Lana Del Rey even more secret past emerges, new Black Keys video, Coldplay man discusses new project... Daily Hot List
Friday, 1 June
We all know how Lana Del Rey used to be Lizze Grant before Video Games' online breakthrough, well it seems that's just the start of it. The singer also recorded as Mary Jailer and released an album called Sirens, according to the latest online rumours. So is it really our Lana? And if so how many other 'pre-fame' projects does she have out there waiting to be discovered? Have a listen...
According to reports, Justine Bieber knocked himself out by running into a wall backstage at a Paris gig. Allegedly this is not the first time he's done it...
Gotye is releasing an album entirely made up of Somebody That I Used To Know remixes. Does anyone like the song that much?
Bloc Party will release their fourth album, handily called Four, on 20 August. Frontman Kele Okereke explains that the record has "taken us on quite a journey" explaining "there have been babies, breakdowns, tantrums and hospitalisations" during its recording.
Watch The Black Keyes new video for Gold On The Ceiling.
Garbage's recent New York's Webster Hall gig is streaming online in full.
Phil Collins says he is obsessed with studying the history of the Alamo.
Harry Potter's Rupert Grint has been cast in the forthcoming CBGB movie, though there is a dispute about the film between members of late club founder Hilly Kristal's family as his children fight over the story and trademark rights.
Watch The Walkmen's new video for the title track of forthcoming album Heaven (out Monday 4 June), plus read our Q&a with singer Hamilton Leithauser.
Florence Welch has been keeping "scrapbooks" with Chanel designer Karl Lagerfield. Does this mean a signature fashion range is on the way?
HMV are set to sell off the Hammersmith Apollo.
Talking of iconic venues, in our new issue Q312 we go behind the scenes of Britain's best concert halls to learn their secrets and stories. Watch the O2 Acamdey Brixton helping us spell out our headline.
NME have named Beyonce's Crazy In Love as their favourite track of the last decade.
A selection of music writers pick their favourite Number 1 singles for each year since the formation of the charts in 1952.
Here's Coldplay's Guy Berryman, Allison Pierce and James Levy discussing the making of the latters new album Pray To Be Free. They play London's Hoxton Bar & Kitchen on 28 June.
Wilko Johnson and How Soon Is Now author Richard King are among the speakers for the music-themed talks at this year's Stoke Newington Literary Festival which starts today.
We chat to Simon Spence, author of forthcoming Stone Roses biography War And Peace about the band, their history and their reunion. He has also written the cover story in our new issue, Q312, on sale now.
Listen to a remix of Foxes' Warrior by D-E-W-L. The band are about to hit the road, kicking off a UK tour in 16 June at Start The Bus in Bristol before heading to the US.
Today's Track Of The Day is TLC's Waterfalls as we look into the history behind the song in our new issue Q312
That's it for today. There will be no Hot List next week because of the Jubilee holidays in the UK but we will be updating Qthemusic.com daily so stayed tuned. The Hot List will return on Monday, 11 June.
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