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Update: Camden Crawl 2012

 
By on Thursday, 22nd March 2012 at 9:00 am
 

This year’s Camden Crawl just keeps growing! Yet more bands and even some comedians have been added to the already stellar lineup for the May Bank Holiday weekend extravaganza that takes over the music capital of London.

Joining the likes of Death In Vegas, Rolo Tomassi and Alabama 3, are the Scottish indie-rock titans Glasvegas, dancey post-punkers the Futureheads, and former Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes will be performing a solo show. Also announced for the jam-packed weekend of entertainment are comedians Rufus Hound, Henning When and Andrew Maxwell plus many more, who will take over the eight comedy stages throughout Camden.

But that’s not all to be excited about because the lovely people at Camden Crawl are releasing a very special and FREE mix tape to download. If you’re heading along to the weekend (and if you’re not, why not?!) then get in the mood with some top tracks from Antlered Man, Dutch Uncles, True Tiger and Kwes amongst others. Download it here; you can listen to the songs in the widget below.

Weekend tickets are priced at £67.50 + booking fees, although day tickets and VIP packages are available. For more information and to buy tickets visit official Web site. Make sure you’re in north London this May for what is gearing up to be one of the best festivals of the year.

 

Live Gig Video: We Are Augustines make a recording visit to Abbey Road

 
By on Wednesday, 21st March 2012 at 4:00 pm
 

In this part documentary, part performance video, We Are Augustines take us behind the scenes at Abbey Road, where they recently made a visit to their hallowed halls for some recording. This visual includes their current UK radio hit ‘Chapel Song’. Enjoy the video below.

We Are Augustines are currently on the road in North America with Southampton’s Band of Skulls. Like free stuff? Grab their track ‘Augustines’ from this previous MP3 of the Day post here. The band are also touring the UK in May; dates are listed under the video.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPzerhTjTNE[/youtube]

Wednesday 2nd May 2012 – Manchester Academy 3
Thursday 3rd May 2012 – London Dingwalls (sold out)
Saturday 5th May 2012 – Leeds Live at Leeds Festival
Sunday 6th May 2012 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds
Thursday 10th May 2012 – Glasgow Captain’s Rest

 

Zulu Winter / May 2012 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 5th March 2012 at 9:00 am
 

Zulu Winter are going on their first official headline tour of the UK in May. Tickets are on sale now.

The band will appear at this year’s SXSW and last week I wrote a short piece on them as one of 10 bands performing at the annual event in Austin; they will also appear at this year’s Great Escape.

Monday 7th May 2012 – Birmingham Hare and Hounds
Tuesday 8th May 2012 – Bristol Louisiana
Wednesday 9th May 2012 – Oxford Jericho
Friday 11th May 2012 – Brighton Great Escape Festival
Saturday 12th May 2012 – Manchester Sound Control
Monday 14th May 2012 – Glasgow King Tut’s
Tuesday 15th May 2012 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club

 

Preview: Camden Crawl 2012

 
By on Wednesday, 29th February 2012 at 9:30 am
 

Celebrate the May Bank Holiday in style this year with the 2012 Camden Crawl. The legendary sound journey across London’s hot spot for new music will feature over 300 artists and events from 4-6 May. Just one ticket will give you access to some of the best venues in Camden Town which will be showcasing the brightest stars in music from the UK and across the world.

Already announced for the all day and all night party are headlining electro-rock mainstays Death In Vegas, post-hardcore favourites Rolo Tomassi, experimental extraordinaires Brontide, progressive up-and-comers Antlered Man (pictured above), electronic wizards D/R/U/G/S and London’s own indie kids Toy to name a few.

There will also be appearances and undoubtedly speaker-slaughtering sets from Hawk Eyes, Dutch Uncles, Cymbals, And So I Watch You From Afar, True Tiger, James Cleaver Quartet and Spector.

Weekend tickets are priced at £67.50 + booking fees, although day tickets and VIP packages are available. For more information and to buy tickets visit the official Web site. Stay tuned for more announcements of bands and venues over the coming months as north London readies itself for the start of the festival season.

 

I Dream in Colour / May 2012 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 28th February 2012 at 9:00 am
 

Gaining momentum from a sold out show at London Cargo 2 weeks ago, Essex’s I Dream in Colour have announced details of an upcoming UK tour for May. Tickets are on sale now. They’ll be celebrating the release of their next single in London, rather appropriately with the name ‘London’, on the 20th of May at the Borderline.

Monday 14th May 2012 – Sheffield Soyo
Tuesday 15th May 2012 – Newcastle Cumberland Arms
Wednesday 16th May 2012 – Glasgow Berkley Suite
Saturday 19th May 2012 – London Borderline (single launch party)
Monday 21st May 2012 – Nottingham Red Room
Tuesday 22nd May 2012 – Leicester Firebug
Wednesday 23rd May 2012 – Bristol Thekla
Thursday 24th May 2012 – St. Albans Horn
Friday 25th May 2012 – Cambridge Corner House

 

Mystery Jets / March, April and May 2012 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 23rd February 2012 at 9:30 am
 

Mystery Jets have announced a series of “intimate” dates for the coming weeks. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (24 February) at 9 AM.

This is all in preparation for the release of their next album, ‘Radlands’, on the 30th of April on Rough Trade. Below, there’s a teaser/trailer video for the album, which was mostly recorded in Austin, Texas.

Wednesday 28th March 2012 – Leeds Brudenell Social Club
Thursday 29th March 2012 – Hartlepool Studio
Friday 30th March 2012 – Carlisle Brickyard
Sunday 1st April 2012 – Edinburgh Electric
Monday 2nd April 2012 – Newcastle Cluny
Wednesday 4th April 2012 – Birmingham Rainbow
Wednesday 11th April 2012 – Cardiff Gate
Thursday 12th April 2012 – Norwich Arts Centre
Saturday 14th April 2012 – Nottingham Bodega
Sunday 15th April 2012 – Stoke Sugarmill
Monday 16th April 2012 – Sheffield Queen’s Social Club
Wednesday 18th April 2012 – Oxford Bullingdon
Thursday 19th April 2012 – Tunbridge Wells Forum
Friday 20th April 2012 – Cambridge Junction 2
Saturday 21st April 2012 – Bath Moles
Friday 18th May 2012 – London Brixton Academy

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvuwBV5gD3M[/youtube]

 
 
 

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