Camp Badger residents had hoped to stay in place for the cull's six-week duration
We spoke to Everything Everything's Jeremy Pritchard ahead of his band's appearance at Festival No. 6.
'Whenever I hear Adam Ant it's a primal thing – he's a great singer'
Drake (pictured) continues to tease ahead of the release of his new album – his third – Nothing Was The Same, out on 16 September; yet another major hip hop record in year of big-name rap releases. Recently the Canadian hip hop/R&B star put out the second single from the track from his new effort, available already on iTunes and other usual digital outlets – as well as streaming on Soundcloud at snd.sc/13i6Noh. With production duties from Majid Jordan (reportedly a somewhat mysterious Canadian duo), “Hold On, We're Going Home”, veers more towards the R&B side rather than the rap side, with Drake singing quietly over layers of downbeat and downtempo house-like soundcapes. A seductive number that bears repeating.
Radiohead frontman last week hit out at Spotify, accusing them of prioritising shareholders over artists
Amanda Palmer, the Kickstarter pioneer and erstwhile singer of Dresden Dolls, has taken aim at the Daily Mail after the newspaper ran a story about her set at Glastonbury that failed to include anything about her actual performance and instead focused on the fact that one of her breasts “escaped her bra” while she played. The headline ran, “Making a boob of herself!” with photos of the incident.
Stephen Street says Yorke's band devalued digital music when they made their seventh album pay-what-you-like
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
Beth Orton, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Michael Kiwanuka are also among the gang interpreting the Scientologist’s songs for him
Welsh shed beats off stiff competition from 1,900 entries around the UK
If Kevin Parker’s recent criticism of disengaged festival crowds, whom he branded "Tarzans", revealed a spikier side to Tame Impala's frontman, the Australian appeared wholly engrossed, responsive and appreciative during last night’s scintillating pre-Glastonbury performance.
Kristjan Järvi here uses three of JS Bach's brief “Inventions”, played by Simone Dinnerstein, as jumping-off points for new pieces by members of his Absolute Ensemble, aiming to transport the originals “from baroque to rock to Gypsy folk, to Indian rhythms, to African beats and electronics”.
A legal fight between the rock band The Velvet Underground and the Andy Warhol Foundation is over.
'Earl Sweatshirt's only 19, but he's the best rapper around'
"I feel a whole lot better," maintains a hoarse Wayne Coyne, apologising for being too ill to play the previous day's cancelled concert before informing us that "being sick is pretty petty" compared to the tornado disaster in Oklahoma, his home state. It is. He goes on to admit that "this is kind of a ridiculous event". It's certainly an odd event.