Digital Digest: Moby, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Prodigy and more
Discussion on what colour tie David Beckham is going to wear at the Royal Wedding of Wills and Kate is taking up a lot of online conversation at the moment, but there are still a number of musical tit-bits to brighten up the increasingly gloomy grey sky.
With speculation rife, drummer Chad Smith finally confirmed the new Red Hot Chili Peppers album would be released in the last week of August. Speaking to Rock it Out Blog check out the full interview.
The video for Moby’s new track, The Day, has premiered on the Myspace blog. Featuring Heather Graham as a nurse, it is a phycaldellic, minimalistic electronic ballad from the eccentric American artist.
Vevo has launched in the UK after a will-it-won’t-it past couple of weeks. Get more information on the alternative video streaming site over at CMU.
Speaking of videos, The Prodigy have released a trailer for World on Fire. The live DVD was shot at their Milton Keynes Bowl gig last summer and will be released on May 23. Have a sneek peek over at Daily Motion.
Elsewhere, bloggers’ favourite Chad Valley has a new track up on Soundcloud and is featured on Music Fan’s Mic, while The Correspondents who are one of the leading pioneers of swing-step, swing hop – call it what you will – have made one of their tracks, Rio de Hackney, available as a free download which you can find on Glasswerk.