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Buzzcocks - The Way

Buzzcocks - The Way

Buzzcocks are a seminal English Punk band, formed in Bolton back in 1976 by Pete Shelley and Howard Devoto, as one of the notable bands of the Manchester Music Scene and the independent label movement.  The band are still very much active and releasing music, and on 18th Nov 2014, the band released their nineth studio album to day; The Way, as the follow up to 2006's Flat - Pack Philosophy LP. These ten tracks penned by the groups long standing core…

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Courtney Barnett UK Shows

Courtney Barnett UK Shows

Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett released her critically acclaimed EP The Double EP: A Sea of Split Peas in 2013, and since, the Melbourne native been steadily developing her own brand of off-kilter, quirky folk, with whimsical lyrics covering wry observations and breezy aesthetics, establishing her place as one of the best new music talents around. With would-be classics like “Avant Gardener” and “History Eraser” winning admirers at…

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Hanni El Khatib - Moonlight

Hanni El Khatib - Moonlight

'Moonlight' is the upcoming album from Hanni El Khatib. A keen proponent of DIY ethics, HEK took 'do it yourself' very literally spending 30 days isolated in a studio in his native L.A. The resulting recordings form "Moonlight" (released 19th January via Innovative Leisure) with its title track (and accompanying video below) - an instantly accessible yet weirdly unhinged mix of hip hop beats and American rock n' roll swagger.  The moody nocturnal…

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D.I.D - Hotel

D.I.D - Hotel

D.I.D (formally known as Dog Is Dead), are one of the foremost artists of the burgeoning Nottingham music scene, and have returned with a new, seasoned and blues-driven sound with brand new track 'Hotel'. The song got its first airplay from Huw Stephens on Radio 1, and will please fans of Band of Skulls and White Denim.  D.I.D said this of Hotel:  “Hotel is essentially a rhythm and blues track. What started off as a Lightnin' Hopkins, Elmore James-esque…

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Membranes - special one off Denmark St show!

Membranes - special one off Denmark St show!

Fronted by Manchester music legend John Robb, influential post-punk band, Membranes, have announced a special London gig, billed as ‘a celebration of Denmark St live before the developers come…’ The gig will take place on 20th Decmeber at the 12 Bar (Denmark, St London) with the band telling the history of the inconic London street, that has been central to so much of the city's musical past, but which is now sadly threatened with demolition and…

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Bee Vs. Moth

Bee Vs. Moth

Austin, Texas jazz-punk group Bee Vs. Moth have dropped a video for "Machine Room Reverie," a track from the album Shelter in Place (self-released 9 September, 2014), which follows the 2007 debut, Soundhorn, and 2010's Acronyms. The no budget, charmingly DIY clip marries moving and still images (most of which look to be circa 1960s-70s), video feedback, psychedelic pinwheels and tightly composed live action shots (a hand stacking VHS tapes, a woman…

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Damon Albarn London Shows

Damon Albarn London Shows

Iconic Blur frontman Damon Albarn will, for the first time, headline the London Royal Albert Hall this weekend, joined by Blur bandmate Graham Coxon, on 15th and 16th Nov 2014. The pair appeared together at Latitude festival earlier this year, where they performed 'Tender' together. Albarn will be performing with his live band The Heavy Seas in support of recent album Everyday Robots which Albarn described as his "most personal record" so far. Co-produced…

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Turbowolf return with new line up, LP & tour

Turbowolf return with new line up, LP & tour

One of the most startling bands we've witnessed in our years at Dot to Dot festival, Turbowolf, with their irregularly grooved brilliance, make a welcome return to the new music scene, with a new line up, a new album 'Two Hands' planned for April 2015, a new video for first track to emerge from the new album (see below) and new UK tour dates. The album has been co-produced with Tom Dalgety (Royal Blood, Band of Skulls, Opeth) and ‘Rabbits Foot’…

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The Wedding Present Deluxe Reissues

The Wedding Present Deluxe Reissues

British indie rock band The Wedding Present formed in 1985 in Leeds, England. Led by frontman David Gedge, who remained the band's only constant member. Creating powerful, fast-paced indie rock, the band are were heavily influenced by The Fall, Buzzcocks and Gang of Four.  Edsel Records have recently presented a series of deluxe 3CD + DVD reissues, as the definitive editions of the band’s catalogue. Eight classic albums; ‘George Best’ (1987), ‘Tommy’…

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The Specials tour & previously unseen footage of Terry Hall and Friends

The Specials tour & previously unseen footage…

The Specials are back on tour, with many UK dates having already sold out months ago. These include the band's first ever gigs at London's prestigious Roundhouse and the special 'FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING' gig at Troxy with very specials guests Graham Coxon and DJ Don Letts. See end of post for dates and ticket links. Click here to enter our competition to win a pair of tickets to the Troxy show on 21st November. And, if you need an appetiser,…

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Say Lou Lou X Lindstrøm - Games For Girls

Say Lou Lou X Lindstrøm - Games For Girls

For fans of Robyn and 'Dicovery' era Daft Punk, Scandinavian electro-disco outfit, Say Lou Lou, formed by twin sisters Miranda and Elektra, have announced the release date for their debut album, 'Lucid Dreaming' (2nd February 2015). In the meantime the current single 'Games for Girls' provides a perfect sunshine and glitter covered introduction to their contemporary version of Scandinavian disco-pop-crossover, with production from fellow Scandinavian,…

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Underworld - 'dubnobasswithmyheadman' Documentary

Underworld - 'dubnobasswithmy- headman' Documentary…

In 1994, 1995 and 1996 it was difficult to go to a club, festival or cinema in the UK, without in some way being exposed to Underworld's music. Although the period is often associated with the bands of the 'Britpop' movement, Underworld, along with some other electronic dance outfits such as Chemical Brothers and Orbital, became as much a part of the scene as bands like Blur, Pulp and Oasis. The release of 'dubnobasswithmyheadman' with its tracks…

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Pete Mckee's Saturday Night Selection Spotify Playlist

Pete Mckee's Saturday Night Selection Spotify Playlist

In honour of artist Pete McKee's ‘Thud Crackle Pop’ exhibition which goes on tour around the UK taking in Harrogate, Manchester and Sheffield, after a successful stint in London in May, and in reverence of this wonderful painting by Pete titled ('Mods and Sods'), which like the exhibition celebrates all things vinyl, we asked Pete to make us a Spotify Playlist. Pete kindly agreed giving us his Saturday Night Selection. "You've just had a shower…

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Millions Like Us - Mod Revival CD Box Set

Millions Like Us - Mod Revival CD Box Set

Set for release on the 8th December, on Cherry Red Records, 'Millions Like Us (The Story Of The Mod Revival 1977-1989)', the perfect gift for the mod who has everything, promises to properly document the Mod Revival scene of the late Seventies and Eighties. Spanning four CDs, the set includes tracks from the key bands of the movement, from its roots in Punk/New Wave through to its commercial heyday in 1979 with bands like Secret Affair and The Lambrettas,…

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DMA's UK Tour Dates

DMA's UK Tour Dates

DMA's are a bunch of Madchester/Britpop aficionados from Australia, who make impulsive, melody driven indie-pop, in pure celebration of those leaders of the genre; Happy Mondays, Stone Roses, Oasis etc.   Members Tommy, Mason and Johnny, are three friends from Newtown, on the fringes of south Sydney. Since releasing their debut single Delete in February, they've been selling tickets by the bucket load Down Under, performed to a packed GW McLennan…

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High Hazels Debut Album

High Hazels Debut Album

“If you’re a fan of The Smiths, or The Coral at their most melodic, then this may be right up your street” - The Guardian Rising Sheffield band High Hazels have been making waves of late, as James Leesley (vocals/guitar), Scott Howes (guitar), Paul Barlow (bass guitar) and Anthony Barlow (drums).  The band have just released their stunning self-titled debut album, on October 27th on Heist or Hit Records. The album is available to purchase now here and…

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BullyBones

BullyBones

BullyBones are a punchy rock n roll band who have a ferocious sour sweat soaked garage-rock single coming out on Nov 17th.  ‘Deadflower Girl’, is a wild, psychobilly track, deliciously evil, and perfect to exclusively premiere on Halloween!  Bullybones are named after a The Birthday Party song. They make decidedly catchy melodies to complement their evident-enough energy, a little sweetness to offset the sour sweat that soaks so compellingly through…

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Girlpool - Blah Blah Blah

Girlpool - Blah Blah Blah

Girlpool are an L.A. duo made up of Cleo Tucker (Guitar) and Harmony Tividad (Bass). Using their stripped back line up to maximum effect, it's sort of punk rock 'n' roll, but not quite as you've heard it in a while. Ignoring conformity Girlpool kick out their rebelliously raw and honest lyrics in edgy accented vocal harmonies, filling any space that others would desperately try to fill with drums and distortion. Hear the title track of their debut…

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Buscabulla EP

Buscabulla brings a warm Caribbean sound to Kitsuné with the release of their new, self-titled EP, out October 6th 2014, available to purchase here. Buscabulla…

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Electrifying live footage of Jagwar Ma and Childhood

Electrifying live footage of Jagwar Ma and Childhood

Fred Perry Subculture are proud to present exclusive live footage from the recent Sub-Sonic Live featuring the best in new music from Jagwar Ma and Childhood. Watch Jagwar Ma's electrifying performance of their Pachanga Jagwar Pawar version of 'Come Save Me' below and click here to see more songs from their amazing set: Another stand out song from the Jagwar Ma set, the high energy indie anthem 'Four': Support came from Childhood whose album…

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