Additions to the Castlepalooza line-up include Mercury Rev and Doves (DJ sets), We Cut Corners, Krystal Klear and Somadrone. www.castlepalooza.ie
À la mode:
Vince Clarke is teaming up with former Depeche Mode bandmate Martin Gore for a techno project, although it may be a while before it’s released.
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong will play one of the lead roles in the film version of American Idiot, the 2004 album which spawned a Broadway show.
Mali’s Tinariwen have enlisted TV On the Radio’s Kyp Malone and Tunde Adebimpe, and Nels Cline of Wilco for their new album Tassili