Dubliner James Vincent McMorrow is the latest Irish artist to strike it lucky in North America. His album Early in the Morning will be released on Vagrant Records in the coming months.
There are only 100 slots available for bands at the Hard Working Class Heroes festival, but fans can vote for who they want to see take the 101st slot by going to facebook.com/ bulmersberry
A special edition of Mojo magazine went on sale yesterday, with a vinyl covermount instead of their usual CD. The record is a compilation of Beatles covers and limited to 10,000 copies.