Today's 'News In Brief' is super brief. Like a briefcase or a drive-thru meal. It goes as follows... Wintersleep are set to release their new album, New Inheritors, on the 17th of May. They'll also be coming back to the UK for the following shows: May 2nd - Camden Crawl 3rd - Birmingham Hare and Hounds 4th - Manchester Ruby Lounge (5th - 16th - European Shows) 17th - London Lexington
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Camden Crawl 2010 have announced the shortlist for this year's Emerging Talent Awards. Launched in mid January 2010, the Emerging Talent Awards aim to identify the most gifted new music artists in the UK across a variety of disciplines through a combination of popular vote and judged awards. During the two month period of nominations and public voting hundreds of artist applications received over 65,000 votes. The top fifteen artists within three categories, best new band, best new solo artist and best live act receiving the most votes have now been shortlisted and are as follows.... According To You / Acrylic Iqon / The Amateurs / Andy Kyte / Bibelots / Bitter Ruin / Blue Gillespie / Boy Mandeville / Catfish and the bottlemen / Conil / Crash & Berney / Creatures of Love / EDIT/SELECT / Ela Caspian / The Detours / Espionage of the Loc / Gaggle / Garfield Mayor / Gecko / Gemma Mewse / I Am Spartacus! / Jeye T / Jonathan Whiskerd / The Jude / Just Me Again / Lenny Savage / Monsters In The Attic / Motion Picture Soundtrack / The Neutronics / No Fixed Abode / The Pennyhangers / The October Game / Robbie Boyd / Ryan Bisland / Sherman / Shiv Lizzy / Silhouette Showgirls / Stanley Moon / The Stow / Superhands / Toxic Funk Berry / TRUTH / Vivianne Viveur / The Void / Will O’Donnell / Zalinski The final award winners will be announced approximately 3 weeks prior to the Gaymers Camden Crawl scheduled to take place 1st & 2nd May 2010. Each winner will be invited to play a 30 minute live set at the ETAs stage at the Ice Wharf, Camden lock on one of the 2 days of the event. They will be presented with their award and prizes by a surprise guest host following their set in front of a live audience.
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Photobucket The Pains of Being Pure at Heart to headline the Indietracks festival! The festival takes place on 23-25 July 2010. Weekend tickets are now available at an early bird discount price of £55, and day tickets are available for £30. This price is available until Friday 7 May. After this date, weekend tickets will be £60 and day tickets £32.50. Full line-up The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, Allo Darlin', Ballboy, Be Like Pablo, Betty and The Werewolves, Boy Genius, Burning Hearts, The Blanche Hudson Weekend, The Callas, The Cannanes, Cineplexx, David Tattersall (The Wave Pictures), The Felt Tips, Foxes!, Internet Forever, The Give It Ups, The Hillfields, The Just Joans, La La Love You, Lime Chalks, Linda Guilala, The Loves, Mexican Kids at Home, The Middle Ones, The Millipedes, MJ Hibbett & the Validators, Paisley and Charlie, Pale Sunday, Onward Chariots, Sarandon, Secret Shine, Shrag, Springfactory, The Smittens, The Specific Heats, Standard Fare, Stars In Coma, Stars of Aviation, The Sunny Street, This Many Boyfriends, Urbantramper, White Town, Winston Echo, Yokoko. Further bands will be announced shortly.
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Photobucket Yeasayer have now been confirmed for Lovebox Festival (16th-18th July) at London’s Victoria Park. Yeasayer will play the Gaymers stage on Saturday 17th July. The band release, ‘O.N.E.’ on 29th March, the second single to be taken from the album, Odd Blood (out now on MUTE). A special 12” of ‘O.N.E’ will be released on 17th April for Record Store Day.
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Here is the video to Wild Palms' new single ‘Deep Dive’, which is out on One Little Indian Records 7” & DL, 17th May. 24 Mar The Garage, London (with The Twilight Sad) 16 Apr The Coronet, London 22 Apr Bodega, Nottingham 24 Apr The Recommender@ Jam, Brighton 01 May Camden Crawl London - http://www.seetickets.com/camdencrawl 02 May Camden Crawl London 15 May The Great Escape @ Hectors, Brighton