Grizzly Bear Announce Orchestra Show

Grizzly Bear have announced a special one-off show with the London Symphony Orchestra. The band will play at the Barbican in the capital on 31st October. The gig follows a sold-out one-off London show at KOKO on 18th August, in support of new album ‘Veckatimest’. Tickets for the Barbican date go on sale 10am 3rd [...]

Warp 20th Anniversary Tracklisting Announced

Warp records have confirmed the tracklisting for their 20th anniversary box set. The label is celebrating its 20th birthday with the ‘Warp20 (Infinite)’ collection, which features three sections. A collection chosen by fan votes and Warp co-founder Steve Beckett; a covers collection called “recreated” and an “unheard” rarieties collection. The full tracklisting is: Chosen: Double [...]

Maximo Park Announce Albert Hall Show

Maximo Park have announced they will play a gig at London’s Royal Albert Hall. The show will be part of a short tour, which sees them play only three dates. It will begin in Glasgow on October 7, before hitting the Manchester’s Apollo on October 8 and then the London venue on the 9th. Tickets [...]

White Lies – Death (Polydor) 29/06/2009

White Lies are one of those bands that have seemingly leaped out from nowhere and become everyone’s new favourite band. Well nearly everyone, I’m sure the tag ‘shite lies’ has been doing the rounds in certain circles. This reservation expressed by some music fans has a firm grounding. Previous singles have been guilty of clunky [...]

Marina And The Diamonds – I Am Not A Robot

‘I Am Not A Robot’ is the lead track of Marina And The Diamonds new EP. Watch the video below.

Johnny Foreigner For New Autumn Tour

Johnny Foreigner have announced a new tour in support of their forthcoming second album. The band follow up their debut ‘Waited Up ‘Til It Was Light’ with ‘Grace And The Bigger Picture’ on 26th October. Before then, Johnny Foreigner will head out on a string of headline dates. They will play: OCTOBER 5 Nottingham Bodega [...]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Heads Will Roll (Polydor) 29/06/2009

New Yorkers are good at being cool. Now having a hit record is one of those things: you start off being super cool, and then the General Public get their hands on your records and the cool people stop liking you and you are then merely popular. It’s a tricky thing to negotiate coming out [...]

Wave Machines – Wave If You’re Really There (Neopolitan) 15/06/2009

There are albums that work perfectly as a body of work, where you can isolate one song and listen to it, but the effect of listening to the whole album is greater than the sum of its parts. Albums like The Bends, Dark Side of the Moon, Leftism. They’re a rare and wonderful thing. You [...]

Blur To Release Hyde Park Live Recordings

Blur have announced that they will release live recordings of this week’s Hyde park gigs. Fans will be able to purchase limited edition CDs and downloads of their performances over the two nights (July 2 and 3) from Blur.co.uk. The recordings cost £15 for each gig on CD (or £10 as downloads), or £28 for [...]