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Will you do the fandango?

The Phoenix Foundation have just put up news of their new album, 'Fandango', due out 29th April in UK. It's only a flipping double, and we reckon its a masterpiece.

And as they're kindly souls, with a twinkle in their eye, they're sharing a track 'The Captain' with you right now:

And even better than that, they've announce a handful of UK dates as follows:

9th May - Glasgow, Oran Mor
10th May - Manchester, Deaf Institute
11th May - Liverpool, Kazimier
14th May - London, Electric Ballroom
15th May - Bristol, Thekla

Head to www.thephoenixfoundation.co.nz/fandango/ to pre-order, buy tickets and generally bask in the glory of The Phoenix Foundation


The Ruby Suns - new album Christopher and new video

The Ruby Suns new album is out everywhere, and to celebrate they've created this funtastic video for 'In Real Life'. Like an Eddie Murphy and Alec Guinness before him, Ryan uses all his acting skills to take on multiple roles. We're particularly taken with him as a cheerleader:

And you can buy the album from the following vendors:

Rough Trade


Dutch Uncles drop new video for Flexxin

Dutch Uncles new video for Flexxin has just premiered on Pitchfork. Check it out below, but kids, please dont try these moves at home :


Dutch Uncles album - out today in UK

Dutch Uncles' new album 'Out of Touch in the Wild' is out today in the UK.

You can buy it from iTunes, Amazon, Picadilly, Rough Trade, Rise and Dutch Uncles' website.

They're doing the following instores and secret shows this week:

14 Jan - The Castle, Manchester (free entry with album purchase from Picadilly)
15 Jan - Rise, Bristol (Sold Out)
16 Jan - Rough Trade Instore, London
17 Jan - New Slang / Banquet Records, Kingston (free entry with every album purchase).

They will be performing live on Lauren Laverne's BBC 6 Music show on 16 Jan. Tune in here.

As a reminder Dutch Uncles are on tour in support of the record in February. Check out the dates below and order tickets from their website .

05 Feb, Newcastle, The Cluny
06 Feb, Glasgow, Art School
07 Feb, Leeds, Brundenell Social Club
08 Feb, Liverpool, Kazimier
09 Feb, Sheffield, Leadmill
12 Feb, Cardiff, The Moon Club
13 Feb, Brighton, The Green Door Store
14 Feb, London, Hoxton Bar and Kitchen
15 Feb, Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
16 Feb, Manchester, Gorilla


Memphis Industries go to Eurosonic

We've barely emerged blinking into 2013, but we're already in the thick of releases, shows and all kinds of excitement. So as well as out Hello 2013 party Tuesday 8th January, we're heading over to Groningen, the Netherlands to see Dutch Uncles and Elephant take Eurosonic. Shows as follows:

Dutch Uncles
Wed 9th Jan - De Spieghel – 23.00 to 23.45
Thu 10th Jan - Huize Maas – 23.00 to 23.45

Fri 11th Jan - De Spieghel – 22.15 to 23.00

See you there.