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By Blue on Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Yup, that’s right. Algiers, Car Seat Headrest and Savages are heading to sunny Porto for Primavera this year.

“The spirit felt on the stages and on the grass of the Parque da Cidade for three days is the spirit of the city of Porto. An open city in constant mutation, that loves to give and receive. It is here that NOS Primavera Sound starts. It is in the heart of the city that we welcome the audience that arrives to enjoy every proposal that NOS Primavera Sound and Porto have to offer.”

Get your tickets HERE.

BBC 6 Music Festival announcement: SAVAGES & KURT VILE

By Blue on Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

b’lieve i’m goin down to Bristol with someone you ADORE to see Savages and Kurt Vile on Valentine’s weekend…

The 6 Music Festival will take place in various venues around Bristol from Friday 12 – Sunday 14 February.

Stage and dates below:

Savages: Friday 12th Feb @ Motion (Main room)
Kurt Vile: Sunday 14th Feb @ Motion (Room 2)

More details and info for tickets here:

Savages are currently counting down the last few days until the release of their second album Adore Life, which is out this Friday 22nd January. It can be purchased online from the following (or ideally go to your nearest independent record store).

Matador Store-
Google Play

Kurt Vile’s b’lieve i’m goin down is out NOW.

The Matador Store
UK orders
Kurt’s Store
Google Play


By Blue on Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Will Toledo will be gracing Europe with his presence for the second time EVER in February next year. See dates and ticket links below:

Thursday February 18: ACUD, Berlin (D) TICKETS
Friday February 19: Ideal Bar, Copenhagen (DK) TICKETS
Saturday February 20: Aalhaus, Hamburg (D) TICKETS
Sunday February 21: Botanique, Brussels (B) TICKETS
Tuesday February 23: Dalston Victoria, London (UK) TICKETS
Wednesday February 24: La Mécanique Ondulatoire, Paris (F) TICKETS
Thursday February 25: La Route du Rock Winter, Rennes (F) TICKETS
Friday February 26: Festival Generig @ Zone Art, Besançon (F) TICKETS
Saturday February 27: La Malterie, Lille (F) TICKETS
Sunday February 28: Paradiso, Amsterdam (NL) 7pm show* TICKETS


By Blue on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Photo courtesy of Pitchfork Festival Paris

Kurt Vile returns overseas in 2016 with some more European tour dates! See below.

Tuesday March 8 Paris, France – Alhambra
Wednesday March 9 Ghent, Belgium – Handelsbeurs
Thursday March 10 London, UK – Roundhouse
Friday March 11 Brighton, UK – All Saint’s Church
Saturday March 12 Utrecht, Netherlands – Tivoli
Sunday March 13 Nijmegen, Netherlands – Doornroosje

And also a huge thank you to everyone who submitted art work for the Kurt Vile Spotify Art Contest last month. There were so many incredible submissions. These below are dubbed honorable mention. The winning work will be announced on Friday.

Sasha Taran

Jason Green

Tomke Berning

Andreas Geier


Kurt Vile is currently touring across Europe. All upcoming dates below. b’lieve i’m goin down… is out now.

Wednesday November 4 Aarhus, Denmark – Voxhall
Thursday November 5 Oslo, Norway – Rockefeller
Friday November 6 Stockholm, Sweden – Munchenbryggeriet *
Saturday November 7 Copenhangen, Demark – Amerbio *
Monday November 9 Berlin, Germany – Postbahnhof *
Tuesday November 10 Koln, Germany – Gebaeude 9 *
Wednesday November 11 Brighton, UK – Concorde 2 *
Thursday November 12 London, UK – Electric Ballroom*
Friday November 13 Bristol, UK – Motion *
Sunday November 15 Dublin, EIR – Vicar Street *
Monday November 16 Glasgow, UK – ABC1 *
Tuesday November 17 Leeds, UK – Leeds Uni Stylus *
Wednesday November 18 Manchester, UK – The Ritz *
Friday November 20 Lucerne, CH – Sudpol *
Saturday November 21 Lyon, France – Epicerie Moderne *
Sunday November 22 Barcelona, Spain - Apolo *
Monday November 23 Madrid, Spain –
Penelope *
Tuesday November 24 Lisbon, Portugal – Armazem F *
Monday December 28 – Friday January 1 – The Falls Music & Arts Festival – Lorne, Marion Bay + New South Wales, Bryon Bay
Friday January 8 – Sunday January 10 Busselton, Western Australia - Southbound Festival
Sunday January 10 – Tuesday January 12 – Tauranga, New Zealand – McLaren Falls Park Music & Arts Festival
Tuesday March 8 Paris, France - Alhambra #
Wednesday March 9 Ghent, Belgium - Handelsbeurs #
Thursday March 10 London, UK - Roundhouse #
Friday March 11 Brighton, UK - All Saint’s Church #
Saturday March 12 Utrecht, Netherlands - Tivoli #
Sunday March 13 Nijmegen, Netherlands - Doornroosje #

* – with Lushes
# – with Imarhan


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7 Days In The L-Shaped Van

By Blue on Thursday, October 8th, 2015

“After a two year break between European tours, Ceremony crossed the pond this summer for a sprint across the continent.

In a roundabout way Ceremony helped me get a full time job doing something that I love, so naturally when they came over I had to figure out a way to ditch work, shirk all responsibility and get in the van with them.

Maybe I could be the runner? The merch guy? Drunkenly help manage the tour? De facto tour clown?

In the end I convinced the powers that be to let me take some photos.


More photos can be seen here and here.


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By Blue on Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

She’s back! Cat Power has announced three UK shows, including two at London’s St. John-at-Hackney Church and one at Manchester’s Albert Hall. This will be her first return to the UK since November 2014. Tickets for these shows will be on sale on Friday at 9am.

All tour dates and ticket links below:

Tuesday, September, 1 – Cargo at Whitney Peak Hotel, Reno NV
Wednesday, September, 2 – Gundlach – Bundschu Winery – Sonoma CA
Friday, September, 4 – Rio Theatre – Santa Cruz CA
Saturday, September, 5 – Burger-A-Go-Go 2, Santa Ana CA
Sunday, September, 6 – Belly Up – Solana Beach CA
Wednesday, September, 9 – Webster Hall, New York
Thursday, September, 10 – Paradise Rock Club, Boston
Friday, September, 11 – College Street Hall Music, New Haven
Tuesday, October, 27 –  Albert Hall , Manchester
Wednesday, October, 28 – St. John-at-Hackney Church , London
Thursday, October, 29 – St. John-at-Hackney Church , London

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By Blue on Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Algiers will be returning to the UK and Europe this Autumn. All dates and ticket links below.

Tuesday, October 27 – Loppen, Copenhagen DK TICKETS ***
Thursday, October 29 – Strom, Munich, DE TICKETS
Friday, October 30 – Mousonturm, Frankfurt, DE TICKETS
Saturday, October 31 – Badehaus Szimpla, Berlin, DE TICKETS
Sunday, November 1 – Motolow, Hamberg, DE TICKETS
Monday, November 2 – Gebaude 9, Cologne, DE TICKETS
Tuesday, November 3 – Beautes Soniques Festival, Namar, BE TICKETS
Wednesday, November 4 – AB Club, Brussels, BE TICKETS
Friday, November 6 – The Hug & Pint, Glasgow, UK TICKETS
Saturday, November 7 – Gulliver’s, Manchester, UK TICKETS
Sunday, November 8 – The Hope, Brighton, UK TICKETS
Monday, November 9 – The Lexington, London, UK TICKETS
Tuesday, November 11 – Les Inrocks, Paris, FR TICKETS
Wednesday, November 12 – Festival Les Indisciplines, Lorient, FR TICKETS
Thursday, November 13 – La Cartonnerie, Reims, FR FREE SHOW
Friday, November 14 – Sonic Visions Festival, Luxembourg TICKETS
Sunday, November 16 – La Coope, Cermont Ferrand, FR TICKETS
Monday, November 17 – Le Ninkasi Cafe, Lyon, FR FREE SHOW
Wednesday, November 19 – Frion, Fribourg, CH TICKETS
Thursday, November 20 – Palace, St Gallen, CH TICKETS
*** W/ Girl Band


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By Blue on Monday, August 3rd, 2015

(Photo by Dave Ma)

After the digital release of Hælos’ “Earth Not Above” EP back in June, we are pleased to say that you will now be able to physically get your hands on a limited edition 12″ version as of August 14th, which will mark the first of it’s kind for the London trio. You can pre-order from the following links below:

Rough Trade / Piccadilly / Jumbo

Track listing:

A1. Earth Not Above
A2. Cloud Nine
B1. Breathe
B2. Ethyr

You can listen to the EP here.

Over the summer so far the band have been playing at several festivals including Field Day, Secret Garden Party, Latitude and Heartbeats, and will be performing with TV on the Radio at their London Roundhouse shows. Full list of tour dates below.

Saturday, August, 22 –  Dockville Festival, Hamburg, DE
Thursday, August, 30 – Roundhouse, London*
Friday, August, 31 – Roundhouse, London*
Sunday, September, 6 – Festival No.6, North Wales, UK
Thursday, October, 29 – Pitchfork Festival, Paris

*Supporting TV on the Radio


Watch this space…


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By Blue on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

It’s been a busy year for Algiers so far after the release of their self-titled debut album in June and hitting the road for several US headline dates, as well as touring with Interpol.

They will be touring the UK and Europe this August including a string of festival dates, an intimate London show, as well as supporting Canadian post-punk outfit Viet Cong, before heading out to the US again in the fall for several headline shows. All dates and ticket links below.

UK / EU live dates:

Aug 9: OFF Festival, Katowice Poland
Aug 12: Sommerloft Festival, About Blank, Berlin Germany
Aug 14: La Route du Rock Festival, St Malo France
Aug 18: The Waiting Room, London UK
Aug 19: Scala, London UK***
Aug 21: Pukkelpop Festival, Hasselt Belgium
Aug 22: Festival Cabaret Vert, Charleville Mezieres France

US live dates:

Sep 17: Brighton Music Hall, Boston MA
Sep 18: The Mercury Lounge, New York NY
Sep 19: Boot & Saddle, Philadelphia PA
Sep 20: Rock & Roll Hotel, Washington DC
Sep 22: Terminal West, Atlanta GA
Sep 24: Three Links, Dallas TX
Sep 25: Red 7, Austin TX
Sep 27: Valley Bar, Phoenix AZ
Sep 28: The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood CA
Sep 30: The Independent, San Francisco CA
Oct 2: Kilby Court, Salt Lake City UT
Oct 3: Larimer Lounge, Denver CO
Oct 5: Firebird, St. Louis MO
Oct 6: The Empty Bottle, Chicago IL
Oct 7: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, Cleveland OH
Oct 8: Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON
Oct 9: Bar Le Ritz PDB, Montreal QC
Oct 11: Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY

*** Supporting Viet Cong

Watch their recent KEXP performance in full HERE. Separate links below.

Black Eunuch / But She Was Not Flying / Games / Blood


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