Violens , Mojo Fury, Polly MacKey & The Pleasure Principle, Chapel Club, Wild Party, Caitlin Rose, Maps And Atlas, Alasdair Dinnewell and The 3D Glasses.
‘He Got The Girl’ By Violens.
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New York’s Violens have announced details of their debut album. ‘Amoral’ will be released through Static Recital in late September. Ahead of the album dropping the band have unveiled a free download of ‘He Got The Girl’ (a Marine Girls cover) which is part of a summer mixtape that is available from their official website. Violens have announced a string of headline UK dates for the end of September.
Violens upcoming UK dates:
Tues 28th – instore @ Rough Trade
Wednesday 29th September – The Lexington, London
Thursday 30th September – The Forum, Sheffield
Friday 1st October – Lost & Found @ Ruby Lounge, Manchester
Saturday 2nd October – Cockpit 3, Leeds
Tickets are available at www.violens.net
Mojo Fury-New Single and Video
Out 4th October 2010 on Graphite
Having been locked away honing their musical craft in the farmhouses of Belfast, Mojo Fury are finally ready to unleash their brand of weird and wonderful alt-rock on planet earth.
Debut single ‘Higher’ out 7th Nov 2010 on The Playground Records.
Chapel Club – New Single and video -“All The Eastern Girls”
Here’s the video for Chapel Club’s single ‘All The Eastern Girls’-released on October 11th on A&M Records
Wild Party -Debut Single
TAKE MY ADVICE/LIFE’S TOO SHORT
Friends vs Records
Released 25th October 2010
Here’s a free download of the B-Side ‘Lifes Too Short’
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Caitlin Rose – Shanghai Cigarettes – New video
Maps And Atlas-new single
Emerging from the sweaty basement shows of Chicago’s rich underground scene, Maps & Atlases’ release their debut album, ‘Perch Patchwork’ – FatCat’s 100th album release – on 4th October. The first single from the album is called ‘Solid Ground’ and here’s the video.
And here’s a free download of a track from the album called “The Charm”
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You may have noticed this blog is rather keen on Girl Groups, but the lads can do retro too. Alasdair Dinnewell and The 3D Glasses are a Leeds based 50’s throwback rock ‘n’ roll band. They describe ‘Anna Gram’ (above) as “more of a doo-woop number, opening with a 3 part vocal harmony (because the vocal harmony intro isn’t used enough in our opinion). This song tells the story of Anna Gram, a mixed up girl in a mixed world. ‘When she gets the look in her eye, though she laughs she means to cry’. ‘Hatred, doubt and silent screams, just another one of her dreams’. We’ve all known girls like Anna.”
They also have a song called Fascist Sue -which is apparently ” A moral tale documenting the dilemma many have had, is it ok to sleep with a really good looking fascist? Everytime the protagonist attempts to make his escape he’s drawn back in. ‘I should have stopped and got out of the door, but her hand on my leg made me want more’ – ‘I’d be more concerned about all the swastikas, if she wasn’t standing there wearing just her knickers’
Right thats your lot for a week as we’re off to New York