Alex Turner joined Miles Kane on stage during his set at Glastonbury. They performed Standing Next To Me, a song that they released together under the umbrella band of The Last Shadow Puppets. Kane revealed last week that he and Turner will record music together again.
Kylie Minogue has received the JC Williams award for her work in entertainment. Well done Kylie.
Yoko Ono is set to release a new album in September. The album will be called Take Me to the Land of Hell and will be available September 17th.
New Order will release a new EP this year. As of yet it has been unnamed but we are excited.
Body/Head, the band fronted by Kim Gordon are set to release their debut album Coming Apart. The album will be available from September 10th.
Bloc Party have announced details of a new EP called Nextwave Sessions. It will be released in August.
TLC have replaced Lisa ‘Left Eye’ Lopez on the rerecording of their 90s single Waterfalls. They have enlisted the vocals of Namie Amuro to cover the parts sung by Lopez who died in 2002.
Alan Myers, the former drummer with Devo has lost his battle with cancer. Our thoughts go out to his family.
Motorhead have cancelled their show after Lemmy suffers from a haematoma. Get better soon Lemmy!
Brand New have issued a statement to let fans know that they have cancelled their European tour dates which include two festival dates – Reading and Leeds. They have sighted personal issues as the reason for the cancellation and offer their apologies.
Actor/DJ Elijah Wood surprised attendees at the Firefly festival this week by playing a DJ set.
Earl Sweatshirt has had to cancel his tour. He will miss festival dates due to illness. We hope he gets better soon.
The Isle of Man Festival has been cancelled; poor ticket sales have been cited as the cause for yet another festival to fall under the curse this year.
Justin Bieber is being sued for assaulting a member of the paparazzi. We here at MTTM don’t know what to belieb…ahem…believe.
Lady Gaga has claimed the top place in Forbes’s list of most powerful musicians beating both Madonna and Beyonce to the top spot.
Arctic Monkeys have announced an autumn tour.
22nd October – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
23rd October – Manchester Arena, Manchester
25th October – Earls Court, London
28th October – Echo Arena, Liverpool
29th October – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
31st October – LG Arena, Birmingham
1st November – Hydro Arena, Glasgow
2nd November – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield
Make sure you get a ticket for Au Revoir Simone’s only UK date on their European tour.
17th September – XOYO, London
Catch Gogol Bordello on their December tour.
8th December – The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA, Norwich
9th December – o2 Academy, Bristol
11th December – o2 Academy, Leeds
13th December – o2 Academy, Brixton
14th December – Manchester Academy, Manchester
15th December – o2 Academy, Glasgow
Check out this band on their tour.
19th July – Somerset House, London (with Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros)
23rd July – The Castle Hotel, Manchester
24th July – Sebright Arms, London
25th July – Secret Garden Party
27th July – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
The Weight of Your Love – Editors
Sticky Wickets – The Duckworth Lewis Method
Sistrionix – Deap Valley
Cerulean Salt – Waxahatchee
Comfort – Splashh