Monday, April 9, 2012

FN News Roundup: April 9, 2012



Hey FN fans! Catch up on all the nostalgic music news from the weekend that's fit to print below.

  • "This Is A Low," indeed: In a particularly revealing interview with The Guardian, Blur frontman Damon Albarn confirmed that their Hyde Park 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony concert will likely be ::gulp:: the last of the band's career. And also no more new Blur recordings. And probably no more Gorillaz. Damn. So, see you all in London in August then. (The Guardian)

  • ...But to quickly brighten the mood, stream the new Spiritualized album, Sweet Heart Sweet Light, in its entirety two weeks before its release! (NPR)

  • Oh, and just to hammer home the point that Jimmy Fallon's music supervisor is crazy good at his/her job: Pulp is playing Late Night TONIGHT!! (Consequence of Sound)

  • ...AND TOM WAITS IS TOO LATER THIS MONTH! BOOM! (BrooklynVegan)

  • Dance party starters !!! (Chk Chk Chk) performed a brand-new song, "Byron," on Pitchfork.tv - check it! (Pitchfork)

  • And just because it's really great: stream former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy's DJ set from London's The Boiler Room (Boiler Room)

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