Kanye West’s -The Life Of Pablo Will Reportedly Be On Apple Music And Spotify
 The follow up to Yeezus is here.  

The Stone Roses Working On New Material
 The Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown has confirmed that the band are definitely recording new material, following rumours that they had this month been working on the long-awaited follow-up to 1994’s ‘Second Coming’. 

LCD Soundsystem Announce Surprise NYC Shows This Weekend
 We already know that LCD Soundsystem are coming back this year; they’re headlining practically every summer festival on the face of the earth including EP. But the band’s first show since their grand 2011 Madison Square Garden farewell won’t be at Coachella, as previously reported. Instead, the band will return to play a pair of small-venue hometown shows this Sunday and Monday. 

Forbidden Fruit announced new acts for its Saturday Lineup
 Just under a month ago, Forbidden Fruit announced its first lineup, which included Tame Impala, Underworld, Jungle, Flume and more.Today, the festival announced the Saturday lineup which includes, Tame Impala, Jungle, Battles, Bondax, Tale Of Us and Kiasmos along with….New additions include Skepta, Kormac Live A/V show and Freddie Gibbs. 

Chic Return for a Cork Gig This June
 One of the most popular touring bands around, Chic and Nile Rodgers are on their way back to Ireland this summer.The disco legend will play The Marquee in Cork on June 21st for their I’ll Be There Tour.Tickets are on sale next Wednesday at 9am from Ticketmaster. Price TBC. 

Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop For Olympia Theatre Gig
 Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop have teamed up for a collaborative record entitled Love Letter, to be released on April 15th on Sub Pop. Today, the pair have announced a fully-seated Dublin date, live at the Olympia on Tuesday August 30th.Tickets €26 – €28.50 including booking fee & restoration levy are on sale at 10am on Wednesday 23rd March from Ticketmaster outlets and online. 

David Kitt, I Have A Tribe & more for a Musictown gig in the Co-Op, Dublin 8 April 16th
  On Saturday April 16th, I am putting on a gig as part of Musictown, the festival celebrating music talent and culture in the capital of all genres by Dublin City Council. It’ll be a part of the Minimum Maximum series of special events in unique spaces and it will take place in the Dublin Food Co-Op in Newmarket Square, Dublin 8 (previous places have included Monster Truck Gallery, Block T and Wood Quay Amphitheatre). On the night, there will be a lineup Irish emerging talent and established artists featuring: 

Animal Collective Announce Tour Dates
Animal Collective have announced new tour dates behind their latest studio album, Painting With, which includes their very own two-day music festival.

  • 06/03 – Barcelona, ES @ Primavera Sound
  • 06/05 – Lyon, FR @ Le Transbordeur
  • 06/06 – Bordeaux, FR @ Le Rocher de Palmer
  • 06/07 – Madrid, ES @ Joy Eslava
  • 06/09 – Porto, PT @ NOS Primavera Sound
  • 08/22 – Honolulu, HI @ The Republik
  • 09/02-04 – Dorset, UK @ End of the Road Festival
  • 09/02-04 – Laois, IE @ Electric Picnic
  • 09/03 – Liverpool, UK @ O2 Academy
  • 09/06 – Glasgow, UK @ O2 ABC
  • 09/07 – Leeds, UK @ Leeds Uni Stylus
  • 09/08-11 – Isle of Wight, UK @ Bestival