Werkre https://werk.re Werk.re Tue, 01 Sep 2020 08:31:47 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.1 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 HEADLINERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE RETURN OF READING AND LEEDS FESTIVALS 2021 https://werk.re/2020/09/01/headliners-announced-for-the-return-of-reading-and-leeds-festivals-2021/ Tue, 01 Sep 2020 08:31:46 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90118 Reading and Leeds Festivals announce today that a massive 6 headliners will perform in 2021 without any clashes as a second main stage is added to each site to accommodate an incredible line-up to mark the festival’s return. Headliners Stormzy, Liam Gallagher, Post Malone, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Disclosure, and Queens of the Stone Age will be joined by some of the most exciting […]

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HEAVY MUSIC AWARDS 2020 PRESENTED BY AMAZON MUSIC MOVES ONLINE PREMIERS ON TWITCH THURSDAY 3 SEPTEMBER https://werk.re/2020/09/01/heavy-music-awards-2020-presented-by-amazon-music-moves-online-premiers-on-twitch-thursday-3-september/ Tue, 01 Sep 2020 08:26:25 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90115 The fourth annual Heavy Music Awards will take place online, premiering exclusively on the Amazon Music UK Twitch channel from 8.30pm BST on Thursday 3 September. The virtual event is streaming live from the Heavy Music Awards’ London offices hosted by Kerrang! Radio presenters Sophie K and Jon Mahon. Amazon Music UK celebrates its first […]

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Circa Waves Enlist Alfie Templeman On New Single ‘Lemonade’ https://werk.re/2020/09/01/circa-waves-enlist-alfie-templeman-on-new-single-lemonade/ Tue, 01 Sep 2020 08:21:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90111 Circa Waves have teamed up with rising singer-songwriter Alfie Templeman to release their infectious summertime zinger ‘Lemonade’, out now via Prolifica Inc / [PIAS]. Boasting an effervescent yet anthemic soundscape of lush guitar melodies and a driving rhythm section, ‘Lemonade’ follows two themes – optimism and escapism, both of which exude from the sing-along songwriting […]

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Little Mix Reveal New Video For Holiday https://werk.re/2020/09/01/little-mix-reveal-new-video-for-holiday/ Tue, 01 Sep 2020 08:18:30 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90108 Little Mix return with the summer smash we all need in our lives in 2020, ‘Holiday’, which has already been streamed over 20 million times.  Written by Jade, Perrie and Leigh-Anne with Kamille and produced by Goldfingers, ‘Holiday’ is a stripped back dance jam with a electro pulsating bass line that lets the band’s stunning vocals to do […]

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DAVID GUETTA AND SIA REUNITE FOR NEW SINGLE https://werk.re/2020/08/28/david-guetta-and-sia-reunite-for-new-single/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 08:25:01 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90105 After amassing over 2 billion streams on their previous collaborations, David Guetta and Sia reunite for new single “Let’s Love” to be released on September 11th 2020 via Warner Music. The duo counts multiple #1 global hits together since they first teamed up on 2011’s massive smash “Titanium” which has over 1 billion streams and reached […]

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SCOTTY McCREERY’S UK/IRELAND TOUR DATES RESCHEDULED TO MAY 2021 https://werk.re/2020/08/28/scotty-mccreerys-uk-ireland-tour-dates-rescheduled-to-may-2021/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 08:20:49 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90102 Due to the ongoing global pandemic and the government measures implemented to limit its spread, multi-platinum country star Scotty McCreery‘s highly anticipated return to the UK – and his first trip to Ireland / Northern Ireland – has been postponed again, from October to May 2021. In a statement to fans, Scotty said: “I am so disappointed that […]

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DMA’s reschedule UK tour for April 2021 https://werk.re/2020/08/28/dmas-reschedule-uk-tour-for-april-2021/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 08:17:32 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90099 DMA’S have today announced a new Liverpool M&S Bank Arena date for 9th April 2021. They’ve also announced that they will reschedule their planned UK Headline October tour to April 2021 (full dates below). DMA’S are renowned for their euphoric live performances, having previously sold out both Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl & the O2 Brixton Academy in less than 24 hours. Now fans have the opportunity to purchase tickets […]

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J. VAGUE shares new video “Sunbeams” https://werk.re/2020/08/28/j-vague-shares-new-video-sunbeams/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 08:09:52 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90097 After recently releasing his debut EP ‘New Life‘ via Mansions and Millions, Berlin-based artist J. Vague is sharing a new video for his track “Sunbeams“.  Speaking about the track, J. Vague said “Imagine standing in high grass that is still wet from a summer storm’s rain – the sun is shooting its energy through space right into your sweaty lips kissing. […]

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HONEY JOY release new single ‘Raising Boys’ https://werk.re/2020/08/28/honey-joy-release-new-single-raising-boys/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 08:05:56 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90094 Honey Joy’s forthcoming album ‘II’ is out shortly – on 04 September – and today they’ve given a final taster of the record in the form of new track ‘Raising Boys’. Vocalist Meg Tinsley says it’s about: “Seeing the most wonderful soft and compassionate human-being raised to be a man. And toxic masculinity destroying them.” With […]

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LOU HAYTER SHARES NEW SINGLE “MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME” https://werk.re/2020/08/28/lou-hayter-shares-new-single-my-baby-just-cares-for-me/ Fri, 28 Aug 2020 07:58:16 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90090 Slinky and sassy, offbeat and sexy, “My Baby Just Cares For Me”, the new single by Lou Hayter, sneaks in on a cloud of off-kilter synths and airy vocals, just in time for the last few rays of this year’s Indian summer.   Already renowned as a DJ, musician in New Young Pony Club, writer and producer, […]

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NOGA EREZ opens up about emotional abuse on new single https://werk.re/2020/08/27/noga-erez-opens-up-about-emotional-abuse-on-new-single/ Thu, 27 Aug 2020 08:45:02 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90087 Today Tel-Aviv based artist Noga Erez shares the next in a series of game-changing singles leading into her mysterious second album (details yet to be announced). “You So Done“ and its striking accompanying video are out now via City Slang – watch it HERE. Following the sparkling sass of “VIEWS“ and the irresistibly upbeat lockdown anthem “NO news on TV“, Noga Erez and her collaborative partner Ori Rousso‘s latest offering “You So […]

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JOHN LENNON’S MOST VITAL AND BEST LOVED SOLO WORKS COMPLETELY REMIXED FROM SCRATCH FOR NEW COLLECTION https://werk.re/2020/08/27/john-lennons-most-vital-and-best-loved-solo-works-completely-remixed-from-scratch-for-new-collection/ Thu, 27 Aug 2020 08:24:30 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90084 In everything he did, John Lennon spoke his truth and questioned the truth. An incomparable and uncompromising artist who strove for honesty and directness in his music, he laid bare his heart, mind and soul in his songs, seeing them as snapshots of his current emotions, thoughts and world view. Believing the one quality demanded of himself […]

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Commentary. Alien 3 https://werk.re/2020/08/26/commentary-alien-3/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 18:41:44 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90080 We are launching a new special add on to our regular podcast. From time to time we will supply additonal episodes outside of the regular monthly show in the form of a film commentary. Two or more of use will throw our thoughts down on some select titles. And for our first show as we […]

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We are launching a new special add on to our regular podcast. From time to time we will supply additonal episodes outside of the regular monthly show in the form of a film commentary. Two or more of use will throw our thoughts down on some select title... We are launching a new special add on to our regular podcast. From time to time we will supply additonal episodes outside of the regular monthly show in the form of a film commentary. Two or more of use will throw our thoughts down on some select titles. And for our first show as we […] Steven Hurst 2:26:03
ICELAND AIRWAVES MOVES TO 2021 https://werk.re/2020/08/26/iceland-airwaves-moves-to-2021/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 12:01:43 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90076 Recently, to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic head on, Icelandic authorities implemented stricter measures around mass gatherings, social distancing, testing and arrival into the country. The Iceland Airwaves team is committed to doing our part in stopping the spread of the virus. It’s of the utmost importance that we ensure the health and safety of our […]

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SHE BOP – THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF WOMEN IN POPULAR MUSIC https://werk.re/2020/08/26/she-bop-the-definitive-history-of-women-in-popular-music/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:58:41 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90073 Published to celebrate the original book’s 25th anniversary – and in a year that also marks 50 years of Women’s Liberation – this new She Bop will appeal to a huge cross-section of readers, from music fans to the LGBT audience and women of all generations. Drawing on more than 270 original interviews with female artists and […]

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KID DAD release ‘[I Wish I Was] On Fire’ https://werk.re/2020/08/26/kid-dad-release-i-wish-i-was-on-fire/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:53:21 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90070 KID DAD have released a new music video for ‘[I Wish I Was] On Fire’, which is the latest single to be revealed from their just-released debut album ‘In A Box’. The track is brimming with a palpable feeling of tension and addresses the human propensity to lie in order to protect ourselves but also, says […]

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LOTIC shares new single “Cocky” https://werk.re/2020/08/26/lotic-shares-new-single-cocky/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:49:34 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90066 After recently signing to Houndstooth and releasing previous single “Burn A Print“, Lotic is back with her new track & video “Cocky“.  Speaking about the track, Lotic said “”Cocky’ is a song for the girls. It’s a reminder to always recognize and demand your worth. it grants permission to radically stand in your truth, even when it may shock or offend. and most […]

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Samsung Release Official 8K Trailer for Notting Hill Carnival 2020: Access All Areas https://werk.re/2020/08/26/samsung-release-official-8k-trailer-for-notting-hill-carnival-2020-access-all-areas/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:37:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90064 Samsung and Notting Hill Carnival 2020: Access All Areas have released a preview trailer that gives a first look at what to expect from this weekend’s virtual Carnival. The trailer, which aims to capture the essence of what this year’s special virtual Carnival will offer, has been created by official partner Samsung to showcase their […]

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DREAM NAILS’ searing new track ‘This Is The Summer’ is a call to arms for climate justice https://werk.re/2020/08/26/dream-nails-searing-new-track-this-is-the-summer-is-a-call-to-arms-for-climate-justice/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:34:36 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90061 Dream Nails have released a final preview of their self-titled debut album which is set to drop this Friday via Alcopop! Records. ‘This Is The Summer’“is a song about how our climate is breaking down irreversibly,” says singer Janey Starling. “Colonial capitalism, waged by UK governments and corporations for centuries, has ravaged our earth.” “We need to be […]

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The Cribs announce UK tour for June 2021 https://werk.re/2020/08/26/the-cribs-announce-uk-tour-for-june-2021/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:28:41 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90058 The Cribs, who recently announced their return with their brand new eighth album, Night Network, which is released via Sonic Blew/[PIAS] on Friday November 13th 2020, have today shared details of a U.K. tour in June 2021. The details of the tour, which includes appearances at the Roundhouse in London and an outdoor show at Halifax’s historical Piece Hall, are as follows:  11.06.21 […]

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Slam Dunk Festival Reveal More Artists For 2021 https://werk.re/2020/08/26/slam-dunk-festival-reveal-more-artists-for-2021/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:25:37 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90055 Having already announced their return for 2021, Slam Dunk Festival come back swinging with the first line-up billing for next year’s event. Following the Covid-19 pandemic which claimed the entire world’s festival season, Slam Dunk Festival will see Canadian legends Billy Talent, homegrown heroes While She Sleeps and Bury Tomorrow, State Champs, The Used, The […]

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MAGICK MOUNTAIN share video for “Infinity X2” https://werk.re/2020/08/26/magick-mountain-share-video-for-infinity-x2/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:21:22 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90053 Today Magick Mountain have shared a suitably trippy new video for single “Infinity X2,” the latest to be taken from their cacophonous debut album ‘Weird Feelings’ out Oct 23rd. “The video for ‘Infinity X2’ is a collaboration between Magick Mountain and analogue VFX wizard Josh Brownrigg “ explains guitarist & vocalist Lins Wilson. “It was self-filmed in our practise space, which involved metres of gaffa-hung green […]

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Goo Goo Dolls Announce Their First-Ever Holiday Album ‘It’s Christmas All Over’ https://werk.re/2020/08/26/goo-goo-dolls-announce-their-first-ever-holiday-album-its-christmas-all-over/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:18:00 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90050 Today, multi-platinum, four-time GRAMMY-nominated rock band Goo Goo Dolls have announced they will release their first-ever holiday record It’s Christmas All Over on October 30th, 2020 via Warner Records. Comprised of cover renditions of classic fan-favorites as well as two new originals all in the spirit of Christmas, the album promises to deliver a much-needed warmth and hope to […]

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Notting Hill Carnival 2020: Access All Areas – More artists announced https://werk.re/2020/08/26/notting-hill-carnival-2020-access-all-areas-more-artists-announced/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:13:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90047 Notting Hill Carnival 2020: Access All Areas, is delighted to announce the line-up for the first ever online Notting Hill Carnival. A vast array of exclusive performances from all over the world – captured by Let’s Go Do – is putting a spotlight on some of the most celebrated and exciting music to come from […]

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IDLES ANNOUNCE NEW TOUR DATES FOR 2021 https://werk.re/2020/08/26/idles-announce-new-tour-dates-for-2021/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:11:29 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90044 Today, IDLES have announced much-anticipated new UK and Irish tour dates for May and June 2021. A band long revered for the power of their live shows, these new dates will include back-to-back shows at London’s O2 Academy Brixton, Glasgow Barrowlands and Vicar Street in Dublin.  Dates are as follows: Fri 7th May – Glasgow […]

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COHEED AND CAMBRIA share ‘Jessie’s Girl 2’, feat. RICK SPRINGFIELD https://werk.re/2020/08/26/coheed-and-cambria-share-jessies-girl-2-feat-rick-springfield/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 11:01:58 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90041 Modern rock storytellers Coheed and Cambria have teamed up with GRAMMY Award-winning singer Rick Springfield in the sequel to one of the most iconic stories in rock ‘n’ roll history with “Jessie’s Girl 2.” The track, which finds the two extending the narrative of the 1980’s smash hit “Jessie’s Girl” with some unexpected twists, is […]

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L.A. WITCH release new album ‘Play With Fire’ https://werk.re/2020/08/26/l-a-witch-release-new-album-play-with-fire/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:58:33 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90037 Californian trio L.A. Witch release their new album ‘Play With Fire’ today via Suicide Squeeze Records and to celebrate the release, the band will broadcast a live performance from Gold Diggers in Los Angeles on September 10th at 7pm PT/ 3am BST – ticket holders will be able to view the stream for 72 hours […]

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Cut Copy share sixth studio album ‘Freeze, Melt’ https://werk.re/2020/08/26/cut-copy-share-sixth-studio-album-freeze-melt/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:52:55 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90034 GRAMMY-nominated, ARIA award-winning Australian electronic act Cut Copy, share their highly anticipated sixth studio album, Freeze, Melt, today via Cutters Records & The Orchard. The four-piece, Melbourne-natives take an inward emotional turn from their prolific catalogue with the record, refocusing on the electronic pastures that have lurked in their periphery while re-imagining their body-moving signature. If Cut […]

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Deftones Announce Feverishly Anticipated Album ‘Ohms’ https://werk.re/2020/08/26/deftones-announce-feverishly-anticipated-album-ohms/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:37:07 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90031 GRAMMY Award®-winning, internationally lauded band Deftones have announced their feverishly anticipated album Ohms, arriving on September 25th via Warner Records. The announcement arrives with the epic title track, a new video directed by Rafatoon and updated website at deftones.com.  Speculation of the forthcoming album amongst fans has swept across the media landscape, stoking curiosity as the […]

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Dan Deacon’s releases original score for Dog Grooming Documentary Well Groomed https://werk.re/2020/08/26/dan-deacons-releases-original-score-for-dog-grooming-documentary-well-groomed/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:30:59 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90028 On the heels of his fifth studio album Mystic Familiar, Baltimore-based musician Dan Deacon returns with an original score to HBO documentary Well Groomed, out today on Domino Soundtracks. Directed by Rebecca Stern, Well Groomed immerses the viewer in the colorful and surreal subculture of competitive creative dog grooming, following the lives of four dog […]

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IVORY LAYNE RELEASES NEW SINGLE https://werk.re/2020/08/26/ivory-layne-releases-new-single/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:24:28 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90025 Nashville based singer songwriter Ivory Layne has released “December”, the first single from her forthcoming EP, Confetti. The intimate and candid “December” was produced by Nick Atkinson and Edd Holloway (Lewis Capaldi, James Bay). It is Ivory’s first official single release in the UK, since signing with Justin Timberlake’s artist development company, Villa 40. “The idea behind ‘December’ is life having many seasons which subject us to changes in […]

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McFly Premiere Video For Brand New Single ‘Happiness’ https://werk.re/2020/08/26/mcfly-premiere-video-for-brand-new-single-happiness/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:15:21 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90022 Having signed their first record deal since 2009 with BMG, McFly have released their first single in seven years, ‘Happiness’.  The video for ‘Happiness’ was directed by Diego Huacuja T, a director and visual artist from Mexico City.  Due to lockdown restrictions the video was shot entirely on the band’s iPhones, with Diego directing via Zoom.  The infectious new track ‘Happiness’ introduces a […]

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INTRODUCING: J. VAGUE https://werk.re/2020/08/26/introducing-j-vague/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:09:33 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90019 Today we’re excited to introduce you to Berlin-based artist J. Vague. After recently signing to Mansions and Millions, J. Vague is set to release his debut EP ‘New Life’ on August 21st and is sharing the title-track from the record online now.  Speaking about his lead track ‘New Life’ he said “Do you remember when your mind first grasped the concept of transformation – you […]

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SPAVEN X SANDUNES announce new eponymous EP https://werk.re/2020/08/26/spaven-x-sandunes-announce-new-eponymous-ep/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:07:08 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90016 Spaven x Sandunes is a collaboration of musical worlds, where one of the most respected producers on the burgeoning Mumbai electronic scene, Sandunes, meets London-based drummer Richard Spaven, renowned for his distinctive jazz-influenced improvisational percussion work with Flying Lotus & Brainfeeder, Ninja Tune’s Jordan Rakei, Cinematic Orchestra, Goldie, Mala & many more. Today they have announced eponymous EP ‘Spaven x Sandunes’ for release […]

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HAIM announce 2021 UK headline dates https://werk.re/2020/08/26/haim-announce-2021-uk-headline-dates/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 10:01:27 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90013 Following the release of their critically acclaimed third studio album Women In Music Pt. III, HAIM announce a run of six headline dates for June 2021 – watch the announcement video, featuring some inimitable HAIM dance moves, here.  Taking place at Manchester’s O₂ Victoria Warehouse, London’s The O2, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, Glasgow’s The SSE Hydro and Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, ‘The […]

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Creamfields announce more acts for 2021 https://werk.re/2020/08/26/creamfields-announce-more-acts-for-2021/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:55:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90010 Creamfields continues to tease fans as they’ve just unleashed more names for their 2021 edition, new additions include Pendulum – TRINITY, Chase & Status (DJ Set),  Oliver Heldens, Sven Väth, Pete Tong, Vini Vici, Michael Bibi, Kölsch, W&W, Sub Focus (DJ Set), Jax Jones, Gorgon City, Gareth Emery, Claptone, Sigma, Hybrid Minds, Holy Goof, Enrico Sangiuliano, Cristoph, Jonas […]

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Cream & Circus present Camelphat ‘Dark Matter Tour’ https://werk.re/2020/08/26/cream-circus-present-camelphat-dark-matter-tour/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:52:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90007 Liverpool electronic duo Camelphat have just announced their biggest tour to date – the ‘Dark Matter Tour’ which will see them perform across the UK and includes a return to their spiritual home for a very special homecoming show at Bramley Moore Dock on Saturday 3rd April Easter weekend.  The Grammy nominated DJ/Producers will be taking their widely […]

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I LIKE TRAINS share new single “A Steady Hand” https://werk.re/2020/08/26/i-like-trains-share-new-single-a-steady-hand/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:49:33 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90004 Today I LIKE TRAINS share the third single from their forthcoming album ‘KOMPROMAT‘, which is set for release on August 21st via Atlantic Curve. “A Steady Hand“ offers a brooding, foreboding start to the record, setting the mood for an intricate and impassioned album dealing with the thorny subject of information; how we consume it, how we process it and how our […]

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TREVOR POWERS drops new album ‘Capricorn’ https://werk.re/2020/08/26/trevor-powers-drops-new-album-capricorn/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:45:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=90001 Today, Trevor Powers is surprising fans with the release of his new album ‘Capricorn’ available digitally and on special edition book & cassette immediately via Fat Possum. The follow-up to 2018’s ‘Mulberry Violence’ (Powers’ debut under his birth name), the new album plays like a fairy tale or alien quest. Fragmented and full of grace, ‘Capricorn’ is an intricate and compelling experimental composition, incorporating […]

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EXIT Festival unveils first acts for 2021 https://werk.re/2020/08/26/exit-festival-unveils-first-acts-for-2021/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:43:25 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89998 EXIT has gone through many challenges since its initiation 20 years ago when it started as a student movement for peace and freedom in Serbia and Balkans and due to the evolution of the pandemic, postponing this year’s festival edition was one of the greatest of all. However, organizers are determined to come back even […]

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Sacred Bones to release 3 Mort Garson reissues & a previously unreleased compilation https://werk.re/2020/08/26/sacred-bones-to-release-3-mort-garson-reissues-a-previously-unreleased-compilation/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:36:30 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89995 Today Sacred Bones have announced a series of reissues, bringing back three fascinating records from the Mort Garson back-catalogue back into print. ‘Didn’t You Hear OST’, Lucifer’s ‘Black Mass’ and Ataraxia’s ‘The Unexplained’. As well as this Sacred Bones will release Mort Garson’s ‘Music From Patch Cord Productions‘, unveiling a new compilation of rare and unreleased music. All four records will be released on November 6th. […]

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WYE OAK share single “Spitting Image” from ‘No Horizon EP’ ft Brooklyn Youth Chorus https://werk.re/2020/08/26/wye-oak-share-single-spitting-image-from-no-horizon-ep-ft-brooklyn-youth-chorus/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:32:50 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89992 Today Wye Oak have shared a third track from their ‘No Horizon’ EP featuring the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, which will be released this Friday, July 31st, through Merge Records. The latest and final pre-release single is called “Spitting Image“. Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner comments on the track, saying: “Spitting Image” is about trying to manage the sheer volume of information we are […]

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SON LUX announce 3-volume body of work ‘Tomorrows’ https://werk.re/2020/08/26/son-lux-announce-3-volume-body-of-work-tomorrows/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:30:29 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89989 Today Son Lux announce ‘Tomorrows I’, the first album in a three-volume body of work, which will unfurl over the coming year. This first volume is to be released digitally on August 14th via City Slang, with physical editions of all three volumes to be released together in 2021.  Along with the announcement, the band have shared a first glimpse […]

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SUSANNA shares new single https://werk.re/2020/08/26/susanna-shares-new-single-2/ Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:26:14 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89987 After recently announcing her new album ‘Baudelaire & Piano‘, set for release Sept 11th via SusannaSonata, Norwegian artist Susanna is sharing the second single from the record with new track “Burial”. “Burial was one of the first poems I re-worked for this project – I am deeply fascinated by the thrilling images Baudelaire is able to provide with such few words. A […]

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Episode 9. Alien vs Predator vs Robocop vs Terminator Part 2 https://werk.re/2020/08/16/episode-9-alien-vs-predator-vs-robocop-vs-terminator-part-2/ Sun, 16 Aug 2020 12:29:22 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89971 All four of the team return for PART 2 where we get real with Robocop and the Terminator franchises. We then decide what the strong points are of all four frasnchises and which we thunk have stood the test of time, and which are likely to keep standing tall.

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All four of the team return for PART 2 where we get real with Robocop and the Terminator franchises. We then decide what the strong points are of all four frasnchises and which we thunk have stood the test of time, All four of the team return for PART 2 where we get real with Robocop and the Terminator franchises. We then decide what the strong points are of all four frasnchises and which we thunk have stood the test of time, and which are likely to keep standing tall. Steven Hurst 1:50:06
Episode 8. Alien vs Predator vs Robocop vs Terminator Part 1 https://werk.re/2020/08/16/episode-8-alien-vs-predators-vs-robocop-vs-terminator-part-1/ Sun, 16 Aug 2020 12:25:01 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89970 Ben, Steven, Sean and Max throw down on the big four big sci-fi franchises. But not before Steven makes them all discuss where they land on with every single film from those franchises! So this one if goung to take a while – So enjoy PART 1 where we dig into Alien and Predator. And […]

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Ben, Steven, Sean and Max throw down on the big four big sci-fi franchises. But not before Steven makes them all discuss where they land on with every single film from those franchises! So this one if goung to take a while – So enjoy PART 1 where we di... Ben, Steven, Sean and Max throw down on the big four big sci-fi franchises. But not before Steven makes them all discuss where they land on with every single film from those franchises! So this one if goung to take a while – So enjoy PART 1 where we dig into Alien and Predator. And […] Steven Hurst 1:24:51
Busty and The Bass – Eddie https://werk.re/2020/08/13/busty-and-the-bass-eddie/ Thu, 13 Aug 2020 09:23:45 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89966 Well, this one was a pleasant surprise to me. I’d never heard of Busty and the Bass, who hail from Montreal. The eight piece collective mixes electronic, soul and hip hop into a bright summery sound with lovely melodies and a huge jazz influence. Not surprising really, as the group first came together through the […]

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KATIE GATELY shares video for “Flow” https://werk.re/2020/08/03/katie-gately-shares-video-for-flow/ Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:41:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89963 Earlier in 2020, Katie Gately released her devastatingly powerful new album ‘Loom’ via Houndstooth. The album is a haunting collection of songs in which Gately channels the loss of her mother using loaded sound samples including earthquakes, explosions, wolf howls, peacock screams, grinding stones and more.  Today she shares a new video for the track “Flow;” a delicate, ethereal track in which Gately […]

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Genesis, The Last Domino? Tour re-scheduled to 2021 https://werk.re/2020/08/03/genesis-the-last-domino-tour-re-scheduled-to-2021/ Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:36:01 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89960 Genesis, who are among the biggest selling recording artists of all time and one of Britain’s most internationally renowned bands, have re-scheduled their 2020 UK and Irish dates for April 2021 and announced additional shows in London and Birmingham. The Last Domino? Tour 2021 will now start in Glasgow on 1 April and will be Tony […]

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FLEETWOOD MAC’S EARLY YEARS SPOTLIGHTED IN TWO NEW BOXED SETS https://werk.re/2020/08/03/fleetwood-macs-early-years-spotlighted-in-two-new-boxed-sets/ Mon, 03 Aug 2020 09:33:38 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89957 After Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green, John McVie, and Jeremy Spencer started Fleetwood Mac in 1967, they quickly found an audience eager for their British-style blues. Over the next seven years, the band would sign with Reprise Records, release seven studio albums, and release many classic tracks that are still beloved today. Fleetwood Mac’s early rise […]

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Episode 7. Guilty Pleasures https://werk.re/2020/07/30/episode-7-guilty-pleasures/ Thu, 30 Jul 2020 16:07:15 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89952 Time to raid the closet for those movie skeletons. Ben, Steven and Sean come clean on a few things in this episode focussing on films so bad, they are just bad, but some people tend to love them anyway.

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Time to raid the closet for those movie skeletons. Ben, Steven and Sean come clean on a few things in this episode focussing on films so bad, they are just bad, but some people tend to love them anyway. Time to raid the closet for those movie skeletons. Ben, Steven and Sean come clean on a few things in this episode focussing on films so bad, they are just bad, but some people tend to love them anyway. Steven Hurst 1:45:19
GIRL FRIDAY share new single https://werk.re/2020/07/23/girl-friday-share-new-single/ Thu, 23 Jul 2020 09:22:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89948 LA band Girl Friday‘s debut full-length ‘Androgynous Mary’ will be out worldwide on LP, CD, digital, and cassette on Friday, August 21st via Hardly Art. Today, they’ve debuted a new music video for their third pre-release single, “Public Bodies,” from director Gussie Larkin.  Girl Friday have offered the following statement about the song: “The song reflects an unquenching will to survive. The […]

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DEATH VALLEY GIRLS announce new album https://werk.re/2020/07/23/death-valley-girls-announce-new-album/ Thu, 23 Jul 2020 09:17:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89945 Today Los Angeles dystopian punk/occult glam rockers Death Valley Girls announce their new album ‘Under the Spell of Joy‘ is set for release Oct 2nd via Suicide Squeeze Records and the band are sharing their new single from the record “The Universe“ online now.  Speaking about the track, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, Bonnie Bloomgarden said “‘Under the Spell of Joy’ is a space-gospel record. We believe […]

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Tomorrowland offers a glimpse into the technological masterpiece of its digital festival https://werk.re/2020/07/22/tomorrowland-offers-a-glimpse-into-the-technological-masterpiece-of-its-digital-festival/ Wed, 22 Jul 2020 08:13:18 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89943 Over the past few months, Tomorrowland has been working with the latest technologies in 3D design, video production, gaming and special effects to craft a new Tomorrowland location for its two-day digital music festival, pushing the boundaries of music, 3D design, Hollywood’s latest filming techniques and the most modern game engines and hardware. Tomorrowland Around the […]

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We Were Promised Jetpacks, The Get Up Kids, illuminati hotties will perform at Big Scary Monsters’ Virtual Popup store https://werk.re/2020/07/21/we-were-promised-jetpacks-the-get-up-kids-illuminati-hotties-will-perform-at-big-scary-monsters-virtual-popup-store/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:10:43 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89940 UK label Big Scary Monsters has announced a Virtual Popup store, which will open its doors at 4pm on 27th July, with ‘instore’ performances every day from illuminati hotties, Kevin Devine, We Were Promised Jetpacks, and Into It. Over It (see poster for full line up). The virtual store can be entered here on launch day, and will stock exclusive vinyl variants, […]

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NOGA EREZ shares alternative version of single “NO news on TV” https://werk.re/2020/07/21/noga-erez-shares-alternative-version-of-single-no-news-on-tv/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:08:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89937 Tel-Aviv based artist Noga Erez has shared an alternative version of her recent single “NO news on TV,” the second single to be shared from her forthcoming second album (details to be announced). The stripped-back, reimagined live version continues the “Kids Against The Machine” series, following a similarly styled reworking of previous single, “VIEWS“. “The idea was not to use any ‘machines’. No computer, no […]

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LOUD WOMEN FEST 5 ANNOUNCED https://werk.re/2020/07/21/loud-women-fest-5-announced/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 14:03:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89934 The fifth edition of LOUD WOMEN Fest will take place on 20 March 2021 at 229 The Venue in London. The volume will be turned up higher than ever at next year’s event with a boost from an Arts Council project grant. Founder Cassie Fox says “The aim of the festival is to show how many incredible womxn-powered […]

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LOW LAUNCH NEW YOUTUBE SERIES VANSPLAINING https://werk.re/2020/07/21/low-launch-new-youtube-series-vansplaining/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:56:48 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89931 LOW’s Alan Sparhawk presents VANSPLAINING, a new web series that follows the charming musician spending a day with bands on the road, giving them tips on how to load and unload their gear. The episodes will premiere every Saturday on YouTube (episode 1 featuring Our Girl is available now), with the series set to run until 15th August. Future […]

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Fontaines D.C. announce first ever performance of new album A Hero’s Death in full https://werk.re/2020/07/21/fontaines-d-c-announce-first-ever-performance-of-new-album-a-heros-death-in-full/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:54:14 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89929 Today, Fontaines D.C. are announcing a very special album release show in support of their highly anticipated new offering A Hero’s Death. Filmed by Collective Dublin and captured within 2FM Radio’s studio in Montrose, Dublin – a sweeping space usually the reserve of orchestra performances – “A Night At Montrose, Dublin” will air on Monday 3rd August at 8pm […]

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WYE OAK share second track from ‘No Horizon EP’ https://werk.re/2020/07/21/wye-oak-share-second-track-from-no-horizon-ep/ Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:52:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89927 Wye Oak share dystopian new song “No Place,” the second from their ‘No Horizon’ EP featuring the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, which will be released through Merge Records on July 31st. Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner comments on “No Place“ saying: “This song is about the separation between our consciousness and our physical bodies, and how it feels to forget that you even have a body in […]

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Three Edgar Allan Poe Adaptations Starring Bela Lugosi Blu-ray Review https://werk.re/2020/07/20/three-edgar-allan-poe-adaptations-starring-bela-lugosi-blu-ray-review/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 18:59:13 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89818 For a horror fan like myself, the latest release of three Universal Edgar Allan Poe adaptations starring Bela Lugosi is very welcome. The early 1930s and the spate of films that followed (in the first wave of horror films) until 1936 are rightly often referred to as the Golden Age of horror movies. All the […]

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Tomorrowland Around the World, the digital festival is happening this week https://werk.re/2020/07/20/tomorrowland-around-the-world-the-digital-festival-is-happening-this-week/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 14:41:47 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89923 On Saturday July 25 and Sunday July 26, Tomorrowland is organising Tomorrowland Around the World, the digital festival: a spectacular entertainment experience open to people of all ages and places, unfazed by borders or boundaries – a world premiere and a major step in the future of digital music festivals. Bringing together more than 60 […]

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EDINBURGH SUMMER SESSIONS ANNOUNCES RESCHEDULED DATES FOR LIONEL RICHIE, MICHAEL KIWANUKA, SIMPLE MINDS,TOM JONES AND TRAVIS IN SUMMER 2021 https://werk.re/2020/07/20/edinburgh-summer-sessions-announces-rescheduled-dates-for-lionel-richie-michael-kiwanuka-simple-mindstom-jones-and-travis-in-summer-2021/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 14:28:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89920 Edinburgh Summer Sessions today announce that huge stars including Lionel Richie, Michael Kiwanuka, Simple Minds, Tom Jones and Travis will return for rescheduled shows for 2021’s festival, ensuring fans don’t miss out on the iconic Princes Street Gardens dates. Tom Jones – 8th August 2021Michael Kiwanuka – 9th August 2021Tom Jones – 10th August 2021Lionel Richie – 11th August 2021Travis […]

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LATITUDE ANNOUNCES LEWIS CAPALDI, BASTILLE & SNOW PATROL https://werk.re/2020/07/20/latitude-announces-lewis-capaldi-bastille-snow-patrol/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 14:25:27 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89917 This weekend marks what should have been the start of a glorious Latitude 2020. This summer may not be as expected, but festival fans can rejoice as the multi-award-winning festival will return to the picturesque grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk, on 22nd-25th July 2021 with headliners Lewis Capaldi, Bastille and special guests Snow Patrol topping a diverse bill where music meets the arts in a full-on cultural […]

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YUNGBLUD PREMIERES NEW SONG “STRAWBERRY LIPSTICK” https://werk.re/2020/07/20/yungblud-premieres-new-song-strawberry-lipstick/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 14:22:06 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89914  YUNGBLUD shares his explosive new song “Strawberry Lipstick” and its equally outrageous video. Released via Locomotion/Polydor Records, “Strawberry Lipstick” is the brand-new single from the British singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist’s full-length sophomore album, due out later this year. Stream/download “Strawberry Lipstick” HERE, and check out the video HERE. Directed by Christian Breslauer (Roddy Ricch, Tory Lanez, Marshmello) the “Strawberry Lipstick” video stars […]

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BLOODSTOCK Festival to pass VAT saving onto customers https://werk.re/2020/07/20/bloodstock-festival-to-pass-vat-saving-onto-customers/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 14:19:24 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89911 BLOODSTOCK’s motto has long been “by the fans, for the fans” and today the independent, family-run festival reconfirms that sentiment remains firmly at its core, by announcing the recent government VAT reduction will be passed on to its customers.   As previously announced, standard weekend tickets for the newly extended, now 5-day event in 2021 were […]

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Digital Notting Hill Carnival for 2020 Replaces the street festival for one year https://werk.re/2020/07/20/digital-notting-hill-carnival-for-2020-replaces-the-street-festival-for-one-year/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:47:05 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89908 In this unprecedented year and for the first time in its 54 year history, Notting Hill Carnival has moved entirely online, opening up to a global audience that can share in one of the world’s great events. It will take place over the August bank holiday weekend – 29, 30 and 31 August.  Notting Hill Carnival […]

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letlive. Release ‘10 Years of Fake History’ demos on vinyl https://werk.re/2020/07/20/letlive-release-10-years-of-fake-history-demos-on-vinyl/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:40:22 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89905 2020 marks the tenth anniversary of the release of LA post-hardcore maestros letlive.’s seminal album ‘Fake History’. The band released some early demos from the process of writing ‘Fake History’ a couple months back and now they’ve revealed a physical release via frontman Jason Aalon Butler’s 333 Wreckords Crew in conjunction with Tragic Hero Records, […]

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QELLO CONCERTS BY STINGRAY ANNOUNCES SUMMER ENCORE FESTIVAL https://werk.re/2020/07/20/qello-concerts-by-stingray-announces-summer-encore-festival/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:28:12 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89902 Qello Concerts by Stingray, the world’s leading streaming service for full-length concerts and music documentaries on-demand,  today announces Summer Encore Festival, an exclusive three-week online festival running from the 29 July – 18 August2020, bringing together performances by the world’s biggest artists for the ultimate summer festival at home. As the 2020 festival season would have been coming to […]

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GRAYSCALE to release ‘Live From The Barber Shop Studios’ EP https://werk.re/2020/07/20/grayscale-to-release-live-from-the-barber-shop-studios-ep/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:23:19 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89899 Philadelphia’s GRAYSCALE will release the Live From The Barber Shop Studios EP on July 29 via Fearless Records.The EP features three reimagined versions of songs from the band’s second album ‘Nella Vita’, which arrived last September. The “Reimagined” versions are enhanced and embellished with horns and additional musicians, fully demonstrating the depth and breadth of the band’s songwriting skills. “Every single member […]

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CELEBRATE 10 INCREDIBLE YEARS OF ONE DIRECTION THIS MONTH https://werk.re/2020/07/20/celebrate-10-incredible-years-of-one-direction-this-month/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:08:51 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89895 July 23rd marks a very important date for One Direction fans globally, the 10th Anniversary of the band’s formation. To celebrate this date, alongside the fan frenzy, there will be a brand new 1D anniversary website, a 10 year celebration video especially made for their fans, and interactive playlists and activations across digital platforms. A special ’10 Years of One Direction’ website will launch on 23rd July, that will be […]

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L.A. WITCH share new single “Gen-Z” https://werk.re/2020/07/20/l-a-witch-share-new-single-gen-z/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:05:55 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89891 After recently announcing their new album ‘Play With Fire‘ is set for release August 21st via Suicide Squeeze Records, Californian trio L.A. Witch are sharing their new single “Gen-Z“. Speaking about the track, L.A. Witch guitarist & vocalist Sade Sanchez said “‘Gen-Z’ is inspired by a series of articles mentioning the high rates of suicide amongst the Gen-Z due to the pressures of […]

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MARY LATTIMORE collaborates with Slowdive’s Neil Halstead on Cornwall-influenced new album ‘Silver Ladders’ https://werk.re/2020/07/20/mary-lattimore-collaborates-with-slowdives-neil-halstead-on-cornwall-influenced-new-album-silver-ladders/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 13:01:26 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89889 Los Angeles-based harpist Mary Lattimore returns with new album ‘Silver Ladders’, due for release on October 9th via Ghostly International. Since her last full-length, 2018’s ‘Hundreds of Days’, Lattimore has toured internationally, released collaborative albums with artists such as Meg Baird and Mac McCaughan, and shared a friends-based remix album featuring artists such as Jónsi and Julianna Barwick. At one of her […]

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Metallica & San Francisco Symphony: S&M2 Live Album and Video Documenting September 6 & 8 Shows at San Francisco’s Chase Centre https://werk.re/2020/07/20/metallica-san-francisco-symphony-sm2-live-album-and-video-documenting-september-6-8-shows-at-san-franciscos-chase-centre/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:58:10 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89886 Metallica and San Francisco Symphony’s September 6 & 8, 2019 S&M2 concerts were historic on multiple levels: They served as the grand opening of San Francisco’s Chase Center, reunited the band and Symphony for the first time since the 1999 performances captured on the Grammy-winning S&M album, and featured the first-ever symphonic renditions of songs […]

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SNOWING THROW shares new track “Lose Again” https://werk.re/2020/07/20/snowing-throw-shares-new-track-lose-again/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:54:41 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89882 Throwing Snow, a.k.a. Ross Tones, recently unveiled a one off new alias Snowing Throw. With his debut EP under Snowing Throw ‘The Folly of Pangloss’, out todayvia Houndstooth, the second track from the record “Lose Again“ is streaming online now. On his new project, Tones said “These tracks an unashamedly built for the Summer.Simple, cut-up samples and bounce.As […]

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IDLES share video for new single “A Hymn” https://werk.re/2020/07/20/idles-share-video-for-new-single-a-hymn/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:47:16 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89879 IDLES have shared a new song “A Hymn” – the emotional centrepiece off the Bristol band’s forthcoming LP, ‘Ultra Mono’ (out Sept 25th via Partisan). The accompanying music video features the band driving with their parents through their hometown streets to the shops, providing a grey window into suburban English life that matches the song’s […]

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HO99O9 unleash powerful new music ‘Pigs Want Me Dead’ with brutal visuals https://werk.re/2020/07/20/ho99o9-unleash-powerful-new-music-pigs-want-me-dead-with-brutal-visuals/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:43:19 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89875 HO99O9 have released a powerful new music ‘Pigs Want Me Dead’ with brutal visuals. It’s a stark reaction to the horrors and everyday effects of police brutality against the black community. WARNING: INCLUDES EXTREME LANGUAGE, INTENSE VIOLENCE PORTRAYED IN A REALISTIC MANNER AND SCENES THAT SOME VIEWERS MIGHT FIND UPSETTING AND TRIGGERING. VIEWER DISCRETION IS HIGHLY ADVISED. PIGS WANT […]

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Karen O and Napa Winery Support the Black Trans Community https://werk.re/2020/07/20/karen-o-and-napa-winery-support-the-black-trans-community/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:30:38 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89872 Offering her artistic talents to help those in need, Karen O of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs has collaborated with Napa Valley winery Ashes & Diamonds to create eighteen uniquely individual, hand-painted magnum Rosé bottles which are on sale today HERE. In the spirit of assisting Black Trans people struggling with financial and food disparities, each singular, exquisitely handcrafted bottle by Karen […]

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Katy Perry joins Tomorrowland Around the World, the digital festival, line-up https://werk.re/2020/07/20/katy-perry-joins-tomorrowland-around-the-world-the-digital-festival-line-up/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:25:55 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89869 Global pop superstar Katy Perry will perform a spectacular and unprecedented show at Tomorrowland Around the World, the digital festival. One of the best-selling musical artists of all time, Katy will dazzle the People of Tomorrow across the globe in an eye-popping visual spectacle full of special effects, delivering a breath-taking show of her greatest […]

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Semisonic Release Official Video for “You’re Not Alone” Their First New Song in Nearly 20 Years https://werk.re/2020/07/20/semisonic-release-official-video-for-youre-not-alone-their-first-new-song-in-nearly-20-years/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:22:47 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89866 The Grammy-nominated, Twin Cities-based trio Semisonic released the official video for “You’re Not Alone,” the group’s first new song in nearly 20 years. The single is the title track from their forthcoming five-song EP You’re Not Alone out on September 18 via Pleasuresonic Recordings/Megaforce Records.  The video for “You’re Not Alone” was directed by Minneapolis-based […]

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SONG SUNG share new single “Take Some Time” https://werk.re/2020/07/20/song-sung-share-new-single-take-some-time/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:19:08 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89863 With their debut album due July 31st via Night Times Stories, Irish-born, New York-based Song Sung are sharing their new single “Take Some Time“.  Speaking about the track, the band said “This song captures the very essence of the existential thought process, tackled on a walk around the block.” Georgina and Una McGeough who comprise Song Sung, grew up in Monaghan, a gnat’s […]

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EXIT Festival Reschedules to 2021 https://werk.re/2020/07/20/exit-festival-reschedules-to-2021/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 12:15:53 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89860 As you may know, earlier this spring, the Serbian Prime Minister had asked EXIT not to cancel the festival but rather postpone it to mid-August. At that time, the number of new daily cases was on a steady sharp decline and even our most cautious health experts believed that zero number of cases would be […]

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Fatboy Slim, Amelie Lens and Joseph Capriati lead new names announced for The BPM Festival: Malta https://werk.re/2020/07/20/fatboy-slim-amelie-lens-and-joseph-capriati-lead-new-names-announced-for-the-bpm-festival-malta/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:37:39 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89857 Firmly cementing itself as the premier destination for house and techno heads this summer, The BPM Festival: Malta is taking things up to a whole new level with a range of new favourites announced today – heading to stunning Maltese shores this September.  Boasting a who’s who of eclectic electronica to a true gem of […]

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THOM YORKE ANNOUNCES TWO NEW TOMORROW’S MODERN BOXES TOUR DATES https://werk.re/2020/07/20/thom-yorke-announces-two-new-tomorrows-modern-boxes-tour-dates/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:32:42 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89854 Thom Yorke has announced two new live dates for ‘Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes’, the touring entity comprised of Thom, Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri. The shows will see them perform songs from across Thom’s solo and Atoms For Peace catalogues. The new dates added are at Le Zénith in Paris and in the UK at […]

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Anthology of Emo: Volume 2 Available September 2020 https://werk.re/2020/07/20/anthology-of-emo-volume-2-available-september-2020/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:29:57 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89851 Author, podcaster, and music industry veteran Tom Mullen has announced a September 7, 2020 release date for Anthology of Emo Volume 2, the highly anticipated follow-up to 2017’s acclaimed Anthology of Emo Volume 1, which sold out in less than a year and garnered praise and coverage from the likes of Vice/Noisey, The New York Times, Brooklyn Vegan, Kerrang, UPROXX, […]

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Introducing… Mi Casa Festival https://werk.re/2020/07/20/introducing-mi-casa-festival/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:25:12 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89848 Bringing the ultimate house music marathon to one of the golden gems of worldwide festival escapes, the new Mi Casa Festival heads to Malta this September (18th-20th) with a who’s who lineup of party generals. Taking over the famed Gianpula Village, Mi Casa Festival is an unrivalled weekend rich with the biggest and best names in house music today. Under […]

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INTRODUCING: MAGICK MOUNTAIN https://werk.re/2020/07/20/introducing-magick-mountain/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:21:35 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89845 Leeds band Magick Mountain have announced details of their cacophonous debut album ‘Weird Feelings’ set for independent release on Oct 23rd, and have shared single “King Cobra“. With tales of infinite space, otherworldly escapes, hazy dreams and Weird Feelings that weave together the supernatural and the visceral; Magick Mountain are a power trio with colossal riffs, entwining harmonies and fistfuls of wild, distorted energy. […]

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INTO IT. OVER IT. TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM ‘FIGURE’ https://werk.re/2020/07/20/into-it-over-it-to-release-new-album-figure/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:14:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89841 At the start of 2017, Evan Thomas Weiss wasn’t sure that he would make Figure, his long-awaited fourth full-length record under namesake Into It. Over It. But built slowly and kindly with the help of his friends, Figure became his commitment to do better and to be better. “It’s about trying to make peace with poor decisions […]

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SUSANNA announces new album https://werk.re/2020/07/20/susanna-announces-new-album-2/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 11:00:58 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89838 Norwegian artist Susanna is back with a new album ‘Baudelaire & Piano‘ set for release Sept 11th via SusannaSonata. The first single “The Dancing Snake” is online now. What would French poet Charles Baudelaire (1821-67) have made of the events of 2020? An artist who took his disgust with life to the streets, who constantly shook his fist at authority, and a […]

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FONTAINES D.C. Release New Single “Televised Mind” https://werk.re/2020/07/20/fontaines-d-c-release-new-single-televised-mind/ Mon, 20 Jul 2020 10:56:18 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89835  Fontaines D.C. have shared a new song and accompanying music video. A live favourite, “Televised Mind” heaves, drones, and churns – a perfect embodiment of the bruised and battered – albeit beautiful – throughline on the band’s forthcoming LP, “A Hero’s Death” (out 31st July via Partisan). Listen/watch below, and feel free to share. Fontaines D.C. […]

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Episode 6. Sequels https://werk.re/2020/07/16/episode-5-sequels/ Thu, 16 Jul 2020 10:47:20 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89825 Ben, Steven and Sean shine the light on sequels. Far too many to cram, but they certainly try to cover as many as possible in two hours: Their love, their hate and even how we as the consumer can be very hypocritical at times.

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Ben, Steven and Sean shine the light on sequels. Far too many to cram, but they certainly try to cover as many as possible in two hours: Their love, their hate and even how we as the consumer can be very hypocritical at times. Ben, Steven and Sean shine the light on sequels. Far too many to cram, but they certainly try to cover as many as possible in two hours: Their love, their hate and even how we as the consumer can be very hypocritical at times. Steven Hurst 2:02:23
VELVET STARLINGS POUR US SOME ‘KARMIC LEMONADE’ https://werk.re/2020/07/11/velvet-starlings-pour-us-some-karmic-lemonade/ Sat, 11 Jul 2020 12:44:24 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89813 There’s a distinct whiff of the late 60s/early 70s going on in guitar music right now, what with the likes of Fontaines D.C. and Blossoms ruling the roost. It’s a vibe that Velvet Starlings fit into neatly, although this tale of a jilted lover serving up some ice cold revenge at the expense of his […]

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PELA ON A ROLL WITH ‘REVERIE’ https://werk.re/2020/07/11/pela-on-a-roll-with-reverie/ Sat, 11 Jul 2020 11:16:00 +0000 http://werk.re/?p=89809 It;’s only a matter of weeks since South London duo PELA caught our attention with their sultry, spooky second single ‘South Of’. Now they’re at it again, dropping another brand new single without warning this week. ‘Reverie’ has a bit more of a summer vibe – if anyone remembers summer – with cool saxophones and […]

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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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