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Noel Quits Oasis Again

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…
Scott Lapatine | August 29, 2009 - 2:21 pm

New Bloc Party Video – “One More Chance”

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…
Amrit Singh | July 2, 2009 - 12:18 pm

New Bloc Party – “One More Chance”

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…
Amrit Singh | June 22, 2009 - 9:31 am

New Bloc Party Video – “Ares (Villains Remix)”

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…
Brandon Stosuy | May 11, 2009 - 4:56 pm

Bloc Party/Menomena @ Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles 4/15/09

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…
Scott Lapatine | April 16, 2009 - 5:49 pm

Bloc Party Take “One Month Off” To Letterman

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…
Amrit Singh | March 24, 2009 - 1:27 pm

New Bloc Party – “Better Than Heaven (No Age Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

Two bands with arty punk in the blood going in two different directions, posing for a three-minute snapshot together in 2009. As previously discussed, Bloc…
Amrit Singh | March 23, 2009 - 9:59 am

New Bloc Party – “Signs (Armand Van Helden Remix)”

It's no Silent Alarm, but Bloc Party's rush-released Intimacy is at least the best BP album since Silent Alarm. Meaning it was better than A
Amrit Singh | March 16, 2009 - 6:12 pm

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice III: 2008 Mashed Up

For the third year in a row, we've turned to master bootlegger team9 to take some of our favorite songs of the year and mash…
Scott Lapatine | December 16, 2008 - 6:17 pm

New Bloc Party Video – “One Month Off”

The new video for the NME
Brandon Stosuy | December 12, 2008 - 1:05 pm

La Blogothèque Strong Arm Bloc Party Into A Take Away Show

This is actually a pretty impressive ambush orchestrated by the La Blog folk. The story, which they posted on their site, involves the camera crew…
Amrit Singh | October 29, 2008 - 12:31 pm

Bloc Party Get A Little More Intimate, Pay Respects To My Bloody Valentine

The cover image Kele's crew affixed to the rush-released version of Intimacy stood in stark contrast to the album's title. At the time I thought…
Amrit Singh | September 26, 2008 - 10:21 am

New Bloc Party Video – “Talons”

When Intimacy rush-released a few weeks ago, most of us agreed it's better than A Weekend In The City. (Also most of us agreed that…
Amrit Singh | September 10, 2008 - 12:28 pm

Bloc Party’s Intimacy Is Out Now

Three days ago Bloc Party dropped a little surprise with their plans for a new album. Three days later, it's out. If "Mercury" didn't quite…
Amrit Singh | August 21, 2008 - 8:23 am

New Bloc Party – “Trojan Horse”

Yesterday Bloc Party announced that you'd have to wait just three days to hear their forthcoming third album. If that is too long for you,…
Amrit Singh | August 19, 2008 - 11:13 am

New Bloc Party LP Intimacy Is Out In Three Days

It's been awhile since Bloc Party reminded everyone how good Gang Of Four were, with their highly impressive debut Silent Alarm. Since then the band…
Amrit Singh | August 18, 2008 - 5:17 pm

New Bloc Party – “Mercury” (CSS Remix)

Some folks think Bloc Party's "Mercury" sounds like "Shock The Monkey," an idea reinforced by the Planet Of The Apes video for the track. The…
Brandon Stosuy | August 12, 2008 - 11:29 am

Lollapalooza 2008: Friday In Photos

One day into Lolla, and Radiohead have already made the trip worth it. Also Chuck Bass -- we saw him chilling in the media area.
Scott Lapatine | August 2, 2008 - 3:30 pm

John Lydon And Kele Okereke’s Punch Out

While we were flying back from Chicago, news spread hard and fast about a spat between outspoken post-punk kid Kele Okereke and outspoken punk-punk grandaddy…
Amrit Singh | July 22, 2008 - 11:27 am

New Bloc Party Video – “Mercury”

This weekend a couple of British music sites posted about a RATM82407.com-styled countdown at Bloc Party's homepage. Turns out the countdown was for the unveiling…
Amrit Singh | July 7, 2008 - 3:33 pm