Thursday, January 10, 2013

Quick News

Brooklyn electro duo Javelin will release their new album, Hi Beams in March.

Former Libertine and Dirty Pretty Things guitarist Carl Barat has recruited Johnny Marr and Andy Burrows for his new solo record. The record, still untitled, will be out later this year.

Kate Nash will release her new record, Girl Talk in March.

Trent Reznor's How to Destroy Angels will release their debut album, Welcome Oblivion on March 5, the same day as Reznor's former touring mate and production partner, the iconic David Bowie.

Dave Grohl's Sound City Players is shaping up to be a nice line-up. So far, Grohl has enlisted Alain Johannes, Taylor Hawkins, Stevie Nicks, and John Fogerty. The band are set to make their debut at the Sundance Film Festival later this month when Grohl presents his film, Sound City, a documentary about the legendary California recording studio.

The Sigur Ros video for "Varúð" is set to play in over 3,000 New York City cabs. The video is of a girl running around Manhattan. The taxi installation is part of a project launched by the Art Production Fund, a nonprofit organization.

After remaining mum about his music career, Justin Timberlake released a teaser video taunting fans of a countdown happening in three days. In the video he discusses his love for music and how he never turned away from it. Speculation is mounting that he will announce a new album.

After eight years, Destiny's Child have recorded a new song together. The track, "Nuclear," will be featured on an upcoming greatest hits record.

While Destiny's Child remains a hot topic, Beyonce has also announced she will be releasing a new record this year.