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Cover Drive

You may not know their name but you’ll undoubtable have heard their massive summer hit —Lick Ya Down. Cover Drive – Amanda, Barry,  Jamar  and  T-Ray are the latest export from Barbados. read full interview here


Nicola Roberts

Listening to the album its apparent immediately that each track addresses life issues that you’ve faced – in particular the track ‘Sticks and Stones’; was it important when making this album that you make it so lyrically personal?  read full interview here



Amplifier are a 3 piece independent rock band from Manchester in the UK, they are about to release their third album the Octopus. read full interview here



“I’m very happy! A lot of people said I wentoff the map for a while, but it was more of a break from the media spotlight – I’ve been running around the whole of London doing shows and producing for other people. I was growing, developing and learning my artistry. read full interview here

Kate McGill

Plymouth singer-songwriter Kate McGill hadn’t the faintest clue what she was letting herself in for whenat age 17, she uploaded her first video to YouTube, but fast-forward four years and the talented self-taught musician has now racked up over 128,000 subscribers and uploaded 100 videos. read full interview here

Joe Jonas

AS one third of The Jonas Brothers, JoeJonas has grown up in the lime light…Following in the footsteps of fellow Disney star,Justin Timberlake, Joe has also decided to go italone, leaving his band (brothers) in pursuit of a solo career. read full interview here

Cher Lloyd

Despite finishing fourth place on last year’s X Factor, Cher Lloyd has held onto her winning attitude and determination – much to the annoyance of some it would appear…. read full interview here


WWE 12

WWE 12 may have a new shorter, snappier title, but there’s certainly no shortage of content. The latest game features more than 60 wrestlers, both past and present, 80 match types, new modes and a whole new animation system… read full interview here


DYRT’s 1 To watch – Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Dyrt caught up with the UK‘s hottest new singer song writer. If you haven‘t heard his name before you soon will! After releasing his debut EP ‘A Million Miles Out’ at the end of 2010, he quickly found himself on the most prestigious playlists around as Radio 1 DJs Zane Lowe and Fearne Cotton fell for Benjamin‘s assuming charms… read full interview


Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic – Interview

On a recent trip to their hometown of Glasgow, rockers Sam and Craig from Twin Atlantic took DYRT backstage. For people who have never heard of Twin Atlantic – tell us a bit about your story so far?

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Ultra Girls – Interview

You may think you’ve seen girl bands before but it’s been a long time since you’ve seen one quite like the Ultra Girls. Going back to the roots of what it means to be girls in a band, Lucy, Lauren, Amy and Laura are taking the essence of Girl Power but moving it into the 21st Century by adding slick dance moves, funky vocals and lashings of attitude… read full interview


The Saturdays – Interview

The Saturdays are five feisty ladies…Frankie, Mollie, Una, Vanessa and Rochelle have gone all ‘gangsta’ for their latest single ‘Notorious’ and it seems they have ruffled a few feathers in the process – namely chart topper Example, who had a go at the girls earlier this month…. read full interview