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Diplo Working With Ezra Koenig

The creator of EDM group Major Lazer told Rolling Stone he has recorded "a lot of songs" with Koenig, and the pair has also been writing tracks together for other artists, according to...

Diplo: Justin Bieber Is A 'Jerk'

Diplo thinks Justin Bieber is a ''jerk''.The pair recently collaborated on hit single 'Where Are Ü Now' and while they got on well in the studio he admitted he doesn't think the 21-year-old star is...

Carly Rae Jepsen Records 'Fav' Song

Carly Rae Jepsen is recording a new song with Dev Hynes and Ariel Rechtshaid.The 'Call Me Maybe' hitmaker has been in the studio with British musician Dev - also known as Blood Orange - and...

Sam Smith, Janelle Monae - The Unexpected Gems Of Bonnaroo Day 1

Happy Bonnaroo weekend! The Tennessee-based arts and music festival effectively kicked off the season on Friday. Per USA Today’s recap, he weather was appropriately mild and the rain that threatened for the entire day never...

Betty Who, Tegan And Sara And Foster The People - Big Guava Music Festival 2014 Is Definitely Worth A Visit

Arguably what could be Florida's most fun-packed 3-day event of the year, Big Guava Music Festival makes its debut today (May 2nd 2014) with an impressive line-up headlined by Outkast, Vampire Weekend and Foster The...

Pharrell, Karen O And U2 Perform At The Oscars

Pharrell Williams, Karen O and U2 took to the stage to perform at Oscars last night (02.03.14). 'Happy' singer Pharrell brought the house down with his Oscar-nominated song from 'Despicable Me 2'. He was...

Kanye, Elton, Jack And Lionel: Say Hello To Bonnaroo Festival's Line-up 2014

The line-up for this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has been announced and looks to be more impressive than ever with Elton John, Kanye West, Lionel Richie, Jack White and Vampire Weekend all gracing...

Lady Gaga Nominated For Glaad Media Award

Lady Gaga has been nominated for the Outstanding Music Artist prize at the GLAAD Media Awards.The 'Applause' singer has been recognised by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organisation for her long-standing support of gay...

Vampire Weekend Rework Andrea Bocelli Classic For Valentine's Day Album

Rockers Vampire Weekend have recorded an odd cover of Andrea Bocelli's romantic tune Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partiro) for a new Valentine's Day compilation.Bosses at Coffee giants Starbucks asked a number of artists...

Jim Pusey's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

It's been a year of truly brilliant sounds even if there may have been a few disappointments along the way. Take hip hop, for example: unlike 2012's records by Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan...

Joe Wilde's Top 10 Albums Of 2013

Hookworms 'Pearl Mystic' - Few albums released this year let you step inside to a whole new world of colour and sound as 'Pearl Mystic' has. The Leeds band's immersive debut might not be for...

Hayley Fox's Top Albums Of 2013

Darkside 'Psychic' - After an EP in 2011, Darkside released their debut album this year. The duo - the project of Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington - gave as good as they got on 'Psychic',...

Vampire Weekend Top Rolling Stone Album Of The Year Poll

Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires Of The City has topped Rolling Stone magazine's Albums of the Year poll.The album has beaten out Kanye West's Yeezus and Daft Punk's Random Access Memories for the number one spot....

Vampire Weekend Scrap Scandinavian Shows

Rockers Vampire Weekend have scrapped a series of European shows due to "unforeseen circumstances".Shows in Sweden, Norway and Denmark have been cancelled, according to a post on the band's Facebook.com page. A note from...

Life Is Beautiful Festival Debuts In Vegas - With An Understatement Of A Name

Life Is Beautiful Festival 2013 brings top artists of all walks of life to Downtown Las Vegas this weekend for two days of cracking music, scrumptious gourmet food and breath-taking art.This brand new festival opens...

Conor Maynard Is Mad At Arctic Monkeys

Conor Maynard is angry at the Arctic Monkeys because he believes they copied him. The 20-year-old pop star claims the band copied the name of his latest single 'R U Crazy' because they spelt their...

Q Awards: The Day Biffy Clyro Beat David Bowie To 'Best Album'

Q magazine. A place that one music industry man once called the place rock journalists go to die. Well, it's also the magazine that considers Biffy Clyro's Opposites to be better than David Bowie's The...

Vampire Weekend And Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Scoop Top Prizes At Aim Awards

Vampire Weekend and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were the big winners at the Association of Independent Music Awards in London on Tuesday (03Sep13).Vampire Weekend scooped Independent Track Of The Year for their song Diane Young,...

Lady Gaga Debuts Seven New Songs During Itunes Festival Headlining Slot

Lady Gaga made an emotional and surprise-filled return to the stage as she opened the month-long iTunes Festival at London's Roundhouse Theatre. Having been away from a live audience since she was forced to end...

Paul Mccartney Plays 'Yesterday' With Kronos Quartet At Outside Lands Festival

Paul McCartney fans at the Outside Lands festival were given a real treat on Friday evening (August 9, 2013) with the Beatles legend performing with the string virtuosos, the Kronos Quartet. The quartet are perhaps...

Nick Cave And Vampire Weekend Lead Aim Awards Nominations

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Vampire Weekend, The Xx and Alt-J look set to be the big winners at this year's (13) AIM Independent Music Awards after landing a slew of top nominations ahead...

A Week In Music, We Catch Up With Diiv's Cole, Icky Blossoms Unveil Their Self-titled Album And Cookie Monster Shows Restraint In Icona Pop Cover

A week in music videos... We caught up with Brooklyn band Diiv last week as they are currently enjoying the 2013 festival season. Talking to lead member Cole, he explained just how different it was...

“This Is Something Different” - Phoenix Close Lollapalooza 2013 In Style

As Thomas Mars – the lead singer of Phoenix – explained, "Usually on Sunday night people are really tired.” He was talking about festivals, and he was right, bit he and his band had something...

Outside Lands Festival 2013 To Bring You Much More Than Music This Year

The Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is back on August 9th - 11th 2013 bringing us the best in art and music as we see the likes of Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails and...

Lollapalooza 2013 To Be Equipped For All Weathers For Another Memorable Weekend

Get ready for a magnificent time as Chicago brings you another rollicking year of Lollapalooza with a legendary line-up of mixed genre music from The Cure to Mumford & Sons.Since it's revival in 2003, Lollapalooza...

Vampire Weekend Record Their Own Take On Robin Thicke's 'Blurred Lines' [Listen]

Just when we were all starting to get sick of 'Blurred Lines,' Robin Thicke's mega-hit featuring Pharrell Williams and T.I., New York rockers Vampire Weekend were on hand earlier this week to give us all...

Monster Line-up Addition To Itunes Festival 2013, But Who Is It?

With a festival line up already that is sure to bring tears of unbridled joy to any self-respecting music fan, iTunes have gone and added another jaw-dropping act to their celebratory month of music this...

Vampire Weekend Ready To Be Glastonbury Headliners

Vampire Weekend are ready to headline Glastonbury.The rockers took to the festival's Pyramid Stage last night (01.07.13) as they played under Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds and headliners Mumford and Sons - and front...

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