Foster The People – Helena Beat

Foster The People have released the video for their new single ‘Helena Beat’ which band member Mark Foster describes as “ ‘Lord of the Flies’ meets ‘Mad Max.’

Jens Lakeman Releasing New EP ‘An Argument With Myself’

Sweden’s Jens Lekman is set to release a new EP on September 19th through Secretly Canadian, titled An Argument With Myself.

The Rapture – How Deep Is Your Love

The extremely rave hand inducing track will feature on their new album of the same name, which is released through DFA records on September 5th.

Dum Dum Girls – Coming Down

The band will also be embarking on a UK tour in November culminating with a with a headline show at London’s ULU on 17th November.

M83 Releasing New Album ‘Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming’

The new record is an “epic new double album” and was produced by Justin Meldal-Johnson, who has worked with Beck, NIN, The Mars Volta and Goldfrapp.

Wu Lyf Announce UK Headline Tour In October

Manchester’s latest indie darlings Wu Lyf have announced details of their biggest headline tour to date

2011 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize Shortlist Announced

In a rather predictable announcement, Lauren Laverne earlier today revealed all 12 of the albums nominated for this years Mercury Prize.

Brilliant Colors – Again and Again (Sumberland Records)

They may not be delivering anything new, but they provide half an hour of chilled out girly rock, perfect for kicking back during the summer months

Austra Releasing New Single ‘Spellwork’

Following their recent announcement of a new remix EP, Sparkle, Austra have today announced details of a new single, Spellwork

Mercury Prize 2011 Nominations To Be Streamed Live

The most contentious prize in music, the Mercury, is back tomorrow with the announcement of the annual shortlist due to take place in London at 11:30am