February 6th, 2013

Rilo Kiley unveil ‘RKives’ rarities album tracklist

Posted on 06 Feb 2013 at 10:01am

Rilo Kiley have unveiled the tracklist for their rarities compilation ‘RKives‘, which according to the band consists of, ‘Stuff that has been lying around for many, many years’.

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The Last Party premiere new single, confirm UK gigs

Posted on 06 Feb 2013 at 9:21am

Manchester band The Last Party have premiered the cameo heavy video for their new single ‘Devil’s Lips‘, check it out via YouTube below.

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Is The Stone Roses’ classic debut being re-recorded by The Flaming Lips?

Posted on 06 Feb 2013 at 8:18am

The Stone Roses‘ self-titled debut could be about to become the latest classic album to be given the Flaming Lips cover treatment following a series of Twitter hints during the past few weeks.

Review: Unknown Mortal Orchestra – ‘II’

Posted on 06 Feb 2013 at 7:24am

By the time the spring of 2010 rolled around, Ruban Nielson had already removed himself from the unsettling clamor of the award-winning New Zealand punk outfit the Mint Chicks in order to live a quiet and unassuming life as a graphic designer with his wife and kids in Portland, Oregon.

Flash forward nearly three years and that quiet and unassuming and decidedly non-musical life that Nielson once hoped to cultivate couldn’t be further from the truth. After cautiously creating a Bandcamp page to display a track that he recorded in his basement under the mysterious banner of Unknown Mortal Orchestra, the would-be nine-to-fiver has since transformed his personal project into a live power trio, released a stellar self-titled debut for Fat Possum Records, locked himself into a rigorous international touring schedule, and signed on to indie juggernaut Jagjaguwar for a hotly anticipated follow-up.

Gaz Coombes announces April UK tour dates

Posted on 06 Feb 2013 at 6:57am

Gaz Coombes will embark on another solo tour of the UK in April following the release of his ‘…Here Come The Bombs’ album last year.

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Tame Impala expand North American tour

Posted on 06 Feb 2013 at 6:43am

Tame Impala will return to North America for an added run of dates in May and June.

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Mumford & Sons recruit The Vaccines, Vampire Weekend for Gentlemen Of The Road gigs

Posted on 06 Feb 2013 at 6:16am

Mumford & Sons have announced The Vaccines, Vampire Weekend and Mystery Jets as the special guests for their first Gentlemen Of The Road dates of 2013.