Ahead of the release of their second album, Cherish The Light Years, Cold Cave have confirmed an exclusive evening in-store show at Rough Trade in East London, on the day of the album’s UK release (April 4th). The Rough Trade show is the latest addition to the New York-based band’s UK Spring tour, which kicks-off next Tuesday at Bristol’s Cooler. UK Tour Dates: March 29 – Bristol, The Cooler 30 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club 31 – Glasgow, Stereo April 01 – Manchester, The Ruby Lounge 02 – Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach 04 – London, Rough Trade East (In-store) 05 – London, The Quietus @ The Lexington Click here to buy tickets -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Soft Moon will hit the UK this May, playing two shows as part of their wider European tour. European Tour Dates: May 11 – London, The Lexington 12 – Brighton, The Great Escape 13 – Luxemburg, Exit 07 14 – Amsterdam, OCC11 16 – Berlin, Comet 17 – Koln, MTC 18 – Munich, Ampere 19 – Vevey, Rocking Chair 20 – Ligera, Club 21 – Rome, Init Club 22 – Bologna, Teatrino Clandestino 23 – Basel, Hinterhof Bar 25 – Paris, Espace B 26 – Bordeaux, Saint Ex 28 – Barcelona, Primavera Sound Click here to buy tickets -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Following on from news that the band will release their new album, Pala, on May 6th, Friendly Fires have just announced an intimate, one-off show at London’s XOYO on April 7th. The band’s first headline London show since 2009 will also see the band debut new material from Pala. Ticket for the show will go on sale from 9am on Wednesday 23rd March – available exclusively through the band’s website www.wearefriendlyfires.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Horse Guards Parade will release their debut album, Ten Songs, on April 11th. In support of the release the band have released ‘She Looked Like A Henry Moore’ – taken from the album – as a free download. 04 - Horse Guards Parade - She Looked Like A Henry Moore by Ten Songs The band, who last year supported the likes of Pavement and Jarvis Cocker, have also annoucned some UK shows for April/May April 09 – Hull, Adelphi 16 – London, Enterprise May 06 – Manchester, Gullivers 20 – Chester, Friends of mine festival 27 – Springboard Festival, Cottingham (King Billy) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Thomas Truax has just unveiled this month’s release, ‘March Winds’, as part of his year long album project of writing, recording and releasing a new track every month throughout 2011. Check it out below! March Winds by Thomas Truax -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- To celebrate the stunning line-up for the Animal Collective curated ATP festival weekend this May, ATP have released a free 2 hour MP3 Mix tape, featuring music many of the bands set to play the festival. The mix tape is available now, here from the ATP website, along with further details