Hello! Todays news roundup includes The Twilight Sad, Madstock, Sky Larkin, Tartufi, Earth and Edie Sedgwick.

The Twilight Sad

The rather fantastic Twilight Sad (pictured above) are back! They're playing some shows and are currently finishing off their new album. May Wed 13 @ Birmingham Rainbow Thur 14 @ The Great Escape @ Brighton Water Margin Fri 15 @ Cardiff Barfly Sun 17 @ Oxford Bullingdon Arms Mon  18 @ Nottingham Bodega Tues 19 @ Southampton Joiners Wed 20 @ Bristol Fleece Thur 21 @ London Stag & Dagger Fri 22 @ Leeds Stag & Dagger Sat 23 @ Glasgow Stag & Dagger Click here for more information!


Joining Madness at this years Madstock will be The Pogues and Man Like Me on the main Stage and a whole second stage of entertainment featuring Bjorn Again, Hayseed Dixie, The Aggrolites and Scarlett and Viva with more to follow and a whole third stage to be announced alongside other onsite entertainment and facilities. For more information on the festival, which takes place in Victoria Park on the 17th of July, go to www.madness.co.uk

Sky Larkin

Sky Larkin have a new single and tour! 'Antibodies' will be released on a limited edition C60 cassette - with Side A containing the single track, 4 remixes of various album tracks (all also available for download), while Side B will have three exclusive new pieces of content – each one curated by an individual band member. UK Tour with The Rakes April Tue 21 Brighton Concorde 2 w Rakes April Wed 22 Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms w Rakes April Thu 23 Manchester Club Academy w Rakes April Sat 25 Glasgow Oran Mor w Rakes April Sun 26 Newcastle The Cluny w Rakes April Tue 28 Nottingham, Rescue Rooms w Rakes April Wed 29 London, Koko w Rakes Headline Tour April Thu 30 York Fibbers May Fri 1 Glasgow Hinterland Festival May Sat 2 Leeds live at Leeds Festival May Sun 3 Birmingham The Victoria May Tue 5 Dublin Academy 2 May Wed 6 Belfast Auntie Annies May Thurs 7 London Borderline (XFM showcase) May Fri 8 Canterbury The Farmhouse May Sat 16 Brighton Great Escape May Sat 23 Liverpool Sound City For more information head over to www.weareskylarkin.com


Tartufi, the San Franciscan wonder duo, will be releasing a new album soon called Nests of Waves and Wire and will be heading over to these shores soon for some gigs. Keep your eye on them at www.myspace.com/tartufi


Earth will be playing some shows very soon and you'd be a fool to miss out! For more info head over to www.myspace.com/earthofficial Thu Apr 16 2009 ST ANDREWS CHURCH, BRIGHTON, UNITED KINGDOM Fri Apr 17 2009 HARE AND HOUND, BIRMINGHAM, UNITED KINGDOM Sat Apr 18 2009 ISLINGTON MILL, MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM Sun Apr 19 2009 STEREO, GLASGOW, UNITED KINGDOM Tue Apr 21 2009 WHELANS, DUBLIN, IRELAND Wed Apr 22 2009 BRUDENELL SOCIAL CLUB, LEEDS, WY UNITED KINGDOM Thu Apr 23 2009 CROFT, BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM Fri Apr 24 2009 BORDERLINE, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

Edie Sedgwick

Edie Sedgwick has a new album out called Things Are Getting Sinister and Sinisterer and it's available on Dischord Records. For more information head over to www.myspace.com/ediesedgwick