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Sky Larkin Announce London Show

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Sky Larkin have announced a headline show at Birthdays in London on 20th June. Tickets are on sale now for the show.

Full list of upcoming Sky Larkin shows as follows…

May

10 – The Alternative Escape, Brighton @ Royal Pavillion Tavern (FREE SHOW)

25 – Sneaky Pete’s Edinburgh

26 – Gold Sounds @ Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

June

20 -  Birthdays, London

July

25 – 27 – Tramlines, Sheffield

Cloud Nothings Unveil New Video + Add US Tour Dates

 

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To coincide with this week’s release of their new album Here And Nowhere Else, Cloud Nothings have shared the video for the album’s first single “I’m Not Part Of Me”. Directed by long-time video collaborator, Ryan Manning, the video sees the song soundtracking a teenage girl sleepover party complete with pillow fights and their playing along to the song on Rock Band.

Check out the video here: http://youtu.be/74TP8QhupLU

And all of the band’s upcoming tour dates, including a month in Europe and a newly announced July west coast US tour, below.

April
4 -  Iron Works, Buffalo, NY
5 -  The Low Beat, Albany, NY
6 -  Legendary Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Ontario
7 -  Il Motore, Montreal, Quebec
8 -  Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MA
10 -  Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
11 – Tolles Pavilion, Clinton, NY
12 – The Space, Hamden, CT
13 – Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
14 – Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
16 – Black Cat, Washington, DC
17 – Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro, NC
18 – Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
19 – Masquerade (Hell Stage), Atlanta, GA
21 – The Social, Orlando, FL
22 – Crowbar, Tampa, FL
23 – Club Downunder, Tallahassee, FL
24 – Gasa Gasa, New Orleans, LA
25 – Fitzgerald’s, Houston, TX
26 – The Mohawk, Austin, TX
27 – Club Dada, Dallas, TX
29 – The Riot Room, Kansas City, MO
30 – Gabe’s, Iowa City, IA

May
1 – Turf Club, Saint Paul, MN
2 – High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI
3 – Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL
4 – The Pyramid Scheme, Grand Rapids, MI
9 -  Mahall’s, Lakewood, OH
12 – Landmark, Bergen
13 – John Dee, Oslo
14 – Debaser Strand, Stockholm
15 – Loppen, Copenhagen
16 – Molotow, Hamburg
17 – Underground, Cologne
18 – Les Nuits Botanique @ Orangerie, Brussels
19 – Melkweg, Amsterdam
20 -  La Fleche d’Or, Paris
22 – The Deaf Institute, Manchester
23 – Stereo, Glasgow
24 – Button Factory, Dublin
25 – Cyprus Avenue, Cork
26 -  Gold Sounds @ Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
27 – Scala, London
29 – Dauwpop (afternoon show), Hellendoorn, NL
29 -  Vera, Groningen
30 – Immergut Festival, Neustrelitz
31 – Primavera Sound, Barcelona
June
1 – Primavera Sound After Party @ Sala Apolo, Barcelona
2 – Circolo degli Artisti, Rome
4 – Hana Bi, Marina Di Ravenna
5 – Carroponte, Milan
7 – Primavera Sound, Porto
12 – Bonnaroo Music Festival, Manchester, TN

July
2 – Hawthorne Theatre, Portland, OR
3 – Neumos, Seattle, WA
4 – Upstairs Cabaret, Victoria, BC
5 – Rickshaw, Vancouver, BC
7 -  Great American Music Hall, San Francisco
9 – Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
10 – Constellation Room, Santa Ana, CA
11 – Soda Bar, San Diego, CA
12 – Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ
14 – Larimer Lounge, Denver, CO
16 – 18 – Pitchfork Festival, Union Park, Chicago

August
16 – Jabberwocky Festival, London

Slow Club Unveil Video For Complete Surrender

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Slow Club have unveiled a video for the title track from their forthcoming album. Watch the video for Complete Surrender here.

The album is out 15th July in the US on Wichita Recordings / 14th July rest of the world on Caroline International. A musical leap forward from 2011’s Paradise, Complete Surrender – produced by Colin Elliot (Richard Hawley) – is an exquisite collection of soulful, sophisticated pop songs with influences ranging from Frankie Valli and Marvin Gaye to Katy Perry and Taylor Swift. The album is also now available for pre-order here: smarturl.it/slowclub.

Here And Nowhere Else By Cloud Nothings Is Out Today!

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Here And Nowhere Else, the third album by Cloud Nothings is out today! Buy now on CD, LP and download.

Praise for the record:

“it’s almost impossible to remember a time when Baldi failed to hit the mark.” Best New Music  8.7  - Pitchfork

“An album that manages, some how, to not break under the astonishing weight of ideas and emotions it crams in” – London In Stereo

“This will be up there as one of the best of the year” 9/10 – The 405

“This is an impeccable record from an incredible songwriter.” **** – MusicOMH

“Baldi is a master of the catchy angsthem” **** – Time Out

**** – The Guardian

**** – Metro

**** – The Skinny

**** – DIY

 

The band have also announced they will be playing Jabberwocky Festival in London on 16th August, joining the likes of Neutral Milk Hotel, Caribou and Liars. Full details here.

The band embark on their US tour this week before heading to Europe in May. Details of where and when you can catch them as follows:

April
4 -  Iron Works, Buffalo, NY
5 -  The Low Beat, Albany, NY
6 -  Legendary Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto, Ontario
7 -  Il Motore, Montreal, Quebec
8 -  Brighton Music Hall, Boston, MA
10 -  Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
11 – Tolles Pavilion, Clinton, NY
12 – The Space, Hamden, CT
13 – Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
14 – Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY
16 – Black Cat, Washington, DC
17 – Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro, NC
18 – Georgia Theatre, Athens, GA
19 – Masquerade (Hell Stage), Atlanta, GA
21 – The Social, Orlando, FL
22 – Crowbar, Tampa, FL
23 – Club Downunder, Tallahassee, FL
24 – Gasa Gasa, New Orleans, LA
25 – Fitzgerald’s, Houston, TX
26 – The Mohawk, Austin, TX
27 – Club Dada, Dallas, TX
29 – The Riot Room, Kansas City, MO
30 – Gabe’s, Iowa City, IA

May
1 – Turf Club, Saint Paul, MN
2 – High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI
3 – Lincoln Hall, Chicago, IL
4 – The Pyramid Scheme, Grand Rapids, MI
9 -  Mahall’s, Lakewood, OH
12 – Landmark, Bergen
13 – John Dee, Oslo
14 – Debaser Strand, Stockholm
15 – Loppen, Copenhagen
16 – Molotow, Hamburg
17 – Underground, Cologne
18 – Les Nuits Botanique @ Orangerie, Brussels
19 – Melkweg, Amsterdam
20 -  La Fleche d’Or, Paris
22 – The Deaf Institute, Manchester
23 – Stereo, Glasgow
24 – Button Factory, Dublin
25 – Cyprus Avenue, Cork
26 -  Gold Sounds @ Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
27 – Scala, London
29 – Dauwpop (afternoon show), Hellendoorn, NL
29 -  Vera, Groningen
30 – Immergut Festival, Neustrelitz
31 – Primavera Sound, Barcelona

June
1 – Primavera Sound After Party @ Sala Apolo, Barcelona
2 – Circolo degli Artisti, Rome
4 – Hana Bi, Marina Di Ravenna
5 – Carroponte, Milan
7 – Primavera Sound, Porto
12 – Bonnaroo Music Festival, Manchester, TN

July
16 – 18 – Pitchfork Festival, Union Park, Chicago

August

16 – Jabberwocky Festival, London

Cheatahs US Tour Dates Announced

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Cheatahs have announced a string of US tour dates with Eagulls in June, along with a headline date at Mercury Lounge in New York. Details for all shows as follows:

June

4 – The Crocodile, Seattle, WA (w/ Eagulls)

6 – The Shred Shed, Salt Lake City, UT (w/ Eagulls)

7 – Larimer Lounge, Denver, CO (w/ Eagulls)

9 – 7TH Street Entry, Minneapolis, MN (w/ Eagulls)

10 – Beat Kitchen, Chicago, IL (w/ Eagulls)

11 – Brillobox, Pittsburgh, PA (w/ Eagulls)

12 – Mercury Lounge, New York, NY

 

The band recently filmed a session for KEXP which you can watch here.

Peggy Sue’s European Tour Starts This Week + London Show Now Sold Out!

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Peggy Sue’s London headline show at Oslo in April is now sold out! The band embark on their European tour this Thursday, tickets for all other shows are available here.

March
27 – Ideal Bar @ VEGA, Copenhagen
28 – Kulturhaus III & 70, Hamburg
30 – Privatclub, Berlin
31 – Kranhalle, Munich
April
1 – Blue Shell, Cologne
2 – Botanique (Witloof Bar), Brussels
3 – Ekko, Utrecht
4 – Le Point Ephemere, Paris
5 – La Graviere, Geneva
7 – Green Door Store, Brighton
8 -  The Tin Music And Arts, Coventry
9 – Soup Kitchen, Manchester
10 – Broadcast, Glasgow
11 – Leaf, Liverpool
12 – The Harley, Sheffield
14 – The Old Bookshop, Bristol
15 – Oslo, London (SOLD OUT)
August
29 – 31 – End Of The Road festival, Dorset

The band’s new album Choir Of Echoes is out now.

Praise for the record:

“A dark & distinct third album” – **** Time Out

 “Beautiful” – 7/10, Uncut

“The band’s finest to date” – 7/10, Loud & Quiet

 “Peggy Sue’s 3rd LP impresses throughout, a record of soulful depths & heady, emotional highs” – 8/10, NME

**** Mojo

 

Slow Club Share New Track + Album Details

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Slow Club have shared Complete Surrender, the title track from their forthcoming third album. Stream the track here. 

The album is out 15th July in the US on Wichita Recordings / 14th July rest of the world on Caroline International. A musical leap forward from 2011’s Paradise, Complete Surrender – produced by Colin Elliot (Richard Hawley) – is an exquisite collection of soulful, sophisticated pop songs with influences ranging from Frankie Valli and Marvin Gaye to Katy Perry and Taylor Swift. The album is also now available for pre-order here: smarturl.it/slowclub.

Complete Surrender track list:

  1. Tears of Joy
  2. Everything Is New
  3. Suffering You, Suffering Me
  4. Not Mine to Love
  5. The Pieces
  6. Number One
  7. The Queen’s Nose
  8. Complete Surrender
  9. Paraguay and Panama
  10. Dependable People and Things That I’m Sure Of
  11. Wanderer Wandering