One of the recent stops on the promotion tour for Robert Plant’s Band of Joy album was the London studios of Absolute Radio, where Plant gave an interesting and sometimes quite funny interview to DJ Geoff Lloyd.
The English singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding made her New York City concert debut on Thursday, September 30th with a very well-received show at the Hiro Ballroom in Chelsea.
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.
Paul Weller, still one of rock’s best interview subjects, gave a great interview to XFM Manchester’s Clint Boon last week.
Ellie Goulding has released the fourth single, “The Writer,” from her Lights album. She will be playing two special shows in America, in L.A. and NYC, later this month.
Blondie returned to their New York City home for a show on Tuesday night, August 31st at the Nokia Theatre Times Square and, as always, delivered a set that left the hometown crowd very happy.
The New York City-based band ‘s exposure should take flight beyond the region in years to come
Among the up-and-coming UK-based acts that are gaining notoriety these days are Glasgow’s rock/pop/electronica trio GoGoBot. They’ve been getting airplay recently from some of the UK’s most respected DJs.
Interview segments with Mick Jones and fellow Clash bandmate Topper Headon, Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols, and friends, fans, and journalists in this DVD paint a vivid picture of why Joe Strummer was such an important figure in music during the last quarter of the 20th century.