An exclusive here in the form of a brilliant Francois and the Atlas Mountains radio show recorded at Apple Cart Festival a couple of weeks ago. Make a hot drink and sit comfortable for some brilliant music.
Here’s one we’ve been spinning a lot lately by Bleeding Heart Narrative. Their lovely, weaving experimental pop is even better in the flesh, and luckily for you there are some free tickets to see them at the Shacklewell Arms on July 5th. Head HERE to download a ticket.
Here’s a wonderful video to accompany Four Tet’s take on “Dream Baby Dream”. The whole album is giving us the chills on a daily basis and seems to be going to down well with others too - scoring an 8.0 on Pitchfork today, to add to gushing Line of Best Fit and Quietus reviews…
We like Bradford Cox in any of his guises, be that lead singer of Deerhunter, experimental popped in Atlas Sound or crowd-baiter with his recent, epic take on My Sharona.
One of our favourite Cox moments in particular is his sample heavy juicing in ‘Walkabout’ featuring Animal Collective’s Noah Lennox A.K.A. Panda Bear. Refresh the memory above!
Neneh Cherry and the Thing join us in London soon. After hearing about the relaxed, improvisational nature of their shows we can’t wait - it sounds like there could be some real fireworks.
Fresh from their rousing slot at Field Day we have announced another show for Here We Go Magic. Their recent record ‘A Different Ship’ is a big favourite of the year so far for us (we’re almost exactly halfway!) and this small show at Dingwalls is going to be unmissable.
Tomorrow night sees a very exciting free one at Shacklewell Arms. We welcome Sunless ‘97 back who play with Palmistry on the support bill. Both artists seem to share a little common ground, tapping into a rich vein of homespun R&B sounds and deft electronics. It’s pop music but in a darker, more leftfield disguise. If that pricks your ears up then head down to the Shacklewell tomorrow night. Listen to Palmistry’s recent mixtape below…
Very excited to announce that new date for Clock Opera as well as a show for Here We Go Magic on the 30th of October. Tickets are onsale now! Joining our line-up of free shows happening soon are Gorgeous George, Las Kallies and Orchestra of Spheres. Check our event page for more details and tickets as always!
Collaborations are exciting aren’t they? Whether it’s Kreayshawn, Grimes and Blood Diamonds committing a ten-minute sing-what-you-see jawn to tape or Hudson Mohawke and Lunice coming together as TNGHT.
TNGHT make an appearence in London next week for a show that promises to be the party of the year at Village Underground. Don’t believe us? Take a listen to their debut Bugg’N.
Here’s one of our very favourite moments of last weekend’s festival - a spontaneous mass-dance to Beirut! If you missed the fun there’s another chance this year: the band are back on the 14th of September at Hammersmith Apollo and a few tickets still remain here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/168124
The lovely people behind the ‘No Direction Home Festival’ at the Welbeck Estate (8-10th June) have given us 1 pair of tickets to give away to one lucky winner.
To be in with a chance, please send your name and mobile number by email (put ‘Eat Your Own Ears’ in the subject title) to:
Also include your answer to the following questions:
What is the name of the Sheffield legend headlining Sunday night at the festival?
What is the name of the person that you will bring along, if you win the tickets?
DEADLINE: 6pm on Wednesday 6th June.
If you’d like to find out more about the festival, why not visit their website.
Bands playing include Richard Hawley, Andrew Bird, The Low Anthem, Dirty Three, Gruff Rhys, Django Django, Slow Club, Beth Jeans Houghton, Diagrams, Woodpigeon, Martin Simpson, Martin Carthy, Beth Jeans Houghton, The Crookes, The Unthanks with a 30-piece orchestra and many more…
The site overlooks a beautiful lake and the Welbeck Abbey, and there is lots going on outside of the music such as comedy, cinema, book readings, pub quizzes, instrument making, talks & tastings from the School of Artisan Food, a secret post office, art installations, sack racing, lots of workshops, organic food, real ale, the Somerset Cider Bus and much more.
Field Day Radio is coming live and direct tomorrow (Apple Cart follows the day after) and the line-up is very strong indeed. Tune in if you can’t make it to the festival and hear some of the action and some chatter (plus a very special cover on Paul/Franz Ferdinand’s show).
If you are at Field Day look out for the radio shows being made in a corner of our site!