Andrew Bird - Three White Horses
Addicted to this lovely new Andrew Bird tune from Hands of Glory, his companion record to Break It Yourself which is out soon. It also sends our excitment for his return into overdrive. There’s still a few tickets if you fancy seeing Bird cap a triumphant year at the Roundhouse. http://www.seetickets.com/Event/ANDREW-BIRD/Roundhouse/622932
Extra Django Django Tickets for Heaven Shows
Some extra tickets have been released for Django Django’s long sold out Heaven shows. There’s also been a change in date to accommodate the band’s night at the Mercury Music Prize. Fingers crossed for them there. Grab those few new tickets here: http://m.seetickets.com/Event/DJANGO-DJANGO/Heaven/620088 And http://m.seetickets.com/Event/DJANGO-DJANGO/Heaven/626703
Errors Video Mixtape
TOBACCO - Super Gum from TOBACCO on Vimeo. Here’s an amazing YouTube playlist courtesy of Steev from Errors, who picks out some absolute gems. Tobacco, Super Gum, can be played above, for the rest click the title links. TOBACCO- SUPER GUM This video is basically an edited version of a porn film from the 80s/90s which features a female ET being taught the art of love making by...
Rachel Zeffira / Best Fit Session
What a beautiful performance from Rachel Zeffira. She plays an intimate show for us on the 18th of October, and there are still tickets, but one would imagine they won’t hang around long after this.
Huge Errors Show
Can’t wait for this one.
James Yorkston Preview
Lovely preview from The Guide over the weekend…
Field Day Radio Episode 4
Field Day Radio - with Grimes, Chilly Gonzales and Four Tet by Field Day Radio on Mixcloud Field Day and Eat Your Own Ears founder Tom Baker, together with forward-thinking radio production company Folded Wing are back with Episode 4 of the Field Day Radio series. This time Tom chats with Canadian pianist Chilly Gonzales who speaks about working with Daft Punk on their new album, what it...
Hot Chip mix for Spotify
Some listening for you in the form of a repeat listen to Hot Chip’s set at Spotify HQ last month. Give it a spin via YouTube.
Egyptian Hip Hop - Yoro Diallo
Another taster from GOOD DON’T SLEEP, the debut record from Egyptian Hip Hop due on R&S next month. This one’s called Yolo Diallo, let it gently swing you.
Matthew Bourne, World Tour of London
Ultraísta to play Birthdays
Here’s a very exciting one. Ultraísta, the new project of Nigel Godrich, are playing at Birthdays on the 7th of October. The show is announced just as the Four Tet remix of Small Talk hits number one on Hypemachines. Check that one out HERE and buy tickets below… https://eatyourownears.ticketabc.com/events/ultraista/
EYOE Autumn 2012 Mix
Like it or not Autumn is looming. You can feel it in the air and see it in the encroaching dark nights. One piece of good news with the change in season is that the live music schedule kicks up a gear. We’re very busy indeed over the coming months and we’ve put together a handy playlist to throw on and see what takes your fancy. We have shows with each of these artists over the next...
Egyptian Hip Hop - SYH
Take a peek at the video for SYH, a dark and bruising new single from Eygptian Hip Hop. Their back in October ahead of the full album release and to say we’re excited is an understatement.
Duologue - Underworld
We’re huge fans of Duologue here at EYOE and excited to see a new video pop up for ‘Underworld’ a stark, haunting tune from an upcoming record. Have a listen and watch above.
Django Django nominated for Mercury Prize
We’re hugely excited at the nomination of Django Django last night for this year’s Mercury Prize. The EYOE and Field Day favourites join Lianne La Havas (Apple Cart Festival) and Jessie Ware (Field Day) on an interesting list, missing a good deal of our tips that we posted last week, but as always the panel challenge and surprise in equal measure.
Rachel Zeffira - Break The Spell
Rachel Zeffira is back with a solo record later this year, and she is also playing a very special, intimate show for us (only 100 tickets total! so be quick) on 18th of October. As a taster to both of those eagerly anticipated events you can download a song from her below. It’s a real beauty too.
Florence at Bestival
Take a peek at Florence belting out Ceremonials highlight ‘Shake It Down’. She’ll be doing the same thing again for us at the O2 Arena on the 5th of December. Tickets onsale this week.
The xx - Angels (Live at Bestival)
It’s been a long wait for a second record from The xx but it’s finally here - out today, buy it! - and the band play a celebratory show for us at Shepherd’s Bush tonight. Catch the fantastic Angels live at Bestival above for a taster. The whole crowd singing along the chorus really puts the hairs on end.
Hot Chip Mix
Their latest album In Our Heads has grown into one of our favourites of the year - and potentially the best in the Hot Chip catalogue. Ahead of their twin October dates for us we’ve been trawling through old records to come up with a bit of a best of. Take a listen below, and send your suggestions on twitter @eatyourownears.
Kindness on the Radio
Kindness has been busy the past few days: first he popped in to 6 music for an interview with Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie, and then last night he joined Nick Grimshaw on Radio One. Click those links to get your Kindness fix. He plays for us on November 7th. We can’t wait.
EYOE Mercury Tips
It’s that time of year again, or we should say, slightly later this year - The Mercury Prize. The nominations are out early this week and we sat down to figure out some tips. Each list comes from one of us here at EYOE… The favourites from us seem to be The xx, Django Django and Hot Chip. #1 james yorkston the xx hot chip kindness jessie ware four tet emeli sande alt j maccabees...
Hot Chip - How Do You Do (Todd Terje Remix)
The drip drip of excellent remixes from Hot Chip’s In Our Heads continues with arguably the best yet courtesy of good-vibe magician Todd Terje. Terje works How Do You Do into a kind of balearic throwdown over the course of 9 minutes. Sit back and enjoy.
The xx - Coexist (stream)
One of the year’s most anticipated, ‘Coexist’ by the xx, is streaming now on their website and on NPR. Head here, get to know the songs before their celebratory show for us next week! Coexist Stream.
Kindness - That's Alright (Video)
If you haven’t clocked on to Kindness videos being basically the best things ever then this new one for That’s Alright should tip you over the edge. Trouble Funk jump on the stage for a raucous take on one of our favourite Kindness songs. His live show always feels like a party (find out on 7th November in London) and this video is the perfect encapsulation of that.
Clock Opera live at V
We’re excited to have Clock Opera back in November. Their record has been receiving a serious about of play over Summer and we’ve been hunting down alternative versions. Take this nice stripped back take on The Lost Buoys, played at V festival recently for example.