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Choice new music - w/c 11 Apr 11
1 - ARCTIC MONKEYS Don't Sit Down Cause I've Moved Your Chair new single 11 April 2011

2 2 MILES KANE Rearrange new single

3 1 SMITH WESTERNS Weekend new single 2 May 2011
4 4 DRUMSOUND & BASSLINE SMITH Freak new single 18 April 2011

5 10 ALL THE YOUNG The First Time new single

6 5 EDDIE VEDDER Longing To Belong new single 30 May 2011
7 7 NOAH & THE WHALE Tonight's The Kind Of Night new single 17 May 2011

8 8 YASMIN Finish Line new single 8 May 2011
9 10 EXAMPLE Changed The Way You Kissed Me new single 25 May 2011

10 10 WRETCH 32 & EXAMPLE Unorthodox new single 17 Apr
10 6 NEON TREES 1983 new single
11 April 2011

10 3 JON FRATELLI Santo Domingo new single 14 April 2011

This week's post ...

Alex Clare
Too Close
new single
New Island Records signing Alex Clare, whose Diplo & Switch produced debut single “Up All Night” has generated a genuine buzz across radio, press and the blogosphere, follows up with the April 18th release of his new single “Too Close”. The single, produced once again by Diplo & Switch, is taken from Clare’s forthcoming debut album which will be released in the summer. The 25 year old Golders Green native recently previewed tracks from the album during a couple of incendiary live shows and will be putting in more live shows in the coming months. Clare writes and sings his own songs but is not a singer songwriter, not in the traditional sense anyway. After playing in a succession of London bands and following a brief career as a chef, too many long hours and too many sliced fingers, Alex decided to go it alone and started writing songs and demoing them himself. Things happened very quickly from there. The demos found their way to Island Records and two weeks later a deal was on the table. The opportunity to work with much sought after producers – Diplo and Switch, of Major Lazer fame arose and it seemed such a perfect fit. The three of them headed off to New Orleans, Jamaica and LA, where they recorded the bulk of the album, an album which incorporates soul and jazz, funk and jungle, punk rock and dubstep and looks set to be one of the most exciting releases of 2011.
Speaking of the collaboration Clare says “They understand what I want from the arrangements. I love those heavy, sine-wave bass lines and they knew how to push them way beyond even my expectations.” Alex says the duo made him think about his songs in a totally new way, in came polyrhythms and synth sounds that just wouldn't have happened otherwise. “I tend to be a bit more reserved when I write,” he laughs. “They put it all out there – and it works.”

Alex Gaudino & Kelly Rowland
What A Feeling
new single
A smash - great set of remixes too!!

Fresh from the success of 2010's top 15 summer smash, 'I'm In Love (I Wanna Do It)' comes the follow up from dance legend Alex Gaudino.
- #1 Cool Cuts chart
- #1 Buzz Chart
- #1 Buzz Record of the World
- 2 National Radio Playlist adds -- without a release date!
Alex Gaudino returns in 2011 with his brand new hit single, 'What A Feeling' which also features the talented vocals of Kelly Rowland -- and is a surefire bet this will be topping the charts this summer.
After amassing HUGE hype surrounding the track, including smashing straight onto both Radio 1 and Kiss' radio playlists without a release date aswell as topping various charts, we're really pleased to be bringing you this massive summer anthem..
Track listing:
1. Radio Edit
2. Extended Mix
3. HJM Remix
4. I'm Still In Love Club Mix

Alex Metric, Steve Angello & Ian Brown
Open Your Eyes
new single 8 May 2011
Welcome back Ian Brown. Ian's added words and vocals to this thumping bass laden Metric Angello creation with his usual panache. A boxing ring video has a Rocky lookalike pitched against a gigantic Robot creation, Rocky wins takes his eye off the game only for his head to be lobbed off by a great big red glove... tut sweet... hmm some current affairs analogy obviously... a nice track... somewhat beguiling and I think I'm now ready for the full battle cry, rather than the pleading 'Open Your Eyes' and please please let's do something... The time is now.... Charge!!! Hit potential

Alex Metric and Steve Angello are proud to announce that indie legend Ian Brown will feature as vocalist on the new version of their massive dance tune “Open Your Eyes”. “Open Your Eyes” will be released on 8th May 2011 through Postiva/Virgin Records. The instrumental was released via BeatPort at the end of January and has been tearing up the dance scene ever since with spins from: Pete Tong (who said the track was so big it would need its own festival!), Zane Lowe and Annie Mac with a massive response from the public via text and email. Alex said: “it is truly amazing for me to have someone whose music has had such an impact on what I do singing on “Open Your Eyes”. It was an honour to work with him. He sounds fantastic on the track and lyrically manages to capture the epic quality of the instrumental. So proud of our version; Ian brown I salute you!” Best known as the former lead singer of The Stone Roses, this is a new direction for Ian Brown who said: “I’m made up to be on board”.
Alex Metric has been blazing a trail over the last couple of years. His glitchy productions, innovatively combining his love of 80s synth-pop, filter disco, big beat and indie, have been devastating dancefloors worldwide. His collaborator, Steve Angello, is already a highly regarded DJ and Producer worldwide with his underground productions. Steve has gone on to scale further heights as part of the Swedish House Mafia, with two Top 10 singles and sell out Arena shows.
Alex Metric will release an album later in the summer and will feature original material, remixes and productions.

new single
Big money, big dicks and bigger egos... here it comes
"She's a miracle... what I need tennis for" ha ha.. full marks for funny too! Possible hit!!!
Triple-threat artist AYO is set to release his second single ‘Miracle’ on May 29th 2011, on the label he co-owns, Illstarz/Seismic Sounds. Produced by AYO (aka AYOMUSIC) himself, ‘Miracle’ is an up-tempo, disco-influenced themed track, brought up-to-date by the East Londoner’s signature synth sounds.
With feature vocals from emerging artist Alex Martin, AYO delivers a cocky but confident ode to that girl who is a miracle. “The track is about experiencing love from someone who is so perfect that it feels like they were sent from up above, hence the title of the single,” says AYO.
AYO is the multi-talented producer, rapper and songwriter hailing from Hackney, who is fast becoming a much sought-after producer by UK and international acts. The 24-year-old is currently working on his debut album that is set to be released later this year, and he will also be releasing his second EP, yet to be named, very soon!

The Bullits
Close Your Eyes
new single 11 April 2011

The Bullitts are the inspired brainchild of writer, producer and musician Jeymes Samuel (Jay-Z, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Estelle, Passion Pit, Mos Def, Roisin Murphy, Emeliana Torrini). Its creator, Samuel describes the new outfit’s musical genre as ‘Action Adventure’.
Their debut single Close Your Eyes harnesses the power of hip-hop’s hottest newcomer (and Jay-Z’s most recent signing) Jay Electronica, world famous actress Lucy Liu (in her musical debut) and features Samuel’s distinctively rich baritone on vocals. This haunting track has a beautiful cinematic quality and is accompanied by a mesmerizing dream like video, which is a clever re-edit of Salvador Dali and Luis Bunuel’s film, Un Chien Andalou.
Close Your Eyes has already received high praise and accolades from the nations foremost tastemakers being crowned ‘Hottest Record In The World’ by Radio 1’s Zane Lowe, ‘Hot Jam of the Week’ by Mista Jam on Radio 1 Xtra and record of the week by Nick Grimshaw on his evening Radio 1 show. It will be the first release from The Bullitts debut album, They Die By Dawn and Other Short Stories that, in addition to Lucy Liu and Jay Electronica features inspired performances from Tori Amos and Mos Def amongst others.
True to their Action Adventure genre the album introduces Liu in the role of Amelia Sparks, an ice-cold murderess awaiting execution on death row. Acting as the album’s narrator, Sparks’ weaves in and out of the tracks recounting her story and the actions that lead to her formidable position. The grisly events are also played out in real time on The Bullitts Twitter page ( where Amelia’s diary is serialised in of the moment tweets - it also features an illustrious cast of extras such as Idris Elba (The Wire, Takers, Luther) who plays detective Saul Emmanuel.
The album boasts intelligent, sample free pop, with a strong visual narrative that has all the taut twists and turns of a suspense novel.

Cage The Elephant
Around My Head
new single 23 May 2011
I just love this band - they've had a few minor flirtations with the top forty but maybe this will give them the big song they deserve. Hope so

"A powerful, anthemic appeal that matches their positive outlook." - THE INDEPENDENT
"It's then just a matter of pouring on the noise and excitement, something they achieve in short, sharp bursts with room to spare" – Q
"They run the rockin' gamut through steamhammer punkabilly, garage malevolence and caustic psychouts." - UNCUT
Having just been confirmed for Radio One Big Weekend and Reading and Leeds, CAGE THE ELEPHANT release their second single ‘Around My Head’ through Virgin Records on May 23rd. Taken from their US Billboard #2 record ‘Thank You Happy Birthday’ - the album has received huge praise both in the US and the UK, with The Guardian describing it as “some of the catchiest melodies you'll hear this year” and Kerrang as "Raw and fascinating". This follows the success of their opening single ‘Shake Me Down’ which received A list radio support from Radio 1, Absolute and Xfm.
The young five-piece from Bowling Green, Kentucky, Matt Shultz (vocals), Brad Shultz (guitar), Daniel Tichenor (bass), Lincoln Parish (guitar) and Jared Champion (drums), accumulated over 80 songs worth of ideas during a 2-year period touring around the globe and living here in the UK supporting their eponymous debut. As well as their festival appearances in the UK this summer, they about to embark on a US tour in April with Biffy Clyro supporting.

Death Cab For Cutie
You Are A Tourist
new single 16 May 2011

One of indie rock’s greatest success stories and multi Grammy-nominated quartet, Death Cab for Cutie have announced the release of their hugely anticipated new album, ‘Codes And Keys’ set for release on 30 May through Atlantic Records. The debut single from the album, ‘You Are A Tourist’ will be released on 16 May. Making their first live return to the UK since 2008, the band have announced that they will be playing the prestigious Hop Farm Festival on 1 July followed by a main support slot on the Foo Fighters show at Milton Keynes Bowl on 2 July. Following on from this the band will be playing three headline shows in Manchester, Nottingham and finishing up at London’s Brixton Academy on 7 July. ‘Codes And Keys’, which was mixed by the brilliant Alan Moulder (My Bloody Valentine, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Nine Inch Nails) will mark the first all-new Death Cab for Cutie release since 2009, which saw the hit single, Meet Me On The Equinox as well as ‘The Open Door’ EP, which later earned the band their third consecutive Grammy Award nomination for ‘Best Alternative Album’. The EP came hot on the heels of their critically acclaimed 2008 release ‘Narrow Stairs’ which also gave them two Grammy nods for ‘Best Alternative Album’ and ‘Best Rock Song’ for the single I Will Possess Your Heart. Death Cab for Cutie made their Atlantic Records debut in 2005 with their fifth studio release, ‘Plans’. The album proved the critically celebrated band’s commercial breakthrough, earning platinum-certification as well as spawning two gold-certified singles in Soul Meets Body and I Will Follow You Into The Dark.
Death Cab for Cutie is:
Ben Gibbard: guitars, keyboards, vocals
Chris Walla: guitars, keyboardist
Nick Harmer: bass
Jason McGerr: drums.
Full UK tour dates –
1 July Hop Farm Festival w/ Eagles and more
2 July Milton Keynes Bowl w/ Foo Fighters
Headline shows:
4 July Manchester Academy
5 July Nottingham Rock City
7 July London Brixton Academy
Fan club pre-sale – Wednesday 9 March
General on-sale – Friday 11 March
For up-to-the-minute news and tour information, please visit

Jamie Woon
Lady Luck
new single 4 April 2011
Jamie demonstrates a knack for a good pop song and this has a creative arrangement.... like the backing vocals and the simple less is more rimshot based sound. Very nice.

’Spectral, minimalist, machine-tooled neo-soul that unfolds effortlessly’ The Guardian
‘Woon takes the maligned pop-soul genre somewhere special, making the overly-familiar unfamiliar once more’ Observer
Jamie Woon’s 2011 got off to a flying start with a #4 placing in the BBC Sound Poll, MTV’s Brand New for 2011, Radio 1’s INMWT show and OTW tips in an array of publications including The Observer, NME, The Sun, Daily Mirror, Clash, Music Week and The Guardian.
Having whet many appetites with ‘Night Air’ in late 2010, next up is the exquisite ‘Lady Luck’ taken from his debut album ‘mirrorwriting’, set for release on April
11. Becoming one of the first artists to embrace the new format of songs being obtainable digitally post their first radio airing, ‘Lady Luck’ will be available for his
fans to buy as of Feb 20 immediately after Mistajam’s exclusive premiere on Radio 1 at Midnight.
After a recent tour including a sold out Scala in London, Jamie’s second run starts on May 26 after a visit to the US and SXSW. This tour culminates in a show at Shepherds Bush Empire on June 9.
May/June UK Tour:
26/05 - O2 ABC - Glasgow
29/05 - Academy - Manchester
30/05 - Leeds Met Student Union - Leeds
31/05 - Leadmill - Sheffield
02/06 - Old Dire Station - Bournemouth
03/06 - Anson Rooms - Bristol
04/06 - HMV Institute - Birmingham
06/06 - The Waterfront - Norwich
07/06 - Rescue Rooms - Nottingham
08/06 - Concorde 2 - Brighton
09/06 - O2 Shepherds Bush Empire - London

Oh My!
Run This Town
new single
Liking this if it's inspired by Tweets descending knickers it's going in the right erection sorry direction... lovely!!!

Naming yourself after a lyric from one of your favourite songs shows passion. It’s a very public tip of the cap to one of your musical influences and a good indicator of what's to come. Taken from the Tweet and Missy Elliot anthem ‘Oops, ’ Oh My! are Alex and Jade, two friends from school who have planted their brand of modern pop on 679 Artists – the home of Plan B, Marina & The Diamonds, Little Boots and The Streets.
Oh My! have already caught the attention of the inescapable electronic-rave-monster Example, after they bumped into him at their recording studio. He was so charmed that insisted on writing a track for Alex and Jade, which has since turned into many tracks.

The Overtones
The Longest Time
new single 24 April 2011
Yes well - can't say more than requested so that's a plus and it's a Billy Joel song and it's very visible at Asda and this would probably be in the Top 40 a few years back and maybe this year

Fresh from their takeover of ITV1’s ‘Dancing On Ice’, musical sensations The Overtones release their new single ‘The Longest Time’. Originally a hit for Billy Joel, ‘The Longest Time’ is the perfect vehicle for The Overtones’ harmonious voices and musical chemistry.
The Overtones, the five-piece who stylishly blend classic 50s’ harmonies with modern pop, recently performed on ‘Dancing On Ice’ (on 13th March 2011), becoming the evening’s house band and accompanying each dance – including one by Torvill & Dean – with specially arranged versions of retro and contemporary hits, from Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers’ ‘Why Do Fools Fall In Love’ to Adele’s ‘Rolling In The Deep.’ They returned for the evening’s later results show to perform a song from their debut album, the self-penned ‘Gambling Man.’
Their debut album ‘Good Ol’ Fashioned Love’ was released in November 2010 and has already gone gold. Just hours after their performance on Dancing On Ice the album had shot up to number two on the Amazon chart and number six on iTunes.
When interviewing The Overtones for the Guardian Paul Morley described them as being “rooted in the pure idea of doo wop as the 1950s R'n'B link to gospel and even Gregorian chant, and the idea of doo wop as a condensed, miniaturised form of the big band and a way of mimicking instruments using voices. They can swing, for the hell of it.” In an era where all the best British voices right now tend to be female ones - Amy Winehouse, Adele, Paloma Faith - The Overtones are a timely reminder that men can sing flawlessly as well. The band are now embarking on their debut headline tour where audiences will be able to enjoy their musical talents and astonishing vocals in these intimate venues.
March 23rd Jazz Café, London (sold out)
March 24th Bristol Thekla
March 25th The Library, HMV Institute Birmingham
March 27th Kazamier, Liverpool
March 28th The Lowry, Manchester (sold out)
April 3rd Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
April 4th Classic Grand, Glasgow
See for ticket details

Twin Atlantic
new single 25 April 2011
Yes a fine track... is that former Dr.Who David Tennant singing.... sounds just like him though... it's great that Fratellis, Glasvegas, The View and Twin Atlantic deliver with such pronounced accent... and this is a fine rock track with a biting critique of rock & roll. Hit hopeful

Twin Atlantic are:
Sam McTrusty – Lead Vocals & Guitar
Ross McNae – Bass, Piano & Vocals
Barry McKenna – Guitar, Cello & Vocals
Craig Kneale – Drums & Vocals
Hot off the heels of their intimate club tour and a support slot with Angels & Airwaves in Europe, Glaswegian rockers Twin Atlantic hit the road this Spring with a headline tour of the UK. The band will also release their highly anticipated debut full-length album, ‘Free’ on May 2nd on Red Bull Records. Produced by the legendary Gil Norton (Foo Fighters, Pixies), the album is an inspiring collection of songs full of ambition, pain, belief and soul. In a world of music dominated by talent show winners, mass-marketed bands and meaningless music, here, finally, is a band in which to invest your heart. Twin Atlantic will release their new single, the title track of the album, ‘Free’ on April 25th. The single will be available on the following formats: Limited Edition 7” vinyl and download on April 24th will come with a previously unreleased song, “Sparky Touch”.
The full dates are as follows:
27th Belfast, Speakeasy
28th Dublin, Academy 2
30th Aberdeen, Lemon Tree
1st Inverness, Ironworks
3rd Newcastle, Academy 2
5th Manchester, Academy 3
6th Glasgow, Barrowlands
7th Leeds, Cockpit
8th Nottingham, Rock City
10th Birmingham, Academy 3
11th Bristol, Fleece
12th Southampton, Joiners
13th London, Kings College

Vato Gonzalez & Foreign Beggars
Badman Riddim (Jump)
new single to be confirmed
Ministry of Sound / Levels Recordings are proud to present multi-talented Dutch DJ / producer Vato Gonzalez, with vocals from the supremely talented Foreign Beggars on arguably the biggest intrumental of 2010, from the home of Wretch 32 and Yasmin!! Amongst all the fresh DJ/Producers on the rise, Vato Gonzalez is fast becoming the cream of the crop. In recent years he has built a label, event and music genre called 'Dirty House'. Foreign Beggars are a critically acclaimed rap group from London, the group won 'Best New Act' at the 2004 UK Hip Hop awards and were voted best group at the Lyric Pad Hip Hop awards in 2005. Since then the group have gone on to collaborate with many stars of the Dance/Hip-Hop scene as well as releasing six albums. With these two heavyweights collaborating -- there is no doubt this track will be a smash!
And now in 2011, this massive track is finally ready for release!! After gaining massive Radio 1 specialist support as an instrumental from the likes of Annie Mac, Zane Lowe, Pete Tong, MistaJam and Toddla T, as well as scoring well over 1.5 million views on YouTube, its easy to see why the single is setting up to be one of the biggest tracks of 2011 when you throw in the talent and lyrical prowess of Foreign Beggars!! More mixes on the way, for the most anticipated track of its genre so far this year!!
Track listing:
1. Radio Edit
2. Extended Mix
3. Static Shokx Vocal Remix
4. Friction Remix
5. Tru Fix & Thunderskank Remix
6. Dub Edit

This week's Goss ...

UK Top 40 Sun 10 Apr 11
Stateside Katie Perry's 'ET' stays Number One on the Hot 100 while herald the arrival at last of... a Brit... and well deserved to Adele's gutsy strummed and belted out 'Rolling In The Deep' enetrs the top ten after thirteen weeks 'bubbling under'. Amazing how time heals... from the international federation of gangster pop starz, newly re-habilitated Chris Brown pulls up to 7 with 'Look At Me Now'... yeah you humiliated your girlfriend in public and everyone wins... everyone sells more units... incredibubble... at least Britney brings some sanity back (LoL) deposing Brown's 'F.A.M.E.' from the top of America's Top 200 Albums with her new set 'Femme Fatale' storming to Number One. Radioheads new album 'The King Of Limbs' enters at 6 in the USA while Mumford & Sons 'Sigh No More' is at 11.

Jennifer Lopez & Pitbull stay top the UK Singles for a second week while Brit School gal Adele stays at Number One on the Album Chart for an eleventh week.

Just four new entries this week including two by Chris Brown bringing his current UK Top 40 tally to four.... only two UK acts in the UK Top Ten.

4 new – 11 up, 22 down, 3 non-movers Top Ten… 8 USA … 2 UK …

This Week ... Last Wk ... Wks In ... Artist ... Title ... Origin

1 1 2 J LO & PITBULL On The Floor USA

2 3 3 LMFAO Party Rock Anthem USA

3 2 10 ADELE Someone Like You UK

4 4 5 BLACK EYED PEAS Just Can't Get Enough USA


6 11 4 MANN & 50 CENT Buzzin' USA

7 5 4 NICOLE SCHERZINGER Don't Hold Your Breath USA

8 6 5 WIZ KALIFAH Black & Yellow USA

9 16 4 SNOOP DOGG Sweat USA

10 7 10 JESSIE J & B.o.B. Price Tag UK


11 8 2 KATIE B Broken Record UK

12 9 10 RIHANNA S&M (Come On) Barbados

13 10 10 Dr DRE I Need A Doctor USA

14 13 9 LADY GAGA Born This Way USA


16 15 12 ADELE Rollin' In The Deep UK

17 19 3 CEELO GREEN & WIZ KALIFAH Bright Lights, Bigger City USA

18 14 4 THE WANTED Gold Forever UK

19 18 13 CHRIS BROWN Year 3x USA

20 new 1 CHRIS BROWN & BENNY BENASSI Beautiful People USA


21 21 13 BRUNO MARS Grenade USA

22 20 7 TIESTO v DIPLO C'mon (Catch ‘Em By Surprise) USA & Holland

23 22 7 ALEXIS JORDAN Good Girl USA

24 23 11 NOAH & THE WHALE L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N. UK

25 33 14 MARTIN SOLVEIG & DRAGONETTE Hello France & Canada

26 24 9 CHIPMUNK & CHRIS BROWN Champion UK & USA

27 27 5 BIRDY Skinny Love USA

28 26 19 DAVID GUETTA & RIHANNA Who's That Chick France & Barbados

29 28 11 P!NK Perfect USA

30 29 20 JESSIE J Do It Like A Dude UK


31 31 5 JEREMIH Down On Me USA

32 new 1 NICKI MINAJ Girls Fall Like Dominoes USA


34 36 24 KATY PERRY Firework USA

35 37 12 TAIO CRUZ, KYLIE MINOGUE & TRAVIE McCOY Higher UK, Australia & USA

36 35 12 DIDDY & DIRTY MONEY Coming Home USA

37 new 1 NICKI MINAJ Girls Fall Like Dominoes USA

38 39 22 RIHANNA Only Girl In The World Barbados

39 40 29 ADELE Make You Feel My Love UK

40 new 1 T-PAIN & CHRIS BROWN Best Love Song USA

America's Hot 100
This Week ... Last Week ... Weeks In ... Artist ... Title
2 2 12 RIHANNA S & M
3 5 7 BLACK EYED PEAS Just Can't Get Enough

4 3 32 CEE LO GREEN Forget You
5 4 8 LADY GAGA Born This Way


7 9 21 JEREMIH & 50 CENT Down On Me


9 8 14 P!NK F*ckin' Perfect

10 17 13 ADELE Rolling In The Deep

Equity fears it's membership
Posted Thursday 14th April 2011 - Source Equity
Curious rule change required in fear of so called 'democracy'...

Dear Equity member,

The Equity Council has decided to support a referendum to change Equity's Rules so that in the future any member involved in harassment, prejudice or unfair discrimination on the grounds of sex, race, ethnic or national origin, religion, colour, class, caring responsibilities, marital status, sexuality, disability or age can be disciplined by the union.

The proposal was discussed at last year's Equity Annual Representative Conference when the union's Minority Ethnic Members' Committee put down a motion calling for the Rules to be changed.

The call for a change to the Rules came after a public furore when an Equity member was outed by the Guardian as an member of one of the UK’s extreme right wing parties. Equity’s lawyers advised at the time that the union’s Rules prevented the union from taking any action, including raising the issue with the member. Equity was publicly criticised in some quarters for taking no action.

Equity's Rules currently guarantee the right for every member to hold and express their personal political and other beliefs in their private and professional capacities. The proposed rule change would remove that guarantee for members involved in harassment, prejudice or unfair discrimination, opening them to a complaint and, potentially, disciplinary action.

The voting paper is enclosed with your Spring Equity magazine, but you might find it quicker and easier to vote on-line. Visit for details and have your voting paper to hand as you will need the unique number to cast your vote.

Make sure you vote by the close of poll on 18 May. Please note that the 6 May as a closing date on the voting paper is an error.

The Equity Council is urging you to vote "Yes" in this referendum.

Yours sincerely

Martin Brown, Assistant General Secretary

new trax
our weekly a to z of new cd review's is listed below

this week
Alex Clare
Alex Gaudino & Kelly Rowland
Alex Metric, Steve Angelo & Ian Brown
The Bullits
Cage The Elephant
Death Cab For Cutie
Jamie Woon
Oh My!
The Overtones
Twin Atlantic
Vato Gonzalez & Foreign Beggars

4 Apr
All The Young
Arctic Monkeys
Drumsound & Bassline Smith
Miles Kane

28 Mar
Airborne Toxic Event
All The Young
Dutch Uncles
Eddy Vedder
The Musgraves
Neon Trees
Noah & the Whale
PJ Harvey
Sum 41
TV On The Radio

21 Mar
Chase & Status
Go! Team
Japanese Voyeurs
Naked & Famous
PJ Harvey
Smith Westerns

14 Mar
Colour Music
Endless Dark
Funeral Party
Jon Fratelli
Lady GaGa
Lonely Island
Maverick Sabre
PJ Harvey


7 Mar
Cut Copy
Emma's Imagination
Gypsy & The Cat
The Heartbreaks
J Cole
Milk & Sugar
Morning Parade

28 Feb
Cage The Elephant
Clare Maguire
Katy Perry & Kanye West
Twin Atlantic
Wretch 32 & Example

21 Feb
Anna Calvi
Arcade Fire
Cat's Eyes
The Kills
White Lies
Voluntary Butler Scheme
4/4/11 Wretch 32 to be confirmed

14 Feb
The Agitator

Blacklight Pioneer


7 Feb
Kid Carpet
Lady Gaga
Miles Kane

Panic! At The Disco
The Vaccines
The View
Wretch 32 & Example

Wolf Gang

31 Jan
Naked & Famous
Lonely Island & Akon

Patrick Wolf
PJ Harvey
Wolf Gang