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Malakai join Doves tour

The Bristol act Malakai have been hand-picked by Doves as the support act for their forthcoming tour.

Dates:

18 Apr 2009 The Croft, Bristol - own headline show
22 Apr 2009 Barrowland Glasgow, Scotland
23 Apr 2009 Edinburgh Picture House Edinburgh, Scotland
24 Apr 2009 Leeds 02 Academy, Leeds,
26 Apr 2009 Manchester Academy, Manchester,
27 Apr 2009 Newcastle Academy, Newcastle
28 Apr 2009 Sheffield Academy, Sheffield
29 Apr 2009 The Fly, London - own headline show
30 Apr 2009 Reading Hexagon, Reading
01 May 2009 Brixton Academy, London
04 May 2009 Southampton Guildhall, Southampton
05 May 2009 Nottingham Rock City, Nottingham
06 May 2009 Norwich UEA, Norwich
07 May 2009 Bristol 02 Academy, Bristol

Their debut album The Uglyside of Love is out now on Invada.

"this sublime debut recalls the moment when trip-hop was a vital - unblemished force.. tapping '60s psych and '70s Brit-rock as much as dub, Two Tone and breeze-block beats...it's jaw dropping" Mojo 4stars

"a magpie melange of samples, film extracts and highly original sculptured into tracks ranging from Fading World's Massive Attack-meets-dupstep forboding to the pastrol, Zombies-esque psychadelia of Another Sun. Outsider pop that's unlikely to remain out in the cold for long." Q 4stars

"Malakai's mix of wit, musical darling and apocalyptic imagery is like locking yourself into the set of The Prisoner with Brian Jones, Sly Stone and Dennis Hopper. Terrifyingly fun." NME 8/10

Last updated: 09/05/2018 13:12:19

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