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MIA Speaks over Born Free

MIA has finally spoken about her controversial ginger killing video Born Free, and if you were hoping for an in depth breakdown...

MIA goes deliberately obtuse

MIA has turned her back on thousands of years of alphabets, and is calling her next album ‘/\/\/\Y/\’. Yes, the...

Oh Courtney, what have you done now...

Late last year Courtney Love lost custody of her daughter Francis Bean. Now, we’re not family counsellors, but...

Joanna Newsome gets her claws out

Folky indie-harpist Joanna Newsome has always come across as unfailingly nice. Gentle, pleasant, not the sort of person...

Malkmus and Beck Record Together

Would there be a bigger alternative team up then ex-Pavement man Stephen Malkmus and Beck (of, err, Beck)? Well, perhaps if it...

Jeff Mangum Plays Live (Video)

Neutral Milk Hotel mainman Jeff Mangum was in danger of becoming one of the great lost songwriters, writing a classic indie...

Carlos D quits Interpol

How many bands are there where the bassist is more famous than the singer? That’s basically what happened with Interpol,...

Stupid Hat Wearer Spends a Grand a Month...

We’ve ragged N-Dubz’s Dappy every time we’ve mentioned him for permanently wearing a stupid hat because,...

Bush Man Speaks Over 'Love' Affair

Err, that headline isn’t meant to be some terrible tabloid pun, it just came out like that. Last week human car crash and...

Bono is the worst investor in America

Not our words, but those of the 24/7 Wall Street blog. Yes, according to an examination of businessmen in America, Bono had...

Eminem Targets Scumbag Athlete

It’s taken just over a year of news stories for your scribe to manage to combine his misplaced interest in American...

Stereophonics Throw Hissy Fit

The Stereophonics are still going, and this week they marched swiftly offstage mid-gig in Singapore after singer Kelly Jones...

6 Music Surges after anti-closure campaign

The campaign to stop the closure of digital and online alternative music station 6 Music hasn’t yet saved it, but it has...

Pop star has no idea what 'German' means

It’s probably wrong to mock a sixteen year old boy, but seriously, when you’ve been touring over the world, you...

Anthony and the Johnsons get Arty

Mercury music winner Antony and the Johnsons have announced their new album will be called ‘Swanlights’ (we assume...

New Pornographers Crack out the Martial Arts

In recent days we’ve had MIA’s Born Free video detonating ginger children in a bloody cloud of controversy, and...

Homophobic Egyptian Govt Ban Gig

Now, I should probably preface this by saying, I don’t believe anyone who reads Supajam wants to go and see an Elton John...

We have a new term: Doing an 'MGMT'

In an interview with the Daily Record, Friendly Fires guitarist Edd Gibson confirmed a new phrase in the music lexicon :...

Elliot Smith Fans get out the Pitchforks...

The front cover of Elliot Smith’s ‘Figure 8’ album features a picture of Smith stood in front of a brick wall...

Breaking news Gorillas to headline FIB

This is the one we have been waiting for and it's just gone live! Gorillas are going to headline this years FIB festival in...

Robert Rodriquez Music Video Underwhelms

When you hear that director Robert Rodriquez is doing a music video, you think of his films like Desperado, Sin City and From...

Modern Guitar Legends Do Joint Album

Alright, less ‘modern guitar legends’ than ‘modern lords of fretwankery’, but we weren’t putting...

Quote of the Day. If not Month.

Tweeted by badbanana: “Shipwrecked on an island with one album? I'd want Coldplay. I might need that final bit of...

Some Final Political Stories. Possibly.

Tomorrow much of Britain faces a choice: take half an hour to go down to a polling station and vote in an election where your...

Would you change your bandname for money?

‘Exit Through The Gift Shop Door’ is the title of the forthcoming film by Banksy, a mysterious arty vandal whose...

Brian May lines up stars’ to say bollocks

Yes, another politics story involving a musician, but it’ll all be over later this week. Queen guitarist, astronomer and...

Decemberists’ Frontman nets Book Deal

We reported a few months ago on how Decemberists’ frontman Colin Meloy and his wife were putting out a children’s...

Alan Moore’s other musical project

As well as working with Damon Albarn on an opera about John Dee, comic legend and film adaption hater Alan Moore is also...

Weezer Reissue Pinkerton

Weezer are currently between record contracts, but have a few CDs coming out. Their second album Pinkerton is getting the...

Global Music Sales Down

The sky is falling! The sky is falling! This appears to be the refrain from music execs who wish to keep their cocaine and...

Oh Lord, Republica reissue Ready to Go.

Over the last decade we’ve never, on any occasion, felt the need to listen to Republica’s 1996 movie tie-in hit...

To be honest, it’s what he would have wanted

Stories are now coming out about Malcolm McLaren’s funeral, in particular a disturbance caused by Bernard Rhodes, the...

Justin Bieber is the foetal lord of Twitter

Twitter can be both a blessing and a curse when it comes to music. Some musicians use it to promote their shows and...

CSI guy to release album

Robert David Hall appears in one of the many different versions of the CSI series as a doctor, and now he’s leveraging...

Ignorance is Bliss for Ellis-Bextor

As Sophie Ellis-Bextor attempts to resuscitate what remains of her pop career – bonus points if you’re able to...

Death Cab’s new album and love in

Death Cab for Cutie, gentle singers of a love song about suicide plus six more albums worth of quality tunage, are to reconvene...

The Superkings release new track Never...

The Superkings have decided to release a new track as a form of enticement for more votes in the FIB competition, the track...

MIA’s Murdered’ Child Speaks

MIA’s Born Free video is sparking controversy and discussion across the media, and we’re sure that’s what...

Killers’ Frontman Goes Solo (For Now)

Thanks to a countdown clock on the Killers homepage reaching zero, we now know that frontman Brandon Flowers will be releasing...

More Shakira? Thanks football, thanks a lot.

The organisers of the football world cup think they need a song to help create an atmosphere, and they’ve chosen…...

Lounge Fly's FIB entry track on Planet...

Rick Wakeman will be playing FIB top 40 finalist Lounge Fly's track 'Don't Listen to the Band' on Planet Rock tonight and...

Doves take a break (not the magazine)

Doves achieved one of the most remarkable musical reinventions of recent times, moving from dance to full on indie, and their...

Xiu Xiu want to burn part of you

Xiu Xiu like to go against the grain, from attacking US militarism in a song criticising soldiers, to taking on consumerism by...

Trent Reznor Returns

Industrial-pop superstars Nine Inch Nails may have played their last gig, but the man behind them is back. Trent Reznor has...

Albarn teams with Moore for magical opera

That’s not magical as in ‘cheesy tabloid review of a Disney musical’, but magical as in ‘actually...

Kurt Cobain For Sale

The latest stage in Courtney Love’s well publicised transformation from angry rocker to loopy cat hoarder appears to be...

Blur Man runs for Parliament

As two members of Blur concentrate on their musical careers, and a third continues to disappear up his own arse on reality...

Dirtblonde new single out now - FREE...

"Dark, uncompromising stuff, sonically raw and brutal...sounds like the insides of Siouxsie Sioux's head after a particularly...

KT Tunstall distances herself from BNP...

Yep, more election fun. The ‘British National Party’ are a right wing group who’d like to expel every Muslim...

MIA’s Video -The Most horrific video ever...

MIA doesn’t fuck about, and her new video -  for ‘Born Free’ – is hardcore from start to finish....

Idlewild going into hibernation

Idlewild can write a decent tune and have one of the best frontman names in indie: Roddy Woomble. Okay, we agree that this is...

The Superkings Top 40

The Superkings make the top 40, Votes Votes and more Votes Please. And we aint talking Liberal, Labour or Conservative We are...

We’ve been spared more Lily Allen

There’s nothing politicians think we like more than a celebrity endorsement, and they’re been coming from all...

'Freddie Mercury' Stalker Jailed. Sort of.

Being stalked is one of the more unpleasant side effects of fame, and I think we can all agree that obsessively following a...

Bob Dylan is Fake’?

Bob Dylan has experienced some controversy in his time, and the big one was plugging his formerly acoustic guitar into an amp....

MTV Stream Gorillaz

Music on MTV? Good lord, it must have reformed itself since the last time we sat down to be confronted by hours of idiots doing...

Killers' Drummer veers into Country

If you’re a member of the Killers, your side projects will get reported on, even when those side projects involve teaming...

Blink 182 spawn new spin off

‘Comedy’ pop punks Blink 182 have already spawned one unnecessary side project in Tom DeLonge’s Angels and...

Have Builders found Lennon’s LSD Stash?

Speed archaeology program Time Team is back on the telly, so how about a suitably themed story. What do you mean no? Anyway,...

N-Dubz Character Assassination

If you’ve been reading Supajam over the past few months, you’ll know that Dappy from hip-hop newcomers N-Dubz is...

Bret Michaels Hospitalized

Bret Michaels, once the lead singer in 80s rockers Poison and now a reality tv star, has been hospitalized after suffering a...

Blur man slates Cowell, ends up on own...

There are plenty of reasons to verbally attack Simon Cowell, the music mogul who has admitted he releases songs purely for the...

The xx go subtle in an subtle world

The xx have a new video out, and it’s an exercise in subtlety. The first few seconds of the video are played over and...

Uh Oh, Guru’s Death gets Bitter

Earlier this week gang Starr founder Guru died while only 47. Shortly afterwards his producer, Solar, released a letter written...

McCartney goes as Indie as a rich man can

Paul McCartney’s entire solo output from 1970 to 2006 was controlled by EMI until earlier this year, when the deal ended...

Fratellis Split

The Fratellis were one of Britain’s most recent and popular crossover indie-pop acts, producing inoffensive singalong...

MTV almost as sarcastic as us. We hope.

So talent show car crash Susan Boyle has signed a book deal, and it will sell a shit-ton (the official measurement of crap...

Novello Awards go Bonkers

If golden age songwriter Ivor Novello were alive today, what would he make of the awards that bear his name? This year’s...

The Paris Riots - Live Review

The Paris Riots Live at The Deaf Institute, Manchester. April 8th 2010 The Paris Riots demonstrated tonight that last...

Album leaks speeds up Crystal Castles

Follow the music industry for a short amount of time, and you’ll come across albums and singles which get delayed (see...

The Beastie Boys want your help

Yes, the Beastie Boys – the rappers behind tracks like Sabotage and Fight for your Right to Party - have asked for your...

NIMMO AND THE GAUNTLETTS AT SENSORIA...

After a crazy beginning to the year, Nimmo and the Gauntletts set out on their UK tour on the 22nd April 2010 in Sheffield, UK....

Drunk Girls’ Panda Fun

Spike Jonze is back directing music videos, and James Murphy – aka LCD Soundsystem – is back making music. Surely...

Gang Starr’s Guru Dies

Keith Elam, better known as Guru and founding member of rap group Gang Starr, has died of cancer after a year long period of...

Record Store Day a success for ebay

So this year’s record store day has passed, and a slew of big name releases helped cause massive increases in sales at...

Should we have heard of Chris Buck?

Alan Niven used to manage Guns n Roses, so he should know a thing about excellent guitar players (and extremely difficult lead...

Antlers' Freebies

The Antlers’ wrote one of the best concept albums about watching a loved one die of cancer, although ‘best’...

Coachella copes with Ash

You’ve probably heard by now that a volcano in Iceland has spewed masses and masses of ash into the air. As this has a...

You Say Party Drummer Dies

Devon Clifford, drummer of You Say Party! We Say Die!, has died from a brain hemorrhage after collapsing on stage and been...

Supergrass Split

After seventeen years of not being as good as their first album, Supergrass have announced they’ll split at the end of...

Beatle Blames Autograph Ban on Ebay

In 2008 Ringo Starr, aka the least talented member of the Beatles, declared he would no longer sign autographs or open fan...

McLaren Killed by Asbestos?

Punk godfather Malcolm McLaren died last week of lung cancer. Now his partner has explained that this wasn’t a natural...

No Cream Reunions, Ever

Cream were named because they were supposed to be the very best of the music industry, and they were a staggeringly good and...

Chipmunk is Vacuous

When we use the phrase ‘latest star of British hip hop’, we’re effectively saying ‘extremely minor...

Chili Peppers’ Star does Kid’s Album

Chad Smith, drummer for the Red Hot Chili Peppers and comfortably the least known member of the foursome, has produced an album...

Mormons, prepare to be offended.

The creators of cartoon South Park have used the show to skewer anything and everything, and that irreverence extends to the...

Glastonbury Reveal Full Line-up

Hippies, middle class people who think they’re hippies, and fans of being lost in an entirely different world for three...

Peter Steele Dies

Peter Steele, the six foot seven singer and bassist for crossover goth-metal act Type O negative, has died aged 48. While the...

DJ Shadow only Half Way’ on New Album

On the one hand, it’s good news that DJ Shadow was able to tell DJ Zane Lowed that he’s halfway finished on his...

Eminem will not Relapse Again

When Eminem’s last album came out he was quite clear that a sequel – Relapse 2 – would be following later on....