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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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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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7 of the bestselling book series ever

There’s nothing better than getting into a good book; even more so when there’s a whole series of books to enjoy! It’s like binge watching a TV show, but better – we love knowing there’s another story waiting for us once we’re done. It’s no wonder the following book series …

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7 of the funniest Tweets by actors

You know when people say “Oh famous people, they’re just like us” you never believe them? Well, you can now – thanks to the beauty of social media. Twitter has allowed us to interact with our favourite film stars through their weird and wonderful postings. What pops into their heads …

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5 of the greatest musician feuds

Making music can come at a price. Whether it’s creative differences, egos or you straight up don’t like another artist, disagreements between musicians always grasp our attention. Friends have become enemies, families have fallen apart and headlines have been made from some of these feuds in the last few years. …

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