April, 2012

Elbow’s BBC Olympics song previewed online

Posted on 30 Apr 2012 at 11:46am

A short preview of the Elbow song which will soundtrack the BBC’s coverage of this summer’s London Olympics has been posted online.

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Video: Foster The People, The Kooks cover Alabama Shakes in London

Posted on 30 Apr 2012 at 11:08am

Foster The People were joined on-stage by Kooks frontman Luke Pritchard in London last night (April 29th).

Damon Albarn invites Noel Gallagher to collaborate in Africa

Posted on 30 Apr 2012 at 8:24am

Damon Albarn has invited Noel Gallagher to join him on his Africa Express trip when he reprises the project later this year, saying it would represent a ‘nice chance to collaborate’.

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Jack White, Alabama Shakes lead this week’s UK Record Store Album Chart

Posted on 30 Apr 2012 at 6:42am

Jack White and Alabama Shakes lead the way on this week’s UK Record Store Album Chart, which reflects the biggest selling albums across independent record stores.

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Review: Damon Albarn – ‘Dr Dee’

Posted on 30 Apr 2012 at 5:57am

Damon Albarn is the British version of Jack White.

His endless indulgence in random musical enterprises seems to suggest that he is still – twenty years on from fronting Brtipop legends Blur – searching for the ultimate musical calling in life.

Unlike the former White Stripes frontman however, Albarn is yet to lose our attention, and ‘Dr Dee‘, the soundtrack to the English Opera of the same name, is the newest addition to his eclectic repertoire.

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Build your own local radio stations with DeliRadio

Posted on 30 Apr 2012 at 5:30am

DeliRadio, a new website and free mobile app, is offering music fans the opportunity of localising their listening habits by bringing together bands, venues and genres for a unique personalised experience.

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Black Sabbath announce homecoming gig

Posted on 30 Apr 2012 at 4:55am

Black Sabbath will return home to play the Birmingham Academy next month ahead of their upcoming headline appearance at the Download festival in June.

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Jack White at number one on UK Album Chart

Posted on 29 Apr 2012 at 1:46pm

Jack White has gone straight in at number one on the UK Album Chart today with his debut solo record ‘Blunderbuss‘.

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Soundbites: Paul McCartney’s piggy bank swells, Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber are aliens, Sons Of Noel review

Posted on 28 Apr 2012 at 6:00am

In today’s Soundbites – our look back at the past week’s news, reviews, and tabloid gossip – Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber get typecast in the new Men In Black film, Paul McCartney adds a few more pennies to his piggy bank, Coldplay aim to eek out a few more sales from ‘Mylo Xyloto’, the latest Sons Of Noel and Adrian track is reviewed, and our pick of the week’s new videos is selected.

Live4ever’s New Tunes Guide feat. Allo Darlin’, This Many Boyfriends, The Novellos & more

Posted on 28 Apr 2012 at 5:00am

Looking for some free new music to tide you over this weekend? Well you’re in the right place with the Live4ever Ezine‘s New Tunes guide. We’ve sorted through our packed inbox over the last seven days to offer up the best in mp3s, Soundcloud links and YouTube videos for your viewing and listening pleasure. Check out previous editions of the New Tunes Guide here.

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