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Music news round-up: Weds 20 March

Little Boots will play the following two shows in May:

14: Manchester @ Gorilla
15: London @ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Her album Nocturne is released on the 6th of May.

Joe Satriani has confirmed the release of his 14th studio album, Unstoppable Momentum in the UK on Monday May 6 (U.S. release is Tuesday May 7) through Epic Records/Sony Music UK. The album was recorded at Skywalker Sound in San Francisco and was produced by Satriani and Mike Fraser (AC/DC).

Asthmatic Kitty have announced the debut release from Lily and Madeleine, an EP entitled The Weight of the Globe for 11th June.

Savages will release their debut album Silence Yourself on 6th May via Matador Records / Pop Noire.

Tracklisting: Shut Up / I Am Here / City’s Full / Strife / Waiting For A Sign / Dead Nature / She Will / No Face / Hit Me / Husbands / Marshal Dear

XIU XIU's Jamie Stewart is heading to the UK to play a handful of solo UK shows including 'Swans- Fest' curated by Michael Gira. All the dates are below.

Monday 1st April – HMV Institute, BIRMINGHAM
Tuesday 2nd April – Concorde 2, BRIGHTON
Thursday 4th April – Koko, LONDON (Swans Fest)
Friday 5th April – Stylus, LEEDS
Saturday 6th April – The Fleece, BRISTOL

This year marks the 35th anniversary of Bob Marley & The Wailers’ 1978 release, Kaya. To celebrate, on April 22, Universal Music will release an anniversary deluxe edition via Island/Tuff Gong/Universal Music. An expanded, two-CD collection it features 24 tracks, all completely remastered.

Included in addition to the original 10-song release is the B-side 'Smile Jamaica' plus a second disc featuring the unreleased live show, “Live at Ahoy Hallen,” recorded in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on July 7, 1978. Packaged with the original artwork, Kaya: 35th Anniversary Deluxe Edition will come with a 23-page booklet that includes lyrics, rare photos, plus extensive liner notes.

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