Magpie recommends: Essential indie

Indie music buffs will have an extensive music collection of  niche bands,  chart toppers and all those in between. Those of you who love this kind of music will still be collecting your music on CDs and vinyl because there’s no better way to hear music, is there? These fans …

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Ed Sheeran’s accident causes tour set-back

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will be postponing dates on the fifth leg of his Divide tour. Sheeran is due to play Taipei’s Nangang Exhibition Centre on 22 October, but it’s unknown when his dates in Asia will now take place. At the moment, Sheeran is unable to play guitar due to …

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Morrissey releases video for new single Spent the Day in Bed

Miserable Mancunian Morrissey has shared the video for his latest single Spent the Day in Bed. The single is taken from his new album, Low in High School, which will be released next month through BMG and Morrissey’s own Etienne label. The video features a familiar face in footballer Joey …

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The highest-grossing concert tours of all time

Live music is special for a wide range of reasons: hearing your favourite song in the same room as your most-loved band, sharing the experience with hundreds of others and the incredible show that artists will put on. We’ve done the sums and compiled a list of the highest-grossing concert …

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Battleship Potemkin

5 more essential World Cinema films

We have more for you. Yes, this is part two of a list of foreign language features recommended to you by us at musicMagpie. For more information on what this thread is about, read part one of this blog post. Battleship Potemkin (1925) Country: Russia Director: Sergei Eisenstein Okay this …

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The 10 most underrated PS3 games

The PlayStation 3 played host to a lot of fantastic games: The Last of Us, Uncharted, Grand Theft Auto V – the list goes on. However, quite a few hidden gems were buried under that avalanche of quality. Whether it was due to poor marketing, unfair reviews or just plain …

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5 of the best autobiographies ever written

Humans are curious creatures and there’s nothing we enjoy more than delving into the lives of others. Some stories are too good to be kept a secret – they need to be shared with the world! We’ve picked 5 of the best autobiographies, of 5 very different people, with some …

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