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Music news round up: w/e 22 June

Deaf Club

have announced that their new EP Take In Colour will be released on August 5th through Kissability. Check out EP track 'April' below.

Live dates

18th September - The Waiting Room, London
26th September - Korova, Liverpool


'Doing OK' will be the next single released by Wretch 32, out on August 18th through Ministry of Sound / Levels Recording. The track, featuring Jacob Banks, is the second single to be taken from his forthcoming third album.


A collaboration between Olga Bell and Tom Vek, Nothankyou will release their debut double a-side single 'Know Yourself / Oyster on August 5th through Moshi Moshi records. Listen to 'Know Yourself' below.



have made a documentary available of the recording of their fourth studio album, The Weight Of Your Love (July 1st).


Blue Horizon have announced that The Black Angels have confirmed a European tour for September. The dates will follow the release of their critically acclaimed new album Indigo Meadow earlier this year.

Tour dates
Sep 13 UK Leeds Cockpit
Sep 14 UK Glasgow Classic Grand
Sep 15 Ireland Dublin Button Factory
Sep 17 UK Manchester Gorilla
Sep 18 UK London Electric Ballroom


King Khan & The Shrines

have unveiled the very first new track ‘Born to Die’ from the brand new album Idle No More set for release on September 3rd on Merge Records.


Fresh from playing Sonar Festival, Icelandic teenage wunderkind Samaris share a new remix of their upcoming single ‘Góða Tungl’ ‘by Glaswegian producer Sei A who delivers a tech-house leaning version of the song that puts more of an emphasis on sophisticated production touches rather than club-ready girth.

Samaris’ first UK release comes in the shape of an eponymously-titled album on July 29th. It is preceded by a single, ‘Góða Tungl’, released on July 22nd as a three track bundle including Stubborn Heart & Sei A remixes.


The bi-coastal US act Night Verses will release debut album Lift Your Existence in the UK on July 22nd but they’re already whetting our appetite fully with a stream of clips from each track on the record, totalling over 8 minutes in length.


In anticipation for their forthcoming release, Los Angeles based rock act letlive. are currently streaming their new album, The Blackest Beautiful, three weeks in advance of the record’s scheduled debut on July 8th via Epitaph Records.


After two years touring all over the planet, viral sensation and guitar virtuoso Jon Gomm is hitting the road on home soil with his first major solo UK tour this Autumn, playing the Youtube hits that first brought him fame and premiering songs from his forthcoming album Secrets Nobody Keeps.

Jon has announced that if you are a band or solo artist, you can now apply to play the opening set at one of the upcoming dates. Where possible, Jon wants to give the chance to local musicians.

How To Apply :

1) Go to the Facebook event for the one gig nearest you (listed at )
2) Please post a direct link to video or audio of your music (e.g. Youtube, Soundcloud, or Bandcamp) as a post on this event page.
3) Jon will personally select a shortlist of bands.
4) The guests of the Facebook event will then vote for who they'd like to see.

The final choice for support artist will then be made by Jon in conjunction with the concert venue/promoter, and will be subject to terms and conditions set out by the venue/promoter. For a few gigs, support artists have already been chosen (for special reasons).

Full information for how to apply is on this page:

Jon Gomm UK Tour Dates:

30th August - Newport - TBC
31st August - Swansea - The Garage
1st September - Kent - Avenue Theatre
4th September - London - Surya
5th September - Bristol - Thekla
6th Septmber – North Devon - The Factory
7th September - Cardiff - The Moon Club
9th September -Guildford - The Boileroom
10th September - Worcester – The Marrs Barr
11th September - Birmingham - Hare & Hounds
12th September - Liverpool - Leaf Cafe
13th September - Leeds - Brudenell
14th September - Manchester - Sound Control
16th September - Nottingham - Bodega
17th September - York - Fibbers
19th September - Belfast - The Black Box
22nd September - Lincolnshire - Alchemy Festival
23rd September - Hull - The Backroom
24th September – Milton Keynes - The Stables
25th September - Bury St Edmunds - Apex
27th September - Glasgow - Berits & Brown
28th September - Troon - The New Troon Folk Club
29th September - Edinburgh - The Voodoo Rooms
2nd October - Preston - The Continental
3rd October - Newcastle - Cluny 2
4th October - Macclesfield - Cabin 5150
5th October - Huddersfield - Bar 1:20
6th October – Penrith - Penrith Playhouse

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