Today's roundup includes Editors, Girls, Loverman, Clues and The Tragically Hip. *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you come back later for more news! Editors To celebrate the release of their third studio album, ‘In This Light And On This Evening’ this week, Editors have created a unique listening experience for their new album by appearing to 'hack' Google Street View. The experience allows fans to use a version of Google Maps on the Editors website to travel to certain areas of London where the band have hacked in their own custom locations. The new additions consist of some gloriously moody 360 degree images, shot at night.  Within each location the user will hear a track from the new album, which was inspired by the mood and magic of London at night.. The images feature the band and a group of their fans performing surreal activities which reportedly have hidden meanings relating to the songs. The locations are normally unavailable on the regular Street View. Editors modified version of Google Maps allows users to enter into these locations and make the transition from light to dark so fans can explore the band's atmospheric vision of London at night. To access the Map go to : Girls Girls are releasing their brilliant new single "Laura" on 9th November on Fantasytrashcan/Turnstile Music, taken from the band’s debut album "Album", which has been receiving rave reviews across the board. Laura is another piece of gloriously melodic, evocative West Coast pop from the San Francisco duo.  Girls are currently on tour in the UK, playing London's Hoxton Bar & Kitchen next Tuesday, and finish their stint in the UK at SWN Festival in Cardiff. OCTOBER  15 - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club 16 - Bristol, The Cooler  17 - Birmingham, Academy 3  19 - Brighton, The Albert 20 - London, Hoxton Bar & Kitchen 21 - Tunbridge Wells, Forum 23 - Cardiff, SWN Festival Loverman Loverman are playing the following dates. Sun 18th Oct - Road House - Manchester Thurs 22nd Oct - Y&L Club at Queen of Hoxton, London Sat 24th Oct - Swn Festival, Cardiff Barfly Fri 30th Oct - London Barfly Fri 13th Nov - Y&L Club at Cargo - FREE entry Check out this exclusive FREE download of their track Miracle here. Clues Clues will release a limited-edition 7" commemorating Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize (and their own forthcoming tour of UK and continent). Clues will be spreading a message of peace and harmony, while arguing the merits of bank nationalisation and the command economy, in a spirited musical performance that has been 'wowing' audiences since the release of their debut album in May 2009. The 7" features a glorious remix of epic album track "Ledmonton" by the band themselves, and a heartbreaking early demo version of tragicomic album track "You Have My Eyes Now". The 7" will be limited to 500 copies and available only in concert through the remainder of 2009, packaged in a 4-colour silkscreened cover with 3-colour silkscreened art insert, all printed on thick linen-textured brown cardstock. TOUR DATES: OCT 19: Manchester, Drowned In Sound Stage @ In The City @ Deaf Institute OCT 20: Sheffield, The Harley OCT 21: Edinburgh, The Electric Circus OCT 22: Dublin, Whelans OCT 23: Liverpool, Korova OCT 24: Bristol, Start The Bus OCT 25: London, Lexington OCT 26: London, Pure Groove In-Store at 1pm The Tragically Hip Arguably the biggest Canadian band of all time, The Tragically Hip have readied a new video to accompany their 12th studio release, 'We Are The Same'.  The album, due out on November 17th through Rounder/Decca, will be celebrated with a run of UK dates. Tour: 11/22/09 Luxor: Germany, DE 11/23/09 Effenaar: Eindhoven, NL 11/25/09 Oosterpoort: Groningen, Holland 11/26/09 Tivoli: Utrecht, Holland 11/27/09 Paradiso: Amsterdam, Holland 11/29/09 Ancienne Belgique: Brussels, Belgium 11/30/09 Forum: London, GB 12/02/09 Academy 3: Manchester, GB 12/03/09 The Garage: Glasgow, GB 12/04/09 The Village: Dublin, IE
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