PJ Harvey became the first artist to be awarded two Mercury Prizes when her Let England Shake album was honored during ceremonies last night at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.
Keith Moon, The Who’s late drummer, was the subject of a BBC Radio 2 special that marked the 33rd anniversary of his death.
BBC Radio 2’s In Concert program broadcast an excellent 2009 show by The Pretenders that can now be heard on demand on the station’s Web site.
BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting a 16-part series that looks back on the legendary BBC-TV live music series Old Grey Whistle Test.
BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting a terrific two-part special on Pete Townshend that features The Who’s guitarist telling his own story. The first part has been broadcast and can be heard on demand on the BBC Radio 2 Web site.
PJ Harvey was interviewed and performed three songs from her Mercury Prize-nominated album Let England Shake on Absolute Radio recently. The session and interview can now be heard on demand on Absolute Radio’s Web site.
Noel Gallagher made his first public comments about the breakup of Oasis and also talked about his two forthcoming solo albums at a press conference on Wednesday, July 6th at London’s Electric Cinema.
The most recent documentary in XFM London’s excellent XFM 25 series focuses on The Smiths’ seminal 1986 album The Queen Is Dead.
Beady Eye’s tour hit New York City’s Webster Hall on the evening of Thursday, June 23rd, and in what was a hot, sweaty, and absolutely packed, sold-out venue, the former members of Oasis delivered a show that left the raucous crowd quite pleased.
Kate Bush recently spoke to BBC 6 Music about her new album Director’s Cut, a release that presents reworked versions of songs from her Sensual World and Red Shoes albums.