Noel Gallagher: 'Last time I saw Liam he insulted me', Mick Jagger 'One Direction shows like early Stones gigs', watch Blur live... Daily Hot List
Thursday, 15 November
Noel Gallagher says he met up with Liam after the Olympics... and there's been no thaw in their relations. "We texted each other at Christmas. I saw him at a party after the Olympics - he did the usual which was hurl an insult at me and walk off... nothing new there," he explained. "He's like a squeaky toy that swears a lot... in a blazer."
Mick Jagger says One Direction's gigs remind him of early Rolling Stones shows. "I watched a concert of One Direction on the TV the other night, you know just to check it out," he said. "It reminded me very much of our early concerts, when we were pushed around among the audience and we would kind of float. They were like, floating above the audience, and they looked like, really distinctly uncomfortable." The frontman also joked about how times had changed since his band began life 50 years ago, declaring back then "we didn't read other people's e-mails, so we didn't know four-star generals were having affairs."
Watch Blur performing Under The Westway live at Hyde Park, taken from the forthcoming DVD of this summer's gig.
Plus here's Damon Albarn's audio collage that was broadcast across BBC Radio yesterday to mark the 90th anniversary since its first ever broadcast.
Amanda Palmer has written an open letter to PETA criticizing one of their recent campaigns which equates fur with unattractive body hair. The singer says it is "perpetuating really unhealthy attitudes. fear and unhappiness in the body-hair department is becoming more and more prevalent in young girls (and all women), because they feel they have no alternative." She adds: PETA, if you care about animals, and their health and overall happiness index, take your human animals into account alongside the rest of them."
Andre 3000 didn't appear on Big Boi's latest album because he was busy with razor blades... apparently. "I gave the motherfucker about five songs, but I guess he was just too busy," said Boi of his Outkast bandmate. "He said he had to do some Gillette shit. No for real. He said he had some contractual obligations." However, he's insisted there is no beef between the two, but was making a joke about his friend's role as a brand ambassador for the shaver.
Deerhunter's Bradford Cox joined Divine Fits at a recent show in Atlanta to cover The Ramones 53rd And 3rd (via Stereogum.com).
Vampire Weekend, The Walkmen, Devendra Banhart, Cass McCombs, Real Estate and more will play an acoustic Occupy Sandy - a branch of Occupy Wall Street helping with the Hurricane Sandy recovery - benefit gig this Saturday at St Ann & The Holy Trinity church in Brooklyn.
Lady Gaga has posted up a 15 second preview for new song Cake - originally believed to be a rap-based fan online submission she was promoting, but now seemingly revealed as her next release - made with photographer Terry Richardson.
Brian Eno's new album LUX will be broadcast in full online across the globe this Saturday and he wants fans to submit photos on a "play of light" theme (an earlier name of the album) which will be "curated in real time" by Eno and his team and set to the music. Follow the link below for local transmission times.
Watch Beach House's new video for Wild.
One Direction look set to have the Number 1 album this week with Take Me Home, while Bruno Mars and Little Mix are battling it out to top the singles chart, according to thr official midweek's.
Today's Track Of The Day is Smoke Fairies with If I Were A Carpenter
That's it for today. More Hot List tomorrow at noon.
12:00 PM | 15/11/2012
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