Klaxons

Adam Ant’s Comeback Assisted By Klaxons

Nowadays, it seems that the best way for former pop stars to get themselves back in the public eye is to make a documentary. That way you can go over what happened to make you famous in the first place, spill a few beans here and ...

Does Keira Knightley Have a New Man?

It sounds like a new romance may be in bloom for Keira Knigthley. According to The Daily Mirror, the 26-year-old English beauty has reportedly been hanging out with Klaxons keyboardist/vocalist James Righton.

Klaxons Sober Up for Sophomore Album

Klaxons were one of the most hyped bands to emerge from the UK in the past ten years. (That’s saying a lot for a decade that produced The Darkness.

Anglo For Your Ear: Grace’s “Not Over Yet”

I’m a fan of the Klaxons version, which transformed this song into a space-rock thrash. The 1995 original, from the Paul Oakenfold/Steve Osborne band Grace, is sophisticated disco, featuring icy vocals from Patti Low.

BRITS 2008: Interview with Klaxons

I spoke with Klaxons keyboardist James Righton about the band's live shows, the quick rise to fame, their collaboration with Rihanna, and that super-homoerotic video for "Golden Skans."

Klaxons and Rihanna, Winehouse and Ronson To Headline BRITs

Tomorrow night’s BRITs are shaping up to be one of the most anticipated in recent memory. With the Osbournes hosting and Sir Paul McCartney performing, the ceremony already had potential for standout moments.

Anglo For Your Ear: Klaxons’ “Magick”

Tanya Bower, fresh from a stint in Thailand, sends me this jam from the Mercury Prize-winning Klaxons, along with a note: “I know there is no shortage of Anglo for your ear, but I love this song. Shout out to Koh Phangan in the ...

Mercury Prize 2007: Arctic Monkeys, Amy Winehouse, Dizzee Rascal Up for Award

It’s that time of year again:the committee behind the Mercury Prize, the prestigious award given to the year’sbest album by a British or Irish artist, has announced the twelve albums comprising2007′s shortlist.