Van Morrison to publish lyrics in new book
Van Morrison to publish lyrics in new book

29 July 2014

The first ever collection of lyrics by Mr Van 'the man' Morrison is hitting book shops later this year. Or rather it's doing...

Pulled Apart By Horses draw blood
Pulled Apart By Horses draw blood

29 July 2014

Pulled Apart By Horses will release their third album, an album that is called 'Blood', on 1 Sep. It'll be released by Sony/RED. To...

Azealia Banks releases new Broke With Expensive taste track
Azealia Banks releases new Broke With Expensive taste track

29 July 2014

At long, long, long, long, long last, it looks like Azealia 'free at last' Banks' long, long, long, long-awaited (then less awaited, then...

Ozzy Osbourne releasing mad solo compilation
Ozzy Osbourne releasing mad solo compilation

28 July 2014

The Dark Lord Ozzy Osbourne is to cap off a life in rock with a life-in-rock-spanning compilation (that's solo, not Sabbath) titled 'Memoirs...

Light In The Attic releasing 'lost' Lewis LP
Light In The Attic releasing 'lost' Lewis LP

28 July 2014

Light In The Attic, a label specialising in 'Sugarman'-style subradar or 'lost' vinyl, has named its latest release as 'Romantic Times', the 'lost'...

Franz Ferdinand tell Late Night Tales via new mix LP
Franz Ferdinand tell Late Night Tales via new mix LP

28 July 2014

Oh look, it's art-rock Archdukes Franz Ferdinand, back after a slight gap, and bearing news of a new compilation they've made as part...

Jessie Ware shares all of new song
Jessie Ware shares all of new song

25 July 2014

Jessie Ware has released another new track from her forthcoming second album, 'Tough Love'. Despite it being called 'Share It All', she's still...

The Lord favours rockabilly, Iceage act accordingly
The Lord favours rockabilly, Iceage act accordingly

25 July 2014

Danish hardcore band Iceage have unveiled a new song, which is decidedly, um, un-hardcore. It's more on the rockabilly end of things. Is...

JLS's Marvin Humes returns with LuvBug
JLS's Marvin Humes returns with LuvBug

24 July 2014

Former JLS singer Marvin Humes has announced the debut single of his new project, dance music trio LuvBug. 'Resonance' featuring Talay Riley will...

Kele announces second solo album
Kele announces second solo album

24 July 2014

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke has announced his second solo album, 'Trick', will be released on 13 Oct, via a partnership with Kobalt...

SBTRKT announces new album, tour dates
SBTRKT announces new album, tour dates

24 July 2014

SBTRKT has proclaimed details of his new album. It will be called 'Wonder Where We Land'. It will be out on 22 Sep....

Hudson Mohawke announces new EP
Hudson Mohawke announces new EP

24 July 2014

With his TNGHT partner Lunice now working solo again, it's Hudson Mohawke's turn to put out some new music on his tod. He's...

Esben And The Witch announce new album
Esben And The Witch announce new album

24 July 2014

Esben And The Witch have announced details of their third album, 'A New Nature', which will be released through their own Nostromo Records...

Dry The River announce October tour
Dry The River announce October tour

24 July 2014

Dry The River have announced some tour dates for October, which will follow the release of their new album, 'Alarms In The Heart',...

Third Man launches book company
Third Man launches book company

23 July 2014

Jack White is expanding his Third Man business into publishing, though book publishing mind. Third Man Books will publish 'Language Lessons: Volume 1'...

Jamie T announces third album
Jamie T announces third album

23 July 2014

Having beaten around the bush with tour and single announcements over the last couple of weeks, Jamie T has finally got around to...

M83 to re-issue first three albums
M83 to re-issue first three albums

23 July 2014

M83 is to re-issue his first three albums next month, plus a couple of EPs featuring remixes and B-sides in September. Actually, listening to...

Johnny Marr announces new solo album and tour dates
Johnny Marr announces new solo album and tour dates

22 July 2014

Johnny Marr has announced that he'll be releasing a new solo album this year, following on from 'The Messenger', which came out last...

Evy Jane announce debut Ninja Tune EP
Evy Jane announce debut Ninja Tune EP

22 July 2014

Having signed to Ninja Tune back in April, Evy Jane have announced their first EP for the label. It's called 'Closer' and it'll...

Duologue to release second album in September
Duologue to release second album in September

22 July 2014

Duologue have announced that they will release their second album, 'Never Get Lost', on 8 Sep. That very same day they'll also release...

Ali Campbell The Legendary Voice Of UB40 Reunited With Astro & Mickey announce album and tour
Ali Campbell The Legendary Voice Of UB40 Reunited With Astro & Mickey announce album and tour

21 July 2014

Former UB40 members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue have presumably lost or given up on their bid to claim the name 'UB40'...

Scott Walker and Sunn o))) announce album details
Scott Walker and Sunn o))) announce album details

18 July 2014

4AD has announced details of the previously reported collaboration between Scott Walker and Sunn o))). So, we now know that a five track,...

Alvvays to play London shows
Alvvays to play London shows

18 July 2014

With their Chad VanGaalen-produced debut album due to be released through Transgressive Records on Monday, Alvvays are lining up to play some London...

Vaults announce ICA show, new single
Vaults announce ICA show, new single

18 July 2014

New Virgin EMI signees Vaults have announced that they will play a headline show at the ICA in London on 3 Sep, amongst...

The Drums reveal new single
The Drums reveal new single

17 July 2014

The Drums have unveiled their first new music for three years with new single, 'Magic Mountain'. The track is taken from a soon-to-be-announced...

Jamie T unveils new single
Jamie T unveils new single

17 July 2014

Having recently unveiled a handful of live shows - his first in bloody ages - Jamie T has now unveiled some also very...

Perfume Genius announces new album, tour dates
Perfume Genius announces new album, tour dates

16 July 2014

Perfume Genius, aka musician Mike Hadreas, has announced that he will release his new album, 'Too Bright', through Turnstile on 22 Sep. Produced...

Ting Tings announce third album details
Ting Tings announce third album details

16 July 2014

Are you ready for a new Ting Tings album? No? Well, tough, it's happening now and there's nothing, save the sweet release of...

Pissed Jeans to re-issue debut album, announce UK shows
Pissed Jeans to re-issue debut album, announce UK shows

16 July 2014

Pissed Jeans have announced that they will re-issue their debut album, 'Shallow', plus a couple of bonus tracks, through Sub Pop on 6...

Weird Al Yankovic brings grammar's blurred lines into focus
Weird Al Yankovic brings grammar's blurred lines into focus

16 July 2014

A common defence of - or at least guilty mumble about - 'Blurred Lines' is that, if you ignore the dubious lyrics, it's...

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