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Month April 2010

All new Kylie Konnect

Ahead of the release of her new single ‘All The Lovers’ and album ‘Aphrodite’, Kylie Minogue has relaunched Kylie Konnect, her official social network. Kylie Konnect is THE place for Kylie fans to make friends with other fans, write blogs, create groups, join in discussion forums and more. Go to http://kyliekonnect.com/ to check it out. [...]

Chemical Brothers’ Escape Velocity visual teaser

Check out this teaser of the visual accompaniment to ‘Escape Velocity’, one of the new tracks on the astonishing new audio/visual album from The Chemical Brothers, ‘Further’, which is out June 14:

Roll Deep on track for UK number one

Roll Deep, the East London collective which launched the likes of Dizzee Rascal, Tinchy Stryder and Wiley, are headed for the top of the UK singles chart. The latest Official Chart Update has confirmed that their infectious new single, the Virgin Records-released  ‘Good Times’, is currently outselling all other tracks in the UK. According to [...]

Katy Perry Tapped for People Magazine’s 2010 “Most Beautiful” List

Singer/songwriter and global superstar Katy Perry is among the stars to nab a coveted spot on this year’s People Magazine “Most Beautiful People” list — on newsstands beginning this week.  (Great choice, People!) Click the image below to watch the video on People.com. 

Empire of the Sun add Toronto, NY and LA to Lollapalooza date on live North American debut

In support of their album Walking On A Dream, Australia’s Empire Of The Sun is proud to announce three exclusive North American tour dates in August in addition to Lollapalooza in Chicago.  The band continues to draw praise, accolades and new fans: 7 ARIA Award wins in Australia including Album of the Year, Single of [...]

Yeasayer confirm summer tour dates

Following a brilliant performance at Coachella earlier this month, in which they were named checked by JayZ no less, Yeasayer have confirmed a string of live festival appearances as well as handful of headline shows in Cambridge, Sheffield and Brighton. Kicking off in the UK with a sell out headline show at London’s Koko the [...]

Gorillaz’ London shows to be broadcast by MTV

On Thursday and Friday of this week, April 29 & 30, Gorillaz play their first live dates in London for almost 10 years, and MTV UK & Ireland has announced that it will broadcast a Gorillaz live performance from the concerts at the Roundhouse. MTV will stream tracks from the new Gorillaz album ‘Plastic Beach’ [...]

You Me At Six confirm US album release for June, US and UK live dates

Fresh from debuting at number five in the UK with their second album ‘Hold Me Down’, UK quintet You Me At Six have confirmed that the album will be released in the US on June 22 through Virgin Records. As Q magazine puts it so well: “The unadulterated glee with which the quintet attack every [...]

Lady A’s album goes double platinum, single goes triple platinum

Lady Antebellum‘s sophomore album “Need You Now” was just certified double platinum in the US and the title track simultaneously achieved triple platinum status.  The album is now spending its 12th week at #1 on the Billboard Country albums chart as for the same stretch in the upper ranks of the Billboard Top 200, including [...]

Kings of Convenience: first North American tour in 5 years

Norway’s Kings Of Convenience will embark on their first North American tour in 5 years, in support of their acclaimed album, Declaration Of Dependence. Renowned for their captivating live shows, the duo of Erlend Øye and Eirik Gambek Boe play a unique brand of atmospheric acoustic pop, mixing gorgeous harmonies, gentle bossa nova inflections and [...]