Which acts should you be downloading, streaming or buying tickets to see live over the next twelve months? Here's Radio X's pick of the crop.
5 Things You'll Learn From T2 Trainspotting
Don't worry, there's NO SPOILERS.
LISTEN: The xx Talk John Kennedy Through I See You
Romy Madeley Croft and Oliver Sim take Radio X's guru of new music through their amazing third album, I See You.
9 To 5: Add It Up With These Awesome Numerical Songs
From Arctic Monkeys to Radiohead, we celebrate Dolly Parton's Birthday with these number-laden tracks.
Which Festivals Should You Be Heading To In 2017?
Start planning your summer holidays with some of the best festival line-ups of 2017...
Cor Blimey Guv’nor! Are These The Worst Ever Accents In The Movies?
Let’s have a look at some of the silliest accents that have crept across the silver screen. Shame on you, Hollywood actors!
Classic Rock Bands Who Changed Their Name
With the Twittersphere alight over the possibility that Glastonbury is changing its name, let's look back at groups who used to trade under another moniker.
Remember When Preston Stormed Off Never Mind The Buzzcocks?
Was this the greatest flounce of the decade? Very possibly, say our experts.
Why The Ordinary Boys? The Stories Behind The Band Names
What exactly WAS a U2? What on EARTH does "Depeche Mode" mean? And who was Linda Kasabian? All of these questions and more will be answered as we tell the stories behind your favourite band's name.
This Is U2’s First TV Appearance - What On EARTH Do They Look Like?
The band are back in 2017 with some anniversary shows… but their history goes back a LOT further…
How Is A Vinyl Record Made? Take A Trip To The Factory And Find Out
Ever wondered how that black round thing makes that beautiful music? Let's take a trip to The Vinyl Factory and see what goes into making your LPs.
The 10 Unluckiest Albums Of All Time
As it's Friday The 13th, we're taking a look at some of the most unfortunate, badly timed and badly received albums ever...
The Many Moods Of Tom Meighan
To celebrate his birthday, we look at the sartorial chameleon that is the frontman of Kasabian.
Listen To David Bowie’s AMAZING Isolated Vocal From Ziggy Stardust
A year after the legend’s death, here’s some wonderful audio of pure Bowie: this 1972 classic, minus music.
Outlandish Tracks From The Most Glamorous Rockers Ever!
As we celebrate Rod Stewart's 72nd Birthday, let's take a look at the other rock stars who have brought some sparkle and glitter to the charts.
Is This The Worst Glastonbury Headline Set Of All Time?
One band. A lot of alcohol. And a lead singer that has trouble standing up. Watch it in horror.
10 Things You Should Know About Blossoms
Blossoms have been making waves for a long while now, so let's recap on everything you should know about the band.
The Most Inspirational Song Lyrics To Get Your 2017 Underway
Need some positive affirmation in January? Would some kind words spur you on? Look no further than the lyrics of your favourite bands.
The 10 Best Beatles Productions By Sir George Martin
In tribute to the producer, who would have celebrated his 91st birthday today, Radio X picks ten songs of his greatest knob-twiddling, string-wrangling, tape-reversing genius.
These Vinyl Porn Pics Will Have You Drooling Over Other People's Record Dens All Day...
Feast your eyes on some of the most enviable record collections.
10 Songs That Weren’t Huge Hits First Time 'Round
If at first you don’t succeed… reissue, repackage, re-evaluate… Sometimes genius isn’t appreciated during the artist’s lifetime. Sometimes they get a second bite of the cherry. Radio X looks at the songs that did better second time out.
“Cue The Band!” 10 Great Cameos By Musicians On TV Comedies
Comedians would love to be musicians. Musicians like to try their hand at comedy. Let's look at some of the times the two worlds have collided.
10 Futuristic Movie Anniversaries To Look Forward To
Back To The Future Day came and went last year without any sign of hover-boards. Sow which other classic sci-fi milestones have we yet experience?
WATCH: David Bowie Sings “Heroes” On The Bing Crosby Show
See a memorable performance of an all-time classic song.
X-LIST: What Are The Best “Best Ofs” Ever Released?
The challenge: if you had to define a band or artist by their compilation, which one would you pick? It’s not as easy as you think, as Radio X compiles everything from The Beatles to The Killers.
Radio X's Greatest Ever Women Who Rock
To celebrate Patti Smith's 70th Birthday, we're paying tribute to the greatest women in music.
The Best Quotes Of 2016
From the poignant and the moving, to the hilarious and bitchy, Radio X gives you some of the most memorable one-liners from the past twelve months.
The 5 Best Music Books Of 2016
2016 has seen a whole library of books published by former members of some of the greatest bands ever. But which ones should you stick on your reading list?
10 Albums To Look Forward To In 2017
Get the most anticipated releases of next year.
Carrie Fisher: Her Best Quotes
In 2016 we lost the Princess. Carrie Fisher had a wild, troubled but glorious life - and she had a lot of wisdom, too.
Lemmy's Best Quotes And Words Of Wisdom
The Motörhead frontman died a year ago today, so let's recall some of his greatest pearls of wisdom.
10 Good Things That Happened In 2016
We promise it wasn't all bad.
The Best Lyrics Of 2016
Here are the words that have been telling the story of 2016, from Bowie to Bastille, The Stone Roses to the Chili Peppers.
LISTEN: Maximo Park's Paul Smith Reads You A Very Special Christmas Story
The singer reads the classic tale by the Brothers Grimm as a special festive treat from Radio X. Happy Christmas!
Legends We Lost: The Celebrities Who Died In 2016
It's been a terrible year for the music and entertainment world, losing huge legends from across the length and breath of popular culture. From David Bowie to Prince and everyone in between; take time to reflect on those we lost in 2016.
Double The Presents! Stars Who Celebrate Their Birthdays At Christmas
It's the most wonderful time of the year - especially for those in music who have a birthday around the Christmas period.
"Some Things Get Better With Age. Like Me." Keith Richards' Greatest Quotes
It's Keef's birthday on 18 December, so let's celebrate with some of his finest pearls of wisdom.
Serge Pizzorno's Best Quotes Ever
Happy birthday Serge! He's not only musically gifted, he's also got a way with words! Here are some of his words of wisdom.
The 10 Most Un-Christmas Christmas Movies Of All Time
Here are ten movies that you almost always forget are set at the most wonderful time of the year.
Have The Ultimate Retro Christmas With These Vintage Gifts
What better way to end 2016 by turning back the clock for Christmas? Radio X looks at some of the nostalgic and classic gifts on the market.
Glastonbury Festival 2017: Headliners And Line-Up Rumours
After Radiohead have been announced as the Friday night bill-topper, Emily Eavis has confirmed Daft Punk and The Stone Roses will not be headlining. Get more updates here...