Thursday, October 30, 2014

Quick News

Speaking to Rolling Stone, Pink Floyd's David Gilmour has spoken about his upcoming solo album and hopes to get it out next year. Discussing the follow-up to 2006's On An Island, Gilmour said, "There are some sketches that aren’t finished, and some of them will be started again. There’s a few months’ work in it yet. I’m hoping to get it out this following year."

 Writer Alex Garland, who has had Danny Boyle take his work to the big screen with The Beach and 28 Days Later... will be release his directorial debut Ex Machina next year and to cap off the project, he has scored Portishead's Geoff Barrow and composer Ben Salisbury to score the film.

In December, Public Enemy will be reissuing their seminal albums, It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back and Fear of A Black Planet to celebrate DefJam's 30th anniversary. The reissues will feature the remastered albums, B-sides, demos, live recordings, DVD's, and special liner notes by Questlove of The Roots.

TV on the Radio's David Sitek, who produced Beady Eye's final album BE, is asking Liam Gallagher to work with him again now that he is a free agent. Speaking to NME, Sitek said, "Liam's hilarious, that guy really makes me laugh. And he's super talented. I remember when he first went up to the microphone, we had no effects and it was just like, 'Wow.' He should either have a show or get back in the studio with me and we'll make a couple of tracks for fun."