At first glance, One Love appears to be a rather suspect photo book. While the oversized (10 by 11.5 inches) tome collects many notably rare photos, including several truly priceless shots of Peter Tosh, dozens of the images are grainy, pixelated video stills.
R.E.M., Radiohead, and Moby will top the bill at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, a three-day concert that kicks off June 27. Around 150,000 people are expected to attend this year's edition, which is already sold out. Glastonbury boasts three stages -- the main Pyramid Stage, the Other Stage, and the One World Stage -- along with tents for a host of dance acts and other bands.
Darker Blues is ostensibly a picture book devoted to the artists of Fat Possum Records. And this elegant tome—which also includes a comic book and two CDs—adds up to a self-published statement of aesthetic purpose by the independent blues label.
ATP Recordings -- the label arm of the left-field, bi-continental All Tomorrow's Parties Festival -- is branching out with releases by individual artists. In the past, the label, which is operated by festival organizer Barry Hogan, has issued compilations pegged to the annual event containing individual tracks by participating artists (the U.S. and U.K. versions contained different tunes).
Although a summer arena/shed tour with his legendary band Crazy Horse will begin in June, Neil Young has been steadily weaving his way around Europe, playing solo acoustic shows in more intimate venues.