Today's roundup includes Daniel Johnston, Southern Records, Mew and Passion Pit. *Remember! The news roundup gets updated throughout the day, so make sure you come back later for more news! Daniel Johnston Daniel Johnston (pictured above) collaborates with Jason Falkner on first new album in six years, due this October. It's called, Is And Always Was, and is scheduled for an October 6, 2009 release on Daniel's own Eternal Yip Eye Music label with distribution in the US, Canada, Europe, Japan, and Australia. Look out for our Daniel Johnston interview coming soon! http://www.myspace.com/dannyjohnston SRD Our friends over at SRD have a rather busy schedule coming up. Check it out below! *A STORM OF LIGHT (NEUROT)* 24 Oct - Leeds Damnation 25 Oct - Glasgow Ivory Blacks 26 Oct - Newcastle Trillians 27 Oct - Sheffield Corporation 28 Oct - London Bar Academy 29 Oct - Brighton Free Butt *Promoting a brand new studio album *FORGIVE US OUR TRESPASSES* *CELAN (EXILE ON MAINSTREAM)* 19 Sep - London Borderline *DALEK (IPECAC)* 11 Oct - London Corsica Studios 14 Oct - Ireland Cork Cyprus Avenue 15 Oct - Ireland Dublin Lower Deck 19 Oct - Brighton Audio *DO MAKE SAY THINK (CONSTELLATION)* 22 Oct - London Scala *Promoting their sixth full length album *OTHER TRUTHS EVANGELISTA (CONSTELLATION) *10 Oct - Coventry The Tin Angel 11 Oct - Manchester Islington Mill 12 Oct - Bristol The Cube 13 Oct - London Cafe Oto *Promoting a brand new album *PRINCE OF TRUTH FUTURE ISLANDS (UPSET THE RHYTHM) *7 Sep - Glasgow Captain's Rest 8 Sep - Edinburgh Sneaky Pete's 9 Sep - Ireland Dublin Upstairs at Whelens 10 Sep - Manchester The Bay Horse 12 Sep - Liverpool Club Evol-Korova 13 Sep - Leeds Royal Parks Cellar 14 Sep - Nottingham Bodega 15 Sep - Brighton Free Butt 16 Sep - Bristol Start The Bus 17 Sep - Bournemouth Ibar 18 Sep - London Lexington* **POPE JOAN (ONE INCH BADGE) *17 Oct - Newport Maze Festival* PSEUDO NIPPON (ONE INCH BADGE) *27 Aug - London Horse Hospital 28 Aug - Llandrindod CWM Festival *SONS OF NOEL AND ADRIAN (ONE INCH BADGE)* 30 Aug - Bexhill On Sea De La War Pavillion 6 Sep - London Northampton Square Bandstand 29 Sep - Birmingham Glee Club 30 Sep - Oxford The Bullingdon Arms 24 Oct - Cardiff SWN Festival 6 Nov - London ICA *ZU (IPECAC)* 25 Sep - London Lexington 26 Sep - Bristol Colston Hall 27 Sep - Leeds The Library 29 Sep - Ireland Dublin Crawdaddy 30 Sep - Ireland Cork Cyprus Avenue www.myspace.com/southernrecorddistributors Mew Mew release their brand new album today, entitled... simply: No more stories Are told today I’m sorry They washed away No more stories The world is grey I’m tired Let’s wash away The band will return to the UK in November: November 03 - Wulfrun, Wolverhampton 04 - Academy, Dublin 05 - ABC, Glasgow 06 - Academy 2, Manchester 07 - Metropolitan University, Leeds 09 - Anson Rooms, Bristol 10 - Shepherd's Bush Empire, London http://www.myspace.com/mew Passion Pit Passion Pit release their new single from Manners, 'To Kingdom Come', today! Here's a little video for you!

Passion Pit | To Kingdom Come from Passion Pit on Vimeo.

The band will come back to the UK in October for a full UK: OCTOBER UK HEADLINE TOUR DATES: 21 - Leadmill, Sheffield 22 - University 2, Northumbria 23 - Garage, Glasgow 24 - Club Academy, Manchester 26 - O2 Academy, Oxford 27 - Koko, London 30 - Anson Rooms, Bristol 31 - University, Southampton November 01 - O2 Academy 2, Birmingham http://www.myspace.com/passionpitjams
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