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BLOG: UK Music Video Awards 2018

by Steven Johnson

Last Thursday saw the UK Music Video Awards take place at the Roundhouse in Camden. As in previous years it was presented by Adam Buxton who has become closely linked to the art form due…



ABBA return with two new songs

by musicOMH

Mamma Mia! ABBA are back. Actual ABBA. All four of them. Agnetha, Benny, Björn, Anni-Frid. BACK! In one of the most welcome press releases we’ve ever received on a Friday afternoon, a picture of the...

Mercury Music Prize 2017: Nominations

by Michael Hubbard

Here are this year’s albums nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, whose judges this year include a certain Marcus Mumford. Links below lead to reviews of the albums our writers covered. The gong gets handed...

musicOMH has moved to HTTPS

by Michael Hubbard

As part of a package of back-end changes to how musicOMH works, the site is now served over HTTPS. As this alters our URLs slightly – adding an ‘s’ after the ‘http’ – and has...

Mercury Music Prize 2016: Nominations

by Michael Hubbard

Here are this year’s nominations for the Mercury Music Prize, featuring several previous nominees and a posthumous nod for Mr David Bowie… * Anohni – Hopelessness Bat For Lashes – The Bride David Bowie –...

London Gigs: 2-8 November 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Titus Andronicus manage to squeeze just about everything into their sound; lo-fi production, snarling punk vocals and a healthy dose of rock ‘n’ roll make them a force to be reckoned...

London Gigs: 26 October – 1 November 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Josh Tillman – aka Father John Misty – last played in the capital a few days after the release of his second album, I Love You, Honeybear, giving those who fell...

London Gigs: 19-25 October 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Nathaniel Rateliff ‘s on something of a roll at the moment; after years of toiling as a solo artist and sometime band leader, he’s finally found his form with his latest...

Nominations: Mercury Music Prize 2015

by Michael Hubbard

It is that time of year again. The 2015 Mercury Music Prize nominations have been announced. Click on a link to read our review of the album, where we have one. Aphex Twin – Syro...

London Gigs: 12-18 October 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week The enchantingly bonkers CocoRosie are set to release their sixth album next month, so expect a bit of a preview at their show at the Village Underground on Wednesday. Heartache City...

London Gigs: 5-11 October 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy’s The Hollow Of Hand premieres at the Royal Festival Hall on Friday. An evening of poetry readings, a short film and new music, inspired by trips...

London Gigs: 28 September-4 October 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Nathaniel Rateliff drops in at Peckham’s Bussey Building on Saturday ahead of a wider UK tour, which includes the Village Underground on 19 October. His current band, The Night Sweats, give...

London Gigs: 21-27 September 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Chvrches are set to release their second album, Clearest Blue, at the end of the week, and they’re launching it with a teeny, intimate gig at Kentish Town’s The Dome on...

London Gigs: 14-20 September 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Post rock noise maker RM Hubbert takes over Kings Place on Friday, putting on a bafflingly eclectic bunch of acts. The psychedelic pop tunes of Grumbling Fur play alongside the delicacies...

London Gigs: 7-13 September 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Never ones to do things quietly, fresh from their Reading and Leeds Festivals appearances The Libertines are launching their reunion album, Anthems For Doomed Youth, with a series of club shows...

London Gigs: 31 August-6 September 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Ralegh Long is set to play his biggest headline show to date this Wednesday, at the admittedly teeny but ever so beautiful St Pancras Old Church. A balladeer who looks to...

London Gigs: 24-30 August 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Foals‘ new album is out on 28 August and they’re marking that with not one but two Shows in the capital this week. The album gets its official launch at the...

London Gigs: 17-23 August 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week After the usual summer lull, London’s life scene is back with a bang this week, and it’s mostly down to a certain David Byrne. Mr Byrne is curating the Southbank Centre’s...

London Gigs: 10-16 August 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Hyde and Beast – aka Dave Hyde of The Futureheads and Neil Bassett of The Golden Virgins – have been whipping up a quiet storm since the release of their second...

London Gigs: 3-9 August 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Haiku Salut follow up their brilliant debut, Tricolore, with the equally fascinating Etch And Etch Deep. A weird and wonderful blend of electronic baroque pop, it’s an explosion of sounds that,...

London Gigs: 27 July-2 August 2015

by Helen Clarke

Gig Of The Week Beth Jeans Houghton’s return – under new moniker Du Blonde – shocked a lot of people who’d dismissed her previous incarnation as a bit flowery. Now an unhinged St Vincent-ish bundle...