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Last month Kele Okereke sent an email with a note saying he'd been spending time in the studio with XXXChange, and a picture showing he'd been spending the rest of it in the gym getting totally…   Read Story »
The artsy post-punkers gone club-music obsessed album-release machines of Bloc Party seem to be on a break, or at least that's what drummer Matt Tong suggested some months ago. And then there was the…   Read Story »
Bloc Party's tricked-out remix of Tunng's spaciously hushed …And Then We Saw Land lead no doubt helps the song live up to its name. "Hustle" is quietly percussive and forward-arcing in its original…   Read Story »
From this quote producer Hudson Mohawk gave the BBC, it's hard to say if he's working on Kele's solo album with someone from Spank Rock or if they're two separate projects, but whatever: this is…   Read Story »
Last night in Paris, the legendary Britpop band canceled its second festival gig in a week then broke up, following the 10,000th altercation between its ornery figureheads. I have a hard time…   Read Story »
Following last week's surprise single -- like, surprise it's out, and surprise it's a house jam -- Kele and the gang deliver this video as a top-off to the one-off. It's both goofy and emotional,…   Read Story »
Apropos of nothing beyond a compulsive need to be releasing material all the time, Bloc Party follow up last year's rush-release of Intimacy and this year's Intimacy Remixed with this stand-alone…   Read Story »
Opting for the inexpensive, participatory approach, the opening track of Bloc Party's Intimacy Remixed has itself a fan-made mobile-phone video. It was shot during the band's two-night stand at…   Read Story »
Intimacy Remixed, a track-for-track reinterpretation of Bloc Party's last LP, includes contributions from Armand Van Helden and No Age. While Brits can buy it 5/11 no worldwide release date has been…   Read Story »
While we in the trenches are talking about their No Age remix, Bloc Party are above ground invading late night TV with straight cuts off Intimacy. Last night at the Ed Sullivan Theatre it was "One…   Read Story »