The National, Pixies, and Disclosure also confirmed for Barcelona festival
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Saturday 18 August 2012
Given the omissions necessary to a truly definitive account of the Sixties UK folk-rock boom – no Michael Chapman, Roy Harper, Davey Graham or Anne Briggs, let alone Donovan and Cat Stevens – Electric Eden offers a vivid enough account of this magical period of British music history.
Monday 13 August 2012
A stretch of the M6 motorway has been closed after a serious collision, police said.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Flying solo again following several recordings with his sister Julia, Angus Stone delivers what may be his masterpiece in Broken Brights, an album that seamlessly inhabits the resurgent Laurel Canyon sound.
Sunday 08 July 2012
Never believe anything anyone tells you in January. The month of second-guessing and self-fulfilling prophecies, it's the period when the music industry and media send out suspiciously samey lists of Bright New Hopes for the year ahead, almost always as cautious as they are tedious. But just occasionally, like a broken clock, they get it right.
Monday 02 July 2012
Forget sex and drugs, rock's newest subject is ageing, says Nick Hasted
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Having made her name following a Sandy Denny tribute concert in 2008, Mary Epworth spent four years revitalising the kind of psychedelic pop singer the late 60s created so well. The resulting feral stomp of ‘Black Doe’ was play-listed at 6 Music and Radio 2 and introduced a fiery raw talent.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Toothsome English rose Anna (Felicity Jones) and earnest American furniture maker Jacob (Anton Yelchin) fall in love while she is studying in LA.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
Atransient but important member of The Byrds and a major influence on the Rolling Stones, the Eagles and Emmylou Harris, Gram Parsons has long been acknowledged as the father of country-rock, though he preferred to call the genre "cosmic American music".
Friday 25 May 2012
“I’m tremendously proud of this album,” Rumer demurely claims about her impending new record, Boys Don’t Cry.
Saturday 19 May 2012
John Mayer continues mining the California singer-songwriter vein of 2009's Battle Studies.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Is it a problem that the Alabama Shakes' 'raw' and 'natural' soul-rock is nothing of the sort? Only until they start playing ...
Monday 30 April 2012
Seven people, including three children, were killed when their van plunged more than 50 feet into New York's Bronx Zoo.
Sunday 22 April 2012
They should have stuck a scratch'n'sniff card of rich Norwegian earth in with this intensely bucolic album fronted by composers Tore Brunborg on reeds and Rhodes, and vocalist Kirsti Huke.
Friday 20 April 2012
Michele Stodart has decided to stepaway from a successful band to make a country-themed album. By Gillian Orr
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
- 1 Double chins could be 'cured' without surgery or dieting using new injection
- 2 The BBC has just done more to eradicate ‘terrorism’ than all our wars since 9/11
- 3 Dog thinks owner is drowning in lake, dives in and tries to pull him out
- 5 Thank heavens for Louise Mensch and her foul-mouthed tweets to world leaders