Digital Digest: Sly Stone, Morrissey, Mumford and Sons and more...
Sly Stone will release a new album at the end of August, with the help of some old friends such as Bootsy Collins and Jeff Beck. He is also teaming up again with The Family for his first studio LP since 1982's Ain't But the One Way. More at Contact Music.
Morrissey has announce two new London dates next month. Gigwise have details.
Mumford and Sons performed two new tracks on KBCO which have been recorded by TwentyFourBit.com and put up on Soundcloud. Take a listen now to Home/Untitled.
Radiohead drummer Philip Selway has revealed details of his new solo EP, Running Blind. Out on July 25 it will feature four new tracks – more at Clash.
Tonight the Arctic Monkeys play the iTunes festival at Camden’s Roundhouse and you can stream the whole show from 9pm (GMT) in iTunes – in fact you can watch all the gigs and get an app on your phone.
The Beastie Boys have posted on their own blog that they have again collaborated with Spike Jonze to create the video for Don’t Play No Game that I Can’t Win. Also featuring Santigold, the rappers have been transformed into action heroes and there will also be an ‘epic length’ version.
The Hidden Cameras are streaming a Pet Shop Boys remix of their track Colour of Men - check it out on Soundcloud.
Flying Lotus had been teasing fans on Twitter before making a new mix available of some of his favourite tracks – download it from Gorilla vs. Bear.
Jess Mills has been getting a lot of attention – firstly as a vocalist for a lot of producers such as Breakage and now as a solo artist in her own right. Video for Live for What I’d Die For is up now on YouTube.