Florence And The Machine frontwoman Florence Welch says she’s taken to science to influence the writing of the band’s second album. Welch told NME.COM that she’s working with producer Paul Epworth on new material, and that one new song, ‘Strangeness And Charm’, sees her recount a science lesson that her dad originally told her.
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Oxegen Festival 2008 – Ireland
Editors’ Folkestone gig was stopped on Tuesday (March 23) and police were called to the Leas Cliff Hall venue following a fight in the crowd. The Birmingham band were deep into their set but halted due to a fracas breaking out. Kent Police told NME.COM that at 10:18pm (GMT) two fighting crowd members were escorted outside and one was questioned by an officer after venue staff phoned the police.
Noel Gallager played his first post-Oasis gig on Thursday (March 25), headlining the Royal Albert Hall in London for a Teenage Cancer Trust show. The singer/guitarist played songs from his Oasis back catalogue, including several B-sides. He refrained from playing new material despite calls from some fans to do so.
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Glastonbury Festival 2007
Pete Doherty is set to play a matinee solo show at the The Blues Kitchen in London on Easter Saturday (April 3), it has been announced. The Babyshambles man will be supported by his sister’s band, The Ezra Beats for the show, with doors set to open at 3pm (GMT).
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Style: “70’s look”
Record Store Day 2010 will be taking place in 1,000 independent record stores across 18 different countries this April 17. The event started two years ago in the US and will be celebrated in UK with exclusive releases by a whole host of bands, including LCD Soundsystem, The Rolling Stones, The Cribs, Joy Division, Foals and Crystal Castles.
DPA UK Jimi Hendrix
A DVD containing footage the makers claim is a Jimi Hendrix sex tape is set to be released in May. ,Jimi Hendrix: The Story Of The Lost Sex Tape is due out on the Kaleidoscope company on May 3. It contains 11 minutes of porn footage which is being billed as featuring the late guitar legend.