Courtney Taylor-Taylor to Design Own Wine

Dandy Warhols

Lead singer of The Dandy Warhols, Courtney Taylor-Taylor, has just announced he will be “designing” his own limited edition wine in the near future. In a post on the band’s official website, Taylor-Taylor said: “Ok everyone I’m going to be designing a wine and doing a limited run (prolly less than 100 cases). I’ve been [...]

Twenty Best Albums of 2011


20. Clan of Xymox – Darkest Hour The progenitors of Dutch darkwave, Clan of Xymox are now in the third decade of their existence – a spectacular feat by most standards. To consistently produce quality albums within those thirty years, that is even more spectacular. But it seems that Ronny Moorings and company have surpassed [...]

Noel Gallagher and Elbow Confirmed For Isle of Wight 2012

In news from their respective official websites, both Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds and Elbow will be joining an already confirmed Bruce Springsteen at 2012′s Isle of Wight music festival. Elbow will be taking to the main stage on Friday 22nd June, whereas Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds will be special guests to headliners Bruce [...]

‘Mercury Effect’ sees album sales surge

Since the Mercury Music Prize was claimed for a second time by PJ Harvey last night (Tuesday 6th September), both the winner and nominees have seen a surge in album sales overnight. With Adele’s 21 still remaining at number one on the Amazon U.K. bestsellers list, PJ Harvey’s winning work – Let England Shake – has [...]

PJ Harvey, Adele, Anna Calvi and Elbow to perform Mercury Prize ceremony

PJ Harvey

The Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize, hot off the heels of MTV’s most recent show effort attempt go, has announced that for the first time in the shows history, all 12 of the nominated artists will be performing at the ceremony next week, September 6th. This is pretty exciting news, and garantees this year they’ll have [...]