The band took to the stage at Glasgow Academy (November 2) to the strains of 1960s maverick David Axelrod's 'Holy Are You' (a track that frontman Richard Ashcroft re-recorded with the composer), alongside a screen flashing up images that included Lou Reed, Bob Dylan and comedy character Reginald Perrin, as well as snippets of the band's lyrics. Pic: Dean Chalkley
SweatyBack: 10 new things we learned from Oasis' new DVD, 'Lord Don't Slow Me Down'.
MIA gives George Bush nightmares. Check out her feature on page 28. Pic: Pieter M Hattem
Kasabian feature on the 'Radio 1 Established 1967' album, reviewed this week.
Find out what we thought of Jack Penate's debut album 'MatinÃ©e'. Pic: Dean Chalkley
This week's Radar buzz band are The Ghost Frequency. Pic: Sam Jones
"Skinny-jeaned idiots are going to die," or so say Foals in their feature. Pic: Ed Miles
We find out what happened when CSS went on tour with Gwen Stefani. This is them at the National Indoor Arena, Birmingham. Pic: Guy Eppel
Babyshambles explain to NME how they nearly didn't make 'Shotter's Nation' because Pete was so off his head all the time. Pic: Dean Chalkley
We witnessed Arcade Fire and LCD Soundsystem at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Pic: Anoulay Tsai
The group brought out a good selection of hits at Glasgow Academy, performing for 90 minutes - they declined to play fan favourites 'History' and 'Gravity Grave', but performed songs including 'Bitter Sweet Symphony', 'Life's An Ocean' and 'This Is Music' for the hardcore fans. Pic: Dean Chalkley
We witnessed the carnage that is Gallows and Lethal Bizzle at The Junction, Cambridge. Pic: Tom Oxley
Panic! At The Disco have lost a year's worth of work, after scrapping their whole second album. Pic: Pieter Van Hattem