Air have announced a trio of live dates to support their new album ‘Pocket Symphony.’ The French purveyors of chilled-out electronica play shows in Glasgow, Manchester and London this March. They coincide with the release of ‘Pocket Symphony’ on March 5, which will be followed by the single ‘Once Upon A Time’ a week later. The follow-up to 2004’s ‘Talkie Walkie’ has been co-produced with former Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich. Nicolas from the group says it is a change in direction from previous efforts. He said: “This album is different. We decided to go back to the soundtrack music style, with more instrumentals and less songs.” ...
Laika is halfway through its next record, but will take a break as its members explore other directions. The British post-rock act revealed it has about half of its next follow-up to 2003's Wherever I Am, I Am What Is Missing (Beggars) but isn't heading back into the studio immediately. Singer/saxophone player Margaret Fiedler's landed a six-month contract job with the BBC, while guitarist Guy Fixsen's traveling Southeast Asia ...
Good news for people who like news about Modest Mouse: The act's set a release date. The band revealed that its We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank will hit stores March 20 from Epic Records. The 12-track set follows up Good News for People Who Like Bad News (2004, Epic), and is the first album to feature former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr as a full member of the Modest Mouse lineup ...
Page France is set to release its first new album for Suicide Squeeze. The band's ... And the Family Telephone hits stores May 8. The 14-track effort follows the Suicide Squeeze re-release of the band's 2005 Fall Records effort, Hello Dear Wind ...
The Black Rebel Motorcycle Club rides again in May. The act's Baby 81 is on target for a May 1 release from RCA. The 13-track effort follows up 2005's Howl (RCA), and is reported to shift the band back toward its Jesus and Mary Chain influences ...
M. Ward's set to enter his post-Post-War era. The singer/songwriter's To Go Home EP is on track for a Feb. 19 release in the United Kingdom by 4AD. The four-track cut follows up Ward's Post-War, which hit stores last fall from 4AD ...
Six years after the release of the seminal ‘Since I Left You’, it seems The Avalanches are finally getting their collective arses into gear to record their new album. The hyper-eclectic Aussies said in a post on their official website that the new material is “so fucking party” and “more hip-hop than you’d expect.” ...
Amy Winehouse - Back To Black
Damien Rice - 9
Guillemots - Through The Windowpane
Sean Lennon - Friendly Fire
+ The Chalets, Editors, Oh No, Tv On The Radio, Interpol, Album Leaf, Antony & The Johnsons, Ben Kweller,
Ani Di Franco, Brand New, Bright Eyes, Dresden Dolls, Jason Mraz, Jets To Brazil, Kill Hannah, Metric,
Mirah, Tegan & Sara, Placebo, Oasis, Devendra Banhart, Razorlight, Stars, Viva Voce, We Are Scientists,
Dirty Pretty Things, Wolfmother, Yo La Tengo, Blood Brothers, Dandy Warhols, Blonde Redhead, Pinback, etc.
Small Sins - Small Sins (2006) !!!
The Delgados - Hate !!!
Thom Yorke - The Spitting Feathers [EP] !!!
The Sounds - Living In America !!!
+ Prefuse 73, Hot Chip, Water Lilly, Metric, Hard-Fi, Zero 7, The Gentleman Losers, Q And Not U,
Erlend Öye, Boards Of Canada, Dntel, 13 & God, etc.
The Subways - Young For Eternity
Soundgarden - A-Sides
Thom Yorke - The Eraser