Klaxons

  1. Splendour in the Grass 2013 Lineup: Mumford & Sons, Empire of the Sun, Frank Ocean Confirmed

    April 24, 2013 4:08 AM EDT Australia’s hugely popular mid-year Splendour in the Grass festival today revealed a line-up with something for every indie music fan – a bill that includes Mumford & Sons, Empire of the Sun, Frank Ocean, the National, Of Monsters and Men, T ...

  2. The (Unofficial, But Still Amazing) Billboard Tumblr Top 30

    October 20, 2011 7:25 PM EDT BILLBOARD ON TUMBLR Over on our new Tumblr, we'll point you in the direction of the features over on our fan-focused site Billboard.com - as well as to selected content from our music industry-focused print magazine - but you can also expect ...

  3. Kings of Leon, Kanye West, Arcade Fire To Headline Coachella, Full Line-Up Announced

    January 19, 2011 12:00 AM EST The lineup for the 2011 Coachella Music and Arts Festival was announced last night, Jan. 18, with Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire and Kanye West topping the bills for each of the fest's three nights (April 15, 16 and 17, respectively). A veritable ...

  4. Charlatans Confirms Split With Alan McGee

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. indie-rock band the Charlatans has confirmed its split with manager Alan McGee. The band is now represented by London-based Big Life Management , which has also financed recording of the new Charlatans album. McGee was the founder of U.K. ind ...

  5. Vampire Weekend, Klaxons Join Benicassim Line-Up

    February 25, 2010 12:00 AM EST Vampire Weekend, dance act Leftfield, and electro-pop band Klaxons are among a host of musicians added Feb. 25 to the 16th International Festival of Benicassim, Spain, known as FIB Heineken. They join the Prodigy, Kasabian, PiL, the Specials, Ian ...

  6. NME Awards Moves To Brixton Academy

    October 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Shockwaves NME Awards are moving to Brixton Academy for the ceremony on Feb. 25, 2009. The South London venue has staged the awards once before in its 55-year history, as well as hosting several of its awards tours and shows. Brixton Academy h ...

  7. Stones 'Shine' In London Premiere

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT From out of the gloom on a drizzly London night, the spotlight fell squarely on the Rolling Stones as Martin Scorsese's concert film "Shine A Light" got the red carpet treatment in the capital. Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie W ...

  8. Xfm New Music Award Shortlist Unveiled

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Klaxons' Mercury Music Prize-winning debut album "Myths Of The Near Future" (Rinse/Polydor) makes the shortlist for the inaugural Xfm New Music Award 2007, to be held Jan. 16, 2008 at the Koko venue in London. "Myths" is o ...

  9. Robinson Rises At BMI

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) has promoted Nick Robinson from executive to senior executive, writer/publisher relations, Europe. Robinson, who had served in his most recent role for five years, continues to work from BMI's London office, reporti ...

  10. Klaxons Win Nationwide Mercury Prize

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Klaxons have won the Nationwide Mercury Prize, the annual occasion, which celebrates the best albums of the year recorded by British and Irish artists. The act's debut set "Myths of the Near Future" (Rinse/Polydor) was named the ...

  11. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST A reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 27-29 in Indio, Calif. The event will also feature a reunion gig from Crowded H ...