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Jessi releases fierce music video for new single, ‘Zoom’
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Jessi releases fierce music video for new single, ‘Zoom’

Jessi has released a music video for her latest digital single, ‘Zoom’. READ MORE: OH MY GIRL on their beautiful new album ‘Real Love’, seventh anniversary and ‘Queendom’ advice In the dynamic visual released today (April 13), the Korean-American singer and rapper is the subject of a photoshoot, taking viewers through a wide variety of photography sets and backdrops. The video also features scenes of her performing eye-catching choreography with a team of backup dancers. “I see you lookin’ at my P-I-C / You can stretch it, stretch it, stretch stretch it out, I know you like what you see / Zoom in zoom out / Baby, shocked starin’ like a hawk gawkin’ at me, oww!” Jessi chants in the chorus. Notably, the ‘Zoom’ music video also features dance group LACHICA (of Street Woman Fighter fame), who...
Ariana Grande gig Manchester Arena bomb attack victims’ families feel “failed” by MI5
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Ariana Grande gig Manchester Arena bomb attack victims’ families feel “failed” by MI5

The family of a victim of the Manchester Arena terrorist attack have said they feel “badly failed” by the MI5. Twenty-two people died and hundreds were injured when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in the foyer at the venue at the end of an Ariana Grande concert on May 22, 2017. Martyn Hett, 29, was among those who died and his father Paul Hett has now said he “can’t understand” why the attacker Salman Abedi was not classed as a person of interest by the security services prior to the attack. Mr Hett told BBC Breakfast that when the bombing happened, “we thought that Martyn was just in the wrong place at the wrong time” and “extremely unlucky”. “Now we know that wasn’t the case,” he said. “The fact was that this could and should have been prevented and we just can’t get ove...
Florence + The Machine are slowly revealing their ‘Dance Fever’ tracklist
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Florence + The Machine are slowly revealing their ‘Dance Fever’ tracklist

Florence + The Machine are slowly revealing the tracklist to their forthcoming new album ‘Dance Fever’. Florence Welch and her band’s fifth album is set for release on May 13 via Polydor, and has been previewed so far by the singles ‘My Love’, ‘King’, and ‘Heaven Is Here’. READ MORE: The story of NME in 70 (mostly) seminal songs On the band’s official website, a series of playing cards are slowly being turned over with song titles on them. Along with the previously released singles, ‘Dance Fever’ is set to feature the songs ‘Free’, ‘Choreomania’, ‘Back In Town’, Girls Against God’, Dream Girl Evil’ and ‘Prayer Factory’. Six song titles out of the 15-song tracklist are still yet to be revealed. Seguimos descubriendo el tracklist de Dance Fever – Chapter 5: Girls Against God – pic.twitter....
Jimmy Page says he refused to appear on Ozzy Osbourne’s new album
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Jimmy Page says he refused to appear on Ozzy Osbourne’s new album

Jimmy Page has explained why he has refused to appear on Ozzy Osbourne‘s new album. READ MORE: The Big Read – Ozzy Osbourne: “This album saved my life” It comes after the Black Sabbath legend confirmed that he’d finished the follow up to his 2020 LP ‘Ordinary Man’ earlier this week. Sharing a photo on social media, Osbourne said “I’m so happy to let everyone know that I finished my new album this week and delivered it to my label Epic Records.” “I’ll be sharing all the information about the album and its upcoming release with you in the next several weeks,” he added. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Ozzy Osbourne (@ozzyosbourne) Last December, Osbourne’s producer and guitarist Andrew Watt said that Robert Trujillo (Metallica) featured on bas...
Hear a snippet of Taeyong’s new single, ‘Love Theory’
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Hear a snippet of Taeyong’s new single, ‘Love Theory’

NCT’s Taeyong has released a new snippet of ‘Love Theory’, his upcoming solo single featuring rapper Wonstein. READ MORE: IVE’s new single ‘Love Dive’ is a luxurious plunge into the girl group’s alluring sound In the new TikTok clip, Taeyong is seen panning the camera to Wonstein and dancing around the set of what seems to be the music video for ‘Love Theory’. “You are my lovely fairy / I need the love dictionary / I need the love theory / I need you, I need” Taeyong sings in the whimsical 15-second teaser. @official_nct A sneak peek of TAEYONG X WONSTEIN 〖Love Theory〗Release ➫ 2022.04.14 6PM KST#TAEYONG #태용 #Wonstein #원슈타인 #LoveTheory #NCT #NCT127 ♬ Love Theory – TAEYONG & Wonstein It’s the latest taste of the NCT member’s forthcoming solo single. Last week, Taeyong had also rele...
Jackson Wang says he felt “lost” about where his music career was headed
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Jackson Wang says he felt “lost” about where his music career was headed

GOT7’s Jackson Wang revealed that he has been feeling unsure about where his music career is headed. READ MORE: ‘Tomorrow’ review: supernatural spirits form a suicide prevention squad in sensitive drama The GOT7 recently made an appearance on The Cruz Show, a programme on Los Angeles radio station Real 92.3 LA, where he spoke about his upcoming English-language solo album ‘Magic Man’ and his nearly decade-long career in the music industry. During the interview, Wang revealed that he had hit a rough patch sometime in the past year. “I was having a hard time,” Wang said. “You know, I’m in this industry for eight, nine years and it just got to a point – like I’m thankful and blessed along the journey – but it got to a point that I was lost, man. I didn’t know who I am and what am I doing now....
K-pop boyband EPEX under fire for allegedly referencing Nazi pogrom in new song
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K-pop boyband EPEX under fire for allegedly referencing Nazi pogrom in new song

K-pop boyband EPEX have been called out for allegedly referencing the Nazi anti-Jewish pogrom Kristallnacht in their new song ‘Anthem Of Teen Spirit’. On Monday (April 11), the South Korean music group released their latest mini-album ‘Prelude Of Anxiety Chapter 1. 21st Century Boys’, which was led by the title track ‘Anthem Of Teen Spirit’. Soon after its release, however, fans of the group started noticing what they alleged to be references to and parallels between the song’s lyrics and the historical event Kristallnacht, a November 1938 pogrom carried out by the Nazi Party against Jews in the city of Danzig. Fans specifically pointed out the line “I see them burning raw, Crystal Night is coming” from the song’s chorus as what they allege to be a reference to the historical event. On th...
Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite announces new memoir
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Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite announces new memoir

Mogwai‘s Stuart Braithwaite has announced details of a memoir – find out all about Spaceships over Glasgow: Mogwai and Misspent Youth below. The book is set to land on September 1 via White Rabbit Publishing, and will tell the story of Braithwaite’s childhood in Scotland, through his musical beginnings and decades-long career with Mogwai. “I am immensely proud to be working with White Rabbit on my first book Spaceships Over Glasgow,” Braithwaite said in a statement. “The process of researching it and writing it has been challenging but one that I’ve really enjoyed. It’s incredibly exciting to be able to share it with the world.” Lee Brackstone of White Rabbit added: “From his early years in thrall to the giants of alternative music like MBV, JAMC and Sonic Youth to improbable sonic misadve...
Jockstrap share abstract music video for new single ‘Concrete Over Water’
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Jockstrap share abstract music video for new single ‘Concrete Over Water’

London pop duo Jockstrap have released the abstract music video for ‘Concrete Over Water’, a new single from their upcoming debut album. READ MORE: Jockstrap: Limitless future-pop engineered to confound – “There are parts that we don’t understand” Released by Rough Trade on April 12, the seven-minute-long single continues Jockstrap’s penchant for frenetic instrumentation. Its music video, directed by the band and Eddie Whelan, sees the duo playing out a narrative with characters created by vocalist Georgia Ellery. “The video was born out of the celestial themes in the song,” she explained in a statement. “Eddie and I created the characters (Moongirl, Voyager, Magma Boy, etc.) to explore the feelings of wonder, inspiration and the search for answers, to reflect what the song represents to m...
(G)I-DLE’s Soyeon says the success of ‘LATATA’ haunts her
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(G)I-DLE’s Soyeon says the success of ‘LATATA’ haunts her

(G)I-DLE’s Soyeon has revealed that she feels pressure to match up to the success of the group’s debut single, ‘LATATA’. READ MORE: (G)I-DLE – ‘I Never Die’ review: these are not wide-eyed girls anymore Released in 2018, ‘LATATA’ was the group’s first-ever release and was an instant hit among K-pop listeners, peaking at Number 12 on the Goan Digital Chart and helping (G)I-DLE gain recognition in the crowded K-pop music industry. Notably, the trap-inspired pop song was largely written by Soyeon, who produced it alongside Big Sancho. In a recent interview with Indian entertainment television channel Zoom, Soyeon revealed that the success of ‘LATATA’ haunts her as she constantly feels the need to live up to the hit song. “’LATATA’ is the song that has always put pressure on me,” Soyeon explai...
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