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Squeeze / November and December 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 23rd March 2010 at 12:30 pm
 

Some of South London’s biggest stars, Squeeze, have announced their largest UK tour for close to 10 years. The 80’s legends will be playing for almost a full month in November and December around the UK.

Support comes from The Lightning Seeds on all dates.

Tickets for this tour go on sale at 9am on Friday (26th March 2010) from Gigsandtours.

Sunday 14th November 2010 – Bournemouth O2 Academy
Monday 15th November 2010 – Reading Hexagon
Tuesday 16th November 2010 – Bristol Colston Hall
Thursday 18th November 2010 – Cardiff St David’s Hall
Friday 19th November 2010 – Nottingham Royal Centre
Saturday 20th November 2010 – Sheffield O2 Academy
Monday 22nd November 2010 – Aberdeen Music Hall
Tuesday 23rd November 2010 – Glasgow O2 Academy
Thursday 25th November 2010 – Newcastle City Hall
Friday 26th November 2010 – Leeds O2 Academy
Saturday 27th November 2010 – Manchester Apollo
Monday 29th November 2010 – Liverpool Philharmonic
Tuesday 30th November 2010 – Birmingham Symphony Hall
Thursday 2nd December 2010 – Cambridge Corn Exchange
Friday 3rd December 2010 – Norwich UEA
Saturday 4th December 2010 – Plymouth Pavilions
Monday 6th December 2010 – Southampton Guildhall
Tuesday 7th December 2010 – Brighton Dome
Thursday 9th December 2010 – London Indigo2
Friday 10th December 2010 – London Forum
Saturday 11th December 2010 – London O2 Shepherds Bush Empire

 

Foals / May 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Wednesday, 10th March 2010 at 9:00 am
 

Oxford quintet Foals‘ much anticipated second album Total Life Forever will be released on May 10th, preceded on May 3rd by debut single ‘This Orient’, and to celebrate they’re gonna be hitting the road for a sizeable tour in late April and early May.

Tickets for all dates go on sale on Friday (12th March 2010) at 9am.

Thursday 29th April 2010 – Liverpool Kazimier
Friday 30th April 2010 – Newcastle University
Sunday 2nd May 2010 – Glasgow ABC
Monday 3rd May 2010 – Leeds Met University
Tuesday 4th May 2010 – Manchester Ritz
Thursday 6th May 2010 – Cambridge Junction
Friday 7th May 2010 – Nottingham Trent University
Saturday 8th May 2010 – Bristol Anson Rooms
Monday 10th May 2010 – London Electric Ballroom
Wednesday 12th May 2010 – Oxford O2 Academy
Friday 14th May 2010 – Dublin Abassador

 

Renegades / April 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Tuesday, 9th March 2010 at 9:00 am
 

A new side project of Feeder, Renegades, are hitting the road for their second tour in April. Made up of Grant Nicholas, fellow long time Feeder member Taka Hirose and drummer Karl Brazil, they did a few low-key dates in January 2010 going back to the roots Feeder burst from almost 18 years ago.

Tickets on sale now priced £18.50 except London £22 and doors open 7.30pm each night. Ticket price includes copy of the 4 track EP ‘Renegades2′ which features 4 brand new tracks and a video of ‘Sentimental’ shot exclusively by fans who attended the first Renegades shows in Jan/Feb 2010.

Thursday 15th April 2010 – Edinburgh Cabaret Voltaire
Friday 16th April 2010 – Newcastle Northumbria University
Sunday 18th April 2010 – Sheffield Leadmill
Monday 19th April 2010 – Cardiff Millennium Hall
Wednesday 21st April 2010 – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Thursday 22nd April 2010 – London Electric Ballroom

 

The Joy Formidable / March-April 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Thursday, 4th March 2010 at 2:30 pm
 

North Wales band the Joy Formidable will be logging many miles travelled as they trek across the UK in March and April on tour. Note that four dates in Scotland originally slated for the start of the tour have been rescheduled for early April. Catch the band on the dates below.

Their new single ‘Popinjay’ is now available as a digital download, with a limited run of 500 7″ vinyl singles planned for 5 April.

Sunday 14th March 2010 – Manchester, Ruby Lounge
Monday 15th March 2010 – Liverpool, Korova
Tuesday 16th March 2010 – Nottingham, Bodega
Wednesday 17th March 2010 – Leeds, Cockpit
Friday 19th March 2010 – Cambridge, Portland
Saturday 20th March 2010 – Birmingham, O2 Academy 2
Sunday 21st March 2010 – Oxford, O2 Academy 2
Monday 22nd March 2010 – Brighton, Audio
Wednesday 24th March 2010 – London, Electric Ballroom
Thursday 25th March 2010 – Southampton, Joiners
Friday 26th March 2010 – Bristol, Start the Bus
Saturday 27th March 2010 – Cardiff, Barfly
Monday 29th March 2010 – Northampton, Roadmenders
Tuesday 30th March 2010 – Sheffield, O2 Academy 2
Wednesday 31st March 2010 – Newcastle, O2 Academy 2
Thursday 1st April 2010 – Wrexham, Central Station
Saturday 3rd April 2010 – Glasgow, King Tuts
Sunday 4th April 2010 – Inverness, Madhatters
Monday 5th April 2010 – Aberdeen, Snafu
Tuesday 6th April 2010 – Dundee, Fat Sams

MP3: The Joy Formidable – The Greatest Light is the Greatest Shade
MP3: The Joy Formidable – Cradle
MP3: The Joy Formidable – Austere
MP3: The Joy Formidable – While the Flies

 

Memory Tapes / March 2010 UK Tour

 
By on Monday, 15th February 2010 at 9:00 am
 

Hotly tipped New Jersey band The Memory Tapes are coming over to our fair shores next month, starting off with a date at Brighton’s Freebutt and finishing off in London after a few more dates.

Catch the Americans at:

Tuesday 9th March 2010 – Brighton Freebut (tickets)
Wednesday 10th March 2010 – Sheffield Discover the Harley
Thursday 11th March 2010 – Manchester Drowned In Sound @ Deaf Institute
Friday 12th March 2010 – Glasgow Stereo
Saturday 13th March 2010 – London Cargo

 

Video of the Moment #204: Plastiscines

 
By on Tuesday, 19th January 2010 at 6:00 pm
 

Ready for four gorgeous Parisian girls that can rock out? Then NYLON Records’s band Plastiscines is the band for you. And here’s an interesting tidbit: shock rocker Iggy Pop became a fan after seeing the girls play just once, at Coachella Festival in April 2009. Talk about street cred.

If you want to catch the band live (and trust me, you do: I saw them last June as part of America’s Nylon Summer Music Tour and they were fab), they’ll be playing a handful of dates in the UK with American dance pop band Cobra Starship in February. Clash Music is running a ‘meet the band’ contest for their Shepherds Bush show – for more details, go here.

Sunday 7th February 2010 – Glasgow ABC1 (with Cobra Starship)
Monday 8th February 2010 – London Borderline (with Cobra Starship)
Tuesday 9th February 2010 – Wolverhampton Wulfrum Hall (with Cobra Starship)
Wednesday 10th February 2010 – London Shepherds Bush Empire (with Cobra Starship)

But for something more immediate, check this out. The artsy, mostly black and white video for their single, ‘Bitch’, is strangely captivating. Apologies to all schoolteachers out there who will bemoan this spelling lesson.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSeZr3AvzHA[/youtube]

‘About Love’ by Plastiscines will be released in the UK on 15 February and can be preordered at Amazon.

 
 
 

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