Payola by The Cribs is released today and available to buy from the following places:
NME Outstanding Contribution to Music Award winners 2013
‘A reminder of their heartfelt commitment to a struggling underground ideal’ - Q ****
‘‘Payola’ offers a compelling argument of the threesome as the most important and greatest UK band of the last ten years’ - DIY Magazine 9/10
‘A national treasure’ - The Quietus
‘This release shows what a huge footprint the Cribs have made on the modern music scene’ - Virgin 8/10
To celebrate the release Gary Jarman put together a playlist for RDIO which collects together tracks which inspired him over their career. Listen here: ttp://rd.io/x/QUJ7kTN8qLw
And read a post from Gary about Payola here.
Watch the new video for Max Can’t Surf by FIDLAR here.
The track is taken from the band’s self-titled debut album which is out now and available to buy on the Wichita shop.
Best Coast have announced details of a limited edition 7” vinyl to be released as part of this year’s Record Store Day. The 7” features two new tracks Fear Of My Identity and Who Have I Become recorded with Wally Gagel (Tanya Donnely, Juliana Hatfield) – the first new material since the band’s acclaimed second album The Only Place released last year on Wichita Recordings. Following that album’s release the band have toured the globe taking in shows with the likes of Green Day and No Doubt in the US plus their biggest headline show to date at Shepherds Bush Empire in London. Hear a clip of Fear Of My Identity over on Clarks now
Record store day takes place Saturday 20th April.
Cheatahs will play Shacklewell Arms in London on 6th March as part of a series of Field Day warm up shows. Tickets for the show are on sale now and support comes from East India Youth.
The band will then be heading to the US for tour dates with Wavves and FIDLAR, details can be found here.
Congratulations to First Aid Kit who won 4 Grammis at yesterday’s award show in Sweden. The band picked up awards for Artist Of The Year, Songwriter Of The Year, Best Pop and Album Of The Year for The Lion’s Roar.
The Cribs will pick up the awards for Outstanding Contribution To Music at NME Awards next week at the awards ceremony at The Troxy in London. You can vote for which track the band will perform at the ceremony at NME.com.
The band will play at Shepherds Bush Empire this Friday with support from …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead. Drenge and Deap Vally.
Pre-order Payola now on the Wichita shop.
Veronica Falls will play this years Green Man Festival which takes place 15th – 18th August in Glanusk, Wales. They join a line-up that includes Band Of Horses, Edwyn Collins, The Pastels and Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Full info and tickets can be found here.
NOTOWN artists Luke Abbott and Dam Mantle are set to play a special London show on 6th April at Electrowerkz.
The show, curated by Inverted Audio + Electronic Explorations, will also feature visuals by NOTOWN Collaborator Dan Tombs and Border Community artist Wesley Matsell.
A hugely exciting new artist, Brolin has just released a new track for you to hear, Reykjavik.
Produced by NOTOWN’s Luke Abbott and David Pye, stream it via Pitchfork now
Brolin will be playing a debut headline show at Electrowerkz in London, on March 6th, with support from Rainy Milo and Plaitum.
Tickets can be found here.
Brolin is also set to appear in Sweden, Belgium, Italy and Portugal in the coming months – full details here.
Congratulations to First Aid Kit who won the Nordic Music Prize for their album The Lion’s Roar, beating 11 other nominees.
Similar to the Mercurys, the winner is chosen by a panel of well regarded members of the global music industry and media.