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Following a few hiccups since forming, The Verve hung up their boots (for what they said was the final time) on...
Alt-J have announced a new album called Relaxer, which is out June 9 via Canvasback Music. Relaxer is the follow-up to the band’s 2014 album, This Is All Yours. The announcement is accompanied by a new track called “3WW.” Check it out here. Their third album follows a string of successes surrounding their previous releases. Their debut album An Awesome Wave won the Mercury Music Prize in 2012. They were also nominated for three Brit Awards (British Breakthrough Act, British Album of the Year and British Group of the Year). This Is All Yours received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Alternative Music Album at the 57th Grammy Awards. During their 2015 tour, the band sold out Madison Square Garden.
Ahead of Sunday’s ceremony, Hollywood’s Irish, and Irish-for-the-night celebrated the 12th annual Oscar Wilde Awards last night. The non-profit US–Ireland Alliance event was held at Bad Robot in Santa Monica, CA. Hosted by J.J Abrams, the evenings honorees included our own Ruth Negga, Martin Shorte, Zachary Quinto and Frames frontman, Glen Hansard.