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Sean Michaels

Aphex Twin: 'You have to be mentally ill to be famous'

Richard D James says anyone famous faces a combination of factors that will surely result in mental illness, and says he believes in aliens and the Illuminati.

Leonard Cohen opens up about new album Popular Problems

Singer reveals that eight of the albums songs were co-writes and his only solo effort is the track hes least sure aboutLeonard Cohen has opened up about his upcoming 13th album, revealing that most of Popular Problems musical ideas came from someone else:

Damien Rice announces new album after an eight-year absence

My Favourite Faded Fantasy was made with Rick Rubin because he knew so little about the American producer.

The Coral break indefinite hiatus to release eight-year-old album

Psych-folk album Curse of Love from 2006 will be released in the next few weeks Two years into an indefinite hiatus, the Coral have announced they will unveil a full-length recorded almost a decade ago. Curse of Love is described as an unreleased psych-fo

Sam Smith says debut album was written about a 'guy I fell in love with'

The Brit award winner reveals In the Lonely Hour was inspired by unrequited love for a man, but describes his sexuality as a 'non-issue' Read Kitty Empire's review of Smith's In the Lonely Hour Sam Smith has revealed that his new album was inspired

Daft Punk announce new album, Random Access Memories

Daft Punk have announced their fourth album, Random Access Memories. The long-awaited LP, the French duo's first with Columbia Records, is due on 20 May in the UK.

Pink Floyd producer tried to make them go hip-hop

Bob Ezrin reveals David Gilmour rejected his suggestion that the Floyd pack some rap into A Momentary Lapse of Reason If Pink Floyd's producer had been granted his wish, their 1987 comeback album would have been packed full of rap. David Gilmour was appa

Michelle Shocked 'damn sorry' for anti-gay comments

Singer says her San Francisco outburst was merely reporting homophobic views she does not share Michelle Shocked has responded to reports that she went on a homophobic rant at a recent gig , insisting she has been misunderstood. "My support for the LGBT

Justin Timberlake said to be releasing 20/20 Experience sequel this year

Justin Timberlake's new album could soon have a sequel. According to one of the singer's collaborators, Timberlake will release part two of The 20/20 Experience before the end of the year.

Elton John's The Diving Board set for September splash

Singer records further tracks to complete 30th studio album, which he calls the 'most adult' of his career, due for release later this year Elton John finally seems ready to release The Diving Board , which he calls "the most piano-oriented album of my