Spiritualized Interviewed By Virgin

Watch the full Q&A session with J Spaceman below.  - Source

Bloc Party: "If Radiohead Can Do It Why Can't We?"

Bloc Party's third album 'Intimacy' has already been released in MP3 format so Xfm spoke to the band to find out why they decided to do a 'Radiohead'... - Source

Blur's Cocaine Diaries Premieres Tonight

Former cocaine addict and Blur bassist Alex James once admitted he spent over a million pounds on cocaine during the height of Blur's fame, but starting tonight on BBC America, he's hoping to educate the same generation he entertained about Columbia's top export. - Source

Rodrigo y Gabriela to release live album

Rodrigo y Gabriela are set to release a live album next month. - Source

The Decemberists announce US winter tour

The Decemberists have announced a tour of the US, scheduled to kick off at Terminal 5 in New York on November 5. - Source

Snow Patrol to release 'iPhone album'

Snow Patrol are to pioneer a new interactive application for the iPhone and iPod Touch with their new album. - Source

Sonic Youth debut new songs in Brooklyn

Sonic Youth played the final ever show at Brooklyn's outdoor McCarren Pool venue on Saturday (August 30), marking the occasion by unexpectedly opening with two new songs. - Source

The Verve cap reunion with number one album

The Verve have gone straight to the top of the UK album charts today (August 31) with their first release in more than 10 years. - Source

Adam Schlesinger To Write For The Colbert Report

No, not as a joke writer. But Adam Schlesinger does continue to write awesome songs for fun things. Adding to his resume as Oscar, Golden Globe, Tony, and of course Grammy nominated songwriter, the Fountains Of Wayne singer-guitarist revealed to Paste he will pen tunes for The Colbert Report's Christmas Special. This is great news because Adam's songs got it going on ("Stacy's Mom" reference) and also because there will be a Colbert Report Christmas Special. More on why Adam wins at film and TV songwriting: this. (via Whit) - Source

New TV On The Radio - "Dancing Choose"

Our first taste of TVOTR's forthcoming Return To Cookie Mountain followup Dear Science was the funky, optimistic, mystic (and in the chorus, PM Dawn?) leaning "Golden Age," Kyp letting us know that, indeed, a golden age is coming around. Tunde-fronted "Dancing Choose" is taste number two. His scattershot lyrics and quick vocal delivery have more urgency, but check out the similar psychedelic smoothness in the chorus. Two other things worth your attention: Axl Rose gets a mention and "Dancing Choose" is a pun. - Source