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Single Review: Tokyo Police Club – Bambi

 
By on Wednesday, 8th September 2010 at 12:00 pm
 

Canadian indie rockers Tokyo Police Club are set to release a new single called ‘Bambi’ on 27th September 2010 through Memphis Industries. The song is taken from their most recent album, ‘Champ,’ released earlier this year. It may be short, coming in at under 3 minutes, but it makes every second count.

At the beginning of the track, the intermittent keys and guitar give you the sense of something bubbling or simmering, building up until it reaches its boiling point in the first verse. Breaking in with the fantastic opening line “I wanna tell you there’s a really good reason why I came home wasted in the middle of the night”, vocalist Dave Monks (who also takes on bass duty) has a deep voice that works really well when juxtaposed with the higher-pitched keyboard and guitar tones on the song. As NME said, it “bounces with frenzied guitar riffs, pitter-patter drum beats and saucer-eyed optimism”, and it’s a song you’ll have trouble taking off of repeat. Check out the video below.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyCjFekH05A[/youtube]

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Tokyo Police Club will be hitting the UK for a week-long tour this November. The dates are as follows:

Thursday 4th November 2010 – Manchester Ruby Lounge
Friday 5th November 2010 – Dublin Academy
Saturday 6th November 2010 – Glasgow King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
Monday 8th November 2010 – Leeds Cockpit
Tuesday 9th November 2010 – London Heaven
Wednesday 10th November 2010 – Brighton Audio

 

I Dream in Colour / September – November 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 1st September 2010 at 9:30 am
 

Essex’s I Dream in Colour have announced a UK tour for October, plus two dates in September and a one-off in November.

MP3: I Dream in Colour – Get Along

Friday 17th September 2010 – London Bush Hall (supporting Saint Jude)
Saturday 18th September 2010 – Hampton Wick, South London Forresters (live and DJ set)
Monday 4th October 2010 – Coventry Kasbah
Wednesday 6th October 2010 – Guildford Backline Live
Wednesday 13th October 2010 – London 93 Feet East
Friday 15th October 2010 – Harlow Square (Club Blub)
Monday 18th October 2010 – Brighton Hope
Saturday 23rd October 2010 – Portsmouth Kraken Wakes (Club NME)
Sunday 24th October 2010 – Southampton Oxjam
Thursday 4th November 2010 – London Underbelly

 

Leftfield / November and December 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 1st September 2010 at 9:00 am
 

’90s electronic heroes Leftfield made a triumphant return to form when they headlined Rockness this year, and they have now announced they will be touring the UK this winter. Tickets to this much anticipated string of dates (their first in over a decade) go on sale this Friday, 3 September, at 9 AM.

Thursday 18th November 2010 – Leeds O2 Academy
Friday 19th November 2010 – Manchester Apollo
Saturday 20th November 2010 – Glasgow Barrowlands
Thursday 25th November 2010 – Liverpool University
Friday 26th November 2010 – Bournemouth O2 Academy
Saturday 27th November 2010 – Plymouth Pavilions
Thursday 2nd December 2010 – Bristol O2 Academy
Friday 3rd December 2010 – London O2 Academy Brixton

 

Ash / November 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 1st September 2010 at 8:00 am
 

Unlike the crazy A-Z, 26-city tour they went on last year, Ash will play only three dates on their November tour of the UK. The band will play dates in Edinburgh, Dundee and London. Tickets go on sale on Friday (3 September) at 9 AM.

Thursday 11th November 2010 – Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
Friday 12th November 2010 – Dundee Fat Sam’s
Saturday 13th November 2010 – London Shepherds Bush Empire

 

I Blame Coco / October and November 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Friday, 27th August 2010 at 2:15 pm
 

I Blame Coco has announced her first headlining tour of the UK. Catch her at the following venues; tickets are now available. TIckets are £7, with the exception of Sheffield and Coventry (£5), Nottingham, Brighton and Bristol (£7.50) and London (£9).

Wednesday 13th October 2010 – Bristol Thekla
Thursday 14th October 2010 – Sheffield Union
Friday 15th October 2010 – Oxford Academy 2
Saturday 16th October 2010 – Coventry Kasbah
Monday 18th October 2010 – Glasgow King Tuts
Tuesday 19th October 2010 – Leeds University
Wednesday 20th October 2010 – London Scala
Tuesday 26th October 2010 – Manchester Academy 3
Wednesday 27th October 2010 – Liverpool O2 Academy 2
Thursday 28th October 2010 – Newcastle Other Room
Monday 1st November 2010 – Nottingham Bodega
Tuesday 2nd November 2010 – Birmingham Academy 2
Wednesday 3rd November 2010 – Brighton Ballroom

 

Klaxons / November 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 26th August 2010 at 9:00 am
 

Klaxons released their latest album ‘Surfing the Void’ on Monday (23 August). And now they have announced plans for a UK tour in November. Catch them at the venues below. Tickets go on sale next Friday, 3rd September at 9 AM.

Thursday 11th November 2010 – Manchester Academy
Friday 12th November 2010 – Norwich UEA
Saturday 13th November 2010 – Bournemouth O2 Academy
Sunday 14th November 2010 – Nottingham Rock City
Tuesday 16th November 2010 – London HMV Forum
Wednesday 17th November 2010 – Cambridge Junction
Thursday 18th November 2010 – Oxford O2 Academy
Saturday 20th November 2010 – Birmingham HMV Institute
Sunday 21st November 2010 – Glasgow Barrowlands
Monday 22nd November 2010 – Leeds O2 Academy
Tuesday 23rd November 2010 – Dublin Tripod

 
 
 

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