First off is the unfortunate news that Slow Club have been forced to postpone their summer tour due to illness of vocalist/drummer/guitarist Rebecca Taylor. The tour has now been rescheduled for September and all tickets for the May dates are still valid. Rescheduled Tour Dates: September 12 – Nottingham, Bodega 13 – Birmingham, Library (HMV Institute) 14 – Newcastle, Cluny 16 – Sheffield, Leadmill 17 – Lancaster, Library 18 – Glasgow, King Tuts 19 – Edinburgh, Cabaret Voltaire 21 – York, The Duchess 22 – Manchester, Ruby Lounge 23 – Liverpool, Kazimier 25 – Bristol, Cooler 26 – London, Shepherds Bush Empire 27 – Southampton, Joiners 28 – Norwich, Waterfront 29 – Brighton, Audio Click here to buy tickets The duo’s second album is still scheduled for release in the summer. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Live At Leeds have announced the final wave of bands for the Saturday night, as well as a special Friday night shows from Villagers. The full list of bands announced today are as follows: Saturday Dinosaur Pile-Up The Twilight Sad Mazes Let's Wrestle Morning Parade Breton Alpines Romance Paul Thomas Saunders Stagecoach Alice Gold Humanfly We Are Losers Bearfoot Beware Mojo Fury Blood Command Young Liar Killing Fields Of Ontario Piskie Sits Satellite Gold They join an already incredible lineup, which includes the likes of James Blake, Frightened Rabbit, The Futureheads, Pulled Apart By Horses and Young Knives. Live At Leeds 2011 takes places across Friday April 29th – Sunday May 1st For full details and a complete lineup head to: www.liveatleeds.com, -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In addition to their previously announced UK tour dates with Dum Dum Girls (March 31st – April 6th), Mazes, have just announced another run of lives date including a show with Best Coast and an appearance at Live at Leeds. Tour Dates: March 31 – Manchester, Deaf Institute April 01 – Dublin, Whelans 02 – Belfast, Belfast Film Festival @ The Black Box 03 – Glasgow, Stereo 04 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club 05 – London, Dingwalls 06 – Brighton, The Komedia 14 – London, Dalston The Victoria* 27 – Manchester, Deaf Institute (supporting Times New Viking)* 28 – Sheffield Queens Social Club (supporting Best Coast)* 29 – York, Stereo* 30 – Leeds, Live at Leeds* Click here to buy tickets Mazes’ debut album A Thousand Heys is set for release on April 11th. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Meanwhile, Wild Beasts have also added new shows to their upcoming UK tour. After selling out their first Leeds show, in less than 48 hours, the band have added an afternoon matinee performance for the same day. They’ve also added a special Lake District show at the Coronation Hall in Ulverston (Cumbria). Full dates as below. Tour Date: May 05 – Newcastle Gateshead, Old Town Hall 06 – Glasgow, Oran Mor 07 – Ulverston, Coronation Hall 08 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club (Matinee Performance) 08 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club (SOLD OUT) 09 – Leicester, Y Theatre 11 – London, Wilton's Music Hall (Sold Out) 12 – London, Wilton’s Music Hall (Sold Out) 13 – Gloucester, Guildhall 14 – Sheffield, City Hall Grand Ballroom Click here to buy tickets -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mount Kimbie have announced a series of UK tour dates for the end of Arpil. Tour Dates: April 21 – Glasgow, Stereo 22 – Edinburgh, Bongo Club 23 – Norwich, Norwich Arts Centre 24 – Bexhill-on-Sea, De Le Warr Pavilion 26 – Brighton, Audio 27 – Bristol, Thekla 28 – London, Heaven 29 – Manchester, Deaf Institute Click here to buy tickets -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- In other news, Minnesotan pop enigma, John Maus, has announced details of his forthcoming third album We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves, which is set for release on June 27th via Upset The Rhythm. Tracklisting: 01. Streetlight 02. Quantum Leap 03. … And The Rain 04. Hey Moon 05. Keep Pushing On 06. The Crucifix 07. Head for the Country 08. Cop Killer 09. Matter of Fact 10. We Can Break Through 11. Believer In celebration of the announcement Maus has released his new track ‘Quantum Leap’ – taken from the forthcoming album – as a free MP3, which is available below. MP3:John Maus – Quantum Leap -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Meanwhile, Norman Palm has announced a London show at the Old Blue Last on March 30th, which follows release of his new album Shore to Shore. As a taster of the album you can stream the album track ‘Easy’ below via the embedded player. Norman Palm - Easy by cityslang Shore to Shore is set for release on March 14th. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- London 3-piece Cymbals, have announced the release of their debut album Unlearn, which will be released digitally on May 9th, although, some physical copies will be made available for Record Store Day on April 16th via Tough Love Records. You can catch the band live at the following UK dates. March 15 – London, Madame JoJo's 18 – London, Corsica Studios 21 – London, The Lexington April 16 – London, The Victory (Album Launch Show) Click here to buy tickets