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Interpol return with new album, El Pintor

Interpol return with new album, El Pintor

It’s been a while since Interpol really lit up with the music scene with electric tracks like Evil and Next Exit, but they’ll be returning later this year with new album, El Pintor, and we’re hoping that it will be the killer track-laden record fans have been waiting for. It follows up 2007′s Our Love(…)

Pink Floyd, The Endless River album release planned for October

Pink Floyd, The Endless River album release planned for October

Pink Floyd have recently announced their return to music production with new album, Endless River, scheduled for release later this year, bringing one of the greatest bands of the 20th century back with eagerly awaited new material. According to their official website announcement, the new album will be based on the 1993/4 Division Bell sessions,(…)

The Libertines confirm 2014 European tour dates

The Libertines confirm 2014 European tour dates

To add to their existing list of gigs planned for the year, The Libertines have confirmed that they’re also putting in a series of 2014 European tour dates giving their fans the biggest opportunity to see the much loved band since their previous split in 2004. Calling in on just five stops along the way,(…)

Hamilton Leithauser’s I Retired video preludes Black Hours album release

Hamilton Leithauser’s I Retired video preludes Black Hours album release

Ahead of his upcoming debut solo album, Black Hours, Hamilton Leithauser has released a video for new track, I Retired, which is well worth a run through or two for anyone looking something a bit of left-field balladry. It’s shaping up to be a very personal record from the front man of The Walkmen, who(…)

Damon Albarn gets set for Everyday Robots album

Damon Albarn gets set for Everyday Robots album

It might come as a bit of a surprise to some of the readers, but Damon Albarn has never done a solo album before, despite the fact that one has been mentioned for well over three years now, which is why the impending release of Everyday Robots is such a big chunk of music news.(…)

Jack White announces 2nd solo album, Lazaretto

Jack White announces 2nd solo album, Lazaretto

Jack White has been a part of some of the coolest blues rock tracks released over the last ten years or so and the Detroit guitar cruncher is about to back on the gas with his second solo album, Lazaretto. Following up on his 2012 debut solo record, Blunderbuss, which went on to become a(…)

Pixies get set for 5th album, Indie Cindy

Pixies get set for 5th album, Indie Cindy

It’s been a fair old while since Pixies released a new album, in fact you’d have to go back to 1991′s Trompe Le Monde, but after a 23 year full record hiatus they’re about to release their 5th studio album, Indie Cindy. Bringing together the songs from their last three EPs, it’s a 12 track(…)

The Black Keys, Turn Blue album announced

The Black Keys, Turn Blue album announced

The Black Keys represent one of our great regrets, in that we were latecomers to the party and missed the opportunity to cover the band’s development over the last few years, especially their amazing 2011 album, El Camino. However, with the news that they’re about to release their 8th studio album, Turn Blue, we get(…)

High Hazels debut EP, In The Half Light Announced

High Hazels debut EP, In The Half Light Announced

Relative newcomers, High Hazels, have recently announced the release if their debut EP, In The Half Light, with the release of a video for the first track from the mini-album, Summer Rain. With influencers like The Coral, The Smiths, George Harrison, The Quarrymen, The Pale Fountains, The Walkman and Richard Hawley, In The Half Light(…)

David Bowie’s speech marks a memorable Brit Awards 2014

David Bowie’s speech marks a memorable Brit Awards 2014

Last night (Wednesday 19th February 2014) saw the airing if the 2014 Brit Awards and while we’re never going to be able to give it a great deal of credit, there were a few memorable moments to take from the night, and perhaps the best of these was David Bowie’s speech. Though he couldn’t make(…)

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