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The Noisettes are currently touring the States

Noisettes

Noisettes

In the midst of a busy summer schedule of European festival dates, effervescent UK pop trio Noisettes will travel to America for three weeks of club dates in advance of their album, WILD YOUNG HEARTS.

Kicking off July 22nd in Los Angeles, Noisettes will visit nearly a dozen cities. (Please see tour dates below.)

 WILD YOUNG HEARTS debuted at #1 on the iTunes UK chart after spawning the massive #2 smash single “Don’t Upset the Rhythm.” The follow-up UK single, the ’60s-tinged soul gem “Never Forget You,” was released on both sides of the Atlantic in June. WILD YOUNG HEARTS is set for September 22nd release in the U.S. on Mercury Records.

Excerpts of “Don’t Upset the Rhythm” and “Never Forget You,” along with the album title tune, “Wild Young Hearts,” “Saturday Night,” “Every Now and Then,” and “Atticus” can be heard on Noisettes’ MySpace website, http://www.myspace.com/noisettesuk. “Scratch Your Name,” “Don’t Give Up” (featured in the soundtrack of the 2007 film series revival St Trinian’s), and “Sister Rosetta (Capture The Spirit).”

WILD YOUNG HEARTS, produced by Jim Abbiss (Adele, Arctic Monkeys, the Rakes) shines the spotlight on versatile singer Shingai Shoniwa, joined by fellow Noisettes Dan Smith on guitar and bearded drummer Jamie Morrison. Shingai has been compared over the years to great voices ranging from Kate Bush and Deborah Harry, to Billie Holiday and Diana Ross, but Shingai – steeped in a panorama of blues, soul, jazz, disco, and funk – is totally unique. For further news and upcoming tour dates go to http://www.TheNoisettes.com

NOISETTES ON TOUR

Date City Venue/Activity
August 1 Brooklyn, NY Bell House
August 3 New York, NY Santo’s Party House
August 7 Chicago, IL Back porch at HOB (Lollapalooza After party)
August 10 Boston, MA Great Scott
August 11 Philadelphia, PA M Room
August 12 Washington, DC Rock and Roll Hotel

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July 30, 2009 Posted by | Music | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Invention Of Lying

Trailer for the upcoming comedy, ‘The Invention of Lying’. Starring Ricky Gervais, Rob Lowe and Jennifer Garner.

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More Than A Game

MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE FILM MORE THAN A GAME brings together an A-list line up of stellar artists. Mary J. Blige’s “Stronger,” is the first song to be released and is a heartfelt richly textured ballad that embodies the emotions that are revealed throughout this amazing film.

MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE FILM MORE THAN A GAME, releasing September 22nd, delivers dynamic iconic songs that reinforce the messages of strength, loyalty and friendship that is exemplified in film. It also boasts the debut single from one of today’s most sought after songwriters, Ester Dean (Mary J Blige, Pussycat Dolls, Keri Hilson).

MORE THAN A GAME opens in Los Angeles, New York and Cleveland on October 2nd. Five talented young basketball players from Akron, Ohio star in this remarkable true-life coming of age story about friendship and loyalty in the face of great adversity. Coached by a charismatic but inexperienced player’s father, and led by future NBA superstar LeBron James, the “Fab Five’s” improbable nine-year journey leads them from a decrepit inner-city gym to the doorstep of a national high school championship. Along the way, the close-knit team is repeatedly tested — both on and off the court — as pressures within, including James’ exploding worldwide celebrity, threaten to destroy everything they’ve set out to achieve together. MORE THAN A GAME, directed by Kristopher Belman, combines a series of unforgettable one-on-one interviews with rare news footage, never-before-seen home videos and personal family photographs to bring this heart-wrenching and wholly American story to life.

MORE THAN A GAME is being released by Lionsgate and Harvey Mason Media in association with Interscope Records. MUSIC INSPIRED BY THE FILM MORE THAN A GAME will be released on Harvey Mason Music/Zone 4/Interscope Records.

July 30, 2009 Posted by | Movies, Videos | , , , , | Leave a comment

DJ Hero Renegade Edition

Start the Party with the DJ Hero Renegade Edition Featuring JAY-Z and EMINEM. In addition to the DJ Hero game, the Renegade Edition includes a premium Renegade Turntable Controller, hardshell Turntable Carrying Case that converts to a performance-ready DJ stand, and an Exclusive JAY-Z and EMINEM 2-CD pack featuring unreleased tracks.

The makers of Guitar Hero® introduce a new way to experience your favorite music. With DJ Hero you will be the life of the party as you scratch and mix more than 101 songs into 94 unique mixes.

Learn basic and advanced DJ Hero techniques, then spin your way through different setlists in beginner, easy, medium, hard, and expert modes. Grab your friends and start your own DJ Hero party.

DJ Hero Renegade Edition Includes:

³ DJ Hero Game

³ Renegade Turntable Controller featuring premium metal controls and finish

³ Hardshell Turntable Carrying Case that converts to performance-ready DJ stand

³ Exclusive JAY-Z and EMINEM 2-CD pack featuring unreleased tracks and collectible case designed by artist Shepard Fairey

Master the Turntable

³ Scratch: show you skills by scratching the turntable back and forth

³ Mix: crossfade between the left track and right track

³ Sample: customize your mix by selecting and dropping in sound effects

³ Additional Features:

– Rewind: hit enough notes in a row to earn a Rewind, allowing you to replay a section of the song and earn more points or repeat your favorite part of the song

– Effects Dial: similar to Guitar Hero’s Whammy Bar, adjust the audio effects on a track during special sections

– Euphoria Mode: similar to Guitar Hero’s Star Power, build up your Euphoria Meter and use it to double your score multiplier

– Spin Lefty: easily reconfigure the turntable for left-handed play

Party with Your Friends

³ 2-DJ: battle your friends or spin cooperatively in local and online multiplayer

³ DJ & Guitar: grab your Guitar Hero guitar (sold separately) and rock exclusive mixes with a DJ

³ Party Mode: set the game to autoplay as the soundtrack of your party – players can jump in or out at any time

Featuring the Hottest Music: Includes the best of Hip-Hop, Pop, Dance, and Rock mixed into original tracks created by top DJs: Grandmaster Flash, DJ Shadow, DJ Jazzy Jeff, DJ Z Trip, DJ AM, and others.

DJ Hero mixes include hit songs from:

³ 50 Cent
³ Beastie Boys
³ Beck
³ Bell Biv DeVoe
³ Benny Benassi
³ Billy Squier
³ Black Eyed Peas
³ Blondie
³ Chuck Brown
³ David Bowie
³ Dizzee Rascal
³ DJ Shadow
³ Eminem
³ Eric B & Rakim
³ Eric Prydz
³ Foo Fighters
³ Foreigner
³ Gary Numan
³ Gorillaz
³ Grandmaster Flash
³ Gwen Stefani
³ Herbie Hancock
³ InDeep
³ JAY-Z
³ Jurassic 5
³ Justice
³ KRS-1
³ LL Cool J
³ Marvin Gaye
³ N.E.R.D.
³ Public Enemy
³ Rick James
³ Tears for Fears
³ The Aranbee Pop Symphony Orchestra
³ Zombies

³ And More!

DJ Hero Bundles Part Numbers & UPC Codes

· Xbox 360 96029 0-47875-96029-9 SRP $199.99

· PlayStation 3 96027 0-47875-96027-5 SRP $199.99

· Wii 96031 0-47875-96031-2 SRP $199.99

July 29, 2009 Posted by | Music, Videos | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

U2 “I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight” – live from the 360 tour!

U2

U2

Head over to Yahoo Music today to watch U2’s 2nd video for “I’ll Go Crazy If I Don’t Go Crazy Tonight” live from the U2 360 tour! Click HERE to watch

July 29, 2009 Posted by | Music | | 1 Comment

Florence And The Machine add three new European shows

Florence And The Machine

Florence And The Machine

An incredible few months for Florence & The Machine are continuing as the live show rolls on into Europe.

Florence has just added three more shows to her European tour in October.

She will now play shows in Brussels, Milan and Zurich on top of the previously announced dates, starting in Hamburg on October 5th.

See below for Florence’s full European tour.

Oct 5th Hamburg, Logo
Oct 6th Cologne, Luxor
Oct 7th Brussels, Botanique Orangerie
Oct 8th Amsterdam, Melkweg
Oct 12th Berlin, Frannz Club
Oct 14th Vienna, Flex
Oct 15th Munich, 59 To 1
Oct 16th Milan, Magazzini Generale
Oct 17th Zurich, Mascotte

July 29, 2009 Posted by | Music | | Leave a comment

New movies out in the UK cinema this week

31/07/2009

A selection of new movies that open up this week in the UK.

The Vintners Luck

Starring: Vera Farmiga, Gaspard Ulliel, Keisha Castle-Hughes, Jérémie Renier, Eric Godon
Director: Niki Caro
Written by: Niki Caro, Elizabeth Knox

Rumba

Starring: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon, Philippe Martz, Bruno Romy, Clément Morel
Director: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon
Written by: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon
Type: Comedy
Length: 1:17
Fiona and Dom are teachers at a rural school. They share a passion for Latin dance and they’re deeply in love. On weekends, they enter dance competitions around the country. Their house is crammed with trophies. One night, as they are coming back from a competition, they encounter a man on a clumsy suicide mission, standing in the middle of the road. They swerve to avoid him, crash into a wall and their life is thrown into turmoil.

Land Of The Lost

Starring: Will Ferrell, Danny R. McBride, Anna Friel, Jorma Taccone, Raymond Ochoa
Director: Brad Silberling
Written by: Chris Henchy, Dennis McNicholas
Type: Comedy
Length: 1:33
Space-time vortexes suck. Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into one and spat back through time. Way back. Now, Marshall has no weapons, few skills and questionable smarts to survive in an alternate universe full of marauding dinosaurs and fantastic creatures from beyond our world–a place of spectacular sights and super-scaled comedy known as the “Land of the Lost.” Sucked alongside him for the adventure are crack-smart research assistant Holly and a redneck survivalist named Will. Chased by T. rex and stalked by painfully slow reptiles known as Sleestaks, Marshall, Will and Holly must rely on their only ally–a primate called Chaka–to navigate out of the hybrid dimension. Escape from this routine expedition gone awry and they’re heroes. Get stuck, and they’ll be permanent refugees in the “Land of the Lost.”

G-Force

Starring: Bill Nighy, Will Arnett, Zach Galifianakis, Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell
Director: Hoyt Yeatman Jr.
Written by: John Lee Hancock, Cormac Wibberley, Marianne Sellek Wibberley
Type: Animation
Length: 1:30
“G-FORCE” is a comedy adventure about the latest evolution of a covert government program to train animals to work in espionage. Armed with the latest high-tech spy equipment, these highly trained guinea pigs discover that the fate of the world is in their paws. Tapped for the G-FORCE are guinea pigs Darwin, the squad leader determined to succeed at all costs; Blaster, an outrageous weapons expert with tons of attitude and a love for all things extreme; and Juarez, a sexy martial arts pro; plus the literal fly-on-the-wall reconnaissance expert, Mooch, and a star-nosed mole, Speckles, the computer and information specialist. Along the way, the G-FORCE encounters myriad other members of the animal kingdom, including pet shop layabout Hurley and the rabidly territorial hamster Bucky.

District 13 Ultimatum (Banlieue 13 – Ultimatum)

Starring: David Belle, Frans Boyer, Daniel Duval, Moussa Maaskri, Milan Ojdanic
Director: Patrick Alessandrin
Written by: Luc Besson
Type: Action/Adventure
Length: 1:35

Coco Before Chanel

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Benoît Poelvoorde, Alessandro Nivola, Marie Gillain, Emmanuelle Devos
Director: Anne Fontaine
Written by: Anne Fontaine, Camille Fontaine, Edmonde Charles-Roux
Type: Drama
Length: 1:50
Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, who began her life as headstrong orphan, and through an extraordinary journey, she became the legendary couturier who embodied the modern woman and became a timeless symbol of success, freedom and style. The film portrays the formative years of Chanel’s life, the years of Chanel spent discovering and inventing herself.

Crossing Over

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Penn, Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd, Summer Bishil
Director: Wayne Kramer
Written by: Wayne Kramer
Type: Drama
Length: 1:53
Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. “In Crossing Over,” writer-director Wayne Kramer explores the allure of the American dream, and the reality that immigrants find–and create–in 21st century L.A.

BirdWatchers (La terra degli uomini rossi)

Starring: Taiane Arce, Alicélia Batista Cabreira, Chiara Caselli, César Chedid, Temily Comar
Director: Marco Bechis
Written by: Marco Bechis, Luiz Bolognesi
Type: Drama
Length: 1:48

July 29, 2009 Posted by | Movies, Videos | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fall Out Boy’s Falie A Deux RIAA gold

Fall Out Boy

Fall Out Boy

When history is being made, multi-platinum three-time MTV VMA-winning Island Records group Fall Out Boy – whose most recent album FOLIE à DEUX has been certified RIAA gold – will be there to make it. Eleven months to the week after rolling into Denver to headline the “Rock the Vote Ballot Bash” concert at the 2008 Democratic National Convention (setting the stage for the Obama presidency) – Fall Out Boy will now join their reunited pals in Blink-182 for their first tour in five years.

In another once-in-a-lifetime moment, on July 18th, 2009 Fall Out Boy was one of the first western artists ever to perform on live TV in China . The show, roughly translated as “The Next Generation” and similar in style to American Idol, has an audience of approximately 60 million households. Fall Out Boy performed “I Don’t Care” and sat in as guest judges for the evening. They followed that up by performing at the mammoth rock festivals in Korea ( Jisan Valley ) on July 24th, and in Japan (Fuji Rock) on July 26th before picking up the Blink-182 tour on its third date, July 30th in Calgary .

In support of FOLIE à DEUX (released December 2008), Fall Out Boy has spent most of this year on the Believers Never Die Part Deux Tour, many early shows featuring 50 Cent. FOLIE à DEUX has been shedding cuts as digital singles and airplay tracks since before its release, starting with the massive RIAA gold hit “I Don’t Care” back in September 2008. The song was named on Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Best Songs Of 2008. Another single, “ America ’s Suitehearts,” was the focal point of an EP including the original version, plus a live acoustic version, a version remixed by Mark Hoppus of Blink-182, along with the “ America ’s Suitehearts” video. By April 2009, the EP had become the #1 Alternative Album on iTunes, as well as the #4 Album overall. On May 22nd, Fall Out Boy performed the song live on the NBC Today Show outdoor concert series. The band’s hometown Soundstage live performance in Chicago , taped in June, will air on most PBS stations this week, July 23rd and 24th, please check local listings for time and channel.

MTV VMA Best Group of 2007, Fall Out Boy have built up a loyal following through relentless touring; performing more than 1,200 shows since their inception in 2000. The band’s 2007 RIAA double-platinum release Infinity On High debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, and included five singles and radio tracks: “This Ain’t a Scene, It’s an Arms Race,” “The Carpal Tunnel Of Love,” “Thnks fr th Mmrs,” “The Take Over, The Breaks Over,” and “I’m Like a Lawyer With the Way I’m Always Trying To Get You Off (Me & You).” It was the follow-up to From Under The Cork Tree, their 3 million worldwide-selling Island debut of 2005, which spent 72 weeks on the Billboard 200 albums chart and spun off “Sugar, We’re Going Down” (MTV2 Award winner for 2005), “Dance, Dance” (MTV VMA Viewers Choice Award for 2006), and “A Little Less Sixteen Candles, A Little More ‘Touch Me’.” In April 2008, Fall Out Boy’s RIAA platinum “****Live In Phoenix,” their first long-form CD+DVD two-disc package debuted at #1 on the Billboard Music Video Sales chart.

FALL OUT BOY N.A. TOUR WITH BLINK-182

July
30 Calgary , Alb. Saddledome [1st FOB date]
31 Edmonton , Alb. Rexall Place

Au.
01 Saskatoon , Sask. Credit Union Center
02 Winnipeg , Man. MTS Centre
04 Milwaukee , WI Marcus Amphitheater
06 Boston , MA Comcast Center
07 Quebec City , Que. Colisee Pepsi
08 Toronto, Canada . Molson Amphitheater
09 Wantagh , NY Jones Beach Amphitheater
12 Hershey, PA Star Pavillion
13 Cincinnati , OH Riverbend Music Center
14 Pittsburgh , PA Post Gazette Pavilion
15 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
16 Omaha , NE Westfair Amphitheater
18 Minneapolis , MN Xcel Energy Center
19 St. Louis MO Fall Out Boy Headline RED Benefit Show
20 Indianapolis , IN Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
21 Buffalo , NY Darien Lakes Performing Arts Center
22 Clarkston , MI DTE Energy Music Theatre
28 Reading , England Reading Festival
30 Leeds , England Leeds Festival

Sept.
18 Irvine , CA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
19 Tempe , AZ Tempe Beach Park
21 Albuquerque , NM Journal Pavilion
23 Dallas , TX Superpages.com Center
24 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
26 W. Palm Beach , FL Cruzan Amphitheater
27 Tampa , FL Ford Amphitheater
29 Atlanta , GA Lakewood Amphitheater

Oct.
1 Charlotte, NC Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
2 Virginia Beach , VA Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

July 29, 2009 Posted by | Music | , | Leave a comment

Meet the cast of G-Force

In cinemas July 31 in Disney Digital 3D! Watch the official trailer for G-Force, a comedy-adventure about the latest evolution of a covert government program to train animals to work in espionage. Armed with the latest high-tech spy equipment, these highly trained guinea pigs discover that the fate of the world is in their paws.

Voiced by Nicolas Cage, Penelope Cruz, Sam Rockwell and Tracy Morgan. Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Oscar®-winning visual effects master Hoyt Yeatman.

Meet Hurley – one of the four furry stars of G-Force

Meet Darwin – one of the four furry stars of G-Force

Meet Blaster – one of the four furry stars of G-Force

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NME Unveil New Editor

NME have today announced who will be replacing Conor McNicholas as the magazine’s 11th editor.  Krissi Murison will take the role after leaving the magazine to work as Music Director at Nylon. She will start her new role in the Autumn when current editor McNicholas takes over at Top Gear magazine.

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