Posts Tagged ‘Florence and The Machine’

The Walkmen Announce New Album Heaven For June 2012 Release

March 30th, 2012

New York band The Walkmen plan on releasing their new LP Heaven on Fat Possum Records June 5th 2012. For more details and an album trailer read more. Read more…

By Nick Moffitt Posted in News , ,

Beale St. Music Festival Announces 2012 Lineup

March 7th, 2012

Via Consequence of Sound, Memphis’ Beale Street Music Festival has announced its 2012 lineup. This year’s shows will take place May 4th-6th. Check out a full list of acts after the jump.

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Florence + The Machine Announce Spring and Summer 2012 Tour Dates

January 24th, 2012

Florence + the Machine have announced a string of spring and summer tour dates in addition to their upcoming headlining Coachella and New Orleans Jazz Festival performances,  as reported by Consequence of Sound. Florence Welch and crew will be touring behind last year’s Ceremonials, beginning in Santa Barbara on April 14. The U.S. leg of the tour ends May 12 in Atlantic City, after which the band will head to Australia and Europe. Check out the dates after the jump: Read more…

By Dan Newman Posted in News

Florence and the Machine – Ceremonials

December 8th, 2011


Dog Days Are Back and Better Than Ever

The second album can be make or break for an artist.  Very few with successful first albums are capable of following it up with an album of equal stature, while most are crushed under the pressure and fall into the abyss of one hit wonders.  Florence and the Machine is one of those few artists with the tenacity to produce a follow up album every bit as good as its predecessor.  Already a gem, Florence has emerged as a diamond with Ceremonials. Read more…

By Brenda Clemons Posted in High Fidelity, Reviews ,

Stream Florence & the Machine’s New Album Ceremonials

October 27th, 2011

Florence & the Machine will drop their highly anticipated new album, Ceremonials, this coming Tuesday, November 1 in the US (Halloween for the UK), but if you can’t wait until then we’ve got a killer stream of the album for you to check out. More after the jump. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Florence and The Machine Release New Video Off Ceremonials

October 6th, 2011

Florence and the Machine’s new album, Ceremonials, is due out October 31 in the UK via Island Records and November 1 in the U.S. via Universal Republic. The video very much plays to the band’s ethereal freak aesthetic and features a rather obscure party where people are all wearing gilded masks.

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By Hala Murphy Posted in News

Watch Stephen Colbert Host Florence and the Machine, ‘Chat’ with Jack White

June 22nd, 2011

Stephen Colbert is really diving into this rock and roll thing, making time for both British pop act Florence and the Machine and rock enigma Jack White on his program this week.  Read more…

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Florence & the Machine Premiere Video for Cover of Buddy Holly’s “Not Fade Away”

June 4th, 2011

Florence & the Machine recently premiered a video for their cover of the Buddy Holly track “Not Fade Away,” which will appear on the upcoming tribute to the 1950s rocker, Rave On Buddy Holly. Check out the video after the jump. Read more…

By Nick Vadala Posted in News

Florence and the Machine at the SPIN Year in Music Party

December 18th, 2010

SPIN magazine threw it’s annual Year in Music party in New York this week, headlined by Artist of the Year Florence and the Machine with guests Surfer Blood and DJ Yeasayer. Florida’s Surfer Blood brought their power-pop to an enthusiastic audience, with frontman John Paul Ritts frequently running out into the crowd and strutting and posing across the stage. But the night belonged to Florence Welch and one-half of the Machine, who killed with an acoustic set. Joined by harpist Tom Monger and guitarist Robert Ackroyd, Welch worked her way through a handful of songs from her hit debut album Lungs, including “Drumming Song,” despite lacking an actual drummer. Welch was warm and chatty with the audience — even giving one ecstatic fan a hug upon request — before slipping away under the cover of great applause, and leaving the evening to DJ Yeasayer, who kept the party going strong. Read more…

By Alyssa Fried Posted in Reviews, Show Reviews , , ,

Florence + the Machine Release KCRW Session on Vinyl

November 30th, 2010

Florence + the Machine have released a 7 song live session recorded on Morning Becomes Eclectic, the signature show of L.A.-based radio station KCRW (89.9 FM). The release is being offered on 10″ vinyl, which includes a digital download card. Get it here. Read more…

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