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The Guardian festival blog: NSW premier dismisses coroner’s call for pill testing before report is publicly released | Australia news

The New South Wales premier, Gladys Berejiklian, has dismissed out-of-hand a coroner’s recommendation to introduce pill testing at music festivals in the state, before the official release of the findings. In a move labelled “disrespectful” by the parent of one overdose victim, on Wednesday Berejiklian repeated her opposition to pill testing on the basis it […]

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NME Festival blog: Feature-length Johnny Cash documentary to be released on YouTube – watch the new trailer

The film will information his “rise, fall, and rebirth” Johnny Cash‘s career and life are set to be explored in an upcoming feature-length documentary on YouTube. Watch the new trailer below. The Gift: The Journey of Johnny Cash, which premiered at this year’s SXSW Film Festival, contains interviews with the legendary artist’s family and collaborators – also […]

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NME Festival blog: Fiona Apple says new album could be released in “early 2020”

Her last LP came out in 2012 Fiona Apple has said she wants to release a new album in 2020, eight years after her last release. The singer-songwriter has only released four albums in her career, including her 1996 debut ‘Tidal’ and her latest, 2012’s ‘The Idler Wheel…’. Now, in a rare interview, the musician […]

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NME Festival blog: First trailer for Trent-Reznor scored musical ‘Waves’ released

The movie stars Alexa Demie, Clifton Collins Jr. and Sterling K. Brown The first trailer for the Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross-scored movie Waves has been released – watch it below. Directed by Trey Edward Shults — best known for his work on It Comes At Night — Waves tells the story of two young couples as they navigate through the emotional minefield of […]

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NME Festival blog: The Who’s ‘Lifehouse’ is finally being released – as a graphic novel

“‘Lifehouse’ always had a strong and important visual story that was never even touched on” The Who’s shelved project, ‘Lifehouse’, is to be made into a graphic novel more than four decades after the ambitious rock opera was intended to be released. Guitarist and vocalist Pete Townshend wrote the opera as a follow-up to the […]

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Festival Insights NEWS: Fourth annual Industry Green Survey results released

Photo credit: Anoushka Shankar UK: Powerful Thinking’s fourth annual Industry Green Survey shows that more event organisers are embedding sustainability into their operations and getting savvy with waste and energy in 2018. 70 events took part in the fourth annual Festival Industry Green Survey for 2018, run by industry steering group Powerful Thinking. The survey […]

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NME Festival blog: R Kelly released from jail after posting $100,000 bail

R Kelly has been released from jail in Chicago after posting his $100,000 (£76,000) bail, police have confirmed. The rapper initially turned himself into authorities on Friday night (February 22) and has pled not guilty to 10 accounts of aggravated sexual abuse, after he was charged with the offences last week. The charges are thought […]

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NME Festival blog: The Chainsmokers have released a new song about listening to Beach House

An unlikely namecheck for the Baltimore band The Chainsmokers have honoured Beach House by singing about the Dream Pop duo on their new single. The track, called – you guessed it – ‘Beach House’, contains the lyric: “Listening to Beach House, taking my time.” Following its release, the EDM outfit said of the single: “Really […]

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NME Festival blog: when will it be released & everything we know

Like, when it’s going to be released. What’s the release date for ‘Atlanta’ season 3? Currently billed as ‘2019’, FX have confirmed season 3 is happening but there’s no date as yet. The lengthy gap between season 1 and 2 was thought to be related to Donald Glober’s Han Solo filming commitments. That said, the […]

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NME Festival blog: Audio from Queen’s Live Aid performance to be released for first time ever as part of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ film soundtrack

The band confirmed the release on what would have been singer Freddie Mercury’s 72nd birthday Audio tracks from Queen‘s performance at Live Aid will be released for the first time ever as part of the soundtrack for the upcoming film Bohemian Rhapsody. The biopic, which stars Mr. Robot actor Rami Malek as singer Freddie Mercury, […]

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