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Day July 9, 2010

LCD Soundsystem, Chemical Brothers and Jónsi among URB’s Best of 2010 so far

Tastemakers URB.com have put out their list of ten best albums of 2010 so far.  From the EMI family LCD Soundsystem‘s “This Is Happening” make the list at #3, The Chemical Brothers‘ “Further” nabs the #6 spot ,and Jónsi’s “Go” is #7.

New behind-the-scenes video and preview track from KT Tunstall

Some people forget their dreams when they wake up.  Not singer/songwriter KT Tunstall.  A very powerful dream is what inspired her new album, “Tiger Suit,” out this fall (Sept 20 in the UK, October 5 in the US).  This new collection of music, described by KT as “Nature Techno,’ feature collaborators including co-writers Martin Terefe, Linda [...]

Ask Katy Perry — anything — via YouTube. She might just answer!

What does Katy Perry have in common with President Barack Obama and Academy Award winner James Cameron? They’ve all been tapped by YouTube to use its new Moderator tool. (And Katy is the first musical artist to use YouTube Moderator). Here’s how YouTube Moderator works. Fans can go to Katy Perry’s YouTube Channel and submit questions via [...]

Danger Mouse and James Mercer’s acoustic version of “Insane Lullaby”

Danger Mouse and Broken Bells bandmate James Mercer recently filmed this insanely good acoustic performance of “Insane Lullaby.”  The track, on which Mercer collaborates with Danger Mouse and the late Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse),  is from the gorgeous album Dark Night of the Soul, being released next week (July 12 UK/Rest of the world, July 13 in [...]