A new office this week, although a good few crates remain. These, though, are the tunes that’ve sensitively assisted our transition. Special props to Bob Carpenter’s rediscovered album from ’74, very much kin to “No Other”; to the Mauritanian desert rock of Noura Mint Seymali; to the reissue of an old Imaginary Softwoods ambient set from John Elliott, ex of Emeralds; and to the enduring usefulness of Pye Corner Audio and Girma Yifrashewa.
Pixies frontman Black Francis has announced plans to co-present a film event at the British Library.
He will be attending an evening of film and literature with Josh Frank and Steven Appleby - the co-creators of his SelfMadeHero illustrated book The Good Inn, a novel about art, conflict and the pioneers of early cinema - on June 7.
Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney of The Black Keys have said they "feel embarrassed" for Jack White following an incident last year in which e-mails he allegedly sent criticising the duo were revealed.
In 2013, an email leaked to TMZ which was allegedly sent by White to his ex-wife Karen Elson appeared to show White branding Dan Auerbach a "copy" and an "asshole".
Paul McCartney has cancelled a further tour date in South Korea on doctors' orders.
Rolling Stone reports that McCartney's date at the Jamsil Sports Complex Main Stadium on May 28 will now no longer go ahead.
Jimmy Page will introduce music from his brand-new remasters of Led Zeppelin albums I, II and III at 7.30pm BST.
Page will present the music live from the legendary L’Olympia Theatre in Paris, which is where the companion audio for Led Zeppelin I was recorded 45 years ago.
This will be followed by a question and answer session drawn from questions submitted by fans across the world.
Finally, both at the venue and online the brand new video for "Whole Lotta Love" will see its world premiere.
The Flaming Lips play London's Brixton Academy on May 28, ahead of their full cover of The Beatles' Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band on October 28 – but back in September 2010's Uncut (Take 160), frontman Wayne Coyne revealed the strange listening experiences that have shaped his life… Neil on acid! The Beatles through one speaker! And Amy MacDonald… Interview: John Lewis______________________The first record I ever bought
Jimi Hendrix – Crash Landing (1975)