Today's news roundup includes The Acorn, Sky Larkin, ATP New York/ATP Concerts, The Rakes, Black Moth Super Rainbow and Loop Festival. The Acorn The Acorn (pictured above) will be returning to these shores in May for a performance at ATP and their first ever headline UK tour. Dates below: Saturday 2 May - LEEDS - West Yorkshire Playhouse (Fuse Festival) Sunday 3 May - MANCHESTER - The Ruby Lounge Monday 4 May - BRISTOL - The Cooler Tuesday 5 May - DUBLIN - Whelans Thursday 7 May - GLASGOW - Stereo Saturday 9 May - MINEHEAD - All Tomorrows Parties Festival Sunday 10 May - EXETER - Phoenix Monday 11 May - BIRMINGHAM - Glee Club Tuesday 12 May - LONDON - Scala www.myspace.com/theacorn Sky Larkin You can see the awesome Sky Larkin at the following dates: May Wed 6 Belfast Auntie Annies Weds 7th London - Borderline Fri 8 Canterbury The Farmhouse Sat 16 Brighton Great Escape Sat 23 Liverpool Sound City www.myspace.com/skylarkinskylarkin ATP New York/Concerts ATP Concerts have announced the following shows: Mum @ The Tabernacle - 13/07/09 Grizzly Bear @ Koko - 18/08/09 Mudhoney @ Koko - 11/10/09 Iron & Wine, Boss Hog, Boredoms, Deerhoof and No Age have been added to this years ATP New York Festival, which is curated by the Flaming Lips. www.atpfestival.com The Rakes The Rakes release a new single ‘That’s The Reason’ on June 01 2009 through V2. ‘That’s The Reason’ is taken from the bands third album ‘Klang’ and will be released as a digital download only. Both single and album were recorded at Planet Roc Studios in Berlin and produced by Chris Zane (Les Savy Fav, The Walkmen, Passion Pit). The Rakes have also announced a UK tour for October. Dates are as follows: October 26 - Cockpit, Leeds 27 - Thekla, Bristol 28 - Academy 2, Birmingham 29 - Forum, London www.therakes.co.uk Black Moth Super Rainbow Black Moth Super Rainbow's debut UK psych space rock album Eating Us is released on the 8th June through Memphis Industries. This is preceded by the single ‘Born On A Day The Sun Didn’t Rise’, which is out on the 18th May on 7” and also as a free download. www.blackmothsuperrainbow.com Loop Festival Mum, Fever Ray and Telepathe have been added to this years Loop Festival (10-12th of July) www.loopbrighton.com