#Numan6Music - Now Playing @6Music tracklist September 2, 2011
Now Playing’s virtual guests this evening, Gary Numan and Ade Fenton, confirmed the release date of their brand new album. Dead Son Rising will be released on September 12, and Gary also revealed he’ll release a companion album, Splinter during 2012.
We had a couple of exclusive plays from Dead Son Rising, and were also glad to welcome back The Von Pip Musical Express and The Quietus.
Tubeway Army – Are Friends Electric
* Beyonce broke a Twitter record this week when she announced her pregnancy at MTV’s Video Music Awards – there were 8,868 tweets per second discussing the news.
* Karen O has announced details of her new opera Stop the Virgins, which are now up on Pitchfork.
* Metronomy have remixed Lady Gaga’s You and I. (Listen here).
* M83 has released the first track from new double album Hurry Up We’re Dreaming. Appropriately called Intro and featuring Zola Jesus it is up on YouTube.
# Now Streaming – See the blog post
The Drums – How it Ended
#Blogging – The Von Pip Musical Express
Dum Dum Girls - Bedroom Eyes
#Gary Numan playlist
Gary Numan – M.E.
Basement Jaxx – Where’s Your Head At
Depeche Mode – Walking in My Shoes
The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy & William S. Burroughs – Words of Advice for Young People
The Foo Fighters – Down in the Park
Gary Numan – Noise Noise
Damon Albarn – We Have a Technical Problem
Ultravox – Slow Motion
Battles ft. Gary Numan – My Machines
South Central – Crawl
Ade Fenton – Slide Away
Gary Numan – When the Sky Bleeds, He Will Come
#Blogging – The Quietus
Zun Zun Egui - Fandango Fresh
* The most talked about event from the Reading and Leeds Festivals was Jarvis Cocker joining The Strokes on stage and performing Just What I Needed by Cars.
* Willie Nelson has done a rather lovely video of Coldplay’s The Scientist which is now on YouTube.
* The Foo Fighters have released a North American tour preview, called Hot Buns, on YouTube.
* My Morning Jacket played their new album Circuita in full for KCRW which is up on NPR.
* And the official video for Joe Goddard’s Gabriel is also up on Vimeo.
Nine Inch Nails - Metal