WATCH: Iowa | Love Song

Melbourne’s Iowa have released a new video for Love Song, taken from their most excellent debut album Never Saw It Coming. The trio are also heading out on a run of East Coast Australian dates next month.

Tour Dates:

Thu Aug 16th – Sydney FBI Social (with Sounds Like Sunset, Narrow Lands & Lyyar)
Fri Aug 17th – Brisbane X&Y Bar (with Tape / Off & Guests)
Sat Aug 18th – Brisbane Tyms Guitars Instore — Afternoon show
Sat Aug 18th – Brisbane Sonic Masala Presents — The Waiting Room (with Seaplane, Crass Creatures, El Motel)
Fri Aug 31st – Melbourne Gasometer (with Bearhug)


NEWS: New Grizzly Bear song and album details

Grizzly Bear have awoken from their hibernation with a new (as yet untitled) album in the can and due for release September 17/18th. The band have also released the first single from the album – Sleeping Ute – whose sharper edges and chaotic dynamics you can dive into below. You can also check out their global tour dates below which include November shows in New Zealand and though no announcement has been made yet they will surely be hitting Australia at the same time (Harvest Festival no doubt).

Tracklisting:
1. Sleeping Ute
2. Speak In Rounds
3. Adelma
4. Yet Again
5. The Hunt
6. A Simple Answer
7. What’s Wrong
8. gun-shy
9. Half Gate
10. Sun In Your Eyes

Tour Dates:

08-28 Cambridge, England – The Junction
08-29 Nottingham, England – Albert Hall
08-31 Stradbally, Ireland – Electric Picnic Festival
09-01 Salisbury, England – End of the Road Festival
09-16 Knoxville, TN – Tennessee Theater
09-17 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
09-18 Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium
09-20 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
09-21 Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
09-22 Boston, MA – Orpheum Theater
09-23 Montreal, Quebec – Olympia
09-24 New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
09-26 Toronto, Ontario – Massey Hall
09-28 Cincinnati, OH – MidPoint Music Festival
09-29 Champaign, IL – Pygmalion Music Festival
09-30 Chicago, IL – Riviera Theater
10-01 Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
10-04 Portland, OR – Keller Auditorium
10-05 Seattle, WA – Paramount Theatre
10-06 Vancouver, British Columbia – Commodore Ballroom
10-07 Vancouver, British Columbia – Commodore Ballroom
10-09 Oakland, CA – Fox Theater
10-10 Los Angeles, CA – Greek Theater
10-17 Gateshead, England – The Sage Gateshead
10-18 Manchester, England – Academy
10-20 Glasgow, Scotland – Barrowlands
10-21 Coventry, England – Warwick Arts Centre
10-22 London, England – Brixton Academy
10-26 Oslo, Norway – Rockefeller
10-27 Stockholm, Sweden – Berns
10-28 Copenhagen, Denmark – Falconer
10-30 Hamburg, Germany – Uebel and Gefaehrlich
10-31 Berlin, Germany – Astra
11-02 Koln, Germany – Essigfabrik
11-01-03 Paris, France – Pitchfork Music Festival Paris
11-04 Brussels, Belgium – Ancienne Belgique
11-05 Amsterdam, Holland – Paradiso
11-20 Wellington, New Zealand – Opera House
11-21 Auckland, New Zealand – Bruce Mason

WATCH: Donny Benet | Sophisticated Lover

The sex symbol of late night cool Donny Benet is back with a video for his single Sophisticated Lover casting a glance back to the heyday of TV in Miami Vice and Knight Rider…

TOUR DATES

SYDNEY
Friday December 2– FBI Social,  w/ Erik Omen & SunSun (Disco Club)MELBOURNE
Saturday December 3 – Buffalo Club, w/ Montero & Free Choice Duo

PERTH
Friday December 16 – Ya Ya’s, w/ Andrew Sinclair & DJs Chris Cobilis, Javier Frisco, Richard Sylk

BRISBANE
Saturday December 17 – The Beetle Bar,  w/ M. O’Neill, Praxis Axis

NEWS: The Twilight Singers announce European summer dates…

THE TWILIGHT SINGERS – EUROPEAN SUMMER TOUR

6/25/11            Pilton, UK – Glastonbury

6/26/11            Nijmegen, NL – Doornroosje

6/28/11            Utrecht, NL- Tivoli

6/29/11            Hamburg, DE – Knust

6/30/11            Gdynia, PL – Heineken Open’er Festival

7/02/11            Bonn, DE – Rheinkultur

7/03/11            Basel, CH – Sommercasino

7/05/11            Madrid, ES – Caracol

7/06/11            Oeiras, PT – Optimus Alive Festival

7/07/11            Bilbao, ES – BBK Live

7/09/11            Kinross, UK – T in the Park

7/10/11            Kildare, IE – Oxegen

8/19/11            Hasslet, BE – Pukkelpop