Music news round-up: w/e 2nd August 2014
Peace have confirmed details of their new single, ‘Lost On Me’, which will be released on 28th September. It's the follow up to previous single ‘Money’ that was released in June and the track ‘World Pleasure’ that the band debuted back in March. All three tracks will appear on the band's follow up to last year's debut album, In Love.
Bardo Pond (pictured) play Corsica Studios, London on 22nd September.
The Melvins return with Hold It In, their first studio album as a quartet since 2010. Joining Buzz Osborne and Dale Crover for the 12-song album are Butthole Surfers' guitar player Paul Leary and bass player JD Pinkus. The album was recorded in both Los Angeles and Austin earlier this year, and shall be released via Ipecac Recordings on 13th October.
Buzz Osbourne plays two dates (20.09 London @ Oslo; 21.09 Bristol @ The Exchange) in support of his solo album, This Machine Kills Artists.
Klaxons are now confirmed as the headliner of OxfordOxford in one of the event’s debut line-up spanning the weekend of 26th-28th September in South Park. Also confirmed is Katy B. In support of local talent OxfordOxford will play host to three local acts by teaming up with BBC Introducing in Oxford show to present space-pop quintet, Flights of Helios, indie outfit Balloon Ascents and lo-fi pop trio Robot Swans. Visit the event website for more details.
8th September sees the release of Hot Love', the new single from the London production duo, We Are Shining. Check it out below.
The Pierces have announced details of a full UK headline tour in September in support of their new album Creation which is released on 1st September. Starting in Edinburgh, the tour takes in 10 cities and includes a show at London's O2 Shepherds Bush Empire on September 23rd.
Tuesday 16th Edinburgh Queens Hall
Wednesday 17th Gateshead The Sage
Friday 19th Bristol Trinity Centre
Saturday 20th Sheffield Leadmill
Sunday 21th Manchester Academy 2
Tuesday 23th London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire
Wednesday 24th Birmingham Glee Club
Thursday 25th Cambridge Junction
Saturday 27th Liverpool O2 Academy 2
Sunday 28th Nottingham Rescue Rooms