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David Gray angers residents as he reveals plan to turn Bob Dylan, Radiohead studio into flats

David Gray has angered residents in London's Crouch Hill after he announced that he is planning to turn historic recording studio The Church Studios into a block of flats and offices. The studio, which has hosted sessions by the likes of Bob Dylan, My Bloody Valentine, Radiohead, Kaiser Chiefs and Bombay Bicycle Club, is a converted church and was originally owned by Eurythmics' Dave Stewart before he sold it to Gray in 2003.

UK album sales down by almost seven million during first half of 2012

The number of albums sold in the UK fell by almost seven million from the same period in 2011, according to figures published today (July 3) by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI).

Mystery Jets, Marcus Foster, Fionn Regan for Bushstock 2012

Mystery Jets, Marcus Foster and Fionn Regan are all confirmed to perform at this year's Bushstock festival. The event will take place on June 2 in the Shepherds Bush area of London and is being put on by Communion Records, the label part run by Mumford And Sons' Ben Lovett (pictured far right).

Beach House: ‘People shouldn’t be angry at Volkswagen over advert controversy’

Beach House have told their fans that they shouldn't be angry at Volkswagen for mimicking one of their songs in a new commercial, but should blame the advertising agency instead.

Russell Crowe turns out for Alabama Shakes’ NME Awards Show

Alabama Shakes made their UK live debut last night (February 22) at an NME Awards Show, where they were watched by Hollywood A-lister Russell Crowe. The first of three nights at north London's intimate Boston Arms saw the Athens, Alabama four-piece play a mixture of songs from their forthcoming first album 'Boys And Girls', newer songs and a thunderous encore of Led Zeppelin's 'How Many More Times'.
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