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Month June 2010

The Postelles debut new video for “White Night”

New York foursome The Postelles, whose self-titled debut album is slated for October release (Capitol) and is being produced by The Strokes’ Albert Hammond, Jr., premiered the video for album track “White Night” this week on Idolator.  The clip showcases their mix of vintage sensibility with downtown New York edge. Check it out here:

Chiddy Bang reveal album details to Popeater

Philadelphia rap duo Chiddy Bang paid a visit to the Popeater offices in New York to discuss details about their upcoming album (out in the US on Virgin in late August).  They dished on tour adventures in Munich, sampling indie music and at near the end, they find some time for a little freestyle. Check [...]

Eliza Doolittle in session

The lovely Eliza Doolittle releases her summery new single ‘Pack Up’ on July 5. Check out this clip from Sony Ericsson’s PocketTV where she talks about the single and her music and performs an acoustic version of ‘Pack Up’ as well as a cover of Justin Bieber’s ‘Baby’:

Kylie’s summer anthems

So what’s Kylie listening to at the moment? Check out her summer playlist here. There’s now less than a week to go until Kylie’s new album ‘Aphrodite’ is released – click here to pre-order. And do you have a question you’re dying to ask Kylie? You might be in luck:

John Lennon albums remastered

We’re very proud to announce that eight of John Lennon‘s classic solo albums and other standout recordings have been digitally remastered from his original mixes for a global catalogue initiatve commemorating his 70th birthday, which falls on October 9. This sweeping catalogue initiative, overseen by Yoko Ono and EMI Music, includes 1980′s Grammy Award-winning ‘Double [...]

John Lennon – Gimme Some Truth

John Lennon albums remastered from the original mixes and new collections compiled for global “Gimme Some Truth” campaign launching in October The GRAMMY Award winning album ‘Double Fantasy’ will now be available in a newly remixed ‘Stripped Down’ version produced by Yoko Ono and Jack Douglas Sweeping Catalogue Initiative Overseen by Yoko Ono and EMI [...]

Gorillaz #1, LCD Soundsystem #5 on NPR’s 2010’s Best Music (So Far) List

Gorillaz‘s “Plastic Beach” was named #1 and LCD Soundsystem’s “This is Happening” clocked in at #5 on NPR Music’s influential list, “the 2010’s Best Music (So Far).”   Determined by a nationwide poll of its audience members, several other artists in the EMI family made the top 20, including Sweden’s The Knife for their experimental opera project “Tomorrow, in a Year” (Mute) at [...]

Katy’s a record breaker

American radio just can’t get enough of Katy Perry. Billboard have confirmed that Katy’s monster hit single, ‘California Gurls’ featuring Snoop Dogg, has set a new record for the most number of plays in a week in the 17-year history of the Billboard Pop Song’s radio airplay chart! Last week the song was played an [...]

New Lady Antebellum video out now

Check out the brand new video from Lady Antebellum to accompany their new single ‘Our Kind Of Love’ which they performed live on the Ellen DeGeneres Show in the US  last Sunday night. ‘Our Kind Of Love’ is the latest single from their massive hit album ‘Need You Now’ which has spent the last 21 weeks in the [...]

Blue Note Signs Ambrose Akinmusire, Award-winning Trumpeter

EMI’s Blue Note Records has signed jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Ambrose Akinmusire. The 28 year-old winner of the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition will head into the studio this Fall to record his major label debut with labelmate Jason Moran as co-producer. “Mr. Akinmusire is among the latest to put together a quintet that [...]