Pop

1989: World Tour - Taylor Swift

Following on from the release of her fifth studio album of the same title, Taylor Swift has announced dates for a world tour starting in May 2015. 1989 has already topped the UK album charts, selling more than all the other albums in the top five.

Blue: Live in Concert! - UK Tour

After touring as part of the Big Reunion, the boy band are heading off on a brand new spring tour in 2015. Since rising to fame in 2001 with their top five single All Rise, the group have had three number one albums as well as collaborating with some

Reformed! 30th Anniversary - Simply Red - UK Tour

Celebrating their 30th Anniversary in 2015, Simply Red have announced a world tour including UK dates to mark the occasion. It will be five years since the band performed together on stage, with their last concert at the O2 Arena in 2010.

Rhythm - Wildbirds & Peacedrums

This fourth album from the duo is "simultaneously ancient and thrillingly modern" (The Skinny). It features the songs 'Ghosts & Pains' and 'Keep Some Hope'.

Taylor Swift – ‘1989’ album review

It’s an all-out pop trip for album number five, but executed brilliantly by this increasingly savvy star.

Being a rubbish indie DJ led me to discover the power of soul music

The intention was to dazzle the crowd all six of them with perfectly chosen indie. But when another DJ started playing classic soul, a revelation ensued.

Unlocking the Truth: Brooklyns teen metalheads

Unlocking the Truth are the youngest group ever to sign to Sony in a $1.8m deal.

Alex G – DSU

Most of what goes on in student halls is best left unknown. But over at Temple State, Philadelphia, behind one particular dorm door, a 21-year-old by the name of Alex Giannascoli has spent his college days casually becoming a low-key songwriting sensation

Deerhoof – La Isla Bonita

Fifteen seconds into the scuffed R‘n’B of Paradise Girls, you might be forgiven for assuming you’ve got the gist of Deerhoof’s 13th album.

Kara - We Are Shining

This is the debut album from the duo. It includes the songs 'Hot Love' and 'Wasted Time'. The Guardian gave it four stars saying it is: "head-swirlingly intoxicating and making irresistible demands of your hips and feet".