Apparatjik (Members of Mew, Coldplay, A-Ha) will release their new album, We Are Here, on June 15. You can download a free EP from the band here. Tracklisting and artwork can also be seen in the replies.
The All Points West Festival line-up has been announced, taking place July 31st-August 2nd at Liberty State Park in New Jersey. Headliners include Beastie Boys, Coldplay and Tool, and other acts include Vampire Weekend, My Bloody Valentine, MSTRKRFT, Gogol Bordello, Fleet Foxes, Telepathe, Echo and the Bunnymen, Neko Case and lots more. Full line-up is in the replies.
To those that say it's impossible to sound good on a talk show performance, meet Coldplay. Their performance of "42" on The Daily Show can be seen here, while "Lost" and an interview with Jon Stewart can be seen here.
Andrew Hoephner of the band Creaky Boards has accused Coldplay of plagiarizing one of his songs. Watch the video in the replies to see the similarities in "The Songs I Didn't Write" and "Viva La Vida".