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Music news round-up: Weds 30 Jan

Peace have announced details of their debut album, In Love. Produced by Jim Abiss (Arctic Monkeys, Adele) and set for release through Columbia Records on March 25, the long player will be preceded by a re-vamped version of the single ‘Follow Baby’ on March 18.

Rdio, (, the streaming music service from the co-creator of Skype, is now offering listeners up to six months of free music on the Web. New Rdio listeners can sign up and activate free streaming at, with no credit card required, then browse Rdio's library of over 18 million songs.

Walk The Moon are set to release the 6 track Tightrope EP in the UK through RCA records on March 11th. The title track is taken from their current self titled album. They will also be visiting the UK for a run of UK headline dates next month, which will culminate in a show at London’s Scala on February 27th.

As well as single 'Tightrope' the EP will also feature three new recordings, a cover and a b-side recorded amidst the band’s end of 2012 touring schedule.

20 - Manchester (Academy 3)
21 - Glasgow (King Tuts)
24 - Leeds (Cockpit 2)
25 - Bristol (Thekla)
26 - Birmingham (The Temple)
27 - London (Scala)

The Staves will play:

18th April - Revelation St Mary's, Ashford
19th April - Academy 2, Oxford
20th April - Arts Centre, Norwich
22nd April - Komedia, Bath
23rd April - The Gate, Cardiff
24th April - The Scala, London
25th April - The Scala, London

2nd May - The Leadmill, Sheffield
3rd May - Gorilla, Manchester

Dark Horses have announced that they have been invited by Noel Gallagher to support Kasabian at The Royal Albert Hall on the 22nd of March for the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Their new double A side single 'Traps'/'Boxing Day' is released on the 11th March.

They also play the following, free-entry shows with Kins:

20th March - Reading, Oakford Social
21st March - London, Babble Jar
23rd March - Manchester, Night & Day
26th March - Leeds, A Nation of Shopkeepers
27th March - Nottingham, Spanky Van Dykes
28th March - Bristol, Start The Bus
29th March - Portsmouth, The Registry
30th March - Bournemouth, Sixty Million Postcards

Icelanders Retro Stefson will release their new self-titled album on March 25th through Les Frères Stefson, their debut UK release. The album is accompanied by a London show at The Lexington on the same date.

Public Service Broadcasting have announced the release date of their debut album Inform - Educate – Entertain - on Monday 6th May.

J. Willgoose, Esq. and his drumming companion Wrigglesworth will embark on a mammoth 46-date tour of the UK in late February, March and May in support of their upcoming single (Signal 30' - 15th April) and album. Confirmed summer festival slots include Wickerman and Wychwood with many more yet to be announced.


21 February – The Railway, Winchester
23 February – The War Room @ Churchill Arms, Alderholt
27 February – Moles, Bath
28 February – The Phoenix, Exeter
1 March – Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington
2 March – Mojo Rising Festival @ The Poly, Falmouth
7 March – The Brewery, Kendal
8 March – The Brickyard, Carlisle
9 March – The Studio, Hartlepool
10 March – The Hop, Wakefield
13 March – The Railway, Bolton
14 March – 53 Degrees, Preston
15 March – The Compass, Chester
16 March – The Bridge, Scunthorpe
17 March – The Leopard, Doncaster
19 March – The Boiler Room, Guildford
20 March – The Junction, Cambridge
21 March – The Musician, Leicester
23 March – Taylor John's House, Coventry
24 March – The Picturedrome, Northampton


30 April – An Tobar, Mull
1 May – Sal Mor Ostaig, Skye
2 May – Ironworks, Inverness
3 May – Woodlands Centre, Stornoway
4 May – The Arch Inn, Ullapool
5 May – Old Bridge Inn, Aviemore


7 May – The Caves, Edinburgh
8 May – ABC2, Glasgow
9 May – The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
10 May – The Cluny, Newcastle
11 May – Westgarth Social Club, Middlesbrough
13 May – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
14 May – Sound Control, Manchester
15 May – The Kazimier, Liverpool
16 May – The Leadmill, Sheffield
17 May – Bodega Social, Nottingham
18 May – HMV Institute Temple, Birmingham
20 May – Roxx, Southampton
21 May – The Haunt, Brighton
22 May – Village Underground, London
23 May – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
24 May – The Fleece, Bristol
25 May – OPEN, Norwich
28 May - The Stiff Kitten, Belfast
30 May - Cyprus Avenue, Cork
31 May – The Button Factory, Dublin

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