Amy Winehouse statue to be unveiled in Camden next month
Amy Winehouse statue to be unveiled in Camden next month

21 August 2014

A statue of Amy Winehouse will be unveiled in Camden on 14 Sep, which would have been her 31st birthday. Designed by Scott Eaton,...

King Krule exhibiting his arts in London
King Krule exhibiting his arts in London

21 August 2014

Oft-roaring pop boy Archy Marshall is to show some of his and his brother's art works, banner-titled 'Inner City Ooz', at a gallery...

Thurston Moore's going to release another solo album
Thurston Moore's going to release another solo album

21 August 2014

Thurston Moore - you remember him, right? He was in that band. But he's not now. And he's always doing stuff. He seems...

Deerhoof float info on new LP, La Isla Bonita
Deerhoof float info on new LP, La Isla Bonita

21 August 2014

America's Deerhoof, a band from the odd side of pop city, will on 4 Nov release a new LP, the sequel to 2012's...

Björk's Biophilia film to premiere at London Film Festival
Björk's Biophilia film to premiere at London Film Festival

21 August 2014

A film of Björk's 'Biophilia' live performance at Alexandra Palace in London last year is to premiere in the Sonic Gala slot at...

Liars add headline shows
Liars add headline shows

21 August 2014

Proto-pop villains Liars have confirmed they'll give their hairy latest LP 'Mess' a live de-tangling via a newly-revealed trek of Europe. Getting going in...

Beyonce feeds the geese
Beyonce feeds the geese

21 August 2014

So tourist trap and house of waxen horrors Madame Tussauds dumped a life-sized figurine of Beyonce amidst a load of geese in Regent's...

Leonard Cohen releasing birthday LP
Leonard Cohen releasing birthday LP

20 August 2014

Growly folk icon Leonard Cohen is going to have a right old party on his 80th birthday, mainly by flipping tradition and giving...

Kele Okereke confirms new solo LP, shares track
Kele Okereke confirms new solo LP, shares track

20 August 2014

So Kele Okereke is making solo moves (again), this in light of his some-time band Bloc Party having split (again) last year. The...

Cliff Richard cancels Canterbury Cathedral charity performance
Cliff Richard cancels Canterbury Cathedral charity performance

20 August 2014

Cliff Richard has cancelled a performance at Canterbury Cathedral, in the wake of a police investigation into accusations of sexual abuse by the...

Cate Le Bon's riverside festival cancelled
Cate Le Bon's riverside festival cancelled

20 August 2014

It's bad news for Cate Le Bon's nascent all-day festival Mas Mas, I'm afraid. The event, which was meant to happen on 28...

No cameras at Kate Bush shows, please. Thank you very much
No cameras at Kate Bush shows, please. Thank you very much

20 August 2014

Yeah, yeah, yeah, everyone's asking people not to film their gigs these days. But Kate Bush isn't just anyone, is she? And she...

'Red-faced' Lee Ryan dances in his pants
'Red-faced' Lee Ryan dances in his pants

20 August 2014

'Shamed' Blue man Lee Ryan was asked to leave a drinking establishment recently - yes, this is clearly need-to-read headline news - having...

Labrinth premieres new single live in Camden!
Labrinth premieres new single live in Camden!

19 August 2014

R&B man Lab-no-'y'-rinth has a single coming out soon (on 28 Sep), titled 'Let It Be'. And no, it's not a Beatles cover....

Lights off on Darkside 'for now', says Nicolas Jaar
Lights off on Darkside 'for now', says Nicolas Jaar

19 August 2014

Looks like it's lights out for Darkside, Nico Jaar's proggy collaboration with guitarist Dave Harrington, "for now" at least. Bearing in mind that both...

Taylor Swift shakes off new single, LP details
Taylor Swift shakes off new single, LP details

19 August 2014

Hey everyone, a new Taylor Swift LP exists! Its title is '1989', a la the year of Ms Swift's birth, and it'll officially...

Charli XCX has no fucks to give, shares radical new track
Charli XCX has no fucks to give, shares radical new track

19 August 2014

Pop champ Charli XCX has gone all 'bad girl' on 'Break The Rules', the new track she premiered yesterday. It pivots on the...

Aphex Twin confirms first LP since 2001, Syro
Aphex Twin confirms first LP since 2001, Syro

19 August 2014

BLIMP INCOMING. BLIMP INCOMING. Well then, Aphex Blimp... I mean, Aphex Twin, has shed a tiny chink of light on what was going on...

Peaking Lights explain new disc Cosmic Logic
Peaking Lights explain new disc Cosmic Logic

19 August 2014

Man-and-wife psych-pop types Peaking Lights, aka Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis, are releasing a set of eleven "lean and lithe" tracks titled, as...

Caribou is going to play Brixton Academy next March
Caribou is going to play Brixton Academy next March

19 August 2014

Caribou has added a new track to his endlessly boring back catalogue - the title track from his new album, 'Our Love'. And...

Bombay Bicycle Club announce UK tour
Bombay Bicycle Club announce UK tour

19 August 2014

The Bombay Bicycle Club club are going to go on a tour in December, because apparently just playing Earls Court on 13 Dec...

Internet superstar Meghan Trainor is going to release her viral summer web hit this autumn
Internet superstar Meghan Trainor is going to release her viral summer web hit this autumn

19 August 2014

"Internet sensation" Meghan Trainor has announced that she'll release her "viral hit single" 'All About That Bass' in the UK on 5 Oct....

Police complain to BBC over Cliff Richard investigation leak
Police complain to BBC over Cliff Richard investigation leak

18 August 2014

South Yorkshire Police has complained to the BBC about its use of information regarding an investigation into sexual abuse allegations against Cliff Richard....

Gene Simmons apologises for comments on suicide
Gene Simmons apologises for comments on suicide

18 August 2014

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has apologised for comments he made about suicide in a recently-published interview with SongFacts.com. Asked by the website if he...

Manic Street Preachers cancel first V Festival performance
Manic Street Preachers cancel first V Festival performance

18 August 2014

The Manic Street Preachers were forced to cancel their appearance at the Chelmsford V Festival on Saturday, after they were stranded in Belgium....

Babymetal announce Brixton Academy show
Babymetal announce Brixton Academy show

18 August 2014

Babymetal will return to the UK on 8 Nov for a headline show at Brixton Academy. The one-off date follows performances at Sonisphere...

Lily Allen adds solo shows, Hogmanay slot
Lily Allen adds solo shows, Hogmanay slot

18 August 2014

Prickly popstar Lily Allen-Cooper is hitting the road in the face later this year, when she'll headline a series of dates behind her...

Alt-J playing the O2
Alt-J playing the O2

18 August 2014

Existent band Alt-J have sealed the deal on a their biggest headline date ever, at London's O2 Arena on 24 Jan 2015. The...

Aphex Twin blimp appears over London. Why? No idea.
Aphex Twin blimp appears over London. Why? No idea.

18 August 2014

A fluorescent yellow blimp bearing the Aphex Twin logo and the digitals two, zero, one and four appeared over London venue The Oval...

Cliff Richard distances himself from 'false' sex crime claims
Cliff Richard distances himself from 'false' sex crime claims

15 August 2014

Cliff Richard has labelled claims relating to an alleged historical sex offence as "completely false", after his Berkshire home was searched by police...

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