The Lake Poets is Sunderland based singer-songwriter Marty Longstaff. Following an appearance at Cambridge Folk Festival this weekend he plays a number of dates in the North-East during August and September. A show in Times Square, Newcastle on 6th August at which he will be supporting Brian Wilson is followed by intimate sets at Fausto in Sunderland on 18th and 20th. He then performs at the NE Volume Festival on 9th September at Stockton Arts Centre and plays a Launderette Sessions event at the Gala Theatre in Durham on 23rd.          More »

Following on from the release of their critically acclaimed album, ‘Kingfisher’ (released 12th August 2014 via Topshelf Records), and two successful EU/UK tours with Gnarwolves and Brighter & Hindsights  respectively. Prawn are set to come back to the EU/UK with The Flatliners. The spring tour is set to start on 21st September in Europe and will hit the UK from 12th October. More »

Today, NYC’s Charly Bliss announce long awaited first UK dates following on form the huge interest in their critically acclaimed debut album, Guppy, out now digitally via Barsuk Records. The album will get a physical release in the UK on September 8th ahead of their live dates here. More »

Following on from the recent announcement of their new album ‘Auburn Rule’, London-based progressive sludge/noise-rock four-piece Wren, have premiered a new video for their latest single ‘The Herd’ with Invisible Oranges. More »

The Black Angels have shared a twisted new music video for “Currency”, the lead single off their latest album ‘Death Song’ (out now on Partisan). The clip follows a day in the life of a dollar bill, from the hands of an elementary schooler to a drug lord’s den to a politician’s desk. Watch here via Billboard. More »

Skinny Puppy commence a short European tour with a rare UK show at the O2 Forum in north London on 30th May. It is the first visit to the capital since 2010 by the group, who are widely acknowledged as pioneers of electro-industrial rock and were a formative influence on artists such as Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Grimes and many more. More »