Stealing Sheep have unveiled a spectacular video for their new single ‘Rearrange’ from their hugely acclaimed debut album Into The Diamond Sun.
The video was filmed over the course of a month in various locations, including a disused quarry, a giant warehouse and various art spaces (Static & The Vessel) in Liverpool and Wales.
The only showing of ISAM Live 2.0 in the UK! Amon Tobin‘s incredible ‘Beyond 3D’ ISAM Live tour in 2011 led to sold out shows at The Roundhouse, Brixton Academy and the Sidney Opera House. The electronic music producer now presents ISAM Live 2.0, an evolution of ISAM, at The Hammersmith Apollo.
Following their second album Strapped, The Soft Pack will make their UK live return in January for a 5-date UK tour which includes a performance at Cargo in London.
Strapped is an adventurous album that finds the Los Angeles-based foursome exploring the possibilities of how they can push their sound. In making it, the group took to heart a quote from the sage Pasadena thinker David Lee Roth that goes something like: “The first rule of rock & roll is if it sounds good, it is good.”
Putting together Seun Kutti, head of holy Egypt 80 state and his sharp gold plated swords of mind blowing wind section is ‘illness free’ good time. Kuti ‘s showmanship fever is often aggravated by a congenital virus of tropical beats, claiming empty lives where ever he throws his tentacles.
Leading world music magazine Songlines will be hosting its annual Songlines Music Awards concert at the Barbican Hall this year for the first time. The winners’ concert will feature Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar (Best Artist), Touareg desert blues rockers Tinariwen (Best Group) and Malian songstress Fatoumata Diawara (Best Newcomer). We can’t think of a better way to spend a Friday evening than watching some of the best musical talent from around the globe perform live.
Christmas comes but once a year, but thanks to the Happy Mondays and the Roundhouse, we can shout (slur, scream, whisper…) ‘Hallelujah’, as they play not one, but two gigs on the 19th and 20th of December.
After selling out London’s Corsica studios, Mt. Wolf have released a video, shot on 16mm film, for their lead single ‘Life Size Ghosts.’
Currently the 7th most popular band in the world on the Hype Machine with over 45,000 plays in less than a month on Soundcloud, their mix of ethereal folk harmonies and deep sub bass has quickly propelled them to heroes of the underground.
Following this year’s hugely critically acclaimed new album Lucifer, LA duo Aaron Coyes and Indra Dunis, (aka Peaking Lights) have announced the imminent release of Lucifer In Dub – a special collection of dub edits conjured up by Coyes himself, which will be released on December 10 through Weird World.
James Iha will return to Europe for a series of stripped back shows in December that will see him playing acoustic with backing from Steve Schiltz (Hurricane Bells, Longwave, Albert Hammond Jr.) on electric guitar. He’ll be performing a selection of material from his successful 1998 solo debut, Let It Come Down, from this year’s critically acclaimed and long-awaited follow-up, Look To The Sky.
James Iha began his career as a co-founder of The Smashing Pumpkins in Chicago in 1987. He recorded and toured with the group until 2000, during which time they released ten albums and became one of the biggest bands of the era, selling tens of millions of albums and filling arenas worldwide. In addition to his guitar playing and singing, Iha was also a contributing songwriter to the band, co-writing some of their most loved songs, including ‘Mayonnaise’ and ‘Soma’ from Siamese Dream.