NEWS: STEALING SHEEP – DEBUT ALBUM ‘INTO THE DIAMOND SUN’ + UK TOUR DATES

What’s in the water up on Merseyside? It’s as if there’s an endless source of almost psychedelic otherness running deep beneath the place. It’s there in the music of everyone from the La’s to Ladytron; an off-kilter wonder that sets the place and its art apart from the rest of the country. Stealing Sheep are very much a group channelling that source. You could hear it in their first recordings, released collectively as the Noah & The... Read More

NEWS: GUILLEMOTS – FREE ALBUM TRACK ‘FLEET’ + SEE THE LIVE VIDEO

Guillemots are giving away a free download of their stunning album track ‘Fleet’. The track is taken from their most recent album ‘Hello Land!’, which is the first of four albums to be released this year by the band! They like a challenge. They’ve also posted a rather beautiful video of a live performance of Fleet which can be seen below. Here’s a message from Fyfe about the free download, video and an upcoming... Read More

VIDEO: THE CHANTEUSE & THE CRIPPLED CLAW – REWORK OF M83’S REUNION

Sheffield’s premiere Eccentronic Popgroup THE CHANTEUSE & THE CRIPPLED CLAW have reworked M83’s track ‘REUNION’ features Philly Chanteuse on lead vocals.TCCC say “Was going for a Janet Kay(Silly Games) via Althea & Donna Sheffield Dub Eccentronic Lovers Rock sound.”  Read More

NEWS: WILD NOTHING – VIDEO FOR NEW SONG ‘SHADOW’ + 2ND ALBUM DETAILS

Bella Union records are thrilled to announce the signing of Wild Nothing who returns this summer with second album ‘Nocturne’, the follow-up release to his acclaimed debut ‘Gemini’. Ask Jack Tatum what ‘Wild Nothing’ means and he’ll answer: ‘a contradiction’. In 2010, 21 year old Tatum released one of the finest cult pop records of the summer whilst ensconced in his senior year of college in Blacksburg, VA, a small mid-atlantic... Read More

NEWS: THE HICKEY UNDERWORLD – SEE THE MAD VIDEO TO NEW SINGLE ‘THE FROG’

It’s been two years since THE HICKEY UNDERWORLD released their eponymous debut album, featuring the radio-friendly hit singles ‘Future Words’ and… Actually, that’s it. So what have the boys from Antwerp been up to in the mean time? Younes Faltakh (vocals, guitars, keys) is about to launch his own line of perfume, enticingly labelled ‘Vagrance’. Elucidates Faltakh, ‘it’s aimed at the great untapped... Read More

VIDEO: BRETON – PERFORMANCE FILM OF NEW SINGLE ‘JOSTLE’

To coincide with the release of their new AA single, ‘Jostle’/’Foam’, due for release of FatCat Records on 2nd July 2012. Breton have released a performance film of ‘Jostle’. It was recorded for A Take Away Show, filmed by and for the acclaimed French site La Blogotheque. Breton transported all their recording equipment and PA from their HQ The Lab in Kennington to Paris, where they took over a French Bistro and set up studio and performed... Read More

VIDEO: THE YOUNG – ‘LIVIN’ FREE’

A few weeks ahead of the UK release of The Young‘s new album ‘Dub Egg’, Spotify host an exclusive stream of the album HERE.Watch The Violinist sessions – Matador blog ‘Dub Egg’ album released June 25th on Matador Records  Read More

VIDEO: CAT POWER ‘RUIN’ + NEW ALBUM DETAILS

‘Sun’ is the first album of original material from Cat Power in over six years. Chan Marshall performed and produced ‘Sun’ herself in various locations including a studio she built in Malibu.‘Sun’ Track Listing: 1: Cherokee 2: Sun 3: Ruin 4: 3,6,9 5: Always On My Own 6: Real Life 7: Human Being 8: Manhattan 9: Silent Machine 10: Nothin But Time 11: Peace And Love Produced by Chan Marshall Mixed by Philippe Zdar... Read More

NEWS: CFCF – WATCH THE VIDEO TO ‘EXERCISE #3’ + EP DETAILS

Toronto/ New York-based director Adam Beck has directed the first official video from fellow Canadian producer CFCF’s extraordinary eight-track EP ‘Exercises’, released on Dummy. Like the EP, the video is inspired by modernist architecture and mid-century visions of the future. Also like the EP, it’s pretty, moving and makes the viewer wish for a kinder, more precise mind, or at least one that could hold down a conversation about Mies van... Read More

NEWS: BEACH HOUSE – ‘LAZULI’ VIDEO + UK LIVE DATES

Beach House are pleased to announce the ‘Frightened Eyes‘ 2012 tour, in support of Bloom, the Baltimore-based band’s critically-acclaimed new album. The tour will begin September 13th in Richmond, VA at The National and close on November 19th at the Paradiso in Amsterdam. Upcoming UK live info below…Friday 31 August – DORSET – End Of The Road festival Friday 26 October – BELFAST – Mandela Hall (£16.50) Saturday 27... Read More

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