Saturday, September 17, 2011


Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream says that the band hope to have a new album out next year. Bobby told NME last weekend at Bestival that "We've recorded some new music, quite a lot of new music actually and written a lot of new music. But we've been touring this Screamadelica show for such a long time. We'll continue working on until the end of October and the winter. Hopefully we'll have a new Primal Scream album out next year."

Friendly Fires are hitting the studio with dubstep act SBTRKT to record a limited edition 7."

Mick Jagger is putting a big damper on a Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary Tour, Sir Mick has said "Don't hold your breath for Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary shows," he tells UK's The Sun. Jagger has recently mentioned that if The Rolling Stones were to celebrate their anniversary next year, then Keith Richards would not be invited. The pair have had a falling out since Keef released his autobiography Life and mocked Mick.

Nas will release his autobiography, It Ain't Hard to Tell in the fall of 2012. The Queens rapper will be working with writer Toure and plans to dive deep in Nas' feuds with Jay-Z, Fox News and his relationships with Kelis and Carmen Bryan - the mother of his first child.

Sad news to report, French DJ and a member of the Ed Banger Records family DJ Mehdi has passed away. Mehdi was celebrating the birthday of a friend on the rooftop of his home in France when the roof collapsed killing Mehdi.

While we wait for a new Bloc Party album, front man Kele will release a solo EP to follow up his 2010 album, Boxer. Kele will release The Hunter EP on October 31. Take a look at the track listing:
'What Did I Do? feat Lucy Taylor'
'Release Me'
'Goodbye Horses'
'Cable's Goodbye'
'Love As A Weapon'
'You Belong To Someone Else'