Grammy-nominated actress Jill Gascoine dies aged 83

Cult actress of the 1980s Jill Gascoine has died at the age of 83, her family has confirmed. Gascoine passed away after having suffered from Alzheimer’s. Her husband, actor Alfred Molina, called it a “cowardly disease”. The actress most famously starred in ITV police drama The Gentle Touch as DI Maggie Forbes, a touchstone series which …

Big Thief share tender new single ‘Love In Mine’ | NME Music News, Reviews, Videos, Galleries, Tickets and Blogs

Big Thief have shared a new standalone single – listen to ‘Love In Mine’ below. The song is taken from the sessions for ‘Two Hands’, the second of a pair of albums the Brooklyn four-piece released in 2019. Announcing the song’s release, the band called ‘Love In Mine’ “an outtake that is very dear to …

Charlie Brooker to return to BBC for coronavirus ‘Screenwipe’ special

Charlie Brooker is set to return to the BBC after three years away from our screens for a new episode of Screenwipe focused on the coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown special, aptly titled Charlie Brooker’s Antiviral Wipe, will focus on the ways that people are keeping themselves occupied while being stuck at home. The show will air on Thursday …

Grammy-nominated actress Jill Gascoine dies aged 83

Cult actress of the 1980s Jill Gascoine has died at the age of 83, her family has confirmed. Gascoine passed away after having suffered from Alzheimer’s. Her husband, actor Alfred Molina, called it a “cowardly disease”. The actress most famously starred in ITV police drama The Gentle Touch as DI Maggie Forbes, a touchstone series which …

Listen to Dashboard Confessional cover Post Malone’s ‘Circles’

Dashboard Confessional have covered Post Malone’s ‘Circles’. The rapper’s song broke the record for the most weeks spent in the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 earlier this week – but Dashboard actually recorded their version earlier in 2020 at Electric Lady Studios in New York City. It appears as a B-side to ‘Screaming …

Nick Cave covers T-Rex’s ‘Cosmic Dancer’ for new Marc Bolan tribute album

Nick Cave has recorded his own take on T-Rex‘s ‘Cosmic Dancer’ for a new tribute album dedicated to late lead singer and glam rock icon Marc Bolan. The new album is titled ‘AngelHeaded Hipster’ and will arrive on September 4 – with the likes of Elton John, U2, Joan Jett, Marc Almond, and more delivering …

Karen Gillan to rival Karen Gillan in sci-fi clone satire ‘Dual’

Marvel stalwart Karen Gillan has been cast in a double role in upcoming sci-fi clone movie Dual. The film, written and directed by Riley Stearns (The Art of Self Defense), is about a terminally ill woman who decides to clone herself for the benefit of her friends and family. Gillan will play both the woman with …

Pablo Larrain’s arthouse horror-dance flick

It’s been a good couple of years if you’re into foreign arthouse horror dance movies with disturbing psychosexual undertones. Gaspar Noé’s hellish techno trip Climax kicked things off in 2018 – the same year Luca Guadagnino mixed headless witches with Thom Yorke krautrock in Suspiria – and now we have Pablo Larraín’s take on cinema’s …

Glastonbury 2020 Emerging Talent Competition to still go ahead – check out the longlist

Glastonbury Festival have announced that their annual Emerging Talent Competition will still be going ahead for 2020, despite this year’s festival being cancelled. The 50th anniversary of the Somerset event was due to take place in June, but was pulled due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. However, today Glasto have confirmed that their usual competition …

Mark Hoppus ranks every one of the band’s songs

Blink-182 bassist and co-founder Mark Hoppus has ranked his favourite songs by the band after being challenged by record store and label Smartpunk. “Ok doing a @blink182 bracket and this sucks,” Smartpunk tweeted. “I’ve never hated myself more for some of these choices. But here I am. Self-loathing. Hey @markhoppus can you fill this out …