October Drift are The Independent’s New Music of the Week


Selling out the UK’s small venues since their inception, today rising newcomers October Drift take their soaring new single in-session for The Independent. Watch the stripped back video for ‘Losing My Touch’ here and check out the single below.

The band are currently on tour at the below dates and their Stranger Days EP is out now, available to order here.

Tour Dates:
31 Hertford, Dog & Whistle

1 Scunthorpe, Café Indiependent
2 Sheffield, The Leadmill SOLD OUT
7 Cardiff, Undertone
9 Bristol, The Louisiana

9 Liverpool Calling Festival
22 – 24 Nozstock Festival
23 Tramlines Festival, Sheffield (Crystal Stage)

NOTHING share new video via Rolling Stone


NOTHING have revealed a dark and surreal music video for ‘Eaten By Worms’, taken from their forthcoming second album, Tired Of Tomorrow, due May 13 via Relapse Records.

Head to Rolling Stone to watch the video.

As well as a full North American tour and US festival appearances, NOTHING will play two UK shows on album release day, May 13, beginning with an unplugged in-store set at Rough Trade East, followed by a full show at London’s Moth Club.

Pre-order Tired Of Tomorrow here.

VUKOVI debt new video with Rock Sound


Rising Scottish rock outfit Vukovi have announced the release of their brand new single ‘Animal’ for May 13 via LAB Records. Check out the fierce new video premièring over on Rock Sound today and pre-order the single here. Vukovi’s debut album will follow later this year.

Live Dates:
7 – GLASGOW 02 (Supporting Nothing But Thieves)

Camden Rocks announce headline act – The Cribs

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Back for its fifth year to host over two-hundred high-energy bands across multiple venues up and down the hallowed streets of Camden Town, Camden Rocks Festival have announced their highly-anticipated headline act for the 2016 all-dayer, the UK’s most vital indie-punk trio, The Cribs.

Set to close the festival on Saturday June 4th at the Electric Ballroom, this is the band’s first London show since their earth-shattering performance at a sold out Camden Roundhouse last year, following their seminal 2015 album, For All My Sisters.

Head to DIY Magazine for more line-up information and get your tickets here: www.camdenrocksfestival.com.

Camden Rocks Festival - The Cribs announcement flyer

VODUN premiere debut album on Noisey

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London’s far-out cosmic tribe, VODUN, are streaming their debut LP Possession in full via Noisey. “A wholly unique and positively electrifying take on heavy metal-tinged, hard-charging afro-psych,” the 11-track trip is due via Riff Rock Records this March 25th before the band take in a co-headline tour of the UK with LIMB.

Pre-order the album here and stream it in full on Noisey here.

April Tour Dates
1 Sheffield, The Washington
2 Manchester, Rebellion
3 Milton Keynes, Craufurd Arms
6 Coventry, The Arches
7 London, The Lexington (Vodun Album launch gig)
8 Bristol, Stag & Hounds
9 Oxford, The Wheatsheaf

We Are Scientists announce new album ‘Helter Seltzer’ + UK tour dates for April and May


We Are Scientists, the Brooklyn, New York based power pop troupe are set to return this coming April 22nd with their fifth album. Titled ‘Helter Seltzer’ and released via 100% Records, the album was recorded with pop princess Katy Perry’s keyboard player Max Hart, who also previously played keyboards for We Are Scientists.

Check out the video for the album’s opening track ‘Buckle’ here for an infectious song and a video that sees carrot juice, egg yolks, and glass splash and spin through the air with gorgeous languor!

Catch the band live at the following dates:

Sunday 24th April – Bristol – Bierkeller
Monday 25th April – Nottingham – Rescue Rooms
Tuesday 26th April – Newcastle – Riverside
Wednesday 27th April – Birmingham – Library (Institute)
Friday 29th April – Leicester – Handmade – Festival
Saturday 30th April – Leeds – Live At Leeds – Festival
Sunday 1st May – Glasgow – Live In Glasgow – Festival
Tuesday 3rd May – Manchester – Academy 2
Wednesday 4th May – London – KOKO
Thursday 5th May – Brighton – Concorde 2

Exclusive: NOTHING speak to NME ahead of their new album


Philadelphia’s NOTHING spoke to NME about the chain of unfortunate, yet equally inspiring, events that unfolded throughout their forthcoming second album’s conception. Read the first new UK interview with Domenic Palermo here.

Tired Of Tomorrow is due for release May 13 via Relapse Records. NOTHING will also play two UK shows on release day with an unplugged in-store performance at Rough Trade East at 6.30pm, followed by a full headline set at London’s MOTH Club.

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NOTHING premiere new music video on Noisey


Philadelphia’s NOTHING have revealed the first new music video from their forthcoming album Tired Of Tomorrow. Premiering on Noisey today, the ‘Vertigo Flowers’ visual sees NOTHING “capture paranoia, beauty, and get splattered with aload of paint,” watch here.

Tired Of Tomorrow is due for release on May 13 via Relapse Records. NOTHING will land in the UK on release day to play an exclusive unplugged in-store performance at Rough Trade East, along with a chance to grab a ltd edition LP, before a full show on the same night at London’s MOTH Club. Check out the full US tour dates below.

Tour Dates

20 – Dallas, TX @ Spillover Music Fest

13 – London, Rough Trade East (in-store & unplugged @ 6.30pm)
13 – London, Moth Club
15 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Music Fest

4 – NYC NY Governor’s Ball
5 – Boston MA The Sinclair
7 – Toronto ON Lee’s
8 – Detroit MI El Club
9 – Cleveland OH Now That’s Class
10 – Chicago IL Sub T
11 – Minneapolis MN Triple Rock
12 – Omaha NE Slowdown
14 – Denver CO Marquis Theater
15 – Salt Lake City UT Kilby Court
16 – Boise ID Neurolux
17 – Seattle WA Tractor Tavern
18 – Vancouver BCLevitation Festival (Cobalt)
19 – Portland OR Mississippi Studios
21 – San Francisco LA Slim’s
22 – San Diego CA Soda Bar
23 – Los Angeles CA The Echo
24 – Phoenix AZ Yucca
25 – Albuquerque NM Sister Bar
27 – McAllen TX Yerba Cultura
28 – Austin TX Sidewinder Out

2 – Tampa FL Local 662
3 – Orlando FL Backbooth
5 – Chapel Hill NC Motorco *
6 – Richmond VA Strange Matter *
7 – Washington DCRock and Roll Hotel *
8 – Philly PA Union Transfer *
9 – New York, NYBowery *
15-17 Louisville KY Forecastle
* = w/ Culture Abuse & TBA

The Dandy Warhols announce UK tour and new track STYGGO


The Dandy Warhols are streaming their second single ‘STYGGO’ today from their forthcoming album Distortland, released on April 8th on Dine Alone Records. The band have also announced a UK tour for May with London’s show at the Electric Ballroom selling out immediately.

May 2016

20th Bristol O2 Academy, Bristol
21st Electric Ballroom, London *SOLD OUT*
22nd Southampton, Engine Rooms
23rd Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
24th Newcastle Upon Tyne, University Of Northumbria
26th Glasgow, The Art School
27th Belfast, Northern Ireland
28th Dublin, The Academy Dublin
29th Liverpool Sound City