We are incredibly excited to have Hudson Mohawke playing on October 19 at XOYO, and we were just as excited when we saw that Hudson Mohawke had made his new EP ‘Satin Panthers’ available to stream on YouTube. Incredible stuff!
After their amazing show 3 weeks ago at The Shacklewell Arms, Givers will be back in London for Field Day and a show at Hoxton Bar And Kitchen on August 9. Yesterday, they performed a live session for Huw Stephens on his Radio 1 show which you can listen to HERE.
The new single from Cat’s Eyes “Over You” is out today. Taken from their self-titled debut album, it is available both digitally and as a limited edition 7”. On top of this, their performance at the iTunes festival is now available to download on iTunes.
Interactive Guide To Field Day
The only flyer you’ll ever need for Field Day. All you have to do is scroll over the flyer and you can watch or listen to content from the artists within this page, giving you a comprehensive preview of this years Field Day.
Anna Calvi has announced that she will be releasing her next single “Suzanne And I” from her eponymous Mercury nominated album on September 12. It will be available both digitally and as a 7”.
This is the official video for “Capsize” which features Roots Manuva and Joe Goddard.
RizLab is an exciting new project which brings together the most innovative and forward thinking artists around to create new and groundbreaking material The very first RizLab project will see Jamie xx collaborating with world-renowned visual artist Quayola. For this collaboration, Jamie xx will play a four hour set, including exclusive material from his forthcoming EP, whilst Quayola will be...
Remix: Junior Boys x Stay+
Stay+ have provided their own inimitable take on one of our favourite tracks of this summer “Banana Ripple.” With the signature haunting vocals and electronics, Stay+ have really turned this track upside down. Junior Boys will back in London this December after their great show last month at XOYO. Junior Boys - Banana Ripple (Stay+ remix) by DominoRecordCo
In Session… DELS, Roots Manuva & Joe Goddard (Hot Chip) from Yemi Bamiro on Vimeo. This is a behind the scenes look at the recording of DELS’ song “Capsize,” which is taken from his album ‘Gob,’ and it provides a great insight into the recording process.
Remix: Fixers x Beat Connection
On 16 August, Fixers play at The Shacklewell Arms to celebrate the release of their new single “Swimmhaus Johannesburg.” But, before then, you can get this great remix by Beat Connection, courtesy of Planet Notion. Get it HERE.
Steve Mason and Dennis Bovell
Check out this great video of Steve Mason and Dennis Bovell talking about their collaborative effort ‘Ghosts Outside,’ a dub reworking of Mason’s excellent ‘Boys Outside.’ Catch their very special live performance at The Shacklewell Arms this Wednesday!
Rachel Zeffira talks to the NME and tells us about some of her favourite things. See it HERE.
This is the video for the dreamy “TV,” which shall be released on Vondelpark’s new EP ‘nyc stuff and nyc bags.’
Remix: Metronomy x Clock Opera
Metronomy’s “The Bay,” from their Mercury nominated(!) album ‘The English Riviera,’ has been given the remix treatment by Clock Opera. Available as a free download, you can get this stylish remix right here. Metronomy - The Bay (Clock Opera Remix) by Anorak London
If you thought Psychologist’s video for his last song “Out, Damned Spot!” was a little eerie, just wait until you watch this video for the excellent “Propeller,” taken from ‘Propeller EP’ which is out August 16.
As part of The Apple Cart festival, The Apple Cart and Book Aid International shall be running a Grand Book Sale to support education and development in sub-Saharan Africa and before Sunday 7th August, you can donate your books for this every Saturday at their Broadway Market stall. The stall will also be selling Underage, Field Day and The Apple Cart festival tickets, and all with no booking...
The Sea and Cake Exclusive Field Day mix
With Field Day now fast approaching, The Sea and Cake have made an exclusive mix ahead of their appearance at this years festival on August 6. To listen to the mix and to hear more from The Sea and Cake, go HERE.
Mercury Prize Nominations
In case you missed it earlier, the Mercury Prize nominations were revealed this morning and we are happy to say that James Blake, Anna Calvi, King Creosote and Jon Hopkins and Metronomy were all among the 12 nominees. You will be able to see all of these acts in the coming months as they showcase their Mercury Prize shortlisted material. James Blake will be playing at Field Day on 6 August; Anna...
The new single from Spank Rock, “Energy,” is out now. If you managed to catch them at The Nest last week, you’ll know this is an absolute must have! Spank Rock - Energy (Produced by Boys Noize) by srlaughery
Top 5 Mark Kozelek Moments
Here at EYOE we’re big fans of the storied career of Mr. Kozelek, and excited to have him at Field Day and then Union Chapel. It means there’s no excuse for missing the man, or indeed, for not seeing him twice. Before we get too carried away, here are five of our favourite Kozelek moments. Grace Cathedral Park Where to start but the beginning and the dewy-eyed nostalgia-fest...
Tomorrow, Electrelane play their first live UK show in over 3 and a half years at the Manchester Academy before playing in London for their already sold out show at The Scala. To celebrate their reunion, they are taking over some of the content at DrownedinSound and today they have shared a YouTube mix which you can watch/listen to HERE.
Steve Mason and Dennis Bovell
Next Wednesday 27th July sees Steve Mason and Dennis Bovell bring their unique project, a dub reinterpretation by Bovell of Mason’s ‘Boys Outside,’ to The Shacklewell Arms for an extremely intimate gig. The original was released last year to much critical acclaim: Uncut Lead Review gave it 4 stars and called it “Mason’s finest record,” The Daily Telegraph...
A huge congratulations to The Horrors for making it straight to number 5 in the UK album charts this weekend with their third album ‘Skying!’ Thoroughly deserved and long may this success continue!
Russell's Of Clapton
Here at Eat Your Own Ears, we realise that not everyone who will be coming to Field Day lives in London and won’t necessarily want to try and get back home when the day is over. So, it was with interest that we saw a piece in The FADER on Russell’s of Clapton, a modern B&B in Clapton, East London. Being only a short distance from Victoria Park, it really is a perfect place to...
Dave i.d. DJ Mix by Clash Music on Mixcloud Dave.i.d made this dark, twisted and atmospheric mix for Clash Music which fits in perfectly with his own brand of music.
Dave.I.D ‘Response’ Live from OFF THE UNCERTAIN BUTTON on Vimeo. It’s just under a week now until Dave.i.d plays at Electrowerkz to mark the release of his debut album ‘Response’ on July 18. It has already received excellent reviews: Uncut gave it 4/5 and described Dave.i.d as “a mercurial producer with a golden touch” and The Whiteboard Project...
Steve Mason and Dennis Bovell
STEVE MASON and BLACK BEARD - DENNIS BOVELL by Domino Radio on Mixcloud Last month, Steve Mason and Dennis Bovell talked on Domino Radio about their latest collaboration ‘Ghosts Outside,’ a ‘dub’ reinterpretation of Mason’s ‘Boys Outside’ released in 2010, and you can see them both in action on Wednesday 27 July at The Shacklewell Arms.
Blonde Redhead Remix EP
Blonde Redhead have decided to give away a remix EP of tracks from their latest album ‘Penny Sparkle.’ It really does feature a wide range of sounds, containing remixes from Salem, Pantha du Prince and Games. You can either stream and download it below.
Ahead of the release of the new EP ‘NYC Stuff and NYC Bags’ and their show next week, Vondelpark have released a stream of the EP, which you can listen to HERE.
Video: Cat's Eyes
The new Cat’s Eyes video for their track ‘Over You’ has premiered over on The Guardian. It is released on 24th July and the 7” is available to pre-order now. Watch the video HERE.
Remix: Fixers x Vondelpark
Check out this dreamy remix of Fixers’ ‘Crystals’ by Vondelpark, it’s almost like a whole other track! Crystals (Vondel Park Remix) by Fixers.
Ahead of their reformation for a run of summer gigs, why not relive some of Electrelane’s best moments, including this live performance of ‘To The East’ at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 2007.
We’ve all had a week to get to know it and stream it incessantly, but today is the big day: ‘Skying’ is finally released. After the success of second album ‘Primary Colours,’ this was always going to be a hugely anticipated album, and after listening to it last week it really does live up to expectations. Even though we’ve still been able to listen to it,...
Dave.i.d is giving away his EP ‘Gangs’ on his Facebook page, and all you have to do is like the page. You can’t really find too many better exchanges than that! To get the EP, go HERE.
Dave.i.d launches his new album ‘Response’ with us at Electrowerkz on Wednesday 20th July. Don’t miss it.
The hit of the summer ‘Up Up Up’ now has an equally vibrant and uplifting video to go with it, and if they put this much energy and enthusiasm into performing for a video, then you know they are a band that you simply have to see live!
This is turning out to be a big week for Austra and Austra fans. Ahead of their sold out show tonight at Cargo, they have announced that they shall be releasing a remix album titled “Sparkle” which includes remixes of ‘Lose It,’ Beat And The Pulse’ and ‘Spellwork.’ But, perhaps the biggest news of all is that they have been shortlisted for the Polaris...
Just before they were about to embark upon their first international tour, Givers gave an interview to This Is Fake DIY which you can read HERE.
Memory Tapes at XOYO
The times for tonight are as follows: Doors - 8pm Air France DJ - 8:15-8:45 Star Slinger - 8:45-9:15 Air France DJ - 9:15-9:45 Memory Tapes - 9:45-10:45 Air France DJ - 10:45-closing See you all there!
The Trevor Jackson directed video for Dave.i.d’s “Marvel,” which is taken from his debut album ‘Response,’ has premiered over on the NME website. Like the music, it really does have a dark and mysterious air to it that can only add to the excitement and anticipation of his live show. Watch it HERE.
Memory Tapes Live
Tonight’s line-up really is something special. With Swedish Balearic pop pioneers Air France DJing, the Guardian’s “best new act of the year by miles” Star Slinger and Memory Tapes who has just released the widely acclaimed ‘Player Piano’ both playing live. Often labelled as a ‘chillwave’ artist, watch Memory Tapes break free from that label with...
Video: The Horrors
This is the video for “Still Life” which is taken from The Horrors’ latest album ‘Skying.’ A video to match a truly wonderful sound, we just can’t get enough of this!
We’re all very excited about this Wednesday and having the chance to finally see Dayve Hawk, aka Memory Tapes, perform material from the critically acclaimed ‘Player Piano.’ In the meantime, you can listen to his July Tour EP which contains remixes of “Wait In The Dark” and “Yes I Know.” Stream the EP HERE or download it for free HERE.
Whilst they were at Glastonbury, Metronomy took a little time out to play a fantastic acoustic version of ‘The Look’ which you can watch right here.
Yesterday’s Observer featured a great interview with Givers. It’s almost impossible not to be invigorated by their seemingly boundless optimism and energy, which will no doubt be even more noticeable during their live show this Friday.
Press: Memory Tapes
We’re very happy to see Memory Tapes receive a lot of well deserved coverage and great reviews! Looking forward to hearing the record played live! Tickets for the Memory Tapes show at XOYO on Wednesday 6th July are on sale HERE and HERE.
Field Day Radio With Connan Mockasin
Field Day Radio with Connan Mockasin by Eat Your Own Ears on Mixcloud Field Day has collaborated with Diesel Island to bring us a series of radio shows from before, during and after the festival. In this, the first of the series, Tom Baker talks to Connan Mockasin about this year’s line-up, the art of making a moccasin shoe and travelling across New Zealand.
A few weeks ago, Vondelpark performed live for Boiler Room as part of the R&S Records takeover and performed 6 songs which you can watch on the Boiler Room website HERE.