LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy told England's Mojo magazine that he is "Making the album of the decade, but its a bit late." Referring to the recording of the band's latest album, which is slated to come out early next year, Murphy told Mojo "I'm working on a song called 'Why Do You Hate Music?'. Everyone seems to hate music right now, even people who make music." The band's last record was 2007's The Sound of Silver.
Damon Albarn has recruited The Horrors to guest on the upcoming Gorillaz record. After hearing The Horror's latest album, Primary Colours, Albarn insisted the band be on his animated band's latest composition, which will be out sometime next year.
Mastodon have been recruited to record the soundtrack and score to the upcoming Josh Brolin film Jonah Hex.
Originally called Codeine Breakfast Club, but the side project of Fratellis front man Jon Fratteli has changed it's name. The Codeine Velvet Club is set to make their live debut in Glasgow and London this fall. For more info and video's of the band head over to their website HERE.
This good news is almost too good to be true, but it is a fact. JACK WHITE IS WORKING WITH KEITH RICHARDS! Richards who wants The Rolling Stones to do another album, has told Rolling Stone that “I enjoy working with Jack,” Richards says. “We’ve done a couple of tracks.” Richards also eluded that White may even produce the legendary bands new album...fingers crossed.
So who is the mysterious band Them Crooked Vultures who have been attacking the web with mysterious clips and announcing secret shows, such as a post-Lollapalooza after party and opening for Arctic Monkeys? Well, it is the super group to end all super groups, The Crooked Vultures are Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Dave Ghrol and Queens of the Stone Age's Josh Homme! The band recently announced a small fall tour of the US (No New York stop..yet..). For more pieces of the puzzle take a look at the band's website HERE.