Happy Sunday! We hope you're having a relaxing Sunday and that your weekend was awesome! Todays roundup is packed full of the latest info on Alessi's Ark, Joan of Arc, Devo, Pink Mountaintops, Kap Bambino, Force Field PR, Thecocknbullkid and Crazy Arm. - The 405

Alessi's Ark

The Lomographic Society International are proud to unveil the exclusive online video created as part of their recent global photography promotion with one of the UK’s most talked about new artists, Alessi’s Ark (picture above). Containing a selection of winning photographs taken and submitted by Lomography readers inspired by the music of Alessi’s Ark, ‘The Asteroids Collide: The Lomography Special’ sees these unique images incorporated into an animated video that reflects both the rich creativity of Lomography’s international community and the magic held within Alessi’s music. Watch the video below!

Joan of Arc

On June 9th Polyvinyl Record Co. will release the new full length album by prolific Chicago band Joan of Arc titled Flowers. Go to www.joanfrc.com for more info! MP3: Joan of Arc - Yourselves#2


Devo have confirmed they will perform the world premiere live performance of their legendary 1977 Brian Eno produced album “Q. ARE WE NOT MEN, ARE WE DEVO?” at the London Forum on Wednesday May 6th 2009. Go to www.atpfestival.com for more info!

Pink Mountaintops

Pink Mountaintops will release their third album on May 4 on CD/LP/Digital formats through Jagjaguwar! Go to www.myspace.com/pinkmountains for more info!

Kap Bambino

Noise punkers Kap Bambino will be playing a live date at The Old Blue Last in Shoreditch this Wednesday, 11th March. It's also a free event so you've got no excuses! www.myspace.com/kapbambino

Force Field PR

Force Field PR's bands are being kept bust this spring as they all seem to be off touring! We won't list all the dates as theres too many but if you want to find out more go to www.forcefieldpr.com for more information. MP3: Ariel Pinks Haunted Graffiti - Crying MP3: Dan Deacon - Build Voice MP3: Crsytal Stilts - Dazzled MP3: Black Dice - Kokomo MP3: Broken Spindles - The Moist Red Mess MP3: Deer Tick - Ashamed MP3: Ear Pwr - Future Eyes MP3: Parenthetical Girls - A Song For Ellie Greenwich MP3: Papercuts - Future Primitive


Thecocknbullkid are celebrating the release of 'I'm Not Sorry' by giving away a free remix! MP3: Thecocknbullkid - I'm Not Sorry (Stuart Ramsay Remix)

Crazy Arm

Plymouth based, roots-punk quartet, Crazy Arm, have teamed up with Xtra Mile Recordings to release their eagerly awaited debut album 'Born To Ruin'. Scheduled for release in late May/early June, the album was recorded by Peter Miles (King Blues, Failsafe) at Holne Bridge Studios in Ashburton. Go to www.myspace.com/crazyarm for more details!