Thursday, 15 April 2010

Whale Watching = Watching Whales

One of the live events of the year is occuring on Tuesday 20th April...

Nico Muhly, Ben Frost, Sam Amidon and Valgeir Sigurdsson are all going to be taking the stage at the Barbican to perform their and collaborative works in a huge ensemble.

There's a trailer which will get you excited here, Sam Amidon pulls a silly face in it....

Be sure to arrive early so you can pop along to this though, people who miss out on this aren't very sensible either....

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Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Club 8 offer some Western Hospitality

Club 8, the band comprised of Labrador label head Johan Angergård and Karolina Komstedt are trying to get your feet tapping with their new album 'The People's Record' and judging from this first single, they are be doing a damn fine job.

Download 'Western Hospitality' from this link here, folks:

'The People's Record' comes out on May 31st through Labrador Records.
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Tuesday, 13 April 2010

Larsen B

Larsen B will be releasing their debut album on July 5th through Old Radio Tunes. They are a really fantastic band, full of the joys of spring.

You can wrap your ears around a stream of Marilyn here:

The good ____ you can't refuse.

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Monday, 12 April 2010

Free Wax Fang Track

The plucky devils that are Wax Fang are giving a track away via Soundcloud at the moment. They've also just announced a full UK tour in May. So check that out below.

Cannibal Summer (Radio Edit) by WoodyHermana

They play the following dates in May:

Mon 10th Bath Moles
Tue 11th London Social
Thur 13th Brighton - The Great Escape
Sun 16th Minehead - All Tomorrows Parties
Tue 18th Cardiff Arts Institute
Wed 19th Liverpool Zanzibar - Sound City
Thur 20th Birmingham Hare & Hounds
Fri 21st London Stag and Dagger
Sat 22nd Glasgow Stag and Dagger *Art School
Mon 24th Leeds Josephs Well
Tue 25th Manchester Sound Control
Thur 27th UK, Stoke Sugarmill
Fri 28th UK, London KOKO Club NME
May 29th Bristol - Dot To Dot Festival
May 30th Nottingham - Dot To Dot Festival
May 31st Manchester - Dot To Dot Festival
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Thursday, 8 April 2010

Sam Amidon & Beth Orton cover Big Star

Hi All,

Sorry we've been rubbish with the blog since 22nd February. It will be kept up to date from now on and that's a promise.

Here's a link to a lovely cover of Big Star's 'Thirteen' by Sam Amidon and Beth Orton....

Sam has a new album out on the 19th April on Bedroom Community, It's called 'I See the Sign' and it's absolutely glorious.
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