Just shuffling some things around here.
This February will see NYC foursome Big Ups make the trip across the pond for the very first time after kicking up a storm with their riotous live performances in Northern America, particularly their frenzied sets at this year’s CMJ festival. The band will be bringing their scuzzy, intense brand of punk rock to the UK in February.
A Skylit Drive has announced dates for The Unconditional Tour with Memphis May Fire, The Word Alive, Hands Like Houses, and Beartooth.
Post War Glamour Girls have announced the release of their debut ten-track LP ‘Pink Fur’ on February 14th 2014, along with two exciting launch shows in Leeds and London.
You could never accuse the enigmatic Marina Gasolina of being bland or conformist. The founding member and former front person of controversial Brazilian baile-funk band Bonde Do Role has unleashed her début album ‘Commando’.
Noah Francis Johnson releases his first solo album entitled ‘Life & Times’ on the 24th February, 2014 published by Universal Publishing, Last Ten Music Group and distributed by Warner Music.
Eighteen Nightmares At The Lux have streamed new track “6ft 6″ this December as a taster for their forthcoming four-track EP ‘PIG’, out in early 2014.
Heroically crestfallen alt-popsters Longfellow put the seal on a grand old year by, well, preparing for 2014. Their “Siamese Lover” single may not be released until January 27th, but Steve Lamacq has already played it on BBC 6 Music after he was impressed by their vibrant set at the Shacklewell Arms recently. Further radio support has followed from Radio 2’s Jo Whiley.
Mary Chapin Carpenter will make her New York Philharmonic debut in a retrospective program featuring songs from throughout her career. The special shows will take place on February 28, 2014 and March 1 at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall.
ATO Records will release Mike Gordon’s new solo album, Overstep, on February 25, 2014.