Nirvana – Live at Reading 1992, 02/11/2009

For Kurt Cobain and Nirvana, it could be easily argued that the gig captured on this hour and half DVD was their defining moment.

Midlake Announce Second UK Tour Details

The tour is in support of Midlake’s new album ‘The Courage Of Others’ which will be released through Bella Union on February 1.

Introducing: Cosmo Jarvis

Cosmo recently opened for Muse at their homecoming gig in Teignmouth, where it transpired that both he and Matt Bellamy shared the same music teacher at school.

Placebo Win Best Alternative Act at MTV Europe Awards

The veteran US whiners beat off competition from Muse, The Killers and The Prodigy

The Incredible Flight Of Birdman – Where I Can’t See You/We Are Made (Wet Records) 11/01/10

Cambridge/Colchester quartet The Incredible Flight of Birdman have no desire to please the masses

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – Higher Than The Stars EP (Fortuna Pop) 09/11/2009

Still considered underground by most, those in the supposed know have have found their retrospective take on indie a refreshing balm to the contrived synth-pop that has dominated the charts over the last twelve months

4AD Launch Live 4AD Sessions With Tune-Yards

Legendary record label 4AD have launched a new section on their website a dedicated home to exclusive live sessions from artists on the label.

Hot Chip Confirm New Album Details

Hot Chip have announced their next album will be entitled ‘One Life Stand’. Their follow-up to 2007′s ‘Made In The Dark’ is due out on February 8, 2010.

The High Wire Announce New Single “Odds & Evens”

Odds & Evens’ is set to be the new single from London based psych pop trio The High Wire.

Sky Larkin To End Big Year With Supershows

Band to team with the The Cribs and Los Campesinos for end of year tour.