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It's not a proper music video, so it's not on this list, but Yours Truly's series of videos from the Young Turks new years festival in Tulum, Mexico is the greatest marriage of music and moving…   Read Story »
English rockers Elbow have put together a short documentary/music video chronicling the story of Dennis and Lois, a couple who grew up in the New York music scene in the heyday of CBGB and the…   Read Story »
The moodily ambitious Manchester band Elbow have announced plans to release their sixth album The Take Off And Landing Of Everything early this year; it follows 2011's Build A Rocket Boys! Frontman…   Read Story »
This year's shortlist for the Barclaycard Mercury Prize Album of the Year was announced in London this morning. A group of industry experts will select the winner, who will be announced in a ceremony…   Read Story »
Beyoncé doesn't normally play festivals, but by all accounts she killed it at Worth Farm last night. After her Glasto headline performance the star told BBC she was so nervous playing for 175,000…   Read Story »
"Lippy Kids" was the working title for Elbow's fifth studio album. They changed it to Build A Rocket Boys!, but this song uses the original title, as you can see from this live in-the-studio video.…   Read Story »
The reciprocal part of Peter Gabriel's Scratch My Back project moves forward with Elbow's cover of "Mercy Street" (from Gabriel's 1986 album So). Says Elbow's Guy Garvey: "We chose to cover 'Mercy…   Read Story »
We've spoken about Scratch My Back, Peter Gabriel's anticipated Bob Ezrin-produced orchestral covers collection featuring reinterpretations of Radiohead, Arcade Fire, the Magnetic Fields, Bon Iver,…   Read Story »
When APW presented its inaugural festival last year, we weren't alone in taking issue with the experience: lack of food options, a fair but generally recycled undercard which played more like "a…   Read Story »
Last night Elbow played a headlining show in LA to get prepped for a run of dates supporting Coldplay. Being one of very few dates where they'll have their own openers, the band handpicked the…   Read Story »