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News round-up: Weds 7th August

Midlake return with Antiphon, their fourth album, on 4th November. It's the first since vocalist Tim Smith departed the band in 2012.

Singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves will play:

October 9th – Glasgow, Oran Mor
October 10th – Manchester, Academy
October 11th – Dublin, Whelans
October 13th – London, O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire

‘All Summer Long’ is the new single from John Cale and is available digitally worldwide now. It comes bundled with ‘Sandman (Flying Dutchman)’, a track from Cale’s recent Shifty Adventures In Nookie Wood album. Cale will be playing at the Green Man Festival on Aug 17th.

Spectrals' Louis Jones and his band head to London to play Visions Festival this weekend and Beacons Festival next weekend. Once festival season is over, they’ll be releasing single ‘Karaoke’ on September 30th and following it with a full UK headline tour in October.

8th London Lexington
14th Manchester Soup Kitchen
15th Sheffield The Harley
16th Liverpool Shipping Forecast
17th Cardiff SWN Festival
18th Dublin Workmans club
19th Birmingham Sunflower Lounge
20th Leeds Belgrave Music Hall
21st Newcastle Think Tank
22nd Edinburgh Sneaky Petes
23rd York Duchess
24th Hull Adelphi

Tom Odell will release his new single ‘Grow Old With Me’ on September 9th, on ITNO / Columbia Records.

He plays:


Friday 11th Southampton, Guildhall
Saturday 12th Cardiff, Uni Great Hall
Sunday 13th Cambridge, Corn Exchange
Tuesday 15th Leeds, o2 Academy
Wednesday 16th Glasgow, Academy
Thursday 17th Edinburgh, Picture House
Saturday 19th Manchester, Academy
Sunday 20th Newcastle, o2 Academy
Tuesday 22nd London, Shepherds Bush Empire
Wednesday 23rd London, Shepherds Bush Empire
Thursday 24th Norwich, UEA
Saturday 26th Birmingham, Institute
Sunday 27th Nottingham, Rock City
Tuesday 29th Bristol, o2 Academy
Wednesday 30th Sheffield, o2 Academy
Thursday 31st Liverpool, o2 Academy

F.U.R.S have announced details of the release of their second single. 'Just Kids' will be released on 19th August and available on 7” and download.

Leeds-based indie/rap/electro outfit Middleman release their new single 'Helpless’ on Monday 2nd September. Recorded in Leeds and produced by the band, the single is taken from their forthcoming album Counterstep (released on October 14th).

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