Kanye West to perform on SNL this May
After reportedly spending the last few months in Paris writing material for his sixth solo album (which may or may not be called I am a God), Kanye West looks set to make a return to American TV sets as a reported musical guest on the 18th May edition of Saturday Night Live.
If the rumours are true, it is likely that this may be the stage for an exclusive showcase of his most recent material, similar to when he last appeared on SNL back in 2010 in the month preceding the release of My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.
"To say that our headliners should be 'rock' is, I think, a bit silly," says Emily Eavis. [read more]
Seemingly not content with the all-conquering dominance of Yeezus, becoming a father and the signing of a deal with clothing label A.P.C, Kanye West has revealed the first glimpses of footage from his one-man improvised comedy show. Yes, you read that right. [read more]
The list also includes Pope Francis as an "Icon", which is a bit like telling people that the sky is blue. Of course he's an icon: he's head of the Catholic church! [read more]
I'm of the opinion that a festival is destined to be good if the weather is sunny. Luckily for Way Out West, Gothenburg was smothered in sun and blue sky. The second day of the festival proved that great bands, lively atmosphere and the power of the sun is a winning formula. Bands reviewed: Tallest Man on Earth, Loney Dear, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Kanye West and Ringo Deathstarr. [read more]