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posted 8 Oct 2009, 06:29 by The Editor


The Chemists release their new single “Milk and Honey” on October 26th and have just set the video for the track live. The video sees an appearance from Mr. Nice himself, Howard Marks with the band playing dress up throughout! Check the full video out below.



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posted 8 Oct 2009, 04:22 by The Editor


With the release of their new album, "Solaris" imminent Elliot Minor have announced in-store singing sessions. Fans of the band can get their posters etc signed at the following places:

Monday 19 October, 1.00pm

HMV Glasgow

235 Buchanan Street,

Glasgow, G1 2NG

 

Monday 19 October, 5.00pm

HMV Edinburgh

129/130 Princes Street,

Edinburgh, EH2 4AH

 

Tuesday 20 October, 5.00pm

HMV Newcastle

56 Northumberland Street,

Newcastle, NE1 7AE

 

Wednesday 21 October, 5.00pm

HMV Wrexham

Unit 9-10,

Island Green Shopping Centre,

Island Green Retail Park,

Wrexham, LL13 7LW

 

Thursday 22 October, 5.00pm

HMV Portsmouth

183/187 Commercial Road,

Portsmouth, PO1 1EA

 

Friday 23 October, 5.00pm

HMV Reading Oracle -

13 Holy Brook Walk,

The Oracle,

Reading, RG1 2AQ


FIRST UK SHOWS FOR OBITS‎‏‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‏‎‎‎‎‏‎‎‎‏‎‎‏‎‎‎‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‏‎‏‎‏‎‎‏‎‎‏‎‎‏‎‎‏‏‏‎‎‏‎‎‎‏‏‎‎‏‎‏‏‎‎‏‏‎‏‏‎‎‎‏‎‏‏‏‎‎‏‏‏‎‏‏‎‎‏‎‏‎‎

posted 8 Oct 2009, 01:29 by The Editor


One for the Sub Poppers amongst you... Obits have confirmed their first uk shows. After catching them at this year's SXSW way back in March we were thoroughly blown away with their hefty wedges of slick rock. And their album 'I Blame You' equally took no prisoners blowing the in house stereo to bits.

October
12th - Bristol, Thekla Social
13th - London, The Underworld

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posted 8 Oct 2009, 01:22 by The Editor


If it's quality experimental hip-hop you're after, look no further. Six years since the release of their last album, Themselves aka California-based producer Jel and MC Doesone, hit the UK with their blistering rap and sample skills on forthcoming new album 'CrownsDown'. It drops on Anticon 19th October and follows their digitally released 'theFREEhoudini' mixtape earlier this year... catch them live this month, these guys hold back nothing!

October
13th - London, Hoxton Bar & Kitchen

15th - Sheffield, Children For Breakfast
16th - Dublin, Whelan's
17th - Bristol, The Croft
18th - Brighton, The Freebutt

THE GHOST OF A THOUSAND ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE

posted 29 Sep 2009, 10:34 by The Editor



Brighton's Ghost Of A Thousand are back with new single ‘Knees, Toes, Teeth’ ,released through Epitaph Records, on the 2nd November and an extensive European tour with Alexisonfire and Anti-Flag which kicks off in Cambridge next week. See below for a full list of dates.

EASTPAK ANTIDOTE LIVE DATES (w/ Alexisonfire, Anti-Flag and Four Years Strong) –

 

7 Oct 2009 JUNCTION:                    Cambridge

8 Oct 2009 UEA:                                Norwich

9 Oct 2009 ACADEMY:                    Oxford

10 Oct 2009 ROCK CITY:                  Nottingham

11 Oct 2009 ANSON ROOMS:      Bristol

13 Oct 2009 CONCORDE 2             Brighton

14 Oct 2009 HMV FORUM:           London

16 Oct 2009 ABC:                              Glasgow

17 Oct 2009 UNIVERSITY:              Leeds

18 Oct 2009 ACADEMY:                  Manchester

20 Oct 2009 ACADEMY:                  Birmingham

21 Oct 2009 PYRAMID CENTRE:   Portsmouth

23 Oct 2009 DEN ATELIER              Luxembourg

24 Oct 2009 POSTBAHNHOF:       Berlin

25 Oct 2009 ROXY:                            Prague

27 Oct 2009 WERK 2:                       Leipzig

28 Oct 2009 LONGHORN:              Stuttgart

29 Oct 2009 BACKSTAGE WERK: Munich

30 Oct 2009 Z7:                                  Pratteln

1 Nov 2009 GASOMETER:              Vienna

2 Nov 2009 Musicdrome:              Milan

4 Nov 2009 L’ESPACE JULIEN:      Marseille

5 Nov 2009 APOLO:                         Barcelona

6 Nov 2009 JOY ESALVA:                Madrid

7 Nov 2009 KAFE ANTZOKI           Bilbao

9 Nov 2009 ELYSEE MONMARTE: Paris

10 Nov 2009 SCHLACHTHOF         Wiesbaden

12 Nov 2009 HOF TER LO               Antwerp

13 Nov 2009 E WERK:                      Koln

14 Nov 2009 MELKWEG:                Amsterdam

15 Nov 2009 DOCKS:                       Hamburg

17 Nov 2009 BREW HOUSE:          Gothenburg

18 Nov 2009 KLUBBEN:                  Stockholm

20 Nov 2009 RYTMIKORJAAMO: Seinajoki

21 Nov 2009 NOSTURI:                   Helsinki



THE LONGCUTS TOUR NEWS

posted 29 Sep 2009, 10:33 by The Editor


The Longcut's UK tour kicks off on Monday  in Manchester and the fellas will be hitting various venues around the country in support of new album 'Open Hearts.' And, anyone buying tickets before Sat this week for the fellas' Manchester show will also receive a free download of their new album in full!

October:
12th - Manchester, Academy 3
16th - Glasgow, King Tuts
17th - Oxford, Audioscope Festival
18th - Southampton, Talking Heads
19th - London, Cargo
20th - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
21st - York, Fibbers
22nd - Liverpool, Evol@Korova
23rd - Cardiff, Swn Festival
24th - Bristol, Start The Bus

NEW SINGLE FROM THE CHEMISTS

posted 29 Sep 2009, 10:33 by The Editor



The Chemists release their new single “Milk and Honey” on October 26th through Distiller Records.  The single will be available on 7” and download.  The 7” single will include a bonus CD featuring an extra track “Close Your Eyes” and remixes of “Hear Our Song” by Jagz Kooner and “Hot In That” by Dub Pistols.


The single is taken from their debut album “The Theories of Dr. Lovelock”, which will be released on November 2nd through Distiller Records.

FREE SENSER DOWNLOAD

posted 29 Sep 2009, 10:32 by The Editor



Following on from Sensors live return to London last week they have announced a free download of the track ‘The End of The World Show’. Fans of the band, or just anyone who likes a freebie can get the download by clicking here.

BOWLING FOR SOUP VIDEO BLOG

posted 27 Sep 2009, 14:27 by The Editor



Bowling For Soup have recorded a second installment of their road video blog to give their fans a taste of what is coming their way when the band hit the UK later on in the year. Fans can view the blog in full below.


ALELA DIANE & ALINA HARDIN EP

posted 24 Sep 2009, 08:28 by The Editor

Alela Diane, who featured on last week's Later... With Jools Holland, is releasing a 10" split EP and digital download with Alina Hardin called "Alela and Alina" next month.

You can download the MP3 of the song "Bowling Green" for free. Download from here

The Limited edition 10" will be released October 5th.






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