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  • LATEST MUSIC NEWS

    15 May

    The Dead Weather will release their debut album 'Horehound' through Third Man / Columbia on 13th July. Pre-order it here. The record is the first to be recorded and released via Jack White’s new Third Man studios and record label in Nashville. The band will precede the release with two European shows - one in London and one in Paris.

    Following on from the release of her new album 'Two Suns', Bat for Lashes has announced she'll be releasing the single 'Pearl's Dream' on 22nd June. The second single to be taken from the record, the release will come just before Natasha's upcoming UK dates at Somerset House, London and Latitude Festival.

    Manchester four piece The Answering Machine have announced that they will be supporting Manic Street Preachers on their upcoming UK tour. The dates are:

    May
    13 Sheffield, Leadmill (with Twisted Wheel)
    14 Brighton, The Great Escape
    15 Birmingham, Rainbow Garden (with Twisted Wheel)
    16 Manchester, Academy 1 (with Twisted Wheel)
    18 Rescue Rooms, Nottingham (with Twisted Wheel)
    19 Bristol, Thekla (with Twisted Wheel)
    20 London, Kings College (with Twisted Wheel)
    21 Portsmouth, Wedgwood Rooms (with Twisted Wheel)
    25 Glasgow, Barrowlands (with Manic Street Preachers)
    26 Llandudno, Cymru Arena (with Manic Street Preachers)
    28 London, Roundhouse (with Manic Street Preachers)
    29 London, Roundhouse (with Manic Street Preachers)
    30 London, Roundhouse (with Manic Street Preachers)

    June
    1 Wolverhampton, Civic Hall (with Manic Street Preachers)
    2 Brighton, Dome (with Manic Street Preachers)
    5 London, Koko (Club NME)
    7 Kent, Sellindge Festival

    13 May

    Tortoise are set to release their sixth studio album 'Beacons of Ancestorship' on 22nd June. It is their first full length new album in five years and it sounds like nothing else Tortoise have produced… it’s a mad, rollercoaster ride of influences and noises. As a taster of this new record, the band and the lovely people at Thrill Jockey have allowed us to share a track from the album called ‘Prepare your Coffin’. You can download it here http://www.thrilljockey.com/assets/f...

    A Hawk and A Hacksaw have added more dates to their upcoming June/July UK tour. The touring band this time around is core duo Jeremy Barnes and Heather Trost plus Mark Weaver (tuba) who has featured on AHAAH’s last two albums, Chicago-based Samuel Johnson (trumpet) and Chris Hladowski (Scatter, Nalle) on bouzouki and clarinet. Tour dates: Brighton, Bristol, London, Gateshead, Stirling, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Oxford, Norwich, Canterbury, Reading and Cardiff.

    The Minus 5, led by underground icon Scott McCaughey, will be releasing a new album Killingsworth on Monday 6th July 2009. The album will be available on CD and digital download.

    Swedish indie-pop purists Sad Day For Puppets release their eagerly-awaited debut album Unknown Colors on June 1 via the marvellous Sonic Cathedral. The album includes the new download-only single, ‘Cherry Blossom’ (released on May 18) . To coincide with the release, the band play the following UK dates - Brighton @ The Great Escape, London Windmill (w/Vivian Girls), London Rough Trade East (instore), London Bardens Boudoir, Manchester Irish Centre, Liverpool Sound City and Crewe Volume Festival
    http://www.myspace.com/saddayforpuppets

    11 May

    The Maccabees lead the latest round of announcements for this year's T In The Park line-up. They will play the King Tuts Wah Wah Stage on the Friday night (July 10) of the bash, in support of new album 'Wall Of Arms'. Meanwhile Camera Obscura will play the Futures Stage on the same day. The new additions are completed by Mumford and Sons, Funk D'Void, Joris Voorn and Ben Sims. T In The Park takes place at Balado, near Kinross from July 10-12, headlined by Kings Of Leon, The Killers and Blur.

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  • VIDEOS ADDED TO THE VIDEO BOX

    As this page covers such a wide range of music, I'll be adding to the video box on a regular basis. So, if you can't face searching through all the videos, then here's a list of all the videos in order:

    Pink Floyd - Us and Them - 1973
    The New Sins - Feelings Have Changed - 2008
    An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump - Lights Out - 2008

    Videos added December 2009
    Renegade Soundwave - Space Gladiator - 1989
    These New Puritans - We Want War - Live 2009
    Colin Blunstone - Smokey Day - 1971
    Fiery Furnaces - Charmaine Champagne - 2009
    Cure - Pornography - Live 1983
    Paul Quinn - Punk Rock Hotel - 1992
    Capleton - That Day Will Come (Hardtimes Riddim) - 2004
    Ligotage - Crime and Passion - 1984
    Gaye Bykers On Acid - Everything's Groovy - 1986

    Videos added November 2009
    The Fall - Hip Priest - Peel session 1982
    Squarepusher - Fat Controller
    Jill Scott - Hate on Me
    Nicola Kramer - Best in Me - 2007
    Blonde Redhead - Harmony - 1995
    Garbage - Milk (Massive Attack D-Mix) - 1996
    Bjork - Isobel (Portishead remix) - 1995
    Blessed Ethel - Rat - 1994
    Ladytron - Beauty*2 - 2005
    The Cramps - Garbage Man - 1980
    Nicola Kramer - Circle - 2007
    Grand Archives - Oslo Novelist - 2009
    Boards of Canada - Music Is Math - 2002
    4 Hero ft Ursula Rucker - The Awakening - 2007
    Jazzanova ft Ursula Rucker - Keep Falling - 2002
    The Knife - Like a Pen - 2006
    Tim Buckley - Song to the Siren - 1970
    This Mortal Coil - Tarantula - 1986
    Cocteau twins - Eggs and Their Shells - 1985
    Richard Hawley - For Your Lover, Give Some Time - 2009
    Mr Scruff ft Roots Manuva - Nice Up The Function - 2009
    Autechre - Sim Gishel - 2001
    Joan As Police Woman - To Be Loved - 2008
    Polly Scattergood - Please Don't Touch - 2009
    Soundgarden - Fell on Black Days - 1994
    Marine Girls - A Place In The Sun - 1982
    Lowlife - Wild Swan - 1986
    Landscape - Einstein A Go Go - 1981
    Kraak & Smaak - Squeeze me - 2007
    Violet Violet - Love this band - 2007
    Credit to the Nation - Teenage Sensation - 1994
    Queen Adreena - Birdnest Hair - 2004
    Finitribe - Ace Love Deuce - 1991
    Cabaret Voltaire - Sensoria - 1984
    Marc and the Mambas - Black Heart - 1983
    Peter Hamill - Sleeper - 1991
    Sisters of Transistors - Neo Goth - 2008
    You Say Party! We Say Die! - The Gap - 2006
    Fugazi - Waiting Room (Peel Session) - 1989
    Cate le Bon - Shoeing the Bones - 2007
    Anhrefn - Defaid (Sheep) - Peel session 1986
    Super Furry Animals - Demons - 1997

    Videos added October 2009
    The Fall - Muzorewi's Daughter - 1979
    The Fall - Frightened - 1978
    The Fall - Dktr Faustus - 1986
    Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's Dead - 1979
    The Membranes - Myths and Legends - 1985
    Japan - Ghosts - 1982
    The Shins - So Says I - 2003
    Llwybr Llaethog - Tour De France - 1987
    Vetiver - Everyday - 2009
    Cocteau twins - Garlands - 1982
    Cate Le Bon - Disappear - 2007
    The XX - Crystalised - 2009
    Public Enemy - Fight The Power - 1989
    Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK - 1976
    Boards of Canada - 1969 - 2002
    Burial - Raver - 2008
    The Cure - Killing an Arab - 1978
    Sheep on Drugs - A to H (and back again) - 1994
    Benga - Pleasure - 2008
    The Shaky Hands - We Are Young - 2009
    Autechre - Bass Cadet - 1994
    The Week That Was - Learn to Learn - 2008
    Velvet Acid Christ - Angels in Bondage - 2003
    Inca Babies - Opium Den - 1985
    Umek - Posing as Me
    Sheep On Drugs - Track X - 1991
    Ursula Rucker - Broken - 2006
    The Duke Spirit - Cuts Across The Land - 2006
    LL Cool J - Dangerous - 1985
    Green Day - Basket Case - 1994
    Birthday Party - Kiss Me Black - 1982
    Julian Cope - Julian H. Cope - 1991
    Jim Noir - All Right - 2007
    Stereolab - Get A Shot of the Refrigerator - 2006
    The Breeders - Cannonball - 1993
    Saint Etienne : Join Our Club (Chemically Friendly Zoom Mix) - 1992
    Sex Gang Children - Oh Funny Man - 1983
    Bert Jansch - Needle of Death
    Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - 2005

    Videos added September 2009
    Eric B. & Rakim - Eric B. Is President - 1987
    Spiral Chord - Distance To Substan

    4 Comments 240 weeks

  • RECOMMENDED

    This is a resource for pretty much everything from bands' Bebo/MySpace pages, recommended radio shows/magazines/information websites. So let me know of anything you want to share with others.

    Bebo pages
    The Psychic Echo (Trip Hop/Electronica/Gothic)
    www.bebo.com/thepsychicecho
    One Little Indian Records
    http://www.bebo.com/OneLittleIndian

    Radio shows
    BBC 6 music
    www.bbc.co.uk/6music
    Steve Lamacq (Mon-Thu 16:00-19:00)
    Marc Riley (Mon-Thu 19:00-21:00)
    Gideon Coe (Mon-Thu 21:00-00:00)
    Tom Robinson (Fri-Sat 19:00-21:00)
    Stuart Maconie (Sun 17:30-20:00)
    Dave Pearce (Sun 20:00-22:00)
    Guy Garvey (Sun 22:00-00:00)
    Radio One
    www.bbc.co.uk/radio1/djs/experimental
    Giles Peterson (Thu 02:00 - 04:00)
    Mary Anne Hobbs (Wed 02:00 - 04:00)
    Rob da Bank (Mon 00:00 - 02:00)
    Huw Stephens (Thu 00:00 - 02:00)
    Annie Nightingale (Sat 05:00 - 07:00)

    MySpace pages
    New(ish) bands/artists'
    The Nightjars - www.myspace.com/thenightjars
    The Psychic Echo - www.myspace.com/thepsychicecho
    Yellow Bentines - www.myspace.com/yellowbentines
    Joy/Disaster - www.myspace.com/joydisaster
    First Aid Kit - www.myspace.com/thisisfirstaidkit
    Cats in Paris - www.myspace.com/catsinparis
    David Cronenberg's Wife - www.myspace.com/davidcronenbergswife
    Das Wanderlust - www.myspace.com/daswanderlust
    Metronomy - www.myspace.com/metronomy
    Heck - www.myspace.com/heckisotherpeople
    Silvery - www.myspace.com/silverytheband
    The Wave Pictures - www.myspace.com/thewavepictures
    Betty And The Werewolves - www.myspace.com/bettyandthewerewolves
    Gnu And The Shrew - www.myspace.com/gnuandtheshrew
    Lucy and the Caterpillar - www.myspace.com/lucyandthecaterpillar
    The Memes - www.myspace.com/memesuk
    The Covergirls - www.myspace.com/itsthecovergirls

    More established bands/artists</b>
    Clinic - www.myspace.com/clinicvoot
    The Durruti Column - www.myspace.com/durutticolumn
    Jeffrey Lewis - www.myspace.com/jefflewisband
    Deerhoof - www.myspace.com/deerhoof
    Wire - www.myspace.com/wirehq
    Throbbing Gristle http://www.myspace.com/throbbinggristle
    Cardiacs - www.myspace.com/cardiacs
    Killing Joke - www.myspace.com/killingjokeofficial

    5 Comments 243 weeks

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  • SirLady Records To Release Kirsten Dehaan's EP "Thorns On A Crown" Through Oseao Media Group

    MusicDish by MusicDish
    Indie label SirLady Records announces its partnership with digital music distributor and licensing company Oseao Media Group for an October 6th digital release of alternative rock singer-songwriter Kirsten DeHaan's "Thorns On A Crown." DeHaan's new EP encompasses the sweetness of Liz Phair, a soft, airy quality like that of Sia, and the rich alto of Fiona Apple.

    "We're very excited at Oseao to have the privelage of working with Kirsten and Musicdish," said OSEAO General Manager Jon Lemmon. "This is one of the most exciting partnerships and projects we've come across in some time, and we're thrilled to help push and promote the new EP."

    Oseao Media Group will be working closely with major digital retailers, including iTunes, Amazon and eMusic to support and promote the EP release. The release will also be supported by a full internet marketing campaign managed by MusicDish Network, including PR/brand development, netradio marketing, viral campaigns, industry outreach, social media networking and fanbuilding.

    "I've been following Kirsten career for several years, having booked her to our 'Listen Liberally' showcase in 2006," said MusicDish founder Eric de Fontenay. "It's a real pleasure to work with not just such a talented songwriter and performer, but a true music entrepreneur."

    "My intention for 'Thorns on Crown' is to put it in the best hands possible so that it can do its job and flourish," Kirsten DeHaan SirLady Records. "Those set of hands without question are MusicDish and Oseao."

    Click on any of the sites below to connect with Kirsten Dehaan and listen to tracks from "Thorns On A Crown"
    http://www.kdlocal.com
    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Kirste...
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gi...
    http://www.reverbnation.com/kirstend...
    http://twitter.com/KDLocal
    http://www.last.fm/music/Kirsten+DeHaan
    http://www.imeem.com/kirstendehaan
    http://superfan.com/fave/Kirsten_DeHaan

    The songs on her five-track EP extend over a range of toe-tapping to somber. In the current music world of soulless musicians singing to beats generated by machines, it is refreshingly evident to have DeHaan whole-heartedly fulfill a responsibility of realness and truth, a responsibility that only a genuine musician could touch. She may be considered a newcomer to the music industry, but there is enough passion, talent, and promise on Thorns On A Crown to imagine what the future will bring if Kirsten DeHaan pushes forward in being the driving force behind her music.

    Kirsten DeHaan is a true jack of all musical trades. Not only is she a talented singer/songwriter and guitarist, she promotes her music via her label SirLady Records, does various philanthropic work for American soldiers in the Middle East, and is a big proponent of the New York indie music scene. DeHaan stomped onto the indie music scene in 2004 when she released her first album "Conform." Reviewers compared her music to that of Nirvana, U2, and Belly. Her music has been downloaded over 1 million times via various peer-to-peer sites and featured on hit reality shows Made and My Super Sweet Sixteen. Declaring "Conform" one of the most popular records next to the Killers and Ashlee Simpson by FreshFarmMusic.com, Kirsten was one of five artists chosen for Men's Vogue/Hennessey Flaunt Your Taste Critics Choice Awards. Her latest offering, a five song EP dubbed "Thorns On A Crown" is by far her most mature work to date.

    For CD or mp3 tracks as well as interview request, contact:
    Eric de Fontenay
    MusicDish
    http://kirstendehaan.musicdish.net
    kistendehaan@musicdish.net
    +1 718 278 0662

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    Exclusive BLG Love Drunk bundle: CD, mssngr bag, tshirt, wrstbnd, poster + journal.First 500 get name printed in jrnal! Pre-order now! http://bit.ly/XJelY<br><br>So awesome!
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  • We're New To BEBO.

    We All Want To by We All Want To
    Hey everyone,

    We've just added Bebo to our list of networking trickery. Come check out our video pics etc.. Tracks will be uploaded soon.

    Cheers
    WAWT.
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