Faber to publish Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis' notebooks
Faber to publish Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis' notebooks

1 September 2014

Faber & Faber has announced that it will publish a new collection of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis's lyrics and previously unpublished notebooks,...

CMU's One Liners - 1 Sep 2014
CMU's One Liners - 1 Sep 2014

1 September 2014

Other notable announcements and developments today... • Sarah Henderson has been promoted to the role of General Manager at Murray Chalmers PR, according to...

The Body and Sandworm announce split LP
The Body and Sandworm announce split LP

29 August 2014

Metal duos The Body and Sandworm have announced that they will release a split LP through Thrill Jockey on 20 Oct. The two...

Jamie Cullum releasing another covers LP
Jamie Cullum releasing another covers LP

29 August 2014

BBC Radio 2's most played man-child Jamie Cullum has a new LP waiting in the wings, consisting of covers which "avoid more obvious...

Hookworms announce next LP
Hookworms announce next LP

29 August 2014

Having made the world a richer and stranger place to live in via their really (really really really) excellent first LP, the approved...

Emile Haynie reveals 'solo' single feat Sampha, Dev Hynes and Charl Gainsbourg
Emile Haynie reveals 'solo' single feat Sampha, Dev Hynes and Charl Gainsbourg

28 August 2014

Hit US producer Emile Haynie, the Grammy-winning co-creator of Eminem's 'Recovery' (and also most of Lana Del Rey's 'Born To Die'), has released...

John Digweed and Nick Muir make off-grid LP with sci-fi writer Hawks
John Digweed and Nick Muir make off-grid LP with sci-fi writer Hawks

28 August 2014

John Digweed and Nick Muir, aka production house Bedrock, have made an LP based on a trilogy of dystopian books by sci-fi writer...

Slipknot detail fifth LP
Slipknot detail fifth LP

27 August 2014

Slipknot have signed off on a fifth LP called '.5: The Gray Chapter', which will be released on 20 Oct. The band's first big...

Sophie and AG Cook present QT
Sophie and AG Cook present QT

27 August 2014

So approved 'Bipp' hit-boy Sophie and DJ AG Cook (ringleader of the divisive PC Music label) have confided on a collaborative single titled...

Two Prince albums incoming
Two Prince albums incoming

26 August 2014

Prince has confirmed that he will release two brand new albums at the end of September, solo long player 'Art Official Age' and...

Jessie J reveals her sweet-talking new LP
Jessie J reveals her sweet-talking new LP

26 August 2014

Ten. Nine. Eight. Seven. Six. Five. Four. Three. Two. One. And BOOOOOOOOOOM, pop vocalist Jessie J has confirmed 'lift-off' on her third LP, revealing...

Morrissey tour, O2 date
Morrissey tour, O2 date

26 August 2014

Morrissey? On tour? All over Europe? With a date at The O2 in London on 29 Nov? While simultaneously "urgently" looking for a...

Team Sleep invite fans to join them as they record new album
Team Sleep invite fans to join them as they record new album

22 August 2014

Team Sleep are planning to record a second album, which means they might just get it out in time to mark the tenth...

Run The Jewels announce second album
Run The Jewels announce second album

22 August 2014

Run The Jewels have announced that they will release a new album, 'RTJ2', through Nas' Mass Appeal label on 28 Oct. The album...

Warp confirms Aphex Twin album details
Warp confirms Aphex Twin album details

22 August 2014

Warp Records has confirmed that it will release the new album by Aphex Twin, 'Syro', on 22 Sep. The label has also revealed...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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....

TEED raises labels label, releases weird T-shirt
TEED raises labels label, releases weird T-shirt

15 August 2014

Child-of-electronica TEED (aka Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs aka Orlando Higginbottom) has started a label, Nice Age, and already released its first track, the...

Maximo Park's Paul Smith in league with Field Music man
Maximo Park's Paul Smith in league with Field Music man

15 August 2014

Maximo Park slick Paul Smith has 'linked' with Field Music's Peter Brewis in order to make, and later release, a joint LP. 'Frozen...

Lil Wayne announces new album
Lil Wayne announces new album

15 August 2014

Lil Wayne has announced that he will release his new album, 'Tha Carter V', in October. 28 Oct is the date he's going...

Grouper announces Ruins LP
Grouper announces Ruins LP

15 August 2014

Off-piste pop artist Liz Harris, nickname Grouper, has strewn details of her new LP 'Ruins' all over the place this week. It'll follow...

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