‘Palindrome Hunches’ will be released on November 5th and follows his forthcoming UK dates including a Sonic Cathedral show at Bush Hall in London on September 25th. Neil then heads off across the pond before returning to the UK in November for more dates. Continue reading
Ed Ball has contributed to the Carol Morley film ‘Edge’ which recently had a DVD release. The press release describes the film as: Continue reading
Last week marked the 15th anniversary of the release of the third Oasis album. Whilst their peers The Charlatans are marking the anniversary of their 1997 album ‘Tellin’ Stories’ with a tour, all ‘Be Here Now’ seems to have attracted is a single half-hearted blog post via the NME. The post attracted loads of comments all with differing views, one stating it is the band’s ‘Rattle & Hum’ whilst others defending the album. Continue reading
Next week The June Brides are set to release their first single since April 1986.
Talking about ‘Going Blank Again’ as an album that is twenty years old seems unbelievable. In 1992 it was the twentieth anniversary of Ziggy Stardust, Exile on Main Street and Harvest, all brilliant life changing albums but it was music made by dinosaurs. Music during much of the 1980’s had been so, so terrible and the dinosaurs hadn’t changed anything… Continue reading
My Bloody Valentine have announced details of the release of a trio of re-issues on Monday May 14th 2012 through Sony Commercial Music Group.
They will release their 2 full-length studio albums, Isn’t Anything and Loveless, plus EP’s 1988-1991, a brand new compilation which draws together their 4 EP releases, Feed Me With Your Kiss, You Made Me Realise, Glider and Tremolo alongside 7 additional rare and previously un-released tracks. Continue reading
The Telescopes have announced a one-off gig in London next week at Corsica Studios on Sunday 27 November.
The gig is followed by some Japanese dates in early 2012.
You can find a Facebook event page for the gig by clicking here.
For a city of its size, Oxford seems to produce a large amount of bands. A film now has set out to give the history of the city’s music scene from Talulah Gosh in the 80’s to currently successful bands such as Radiohead and Foals. Along the way there were many other bands such as Five Thirty, Supergrass, Ride and Swervedriver. Continue reading
BBC Four is to host a Creation Records night next Friday (28 October 2011). Alongside ‘Upside Down’ there will also be a ‘Creation at the BBC’ compilation featuring performances from many of the labels acts. There will also be a repeat of the 2009 documentary about Rough Trade.
The schedule for the evening is as follows:
21:00 – Upside Down: The Creation Story Profile of the UK’s most inspired and dissolute independent record label, Creation. Repeated at 3am
22:40 – Creation at the BBC With My Bloody Valentine, Primal Scream, Oasis, Ride, Boo Radleys and Teenage Fanclub. Repeated at 2am
00:30 – Do it Yourself: The Story of Rough Trade Documenting the history of Rough Trade, from small record shop to successful record label. (R)
You can view the full schedule for the evening on the BBC website by clicking here.
After 15 years Mani is set to return to The Stone Roses as the classic line-up of the band reunite for a new album and world tour next year.
From their press conference this afternoon in Manchester, Granada Reports has tweeted that Mani has stated “it’s heart breaking to leave Primal Scream, but they’ve allowed me to follow my dream. I’m so grateful.”
The band have so far announced two dates in Manchester at Heaton Park on June 29th and 30th next year.