Mumford & Sons Announce UK Tour For The Autumn.

The quartet will head out on the 12th September for 20 dates, starting at Glasgow King Tut’s and concluding on the 11th October at Northampton’s Roadmender. Tickets are on sale now from Seetickets.com Mumford & Sons will also be appearing at this year’s Hard Rock Calling, Blissfields, Oxegen, T In The Park, Bestival, Standon Calling, [...]

Faith No More For Reading and Leeds Festival

Promoters Festival Republic have announced that the headline act on the NME /Radio One Stage at The Reading Festival on Friday 28th August and The Leeds Festival on Sunday 30th August will be Faith No More. The newly reformed rock legends, headlined Download Festival at the weekend and have completed a short tour. Other headlineers [...]

Starsailor’s James Walsh to Play Rare Acoustic Show

The Break Sessions night at The Library in Islington, will present a sizzling line up on Wednesday 17th June in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. Alongside headliner James Walsh from Starsailor, the summer special will feature the best of the 90′s, with Mark Morriss from The Bluetones and a rare performance from Dodgy frontman Nigel [...]

Royksopp – Lily And The Robot

Norwegian electro act Royksopp have remixed Lily Allen’s latest single Unfair and are giving it away for free. Click here to download it.

Get Back Guinozzi – Police and Thieves

Get Back Guinozzi have followed in the path of The Clash, and covered the reggae classic Police and Thieves. The band are giving away the song for free. Click here to download it.

Violens – Doomed (MGMT Remix)

Violens are giving away MGMT’s remix of the song Doomed from their debut EP (Cantora Records). The two bands met last year after MGMT approached Violens’ Jorge Elbrecht about remixing their hit Time To Pretend. While that initial collaboration completely transformed the original song with eerie, industrial synths, this new mix maintains the sunny pop [...]

Blur Announce Secret London Show

Following their comeback gig in Colchester, Blur have announced on their website they will be playing a secret gig in London tonight. A statement on the website reads: “To celebrate today’s release of Midlife: A Beginners Guide To Blur’: Blur will be playing a short live set somewhere in London tonight (June 15).” The first [...]

Placebo – For What It’s Worth (Riverman/PIAS/Vagrant Records) 01/06/09

“For What It’s Worth” is the first single form “Battle For The Sun”, the latest album from goth/emo monsters Placebo. And if the single is anything to go by, the androgenous Brian Molko may have finally found his balls. Gone are the extended whining chorus’ and the melodramatic piano accompaniment. Absent also is the self-pitying [...]

Carolina Liar – Show Me What I’m Looking For (Atlantic) 01/06/09

Carolina Liar are a transatlantic six-piece championed by Max Martin, the broken mind responsible for inflicting Pink, Katy Perry and Kelly Clarkson on an unsuspecting world. Chad Wolfe joins Swedes Erik Hääger, Johan Carlsson, Rickard Göransson, Jim Almgren Gandara, and Max Grahn to form one of the worst bands you will ever hear. As you [...]

Little Boots – New In Town (679/Atlantic) 25/05/09

Blackpool’s most famous pop munchkin Little Boots is one of those acts heavily tipped by the great and good to be everywhere this summer. Victoria Hesketh is certainly talented, and by all accounts she’s a pretty good hand at remixes, but it seems like her music is the point at which an indie-pop crossover becomes [...]