Tuesday, September 20, 2011


Ice Cube is in talks with director John Singleton to make a biopic on Cube's influential rap group, the legendary NWA. Cube, who starred in Singleton's 1991 film Boyz N the Hood, has been trying to get the film off the ground since 2009. Singleton tells The Playlist that, "The script is really, really good, and so we're just figuring it out. New Line really want to make it."

Portishead are set to record their new album in January, however, do not hold your breath for a quick release. Member Geoff Barrow tells Rolling Stone "I'm going to start in January, I don't know when Beth's gonna start or when Adrian [Utley] is gonna start, but I'm gonna get my head together for January basically to start writing. Historically that could mean fucking 10 years. [Laughs] We're only ever going to release something that we feel comfortable with or else it's not worth releasing basically."

After being a band for 30 years, Metallica are going to be play India for the first time. The gig will happen on October 28 as part of the Grand Prix F1 Rocks event celebrating the Grand Prix in India.

James Blake is set to release his new EP, Enough Thunder next month. Take a look at the track listing:
01 Once We All Agree
02 We Might Feel Unsound
03 Fall Creek Boys Choir [ft. Bon Iver]
04 A Case of You (Joni Mitchell cover)
05 Not Long Now
06 Enough Thunder

Jane's Addiction may have delayed the release of their latest album, The Great Escape Artist from Sept. 27 to Oct 17 but they have unleashed the crafty cover for the album, take a look: