1. The Ninth Wave – A Wave Goodbye..
The Ninth Wave release their new single ‘A Wave Goodbye To The People Who Said I’d Win’ The band have also announced the release of their new EP ‘FLESCH’ which will be released on Distiller Records on November 9, followed by a London headline show at Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen on November 30.
Having only released their debut EP a year ago, The Ninth Wave have already caused a huge stir across the UK and Europe. The Glaswegian four-piece garnered early support from BBC Radio 1 and have been lauded by the likes of The Guardian, NME and i-D. They’ve brought their hypnotic live set to stages all over Europe, touring alongside the likes of Editors, Blaenavon and Honeyblood, and will support The Magic Gang in Edinburgh in September. Through their collaborations with radical fashion designer Charles Jeffrey and alt-rock trio Demob Happy, the band have displayed a ravenous hunger to push the envelope and create a unique, all-encompassing experience.
23/08 Edinburgh Art Festival’s Art Lates
31/08 The Soundhouse, Leicester
01/09 Green Door Store, Brighton
02/09 Boileroom, Guildford
08/09 Confessional Festival, Blackburn
19/09 Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg
20/09 Maschinenhaus, Berlin (w/ Danny Goffey, The Ramona Flowers)
21/09 Reeperbahn Festival, Hamburg
22/09 Artheater, Cologne (w/ Danny Goffey, The Ramona Flowers)
23/09 Liquid Room, Edinburgh (w/ The Magic Gang)
01/10 Sugar Factory, Amsterdam
02/10 L’Olympic Cafe, Paris
06/10 Neighbourhood Festival, Manchester
16/11 Off The Record, Manchester
30/11 Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, London
07/12 The Tunnels, Aberdeen
21/12 Saint Luke’s, Glasgow
2. Robinson – Medicine
New Zealand pop singer and songwriter Robinson has released her brand new single ‘Medicine’, out now on Ministry Of Sound Records. With over 55 million streams to her name to date and a record which has just gone Platinum in Australia, follow-up ‘Medicine’ is the very highly-anticipated new single from the 22-year-old artist.
The track, co-written by Robinson, is a searingly honest reflection on the pain of heartbreak, and a realisation of the pain caused in past relationships.
3. Bloody Knees – Reel
Bloody Knees reveal the video for their new single ‘Reel’
The track made its radio debut as Jack Saunders’ ‘Next Wave’ pick on BBC Radio 1 this week – Jack said: “This track, for me, is like if The Beatles discovered grunge. You’ve written something from a parallel universe.” The band have also announced their new EP ‘You Can Have It’ which will be released on Distiller Records on October 5, as well as a UK headline tour for October.
4. James Vincent McMorrow – Saint Sister remix
Saint Sister, the duo from the North of Ireland, are set to release their debut album “Shape of Silence”. Next week they support Hozier at his sold out London show at Koko on the 11th of September before embarking on a 3 week headline tour of the USA and Canada, starting in Washington on the 21st of September.
They share a new remix from James Vincent McMorrow. Saint Sister’s recent single You Never Call, described by Clash Magazine as having an “astute pop touch” is reworked by McMorrow into a lo-fi earworm, finding new sonic depths as the track progresses.
5. Tom Morello – Lucky One ft K. Flay
Legendary musician Tom Morello teams up with K.Flay for his latest track ‘Lucky One’, available everywhere now and taken from his highly-anticipated new collaborative album, The Atlas Underground.
The epic new track follows the news from earlier this week, when the guitar legend announced that The Atlas Underground Experience is coming to London for a special evening of music and conversation ahead of the release of the album. The unmissable event will take place on 24th September – the only European date as part of this special tour – in celebration of the release of ‘The Atlas Underground’ on 12th October.
6. The Dose – Saline
The Dose release new single ‘Saline,’ the third track and video off their full-length debut album, which is set for release later this year. “Saline” follows the release of “Thrill Of It” and “Vervain” and all three clips fit together as a short film. The audio for all three was produced by Keith Nelson (Buckcherry) and mixed by Joe Barresi (Tool, Queens of the Stone Age, Soundgarden) and is the band’s first new music since the release of their 2016 self-titled debut EP.
7. Billy Idol – Vital Idol
Billy Idols 1980s remix collection, Vital Idol, is getting a modern-day upgrade with Vital Idol: Revitalized, set for release on CD and digital by EMI/UMC on 28th September. A 2LP 180-gram black vinyl in addition to a limited edition, colour variant will follow on 16th November.
More than 30 years after his groundbreaking Vital Idol compilation cemented the vibrancy of the dance-rock remix genre in the second half of the 1980s, Idols Revitalized collection features 11 brand-new remixes of his most classic and enduring hits. Lending their hands to the Revitalized proceedings are electronic dance luminaries Moby, Paul Oakenfold and The Crystal Method as well as current innovators including Tropkillaz, Shiba San, Juan Maclean, CRAY and RAC, whos remix of Dancing With Myself debuts today.
The digital version of Revitalized features four additional exclusive remixes, namely the brand-new Billy Idol/Steve Stevens Remix of Mony Mony, Paul Oakenfolds Extended Remix of One Breath Away, Mobys Half Time Version of his take on (Do Not) Stand In The Shadows and Save Me Now (Lost Dog Remix), reworked by Billy Idols son, Willem Wolfe with Brandon Rauch and Ed Bedrosian.
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8. Glass Mountain – Have To Lie
Glass Mountain have released the video for Have To Lie, the last track on their recent Wow & Flutter EP. The video was shot on Super 8 cine film by London film maker Adrian Cousins and reflects the raw and vulnerable nature of the song.
Sun 23 Leeds Brudenell Social Club | with Red Kite
Sat 29 Reading Purple Turtle | with Red Kite
Sat 13 Middlesbrough Twisterella Festival
Fri 09 Leeds Hyde Park Book Club | with Gengahr