Music news round up: w/e 4 August
releases his new LP Summer Special on August 20th via National Elf.
will release two albums on October 8th via Frontiers Records: the solo disc Long Wave, a heartfelt and vivid tribute to some of the very songs that originally inspired him, and Mr. Blue Sky – The Very Best Of Electric Light Orchestra. For the latter album, the British artist has revisited and re-recorded - at his home studio in Los Angeles - the greatest hits of Electric Light Orchestra.
The two releases mark the 40th anniversary of ELO. There will also be releases in 2013 including ELO Live! plus expanded reissues of the ELO’s 2001 album Zoom and Lynnes first solo album in 1990, Armchair Theater.
have just confirmed their first ever UK tour for later this year. The LA duo, comprising of Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards, return with headline dates and festival shows around the country. Following the release of their debut single, 'Gonna Make My Own Money' (Ark Recordings), and first clutch of shows last month, Deap Vally return to the UK for dates as follows:
Weds, 22nd AUGUST - LONDON, Tamesis Dock (Communion Records Night)
Fri, 24th AUGUST - LEEDS FESTIVAL
Sun, 26th AUGUST - READING, FESTIVAL
Mon, 27th AUGUST - DUBLIN, Whelans
Sat, 1st SEPTEMBER - LONDON, 1,2,3,4 Festival
Mon, 3rd SEPTEMBER - LEEDS, Nation of Shopkeepers
Tues, 4th SEPTEMBER - GLASGOW, Nice ‘n’ Sleazy
Weds, 5th SEPTEMBER - NEWCASTLE, The Cluny
Fri, 7th SEPTEMBER - MANCHESTER, The Soup Kitchen
Sat, 8th SEPTEMBER - NOTTINGHAM, Rescue Rooms
'Say Nothing' will be the new single released by Example, out on September 16th through Ministry Of Sound. Produced by DJ Dirty South, the track will come backed by remixes from TC, Roska, Burns, Foamo and Hardwell. Listen to the original version below.
Tickets are now on sale for Dog Is Dead's Oct/Nov UK tour, to mark the release of their debut album All Our Favourite Stories on October 8th. Listen to album track 'Any Movement' below and read on for full tour dates.
23 Manchester Academy 3
24 Birmingham O2 Academy 2
25 Newcastle The Other Rooms
26 Edinburgh Electric Circus
27 Glasgow King Tuts
29 Dublin O2 Academy 2
31 Bristol Thekla
1 London Scala
2 Exeter Phoenix
3 Brighton The Haunt
6 Leeds Cockpit
London-based Eyes On Film have announced a one-off show with Carl Barat on August 16th at London's Proud Galleries in Camden. Tickets are on sale now.
With their new album FOUR out on August 20th, Bloc Party will be live streaming next week's show at New York's Terminal 5. The show will be broadcast live worldwide in HD on The Bowery Presents Live channel on YouTube (www.youtube.com/thebowerypresents) at 2:30 AM UK time on August 8th. To whet your appetite, check out album track 'Day Four' below.