Indie Music Hour with DJ HotJack

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Music Scene News – 10th to 12th August Round-Up

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Jack White is bringing The Dead Weather to the UK in October. Gig dates are:

# Manchester Academy (October 19)

# Newcastle O2 Academy (21)

# Edinburgh Picture House (22)

# Leeds O2 Academy (23)

# Bristol O2 Academy (25)

# Birmingham O2 Academy (26)

# London Brixton O2 Academy (29)

Morrissey has been urging fans not to buy the back-catalogue collections that are being released as he will not gain financially from it. Bless.

Pete Doherty has been banned from the front seat of every vehicle as a result of failing to admit who was driving when busted previously.

Nick Cave is due to publish his 2nd novel next month. It’s called The Death of Bunny Munro.

An umbrella organisation for the UK music industry has surveyed 14 to 24 year olds on their listening habits. 61% of those who completed the survey stated that they preferred to obtain their music via illegal downloads. Only 22% would pay for premium streaming services and half of those individuals would still download music illegaly.

Built To Spill will soon begin their US tour, with their 7th studio album due out in October.

Bizarrely, Dizzee Rascal revealed he threatened to punch Prince Harry backstage at the Wireless festival earlier this year.

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