The XX make their TV debut on Later with Jools Holland tonight. The foursome from Putney self titled debut album was released in August 2009 to critical acclaim. Also performing are The Cribs with their new recruit Johnny Marr. BBC 2 Tuesday 22.00
The extended version of the show is this Friday on BBC 2 at 23.40
Watch out next week for Biffy Clyro and Echo and the Bunnymen.
From Thom Yorke on the Radiohead website today
In the past couple of weeks I've been getting a band together for fun to play the Eraser stuff live and the new songs etc.. to see if it could work!
here's a photo.. its me, Joey Waronker, Mauro Refosco, Flea and Nigel Godrich.
Noel Gallagher is to join Kasabian on their UK Stadium Tour 'kicking off' at Newcastle on10th November.
Noel had been quoted as saying that Kasabian were "Gobby Litle F*ck*rs" when they first came on the scene but has recently remarked that they are "Right up there with Primal Scream", which one assumes is a compliment.
Twones lets you tie all your music from across the web to one place, and share it with friends in real-time.
It is currently in Pre Beta and is only available to join by invitation but here is a special invite for the first 10 to link to it from here.
Biffy Clyro are delighted to announce that they have been invited by Muse to be their main support on 14 massive dates across Europe through November and December.
Unfortunately because of these support dates it has meant that several of the band's UK and European headline shows have been rescheduled. The UK dates being rearranged are Southampton Guildhall moving to 24 October and Cardiff University to 25 October.
A former keyboard player with Echo and the Bunnymen has been killed in a motorbike crash on the Isle of Man.
Jake Brockman, who was 53 and married, lived in Bristol. He died when his bike was in collision with a converted ambulance near Kirk Michael on Tuesday.
Known to fans as the "Fifth Bunnyman", he had been associated with the Liverpool band since its 80s heyday and became a full-time member in 1989.
In 1989 the band's first drummer Pete De Freitas died in a similar crash.
Damon Albarn and Mercury Prize-nominees The Horrors have collaborated on new material for the third Gorillaz album, which is due out in 2010.