Todays news roundup includes all the latest festival additions, Blk Jks, ATP, The Wave Pictures, Nine Black Alps, The Datsuns and Current 93.
has announced that Animal Collective (pictured above) will be playing, Datarock has been added to Loop Festival
, Supergrass and Ash have been added to Truck '09
and Paul Weller will be performing at Hop Farm.
have announced that F**K Buttons and Grizzly Bear will join the 'Vs. The Fans' lineup whilst Dianogah, Buffalo Killers and Distortion Felix have been added to the Breeders curated festival.
Nine Black Alps
Nine Black Alps have marked their return by making a free mp3 of new track âBuy Nothingâ (taken from their as-yet-untitled third album) available via their official website www.nineblackalps.com
for a limited period of time now.
To coincide with the free track the band have also announced a short club tour kicking off on the 18th May. Full listings are below.
18 May Bodega Nottingham
19 May The Soul Tree Cambridge
20 May Little Civic Wolverhampton
21 May The Musician Leicester
23 May Hungry Pigeon Festival Manchester
24 May Picturedrome Northampton
25 May Audio Brighton
26 May Talking Heads Southampton
27 May Hoxton Bar & Kitchen London
The Datsuns are set to release their fourth album, Head Stunts, on May 12th. Featuring 12 new tracks, âHead Stuntsâ was recorded earlier this year in Sweden, and is self-produced. For more info head over to www.thedatsuns.com
will embark on their first UK tour this month, including dates with Errors, HEALTH and Squarepusher. Please note that two more headline shows have been added: May 2 at the Freebutt in Brighton and May 6 at Bardens Boudoir in London.
AprilÂ Â 9Â Â London, Adventures In The Beetroot Field @ Fabric
April 14Â Â Colchester, Arts Centre w/Errors
April 15Â Â London, The Lexington
April 16Â Â London, ICA w/Errors
April 18Â Â Newcastle, The End
April 19Â Â Glasgow, Captains Rest
April 20Â Â Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
April 21Â Â Bristol, Club NME @ The Lanes
April 22Â Â Manchester, The Deaf InstituteÂ w/HEALTH
April 23Â Â Reading, South Street
April 24Â Â London, Ether @ South Bank Centre w/Squarepusher
April 25Â Â London, Camden Crawl
May 2Â Â Â Â Â Brighton, Freebutt
May 6Â Â Â Â Â London, Bardens Boudoir
The Wave Pictures
The Wave Pictures release their latest album âIf You Leave It Aloneâ on the 4th May through Moshi Moshi.Â The band are currently on tour in the UK â full dates below â and are about to release the first single off the album, also called âIf You Leave It Aloneâ, on the 13th April. For more information head over to www.thewavepictures.com