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Government backs plans to protect grassroots venues from developers

Last updated: 01/19/2018

The UK’s grassroots network has been handed a “tremendous boost” after the Government backed plans to enshrine the "Agent of Change" principle in law to protect venues from d

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Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls announces debut solo album, Smalls Change, shares title track: Watch

Last updated: 01/18/2018

Get ready for some lukewarm water, because Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls is back. The 75-year-old legendary rocker has announced his first-ever solo album, Smalls Change (Medit

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HOLY shares the Origins of his new single “Wish ㍛”: Stream

Last updated: 01/18/2018

Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest single. Sweden’s Hannes Ferm first introduced the world to his HOLY project in

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Six Questions With... Dan Gayle of London's The Little Festival

Last updated: 11/18/2017

Welcome to the latest edition of Six Questions With..., a weekly short and sharp interview with a live music figure. Email jhanley@nbmedia.com if you would like to take part or rec

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Former Billboard Editor David Farrell to Be Inducted Into Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame

Last updated: 11/05/2017

FYI Music News publisher and lifelong music journalist David Farrell, a one-time Canadian editor of Billboard and founder of the now defunct Canadian music trade paper The Record w

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Secret Garden Party's Freddie Fellowes to receive inaugural AIF Pioneer Award

Last updated: 10/10/2017

Secret Garden Party founder Freddie Fellowes is to be honoured with the inaugural Pioneer Award at this year’s Independent Festival Awards. Awards organiser the Association Of I

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Johnny Cash’s Unearthed box set receives first-ever vinyl release

Last updated: 10/07/2017

During the final decade of Johnny Cash’s career, the legendary musician collaborated with famed producer Rick Rubin to record a series of raw, stripped-down albums. The resulting

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Phoebe Bridgers shares the Origins of her new single, “Funeral”: Stream

Last updated: 09/13/2017

Origins is a recurring new music feature in which an artist charts the influence of their latest hit single. Though her debut album is called Stranger in the Alps, Phoebe Bridgers

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Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd lead the MTV VMAs nominees list

Last updated: 07/27/2017

Kendrick Lamar and The Weeknd lead the MTV VMAs nominees list K.Dot leads the pack with eight nods. Samantha O'Connor 26 Jul, 2017 At the summer's end, MTV will air its annual Vide

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Six Questions With... FanFair Alliance campaign manager Adam Webb

Last updated: 06/28/2017

Welcome to the latest edition of Six Questions With..., a weekly short and sharp interview with a live music figure. Email jhanley@nbmedia.com if you would like to take part or rec

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