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Lykke Li / November 2008 UK Tour dates

 
By on Wednesday, 8th October 2008 at 4:32 pm
 

Lykke LiThe gorgeous (and very talented) Lykke Li has announced a string of three dates around the UK for late November to cap off her sensational year.

Current single, Breaking It Up, is below, if you haven’t already caught a listen of the Swedish Sensation.

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Tickets are on sale now around the £11 / £12 mark.

Catch Lykke Li at the below dates:

Tuesday 25th November – Glasgow Arches
Thursday 27th November – Manchester Academy 3
Friday 28th November – London Koko

 

Single: The Research / I Think She’s The One I Love

 
By on Tuesday, 7th October 2008 at 9:19 am
 

The Research have bounced back with a new album, tour and a glorious new single. I’d heard of them before this single, but never really taken the time to have a proper listen, however after being sent a link to their myspace page I must proclaim – I quite like the first single off their second album.

“I Think She’s The One” features jangly guitars, dreamy vocals, “woah-woahs” and 60’s style girly backing vocals – what more could you ask for from a first single?

So, if you like what you’re reading and hearing on their myspace, why not go and catch them at the below venues as they hit the road?

Tickets are on sale now for all dates.

Monday 20th October – Glasgow Stereo
Tuesday 21st October – Newcastle Cumberland Arms
Wednesday 22nd October – London Luminaire
Friday 24th October – Southampton Hamptons
Saturday 25th October – Bath Moles
Sunday 26th October – Oxford Bullingdon Arms
Monday 27th october – Bristol Louisiana
Tuesday 28th October – Birmingham Bar Academy
Wednesday 29th October – Stoke Sugarmill
Friday 31st October – Wakefield Esco Bar
Saturday 1st November – Manchester Roadhouse
Sunday 2nd November – Runcorn Underground
Monday 3rd November – Norwich Arts Centre
Tuesday 4th November – Nottingham Bodega
Wednesday 5th November – Cambridge Portland Arms
Thursday 6th November – Brighton Freebutt

The Research’s new single, “I Think She’s The One I Love” is out on October 20th on This Is Fake DIY Records.

After the jump: A quick (handwritten) biography of the band.

Continue reading Single: The Research / I Think She’s The One I Love

 

Iglu & Hartly / December 2008 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 3rd October 2008 at 4:06 pm
 

Iglu & Hartly have announced a string of new UK Tour dates for early December.

The press release says that this is

“most likely the last time you’ll get to see the guys in rooms small enough to kiss the sweat from the ceiling”

Fun.

Catch a free MP3 of their biggest (and probably only) hit below, and then check out the tour dates and decide if they’re really worth going out and getting cold for in December.

MP3: Iglu & Hartly – In This City

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday (8th October) at 9am for the below dates.

Catch Iglu & Hartly at:

Monday 1st december – Edinburgh Liquid Room
Sunday 7th December – Lincoln Engine Shed
Monday 8th December – Birmingham Academy 2
Tuesday 9th December – Manchester Academy 3
Wednesday 10th December – London ULU

 

Single Review: The Faint / The Geeks Were Right

 
By on Friday, 3rd October 2008 at 3:51 pm
 

Like your music angular and dance punky? Well rejoice, as The Faint have recently bounced back with a fifth album “Fasciination”, this time completely self-produced.

First single, “The Geeks Were Right” draws on the tenets of futurist literature and sliding, siren-call guitars… just what we know and love The Faint for, whilst being a bit different to their previous efforts…

Catch the video below, and tour dates below that.

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Catch them on tour at the following live dates:

Tuesday 18th November – Glasgow Oran Mar
Wednesday 19th November – Manchester Academy 3
Thursday 20th November – London Scala
Friday 21st November – Brighton Digital

The Faint’s new single, “The Geeks Were Right” is out on Monday 13th October on Co-operative Music.

 

Snow Patrol / October 2008 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 3rd October 2008 at 11:32 am
 

The only band to have a frontman who can give Johnny Borrell a run for his money in the irritating self-important front man league, Snow Patrol, have announced a unique 48 hour tour around the UK and Ireland around release day of their new album, A Hundred Million Suns which is out on Monday 27th October.

The ‘Take Back The Cities Tour’ will see the band play four capital cities across the UK and Ireland in a 48 hour period stopping off in Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh and London.

Tickets for these shows are priced £22.50, and due to the intimate nature of the events are available exclusively to members of their fan club via a lottery draw. Each lucky ticket holder will also get an exclusive free Live CD of the show they attend, picking up an artworked CD on the night, which will contain details of how to download highlights of the show the next day.

Sunday 26th October – Dublin Gate Theatre (Lunchtime show)
Sunday 26th October – Belfast Empire (Evening show)
Monday 27th October – Edinburgh Assembly Rooms (Midday show)
Monday 27th October – London Bloomsbury Theatre (Evening show)

 

Das Wanderlust / October 2008 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 2nd October 2008 at 7:44 pm
 

The wonderful Das Wanderlust have announced their largest tour to date around the UK starting in just 7 days time.

However, if you haven’t heard of Das Wanderlust, let us introduce them…

Das Wanderlust are Laura Susan Simmons on vocals and keyboard, Andrew Richard Elliott on more Keyboard and guitar and Wesley John Stephenson on drums. Critics opinions of them have veered between avant-garde experimentalism and super-melodic noise, but the band prefer the more simplistic term ‘Wrong Pop’.

Oh, and if that wasn’t enough, they were featured in the Guardian last month.

So, what are you waiting for? Tickets are on sale now for all dates around the £4 mark – catch them at the below dates / venues:

Thursday 9th October – Glasgow Barfly
Friday 10th October – Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire
Saturday 11th October – Aberdeen The Tunnels
Tuesday 14th October – Cambridge Portland Arms
Wednesday 15th October – Brighton Club NME
Thursday 16th October – Manchester The Green Windmill
Thursday 30th October – Nottingham Junktion 7
Friday 31st October – Derby The Venue

Side image comes from obo-bobolina’s flickr stream under the Creative Commons License.

 
 
 

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