Last night saw Daughter walk away with the prestigious Album of the Year trophy at the 2013 AIM Awards in London.
Honouring the independent music sector and the musicians who help to make it so vibrant, the AIM Awards are now into their third year and already an important date in the diary. Daughter were also shortlisted for Best Breakthrough and Best Track ('Youth'), with David Byrne & St. Vincent, Grimes and The National also nominated.
Currently on tour in Norway, the band yesterday confirmed the support acts for the forthcoming UK and European Tours this winter...
The first visuals from Camera Obscura's latest album Desire Lines have appeared online today. The video for single 'Break It To You Gently' was directed by Joseph Mann and shot on location in London with an unusual cast of characters.
Intrigued by the use of stop motion in music videos, Camera Obscura brought Mann on board, whose repertoire draws heavily from that field. Bassist Gavin Dunbar says, "we were keen to have a video that was a little different to what we would...
The deluxe, vinyl edition of LSXX by The Breeders will finally be available to buy from September 2nd.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Last Splash, this long-awaited, deluxe edition will include three LPs (Last Splash, live album The Stockholm Syndrome and an LP of demos, rare tracks and session takes) and four 10" EPs (Safari, Cannonball, Divine Hammer and Head to Toe), all housed in a beautiful box with the artwork having been reimagined by the original sleeve's designer, Vaughan Oliver. It also comes with an extensive booklet, charting the recording of the album and it's legacy twenty years on.
This set is being pressed only once and is likely to sell out quickly. This is your final chance to pre-order it before it goes on general sale.
Having recently announced a return to Los Angeles to play two special shows with special guest and long-standing friend Jon Hopkins later this month (Henry Fonda Theatre on August 27 and 28), we're excited to announce that at each performance, the two artists will give away 175 copies of a very limited edition 12” vinyl single.
The record will contain the previously aired Jon Hopkins remix of Purity Ring’s song 'Amenamy' (taken from their debut album, Shrines, and streaming below) and a new version of Jon Hopkins’ 'Breathe This Air' that features Megan on vocals and was premiered last night by Huw Stephens standing in for Zane Lowe on his BBC Radio 1 show.
The 12”s will be distributed at the show on a first-come-first-serve basis.
The new video for 'Magic Kids', a single taken from Indians' recent debut album Somewhere Else, has been posted online today by music site The Line of Best Fit.
The video was directed by Miles Langley and filmed in London, 'Magic Kids' is a key track for Copenhagen artist, Søren Løkke Juul; "It's the first thing I wrote as Indians and is a very special song for me. About loss, hope and frustration, I think these emotions and feelings were captured really well by the guys. It was a great process working with them and I hope you enjoy it."
Also appearing online today is a free download of a remix of the track...