The Release Radar: 31/03/17

2017 has already seen an amazing range of stunning releases and as we approach the end of the first quarter of the year, the standard is no different. Leading today’s releases is Calvin Harris who teams up with worldwide stars Ariana Grande, Pharrell Williams and Young Thug for track Heatstroke.

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The Music Radar UK’s Tracks of the Week: 24/03/17

Each week we are given a huge selection of brilliant new releases that it seems impossible for the following week to top. Last week we were gifted to the comeback of Kasabian and Frank Ocean – two world defying artists in their own rights. However, this week seems to top that, with an eclectic mix of new tracks. Here are our tracks of the week with in depth reviews:

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New Music Friday In Brief 24/03/17: Gorillaz, Kendrick Lamar and more

It’s Friday and that can only mean one thing: a huge list of new music releases. This week sees some huge tracks from the world’s biggest and best artists. Iconic virtual band Gorillaz return with not one but four new songs! US rapper and Coachella headliner Kendrick Lamar returns with The Heart Part 4.

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Album Review: Spoon – Hot Thoughts

It’s been over 20 years since Austin rock band Spoon released their debut record, Telephono and since then the band have gone through a huge amount. Only lead singer Britt Daniels and drummer Jim Eno remain from the original band that formed in 1993 but their distinctive sound, predominantly their calmer, acoustic work gained plaudits from around the world. Hot Thoughts sees the band embrace new challenges for their ninth record which as a whole, is a brilliant shift in direction and one that is sure to intrigue many new listeners.

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