Just under 2 weeks away from the release of our debut album ‘The Mountain Moves’ and the start of their UK & European tour, this is the first single off the album will be ‘Things Will Change’ which is released on April 29th the same day as the album, which you can pick up from the good folks at Loose on CD and Vinyl
30/4 LONDON, UK – DINGWALLS, http://bit.ly/bwFGlf 1/5 BRISTOL, UK – LOUISIANA, http://bit.ly/ZjuIT1 2/5 EXETER, UK – PHOENIX, http://bit.ly/qK5DE 3/5 STOWMARKET, UK – JOHN PEEL CENTRE, http://bit.ly/9nin7i 4/5 HULL, UK – FRUIT, http://bit.ly/WUkt7z 5/5 MANCHESTER, UK – ISLINGTON MILL/SOUNDS FROM THE OTHER CITY FESTIVAL, http://bit.ly/gWHzvt 6/5 BIRMINGHAM, UK – HARE & HOUNDS, http://bit.ly/cqNWt8 7/5 GLASGOW, UK – BROADCAST, http://bit.ly/XrpEK9 8/5 EDINBURGH, UK – ELECTRIC CIRCUS, 9/5 NEWCASTLE, UK – CLUNY 2, http://bit.ly/YIAsUf 10/5 STOCKTON, UK – GEORGIAN THEATRE, http://bit.ly/1376VdY 11/5 YORK, UK – FIBBERS, http://bit.ly/YdgZfT . . . → Read More: Treetop Flyers – The Mountain Moves, pre-order and tour
Update: Full album stream
After a long hiatus UK country rockers The Rockingbirds are back with a new album that’s out on Loose Music Feb 25th, the bands third album aptly entitled The Return Of The Rockingbirds, self-produced and recorded at a trio of studios Reservoir, Ernie’s and Ilex through 2010/11 the album features eleven original numbers penned by frontman Alan Tyler. The band reformed in 2008 to play at Heavenly’s 18th birthday show at the South Bank, London and carried the momentum into 2009 to support the re-release, in a re-mastered and expanded mode, of their debut album, they’ve continued to play, write and record together and The Return is complete with this release. Original band members Alan Tyler (acoustic guitar, vocals),Sean Read (keys and horns), Patrick Arbuthnot (pedal steel), Andrew Hackett (guitar) and Dave Morgan (drums) are joined by Mark Duncan on bass to complete the line-up.
. . . → Read More: The Rockingbirds – The Return of the Rockingbirds
Having established a reputation for producing cerebral Americana with their previous album and EP offerings on this their third full length Frontier Ruckus stretch their legs and release a twenty track collection Eternity of Dimming through Loose in the UK and Quite Scientific Records in the US.
Double albums are somewhat of a rarity these days often the reserve of those in the twilight of their careers or reserved for Best Of’s and compilations, they are by no means easy projects to pull of successfully – in a world inhabited by music consumed with the instant gratification of a single download or a cherry picked selection of album highlights then the feat of creating an album that engages, enthrals and talks to the listener for ninety minutes is not to be under estimated, for existing admirers of Frontier Ruckus there will be a few surprises the band have . . . → Read More: Frontier Ruckus – Eternity of Dimming
Americana favourites The Handsome Family are back with a new album later this year and there’s a UK tour in support during May, more news on the album soon.
16 May – LIVERPOOL, Kazimier 17 May – MANCHESTER, Ruby Lounge 18 May – GLASGOW, The Arches 19 May – GATESHEAD, Old Town Hall 21 May – SHEFFIELD, Greystones 22 May – LEEDS, Brudenell Social Club 24 May – KIRBYMOORSIDE, The Band Room 25 May – HEBDEN BRIDGE, The Trades Club 26 May – LEICESTER, The Musician 28 May – NORWICH, Arts Centre 29 May – LONDON, Islington Assembly Hall 30 May – BRISTOL, The Fleece 31 May – OXFORD, The Bullingdon
One of the very best ‘Americana’ tracks you’ll ever hear.