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Teetering on a tightrope strung up somewhere between really bloody annoying and ‘Licensed To Ill’-era Beastie Boys in Hello Kitty backpacks, [a]The Ting Tings[/a]’ comeback track is the musical equivalent…

We thought The Ting Tings had lost themselves in the clubs of Berlin envisaging new dance barriers for their loooooong-awaited new album – but if ‘Hang It Up’ is anything…

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Way more straightforward and nowhere near as sussed as ‘Great DJ’, ‘Fruit Machine’ or The Other Single, but what does that matter? It’s the iTunes ad one, and that of…

When Jules De Martino and Katie White emerged from their Salford art-house commune at the death of 2006 with a 20-minute, five-song live set, they stood out brightly from Manchester’s…

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So, CSS lost a member recently? About time too – did anyone else notice there were six of them in the band? As The Ting Tings have set about proving,…

Of all the bad juju that can afflict a new band, worse even than the Curse Of The Mercury Prize, is the hex that surrounds the Picks Of The New…

This year is already shaping up to be a classic. A battle royale between the latest set of industry-approved Britz kids headed by Adele – who recently ’fessed up to…

“You keep playing me like a fruit mach-ine/Overstretched your gen-er-o-si-ty!” Snapping up this gem from Manchester’s The Ting Tings may involve heading to one of their shows and batting away…

Already a firm favourite with Zane Lowe (it says here), ‘Great DJ’ is a no-flab electro-pop nugget which suggests The Ting Tings’ rider is made up solely of Skittles and…