Jack White speaks about Radiohead's Third Man recording, Metallica launch sunglasses, 30 Rock's Tina Fey raps, Nirvana pair working on new project... Daily Hot List
Friday, 6 July
Jack White has spoken more about his label, Third Man Recordings', hook-up with Radiohead. "I don't know how much to tell about it except I didn't play with them or produce," he said. "But they came in and recorded at Third Man. I don't know what else to be said about that, so that's all I can probably say."
Listen to the full interview via the 6Music.
Speaking of Radiohead, composer Steve Reich is working on a project with the London Sinfonietta to adapt the band's songs for a performance in spring next year.
John Lydon's appearance on Question Time last night reviewed.
Metallica's James Hetfield is launching a signature line of sunglasses that he says are "built to look faster than a speeding riff and to handle the life of a road dog like me." No word on whether they will stay on while head-banging though.
Listen to 30 Rock's Tina Fey making her MCing debut, dropping a verse for Childish Gambino's - aka comedian Donald Glover - latest track Royalty... She's right at the end...
Krist Novoselic says he has been collaborating with Nirvana bandmate Dave Grohl on a new project. "I think there's something cooking," he explained. "Ask Dave."
Iggy Pop has criticised The Clash for their "punk righteousness". "I couldn't stand the sincere punks. I never believed them. Still don't," he declared. "Like The Clash were going to make the world politically correct for everybody's benefit -- but only if you kept buying Clash records. I never really went for the righteousness. I went more for the profligate, sneering groups."
Plus listen Iggy's collaboration with Best Coast singer Bethany Cosentino for the new series of True Blood.
The boss of Spanish festival Benicassim gives The Q Festival Blog the ultimate insiders guide to this year's event featuring The Stone Roses, Bob Dylan, New Order and more.
Er, don't ask to have you photo taken with Tommy Lee ... "I certainly don't owe anybody anything! When I bought all my Led Zeppelin records and concert tickets I didn't say, One day these fuckers are gonna owe me a picture. It's the least they can do for me!... wtf people?" he recently posted. Friendly.
Justin Bieber says he'll consider working with Odd Future's Tyler, The Creator, if he watches his language.
Amy Winehouse's second posthumous collaboration with Nas has appeared online. Listen to Cherry Wine which will appear on the rapper's new album Life Is Good.
Plus the singer's dad Mitch believes there maybe two more albums of unreleased material to come from Winehouse.
Kasabian started a massive pillow fight during their gig in Lyon (via NME.com)
Feeder have dropped out of this weekend's T In The Park festival due to illness. "I'm absolutely gutted to have to pull out of these shows and my sincere apologies go out to all our fans attending", explained singer Grant Nicholas. "I have an infection and my doctor has diagnosed me with laryngitis, so performing this weekend is not an option."
Today's Track Of The Day is Rizzle Kicks with Down With Trumpets (Q313 preview)
That's it for this week. More Hot List on Monday at noon.
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