Another weekend of either mad debauchery/contained moderation comes and goes too quickly. No time to dwell on the past though, let’s press on with some crucial music news from the past 7 days.
1) My Chemical Romance split up
“Being in this band for the past 12 years has been a true blessing. We’ve gotten to go to places we never knew we would. We’ve been able to see and experience things we never imagined possible. We shared the stage with people we admire, people we look up to, and best of all, our friends.”
2) Daft Punk did another reveal
Their new album will be called ‘Random Access Memories’ and you can hear a part of another new song on their website – simply click on the link above.
3) Kanye West is allegedly calling his new album ‘I Am God’
Which is .. fine?
(via BBC News)
4) Herbie Hancock is working with Thundercat and Flying Lotus
Which is obviously incredibly exciting, check out the Vine video above to have a look into the shenanigans.
5) After his recent spell of ill health Morrissey has been told to retire music
As he revealed to Mexican radio station – Reactor 105.7