Secret 7”- an exciting project combining the worlds of music and art in aid of charity - reaches its climax this week, when around 600 individually-designed seven-inch vinyl record sleeves go on display at the Idea Generation Gallery in East London.
Wednesday Touch down. Cab to my hotel. Unfortunately little did I know there are three hotels of the same name in Austin and in error I’ve been put in the one which happens to be furthest from the action. In fact it feels like it’s in a different state!
Much has been made in the media recently of artists holding albums back from streaming sites. Paul Weller once again rips up the rule book and makes his brand new album Sonik Kicks, officialyl released on March 19, available to stream to across the web this week.
Tueday night was one of the biggest nights in UK music. We're talking, of course, about the Brit Awards 2012. Once the awards were over the hottest ticket in town was for the Universal Music Brits party hosted by Bacardi at the Soho House pop-up.
Next year's Brit Awards, which take place on February 21st at the O2 Arena, will see the winners presented with a trophy designed by Sir Peter Blake, the man responsible for the sleeve for The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.