Kraftwerk, My Bloody Valentine announce live returns, Black Keys lead Grammy noms, Big Boi to work with Kate Bush, Noel Gallagher wants to jam with Blur pair... Daily Hot List
Thursday, 6 December
Kraftwerk will perform each of their eight studio albums in Tate Modern's Turbine Hall next year. The band will play a different record each night - Autobahn (1974), Radio-Activity (1975), Trans Europe Express (1977), The Man-Machine (1978), Computer World (1981), Techno Pop (1986), The Mix (1991) and Tour de France (2003) - between 6 and 14 February. They are the band's first London shows since 2004. Tickets for dates go on sale next Wednesday at 7.30am (GMT), and there is a four-ticket per person limit.
My Bloody Valentine have announced new UK dates for early next year. Kevin Shields' band will Glasgow (9), Manchester (10) and London (12) in March. Tickets go on sale tomorrow at 9am (GMT).
The Black Keys, Mumford & Sons, Fun, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean lead the way in this year's Grammy Awards all picking up six nominations each. The ceremony takes place on 10 February in Los Angeles.
And just to be on the save side the non-nominated E from Eels has already pre-recorded his Grammy acceptance speech, in fact he's recorded several of them...
Influential jazz pianist Dave Brubeck has died aged 91, the day before his 92nd birthday. The musician passed away at home in Norwalk, Connecticut, after suffering from heart failure.
Jack White has denied criticising Lady Gaga in a recent interview. "I never said anything about her music, or questioned the authenticity of her songs in any way," he declared. "I was in a conversation about the drawbacks of image for the sake of image, and that it is popular nowadays to not question an image in front of you, but only to label it as cool or weird quickly and dispose of it." He also congratulated the singer for her championing of gay rights issues.
Mark Lanegan is releasing a split seven-inch single with Danish trio Whomadewho for Amnesty International. The acts have covered each other for the release.
Watch M83's video for Wait. It's the final clip in a trilogy of films for their other singles Midnight City and Reunion.
Big Boi is hopeful of collaborating with Kate Bush on his next album. "We spoke on a phone a couple times. I sent her some records that she dug. But I was trying to meet a deadline for this one [ Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumours] so hopefully on the next one," he explained. "Once I get over to London again, I can connect with her and kinda pick her brain and see what's going on." The Outkast man also confirmed that his favourite album of the year is Mumford & Son's Babel.
Noel Gallagher says he hopes Damon Albarn and Graham Coxon with perform with him when they all play the same Teenage Cancer Trust gig on 23 March. The Blur pair will support Noel - who is curating this year's gigs - and the former Oasis man hopes they will be onstage together at some point. "They'll be playing Blur songs, I would think. I'll be playing mine. Will we share the stage together? I hope so. I'm up for it. It's always good to have a little jam," he declared.
Read interviews with Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nucks and Lindsey Buckingham on their band's reunion and their evolving relationship.
AlunaGeorge, Laura Mvula and Tom Odell have been shortlisted for this year's Brits Critics Choice Award.
Not sure who was waiting for this but Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta have reunited for a Christmas album. Here's their track, I Think You Might Like It, which is apparently a sequel to You're The One That I Want... wasn't that Grease 2? Odd...
Rolling Stone have named Bruce Springsteen's Wrecking Ball their album of the year, while Stereogum have gone for Fiona Apple. Here's a round-up of some end of year lists.
Listen to The Birthday Suit's new album A Conversation Well Rehearsed in full now.
Gabrielle Aplin, whose cover of The Power Of Love features in the John Lewis Christmas advert, is on course to top the singles charts this week, while Olly Murs is expected to spend a second week with the Number 1 album, according to the official midweek charts.
Today's Track Of The Day is Temples with Shelter Song
That's it for today. Due to staff holiday the Hot List will return on Monday at noon.
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