Vinyl Respin: American Idiot and Blood Sugar Sex Magik

Every week, we respin some of our favourite records, share a little bit about them and knock 10% off the price of them when you use the code RESPIN10 on the musicMagpie Store! With America dominating the headlines at the moment, this week’s Respin focuses on two iconic American rock …

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Live Review: The Hunna @ The Ritz, Manchester

I first came across The Hunna in May last year, when the band played to a modest crowd in the Manchester Cathedral as part of the city’s annual Dot to Dot Festival. But boy, have they grown since then. In little over a year, the Hertfordshire lads have rocked the …

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5 surprising early versions of your favourite tech

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither were your tech products. The chances are it went through loads of iterations before emerging as the sleek device you love today, and some of these iteratations are…well, pretty shocking, to be honest. Here are some surprising early versions of beloved gadgets. …

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WIN Kreator Gig Tickets & Goodies

German thrash metal legends Kreator start off their blazing European tour in the Netherlands next month. Supported by a varied yet similarly iconic bill, Sepultura, Soilwork and Aborted will accompany Kreator across 22 dates as they promote their new album Gods of Violence (in stores Jan 27th). Kreator will visit the UK and Ireland …

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Who will win at this year’s Oscars? Here are our predictions!

With awards season about to hit the high point in the coming weeks, we’ve decided to do something a little different: this is musicMagpie predicts the Oscars. Established in 1927, the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences (or AMPAS for short) has endeavoured to honour the best the film industry …

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9 tips to help you declutter in 2017

Britain is a nation drowning in stuff. You know, stuff: the things you don’t really need anymore, the objects that sit around your house doing nothing but gathering dust. Our own research from a couple of years ago found that the average person owns 186 items of clutter, with 93% …

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8 Bands To Watch Out for in 2017

Last year was a fantastic year for music, as our top 20 albums of 2016 post proves, but 2017 could be even better! Here are 8 bands we think could hit the big time this year. Girlpool This pair of folk-punk babes from California have been around for a few …

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