SAM COOMES 'BUGGER ME' OUT 19TH AUGUST 2016

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'Stride On'

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Sam Coomes will release his first ever solo album Bugger Me on Domino. Coomes is probably best known as half of the long running underground pop duo Quasi, the other half being Janet Weiss, herself better known as the drummer for Sleater-Kinney

Coomes is pleased to share the first track from the forthcoming record, ‘Stride On’, all murky drum machines and gnarly organ stabs. Listen to ‘Stride On’ here. Additionally, watch the album trailer above.

QUASI REISSUE FIRST THREE ALBUMS

QUASI - MOLE CITY (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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ANGEL OLSEN 'MY WOMAN' OUT 2ND SEPTEMBER 2016

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'Intern'

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Angel Olsen has announced My Woman, the follow-up to her excellent 2014 album Burn Your Fire for No Witness. It’s out on Jagjaguwar. Olsen worked with producer Justin Raisen on the record, recording live to tape at LA’s Vox Studios. Guest guitarist Seth Kauffman joined her regular band lineup of bassist Emily Elhaj, drummer Joshua Jaeger, and guitarist Stewart Bronaugh. Earlier this month, she shared “Intern” and its video trailer, which you can watch above

NEW WRITER - ANGEL OLSEN

ANGEL OLSEN (OFFICIAL WEBSITE)

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WATCHING XYLAROO 'ON MY WAY' VIDEO

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'Sweetooth' & Instrumentals

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Xylaroo have premiered their new video 'On My Way' through Shortlist Magazine

The video includes footage and photos from their family, friends and fans and the methods used with chroma key paint and green screen background. The video is taken from the album 'Sweetooth' which was released via Sunday Best on 3rd June 2016.

XYLAROO - SWEETOOTH

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DENA TO PERFORM LIVE AT THE BERLIN FASHION FILM FESTIVAL (BFFF) PARTY ON 3RD JUNE 2016

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'Flash' & Instrumentals

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Every year Berlin Fashion Film Festival brings together top creatives and thought-leaders to present and award the best film productions on fashion, beauty and lifestyle. Focusing on celebrating talent and learning, BFFF connects filmmakers, producers, creative agencies, brands, labels and designers.

Domino Publishing's DENA will be performing at the BFFF After Show Party alongside a DJ Set. Her debut album 'Flash' was released on !K7 IN 2014. A new EP titled 'Trust' will be released later this year.

DENA - FLASH

DENA (TWITTER)

BERLIN FASHION FILM FESTIVAL

GIG DATES (PLAY)

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WATCHING THE KILLS 'SIBERIAN NIGHTS' VIDEO

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'Ash & Ice' & Instrumentals

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'Siberian Nights' is the third single taken from the forthcoming album “Ash & Ice” which is due out on June 3rd 2016 on Domino Records.

THE KILLS - HEART OF A DOG (VIDEO)

THE KILLS - ASH & ICE

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WILD BEASTS 'BOY KING' OUT 5TH AUGUST 2016

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'Get My Bang' & Instrumental

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Wild Beasts have announced their new album titled 'Boy King' which is due for release later this year. The album was recorded with producer John Congleton (St. Vincent, Swans, The War On Drugs) in Dallas, Texas.

Alongside the announcement the band have released its first single 'Get My Bang' - watch the video above. 

WILD BEASTS - PRESENT TENSE

WILD BEASTS (OFFICIAL WEBSITE)

JOHN CONGLETON & THE NIGHTY NITE

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WATCHING FAT WHITE FAMILY 'TINFOIL DEATHSTAR' VIDEO

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'Songs For Our Mothers' & Instrumentals

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Fat White Family have shared the video for single ‘Tinfoil Deathstar’. You can check it out above.

Directed by Canadian film and TV director Chris Grismer, the clip sees the band on characteristic form, playing the track amongst images of the ravages of war. The band have also revealed that Black Lips will support them at their upcoming show at Brixton Academy on September 17 which will mark their biggest UK show to date.

FAT WHITE FAMILY SONGS FOR OUR MOTHERS

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WATCHING ALICE JEMIMA 'LIQUORICE'

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ALICE JEMIMA 'LIQUORICE' EP & INSTRUMENTALS

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Alice Jemima is a singer-songwriter from Devon, a coastal county in southern England. She first caught the ear of BBC Radio 1 DJ and Bestival founder Rob Da Bank when she won a competition he ran to write a song in seven hours. Having been bowled over by her low-key pop songs, he's set to release Alice Jemima's debut EP Liqourice 17th June 2016 on his imprint Sunday Best. Hear the EP's title track in the colorful video above: it's a summer-ready pop song with hand-claps and a whispery melody you won't be able to shake.

ALICE JEMIMA 'LIQUORICE' EP OUT 17TH JUNE 2016 (VIA SUNDAY BEST)

Also from Sunday Best (Domino Publishing): 

XYLAROO 'Sweetooth' 3rd June 2016

LA SALAMI 'Dancing With Bad Grammar' 26th August 2016

 

CONOR O'BRIEN WINS SECOND IVOR NOVELLO AWARD FOR BEST ALBUM - DARLING ARITHMETIC

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Darling Arithmetic album and instrumentals

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We are thrilled to announce that VillagersDarling Arithmetic has won Album Award’ at the Ivor Novello Awards.

This is Conor O’Brien’s second Ivor Novello Award, having previously won ‘Best Song Musically and Lyrically’ in 2011, for his track ‘Becoming A Jackal’ taken from the debut album of the same name.

Released in April 2015, Darling Arithmetic – Villagers’ third full-length - is a breathtakingly, beautiful record entirely about love and relationships. O’Brien wrote, recorded, produced and mixed the album at his home in Malahide, a coastal town north of Dublin. It was a more pared-back, intimate journey compared to the multi-faceted arrangements of 2010’s Becoming A Jackal and 2013’s {Awayland} and revealed a single-minded artist at the peak of his already considerable songwriting powers.

Previously nominated twice for the Mercury Music Prize and winner of Ireland’s Choice Music Prize, O’Brien is currently working on his fourth album.

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Hot Scary Summer (live)

Where Have You Been All My Life

Hot Scary Summer (promo video)

Everything I am Is Yours

Darling Arithmetic

{Awayland}

Becoming a Jackal

 

DOLMAN COWRITER WINS IVOR NOVELLO

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Dolman

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Ex Machina

Huge congratulations to Ben Salisbury and his writing partner, Geoff Barrow, on winning Best Film Soundtrack 2016 at this year’s Ivor Novellos. The nomination comes in recognition of their superb soundtrack to Alex Garland’s Oscar winning film, Ex Machina, starring Alicia Vikander and Domhnall Gleeson

Dolman is a project featuring Scott Hendy (Malachai) and Ben Salisbury (known for working with Geoff Barrow on DROKK). Scott and Ben constructed an album of left field, cut 'n' paste productions utilising all manner of collaborators.

Dolman - On Stoney Ground (Pt.1) 

Dolman - Black Castles

Dolman - the Rainbow

Dolman - Monobrow

 

WATCHING THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS 'MIRACLE ALIGNER' VIDEO

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'Everything You've Come To Expect' & Instrumentals

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The Last Shadow Puppets have shared the video for new single ‘Miracle Aligner’. Taken from the number one album Everything You’ve Come To Expect, the new video was filmed in London and is the final video of the triptych from director Saam Farahmand, which included the videos for ‘Everything You’ve Come To Expect’ and ‘Aviation’.

Watch the video above.

AVIATION VIDEO

THE LAST SHADOW PUPPETS 'EVERYTHING YOU'VE COME TO EXPECT' VIDEO

EVERYTHING YOU'VE COME TO EXPECT (ALBUM)

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L.A. SALAMI SHARES NEW SINGLE 'THE CITY NOWADAYS' FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM 'DANCING WITH BAD GRAMMAR' (VIA SUNDAY BEST)

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'The City Nowadays'

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L.A. Salami was given a guitar for his 21st birthday. In a way, it was entirely appropriate. The gift seemed to unlock the world of music for him, allowing its puzzles to pour out in the process.

Fast forward by only a few years and L.A. Salami is about to release his debut album. The album was ecorded in the space of just one week, and is titled ‘Dancing With Bad Grammar’.

L.A. Salami talked to Clash Music about the new single “I’ve always loved the blues, and I think of this album as my version of blues songs. ‘The City Nowadays’ is like that.” The album is due out on 26th August, 2016. 

NEW WRITER - L.A. SALAMI

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DEUTSCHE TELEKOM SEA HERO QUEST 'MEMORIES OF A SEA HERO' ADVERT FEATURING 'LIGHTHOUSE' BY PATRICK WATSON

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'Adventures In Your Own Backyard' & Instrumentals

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T-Mobile/Deutche Telekom advert for new interactive video game titled 'Sea Hero Quest' - which the makers describe as a revolutionary new game which can be used to help fight dementia.

The advert features the usage of the track 'Lighthouse' by Patrick Watson (Domino Records).

PATRICK WATSON - ADVENTURES IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD

PATRICK WATSON - LOVE SONGS FOR ROBOTS

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WATCHING DEUX FURIEUSES 'DREAM FOR CHANGE' VIDEO

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'Tracks Of Wire'

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Deux Furieuses have shared their new single and accompanying videeo for 'Dream For Change' taken from the forthcoming album 'Tracks of Wire' which is out on 20th May 2016.

There is also an album launch gig at The Lexington in London on 5th June.

TRACKS OF WIRE (ALBUM)

DEUX FURIEUSES (OFFICIAL WEBSITE)

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DJ MARFOX 'CHAPA QUENTE' EP OUT 15TH APRIL 2016

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'Chapa Quente' EP

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Príncipe is set to continue its hot streak with an EP from the original batida master DJ Marfox titled 'Chapa Quente'. It is a meaty six-track EP led by one of Marfox’s most accomplished tracks yet, the frenetic and trance-inducing ‘2685’. The rest of the record continues in a similarly sweaty vein, with the industrial rowdiness of ‘Unsound’ another highlight.

The EP was released on April 15th 2016, with artwork by Príncipe’s Márcio Matos – stream ‘2685’ below.

NEW SIGNING - DJ MARFOX

PRINCIPE

DJ MARFOX - FACT MIX

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SPEEDY ORTIZ 'FOILED AGAIN' EP OUT 3RD JUNE 2016

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'Foiled Again'

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Speedy Ortiz have announced a new EP called Foiled Again and shared the first track, "Death Note." Foiled Again is out via Carpark Records, and features another new song called "Emma O" in addition to remixes of Foil Deer track "Puffer" by Lazerbeak and Open Mike Eagle. And yes, "Death Note" is named after the similarly titled anime, according to frontwoman Sadie Dupuis.

Listen to "Death Note" below.

SPEEDY ORTIZ - FOIL DEER

SPEEDY ORTIZ 'MY DEAD GIRL' VIDEO

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WATCHING THE KILLS PERFORM 'HEART OF A DOG' FOR BBC RADIO 6 MUSIC'S 'LIVE ROOM'

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'Ash & Ice' & Instrumentals

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The Kills performed thier new single 'Heart Of A Dog' for BBC's 6 Music Live Room. The song is their second single from the highly anticipated new album 'Ash & Ice' which is released on Domino on 3rd June 2016.

THE KILLS - HEART OF A DOG (VIDEO)

THE KILLS - ASH & ICE

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NEW WRITER - PETER J. BRANT (RIBBON MUSIC PUBLISHING)

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'Facades'

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Peter J. Brant is an American songwriter, illustrator, and filmmaker living in LA. He has performed under multiple monickers and has released music under the names Ben and Bruno and “BB”. He has also made videos for Solange, Amber Coffman, and various other artists.

His music has drawn parrallels to the likes of Arthur Russell, Sufjan Stevens and Randy Newman.

Brant self released his latest album 'Facades' in November, 2015. Watch the video for 'If I Could Go' from the album above and listen to the track 'Eden' below - also from the album.

PETER J BRANT (OFFICIAL WEBSITE)

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DOMINO PUBLISHING ARTISTS AT THE GREAT ESCAPE 2016

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Alice Jemima - Liquorice EP / Bleeding Heart Pigeons - Is / Oliver Coates - Upstepping

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The Great Escape is the festival for new music, showcasing 450 emerging artists from all over the world in 30+ walkable venues across the city. It’s the place to discover your new favourite artist and see them in an intimate setting before they go on to headline major festival stages.

TGE is also attended by the music industry who are on the hunt for the next big thing. A convention runs alongside the gigs featuring insightful panels, topical debates, keynote speeches and networking opportunities in abundance.

The Alternative Escape, Spotlight Shows, secret gigs, club nights and spontaneous collaborations all add to the festivities and make this weekend in Brighton one not to miss. Below are a list of artists from the Domino Publishing roster that are performing (times and venues included).

Alice Jemima -

Jubilee Gardens, 7pm, 20th May

Bleeding Heart Pigeons -

Komedia, 8.30pm, 19th May

Oliver Coates -

St Georges Church, 8pm, 21st May

Yorkston/Thorne/Khan - 

St Georges Church, 9pm, 20th May

Xylaroo -

The Pop Up Stage, 4pm, 19th May

The Pop Up Stage, 1pm, 20th May

Porches -

The Haunt, 1.30am, 20th May

LINKS:

THE GREAT ESCAPE

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WATCHING YORKSTON/THORNE/KHAN 'SONG FOR THIRZA' VIDEO

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'Broken Wave' EP

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Yorkston/Thorne/Khan recently released the Broken Wave Live EP. The songs were taken from the Broken Wave Live sessions recorded at The Square Studio in East London. These sessions afforded the band an opportunity to showcase live versions of three songs from the band’s acclaimed debut album Everything Sacred – released earlier this year.

YTK are now pleased to share the video for ‘Song for Thirza’, the band’s reading of legendary songwriter and singer Lal Waterson’s original.  

BROKEN WAVE LIVE EP

YORKSTON/THORNE/KHAN - EVERYTHING SACRED

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ALICE JEMIMA 'LIQUORICE' EP OUT 17TH JUNE 2016 (VIA SUNDAY BEST)

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'Liquorice' EP & Instrumentals

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Alice Jemima merges sultry sweet vocals with contemporary electronic production, creating catchy yet intelligent pop that speaks of universal emotions. Initially breaking through via an enchanting cover of Blackstreet's No Diggity - now tallying over 3 million plays - Alice releases the Liquorice EP with a debut album to follow.

Listen to the title track below

ALICE JEMIMA (OFFICIAL WEBSITE)

SUNDAY BEST

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SONOS X APPLE MUSIC: MUSIC MAKES IT HOME FEATURING GOLD PANDA'S 'IN MY CAR' (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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'Good Luck And Do Your Best'

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Sonos x Apple Music - Music Makes It Home: Niels Shoe Meulman.

"Music is like oxygen. The artist Niels Shoe Meulman can’t live without it. It helps him connect with his partner, painter Adele Renault and allows his creativity to run free."

Track - ‘In My Car’ by Gold Panda (Dom Publishing)

GOLD PANDA - GOOD LUCK AND DO YOUR BEST

GOLD PANDA - TIME EATER (VIDEO)

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WATCHING WHITE LUNG 'BELOW' VIDEO

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'Paradise' & Instrumentals

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White Lung has unveiled the video for their new single ‘Below’ which is taken from their forthcoming album, Paradise, out on Domino on May 6th, 2016.

Directed by Richard Bates Jr., the video stars AnnaLynne McCord along with other Marilyn Monroe look-alikes.

KISS ME WHEN I BLEED (VIDEO)

WHITE LUNG - PARADISE

WHITE LUNG - DEEP FANTASY

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WATCHING BLEEDING HEART PIGEONS 'THEY'RE CUTTING DOWN THE OLD OAK TREE' VIDEO

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'Is' & Instrumentals

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Bleeding Heart Pigeons release their new single, They’re Cutting Down The Old Oak Tree on 27th May. The song is taken from the Limerick trio’s acclaimed debut album, Is. The release of the single is preceded by a UK tour with Andrew Bird that includes a date at London’s Roundhouse on 4th May. Then begins a summer of live shows that kicks off with The Great Escape and Dot To Dot and sees support dates with Father John Misty and Pixies.

Watch the video ABOVE.

BLEEDING HEART PIGEONS - IS

BLEEDING HEART PIGEONS - O HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY VIDEO

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OLIVER COATES 'UPSTEPPING' OUT 13TH MAY 2016

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'Upstepping'

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'Upstepping' is the new mini-album by the cellist, composer and producer Oliver Coates. On first listen, Coates’ description of it as “pumped-up body music” feels perfectly apt – it’s a bedroom recording fuelled by caffeine, nervous energy and early Orbital and Photek – but deconstructed, destabilising and even sinister elements soon emerge. Coates himself, a globally lauded soloist, juggles appearances in Europe’s grandest concert halls with long-running, wide-ranging collaborations with like-minded artists, from the experimental composers Jonny Greenwood and Mica Levi to the electronic musician and producer Actress.

Upstepping continues Coates’ deep exploration of the synthesis between the sounds he can tease from his cello and the sonic and rhythmic palette of electronic music. The instrument is a bridge between two worlds: the rigour and restraint of classical performance and the catharsis of dance music. Upstepping is fuelled by a childhood spent practising and performing during daylight hours, and glued to the pirate radio of 1980s London at night.

When he came to make Upstepping, “limiting myself was the only rule” Coates says. “About 95 per cent of the sounds are derived from recording the cello and processing it digitally. A hi-hat equivalent is often a distorted, compressed and heavily EQ’d horsehair-on-steel stroke. All the melodic pitched sounds, even the ones that feel like keys, are samples of the tail of a cello harmonic. For example, ‘Perfect Love’ is a study in grey, concealing the source – it’s 100 per cent made from different types of cello attack. All of this is my way to try to widen the vocabulary of percussion, sampling and drum machine sounds, which have a rich history of their own.” Listen to "Timelapse (Walrus)" below.

OLIVER COATES (OFFICIAL WEBSITE)

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ROISIN MURPHY 'TAKE HER UP TO MONTO' OUT 8TH JULY 2016

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'Take Her Up To Monto' & Instrumentals

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Róisín Murphy has announced the follow up to last year's Hairless Toys. Her new album, Take Her Up To Monto, is out via Play It Again Sam. The LP was recorded with her longtime collaborator Eddie Stevens during the same sessions as its predecessor. As with Hairless Toys, Murphy will self-direct the album's videos.

Listen to the new track "Mastermind" below. 

HAIRLESS TOYS RECIEVES MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE NOMINATION

ROISIN MURPHY - HAIRLESS TOYS

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THE KILLS SHARE NEW SINGLE AND VIDEO FOR 'HEART OF A DOG' FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM 'ASH & ICE'

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'Ash & Ice' & Instrumentals

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The Kills have unveiled the second music video from their fifth album, Ash & Ice. Heart Of A Dog” premiered on the Coachella festival live stream immediately before the band’s performance on Friday evening. The video was directed by Sophie Muller who has worked with the band in the past (“U.R.A Fever,” “Cheap and Cheerful,” “Last Days of Magic” and “Satellite”).

Ash & Ice will be released on June 3rd through Domino

THE KILLS - ASH & ICE

THE KILLS (OFFICIAL WEBSITE)

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VILLAGERS 'DARLING ARITHMETIC' ALBUM NOMINATED FOR IVOR NOVELLO AWARD

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'Darling Arithmetic' & Instrumentals

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Villagers’ Darling Arithmetic has been nominated in the category ‘Album Award’, at this year’s Ivor Novello Awards.

Conor O’Brien previously won the ‘Best Song Musically and Lyrically’ Ivor Novello Award in 2011, for his track ‘Becoming A Jackal’ taken from the debut album of the same name.

Released in April 2015, Darling Arithmetic is the third full length album from Villagers. O’Brien wrote, recorded, produced and mixed the album at his home – the loft of a converted farmhouse that he shares in the coastal town of Malahide, north of Dublin. It was a more pared-back, intimate journey compared to the multi-faceted arrangements of 2010’s Becoming A Jackal and 2013’s {Awayland} and revealed a single-minded artist at the peak of his already considerable songwriting powers.

DARLING ARITHMETIC

VILLAGERS' BECOMING A JACKAL WIN IVOR NOVELLO AWARD

IVOR NOVELLO AWARDS 2016

 

QUASI TO REISSUE FIRST THREE STUDIO ALBUMS

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'R&B Transmogrification’s, Featuring “Birds” , Field Studies'

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Indie rock had seen power duos before: Guv’ner, Royal Trux, Buckingham-Nicks, the Carpenters – but they’d never sounded like Quasi. Drumming like a controlled detonation; mutant blues coming out of an electric harpsichord or guitar by turns. Backwards through the backwoods of AM pop and Pebbles psych to create a new form: bar-room baroque. Honey-golden multitracked vocals and some of the bleakest, black-eyed, black-hearted lyrics put to paper since Lou Reed woke up in a bad mood. And all played with the kind of ramshackle ease that only comes from weeks of practice, months in the van, and serious chops.

Janet Weiss and Sam Coomes first collaborated in 1990 as Motorgoat, but by 1993 they had become Quasi. These initial excursions would later be re-released as Early Recordings, but 1997’s R&B Transmogrification is where they define their double act. On drums and harmonies, Weiss is all low-key Bonham-ie, power with poise. On top Coomes’ Roxichord makes you wonder how the electronic harpsichord never took off, its low-end crunch with top notes sounding like Ray Manzarek with a Superfuzz. 

From Weiss’s opening salvo, and the first action-painting splatter of Coomes’ keyboard on ‘Our Happiness is Guaranteed’, Featuring “Birds” is Quasi at their peak, melding jams-kicking rock’n’roll, punk action, and chord shifts that feel like the change of a season. The success of Weiss’s other group, Sleater-Kinney, in the meantime was clearly only firing up, rather than undercutting Quasi.

Closing in on the millennium, both feet on the pedals, Field Studies arrives in 1999. Organ edges out the Roxichord, making for a sound less jagged and more floating – like the protagonist of ‘The Star You Left Behind’, drifting out into an infinite void.  Does Field Studies have an Elliott Smith turn to the harmonies? They do share that heady hit of sweet-sour power-pop – or maybe both Quasi and Smith have a Heatmiser influence, given that’s the Portland band that Coomes and Smith had played in together. 

THE QUASI (REISSUE WEBSITE)

QUASI - MOLE CITY (DOMINO PUBLISHING)

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YORKSTON/THORNE/KHAN ‘BROKEN WAVE’ LIVE EP OUT 15TH APRIL 2016

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'Broken Wave' Live EP

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The trio of Yorkston/Thorne/Khan return with ‘Broken Wave Live’ EP. The tracks on the EP are taken from the Broken Wave Live sessions recorded at The Square studio in east London. These sessions afforded the band an opportunity to showcase poignant live versions of three songs from the band’s acclaimed debut album ‘Everything Sacred’. Lead track ‘Broken Wave (A Blues For Doogie)’ is James Yorkston’s tribute to Doogie Paul– a powerful, tender lament to his old bass player and friend. You can watch the Liam Saint Pierre directed video for the song, shot at The Square during recording. Watch above.

YORKSTON/THORNE/KHAN - SUFI SONG

YORKSTON/THORNE/KHAN - EVERYTHING SACRED

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WATCHING YOUR FRIEND 'GUMPTION' VIDEO

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'Gumption' & Instrumentals

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Taryn Miller makes music under the moniker Your Friend, and back in January she released a full-length via Domino Records. 'Gumption' is a simultaneously dark and airy collection of songs, and today Your Friend released a video for its title track that mirrors that dichotomy. In the clip, Miller walks through a gorgeous, wintery forrest before confronting a horrific car accident. Watch the Dan Huiting-directed video above.

YOUR FRIEND - GUMPTION

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YOUNG MAGIC SHARE TRACK 'SLEEP NOW' FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM 'STILL LIFE'

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'Still Life' & Instrumentals

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“Sleep Now,” is the second single taken from Young Magic's forthcoming album 'Still Life' out 13th May 2016 via Car Park. The track features deep synth bass, muted drums, and atmospheric sweeps fusing around Malay’s ever feathery vocals. The accompanying clip, though not an official video, features footage of the documentary Lost In Bali, and the song is a perfect soundtrack for a glimpse of the life Malay is looking to reconnect with. There is some indigenous nudity, though, so be careful where you watch. Check it out above.

YOUNG MAGIC - LUCIEN (VIDEO)

YOUNG MAGIC - STILL LIFE

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