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Bestival Time

 
By on Friday, 12th September 2008 at 1:34 pm
 

After a wonderful summer of music festivals, it’s already time to start booking your tickets and buying your wellies for next year.  Despite the mud bath that was Bestival 2008, Rob Da Bank and the rest of his team are positive about next years festival and have released the ‘Early Bird special’ tickets today.

The Festival will take place at Robin Hill, Isle of White, starting Friday the 11th of September and coming to an end on the 13th.  For a limited period only, the fast and furious can buy a bargain adult ticket for just £120.  Not a bad price at for three days of music and mud.

Visit the Bestival web site for more information.

 

Pendulum / November – December 2008 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 12th September 2008 at 9:29 am
 

Drum and Bass is back in the UK.   The Australian dance music cortet Pendulum, are soon to embark on a UK tour that should set the Chav world alight.

After doing the rounds at many of the summer festivals and even supporting Carl Cox out in Ibiza, the boys should be just about warmed up for their winter dates.

Tickets for some events have already gone on sale, so if you are looking to see them in London, be quick!

Catch Pendulum at:

Monday 24th November – Belfast Nugent Hall
Thursday 27th November – South Wales Newport Centre
Friday 28th November – Portsmouth Guildhall
Saturday 29th November – Swindon Oasis
Tuesday 2nd December – Leeds Academy
Wednesday 3rd December – Birmingham Carling Academy
Thursday 4th December – Brixton Carling Academy
Friday 5th December – Brixton Carling Academy
Sunday 7th December – Manchester Apollo
Monday 8th December – Liverpool Su Mountford
Tuesday 9th December – Glasgow Carling Academy
Wednesday 10 December – Sheffield Carling Academy
Friday 12th December – Bournemouth International Centre
Saturday 13th December – Llandudno Venue Cymru
Sunday 14th December – Newcastle Carling Academy

 

Babyshambles Bounce Back After Cancelled Moonfest

 
By on Thursday, 11th September 2008 at 9:04 am
 

Just a quick one for all you Baby Shambles fans out there, ever on the look out for Pete and his musical movements.

After the recent cancellation of the Wiltshire based festival Moonfest left many Baby Shambles fans wondering when they would next see their beloved Pete Doherty up on stage, it appears you have to wonder no more.

John Green, the man behind the Moonfest, has booked the Baby Shambles for one night only at the Brixton Academy to give all those disappointed devotees another chance to witness the emotional rock ‘n’ roll show that is the Baby Shambles.

The gig will take place within the next six weeks but unfortunately will only be welcoming those who had tickets to the cancelled Moonfest.

The date is yet to be set so so keep an eye on the Tickets Alerts section to find out exactly when the gig will be taking place.

 

Bands to Watch #29: Wave Machines

 
By on Tuesday, 9th September 2008 at 5:56 pm
 

With the end of the world nearing fast and the future of humanity staring into a Swedish black hole, I thought it would be a great opportunity to sing the praises of a band I’ve really enjoyed listening to over the last few months!

In the mix of this wonderful feel good indie summer, the superb Liverpudlians, Wave Machines, have been spilling their beautifully melodic, electro pop charm all over the UK.  As well as a jammed packed summer, the boys still managed to release their ultra catchy debut single, ‘I Go, I Go, I Go’.

It’s hard to describe the exact sound this band where intending when they first got together in January 2007, but what they have come up with is a perfect mix of dancable rhythm and soft electric melody that will sink into your brain along with the comforting vocals on first listen.

The boys have already been crowned winners of Zane Lowe’s ‘Fresh Meet’ slot on Radio 1 and described by NME as “Liverpool’s best kept secret”.  Don’t be suprised if you soon find yourself throwing uncontrolable shapes to the hypnotic sounds of the Wave Machines on every indie dance floor!

 

News : Noel Gallagher and his Top 10

 
By on Saturday, 6th September 2008 at 7:47 am
 

It’s only the 5th day of the month but I bet you music lovers, with your ears close to the ground, were already wondering where exactly the Gallegher brothers monthly druel was coming from?

Well its here!  In the form of a ‘Top 10 Greatest Bands’ list!  This month its brother Noel who has kindly listed for us, his opinion of the top 10 greatest bands of all time.

I hate to put a downer on things but hasn’t this list already been written…One Million times?

The list was found on the official Oasis blog, where Noel states, “This means the Top 10 bands of all time. No solo artists allowed. No female artists allowed. No collectives allowed (Public Enemy etc.).

I think we could have all guessed the first one:

1: The Beatles
2: The Rolling Stones
3: The Who
4: Sex Pistols
5: The Kinks
6: The La’s
7: Pink Floyd
8: The Bee Gees
9: The Specials
10: (Peter Green’s) Fleetwood Mac

Well there you have it, another version of the Top 10 greatest bands and I know what your thinking!  No Led Zeppelin!

You can read more exciting Oasis news here on there official Site!

 

News : Smashing Pumpkins Guitar Hero Release!

 
By on Thursday, 4th September 2008 at 4:25 pm
 

In the race to release your next single in the most original way possible, once you’ve tried them all, what’s next!  Of course! Bypass the CD, ignore the net and avoid the USB stick at all costs…Release your next single on a computer game!!

Yes you heard me right!  The Pumpkins have smashed all music conformity and made a deal to release their next single, G.L.O.W, on the impending, ‘Guitar Hero: World Tour’!

The downloadable song pack will also include ‘1979′ and ‘The Everlasting Gaze’.If that isn’t enough for you Pumpkin fans, players will also be able to play the game as front man Billy Corgan, in an attempt to conquer the music world!

Now, song release originality just doesn’t come much better than that does it?You can catch Corgan in this online video as he does what he does best at the making of ‘Guitar Hero: World Tour’!

The dowloadable gamepack will be released in the UK on November 14th for the Playstation 3, Xbox 360.

 
 
 

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