We all know Johnny Depp is basically just a frustrated rock star stuck in Hollywood. The actor, who started show-business life as a budding garage guitarist, never passes up an opportunity to indulge his first love, and he was back on stage in London last week to perform two songs with Ryan Adams at the Shepherds Bush Empire.
Manchester Orchestra will be back with a re-imagined version of their most recent album ‘Cope‘ on November 18th.
The Subways have confirmed their first studio album since 2011 will be released early next year, when more UK tour dates have been added to the trip which starts next week at Dingwalls in London.
Catfish & The Bottlemen are due to play the Shepherds Bush Empire in London next year as their debut album ‘The Balcony‘ heads for the Top 10 in the UK.
Wild Beasts will put out a special edition of their 2014 album ‘Present Tense‘ next month with a bonus CD of new remixes – one courtesy of Foals which can be heard below.
Gruff Rhys has never been short on ideas, so much so that his sustained level of inventiveness has over the years begun to be taken for granted. Yet time and again he seems to reappear with something even more wild and outlandish, and you cannot help but marvel at what has just happened.
So the expectation for his show at the Royal Northern College Of Music in Manchester is merely for the usual balance of wonderful music and fantastical visuals. This, however, is not to be. This is the new and really inventive Gruff Rhys.
The gig is presented as a lecture on the topic of the travels of John Evans, a pioneer who went in search of a mythical Welsh prince who had discovered America long before Columbus ever set sail – so nothing like setting yourself a challenge.
Here we go again. It feels like only two minutes since Kasabian wrapped up Glastonbury 2014 with a typically bombastic headline performance on the Pyramid Stage, but already ticket details have been confirmed for next year’s event.
The BBC’s flagship-by-default music programme Later…With Jools Holland will return for its latest series tomorrow (September 16th), and the first guests have now been confirmed.
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