THE LEMON TWIGS POKE US WITH ‘I WANNA PROVE TO YOU’ VIDEO BEFORE UK TOUR NEXT MONTH

The Lemon Twigs The Lemon Twigs share their new video for ‘I Wanna Prove To You’. Watch the video below. The Lemon Twigs are teenage brothers Brian and Michael D’Addario from Long Island, NY. Check out their debut album, Do Hollywood, out now, which was recorded in Los Angeles with Foxygen’s Jonathan Rado. Having recently performed on The Tonight With Jimmy Fallon CBS This Morning Saturday, and Conan, The Lemon Twigs are currently finishing... Read More

ALDOUS HARDING RELEASES NEW SINGLE & VIDEO FOR ‘HORIZON’

The talented New Zealand-er Aldous Harding, has recently joined the 4AD family. She now shares new song ‘Horizon’, presenting a powerful opening statement, alongside a startling companion video. Check it out below. Having recently opened for label mates Deerhunter, Aldous Harding will be bringing her extraordinary live show to the UK and Europe later this year. ALDOUS HARDING MAY 2017 UK & EUROPEAN TOUR DATES Sat 20th PARIS, France... Read More

THE LEMON TWIGS ANNOUNCE 2017 TOUR DATES

Having just finished their first European tour, The Lemon Twigs of Long Island are set to return to the continent in the Spring for another round of live dates. The brothers Brian and Michael D’Addario will be joined onstage by live band members Megan Zeankowski (bass) and Danny Ayala (keyboards). Tickets for all shows (excluding London) go on sale this Friday at 9AM GMT.THE LEMON TWIGS TOUR DATES: 23 March – BRISTOL, Thekla 24 March... Read More

LIVE: MERCHANDISE – 03/11/2016

Merchandise – THE CASTLE HOTEL, MANCHESTER –“Welcome to the public library” quips Carson Cox as he shuffles about the dimly lit stage in the bowels of The Castle Hotel. Merchandise, hailing from Tampa, Florida are about to take us on a journey of eighties influenced nostalgia. The original line-up was a three-piece playing with a drum machine. Then for their debut album After the End released in 2014 they became five. Tonight... Read More

TIM HECKER RELEASES NEW TRACK ‘CASTRATI STACK’

Tim Hecker’s forthcoming album, Love Streams, is released on April 8th 2016. His debut record for 4AD, Hecker today releases the first taste from the album, a track entitled ‘Castrati Stack’. Inspired by notions of 15th century choral scores transposed to an artificial intelligence-era language of digital resonance and bright synths, Love Streams was assembled gradually, with layers of studio-tracked keyboards, choir and woodwinds... Read More

DAUGHTER LAUNCH ‘HOW’ VIDEO

Daughter – the London-based trio of Elena Tonra, Igor Haefeli and Remi Aguilella – have launched the final instalment of their film triptych, for the single ‘How’ (taken from their second album Not To Disappear) Directed by BAFTA-nominated filmmakers Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard (creators of the startling Nick Cave feature film 20,000 Days On Earth), the video treatment for ‘How’ was inspired by the short story... Read More

Album Review: Deerhunter – Fading Frontier

Prior to the album release, Bradford Cox revealed Concept Map listing the influences of the album, which seems to have acted as a handy companion to any press release. Most reviews already posted seem to pick a circle of the map and use that as the premise for their review (see Ian Cohen of Pitchfork’s focus on Cox’s ‘safe’ choices or Alexis Petridis’ focus on the 80s bands), but few seem to attempt to shed light into any of the more leftfield... Read More

ALBUM REVIEW: BEIRUT – NO NO NO

Beirut – No No No Beirut band leader Zach Condon’s story is film-worthy – as a young jazz trumpeter, he was exposed to mariachi music while growing up in Sante Fé, New Mexico. At 17, he dropped out of school and ran away to Paris after working in an international film cinema, where Sicilian funeral brass music and Balkan folk had caught his attention. He then returned to The University of New Mexico where he studied photography... Read More

BEIRUT RELEASE NEW VIDEO FOR ‘GIBRALTAR’

Joining forces once more with Brother Willis (makers of the kaleidoscopic video for recent single ‘No No No’), and interested by the idea of a setting by the sea and “the massive island of trash that is growing and floating out in the Pacific,” ‘Gibraltar’ follows Beirut leader Zach Condon and band members Paul Collins and Nick Petree picking their way through a fantasy Gibraltar to meet its ‘Rock’.... Read More

U.S. GIRLS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM AND UK TOUR

U.S. Girls is Illinois-born, Toronto-based artist Meghan Remy, who releases her new album Half Free on September 25th. Half Free is Remy’s first album for 4AD and is her most realised yet. Focusing on characters in everyday struggles, with narratives inspired by the work of director John Cassavetes and Bruce Springsteen, Meg also explores themes relating to abuse and gender inequality throughout helping to make Half Free an enchanting document... Read More

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