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Basement Jaxx Star Writes Song About Ufo Encounter

25th August 2014

Basement Jaxx star Felix Buxton has written a song about aliens after catching a glimpse of what appeared to be a Ufo outside the band's London headquarters.The electro musician has revealed he saw what he...

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Ultra Music Festival 2014: Here's Why You Should Head To Miami

By Stephanie Chase | 24th February 2014

Ultra Music Festival 2014 will once again be bringing together the biggest names in EDM in Miami. Alongside big-name DJ's there's also a fantastically diverse range of live acts that are ready to set the...

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Kanye West, Drake And Bruno Headline Wireless

28th January 2014

Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars will headline this year's Wireless Festival. The acts will top the bill at the event, which takes place at London's Finsbury Park for the first time and Birmingham's Perry...

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Basement Jaxx Searching Youtube For Vocalists

3rd October 2013

Dance music duo Basement Jaxx are trawling the Internet to find new singers.Grammy Award winners Simon Radcliffe and Felix Buxton are working on their first Basement Jaxx album in four years but say they are...

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Alex James Gets Festival Tips From Glastonbury's Michael Eavis

28th June 2013

Alex James has ''sympathy'' for Glastonbury organiser Michael Eavis for the massive job he takes on every year.The Blur bassist has the utmost respect for Michael, 77, for what he achieves with his renowned music...

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Fascinating Fact: 3532646

28th February 2013

Primal Scream, The Charlatans and Basement Jaxx have been unveiled at the headliners for U.K. festival Kendal Calling. Mystery Jets and Ash will also perform at the event, which takes place in the Lake District,...

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Strummer Of Love Single Day Tickets Now On Sale

10th August 2012

The Strummer of Love festival organisers have now released the day tickets for this special event commemorating 10 years since the passing of legendary punk singer Joe Strummer.Standard weekend tickets for this family friendly event...

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Billy Bragg And Basement Jaxx Among Acts For Strummer Festival

18th April 2012

The Pogues, Billy Bragg, Badly Drawn Boy and Basement Jaxx are among the acts who have signed up to perform at a festival in honour of late The Clash frontman Joe Strummer.The new Strummer of...

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The Prodigy Voted Best Dance Act Of All Time

20th January 2012

The Prodigy have been voted the best dance act of all time. The 'Firestarter' group beat Daft Punk to claim the top spot in the poll, by dance music publication Mixmag, although they only won...

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Professor Green Loves Jamaica

14th November 2011

Professor Green loves the "wicked vibe" of Jamaica.The 'Read All About It' hitmaker says the Caribbean country has heavily influenced his music and life, even though he hasn't spent much time there, because its culture...

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Madonna Picks New Backing Dancer

14th November 2011

Madonna chose dancer Lil' Buck to join her crew at the Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange project in New York on Saturday (12.11.11).The 53-year-old 'Holiday' singer judged the final of the competition, held at the city's Roseland...

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Basement Jaxx: 'Our Next Album Could Be Our Last'

14th November 2011

British dance stars Basement Jaxx have hinted their next album may be their final record.The duo, which has worked with the likes of Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliott, split from their record label XL after...

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Basement Jaxx Not Looking For Album Guests

6th November 2011

Basement Jaxx haven't lined up any guest stars for their new album.The duo have had worked with numerous singers, including Dizzee Rascal, Kele Le Roc, Siouxsie Sioux and Yoko Ono, on their tracks, but while...

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Basement Jaxx Are Ready For New Album

5th November 2011

Basement Jaxx are "refreshed" and "ready" to record their new album. The 'Bingo Bango' hitmakers released their last LP 'Zephyr' in 2009, and after finishing their last live tour in 2010 the duo took time...

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Basement Jaxx Planning Jamaican Track

3rd November 2011

Basement Jaxx are thinking of making a Jamaican themed track. The 'Raindrops' group are DJing at the Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange project in London later this month - which sees London swap its usual nightlife for...

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Ms. Dynamite To Play London's Nightlife Exchange Project

18th October 2011

Basement Jaxx and Ms. Dynamite will headline London's Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project.The dance group and the female garage singer will help London to swap its usual night time scene with Jamaica on November 12. Ms....

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Doves Prepare For Hiatus

9th September 2010

Doves are preparing for their last show before going on hiatus. The 'Black And White Town' band will be playing a final homecoming show at Manchester's Warehouse project on October 16th, after which they have...

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Pink Loves Lily

27th November 2009

Pink loves Lily Allen's music.The 'Just Like A Pill' hitmaker says she is a massive fan of the 'Smile' singer because she believes in what the British star talks about in her lyrics.She told Q...

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Dizzee Rascal 'Gets' Pop

4th November 2009

Dizzee Rascal said he now "gets" pop music. The rapper said after his first three albums he finally understood how to make pop records with his latest, 'Tongue N' Cheek', and plucked up the courage...

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Basement Jaxx's Godly Fear

21st September 2009

Basement Jaxx thought they were being smitten by God when making their last album.The 'Raindrops' hitmakers - made up of DJ and producers Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe - told how they felt they were...

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Basement Jaxx Dropped

28th August 2009

British dance stars BASEMENT JAXX have been dropped by their record label XL.The duo, which has worked with the likes of Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliott, has ended its 10-year relationship with the Beggars Banquet...

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Basement Jaxx Team Up With Ono For New Album

15th July 2009

British dance group BASEMENT JAXX have recruited YOKO ONO for an unlikely duet on their forthcoming album.The Where's Your Head At? hitmakers - comprising of Felix Burton and Simon Ratcliffe - admit they have been...

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Basement Jaxx's Bathtime Record

14th July 2009

Basement Jaxx have recorded an album of "bath-time music".The dance duo say that as well as working on long-awaited new LP 'Scars', they have also recorded a second set of material which is radically different.Felix...

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31st March 2009

Britain's 2009 Isle of Wight festival is set to be a real blast from the past with former stadium rockers SIMPLE MINDS joining the reunited ULTRAVOX, NEIL YOUNG and folk star JUDY COLLINS on the...

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Neil Young Confirmed As Isle Of Wight Headliner

5th March 2009

Rock legend Neil Young has been announced as the final headliner for this year's Isle of Wight festival.The Heart of Gold star, whose career spans four decades, joins a line-up for the June event which...

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Stereophonics And Razorlight Co-headline Isle Of Wight

24th February 2009

British bands Stereophonics and Razorlight have been announced as co-headliners of the Isle of Wight festival this June.The Prodigy and Basement Jaxx are among acts already confirmed for the first day of the festival on...

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Scissor Sister Talks Solo Project

12th February 2009

SCISSOR SISTERS star Del Marquis has revealed that he started his solo project so he could stand out as an individual.The US band – which is fronted by flamboyant singer Jake Shears - have enjoyed...

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Ting Tings And Prodigy Confirmed For Isle Of Wight 2009

21st January 2009

Pop duo the Ting Tings and dance legends the Prodigy are the first acts to be announced for the 2009 Isle of Wight festival.Both the That's Not My Name and Firestarter stars will take to...

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Basement Jaxx Push Back Tour

28th November 2008

Dance duo BASEMENT JAXX have been forced to postpone their upcoming U.K. tour "due to unforeseen circumstances". The Where's Your Head At? hitmakers were due to hit the road in February (09), but they have...

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U.k. Bands Sue Online Radio For Royalties

11th July 2008

British bands ARCTIC MONKEYS, EDITORS and BASEMENT JAXX are locked in a bitter legal row with a pioneering internet company over unpaid royalties. Talks between the band's record labels and music radio website Last.fm have...

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