Music news round-up: w/e 25 February
Crowns have unveiled the video to ‘Full Swing’ which is taken from their upcoming self-titled EP that is released on March 5th.
Following their recorded contribution to the Chimes of Freedom: Songs of Bob Dylan Honouring 50 Years of Amnesty International album, Amnesty International have released a video of Brooklyn’s We Are Augustines in session playing a version of Bob Dylan’s classic track ‘Mama...You Been On My Mind’.
Sennen are releasing their new single ‘Vultures’ on Indelabel on March 5th. Ahead of release, the band have put a new video online for the B-Side to the single, 'Holding On For You'.
Willy Mason has the release of 'Restless Fugitive', the first track to be taken from his forthcoming third studio album (his first for five years).
Listen to the track here:
Willy Mason - "Restless Fugitive" by willymason
Kyla La Grange has announced details of a UK tour for April 2012. Starting in Oxford on April 15th, the eight date headline tour will then be followed by a London show at Village Underground on May 29th. These live dates will follow on from the release of Kyla's fourth single 'Vampire Smile' which is out on March 19th via Chess Club Records.
23 Feb - The Hope, Brighton (Communion night)
29 Feb - Cafe Drummonds, Aberdeen (supporting Dog is Dead)
1 Mar - Ironworks room 2, Inverness (supporting Dog Is Dead)
2 Mar - The Arch, Ullapool (supporting Dog Is Dead)
3 Mar - The Woodlands Centre, Stornoway (supporting Dog Is Dead)
4 Mar - Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore (supporting Dog Is Dead)
6 Mar - Kings Tuts, Glasgow (supporting Dog Is Dead)
7 Mar - Electric Circus, Edinburgh (supporting Dog Is Dead)
15 Apr - The Jericho Tavern, Oxford
16 Apr - Waterfront, Norwich
17 Apr - Cornerhouse, Cambridge
18 Apr - Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
20 Apr - Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
21 Apr - Static Gallery, Liverpool
22 Apr - Head Of Steam, Newcastle
23 Apr - The Musician, Leicester
29 May - Village Underground, London
The fifth release from their debut album Innocence, Nero's 'Must Be The Feeling / Innocence' is out on March 5th through MTA Records. Check out the video to 'Must Be The Feeling' below.
Django Django have revealed that their new single 'Storm' will be out on April 23rd. They have also announced a UK tour for May/June, as well as a date in London in October, with full dates as follows:
31/05 - The Cellar, Southampton
02/06 - Field Day, London
05/06 - Academy 2, Oxford
06/06 - Academy 2, Birmingham
08/06 - No Direction Home @ Welbeck Abbey nr Sheffield
09/06 - Parklife Festival, Manchester
10/06 - Rough Beats, Clapham (Yorkshire)
11/06 - Fibbers, York
13/06 - Doghouse, Dundee
14/06 - Cockpit, Leeds
15/06 - St Pauls Church, Cambridge
31/10 - Heaven, London
Due to popular demand U.S. band Dispatch have upgraded their March 21st show at London's Bush Hall show to the Shepherd's Bush Empire. Original tickets still valid. They also play Glasgow's King Tut's on the 29th.
London based four-piece Eyes On Film have announced that their debut EP 'Something Wicked (This Way Comes)' will be out on May 7th through MI7 Records. Check out the title track below and read on for their tour dates with Boots Electric in March.
Eyes On Film - Something Wicked (This Way Comes) by PurplePR
Fri 9 March Birmingham O2 Academy
Sat 10 March Manchester Boots Electric
Sun 11 March Glasgow King Tuts Wah Wah Hut
Mon 12 March Leeds The Cockpit
Tues 13 March Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Wed 14 March London The Garage
Thurs 15 March Portsmouth / Southsea Wedgewood Rooms
Fri 16 March Bristol Thekla
With their debut album Lights out on March 12th, Air Castles have released new album track - and forthcoming single - 'Falling To Pieces' for your listening pleasure. Check it out below.
Air Castles - Falling To Pieces (Radio Edit) by Sainted PR
Wu Lyf have announced the support acts for their forthcoming tours of the UK, Europe and North America. The band will be joined by a host of artists across the 24 headline dates including Willis Earl Beal, Dreams, Apes & Horses, Herb Diamante, Dark Times, Holy Esque, Young Montana? and Shinies. In addition to these headline shows, WU LYF are also confirmed to perform at the Coachella festival on 13th and 20th April.
UK and Irish dates:
15th The Ritz, Manchester, UK
+ Herb Diamante, Shinies and Young Montana? (DJ set)
17th SWG3, Glasgow, UK
+ Holy Esque
19th Whelans, Dublin, Eire
21st Heaven, London, UK
+ Herb Diamante, Flamingods and Young Montana? (DJ set)
22nd Heaven, London, UK