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Music news: Wednesday 22 February

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Simian Mobile Disco have announced the release of their brand new album Unpatterns on May 14 via Wichita Recordings. The first single 'Seraphim' will be released April 9.

Still Corners have unveiled the video for their track 'Endless Summer'. Having just wrapped up a successful UK tour Still Corners has been invited to appear as special guests to Sharon Van Etten at her sold out London show at Cargo March 1st.


Patrick Watson's Adventures in Your Own Backyard is set for release on the 30th of April via Domino, in conjunction with Secret City and he'll be briefly visiting the UK this spring. Joining Patrick (piano) in recreating his elegant songs live will be Mishka Stein (bassist), Simon Angell (guitar), and Robbie Kuster (piano). A full list of dates is below.

Monday the 30th of April – London, UK - St. Stephen’s Church
Tuesday the 1st of May – Brighton, UK - Komedia

Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff returns to indigO2 ahead of the release of his new album Re Birth. He plays the indigO2 at The O2, Peninsula Square, London on the 18th May.

'Brains' is the first video from the Baltimore-based Lower Dens' forthcoming album Nootropics.


Lower Dens have announced album release shows in London, Brighton and Ireland and will be performing at this year’s SXSW festival in the US. Nootropics will be available on CD, LP and digitally on April 30th on Ribbon Music. A limited edition gold with black swirl color LP is exclusively available to pre-order now via Ribbon Music.

Monday the 14th of May - Brighton, UK - The Hope
Wednesday the 16th of May - London, UK - The Lexington
Sunday the 3rd of June - EIR - Forbidden Fruit Festival

Following Lee Ranaldo's previously announced Primavera Sound performance, he stops in London for a headline show at The Scala, London on 6th June in support of his upcoming album Between the Times and the Tides.

Daley has unveiled a new video for the track 'Alone Together'.


The Ghosts release their new single for 'Ghosts' on April 8th. The track is taken from their debut album Enough Time, out 15th April.

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