Music news round-up: Weds 20 June
Kyla La Grange has announced the details of her new single, which precedes the release of her debut album, Ashes. 'Walk Through Walls' will be released through ioki Records/Sony on 30th July. The album comes out the same day.
It is Kyla’s fourth single, and was produced by Brett Shaw at 123 Studios in East London, and mixed by producer and mixer du jour Dan Grech (The Vaccines, Keane, Lana Del Rey).
Bloc Party have announced an eight-date UK tour for this October to mark the release of their fourth full-length album FOUR, out on August 20th through Frenchkiss Records. Support on all dates comes from Theme Park. Tickets are on presale now at Bloc Party's official website (blocparty.com) and on general sale this Friday (22nd). Full dates as follows:
12/10 - Newcastle, O2 Academy
13/10 - Leeds, O2 Academy
14/10 - Glasgow, O2 Academy
15/10 - Birmingham, O2 Academy
17/10 - Southampton, Guildhall
18/10 - Bristol, O2 Academy
19/10 - Manchester, WHP
20/10 - Cambridge, Corn Exchange
Stubborn Heart have announced the release of their debut EP on new label Kaya Kaya Records. The ‘Need Someone EP’ will be available from next Monday (25th June) through iTunes, and on a limited run of 12” vinyl in late summer. It follows an anonymous white label 12" last year.
Hot Chip tour the UK in October:
MON 8 OCT - NORWICH, UEA with Disclosure
TUE 9 OCT - LEEDS, O2 ACADEMY with Disclosure
THU 11 OCT - BIRMINGHAM, O2 ACADEMY with Disclosure
FRI 12 OCT - GLASGOW, O2 ABC with Disclosure
SAT 13 OCT - MANCHESTER, ACADEMY with Disclosure
MON 15 OCT - BRISTOL, O2 ACADEMY with Django Django
TUE 16 OCT - SOUTHAMPTON, GUILDHALL with Django Django
FRI 19 OCT - LONDON, O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY with Django Django
Wild Combination have decided to release their debut EP and give it away for free for everyone to share. It's available to download via their website here: http://wildcombinationuk.com/ The band have had comparison to The Postal Service, Foals and M83. They have dropped the video for opening track 'When We're Together (We Don't Worry)' onto YouTube.