Today's 'News In Brief' is sponsored by San Francisco. Yes. All of it. Sam Amidon Sam Amidon will release his new album I See The Sign on Iceland’s Bedroom Community label on the 19th April 2010. Plus the Bedroom Community artists will be touring the UK in April, happily named 'The Whale Watching Tour'.http://thresholdstate.com/articles/4312/the-textile-reference-manual APRIL 20th London @ The Barbican 21st NCH, Dublin, IRL 22nd St Annes Church, Manchester 23rd St Georges Church, Brighton 24th Arnolfini, Bristol 25th Concert Hall, Reading
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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Mute announce the next installment in a series of releases that will ultimately see the band’s entire studio album catalogue digitally re-mastered and remixed for 5.1 Surround Sound for the first time since their original release. Tender Prey, The Good Son and Henry's Dream (their fifth, sixth and seventh albums) will come out 5th April 2010, each as a separate deluxe double-disc collectors edition.
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Veronica Falls Veronica Falls debut UK single, 'Found Love in a Graveyard', will be released on 7” vinyl on March 1 on Trouble Records. UPCOMING LIVE DATES: February 13 - Barden's Boudoir, London March 1 – Royal Albert Hall (Elgar Room) w/ Wave Pictures and Darren Hayman March 2 – White Heat @ Madame Jo Jo’s w/ Dum Dum Girls
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Or, The Whale Or, The Whale covered Britney Spears! MP3: Or, The Whale - Toxic (Britney Spears)
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Fionn Regan WOOD comes from the creators of TRUCK. It's a celebration of music and nature in the beautiful surroundings of Braziers Park, Oxfordshire, taking Place on 21st -23rd May. Tickets have been limited to 800 to keep it intimate and create a community during the weekend. The likes of Fionn Regan & Tunng have been confirmed! Horrah!
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O.Children Camden’s Roundhouse have teamed up with AWAL for a series of live music broadcasts in 2010 entitled Black Box. The series sees video directors matched up with bands to create a visually and aurally unique experience exclusively for an online audience. February’s Black Box will feature fast rising gothic four-piece band O.Children, live online at 9pm (GMT) on Thursday 4th February. The show is being directed by Paul & Jake from Love Hate Productions.
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ROLO TOMASSI ROLO TOMASSI have announced their biggest London headline show at Underworld on Friday 23rd April 2010. They begin a tour supporting Enter Shikari this weekend, before heading to Australia to play the Soundwave festival and a selection of dates with Jane's Addiction. February 6 // BLACKPOOL // Empress Ballroom w/Enter Shikari 7 // GLASGOW // Barrowlands w/Enter Shikari 8 // YORK // Fibbers - headline show 9 // MIDDLESBROUGH // Empire w/Enter Shikari 10 // KINGSTON // Fighting Cocks - headline show 11 // BOURNEMOUTH // O2 Academy w/Enter Shikari 12 // LONDON // Hammersmith Apollo w/ Enter Shikari Their (as yet untitled) second album, produced by Diplo, is due for release in April 2010 on Hassle Records.
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Still Flyin' After releasing their debut album 'Never Gonna Touch The Ground 'in the UK last year, San Franciscan eight-piece, Still Flyin' will be returning for a UK tour in February. Their new single, 'Runaway Train II', will be released on 8th February to coincide with their UK tour. Still Flyin' will also be showcasing new material on the tour with a new EP scheduled for release in May. Upcoming UK dates: 4th February – Smash & Grab @ Proud Galleries, London 5th February – Cockpit, Leeds 6th February – Captain’s Rest, Glasgow 7th February – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh 8th February – Adelphi, Hull 9th February – Mad Ferret, Preston 10th February – Hamptons, Southampton
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Oh No Ono' Oh No Ono have announced a European tour to promote the release of their technicolour new album Eggs, which is released on February 8. The dates in full: Monday 1 March - Captain's Rest, GLASGOW Tuesday 2 March - Brudenell Social Club, LEEDS Wednesday 3 March - Upstairs At The Garage, LONDON