Alex Zane Is Rumoured To Be Quitting XFM

It has been reported today, that DJ Alex Zane is to abandon his XFM breakfast show, and is in talks with the BBC. Reports suggest that Zane is angry over his suspension last August for playing a joke song about rape on air. Zane’s last show will be on Thursday. “Alex has done all he [...]

Sonic Youth To Play Intimate Gig @ The Scala

Sonic Youth have announced they will be playing an exclusive show, next Monday 27th April at The Scala. Tickets for the show will be available through gigsandtours.com and go on sale tomorrow at 10 am (21st April) Also, the band has been confirmed to play at the My Bloody Valentine-curated ATP Nightmare Before Christmas to [...]

The Gaslight Anthem @ Shepherds Bush Empire, London 08/02/09

It could not have been a more fitting venue for Brian Fallon and his fellow New Jersey band mates, to make their next step toward music’s upper echelons. A quick glance along the wall of the first floor bar reveals some of the past and present greats, who too have graced the stage. It is [...]

Deerhunter Have Announced The Release of A New EP

Atlanta-based Deerhunter are set to release a new EP called Rainwater Cassette Exchange. The E.P will be released digitally on May 18th and on CD and 12″ on June 8th. Track listing will be: 1. Rainwater Cassette Exchange 2. Disappearing Ink 3. Famous Last Words 4. Game of Diamonds 5. Circulation Rainwater Cassette Exchange was [...]

Selfridges To Hold Month Long Festival

London department store Selfridges, has announced it will be hosting a month long festival. The Big Yellow festival is being held to mark the 100 year anniversary of the store. Acts that will be performing include VV Brown, Frank Musik and Patrick Wolf. Alongside the music, there will also be an exhibition celebrating 100 years [...]

The Brute Chorus Live Album Recording @ The Roundhouse, London

Recording an album can be a lengthy and expensive task. Just Look at the millions wasted by record companies throughout the years. It took 13 million dollars and 14 years for the mediocre return of Axl Rose to come to light, and an astounding 30 million dollars was spent on Michael Jackson’s album Invincible. Production [...]

Brakes- Touchdown (Fat Cat Records) 20/04/09

Ok, so you’ve all heard the story by now. Twee indie band meets rocking indie band, indie bands fall in love and make beautiful indie rock kid. It’s been nearly six years since that fateful night when Electric Soft Parade’s Alex and Thomas White first set eyes upon British Sea Powers Eamon Hamilton, yet Brakes [...]

Sparrow and the Workshop – Devil Song (Distiller Records) 25th May 09

When you hear the words ‘Alt Folk’, usually images of Nordic songstresses and spaced out travellers come to mind. Yet Sparrow and the Workshop’s ‘Devil Song’ sounds more like a John Wayne style showdown at noon, with Nico singing the backing track. Lead singer Sparrow’s vocals are not only otherworldly, they’re from another era. Stuck [...]

Young Knives Announce Intimate London Show

Young Knives have announced a summer mini tour, including a special, one-off London gig. The boys will be previewing material from their forthcoming third album, and will be supported by Hook and the Twin, Django Django and Hind Ear. The shows are as follows: 30th April. Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, London 8th May. Derby University [...]

Kasabian and The Enemy to Headline Camden Crawl 2009

Kasabian and The Enemy were announced today as headliners of London’s Camden Crawl 2009 event. The indie big-boys join an already impressive list of talent on show, including Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Maccabee’s, The View and Echo and the Bunnymen. The event over the 24-25th April also showcases some of the hottest upcoming new bands [...]