a similar love of Bowie, The Kinks and shining a light into the more eccentric corners of English […]

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KJ & THE FOX DROP DEBUT TRACK ‘PERFECT MOMENTS’ https://werk.re/2020/06/22/kj-the-fox-drop-debut-track-perfect-moments/ Mon, 22 Jun 2020 17:17:56 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89791 East London’s KJ & The Fox apparently tried all manner of different arrangements – “slow, fast, acoustic , electric…. even a reggae version” – in the search for the perfect ‘Perfect Moments”.  In the end, they settled for a subtle blend of sampled beats, solid bass and an almost Spanish guitar hook, topped off with understated […]

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A Foreign Affair (1948) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2020/06/21/a-foreign-affair-1948-blu-ray-review/ Sun, 21 Jun 2020 13:30:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89782 Before and once the Nazis came to power in Germany in 1933, many directors, actors and film folk moved to Hollywoodfrom Germany and then the rest of Europe once the Second World War, thereby draining Europe of a large part of its artistic and cinema talent. Among those included Fritz Lang, Curt and Robert Siodmak, […]

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Paddy Dennehy – Little Light https://werk.re/2020/06/10/paddy-dennehy-little-light/ Wed, 10 Jun 2020 09:35:27 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89778 Little Light is the excellent and extremely assured debut album from Limerick native Paddy Dennehy. Having moved south to Cork, Dennehy has been working on an album for the past five years, while gaining a reputation as a live performer. The ten tracks on Little Light introduce a fine songwriter with passion and plenty to […]

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Episode 4. Top 10s https://werk.re/2020/06/07/episode-4-top-10s/ Sun, 07 Jun 2020 19:11:52 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89772 Before we went any further with our Film Utopia mission, we felt it right to delve deeper into our very own “Film Utopias”. Ben, Steven and Sean here each deliver their top 10 movies of all time, and surprisingly there is almost zero crossover! Check out out Group efforts over at: https://artcadiagroup.weebly.com/

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Before we went any further with our Film Utopia mission, we felt it right to delve deeper into our very own “Film Utopias”. Ben, Steven and Sean here each deliver their top 10 movies of all time, and surprisingly there is almost zero crossover! Before we went any further with our Film Utopia mission, we felt it right to delve deeper into our very own "Film Utopias". Ben, Steven and Sean here each deliver their top 10 movies of all time, and surprisingly there is almost zero crossover! Steven Hurst yes 2:12:20
Clint Eastwood at 90 years old https://werk.re/2020/06/04/clint-eastwood-at-90-years-old/ Thu, 04 Jun 2020 11:26:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89765 Originally published on the Extricate Blogspot. On Sunday 31st May movie icon Clint Eastwood turned 90. Going back more years than I care to remember; okay, for context, going back to the early 1980s when I was a teenager I discovered the wealth of cinema from international to arthouse to national, genre to Hollywood past […]

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The Specialists (1969) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2020/05/22/the-specialists-1969-blu-ray-review/ Fri, 22 May 2020 15:28:40 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89755 A new release in the Eureka Classics series is an Italian Western, or more derivatively called Spaghetti Westerns, directed by one of the most prolific of Italian Western directors, Sergio Corbucci. Corbucci’s best known film was the popular Django (1966), a film and character who lent at least the name to many titles of Italian […]

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When ‘Airy Met Fairy – Esprit de Corps https://werk.re/2020/05/05/when-airy-met-fairy-esprit-de-corps/ Tue, 05 May 2020 09:05:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89751 Europop duo When ‘Airy Met Fairy (Iceland’s Thorunn Egilsdottir and Luxembourg’s Mike Koster) released their debut album Glow in 2018, showcasing a melancholic style with minimal arrangements and some quite beautiful vocals. They now return with a second album, featuring piano led melodic tracks with occasional bursts of discordant tones, and the same lovely lyrical […]

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Episode 3. Cronenberg https://werk.re/2020/05/03/episode-3-cronenberg/ Sun, 03 May 2020 20:34:41 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89747 We are back despite the current social climate with a director focused episode on the work of David Cronenberg. Sean is the old hat this time round, whilst Steven is the relative newbie to the subject. Ben joins them both to make the discussion more well rounded in this two hour discussion. Check out out […]

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We are back despite the current social climate with a director focused episode on the work of David Cronenberg. Sean is the old hat this time round, whilst Steven is the relative newbie to the subject. Ben joins them both to make the discussion more we... We are back despite the current social climate with a director focused episode on the work of David Cronenberg. <br /> <br /> Sean is the old hat this time round, whilst Steven is the relative newbie to the subject. Ben joins them both to make the discussion more well rounded in this two hour discussion. Steven Hurst yes 2:08:39
HAYLEY WILLIAMS UNVEILS LYRIC VIDEO FOR NEW TRACK “WHY WE EVER” https://werk.re/2020/04/17/hayley-williams-unveils-lyric-video-for-new-track-why-we-ever/ Fri, 17 Apr 2020 07:55:31 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89737 Hayley Williams is adding to “PETALS FOR ARMOR II” – the next installment of her upcoming debut solo album – with the release of new track “Why We Ever” and its companion lyric video. Williams says – “I was at the lowest point I’d been in some time. My sadness shows,” Hayley says in the caption of […]

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Creeper host first ever ‘Creeper Video Club’ https://werk.re/2020/04/17/creeper-host-first-ever-creeper-video-club/ Fri, 17 Apr 2020 07:53:02 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89734 CREEPER invite their fans to join them at the inaugural CREEPER Video Club, which commences today at 8pm UK time. The CREEPER Video Club will see all six band members host a film via the Netflix Party app. It offers the chance for CREEPER and fans to simultaneously watch a film while using the group chat to discuss the movie, the band or anything they […]

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TOM WAITS AND KATHLEEN BRENNAN PAY TRIBUTE TO FRIEND AND COLLABORATOR HAL WILLNER https://werk.re/2020/04/17/tom-waits-and-kathleen-brennan-pay-tribute-to-friend-and-collaborator-hal-willner/ Fri, 17 Apr 2020 07:50:42 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89731 “Hal. Dear Hal. Brother. Uncle. Father. Son. Husband. Godfather. Friend. Wise and reckless. Lamb and black sheep. Lover of the afflicted and the blessed. More than kin and more than kind, more than friend and more than fiendish in his daunting and devoted pursuit of the lost and the buried, long may his coattails run […]

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JEFF BECK & JOHNNY DEPP RELEASE COVER OF JOHN LENNON’S “ISOLATION” https://werk.re/2020/04/17/jeff-beck-johnny-depp-release-cover-of-john-lennons-isolation/ Fri, 17 Apr 2020 07:48:43 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89727 Legendary guitarist and two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jeff Beck, one of the great collaborators in music history, has once-again found an unexpected co-conspirator in Johnny Depp. The musical soulmates have been working behind-the-scenes for the past few several years on new music and have released their first single as a duo […]

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HENRY GREEN shares new single “Fabric” https://werk.re/2020/04/17/henry-green-shares-new-single-fabric/ Fri, 17 Apr 2020 07:45:02 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89725 With his new album ‘Half Light‘ set for release June 12th via Akira Records, Bristol-based Henry Green is sharing another glimpse of the upcoming record with new single “Fabric“.  Speaking about the track, Henry said “I wanted to write about the need to speak openly, to embrace the vulnerability that honest words can bring. Fabric is about that reluctance to expose ourselves and to […]

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NHS Relief release cover of Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me’ https://werk.re/2020/04/17/nhs-relief-release-cover-of-bill-withers-lean-on-me/ Fri, 17 Apr 2020 07:42:25 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89722 Inspired by ‘Clap For Our Carers’, some of the UK’s finest performers (including Joss Stone) have joined together with Beverley Knight & Dr Ranj Singh to lead a viral campaign showing our national backing for the NHS and its volunteers, supporting the mental health and welfare of doctors and nurses throughout and beyond COVID-19. To […]

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WALLFLOWER Release new track ‘Eat Away At My Heart’ https://werk.re/2020/04/16/wallflower-release-new-track-eat-away-at-my-heart/ Thu, 16 Apr 2020 07:49:33 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89719 WALLFLOWER recently announced their eagerly-awaited debut album ‘Teach Yourself To Swim’ will be released 05 June. Now they’ve unveiled another track from the record ‘Eat Away At My Heart’, which is out today with accompanying music video. Its pulsating guitars and urgent vocal make for a compelling composition. Vocalist and guitarist Vini Moreira-Yeoell says “it’s a song […]

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JACKIE LYNN reschedule tour for November https://werk.re/2020/04/16/jackie-lynn-reschedule-tour-for-november/ Thu, 16 Apr 2020 07:46:48 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89715 Following the release of their new album ‘Jacqueline‘ on Friday via Drag City, Jackie Lynn have announced that their European tour has been rescheduled for November. Jackie Lynn is the fictional alter ego of singer/songwriter Haley Fohr, also known for her indie folk project Circuit des Yeux, with Cooper Crain, Rob Frye and Dan Quinlivan of Bitchin Bajas. Each track on ‘Jacqueline’ depicts a day in the life of a woman on […]

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Harrow Fair – Sins We Made https://werk.re/2020/04/15/harrow-fair-sins-we-made/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 12:23:40 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89712 As the UK continues to lock itself away in Covid-19 isolation and so much of normal life has been cancelled, it is a real treat to receive some new music. Sins We Made is the second album from Canadian duo Harrow Fair (Miranda Mulholland and Andrew Penner), and its ten tracks of Americana goodness offer […]

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Bowie, Gaga and Beyonce in Klinko’s NHS Archive Fundraiser https://werk.re/2020/04/15/bowie-gaga-and-beyonce-in-klinkos-nhs-archive-fundraiser/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 10:45:32 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89709 Acclaimed photographer, Markus Klinko is selling his ENTIRE archive of photographs, featuring everybody from David Bowie, Lady Gaga and Billie Eilish to Beyonce and Kate Winslet, to raise funds for NHS Charities Together, as part of Taglialatella Galleries’ Art for Relief campaign from 16 – 22 April. Klinko famously shot David Bowie’s last, large-scale shoot […]

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JOHNNY VEGAS ANNOUNCES RESCHEDULED TOUR DATES PLUS 1000 TICKETS FOR NHS WORKERS https://werk.re/2020/04/15/johnny-vegas-announces-rescheduled-tour-dates-plus-1000-tickets-for-nhs-workers/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 10:39:19 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89706 King of British comedy Johnny Vegas is to make a momentous return to the stand up circuit later this year with a live tour. Johnny has rescheduled his original dates to later this year. It is hoped the event will be something for fans to look forward to once the UK is over the coronavirus. To acknowledge the amazing job the […]

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IAN CHANG shares soulful pop track “Comfort Me” feat. Kiah Victoria https://werk.re/2020/04/15/ian-chang-shares-soulful-pop-track-comfort-me-feat-kiah-victoria/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 10:30:36 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89703 Ian Chang has shared a third track from his debut full-length record, ‘属 Belonging’, which is set for digital release on April 24th with physical release to now follow on May 29th via City Slang. Following a debut single featuring vocals from Blonde Redhead’s KAZU, “Audacious“ and the atmospheric Chinese New Year inspired “舞狮 Lion Dance“, today he shares “Comfort Me“; which sees his crunching sonic sculptures joined by […]

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The Night Café share isolation video for ‘Please’ https://werk.re/2020/04/15/the-night-cafe-share-isolation-video-for-please/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 10:27:52 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89700 The Night Café have shared a new video for ‘Please’, filmed in isolation. ‘Please’ is taken from the Liverpool quartet’s acclaimed debut album 0151, which was released in August 2019 and featured the singles ‘Mixed Signals’,  ‘Turn’ and ‘Addicted’.  The album is without a doubt the perfect encapsulation of The Night Café’s development as a […]

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TRAVIS BARKER SHARES NEW SONG FEATURING JASIAH & NASCAR ALOE FOR “DOGSHIT” https://werk.re/2020/04/15/travis-barker-shares-new-song-featuring-jasiah-nascar-aloe-for-dogshit/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 10:23:12 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89697 Travis Barker shares new single “Dogshit” featuring up-and-coming rappers Jasiah and Nascar Aloe. The song arrives with an animated visual by Pix3lface as anarchic and jolting as the track itself. The visual details a variety of psychotic character sketches montaged between penciled depictions of the trio performing to a hellishly rambunctious audience. The track is Barker’s second […]

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LITTLE MAN TATE REUNITE! https://werk.re/2020/04/15/little-man-tate-reunite/ Wed, 15 Apr 2020 08:23:47 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89694 Back together once more – LITTLE MAN TATE – will reunite for a major headline gig in their hometown this year. Sparking a flurry of speculation in fan circles in recent days with a series of cryptic clues on social media, today (14 April), the Sheffield indie four-piece officially break their 11-year silence to announce […]

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letlive. Release ‘Fake History’ demos in celebration of album’s tenth anniversary https://werk.re/2020/04/14/letlive-release-fake-history-demos-in-celebration-of-albums-tenth-anniversary/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:56:43 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89689 letlive.’s seminal album ‘Fake History’ was released a decade ago today via Tragic Hero Records and, to celebrate, vocalist Jason Aalon Butler’s 333 Wreckords Crew have released a collection of early demos from the ‘Fake History’ process. The raw and real recordings take you inside the making of a modern classic and are available now […]

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Bowling For Soup’s Jaret Reddick Adds More Streamed Shows Due To Popular Demand https://werk.re/2020/04/14/bowling-for-soups-jaret-reddick-adds-more-streamed-shows-due-to-popular-demand/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:50:39 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89684 Following the continued success of his StageIt streamed concerts over the last three weeks, Bowling For Soup frontman Jaret Reddick has scheduled more shows for this week. Continuing his goal to provide Bowling For Soup fans and music lovers the world over with some light relief during lockdown, all shows continue to be “pay what you can afford”.  With […]

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Ezra Furman Releases Fundraising Collection ‘To Them We’ll Always Be Freaks’ https://werk.re/2020/04/14/ezra-furman-releases-fundraising-collection-to-them-well-always-be-freaks/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:31:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89681 Ezra Furman has announced a Bandcamp exclusive collection of demos, rehearsals and shots in the dark from her 2018 album Transangelic Exodus on a pay what you want/can basis.  Described by Furman as “a kind of audio ‘making of’ document for fans of the record” proceeds from sales of the collection, titled To Them We’ll Always Be Freaks, will go to help support Furman’s […]

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Fleur East Releases ‘Not Alone’ For The NHS Covid-19 Appeal https://werk.re/2020/04/14/fleur-east-releases-not-alone-for-the-nhs-covid-19-appeal/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:26:17 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89675 Fleur East this evening releases her song ‘Not Alone’, in aid of The NHS Covid-19 Appeal. The track was initially written by Fleur as a rap for an exclusive performance on BBC ONE’s ‘The One Show’ encouraging viewers to stay at home amidst the Corona crisis. ‘Not Alone’ gained huge traction online post the show […]

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HAYLEY WILLIAMS UNVEILS NEW TRACK “MY FRIEND” https://werk.re/2020/04/14/hayley-williams-unveils-new-track-my-friend/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:20:41 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89676 Hayley Williams is continuing her rollout of PETALS FOR ARMOR with the release of new track “My Friend” and its companion lyric video.  The new song is the latest addition to “PETALS FOR ARMOR II” and follows the recent releases of “Over Yet” and “Roses/Lotus/Violet/Iris” featuring Lucy Dacus, Julien Baker, and Phoebe Bridgers. Along with releasing new […]

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GORILLAZ – SONG MACHINE SEASON 1 EPISODE 3 – ‘ARIES’ FEATURING PETER HOOK AND GEORGIA AVAILABLE NOW https://werk.re/2020/04/14/gorillaz-song-machine-season-1-episode-3-aries-featuring-peter-hook-and-georgia-available-now/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 10:49:25 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89672 Aries is the third episode of Song Machine from Gorillaz. Featuring the legendary Peter Hook on bass, with alt-pop singer and producer Georgia on drums, Aries sees our virtual heroes capture much of the current mood with a soaring affirmation of human connection. We last saw 2D, Noodle and Russel when they visited Lake Como, via a Kong Studios portal, while accidentally (or not) leaving bandmate Murdoc behind. Aries now picks up with Murdoc inviting longtime bandmate and […]

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Nathaniel Rateliff announces re-scheduled UK tour dates https://werk.re/2020/04/14/nathaniel-rateliff-announces-re-scheduled-uk-tour-dates/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 10:42:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89669 Following the release of his spectacular first solo album in nearly seven years, And It’s Still Alright, acclaimed musician Nathaniel Rateliff today has announced the rescheduled dates for his European and UK tour which were postponed due to Covid-19. The 10-date run will include a highly anticipated show at London’s Royal Albert Hall on 26th October. Nathaniel Rateliff […]

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Beth Hart Collaborates With Fans In Heartwarming Video For ‘No Place Like Home’ https://werk.re/2020/04/14/beth-hart-collaborates-with-fans-in-heartwarming-video-for-no-place-like-home/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 10:38:38 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89666 The world is going through a difficult time at the moment and it affects us all greatly with a number of countries imposing lockdowns, curfews and social distancing rules to protect us all, but it also results in many living in isolation. In times like these, the value of life, love and friendship comes to […]

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SINKANE drops ‘Lost Tapes’ collection of rarities https://werk.re/2020/04/14/sinkane-drops-lost-tapes-collection-of-rarities/ Tue, 14 Apr 2020 10:35:31 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89662 Sinkane has shared a new album of rarities, unreleased tracks and demos from throughout the years. The 10-track album entitled ‘Lost Tapes’ is available to buy directly from the artist via Bandcamp on a “pay as you feel” basis. Listen to/buy ‘Lost Tapes’ here: https://sinkane.bandcamp.com/album/lost-tapes Sinkane’s Ahmed Gallab introduces the release, saying: “This global pandemic is changing the way people consume music. It’s also changing […]

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Rio Grande (1950) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2020/04/09/rio-grande-1950-blu-ray-review/ Thu, 09 Apr 2020 13:28:24 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89645 Joining The Quiet Man (1952) and Two Rode Together (1961) in Eureka Entertainment’s dual format Masters of Cinema series is one of John Ford’s cavalry films, Rio Grande (1950). Indeed, this was the third and final of Ford’s cavalry trilogy, following Fort Apache (1948) (starring Henry Fonda and John Wayne) and She Wore a Yellow […]

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MANIC STREET PREACHERS TO PLAY TWO VERY SPECIAL CARDIFF SHOWS PAYING TRIBUTE TO NHS STAFF https://werk.re/2020/04/09/manic-street-preachers-to-play-two-very-special-cardiff-shows-paying-tribute-to-nhs-staff/ Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:38:19 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89655 Manic Street Preachers have announced two shows at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on the 4th and 5th December 2020, their only dates in Wales this year. The first night will be a free show for NHS staff, the second, tickets are on sale to the public with all profits going to NHS Wales charities. The tickets will be available from Friday […]

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CALVIN HARRIS HEADLINES DEFECTED VIRTUAL FESTIVAL 3.0 https://werk.re/2020/04/09/calvin-harris-headlines-defected-virtual-festival-3-0/ Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:30:10 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89652 On what is traditionally one of clubland’s busiest weekends, Defected Records will continue their Virtual Residency this Good Friday with an all-star line-up of international talent, including Calvin Harris’ debut appearance for the house music institution as Love Regenerator. Defected are encouraging music fans to stay inside to enjoy world-class DJ’s streaming direct from their own homes and studios, alongside exclusive never-before-heard sets from previous Defected events.   With […]

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MAX RICHTER’S 8-HR LULLABY SLEEP TO BE BROADCAST WORLDWIDE THIS EASTER https://werk.re/2020/04/09/max-richters-8-hr-lullaby-sleep-to-be-broadcast-worldwide-this-easter/ Thu, 09 Apr 2020 08:26:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89649 Max Richter’s eight-hour epic SLEEP, his ‘lullaby for a frenetic world’, returns to BBC Radio 3’s airwaves this Easter weekend in a simulcast with the European Broadcasting Union – uniting quarantined nations across the continent in moments of meditative stillness. The BBC will join with broadcasters across Europe and beyond, including USA, Canada and New Zealand, […]

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Rufus Wainwright leads announcement for RAH’s Royal Albert Home sessions https://werk.re/2020/04/08/rufus-wainwright-leads-announcement-for-rahs-royal-albert-home-sessions/ Wed, 08 Apr 2020 13:02:54 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89641 Royal Albert Home will open its virtual doors this week, as one of the world’s most iconic venues comes direct to audiences from artists’ living rooms with a programme of exclusive shows. Rufus Wainwright will launch the series on Thursday 9 April, as London’s Royal Albert Hall keeps the venue’s spirit alive during its closure by presenting free sessions […]

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SOBRIQUET Release New Track ‘僻 Higami’ https://werk.re/2020/04/08/sobriquet-release-new-track-%e5%83%bb-higami/ Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:43:32 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89637 Unique 5-piece rock band from Sheffield, SOBRIQUET, have released new track ‘僻 Higami’ from their upcoming EP ‘A Hundred Thousand Tongues’, out 1st May. “Lyrically this song’s about coming to terms with the parts of yourself you don’t like, embracing your flaws, realising perhaps that ‘hey, maybe I’m not as much of a weird, fundamentally unlikeable person […]

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NOGA EREZ drops alternate version of single “Views” https://werk.re/2020/04/08/noga-erez-drops-alternate-version-of-single-views/ Wed, 08 Apr 2020 10:37:22 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89634 Today, Tel-Aviv musician Noga Erez drops an alternative version of her latest single “VIEWS.” The new version, entitled “VIEWS (Kids Against The Machine Vol. 1),” features Noga and her collaborative partner Ori Rousso clad in white and accompanied by a six-piece band, where electronics are stripped back for a mesmerising performance.  “VIEWS (Kids Against The Machine Vol. 1)” is the first of several stripped-back tracks […]

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OHMME share new single & video “Ghost” https://werk.re/2020/04/07/ohmme-share-new-single-video-ghost/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:29:37 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89631 Ohmme – the Chicago-based duo of Sima Cunningham and Macie Stewart – release a new single/video “Ghost,” from their forthcoming album, Fantasize Your Ghost, out June 5th via Joyful Noise Recordings. Following lead single “3 2 4 3”,“Ghost“ opens with sparse instrumentation, blooming with layered vocals and heavy, experimental guitar licks. Its colorful accompanying video, directed, shot, and edited by Austin Vesely, features the […]

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SPANDAU BALLET LEGEND MARTIN KEMP OFFERS 1500 FREE TICKETS FOR NHS WORKERS FOR UK SHOWS IN 2020 & 2021 https://werk.re/2020/04/07/spandau-ballet-legend-martin-kemp-offers-1500-free-tickets-for-nhs-workers-for-uk-shows-in-2020-2021/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:26:09 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89628 Following a series of sold out dates, Martin Kemp has announced a series of DJ Shows across the UK from December 2020 to February 2021. It is hoped the shows will be something for fans to look forward to once the UK is over the coronavirus. To acknowledge the amazing job the NHS is currently doing, […]

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HAVELOCKE Release New Single ‘Drowning’ https://werk.re/2020/04/07/havelocke-release-new-single-drowning/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:32:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89625 Sheffield-based punks Havelocke have released emotional and hooky new single ‘Drowning’ alongside a climactic music video.  “Drowning is a track we’ve been working on since well before the release of the ‘This is Havelocke’ EP, (released 08/2019 via Just Exist Records) and one that we’ve been sneaking into our set for months. It was an easy song […]

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BLOODSTOCK clarifies 2020 event position, reveals further bands for August https://werk.re/2020/04/07/bloodstock-clarifies-2020-event-position-reveals-further-bands-for-august/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:29:54 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89622 In these unprecedented times and following the recent cancellation of Download & other May/June festivals, BLOODSTOCK HQ wishes to reassure everyone that currently, BLOODSTOCK 2020 event planning is proceeding with full care and attention, in order to bring you the best event yet to celebrate 20 Years of BLOODSTOCK. The team are closely monitoring government guidelines and co-operating with the relevant […]

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COPE Release new single ‘Gold’ https://werk.re/2020/04/07/cope-release-new-single-gold/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:26:46 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89619 London-based riff-fuelled hardcore punk band COPE have released another single from their forthcoming debut album ‘The Shock Doctrine’. Titled ‘Gold’, guitarist Josh Bowles delves into the motivations behind its inception: “Rather than try and explain this track myself, I think this John Perkins quote from his book ‘Confessions Of An Economic Hitman’ explains it best – […]

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HARKIN shares new single “Dial It In” https://werk.re/2020/04/07/harkin-shares-new-single-dial-it-in/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:22:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89616 Harkin is sharing new single “Dial It In“, taken from her debut self-titled album, which is set for release April 24th via Hand Mirror.  Speaking about the track, Harkin said “‘Dial It In’ is a song about valuing intuition over entitlement. It’s a track that I started writing in my best friend Ashley Connor’s New York apartment. I had planned to visit her […]

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Evanescence & Within Temptation Announce Rescheduled Dates for their ‘Worlds Collide’ Tour https://werk.re/2020/04/07/evanescence-within-temptation-announce-rescheduled-dates-for-their-worlds-collide-tour/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:14:25 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89613 Evanescence and Within Temptation are pleased to announce they have rescheduled their highly anticipated co-headline ‘Worlds Collide’ European tour. The European arena tour that was originally due to kick off on this weekend will now move to September. All existing tickets & VIP packages will remain valid for the rescheduled dates and all venues remain […]

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Matt Lucas Releases ‘Thank You Baked Potato’ For FeedNHS https://werk.re/2020/04/07/matt-lucas-releases-thank-you-baked-potato-for-feednhs/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 10:08:30 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89610 Actor, comedian and writer Matt Lucas released a reworked version of his famous ‘Baked Potato Song’ as a single, ‘Thank You Baked Potato’, with all proceeds going to FeedNHS. The song, originally performed by Matt on ‘Shooting Stars’, has been rewritten to include key messages about how to avoid spreading and catching Covid-19, urging people to stay at home […]

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LISTEN: Oh Wonder announce new series ‘Home Tapes’ and share new track ‘Lonely Star’ https://werk.re/2020/04/07/listen-oh-wonder-announce-new-series-home-tapes-and-share-new-track-lonely-star/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:54:11 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89606 “In this unprecedented period of confusion and loneliness, we wanted to contribute to the world’s efforts to make sense of it all, in the only way we know how. We are taking it back to how we started this band and embarking on a new project called “Home Tapes”, where we will seek to write, […]

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BOSTON MANOR Release new single ‘Plasticine Dreams’ https://werk.re/2020/04/07/boston-manor-release-new-single-plasticine-dreams/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:51:43 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89603 Boston Manor’s new single ‘Plasticine Dreams’ is a soulful composition with a tender yet sinister lilt that muses upon the often disposable nature of modern entertainment. Vocalist Henry Cox explains: “Plasticine Dreams is about the throw away culture of media. How art is treated as “content”; one minute something is plastered everywhere you look and the next it’s […]

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HENRY GREEN shares new video “Realign” https://werk.re/2020/04/07/henry-green-shares-new-video-realign/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:42:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89600 After recently announcing his new album ‘Half Light’ is due June 12th via Akira Records, Bristol-based artist Henry Green is sharing a new video for lead single “Realign“.  Speaking about the video, Henry said “We wanted to actualise the space within the mind, to replicate that hazy state I explore within the lyrics of the track. ‘Realign’ is about self exploration, and that journey […]

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Motörhead vs Rick Astley?! https://werk.re/2020/04/07/motorhead-vs-rick-astley/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:40:18 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89597 To kick off the year in which Motörhead’s seminal ‘Ace Of Spades’ album turns forty, the EVERY PLAYLIST LOUDER THAN EVERYONE ELSE site was launched in January. This interactive website enables fans to curate their own, personalized Spotify playlist of ear drum perforating Motörsongs and pitch them against their fellow Motörbangers. Fans can compete on the global decibel leaderboard and […]

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Secret Solstice Festival Postponed to June 2021 https://werk.re/2020/04/07/secret-solstice-festival-postponed-to-june-2021/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:38:22 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89594 We’re sad to announce that Secret Solstice will no longer be taking place this year and will be postponed until 2021. Festival organisers have been closely monitoring the situation for the past few weeks and unfortunately, it is now clear that the festival cannot take place this year. This decision has not been made lightly, […]

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JENNY HVAL shares new standalone single “Bonus Material” https://werk.re/2020/04/07/jenny-hval-shares-new-standalone-single-bonus-material/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:36:28 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89591 Norwegian multidisciplinary artist Jenny Hval presents a new single, “Bonus Material.” It follows the widely acclaimed The Practice of Love, which was released last year via Sacred Bones. “Bonus Material“ is sparse and celestial, floating with Hval’s light vocals and twinkling keys. It features saxophone by Espen Reinertsen, who appeared on The Practice of Love.  “It is an unfinished track about unfinished substances leaking into […]

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WARGIRL Announce album and release new single ‘Hang On’ with music video https://werk.re/2020/04/07/wargirl-announce-album-and-release-new-single-hang-on-with-music-video/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:33:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89588 Southern Californians Wargirl have announced their new album ‘Dancing Gold’ will be released via Clouds Hill on 12 June 2020. And they’ve unveiled a new single from the record ‘Hang On’, out now with accompanying music video. “‘Hang On’ is a reminder that our minds play tricks on us,” says guitarist and production mastermind Matt Wignall, continuing “It’s a […]

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British Landlords Unite with Tenants for a Collective Response to Prevent Major Loss of Business https://werk.re/2020/04/07/british-landlords-unite-with-tenants-for-a-collective-response-to-prevent-major-loss-of-business/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:30:42 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89585 The Night Time Industries Association has joined forces with landlords from across the UK to urge the Prime Minister and the Chancellor to adopt The Big Freeze urgently to prevent major business loss. “It is fantastic news that so many Landlords from across the UK have joined with us at this very difficult time. We […]

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GUITAR LESSONS FROM JAMES BAY ON INSTAGRAM LIVE https://werk.re/2020/04/07/guitar-lessons-from-james-bay-on-instagram-live/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:23:02 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89580 Tune in as three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated and BRIT Award-winning multiplatinum singer-songwriter James Bay continues to give guitar lessons on Instagram Live.  BAY will be giving live guitar lessons Wednesdays and Fridays at 5PM. Tune in HERE.  In the past, BAY has taught fans how to play “Let It Go” and “Hold Back The River” during the lessons.

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Jools Holland hosts fun boogie-woogie piano lessons https://werk.re/2020/04/07/jools-holland-hosts-fun-boogie-woogie-piano-lessons/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:19:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89578 Arguably one of the world’s most talented musicians, composers, bandleaders, broadcasters and national treasure, Jools Holland OBE is now adding ‘Tutor’ to his CV. He’s been giving free boogie-woogie piano lessons on Jools Holland’s YouTube page https://www.youtube.com/c/JoolsHolland . In these trying days with people stuck at home, Jools will be giving fun free piano lessons to those […]

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Brendan Benson shares new track from his upcoming album ‘Dear Life’ https://werk.re/2020/04/07/brendan-benson-shares-new-track-from-his-upcoming-album-dear-life/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:15:33 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89574 Brendan Benson is excited to share ‘Richest Man’, the newest single from his first solo LP in almost seven years, ‘Dear Life’ (Third Man Records, 24 April). ‘Richest Man’ debuted via Billboard, who called the track “a buoyant and brassy power pop love song” Hear the track, and stay tuned for the upcoming music video.   “I […]

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YOUNG STATES Release New Track ‘Save Yourself’ https://werk.re/2020/04/07/young-states-release-new-track-save-yourself/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:09:18 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89571 Norwich-based trio Young States have released broody new single ‘Save Yourself’. “Save Yourself is about some of the struggles we all face growing up, not being where you want to be in life, and dealing with mental health,” says Libby Irons (guitar, vocals). “It’s about acknowledging these setbacks and knowing that something has to change, and that it’s best to […]

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Introducing… Barking Poets https://werk.re/2020/04/07/introducing-barking-poets/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 08:32:22 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89567 Barking Poets are a new originals Punk-Rock band based in London and founded in 2019 by four experienced musicians from the London, Bristol, Dublin and Barcelona scenes. Singer-songwriters Harvey Springfield (Man The Lifeboats) on lead vocals and Neil Murray (Two Day Rule) on lead guitar teamed up with Conor Heary (The Wake-Ups) on drums and […]

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Other Voices – Ballina, Ireland https://werk.re/2020/03/11/other-voices-ballina-ireland/ Wed, 11 Mar 2020 19:46:40 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89538 Other Voices came rolling into Ballina in the West of Ireland on Friday 28th Feb & Sat 29th Feb. The acclaimed music show is responsible for celebrating both emerging and critically acclaimed artists from Ireland and around the world. Other Voices, usually filmed in St James’s Church & local venues around Dingle, County Kerry. The […]

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The Blue Highways – Long Way To The Ground https://werk.re/2020/03/10/the-blue-highways-long-way-to-the-ground/ Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:14:21 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89533 Formed in London in 2018, talented Americana quartet The Blue Highways burst onto the scene with a four track EP last August. Long Way To The Ground now sees the addition of another six tracks to form this excellent debut album. The band’s line-up includes a trio of brothers: main songwriter Callum Lury (vocals, rhythm […]

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Sons of Denmark (2019) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2020/03/07/sons-of-denmark-2019-blu-ray-review/ Sat, 07 Mar 2020 09:45:51 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89382 Released on Montage Pictures, an offshoot label of Eureka Entertainment is the highly acclaimed Danish film, Sons of Denmark (2019). The film tackles the European challenge of the age headfirst. This makes the timing of Salim’s film all the more poignant. It is a very poignant and powerful film that draws on both anxieties of […]

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Episode 2. 1987 https://werk.re/2020/02/29/episode-2-1987/ Sat, 29 Feb 2020 14:34:00 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89515 Intro montage: 2 mins 14 secs. Steven, Ben and Sean return to the 80s once more to take a look at the year in film for 1987 – and are dumbstruck at how many classics reside there! Predator, Lethal Weapon,and Robocop all started in 1987, we also got horror classics Evil Dead 2 and Hellraiser […]

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Intro montage: 2 mins 14 secs. Steven, Ben and Sean return to the 80s once more to take a look at the year in film for 1987 – and are dumbstruck at how many classics reside there! Predator, Lethal Weapon,and Robocop all started in 1987, Intro montage: 2 mins 14 secs. Steven, Ben and Sean return to the 80s once more to take a look at the year in film for 1987 – and are dumbstruck at how many classics reside there! Predator, Lethal Weapon,and Robocop all started in 1987, we also got horror classics Evil Dead 2 and Hellraiser […] Steven Hurst 2:03:27
JLS ANNOUNCE THIRD LONDON ARENA SHOW https://werk.re/2020/02/20/jls-announce-third-london-arena-show/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:01:03 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89512 Multi BRIT and MOBO Award winning boy band JLS today announce a third show date at London’s iconic The O2 as part of their eagerly awaited ‘Beat Again’ UK and Ireland tour. Following the initial tour announcement pre-sale tickets for the shows have been astronomic with Aston, Marvin, Oritsé and JB now confirmed to take the ‘Beat Again’ tour to London on Tuesday 1st December, Thursday 3rd December before closing the […]

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BRIGHT EYES Announce 2020 World Tour https://werk.re/2020/02/20/bright-eyes-announce-2020-world-tour/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:56:29 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89509 Today, Bright Eyes have shared details of a forthcoming world tour, with an extensive run across North America. Full list of dates below. Tickets on-sale February 21st at 12:00 PM EST. After a 9 year hiatus, Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott re-grouped to record and tour in 2020. The beloved band, whose previous nine albums are some of the most […]

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Country Hits Radio Sessions announced for Country To Country 2020 https://werk.re/2020/02/20/country-hits-radio-sessions-announced-for-country-to-country-2020/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:53:15 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89506 Following a successful partnership with Country to Country for Country Music Week in 2019, Country Hits Radio have now partnered with Europe’s biggest country music festival for their upcoming London event. Taking place at The O2 in London over 3 days next month, C2C: Country to Country is set to feature the best in country music, bringing together some of […]

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WYE OAK drop standalone single “Walk Soft” https://werk.re/2020/02/20/wye-oak-drop-standalone-single-walk-soft/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 15:51:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89503 Wye Oak’s new song “Walk Soft“ arrives alongside a mini-doc on JOIN tour, which starts next week. Wye Oak‘s US JOIN tour begins next week, which will see the duo expand to a quintet and perform music across not only their catalog but songs from Andy Stack and Jenn Wasner’s respective solo projects, Joyero and Flock of Dimes. In anticipation […]

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CHOIR BOY announce album ‘Gathering Swans’ https://werk.re/2020/02/20/choir-boy-announce-album-gathering-swans/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:34:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89500 Choir Boy have announced details of their emotionally powerful, irresistible new album, ‘Gathering Swans’ for release on May 8 via Dais Records. Full of heartbreak and gently steeped in pop nostalgia, the band push their unmistakable sound to a new level. Choir Boy‘s Adam Klopp delivers a transcendent vocal performance on an album that is both danceable and charged with affecting tenderness and romance. […]

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WARGIRL Release new single https://werk.re/2020/02/20/wargirl-release-new-single/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:31:47 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89497 WARGIRL’s new single ‘Dancing Gold’ is a sublime melding of funk, garage rock, psychedelia, soul and reggae from the Californian six-piece. On the inspiration behind the track, the group muse: “In Costa Rica at sunset, the sky turns a million colors, sometimes the last sunlight is golden and it dances on the evening water and time stands […]

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Nozstock reveals first artists https://werk.re/2020/02/20/nozstock-reveals-first-artists/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:29:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89494 Nozstock is one of the UK’s longest running festivals and enters its 22nd year, with Into The Great Unknown as its theme. From the dawn of time through to its farthest futuristic reaches, this summer will be its most inspiring and enchanting journey yet. Set on a beautiful working farm across Thurs 23rd – Sunday […]

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DREAM NAILS release new track ‘Payback’ https://werk.re/2020/02/20/dream-nails-release-new-track-payback/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:25:42 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89491 A powerful statement on the lack of justice for survivors of sexual violence, Dream Nails’ new song ‘Payback’ is an explosion of collective rage. It includes a chant from the UK feminist activist group Sisters Uncut: ‘Hey mister, get your hands off my sister’ and the accompanying video footage was filmed at various Sisters Uncut protests and demonstrations. […]

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THE STROKES DEBUT NEW TRACK “BAD DECISIONS” https://werk.re/2020/02/20/the-strokes-debut-new-track-bad-decisions/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:22:47 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89488 Today, The Strokes unveil a new song, “Bad Decisions;” The track is the second to be released from their forthcoming album, The New Abnormal, out April 10 via Cult/RCA, their first in seven years.“At The Door,” the first single from the highly anticipated new album, debuted during their performance at Senator Bernie Sanders’ University of New Hampshire rally last week. The New […]

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Foo Fighters 25th Anniversary Celebrations begin https://werk.re/2020/02/20/foo-fighters-25th-anniversary-celebrations-begin/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:59:29 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89485 Congratulations: You’re old! You’ve been going to see Foo Fighters shows for 25 years now! What better way to celebrate than joining the band in commemorating its silver anniversary in some of the same cities where the first FF shows took place in 1995? Beginning April 12 at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix […]

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ANNA B SAVAGE signs to City Slang https://werk.re/2020/02/20/anna-b-savage-signs-to-city-slang/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:56:39 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89482 London-based singer-songwriter Anna B Savage has just signed to City Slang and is sharing her new single “Chelsea Hotel #3“, a track about discovering female pleasure. The song is taken from Savage’s upcoming debut album, which is due later this year.  Speaking about “Chelsea Hotel #3“, Savage said “‘Wank More’ was my 2016 New Year’s Resolution. It was part of my need to battle all the […]

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Sounds From The Other City Festival announces first wave of acts https://werk.re/2020/02/20/sounds-from-the-other-city-festival-announces-first-wave-of-acts/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:54:28 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89479 Sounds From The Other Cityis excited to announce the first wave of acts for its 2020 festival, which takes place in Salford on Saturday 2nd May. In what is set to be an all-timer of a line-up, Welsh music legend and former Super Furry Animal Gruff Rhys will be making his Sounds debut; festival royalty Stealing Sheep make a triumphant […]

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The Wombats duo announce new side-project, Sunship Balloon https://werk.re/2020/02/20/the-wombats-duo-announce-new-side-project-sunship-balloon/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:51:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89476 Sunship Balloon is a psychedelic dream alt pop project from Dan and Tord (The Wombats, Imitating Aeroplanes and Dan The Man). They have been making music together for 15 years, without sharing any of it. Both of their hard drives inevitably became filled with song ideas and the duo wanted to provide a home for all the ideas they’d amassed over the […]

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Deva Fest Back For Summer 2020 https://werk.re/2020/02/20/deva-fest-back-for-summer-2020/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:50:14 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89473 Organisers of the successful Deva Fest in Chester have announced the three-day event will return for Summer 2020 – and have revealed a hat-trick of headline acts. Officially launched last year as a new music, food and lifestyle festival for Chester, Deva Fest proved hugely popular. Now organisers are bringing the event back with an earlier Summer date and a packed programme […]

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Tom Jones and Grace Jones to headline first ever Hideaway Festival https://werk.re/2020/02/20/tom-jones-and-grace-jones-to-headline-first-ever-hideaway-festival/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:46:13 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89470 Today sees the announcement of Hideaway Festival, a brand new festival for 2020 in the heart of Essex. Taking place next to Chelmsford’s Hylands Park, Hideaway is a weekend of amazing music and family fun that changes everything you know about festivals, making it an unmissable weekend in the summer calendar.  Kicking off strong, the festival […]

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DESIRE shares new single “Bizarre Love Triangle” https://werk.re/2020/02/20/desire-shares-new-single-bizarre-love-triangle/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:43:04 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89467 Today Desire are sharing their new single “Bizarre Love Triangle“, which is out now via Italians Do It Better and available across all digital platforms.  Listen to “Bizarre Love Triangle” on other streaming services here: https://smarturl.it/desirelovetriangle Bizarre Love Triangle, Italians Do It Better1. Bizarre Love Triangle2. Bizarre Love Triangle (Dirty Disco Edit)3. Bizarre Love Triangle (Acapella)4. Bizarre Love Triangle (Instrumental) The band will […]

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TRNSMT 2020 Reveals Huge Second Wave Of Artists https://werk.re/2020/02/20/trnsmt-2020-reveals-huge-second-wave-of-artists/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:40:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89464 After being met with vast demand, TRNSMT 2020 is shaping up to be a defining weekend in this summer’s festival season – as 150,000 fans flock to Glasgow Green to make new TRNSMT memories. After revealing the headliners and first batch of performers at the end of 2019, a huge new wave of acts have been confirmed across three […]

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Annie Mac announces final panel line-up for AMP London Conference https://werk.re/2020/02/20/annie-mac-announces-final-panel-line-up-for-amp-london-conference/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:36:27 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89462 Britain’s premier music tastemaker Annie Mac has announced further details for this year’s AMP London Conference held on Friday 6th March at Camden House, with more names still to be announced. Buy tickets now from www.gigsandtours.com & https://www.anniemacpresents.com/london. Attendees can expect an insight into today’s rapidly evolving industry through AMP’s conference as it aims to spotlight inspiring topics that will ignite […]

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TOM JONES ANNOUNCES SECOND DATE FOR EDINBURGH SUMMER SESSIONS https://werk.re/2020/02/20/tom-jones-announces-second-date-for-edinburgh-summer-sessions/ Thu, 20 Feb 2020 11:32:33 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89459 Edinburgh Summer Sessions 2020 just got even bigger, as today the festival has announced Tom Jones will play a SECOND date on Monday 10th August, after his show on the festival’s opening date has sold out. Set to return to Edinburgh Summer Sessions after opening the festival’s inaugural year, Tom Jones will now headline on Saturday 8th August with his second appearance on Monday 10th August. One of the most influential […]

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PET SHOP BOYS TO REISSUE TWO BOOKS AND RELEASE THEIR RESTORED 1988 FILM https://werk.re/2020/02/19/pet-shop-boys-to-reissue-two-books-and-release-their-restored-1988-film/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:05:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89456 Two books by Chris Heath from the early 90s, which document the rise of PSB and give behind-the-scenes access to their first experiences of touring are soon to be reissued. Pet Shop Boys, Literally and Pet Shop Boys Versus America will be published in hardback on March 19th by William Heinemann. These reissues have been redesigned with new cover artwork […]

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HILARY WOODS shares new single “Orange Tree” https://werk.re/2020/02/19/hilary-woods-shares-new-single-orange-tree/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 16:01:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89454 After recently announcing her new album Birthmarks is set for release March 13th via Sacred Bones, Hilary Woods is sharing a moving new video & single “Orange Tree“. Woods is set to play a London show on May 18th at Cafe Oto.  Speaking about the new track, Woods said “”For me, ‘Orange Tree’ is a personal song acknowledging an inner fear of the […]

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NEIGHBOURHOOD WEEKENDER JUST GOT BIGGER https://werk.re/2020/02/19/neighbourhood-weekender-just-got-bigger/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:55:01 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89451 Gang Of Youths, The Snuts, Zuzu, Cast, Nasty Cherry, Lauran Hibberd, The Hara, Cassia, Dylan John Thomas, Lona, Talk Show and Warrington’s own The K’s have been confirmed to join headliners Ian Brown and Catfish And The Bottlemen at Neighbourhood Weekender which on 23rd and 24th May 2020. The biggest indie festival in the North West; Neighbourhood Weekender kicks off the festival season by bringing […]

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HENRY GREEN announces new album https://werk.re/2020/02/19/henry-green-announces-new-album-2/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:51:00 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89447 Today we’re excited to announce Bristol-based artist Henry Green is back and has just announced his new album ‘Half Light’ is set for release June 12th via Akira Records. The first single from the album “Realign“ is streaming online now.  Speaking about the track, Green said “‘Realign’ is about self exploration, and the idea that clarity can actually arrive in the moments when you’re […]

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Iceland Airwaves Reveals First Names for 2020 https://werk.re/2020/02/19/iceland-airwaves-reveals-first-names-for-2020/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:48:55 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89443 Going into its 22nd year with a galvanised mission statement, Iceland Airwaves reveals an impressive first wave of artists for 4-7 November 2020.  Announcing three of the most exciting international names including Metronomy, who will play their first show at Iceland since 2009, Courtney Barnett, who is set to play a rare intimate solo show, and the recently Grammy […]

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LALA LALA & Grapetooth share surprise collaborative singles “FANTASY MOVIE” and “VALENTINE,” https://werk.re/2020/02/19/lala-lala-grapetooth-share-surprise-collaborative-singles-fantasy-movie-and-valentine/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:46:38 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89440 Lillie West of Lala Lala has collaborated on two new songs with fellow Chicagoans Grapetooth. The swooning, romantic “Fantasy Movie” and “Valentine” are available digitally worldwide today from Hardly Art and Polyvinyl. Of the tracks, Grapetooth’s Chris Bailoni explains, “I wanted [“Fantasy Movie”] to be filled with lots of layers of wobbly detuned organs and synths with a similar timbre that constantly cut in and […]

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JLS ANNOUNCE THEIR ‘BEAT AGAIN’ 2020 TOUR https://werk.re/2020/02/19/jls-announce-their-beat-again-2020-tour/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:43:47 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89437 Multi BRIT and MOBO Award winning boy band JLS today announce details of their return to music as they are set to embark on a mammoth UK and Ireland comeback tour. Following a seven year hiatus Aston, Marvin, Oritsé and JB will take the ‘Beat Again’ tour to stages across the UK and Ireland reuniting with their legions of loyal fans for a fifteen date string of arena shows. Famed for their impressive […]

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HUGE ARTS, COMEDY, & MUSIC NAMES ANNOUNCED FOR BIGGEST LATITUDE LINE UP YET https://werk.re/2020/02/19/huge-arts-comedy-music-names-announced-for-biggest-latitude-line-up-yet/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:40:54 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89434 Latitude Festival has unveiled a host of new names across the music and arts stages, joining headliners Haim, The Chemical Brothers, Liam Gallagher, and Bill Bailey. The 15th edition of the festival takes place in the magical grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk, across 16th-19th July 2020. Weekend and Day tickets are on sale here. Snow Patrol were forced to cancel their headline slot at Latitude last year due to illness, and they make a triumphant return in 2020. […]

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MOANING share new single & video “Fall in Love” https://werk.re/2020/02/19/moaning-share-new-single-video-fall-in-love/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:38:18 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89431 Today, LA’s Moaning have shared a video for “Fall in Love,” the latest from their forthcoming album, Uneasy Laughter, which is due March 20th via Sub Pop. The video, which premiered via Adult Swim today, was animated and directed by Moaning’s own Sean Solomon.  Of the song and video, Solomon says “People my age are skeptical of love because we see how many previous generations […]

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TOPS share new single “Witching Hour” https://werk.re/2020/02/19/tops-share-new-single-witching-hour/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:36:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89428 Montreal four-piece TOPS have shared a second single from their forthcoming album, ‘I Feel Alive,’ which will be released on April 3rd via the band’s own label, Musique TOPS.  Following the release of the album’s title track last month, new single “Witching Hour“ is one of the album’s many deceptively upbeat and jubilant moments. It sees singer Jane Penney trying to negotiate the pressure to be feminine […]

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IAN CHANG announces debut album ‘属 Belonging’ https://werk.re/2020/02/19/ian-chang-announces-debut-album-%e5%b1%9e-belonging/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:30:21 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89425 Today City Slang announce the signing of Ian Chang for his debut full-length record, ‘属 Belonging’, which is set for release on April 24th. The first track, “Audacious (feat. KAZU)“ is online today, accompanied by vocals from Blonde Redhead’s Kazu Makino. Ian Chang has built an impressive roster of progressive pop collaborators such as Moses Sumney, Kazu Makino, Joan As Policewoman, Body Language, Matthew Dear and Rubblebucket, among others, […]

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MYRKUR shares new track from Nordic folk album ‘Folkesange’ https://werk.re/2020/02/19/myrkur-shares-new-track-from-nordic-folk-album-folkesange/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:28:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89422 Today Myrkur’s Amalie Bruun has shared a second track from her forthcoming album, ‘Folkesange’ which is set for release on March 20th via Relapse Records. Myrkur has always carved her own path and challenged underground preconceptions of heavy genres. Soon after newfound motherhood, Bruun sets out on a journey into the very heart of the Scandinavian culture that marked her own childhood. On ‘Folkesange’ she relinquishes […]

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THICK release new song ‘Bumming Me Out’ https://werk.re/2020/02/19/thick-release-new-song-bumming-me-out/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:25:50 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89419 Today, Brooklyn DIY punk band THICK share the music video for ‘Bumming Me Out,’ a track off their forthcoming debut album ‘5 Years Behind’ out March 06 via Epitaph. The song perfectly captures the pain of feeling powerless in the face of endless horrors happening in the world.  For the video, the band wanted to come […]

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HOT SNAKES drop new track “I Shall Be Free” https://werk.re/2020/02/19/hot-snakes-drop-new-track-i-shall-be-free/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:23:34 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89416 The official video for Hot Snakes‘ “I Shall Be Free,” directed and animated by Tiger Reis (the clip’s 13-year-old auteur and offspring of the band’s Swami John Reis), is out today! “I Shall Be Free” is a brand-new single you can also listen to now through all DSPs.  This new song follows the December 2019 release of the […]

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Circa Waves Unveil Video For ‘Sad Happy’ https://werk.re/2020/02/19/circa-waves-unveil-video-for-sad-happy/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:21:13 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89413 Circa Waves today unveil the video for ‘Sad Happy’, the eponymous first single from the ‘Sad’ side of their album forthcoming album ‘Sad Happy’ (released on 13th March). A banging, soulful track that drives along strummed chords and keyboard riffs, it’s another example of Kieran Shudall’s ever developing songwriting, perfectly encapsulating the uptempo yet emotional […]

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CALEB LANDRY JONES announces debut album ‘The Mother Stone’ https://werk.re/2020/02/19/caleb-landry-jones-announces-debut-album-the-mother-stone/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:16:54 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89410 Actor and musician Caleb Landry Jones announces his debut album,‘The Mother Stone’, out May 1st on Sacred Bones, and presents the lead single/video, “Flag Day / The Mother Stone.”  ‘The Mother Stone’is brilliantly ostentatious and psychedelic, built from abrupt detours and schizoid shifts of voice. Shaped by the influence of Jones’ formative encounters with the Beatles’ White Album and Syd Barrett’s solo […]

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HEATHER WOODS BRODERICK shares new single “Hummingbird Skylight” https://werk.re/2020/02/19/heather-woods-broderick-shares-new-single-hummingbird-skylight/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:02:25 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89407 Following the release of LP ‘Invitation’ last year via Western Vinyl, Oregon-based musician Heather Woods Broderick has shared a new track “Hummingbird Skylight“. Heather is set to play UK shows in Bristol, Durham, Glasgow, Hull, Manchester & London later this month.  Speaking about the song, Heather said “‘Hummingbird Skylight’ was written by my partner and his band Tallest Poppy. From my […]

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Annie Mac announces final panel line-up for AMP London Conference this March https://werk.re/2020/02/19/annie-mac-announces-final-panel-line-up-for-amp-london-conference-this-march/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:00:18 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89405 Britain’s premier music tastemaker Annie Mac has announced further details for this year’s AMP London Conference held on Friday 6th March at Camden House, with more names still to be announced. Buy tickets now from www.gigsandtours.com & https://www.anniemacpresents.com/london. Attendees can expect an insight into today’s rapidly evolving industry through AMP’s conference as it aims to spotlight inspiring topics that will ignite […]

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COLD WAR KIDS Release New Song ‘Who’s Gonna Love Me Now’ https://werk.re/2020/02/19/cold-war-kids-release-new-song-whos-gonna-love-me-now/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:56:50 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89402 Cold War Kids have announced today’s premiere of ‘Who’s Gonna Love Me Now,’ the first single from the band’s upcoming album, NEW AGE NORMS 2. The track is available now at all DSPs and streaming services. Produced and mixed by GRAMMY® Award-winner Shawn Everett (Alabama Shakes, Kacey Musgraves, The War On Drugs) and written by all […]

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BLOODSTOCK announce more bands https://werk.re/2020/02/19/bloodstock-announce-more-bands/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:54:42 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89399 As the number of months left to BLOODSTOCK 2020 reaches the half-way point, festival HQ shows no signs of slowing down with booking bands and making plans to make BLOODSTOCK’s 20th anniversary year the biggest and boldest yet! With a YouTube 100k subscriber milestone achieved this month too, there’s a brand new competition you can win weekend tickets […]

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Wilderness 2020 Announce Line Up Additions https://werk.re/2020/02/19/wilderness-2020-announce-line-up-additions/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:47:09 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89396 The ever fresh and progressive Wilderness Festival comes in blazing for Season Ten with a defining collection of frontrunners from across the arts and global music stage. Wilderness 2020 highlights include Loyle Carner, Foals, Supergrass, Kelis, BICEP live, Elder Island, David Rodigan & The Outlook Orchestra, Jayda G, Letters Live, Chefs Richard Corrigan, Skye Gyngell, […]

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LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY TO PLAY HAMPTON COURT PALACE FESTIVAL FOR THE FIRST TIME https://werk.re/2020/02/19/lighthouse-family-to-play-hampton-court-palace-festival-for-the-first-time/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:27:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89394 Historic Royal Palaces and IMG announced today that one of the biggest British bands of the mid-nineties, Lighthouse Family, will join this years line up for the very first time, at Hampton Court Palace Festival. Performing on Saturday 6 June, tickets will be on general sale from 10am Friday 14 February at www.hamptoncourtpalacefestival.com Originally hailing from Newcastle, the […]

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Blossoms announce two summer warm up shows https://werk.re/2020/02/19/blossoms-announce-two-summer-warm-up-shows/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:24:01 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89392 Blossoms have today announced two new warm up shows for this summer. The band will play Cambridge Junction on 25th June and Leicester’s O2 Academy on 9th July. Tickets are available at 10 am on 11th February from http://gigst.rs/Blms620. Blossoms new album Foolish Loving Spaces is officially the Number 1 album in the UK album charts this week. The record features recent singles If […]

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KATIE GATELY shares haunting new track “Allay.” https://werk.re/2020/02/19/katie-gately-shares-haunting-new-track-allay/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:21:39 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89390 Ahead of the release of her new album ‘Loom’ via Houndstooth this Friday, February 14th, electronic musician and producer Katie Gately today shares new single “Allay”. Shewill also play at London’s Cafe Oto on April 1st. Following singles “Bracer“ and “Waltz“,new track “Allay” sees Gately personify the cancer that took her mother’s life whilst channelling the gravity of emotion through sound samples including earthquakes, explosions, wolf howls, peacock screams and grinding […]

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HARKIN announces debut album https://werk.re/2020/02/19/harkin-announces-debut-album/ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:18:39 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89376 Harkin has just announced her debut self-titled album is set for release April 24th via Hand Mirror, a new label set up by Harkin and her partner Kate Leah Hewett and is sharing new single “Nothing The Light Can’t Change” from the record.The track features Warpaint’s Stella Mozgawa and Wye Oak & Bon Iver’s Jenn Wasner and is streaming online now. Harkin will […]

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The Son of the Sheik (1926) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2020/02/16/the-son-of-the-sheik-1926-blu-ray-review/ Sun, 16 Feb 2020 11:37:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89378 Rudolph Valentino was arguably one of the first superstars of cinema. Buff, good looking, square jawed and every woman’s dream hero, he was the perfect as an imaginary romantic hero. Setting this romance in an imaginary Middle East is as Orientalist as any painting by Lawrence Alma-Tadema in both its Western interpretation, its exoticism and […]

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LEGO Trolls World Tour: Techno Reef Dance Party https://werk.re/2020/02/14/lego-trolls-world-tour-techno-reef-dance-party/ Fri, 14 Feb 2020 10:44:44 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89372 Pieces: 159 Ages: 5+ Mini Figures: 1 (Mermaid) Price: £19.99 What’s inside Multiple numbered bags of Lego bricks 2 x Instruction booklet Sticker sheet Background Trolls World Tour is the new animated feature coming from Dreamworks, and LEGO are here to supply their toy brand version to coincide with it. Building There is nothing in […]

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Celtic Connections 2020 https://werk.re/2020/02/12/celtic-connections-2020/ Wed, 12 Feb 2020 20:19:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89367 Celtic Connections has become a Glaswegian – indeed Scottish – institution since its founding in 1994, as the first major music festival of the year.  If the festival’s initial focus was on Scottish folk and the traditional, Celtic Connections has expanded its remit over the years to take in musics from all over the globe, […]

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Counterflows – Joe McPhee and Decoy/Elaine Mitchener https://werk.re/2020/02/12/counterflows-joe-mcphee-and-decoy-elaine-mitchener/ Wed, 12 Feb 2020 20:13:10 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89362 Queens Hall, Edinburgh, Jan  31 Counterflows has earned a reputation as the most consistently unpredictable and innovative Scottish music festival, constantly challenging notions of what constitutes experimental music and uncovering new music and musicians from well off the beaten track. While the festival’s based in Glasgow, they held a series of three events to spread […]

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Rag ‘N’ Bone Man, Rudimental and Wilkinson set to play Highest Point. https://werk.re/2020/02/10/rag-n-bone-man-rudimental-and-wilkinson-set-to-play-highest-point/ Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:19:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89359 Following a hugely successful 2019 weekender, Highest Point will return to Williamson Park in Lancaster from the 15th – 17th May 2020. The first artist announcement sets an impressive tone for what will be one hugely diverse fun-filled musical weekend as London drum and bass collective Rudimental and dance music heavy weight Wilkinson lead the charge for Fridays DJ line-up while Saturday’s […]

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Bowling For Soup & WWE Present: Alexa Bliss – The Single https://werk.re/2020/02/10/bowling-for-soup-wwe-present-alexa-bliss-the-single/ Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:15:10 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89356 Wrestling and rock music have been intertwined throughout the years to great success. Now the Grammy nominated legendary pop punk band Bowling For Soup have teamed up with one of WWE’s biggest stars to bring you the next chapter of the two worlds colliding with a fantastically catchy new single.  A couple of years ago, WWE Superstar and then Raw […]

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A Day To Remember announce UK & European Tour https://werk.re/2020/02/10/a-day-to-remember-announce-uk-european-tour/ Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:08:48 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89354 Florida’s finest, A Day To Remember, have announced an extensive UK & European tour; this includes a special show at Hatfield Park in the UK on May 23rd.  Tickets for the tour went on sale today and are available here. August 2019 saw the band co-headline the main stage at Reading & Leeds Festival (just under Foo Fighters) and […]

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HAYLEY WILLIAMS UNVEILS ‘PETALS FOR AMOR I’ https://werk.re/2020/02/10/hayley-williams-unveils-petals-for-amor-i/ Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:02:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89351 GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Hayley Williams has unveiled “PETALS FOR ARMOR I,” a special five-track collection heralding her much-anticipated debut solo album, PETALS FOR ARMOR.  PETALS FOR ARMOR arrives via Atlantic Records on Friday, May 8th; pre-orders are available beginning today at PetalsForArmor.com. “PETALS FOR ARMOR I” includes the previously released songs, “Simmer,” “Leave It Alone,” alongside three new […]

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Robert Plant’s Saving Grace, Imelda May and Jade Bird added to the Black Deer Festival lineup https://werk.re/2020/02/06/robert-plants-saving-grace-imelda-may-and-jade-bird-added-to-the-black-deer-festival-lineup/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:30:18 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89342 Award-winning Black Deer Festival is incredibly excited to be announcing the second selection of artists who will be taking to the stages in Kent this June. Joining the already-announced Wilco (South England exclusive), The Waterboys, The Dead South, Courtney Marie Andrews, The Felice Brothers and many more will be the likes of Shooter Jennings, Wildwood Kin, Jade Bird, Saving Grace (featuring Robert […]

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Frazey Ford – U kin B the Sun https://werk.re/2020/02/06/frazey-ford-u-kin-b-the-sun/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 13:25:08 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89339 Best known as one of the lead singers of Vancouver-based folk trio Be Good Tanyas, Canadian singer songwriter Frazey Ford also has two solo albums to her name. U kin B the Sun is her third release, a laid back and soulful collection that showcases her smoky vocals very nicely. Frazey Ford’s music has a […]

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Cream Classical In The Park returns this Summer https://werk.re/2020/02/06/cream-classical-in-the-park-returns-this-summer/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:27:37 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89336 Following its inaugural show last year which attracted over 35,000 people, Cream Classical In The Park has announced its return this summer, taking over the city’s stunning Sefton Park on Saturday 18th July. The award-winning electronic music promoters will be bringing together their amazing 50 piece Kaleidoscope Orchestra, performers and vocalists together to perform a brand […]

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The Funk and Soul Weekender adds new names to May’s line up https://werk.re/2020/02/06/the-funk-and-soul-weekender-adds-new-names-to-mays-line-up/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:22:01 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89333 The Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender returns! In 2020 we bring the party to Margate with some of the world’s finest musical talent to the epic new setting of Dreamland! The Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender is heading to one of the most exciting seaside towns in the country – enjoy an incredible line-up of […]

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First 55 artists for Lowlands Festival revealed https://werk.re/2020/02/06/first-55-artists-for-lowlands-festival-revealed/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:15:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89329 The first 55 confirmations for ‘A Campingflight to Lowlands Paradise’ are revealed! The 28th edition of the festival will take place from 21st to 23rd August, featuring an impressive selection of over 250 artists covering a wide range of genres with something for everyone. Ticket sales will start on Saturday 8 February at 11:00 pm […]

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POLIÇA share new video “Steady” https://werk.re/2020/02/06/polica-share-new-video-steady/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:12:54 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89327 After releasing their new LP ‘When We Stay Alive‘ last week via Memphis Industries, Poliça are sharing a new video for album standout track “Steady“. The band will be touring across the UK this month with shows in Kingston, Bristol, Manchester, Glasgow, London & Brighton.  “I write many a Poliça song walking through Minneapolis, bundled up while testing out […]

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JOOLS HOLLAND ANNOUNCES AUTUMN/WINTER TOUR 2020 https://werk.re/2020/02/06/jools-holland-announces-autumn-winter-tour-2020/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:07:52 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89324 It is today announced that, for the very first time, musician Jools Holland and his celebrated Rhythm & Blues Orchestra will be joined by music legend Leo Sayer on their renowned Autumn/Winter tour, which is now in its 24th year. Original Squeeze chum Chris Difford returns to the stage with Jools, whilst Ali Campbell and Astro from UB40 are set to play three exclusive shows. Tickets go on general sale this Friday 7 February at 10am via […]

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Circa Waves Announce ‘Circa Fest’ https://werk.re/2020/02/06/circa-waves-announce-circa-fest/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 12:02:55 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89321 In a world where small independent venues are being forced to close doors, making it more and more difficult for budding new bands to be discovered, Circa Waves have decided to take action on championing new talent, by curating their very own Circa Fest in Liverpool. A clear sign of the demand for discovering new […]

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BASTILLE REORCHESTRATED ADD ANOTHER DATE TO HAMPTON COURT PALACE FESTIVAL 2020 https://werk.re/2020/02/06/bastille-reorchestrated-add-another-date-to-hampton-court-palace-festival-2020/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:58:56 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89319 Historic Royal Palaces and IMG announced today that multi-million selling band,  Bastille have added an additional ReOrchestrated performance date to the Hampton Court Palace Festival schedule due to phenomenal demand. Now opening the festival on 3 Wednesday June,tickets will be on sale 10am Wednesday 5 February at www.hamptoncourtpalacefestival.com Following their critically acclaimed 2018 ReOrchestrated tour, the evening will see the Brit- nominated band reprise […]

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KINGS OF LEON ANNOUNCE UK ARENA DATES https://werk.re/2020/02/06/kings-of-leon-announce-uk-arena-dates/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:56:03 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89317 Kings of Leon return to London after 3 years, for an exclusive performance at Finsbury Park on Sunday 28th June 2020. They will be joined by Courteeners, Cage The Elephant, Inhaler, Soccer Mommy, and The Big Moon,plus more to be announced. Also announced are two arena dates at Newcastle Utilita Arena on Tuesday 7th July and Leeds First Direct Arena on Wednesday 8th July.  Tickets go on sale Friday 7th February at 9am and are available fromHERE. Their […]

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Rock Werchter shapes up for its biggest year https://werk.re/2020/02/06/rock-werchter-shapes-up-for-its-biggest-year/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:52:59 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89314 The lineup for Rock Werchter, Belgium’s largest music festival, is gradually shaping up. Huge acts like Pearl Jam, The Strokes, Kendrick Lamar, System of a Down, Twenty One Pilots and Volbeat will take the stage. Other prominent performers on the lineup are Beck, Faith No More, Pixies, Thom Yorke Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals and Wilco. Rock Werchter is always a cast-iron guarantee of the best line-up, […]

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THE KEEP shares new video “Cub” https://werk.re/2020/02/06/the-keep-shares-new-video-cub/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:48:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89311 The Keep, which is the solo project of Gothenburg-based Oliver Knowles, is sharing the new video for “Cub” online today. It’s taken from his debut EP ‘Primer‘, out now via Houndstooth. The Keep is also set to play a headline London show on Feb 12th at Paper Dress Vintage.  Speaking about the video, The Keep said “The video is a few simple […]

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Editors unveil stunning video for ‘Upside Down’ https://werk.re/2020/02/06/editors-unveil-stunning-video-for-upside-down/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:46:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89308 Having kicked off the European leg of their Greatest Hits tour in Paris last week, Editors today unveil the brand new video for ‘Upside Down’, the latest single from their best-of album Black Gold, out now via Play It Again Sam. Directed by Rahi Rezvani, the striking video plays with shadows and light, enclosing the band in a room […]

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Meghan Trainor And Nicki Minaj Release The Official Video For “Nice To Meet Ya” https://werk.re/2020/02/06/meghan-trainor-and-nicki-minaj-release-the-official-video-for-nice-to-meet-ya/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 11:03:14 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89305 Meghan Trainor and Nicki Minaj team up to release the official video for, new single, Nice To Meet Ya. They premiered it on YouTube with an exclusive fan chat. The video was directed by Matthew Cullen (Katy Perry, Black Eyed Peas, Kygo, Weezer). Meghan wrote the treatment inspired by one of her favourite movies, the […]

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The Strokes join Flow Festival 2020 https://werk.re/2020/02/06/the-strokes-join-flow-festival-2020/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 10:46:44 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89302 One of the most important alternative rock bands in the world, The Strokes are set to play Finland for the first time ever at this year’s Flow Festival Helsinki. Among other names added today include rising hip hop artist 070 Shake as well as two of the most interesting and hotly-tipped Finnish musicians Jesse Markin and Maustetytöt. Flow Festival’s newest booking are early-noughties alt-rock […]

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CHASTITY BELT share new track “The Process” https://werk.re/2020/02/06/chastity-belt-share-new-track-the-process/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 10:38:49 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89299 Ahead of their US tour together, Chastity Belt and Melbourne band Loose Tooth have shared a digital split single today featuring new material from both acts: Chastity Belt‘s A side “The Process“ and Loose Tooth‘s B side “Lonely“. Both tracks are available to download or stream worldwide from Hardly Art records and Milk! Records (Australia/New Zealand). Of “The Process” Chastity Belt songwriter Lydia Lund explains: “The lyrics came later and are a sort […]

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TOM JONES ANNOUNCES SECOND HAMPTON COURT PALACE FESTIVAL SHOW https://werk.re/2020/02/06/tom-jones-announces-second-hampton-court-palace-festival-show/ Thu, 06 Feb 2020 10:34:22 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89297 Historic Royal Palaces and IMG announced today that the legendary Tom Jones has added a new date at Hampton Court Palace Festival due to phenomenal demand. His first show has limited tickets available. Tickets are on sale now for both shows at www.hamptoncourtpalacefestival.com “The Voice” coach and music legend, Tom Jones, returns to the Hampton Court stage, after […]

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Tramlines Festival Announces 2020 Line Up https://werk.re/2020/02/05/tramlines-festival-announces-2020-line-up/ Wed, 05 Feb 2020 09:25:09 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89289 Tramlines, Sheffield’s biggest city-based music festival has announced the lineup for its 2020 event, taking place at the 30,000 capacity Hillsborough Park from Friday 31st July to Sunday 2nd August. Headliners have been revealed as Ian Brown, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and Madness, plus over 25 more acts have been unveiled including The Kooks, DMA’s, Pale Waves, Dizzee Rascal, The Hives, The Fratellis, La Roux, The […]

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Lynne Hanson – Just Words https://werk.re/2020/02/04/lynne-hansen-just-words/ Tue, 04 Feb 2020 13:41:18 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89285 Just Words is the seventh album from Ottowa songwriter Lynne Hanson, which includes her collaboration with Lynn Miles as The Lynnes, who released their 2018 debut album Heartbreak Song for the Radio. With her trademark bluesy Americana sound to the fore, this collection of eleven varied tracks is well written and musically compelling. Americana can […]

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Cloak and Dagger (1946) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2020/02/04/cloak-and-dagger-1946-blu-ray-review/ Tue, 04 Feb 2020 09:52:02 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89276 The story has it that German director Fritz Lang was a favourite of Nazi Reichs Propaganda Minister Josef Goebbels. This is surprising given the artistry of Lang’s films, but probably goes back to his two Germanic epic Wagnerian films, Die Niebelungen (both 1924). Lang’s wife, Thea Von Harbou was a supporter of the Nazis, Lang […]

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Episode 1. 1982 https://werk.re/2020/01/31/utopia1982/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:53:37 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89264 Intro montage: 2 mins 42 secs. Welcome to our new rebranded podcast called Film Utopia. We start the rebrand with the year 1982! A year flooded with some of the most important science fiction cinema even measured by today’s standards. Don’t believe us? Try The Thing, Blade Runner, The Wrath of Khan, Mad Max 2… […]

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Intro montage: 2 mins 42 secs. Welcome to our new rebranded podcast called Film Utopia. We start the rebrand with the year 1982! A year flooded with some of the most important science fiction cinema even measured by today’s standards. Intro montage: 2 mins 42 secs. Welcome to our new rebranded podcast called Film Utopia. We start the rebrand with the year 1982! A year flooded with some of the most important science fiction cinema even measured by today’s standards. Don’t believe us? Try The Thing, Blade Runner, The Wrath of Khan, Mad Max 2… […] Steven Hurst yes 1:59:22
Teddy Rocks Full Line Up https://werk.re/2020/01/31/teddy-rocks-full-line-up/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:15:25 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89260 The Full line up for Teddy Rocks 2020 has been revealed!  Be sure to catch this impressive variety of talented artists who are all helping to fight children’s Cancer with Rock.   There will be over 100 acts performing across the weekend with 4 stages, outdoor bars, incredible food stalls and lots of family-friendly activities. […]

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GORILLAZ – SONG MACHINE SEASON 1 EPISODE 1 – WATCH FIRST EPISODE NOW! https://werk.re/2020/01/31/gorillaz-song-machine-season-1-episode-1-watch-first-episode-now/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:09:01 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89257 Song Machine Episode 1 ‘Momentary Bliss ft slowthai and Slaves’ is out NOW! Each episode of Song Machine will be accompanied by Machine Bitez – bitesized conversations between cartoon band members and real life collaborators – LISTEN HERE. Song Machine is the cartoon music contraption from 2D, Murdoc, Noodle and Russel which spits out brand new episodes fresh from the studio, as and when they happen. Season 1 will see Gorillaz joined by […]

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HAYLEY WILLIAMS RELEASES NEW TRACK “LEAVE IT ALONE” https://werk.re/2020/01/31/hayley-williams-releases-new-track-leave-it-alone/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:07:15 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89254 GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Hayley Williams has announced today’s premiere of “Leave It Alone,” the stunning new song from her anticipated debut solo album, PETALS FOR ARMOR. The track is available now via Atlantic Records at all DSPs and streaming services. “PETALS FOR ARMOR” will be released via Atlantic Records on Friday, May 8th. Produced by Taylor […]

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Wireless 2020 Line Up Revealed https://werk.re/2020/01/31/wireless-2020-line-up-revealed/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 10:00:08 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89251 The highlight of the summer calendar, Wireless Festival, is returning to London’s Finsbury Park from the 3rd– 5th July 2020. Now in its fifteenth year, the three-day event has cemented itself as the home of urban music and London sound – the go-to event for fans of the world’s most talked about rappers and DJs. This year will see headline […]

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MOLCHAT DOMA sign to Sacred Bones https://werk.re/2020/01/31/molchat-doma-sign-to-sacred-bones/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:57:41 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89247 Sacred Bones is proud to announce the signing of Belarusian darkwave act Molchat Doma and the reissue of their first two records, as well as UK and European live dates throughout the next couple of months. Molchat Doma (translated as “Houses Are Silent”), founded in 2017 in Minsk, Belarus, stands at the intersection of post-punk, new-wave and synth-pop. Dark yet […]

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TYCHO announce new album https://werk.re/2020/01/31/tycho-announce-new-album/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:55:40 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89244 After releasing their GRAMMY® Award-nominated album, ‘Weather’ last year, Tycho are back with a new album ‘Simulcast’, which is due Feb 28th via Mom + Pop x Ninja Tune.  ‘Simulcast‘ features highly anticipated, bespoke instrumental reworkings of ‘Weather’ album tracks, previously vocal-led by singer-songwriter Saint Sinner. Tycho have taken the essence of the originals and recorded new, alternative versions of those recordings, creating new material […]

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The Miracle Worker (1962) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2020/01/31/the-miracle-worker-1962-blu-ray-review/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:32:15 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89137 At the 1963 Academy Award ceremony there was some drama behind the scenes. One of the nominees was Bette Davis as an aged child star and tormentor of her wheelchair bound sister in the horror thriller Whatever Happened to Baby Jane? (1963). The award for Best Actress was to be presented to the winner by […]

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Lost Village Festival unveils Bombay Bicycle Club, Bonobo + much more for 2020! https://werk.re/2020/01/31/lost-village-festival-unveils-bombay-bicycle-club-bonobo-much-more-for-2020/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:20:11 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89240 Lost Village is widely considered to be one of the most unique, interesting and creative festivals on the planet. A surreal fever-dream experience where no two years are the same.  On entering the forest, Villagers embark on a network of winding pathways. Whether dancing on planes in an overgrown airport, venturing through the confines of […]

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INTRODUCING: JULIA BARDO https://werk.re/2020/01/31/introducing-julia-bardo/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:14:31 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89237 Today Wichita Recordings introduce new signing Julia Bardo, whose debut EP ‘Phase’ will be released on March 6th.  The Italian-born Bardo, who is now based in Manchester, has shared a first track and accompanying video, “I Wanna Feel Love.” She explains that she wrote the track during a strange moment in her life, saying: “I was in a relationship that didn’t […]

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INTRODUCING: MENTRIX. https://werk.re/2020/01/31/introducing-mentrix/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:12:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89234 Today we’re excited to introduce to you Sufi-inspired singer and composer Mentrix who will release her debut album My Enemy, My Love, a powerful exploration of resilient womanhood and belonging between eastern and western culture, on April 3rd via House of Strength. The first single & video from the record “Walk” are online now.  The video for “Walk” contains motifs symbolising womanhood, unity, solidarity and spirituality, from the contrast of […]

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THE MONKEES LIVE – THE MIKE & MICKY SHOW LIVE ALBUM https://werk.re/2020/01/31/the-monkees-live-the-mike-micky-show-live-album/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:08:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89231 Michael Nesmith and Micky Dolenz of The Monkees will release their first-ever live album as a duo on April 3 – ‘The Monkees Live – The Mike & Micky Show Live’. They will also tour the US in April, billed as “An Evening With The Monkees,” that will feature songs that span the band’s entire 50+ […]

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ArcTanGenT Festival 2020 announces a host more bands https://werk.re/2020/01/31/arctangent-festival-2020-announces-a-host-more-bands/ Fri, 31 Jan 2020 09:05:42 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89228 ARCTANGENT FESTIVAL 2020 2nd announcement is here featuring Swans, Metz and long awaited returns for The Locust, Maybeshewill and Oathbreaker Also announced today includes Leprous, Agent Fresco, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, Car Bomb, Wear Your Wounds, A.A.Williams, Tides From Nebula, Jo Quail and many more They will be joining the already announced headliners Opeth, Tesseract (UK festival […]

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Amor & Lemur – live review https://werk.re/2020/01/30/amor-live-review/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 21:07:58 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89223 January 16, Glasgow CCA Glasgow has an exceptionally fertile, indeed versatile music scene, so the existence of a band like Amor should come as no great surprise. Composed of an underground cult musician’s underground cult musician, Richard Youngs, a Turner Prize-nominated experimental filmmaker, Luke Fowler, Franz Ferdinand’s drummer Paul Thomson, and a classically trained virtuoso […]

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While She Sleeps, Code Orange, This Wild Life + more for Slam Dunk 2020 https://werk.re/2020/01/30/while-she-sleeps-code-orange-this-wild-life-more-for-slam-dunk-2020/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:26:21 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89220 Still reeling from their surprise Christmas announcement, Slam Dunk Festival -the UK’s favourite alternative extravaganza – returns with another explosive round of monumental names for 2020. Fresh from their blistering headline performance in a sold-out Brixton Academy, While She Sleeps have been revealed as the Jägermeister stage headliner for the May Bank Holiday weekend. Hailing from Sheffield, the British […]

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TOM JONES, LIONEL RICHIE, MICHAEL KIWANUKA, THE 1975, MCFLY, SIMPLE MINDS AND TRAVIS REVEALED AS HEADLINERS FOR EDINBURGH SUMMER SESSIONS https://werk.re/2020/01/30/tom-jones-lionel-richie-michael-kiwanuka-the-1975-mcfly-simple-minds-and-travis-revealed-as-headliners-for-edinburgh-summer-sessions/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:24:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89217 Iconic greats will be topping the bill at this year’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions Festival with Tom Jones, Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, The 1975, McFly, Simple Minds and Travis all set to headline Princes Street Gardens across 8th – 20th August 2020. With a plethora of Grammy, BRIT, NME, Ivor Novello, Mercury Music Prize and even Golden Globe and Oscar award winners and nominees on this year’s Edinburgh […]

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Parklife Announces Huge 2020 Programme https://werk.re/2020/01/30/parklife-announces-huge-2020-programme/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 15:02:01 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89214 Parklife 2020. The festival of modern youth culture. It’s become synonymous for the biggest names and biggest moments, and as the UK’s largest Metropolitan festival once again comes calling with an unrivalled international lineup for 2020 – buckle in. Parklife is here.  Defining an entire generation, Tyler, The Creator’s rapturous return to UK shores has been an adrenaline shot […]

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AMP London announces second wave of acts https://werk.re/2020/01/30/amp-london-announces-second-wave-of-acts/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 14:59:46 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89212 The second wave of acts for AMP London 2020 has been announced, including special guests Lianne La Havas, The Murder Capital, Caroline Polachek, Avelino, The Magic Gang and more. The event will run from Wednesday 4th March until Saturday 7th March, bringing the best new talent in music, from a variety of genres, to the capital’s most loved music venues. AMP LONDON is […]

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Solarfields and Lowlands Festival announce the largest solar carport in the world https://werk.re/2020/01/30/solarfields-and-lowlands-festival-announce-the-largest-solar-carport-in-the-world/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 14:57:56 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89209 Solarfields – producer of renewable energy – and MOJO – organizer of large-scale events – will start realizing the world’s largest solar carport in November this year. The solar park will be built in the Lowlands car park and will cover an area of 35 hectares. The solar carport will be operational in May 2021 […]

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HALF WAIF signs to ANTI- and announces new album https://werk.re/2020/01/30/half-waif-signs-to-anti-and-announces-new-album/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 14:54:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89206 Half Waif (aka Nandi Rose) has announced her new album and first for ANTI- Records, ‘The Caretaker,’with a Kenna Hynes-directed video for its lead single “Ordinary Talk“.‘The Caretaker’, out March 27th via ANTI- Records, is available for pre-order now.  On “Ordinary Talk,”the singer, songwriter and producer declares her fearlessness: “Baby don’t worry about me, I don’t worry about you.” Here, Rose meditates on the heaviness of […]

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The Von Bondies announces 20th Anniversary UK Tour https://werk.re/2020/01/30/the-von-bondies-announces-20th-anniversary-uk-tour/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 14:49:15 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89203 This year marks the twentieth anniversary of the birth of The Von Bondies, a key band in the American garage-rock movement that spread its way across the globe in the early 2000s. Formed in Detroit by singer/guitarist Jason Stollsteimer during an aborted stint at university, he rooted the band’s sound in the youthful energy of […]

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GRAYSCALE Announce first ever UK headline shows https://werk.re/2020/01/30/grayscale-announce-first-ever-uk-headline-shows/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 14:01:33 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89200 Grayscale have announced that they’ll be playing their first headline shows on UK shores this May in Birmingham (21) and London (22). Tickets go on sale this Friday. The band are also slated to play Slam Dunk Festivals and they’ve been announced as support to Four Year Strong in Germany and the Netherlands. Their forthcoming […]

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ĠENN Release new single ‘Du Da Dance’ https://werk.re/2020/01/30/genn-release-new-single-du-da-dance/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:57:44 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89197 ĠENN (pronounced Jenn) is an Anglo-Maltese musical riot, ready to rock your ears and mess with your brain. Their latest slice of alternative post-punk madness with a fun twist comes in the form of new single, the vibrant and energetic ‘Du Da Dance’ – out now via Everything Sucks Music. Vocalist Leona wrote the lyrics […]

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HAMPTON COURT PALACE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE DIDO, TOM JONES AND BJORN AGAIN https://werk.re/2020/01/30/hampton-court-palace-festival-announce-dido-tom-jones-and-bjorn-again/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:55:34 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89195 Historic Royal Palaces and IMG announced today that critically acclaimed British singer/songwriter Dido will perform for the first time at Hampton Court Palace Festival 2020. Also announced today, legendary artists Tom Jones and Björn Again will grace the Hampton Court stage once again. Award-winning singer-songwriter, Dido,attained international success with her debut album No Angel and her hit singles including Here With Me and Thank You. She will take the […]

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Eric Prydz brings HOLOSPHERE to Creamfields https://werk.re/2020/01/30/eric-prydz-brings-holosphere-to-creamfields/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:53:49 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89193 When you think of Eric Prydz and Creamfields, an ambitious mind-blowing project is never far away and 2020 is shaping up to be no different as the award-winning festival have just announced the Swedish DJ/Producer as their Friday headliner and confirmed the rumours which will see Prydz debut his mind blowing HOLOSPHERE live show in the UK […]

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BLOSSOMS REVEAL VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE ‘IF YOU THINK THIS IS REAL LIFE’ https://werk.re/2020/01/30/blossoms-reveal-video-for-new-single-if-you-think-this-is-real-life/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:52:01 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89190 Blossoms have today revealed their new single If You Think This Is Real Life and its accompanying video. The video was directed by Michael Holyk, who has worked with the likes of Jake Bugg and Tom Walker previously. If You Think This Is Real Life is the third single to be released from Blossoms’ brand-new album Foolish Loving Spaces, following Your […]

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Pussycat Dolls Return With React https://werk.re/2020/01/30/pussycat-dolls-return-with-react/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:49:27 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89187 Global megastars Pussycat Dolls make their sensational return to music with the incredible new single ‘React’.  ‘React’ is a pulsating slice of electro pop that the band teased on their recent show-stopping X Factor comeback performance, making the track a worldwide talking point weeks before release.  Co-written by Nicole and produced by Will Simms, Johan […]

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NOAH GUNDERSEN Announces New Acoustic EP https://werk.re/2020/01/30/noah-gundersen-announces-new-acoustic-ep/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:45:23 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89184 Multifaceted musical artist Noah Gundersen shares a new video for ‘Lose You’ and announces the release of his acoustic EP titled, ‘a RAVEN and a DOVE(acoustic selections from Lover),’ out February 14, 2020. After recently completing a 40-city US headline tour, Gundersen recorded the introspective acoustic EP, consisting of songs from his latest album, Lover, released August 2019. […]

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Kiefer Sutherland heads back to the UK & Ireland https://werk.re/2020/01/30/kiefer-sutherland-heads-back-to-the-uk-ireland/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:43:36 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89181 Kiefer Sutherland will be returning to the UK next month for a string of UK dates (full dates below). Sutherland‘s second album, the 10-song ‘Reckless & Me’, arrived last year on a wave of praise and a deluxe edition of the album is also available now via BMG. ‘Reckless & Me Special Edition’ includes the original album along with a bonus disc […]

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MORE ACTS ADDED TO THIS YEAR’S DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL LINE UP https://werk.re/2020/01/30/more-acts-added-to-this-years-download-festival-line-up/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:41:30 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89179 Download Festival, the world’s premier rock event, has announced further acts including ALTER BRIDGE, BOWLING FOR SOUP, FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES, MASTODON, THE DISTILLERS, SEPULTURA, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE and FUNERAL FOR A FRIEND, to join headliners IRON MAIDEN (Legacy of the Beast Tour), KISS and SYSTEM OF A DOWN this summer. NXT UK is returning to deliver more knockout entertainment over the weekend, and Kerrang! […]

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MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE ADD THIRD SHOW AT STADIUM MK https://werk.re/2020/01/30/my-chemical-romance-add-third-show-at-stadium-mk/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:39:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89176 Having sold-out two shows at Stadium MK in Milton Keynes within an hour, My Chemical Romance have now added a third show on June 18th. The three-night run represents the band’s first UK shows since they headlined the Leeds Festival in 2011. The band commented, “My Chemical Romance are thrilled to add a 3rd and final show at Stadium MK after their 1st and 2nd nights sold […]

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COLD WAR KIDS Release ‘Strings & Keys’ EP https://werk.re/2020/01/30/cold-war-kids-release-strings-keys-ep/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:37:41 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89172 Cold War Kids have unveiled STRINGS & KEYS, an all-new EP collecting exclusive acoustic renditions of songs found on their acclaimed new album, ‘NEW AGE NORMS 1. The 5-track EP includes a stark, stripped down version of the LP’s ‘Beyond the Pale (Strings & Keys),’ joined by an equally potent official video, streaming now.  Among its many highlights, […]

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The Used Announce UK and European festival and headline shows https://werk.re/2020/01/30/the-used-announce-uk-and-european-festival-and-headline-shows/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:10:31 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89169 Currently demolishing venues across the US on their headline tour, The Used have announced a short run of UK and European shows. The legendary rock icons, who will perform at this year’s Slam Dunk Festival before playing 2 TINY shows in London and Brighton, will then head to mainland Europe for further shows in France, […]

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Bridge Over Troubled Water Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Gold Vinyl Release https://werk.re/2020/01/30/bridge-over-troubled-water-celebrates-50th-anniversary-with-gold-vinyl-release/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:06:44 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89166 Regarded as one of the finest, and best-selling albums ever recorded, Simon & Garfunkel’s Bridge Over troubled Water will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary with a Gold vinyl release through Legacy Recordings / Sony on February 14th. The acclaimed duo of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel released four albums between 1964 and 1968 before recording and releasing their swansong, the […]

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The 1975 announce huge London Finsbury Park show https://werk.re/2020/01/30/the-1975-announce-huge-london-finsbury-park-show/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:04:36 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89163 Following their outstanding headline show at last year’s Reading & Leeds Festivals, international icons The 1975 now return for what’s set to be a monumental one day show in London’s Finsbury Park this Summer, with a supporting line up that includes Charli XCX, Clairo, Pale Waves, Phoebe Bridgers, Beabadoobee, Cavetown and Deb Never. Tickets priced from £52.50 +BF go on sale Friday 31st January at 9am […]

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DMA’S announce London fundraiser show https://werk.re/2020/01/30/dmas-announce-london-fundraiser-show/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 12:25:43 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89160 DMA’S have today announced Australian Bushfire Relief Benefit show at The University Of London Union on 5th March with all proceeds going to Wildlife Victoria www.wildlifevictoria.org.au/. Tickets for the ULU gig can be bought 9am Monday 27th January from www.dmasdmas.com  DMA’S are poised to make a major breakthrough with their third album, which will be released on the 24th April 2020. They’ve shared the first taster of the new album […]

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Blossoms announce two hometown launch shows https://werk.re/2020/01/30/blossoms-announce-two-hometown-launch-shows/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 12:22:03 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89158 Blossoms have announced the details of two new hometown album launch shows for this February, in support of Foolish Loving Spaces at Stockport Plaza on Tuesday 11th February and Wednesday 12th February. They will be joined by very special guest Lloyd Griffith. Tickets are on sale now and available from gigsandtours.com/tour/blossoms The band’s current single The Keeper, described as ‘An absolute corker’ by Dork was […]

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FAIR PLAY FESTIVAL Announce 2020 Line Up https://werk.re/2020/01/30/fair-play-festival-announce-2020-line-up/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 12:18:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89153 FAIR PLAY FESTIVAL is primed to be a hub of discovery as an eclectic group of artists, spanning across multiple genres, are gathered together inside the unparalleled mystique of Manchester’s St Philip’s Church on the 28th March 2020. Coaxed out of hibernation, LA Priest, reappears after a five-year-long hiatus to headline this fresh-faced festival. Electronic music rarely comes […]

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Kendal Calling announces Foals, Stereophonics, Supergrass, Primal Scream and more for 15th birthday celebrations! https://werk.re/2020/01/30/kendal-calling-announces-foals-stereophonics-supergrass-primal-scream-and-more-for-15th-birthday-celebrations/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 09:52:04 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89150 After defining the summer festival experience across 14 sold-out years, Kendal Calling has become a must-visit summer weekender – stepping things up in 2020 to celebrate its 15th anniversary with a bumper lineup of huge names and beloved favourites all heading to Lowther Deer Park between 30th July – 2nd August. With this year’s theme set as ‘Kendal Calling Goes […]

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Faith No More and FKA Twigs to play Roskilde Festival 2020 https://werk.re/2020/01/30/faith-no-more-and-fka-twigs-to-play-roskilde-festival-2020/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 09:24:21 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89147 The genre-bending metal band Faith No More will perform for the fourth time at this summer’s edition of Northern Europe’s largest festival. Their first visits were in ’90 and ’92 touring with two metal milestones The Real Thing and Angel, which uncompromisingly and in some humorous ways combined thrash metal, funk, hip-hop and synth-pop.After an album break of […]

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Creamfields unleash first wave acts for 2020 edition https://werk.re/2020/01/30/creamfields-unleash-first-wave-acts-for-2020-edition/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 09:20:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89145 Some of the biggest names in electronic music have been announced for this year’s Creamfields festival which returns to Daresbury in Cheshire this August Bank Holiday.  Attracting a sell-out crowd of 70,000 last year, the festival is shaping up to build on its success with the 2020 edition welcoming an array of debut and exclusive […]

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Iron Fury (2018) DVD Review https://werk.re/2020/01/26/iron-fury-2018-dvd-review/ Sun, 26 Jan 2020 09:40:21 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89096 On paper the story of Iron Fury (2018) is an intriguing one. A Russian film about a Soviet tank crew who are captured as prisoners of war after a tank battle in 1941 following the German invasion of Russia that Summer. They are sent to a concentration camp in the state of Thuringia in Germany […]

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ShitKid release new album Duo Limbo/”Mellan himmel å helvete” https://werk.re/2020/01/24/shitkid-release-new-album-duo-limbo-mellan-himmel-a-helvete/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:16:16 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89131 In the spring of 2019 ShitKid – Åsa Söderqvist and Lina Molarin Ericsson – headed over to the US for a couple of shows at the SXSW festival in Austin, TX but ahead of the festival they managed to squeeze in a couple of days in the studio – first in LA with the legendary the Melvins and then in Austin with Paul Leary of Butthole Surfers. The […]

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Pabst share new single ‘Ibuprofen’ https://werk.re/2020/01/24/pabst-share-new-single-ibuprofen/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:12:29 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89128 After releasing the critically acclaimed debut album ‘Chlorine’, playing too many gigs to count, making numerous raucous festival appearances AND supporting the likes of Bob Mould (Hüsker Dü) and Kadavar on tour, Pabst are getting their next kick in the form of new fuzz-indie-punk-cocktail: ‘Ibuprofen’. It’s accompanied by visuals reminiscent of classic ’90s MTV music videos with pastel-grunge scenes, directed by […]

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MARKO HIETALA Releases ‘Pyre Of The Black Heart’ https://werk.re/2020/01/24/marko-hietala-releases-pyre-of-the-black-heart/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:05:54 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89125 Today, Finnish singer/ bassist Marko Hietala releases his solo album ‘Pyre Of The Black Heart’ via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate the occasion, he also releases a new lyric video for the new single ‘Runner Of The Railways’. About the goal behind his solo album, Marko Hietala comments, “Well, let’s put it this way: NIGHTWISH is without any doubt my main band, and thanks to […]

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Gary Moore releases ‘Still Got The Blues (live)’ https://werk.re/2020/01/24/gary-moore-releases-still-got-the-blues-live/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:01:55 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89122 The career of Gary Moore was a jagged timeline, full of twists, turns and wild tangents. And yet, through it all, the Irishman never lost faith in the power of live music. On December 2nd, 2009 – just fourteen months before his tragic death aged 58 – the fabled guitarist played a special one-off club show at […]

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KLARA Releases Debut Album ‘Blossom’ https://werk.re/2020/01/24/klara-releases-debut-album-blossom/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:59:37 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89118 Today, singer-songwriter KLARA has released her debut album ‘Blossom’ via The Office Stereo/AWAL, written in Church Studios and recorded at Peter Gabriel’s internationally respected Real World Studios. Boasting fragrant folk-hewn songwriting, KLARA’s debut album ‘Blossom’ has pop aspirations, like Laura Marling viewed through the prism of London Grammar, while echoing Daughter’s frosted atmosphere.  “‘Blossom’ is […]

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JZ Replacement share new single ‘Tubuka’ https://werk.re/2020/01/24/jz-replacement-share-new-single-tubuka/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:56:11 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89114 JZ Replacement is a dynamic new international project from saxophonist Zhenya Strigalev (Ambrose Akinmusire, Eric Harland) and drummer Jamie Murray (Sun Ra Arkestra, Native Dancer). Frequent collaborators and quiet stalwarts of the London jazz scene, the duo have been racking up vast acclaim performing independently and alongside the finest the genre has to offer. Having […]

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CHROMATICS share new single “TOY” https://werk.re/2020/01/24/chromatics-share-new-single-toy/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:52:48 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89111 Today, Chromatics are sharing their new single “TOY“, which is out now via Italians Do It Better.  The new single follows the release of Chromatics’ LP ‘Closer To Grey‘ last year. Italians Do It Better released a deluxe edition of the album this week, which you can stream below.  See Chromatics live:27/03 – Sonoma, CA – Historic Redwood Barn29/03 […]

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Ricky Wilson & Tony Blackburn to launch podcast https://werk.re/2020/01/24/ricky-wilson-tony-blackburn-to-launch-podcast/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:57:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89108 Kaiser Chiefs’ frontman Ricky Wilson and broadcasting legend Tony Blackburn have teamed up to create and host a brand-new podcast series Ricky & Tony: Pop Detectives which aims to debunk pop myths, solve musical mysteries and crack listener cases.   In this light-hearted new series, which was recorded in the Pop Detectives offices – situated above a takeaway on the Holloway Road – […]

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La Roux releases new single ‘Automatic Driver’ https://werk.re/2020/01/24/la-roux-releases-new-single-automatic-driver/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:54:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89105 As the release of her new album ‘Supervision’ fast-approaches, La Roux has shared the final glimpse at what is to come in the form of brand new single ‘Automatic Driver’. The track drops alongside a striking official music video, and follows the album’s first single ‘International Woman Of Leisure’ and its beautiful closer, ‘Gullible Fool’. […]

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TINDERSTICKS drop ‘See My Girls EP’ https://werk.re/2020/01/24/tindersticks-drop-see-my-girls-ep/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:51:13 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89102 Tindersticks dropped a four-song ‘See My Girls‘ EP,  available digitally immediately, with a physical release set for release via City Slang. Accompanying the EP is a video for the title track, created by Tindersticks’ Stuart A Staples and his daughter Sidonie Osborne Staples, who recently graduated with a masters degree in Fine Art.  The four song EP features a radio edit of “See […]

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Annie Mac announces first wave of speakers for AMP London Conference https://werk.re/2020/01/24/annie-mac-announces-first-wave-of-speakers-for-amp-london-conference/ Fri, 24 Jan 2020 09:37:55 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89099 Following the first wave of show announcements for AMP London 2020, Britain’s premier music tastemaker Annie Mac has announced the first speakers for the AMP London Conference held on Friday 6th March at Camden House. Tickets are on sale now, available from www.gigsandtours.com and https://www.anniemacpresents.com/london. After 2019’s first ever AMP conference at Moth Club set the bar for stand […]

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MARK BONNAR BECOMES PATRON OF NATIONAL CHARITY HEART RESEARCH UK https://werk.re/2020/01/23/mark-bonnar-becomes-patron-of-national-charity-heart-research-uk/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:33:46 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89091 Scottish actor Mark Bonnar, star of Guilt, Line of Duty and Shetland,is to become a patron of national charity Heart Research UK. Mark first became involved with the charity in 2018, producing a pieceof original artwork that was auctioned as part of the charity’s anonymous heART project. Since then, he has been involved with various […]

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Announcing The London Gypsy Jazz Festival https://werk.re/2020/01/23/announcing-the-london-gypsy-jazz-festival/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:28:16 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89087 On the 25th – 29th March 2020, South London’s only French jazz club Toulouse Lautrec are officially launching London’s gypsy jazz festival featuring some of London’s acclaimed performers, international legendary masters to elite royalty. Our goal is to launch an official annual festival that celebrates the music originally created in the 1930s by Django Reinhardt. The festival […]

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Parkway Drive Announce ‘Viva The Underdogs” Soundtrack https://werk.re/2020/01/23/parkway-drive-announce-viva-the-underdogs-soundtrack/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:18:31 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89083 Australian metal band Parkway Drive have announced Viva The Underdogs, the soundtrack to the band’s documentary film by the same name, to be released March 27. Featuring 11 live tracks from the band’s 2019 headlining set at German heavy metal festival Wacken Open Air, the soundtrack also includes 3 studio tracks recorded in German; “Würgegriff (Vice Grip)”, “Die Leere (The Void)”, and “Schattenboxen (Shadow Boxing)” […]

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KATIE GATELY shares new video https://werk.re/2020/01/22/katie-gately-shares-new-video/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:43:50 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89080 On February 14th via Houndstooth, Electronic musician and producer Katie Gately will release ‘Loom’, her new album dedicated to her mother who passed away in 2018 due to a sudden onset of a particularly aggressive form of cancer. Today, she presents a new single/video, “Waltz” and shares details of a show at London’s Cafe Oto on April 1st. Following lead single “Bracer,” new track “Waltz“ originated after Gately listened […]

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ADAM LAMBERT LAUNCHES THE ‘FEEL SOMETHING’ FOUNDATION https://werk.re/2020/01/22/adam-lambert-launches-the-feel-something-foundation/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:41:08 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89077 Musician, actor and activist Adam Lambert has launched the Feel Something Foundation (FSF), with the mission to support LGBTQ+ organisations that are moving the needle for communities of all ages and backgrounds. Founded by Adam in 2019, the Feel Something Foundation is the result of a career travelling the world, meeting global members of the community, […]

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The Deadnotes Tackle Mental Health On New Single https://werk.re/2020/01/22/the-deadnotes-tackle-mental-health-on-new-single/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:38:03 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89074 Freiburg, Germany-based indie-punks THE DEADNOTES are pleased to share the latest single from their forthcoming album ‘Courage’ which is out 14th February 2020 through their own newly-established label 22Lives Records. The latest single ‘Never Perfect’, released today, is a candid and revealing song in which mental health plays a key theme. The single marks the beginning of a charitable partnership […]

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TOPS announce new album ‘I Feel Alive’ https://werk.re/2020/01/22/tops-announce-new-album-i-feel-alive/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:28:33 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89071 Montreal four-piece TOPS enter the new decade by announcing a new album. ‘I Feel Alive’ will be released on April 3rd via the band’s own label, Musique TOPS, and today they have shared the title track, along with extensive North American and European live dates. The first glimpse comes in the form of the album’s title-track, a bracing pop gem shadowed with dark […]

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BANDS FC… IS GOING ON TOUR https://werk.re/2020/01/22/bands-fc-is-going-on-tour/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:54:07 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89067 In 2020, BANDS FC is going on tour.  Taking the football and music worlds by storm in recent years, the pop art institution with all-to-play-for will be hosting exhibitions of its work at LIVERPOOLBRITISH MUSIC EXPERIENCE over the coming weeks. The idea behind all Bands FC designs is a simple one: “Bands as Football Teams, Football Teams […]

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LALA LALA shares new track “Legs, Run”. https://werk.re/2020/01/22/lala-lala-shares-new-track-legs-run/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:51:04 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89064 Following a sold-out performance at the Tomorrow Never Knows festival in her hometown Chicago, Lala Lala aka Lillie West has shared a new digital single, “Legs, Run,” available to stream or download worldwide today via Hardly Art. The song was written and performed by West, with production by Yoni Wolf of WHY? and is accompanied by a video from production house Weird Life, paying homage […]

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THE WEEKND RELEASES OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR “BLINDING LIGHTS” https://werk.re/2020/01/22/the-weeknd-releases-official-music-video-for-blinding-lights/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:46:45 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89061 The Weeknd has shared the music video for his global hit “Blinding Lights” and will be performing the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live! tomorrow night with a special performance. The song launched with the Mercedes-Benz EQC campaign for which The Weeknd served as creative director, and he also performed the song as part of a creatively unprecedented […]

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2000TREES FESTIVAL 2020 ANNOUNCES 42 NEW BANDS https://werk.re/2020/01/22/2000trees-festival-2020-announces-42-new-bands/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:43:31 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89058 JIMMY EAT WORLD have already been announced as one of the headliners but today, 2000Trees Festival is excited to announce a further 42 incredible bands to one of the most loved festival weekends in the Summer calendar. The ever brilliant and ever changing CREEPER will be returning to the Gloucestershire fields, in support of their brand new album ‘Sex, Death & […]

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DJ Koze, Dixon, Marcel Dettmann, Kerri Chandler, Avalon Emerson and more join Flow Festival Helsinki 2020 https://werk.re/2020/01/22/dj-koze-dixon-marcel-dettmann-kerri-chandler-avalon-emerson-and-more-join-flow-festival-helsinki-2020/ Wed, 22 Jan 2020 09:38:56 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89055 Once again, Flow is collaborating with Resident Advisor to produce the stand out programming for the festival’s Front Yard stage. This year’s unrivalled offering features veterans as well as fresh, up-and-coming acts – among them three legendary German artists: DJ Koze with his magical soundscapes, house music pioneer Dixon and one of the most influential people in techno, Marcel Dettmann. Also making the Front Yard […]

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My Chemical Romance announce UK show at Stadium MK Milton Keynes https://werk.re/2020/01/21/my-chemical-romance-announce-uk-show-at-stadium-mk-milton-keynes/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:53:10 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89051 My Chemical Romance will play their first UK show in almost nine years when they hit Stadium MK in Milton Keynes on June 20th. The show represents the first time that the band have played on these shores since they headlined the Leeds Festival back in 2011. Tickets go on sale from 9.30am this Friday, January 24th, and will be available from Ticketmaster and Gigs and Tours. They will be limited to six tickets per person for […]

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HILARY WOODS announces new album https://werk.re/2020/01/21/hilary-woods-announces-new-album/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 13:51:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89048 Hilary Woods has just announced her new album ‘Birthmarks‘ and is sharing the lead single and video from the record, “Tongues of Wild Boar”. The LP is set for release March 13th via Sacred Bones.  Speaking about the new track, Woods said “For me, ‘Tongues of Wild Boar’ is fierce, pliable and incessant. Navigating emotionally charged states of discomfort and becoming, it is a […]

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Pearl Jam Reveal Tracklist for New Album, Gigaton https://werk.re/2020/01/21/pearl-jam-reveal-tracklist-for-new-album-gigaton/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:23:22 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89045 Pearl Jam has released the tracklisting for their much-anticipated eleventh studio album, Gigaton which is set to be released via Monkeywrench Records/Republic Records on March 27, 2020. Produced by Josh Evans and Pearl Jam, Gigatonfeatures 12 tracks including the first single, “Dance of the Clairvoyants”. See the full tracklisting below.  Gigaton is available for pre-order now at www.pearljam.com.  Gigaton:1. Who Ever Said2. Superblood Wolfmoon3. Dance of the Clairvoyants4. Quick Escape5. Alright6. Seven O’Clock7. Never Destination8. Take […]

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HAMPTON COURT PALACE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE OPENING ACT: BASTILLE RE-ORCHESTRATED https://werk.re/2020/01/21/hampton-court-palace-festival-announce-opening-act-bastille-re-orchestrated/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:16:38 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89042 Historic Royal Palaces and IMG today announce that for the first time, Brit Award nominees Bastille will take to the stage at Hampton Court Palace Festival 2020. The band will appear at the festival for one show only on Thursday 4 June, opening night of this year’s festival which runs throughout the month of June. Tickets are on […]

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Calvin Harris Just announced for Creamfields UK 2020 https://werk.re/2020/01/21/calvin-harris-just-announced-for-creamfields-uk-2020/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:09:50 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89034 Grammy award winning DJ/Producer Calvin Harris returns to Creamfields this summer to headline the Arc Stage on Saturday 29th August Bank holiday weekend for what will be a UK dance festival exclusive.   Having become a firm Creamfields favourite over the years and pulling one of the biggest crowds at the 2019 festival, Calvin remains something of an enigma […]

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The Used, Four Year Strong and more acts announced for the FIRST Slam Dunk Festival France https://werk.re/2020/01/21/the-used-four-year-strong-and-more-acts-announced-for-the-first-slam-dunk-festival-france/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:05:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89031 Having firmly established itself as the UK’s best independent alternative festival for pop-punk and rock revellers, Slam Dunk Festival has announced it will be coming to Europe for the very first time, taking over two venues in Paris, France on Saturday 30th May 2020. Returning to an inner-city format, Slam Dunk Festival France will take place at La Boule […]

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POLIÇA share new single “Sea Without Blue” https://werk.re/2020/01/21/polica-share-new-single-sea-without-blue/ Tue, 21 Jan 2020 12:02:23 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89028 Poliça today shared “Sea Without Blue”, a standout track from the band’s album ‘When We Stay Alive’, due January 24th via Memphis Industries. Poliça are set to tour the UK in February and will play a special release show at St John’s Church, Kingston on 6th Feb in association with Banquet Records.  “Sea Without Blue” is dreamy electronic love song with band leader Channy’s distinct vocals […]

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Slam Dunk Festival 2020 Reveals Opening Party Details https://werk.re/2020/01/14/slam-dunk-festival-2020-reveals-opening-party-details/ Tue, 14 Jan 2020 15:34:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89023 Looking into the summery future of the May Bank Holiday in 2020, Slam Dunk Festival have announced details on their official Opening Party set to take place at Leeds O2 Academy on Friday 22nd May – the night before the UK’s ultimate alternative rock stop gets underway. Bringing crunk classics into the next decade, synthpop kings 3OH!3 are […]

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Filmwerk Podcast #315 – Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker https://werk.re/2019/12/26/filmwerk-podcast-315-star-wars-the-rise-of-skywalker/ Thu, 26 Dec 2019 19:27:00 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89000 Steven, Ben and Sean return and raise the Filmwerk podcast from its long hiatus, but for one more show before we REBRAND into next year! Why one more show? We have unfinished business with the Star Wars saga! Spoilers ahoy on the Rise of Skywalker, as well as a quick check in on SOLO from […]

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Steven, Ben and Sean return and raise the Filmwerk podcast from its long hiatus, but for one more show before we REBRAND into next year! Why one more show? We have unfinished business with the Star Wars saga! Spoilers ahoy on the Rise of Skywalker, Steven, Ben and Sean return and raise the Filmwerk podcast from its long hiatus, but for one more show before we REBRAND into next year! Why one more show? We have unfinished business with the Star Wars saga! Spoilers ahoy on the Rise of Skywalker, as well as a quick check in on SOLO from […] Steven Hurst yes 1:51:50
A Fistful of Dynamite (1971) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/12/11/a-fistful-of-dynamite-1971-blu-ray-review/ Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:58:07 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88793 A Fistful of Dynamite (1971) was director Sergio Leone’s fifth Italian Western, or what are sometimes reffered to perjoratively as Spaghetti Westerns. It’s original title in Italy was Giù la testa (literally meaning “keep your head down”) and initially released in the US with the rather colourful and even silly title, Duck, You Sucker! It […]

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Ironweed (1987) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/12/08/ironweed-1987-blu-ray-review/ Sun, 08 Dec 2019 10:43:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88993 Thinking about the career of Jack Nicholson, there are some key performances set in another time in recent American history, many set during the dark days of the Depression, the years following the Wall Street Crash of 1929 until Roosevelt’s New Deal. These include films such as those in which he played private eye Jake […]

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Operation Petticoat (1959) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/11/28/operation-petticoat-1959-blu-ray-review/ Thu, 28 Nov 2019 14:58:23 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88779 Released by Eureka Entertainment in their Classics series is Operation Petticoat (1959), a surprisingly light comedy from Blake Edwards, who is better associated with such knockabout slapstick films as The Pink Panther franchise and The Great Race (1965). Operation Petticoat is much more subtle, playing more on the comedy talent of Cary Grant, ably supported […]

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What’s New Pussycat? (1965) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/11/27/whats-new-pussycat-1965-blu-ray-review/ Wed, 27 Nov 2019 19:28:17 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88783 In the 1960s the studio system may have been collapsing, but the star system wasn’t with big names taking up the massive budgets. At the heart of the sex comedy, What’s New Pussycat? (1965) which surprisingly received an ‘X’ certificate for over 18s only, is a farce of the traditional British and French comedy variety […]

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The African Queen (1951) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/11/26/the-african-queen-1951-blu-ray-review/ Tue, 26 Nov 2019 18:44:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88084 The African Queen (1951) is one of the great films and one in which the background story of the making is as famous as the film itself. It is essentially an indie film that feels mainstream, but with Huston’s freedom to make the film outside of the studio system. Director John Huston was one of […]

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The Dogs of War (1980) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/11/25/the-dogs-of-war-1980-blu-ray-review/ Mon, 25 Nov 2019 19:34:40 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87920 In 1978, the violent action film The Wild Geese was a successful, though critically derided film that starred a current James Bond, a couple of renowned hellraisers and a bunch of macho character actors. It concerned a businessman hiring a band of retired Paras and marines to overthrow a dictator in a small African state. […]

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Der Golem (1920) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/11/21/der-golem-1920-blu-ray-review/ Thu, 21 Nov 2019 16:20:55 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88622 One of the challenges peculiar to silent cinema is the different versions spliced together from original releases, the worldwide hunt for missing scenes and the investigation into missing films, whole reels and sometimes a few frames. The search for the most complete version of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis (1926) is evidence of this (also released by […]

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Sarah Jane Scouten – Confessions https://werk.re/2019/11/20/sarah-jane-scouten-confessions/ Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:00:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88628 Canadian folk singer Sarah Jane Scouten returns with her fourth album, Confessions, another good collection of well crafted songs. Her highly emotional writing spans across a wide range of subjects and her sound mixes classic folk with more modern elements to good effect. The standout track is lead single Ballad Of A Southern Midwife, actually […]

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Werewolf (2018) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/11/17/werewolf-2018-blu-ray-review/ Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:07:34 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88613 There have been many films made over the years that have tackled the Holocaust and survival through it as subject matter . As stories of human endurance, there are few stronger subjects. Most famously of course is Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List (1993), but of course the chief protagonist of this powerful film is a Nazi […]

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LEGO Star Wars Snowspeeder – 20th Anniversary Edition https://werk.re/2019/11/15/lego-star-wars-snowspeeder-20th-anniversary-edition/ Fri, 15 Nov 2019 20:03:41 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88089 Pieces: 309 Ages: 7+ Mini Figures: 4 Price: £34.99 What’s inside Multiple numbered bags of Lego bricks 1 x Instruction booklet Sticker sheet Background That’s right! It has been 20 years since LEGO first licensed Star Wars and the first sets appeared. They have release five different sets to commemorate this date. Each set also […]

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LEGO Star Wars Resistance Y-wing Starfighter Review https://werk.re/2019/11/08/lego-star-wars-resistance-y-wing-starfighter-review/ Fri, 08 Nov 2019 12:42:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88075 LEGO Star Wars Resistance Y-wing Starfighter Review Pieces: 578 Ages: 8+ Mini Figures: 5 Price: £59.99 What’s inside Multiple numbered bags of Lego bricks 1 x Instruction booklet 1 x Sticker Sheet Background Spaceships! Who doesn’t like building a spaceship out of Lego. And a Star Wars spaceship at that. This time round we focus […]

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THE DRIVER ERA Release New Music https://werk.re/2019/11/07/the-driver-era-release-new-music/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:35:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88069 With two new singles“A Kiss“ and “Forever Always” the genre-blending Los Angeles based alt-pop band made up of brothers Ross and Rocky Lynch – THE DRIVER ERA – are excited to announce their first headlining World Tour. The tour kicks off with a US run in Spring 2020 before heading to Europe, the UK and Mexico.  A full list of dates is […]

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SEA CHANGE shares new single “WHAT MAKES” https://werk.re/2019/11/07/sea-change-shares-new-single-what-makes/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:27:45 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88066 Sea Change is the electronic project of Norwegian artist Ellen Sunde. With her new album ‘INSIDE‘ set for release Nov 15th, Sea Change is sharing new single “WHAT MAKES“ from the record.  Speaking about the new song, Sea Change said “‘WHAT MAKES’ is about vulnerability. How hard it can be to open up to someone else, a friend or a lover, to show them […]

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HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS PREMIERE NEW SONG ‘THE PERFECT WAY TO FALL APART (LOST)’ https://werk.re/2019/11/07/hawthorne-heights-premiere-new-song-the-perfect-way-to-fall-apart-lost/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:23:11 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88064 Hawthorne Heights recently announced that they would be releasing a collection of B-Sides and Rarities titled Lost Frequencies, out 8th November via Pure Noise Records. Today they have premiered a new song off of the album, ‘The Perfect Way To Fall Apart (LOST)’ on Rock Sound.  Frontman JT Woodruff spoke about covering their own band, ‘We’ve always been a fan of alternate versions. Since we were working on […]

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CHROMATICS share new video “Move A Mountain” https://werk.re/2019/11/07/chromatics-share-new-video-move-a-mountain/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:17:33 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88062 Chromatics are sharing a new video for “Move A Mountain“, which is directed by Johnny Jewel. The track is taken from their recent album ‘Closer To Grey‘. The album is available to pre-order on 2xLP here. 

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INTRODUCING: THE KEEP https://werk.re/2019/11/07/introducing-the-keep/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:15:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88059 The Keep is the solo project of Gothenburg-based Oliver Knowles, who combines his Indonesian heritage with a love for drones, The Keep will release his debut EP ‘Primer‘ on Dec 6th via Houndstooth and the first single from the record “Barry Many Drone” is streaming online today.  Speaking about the track Knowles said “‘Barry Manny Drone’ is about loneliness. The track is meant to […]

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BLACK DEER FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FIRST MAJOR NAMES AND INCREDIBLE ARTISTS FOR 2020 https://werk.re/2019/11/07/black-deer-festival-announces-first-major-names-and-incredible-artists-for-2020/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:12:15 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88056 Award-winning Black Deer Festival is incredibly excited to have announced the first 14 artists on the bill for 2020. From established and legendary acts to fresh, exciting newcomers, the line-up for next year’s festival is an eclectic and diverse mix of incredible talent from the world of Americana, Folk, Country and beyond. Bringing together all elements of […]

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First Major Music Acts Announced For The World’s Big Sleep Out https://werk.re/2019/11/07/first-major-music-acts-announced-for-the-worlds-big-sleep-out/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:08:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88053 On Saturday 7th December, the world will unite to help fight homelessness with what is thought to be the largest charitable fundraising campaign in a generation. With an aim of raising $50,000,000, The World’s Big Sleep Out, spearheaded by Pride of Britain 2019 award winner, Josh Littlejohn MBE, the events will take place in over […]

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JAKUZI share new video “Ne Teselli Ne Avuntu” https://werk.re/2019/11/07/jakuzi-share-new-video-ne-teselli-ne-avuntu/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 16:05:17 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88050 Jakuzi and LA-based post-punk artist Luis Vasquez aka The Soft Moon have crossed paths several times. Having hung out together in Jakuzi’s hometown of Istanbul and also at Leipzig’s infamous Wave & Gotic Festival, the inevitable result was to work together. Vasquez has created a remix that adds grit to an already dark Jakuzi anthem,“Ne Teselli Ne Avuntu“. […]

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SPOOKYGHOSTBOY RELEASES NEW SINGLE https://werk.re/2019/11/07/spookyghostboy-releases-new-single/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:53:58 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88047 The Lo-fi alternative sound of Austin Thomas, AKA spookyghostboy has today released a brand new song, ‘Two Door Car.’ The beautiful track, that would not be out of place soundtracking any classic indie film like Garden State or 500 Days Of Summer, is about a feeling of nostalgia.   spookyghostboy says “I often feel for things that weren’t very meaningful […]

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WITHIN TEMPTATION & EVANESCENCE ADD EXTRA DATES https://werk.re/2019/11/07/within-temptation-evanescence-add-extra-dates/ Thu, 07 Nov 2019 15:50:24 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88044 Due to phenomenal demand  WITHIN TEMPTATION and EVANESCENCE  have added three more dates to the UK leg of their WORLDS COLLIDE tour as well as three more in Europe. Tickets are available HERE. Fronted by two of the most influential and creative women in the rock world in the form of Amy Lee from Evanescence and Sharon den Adel from Within Temptation, the extra […]

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LIAM PAYNE RELEASES ‘ALL I WANT (FOR CHRISTMAS)’ https://werk.re/2019/11/05/liam-payne-releases-all-i-want-for-christmas/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 18:17:50 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88041 Liam Payne today releases his first-ever solo Christmas track, ‘All I Want (For Christmas)’ – out now on Capitol Records. The new song has a stripped back sound with Liam’s vocals accompanied by a simple piano and strings, while the lyrics depict a romance being rekindled over Christmas. Recorded in London, the song was written by […]

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WRITTEN BY WOLVES Release New Track ‘As Long As It Takes’ https://werk.re/2019/11/05/written-by-wolves-release-new-track-as-long-as-it-takes/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 18:04:59 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88038 New Zealand’s highest steaming rock band, Written By Wolves, have released the third track from their upcoming debut album ‘Secrets’. ‘As Long As It Takes’ is a love song. Vocalist Michael Murphy says of the new track, ‘It is about meeting someone that you have an intense attraction and connection to and realising that you will […]

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LEFT BEHIND RELEASE NEW SONG ‘OUTSIDE THE BODY’ https://werk.re/2019/11/05/left-behind-release-new-song-outside-the-body/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 18:01:45 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88035 Left Behind have released their second single Outside The Body, off their highly anticipated third full-length album, No One Goes To Heaven, released on 15th November, 2019 via Pure Noise Records.   “I wrote that song thinking about how tiresome it is just to do basic tasks. Whether I’m overthinking the stress I’m going to have from work, or anxiety from talking to people, I get […]

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Louis Tomlinson Announces World Tour https://werk.re/2019/11/05/louis-tomlinson-announces-world-tour/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:58:19 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88032 Louis Tomlinson returns with his joyous new single ‘We Made It’‘We Made It’ is an ode to teen dreams and young love, which fuses both the euphoric indie influences of Louis’s teen years with more contemporary electronic pop sounds. The track is inspired by stolen nights out in Manchester in the early days of One […]

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CORY WELLS ANNOUNCES TOUR FOR 2020 https://werk.re/2019/11/05/cory-wells-announces-tour-for-2020/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:49:34 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88029 Acoustic singer/songwriter Cory Wells has announced that he will be touring Europe /UK in January 2020 with special guest Lizzy Farrall.  This tour follows next months support with Dashboard Confessional and off the back of releasing his debut full-length album, The Way We Are (out 15th November via Pure Noise Records.) Fans can pre-order the record here.  CORY WELLS · EU/UK TOUR 2020Special Guests: LIZZY FARRALL 17.01.20 Germany Cologne @ MTC Bar19.01.20 […]

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Sum 41 To Co-Headline Slam Dunk Festival 2020 https://werk.re/2019/11/05/sum-41-to-co-headline-slam-dunk-festival-2020/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:45:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88026 Showing no signs of slowing down, Slam Dunk Festival continues cement their alternative standing, revealing punk stalwarts Sum 41 as co-headliners with Don Broco, the return of Punk In Drublic led by NOFX, the transatlantic powerhouse billing of Billy Talent, The Used, The Story So Far, the world-exclusive reunion of We Are The In Crowd and homegrown talent with Basement alongside the reunion of hardcore mob Your Demise, Dream State and Grayscale for the May […]

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TOPS drop two-track 7″ single https://werk.re/2019/11/05/tops-drop-two-track-7-single/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:41:23 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88023 Today, Montreal four-piece TOPS are celebrating the launch of their own record label, Musique TOPS, by sharing two new songs. The haunted 70’s folk elegance of “Echo of Dawn” acts as the perfect companion for the energetic “Seven Minutes,” a classic example of the band’s uptempo, breezy sound. “Echo of Dawn” was written when singer Jane Penny was living with fellow band member David […]

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WIRE announce new album “Mind Hive” https://werk.re/2019/11/05/wire-announce-new-album-mind-hive/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:37:02 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88020 Today WIRE have announced details of a new album, ‘Mind Hive’, set for release on January 24th 2020 via the band’s own label pinkflag. The band’s seventeenth studio album sees the definitive post-punk group continue a run of stellar releases, showcasing a band on peak form 40 years into their hugely influential career.  The first glimpse of ‘Mind Hive’ comes with lead single […]

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PEOPLE CLUB share new single “Who I Call My Baby” https://werk.re/2019/11/05/people-club-share-new-single-who-i-call-my-baby/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 17:02:45 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88016 With their new EP ‘Kil Scott’ set for release Nov 15th, Berlin-based five-piece People Club are sharing another slice of their indie soul sounds with new single “Who I Call My Baby“. The band will play a London show on 28th November at The Islington.   “Who I Call My Baby” is the latest mellifluous offering from People Club, seamlessly blending vintage soul sounds […]

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Lande Hekt Releases New Song ‘Aeroplane’ https://werk.re/2019/11/05/lande-hekt-releases-new-song-aeroplane/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:59:58 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88013 From her forthcoming EP ‘Gigantic Disappointment’, comes another taster of Lande Hekt’s first solo music in new song ‘Aeroplane’. “This song is about the first time I flew anywhere by myself,” says Lande. “I flew to Australia to hang out with the person I was seeing. I’ve battled with anxiety for a long time and […]

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Kasabian Announce Hometown Victoria Park Show https://werk.re/2019/11/05/kasabian-announce-hometown-victoria-park-show/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:56:41 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88009 What promises to be one of the highlights of 2020, Kasabian have announced a massive hometown show at Leicester’s Victoria Park for June 20th, six years on from their triumphant first show at the venue. It’s their first outdoor UK show since their massive Isle of Wight headline set and their first UK show since […]

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COUNTERPARTS PREMIERE NEW VIDEO ‘PARADISE AND PLAGUE’ https://werk.re/2019/11/05/counterparts-premiere-new-video-paradise-and-plague/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:51:42 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88006 Metalcore band Counterparts have premiered new video for Paradise And Plague on Kerrang.com.’ The song is taken off the band’s 6th full-length album, Nothing Left To Love out 1st November via Pure Noise Records. Paradise And Plague is the third single from the band’s forthcoming record, Nothing Left To Love. The album muses on many of the topics vocalist Brendan Murphy has in the past: life’s darkness, self-destructive tendencies and the self-flagellation they […]

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COLD WAR KIDS release ‘Beyond the Pale’ https://werk.re/2019/11/05/cold-war-kids-release-beyond-the-pale/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:37:24 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88003 Cold War Kids have released new track ‘Beyond the Pale’, a stark piano ballad co-written with Mikky Ekko (Rihanna, Clams Casino). The track features singer Nathan Willett at his most emotionally bare as he shares the universal tale of a life spent on the road away from his family. The accompanying music video portrays the […]

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BREATHER Release Debut EP https://werk.re/2019/11/05/breather-release-debut-ep/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:34:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=88000 BREATHER have just released their debut EP ‘The Blue’ via Through Love Records following the release of a brand new single ‘Golden Soul’. Vocalist and guitarist Sam Irvine said “Golden Soul relates to a moment in your life where you realise you’ve committed to something that you know is not going to make you happy in the long run. […]

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INTRODUCING: CHOIR BOY https://werk.re/2019/11/05/introducing-choir-boy/ Tue, 05 Nov 2019 16:32:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87997 Today we welcome Choir Boy as they preview a new album due in 2020 via Dais Records, sharing single “Nites Like This“. Choir Boy‘s Adam Klopp gives an emotional, jaw-dropping vocal performance on their gorgeous new single. The cinematic song “contemplates the impermanence of romantic love and is meant to simulate a dream in which you’re dancing with your lover, but […]

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Caroline Spence @ Glad Cafe, Glasgow https://werk.re/2019/10/26/caroline-spence-glad-cafe-glasgow/ Sat, 26 Oct 2019 14:39:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87993 American singer songwriter Caroline Spence returned to Glasgow for the second time this year in fine style. After a support slot with Steve Forbet at Celtic Connections in January, she now headlined with an excellent new album, Mint Condition, to promote, and entertained a large crowd at this intimate venue with a very good performance. […]

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The East Pointers – Yours To Break https://werk.re/2019/10/23/the-east-pointers-yours-to-break/ Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:10:02 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87990 Yours To Break is the third album from Canadian trio The East Pointers. It moves the band’s music from traditional folk towards a more modern and pop-edged sound, with some great vocal harmonies on display. The album’s ten tracks include a number of instrumental numbers as well as those with vocal parts. The East Pointer […]

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BARRIE releases ‘Happy To Be Here (Ext)’ EP https://werk.re/2019/10/20/barrie-releases-happy-to-be-here-ext-ep/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 10:14:13 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87987 ‘Happy To Be Here (Ext)‘, the new EP by Barrie, the NYC-based project led by Barrie Lindsay, is out today via Winspear. It comes ahead of UK and European live dates that include support shows with Nilüfer Yanya and Charly Bliss, as well as performances at Pitchfork Music Festival Paris and MIRRORS. The new EP marksthe final instalment of ‘Happy To Be Here’ chapter, following the album […]

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SUI ZHEN shares new video “Another Life” https://werk.re/2019/10/20/sui-zhen-shares-new-video-another-life/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:55:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87984 Just off the heels of her latest highly acclaimed album, ‘Losing, Linda’, Melbourne experimental pop / electronic and performance artist, Sui Zhen, reveals her surreal new video “Another Life“. The video’s inspiration was from a still in Eric Rohmer‘s Renaissance period film, The Romance of Astrea and Celadon, she tells Talkhouse who debuted the video. “The whole piece was conceived as part of a […]

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PITCHFORK MUSIC FESTIVAL PARIS add AJ Tracey to the line up https://werk.re/2019/10/20/pitchfork-music-festival-paris-add-aj-tracey-to-the-line-up/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:46:15 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87981 AJ Tracey will join the line up for Pitchfork Music Festival Paris on October 31st. A raw and thrilling performance, AJ​ ​Tracey proves himself as a fierce MC, spitting with razor sharp speed and precision, cementing his status as one of the UK’s most exciting artists, a talent who can take the essence​ ​and excitement of grime, evolving and […]

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HAGGARD CAT take on 24 hour entombment as metaphor for Brexit’s effect on touring musicians https://werk.re/2019/10/20/haggard-cat-take-on-24-hour-entombment-as-metaphor-for-brexits-effect-on-touring-musicians/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:29:11 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87978 In a rallying cry against the current political ignorance that’s shutting us off from the rest of Europe, musicians Matt Reynolds and Tom Marsh, who together make up rock duo Haggard Cat, will stand completely entombed within a concrete block prison for a brutal 24 hours. The stunt, which will no doubt be mentally and […]

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RAVEN shares new single “Floss” https://werk.re/2019/10/20/raven-shares-new-single-floss/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:24:21 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87975 Having recently announced his new EP ‘Jeté’ is set for release October 25th via PRAH Recordings, emerging London via Margate composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Raven is sharing his new single “Floss“ from the record.  Raven has collaborated with many well-respected artists including Kate Tempest, Paul Weller, Mica Levi, Kwes and Bullion. His music upholds a balance between the orchestral and electronic, abstract […]

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PEGGY SUE announce new album https://werk.re/2019/10/20/peggy-sue-announce-new-album/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:11:15 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87972 London-based duo Peggy Sue, made up of Katy Young & Rosa Slade, are back with their new album Vices, which is set for release Feb 21st via French Exit. Today the band are sharing the first single & video from the record “Motorcade“.  Taking its queue from 90s garage rock, “Motorcade“ is a blissed out break-up anthem that rushes from tender to dismissive and back again.  “Motorcade is about […]

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HINAKO OMORI announces debut EP https://werk.re/2019/10/20/hinako-omori-announces-debut-ep/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 09:08:08 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87969 Hinako Omori is a musician with a love for synthesizers and anything that makes interesting sounds. Born in Yokohama, Japan she moved to London when she was three, where she is still based. Today she’s announcing her debut EP ‘Auraelia‘, which is set for release Nov 22nd via Injazero Records. Speaking about the EP, Hinako said “The idea of the tracks on Auraelia […]

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CAGE THE ELEPHANT’S SINGLE “SOCIAL CUES” HITS #1 AT BILLBOARD ALTERNATIVE RADIO CHART https://werk.re/2019/10/20/cage-the-elephants-single-social-cues-hits-1-at-billboard-alternative-radio-chart/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 08:30:27 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87966 Cage The Elephant’s latest single, “Social Cues,” currently holds #1 on the Billboard Alternative Radio chart. This marks the 9th #1 for the band, following their first single from the album, “Ready To Let Go,” which scored the band its best airplay chart debut in its near-decade career. Cage The Elephant has achieved more #1s […]

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CROSSROADS REVISITED MAKES VINYL DEBUT https://werk.re/2019/10/20/crossroads-revisited-makes-vinyl-debut/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 08:25:18 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87963 Founded in 2004 by legendary guitarist Eric Clapton, the Crossroads Guitar Festival has given fans an opportunity to witness truly historic performances by some of the world’s greatest guitarists. And while fans have been able to relive those magical moments thanks to a series of successful DVD, Blu-ray, CD compilations, this is the first time […]

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THOM YORKE ANNOUNCES UK AND EUROPEAN LIVE SHOWS IN 2020 https://werk.re/2019/10/20/thom-yorke-announces-uk-and-european-live-shows-in-2020/ Sun, 20 Oct 2019 08:18:56 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87960 Thom Yorke has today announced UK and European dates in June and July 2020 for Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes—the touring entity comprised of Thom, Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri. The tour includes shows across the UK throughout June, including two performances at London’s Eventim Apollo, before continuing across Europe in July. The UK and […]

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The Dark Half (1993) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/10/18/the-dark-half-1993-blu-ray-review/ Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:26:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87942 Of course George A. Romero is not only known for his horror films, but most particularly for creating a new creature for the cinema: the lumbering zombie. It was his zombies with their gormless look, hunger for flesh and brains and dragging limbsthat made the image of the zombie we have in our mind’s eye. […]

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Shaz Martin – Art Aesthetic https://werk.re/2019/10/17/shaz-martin-art-aesthetic/ Thu, 17 Oct 2019 20:48:58 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87954 Art Aesthetic is the eight track debut album from Glaswegian pop singer-songwriter Sharon Martin. The quality of her songwriting is high and the music ranges effortlessly across several different styles. Themes of empowerment and friendship tie some very disparate tracks together into an album that is cohesive yet still has plenty of musical variety. The […]

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LEGO Friends – Central Perk https://werk.re/2019/10/17/lego-friends-central-perk/ Thu, 17 Oct 2019 20:25:47 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87950 Pieces: 1070 Ages: 16+ Mini Figures: 7 Price: £64.99 What’s inside Multiple numbered bags of Lego bricks 3 x Instruction booklet Sticker sheet Background The one with 1070 pieces indeed!  The age range on the box of this one may give away the “fan base” audience it is intended for.  Yes the American Sit-Com from […]

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The Sherlocks postpone UK tour https://werk.re/2019/10/14/the-sherlocks-postpone-uk-tour/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:30:30 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87939 The Sherlocks have today announced that they’ve had to postpone their UK tour due to health issues that need further attention during this period. The full list of rescheduled dates are below. All tickets remain valid for the new dates or alternatively, refunds are available at the point of purchase. The Sherlocks released their second album ‘Under Your […]

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Fatman Scoop hosts Nelly, Shaggy, Salt N Pepa, Blu Cantrell and more on The Blast Off! Tour 2020 https://werk.re/2019/10/14/fatman-scoop-hosts-nelly-shaggy-salt-n-pepa-blu-cantrell-and-more-on-the-blast-off-tour-2020/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:23:37 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87936 Next year a very special, one-of-a-kind tour is coming to arenas across Ireland and the UK in February and March. With a huge all-star line-up, The Blast Off Tour! features live performances from top US artists Nelly, Salt N Pepa, Shaggy, Mya and Blu Cantrell. This is the first time a tour of this format […]

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THE PRETENDERS AND SUEDE TO CO-HEADLINE BENEFIT SHOW https://werk.re/2019/10/14/the-pretenders-and-suede-to-co-headline-benefit-show/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:21:03 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87933 Suede and The Pretenders will both play their final UK shows of 2019 at a unique co-headline event at London’s O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on November 20th. Both groups have come together to raise funds for their much-loved crew member and cohort John Brandham. John recently and extremely unexpectedly suffered a stroke which means he […]

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GOO GOO DOLLS CONFIRM UK TOUR FOR FEBRUARY 2020 https://werk.re/2019/10/14/goo-goo-dolls-confirm-uk-tour-for-february-2020/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:15:15 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87930 Goo Goo Dolls have confirmed a UK tour for next year kicking off in Glasgow on February 19th 2020 which includes a show at London’s Roundhouse on February 28th.  Singer John Rzeznik said “I love playing the UK, the audiences are amazing. We always have a blast so it’s a real pleasure to be coming back”  Tickets are […]

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LIAM PAYNE RELEASES LIVE PERFORMANCES OF “STACK IT UP” AND “POLAROID” https://werk.re/2019/10/14/liam-payne-releases-live-performances-of-stack-it-up-and-polaroid/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:09:54 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87927 Vevo has announced the release of Liam Payne’s live performances of “Stack It Up” and “Polaroid.” Liam Payne’s music has been streamed over two billion times to date. His debut single “Strip That Down” featuring Quavo has totalled over 10 million sales worldwide. It is certified Platinum in five countries including the UK and USA and […]

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DANCE GAVIN DANCE RELEASE VIDEO FOR NEW TRACK ‘BLOOD WOLF’ https://werk.re/2019/10/14/dance-gavin-dance-release-video-for-new-track-blood-wolf/ Mon, 14 Oct 2019 12:04:27 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87924 c Sacramento’s rock legends, Dance Gavin Dance, have dropped a brand new track and video for ‘Blood Wolf.’ Since their inception in 2005, Dance Gavin Dance has steadily built a huge cult following. Blending complex instrumentation with huge poppy choruses and raw, aggressive screams, they have fathered an entire genre of their own characterized by their signature combination of elements of […]

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Three Films with Sammo Hung Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/10/13/three-films-with-sammo-hung-blu-ray-review/ Sun, 13 Oct 2019 12:36:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87821 Sammo Hung, also known as Sammo Kam-Bo Hung and Hung Kam-Bo is a prolific actor and filmmaker who since the 1970s made many martial arts films in his native Hong Kong. Released for the first time in the UK by Eureka Entertainment in new 2K restorations, these three films are in a set fully uncut […]

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CAN’T SWIM RELEASE MUSIC VIDEO FOR ‘POWER’ FEATURING FRANK CARTER https://werk.re/2019/10/11/cant-swim-release-music-video-for-power-featuring-frank-carter/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 13:07:21 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87913 Can’t Swim release their new Foreign Language, today via Pure Noise Records. The band have also released new video for track Power which features Frank Carter. Foreign Language is a change in direction for the band and in addition to Frank Carter, fans will recognise other voices contributed to the EP. Adam Lazzara of Taking Back Sunday, Spencer Pollard of Trash Boat, and Drew […]

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ANAVAE Release New Single ‘Human’ https://werk.re/2019/10/11/anavae-release-new-single-human/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 13:01:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87910 Anavae’s new single ‘Human’ came from a kernel of an idea guitarist and musical mastermind Jamie Finch had whilst his partner-in-music Rebecca Need-Menear was recording with Bring Me The Horizon as part of Choir Noir. “I fell in love with the idea of having a choir full of these beautiful voices singing something really dark and […]

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THE AMITY AFFLICTION RELEASE NEW LIVE VIDEO FOR ‘ALL MY FRIENDS ARE DEAD’ https://werk.re/2019/10/11/the-amity-affliction-release-new-live-video-for-all-my-friends-are-dead/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:42:48 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87907 Australian metalcore juggernauts The Amity Affliction have dropped a new video for their latest single ‘All My Friends Are Dead.’ Their first single since signing to Pure Noise Records. Fans can hear “All My Friends Are Dead” live this Autumn as The Amity Affliction prepares to hit the road in Australia, Japan, and the United States. They will also be touring the UK in […]

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Funeral For A Friend release ‘Final Hours At Hammersmith’ on limited edition double vinyl https://werk.re/2019/10/11/funeral-for-a-friend-release-final-hours-at-hammersmith-on-limited-edition-double-vinyl/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:33:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87904 ‘Final Hours At Hammersmith’ has become an iconic live album for Funeral For A Friend. Originally released as a limited edition run of 1,000 CD copies only available to those at the show, the recording is taken from the bands final UK gig of the ‘Hours’ tour on 4 June 2006 at Hammersmith Palais.  For […]

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JACKIE MENDOZA shares new track https://werk.re/2019/10/11/jackie-mendoza-shares-new-track/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:42:16 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87901 After releasing her debut EP ‘LuvHz’ earlier this year via Luminelle Recordings, Jackie Mendoza is sharing a new remix of standout track “Mucho Más” by Matias Aguayo x Camille Mandoki. Jackie Mendoza is set to tour the UK this month. Speaking about the remix, Jackie said “‘Mucho Más’ is about overcoming anxiety and sadness because there is “way more out there”. It’s a song about […]

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Green Day Release New Track https://werk.re/2019/10/11/green-day-release-new-track/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:38:09 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87897 Five-time Grammy Award-winning Green Day unleash their latest track, “Fire, Ready, Aim” from their forthcoming thirteenth studio album, ‘Father Of All’, out February 7, 2020 on Reprise/Warner Records. The lead single and title track from Green Day’s upcoming studio album, Father Of All, was recently showcased on US show Jimmy Kimmel Live! The bands Hella Mega stadium tour (with Fall Out Boy […]

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THE WARRIORS SIGN TO PURE NOISE RECORDS https://werk.re/2019/10/11/the-warriors-sign-to-pure-noise-records/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:08:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87894 Hardcore band, The Warriors, have signed to Pure Noise Records for the release of their new album, Monomyth, out on 12th December. The 12-track collection marks the band’s first new album in nearly a decade, as it follows up 2011’s See How You Are. From it, the band has unveiled lead single, ‘Death Ritual’ (ft. Nate Rebolledo). In the time since The Warriors released […]

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JOOLS HOLLAND AND RUBY TURNER TO RELEASE ‘COME ON IN’ https://werk.re/2019/10/11/jools-holland-and-ruby-turner-to-release-come-on-in/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:05:07 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87890 Music legend Jools Holland today announces the release of brand-new single Come On In through Warner Music. Following on from the recent news that Jools will be heading off on a European club tour with KT Tunstall in early 2020, the single sees him collaborate with the supremely talented Ruby Turner who co-wrote and sings on the track, which also features […]

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Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival https://werk.re/2019/10/11/disney-on-ice-presents-magical-ice-festival/ Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:01:12 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87887 Gear up to enter a world of excitement as Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring the most awe-inspiring moments from across the Disney kingdom to Liverpool in Disney On Ice presents Magical Ice Festival. This spectacular show skates into M&S Bank Arena Liverpool from Thursday 26 March – Sunday 29 March 2020.   Tickets go on sale to […]

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CORRIDOR Share new single, “Pow” https://werk.re/2019/10/09/corridor-share-new-single-pow/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:58:16 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87884 Today Corridor share the third pre-release taste of their forthcoming Sub Pop debut, ‘Junior’, which comes out on October 18th.  “Pow“ is yet another standout from ‘Junior’, following previously released singles “Topographe“ and “Domino“. This new track hurtles along with a motorik beat, reverberating with atmosphere and hazy memories.  Ahead of a European tour in November, including a nearly sold out show at The Waiting Room in London on November 6th, […]

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TENNIS SYSTEM Announce UK & European Tour https://werk.re/2019/10/09/tennis-system-announce-uk-european-tour/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:54:58 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87881 LA-based trio Tennis System will be bringing their recent album ‘Lovesick’, released in September via Graveface Records, on the road in Europe and the UK this December. Widely acclaimed, the record, produced by Jack Shirley (Deafheaven, Oathbreaker, Gouge Away), perfectly captures the compelling blend of towering shoegaze and driving punk that defines Tennis System’s sound.  […]

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Introducing: Slowlines https://werk.re/2019/10/09/introducing-slowlines/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:50:29 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87877 Slowlines are a two piece band from northwest London and have evolved from a series of challenges over the last year. From nearly getting sued and having to change their name to half the band leaving, the music comes from a place of wanting to make exactly the sort of music they want to make […]

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POLIÇA announce new album https://werk.re/2019/10/09/polica-announce-new-album/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:45:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87873 Poliça return with their new album ‘When We Stay Alive’, which is set for release January 31st via Memphis Industries. Today the band are sharing the first single & video from the album, “Driving“.  When Poliça’s Channy Leaneagh fell off her roof while clearing ice in early 2018, she smashed her L1 vertebrae and battered her spine, leaving her in […]

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TWIN PEAKS TO HOST PARTY FOR “TINY CHANGES” CHARITY WITH GOOSE ISLAND BEER COMPANY https://werk.re/2019/10/09/twin-peaks-to-host-party-for-tiny-changes-charity-with-goose-island-beer-company/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:37:38 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87870 Twin Peaks have announced a very special event in London in association with Tiny Changes and Goose Island Beer Co. On 17th October at The Goose Island Brewpub in Shoreditch, Twin Peaks will be hosting a party in aid of the charity Tiny Changes, which was set up following the death of Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison. The charity will support […]

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Halsey unveils official video for ‘Graveyard’ https://werk.re/2019/10/09/halsey-unveils-official-video-for-graveyard/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:32:49 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87866 Today, GRAMMY® Award-nominated, multi-Platinum artist Halsey shared the official video for ‘Graveyard’. Directed by Anton Tammi (Lykke Li, JIL), the clip stars Sydney Sweeney (Euphoria, Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood) alongside Halsey.  ‘Graveyard’ is from Halsey’s new album, Manic, which will be released on January 17, 2020 via Capitol Records/Virgin EMI. The single – her 15th […]

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DREAM NAILS Release New Single ‘Corporate Realness’ https://werk.re/2019/10/09/dream-nails-release-new-single-corporate-realness/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:10:00 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87863 London-based Dream Nails rage against the comical bizarreness of office work in their new single ‘Corporate Realness’, which is their first release on UK indie Alcopop! Records. Fittingly, the band has excited Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello, who will be releasing the song in the USA through his label Firebrand Records. The song pokes fun […]

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JESSIE WARE SERVES UP ANOTHER HELPING OF HER HIT PODCAST, WITH EVEN BIGGER AND BETTER GUESTS https://werk.re/2019/10/09/jessie-ware-serves-up-another-helping-of-her-hit-podcast-with-even-bigger-and-better-guests/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 17:06:31 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87860 BRIT Award nominee and Mercury Prize-shortlisted singer-songwriter Jessie Ware today launches the eighth series of her acclaimed ‘Table Manners‘ podcast. The first guest of the series is Canadian television personality and Queer Eye’s resident food and wine expert Antoni Porowski who dishes on his new cookbook, his love of coffee, eating birthday cake for breakfast […]

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YUNGBLUD RELEASES NEW SINGLE “ORIGINAL ME” FEATURING DAN REYNOLDS https://werk.re/2019/10/09/yungblud-releases-new-single-original-me-featuring-dan-reynolds/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:59:23 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87857 Yorkshire-born recording artist YUNGBLUD (Dominic Harrison) releases a brand new single, “original me” featuring Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons today. The track, co-written by Harrison and Reynolds, is available HERE via Polydor Records. The official video is available Thursday. YUNGBLUD and Dan Reynolds will make their TV debut of “original me” on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert on Monday […]

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Britons turn to albums to boost their mental well-being, National Album Day survey https://werk.re/2019/10/09/britons-turn-to-albums-to-boost-their-mental-well-being-national-album-day-survey/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:38:07 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87852 Millions of stressed Britons are turning to their music collections to help them de-stress, according to new research1 specially commissioned for this year’s National Album Day this Saturday.  The research supports this year’s #DontSkip theme to National Album Day, which encourages fans to listen to albums in full and also serves to highlight the well-being […]

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HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS ANNOUNCE LOST FREQUENCIES https://werk.re/2019/10/09/hawthorne-heights-announce-lost-frequencies/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:30:42 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87849 Hawthorne Heights have announced they will be releasing a collection of B-Sides and Rarities titled Lost Frequencies, out 8th November via Pure Noise Records. In addition to today’s announcement, the band released a brand new single and music video for ‘Hard To Breathe.’ “I grew up in a home built on a fractured marriage, alcoholism, and a mother who loved us, but just didn’t […]

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GRATEFUL DEAD: READY OR NOT – A New Live Collection https://werk.re/2019/10/09/grateful-dead-ready-or-not-a-new-live-collection/ Wed, 09 Oct 2019 16:25:28 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87846 The Grateful Dead may have released the band’s final studio album – Built to Last – on Halloween 1989, but that didn’t stop them from writing new songs for the following years, adding several new tracks to their live repertoire in the early ‘90s. Sadly, the group was unable to ever complete them in a […]

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Foals Debut Animated Music Video For “Into The Surf” https://werk.re/2019/10/08/foals-debut-animated-music-video-for-into-the-surf/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 16:25:00 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87842 Today, Foals debut their animated music video for “Into The Surf” off their forthcoming album, Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 2, which will be released on Warner Records on October 18th. The video explores the story of two people who are irresistibly drawn together,  set against a backdrop of Greek scenery – mountainous coastlines and clear blue water – as they seek to […]

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Example announces huge UK & Ireland tour for 2020 https://werk.re/2019/10/08/example-announces-huge-uk-ireland-tour-for-2020/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 16:19:30 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87839 Singer, rapper, producer and all-round king of the club banger Example has announced a UK and Ireland LIVE tour for February and March 2020. The new run of dates will see Example head out on his first LIVE tour in six years and it’s set to be a huge celebration of all his biggest hits and […]

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MOON DUO share video for “Lost Heads” https://werk.re/2019/10/08/moon-duo-share-video-for-lost-heads/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 16:09:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87836 Ahead of European tour dates starting imminently, Moon Duo – the project of Sanae Yamada and Ripley Johnson – present the video for “Lost Heads“ from their new album, ‘Stars Are The Light’, out now on Sacred Bones.  In the “Lost Heads“ video, director Andrew Knives creates a visually bright and colorful world emulating the track’s vibrant guitar work and capturing its dreamlike state. “The bright red 1985 […]

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Anti-Flag release fiery new single “Christian Nationalist.” https://werk.re/2019/10/08/anti-flag-release-fiery-new-single-christian-nationalist/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:59:24 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87834 Political punk icons, Anti-Flag, have just released a brand new single “Christian Nationalist” and its accompanying lyric video. For over two decades the Pittsburgh, PA based band have been leading the charge of progressivism in punk, and their newest track proves they still have plenty of fire left. The new single follows their 2017 full-length, American Fall, and 2019 live album, Live Vol. 2, […]

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John Lennon Peace statue arrives for London Lennon celebration https://werk.re/2019/10/08/john-lennon-peace-statue-arrives-for-london-lennon-celebration/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:45:07 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87831 On October 9th, John Lennon’s 79th birthday, a special free Lennon tribute show is taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel, London. Organised by Sepp Osley, leader of rock band Blurred Vision, it marks a celebration of the life and legacy of the Beatles legend. A life-size statue of John Lennon is now also headed for […]

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CHROMATICS share new video https://werk.re/2019/10/08/chromatics-share-new-video/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:40:16 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87828 After releasing their new album ‘Closer To Grey’ earlier this week, Chromatics are sharing a new video for LP standout track “You’re No Good“. The band are currently on tour in Europe and are set play a run of UK shows later this month in Manchester, Glasgow, Bristol & London. See Chromatics live:07/10/2019 – Oslo – Rockefeller Music Hall09/10/2019 – Berlin […]

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Q AWARDS 2019 ANNOUNCES WINNER OF THE FENDER PLAY® AWARD https://werk.re/2019/10/08/q-awards-2019-announces-winner-of-the-fender-play-award/ Tue, 08 Oct 2019 15:37:43 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87825 Q Magazine, the UK’s greatest music magazine, in coalition with Fender® has today revealed Anna Calvias this year’s recipient of the Fender Play Award at the Q Awards 2019 in association with Absolute Radio. The Fender Play Award is a very special accolade which celebrates an artist at the forefront of guitar music today, driving true musical innovation […]

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Crack in the World (1965) Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2019/10/07/crack-in-the-world-1965-blu-ray-review/ Mon, 07 Oct 2019 13:11:48 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87721 Crack in the World (1965) came towards the end of a spate of nuclear age science-fiction movies that had seen a whole bunch of films building a whole genre since about 1950. This approximate 15 year cycle of films had created disaster to the planet, often awaking some giaint beast long thought extinct (in such […]

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PETER GABRIEL LENDS HIS SUPPORT TO ‘DEAR JOHN’ LENNON VIDEO https://werk.re/2019/10/06/peter-gabriel-lends-his-support-to-dear-john-lennon-video/ Sun, 06 Oct 2019 20:40:25 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=87817 Peter Gabriel is the latest artist to contribute to the ‘Dear John’ video released next week to mark John Lennon’s birthday on October 9th. Peter Gabriel joins other artists including Geddy Lee (Rush), Donovan, PP Arnold, Steve Hogarth (Marillion), Lawrence Gowan (Styx), Paul Young, Marc Almond, Fish, Maxi Jazz (Faithless), John Otway and the West End […]

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