Noel Gallagher: 60 Years of NME
Noel Gallagher is another of the cover stars, of the 60th Anniversary issue of the New Musical Express.
MTV EMA Awards 2012
The MTV EMA Awards take place at Festhalle in Frankfurt on 11th November.
Viewers have the opportunity to vote for their favourites, from the shortlists. Included in the nominations are:
...Lana Del Rey
...Lana Del Rey
...Lana Del Rey
Lana Del Rey: New Single 'Ride'
'Ride' is the new single from Lana Del Rey, listen to the audio here.
It will also be featured on the new deluxe version of her album 'Born To Die - Paradise Edition' which will be released on 12th November 2012.
Lana Del Rey: 'Born To Die' Paradise Edition
On November 12th Lana Del Rey will release an expanded version of her debut album 'Born To Die', entitled the 'Paradise Edition'. It will contain four extra tracks 'Blue Velvet', 'Body Electric', 'Gods and Monsters' and 'Yayo'.
Anna Calvi: Tate Britain and the Mercury Prize
Anna Calvi appears in a new series, where she performs live in the galleries of the Tate Britain, in response to two paintings from the Tate Collection. She also speaks about the influence on her music of the artworks, by JMW Turner and Peter Doig.
The Mercury Prize has also announced the list of it's judges, which will include Anna Calvi, who was nominated for the prize in 2011.
This year's event will take place on 1st November, in London.
- Steve Backman
No Doubt: Interview in The Guardian
See todays' The Guardian for a full interview with Gwen Stefani and No Doubt on their return with their first album in eleven years.
Zed's Dead: Mixmag Mix of the Week
Mixmag's 'Mix of the Week', is by Zed's Dead and available as a free download. A full interview is on the website.
Alt-J: New Video 'Fitzpleasure'
Alt-J have released a video for the track 'Fitzpleasure' from their Mercury Prize nominated album 'An Awesome Wave'.
Directed by Guillaume Cagniard, Artworks featured by Wim Delvoye courtesy of Galerie Perrotin.
Produced by COSA.
Lana Del Rey: H&M Advertisment
Lana Del Rey covers 'Blue Velvet', in a distinctly David Lynch style, for television adverts for her new H&M clothing range.
Noel Gallagher: Interviewed on NME Radio
Noel Gallagher was interviewed on NME Radio a few days ago.
Plan B: February UK Arena Tour
Following his headline gig at last week's iTunes Festival at London's Roundhouse, Plan B (AKA Ben Drew) has today confirmed details of an 11-date headline UK arena tour in February. Kicking off at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena, Plan B will head to Manchester, Cardiff, Nottingham, Bournemouth, Birmingham, London's O2 Arena (2nd time he's played the venue), Brighton, Plymouth, Glasgow, concluding in Aberdeen. Tickets go on pre-sale exclusively to fans from 9.00 am this Wednesday 12th September.
All the booking fees from the artist ticket website pre-sale will go to Ben's charity 'Each One Teach One Trust'. For more information, please go to: www.eoto.co.uk .
Over the past few months, Ben Drew has barely stopped. He released 'iLL Manors' - the movie, filmed a BBC3 documentary, toured the UK and also appeared at a selection of festivals including BBC's Hackney One Big Weekend. He's now starring in a remake of 'The Sweeney' with Ray Winstone and performed as one of the headliners of this year's iTunes Festival 2012.
Plan B's February Arena tour is as follows:
01 Newcastle: Metro Radio Arena
02 Manchester: Arena
04 Cardiff: Motorpoint Arena
05 Nottingham: Capital FM Arena
07 Bournemouth: International Centre
08 Birmingham: LG Arena
09 London: O2 Arena
11 Brighton: Brighton Centre
12 Plymouth: Pavilions
14 Glasgow: S.E.C.C.
15 Aberdeen: Exhibition Centre
Noel Gallagher: 'International Magic Live at the O2' Live DVD
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds release their first live concert DVD, on Sour Mash Records on 15th October. 'International Magic Live at the O2, includes the full 90 minute concert, complete with choir, plus extras - live acoustic session in Toronto, the 'Ride The Tiger' video trilogy and footage from this years NME Awards, where Noel was given the 'Godlike Genius Award'.
The limited edition special edition format is a beautiful bespoke hardback book with a 20-page booklet and wallet, and features an exclusive demos CD called 'Faster Than The Speed Of Magic', which includes demos of all the album tracks, B sides and 'Freaky Teeth'.
The exclusive demos CD is also featured on the blu-ray format.
All formats -- standard, blu-ray and special edition -- are available with an exclusive Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds world tour t-shirt, which is only available with this DVD.
Everyone who pre-orders the DVD will be entered into a competition to win a signed, personalised and framed set-list from the same show that the DVD was recorded at. 25 Runners up win a signed artwork print.
Pre-order it here now:
Lana Del Rey: GQ's 'Woman of the Year'
Lana Del Rey was given the GQ Magazine's 'Woman of the Year Award' at the event in London, earlier this week. She is the cover star of the forthcoming October issue.
Two Door Cinema Club: New Album 'Beacon'
Listen to the new Two Door Cinema Club album 'Beacon', streaming in it's entirety, prior to it's official release on 3rd September. Click the Facebook link below:
- Matt Bates