At The Drive-In hint there could be more to come, Russian Madonna gig threatened, new Tom Waits video, Pro Green attacks own label, new Mumfords single... Daily Hot List
Wednesday, 8 August
At The Drive-In have dangled the possibility that there could be more from the band after this summer's reunion dates (including UK shows at the Reading And Leeds Festivals). "It's another chapter, that's all it is. If you think of it as another chapter, you're fine. If you think of it as you're trying to relive something, you're fucked," explained Tony Hajjar when asked if the current reunion will damage the band's legacy. "This is just our next chapter, and there might be another chapter or we might close the book. That's all we're trying to do, and have a good time while doing it."
Threats of violence towards performers and gig-goers have been made ahead of two Madonna gigs in Russia. The US Embassy in Moscow is warning citizens to "remain vigilant" after it received information about the threat against the shows this week, adding that extra security measures will be put in place.
Watch Tom Waits' new video for Hell Broke Luce.
The Stone Roses played an intimate gig in London to mark the Olympic games for Adidas. Here's a report of the show that was watched by Olympians and rock royalty alike.
Kanye West has been writing songs about girlfriend Kim Kardashian. The rapper-producer tweeted he "wrote the song Perfect Bitch about Kim". We're sure she's touched.
Listen to a track taken from Cat Power's new album, Sun (out 3 September), Cherokee.
Timbaland will reportedly produce two tracks for the posthumous Aaliyah album that Drake is overseeing.
Listen to Mumford & Sons' new single I Will Wait.
Composer Philip Glass is set to be the subject of a remix album, Rework_. The album due out on 22 October features mixes by Beck among others and was reportedly inspired by conversations between him and Glass.
Cats Eyes singer Rachel Zeffira is to release a solo album later this year, here's a trailer for the record.
Grammy-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch, who worked with the likes of Barbra Streisand and wrote the music for Chorus Line, has died.
Passion Pit have announced a UK tour which kicks off at Glasgow QMU on 13 November. Tickets go on sale this Friday.
Watch Man Men actress Jessica Pare performing live with Jesus And Mary Chain.
Deadmau5 says he is planning a break from music because he's "basically pretty miserable right now". He added he needed: " to pull the fuck back and figure out whatever the fuck it is I do."
The Vaccines Freddie Cowan and The Horrors' Tom Cowan, yep they're brothers, are set to collaborate for a B-side for the former's band. Each member of The Vaccines will produce a solo track for the flip sides of the band's forthcoming singles.
Mark Foster says Foster The People's next record will be "more evolved". "One thing about Foster the People is that it's taking pieces of a lot of different genres of music and kind of melding them together," he explained. "His next record's going to be more evolved; it's going to be a clearer picture of what I've had in my head when it comes to that vision. Working on this project and getting deeper into electronic music is going help bring a deeper colour in the next Foster record."
Listen to new xx track, Chained.
R.E.M. are re-releasing Document to mark its 25th anniversary. The new edition will feature a previously unreleased concert recording from 1987.
Professor Green had a twitter rant against his label EMI yesterday asking "why would you own record label hinder you?". Here's a round-up of the angry tweets.
Today's Track Of The Day is Calvin Harris with We'll Be Coming Back (ft Example) grab Q314 for a feature on Mr Harris
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 08/08/2012
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