Efterklang – Magic Chairs (4AD), 22/02/10

a solid, graceful album, and with Modern Drift included, that will just do fine.

Bombay Bicycle Club For Biggest Ever Show And New Album

After concluding the NME tour in on Saturday at the Brixton Academy, Bombay Bicycle Club announce their biggest headline show to date

The New Pornographers Announce New Album

The New Pornographers have announced details of their new album Together, which will be released on the 3rd of May in the UK.

MGMT To Play Show At London’s Heaven

Having just announced details of their second album, MGMT have today announced they will be playing a one-off gig in London.

Broken Social Scene – World Sick

While their fellow Canadains are busy chucking themselves down mountains on some flimsy trays for the Olympics, Broken Social Scene are readying their brand new album, Forgiveness Rock Record, for release in May.

Vampire Weekend – Giving Up The Gun

Single number two of Vampire Weekend’s middling second album is accompanied by this fine and yet rather strange video featuring RZA from Wu Tang Clan, Lil Jon, Joe Jonas (of Jonas Brothers infamy), and Jake Gyllenhaal.

Erland & the Carnival @ The Glee Club, Birmingham 19/02/2010

With their collection of wonderfully crafted and re-worked tracks, band members from the best musical stock and a charismatic front man, Erland & the Carnival have every box ticked

Late Of The Pier – Best In Class

Late Of The Pier will return with this new single, ‘Best In The Class’ on March 1, with an album to shortly follow.The video can be seen below and was directed by Sam Potter and Steve Glashier. Enjoy!

Coldplay To Release New Album By Christmas

In a video interview for the show Fantastico broadcasted last night for TV Globo in Brazil, Chris Martin and Jonny Buckland confirmed that they hope to release the next Coldplay album at the end of 2010.

The Chemical Brothers, Royksopp And Crystal Castles For EXIT Festival

Exit Festival have today announced the first additions to this year’s line-up, with The Chemical Brothers topping the bill.