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Cymbals Eat Guitars and Milagres Tour Together Jan 2012

I can’t quite believe we’re already talking about 2012. but there you go. Anyway, we’re super excited to let you know that Cymbals Eat Guitars will be making their long awaited return to Europe in early January to melt your face with songs from their compellingly visceral and hugely acclaimed Lenses Alien album. And not only that, but for the UK date they’re bringing new Memphis label mates Milagres to support on the UK leg of the tour. Its going to be amazing.

Dates as follows:

5th January, LONDON, The Garage w/Milagres
6th January, LEEDS, Brudenell Social Club w/Milagres
7th January, MANCHESTER, Deaf Institute w/Milagres
8th January, GLASGOW, ABC2 w/Milagres
11th January, AMSTERDAM, Paradiso
12th January, COLOGNE, MTC
13th January, BERLIN, Privatclub
15th January, HAMBURG, Molotov
19th January, COPENHAGEN, Vega

See y’all there


New Elephant EP and Dates

The super special and lovely Elephant have got a new 4 track EP coming up, out 14th November. But you can have a listen, and yes, even download the title track Assembly right here, right now:

Elephant – Assembly by memphisindustries

And you can come and watch their nascent live show, now expand to a three piece at the following shows:

11th Oct London The Social
15th Oct Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms w/ Chapel Club
18th Oct London Shepherds Bush Empire w/ Chapel Club
20th Oct Cardiff SWN Festival
21st Nov Southampton The Joiners Arms w/ Casiokids
22nd Nov Liverpool The Shipping Forecast w/ Casiokids
24th Nov London The Shacklewell Arms w/ Casiokids
25th Nov Brighton The Haunt w/ Casiokids
26th Nov Nottingham The Bodega Social Club w/ Casiokids


New band alert!

Please give a warm hand to our newest recruits, Hooray for Earth.

manhattan-by-way-of-boston’s’s Hooray For Earth are main man Noel Heroux plus long-time friend, founder member and bassist Christopher Principe and drummer Joseph Ciampini. Their debut Memphis Industries album True Loves will be out in February 2012 and you can listen to the title track now below

Hooray for Earth – True Loves by memphisindustries

You can also catch them live in the UK for first time in November as follows:

23 Nov Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh
24 Nov The Deaf Institute, Manchester
29 Nov XOYO, London


The Phoenix Foundation London Show and Video

We thought we’d seen the last of them in 2011 but no. New Zealand’s finest The Phoenix Foundation are returning to London for a one off headline show at The Garage in London on 27 October. Get your tickets here or here.

Check out their video to their new single Bright Grey here:


New Dutch Uncles Video

Dutch Uncles have just played their last festival of the year, Split in Sunderland this weekend just gone. And now they’re prepping a big old jaunt round Europe with Wild Beasts. And in amongst all this they’ve found time to create a simply splendid video for The Ink. Have a look right here: