September 7th, 2010

The xx Wins 2010 Mercury Music Prize

Posted on 07 Sep 2010 at 5:25pm

The xx have won this year’s Mercury Music Prize, and received a cheque for £20,000 at a ceremony in London this evening.

John Lennon’s Killer Fails In Latest Bid For Freedom

Posted on 07 Sep 2010 at 5:24pm

The latest request for freedom by John Lennon’s killer Mark David Chapman has ended in failure for a sixth time.

Stream: Robert Plant – ‘Band of Joy’

Posted on 07 Sep 2010 at 10:39am

We will be streaming Robert Plant’s newest album Band of Joy before its upcoming release courtesy of NPR! Be sure to check out the preview before it finishes on September 14.

After 40 years of making records, Robert Plant still has the integrity I heard on the very first Led Zeppelin record in 1969. Not many artists fit that bill. It speaks not only to his uncommon and unrivaled voice, but also to his choice of musicians and influences.

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Paul Weller Has Almost Finished Work On New Album

Posted on 07 Sep 2010 at 7:59am

As his recent album ‘Wake Up The Nation‘ is set to learn it’s fate at tonight’s Mercury Music Prize ceremony, Paul Weller has revealed he is already close to completing it’s follow-up.

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Brandon Flowers Worries Over ‘Inevitable’ Loss Of His Songwriting Talents

Posted on 07 Sep 2010 at 7:14am

Killers frontman Brandon Flowers’ new solo venture looks well on it’s way to emulating his success with the Las Vegas band thanks to a recent top 10 single and a sold out UK tour, but in a recent interview Flowers has spoken of concerns that his achievements could dry up, and believes it is ‘inevitable’ that his songwriting talents will fade.

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