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Following the September release of their glorious new full-length studio album, Primitive And Deadly (Southern Lord), Earth announce a mammoth tour commencing in January and February 2015. The touring line-up shall comprise Dylan Carlson, Adrienne Davies and Don McGreavy who have been perfecting the live renditions of new songs since July, as well as revisiting older classics. Earth will be joined by Black Spirituals (USA) and Don McGreevy & Rogier Smal Duo (USA/Nl). Here are the tour dates, with more shows still to be added:
Tickets for Terry Chimes (The Clash) in conversation with Chris Salewicz (Joe Strummer biographer) at Louder Than Words festival from here This will be fascinating conversation about the birth of one of the greatest rock n roll bands of all time and their first album from the drummer that played on it and was there...
Devotees of Lush, Wolf Alice, and My Bloody Valentine will appreciate the post-rock shoegaze of Sounds of Sputnik. The brainchild of Roman Kalitkin, who is known as The White Crow in his home country of Ukraine, debut album ‘New Born’ is a kaleidoscope of reverb-soaked guitar, intricate drums, heavy bass and distorted guitars intertwined with ethereal vocals.
Fast forwarding to a digital future Japanese five piece Sakanaction were formed in 2005 in Sapporo in the north of Japan and are a number one album band in their home country. Their name means 'fish action' in Japanese which translates as the ability to move quickly and not get stagnant which they achieve with their fusion of electro/indie and new wave music which sound restless and hard to pin down. They have found a super cool solution of how to fuse the digital with the electronic and have found an interesting and perfect compromise.