Arcade Fire are set to release a short film by Spike Jonze, entitled ‘Scenes From The Suburbs’, on June 27th 2011 via Sonovox, which will also include two previously unreleased exclusive tracks recorded during ‘The Suburbs’ album session.
The ‘Scenes From The Suburbs’ DVD package will include:
DVD: ‘Scenes From The Suburbs’ (30 minutes, colour), plus a behind the scenes documentary.
CD: ‘The Suburbs’ album to include a new extended version of ‘Wasted Hours’, plus bonus tracks ‘Speaking In Tongues’ and ‘Culture War’ and a 76-page booklet.
The winner’s of the 2011 NME Shockwave Awards have officially been announced, and can be viewed below. For those of you wanting to catch the highlights of the award ceremony hosted by Alexa Chung, you can tune into Channel 4 on Saturday (February 26th) at 11:20pm, with T4 showing coverage earlier in the day at 11:25am.
Best British Band (supported by Shockwaves) – Muse
Best International Band (supported by T4) – My Chemical Romance
Best Solo Artist – Laura Marling
Best Live Band (supported by Carling) – Biffy Clyro
Best New Band (supported by Boxfresh) – Hurts
Best Album – Arcade Fire ‘The Suburbs’
Best Track (supported by NME Radio) – Foals ‘Spanish Sahara’
Best Video (supported by NME TV) – My Chemical Romance ‘Na Na Na’ (Na Na Na Na Na Na Na Na)
Best Festival – Glastonbury
Best Dancefloor Filler – Professor Green ‘Jungle’
Best TV Show – Skins
Categories awarded by NME:
Philip Hall Radar Award – The Naked & Famous
Teenage Cancer Trust Outstanding Contribution To Music – PJ Harvey
John Peel Award For Innovation – Crystal Castles
Godlike Genius – Dave Grohl
Best Film – Inception
Hero – Lady Gaga
Villain – David Cameron
Most Stylish – Brandon Flowers (supported by Shockwaves)
Least Stylish – Justin Bieber
Worst Album – Justin Bieber ‘My World 2.0′
Worst Band – Jonas Brothers
Hottest Man – Matt Bellamy (Muse)
Hottest Woman – Alison Mosshart (The Kills)
Best Album Artwork – Klaxons ‘Surfing The Void’
Best Blog – Hayley Williams (Paramore)
Best Book – John Lydon Mr. Rotten’s Scrapbook
Best Small Festival – RockNess
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Indie rock outfit Arcade Fire are set to play at London’s infamous Hyde Park on June 30th, becoming one of the band’s largest headline shows to date. Support at the show will come from Mumford & Sons, Beirut and The Vaccines.
Tickets go on sale from 9:00AM on Friday January 28th priced at Â£48.50, and can be purchased from here.
Aswell as headlining this year’s Reading and Leeds weekend festivals,
7-piece indie rock group Arcade Fire have just announced a short string of UK arena dates to follow this December.
Tickets for the December UK dates will be on sale at 9:00am on Friday 13th August from outlets as detailed below:
DECEMBER 01 – LONDON, O2 Arena (www.livenation.co.uk)
DECEMBER 08 – BIRMINGHAM, LG Arena (www.livenation.co.uk)
DECEMBER 09 – CARDIFF, Arena (www.gigsandtours.com)
DECEMBER 11 – MANCHESTER, Central (www.gigsandtours.com)
DECEMBER 12 – GLASGOW, SECC (www.pclpresents.com)