This week The Hundred In The Hand, Catherine AD, Tu Fawning, Little Comets, Run Toto Run and Bauhaus.
The Hundred in The Hand– Xmas Gifts.
One of our favourite new bands of 2010, The Hundred In The Hands would like to say Happy Christmas to you and generously bestow a few early gifts on your ears and eyes!
‘Sleepwalkers’ By The Hundred In The Hands-Free download.
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Plus have a look at a previously unreleased home-movie of their snowy NYC rehearsals.
And also get the band’s free Zine HERE
Oh and while they are at it, here’s another free track for you. They really do spoil you..
“Dressed In Dresden” By The Hundred In The Hand.
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Catherine AD– Free Download.
Run The Heart (Sleigh Bells Cover) By –Catherine AD.
A free download as part of as part of Catherine’s an ongoing series of “reimaginings”, which showcase her stunning voice in this elegant, sophisticated take on Sleigh Bells- “Run The Heart”
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Tu Fawning-Debut Single
With their sophisticated, glacial brand of pop noir, Tu Fawning release their debut single ‘I Know You Now’ this coming Monday December 13th 2010 on City Slang, and are due to embark on their first European tour for February 2011.
Taking in a mixture of headline and support shows, including one with The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, so far the tour looks like this:
17th London Old Blue Last
18th Saint Malo La Route Du Rock Hiver @ L’Omnibus
19th Paris Fleche D’Or supporting Dean Wareham and Civil Civic
20th Vendome Chapelle St. Jacques supporting 22 Pistepirkko
21st Lille L’Aeronef supporting The Pains At Being Pure At Heart
22nd Lyon Sonic
24th Rorschach Mariaberg
28th München Feierwerk
1st Heidelberg Karlstorbahnhof
2nd Nürnberg MUZ
3rd Schorndorf Manufaktur
4th Hamburg Hafenklang supporting Free Moral Agents
5th Berlin Comet Club
7th Amsterdam Paradiso
8th Duisburg Steinbruch
Little Comets –‘Joanna.’
The Little Comets follow up their marvellous VPME favourite, “Isles” with another tuneful ditty, a song about a girl named Joanna, composed originally no doubt, utilising an “old Joanna” and cunningly entitled “Joanna.”
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“The Is A Lull” By Run Toto Run.
Excellent new video and song from Run Toto Run.
Retro Video Of The Week
“She’s In Parties” By Bauhaus