5 of Joe Strummer’s most underrated songs

It’s been 13 years since the passing of Joe Strummer in 2002, and to say he still remains influential to this day would be a massive understatement. Whilst many of the early punk loyalists called The Clash ‘sell-outs’ after the release of London Calling in 1979, Stummer and the rest of the band proved that …

Music Lists Playlists December 22, 2015

The best new Christmas songs of 2015

When it comes to Christmas songs, it’s usually a case of the oldies being the goodies. There are some classics that are just indestructible. While there will always be a place in our heart for ‘Last Christmas’, with each year comes a selection of new tinsel-tinged tracks, and some of this year’s are actually worth your while. …

Music Lists Playlists December 14, 2015

Tuff Love's Woman Crush Wednesday playlist

Glasgow duo Tuff Love have kindly taken the time to put together a #WomenCrushWednesday playlist for us. We interviewed the band not so long ago, where we spoke to them about their new EP Junk, counting Paolo Nutini as a fan and being growled at by Grace Jones. Selecting 20 of their favourite tracks, all made by …

Music Lists Playlists November 18, 2015

15 tracks we love: Sundara Karma’s playlist

Having just finished their first UK headline tour, our new band of the week Sundara Karma have put together a 15 track playlist for your listening pleasure. The Reading band have been described as ‘euphoric pop’ and ‘rousing indie rock’ but their choices display a far more diverse – and at times surprising – set of …

Playlists Radar November 13, 2015

Neil Young playlist: 18 essential songs

Neil Young is a complex character, as anyone who read his rambling 2012 autobiography Waging Heavy Peace will know all too well. In print, the rocker, who turns 70 today, succeeds in shedding light on his incredible recording career, his 1970s heyday and his family life in one chapter, before veering off on tangents about why his …

Music Lists Playlists November 12, 2015

Allen Toussaint playlist: 15 essential songs and covers

The name Allen Toussaint may not be one that’s well known outside of avid music fans, but like many great songwriters, his influence looms much larger than his moniker. The New Orleans musician and composer died yesterday in Madrid at the age of 77. He suffered a heart attack following a concert the previous night. …

Music Lists Playlists November 11, 2015

15 songs I love: Andrew Wasylyk's playlist

Our new artist of the week Andrew Wasylyk, real name Andrew Mitchell, chooses 15 of his favourite songs for an exclusive WOW247 playlist. Listen to the YouTube playlist below, and read on to read Andrew, who is also a member of The Hazey Janes and Idlewild, offer his reasons for choosing each track, as well as …

Playlists Radar November 6, 2015
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