Today's roundup includes Delphic, Two Door Cinema Club, Cass Mccombs, Rolo Tomassi and Camden Crawl
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Delphic & Two Door Cinema Club
Not content with putting out some off the most significant artists of the decade through their perma-chic label, those nice young Parisians from KitsunÃ© also know how to put together one hell of a live bill. This October they hit the road in the esteemed company of not one, but two of the UKâs best up and coming bands, co-headliners Delphic and Two Door Cinema Club.The band released their second single âThis Momentaryâ through the notoriously astute French label back in September, having previously appeared on the seventh installment of the KitsunÃ© Maison compilation in the shape of a remix. This provides the first opportunity to sample the fruits of recording sessions with producer Ewan Pearson. They are joined on the bill by Two Door Cinema Club; an incendiary, young three piece originating from the seaside resort of Bangor, Northern Ireland. The band release their debut single on the label this November in the form of âI Can Talkâ, which appears on the forthcoming 8th Kitsune Maison compilation with a remix by Moulinex. Riotous festival appearances ensued across the UK at Isle of Wight, Underage and Glastonbury where the band picked up numerous fans. They have recently finished working on their debut album with Eliot James (Bloc Party/Noah and the Whale) and Philippe Zdar (Cassius), and it is slated for release early 2010.
After an incredible run of US tours with other luminaries such as The National, The Walkmen, Girls and Band of Horses, Pitchfork favourite Cass McCombs returns to the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe for some much anticipated live shows. The first tour since the release of McCombsâ fourth album, Catacombs, will kick off at the Lexington in London on the 30th November, followed by a show at Whelans in Dublin on December 3rd and dates in France, Holland, Belgium and Spain.
To coincide with the tour, Dreams Come True Girl will be released as a single on November 30th. Featuring the seductive voice of Hollywood legend Karen Black (of Easy Rider and Nashville fame), Dreams Come True is a beautifully charming, dreamlike song with a skiffle beat and haunting vocals.
Full live dates are as follows:
November 30: Lexington (London, United Kindom)
December 3: Whelanâs (Dublin, Ireland)
December 4: Transmusicales @ La Cite (Rennes, France)
December 6: Ekko (Utrecht, Netherlands)
December 7: Botanique (Brussels, Belgium)
December 8: Vooruit w/ Brightblack Morning Light (Gent, Belgium)
December 10: Club Primavera @ Neu! (Madrid, Spain)
December 11: Club Primavera @ Teatro Quinto (Madrid, Spain)
December 12: Club Primavera @ Auditori Fira (Barcelona, Spain)
December 13: Club Primavera @ Apolo (Barcelona, Spain)
One year on from the release of their much loved and lauded debut album Hysterics, ROLO
TOMASSI have escaped to Los Angeles to record their second album with US producer Diplo.
The album will be released in March 2010 on Hassle Records in the UK and across Europe They will also then embark on an exciting tour of the UK, news of which will be announced shortly. This follows tours this year with The Bronx, Fucked Up, Gallows, Grammatics and Pulled Apart By Horses as well as a raft of European festivals including Pukkelpop, Lowlands and Sonisphere.
They will also continue to run their successful 7â singles club through Hassle, which this year included splits with Cancer Bats and Throats as well as a number of remixes and acoustic tracks. â¨ â¨ â¨
The Gaymers Camden Crawl, scheduled for Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd May, is pleased to announce itâs partnership for 2010 with Camden based International charity, War Child. To celebrate, the festival will be hosting a very special launch gig on Wednesday 4th November at brand new Camden Town venue, The Blues Kitchen.
The fundraising event, will include live performances from a variety of Camden rooted artists who have performed in previous years at the Crawl, including Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, The Holloways, Ou Est Le Swimming Pool, Bleech, Man Like Me, MPHO, New Rhodes, Beans on Toast and surprise special guests. DJ sets will come from Lewis Rainbury, Sean McLusky (1234) and Ed (ex-The Darkness).
Doors open at 6:00 pm and entrance will be Â£8.00 on the door which will be donated in full to War Child (registered charity no: 1071659). However, for Gaymers Camden Crawl ticket holders with proof of purchase, entry will be free on a first come first serve basis until 7:00 pm.
Early bird tickets for the Gaymers Camden Crawl 2010 will go on sale at 9:00 am on Thursday 29th October. The first 1,000 persons to purchase tickets, will receive a limited edition War Child and Gaymers Camden Crawl Christmas card featuring a FREE compilation album, titled âCamden Heroesâ, featuring tracks from Beans On Toast Bleech Emmy The Great Graham Coxon The Holloways The King Blues Kitty, Daisy & Lewis Madness Man Like Me New Rhodes Ou Est Le Swimming Pool. For each of these tickets purchased, the Crawl will donate Â£2.00 to War Child.
The secret Camden Town location and line up of the launch gig will be announced through the media, festival ticket holders and fan databases from Monday 26th October. Secret guests will not be announced until day of the event via the Crawlâs Twitter feed www.twitter.com/thecamdencrawl.
Date: Wednesday 4th November 2010
Venue:The Blues Kitchen 111-113 Camden High Street London NW1 7JN 020 7354 9993
Doors: 6:00 pm â 1:00 am (last live act 11:30 pm)
Entry: Â£8.00 charity donation on the door to War Child (registered charity no: 1071659).
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