Roger Waters recently spoke with XFM London about his upcoming tour which will revisit Pink Floyd’s landmark 1979 album The Wall. In the interview, Waters also discussed his views on social networking as well as the reunion of Pink Floyd for the 2005 Live 8 show in London’s Hyde Park.
Ellie Goulding, the BBC’s Sound of 2010 winner, recently visited the studios of XFM London in Leicester Square to do a live session for the station.
The Rolling Stones have been doing a huge promotional push to spotlight the rerelease of their landmark 1972 album Exile On Main Street and the Stones In Exile documentary about the making of the album. Part of the promotions have been appearances on rock radio stations in the UK.
Marina Diamandis, who is known professionally as Marina and the Diamonds, recently visited the Leicester Square studios of XFM London to perform some live tracks from her debut album, The Family Jewels, and to be interviewed by DJ Steve Harris.
Kate Nash recently dropped by the Leicester Square studios of XFM London to discuss her new album, My Best Friend Is You, with DJ John Kennedy.
This past week, Paul Weller took to the airwaves of XFM London and Absolute Radio to be interviewed about his new album and to perform some tracks from it.
The funeral for punk impresario Malcolm McLaren was held on Thursday, April 22nd, in north London. McLaren died on April 8th of cancer at age 64.
Scouting For Girls seem to be the band of the moment in the UK. Their latest single, “This Ain’t A Love Song,” currently sits at number one in the UK singles chart. And they have been all over the UK music press lately, making TV and radio appearances to promote the single and their new album, Everybody Wants To Be On TV.
by John Curley—Welcome to the Sounds From Across The Pond blog. In this blog I will be discussing the best of the music from the UK. I will be covering many genres—rock, pop, electronica, punk, indie—and discussing bands and artists from the classic-rock era all the way up to today.