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Nick Cave adds second London date to 2015 UK tour

Nick Cave adds second London date to 2015 UK tourNick Cave has added a second London date to his forthcoming UK tour.

Kate Bush concludes live shows, suggesting it will be "a while" before she plays again

Kate Bush concludes live shows, suggesting it will be "a while" before she plays againKate Bush concluded her run of sold-out 'Before The Dawn' shows at Hammersmith Apollo last night (...

The National soundtrack latest trailer for Stephen Hawking biopic 'The Theory of Everything' - watch

The National soundtrack latest trailer for Stephen Hawking biopic 'The Theory of Everything' - watchThe latest trailer for Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything is soundtracked by The...

The Go-Betweens to release early work in newly remastered box set

The Go-Betweens to release early work in newly remastered box setThe Go-Betweens are to release a lush new anthology that compiles their work from 1978 to 1984.

Joe Strummer “was a bit bonkers… but even early on he had this charisma”

Joe Strummer “was a bit bonkers… but even early on he had this charisma”Joe Strummer's bandmates in pre-Clash pub rockers The 101'ers remember the singer and guitarist in...

Ryan Adams covers Foreigner's 'I Want To Know What Love Is' - listen

Ryan Adams covers Foreigner's 'I Want To Know What Love Is' - listenRyan Adams has covered Foreigner's 'I Want To Know What Love Is'.

Roger Waters issues angry statement to confirm he does not appear on new Pink Floyd album

Roger Waters issues angry statement to confirm he does not appear on new Pink Floyd albumRoger Waters has issued an angry statement about his lack of involvement in the new Pink Floyd...

Aphex Twin says he believes in the Illuminati and that September 11 was an 'inside job'

Aphex Twin says he believes in the Illuminati and that September 11 was an 'inside job'Aphex Twin has revealed his political beliefs are informed by watching YouTube documentaries,...

Fleetwood Mac play full gig with Christine McVie for first time since 1997

Fleetwood Mac play full gig with Christine McVie for first time since 1997Fleetwood Mac have played their first full show with original band member Christine McVie since...

Tricky says he wouldn't work with 'arrogant' Damon Albarn again

Tricky says he wouldn't work with 'arrogant' Damon Albarn againTricky has said that he wouldn't work with Blur's Damon Albarn again, branding the frontman and...

Swedish scientists cram references to Bob Dylan into research papers as part of long-standing bet

Swedish scientists cram references to Bob Dylan into research papers as part of long-standing betA group of scientists in Sweden have been exposed for indulging in a long-running joke of fitting...

New Björk album to be co-produced by Arca

New Björk album to be co-produced by ArcaA co-producer has been confirmed for Björk's new album.

Queen reveal ballad version of Freddie Mercury's 'Love Kills' – listen

Queen reveal ballad version of Freddie Mercury's 'Love Kills' – listenQueen have revealed a slowed down version of Freddie Mercury single 'Love Kills', recorded before...

Malcolm Young's family confirm AC/DC member is suffering from dementia

Malcolm Young's family confirm AC/DC member is suffering from dementiaAC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is suffering from dementia, his family have confirmed.

Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin reunion is not possible, but plans to start own, career-spanning band

Jimmy Page says Led Zeppelin reunion is not possible, but plans to start own, career-spanning bandLed Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page ruled out any chance of the band playing together ever again...

Brian Wilson covers George Harrison at tribute gig – watch

Brian Wilson covers George Harrison at tribute gig – watchA host of musicians including Brian Wilson, Wayne Coyne and Norah Jones all paid tribute to the...

Belle & Sebastian announce new LP, 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance'

Belle & Sebastian announce new LP, 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance'Belle And Sebastian have announced details of a new album, 'Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance'.

Nick Cave announces solo tour for spring 2015

Nick Cave announces solo tour for spring 2015Nick Cave has announced a solo European tour for spring 2015.

Watch star-studded Tweedy video for "Low Key"

Watch star-studded Tweedy video for "Low Key"Steve Albini, Mavis Staples and Conan O'Brien are among the guest stars in the new video for "Low...

Joanna Newsom to narrate Paul Thomas Anderson's new film, Inherent Vice

Joanna Newsom to narrate Paul Thomas Anderson's new film, Inherent ViceJoanna Newsom is to narrate Inherent Vice, the new film from director Paul Thomas Anderson....

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Very taken with Africa Express' version of "In C", by Terry Riley, this week. I have a few takes on the piece (50 years old this month, incidentally), the latest being one by Portishead's Adrian Utley from a couple of years back, though I still probably default to what I think is the original...