You don't want to see what's inside my work email. You really don't want to see the piles of press releases and premiere requests that are currently stacked up in the hundreds, hitting my digital ceiling as I attempt to start my Monday with a focused plan to productively sift through the relevant news and turn pre-packaged announcements into clickable content.

So-and-so is releasing a new five-track EP in a few months, your problematic fave dropped a pretty risque new video and that washed up band that no one has even thought of for a good decade now, has decided to reunite and head out on a world tour. These are the things I need to post at a fervent pace, to not only keep up with the over-saturated blogosphere, but to harness the steady stream of emails that will inevitably continue their high-pressured pursuit into my inbox all hours of the day for the remainder of the week, (and probably on the weekend too, depending on the publicist.)

So to combat the rat-race, we're offering a content compromise in the form of our new daily column, Live From The Gutter - an afternoon recap of the day's press releases and the contents of my 405 email.


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That Lionel Richie photo exhibition launches tonight

Tonight, the exclusive Lionel Richie exhibition by US photographer Alan Silfen opens at Dorchester Collection's contemporary Mayfair hotel, featuring previously unseen photos of the Grammy winner. "I've known Al for many years and he has become part of the family," Lionel said. "He's an amazing artist as well as a friend. It's great to see all of the photographs displayed together and the experiences we’ve shared.What's unique about this exhibition has been the selection process - revisiting the memories, the good times and stories from each special moment as well as being able to rework some of the photos especially for this." Find more about the event here.

LOSERS announce new album and share teaser trailer

It looks like LOSERS are looking to show you How To Ruin Other People's Futures as that's what they've named their new album, which will be released on September 9 via 61 Seconds Records. "The record is called “How To Ruin Other People’s Futures”, which is taken from a note, left in the studio after a particularly long night. A record personally reflecting a testing time for the three of us," bandmember Tom wrote in an open letter to fans. Watch the album's trailer below.

Wretch 32 shares video for 'Liberation'

Legendary emcee Wretch 32 has shared his new video for 'Liberation,' his latest offering from forthcoming third album Growing Over Life, which is set for release later this year. The powerful clip was co-directed by Pep and Kirk Brissett. Watch below.

Kyary Pamyu Pampu to play London show at KOKO this Friday

Princess of Kawaii Harajuku Culture, Kyary Pamyu Pamyu is taking the stage for a headlining set this Friday at London's KOKO. The show is part of her KPP 5iVE Years Monster World Tour and you can find more information and tickets here.

The Boxer Rebellion announce 2016 UK tour this winter and shares 'Weapon' video

London quartet, The Boxer Rebellion revealed the video for their surging single 'Weapon,' which was directed by director/animator Adam Avilla. "I wanted to create a visual dance between the two characters who are both each other's salvation as well as each other's demise. The song and story lent itself to the classic archetypes of the grizzled detective and the femme fatale; both strong but troubled characters who carry a cloud of doom about them," Adam said. They've also delivered dates for a UK winter tour. Find those below.

  • 1st December | Gorilla | Manchester
  • 2nd December | Brudenell Social Club | Leeds
  • 6th December | The Haunt | Brighton
  • 7th December | Shepherd’s Bush Empire | London

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