The Prodigy have had bestowed upon them the glorious title of “Greatest Dance Act of All Time”. The poll was held by MixMag and it seems tens of thousands of fans have put their clicking fingers to good use, helping the rave masters beat out names like Daft Punk, Depeche Mode or The Chemical Brothers. You can see here the rest of the Top 20.
The guys took a moment off from their studio chores to say ”cheers” to their army of ‘ants’, who earned them yet another award. See the full message here.
R.E.M. are showing signs of a reboot, with the release of a new single Mine Smell Like Honey, which will be followed by a brand new album, Collapse Into Now, due date set for March 7 (so it won’t be a long wait). I’m not sure what the video is about, but it gets funny after a while.
Hearing that these guys are about to release a new album wasn’t much of a reason for excitement – thank you very much Accelerate. Their previous effort (look four words to the left) seemed like they too have been infected with that terrible disease that makes bands think they are gods and legends because they’ve been around for so long, that they can put out boring rock records and there’ll still be plenty of boring rock critics to kiss their boring rock asses.
One of 2009′s alternative promising revelations, White Lies, seem anxious to show the world that they are more than… well, one 2009′s alternative promising revelations. The indie trio, composed of the ever so serious Harry McVeigh, Charles Cave and Jack Lawrence-Brown, have been working on a new album, with producer Alan Moulder, after touring their debut To Lose My Life… as much as humanly possible.