1. Lily Allen, Dizzee Rascal Up For Ivor Novello Awards

    April 20, 2010 10:16 AM EDT U.K. pop act Lily Allen and rapper Dizzee Rascal have each scored two nominations for the 55th Ivor Novello Awards. The award for British songwriters and composers take place at London's Grosvenor House on May 20. Allen and co-writer Greg Kurstin are nominated for best song musically and…

  2. Charlotte Gainsbourg, Beck Team Up For 'IRM'

    September 08, 2009 11:15 AM EDT French singer and actress Charlotte Gainsbourg has collaborated with singer/songwriter Beck for her third album, "IRM," which is due in January 2010. "IRM" began as a straight-ahead production job for Beck, but eventually took on all other aspects of the recording,…

  3. Fresh Air

    February 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Air's fourth studio album, "Pocket Symphony," finds the French duo having a love affair with the very concept of love. "It became a cycle of songwriting, like a loop," band member Nicolas Godin says. Air's fourth studio album, "Pocket Symphony," finds…

  4. Air Inspired By Classical Music On New Album

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Air indulges in the non-rock influence of Philip Glass' "Einstein on the Beach" and "The Photographer" on its upcoming album, "Pocket Symphony." Air indulges in the non-rock influence of Philip Glass' "Einstein on the Beach" and "The…

  5. Air Composes A 'Pocket Symphony'

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST French rock/electronica duo Air will release its next album, "Pocket Symphony," March 6 via Astralwerks. The 12-track set boasts vocals from Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and the Divine Comedy's Neil Hannon, a French rock/electronica duo Air will release its next album, "…

  6. Air, Cocker Board Gainsbourg's '5:55'

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Air, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and producer Nigel Godrich are among the artists contributing to French actress/singer Charlotte's Gainsbourg's new album, "5:55." Air, Pulp's Jarvis Cocker and producer Nigel Godrich are among the artists contributing to French actress…

  7. U.K. Rockers Hit The Classroom

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A new music school based in Brighton, England, has recruited a stellar cast of tutors to teach courses in songwriting, vocals, guitar, bass and drums. The Brighton Institute of Modern Music (BIMM) has A new music school based in Brighton, England, has recruited a stellar cast of tutors to…