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The Scantharies announce debut album, share track

Memphis Industries are excited to announce the release of The Scantharies’ debut self titled album on 3rd December 2012. The Scantharies are a new instrumental band put together by Anglo Greek musician, producer and long term Memphis cohort Andy Dragazis.

Dragazis recorded the album in London and on the Greek island of Evia where he spends much of the year. He envisaged the record as a ‘best of’ compilation of a fictitious band called ‘The Scantharies’ who he imagined bestrode the Greek music scene from the late 60s through to the end of the '70s.

Stream / Download album track "The Start" below:

Tracklisting as follows:

It's The Scantharies
The Start
I've Got The Green Light And I'm Ready To Go
The Bear
What The Gods Want, The Gods Get
Feat Of Flames
Advance! Forward!
The Whispering Sound
Hip Messiah
The Cross


Dutch Uncles announce new album and share new track

Manchester's Dutch Uncles have announced the release of their new album 'Out of Touch in the Wild' on 14 January 2013 and new single Fester on 12 November which you can stream and download below :

The band will be playing two shows in support of the album as follows:

14 February - Hoxton Bar and Kitchen, London
16 February - Gorllia, Manchester

Preorer the album, tickets and an exclusive T shirt from www.dutchuncles.co.uk


Pure Bathing Culture - 'Ivory Coast' video

Pure Bathing Culture have just had their video for Ivory Coast premier on Gorilla vs Bear. Check it out below

You can preorder the self titled debut 12" now from Rough Trade


El Perro Del Mar announces European dates

Sweden's El Perro Del Mar has announced some dates in November to support the release of her new album Pale Fire, out 12 November. Dates as follows:

10-Nov Bristol - Fear of Fiction

12-Nov London – Village Underground

14-Nov Amsterdam – Paradiso

15-Nov Hamburg – Turmzimmer @ Uebel & Gefärlich

16-Nov Berlin - HBC

Check out album track Walk on By below



Massive congratulations to Field Music for having Plumb nominated as a Mercury Prize album of the year. Most deserved. Here's Bernard Butler explaining why its so great: