Today's roundup includes These New Puritans, A Place To Bury Strangers, Lightspeed Champion and Wild Beasts. *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you come back later for more news! These New Puritans (pictured above) These New Puritans are back! Finally! After their wonderful debut, 'Beat Pyramid', which took them around the UK and Europe and SXSW in support, they're back with what's sure to be an excellent follow-up, 'Hidden'. ‘Hidden’ is produced by Jack and Graham Sutton (Bark Psychosis, Boymerang) and mixed by Dave Cooley (J Dilla, MF DOOM). ‘Hidden’ is released on Angular Recordings on January 18. TOUR DATES 21/1 Rough Trade East Instore 25/1 London Bush Hall 1/2 Brighton Audio 2/2 Birmingham Hare and Hounds 3/2 Manchester Deaf Institute 4/2 Glasgow Captains Rest 5/2 Newcastle Jukebox 6/2 Leeds Brudnell Social Club Visit These New Puritans at their website Lightspeed Champion The excellent Dev Hynes is back under his guise of Lightspeed Champion with the second album 'Life Is Sweet! Nice To Meet You'. The new single off the album is 'Marlene' and Dev has just released a new video to promote. It's sounding full and wonderful and really whetting our appetites for the album! See the video below... Visit Lightspeed Champion at Myspace A Place To Bury Strangers Brooklyn’s A Place To Bury Strangers announce a London show, Sailor Jerry Presents… A Place To Bury Strangers at the Barfly, Camden on 15th December. Tickets are free and are available at from Friday 4th December at 10am. This show follows their appearance at the My Bloody Valentine curated ATP Nightmare Before Christmas this weekend (Sunday 6th December) and the release of a brand new single Keep Slipping Away, taken from their recent critically acclaimed studio album Exploding Head. Visit ...A Place To Bury Strangers at Myspace Wild Beasts Following the universal praise for their second album, Two Dancers, Wild Beasts can announce a special Christmas show in their home town of Kendal, live dates in Australia & the USA (January / February 2010) plus a full UK headline tour for March 2010. The full UK Dates are as follows.... 03 March - Portsmouth, UK - Wedgewood Rooms 04 March - London, UK – Koko 11 March - Warwick, UK - Warwick Uni 12 March - Bournemouth, UK - 60 Million Postcards 13 March - Leicester, UK - Uni Queens Hall 15 March - Norwich, UK – Waterfront 16 March - Exeter, UK – Phoenix 18 March - Liverpool, UK - Academy 2 19 March - Newcastle, UK – Cluny 20 March - Manchester, UK - Academy 2 Visit at Myspace
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