Music news round-up: Weds 17 October
'Miss You' is the first single taken from Clinic’s forthcoming seventh album, Free Reign (12th November).
The History Of Apple Pie are set to release their debut album Out Of View 28th of January 2013 through Marshall Teller Records.
Hip Hop geezer DJ Drama releases his new album Quality Street Music which will be released in the UK on 29th October and features the tracks 'My Moment' (feat. 2 Chainz, Meek Mill & Jeremih) and 'We In This Bitch' (I say! - Ed.). The album is out in the USA this week and is currently top 10 on the itunes album chart.
The Twang release their third studio album 10:20 on October 29th. The band will also be heading out on a full tour later this month.
Sun 28 Sunderland Independent
Mon 29 Aberdeen Lemon Tree
Tues 30 Glasgow Garage
Thurs 1 Edinburgh Liquid Rooms
Fri 2 Leeds Cockpit
Sat 3 Sheffield Leadmill
Mon 5 Wolverhampton Wulfrun Hall
Tues 6 Norwich Waterfront
Wed 7 Derby Academy
Thurs 8 Reading Sub89
Sat 10 Bristol The Cooler
Sun 11 Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Tues 13 UK, Manchester Ritz
Wed 14 UK, London Scala
Weston-Super-Mare men-about-town Towns release a six track EP due for release on 22nd October. The play out on these dates this month:
Thursday 18th Start The Bus, Bristol
Friday 19th Soundcontrol, Manchester
Saturday 20th The Picket, Liverpool
Monday 22nd Boileroom, Guildford
Tuesday 23rd Birthdays, London
Thursday 25th Moles, Bath
Friday 26th Bodega, Nottingham (with Spotlight Kid)
Saturday 27th The Flapper, Birmingham
Christmas Rules will be released by Hear Music/Concord Music Group on November 5th, 2012 outside of North America. The set boasts 17 all-new recordings, including fun., Paul McCartney, indie-pop luminaries The Shins, Americana favorites The Civil Wars, singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright (with Sharon Van Etten), Fruit Bats, Punch Brothers, soul icon Irma Thomas (with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band), cinematic rockers Calexico, eclectic troubadour Andrew Bird, Latin neo-traditionalists Y La Bamba, Texas twang-rock troupe Heartless Bastards, alterna-folk standard-bearer Holly Golightly, roots quintet Black Prairie (featuring Sallie Ford), choral revival collective AgesAndAges, Fiery Furnaces alumna Eleanor Friedberger and Seattle Americana outfit The Head and the Heart.