1. Slipknot Return With New Single ‘The Negative One’


    Slipknot have returned with the first track to be taken from their long awaited, as-yet-untitled fifth album.

    The track, entitled ‘The Negative One’, marks the first new material the band have released since the passing of bassist Paul Gray in 2010, as well as the departure of drummer Joey Jordison last year.

    Frontman Corey Taylor recently stated in an interview with Loudwirethat their upcoming…

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  2. Lorde To Curate The New Hunger Games Movie Soundtrack

    Lorde To Curate The New Hunger Games Movie Soundtrack

    It has been announced that Lorde will curate the soundtrack for the forthcoming third instalment of the Hunger Games series, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. The New Zealand singer-songwriter is also due to provide the soundtrack’s lead single.

    In a press release Lorde has said that masterminding the soundtrack of such a…

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  3. Mac DeMarco Releases Video For Chamber Of Reflection

    Mac DeMarco has shared a video for ‘Chamber of Reflection’, a song from his second record Salad Days. DeMarco also revealed that Al Pacino directed the video, which you can watch above.

    While DeMarco’s video for ‘Passing Out Pieces’ featured him giving birth a doll with a head of lettuce, the ‘Chamber Of Reflection’ manages to…

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  4. Listen to Two New Kano Tracks

    Legendary grime MC Kano premièred two new tracks last night on Mistajam’s 1Xtra show.

    The first, ‘Flow of the Year’, is produced by and features Boy Better Know co-founder JME. The second, ‘Dirty Die (KING KONG Riddim)’, is produced by Melé.

    The tracks continue the tradition of Kano’s sporadic single releases since he dropped the Jack Bauer 2.4mixtape on New Year’s Day 2012, but we’ll allow it…

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  5. El-P and Killer Mike Share Preview From ‘Run The Jewels 2’

    El-P Shares Preview From ‘Run The Jewels 2’

    Run the Jewels - El-P (left) and Killer Mike

    As reported on Twitter by producer and rapper El-P, Run The Jewels 2 is in it’s final stages of mixing, meaning the second record from Killer Mike and El-P is imminent.

    RTJ2 is one day away from being fully mixed.—
    el-p (@therealelp) July 29, 2014

    Today, the duo previewed one of the record’s tracks, ‘Blockbuster Night Part 1′. The track is noticeably more aggressive than what came before, with…

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  6. TV On The Radio Announce New Album ‘Seeds’

    TV on the Radio have confirmed plans to release a new album this autumn. Alongside the announcement, the band released a teaser, which contains a snippet of new music. You can watch the album teaser above.

    The album, entitled Seeds, is their first since fourth studio album Nine Types Of Light(released in 2011). It will also be their…

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  7. Damon Albarn on New Blur Record: ‘It may just be one of those records that never comes out’

    Damon Albarn on New Blur Record: ‘It may just be one of those records that never comes out’

    Damon Albarn

    Blur frontman Damon Albarn has said that the album they started recording in 2013 may never get finished.

    Albarn announced in February of this year that 15 songs had been recorded in Hong Kong last May, but that a new album would probably not surface for years.

    Now in an interview with NME this week, Albarn has stated that his preferred method of working and complications in Hong Kong may mean…

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  8. Learn How To Write A Pop Song With Marianas Trench’s Ingenious ‘Pop 101’

    Learn How To Write A Pop Song With Marianas Trench’s Ingenious ‘Pop 101′

    Last month, a YouTube sensation was born out of one Brett Domino, a musician from Leedswho earned the respect and appraisal of both impressionable internet-goers and self-righteous music elitists by ‘exposing’ the formula to making a ‘hit’ song with his track ‘Sexy When You Do That’, a parody song that uses Jason Derulo‘s infamous…

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  9. The Family Rain - Hunger Sauce (EP)


    Hunger Sauce is an appropriate title for The Family Rain’s latest EP, for it satisfies the rumbling bellies of indie followers everywhere. The three brothers from Bath have turned it up a gear with this fantastical four track masterpiece five months after that début LP, and with no other than Alex Turner paying close attention to them, The Family Rain are somewhat of a big deal.

    Opening track…

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  10. Blur to Release ‘Live At The Budokan’ in UK

    Live At The Budokan

    Blur are set to release the recording of their 1995 performance at The Budokan, Tokyo.

    The gig was originally released as a Japan exclusive (see album art above), but will be available in the UK from August 11.

    The UK release of the live album will also be getting some special treatment – a remastering by Frank Arkwright at Abbey Road Studios, who has worked with the likes of The Smiths, Joy…

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