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Reading and Leeds Lock Up Stage Headliners Announced

Billy Talent and Rise Against have been revealed as this year’s headlines of The Lock Up Stage Also performing on the stage at this year’s Reading and Leeds festival will be Alexisonfire and Bouncing Souls. The full line up for the stage is: AlexisonFire Bouncing Souls Leftover Crack The Aggrolites Streetlight Manifesto Fake Problems Riverboat [...]

The Thermals Announce UK Headline Tour

The Thermals will be doing a two week tour of the UK in June, hot off their dates supporting The Cribs: June 14 Bristol Thekla 15 Leeds Brudenell Social Club 16 Edinburgh Sneaky Petes 17 Glasgow Stereo 18 Belfast Auntie Annies 19 Dublin Academy 2 21 Manchester Ruby Lounge 22 Birmingham Academy 3 23 London [...]

Vampire Weekend Are Recording Second Album

Preppie-pop outfit Vampire Weekend have revealed they are recording their second album. Talking to Entertainment Weekly frontman Ezra Koeing said “For the last month or so, it’s just been us by ourselves in this small studio, working every day.” The new album is to be produced by Rostam Batmanglij, who also plays keyboard in Vampire [...]

Passion Pit And Regina Spektor Added To Latitude Line UP.

Passion Pit and Regina Spektor have just been added Southwold event, which will be taking place between the 16th and 19th July. The line up is as follows: Doves Pet Shop Boys Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Grace Jones Editors Caroline O’Sullivan Bat For Lashes Magazine Newton Faulkner Regina Spector Passion Pit Spiritualized Gossip [...]

Gossip Have Announced Details Of European Tour

Gossip have announced they will be embarking on a new European tour during this May. The bands are also set to release new album ‘Music For Men’ on June 22. The tour will start with an appearance at Radio 1′s Big Weekend in Swindon on May 10. After some gigs in Europe, they will return [...]

Franz Ferdinand Are Set To Release A Dub Album

Art rockers Franz Ferdinand has announced they will be releasing a dub version of their latest album Tonight: Franz Ferdinand. ‘Blood’ originally came with the box set and double disc versions of their third LP, but will be given a full release on the 1st June. A limited edition vinyl will be available through selected [...]

Alex Zane Is Rumoured To Be Quitting XFM

It has been reported today, that DJ Alex Zane is to abandon his XFM breakfast show, and is in talks with the BBC. Reports suggest that Zane is angry over his suspension last August for playing a joke song about rape on air. Zane’s last show will be on Thursday. “Alex has done all he [...]

Sonic Youth To Play Intimate Gig @ The Scala

Sonic Youth have announced they will be playing an exclusive show, next Monday 27th April at The Scala. Tickets for the show will be available through gigsandtours.com and go on sale tomorrow at 10 am (21st April) Also, the band has been confirmed to play at the My Bloody Valentine-curated ATP Nightmare Before Christmas to [...]

Deerhunter Have Announced The Release of A New EP

Atlanta-based Deerhunter are set to release a new EP called Rainwater Cassette Exchange. The E.P will be released digitally on May 18th and on CD and 12″ on June 8th. Track listing will be: 1. Rainwater Cassette Exchange 2. Disappearing Ink 3. Famous Last Words 4. Game of Diamonds 5. Circulation Rainwater Cassette Exchange was [...]

Selfridges To Hold Month Long Festival

London department store Selfridges, has announced it will be hosting a month long festival. The Big Yellow festival is being held to mark the 100 year anniversary of the store. Acts that will be performing include VV Brown, Frank Musik and Patrick Wolf. Alongside the music, there will also be an exhibition celebrating 100 years [...]