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Arbouretum Announce UK live dates in July

Psychdelic doom folksters Arbouretum have announced that will be bringing their electrified gothic Americana to the UK with a string of exciting live dates. 24/07/09 : Penryn, Cornwall – Miss Peapod’s 26/07/09 : Birmingham – Supersonic Festival 27/07/09 : London – Club Uncut @ The Lexington 28/07/09 : Winchester – The Railway 29/07/09 : Colchester [...]

Placebo To Play iTunes Festival

Placebo have announced they will headline the iTunes Festival at The Roundhouse in London on July 14th. The show will be part of their summer tour which include 25 European festival appearances (including a return to the main stage at the Reading/Leeds festivals) They will then embark on a huge arena tour booked for later [...]

Stone Roses To Re-issue Five Singles

Following the announcement of the 20th anniversary reissue of their self-titled debut album, five singles by The Stone Roses are set to be reissued this summer as well. One single a week from July 6 will be issued on seven-inch vinyl and download formats, starting with their 1988 song ‘Elephant Stone’. Each release will come [...]

Oneida Announce UK Tour In August

Oneida will embark on a European tour this August, in support of their new album Rated O. The band will play the following dates: August 17 Brighton, Prince Albert w/My Device + Teeth Of The Sea 8pm August 18 London, Garage w/Special Guests (tba) + Teeth Of The Sea 7pm August 19 Bristol, The Croft [...]

N.E.R.D. Confirmed for Glastonbury Appearance

N.E.R.D. have been announced as one of the ‘special guests’ at the Glastonbury festival this weekend (June 26-28). The US rap group, fronted by Pharrell Williams, will play on the Pyramid Stage on Friday (June 26) at 3:10pm (BST), it was announced earlier today on the official Glastonbury website. Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen and Blur [...]

Wild Beasts, Fanfarlo, King Charles added to Field Day

Wild Beasts are among the latest acts to be added to the line up for this year’s Field Day festival. Taking place at London’s Victoria Park on August 1, the one-day festival also sees the likes of Mogwai, The Horrors, Little Boots, Mystery Jets and Santigold play live. Other additions to the line-up include Fanfarlo, [...]

TV On The Radio’s Kyp Working On Side Project

TV On The Radio’s Kyp Malone has revealed he will be releasing a solo album later in the year. The singer and guitarist is working under the name Rain Machine, and the album is expected to be released in the Autumn. Malone said: “I’ve been writing and recording songs alone since I moved to NYC [...]

Michael Eavis To Quit Glastonbury In Two Years

Glastonbury festival boss Michael Eavis has said that he plans to quit organising the event after 2011. In an interview with The Guardian, the 73-year-old said he expected to give control over to his daughter in two years time. Eavis said: “I’m living on top of the hill now, away from the farm. So (Emily’s) [...]

Florence And The Machine Announce Autumn Tour

Florence And The Machine have announced live dates for this September. Florence Welch and her band will be taking their debut album on the road following appearances at various festivals this Summer, including Glastonbury, Reading And Leeds and Bestival. The Tour wil follow the rlease of debut album ‘Lungs’ is out on 6th July. The [...]

The Rumble Strips Announce September Tour

The Rumble Strips have confirmed a September UK tour which will see them travel up and down the country playing tracks from soon-to-be-released sophomore album ‘Welcome to The Walk Alone’. This will follow key festival appearances this summer including Glastonbury, Latitude & Reading/Leeds plus a special album launch show at Wilton Hall on July 15th, [...]