Talk about suspense. Further to the news that Prince is soon releasing PLECTRUMELECTRUM, his first album with all-female rock trio 3RDEYEGIRL, a short teaser for their track "PRETZELBODYLOGIC" went up on YouTube this week. Warning: blink and you'll miss it. The album was written and recorded in Prince's Paisley Park recording studio in Minneapolis, London and New York. Meanwhile, at time of writing, we are still waiting to know exactly which "iconic venues in and around London" Prince will be playing on the Hit and Run Tour any time from Monday. Keep your diary clear…
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Friday 30 March 2012
If the term family festival conjures the unwelcome image of bouncy castles and entertainers, Camp Bestival might change your view.
Friday 23 March 2012
Wednesday 21 March 2012
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Saturday 17 March 2012
PJ Proby, the veteran pop singer, has been cleared of benefit fraud after the prosecution dropped its case following the discovery of new evidence. Proby, 73, was acquitted on all nine counts after being accused of cheating the benefits system out of more than £47,000 by claiming he had just £5 in the bank.
Friday 16 March 2012
American-born pop singer PJ Proby has been cleared of benefit fraud after the prosecution dropped its case following the discovery of new evidence.
Friday 09 March 2012
Rap superstar Jay-Z is to headline BBC Radio 1's Olympic celebration, the Hackney Weekend 2012
Friday 09 March 2012
Someone clever once remarked that all actors sit on a scale between Gary Oldman and Jack Nicholson. At one extreme is Oldman, who so absorbs his characters that you can barely recognise him. At the other, the character is subsumed by the id of Jackness.
Friday 02 March 2012
It's interesting how many of today's brighter young talents, from Laura Marling to Duffy, have been reared not on the conveyor-belt exercises of stage school, but on more individually fulfilling engagement with the outré influences of older generations. J
Friday 24 February 2012
For a while now, UK label 4AD have been presenting artfully shot videos of bands from their roster performing their music in studio settings – with the likes of Gang Gang Dance and St Vincent appearing at 4ad.com/sessions.
Monday 20 February 2012
Sunday 12 February 2012
Slice Of The City: Rio de Janeiro - On a beachside walk through the world's most sensual city, Graeme Green finds music and fashion are still always the passion
Tuesday 07 February 2012
Adele is at the forefront of a new British revival in the album charts with home-grown artists recording their best sales since the mid-1990s when Oasis and the Spice Girls ruled.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Aaron and Bryce Dessner, identical twin brothers and twin guitarists for their band The National, are so in synch that their dialogue can, apparently, be difficult for outsiders to understand.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
“Love it is an apple core, before the fruit was beautiful, now it is a circle, life and death a circle, the circle is a cadence,” Jonathan Wilson maintains on the languid hippie anthem “Gentle Spirit”. You dig? He digs us. He tells us so.
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