Matthew Bourne at Leeds International Film Festival
Published 21 October, 2014 by DM

Matthew Bourne at Leeds International Film Festival

Leeds International Film Festival have revealed their LIFF28 timetable. You will be pleased to learn that it features our own Matthew Bourne performing a live soundtrack to F.W. Murnau’s 1924 moving picture ‘Der Letzte Mann/The Last Laugh’ on November 9 at Hyde Park Picture House. We are led to believe it will feature piano, cello and synthesiser abuse.

Details and tickets are here.

Melt Yourself Down - That's Life mixtape
Published 20 October, 2014 by DM

In preparation for their mouthwatering gig with James Chance at Village Underground on November 5, MYD drum fiend Tom Skinner (aka Hello Skinny), has put together a post-punk flavoured mixtape for Loud And Quiet. Download it for free at their Bandcamp.

Not only that, but Pete Wareham has also made a selection of African influenced future dance tracks for Clash.

Tickets for MYD + James Chance are here.

Jamie Cullum champions Polar Bear
Published 16 October, 2014 by DM

Watch Jamie Cullum explain why he is backing Polar Bear’s In Each And Every One for the Mercury Music Prize 2014. In summing up the enduring appeal of Polar Bear, he hits several nails squarely on the head. You can also find a clip of unlikely comedy duo Tom Herbert and Leafcutter John discussing the album here.

Polar Bear will be performing live at the awards ceremony, which takes place on October 29. We will keep you posted on television coverage details.


Wildbirds & Peacedrums - Keep Some Hope
Published 14 October, 2014 by DM

Wildbirds & Peacedrums have unleashed the second single from their forthcoming album Rhythm. ‘Keep Some Hope’ was premiered via Booooooom and is yet another incredible demonstration of the Swedish duos ability to craft beautiful, dark and timeless pop songs on powerful martial rhythms and impassioned vocals.

Watch the unsettling, otherworldly video by Anders Malmberg on Youtube or Vimeo.

Rhythm is released on November 3. Pre-order from the Leaf shop or Bandcamp to receive an instant download of 'Keep Some Hope' and 'The Offbeat'.

Wildbirds & Peacedrums are touring throughout November. See our live page for details.



Wildbirds & Peacedrums: Rhythm (BAY94)
Wildbirds & Peacedrums
Wildbirds & Peacedrums: Keep Some Hope (WLDBRDS 3)
Wildbirds & Peacedrums
Keep Some Hope

Wildbirds & Peacedrums: The Offbeat (WB 3)
Wildbirds & Peacedrums
The Offbeat
Roll The Dice: Until Silence (BAY89)
Roll The Dice
Until Silence

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