King Champion Sounds announce UK and European tour : the critically acclaimed ‘The Fall meets Sun Ra’ band hit the road

After the success of the Evil Blizzard album Louder Than War records are preparing for their second release and this is one we are really excited about.

King Champion Sounds are the brainchild of underground scene face Ajay Saggar and fronted by Jos who used to sing for the Ex- they combine a clanking agitpop with a brilliant brass section that gives the whole of their sound a brilliant swing. Their critically acclaimed first release and series of great gigs across Europe have set them up for this album and with lots of touring to come and this brilliant record to be released in october the band are ready!

The album is a blistering 10” album with free CD inside that combines a hypnotic krautedelic / dub / minimalist / electronica tunes with a sugarshit sharp wordsmith in his element. G.W.Sok (former lyricist / singer for The Ex) has never been in better form. The band, led by Ajay Saggar, close ranks hard to deliver the tightest and most exciting palette of music you will hear all year. This is a strictly limited 10” slab of vinyl which includes a free CD inside with TWO extra bonus tracks. Don’t miss out!!!

EUROPEAN TOUR CONFIRMED / NOVEMBER 2014
November 13 Thursday NEWCASTLE (UK) @ The Cluny…w/ Interrobang        http://thecluny.seetickets.com/event/king-champion-sounds/cluny-2/820183November 14 Friday GLASGOW (UK) @ The Old Hairdressers…w/ Interrobang         http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/event/king-champion-sounds–smack-wizards-tickets/146557?camefrom=tw_uk_buyat

November 15 Saturday HEBDEN BRIDGE (UK) @ Trades Club….w/ Clinic         http://www.wegottickets.com/event/275456

November 16 Sunday PRESTON (UK) @ The Ferret…w/ Interrobang + Komodo         http://www.seetickets.com/Event/king-champion-sounds-interrorbang-komodo/the-ferret/824477

November 17 Monday BATH (UK) @ The Bell Inn

November 18 Tuesday LONDON (UK) @ Buffalo Bar…w/ Arndales + Interrobang (a Guided Missile club night)       http://www.wegottickets.com/event/291714

November 19 Wednesday PARIS (F) @ Le Pop In

November 20 Thursday CAEN (F) @ Le Bocal

November 21 Friday BREST (F) @ Festival Invisible

November 22 Saturday TOURS (F) @ Le Temps Machine…w/ Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel Duchamp

 

“King Champion Sounds are fantastic. They have real presence and authority, they have an astonishing sound (a mix of shuddering, rumbling Fall bass lines, clattering guitar patterns and this soothing, affirming soul revue / Dexys feel from the horns), and they have the songs. They sound massive live.”

(Incendiary October 2013)

“What if The Fall had garnished their rockabilly grooves with swing-era horns? What if Can played Ghanaian highlife? What if Morroicone had scored spaghetti westerns in a Moroccan souk? King Champion Sounds recombine canonical influences in new contexts.”

(Sunday Times / Stewart Lee December 2013)

5 COMMENTS

    • Huge apologies Alan, the distributor sent only half what we initially ordered for the 24th Oct release date. More has been shipped, and hopefully will be with us before the weekend. Soon as it arrives will have your order in the post.

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