BON IVER SHARE NEW TRACK ’33 “GOD”’

NEW ALBUM 22, A MILLION OUT 30 SEPTEMBER 2016 VIA JAGJAGUWAR

Watch a lyric video for ’33 “GOD”‘ here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6C5sB6AqJkM

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Bon Iver has shared a new track from its upcoming third LP – 22, A Million – out 30th September on Jagjaguwar. ‘33 “GOD”‘ was recorded and produced at April Base Studios in Fall Creek, Wisconsin and is available now via download and streaming services as well as an accompanying lyric video.

The group – led by Justin Vernon – debuted 22, A Million with a “truly remarkable” (NPR) front-to-back live performance earlier this month at the Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, hosted in Vernon’s hometown Eau Claire, Wisconsin. That performance was timed to the release of extended studio versions of the album’s two opening cuts: ‘22 (OVER S∞∞N)‘ and ‘10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄‘.

Pre-order 22, A Million here: http://jagjaguwar.com/BI_Store/

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Tour dates

Europe

01/10 – Berlin, DE @ Funkhaus
02/10 – Berlin, DE @ Funkhaus

USA

10/18 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater #
10/19 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater #
10/20 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater #
10/22 – Orange County, CA @ Beach Goth Festival
10/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Hollywood Bowl %
10/26 – San Diego, CA @ Copley Symphony Hall ^

# with Francis & The Lights
% with Patti Smith and Hiss Golden Messenger
^ with Julianna Barwick

ANGEL OLSEN SHARES ‘SISTER’ VIDEO

MY WOMAN OUT 2ND SEPTEMBER 2016 VIA JAGJAGUWAR

UK TOUR DATES IN OCTOBER

“Her ambitious third record marks another giant progression in an already distinguished career”
9/10 Uncut

“Simply one of the best songwriters we have”
‘Album of the Week’ 9/10 The Line of Best Fit

MY WOMAN shows the workings of a poised and powerful artist”
4/5 MOJO

“Brighter, stronger, more resilient”
4/5 Q

“Angel Olsen has crafted her most compelling record to date”
4/5 DIY

Watch the video for ‘Sister’ here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mIA1r2ZELU

Angel Olsen releases MY WOMAN, her third full-length album, on September 2nd via Jagjaguwar. As previously announced, the album is put together as a proper A-side and B-side with the punchier numbers up front, and the longer, more reflective songs towards the end. After sharing A-side singles ‘Intern‘ and ‘Shut Up Kiss Me‘, Olsen now presents ‘Sister‘ – a reverb splashed track capped off with a Neil Young caged-tiger guitar solo that boldly reigns the MY WOMAN B-side.

Shot this summer in Los Angeles and at Joshua Tree National Park, the gorgeous video displays the opposing dualities addressed in the song. After solely directing the videos for ‘Intern’ and ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’, Olsen teamed up with co-director Conor Hagen and took a different approach for ‘Sister’. She explains: “I wanted to keep from cutting these shots up too much. I wanted to slow frames down just enough for the cinematography to make its own statement. My aim was to gather a mixture of very different themed material, and somehow take a look at the synchronicity that material naturally brought forward.”

Hagen elaborates: “’Sister’ addresses conflict within and then moves beyond it. The song is lyrically contradictory, so we wanted to show those opposing dualities. The contrast between a wide shot and a close-up, the duality between the city and that natural world, joy and melancholy.”

Angel Olsen’s MY WOMAN is available for pre-order now via JagjaguwarRough Trade and Amazon. ‘Intern’ and ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ are available now on all streaming services (including Spotify). All three singles also come as an instant download with all iTunes pre-orders. Angel will be playing London’s KOKO on 17th October – tickets are available now.

Tour dates:

Thu. Oct. 13 – Brighton @ Concorde 2
Fri. Oct. 14 – Manchester @ Club Academy
Sat. Oct. 15 – Glasgow @ SWG3 Studio Warehouse
Sun. Oct. 16 – Bristol @ The Marble Factory
Mon. Oct. 17 – London @ KOKO
Wed. Oct. 19 – Hamburg @ Kampnagel
Thu. Oct. 20 – Copenhagen @ Koncerthuset, Studie 2
Fri. Oct. 21 – Oslo @ John Dee
Sat. Oct. 22 – Stockholm @ Debaser Strand
Sun. Oct. 23 – Goeteborg @ Pustervik
Tue. Oct. 25 – Berlin @ Columbia Theater
Wed. Oct. 26 – Munich @ Ampere
Thu. Oct. 27 – Zuerich @ Bogen F
Fri. Oct. 28 – Koeln @ Stadtgarten
Sat. Oct. 29 – Brussels @ Botanique
Thu. Nov. 3 – London (special collaborative performance w/ The Raincoats)
@ Islington Assembly Hall
Fri. Nov. 4 – Paris @ La Gaîté Lyrique

US dates:

Thu. June 16 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater #
Fri. June 17 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center #
Sat. June 18 – Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium #
Sun. June 19 – Winnipeg. MB @ Park Theatre #
Tue. June 21 – Saskatoon, SK @ Amigo’s #
Wed. June 22 – Calgary, AB @ Sled Island – Central United Church
Fri. June 24 – Anchorage, AK @ Tap Root ^
Sat. June 25 – Anchorage, AK @ Tap Root ^
Fri. Sep. 9 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West *
Sat. Sep. 10 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In *
Sun. Sep. 11 – Cincinnati, OH @ Woodward Theater *
Mon. Sep. 12 – Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre *
Wed. Sep. 14 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer *
Thu. Sep. 15 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
Fri. Sep. 16 – Hudson, NY @ Basilica Soundscape
Sat. Sep. 17 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall *
Sun. Sep. 18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw *
Tue. Sep. 20 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair *
Wed. Sep. 21 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair &
Thu. Sep. 22 – South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground Ballroom &
Fri. Sep. 23 – Montreal, QC @ POP Montreal &
Sat. Sep. 24 – Toronto, ON @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club &
Mon. Sep. 26 – Detroit, MI @ The Loving Touch &
Tue. Sep. 27 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall &
Fri. Sep. 30 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway &
Sat. Oct. 1 – Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle &

Australian & New Zealand dates:

Sat. Nov. 26 – Hobart, TAS @ Grand Poobah
Mon. Nov. 28 – Melbourne, AU @ Corner
Thu. Dec. 1 – Lismore, NSW @ Lismore City Hall
Fri. Dec. 2 – Brisbane, QLD @ Brightside
Sat. Dec. 3 – Berri, NSW @ Fairground Festival
Mon. Dec. 5 – Sydney, NSW @ Sydney Opera House Studio
Wed. Dec. 7 – Adelaide, SA @ Grace Emily
Thu. Dec. 8 – Perth, WA @ Badlands
Sat. Dec. 10 – Melbourne, VIC @ Meredith Festival
Tue. Dec. 13 – Wellington, NZ @ San Fran
Wed. Dec. 14 – Auckland, NZ @ Kings Arms

# = with Scott Tuma
^ = with Termination Dust
* = with Alex Cameron
& = with Rodrigo Amarante

Photo by Cameron Wittig & Crystal Quinn

BON IVER ANNOUNCES NEW ALBUM 22, A MILLION

OUT 30 SEPTEMBER 2016 VIA JAGJAGUWAR

EXTENDED VERSIONS OF OPENING TRACKS ’22 (OVER S∞∞N)’ AND
’10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄’ OUT NOW

Watch a lyric video for ’22 (OVER S∞∞N) [Bob Moose Extended Cab Version]’:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ISCEilPMNak

Watch a lyric video for ’10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄ (Extended Version)’:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNy7VtSsmu8

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Bon Iver – the musical project led by Justin Vernon – will release its third studio album – 22, A Million – on 30 September 2016 via Jagjaguwar. The band performed the album in full last night at the second annual Eaux Claires Music & Arts Festival, in Vernon’s hometown Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Extended versions of the album’s two opening tracks ‘22 (OVER S∞∞N)‘ and ‘10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄‘ are both available now via download and streaming services, and accompanying lyric videos are currently on video streaming platforms such as YouTube. A 12” vinyl release containing both extended versions is available at Eaux Claires Festival this weekend, with pre-orders of the new album and at select record stores worldwide on 30 September.

22, A Million is part love letter; part final resting place of two decades of searching for self-understanding like a religion – and the inner-resolution of maybe never finding that understanding. The album’s 10 poly-fi recordings are a collection of sacred moments: love’s torment and salvation, contexts of intense memories, signs that you can pin meaning onto or disregard as coincidence. If Bon Iver, Bon Iver built a habitat rooted in physical spaces, then 22, A Million is the letting go of that attachment to a place.

Musicologist, fellow collaborator and longtime friend of Vernon’s, Trever Hagen had this to say about 22, A Million: http://boniver.org/bio

The bulk of the album was recorded and produced at April Base Studios in Fall Creek, Wisconsin with pieces also recorded in London, England and just outside Lisbon, Portugal by Vernon and a pack of trusted friends and collaborators both new and old. The album’s symbol-rich artwork was created by NYC-based artist Eric Timothy Carlson. Check out the full list of album credits here: http://boniver.org/albumcredits

Bon Iver has announced a number of select shows this autumn, including a two-day, not-for-profit music event at Berlin’s Funkhaus studios on October 1 & 2 in collaboration with Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The NationalThe Michelberger Hotel and others. A concert at The Hollywood Bowl will also take place on October 23 with Patti Smith and Hiss Golden Messenger, plus more headline shows on the West Coast. Full list of dates below. Additional worldwide tour dates will be announced soon.

Pre-order 22, A Million here: http://jagjaguwar.com/BI_Store/

Additional hi-res Promotional Photos: http://jagjaguwar.com/press/boniver

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Tracklisting:

1. 22 (OVER S∞∞N)
2. 10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄
3. 715 – CR∑∑KS
4. 33 “GOD”
5. 29 #Strafford APTS
6. 666 ʇ
7. 21 M◊◊N WATER
8. 8 (circle)
9. ____45_____
10. 00000 Million

Tour dates

Europe

01/10 – Berlin, DE @ Funkhaus
02/10 – Berlin, DE @ Funkhaus

USA

10/18 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater #
10/19 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater #
10/20 – Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater #
10/22 – Orange County, CA @ Beach Goth Festival
10/23 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Hollywood Bowl %
10/26 – San Diego, CA @ Copley Symphony Hall ^

# with Francis & The Lights
% with Patti Smith and Hiss Golden Messenger
^ with Julianna Barwick

CASS MCCOMBS SHARES ‘MEDUSA’S OUTHOUSE’ VIDEO

CASS MCCOMBS BAND PLAY LONDON’S SCALA
7TH NOVEMBER 2016

MANGY LOVE OUT 26TH AUGUST 2016 VIA ANTI-

Watch the (NSFW) video for ‘Medusa’s Outhouse’ – as premiered by Dazed Digital:
https://vimeo.com/178202873/5e0bff20e0

9/10 Uncut

“McCombs has yet to make a bad record, but Mangy Love is up there with his very best. Stunning”
4/5 Q

“His most succinct and affecting work since the near-perfect Wit’s End
4/5 MOJO

Mangy Love is McCombs’ most soulful, accessible release yet”
Uncut

Mangy Love stands toe-to-toe with his best releases”
London in Stereo

“The master of subversion returns”
The Guardian

“You can always rely on Cass McCombs for a beautiful guitar line”
NME

“[‘Opposite House’ is] a masterful piece of songwriting”
HUH

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Cass McCombs and Focus Creeps continue their history of creative collaborations with the new video for ‘Medusa’s Outhouse‘ – one of Mangy Love’s standout songs – where the narrator doesn’t claim to have a solution, but merely wants to forget. As described by Focus Creeps’ Aaron Brown, “the video for ‘Medusa’s Outhouse’ has to do with wondering what are the fantasies of the people who act out our fantasies for us? Where does fantasy end?”

Mangy Love is McCombs’ eighth full-length album and debut for ANTI-, out 26 August 2016. It’s also his most blunt – tackling sociopolitical issues through his uniquely cracked lens of wit and singular insight. With a common thread of opposition sewing the album together, the severity of his lyrics is contrasted by the music, which ventures into groovy realms of Philly soul, Norcal psychedelia and New York paranoia.

Cass McCombs, accompanied by a full band, will tour North America and Europe this autumn, including London’s Scala on 7 NovemberMangy Love is available for pre-order now. All iTunes pre-orders come with an instant download of ‘Opposite House‘, ‘Run Sister Run‘ and ‘Medusa’s Outhouse‘.

Tour dates

Nov-1st Point Ephemere, Paris (FR)
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Nov-2nd Rotondes (Klub), Luxembourg (LU)
TICKETS

Nov-3rd Misty Fest, S. Jorge (PT)
TICKETS

Nov-4th Kantine am Berghain, Berlin (DE)
TICKETS

Nov-5th Crossing Border Festival, The Hague (NL)
TICKETS

Nov-7th Scala, London (UK)
TICKETS

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Mangy Love tracklisting:

01. Bum Bum Bum
02. Rancid Girl
03. Laughter Is The Best Medicine
04. Opposite House
05. Medusa’s Outhouse
06. Low Flyin Bird
07. Cry
08. Run Sister Run
09. In A Chinese Alley
10. It
11. Switch
12. I’m A Shoe

LAMBCHOP ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM FLOTUS

OUT 4 NOVEMBER 2016 VIA CITY SLANG

KURT WAGNER TO PLAY SOLO ROUGH TRADE EAST SHOW
FLOTUS Q&A ON 8 NOVEMBER 2016

Listen to ‘The Hustle’ here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf9wz5esgAo

Watch a trailer for FLOTUS by Elise Tyler here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRCRlp8YIMs

On 4 November 2016Lambchop return with For Love Often Turns Us Still—officially titled FLOTUS. Inspired as always to make art from the unusual sounds and scenes of his South Nashville neighbourhood, Kurt Wagner set aside what he has learned over the last 30 years and embarked on a musical adventure to bring us this album that sounds like no one else — or, completely, unmistakably, like himself.

Wanting to make an album that his neighbours and wife would listen to – though a version of that garbled through grocery store speakers and tiny cell phones – Kurt became inspired by, though not tethered to, a plethora of modern day musical voices across modern R&B, soul and hip-hop amongst other genres. “Overall, artists like myself have been using the same production techniques forever, letting technology enhance and further a sound but not really taking it to a new place. Technology bending to the will of the creator became playful, complex, and exciting to hear on repeat with a structure still open to interpretation.”

Start to finish, FLOTUS is imbued with that magic energy that comes when an artist stumbles upon the thrill of the new — something that makes them brave enough to want to start the whole process over again. The album is bookended by two long-form pieces: the first, ‘In Care of 8675309’, is most reminiscent of where Lambchop have been, while the second – the sprawling and hypnotic ‘The Hustle’ – suggests where they might still be headed. Taken as a whole, FLOTUS is anchored by previous album sensibilities and is brimming with the many hallmarks of Lambchop’s catalogue: the same beautifully nuanced arrangements and the same unparalleled ability to capture the eternal in life’s quotidian struggles.

The first introduction to FLOTUS comes in the form of final track ‘The Hustle’, which seamlessly shifts between movements – a foundation suggestive of krautrock and early electronic music, gorgeously ornamented with perfectly placed piano and horns. Drawing upon a diverse palate of influences and transcending each one, it’s a stunning piece of work—certainly one of the most impressive achievements of Lambchop’s career.

Kurt has also shared the story behind ‘The Hustle’, another unabashedly romantic Lambchop song:

My wife and I attended this wedding of one her college friends in the countryside outside of Nashville. Weddings are a heady mix of emotions, memories, and events that can be quite rich in imagery. With this being a Quaker wedding, there was a lack of “officiating” in that the bride and groom addressed each other directly the entire time. This was something that I found to be most touching. Beyond that, as with much of my writing, I tend to describe experiences in an almost journalistic fashion and then strip things down till there is barely a thread to hold them together—in this case, starting with the vows and then moving on from there. The entire wedding party was doing this great synchronized dance step that I hadn’t seen before. I asked my wife what dance it was, and she told me it was the Hustle. She suggested I join them. I respectfully declined.

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Tracklisting

1. In Care of 8675309
2. Directions to the Can
3. FLOTUS
4. JFK
5. Howe
6. Old Masters
7. Relatives #2
8. Harbor Country
9. Writer
10. NIV
11. The Hustle

Listen to and share ‘The Hustle’ via YouTube and all of your favourite digital outlets: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cf9wz5esgAo

Watch the album trailer by Elise Tyler: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRCRlp8YIMs

FLOTUS is available for pre-order now on CD, 2LP and also as a special limited edition Wine Box in collaboration with Austrian winery “Gut Oggau” in the City Slang store.

Kurt Wagner will visit Rough Trade East on 8 November for a FLOTUS Q&A and a solo acoustic performance. Information can be found here: http://www.roughtrade.com/events/2016/11/2470

More Lambchop tour dates will be announced shortly.

CASS MCCOMBS SHARES ‘MEDUSA’S OUTHOUSE’ TRACK

CASS MCCOMBS BAND PLAY LONDON’S SCALA
7TH NOVEMBER 2016

MANGY LOVE OUT 26TH AUGUST 2016 VIA ANTI-

9/10 Uncut

“McCombs has yet to make a bad record, but Mangy Love is up there with his very best. Stunning”
4/5 Q

“His most succinct and affecting work since the near-perfect Wit’s End
4/5 MOJO

Mangy Love is McCombs’ most soulful, accessible release yet”
Uncut

Mangy Love stands toe-to-toe with his best releases”
London in Stereo

“The master of subversion returns”
The Guardian

“You can always rely on Cass McCombs for a beautiful guitar line”
NME

“[‘Opposite House’ is] a masterful piece of songwriting”
HUH

Listen to ‘Medusa’s Outhouse’ here:
https://soundcloud.com/antirecords/cass-mccombs-medusas-outhouse/

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Throughout Cass McCombs’ decade-plus career, he’s proven to be one of the premier songwriters of our time through his diverse, cryptic and refreshingly rebellious lyrics. Mangy Love, however – out 26th August via ANTI- – is McCombs at his most blunt; tackling sociopolitical issues through his uniquely cracked lens of wit and singular insight. With a common thread of opposition sewing the album together, the severity of his lyrics is contrasted by the music, which ventures into groovy realms of Philly soul, Norcal psychedelia and New York paranoia.

After previously sharing the singles ‘Opposite House‘ and ‘Run Sister Run‘, McCombs now shares with the world Mangy Love’s powerful third single, ‘Medusa’s Outhouse‘. Through the song’s rich imagery, McCombs doesn’t claim to have a solution, but merely wants to forget.

Cass McCombs, accompanied by a full band, will tour North America and Europe this fall (all dates are below). Mangy Love is available for pre-order now. All iTunes pre-orders come with an instant download of ‘Opposite House’, ‘Run Sister Run’ and ‘Medusa’s Outhouse’.

Tour dates

Nov-1st Point Ephemere, Paris (FR)
TICKETS

Nov-2nd Rotondes (Klub), Luxembourg (LU)
TICKETS

Nov-3rd Misty Fest, S. Jorge (PT)
TICKETS

Nov-4th Kantine am Berghain, Berlin (DE)
TICKETS

Nov-5th Crossing Border Festival, The Hague (NL)
TICKETS

Nov-7th Scala, London (UK)
TICKETS

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Mangy Love tracklisting:

01. Bum Bum Bum
02. Rancid Girl
03. Laughter Is The Best Medicine
04. Opposite House
05. Medusa’s Outhouse
06. Low Flyin Bird
07. Cry
08. Run Sister Run
09. In A Chinese Alley
10. It
11. Switch
12. I’m A Shoe

FLOATING POINTS STREAMS ‘FOR MARMISH PART II’

KUIPER EP RELEASED 5TH AUGUST 2016 VIA PLUTO

Stream ‘For Marmish Part II’ here:
https://soundcloud.com/floatingpoints/for-marmish-part-ii

Sam Shepherd – aka Floating Points – will soon be releasing the Kuiper EP, his first new material since last year’s standout debut  Eleania, via his own label Pluto.

Having previously shared the EP’s title track, ‘For Marmish Part II‘ makes up the EP’s b-side. Shepherd says: “’It was recorded way before ‘For Marmish’ on the LP, but the two tracks happened to be written around the same time.”

Speaking about the EP as a whole, he says: “I want to share this music because both sides reflect in two tracks where I was right at the start of the Elaenia project, right up to now – post LP release, playing live and going on the road with a band. I hope – like I feel – people will find a common strand in the hypnotic nature of both tracks.”

Floating Points’ Kuiper EP will be released 5 August 2016 via Pluto. Pre-orders for the 12″ are available here.

Lead track ‘Kuiper’ is available to download / stream now via iTunes and Spotify.

‘For Marmish Part II’ will be available 5th August via iTunes and Spotify.

Elaenia is out now on LP, CD and digital download and can be purchased from the Floating Points store. It can also be purchased from iTunes or streamed via Spotify.

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Kuiper track list:

A/1. Kuiper
B/2. For Marmish Part II

Live dates

23 Jul Cheshire Blue Dot Festival

5 Aug Locorotondo Locus Festival

7 Aug Obonjan Croatia

11 Aug Oslo Øya Festival

12 Aug Gothenburg Way Out West

13 Aug Helsinki Flow Festival

19 Aug Brecon Beacons Green Man Festival

20 Aug Katowice Nowa Muzyka

Praise for Elaenia

“Wall-to-wall gorgeousness”
4/5 RA Album of the Year

“An extraordinarily beautiful debut”
4/5 MOJO Electronic Album of the Year

“Music to lose yourself in”
The Guardian

“Pay attention to [Elaenia] and you’ll be rewarded”
8/10 Mixmag Album of the Month

“The perfect meld of Shepherd’s machine trickery and musical background”
Red Bull

“Floating Points is free from the pretension of the crate-digger cliché”
CRACK

“[Floating Points] is just one of those people who always plunges in at the deep end”
FACT

“Exquisite”
8.5/10 DJ

“A visible and disciplined seven-track movement made for deep mental involvement”
Dummy

“A dizzying, virtuoso and bold act”
9/10 Loud & Quiet

“A soaring debut”
8/10 The Observer

“An astonishingly cohesive record”
4/5 Q

“Mesmerising”
4/5 DIY

“A sweeping, majestic debut that pleases hearts and minds alike”
8/10 Clash

8/10 Uncut

8/10 FT

8/10 The Line of Best Fit

“A brilliant encapsulation of a huge talent”
4/5 musicOMH

“A sublime introduction”
8/10 The Skinny

FACTORY FLOOR SHARE ‘YA’ TRACK

25 25 OUT 19TH AUGUST 2016 VIA DFA

“Raw, jacking acid house viewed through a faintly unsettling lens”
The Guardian

“An effortless evolution – a future-forward techno belter. Cerebral, psychical, and touching everything in between”
Clash

“A second pummelling from London’s premiere techno art-brutalists”
Uncut

Listen to ‘Ya’ here: https://soundcloud.com/dfa-records/factory-floor-ya/s-1iiXN

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Ya‘ is the latest single to be taken from Factory Floor‘s second studio album, 25 25, out 19th August via DFA. A mischief-inducing dance-floor gem, ‘Ya’ was premiered by Lauren Laverne on BBC 6 Music and comes on the heels of ‘Dial Me In‘.

25 25 is the follow up to Factory Floor’s hugely acclaimed 2013 self-titled debut. With their music stripped to a mesmerising dance of percussion, fragmented voice and melody, 25 25 captures the next vital stage in the evolution of one of the UK’s most restless and exploratory groups.

The band – consisting of Nik Void and Gabriel Gurnsey – have now slimmed down to a duo, and having already boiled the scorched textures of their early singles down into their debut’s hallucinatory club-not-club stomp, they both seized the opportunity to voyage further along the pathway, mixing the album with razor-sharp precision via David Wrench (FKA TwigsCaribou).

Inspired by playing a growing number of late night club shows, the pair’s music gradually evolved into the sound captured on their second album and in their current live incarnation: a stark, ultra-minimalist and eerily soulful dancefloor pulse, yet one that still bears Factory Floor’s unmistakable hallmarks of hypnotic repetition and jagged, punkish intensity.

25 25 is out 19th August 2016 via DFA and can be pre-ordered via iTunes. Live dates will be announced shortly.

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25 25 Tracklist:

1. Meet Me At The End
2. Relay
3. Slow Listen
4. 25/25
5. Dial Me In
6. Wave
7. Ya
8. Upper Left

Praise for Factory Floor

‘Best Album of the Month’
10/10 Vice

“This forward-thinking ‘rave-in-mind’ debut may go down as one of best albums of the year”
9/10 Electro ‘Album of the Month’

“The long-awaited LP is here, and is simply glorious”
9/10 DJ

“Unparalleled, uncompromising and pretty much unstoppable”
9/10 The 405

“A fantastic debut”
4.5/5 musicOMH

“A sharp, uncompromising, emphatic victory”
8.5/10 The Line of Best Fit

“Atomic flawlessness, it’s a tribute to the band that the album remains so addictively tactile”
8/10 Loud & Quiet

“Big, bold, invigorating stuff”
8/10 Clash

“The result is an absolutely belting 10 songs”
8/10 NME

“The humanity that manages to shine through this tight, crafted record is a triumph”
8/10 Drowned in Sound

“This is an album then of irresistible forward momentum; brutal and gentle, alien and human. An album to strap yourself in for and give in to its hypnotising strangeness”
8/10 DIY

“One of our favourite albums of the year so far”
The Guardian

Factory Floor is a thrillingly hypnotic, hyper-modern record”
Uncut

“A debut that’s been engineered with machine-like precision, that can sit comfortably alongside the best work of the band’s musical idols. It’s excellent, in other words”
4/5 Time Out

“At its best, Factory Floor powerfully blurs the lines between human and machine and back again”
4/5 Mojo

“The next in a loose chain which includes LCD Soundsystem, Throbbing Gristle and Afrika Bambaataa, and it doesn’t sound like this album has exhausted their potential”
4/5 The List

“Searingly unique and engagingly familiar, it more than delivers on the London trio’s early promise”
4/5 The Skinny

“A self-titled album which is as bold and beautifully realised as many always knew it would be”
London in Stereo

‘4/5’ FACT

‘4/5’ The Times

‘4/5’ FT

DM STITH SHARES ‘AMYLETTE’ VIDEO

PIGEONHEART RELEASED 29TH JULY 2016
VIA OCTAVES / OUTSET RECORDINGS

“DM Stith’s second offers a richer, more accessible palette”
8/10 Uncut

“Probing and inquisitive, intense and warmly melodic – remarkable”
Clash

“[Pigeonheart] finds him expanding his horizons, embracing a far deeper electronic element than on its predecessor”
The Quietus

Watch the ‘Amylette’ video here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Zf81JBylrs

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Having previously announced his new album Pigeonheart – out 29th July 2016 through his own Octaves / Outset Recordings – with the tracks ‘War Machine‘ and ‘Sawtooth‘, DM Stith has today shared an incredibly intriguing new video for ‘Amylette‘.

Of the clip – which is directed by Stith and Sarah Hanssen – he says: “Sarah has a little summer home upstate that she and her kids have shared with me on occasion. I first went up about a year ago, and found that the little town of Pine Bush has built an identity around UFO sightings, tales of visitation, abduction and observation. In my weekend there, I walked more than I wrote, taking in the peculiar tone of the town – farmer’s markets, barber shops and craft dens with wiry green cartoon beings painted on storefront windows. I spent the weekend wondering if we were being watched.

Nearly a year later, during a conversation with Sarah, I made the connection with ‘Amylette’, a song I’d written on a memory of seeing my mother hours after she’d given birth to my younger sister – or rather, on being seen by my mother in that moment. I held onto this memory of her gaze on me as if it was the first time I’d ever been seen by anyone. I wrote up a treatment based on a line of trees on her property and we staged our own little invasion.”

During the intervening years since his debut album Heavy Ghost in 2009, Stith toured the United States and Europe on his own, opened for Julia Holter and Yann Tiersen, was a part of Sufjan Stevens‘ Age of Adz live band and was front man to the collaborative project The Revival Hour.

Pigeonheart is out 29th July 2016 via Octaves / Outset Recordings and can be pre-ordered via iTunes.

Pigeonheart Cover Low Res

Pigeonheart track list:

1. Human Torch
2. Sawtooth
3. Summer Madness
4. War Machine
5. Murmurations
6. Cormorant
7. Amylette
8. Rooster
9. Up To The Letters
10. Nimbus
11. My Impatience
12. Pigeonheart

Praise for Heavy Ghost

Heavy Ghost is a strikingly dramatic, seductively strange and dizzyingly sensual record”
‘Debut Album of the Month’ 4/5 Uncut

“His debut album is extraordinary”
4/5 Q

“Fashions a brilliant, hermetically sealed world that makes unabashed emotional connection”
4/5 Mojo

“Remarkable debut album”
‘Album of the Week’ 4/5 Metro

“An uplifting, beautifully addictive cacophony like nothing you’ve heard before”
The Observer

“An undeniable talent”
4/5 The Guardian

“Nothing is quite like DM Stith”
4.5/5 The Sun

“A brave and fascinating piece of work”
Sunday Times

“DM Stith occasionally seems to stop the world with his hushed beauty… captivating”
Music Week

9/10″ NME

“4/5” The Times

“4/5” The Independent

ANGEL OLSEN SHARES ‘SHUT UP KISS ME’ VIDEO

MY WOMAN OUT 2ND SEPTEMBER 2016 VIA JAGJAGUWAR

UK TOUR DATES IN OCTOBER

“This is tremulous, multilayered pop noir at its spookiest and most knowing”
The Sunday Times

“‘Intern’ is a poignant highlight”
The Independent

“Her previously guitar-led setup is bolstered this time with synths and Mellotron, as on the striking first single ‘Intern’”
FACT

“[‘Intern’] is a woozy ballad that utilises wavering vocals and dreamy melodies to a chilling resolve”
Crack

Watch the video for ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nleRCBhLr3k

Having announced her third studio album MY WOMAN – out 2nd September 2016 via Jagjaguwar – with the stunning trailer for ‘Intern‘ (“Olsen moves her elastic voice in amazing ways,” Best New Track – Pitchfork), Angel Olsen has today shared the video for new single ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’. Directed by Olsen herself, the video encapsulates everything that’s captivating about Olsen in 2016 – fiery, yet beguilingly playful.

Appearing on MY WOMAN‘s A-side with the album’s other punchier numbers, and carried by Olsen’s disarming, timeless voice, ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ is her most direct song to date – its immediacy stacked with dynamics in delivery, boldness and range. The song’s nervy grunge quality belies a subtle desperation, as befits any song about the exhaustion point of an impassioned argument. The single was co-produced by Olsen and Justin Raisen (Charli XCXSky FerreiraSantigold) and features Olsen (vocals, rhythm guitar) alongside her regular band of Stewart Bonaugh (lead guitar, piano), Emily Elhaj (bass guitar), and Joshua Jaeger (drums), plus guest Seth Kauffman(second guitar).

Angel Olsen’s MY WOMAN is available for pre-order now via JagjaguwarRough Trade and Amazon. ‘Intern’ and ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ are available now on all streaming services (including Spotify). Both tracks also come as an instant download with all iTunes pre-orders. Angel will be playing London’s KOKO on 17th October – tickets are available now.

MY WOMAN tracklist:

1. Intern
2. Never Be Mine
3. Shut Up Kiss Me
4. Give It Up
5. Not Gonna Kill You
6. Heart Shaped Face
7. Sister
8. Those Were The Days
9. Woman
10. Pops

Tour dates:

Thu. Oct. 13 – Brighton @ Concorde 2
Fri. Oct. 14 – Manchester @ Club Academy
Sat. Oct. 15 – Glasgow @ SWG3 Studio Warehouse
Sun. Oct. 16 – Bristol @ The Marble Factory
Mon. Oct. 17 – London @ KOKO
Wed. Oct. 19 – Hamburg @ Kampnagel
Thu. Oct. 20 – Copenhagen @ Koncerthuset, Studie 2
Fri. Oct. 21 – Oslo @ John Dee
Sat. Oct. 22 – Stockholm @ Debaser Strand
Sun. Oct. 23 – Goeteborg @ Pustervik
Tue. Oct. 25 – Berlin @ Columbia Theater
Wed. Oct. 26 – Munich @ Ampere
Thu. Oct. 27 – Zuerich @ Bogen F
Fri. Oct. 28 – Koeln @ Stadtgarten
Sat. Oct. 29 – Brussels @ Botanique
Fri. Nov. 4 – Paris @ La Gaîté Lyrique

US dates:

Thu. June 16 – Milwaukee, WI @ Pabst Theater #
Fri. June 17 – Minneapolis, MN @ Cedar Cultural Center #
Sat. June 18 – Fargo, ND @ The Aquarium #
Sun. June 19 – Winnipeg. MB @ Park Theatre #
Tue. June 21 – Saskatoon, SK @ Amigo’s #
Wed. June 22 – Calgary, AB @ Sled Island – Central United Church
Fri. June 24 – Anchorage, AK @ Tap Root ^
Sat. June 25 – Anchorage, AK @ Tap Root ^
Fri. Sep. 9 – Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West *
Sat. Sep. 10 – Nashville, TN @ Exit/In *
Sun. Sep. 11 – Cincinnati, OH @ Woodward Theater *
Mon. Sep. 12 – Millvale, PA @ Mr. Smalls Theatre *
Wed. Sep. 14 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer *
Thu. Sep. 15 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club *
Fri. Sep. 16 – Hudson, NY @ Basilica Soundscape
Sat. Sep. 17 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall *
Sun. Sep. 18 – Brooklyn, NY @ Warsaw *
Tue. Sep. 20 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair *
Wed. Sep. 21 – Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair &
Thu. Sep. 22 – South Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground Ballroom &
Fri. Sep. 23 – Montreal, QC @ POP Montreal &
Sat. Sep. 24 – Toronto, ON @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club &
Mon. Sep. 26 – Detroit, MI @ The Loving Touch &
Tue. Sep. 27 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall &
Fri. Sep. 30 – St. Louis, MO @ Off Broadway &
Sat. Oct. 1 – Asheville, NC @ Grey Eagle &

# = with Scott Tuma
^ = with Termination Dust
* = with Alex Cameron
& = with Rodrigo Amarante