Mount Kimbie: New Album and European Tour
Hot on the heels of the release of their second album 'Cold Spring Fault Less Youth', Mount Kimbie can now announce a European tour including their biggest UK headline show to date at Koko in London.
Last week the duo played to a sold out crowd at Peckham's Bussey Building, with The Guardian hailing the new live show "glorious" and "absorbing", as well as a landmark performance at last weekend's Field Day festival.
"The careful nuances, shuffling rhythms and strange emotions of their first outing, fine-tuned into something unmissable"
"Bigger and bolder than their 2010 debut Crooks & Lovers"
**** - Guardian
"Seeps with a distant brilliance"
9/10 - Clash
"Cerebral and arresting"
Daft Punk: 'Random Access Memories' at #1
Daft Punk's new album has come straight in at #1 on the Album Chart in Australia, Belgium, Ireland, New Zealand and the UK. 'Random Access Memories' is the UK's fastest selling album of 2013, with 165,000 sales in the first week.
The pair made a trip to the Monaco Grand Prix, this weekend to watch a Lotus F1 racer, bedecked in the Daft Punk colours.
25 May, 2013
Robbie Williams joined Dizzee Rascal onstage, for 'Goin' Crazy', at yesterday's Radio One Big Weekend in Derry.
Daft Punk: On The Cover Of The Rolling Stone
Daft Punk are featured on the front cover of the June edition of the USA issue of Rolling Stone magazine.
Wretch 32: New Single 'Blackout'
'Blackout', the new single from Wretch 32 featuring Shakka, has entered the BBC Radio One Top 40 Singles Chart this week at #6, on the Levels / Ministry of Sound label.
Wretch 32 performed the song live with his full band, on the 'Graham Norton Show', last Friday 17th May.
Daft Punk: 'One More Time' Singer Romanthony Dies
Cult house music producer & singer Romanthony has passed away at the age of 46. He contributed the vocals to Daft Punk's 2001 hit 'One More Time' and on the 'Discovery' album track 'Too Long'.
Recently he had been working with Boys Noize.
15 May, 2013
Phoenix: Jimmy Fallon Show
Last night Phoenix appeared on the Jimmy Fallon Show in the USA, and performed 'Trying To Be Cool' and 'The Real Thing' from their new album 'Bankrupt'.
Phoenix begin their European tour at the Primaverasound Festival in Barcelona on 23rd May.
Oasis: Greatest Britpop Anthems of All Time
In a poll of NME readers to find the 'Greatest Britpop Anthems of All Time', Oasis succeeded in taking all five top spots, as follows:
1. 'Live Forever'
2. 'Don't Look Back In Anger'
4. 'Cigarettes & Alcohol'
Daft Punk: NME Cover Stars
Daft Punk are the cover stars of this week's NME, including an in-depth interview with the French duo, discussing their highly-anticipated new album 'Random Access Memories'.
On Monday night the album was previewed at a "listening party" atop of London's The Shard skyscraper...
Dizzee Rascal: New Single 'Goin' Crazy'
Dizzee Rascal releases his new single 'Goin' Crazy' featuring Robbie Williams, on 16th June, on Dirtee Stank.
Daft Punk: 'Give Life Back To Music' Preview
A new teaser video from Daft Punk' shows them unboxing their new album 'Random Access Memories', and spinning their track 'Give Life Back To Music'. Released on Monday 20th May.
Dizzee Rascal: New Video 'Goin' Crazy'
Robbie Williams joins Dizzee Rascal on the track 'Goin' Crazy', taken from his new album 'The Fifth', which is released during the summer.
Lana Del Rey: 'Young & Beautiful'
Lana Del Rey unveils the new video, for her song 'Young & Beautiful', taken from the soundtrack of Baz Luhrmann's new movie 'The Great Gatsby'.
It opens in cinemas from May 17th and stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire.
09 May, 2013
The D.O.T.: Live in the Guardian Studio
The D.O.T. featuring Mike Skinner and Rob Harvey, perform their new single 'How We All Lie' live in the Guardian studio. The song is featured on their second album 'Diary'.
Dave Clarke: Klinch at the Melkweg Amsterdam
While the whole of The Netherlands celebrated the very last Queen's Night in its existence and the installment of the new Dutch King, Dave Clarke and his peers celebrated eight hours of non-stop techno in a packed Melkweg venue (Amsterdam).
After eight consecutive, sold out Amsterdam Dance Event editions at the Melkweg, this mother of all Amsterdam clubs hosted yet another edition of the Dave Clarke Presents event concept on Queen's Night Monday 29th April 2013. Dave Clarke Presents reflects Clarke's versatile and progressive musical taste, always on a quest to find the right balance between established names and upcoming talent.
For this edition, the Briton again managed to compose an impressive line-up featuring Cari Lekebusch, Paul Ritch (live), Steve Rachmad, Perc, Delta Funktionen, Estroe, Mr.Jones and Mirella Kroes.
- Martje Kremers
The D.O.T.: New Album 'The Diary'
The D.O.T.'s new album 'The Diary', their second in under a year, is released on 6th May.
Check their new video 'Blood, Sweat & Tears'.
02 May, 2013
Kingdom: 'Vertical XL'
In May, Fade to Mind will release Kingdom's 'Vertical XL', a new seven-track trek across biographical terrain, featuring newly-signed vocal sensation Kelela on its lead single 'Bank Head'. With this and numerous upcoming projects and collaborations, Kingdom continues to develop his unique curatorial map for the future of music and his growing family of club innovators.
01 May, 2013
Dave Clarke: 19 Years of Fuse Free Download
Decked Out's "Baron of Techno"... Dave Clarke celebrates 19 years of Fuse in Brussels, with a free download of his 3 hour set at the club on 13th April 2013.
- Martje Kremers
Ned's Atomic Dustbin: Nedstock 2013
Ned's Atomic Dustbin have announced Nedstock 2013, with guests Cud, Republica and DJ Steve Lamacq. To take place in November at Shepherds Bush Empire (22nd) and Birmingham O2 Academy (23rd).
Tickets available from:
- Steve Backman