Blur release Parklive album, Glastonbury trying to book The Stone Roses for 2013, AWOL Killing Joke singer 'found'... Daily Hot List
Tuesday, 14 August
Blur have released their Sunday night set from London's Hyde Park as a live album. Parklive can be downloaded digitally now, with a physical version of the album, which will also feature tracks from the band's recent warm-up shows, due out in the next few weeks. A deluxe edition, featuring a DVD of the show and the band's 100 Club gig in full, is out in November.
However watch out on the film to see if some pixelating goes on as Parklife guest Phil Daniels apparently wore a shirt from Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green collection. Peace in our time or a spy under the Westway?
Michael Eavis is trying to book The Stone Roses for next year's Glastonbury, the farmer has admitted. "I'm very keen on The Stone Roses - I always have been," he declared. "Are they a possible headliner for next year? I think it is possible, yeah."
London's Royal Court theatre will stage a verbatim reading of Pussy Riot's trail testimony on Friday, the day a Russian court is expected to deliver its verdict on the female punk band's March protest gig in a Moscow cathedral .
Watch Bjork dedicating Declare Independence to the three Pussy Riot singers.
Katy Perry must be regretting going to a water park at the weekend. Not only was she papped, but in a common water slide mishap her bottoms slipped... a bit...
Read out bite-sized review of this year's Oya festival in Norway in The Q Festival Blog.
Killing Joke's frontman Jaz Coleman has been 'found' alive and well in the Western Sahara, where he is working on a musical project. The singer had disappeared after a message - reportedly from him, though he's since denied it - appeared on the band's facebook page criticising plans to tour with The Cult and The Mission later this year.
Listen to the London 2012 Olympians discussing the importance of music in their preparations.
This week's singles column with Green Day, Paloma Faith, Toy, Mumford & Sons and more.
Fresh from performing at the Olympics' closing ceremony, Madness are giving away a free track, Death Of A Rudeboy, as a download.
A musical based on The Flaming Lips' Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots is currently casting. The production with open this year in San Diego.
Eight more acts have joined the iTunes Festival in September. Elbow and Bat For Lashes play on 7 September, while Hot Chip (29) and Band of Horses (8) are also among the new additions.
Rizzle Kicks have joined the line-up for Africa Express' train tour which departs from London on 2 September. They join the likes of Damon Albarn, Carl Barat, The Very Best and more that sees the collective play formal gigs and special 'platform appearances' as they tour the country by train.
Today's Track Of The Day is Willy Moon with Railroad Track
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 14/08/2012
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