Music News — Tuesday, 7th June, 2011

  • The BBC have announced plans for their multi-platform coverage of this years Glastonbury Festival, which will include for the first time a triple-cast of the festival on radio.  From the BBC Press Office.
  • After taking a year off to work on solo projects, Thurston Moore says Sonic Youth will be heading back to the studio for another album later this year.  From Digital Spy.
  • Arctic Monkeys album Suck It And See will have a sticker covering the title in the States because some American retailers think it’s rude and disrespectful.  From Digital Spy.
  • NME have a video of Kasabian in the studio working on their new album, whose title was just announced, Velociraptor! The album will be out this September.
  • The “Parental Advisory” warning that is a voluntary measure taken by the music industry is about to be introduced online with sites such as Spotify and YouTube placing the warning in front of videos or recordings that include content inappropriate for children.  From NME.
  • The Guardian look at 30 years of Kerrang magazine.
  • Pulp will be re-releasing their first three studio albums later this year.  Though the albums will not be remastered, they will include new tracks, artwork and liner notes from music critic Everett True.  From NME.
  • The latest performer from Glee to get their own album deal with Santana herself, Naya Rivera.  From Entertainment Weekly.
  • New Order talk to BBC News about the reason behind their name change after the death of Joy Division lead singer, Ian Curtis.
  • Damon Albarn discusses his new Opera “Doctor Dee” with NME.
  • Kaiser Chiefs are trying something new with their latest album, allowing fans to choose their own track listing and upload their own artwork in order to make some cash themselves.  From NME.