Black Country, New Road have announced a new single, the 8 minute "Sunglasses", mixed by Dan Carey which has been released digitally and will have a physical release on 6th September on the Thurston Moore-affiliated Blank Editions label.
Does this man never rest? Frank Turner has released ‘The Graveyard Of The Outcast Dead’, the latest new track to arrive from his forthcoming eighth album, ‘No Man's Land’ which, is out on 16th August via Xtra Mile Recordings/Polydor Records.
The album is produced by Catherine Marks and featuring an all-female cast of musicians. The new song is released alongside the third episode in Frank’s 13 part podcast series, ‘Tales From No Man’s Land’.
Foxing are playing a run of European and UK live dates this month which includes shows in London and Brighton as well as a slot at the Latitude Festival. on 19th July.
London's Dry Cleaning today announce their much-anticipated debut EP - "Sweet Princess" - set for release on 16th August on the It's OK label. This release continues a period of activity from the band who despite having no music online, have already seen significant interest as early headline shows and a tour in support of NYC's Bodega quickly marked out Dry Cleaning as possessing something entirely different to the rest of the pack.
The Mechanicals Band was formed in 2016 (originally The Rude Mechanicals Band) in response to a song writing competition at The RSC. An invitation to perform the songs on BBC Radio 3, live from The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon lead to the making of a Shakespearean themed album and the band has continued to grow from there creating new music inspired by and using words from poetry and literature.
The Allman Betts Band will release their debut album Down To The River on 12th July, 2019, The album was recorded at the Muscle Shoals Sound Studio and produced by Grammy Award winning Matt Ross-Spang. Peter Levin (Gregg Allman's Hammond B3 player) and Chuck Leavell (former Allman Brothers Band keyboardist and current Rolling Stones keyboardist) make special appearances on the record.
Lisa Hannigan is set to release a live album with the contemporary-classical orchestra, 's t a r g a z e' on 10th May, 2019.
The collaboration – which sees Lisa's wonderful music transformed into something cinematic and transfixing, has been taken to select festivals across Europe, and most recently graced the stages of London’s Barbican and Dublin’s National Concert Hall. Thankfully for those yet to experience the live show, the performance at the NCH last year was recorded.
Mike Krol will be coming to Europe next month in support of his latest Merge Records release, 'Power Chords'.
The Essex Green are crossinsg the pond this May. In the band's own words, "The Essex Green are thrilled to be back in the land of our foremothers. The sandwiches are packed, the tea's in the flask, we've plenty of beer and gooseberry tarts. May there be panic on the streets of Norwich, Glasgow, Manchester and London. Let all the Russians and the Chinese and the Spanish do their fighting, we're going driving. See you soon!"