Laurel Halo announces April / May EU tour

February 26, 2013

Laurel Halo has announced new European dates in April, and will also be supporting Animal Collective in Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris in May

25th April – XOYO – London – UK
26th April – Donau Festival – Krems – Austria
27th April – Trafó – Budapest – Hungary
28th April – Festsaal Kreuzberg – Berlin – Germany
27th May – Melkweg – Amsterdam – Holland (with Animal Collective)
28th May – AB – Brussels – Belgium (with Animal Collective)
29th May – Trianon – Paris – France (with Animal Collective)

Crystal Fighters announce world tour

February 26, 2013

Crystal Fighters will embark on a giant world tour in support of second album ‘Cave Rave’, culminating in a run of UK dates and a homecoming show at London’s Brixton Academy.

Laurel Halo remixes John Cale

February 25, 2013

Laurel Halo has remixed John Cale’s new single ‘Living Without You’ for Domino Records’ Double Six imprint; an “elegant synthesis of acoustic piano and mussed electronics”. (link)

Crystal Fighters synced to Dreamworks’ The Croods trailer

February 25, 2013


Crystal Fighters’ ‘Plage’ has been synced to the trailer for the Dreamworks movie The Croods. (link)

Untold announces new Pennyroyal label

February 25, 2013

In an interview with Dummy Mag, Untold announced the launch of new “rough and ready techno” label Pennyroyal. The imprint’s opening releases are due in March and April from J. Tijn.

Vinyl Williams exclusive mix for The Line of Best Fit

February 20, 2013

Vinyl Williams has created an mix – titled ______* – for The Line of Best Fit. The 105 minute mix features cuts from Foxygen, Joe Meek, Tinariwen and Harmonia, offering “offers a fascinating insight into one of the most creative new talents on the underground scene”. (here)

Crystal Fighters announce second album “Cave Rave”

February 19, 2013

Crystal Fighters have announced details of Cave Rave, their second album released May 27th 2013 through Zirkulo (UK), Atlantic (North American & Japan) and PIAS (ROW). Visionary artist Paul Laffoley was specially commissioned for the artwork.

You can listen to first song “Separator” from the album here”:

Crystal Fighters “Wave” (Clip)

February 6, 2013


Crystal Fighters upload a preview clip of “Wave”; the first new material from their forthcoming second album.