Published 22 September, 2016 by DM
The mighty Melt Yourself Down will be embarking on a brief UK tour in October, including what promises to be a sweaty affair at new London venue Omeara on November 30th. With front man Kushal Gaya the wild-eyed centre of the MYD storm, they have the power to unite: a warts and all celebration of humanity, a cathartic release of fury against the establishment. Watch this space for new material to coincide with the tour…
Another all action year has seen MYD’s Last Evenings On Earth nominated in the Best ‘Difficult’ Second Album category at the recent AIM Awards, with Drowned in Sound, The Quietus and Norman Records all championing the album in their alternative Mercury Prize selections. MYD followed the album with standalone single ‘Another Weapon’, which was recorded and mixed by Dan Carey at breakneck speed and released on his Speedy Wunderground label on limited edition 7” vinyl.
Wed 28 Sep - L'Aéronef, Lille, FRANCE
Thu 29 Sep - Détonation Festival, Besançon, FRANCE
Fri 30 Sep - La Bobine, Grenoble, FRANCE
Sat 1 Oct - Festival de la Bohème, Muret, FRANCE
Sat 22 Oct - The Exchange, Bristol, UK
Sun 23 Oct - SWN Festival, Cardiff, UK
Fri 28 Oct - The Wardrobe, Leeds, UK
Sat 29 Oct - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Tue 29 Nov - The Haunt, Brighton, UK
Wed 30 Nov - Omeara, London, UK
Fri 9 Dec - State-X New Forms, The Hague, NETHERLANDS
Matthew Bourne videos
Published 20 September, 2016 by DM
Keyboard maverick Matthew Bourne has been digging through his video archives and uploaded some choice cuts to his YouTube channel. For fans of classically trained pianists destroying a piano with a sledgehammer. Never bite the hand that feeds you. What do you have to say Matthew?
Jherek Bischoff - Cistern video
Published 01 September, 2016 by DM
The New York Observer has the premiere of Jherek Bischoff’s auric new video for ‘Cistern’. It documents an epic journey across continents and oceans in which Jherek transforms from well dressed mortal, into an actual gold person. Read what Jherek has to say about the video here.
Very much a modern day Midas, Jherek lent his golden touch to the recent BBC David Bowie Prom. His spellbinding version of 'Blackstar' with Amanda Palmer and Anna Calvi is now available to watch on YouTube. Do it.
The Comet Is Coming - Special "Hyperdrive" edition
Published 18 August, 2016 by THD
Headed straight for Mercury!
To celebrate The Comet Is Coming’s ascension to the hallowed portals of the Mercury Prize, we will be releasing a special “Hyperdrive” edition of the shortlisted album, Channel The Spirits on September 30th. Pressed on high quality translucent blue and white splatter vinyl, there will be just 500 of these beauties available across the galaxy.
Pre-order it here to ensure your passage to safety and wild festivities.
While the initial black vinyl edition has now sold out, the album is still available on CD and digital formats.
- Melt Yourself Down tour
- Matthew Bourne videos
- Jherek Bischoff - Cistern video
- The Comet Is Coming - Special "Hyperdrive" edition
- The Comet Is Coming - Mercury Music Prize
- AIM Independent Music Awards 2016 nominations
- Jherek Bischoff at the BBC David Bowie Prom
- Independent Label Market, London
- The Comet Is Coming to XOYO
- Jherek Bischoff - Automatism video + Midnight Moment
- Jherek Bischoff - Cistern album stream
- Melt Yourself Down - Another Weapon
- Jherek Bischoff + Amanda Palmer - The Courtyard Theatre, London
- Dearly Beloved...
- Matthew Bourne at The Great Escape
Melt Yourself Down
Last Evenings On Earth
The Comet Is Coming
Channel The Spirits
Melt Yourself Down
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