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Parlophone announce Record Store Day vinyl releases

As music lovers across the world eagerly await Record Store Day on April 16, Parlophone this week announced details of an exciting series vinyl releases in the UK. Jonsi, Beastie Boys, Tinie Tempah, Bat For Lashes, Gorillaz and Danger Mouse & Danielle Luppi are all lined up to release 7” vinyls – strictly  limited to [...]

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.

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 [...]

EMI Music at Coachella

Photo by: Ryan Muir If you’re Coachella-bound this weekend, you’re in for an amazing line up that includes some highly-anticipated performances from EMI Music artists, including headliners such as LCD Soundsystem, deadmau5, David Guetta and Gorillaz (see schedule below). If you’re not headed to the Indio Polo fields this weekend, no problem. The EMI team [...]

Jónsi’s new single, Animal Arithmetic released May 24

The new track from Sigur Ros frontman Jonsi is summery, vibrant and an explosive splash of drums, keyboards and woodwind instruments. It has catchy lyrics, stating, “Every time everyone everything is full of life, everyday everywhere people are so alive.” Jónsi will be making UK festival appearances at Latitude and Bestival. Animal Arithmetic carries Jónsi [...]

In-stores, swag and vinyl in store at Record Store Day this weekend

This Saturday, music fans in many parts of the globe might find some extremely cool stuff in store for them:  it’s Record Store Day!  Limited edition vinyl, free stuff and in-store performances will be happening in 18 countries beginning Saturday at thousands of independent record stores. As reported earlier, in the UK, Parlophone’s getting into [...]

Exclusive UK vinyl releases for Record Store Day on April 17

Saturday April 17 is Record Store Day. Over a thousand independent record shops across 18 countries in four continents are taking place to highlight the contribution of indie stores to music. EMI is producing a series of special releases that will only be available through participating retailers. In the US EMI is releasing exclusive John [...]

Jónsi full album stream now available

The debut English language album by Sigur Rós singer Jónsi, ‘Go’, is out next week. Ahead of the release you can now stream the album in full through NPR and MySpace (UK only). Listen here: NPR First Listen; MySpace

Jónsi new album ‘Go’ in March; live dates planned for April

On April 5 EMI’s Parlophone Records will release worldwide the delightful album from Jón Thor Birgisson, otherwise known as Jónsi, the lead singer of Icelandic toubadours Sigur Rós. The nine tracks on the album are a collaboration with classical wunderkind Nico Muhly (“one of the hottest composers on the planet” according to the Daily Telegraph) and [...]

Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi readies English-language solo album

Jónsi, the lead singer of everyone’s favouite Icelandic musical innovators, Sigur Rós, has announced that he will release his debut solo album, ‘Go’, on March 22 next year. But you don’t have to wait until then to hear Jónsi’s wonderfully evocative voice on his new music. Pop over to www.jonsi.com, which, as well as having [...]