• Coldplay’s Eco-Friendly Tour: What Is It And What Does It Mean For Touring In The Future?

    In a world that desperately needs radical climate action, Coldplay are redefining the rulebook with a tour driven by reduced impact on the environment. Alex Duke assesses how it’s going to be done, and whether other bands will follow suit....
  • 2021 Album Calendar: What Are The Best Upcoming Releases This Year?

    There are just over four months left of 2021. But even though we are well into the second half of the year, there are still many highly anticipated albums on the way from some huge names within the industry. Gemma Cockrell outlines the best upcoming albums of the rest...
  • “I want my music to be healing”: Rachel Chinouriri on Finding Solace in Sound

    Fusing the emotional forthrightness of indie with the sumptuous vocal tones of soul, Rachel Chinouriri is the 22-year-old sending ripples through the music industry. Following the release of a glittering new single, the talented prodigé talked humble beginnings, finding inspiration in the little things, and conquering her fear of butterflies. ...
  • Death of the Record?

    Vinyl lovers, maybe it’s time to come to terms with the demise of ‘traditional ways’ to listen to music. With an increasing number of mainstream artists shirking from conventional long-plays, we may just be on the brink of the death of the record. Black Eyed Peas’ comeback single ‘Street...
  • Coldplay’s Kaleidoscope: Album Review

    Described as a companion piece to their 2015 foray into clubbing territory A Head Full of Dreams, Coldplay’s Kaleidoscope EP is more a celebration of Coldplay’s musical past and a sneak peek into what their future might hold than an extension of that record, making it a must-have for...
  • Our 25 Favourite Album Covers Of 2015

    ‘Never judge a book by it’s cover’, so the adage goes – but they never said anything about music. For anyone who saw the marvellous interview Noisey conducted with cover designer Stefan Sagmeister earlier this year, the preciousness and joy in classic album art cannot be underestimated. Stefan himself...
  • Album Review: Coldplay – A Head Full Of Dreams

    A Head Full of Dreams is far from a disappointment, even if it isn’t a magnificent triumph. Coldplay seem to be reborn with this album, that rejoices in the sheer pleasure of being alive. Like its heady artwork, the album is psychedelic and rousing. The title track, which is also the...