CMU's One Liners: Bond theme betting, Game Music Connect keynote, new Kate Boy, and more
CMU's One Liners: Bond theme betting, Game Music Connect keynote, new Kate Boy, and more

29 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • William Hill has suspended bets on who will perform...

Grandmaster Flash has rare vinyl stolen after car park mix up
Grandmaster Flash has rare vinyl stolen after car park mix up

29 July 2015

Grandmaster Flash has lost three crates of rare vinyl (and his car) after a mix...

Korn frontman sued over unpaid legal bill
Korn frontman sued over unpaid legal bill

28 July 2015

Korn frontman Jonathan Davis is being sued over an unpaid legal bill, which relates to...

Tyler, The Creator not yet banned from Australia
Tyler, The Creator not yet banned from Australia

28 July 2015

Tyler, The Creator's long fought battle with activists in Australia rages on, with the rapper...

CMU's One Liners: Deafheaven sign to Anti-, NME editor promoted, Mercury entry deadline this week, and more
CMU's One Liners: Deafheaven sign to Anti-, NME editor promoted, Mercury entry deadline this week, and more

28 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Deafheaven have signed to Anti- and will release a...

Florence's Glastonbury performance made Dave Grohl
Florence's Glastonbury performance made Dave Grohl "cry like a baby"

28 July 2015

Dave Grohl has said he "cried like a baby" when he saw Florence And The...

50 Cent ordered to pay another $2 million in sex tape case
50 Cent ordered to pay another $2 million in sex tape case

27 July 2015

A New York jury last week ordered 50 Cent to pay another $2 million in...

Meek Mill/Drake squabble continues
Meek Mill/Drake squabble continues

27 July 2015

If you thought rapper Meek Mill sort of possibly maybe apologising to Drake for claiming...

New Haçienda documentary to debut next month
New Haçienda documentary to debut next month

27 July 2015

A new documentary about legendary Manchester club the Haçienda is set to debut at a...

NBC to air TV special of Ed Sheeran's Wembley shows
NBC to air TV special of Ed Sheeran's Wembley shows

27 July 2015

So you know how that Eddy Sheeran played some tunes to a few people recently...

CMU's One Liners: Chief Keef, Snoop Dogg, Amanda Palmer, and more
CMU's One Liners: Chief Keef, Snoop Dogg, Amanda Palmer, and more

27 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Well, here's a new development in the world of...

Alesha Dixon on Stereo Kicks:
Alesha Dixon on Stereo Kicks: "What's wrong with these bands?"

27 July 2015

Alesha Dixon, officially allowed an opinion on such things in her guise as 'Britain's Got...

Meek Mill apologises to Drake over ghostwriting accusations
Meek Mill apologises to Drake over ghostwriting accusations

24 July 2015

Rapper Meek Mill has apologised for accusing Drake of using ghostwriters to write his lyrics....

CMU's One Liners: SoundCloud subscription update, DJ Derek missing, new Lianne La Havas, and more
CMU's One Liners: SoundCloud subscription update, DJ Derek missing, new Lianne La Havas, and more

24 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • SoundCloud CTO Eric Wahlforss has said, well, not a...

CMU Beef Of The Week #263: Nicki Minaj v Taylor Swift
CMU Beef Of The Week #263: Nicki Minaj v Taylor Swift

24 July 2015

Taylor Swift might have thought she was going to make it out of this week...

Flavor Flav charged for coke-fuelled drive
Flavor Flav charged for coke-fuelled drive

23 July 2015

Not letting the new Public Enemy album get in the way of his regular schedule...

Deadmau5 plans
Deadmau5 plans "winter hibernation" to record new album

23 July 2015

Deadmau5 has said he plans to go into "winter hibernation" later this year. By which...

Aphex Twin promises 150 more unreleased tracks
Aphex Twin promises 150 more unreleased tracks

23 July 2015

Aphex Twin has said that he will soon add yet more unreleased tracks to the...

More NWA reunions? Maybe, but forget about Dre
More NWA reunions? Maybe, but forget about Dre

23 July 2015

The movie studio behind the previously reported NWA biopic 'Straight Outta Compton' is trying to...

CMU's One Liners: James Franco's Lana Del Rey book, Matthew E White's new video, Lion Babe's Heaven show, and more
CMU's One Liners: James Franco's Lana Del Rey book, Matthew E White's new video, Lion Babe's Heaven show, and more

23 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Actor James Franco has written a book about Lana...

Slaves won't beef with the Mods
Slaves won't beef with the Mods

23 July 2015

Anti-beef of the week goes to punk outfit Slaves, who have refused to rise to...

CMU's One Liners: Azealia Banks, Hinds, Syco, Globe and more
CMU's One Liners: Azealia Banks, Hinds, Syco, Globe and more

22 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Azealia Banks has left Prospect Park as a management...

Nuns say selling convent to Katy Perry would break their vows to God
Nuns say selling convent to Katy Perry would break their vows to God

22 July 2015

The battle over whether or not to sell a former convent to Katy Perry rages...

Erykah Badu notes similarities in new Black Eyed Peas video
Erykah Badu notes similarities in new Black Eyed Peas video

21 July 2015

So The Black Eyed Peas are back, everybody. Yeah, I know, but, hmm, what you...

New PJ Harvey songs promised by London Literature Festival
New PJ Harvey songs promised by London Literature Festival

21 July 2015

PJ Harvey will showcase some brand new material, by which we mean songs, while promoting...

CMU's One Liners: 50Weapons to close, VV [Brown] is back, Leftfield tour dates, and more
CMU's One Liners: 50Weapons to close, VV [Brown] is back, Leftfield tour dates, and more

21 July 2015

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Berlin record label 50Weapons has announced that it is...

Simon Cowell happy with 1D hiatus
Simon Cowell happy with 1D hiatus

21 July 2015

Don't worry everybody, Syco big cheese Simon Cowell is just fine with One Direction going...

Phil Rudd spends day in jail after allegedly violating terms of home detention
Phil Rudd spends day in jail after allegedly violating terms of home detention

20 July 2015

Former (for the foreseeable) AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd spent yesterday in custody after being caught...

50 Cent sex tape legal battle to continue despite bankruptcy
50 Cent sex tape legal battle to continue despite bankruptcy

20 July 2015

A federal judge in the US has ruled that litigation relating to 50 Cent leaking...

Times removes Nick Cave article after online criticism
Times removes Nick Cave article after online criticism

20 July 2015

The Times has removed from its website an article about the singer Nick Cave which...

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