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Music News: Monday 3rd October 2011

Lisa Bentley




Domino Launch App!

Domino Records has launched a new App to showcase their various artists. You can listen to tracks from the bands attached to their roster with the option to buy; listen to previous radio shows from Domino Radio, launched earlier this year and be updated with news and information from the revered label whose artists include Arctic Monkeys and Anna Calvi among a plethora of others. You can download the app at the following link: – http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/domino-records/id441964943?mt=8.

Wilco Support Announced

Jonathan Wilson has been announced as the support for Wilco’s upcoming tour.

Slipknot Re-release Iowa

Slipknot are set to re-release Iowa on October 31st, marking the 10th year anniversary of its original release. The rerelease will feature two CDs, a DVD and new artwork.

Big Jet Plane Free Download

Big Jet Plane are offering a free download of their track One My Own. Download the track at http://soundcloud.com/musicvitapr/big-jet-plane-on-my-own.

Moonshee Free Download

Indian/English folk fusion band Moonshee are offering a free download of their single Fair And Tender Ladies. Moonshee are signed to Park Records, who also work with the likes of Steeleye Span and Maddy Prior. To access the track, visit http://moonshee.viinyl.com/

Competition from Twin Sister

Twin Sister are offering you the chance to remix their track Kimmel in a Rice Field. The winning remix will win a plethora of prizes which include vouchers, a SoundCloud Pro account and the remix released among other prizes. Entries must be in by the 19th October. More information can be found at the following link: – http://www.junodownload.com/remix_twinsister/

The Wonder Years

Saves The Day and Yellowcard have announced that The Wonder Years will support them on their upcoming joint tour.  For details of the tour dates please check out the Music News dated 25th July 2011.

Live Announcements

All Man Kind

Debut album Simple Desire from All Man Kind is due for release October 24th. The band will be playing several live dates before then supporting The Violet May, make sure you get your ticket.

1st October – Plugged Inn, Sunderland

2nd October – Mad Hatters, Inverness

4th October – Lexington, London

6th October – Alter Ego, Manchester

7th October – Mojo, Liverpool

8th October – Leadmill, Sheffield

9th October – Milo, Leeds

Ane Brun

New album It All Starts With One by Ane Brun is released November 14th. Catch her on one of her four November live dates.

8th November – Deaf Institute, Manchester

9th November – King Tuts, Glasgow

10th November – HMV Institute: The Library, Birmingham

11th November – Scala, London

Born Blonde

Radio Bliss, the debut single from Born Blonde will be released October 31st.  The band will be playing a small handful of dates throughout October and November. Tickets are available now.

7th October – Koko, London

12th October – Kings Cross, The Scala

14th October – Old Queen’s Head, London

23rd October – SWN Festival, Cardiff

8th November – Notting Hill Arts Club, London

Brett Anderson

New album Black Rainbows  from Brett Anderson was released last week. The singer will be playing two October shows. Tickets cost £15 – £17.50 and can be purchased via www.gigsandtours.com.

11th October – Club Academy, Manchester

12th October – Koko, London

Catherine AD

Catherine AD will be playing three live dates over the coming months. You can also download her track Going Wrong free at http://soundcloud.com/stayloose/catherine-ad-going-wrong-free.

6th October – Invite Only Acoustic Show, London (w/ Patrick Wolf)

15th October – Leylines Festival, Oxford

20th January – National Portrait Gallery, London


Having released their eponymous debut album earlier this year the band has announced a handful of gigs to take place before Christmas. If you have not heard the debut album from Cults and want to know more then check out the MTTM review at http://www.morethanthemusic.co.uk/album-reviews/cults-cults/.

15th November – XOYO, London

17th November – Thekla, Bristol

18th November – Bodega Social, Nottingham

19th November – Ruby Lounge, Manchester

9th December – ATP’s Nightmare Before Christmas, Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead


One Third of N-Dubz, Dappy is heading out on a solo tour. Tickets cost £15 and are available now via www.gigsandtours.com.

9th December – UEA, Norwich

10th December – HMV Institute, Birmingham

11th December – Academy, Manchester

12th December – Plug, Sheffield

13th December – o2 Academy, Liverpool

15th December – o2 ABC, Glasgow

16th December – o2 Academy, Bristol

17th December – o2 Academy, Oxford

18th December – Junction, Cambridge

19th December – Indigo o2, London


Set to head out on a tour later this year, they have also announced details of a new EP to be released in November. Check them out at one of their live dates.

3rd November – Electrowerkz, London (with Throwing Snow)

4th November – Louisiana, Bristol

6th November – The Castle Hostel, Manchester

7th December – Thekla: Small Roon, Bristol

8th December – Electrowekz, London

11th December – The Castle Hotel, Manchester

12th December – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool


Hurts are setting out on an extensive UK tour. The band will be stopping in the UK for three of those dates. For tour details go to www.informationhurts.com.

2nd November – Brighton Centre, Brighton

3rd November – Academy, Glasgow

4th November – Brixton Academy, London


Due to high demand JLS have added extra dates to their tour. Tickets are available at www.gigsandtours.com and cost £25 – £33.50.

14th March – Echo Arena, Liverpool (0844 8000 400)

15th March – Echo Arena, Liverpool (0844 8000 400) SOLD OUT

16th March – LG Arena, Birmingham (0844 338 8000) SOLD OUT

17th March – LG Arena, Birmingham (0844 338 8000)

19th March – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff (02920 224 488) SOLD OUT

20th March – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff (02920 224 488) SOLD OUT

21st March – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff (02920 224 488)

23rd March – The o2 Arena, London (0844 856 0202) SOLD OUT

24th March – The o2 Arena, London (0844 856 0202) SOLD OUT

25th March – The o2 Arena, London (0844 856 0202)

27th March – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham SOLD OUT

28th March – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield SOLD OUT

30th March – MEN Arena, Manchester (0844 847 8000) SOLD OUT

31st March – MEN Arena, Manchester (0844 847 8000)

1st April – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle (0844 493 6666)

3rd April – AECC, Aberdeen SOLD OUT

4TH April – SECC, Glasgow (0844 499 9990) SOLD OUT

5th April – SECC, Glasgow (0844 499 9990)

17th April – LG Arena, Birmingham (0844 338 8000)

18th April – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham (0844 4124 324)

20th April – MEN Arena, Manchester (0844 847 8000) NEW DATE

21st April – The o2 Arena, London (0844 856 0202) NEW DATE

24TH April – Braehead Arena, Glasgow (0844 499 9990) NEW DATE

27th April – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle (0844 493 6666)

28th April – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield (0114 256 5656)


Following up from his acclaimed solo debut album The Boxer released last year, Bloc Party’s Kele is back with new tracks in the form of The Hunter EP. He will also be performing a one off show. Tickets are available now via www.gigsandtours.com.

17th December – London Brixton Electric Show, London

Kerrang! Tour Sponsored by Relentless Energy Drink

Sum 41 and New Found Glory are set to co-headline 2012s Kerrang! Tour Sponsored by Relentless Energy Drink. Tickets for the event are available via www.aloud.com and are priced at £20+.

5th February – Academy, Dublin

7th February – Guildhall, Southampton

8th February –UEA, Norwich

10th February – o2 Academy, Bristol

11th February – Uni Great Hall, Cardiff

12th February – o2 Academy, Newcastle

13th February – o2 ABC, Glasgow

15th February – Academy, Manchester

16th February – o2 Academy, Birmingham

17th February – Roundhouse, London

Lady Antebellum

With Lady Antebellum’s third album Own The Night being released this week the band have announced that they are playing a one off show in London. Tickets are available now costing £25 via www.livenation.co.uk.

7th October – Union Chapel, London

Lanterns On The Lake

Lanterns On The Lake are heading out on a November tour. Make sure you get down to one of their shows.

1st November – The Sage, Newcastle (£10)

2nd November – Leaf Café, Liverpool (Music Week)

3rd November – The Harley, Sheffield (£6)

20th November – Attic, Hertfordshire (£7)

22nd November – The Lexington, London (£8)

23rd November – The Cooler, Bristol (£7.50)

24th November – HMV Institute, Birmingham (£6.50)

25th November – Bodega, Nottingham (£7.50)

26th November – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds (£7)

27th November – Deaf Institute, Leeds (£7.50)

29th November – King Tuts, Glasgow (£7)

30th November – Electric Circus, Edinburgh (£7)

Laura Marling

Four matinee shows have been announced for Laura Marling’s UK tour. Tickets for the show cost £15 and are available now via www.gigsandtours.com.

14th October – Cathedral, Exeter

15th October – Cathedral, Winchester

17th October – Cathedral, Guildford

18th October – Cathedral, Gloucester

19th October – Cathedral, Norwich

21st October – Minster, York

22nd October – Cathedral, Sheffield

24th October – Cathedral, Manchester

25th October – Cathedral, Bristol

26th October – Central Hall, Westminster, London

28th October – Anglican Cathedral, Liverpool

29th October – Cathedral, Birmingham

Liz Green

New single from Liz Green Midnight Blues is released November 7th. Before its release she will begin a handful of live dates. Make sure you check her out.

6th October – The Riverside, Sheffield

11th October – Blues Kitchen, London

16th October – Portico Library, Manchester

13th November – Rough Trade West, London (In-Store Performance)

25th November – King’s Place, London


Extra dates have been added to Nero’s tour. Check out the tour details below.

8th October – Warehouse Project, Manchester

9th October – Rock City, Nottingham

11th October – The Octogan, Sheffield

12th October – o2 Academy, Newcastle

13th October – Covert, University of Plymouth

14th October – Space 2 Warehouse, Birmingham

15th October – The Masque, Liverpool

16th October – University SU, Loughborough

18th October – Electric Ballroom, London

20th October – Assembly Rooms, Derby

22nd October – o2 Academy, Bournemouth

10th November – Wembley Arena, London

13th November – SECC, Aberdeen

14th November – SECC, Glasgow

25th November – Alexander Palace, London

Never Shout Never

Time Travel, the new album from Never Shout Never was released last week. With its release comes news of a 2012 tour. Tickets are available now.

20th January – o2 Academy, Birmingham

21st January – QMU, Glasgow

22nd January – Academy, Manchester

23rd January – Limelight, Belfast

24th January – Academy, Dublin

25th January – Metropolitan University, Leeds

27th January – o2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

One Direction

Previous X Factor contestants One Direction are heading out on an extensive UK tour. Tickets for the tour are available now via www.onedirectionmusic.com.

21st December – Civic Hall, Wolverhampton

22nd December – o2 Apollo, Manchester

23rd December – o2 Apollo, Manchester (Matinee)

23rd December – o2 Apollo, Manchester

3rd January – BIC, Bournemouth

4th January – NIA Arena, Birmingham

5th January – Pavilions, Plymouth

7th January – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham (Matinee)

7th January – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

8th January – Brighton Centre, Brighton

10th January – HMV Apollo, London

11th January – HMV Apollo, London

13th January – Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

14th January – Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow (Matinee)

14th January – Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

15th January – Echo Arena, Liverpool

17th January – City Hall, Newcastle

18th January – Opera House, Blackpool

20th January – City Hall, Sheffield

21st January – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff

22nd January – HMV Apollo, London

24th January – o2, Dublin

25th January – Waterfront, Belfast

26th January – Waterfront, Belfast

Other Lives

Other Lives are heading out on an Autumn tour. Tickets are available now.

18th October – Shepherds Bush Empire, London (with Chapel Club)

20th October – Cooler, Bristol

21st October – SWN, Cardiff

22nd October – Leaf, Liverpool

23rd October – Academy 2, Dublin

25th October – Captain’s Rest, Glasgow

26th October – Westgarth, Middlesborough

27th October – Nation of Shopkeepers, Leeds

29th October – Bodega, Nottingham

30th October – Deaf Institute, Manchester

21st November – St Giles In The Fields, London

22nd November – Audio, Brighton

Ryan Adams

Due to popular demand Ryan Adams has added an extra date to his tour. For a full list of the live dates, see below.

27th October – Union Chapel, London

28th October – Grand Opera House, York

30th October – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

1st November – Cadogan Hall, London

Saves The Day

Before embarking on their joint tour shows with Yellowcard, Saves The Day will play a handful of headline shows. Tickets are available now.

22nd November – Talking Heads, Southampton

23rd November – Concorde2, Brighton

25th November – Craufurd Arms, Milton Keynes

26th November – Academy 2, Newcastle

Shed Seven

Make sure you get yourself a ticket for Shed Seven’s Maximum Hits & Maximum Highs Tour.Tickets are available now. You can download a special acoustic version of Chasing Rainbows at the following link – http://soundcloud.com/gigsandtours/chasing-rainbows-acoustic-mix.

26th November – Academy, Bournemouth (0844 477 2000)

27th November – o2 Academy, Bristol (0844 477 2000)

29th November – Music Hall, Aberdeen (0844 4999 990)

1st December – HMV Picture House, Edinburgh (0844 4999 990)

2nd December – Barrowland, Glasgow (0844 4999 990)

3rd December – o2 Academy, Newcastle (0844 477 2000)

5th December – o2 Academy, Liverpool (0844 477 2000)

6th December – Junction, Cambridge (01223 511 511)

8th December – o2 Academy, Sheffield (0844 477 2000)

9th December – Academy, Manchester (0161 832 1111)

10th December – Academy, Manchester (0161 832 1111)

11th December – Rock City, Nottingham (0845 413 4444)

13th December – Spa Assembly, Leamington (0844 811 0051)

14th December – UEA, Norwich (01603 508 050)

16th December – o2 Academy, Birmingham (0844 477 2000)

17th December – o2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London (0844 477 2000)

18th December – o2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London (0844 477 2000)

20th December – o2 Academy, Leeds (0844 477 2000)

21st December – Barbican, York (0844 854 2757) (NEW SHOW ADDED)

22nd December – Barbican, York (0844 854 2757)


Switchfoot are heading out on tour. You can find information about tickets at www.gigantic.com.

7th November – Academy 2, Manchester

8th November – o2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London

9th November – o2 Academy 2, Birmingham

10th November – The Liquid Room, Edinburgh

11th November – The Junction, Cambridge

Tinie Tempah

The end of this month sees the start of Tinie Tempah’s tour. For details of the dates and who is set to support him on the tour then check out details below.

31st October – Echo Arena, Liverpool (support from J Cole & Redlight)

1st November – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle (support from J Cole & Redlight)

2nd November – SECC, Glasgow (support from Nero & Redlight)

4th November – o2 Arena, London (support from J Cole & Redlight)

5th November – BIC, Bournemouth (support from J Cole & Redlight)

6th November – LG Arena, Birmingham (support from J Cole & Redlight)

7th November – MEN, Manchester (support from J Cole & Redlight)

8th November – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff (support from J Cole & Redlight)

10th November – Wembley Arena, London (support from Nero & Labrinth)

11th November – Arena, Nottingham (support from Labrinth)

13th November – AECC, Aberdeen (support from Nero & Redlight)

14th November – SECC, Glasgow (support from Nero & Redlight)


New album from Transit Listen and Forgive is due for release October 3rd. Tickets for their tour are available now and cost £8 to £9.

11th December – Corporation, Sheffield

12th December – King Tuts, Glasgow

13th December – Academy 3, Manchester

14th December – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

15th December – Underworld, London

17th December – Academy 2, Birmingham

18th December – Fleece & Firkin, Bristol

19th December – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth

20th December – Peel, Kingston

21st December – Academy 2, Dublin

Trophy Wife

Trophy Wife will be playing a handful of dates in November. Make sure you check them out on their tour.

5th November – Boot Factory, Oxford

10th November – The Croft, Bristol

11th November – Constellations Festival, Leeds

12th November – The Nest, London

14th November – Deaf Institute, Manchester

15th November – Electric Circus, Edinburgh

16th November – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool

The Verses

The Verses are set to tour with Puddle of Mudd and Soil on their upcoming tour. See below for details.

14th October – Electric Ballroom, London

15th October – Kasbah, Coventry

16th October – Central Station, Wrexham

19th October – Empire, Middlesbrough

21st October – Fibbers, York

22nd October – Club Revolution, Peterborough

23rd October – Moho Live, Manchester

25th October – Corporation, Sheffield

26th October – The Coal Exchange, Cardiff

27th October – Waterfront, Norwich

28th October – Talking Heads, Southampton

2nd November – Sub 89, Reading (with Fozzy)

3rd November – Talking Heads, Southampton (with Fozzy)

4th November – CF10, Cardiff (with Fozzy)

5th November – Kasbah, Coventry (with Fozzy)

6th November – The Well, Leeds (with Fozzy)

7th November – Rock City Basement, Nottingham (with Fozzy)

8th November – Cathouse, Glasgow (with Fozzy)

9th November – Fibbers, York (with Fozzy)

10th November – Central Station, Wrexham (with Fozzy)

11th November – White Rabbit, Plymouth (with Fozzy)

12th November – WAMA, High Wycombe (with Fozzy)

13th November – Concorde 2, Brighton (with Fozzy)

Zun Zun Egui

Dubstep star Zun Zun Egui is heading out on tour. He is also offering a free remix song Fandango Fresh, downloadable at http://soundcloud.com/bella-union/zun-zun-egui-fandango-fresh-bass-clef.

18th October – South Street Arts, Reading (£7)

19th October – Ruby Lounge, Manchester (£6)

20th October – Warf Chambers, Leeds (£5)

21st October – Medina, Edinburgh (£6)

22nd October – Star and Shadow, Newcastle (£4)

23rd October – SWN Festival, Cardiff

25th October – Shaklewell Arms, London (£6)

26th October – Portland Arms, Cambridge (£5)

27th October – Taylor John’s House, Coventry (£6)

28th October – Contemporary, Nottingham (FREE)

29th October – How Come…@ Trinity, Bristol (with Scritti Politti, Under Vibrations)


Light Bearer, debut album from &U&I is set for release November 21st. Before then the band will be playing an extensive number of live shows across the UK. See below for details.

7th October – The Red Room, Hartlepool (with Shapes)

8th October – Mello Mello, Liverpool (with Shapes)

14th October – The Maze, Nottingham (with Shapes)

15th October – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds (Brainwash Festival)

20th October – Alter Ego, Manchester (with Shapes)

21st October – The Flapper, Birmingham (with Shapes)

22nd October – Purple Turtle, London (with Shapes)

23rd October – Forum, Tunbridge Wells (with Shapes)

27th October – The Vic Inn, Derby (with Shapes)

28th October – Frog & Fiddle, Cheltenham (with Shapes)

29th October – Guava Bar, Southampton (with Shapes)

30th October – Fighting Cocks, Kingston (with Shapes)

31st October – Hector’s House, Brighton (with Shapes)

7th November – Captain’s Rest, Glasgow (with Shapes)

8th November – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh (with Shapes)

9th November – Dexter’s Dundee (with Shapes)

10th November – Limelight, Belfast (with Shapes)

12th November – Crank Lane Theatre, Cork (with Shapes)

Released This Week

Own The Night –Lady Antebellum

Sinners Never Sleep – You Me At Six

Every Kingdom – Ben Howard

Metals – Feist

Everything Changes – Julian Lennon

Beauty Queen Sister – Indigo Girls

Double Take – Eminem

Late Night Tales – MGMT

Like A Man – Adam Cohen