Digital Music Rides High in 2009 – Neilsen Soundscan Report

Neilsen gathers information from both bricks and mortar and online stores in the US, and has released a full report of music sales in 2009. The album charts are more or less what you might…

Are All Covers Really Worse Than The Originals?

It seems to generally be a yes. It seems to us though, that people just adore the originals so much that they don’t even listen to the cover versions and arrogantly burst out with a little squeaky “the originals better”, just…

Radiohead Leaks Their Own New Track To BitTorrent Sites

A couple of days ago a new Radiohead track was released on the internet, called “These Are My Twisted Words”. Until yesterday it was unclear where the track came from, but thanks to a post…

New Radiohead Material and Reading.

Radiohead Guitarist Jonny Greenwood has revealed to the world that the band will play their new material During their sets at the Reading an Leeds festival this August bank holiday. “These are my twisted Words”,…

Radiohead Honor Veteren

Today the radio 4 programme “today” debuted Radiohead’s new single Harry Patch(in loving memory of) who is the last remaining veteran of world war one. The importance of the song is the main driving force…

Top 20 Artists on Facebook According to Amount of Fans

Over at MusicAlly they have put together a great list of the top 20 bands on Facebook according to their popularity. 20 most popular music artist fan pages from the chart though, and they are…

Goldie Lookin’ Chain Are Holding a Pay What You Want Gig in London

This is definitely a first, Goldie Lookin’ Chain are holding a pay-what-you-want gig. The band are holding a warm-up show for their next UK tour in January at Metro in London. Here’s the blurb: “Entry…

Fallout Again?

Excuse the pun, but the fallout from Radiohead’s decision to release their latest album on a pay-what-you-want download basis from their website has been widespread. As an exercise in self-promotion, it’s hard to imagine a…