@TimeaKovari so glad you could make it! X
'AM" shot straight to the top of the album charts after shifting more than 157,000 units in it's first week
The Arctic Monkeys have done it again! Their fifth album to date has entered the chart at number one after a strong week of sales since last week's release, with AM racking up more than 157,000 in sold units in only a few days. What's more, the band have made history by being the first indie band to achieve the feat of earning five No. 1 albums back-to-back, making the feat all the more impressive.
The Arctics have assumed their place among rock royalty
AM, which was released via Domino Record on Monday, 9 September, is now the second most successful album of 2013 in terms of units sold in the first week. It sits behind only Daft Punk's Random Access Memories, which sold more than 165,000 copies during its first week of release in May, according to the Official Charts Company. The Sheffield band's fifth number one entry is also frontman Alex Turner's sixth number one entry, after his cinematic side project The Last Shadow Puppets topped the charts at the first time of asking with 2008's The Age of the Understatement.
Continue reading: Arctic Monkeys Make History With Their Fifth Consecutive Number One
The east London festival boasts an all-star line up
LoveBox is quickly emerging as one of thr most popular festivals in the U.K, as easier to reach, cheaper and less muddy inner-city festivals take precedent over trekking to the countryside and losing all your money in a puddle.
This year, Lovebox will see the likes of Plan B, Goldfrapp, Azealia Banks, Jurrassic 5, Flying Lotus, Hurts, Rudimental, Paul Kalkbrenner, Aluna Georgem Wiley and Foreign Beggars descend upon Victoria Park. Saturday's headliner, Plan B said: “Lovebox at Victoria Park! My home crowd of East London right on my doorstep – I can't wait.” DJs confirmed for the summer festival so far include A-Trak and Mark Ronson while Noisey, Heidi, Red Bull Academy, Hot Creations and Annie Mac, who will each host stages at the festival. Banks said, "I love UK crowds, so it's going to be amazing to play a festival in London." Speaking about their excitement at closing the Sunday session Goldfrapp said: “I am so honoured to have been asked to play at this year's Lovebox festival. It’s a really special festival and I’m excited to get back on stage in front of what is always one of the best crowds!”
Continue reading: Lovebox Line Up Features Plan B, Goldfrapp, Azelia Banks
Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory have been providing us with perfectly pitched high quality pop for nearly thirteen years now. Their output has always been extraordinarily reliable and has evolved through time to seemingly be just that much further forward than the mainstream, making them both interesting, pioneering and influential. They may not be as well known as the household names they have laid a musical path for but they have certainly been responsible in aiding the breakthrough of many of today's more high profile acts.
Continue reading: Goldfrapp, The Singles Album Review
Alison Goldfrapp and co release 'Rocket' as a single on March 8th 2010 through Mute. The single comes with remixes courtesy of Tiesto, Richard X and Grum. Rocket is the first track to come from Goldfrapp's new album 'Head First' which will be released two weeks after the single.
The video for the track was directed by Kim Gehrig (Calvin Harris and Santogold) and perfectly complements the 80's synth heavy track.
Expect to see Goldfrapp playing various festivals over the course of the summer.
@TimeaKovari so glad you could make it! X
Thank you! thank you! so much fun! Wish we could do it all again right now x @RoundhouseLDN #gig
Will & I have signed the first 20 posters-on sale at the merch stand X X see you in a bit!
Another chance to watch our #6MusicFestival performance on @BBCRedButton 🔴 Our performance will be online from 10pm… https://t.co/lz7PYiMGta
Gonna be playing The Roundhouse tomorrow night. This picture I made will be available to… https://t.co/2BZns1ZDG4
Listen to MOON IN YOUR MOUTH a brand new track from SILVER EYE on @applemusic 🌙👄: https://t.co/opNgC6pK95 https://t.co/8g9uzP72nE
RT @BBC6Music: A taster of new @goldfrapp song Ocean, live in Glasgow #6MusicFestival https://t.co/VJgwSv2hKY
SILVER EYE is out next Friday 🌙Includes ANYMORE, OCEAN & MOON IN YOUR MOUTH 🌙 Pre-order now: https://t.co/kkVkS0D6C9 https://t.co/kqXvrUGgHW
Tune in to @BBC6Music @LizKershawDJ and @ChrisHawkinsUK today to hear tracks from last night's #6MusicFestival https://t.co/TdILu8JO99
I can’t wait I can’t wait I can’t wait anymore…. #6MusicFestival @BBC6Music NOW: https://t.co/TdILu91pxJ
In the UK? Watch us live from 10:20pm on @BBCRedButton for @BBC6Music #6musicfestival 🔴
We'll be live on air from 10:20pm for #6MusicFestival 🌙✌🏻 🌙 ✌🏻🌙: https://t.co/TdILu8JO99
Tune in to @BBC6Music from 10pm to hear our exclusive #6MusicFestival live performance! https://t.co/TdILu91pxJ (al… https://t.co/ZtzCrLw5oF
Tonight, watch/listen live 🤘🏻🌙@BBC6Music #6MusicFestival https://t.co/HFaNbnB14M
Stream MOON IN YOUR MOUTH on @SpotifyUK @Spotify https://t.co/iVif3gNXGI
Ahead of tonights @BBC6Music #6MusicFestival tune in now to @BBCRadMac to hear an exclusive chat w/ Alison and Will… https://t.co/S56f9Z8oHG
RT @goldfrapp: MOON IN YOUR MOUTH. Listen now: https://t.co/7bkUuKIkBl https://t.co/CbOGdZqtCR
RT @aliceltb: When it's your birthday on twitter you get a little button saying "happy birthday" which you can press to get balloons. 😂🎈🎈🎈
Tickets for Somerset House #SummerSeries are on general sale now: https://t.co/EX7qQjLa86
Oh it's so hard to leave here! X 😘 https://t.co/Aj8is6eNTJ