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Keane Announce 2012 North American Tour Dates
Keane have big things in store for fans over the next few months. Not only is the band releasing their first studio album since 2008, 'Strangeland,' in May 2012, but they have also announced a handful of North American tour dates in support of their fourth LP.
The Big Pink vs. Cake – Sound Off
Congratulations to the Big Pink, who are the new reigning champs of Diffuser.fm's weekly Sound Off series. The duo received the most fan votes for their new track 'Hit the Ground (Superman),' beating out Delta Spirit's 'California.' Now, Robbie Furze and Milo Cordell will take on Cake and the band's latest single 'The Winter.'
The Ting Tings Condense L.A. Shows Following Katie White’s Surgery
The Ting Tings have been forced to condense their scheduled shows in Los Angeles following vocalist Katie White's appendix surgery. The gigs were originally supposed to be held at the El Rey Theatre tonight (March 21) and tomorrow night (March 22), but due to White's recovery, she and fellow Ting Ting Jules de Martino have decided to combine the shows into one mega show.
The Big Pink vs. Delta Spirit – Sound Off
Welcome to the first edition of Diffuser.fm's weekly Sound Off, where two bands are pitted against each other in a battle of the songs. It's up to the readers to decide which track is the best by voting for their favorite in the poll below. This week, the Big Pink are taking on Delta Spirit, and whoever wins this match will go on to face another competitor next Monday.
Watch Bruce Springsteen Perform With Arcade Fire, Tom Morello + More at SXSW
Every year, SXSW draws musicians from all types of genres to entertain the masses. With so many artists stationed in and around Austin, Texas, this week, collaborative performances are bound to happen -- and even SXSW 2012 keynote speaker Bruce Springsteen got in on the fun. During his performance with the E Street Band, Bruce brought out a slew of special guests -- including members of Arcade Fir
Charlatans UK Frontman Tim Burgess Announces Memoir ‘Telling Stories’
Tim Burgess, frontman of the Charlatans UK, has announced the forthcoming release of his memoir 'Telling Stories,' named after the band's 1997 album 'Tellin' Stories.' The book was penned entirely by Burgess himself and will hit shelves on April 26 of this year.
Andrew Bird Discusses Funeral Gigs on ‘Colbert Report,’ Performs ‘Eyeoneye’
Andrew Bird stopped by the set of 'The Colbert Report' last night (March 13) for a quick chat with host Stephen Colbert and to perform a set of new songs off of 'Break It Yourself.' As usual, Colbert fired a hilarious round of questions at the reserved singer-songwriter before Bird took the stage to perform 'Eyeoneye' and 'Danse Caribe.'
Tegan and Sara Kick It With New Producer, Talk ‘Graduation’ in ‘Carpool’ Webisode
Tegan and Sara are keeping the updates coming with their latest installment of their 'Carpool Confessional' webisodes. Over the course of eight weeks, the Quins will post a weekly video update on the recording process of their new album while engaging in some immensely entertaining chatter. In episode three, Tegan and Sara introduce us to their new producer, talk 'Frogger' and puppies, and channel
Radiohead Show Gets Picketed by Westboro Baptist Church
It's not uncommon to see members of the Westboro Baptist Church picketing outside of gay rights events, but outside of a Radiohead concert? That's a first. Before Thom Yorke and co. took the stage in Kansas City, Mo., the Brits were met with a hoard of hateful, sign-wielding Westboro Baptists.
She & Him’s Zooey Deschanel Dismisses Russell Brand Romance Rumors
Zooey Deschanel may look like Katy Perry, but that doesn't mean she's interested in Russell Brand! Deschanel, who sings in the indie duo She & Him with M. Ward, recently squashed rumors that she was dating the newly single British comedian, who announced his divorce from Katy Perry in late December 2011.