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Tuesday, 14 February
Paul Weller's next single That Dangerous Age is set to be remixed by Arctic Monkeys' Matt Helders. The drummer has done a new mix of the single (listen to the original above) for its 11 March release, Ladytron have also had a tinker with the Modfather. Album Sonik Kicks follows on 19 March.
Even rock legends have parents. This vintage study from the 70s of stars at home with their folks has re-emerged online, including domesticated snaps of Elton John, Frank Zappa, Grace Slick and Joe Cocker.
Watch Girls paying tribute to Whitney Houston by covering I Will Always Love You (via Pitchfork.com).
Daniel Bedingfield has set up a pledgemusic account and is raising money for music. Starting off with a $10 pledge for a digital download, packages in offer include $500 to join him on a trip to a fish market for sushi, $1000 will buy a hot spring camping trip with the singer, while a living room show will cost you $2,500. So far, he's raised 24 percent of his target in less than a week.
Last night St Vincent appear in the Valentines special episode of teen soap Gossip Girl. Yes, you did read that right... So how did the unlikely cameo of the year come about? Our Al Horner explains.
Listen to Perfume Genius' latest effort Put Your Back N 2 It in full now.
The ten least boring moments of this year's Grammy Awards... could have done with this when they were going through the Best Recorded Package categories.
Talking of obscure Grammy categories, have you spotted the fake one in our little challenge yet?
TicketWeb has confirmed in a statement to customers that their direct email marketing system was "exposed to unauthorized access". Although the site claims user credit details are secure, customers should still expect to receive mail from an unauthorized party.
File hosting website, The Pirate Bay is adopting new "magnet technology" to reduce number of torrent-files with more than 10 peers... that is good apparently.
Fancy another preview from The Shins' new album, The Rifle's Spiral from Port Of Morrow is streaming now ahead of the record's 19 March release date.
Jack White has announced a series of solo live dates, mainly in the US, plus has confirmed he will play Radio 1's weekend festival in London on 23 June. His self-directed Love Interruption will be shown online today from 4.30pm (GMT). Watch it below.
Simian Mobile Disco will release a new album, Unpatterns on 14 May and are streaming a track from the record now.
A Bon Iver/ James Blake collaboration is gathering steam according to Justin Vernon: "We all really care about James Blake because, well, just because. He's a guy that we know well that we've considered bringing in. But let's bring in his team, the men behind James Blake, as well. We met all those guys and they're great. Whenever you work in this business, you run into a lot of people that remind you of yourself. And when you run into people that are doing shit that's totally different -- but yet you all agree about how to do it -- then you win."
New Order will headline the Saturday night at this year's Bestival (6-9 September).
Shakira has been attacked... by a "crazed sea lion".
Hot Chip and Crystal Castles are among the first acts to be announced for this year's Lovebox Festival which takes place in London's Victoria Park, 15-17 June.
The Cribs have announced they will release new album In The Belly Of The Brazen Bull on 7 May. The record was produced by David Fridmann, Steve Albini and the band themselves. The trio will kick off a UK tour on the day the album is released at Nottingham's Rock City.
Today's Track Of The Day is Red Light with Get Out My Head.
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 14/02/2012
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