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Idlewild’s U.S. tour cancelled due to guitarist injury

Idlewild's U.S. tour cancelled due to guitarist injury

Idlewild's U.S. tour cancelled due to guitarist injury

Idlewild’s U.S. tour cancelled due to guitarist injury. Idlewild’s U.S. tour dates have been cancelled due to an injury to Rod Jones. The guitarist recently broke his collarbone in an unfortunate accident and is unable to perform. “Myself and the rest of the band are absolutely gutted that we won’t be able to do these shows at this time,” Jones said. “I know this is a disappointment to some of you who have been patiently waiting for five years to see us there and it is a feeling we share with you as a band. Again I’d like to extend my sincere and heartfelt apologies and hope to see you some time in the near future.” The revered Scottish folk-punk outfit was due to make their long-awaited return to the U.S. to perform shows on the East and West Coasts in support of their recently released sixth studio LP, Post Electric Blues. The album is currently available via the Nice Music Group.

CANCELLED IDLEWILD DATES

November 16 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Echo
November 17 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Echo
November 18 – San Francisco, Calif. @ The Independent
November 20 РSeattle, Wash. @ Crocodile Caf̩
November 22 – New York, N.Y. @ Bowery Ballroom
November 23 – New York, N.Y. @ Bowery Ballroom
November 24 – Cambridge, Mass. @ Middle East Downstairs
November 26 – Chicago, Ill. @ Lincoln Hall

OK GO release another classic video

OK GO release another classic video

OK GO release another classic video

OK GO release another classic video. Internet savvy indie-poppers OK Go have done it again, with another creative clip. The Chicago band have made an entire career out of hugely entertaining videos, beginning with their classic treadmill clip for ‘Here It Goes Again’ to the Marching Band and single-shot Rube Goldberg extravaganza for ‘This Too Shall Pass’. For the fourth single from their third album Of The Blue Of The Colour Of The Sky, ‘White Knuckles’ they’ve done another single-take clip, not as complicated by far more cute. Bringing together two of the internet’s favourite things ‘ cup-stacking and dog tricks ‘ the band hop around, lip-synching the tune amongst the almost unbearable cuteness of trained pups. Check it out below, if you haven’t already been inundated with it by your friends on email, Facebook or twitter.

Mew to support Pixies in US

MEWMew will bring their intoxicating live shows back to the U.S. beginning November 30 in Philadelphia and running through to December 14 with a final stop in Los Angeles headlining the Henry Fonda Theater. The band has also been tapped by The Pixies to join the legendary band at their December 1st show in Washington, D.C. at Constitution Hall.  The Pixies aren’t the first influential band to hand select and generously give Mew their stage. Throughout Mew’s touring career, the band has been given numerous and critical opportunities to open for some of the biggest names in music. And now it’s their chance to pay it forward.  Mew will be Continue reading →

Vince Vaughn ready to be a dad

Vince VaughnActor Vince Vaughn has confessed he is ready to have kids for the first time.  ‘The Break-Up’ star, who previously dated Jennifer Aniston, is set to tie the knot with his Canadian girlfriend Kyla Weber.  The 39-year-old revealed is prepared to settle down and start a family.  “It’s the first time that I really want to have kids,” Contactmusic quoted him as telling People magazine.  “I’ve been very fortunate in my career, and my life has been about that for so long that you get bored of it.  “You’re ready for your life to be about other people and other things,” he added.  Vince Vaughn has established himself as one of Hollywood’s biggest names in comedy. He counts “Fred Claus” as his third collaboration Continue reading →

Universal Music Publishing Signs Worldwide Publishing deal.

David RenzerUniversal Music Publishing Group Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement with GRAMMY(R) Award-Winning Hollywood Blockbuster Composer and Oingo Boingo Co-Founder Danny Elfman.  David Renzer, Chairman & CEO, Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) today announced the signing of GRAMMY award-winning, Hollywood blockbuster composer and Oingo Boingo co-founder Danny Elfman to a worldwide publishing deal. The deal encompasses the entire Oingo Boingo catalogue, as well as all publishing interests Danny Elfman has retained in his film and television compositions, and includes the publishing interests he retains in new works.  Danny and his older Continue reading →

Dutch Kraak & Smaak new single + USA DJ tour

Kraak & Smaak‘I Ain’t Gonna Take It No More’ is the latest single to be released from the album Plastic People. The track is released as a radio edit (featuring Sebastian from the K&S live band on vocals) and includes a Bart B More remix as well as their own K&S club mix. In a collaboration with Genero.tv Kraak & Smaak has also launched a competition to create the official video for this single. The winner could win Continue reading →

MGMT, Silversun Pickups added to free ‘Soul Collective’ US tour

MGMT-rtvcMGMT, Silversun Pickups, Against Me! and Major Lazer have been added to the ongoing ‘Soul Collective’ US tour. The 10-city jaunt kicked off on August 20 in Seattle and will hit cities including Phoenix, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston and New York. It will conclude in Los Angeles November 5-8. In order to gain access to the free shows, fans must test-drive a Kia Soul on one of the three days leading up to the Sunday-night performance.  Other Continue reading →

Mew announce six-day mutlimedia art installation in LA

Nine Inch Nails-rtvNine Inch Nails support act gear up for new album release. Mew have announced that they will present a six-day art, music and video installation in Los Angeles beginning August 29.  The Danish band are gearing up for the release of their new album, ‘No More Stories…’, which is due out in the US on August 25.  The installation will be held at the Zune L.A. Space at 8275 Beverly Boulevard from August 29-September 3. It will include several of the band’s videos Continue reading →

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