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Deers – Between Cans

Deers - pic by HACHE

Ahead of their next mini-tour across Europe, which kicks off with a special London appearance at the DIY All-Dayer at the Laundry this Saturday, Deers proudly present the AA-side from their second single ‘BARN’, ’Between Cans’. A softly lilting and lovelorn melody alongside the band’s cacophony of harmonies means that the track perfectly compliments and contrasts with the raucous ‘Castigadas En El Granero’.

‘BARN’ will be available digitally and physically on November 3rd, via Lucky Number and our friends Mom+Pop in the US.  Limited to just 750 copies worldwide the vinyl can be pre-ordered here. http://smarturl.it/barnvinyl

All of the bands upcoming tour dates are below, including a support slot with one of their idols The Black Lips, a debut Scandinavian show in Copenhagen and confirmation of their appearance at next year’s SXSW Festival in Texas.

01/11 – London, UK @ The Laundry (DIY All-Dayer)
04/11 – London, UK @ The Garage (w/The Black Lips)
21/11 – Copenhagen, Denmark @ Bremen Theatre
22/11 – Utrecht, Netherlands @ Le Guess Who Festival
23/11 – Leeds, UK @ Gold Sounds Festival
24/11 – London, UK @ The Lexington
25/11 – Manchester, UK @ The Castle Hotel
26/11 – Glasgow, UK @ Broadcast
28/11 – Lisbon, Portugal @ Vodafone Mexefest Festival
29/11 – Granada, Spain @ Planta Baja
17-21/03/15 – Austin, Texas, USA @ SXSW

Eyedress – When I’m Gone Video (ft GEoRGiA)

Tigers, Guns, Manilla, Gold Chariots and Eyedress.  As premiered with Noisey

Eyedress is playing live at London’s Shacklewell Arms tomorrow night (Oct 28th), or you can see him supporting Mercury Prize nominees Jungle on the final few dates of their tour this week and next.

Alex G – 2015 Tour Announce

Ahead of his first ever visit outside of the US this November, which includes an already sold-out headline show at London’s Sebright Arms, the anticipation for Philadelphia native Alex G’s gritty and lo-fi-tinged music has been building. So much so that he’s booked his next run of UK and first European dates for this coming February and March – set to take in Berlin, Paris, London and more.

UK Tour Dates 2014
Mon 17 Nov London, Rough Trade East
Tues 18 Nov Manchester, Sound Control (w/Ought)
Wed 19 Nov London, Sebright Arms SOLD OUT

2015 – NEW!

Mon 23 Feb Berlin, Berghain Kantine, Tickets
Tues 24 Feb Hamburg, Molotow, Tickets
Weds 25 Feb Amsterdam, Paradiso, Tickets
Thurs 26 Feb Antwerp, Trix Bar, Tickets
Fri 27 Feb Paris, EspaceB, Tickets
Sun 1 Mar Brighton, Green Door Store, Tickets
Mon 2 Mar Bristol, The Cube, Tickets
Tues 3 Mar London, Chat’s Palace, Tickets
Thurs 5 Mar Manchester, Soup Kitchen, Tickets
Fri 6 Mar Glasgow, Broadcast, Tickets
Sat 7 Mar Leeds, Brudenell Social Club, Tickets

DSU is due, on all formats, on 10 November. Pre-order here:
Physical – http://smarturl.it/dsu-p
Digital – http://smarturl.it/dsu-d

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Get Hot – Fight

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After meeting each other this March to concoct beats, FTSE and Jakwob instead birthed something much more ballistic than they could have expected. 6 weeks later, they were announcing details of their face melting debut AA single ‘PARTY/DRUGS’, and performing at two packed out ‘word of mouth’ gigs at The Great Escape.

Now we are thrilled to share their second single ‘FIGHT’.  Instantly in-yer-face and totally innovative, ‘Fight’ perfectly expresses the bipolarity of the schoolyard scuffle. Lyrical non-sequiturs are sequenced into constantly catchy choruses atop a rhythmic collage of cross-genre sounds equally relevant to electro, hip-hop or hardcore. This could only be Get Hot and perfectly illustrates just why they have now been signed for North America by Last Gang Entertainment (Death From Above 1979, Crystal Castles, Ryan Hemsworth, Purity Ring).

‘Fight’ is available to download/stream from today.  Get Hot will be performing at Queen of Hoxton, London on Wednesday 12th November.

Deers – Castidagas En El Granero Video

In their latest video, Deers indulge in a little bit of role-play, as they elaborate further; “Tim, Mark, Brendon and Cole playing ‘Castigadas En El Granero’ from Deers. The song belongs to a single called BARN, the video was directed by Alex Delucas and the left hand of Carleone Films and it was shot by Alex and Jorge Leon.”

Donning workers’ overalls and undoubtedly thrift-shop-found stitched name-tags, there’s an Americana feel to the proceedings, as the band run through a typically energetic performance that belies their lo-fi charm.

Catch Deers Live in the UK soon, here:
01/11/14 London, The Laundry (DIY All Dayer)
23/11/14 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
24/11/14 London, Lexington
25/11/14 Manchester, Castle Hotel
26/11/14 Glasgow, Broadcast

Jake Bullit – Pushing Buttons

Jake Bullit today stream the latest song from their acclaimed ‘Pain Killer’ EP, entitled ‘Pushing Buttons’, which is out now. The EP’s title track has also been made Record of the Week on Huw Stephens‘ Radio 1 show.

A euphoric and escapist take on 9-5 drudgery, ‘Pushing Buttons’ feels inspired by the disco and boogie grooves of Chromeo, the idiosyncratic British pop of Hot Chip, and the everyday urban lyricism of Blur circa ‘Girls & Boys’. It’s a deft and dancefloor-friendly mix, marrying the boys’ upbringing in Birmingham’s DJ’ing scene with the songwriting efficiency of a band who’ve already won an impassioned live following.  Enjoy!

“About the grimmer side of life, not withstanding disco-ball shimmer” Guardian
“Jake Bullit seem to present a world of possibility…each track brims with pop potential” Clash 
“Chromeo-esque synth sounds and disco beats” The 405
“If this track doesn’t make you move, there’s no hope.” Indie Shuffle

Alex G – Hollow Video

Alex G has today premiered his video for ‘Hollow’, the first full single to be lifted from the forthcoming new album DSU, with Noisey.

Directed by John Vizzone, a fellow Philadelphian, the video’s crafted visuals match the song’s moody and pensive atmospherics, finding the eponymous singer shrouded in darkness, except for the glow of a flickering TV screen. Putting a face to the name in Giannascoli’s case belies his youth and, in effect, the wise-beyond-his-years nature and lyricism that makes his songwriting so captivating.

“The new name to drop in alt-rock circles” The Guardian

DSU is due, on all formats, on 10 November. Pre-order here:
Physical
Digital

Eyedress – When I’m Gone (ft GEoRGiA)

Eyedress has today premiered a brand new track ‘When I’m Gone (feat. GEoRGiA)’. The first track from his debut album working title ‘Astral Traveling Man’ (due Spring 2015) follows the critically acclaimed mixtape ‘Hearing Colours’ and his debut EP ‘Supernatural’.

Eyedress is also set to return to European shores imminently for a string of headline shows and a support slot with Mercury Music Prize nominated Jungle. Those who caught his live shows earlier this year were captivated – with NME describing one as “far from the cliché of a bedroom producer as it’s possible to imagine – it’s punk as fuck, weird and utterly compelling”. Full dates are:
October
23rd  Leeds Metropolitan University (w/ Jungle)
24th  Manchester Ritz (w/ Jungle)
25th  Glasgow Arches (w/ Jungle)
27th  Birmingham Institute (w/ Jungle)
28th Cambridge Junction (w/ Jungle)
29th London Shacklewell Arms (Headline Show)
30th London Shepherds Bush Empire (w/ Jungle)
31st Utrecht Tivoli: Catch Festival
November
1st Bruges Seekae (w/ Jungle)
3rd Dijon Atheneum: Novosonic Festival
4th Bristol Anson Rooms (w/ Jungle)
6th Berlin Katine (Headline Show)
7th Vienna Rhiz (Headline Show)
8th Zagreb Lauba: Electronic Beats Festival
30th Hong Kong West Kowloon Cultural District: Cockenflap Festival

Jake Bullit – Pain Killer Video

Jake Bullit have premiered their idiosyncratic debut video for ‘Pain Killer’, taken from their debut EP of the same name, which will be released on October 6th.

Inspired by Bob Godfrey’s self-consciously wonky aesthetic, the video to ‘Pain Killer’ was made by lead singer and co-producer Jake, who taught himself the art of animation to make it. Original sketches – and photos taken from the top of a bus – were painstakingly pieced together, telling the simple story of a plug in pursuit of a socket. Describing the process, Jake says “whilst we didn’t necessarily have a set stylistic idea when we started, we wanted something that might end up having a fun, DIY charm to it. We did it in 4:3 so it would look better on our Nan’s telly”.

Alex G – Hollow, Rough Trade, Manchester

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We’re thrilled to present ‘Hollow’, the first full single to be lifted from the forthcoming new album DSU from Alex G.

Though only 21 years of age, and still a student at Philadelphia’s Temple University, DSU is Alex G’s fifth album. All recorded at home, almost exclusively solo, and, until recently, all self-released and available only via Bandcamp.

With vibrant, yet distorted, atmospherics and echoing vocals that emphasize the despair in the lyrics; ‘Hollow’ highlights just how powerful young Giannascoli’s songwriting already is, and just why he’s been picked up by Domino Music’s publishing division. It doesn’t take long before you find yourself singing along to the track’s anthemic chorus; “don’t take a trip, don’t let me down, I know, I’m hollow”.

Alongside the previously announced debut London headline show at the Sebright Arms on Wednesday 19 November, we are also pleased to announce that Alex G will be playing a free in-store at Rough Trade East on Monday 17 November as well as opening for Ought at Manchester Sound Control on Tuesday 18 November.

DSU is due, on all formats, on 10 November. Pre-order here:

Physical – http://smarturl.it/dsu-p
Digital – http://smarturl.it/dsu-d