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Bipolar Sunshine – Love More Worry Less(Stream)

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on September 20, 2013 by dk

Bipolar Sunshine - Love More Worry LessAfter the release of his debut ‘Aesthetics’ EP in June, Manchester’s Bipolar Sunshine has announced his forthcoming‘Drowning Butterflies EP’ released on 11th November, preceded by lead single Love More Worry Less which is available to download now.

Bipolar Sunshine is the solo project of Manchester based Adio Marchant, who created a word of mouth buzz with his tracks ‘Fire’ and Rivers when they appeared online this spring.

‘Drowning Butterflies’ is a 4-track EP featuring lead song ‘Love More Worry Less’, premiered on Zane Lowe’s Radio 1 show as his ‘Hottest Record in the World’ last night, a new song ‘Trouble’ and title track ‘Drowning Butterflies’ plus a ‘Love More Worry Less’ remix.  A collection of songs that uniquely merge indie, R&B and dance, each track tells a profound story backed to signature cheery beats that connect with the listener, opening them up further into the autobiographical world of Bipolar Sunshine.

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Bipolar Sunshine took part in the Bacardi Beginnings campaign with Rudimental in July, where they wrote, recorded and performed the track Distance together in just a day.

After supporting White Lies on their three London shows earlier this year, headlining two sold out shows in both Manchester and London and appearing at festivals including Reading & Leeds, The Great Escape and Lovebox, Bipolar Sunshine has announced a headline tour this November. He will also support Bastille, Haim, Rudimental and Liam Frayover the next couple of months. Full tour dates are as follows:

September:
Thurs 19th Liverpool Academy 2 (supporting Liam Fray)
Fri 20th Leeds Cockpit (supporting Liam Fray)
Sat 21st London The Roundhouse (iTunes Festival supporting
Haim)
Tues 24th Oxford Academy (supporting Liam Fray)
Weds 25th Portsmouth Wedgewood Room (supporting Liam Fray)
Thurs 26th London Scala (supporting Liam Fray)
Fri 27th Sheffield The Leadmill (supporting Liam Fray)
Sun 29th Manchester The Ritz (matinee) (supporting Liam Fray)
Sun 29th Manchester The Ritz (supporting Liam Fray)

October:
Mon 7th Bristol Colston Hall (supporting Bastille)
Tues 8th Yeovil Westlands (supporting Bastille)
Weds 9th Portsmouth Guildhall (supporting Bastille)
Thurs 10th Norwich UEA (supporting Bastille)
Sat 12th Cambridge Corn Exchange (supporting Bastille)
Sun 13th Cardiff Great Hall (supporting Bastille)
Tues 15th London Brixton Academy (supporting Bastille)
Thurs 17th Leicester Academy (supporting Bastille)
Sat 26th Bristol Start The Bus
Weds 30th Stoke Sugarmill
Thurs 31st Leeds Nation of Shopkeepers

November:
Fri 1st Nottingham Spanky Van Dykes
Sat 2nd Liverpool East Village Arts Club
Tues 5th Glasgow King Tut’s
Weds 6th Edinburgh Electric Circus
Tues 12th Birmingham Hare & Hounds
Weds 13th Brighton Green Door Store
Thurs 14th Reading Oakford Social
Weds 20th London Electrowerkz
Sat 29th Manchester Gorilla

February 2014:
Mon 10th Dublin Academy (supporting Rudimental)
Thurs 13th London Brixton Academy (supporting Rudimental)
Fri 14th London Brixton Academy (supporting Rudimental)
Sat 15th London Brixton Academy (supporting Rudimental)
Fri 21st Manchester 02 Academy (supporting Rudimental)
Sat 22nd Manchester 02 Academy (supporting Rudimental)
Mon 24th Glasgow 02 Academy (supporting Rudimental)
Tues 25th Wolverhampton Civic Hall (supporting Rudimental)

http://bipolarsunshine.com/

Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Beach House & K-X-P Added To Flow Festival’s Lineup

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 7, 2013 by dk

Godspeed You! Black EmperorFlow Festival, based in Helsinki have dropped their latest line-up, which includes legendary post rock band Godspeed You! Black Emperor. One of rock’s most emotive collectives returned this October after nearly a decade in hiatus with album ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!’ which proved that its uncompromising but atmospheric expression was still the best in its genre.The band’s ever-ambitious visual displays will be in full force at Flow, where a film will be looping with the force of four 16 mm projectors.

Also added are dream pop duo Beach House, one of the most successful indie acts in recent years,  their last two albums ‘Teen Dream’and ‘Bloom’ for the legendary Sub Pop label saw them perfecting  their misty sound and scored them fans across the globe. Next up are critically acclaimed electro Finnish act K-X-P who are setting the international standard of indie psychedelia.

The latest line-up will be joined by the already announced KraftwerkThe KnifeKendrick LamarNick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Solange, AlunaGeorge, Disclosure, Haim, Mykki Blanco, afro beat hero Ebo Taylor, Karenn, Maya Jane Coles, Todd Terje, Azealia Banks, Finnish electro outfit Sarah Kivi & Non Orchestra and Goat at Helsinki’s historic Suvilahti – a disused powerplant built at the turn of the century this August.

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GUNS N’ ROSES ADDED AS THIRD HEADLINER TO GOVERNORS BALL 2013 LINEUP

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on March 4, 2013 by danimonster

  

GUNS N’ ROSES ADDED AS THIRD HEADLINER TO

GOVERNORS BALL 2013 LINEUP

FEATURING

KANYE WEST, KINGS OF LEON, NAS, PRETTY LIGHTS, THE AVETT BROTHERS, GRIZZLY BEAR, THE XX, CUT COPY, BEACH HOUSE, KENDRICK LAMAR, THE LUMINEERS, ANIMAL COLLECTIVE, EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS, FEIST, YOUNG THE GIANT, THIEVERY CORPORATION, JAPANDROIDS, BEIRUT, AND MORE…

 

THREE DAYS OF MUSIC, ART, AND ENTERTAINMENT

FRIDAY JUNE 7TH – SUNDAY JUNE 9TH IN NEW YORK CITY

 

EARLY BIRD + ADVANCED TICKETS SOLD OUT IN UNDER FIVE MINUTES

 

REGULAR PRICED GA AND VIP TICKETS ON SALE NOW

VIA GOVBALL.COM

 

February 7, 2013, New York, NY – Founders Entertainment is thrilled to announce the addition of Guns N’ Roses as the third headliner for the 2013 Governors Ball Music Festival. “We’re stoked to be performing at the Governors Ball!” says Axl Rose, “we’re all really excited in GNR to be part of this festival, and with such talented and diverse acts in what looks to be a great weekend!!” The 3rd annual edition of New York City’s marquee live music event will be held Friday June 7th through Sunday June 9th in Randall’s Island Park and feature over 60 world class performers, showcasing a wide spectrum of Dance, Indie Rock, Hip Hop, Americana, Electronica and Pop all weekend long.

 

With its expansion to 3 days of Music, Art, and Entertainment, and an impressive list of talented performers, The Governors Ball Music Festival drew considerable attention upon the announcement of the 2013 lineup, described by Spin as “stacked,” and Consequence of Soundas “insane” to name just a few of the excited declarations made in regards to this years festival. Within five minutes of tickets going on sale on Friday, January 25th, both Early Bird and Advanced priced tickets had sold out.

 

3-Day Regular Price GA Tickets and VIP packages are on sale now at GovBall.com

 

Along with expanded programming in 2013, Founders Entertainment will unveil a new festival site layout to the grounds at Randall’s Island Park, giving music fans extra space to spread out and fully enjoy the amazing performances and art installations. Governors Ball 2013 will also build upon the collection of highly regarded NYC food-trucks and restaurants providing culinary delights at this years event. 2013 will included favorites from last year like Luke’s Lobster, Cool Haus ice cream, Asia Dog, Ports Coffee & Tea, and Pie For The People, as well as new additions including Brindle Room, Mexicue, Bare Burger, Little Muenster grilled cheese, Num Pang sandwich shop, Wooly’s, and La Sonrisa empanadas among other vendors to be announced.

 

Visit govball.com/food for further info.

 

As in years past the Governors Ball grounds will feature an array of fun activities including a silent disco, ping-pong, lawn games, a life sized game of Connect 4, and more. After working up a sweat dancing to a favorite band or competing in an intense game of ping-pong, attendees will be able to help themselves to one of the 8 free water refill stations on the grounds. The stations will feature state of the art filtration systems (including ultraviolet sterilization), bringing music fans refreshing and great tasting drinking water free of charge, so they can keep hydrated while at the same time reducing the amount of plastic bottles used at the event.

 

Randall’s Island Park is supported, maintained and programmed by the Randall’s Island Park Alliance www.randallsisland.org

 

Stay tuned for further announcements over the coming weeks!

 

www.GovBall.com (For tickets and transportation information)

facebook.com/govball

twitter.com/govballnyc

 

 

 

FULL 2013 LINE-UP

Kanye West (First show as sole headliner in NYC since 2008)

Kings of Leon (First NYC show since end of 2010)

Guns N’ Roses

NAS

Pretty Lights

The Avett Brothers

Grizzly Bear

The xx

Cut Copy

Beach House

Kendrick Lamar

The Lumineers

Animal Collective

Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

Young the Giant

Feist

Thievery Corporation

Bloc Party

Beirut

Of Monsters and Men

DFA 1979

Crystal Castles

Azealia Banks

Yeasayer

Local Natives

Gary Clark Jr

Best Coast

Dirty Projectors

Portugal. the Man

Miguel

Dinosaur Jr

Holy Ghost!

Divine Fits

Twin Shadow

Japandroids

Alt-J

Deerhunter

The Vaccines

Polica

Steel Pulse

TEED

Dillon Francis

Paper Diamond

Fucked Up

Wild Nothing

Icona Pop

The Knocks

MS MR

St. Lucia

Freddie Gibbs

Robert DeLong

GRiZ

Solid Gold

Bear Mountain

Pacific Air

Cherub

The Revivalsists

Swear & Shake

Roadkill Ghost Choir

Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics

Moon Hooch

ON AN ON

Haim

Reignwolf

 

 

www.GovBall.com

 

Haim top BBC Sound of 2013 list

Posted in News with tags , , , , , , on January 4, 2013 by dk

haimHaim, a trio of Californian sisters who have been compared to Fleetwood Mac, have come top of the BBC Sound of 2013 new music list.

The list, which aims to showcase the best new acts for the year ahead, was compiled using tips from 213 UK-based critics, broadcasters and bloggers.

Now in its 11th year, previous winners include Michael Kiwanuka, Jessie J, Adele, Mika, Ellie Goulding and Keane.

The Sound of 2013 longlist in alphabetical order:

AlunaGeorge
A*M*E
Angel Haze
Arlissa
Chvrches
HAIM
King Krule
Kodaline
Laura Mvula
Little Green Cars
Palma Violets
Peace
Savages
The Weeknd
Tom Odell

Michael Kiwanuka was top of the Sound of 2012 list. The London troubadour sold 500,000 copies of his debut album Home Again around the world last year and was nominated for the Mercury Prize.

The other previous winners are: Jessie J (Sound of 2011), Ellie Goulding (Sound of 2010), Little Boots (Sound of 2009), Adele (Sound of 2008), Mika (Sound of 2007), Corinne Bailey Rae (Sound of 2006), The Bravery (Sound of 2005), Keane (Sound of 2004) and 50 Cent (Sound of 2003).

Other artists in the top five in previous years include Frank Ocean (Sound of 2012), The Vaccines (Sound of 2011), Marina and the Diamonds (Sound of 2010), Florence and the Machine (Sound of 2009), Foals (Sound of 2008) and Plan B (Sound of 2006).

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