Franz Ferdinand’s Nick McCarthy Releasing New Album With Box Codax

Franz Ferdinand’s guitarist, Nick McCarthy, has announced he is to release his second album with his other band Box Codax.

Metronomy Announce September UK Tour

The ever changing Metronomy have announced a new set of dates for September and that Ghostpoet will be supporting them on their upcoming April tour.

The Kills – Blood Pressures (Domino)

It was going to be interesting to see if the connectivity of the duo was still as strong on Blood Pressures as it was on the earlier releases.

Metronomy – The English Riviera (Becuase Music/Warner)

This could be the album that propels Metronomy into the mainstream, it feels almost wrong to hide them away for much longer.

The Dears – Degeneration Street (Dangerbird)

It’s easy to compare lead singer Murray Lightburn to a Canadian Morrissey and there are also similar sounds to Blur frontman Damon Albarn

Graham Coxon and Radiohead’s Phil Selway For Truck Festival

They will be joining other acts, including: The Go! Team, Edwyn Collins, Justin Townes Earle, Admiral Fallow, Dry The River and Gaggle.

Listen To Daughters’ Debut EP ‘His Young Heart’

To mark the EP’s release Elena is going to be playing her debut headline show at The Slaughtered Lamb in London on the 20th April.

Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’ Named Greatest Manchester Song

Also in the top three were, ‘There Is a Light That Never Goes Out’ by The Smiths and ‘I am the Resurrection’ by The Stone Roses.

Whirl – Leave

For those that like to gaze longingly into the abyss, Whirl are releasing a new EP ‘Distressor’ on April 25th available as a 12” and download.

Mazes – Most Days

If your weekend went something a little like the one depicted in the video below, you’re probably best off crawling back to bed