Today's roundup is rather large and includes the latest goings on of BLK JKS, Theoretical Girl, The Xcerts, Matt & Kim, Nancy Wallace, Camp Bestival, Benicassim, Saddle Creek, Field Day and Offset Festival.

Matt & Kim

Matt & Kim (pictured above) will be releasing a new album on the 22nd of June called Grand.


BLK JKS will play the Freebutt in Brighton this Saturday May 2 and then Bardens Boudoir in London next Wednesday May 6.

Theoretical Girl

The awesome Theoretical Girl will be releasing a new single on the 1st of June called 'Rivals' and will be playing the following shows:

  • 20th May BBC Introducing Maida Vale session for Huw Stephens 9pm, Radio 1
  • 29th May In-store @ Pure Groove, London
  • 17th June Memphis Industries Night at The Borderline (with The Equations), London
  • 27th June Queen's Head Stage @ Glastonbury Festival (with The Equations) 2pm

The Xcerts

The Xcerts plan to release their new single, 'Just Go Home', on the 8th of June through Xtra Mile Recordings. They'll also play the following shows:

  • MAY
  • 8th - City Show Case, China Town, London
  • 15th - Great Escape Festival
  • 17th - Aberdeen Tunnels - Supporting My Vitriol
  • 18th - Liverpool Barfly - Supporting My Vitriol
  • 20th - Cardiff Barfly - Supporting My Vitriol
  • 21st - Exeter The Hub - Supporting My Vitriol
  • 22nd - Southampton Joiners - Supporting My Vitriol
  • 23rd - Audio, Brighton
  • June
  • 5th - Herts Uni Summer Ball
  • 6th - Hull Uni Summer Ball
  • 20th - Lexapalooza Festival, London
  • 24th - Southend Arts Festival
  • 25th - Warwick Uni
  • July
  • 3rd - Electric Bay, Perth
  • 4th - Electric Bay, Perth
  • 5th - Perth Music Festival, Perth
  • 24th - Wickerman Festival (Solus Festival), Scotland
  • 25th - Truck Festival
  • 26th - Truck Festival
  • August
  • 1st - Leopallooza Festival, Cornwall
  • 30th - Beachdown Festival Brighton

Nancy Wallace

Nancy Wallace will be playing the following shows:

  • May
  • Wed 13 - A-Line, Nancy Wallace, Robin Grey
  • Wed 20 - Olivia Chaney,Nancy Wallace, Ellen Mary McGee
  • Wed 27 - Chavo, Nancy Wallace, Robin Gillan
  • Wed 3 - Sam Lee Trio, Nancy Wallace, Jason Garth Steel

Camp Bestival

Kid Creole & The Coconuts have been added to the Camp Bestival (24-26th of July) lineup. They'll sit nicely against Bon Iver, PJ Harvey and Phoenix.

Benicassim Festival

Pete Dohery has been added to the Benicassim lineup! Other acts include Oasis, The Horrors and Gang of Four.

Field Day Festival

The following bands have been added to this years Field Day Festival (1st of August) lineup:

Micachu & The Shapes, The Big Pink, Audion, The XX, The Temper Trap, Rusko and Plugs.

Offset Festival

After launching to critical acclaim in 2008, Offset Festival returns to the beautiful Hainault Forest Country Park - just 30 minutes from London by tube - on September 5-6th 2009.

The following bands have been added to the lineup:

The Horrors, The Slits, Future Of The Left, Rolo Tomassi and Holy State.