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Digital Digest: TVC, The Rapture, Glastonbury and more

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Producer Will Producer Will | 12:13 UK time, Tuesday, 14 June 2011



The BBC have put Television Centre up for sale after 50-years in the property. The iconic building has been to some iconic musical performances on Top of the Pops, events like Comic Relief and Children in Need, brass bands on Blue Peter, gigs on the roof and even the Save 6 Music demonstration. It has provoked an interesting and mixed reaction on Twitter – see for yourself.

DFA have released the White Out Sessions filming of The Rapture’s new single, How Deep is Your Love, on Vimeo.

Glastonbury have announced the set-times for this year’s festival.

The video for Metronomy’s The Bay is up exclusively on NME.com.

Now That I’m Real (How Does It Feel?) – the new track from Chad Valley – has a video, and it is up on Vimeo.

Fountains of Wayne have made an announcement regarding their return back to the musical fold. Album, Sky Full of Holes, will be released on August 1, and track Richie and Ruben is being offered as a free download.

The Cribs, now without Johnny Marr, did a session for Popload and covered Queen and David Bowie’s Under Pressure – with quite interesting consequences. Check it out on YouTube.

After Music Fan’s Mic recommended the Swedish pop act to us last Friday, Niki and the Dove’s new EP, The Fox, is up on Soundcloud to listen to at your leisure.


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