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Vinyl database and reseller Discogs will launch its first official mobile app in the first quarter of 2016. The new app will allow users to search the database, catalog their collections, and view marketplace pricing.
Prolific screenplay scribe Jack Thorne has been hired by the BBC to adapt Philip Pullman's epic His Dark Materials book trilogy, which begins production next year. BBC vets Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner will collaborate on the project.
The celebrated filmmaker and actor wrote the script and will direct the untitled show set in the 1960s which also stars Elaine May. This will mark provocative pop star Miley Cyrus' first major acting role in years.
The song is the veteran British electro pop duo's first song off of the group's upcoming LP Super out on April 1. "[It's] a classic PSB anthem which evokes the London club scene of the early '90s," explained in the band in a statement.