Today's roundup includes the incredible Ex Libras who we were lucky enough to have play for us at the last Buffalo Bar show (and you can read the write up of that HERE) Also check out news about Two Door Cinema Club and the awesome Shred Yr Face 3 Tour. Enjoy! *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you check back later for more news!* Ex Libras Ex Libras release free download single Radar via Wirebird Records on 26th October 2009 and the debut album Suite(s) shortly after on 30th November 2009. Radar perfectly encapsulates Ex Libras’ melodic sensibilities, atmospheric beats and harrowingly, uplifting grooves. The single includes the b-side Dumb Numbers, which is a remix of a track from the album – Suite(s) – Sum Numbers.

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The video concept for Radar was a reaction to the middle part of the song, where everything slows down. The feeling of “floating” was their starting point. Each part of the video engages you, changing with the music, involving you in their world and giving the viewer a taster of what an evening rocking-out with Ex Libras is like. Ex Libras on Myspace TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB - I Can Talk (Kitsune) TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB are a music-mad trio whose rhythmic alt-pop draws on electro, rock and Afro-beats and fizzes with invention and sparkling tunes… Snapped up by KITSUNÉ following their performance at Glastonbury, Two Door Cinema Club are a band on the rise… Hailing from Bangor, Northern Ireland, Two Door Cinema Club are vocalist/guitarist Alex Trimble, bassist Kevin Baird and guitarist Sam Halliday. Their limited edition debut single 'Something Good Can Work' released earlier this year, had a surfeit of ideas and a bona fide pop melody that bounces, swings AND rocks, sounding both sweet and jittery, dreamy and urgent. TDCC’s debut album, to which they’re currently putting the finishing touches with Phillppe Zdar on mixing duties, simply times that by ten… Slated for release in February 2010, Two Door Cinema Club will be keeping themselves very busy in the meantime… First up is the KITSUNÉ TOUR with TDCC hitting the road with label-mates DELPHIC in late October… dates below… Kitsuné Tour (co-headline with Delphic) 22 - Club Academy - Manchester 23 - A Nation Of Shopkeepers - Leeds 24 - Korova - Liverpool 27 - Joiners - Southampton 28 - Cooler - Bristol 29 - Bodega - Nottingham 30 - The Rainbow - Birmingham 31 - Hearn Street Warehouse - London Two Door Cinema Club release their first single for Kitsuné I Can Talk on 16th November… Another deliriously catchy gem to follow on from 'Something Good Can Work' released earlier this year, the single will be released in both 7” and 12” formats and comes backed by a number of remixes... I Can Talk (7" + digital) A. I Can Talk B. Costume Party I Can Talk (Kitsuné Maison 12" + digital) A1. I Can Talk A2. I Can Talk (French Horn Rebellion remix) A3. I Can Talk (Crystal Fighters remix) B1. I Can Talk (Moulinex remix) B2. I Can Talk (Golden Bug remix) Two Door Cinema Club on Myspace SHRED YR FACE 3 Brighton show added to tour ESPERS // THE CAVE SINGERS // WOODS We are very excited to reveal the line up for the third Shred Yr Face tour that follows in the footsteps of previous amazing Shred Yr Face tours (Shred Yr Face 1 - Los Campesinos!, No Age and Times New Viking. Shred Yr Face 2 - The Bronx, Fucked Up and Rolo Tomassi). This Autumn's tour takes a more laidback, lush, psych-folk vibe with ESPERS, THE CAVE SINGERS and WOODS confirmed to play. As ever, the tour will fully embrace the team mentality created on previous tours and fans and attendees can follow the tour's progress via Twitter (@shredyrface3) and blogging via The "super day" on instores will, once again, happen with all three acts playing record stores in London on the same day (times and venues tbc). Tickets are onsale now. Official Website SHRED YR FACE 3 dates// 08/11/09 : Instores – London (UK) 09/11/09 : The Farmhouse – Canterbury (UK) 10/11/09 : Hare & Hounds – Birmingham (UK) 11/11/09 : Crawdaddy – Dublin (EIR) 12/11/09 : Speakeasy (Radar Club) – Belfast (UK) 13/11/09 : Stereo – Glasgow (UK) 14/11/09 : The Electric Circus – Edinburgh (UK) 15/11/09 : The Cluny – Newcastle (UK) 16/11/09 : The Brudenell Social Club – Leeds (UK) 17/11/09 : Academy 3 – Manchester (UK) 18/11/09 : Freebutt - Brighton (UK) 19/11/09 : Fleece – Bristol (UK) 20/11/09 : ULU – London (UK) ESPERS// Originally consisting of Greg Weeks, Meg Baird and Brooke Sietinsons, Espers activity centred around their 'Esperhaus', a house that has acted as a haven for like-minded artists and performers. The friendships, collaborations and creativity that occurs there has seen Espers multiply in number, with the addition of Otto Hauser (percussion, electronics) and Helena Espvall (cello). Their neo-psychedelic folk has won them a devoted following, drawing influence from chamber rock, aroque pop and late-'60s British folk. Their album Espers 3 is released on October 26th through Wichita. Espers Website THE CAVE SINGERS "Post-folk masterpiece of a debut" NME on their 2008 album 'Invitation Songs' Formed from the ashes of three disbanded hardcore/post-punk bands (Quirk from Hint Hint, Lund from Cobra High and Fudesco from Pretty Girls Makes Graves and also Murder City High), The Cave Singers have entranced critics and music fans alike with their debut album 'Invitation Songs' and recently released second record 'Welcome Joy'. Expect their live show to mirror the rich and gorgeous sounds of 'Welcome Joy', heralding their dramatic, forlorn and occasionally triumphant music in a wonderfully autumnal haze. Cave Singers Myspace WOODS “Consistently awesome lo-fi pop” – Gorilla vs Bear “A distinctive blend of spooky campfire folk, lo-fi rock, homemade tape collages, and other noisy interludes, all anchored by deceptively sturdy melodies.” – Pitchfork WOODS are primarily the duo of Jeremy Earl (owner of Fuck It Tapes and Woodsist) and Jarvis Taveniere (Meneguar and Wooden Wand), and aided live by friends G. Lucas Crane on tape effects and Kevin Morby. Jeremy’s Brooklyn based label, Woodsist, has recently released Vivian Girls, Wavves, Kurt Vile, Sic Alps and Crystal Stilts, among many others. Their debut UK single 'To Clean' was released in August 09 on Half Machine Records and features on their fourth album 'Songs of Shame', released through Woodsist and their cassette tape label Shrimper. Woods Myspace Cosmo Jarvis Free mp3 As a teaser from his forthcoming self-titled double debut album, Devon’s multi-talented adopted-son Cosmo Jarvis is to make the track Gone Like You available as a free mp3 download for a limited period of time. You should totally download it, it's pretty rad and the dude is just 19! Click here to DOWNLOAD
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