We’re pleased to announce we will be re-issuing The Magnetic North’s beautiful debut album ‘Orkney: Symphony of The Magnetic North’ on 24th June. The album will be reissued digitally with bonus track ‘Hoy Sound’. The band’s debut film Hunting For Remoteness will also be part of the album bundle via the FTH and band’s websites. Pre-order info to come on that soon, but check out the trailer above.
Also on 24th June, we will be releasing new single ‘Hi Life’ including two exclusive remixes (Kid Harpoon + White Label).
Recorded last September.
Hooded Fang return with their brand new album ‘Gravez’, out 27.05 (UK) and 28.05 (US). Pre-order the album here now.
Stream the brand new track ‘Graves’ (note the spelling) below.
The band tour North America in May/June, and then head over to the UK in September. All dates below…
May 29 – London, ON, CAN (Call the Office)
May 30 –Hamilton,ON, CAN (The Casbah)
May 31 –Toronto, ON, CAN (Horseshoe Tavern)
June 1 –Montreal,QC, CAN (The Plant)
June 3 –Boston,MA,USA(Middle EastUpstairs)
June 4 -New York,NY,USA(Mercury Lounge)
June 5 –Philadelphia,PA,USA(Kung Fu Necktie)
June 6 –Washington,DC,USA(Black Cat)
June 7 –Cleveland,OH,USA(Bad Racket)
June 8 –St. Louis,MO,USA(Heavy Anchor)
June 9 –Chicago,IL,USA(Empty Bottle)
June 12 –Winnipeg,AB, CAN (Royal Albert Arms)
June 13 –Saskatoon,SK, CAN (MOSO Fest at Vangelis)
June 14 –Edmonton,AB, CAN (Brixx)
June 15 –Calgary,AB, CAN (Palomino)
June 16 –Vancouver,BC, CAN (Media Club)
June 17 –Seattle,WA,USA(El Corazon Lounge)
June 18 –Eugene,OR,USA(Cozmic Lounge)
Sep 20 – Manchester, Roadhouse
Sep 21 – Glasgow, Broadcast
Sep 23 – Birmingham, Hare & Hounds
Sep 24 -London, Hoxton Bar & Kitchen
To celebrate the release of ‘Alone Aboard The Ark’ on 01.04.13, The Leisure Society will be playing the following in-store performances on week of release.
01.04.13 – Resident Music, 28 Kensington Gardens North Laine, Brighton BN1 4AL
03.04.13 – Rough Trade East, Dray Walk 91 Brick Ln, Old Truman Brewery, City of London, E1 6QL
2013′s SXSW festival in Austin, TX is kicking off later this week and FTH will be represented by our very own Seams. Check below for a full list of the shows he’ll be playing.
Wunderbar Lunch @ Icenhauer’s (83 Rainey St)
Thursday 14 March at 14:00
SXSW Badges or RSVP at http://www.wunderbar-sxsw.de/
The Lexington @ Karma Lounge (105 E 5th St)
Thursday 14 March at 22:00
SXSW Badges Only
Ghostly / FlowerBooking @ Holy Mountain Backyard (617 E 7th St)
Thursday 14 March at 24:00
SXSW Badges Only
We are thrilled to announce we will be releasing Pinkunoizu’s fantastic new EP ‘Second Amendment’ on 06.05.13.
Check out new song ‘Tin Can Valley’ and feel free to download the track now for absolutely nowt.
The band will be back in the UK in support of the EP on the following dates:
15.05 London – Electrowekz
16.05 Brighton – Prince Albert, The Great Escape Festival
The Leisure Society will be touring the UK and Europe in support of new album ‘Alone Aboard The Ark’. Full dates and their first festival appearance listed below.
12th Liverpool, UK – Kazimier w/ Beth Orton
13th Nottingham, UK – Rescue Rooms
14th Leeds, UK – Brudenell Social Club
15th Norwich, UK – Arts Centre
16th Brighton , UK – The Haunt
17th Birmingham, UK – Glee Club
18th Bristol, UK – Thekla
20th Glasgow, UK – King Tuts
21st Manchester, UK – Deaf Institute
22nd Portsmouth, UK – Wedgewood Rooms
25th QEH, London, UK – QEH @ Southbank Centre
2nd Frankfurt, DE – Brotfabrik
3rd Berlin, DE – Lido
6th Paris, FR – Café de la Danse
7th Brussels, BE – Les Nuits Botanique w/Connan Mockasin
30th – 1st Sept Dorset, UK – End of the Road Festival
As we gear up for the release of The Leisure Society‘s forthcoming third album ‘Alone Aboard The Ark’, the band will curating a series of Spotify playlists to spread out to all their fans. The first comes from drummer Sebastian and can be accessed below.
Pre-order ‘Alone Aboard The Ark’ now from any of the links listed on the band’s Facebook page.
For all the relevant info for our new Tim Hardin compilation, head to www.reasontobelieve.co.uk now.
The site contains excerpts from the sleeve notes and testimonials from all the artists involved, as well as some classic video performances from Tim.
All the album pre-order info also resides on the site, as does a stream of the Smoke Fairies cover of ‘If I Were a Carpenter’. More tracks will be streamed in advance of release on 28.01.13.
Along with the rest of the world, we like to put together our end of year lists for all to see. And so here they are… (as per usual, no FTH acts allowed on any lists)
Albums of the year:
Ty Segall – Twins
GOAT – World Music
Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
Jack White Blunderbuss
Sinkane – Mars
Chain & The Gang – In Cool Blood
Vinyl Williams – Lemniscate
Mark Lanegan Band – Blues Funeral
Michael Mayer – Mantasy
Books of the year:
Old Ways – Robert MacFarlane
Capital – John Lanchester
1. John Talabot – fin
2. Grizzly Bear – Shields
3. Lindstrom – Smalhans
4. Four Tet – Pink
5. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
6. Iammaiwhoami – Kin
7. Grimes – Oblivion
8. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber
9. Mac Demarco – 2
10. Polica – Give You The Ghost
Yes, it’s true. Pinkunoizu have covered ’90s “anthem” ‘What Is Love?’ by Haddaway, and transformed it into something far different from the original we’re all used to. Check it out below…
Pinkunoizu tour Europe at the end of 2012.
30th Mulhouse, FR — Noumatrouff w/The Dandy Warhols
1st Besancon, FR — La Rodia w/The Dandy Warhols
6th Copenhagen, DK — KB18
11th Paris, FR — Gaite Lyrique, Winter Camp Festival w/Owen Pallett
12th London, UK — Seabright Arms
13th Cardiff, UK — Buffalo Bar
14th Ghent, BE — Glimpse Festival @ Charlatan
15th Liege, BE — Le Fiacre
16th Utrecht, NE — DBs
17th Amsterdam, NE – Paradiso