Explosions In The Sky will release their new album, Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, on May 18th through Bella Union. 'Trembling Hands' is the first track to be taken from the album and is 100% lovely.
The wonderful Tall Ships have announced they'll be releasing their new single, 'Plate Tectonics', via Big Scary Monsters on April 4th. They're also set to play the following shows:
12.04 - Huw Stephens presents @ The Social, London
16.04 - Record Store Day @ Notting Hill Arts Club, London
The Great Escape, Brighton
12.05 - The Great Escape, The Hydrant, Brighton
13.05 - The Great Escape, The Pav Tav, Brighton
Shows with Three Trapped Tigers
16.05 - Cambridge, The Portland
18.05 - Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
19.05 - Cardiff, Buffalo Bar
20.05 - Liverpool, Kazimer (Sound City)
21.05 - Glasgow, GSA (Stag & Dagger)
22.05 - Newcastle, The Head Of Steam
23.05 - Manchester, Night & Day
24.05 - Sheffield, The Harley
25.05 - Leeds, Nation Of Shop Keepers
26.05 - Preston, Mad Ferret
27.05 - Bristol, Start The Bus
28.05 - Glynde Place, Meadowlands Fest
31.05 - London, Cargo
Purity Ring will release a limited edition vinyl for 'Ungirthed' through Transparent Records. You can listen to the track above these words. The song is lovely.
Gunning For Tamar have announced they'll release their new EP, Deaf Cow Motel, on May 30th through Walnut Tree Records. Above you'll find the lead track to the EP, 'German Treasure Island'.
Marques Toliver might not be a household name quite yet but we're sure he will be soon. He's set to release his debut EP, Butterflies Are Not Free, through Bella Union on April 25th. Check out 'Deep In My Heart'. It's absolutely stunning.
Alela Diane will release her new album, Alela Diane & Wild Divine on April 4th and she's giving way the first track on it, 'To Begin', for free. Have a listen!
Did you have a nice week? We spent ours working hard as usual, but today is all about relaxing, so we're going to listen to as much music as possible, and we suggest you do too. Why not start with our loving put together playlist? [read more]
Welcome to Label Picks for New Music. Every fortnight we invite a label to pick one up and coming band on their own label and another not associated with the label. This first edition features Oxford-based Alcopop Records.
Jack Clothier picks ute and Gunning for Tamar as his picks for the best new music. [read more]
If you could wear out an MP3 we'd be pretty close with the new Tall Ships single that Big Scary Monsters sent our way a few weeks back. It gets better with every listen!
The track is called 'Hit The Floor' and is released via Big Scary Monsters/Blood And Biscuits on 13th June (digital 16th May). The single will be limited to 300 7" copies in screenprinted, hand-numbered sleeves.
12th May – Brighton, The Great Escape (The Hydrant – 7.15pm - free entry)
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