Kate Nash has announced that she’s “hitting the great American road in March with my all-girl full band and I’m bringing Because I am a Girl with me!” Tour dates and tickets are available here: http://www.myignorantyouth.com/tour/
Hotel Diablo’s Alex Grossi posted some news on Facebook: “It Looks like Gilby Clarke and Chris Wyse from The Cult/Owl will be joining us onstage next weekend at the House of Blues Sunset Strip for our video release party. There will also be an After-Party in the Foundation Room Sunset Strip – just say “Psycho California” to get in and get a discount.”
Melanie Martinez of The Voice fame is asking fans on Facebook where she should tour.
Baeble Music has posted a Bat For Lashes concert from Mophonics Music and Sound here: http://www.baeblemusic.com/concert-video/Mophonics-Music-and-Sound/Bat-For-Lashes.html
In related news, Bat For Lashes will be releasing a bundle of remixes of “A Wall” on the 18th. “A Wall” is the third single from her amazing album The Haunted Man.
Presales for Danzig’s 25th anniversary tour started today at noon [his site didn’t specify which time zone]. Here’s the link: http://tixx1.artistarena.com/danzig/
Ash will be announcing U.S. tour dates soon.
Kylie Minogue is now in the studio with the immensely talented producer Fernando Garibay. We hope this means new music soon.
Freemasons have made a red hot club remix of Depeche Mode’s “Heaven 2013”: http://youtu.be/SL1Xa8EsfX8
Sophie Ellis-Bextor is presently in the studio at work on a new album. It will be her first since 2011’s Make A Scene. She recently did a Q&A with her official website saying, “I want the album to be fairly short, like 8-10 tracks. But I’m having so much fun working on it. I’ve probably written about 12, and I think I’ve probably got 5 or 6 real contenders for the album so far.” Plans are for the album to be released in September.
Lena Katina of t.A.T.u. fame has joined instagram and encourages fans to follow her at alenkakat.
According to BlackBook magazine, “The rumor mill has it that legendary DJ/producer Mark Kamins has passed.” Kamins had a long career working with such artists as David Byrne, Karen Finley, UB40 and Sinead O’Connor.