Gossip Girl Gossip and Other Hearsay….

Oscar noms were doled out this week. Where is DAFT PUNK’s TRON LEGACY for best soundtrack????? ROBBED!!!!!! And Tron for visual effects? Nada????

MEN have announced details of two London shows set to take place in February. The band will play The Lexington on Feb 8th and will support Sleigh Bells at Heaven on Feb 14th as part of the NME Awards shows.

Ladytron are BACK! Their new single ACE OF HZ will be out March 14th!

Yup, that’s Gossip Girl’s Chuck Bass – Ed Westwick – in a new film. Chalet Girl will be in Cinemas March 16th!

Arcade Fire are awesome. And they are going to play Hyde Park in London on June 30th with special guests Mumford & Sons, Beirut and The Vaccines.

Do you remember Hal? Well after about 6 years, they are back with their second album!! Get a taster at www.halmusic.bandcamp.com.

The NME Awards are back and will be honoring the legendary DAVE GROHL with their Godlike Genius Award. Also, all the great acts of today will be fighting it out for the top prizes. The awards will be held at the O2 Academy Brixton on February 23rd. The party won’t be over on the night…. The NME Awards Big Gig at Wembley Arena on February 25th will see the Foo Fighters performing live!

What happened to RAZORLIGHT??? In addition to shocking the world with their latest press photo (is this a LOOK?), they have also been announced as the Main Stage headliner’s for GUILFEST on Saturday July 16th! In spite of their oddness and Johnny Borrell’s hateable cockiness, it will be good to have them back. Maybe. Time will tell. At least it will be interesting.

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