Paul Weller's new music "comes from out of space" and he thinks 'Saturn's Pattern', his forthcoming LP, sounds "pretty original".

Charli XCX has admitted she wants to leave a legacy and has a "real drive" to have her own "empire".

Kate Nash revealed her weirdest musical inspirations have been seeing a skeleton in her mum's living room and not being able to pick up a frog in the middle of a road in Australia.

Happy Mondays and Razorlight are to headline the BL9 Weekender, a new festival taking place at Bury's Gigg Lane ground in June.

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