Thursday, May 5, 2016

Quick News

The Hold Steady have reunited with keyboardist Franz Nicolay for an upcoming series of concerts to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their landmark third album, Boys and Girls in America. Nicolay left the band in 2010 to pursue a solo career. The band are also planning on reissuing their first two albums, Almost Killed Me and Separation Sunday, later this year.

The National have confirmed that they will begin work on their new album "soon." Guitarist Aaron Dessner told the news to Pitchfork.

Liam Gallagher has praised a rough cut of the upcoming Oasis documentary that is being done by the same team that did the award winning Senna and Amy. Gallagher tweeted his review:

Warner Bros. will being rolling out Prince reissues later this year. The label plans on reissuing many of his records between 1985-1992. Here is the official list:
June 21st: “Around the World in A Day” (1985)
July 19th: “Parade (Under the Cherry Moon soundtrack)” (1986)
August 23rd: “Sign o’ the Times”(1987)
September 20th: “The Black Album”(1987 recorded; 1994 released)
October 18th: “Lovesexy” (1988)  and “Batman” soundtrack (1989)
November 22nd: “Graffiti Bridge” soundtrack (1990) and “Diamonds and Pearls” (1991)
December 13th: “The Love Symbol” (1992)

James Blake has surprised fans by releasing his third album, The Colour In Anything, this evening. Take a look at the cover, below: