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S.C.U.M Emerge NME Radar Tour – October 2011

S.C.U.M are set to play the Emerge NME Radar Tour in October as main support to Wolf Gang.

The S.C.U.M. line up of Thomas Cohen (vocal), Bradley Baker (machines), Samuel Kilcoyne (moog), Melissa Rigby (drums) and Huw Webb (Bass), kick off the fourteen date tour, which also features Niki and the Dove and DZ Deathrays, in Exeter on 2 October and finish up in London at Koko on 18 October.

Emerge NME Radar Tour

Sun 2 Oct – Exeter Phoenix
3 Oct – Bristol Thekla
Tue 4 Oct – Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms
Wed 5 Oct – Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Fri 7 Oct – Birmingham O2 Academy 2
Sat 8 Oct – Manchester Club Academy
Sun 9 Oct – Newcastle O2 Academy 2
Mon 10 Oct – Glasgow King Tut’s
Wed 12 Oct – Leeds Cockpit
Thu 13 Oct – Norwich Waterfront
Fri 14 Oct – Oxford O2 Academy 2
Sun 16 Oct – Stoke Sugarmill
Mon 17 Oct – Brighton Concorde 2
Tue 18 Oct – London KOKO

Tickets are on sale on Wednesday 3 August from, priced between £9 and £11.

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Recoil will be taking part in this year’s Vintage Festival in London 29th July.
Alan and Paul Kendall will be presenting a dynamic, slightly shorter version of ‘A Strange Hour’ – similar to the recent & well-received Short Circuit outing at The Roundhouse for Mute.

Clubs, bands, fashion, art, design, film, shops, vintage retailers, dance lessons, makeovers, workshops – these are the things that made Vintage 2010 so memorable – and this year the music and fashion-led celebration of creative British cool from the ’40s, ’50s, ’60s, ’70s & ’80s returns with even more to offer.

The Vintage Festival 2011 ( ) will be taking place between Friday 29th and Sunday 31st July at London’s Southbank Centre.
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Apparat Live at Scala London

Apparat will be playing live at Scala, London tonight (25th July 2011)

Tickets are priced at £15 and are available from:

Doors: 7.30pm
Ghosting Season: 8.30pm – 9.15pm
DJ: 9.15pm – 9.45pm
Apparat: 9.45pm – 10.45pm
Curfew: 11pm

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Out Today – S.C.U.M & Beth Jeans Houghton

S.C.U.M – Amber Hands

Beth Jeans Houghton – Dodecahedron

ATP: I’ll Be Your Mirror (24th July) Stage Times.

Yann Tiersen Monuments Pre-Order and Artwork.

Monuments is the first single taken from the new forthcoming album Skyline. On Side B you’ll find Love Me (an unreleased version of the track Fuck Me taken from Dust Lane) and it all comes packaged with beautiful artwork by Frank Loriou.

Pre-order your copy of Monuments on limited edition 7″ and get it signed and shipped to you for the August 8th release date.

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Beth Jeans Houghton Live Dates – Summer Festival & Autumn UK Tour

With her brilliant debut album now set for an early 2012 release on Mute, Newcastle’s psychedelic pop polymath Beth Jeans Houghton and her band The Hooves Of Destiny will be warming up for the rest of the year with a set of live dates and a very special, non-album release. If you’ve never seen Beth perform live, you’re in for a treat: expect towering songs of borderline genius and off-the-wall between-song banter.

Check the Dodecahedron video filmed on a road trip Beth made across the USA with footage from Los Angeles, Texas, New Mexico, Malibu, Arizona and the Mojave Desert.

The first fruits from the album, download track ‘Dodecahedron‘, available from 18 July, has garnered much attention and is to be playlisted on Radio 1 (BBC Introducing slot). The playlist will include plays on all daytime shows. You can hear the track now on SoundCloud.

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Big Deal Headline UK Tour (Aug/Sept) plus debut album ‘Lights Out’ out 29th August

Big Deal announce that they will take to the road for a headline tour of the UK that includes a London date with support from Weird Dreams at Tamesis Dock on 24 August. The tour coincides with the release of their debut album Lights Out, out 29 August 2011, and the new single Chair, out 22 August.

In addition to the September tour, Big Deal appear at several festivals across the UK including Reading & Leeds, End Of The Road, Lounge On The Farm and Underground.

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