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Mercury Music Prize 2015 Nominations - Who's On The List?

The Mercury Music Prize nominations for 2015 have been announced, and it’s a list with quite a few surprising omissions and inclusions.The twelve artists fortunate enough to make the select list were announced over the...

Florence + The Machine Among Nominees For Mercury Prize 2015

Florence + the Machine and Jamie xx are among nominees for the Mercury Prize 2015.The full shortlist of 12 nominated albums has been revealed on BBC Radio 6 Music, with Wolf Alice and Benjamin Clementine...

Fka Twigs And Aphex Twin Lead Libera Awards Nominations

The nominations for the fourth annual Libera Awards have been announced, and two British artists are among the leading contenders. FKA twigs and Aphex Twin have been given four and three nominations respectively.Critically acclaimed singer...

Jim Pusey's Top Albums Of 2014

I'm still unsure what this decade will be seen as in years to come with regard to music, 2014 despite offering up some seriously great records has done little to cement a trend that will...

Andy Peterson's Picks Of The Year 2014

10) Illum Sphere - Ghosts of Then & NowFormer occasional turntablist for those funky divas Radiohead, Ryan Hunn created a record that blended jazz, drum & bass, hip-hop and soul amongst many others, channelling his...

Aphex Twin Is Done With Gigs

British dance music veteran Aphex Twin is done with performing as gigs have become "too easy".The star, real name Richard D. James, has shunned large music events in recent years, preferring instead to perform undercover...

Returning Aphex Twin Unveils New Track 'Minipops 67 [120.2][Source Field Mix]

Finally it's here - the first new music for Aphex Twin in 13 years. The track 'minipops 67 [120.2][source field mix]' from album Syro rolled out on YouTube on Thursday night before being played on...

Aphex Twin Tears Into Kanye West, "He Tried To Rip Me Off"

Aphex Twin is about to release his first album in 13 years, SYRO, on September 23 and thanks to a lengthy publicity interview with Pitchfork, we've got a juicy anecdote about Kanye West apparently trying...

Aphex Twin Battled Kanye West Over Song Sample

Kanye West became embroiled in a dispute with British dance music veteran Aphex Twin after the Dj accused the rapper of using a song sample without permission.West used a portion of Aphex Twin's track Avril...

Kanye West 'Ripped Off' Aphex Twin

Kanye West has been blasted for ''ripping off'' a song by Aphex Twin.The electronic musician - real name Richard D. James - has hit out at the 37-year-old rapper over an apparent sample of his...

Aphex Twin Announces Comeback Album

British dance music veteran Aphex Twin is preparing to unveil his first album of new material in 13 years.The star, real name Richard D. James, teased fans by making the announcement via the 'deep web'...

Aphex Twin Blimp Appears Over London To Excite Fans

A green blimp emblazoned with the Aphex Twin logo and ‘2014’ has been seen flying over London, suggesting that Richard D. James is set to release something this year. The blimp, which was seen hovering...

Aphex Twin Campaign Raises More Than $67,000

An online fundraising campaign launched by fans of Aphex Twin to buy a rare album has raised more than seven times its target.Fans of the British dance producer launched the Kickstarter.com campaign last month (Apr14)...

'Lost' Aphex Twin Album On Sale Online

A copy of a 'lost' album by British dance star Aphex Twin has gone on sale online for $13,500 (£8,438).The rare double vinyl edition of Caustic Window was printed as a test pressing in 1994,...

Mgmt's Alien Song

MGMT have a song about a ''parasitic alien'' on their new album.The 'Kids' band - Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser - are working on their third record in New York state and promise it will...

Mike Skinner's Foul-mouthed Tirade At Aphex Twin

Rapper Mike Skinner has taken aim at dance music star Aphex Twin, re-igniting an explosive war-of-words between the British musicians.The former The Streets star famously slammed Aphex Twin - real name Richard James - at...

Goldfrapp Give Greatest Hits To Led

Goldfrapp played a rare greatest hits set during the closing day of the London Electronic Dance (LED) Festival on Saturday (28.08.10). The band's singer, Alison Goldfrapp, donned an unusual black jacket and sparkly leggings for...

'30,000 Freaks' Descend On Bestival

Festivalgoers are today descending on the Isle of Wight for this year's Bestival and its 30,000 Freaks under the Sea theme.The three-day event at Robin Hill Country Park, the summer's last major festival, is now...

By on 04 September 2008

Bestival Site Bouncing Back From Heavy Storms

The Bestival site was hit by a "huge storm" earlier this week but is in good shape, according to festival organiser Rob da Bank.The three-day event, held at Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle...

By on 04 September 2008

Huge Fine For Mtv Over Pre-watershed Bad Language

MTV has been handed a 255,000 fine by media regulator Ofcom for "serious, persistent and repeated" breaches of broadcasting guidelines.The music channel was found to have failed in its responsibility to ensure that bad language...

By on 04 June 2008

Madonna Sought Out To Squeal Like A Pig

Dance maestro APHEX TWIN eagerly pursued MADONNA to appear on one of his tracks - because he wanted her to squeal like a pig on it. The 45-year-old MUSIC singer agreed to contribute hog-like...

Outkast's Big Boi Slams American Music

OUTKAST rapper BIG BOI is so disgusted with the music in his native America, he refuses to listen to it. And the MS JACKSON star praises European musicians for being way ahead of their...

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