How Music Supports Gaming | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

As anyone who listens to music knows, it’s a powerful tool that can impact everything from your emotions to athletic performance. It’s also a key component of video gaming. While everyone assumes that the visuals make a game the most appealing, in reality, it’s a mix of visuals, interactivity and the right sound – or, … Read more

MACKLEMORE Details Relapse & Recovery In Latest Single ‘FAITHFUL’ FT. NLE CHOPPA | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

Today, multi-diamond certified, GRAMMY Award® winning artist Macklemore released his latest track, ‘FAITHFUL’ ft. NLE Choppa. The track comes with the exciting news that his new studio album titled BEN will be released on March 3, 2023.  Speaking on ‘FAITHFUL’ and the news of his next album, BEN, Macklemore shared: “I wrote FAITHFUL after a … Read more

Actor, Comedian And Writer TOM SEGURA Announces Headline Show At Waterfront Hall, Belfast On Monday 8th May 2023 | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

Actor/Comedian/Writer Tom Segura is one of the biggest names in the comedy business. He has most recently been performing to sold-out audiences on his 200+ city I’M COMING EVERYWHERE WORLD TOUR. He is best known for his Netflix specials Ball Hog (2020), Disgraceful (2018), Mostly Stories (2016), and Completely Normal (2014). In July 2022, Segura … Read more

LEFTFIELD Release New Single ‘Full Way Round’ Featuring Vocals By Fontaines D.C.’s Grian Chatten | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

Credit: Steve Gullick Leftfield, electronic and dancefloor pioneers, have returned with “Full Way Round”. It is a new taster of their forthcoming album; This Is What We Do. The single is a powerful collaboration with Grian Chatten, the vocalist for one of the most acclaimed contemporary bands, Fontaines D.C. “Full Way Round” is a thrilling … Read more

BILLY IDOL Adds KILLING JOKE To The Bill For His Roadside Tour From 13th October | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

Credit: John Patzer Billy Idol is bringing his The Roadside Tour 2022 to the UK from 13th October. Killing Joke are delighted to be announced as special guests for the tour, after Television were forced to make a late withdrawal, alongside Billy’s other tour guest Toyah. Television are disappointed to announce: “Unfortunately, due to illness, … Read more

ON THE TURNTABLE: The Comet is Coming – Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

Short, sharp and frank reviews from a confessed vinyl junkie. I’ll post my most loved records and recent purchases here for your perusal weekly. If you’re looking for an easy ride, you won’t get it here much like the two albums before; this is Space Jazz on steroids. Album three from the London trio lies … Read more

ALBUM REVIEW: Tycho – Back To Mine | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

On Sept 30th, sublime chillwave and techno artist Tycho releases his contribution to the Back To Mine album series. Over two decades, the Back to Mine compilation series has released mix albums from renowned DJs, artists and composers of Electronic music.  A remarkable feature of these compilations is that the featured artist is asked to … Read more

THE SLOW READERS CLUB announce headline show at Belfast, Limelight 2 on Fri 14th April 2023 | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

Fresh from playing a selection of huge summer shows as guests to the iconic Pixies, The Slow Readers Club are set to embark upon a major UK and a European headline tour in 2023. The tour is announced as the critically acclaimed Manchester band work on the full-scale follow-up to 2020’s Top 10 album ‘The … Read more

Manic Street Preachers & Suede announce North American co-headline tour | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

Two of the UK’s most enduring and influential bands have announced a joint headline tour of North America for November. Suede (known as ‘The London Suede’ In North America) and Manic Street Preachers both rose to prominence in the early 90s on the back of indisputably brilliant debut albums – 1992’s Generation Terrorists and 1993’s … Read more

JAXN shares his new single ‘Foolin’ Around’ | XS Noize | Online Music Magazine

Photo credit: Jim Senior JAXN has been busy bringing the ‘90s vibe to the 21st century, winning plaudits from Clash, The Line of Best Fit, Lyrical Lemonade and Office for songs which evoke the sounds of Britpop as well as the American radio rock of the era. This time around, he looks to the late … Read more