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Welcome Warm Digits - listen to new track "End Times (Featuring Field Music)"

we're delighted to welcome warm digits to the memphis fold. check out their new single end times (featuring field music) below premiering via Stereogum:

A new album, loosely themed around a present-day that teeters between celebration and devastation, is in the works for 2017 but in the meantime End Times serves as a dramatic and timely foretaste, a contender for first dance at the apocalypse disco.

Field Music’s Peter Brewis has taken the contemporary atmosphere of looming catastrophe and filtered it through the song's incipient funk and disco flavours, and asks: Could this really be the End Times? In early 2017, this is now starting to feel less like speculation and more like reportage.

Warm Digits' Andrew and Steve says of the collaboration with Field Music:

“When we first started looking for vocalists, long-time collaborators Field Music were a natural fit, having been DIY kindred spirits in the North East for as long as Warm Digits have existed”.

WARM DIGITS are the Newcastle-upon-Tyne duo that, in the words of legendary DJ/producer Andrew Weatherall, create “Machine funk kraut-a-delia – it’s rather lovely!”. Warm Digits' brew of live drums, guitar and electronics betray a love of Neu!, Kraftwerk, Giorgio Moroder, My Bloody Valentine and Boards Of Canada. Motorik percussion, electronic basslines, Keith Levene-style guitar chops and squelchy analogue warmth are accompanied by live visuals in performances that have graced the Psych Fests of both London and Liverpool, seen them support the likes of Goblin, Modeselektor, ESG, St. Etienne, Moon Duo and many more, toured the UK with British Sea Power and blown the audience away at Supersonic and many other festivals. Their blistering live sets of "krautophonic blizzard-wave" have to be seen to be believed.

For their new recordings, the band have sharpened up all the elements of their sound for a set of crisp, propulsive and melodically rich songs, and for the first time on selected songs have collaborated with some of their favourite vocalists: Peter Brewis of Field Music, Sarah Cracknell of Saint Etienne, Devon Sproule, and Mia La Metta of Beards.

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NZCA LINES Share Tour Visuals

NZCA LINES have shared the complete tour visuals for last years acclaimed album Infinite Summer.

Teaming up with designers TAXONYM and Amala Studio to produce films for every song on the record, these cinematic accompaniments flesh out the album's science fiction narrative with beautiful, evocative imagery. Michael explains:

"It was always my dream to have a visual for each song, something that would draw an audience deeper into our world. Our Village Underground show was an opportunity to bring the album to life onstage in a way we hadn't done before. I worked closely with TAXONYM and Amala Studio to articulate my thoughts, feelings and ideas behind each song on Infinite Summer, which they interpreted to create each of the videos."

Click here for the playlist of all 13 tour visuals.

Having toured as part of Christine and the Queens’ live band (he played bass and keys on her hit debut album), Michael is now holed up in New York writing new material for the next NZCA LINES album.

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MENACE BEACH new album 'Lemon Memory' out today

"Just a really, really super group" ★★★★ DIY
"An impressive leap forwards” ★★★★ Guardian music
“A winning blend of Kinks-ish riffs and fuzzy 1990s alt-pop” Sunday Times

Menace Beach release their second album today'Lemon Memory' on limited edition scratch and sniff yellow vinyl, CD and digital. Order the album from the following:

Amazon / iTunes / Bandcamp / Jumbo (with ltd edition A3 print)

Stream on Spotify, Deezer or Apple.

The band will be on tour in the UK in January and February as follows - including a few instores next week. Details and tickets below:

20 Jan, Leeds, Jumbo Instore DETAILS HERE
23 Jan, London, Rough Trade East Instore DETAILS HERE
24 Jan, Bristol, Rise Instore DETAILS HERE
25 Jan, Nottingham, Rough Trade Instore DETAILS HERE
31 Jan, Sheffield, The Picture House TICKETS
01 Feb, Leicester, The Cookie TICKETS
02 Feb, Birmingham, Hare & Hounds TICKETS
03 Feb, Cardiff, Clwb Ifor Bach TICKETS
04 Feb, Southampton, The Joiners TICKETS
06 Feb, Oxford, Bullingdon Arms TICKETS
07 Feb, Brighton, The Hope & Ruin TICKETS
08 Feb, London, Moth Club TICKETS
09 Feb, Cambridge, The Portland Arms TICKETS
10 Feb, Liverpool, The Magnet TICKETS
11 Feb, Manchester, Deaf Institute TICKETS
14 Feb, Glasgow, Broadcast TICKETS
15 Feb, Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete's TICKETS
16 Feb, Newcastle, The Cluny TICKETS
17 Feb, Leeds, Brudenell Social Club TICKETS

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NEW DUTCH UNCLES TRACK 'OH YEAH'

The FADAR have just premiered a new Dutch Uncles track 'Oh Yeah' - check it out below.

Preorder the 'Big Balloon' album from the band's website on CD, clear vinyl plus deluxe CD and LP packages featuring an exclusive t shirt, four signed post cards and a 'Big Balloon' balloon. All orders come with an instant download of the title track. The album is also available to preorder from iTunes and Amazon.

Dutch Uncles are on as follows:

18 February Manchester Piccadilly Record Out Store @ Low Four Studios DETAILS
20 February Nottingham Rough Trade In Store DETAILS
21 February London Rough Trade East Instore DETAILS
22 February Bristol Rise Instore DETAILS
01 March Edinburgh Electric Circus TICKETS
02 March Newcastle The Cluny TICKETS
03 March Leeds The Wardrobe TICKETS
04 March Nottingham Bodega TICKETS
06 March Birmingham Hare and Hounds TICKETS
07 March Sheffield The Plug TICKETS
08 March Oxford O2 Academy2 TICKETS
09 March Bristol Fleece TICKETS
11 March Brighton The Haunt TICKETS
12 March Southampton Talking Heads TICKETS
13 March London Village Underground TICKETS
15 March Manchester Dancehouse Theatre TICKETS

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Dutch Uncles share new 'Big Balloon' video / announce instore shows

Dutch Uncles' solid gold smash hit Big Ballon now has a video. Directed by Nick Middleton the video sees the Manchester four piece take a day trip to Buxton Raceway for a banger racing (or stock car if you're stateside) meet. Delightfull. Check it out below

Preorder the 'Big Balloon' album from the band's website on CD, clear vinyl plus deluxe CD and LP packages featuring an exclusive t shirt, four signed post cards and a 'Big Balloon' balloon. All orders come with an instant download of the title track. The album is also available to preorder from iTunes and Amazon.

Dutch Uncles are on tour in February and March including newly announced instore shows. Dates and tickets as follows:

18 February Manchester Piccadilly Record Out Store @ Low Four Studios DETAILS
20 February Nottingham Rough Trade In Store DETAILS
21 February London Rough Trade East Instore DETAILS
22 February Bristol Rise Instore DETAILS
01 March Edinburgh Electric Circus TICKETS
02 March Newcastle The Cluny TICKETS
03 March Leeds The Wardrobe TICKETS
04 March Nottingham Bodega TICKETS
06 March Birmingham Hare and Hounds TICKETS
07 March Sheffield The Plug TICKETS
08 March Oxford O2 Academy2 TICKETS
09 March Bristol Fleece TICKETS
11 March Brighton The Haunt TICKETS
12 March Southampton Talking Heads TICKETS
13 March London Village Underground TICKETS
15 March Manchester Dancehouse Theatre TICKETS

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