Thursday, March 27, 2014

Quick News

Taking to social media, rock icons Living Colour have confirmed they are working on a new album. No word as to when it been released.

As we wait for Wu-Tang Clan's new album, A Better Tomorrow, apparently we will be getting another Wu record soon, however, the delivery of it will be far different than one could imagine. The hip-hop icons will release Once Upon a Time in Shaolin, and only one physical copy of the record will be made. According to RZA in an interview with Forbes magazine, the album will make a tour in museums, art galleries, and festivals and patrons will be charged a fee to listen to the record on headphones provided by the venue in which the record is being played. The production of the record stems back as far as 1997 and the LP has been being made in secret since then, it will also feature all of the original members of the Wu. No word as to when it will be released, but RZA said to Forbes, "We’re making a single-sale collector’s item. This is like somebody having the scepter of an Egyptian king." After the tour is over, the group will make the album available for purchase for a price "in the millions."

Following the release of Out Among the Stars, Johnny Cash's son, John Carter Cash, told The Guardian that more albums are on the way. He said, "There are a few things that are in the works right now – probably four or five albums if we wanted to release everything. There may be three or four albums' worth of American Recordings stuff, but some of it may never see the light of day."

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's passing, the iconic Nirvana singer is getting his own comic book. The comic will be apart of Blue Water Productions' tribute series and will be available next month. The comic chronicles his life growing up in Seattle to his untimely death.

Bjork will be joining Nas this year as part of the documentaries making their premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next month. Nas will be opening the festival with his documentary, Time is Illmatic, about the making of his landmark debut. Bjork will be releasing Biophilia Live, a live doc about her inspiring 2011 Biophilia project and tour. Take a look at the film's poster below: