Today's roundup includes Pavement, The Twilight Sad, Yeasayer, Frankie & The Heartstrings, and The Raveonettes. *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you come back later for more news! Pavement (pictured above) With All Tomorrow’s Parties and 3 headline shows at London’s Brixton Academy already sold out, and their appearance at Primavera already publicized, Pavement now announce a full slate of European headline dates in May, including a fourth and final show at Brixton Academy on 10 May. No additional European headline dates are currently planned for this reunion tour. Some shows go on sale today and the remainder will go on sale over the next few days. MAY 2010 4 Dublin (IE) Tripod 5 Glasgow (UK) Barrowland 7 Paris (FR) Le Zénith 8 Amsterdam (NL) Paradiso 10 London (UK) Brixton Academy (fourth and final show) 11 London (UK) Brixton Academy (sold out) 12 London (UK) Brixton Academy (sold out) 13 London (UK) Brixton Academy (sold out) 15 Minehead (UK) All Tomorrow’s Parties (sold out) 18 Brussels (BE) Ancienne Belgique 19 Berlin (DE) Astra 20 Prague (CZ) Palac Akropolis 21 Vienna (AT) Arena 22 Munich (DE) Muffathalle 24 Rome (IT) Atlantico Live 25 Bologna (IT) Estragon 27 Barcelona (ES) Primavera Visit Pavement at their website The Twilight Sad The Twilight Sad have debut another awesome video for 'Seven Years of Letters' and a new date in Glasgow. The one off show will be at the ABC in Glasgow on 2nd April 2010! More dates to follow. View the video below.... Visit The Twilight Sad at Myspace Frankie & The Heartstrings F&THS release their two-track debut 7” only single "Hunger"/"Fragile" on Rough Trade on 7th December 2009. The band also release a limited edition 10” vinyl titled “12.09.09” on their own PopSex Ltd label which will be available at shows, select independent record stores and at http://popsexltd.com. This 10”, with six tracks recorded live at The Independent in Sunderland on 12th September, will be limited to 500 copies and will come in a custom F&THS / PopSex Ltd bag, with a fanzine written and designed by the band, a special four-badge set and a unique postcard. See this talented new band through December and January around the UK... December 07 - RPM In Store, Newcastle 09 - Academy, Glasgow (w/ Florence and the Machine) 10 - Apollo, Manchester (w/ Florence and Machine) 13 - Brixton Academy, London (w/ Florence and the Machine) 14 - Brixton Academy, London (w/ Florence and the Machine) January Happy Huw Year 2010! 22 - Million Postcards, Bournemouth (w/ Islet, Swanton Bombs and Huw Stephens DJ) *Free 23 - Start The Bus, Bristol (w/ Islet, Swanton Bombs and Huw Stephens DJ) *Free 24 - Lock Tavern, London (w/ Islet, Swanton Bombs and Huw Stephens DJ) *Free Visit Frankie & The Heartstrings at Myspace Yeasayer Yeasayer have confirmed UK dates for February, including a show at London’s Heaven as part of the NME Awards shows on 23rd February. Full UK Tour dates are below. 16-Feb Birmingham Academy 2 17-Feb Glasgow King Tuts 19-Feb Dublin Academy 20-Feb Belfast Speakeasy 21-Feb Manchester Academy 3 22-Feb Leeds The Faversham 23-Feb London Heaven (NME Show) 25-Feb Bristol Thekla 26-Feb Brighton Audio Prior to this, the band will be releasing their new single, ‘Ambling Alp’ on 4th January 2010. ‘Ambling Alp’ will be released digitally and on limited 12" vinyl packaged in a space age coloured metallic sleeve. Full Tracklisting for the single will be: 01 Ampling Alp 02 Ambling Alp (DJ Rupture & Brent Arnold remix) 03 Ambling Alp (Instrumental) 04 Ambling Alp (Memory Tapes remix) ‘Ambling Alp’ is the first single to be taken from the band’s hotly tipped second album ‘Odd Blood’ out on 8th February 2010. Visit Yeasayer at Myspace The Raveonettes Everyone's favourite doomy pop roustabouts The Raveonettes have announced a string of European dates for December. And as part of that tour the daring Danish duo, who have spent much of November cruising the highways of North America, play these Christmas shows in Britain: DECEMBER 14TH MANCHESTER Ruby Lounge DECEMBER 15TH GLASGOW Oran Mor DECEMBER 16TH NEWCASTLE Academy 2 DECEMBER 17TH BIRMINGHAM Hare & Hounds DECEMBER 18TH LONDON ISLINGTON Academy Visit The Raveonettes at Myspace
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