"Heart broken" Cat Power hit by health and money issues, Interpol man for film role, Mumford & Son DVD, Coldplay ebook... Daily Hot List
Wednesday, 31 October
Cat Power says she may have to quit touring due to money and health issues. "I may have to cancel my European tour due to bankruptcy and my health struggle with angioedema," she wrote via a personal Instagram post. However the singer, real name Chan Marshall, insists she is not giving up. "I have not thrown in any towel, I am trying to figure out what best I can do. Heart broken. Worked so hard. Got sick day after Sun came out and been struggling to keep all points of me in equilibrium: mind, spirit, body, healthy, centred and grounded. I am doing the best I can. I fucking love this planet. I refuse to give up. Though i may need to restratagize for my security and health."
Mumford & Sons will release a live DVD on 26 November, The Road To Red Rocks, which the band's US summer tour.
Interpol's Paul Banks is set to appear in a film called Mine To Kill directed by James Kendi. The movie will be scored by Ratata's Mike Stroud. Here's a teaser trailer.
Miley Ciyrus, Tyler, The Creator and Pharrell Williams have all been in the studio together... Odd Future indeed.
Ronnie Wood has got engaged to 34 year-old theatre producer Sally Humphreys.
Spanish festival Benicassim will take place next year. There were questions over the event's future after its promoters Music Festivals PLC went into administration, but a deal has been struck to sell the festival back to its previous owners.
Watch Sky Ferreria's new video for Sad Dream.
Ellie Goulding and Skrillex have split up according to reports.
Stream Brian Eno's new album Lux exclusively via Q now.
Promoters are already worried about the long-term impact of Hurricane Sandy which has effectively ruled out a week's worth of some gigs in some areas of the US.
The bass smashed in Nirvana's Smell's Like Teen Spirit video will be auctioned in London on 29 November and is expected to fetch £25,000.
Author Ian Rankin has got in touch with his inner Michael Eavis and booked the music for the Aberfeldy Festival this week. He explains who he's got on in a guest column.
Coldplay's live album, Live 2012, will be accompanied by an ebook on 19 November. The edition will include interactive audio visual elements, exclusive videos, Chris Martin's studio journal, interviews and more form the band's recent tour.
Brandon Flowers on reading Elvis Presley's copy of the Book Of Mormon in a preview from The Killers cover feature in our new issue, Q317, out now.
Kings Of Leon and Depeche Mode are among the band playing Portugal's Optimus Alive next July (12-14).
Today's Halloween Track Of The Day is Alice Cooper with Born This Way
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 31/10/2012
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