Katie Melua and William Orbit, who produced Melua’s latest album, which is titled The House, did an excellent two-song live acoustic session for Absolute Radio last month.
Klaxons performed material from their new album, Surfing The Void, as well as songs from their 2007 Mercury Prize-winning album Myths Of The Near Future at their stellar September 20th concert at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom.
PJ Harvey appeared on the Sunday, April 18th edition of BBC-TV’s The Andrew Marr Show to be interviewed and to perform a new track called “Let England Shake.”
Like many longstanding bands, the Buzzcocks have something of a built-in fanbase that will come to see them whenever they come to town. But the Buzzcocks do not take their fanbase for granted at all. They delivered a fantastic, high-energy show that left everyone happy.
In addition to featuring well-drawn characters, interesting storylines, razor-sharp dialogue, and, for better or worse, the fashions of the early 1980s, Ashes to Ashes also has a fantastic soundtrack that is chock full of the music of the time.
Pixie Lott, the 19-year-old from Essex, England who is one of Britain’s biggest rising pop stars, recently appeared on the season premiere on the UK talk program The Graham Norton Show.
Little Boots began her tour of North America with a spectacular sold-out show at NYC’s Highline Ballroom on the same day that her debut album, Hands, received its American release.
Reviewed by Dave Thompson.
In the mid-1960’s, a teenage lad from the industrial town of Middlesborough, England, headed to London to make music. His band got a gig, and a gig meant money, food and freedom. On the way to the group’s breakthrough concert, however, the unthinkable happened: The van broke down.