Archive for April 2nd, 2012

Adele Says She Will Release a New Song This Year

April 2nd, 2012
Adele isn't "going on a break for that long" she tells the French radio network NRJ Contrary to previous reports about an extended hiatus the singer said she expects to have a "new song probably coming out at the end of the year"   Don't expect a full album soon from...

LCD Soundsystem Documentary Will Hit Theaters This Summer

April 2nd, 2012
Shut Up and Play the Hits a documentary about the final days of LCD Soundsystem will hit theaters across the United States this summer in a series of one-night-engagements at movie houses North American rights to the picture which was directed by Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace have been picked...

Whitney Houston’s Final Film: ‘Sparkle’ Trailer Released

April 2nd, 2012
Today had an exclusive look this morning at the trailer for Sparkle which features Whitney Houston's final film performance Sparkle marks Houston's return to the big screen after a 16-year hiatus her first starring role in a film released in theaters since she co-starred with Denzel Washington in The Preacher's...

Exclusive Download: Sugarman 3’s Retro-Funk ‘Rudy’s Intervention’

April 2nd, 2012
Click to listen to the Sugarman 3's 'Rudy's Intervention' Retro-funk group the Sugarman 3 will release their fourth studio album (first following a ten-year hiatus) What the World Needs Now on May 15th Group founder Neal Sugarman believes the group's comeback record might be their best to date "I am really excited...

Feist, Michael Buble, Sheepdogs Are JUNO Awards Winners

April 2nd, 2012
Feist was honored as Artist of the Year at last night's 2012 JUNO Awards at Scotiaband Place in Ottawa Michael Buble's Christmas was named Album of the Year and the Sheepdogs scored Single of the Year for "I Don't Know" Heartthrob Justin Bieber was the Juno Fan Choice and stalwarts...

Slash: ‘Axl Rose Hates My Guts’

April 2nd, 2012
When Guns N' Roses get inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 14th nobody knows exactly what else will happen – including Slash "This is a subject I'm dead sick of talking about" the guitarist says "Everyone has been asking me what's going to happen and...

Dirty Projectors Announce ‘Swing Lo Magellan’

April 2nd, 2012
Dirty Projectors will release their sixth album Swing Lo Magellan on July 10th Whereas the group's previous records have been focused on a particular theme or musical technique the new disc finds the band's frontman and primary composer David Longstreth focused on penning distinct tunes "It's an album of songs...

Michael Kiwanuka Readies U.S. Tour

April 2nd, 2012
After opening for Adele on her European tour last spring and releasing a celebrated debut LP Home Again in his native UK in March singer-songwriter Michael Kiwanuka is gearing up to introduce his music to US audiences The 24-year-old will kick off a brief North American tour in Atlanta on...

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Sues Sony Over Royalties

April 2nd, 2012
"Weird Al" Yankovic is suing Sony Music Entertainment for $5 million over royalty disputes Billboard reports The music parodist alleges that Sony took improper and duplicate recoupments resulting in underpayment of his royalties has not paid him his fair share of revenue from his YouTube hits and the label has...

Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert, Lady Antebellum Repeat Wins at ACM Awards

April 2nd, 2012
Taylor Swift Miranda Lambert and Lady Antebellum all won top awards at last night's 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas All three acts repeated past victories with Swift honored as Entertainer of the Year Lambert winning for Female Vocalist and Lady Antebellum...