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Album Review: Jagwar Ma – Howlin

Since Primal Scream and The Happy Mondays were conveniently taken under the wing of an entire decade’s worth of people who were as similarly smashed as they were, attempts to forge a crossover between rock and dance music have spluttered at best. There have been high points (the first few …

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Festivals: Parklife Review Part 2, with Ghostpoet and The Rapture

Sunday saw the launch of Reebok Radio. Secluded in the Terrace section of the festival, one could spy a variety of famous faces, from a fierce looking Annie Mac to the cooler than cool Delilah.

Reebok Radio, who are about to embark on a five month UK ‘pop-up’ tour, bringing …

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Album Review: Digitalism – DJ Kicks

The DJ Kicks series of releases from !K7 Records has previously featured an impressive roster of talent: Gold Panda, Chromeo, Hot Chip, Four Tet and Annie have all contributed to the series in the past, and now it’s the turn of German electro duo Digitalism. But, I hear you cry, …

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Preview: Parklife Festival

Where? Platt’s Fields, Manchester

When? 9-10 June

Cost: £40-£100

Size: 30,000 (day)

Age: 3

In a word: #funtimez

More info: www.parklifeuk.com / @Parklifefest

This year’s Parklife Weekender promises to be another impressive affair, possibly even more laid back. The unusual concoction of ‘veteran rockers’ The Flaming Lips topping alongside big-time …

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Video Premiere: The Rapture- ‘How Deep is Your Love’

What could be funnier than a man smaller the size of a mouse serenading a group of elderly church women? Well, in The Rapture’s most recent video, for their track, ‘How Deep is Your Love’, lead singer Luke Jenner is that tiny little man. Like an Oompa Loompa from ‘Willy …

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The Rapture Announce New UK Tour Dates

Ah the Rapture – those electro, post-punk pioneers who were the sound of my sixth form days. ‘House of Jealous Lovers’, ‘Whoo! Alright, Yeah…Uh Huh’, ‘Pieces of the People We Love’ – too many nostalgic indie rock anthems to swoon over.

So when news that The Rapture is playing some …

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New Video: The Rapture – ‘Sail Away’

Some rapturous news for you. Oho yes. On December 12th, The Rapture will be releasing new single ‘Sail Away’ from their third album In The Grace Of Your Love through DFA Records. It will come in the form of a special remix EP featuring mixes courtesy of, wait for it, …

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BOTW Interview: Beaty Heart

For their third day on PlanetNotion, our BOTW Beaty Heart answers a few questions of ours that we’ve been dying to ask.  From eating The Rapture’s entire cheese board, to drinking Calpol infested slush puppy’s, Beaty Heart gives us an insight into how they came to be, their influences, tours …

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Celebrating 10 Years of DFA @ 100 Club

DFA Records have hit the big 1-0 and to help them celebrate a decade of good tunes, Converse and 100 Club are hosting, as part of their curated music series, a night with The Rapture, YACHT and Prinzhorn Dance School.

Back in 2001, James Murphy, Jonathan Galkin and Tim Goldsworthy …

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Top Acts Added to Berlin Festival Line Up

The team behind Berlin Festival has announced more act for the 2011 Line-up. Aloe Blacc, The Rapture, CSS and The Naked & Famous will now be performing alongside the phenomenal combination of Suede, Primal Scream, Mogwai, The Drums, Health and many more who are bound to rock Berlin senseless. Two …

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