Bob Dylan racism case dropped by French court
Bob Dylan racism case dropped by French court

17 April 2014

French prosecutors have dropped a case brought against Bob Dylan by the French Council Of Croats last year, which accused the singer songwriter...

Paul Weller wins Mail Online privacy battle
Paul Weller wins Mail Online privacy battle

17 April 2014

Paul Weller has been awarded £10,000 in damages relating to the publication of pictures on his children on the Daily Mail's website. Weller and...

AC/DC to continue work, while Malcolm Young takes time out
AC/DC to continue work, while Malcolm Young takes time out

17 April 2014

AC/DC are not splitting up. However, guitarist Malcolm Young will take a break from the group, they confirmed via their website yesterday. In a...

Snoop Dogg paid to narrate Call Of Duty ghost game
Snoop Dogg paid to narrate Call Of Duty ghost game

17 April 2014

Snoop Dogg, a man with many strange and silly (mainly silly) promotional jobs, is adding another line to his CV by narrating the...

Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Coldplay, Iggy Azalea, Deathcrush, Peter Broderick & Greg Haines, Luke Abbott, Lust For Youth, and How To Dress Well
Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Coldplay, Iggy Azalea, Deathcrush, Peter Broderick & Greg Haines, Luke Abbott, Lust For Youth, and How To Dress Well

17 April 2014

Right, gigs. Let's talk about those. Who's playing them? Well, Coldplay are. They've just announced that they'll play six shows around the world...

Release Round-Up: Sky Ferreira, Twin Shadow, Peace, Marissa Nadler and Evy Jane
Release Round-Up: Sky Ferreira, Twin Shadow, Peace, Marissa Nadler and Evy Jane

17 April 2014

Sky Ferreira (pictured) has visibly thrown 'giving a shit what you think' out the window, and made a big old 'controversial' video for her...

Festival Line-Up Update: Everywhere, Wychwood, Ibiza Rocks and more
Festival Line-Up Update: Everywhere, Wychwood, Ibiza Rocks and more

17 April 2014

So one point to note above all in today's FLUU is this: that Dollop's Nottingham-wide dance party Everywhere, which takes place on 4...

Cambridge no match for the sonic force of UB40
Cambridge no match for the sonic force of UB40

17 April 2014

A number of people in Cambridge have complained about the noise at a UB40 gig in the city. Not people disturbed by it...

Sheffield Doc/Fest to show Pulp film
Sheffield Doc/Fest to show Pulp film

16 April 2014

A film titled 'Pulp', about the band Pulp, and in particular Jarvis and co's comeback-come-homecoming 2012 show at Sheffield's Motorpoint Arena, is going...

Rumours of AC/DC split spread, but band stay silent
Rumours of AC/DC split spread, but band stay silent

16 April 2014

Rumours have been flying around about the future of AC/DC over the last 24 hours, but so far the band have not commented. The...

Childish Gambino:
Childish Gambino: "Someone buy me out of this contract"

16 April 2014

Childish Gambino has become the latest musician to badmouth their label on Twitter, asking other labels that have previously shown an interest to...

Paul Weller details hits compilation, 'intimate' shows
Paul Weller details hits compilation, 'intimate' shows

16 April 2014

Paul Weller has posed for a photo (in which he looks both modern and classic) - this photo - to advertise the fact...

Festival Line-Up Update: OnBlackheath, Nozstock, Positivus and more
Festival Line-Up Update: OnBlackheath, Nozstock, Positivus and more

16 April 2014

So, London has another festival on its books, the John Lewis-sponsored OnBlackheath, which takes place (no shit) on Blackheath Common on 13-14. Built...

'Monkey Christ' lady inspires pop song
'Monkey Christ' lady inspires pop song

16 April 2014

A renegade Spanish singer has written a single inspired by Cecilia Gimenez, aka the elderly lady behind the viral miracle of the 'Monkey...

Lee Ryan in rehab following drink driving arrest
Lee Ryan in rehab following drink driving arrest

15 April 2014

Lee 'for the mothers' pride' Ryan has been speaking a bit regarding his arrest last week for alleged drink driving, and suspected possession...

Flavor Flav takes plea deal on domestic violence charges
Flavor Flav takes plea deal on domestic violence charges

15 April 2014

Public Enemy dude Flavor Flav has accepted a plea deal over domestic violence charges stemming from an incident in 2012. As previously reported, Flav,...

Smashing Pumpkins sign BMG artist services deal for two new albums
Smashing Pumpkins sign BMG artist services deal for two new albums

15 April 2014

The Smashing Pumpkins have signed an artist services deal with the US division of BMG Chrysalis to release two new albums though the...

As I Lay Dying splinter band birth new single
As I Lay Dying splinter band birth new single

15 April 2014

Four of the dudes from As I Lay Dying have placed a single they're releasing via their splinter band, Wovenwar, online. AILD, of...

Kimbra's new LP to feature Matt Bellamy
Kimbra's new LP to feature Matt Bellamy

15 April 2014

BREAKING MUSE-RELATED NEWS ALERT. THIS IS NOT A DRILL. The band's lead singer and 'axe technician' Matt Bellamy has played guitar a bit...

Release Round-Up: Lana Del Rey, Sigur Rós, Disclosure, Royksopp & Robyn, Deftones and Charlie XCX
Release Round-Up: Lana Del Rey, Sigur Rós, Disclosure, Royksopp & Robyn, Deftones and Charlie XCX

15 April 2014

Ms Lana Del Rey (pictured) premiered a typically heady new single, titled 'West Coast', yesterday, giving the world its first sip of the poison...

Festival Line-Up Update: Camden Crawl, Meltdown, Sziget and more
Festival Line-Up Update: Camden Crawl, Meltdown, Sziget and more

15 April 2014

Placing high amidst today's fresh and fascinating insights into the ever-changing scenery of international festival listings are the following bits n bobs of...

Forest Swords wins 2014 GIT Award
Forest Swords wins 2014 GIT Award

15 April 2014

Forest Swords, aka Matthew Barnes, has been named the winner of this year's GIT Award, with his debut album 'Engravings' deemed have been...

Yeah, I'm posh, says James Blunt. But at least I don't pretend not to be
Yeah, I'm posh, says James Blunt. But at least I don't pretend not to be

15 April 2014

James Blunt has hit out at fellow musicians who hide their upper class roots, singling out Damon Albarn in particular. Commenting on his reputation...

Atomic Kitten searching for
Atomic Kitten searching for "modern" music

14 April 2014

Atomic Kitten are working on new music. Nothing they'd want to release just yet though, because none of the songs they've recorded have...

Release Round-Up: MNEK, Linkin Park, Altrego, Venetian Snares and Max Tundra
Release Round-Up: MNEK, Linkin Park, Altrego, Venetian Snares and Max Tundra

14 April 2014

MNEK unveiled the first single from his forthcoming debut album last week on MistaJam's BBC Radio 1Xtra show. Now the track's available on...

Live East India Youth and Gwilym Gold sets added to TNP exhibit
Live East India Youth and Gwilym Gold sets added to TNP exhibit

14 April 2014

These New Puritans have released additional details on 'Magnetic Field', the 'interactive installation' based on their latest LP 'Field Of Reeds', that they...

Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Wolfgang Voigt's St John Session, The War On Drugs, The Orwells and Tom Williams & The Boat
Gigs & Tours Round-Up: Wolfgang Voigt's St John Session, The War On Drugs, The Orwells and Tom Williams & The Boat

14 April 2014

First, something highbrow for all you non-philistines in the round-up house. In short, St John At Hackney church in London has added LSD-loving...

Festival Line-Up Update: Electric Daisy Carnival, T In The Park, Iceland Airwaves and more
Festival Line-Up Update: Electric Daisy Carnival, T In The Park, Iceland Airwaves and more

14 April 2014

The internationally famed and admired Electric Daisy Carnival is back in Milton Keynes again this year, which is nice if you like any...

Voice winner's single fails to make Top 40
Voice winner's single fails to make Top 40

14 April 2014

Ah, remember the days when people used to complain that 'X-Factor' had 'hijacked' the Christmas number one spot? "If you give someone several...

Madonna collaborating with Natalia Kills
Madonna collaborating with Natalia Kills

11 April 2014

Oh look, what's this other thing that Madonna is doing now? Other than that 'Rebel Heart'/Avicii thing that may or may not be...

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