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Wichita Artists At Glastonbury This Weekend

If you are heading to Glastonbury festival this weekend make sure you catch sets from First Aid Kit, Simian Mobile Disco and Gold Panda – details below.

FRIDAY

3pm Gold Panda @ Sonic Stage

10:50pm Simian Mobile Disco @ Spirit of 71

SUNDAY

12:45pm First Aid Kit @ Pyramid Stage

Waxahatchee Announce New London Headline Show!

Following on from two sold out London headline shows last week Waxahatchee have announced a new headline date for at London’s Scala on 22nd  October with Swearin’ making their London debut in support! Tickets are on sale now: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/226734

Waxahatchee will also be playing this year’s SWN Festival which takes place in Cardiff 17th – 20th October.  Other acts playing include Deerhunter, Dutch Uncles, Temples and Swearin’. Full info here: http://swnfest.com/

The band are currently on tour in Europe with Tegan And Sara. Full list of upcoming dates below:

 

July

17 – Capitol, Offenbach*

18 – Huxleys, Berlin*

19 – Monarch, Berlin

20 – E-Werk, Cologne*

22 – Dia De La Musica, Madrid

24 – Point Ephemere, Paris

25 – Le Trianon Hall, Paris*

26 – Paradiso, Amsertdam*

27 – AB Club, Brussels*

July

1 – Rough Trade West Instore, London

2 – Rough Trade East Instore, London

October

19 – 20 – SWN Festival, Cardiff

22 – Scala, London

 

(* w/ Tegan and Sara)

 

 

 

Watch New Video From Spectrals For A Heartbeat Behind

Our friends at Noisey premiered the new Spectrals video for “A Heartbeat Behind” yesterday.

Taken from the band’s second album, Sob Story, which we released last week, the video was shot on Canvey Island, beloved destination of such legends (and Spectrals influences) as Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello and Graham Parker, as well as being the home of Dr Feelgood.

Watch the video over here: http://noisey.vice.com/en_uk/blog/watch-the-new-video-for-spectrals-a-heartbeat-behind

Catch the band on tour with Frankie & The Heartstrings this week:

July

11 – The Louisiana, Bristol

12 – Scholars Bar, Leicester

13 – The Garage, London

Gold Panda’s New Album Is Out Today!

 

The long-awaited new Gold Panda album ‘Half Of Where You Live’ is out now in all good record shops and online retailers. You can listen to the album right now by clicking here.
‘Half Of Where You Live’ is the full length follow-up to ‘Lucky Shiner’.  You can download the album for £4.99 (in the UK) from iTunes right here or through all digital retailers via Bleep, Amazon, Boomkat or from the Gold Panda store.
People All copies of ‘Half Of Where You Live’ picked up at independent record stores come with a free NOTOWN Recordings CD compilation featuring exclusive Gold Panda tracks, plus music from label mates Luke Abbott, Dam Mantle, Hannes Rasmus and Voices of Black.
Gold Panda plays a London headline live show this Wednesday at the Electric, Brixton. Limited tickets still available via - http://www.seetickets.com/event/gold-panda/electric-brixton/690158

Watch New Video For Coast To Coast by Waxahatchee

 

Watch the video for Coast To Coast by Waxahatchee here. The track is taken from Cerulean Salt – out 1st July.

Pre-order now -

Digital download (itunes) – http://smarturl.it/ceruleanitunes

Deluxe digital download (includes debut album American Weekend) (itunes) http://smarturl.it/CeruleanSaltiTunes

Standard CD (Amazon)  http://smarturl.it/ceruleancd

Limited edition deluxe CD (includes debut album American Weekend bonus disc) (Rough Trade)  http://smarturl.it/ceruleandeluxecd

Azure Pearl Colour Vinyl (includes CD of album) (Rough Trade) http://smarturl.it/ceruleanvinyl

Catch Waxahatchee on tour in Europe:

June
8 — Ritz, Manchester*
9 — ABC, Glasgow*
11 — The Troxy, London*
12 –The Institute, Birmingham*
13 — Shacklewell Arms, London
14 — Dalston Roofpark, London
15 — EKKO, Utrecht
17 — Capitol, Offenbach*
18 — Huxleys, Berlin*
19 — Monarch, Berlin
20 — E-Werk, Cologne*
22 — Dia De La Musica, Madrid
24 – Point Ephemere, Paris
25 — Le Trianon Hall, Paris*
26 — Paradiso, Amsertdam*
27 — AB Club, Brussels*
July
2 — Rough Trade East Instore, London

(* w/ Tegan and Sara)

Stream New Album From Gold Panda – Out Next Week!

Hear the new album from Gold Panda over on Halfofwhereyoulive.com

The album is out next week on CD, LP and digital download and is available to pre-order now for only £4.99 on itunes.

Gold Panda has also unveiled a video for My Father In Hong Kong 1961 which you can watch on Nowness.

Gold Panda has also announced a US headline tour starting in September – details below

September

11 – The Basement, Atlanta, GA

12 – Hi Ho Lounge, New Orleans, LA

13 – Palladium Ballroom, Dallas, TX

14 -  The Mohawk, Austin. TX

17 -  Club Congress, Tucson, AZ

18 -  The Crescent Ballroom, Phoenix, AZ

19 -  Casbah, San Diego, CA

20 –  The Fonda Theater, Los Angeles, CA

21 –  The Independent, San Francisco, CA

22 –  Humboldt State University, Kate Buchanan Room, Arcata, CA

25 –  WOW Hall, Eugene, OR

26 – Branx, Portland, OR

27 –  Electric Owl, Vancouver, BC

28 –  Neumo’s (Decibel Festival), Seattle, WA

29 – Reef, Boise, ID

October

1 – Urban Lounge, Salt Lake City, UT

2 – Bluebird Theater, Denver, CO

3 –  Granada Theatre, Lawrence, KS

4 –  Triple Rock Social Club, Minneapolis, MN

5 –  Metro, Chicago, IL

6 –  Blind Pig, Ann Arbor MI

8 –  Lee’s Palace, Toronto, ON

9 –  S.A.T., Montreal, QC

10 –  The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA

11 –  Webster Hall, New York, NY

12 –  Black Cat, Washington, DC

13 –  Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA

 

Frankie & Heartstrings – The Days Run Away Out Now!

Frankie & The Heartstrings release their new album The Days Run Away today!

Buy now on CD, LP or digital download via the Wichita store

 

the soul and centre of indie pop and deserves your immediate attention.” 8/10  - Drowned in Sound

 

“An undeniable care-free charm” 7/10 – NME

 

Catch the band on tour- starting this week in Leeds. They’ll be joined by Spectrals on all dates below:

 

5 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

6 – Deaf Institute, Manchester

7 – University, Newcastle

8 – King Tuts, Glasgow

9 – The Studio, Hartlepool

11 – The Louisiana, Bristol

12 – Scholars Bar, Leicester

13 – The Garage, London

Spectrals – Sob Story Out Today!

Spectrals release their second album Sob Story today on CD, LP and Digital Download. Both CD and LP also come with a three track download of early album demos recorded with Bobb Bruno of Best Coast. Buy now on the Wichita store.

“nimbly navigating from lo-fi slacker anthems to sweetly smoldering torch songs” – SPIN
8/10 –Loud And Quiet

 

They play a free album launch show tomorrow at Birthday in Dalston and then head out on tour with Frankie & The Heartstrings, full list of shows below:

 

June

4 – Birthdays, Dalston, London

5 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds*

6 – Deaf Institute, Manchester*

7 – University, Newcastle*

8 – King Tuts, Glasgow*

9 – The Studio, Hartlepool*

11 – The Louisiana, Bristol*

12 – Scholars Bar, Leicester*

 

(* w/ Frankie & The Heartstrings)

Pre-order Waxahatchee’s Cerulean Salt + Catch Them On Tour This Month!

Waxahatchee’s Cerulean Salt is out 1st July and available to pre-order now:

 

Digital download (itunes) – http://smarturl.it/ceruleanitunes

Deluxe digital download (includes debut album American Weekend) (itunes) http://smarturl.it/CeruleanSaltiTunes

Standard CD (Amazon)  http://smarturl.it/ceruleancd

Limited edition deluxe CD (includes debut album American Weekend bonus disc) (Rough Trade)  http://smarturl.it/ceruleandeluxecd

Azure Pearl Colour Vinyl (includes CD of album) (Rough Trade) http://smarturl.it/ceruleanvinyl

 

Stream the album now on Spotify.
Waxahatchee head to Europe for the first time this week! Catch them on tour with Tegan & Sara plus on a string of headline shows – details below.

June

8 – Ritz, Manchester*

9 – ABC, Glasgow*

11 – The Troxy, London*

12 –The Institute, Birmingham*

13 – Shacklewell Arms, London

14 – Dalston Roofpark, London

15 – EKKO, Utrecht

17 – Capitol, Offenbach*

18 – Huxleys, Berlin*

19 – Monarch, Berlin

20 – E-Werk, Cologne*

22 – Dia De La Musica, Madrid

24 – Point Ephemere, Paris

25 – Le Trianon Hall, Paris*

26 – Paradiso, Amsertdam*

27 – AB Club, Brussels*

July

2 – Rough Trade East Instore, London

 

(* w/ Tegan and Sara)

Stream A New Track From Gold Panda’s Upcoming Second Album

Hear We Work Nights, taken from Gold Panda’s new album Half Of Where You Live here.

Half Of Where You Live is out 10th June and available to pre-order now on CD, LP and Digital Download.

Gold Panda has also announced new US tour dates – full list of upcoming shows below -

 

6/1Neustrelitz @ Immergut Festival

6/12  London @ The Electric, Brixton

6/13  Barcelona @ Sonar Festival

6/20  Paris @ La Trabendo

6/21  Amsterdam @ Melkweg

6/22  Berlin @ Fetsaal Kreuzberg

6/28  Somerset,@Glastonbury Festival

8/12  Portugal, Optimus Alive Festival

8/16  Padova, Radar Festival

8/18  Brussels @ Dour Festival

8/19  London @ Lovebox Festival

8/20  Ireland @ Longitude Festival

8/8    Rees-Haldern, Haldern Pop Festival

8/17 Yorkshire, Beacons Festival

9/11: Atlanta, GA @ The Basement

9/12: New Orleans, LA @ Hi Ho Lounge

9/13: Dallas, TX @ Loft @ Palladium Ballroom

9/14: Austin. TX @ The Mohawk

9/17: Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress

9/18: Phoenix, AZ @ The Crescent Ballroom

9/19: San Diego, CA, Casbah

9/20 : Los Angeles, CA @ The Fonda Theater

9/21: San Francisco, CA @ The Independent

9/22: Arcata, CA @ Humboldt State University, Kate Buchanan Room

9/25: Eugene, OR @ WOW Hall

9/26: Portland, OR @ Branx

9/27: Vancouver, BC @ Electric Owl

9/28: Seattle, WA @ Neumo’s (Decibel Festival)

9/29: Boise, ID @ Reef

10/1: Salt Lake City, UT @ Urban Lounge

10/2: Denver, CO @ Bluebird Theater

10/3: Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theatre

10/4: Minneapolis, MN @ Triple Rock Social Club

10/5: Chicago, IL @ Metro

10/6: Ann Arbor MI @ Blind Pig

10/8: Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace

10/9: Montreal, QC @ S.A.T.

10/10: Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair

10/11: New York, NY @ Webster Hall

10/12: Washington, DC @ Black Cat

10/13: Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer