Published 14 April 2016 by DM
Lauren Laverne invited Melt Yourself Down to tear BBC 6 Music apart yesterday. If you missed it, what were you playing at? Thankfully salvation is yours in the form of the BBC iPlayer. Live session and interview in full here.
New MYD album Last Evenings On Earth is just over two weeks away. Check out the singles ‘Dot To Dot’, ‘The God Of You’ and ‘Jump The Fire’ on Bandcamp. Pre-order your LP/CD/Download and T-shirt bundles while you’re at it.
Melt Yourself Down is a dish best served live and sweaty. Get your fix in the following places.
Wed 27 Apr - Shapes, London
Thu 28 Apr - The Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
Fri 29 Apr - Exchange, Bristol
Sun 1 May - Subtone, Cheltenham
Tue 3 May - Colchester Arts Centre, Colchester
Thu 5 May - 24 Kitchen Street, Liverpool
Fri 6 May - The Rainbow Courtyard, Birmingham
Sat 7 May - The Haunt, Brighton
Jherek Bischoff at the BBC Proms
Published 14 April 2016 by DM
Following his recent collaboration with Amanda Palmer, Strung Out In Heaven: A Bowie String Quartet Tribute, Jherek Bischoff was invited to perform at the star-studded David Bowie tribute concert at Radio City, New York on April 1st. He performed alongside the likes of Pixies, Blondie, Michael Stipe and The Flaming Lips. Fine company indeed.
Now Jherek is coming over to this side of the pond to help celebrate David Bowie’s life as part of the BBC Proms on July 29th… at the Royal Albert Hall! Details of the full line up are yet to be confirmed, but it will include Amanda Palmer and Anna Calvi performing music from Strung Out In Heaven, and Jherek will also be arranging other Bowie songs especially for the evening. We will keep you posted as to when tickets are on sale. In the meantime you can keep an eye here for developments.
In May and June, Jherek will be hitting the road on a co-headline tour of the US with Mirah. He will be taking this opportunity to air music from his forthcoming album. More on that soon...
Tour dates on our Live Page.
Matthew Bourne interview and mixtape
Published 28 April 2016 by DM
Matthew Bourne's moogmemory tour was a beautiful thing. His audiovisual collaboration with Michael England was the perfect encapsulation of Bourne's ode to his friends, influences and synthesiser. The Quietus caught up Matt for a chat about all of the above and coaxed a Synthesiser mixtape out of him. Check it out here.
Bourne will be returning to London with his trusty Memorymoog on June 4th at New River Studios.
Melt Yourself Down - Last Evenings On Earth out today
Published 29 April 2016 by DM
Melt Yourself Down's incendiary new album Last Evenings On Earth is out today. Stop what you're doing, take a deep breath and hit play for a dizzying continent-hopping voyage around a globe spinning ever more rapidly off its axis.
- Matthew Bourne - Candela (for Sascha Heeney)
- Record Store Day 2017
- Introducing Snapped Ankles
- The Comet Is Coming tour
- Leaf 20 box set and white vinyl reissues
- The Comet Is Coming - Final Eclipse
- The Comet Is Coming in session via Boiler Room
- The Comet Is Coming - Journey Through The Asteroid Belt (LV Remix)
- Melt Yourself Down - new mixtape
- Matthew Bourne - moogmemory plus
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