Forest Swords’ ‘Engravings’ out now

August 27, 2013

Forest Swords debut album Engravings is out now. Early reviews have been uniformly positive:

8.5/10 Pitchfork, Best New Music
4.5/5 Resident Advisor
9/10 Mixmag
4/5 The Guardian
8/10 Drowned In Sound
4/5 FACT
9/10 Clash
8.5/10 The Line Of Best Fit
9/10 This Is Fake DIY
4.5/5 Music OMH
4.5/5 Tiny Mix Tapes
4/5 Time Out
8.5/10 The 405
8/10 Dummy
8/10 Loud & Quiet

Mount Kimbie Premiere New Video ‘Home Recording’ Directed By Anthony Dickenson

August 21, 2013

Mount Kimbie have unveiled a new video for ‘Home Recording’ off the Cold Spring Fault Less Youth album. Director Anthony Dickenson has created a perfect companion for the music’s evocative drift. In it, he weaves together images of bare trees, desolate buildings and the wistful glances of lonely apartment dwellers. The concept behind the video was to create a multi dimensional landscape with no direct reference to a specific place, more a familiar but fictional reality.

Anna Calvi premiers “Eliza” as the first single from second album ‘One Breath’

August 19, 2013

“Eliza”, the first single from Anna’s upcoming album “One Breath”, was premiered today on Laurene Laverne’s BBC Radio 6 show.

Anna Calvi announces new tour dates

August 13, 2013

New tour dates announced!

Oct 8 – London, Islington Assembly Hall – (Tickets)

Nov 11 – New York, Music Hall of Williamsburg – (Tickets)
Nov 16 – Los Angeles, Royce Hall – (Tickets)
Nov 17 – San Francisco, The Independent – (Tickets)

Nov 26 – Le Grand Mix, Tourcoing (Tickets)
Nov 27 – Le Cargö, Caen (Tickets)
Nov 28 – Le Chabada, Angers (Tickets)
Nov 30 – L’Echonova, Vannes (Tickets)
Dec 1 – Fuzz’yon, La Roche-sur-Yon (Tickets)
Dec 2 – West Rock, Les Abattoirs (Tickets)
Dec 4 – Le Bikini, Toulouse (Tickets)
Dec 5 – L’Astrolabe, Orléans (Tickets)
Dec 7 – La Laiterie, Strasbourg (Tickets)
Dec 8 – La Coopérative de Mai, Clermont-Ferrand (Tickets)

Dec 10 – Barcelona, La 2 de Apolo – (Tickets)
Dec 11 – Madrid, Teatro Lara – (Tickets)
Dec 12 – Valladolid, Lava – (Tickets)
Dec 13 – San Sebastian, Intxaurrondo – (Tickets)
Dec 14 – Vigo, Sala Del Museo de Arte – (Tickets)

Dec 16 – Porto, Casa da Musica – (Tickets)
Dec 17 – Lisbon, Lisbon Aula Magna – (Tickets)

Forest Swords produces Haleek Maul track

August 7, 2013

Forest Swords’ production for teenage Barbados-via-Brooklyn MC Haleek Maul was premiered on the FADER today. (link)

Anna Calvi announces ‘One Breath’

August 6, 2013

Mercury and BRIT Award nominee Anna Calvi has announced full details of her second album ‘One Breath’, due October 7th 2013 on Domino Records.