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Music news round up: w/e March 22

As part of this year's Record Store Day, Tame Impala will be releasing an 8-track live recording, Live Versions. The limited edition vinyl will be available on April 19th at participating record stores across the world.

The band have recently signed to Fiction Records in the UK.


With their debut album due in summer, JAWS will release new single 'Think Too Much, Feel Too Little' on April 14th via Rattlepop. Listen to the track below, where you can also find their upcoming tour dates.

Tour dates:
16.4 - Preston - 53 Degrees (14+)
17.4 - Stoke - Sugarmill (14+)
18.4 - Sheffield - Plug (14+)
19.4 - Birmingham - The Institute (14+)
20.4 - Banbury - Also Known As (18+)
22.4 - Southampton - unit (16+)
24.4 - Bournemouth - 60 Million Post Cards (18+)
25.4 - Tunbridge Wells - Forum (16+)
28.4 - Leicester - The Cookie Jar (14+)
29.4 - St Albans - The Horn (14+)
30.4 - Cardiff - Undertone (16+)
02.5 - Middlesbrough - Westgarth Social Club (16+)
03.5 - Leeds - Live At Leeds
04.5 - Canterbury - City Sound Project
06.5 - Reading - Oakford Social (18+)
8/9/10.5 - Brighton - The Great Escape


Sleep Party People have announced that their new album Floating will be released on June 2nd through Blood & Biscuits. To mark the announcement, they have unveiled album track 'In Another World', which you can listen to below.

Floating tracklisting:

Side A
1 Change In Time
2 Floating Blood Of Mine
3 A Stranger Among Us
4 In Another World
5 Death Is The Future

Side B
6 I See The Sun, Harold
7 I See The Moon (Feat. Lisa Light)
8 Only A Shadow
9 Scattered Glass


Dan Sartain follows 2012's Ramones suffused Too Tough To Live with an altogether more eclectic proposition in the shape of DUDESBLOOD which is released on April 28th through One Little Indian. Across its ten songs, the album careers between the paranormal John Ford C&W of 'Marfa Lights' to UK anarcho-punk ('Smash The Tesco') and a take on The Knife's 'Pass This On' - which also happens to be the album's lead single, released on May 12th. Sartain will be in the UK for shows in May/ June.


Moulettes are set to release their new album Constellations (ft. Mystery Jets' Blaine Harrison, Arthur Brown and The Unthanks) on June 2nd via Navigator Records.

Catch them live at the following dates:

23rd March – London, Kings Place
19th April – Isle Of Wight, Quay Arts
22nd April – Cambridge, Junction
23rd April – Bridport, The Electric Palace
24th April – Brighton, The Haunt
25th April – Ipswich, The Cut Cafe
26th April – Portsmouth, Wedgewood Rooms
30th April – Wolverhampton, The Robin 2
1st May – Manchester, The Ruby Lounge
2nd May – York, Fibbers
3rd May – Swansea, The Garage
8th May – Liverpool, Academy 2
9th May – Newcastle, Cluny
10th May – Morecambe The Hothouse
17th May – Guildford, The Boileroom
22nd May – Penzance, Acorn
23rd May – Torrington, The Plough Arts Centre
24th May – Off The Tracks
29th May – Norwich, The Waterfront
30th May – Newbury, The Arlington Arts Centre
31st May – Acoustic Festival of Britain


Wenlock Hill is the new release from Merrymouth, the three piece folk-orientated band formed by Ocean Colour Scene’s frontman Simon Fowler along with long time OCS band member Dan Sealey and keyboard player Adam Barry. Wenlock Hill is the follow up to their critically acclaimed debut, Merrymouth, and will be released through Navigator Records on May 5th.

Tour dates:

Thurs. 8th May The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
Fri. 9th May Rothes Hall, Glenrothes
Sat. 10th May Tolbooth, Stirling
Fri. 16th May The Met, Bury
Sat. 17th May The Mac, Birmingham
Sun. 18th May The Glee Club, Nottingham
Sun. 1st June The Glee Club, Cardiff
Mon. 2nd June Kings Place, London


One Little Indian has announced that Russian-born, New York-based composer/producer Olga Bell's new album Krai will be released in the UK on April 28th. Inspired by the lesser-known corners of Bell's homeland and written entirely in her native Russian, Krai is Bell's second LP and first large-scale composition.

Scored for cello, electric guitar, bass, pitched drums, mallet percussion and electronics, Krai features a vocal ensemble of six Olgas (four female, two 'male') singing entirely in Russian. The texts of Krai are a mix of traditional, liturgical and original poetry Olga created with her mother, a former Radio Moscow broadcaster. Cossack fables, Orthodox chant and politically charged limericks collide in a dizzying mosaic of avant-garde and vernacular soundscapes.

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