Jonathan Hatchman (@JonHatchman) picks out the sounds and stories that have been making headlines over the last seven days… and presents them all as a handy playlist
Fresh from their recent UK tour and a surprise Q show at last weekend’s Great Escape in Brighton, The Maccabees have finally unveiled the full details of their follow up to 2012’s Given To The Wild. The band’s fourth album – Marks To Prove It – is set for release on 31 July 31. The accompanying artwork features a photograph of the Faraday Memorial on London’s Elephant & Castle roundabout.
The Cribs have revealed a brand new video for their track Different Angle. Taken from their sixth album For All My Sisters, released earlier in the year, the VHS shot video follows the band on their recent US tour plus footage from their recent Live at Leeds festival slot.
Leading up to the release of their third album English Graffiti on Monday (25 May 25), The Vaccines covered One Direction’s Night Changes for Radio 1 this week.
The Rolling Stones answered fans questions via Twitter this week. Here's Keith Richards' guide to immortality.
— The Rolling Stones (@RollingStones) May 18, 2015
Jonathan’s Pick of the Week Dive In release their debut EP on Monday. After tracks have surfaced online, some excitement which surrounds the Glastonbury band’s synth-pop laced sound, and now they’ve shared another song from the release – Can’t Hold Me Down.