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In­ter­pol are tak­ing to the road to mark the 15th an­niver­sary of their Turn On The Bright Lights al­bum, which will be per­formed in its en­tirety. A Face­book post­ing, which was quickly taken down and amended, sug­gests that they’re play­ing on the Satur­day at Elec­tric Pic­nic – of­fi­cial con­fir­ma­tion as soon as we get it…

Gold­frapp have con­firmed the March 31 re­lease of Tales Of Us, their sev­enth al­bum, which in­cludes elec­tro bang­ing new 45, ‘Any­more’…

Noel Gal­lagher joins the like of Bez, Paul Oak­en­fold and Adamski in They Call It Acid,a new doc­u­men­tary about the UK’s il­le­gal rave scene. “It was the last so­cial mu­si­cal revo­lu­tion that’s been,” Noel rem­i­nisces fondly. “I think it was our an­swer to punk. Think­ing about it now gives me goose­bumps.”

“I at­tended many of the first acid house par­ties as a punter,” says di­rec­tor Gor­don Ma­son. “Danc­ing all night to house mu­sic at an il­le­gal party was an eu­phoric ex­pe­ri­ence”…

Hot Press’ old pals Max­imo Park have con­firmed the April 21 re­lease of Risk To

Ex­ist, which ap­par­ently in­cludes its “groovier mo­ments.” No Ir­ish dates yet, but we’re sure that’ll be rec­ti­fied soon...

Also giv­ing in to their groovier urges are

Ar­cade Fire who are sock­ing it to The Don­ald with the Mavis Sta­ples-as­sisted ‘I Give You Power’. The A-List Trump-bat­ing doesn’t end there with Go­ril­laz ref­er­enc­ing his KKK ad­mir­ers in ‘Hal­lelu­jah Money’, which has Ben­jamin Cle­men­tine as its fea­tured vo­cal­ist. “Dark times – u need some­one to look up to,” reads the ac­com­pa­ny­ing tweet. “Here’s a light­ning bolt of truth in a black night. Now piss on! New stuff won’t write it­self.”

The Light fan­tas­tic: In­ter­pol

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