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Mumford and Sons
I mean it, no they’re not.
We’ve made a lot of fuss here about how busy Benedict Cumberbatch is keeping himself these days, but most of his activities can at least be contained within the realm of acting. Idris Elba is even more of a plate-spinner than ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on July 1st, 2013
Ladies and gentlemen, the 2013 Glastonbury festival ended last night. 20% of Somerset is currently awash with the detritus of a weekend’s fun, there are discarded food containers from here to Glastonbury Tor, and some of them have ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on June 24th, 2013
As it’s the first day of the Wimbledon tennis tournament today, it seems a choice moment to have a wander through the back-lanes, greenery and ancient history of the London suburb that shares its name, and find out some ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on June 12th, 2013
There’s been something of a life-and-death drama in the Mumford and Sons camp, which put their current American tour in jeopardy, not to mention the health and well-being of their bass player, Ted Dwane.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on March 27th, 2013
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger hinted back in January that he may be heading to Glastonbury music festival but wouldn’t commit to it 100 percent as he didn’t want to disappoint. Well, no disappointment here.
The Brit Awards 2013 have just finished, and it has been, as it always is, a rum do. First, there was Muse, a mighty noise and a whole wall of Gothic orchestra behind them.
It’s not a bad moment to celebrate British music, given that we’re currently all over the pop firmament like grease on a french fry, we’ve got Mumford, we’ve got Adele, and David Bowie is about to release his ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on January 10th, 2013
I know, it seems like AGES since we did a post about some awards, doesn’t it?
So, the nominees for the 2013 Brit Awards have been announced, ready for the ceremony on February 20, and reflecting a truly global year for British music. As you’d expect, there are nods towards our more successful exports like ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on December 19th, 2012
No need for much in the way of preamble for this delightful little clip. For once, the headline encapsulates exactly what is going on.