I watch very little television but just recently my attention was drawn to a BBC2 documentary called ‘A Band For Britain’. The programme follows Sue Perkins as she attempts to breathe new life into the Dinnington Colliery Brass Band. It was quite simply one of the funniest, most moving and most affecting things I have ever seen.
I have two reasons to be particularly vulnerable to a programme like this. Firstly because on my mother’s side of my family, my great grandfather was a coal… Continue
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April 1 Arte | 11.35pm (Germany) | 'Jamsession mit Manu Katché und Alice Tumler' (Germany)
Die Musiksendung "Jamsession mit Manu Katché und Alice Tumler" bringt Rock-, Pop- und Worldmusic-Konzerte im Clubformat auf den Bildschirm. Wöchentlich,… Continue
Added by Sting on March 29, 2010 at 10:48am —
Celebuzz are giving away a trip to Coachella to see La Roux perform live. The prize includes flight and travel arrangements, accommodation for 3 nights, 2 three day guest passes for Coachella and a meet and greet with La Roux. For your chance to win click here.
This competition is only open to US residents excluding Hawaii and Alaska.
Added by La Roux on March 24, 2010 at 12:22pm —
Our homie Bruno Mars with the smasher “Nothin On You” with B.O.B., invited us out to a Haiti relief concert at Dakota Lounge to perform rock remix to our song “Girls On The Dance Floor” for the first time ever… rock out. VID: FAR EAST MOVEMENT & BRUNO MARS PERFORMING “GIRLS ON THE DANCE FLOOR” ROCK REMIX
Cherrytree artists Noah and the Whale will have their songs featured in the upcoming movie 'The Scouting Book For Boys' which is scripted by Skins and Shameless writer Jack Thorne, directed by Bafta
award-winner Tom Harper and is the latest from Slumdog Millionaire
co-producer Celador… Continue
"What it did for me, it… re-gave birth to the real meaning and atmosphere of the song as we wrote it," she explained. "What he did with the song is what we would have done if we'd been brave enough. We wanted to make a pop record and that just isn't a pop thing, what he did to it."
Check out the full article with an exclusive video interview over on NME.com…Continue
Added by La Roux on February 26, 2010 at 6:00pm —
Paulo Coelho is one of those writers that intellectuals can be a bit sneery about, because he writes these very wide-eyed books about spiritual adventures and everything is always a metaphor for some kind of spiritual discovery or philosophy. And he's also quite religious in places. But I was recommended the book - by Jesse, actually - and I really enjoyed it.
It's a very interesting read. It's based on Coelho going on this journey where he wants to become part of some kind of… Continue
Added by Keane on February 21, 2010 at 3:30am —
Idolwinner Kris Allen, who performed alongside Lambert in New
York last week, added that he [Adam Lambert] should "totally do a duet with La Roux"
while he is in the UK, to which Lambert replied: "That'd be cool. She's
Last week La Roux and Heaven 17 performed three songs for BBC Radio 6 at their Maida Vale studios in London. Together they sung In For The Kill, Temptation and a cover of Trent D'Arby's Sign Your Name. Check out the videos from the performance below!…
As you'll see from the picture above, Keane were back together in London today for the first time in *ages*. The band recorded an acoustic session for The Sun's website, which is due to air in the middle of March ahead of the release of Night Train. We're told the…
Last week was a week of meetings, discussing the plans for the record with our label, our publisher and the band. The fact that this is our third album means everyone already has a pretty good understanding of how we work and respects it. Therefore the meetings were pretty straight forward and very positive.
On Monday we moved into a converted synagogue to begin demoing. Here it is;…
This years BRIT Awards will be hosted on February 16th and three of Cherrytree Records artists are nominated. La Roux has been nominated as British Breakthrough Act and British Single with 'In For The Kill,' Lady Gaga has been nominated for International Female Solo Artist, International Breakthrough Act and International Album with 'The Fame' and Keane has been nominated in BRITs Album of 30 Years for 'Hopes and… Continue
“I can’t write about something I don’t know anything about,” Space said. “There’s so many things that happen, especially on tour, and it’s more about observations; it’s not necessarily what happens to me, but observing what other people do is just as important, just as inspiring.”
Check out the full interview with Space Cowboy over on… Continue
Added by Space Cowboy on January 8, 2010 at 7:56am —