Published 10 December 2009 by BWL
In May, a tour with 12-string guitarist James Blackshaw and prepared piano player Hauschka commences. Under the banner 'Kept Impulses', the dates begin with a prestigious show at the Barbican in London on May 10. As composers and performers all three effortlessly weave traditional folk and modern song into magical and transfixing musical suites. The 'Kept Impulses' tour quietly explores the waking dreams and hidden emotions that these acts draw upon.
In the meantime, Nancy has one more show this year on Saturday 12 December. Taking place in Manchester at St. Margaret's Church, she will perform Wrought Iron in its entirety with a full 9-piece band assembled especially for this show.
Sat 12 Dec 2009 - St. Margaret's Church, Whalley Range, Manchester, UK
Thu 21 Jan 2010 - Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, UK
Sun 31 Jan 2010 - The Lantern Theatre, Sheffield, UK
Mon 1 Feb 2010 - Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, UK
Wed 3 Feb 2010 - The Prince Albert, Brighton, UK
Fri 5 Feb 2010 - Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Sat 6 Feb 2010 - South Hill Park Recital Room, Bracknell, UK
Wed 17 Feb 2010 - Stuk, Leuven, BELGIUM
Thu 18 Feb 2010 - Theater Kikker, Utrecht, NETHERLANDS
Fri 19 Feb 2010 - Espace B, Paris, FRANCE
Thu 11 Mar 2010 - La Centrifugeuse, Pau, FRANCE
The 'Kept Impulses' tour:
Mon 10 May 2010 - The Barbican, London, UK
Wed 12 May 2010 - The Junction, Cambridge, UK
Thu 13 May 2010 - St George's, Bristol, UK
Fri 14 May 2010 - Holywell Music Room, Oxford, UK
Sat 15 May 2010 - Band On The Wall, Manchester, UK
Sun 16 May 2010 - The Roxy, Edinburgh, UK
Free Oh No Ono Download
Published 21 December 2009 by BWL
Following hot on the heels of the download/video ‘Swim' (which was Pitchfork.tv’s most viewed video this summer) comes another skewed slice of Oh No Ono’s cracking new album Eggs, the new single ‘Helplessly Young’. It’s everything we’ve come to love about Oh No Ono, and then some.
The track is available for a limited time as a free download and you can find it here:
The group have also made three (!) videos for the song. Version 1 is our personal favorite, co-directed by the band and Tino Zidore. You can watch it here:
All three videos can be found here.
Eggs will be released digitally on January 18, with the full CD and vinyl release two weeks later on February 1. The band hit the road for a European tour in February, followed by a North American tour in March/April, including a visit to SXSW. You can expect to see them popping up on festival bills throughout next summer.
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- Wildbirds & Peacedrums - Keep Some Hope
- Polar Bear with Jin Jin - Cuckoo
- Polar Bear announce special one-off London show in October
- Jherek Bischoff - Kickstarter campaign
- Watch: Polar Bear live video
- 20th anniversary vinyl reissues
- Polar Bear - Mercury Music Prize 2014
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