Zun Zun Egui dates begin this Saturday

Zun Zun Egui begin a big ol’ UK and Europe tour this Saturday; featuring dates with Dirty Three, Tinariwen and Moon Duo. The full list is below:

ZUN ZUN EGUI EUROPEAN TOUR NOV/DEC 2012

03/11/12 Groningen, NL Oosterpoort w/ Tinariwen
04/11/12 Haarlem, NL Patronaat afternoon show
05/11/12 Utrecht, NL DB’s
06/11/12 Cologne, DE Zimmermans
07/11/12 Kortijk, BE De Kreun w/ Moon Duo
09/11/12 Brescia, IT Lio Bar
10/11/12 Padova, IT Looop
11/11/12 Faenza, IT Clandestino
15/11/12 Milan, IT Tunnel w/ Dirty Three
16/11/12 Sommacampagna, IT Auditorium Malkovic w/ Dirty Three
17/11/12 Zurich, CH El Lokal w/ Dirty Three
18/11/12 Gent, BE Vooruit w/ Dirty Three
20/11/12 Birmingham, UK Glee Club w/ Dirty Three
21/11/12 Manchester, UK Manchester Cathedral w/ Dirty Three
23/11/12 Dublin, IE Button Factory w/ Dirty Three
25/11/12 Glasgow, UK Oran Mor w/ Dirty Three
26/11/12 Gateshead, UK The Sage w/ Dirty Three
27/11/12 Bristol, UK Trinity Centre w/ Dirty Three
28/11/12 London, UK Shepherds Bush Empire w/ Dirty Three
29/11/12 Bordeaux, FR Festival Bulles d’Afrique
01/12/12 St Nazaire, FR Le Vip
13/12/12 Rouen, FR Le 106
14/12/12 Paris, FR Point Ephemere
15/12/12 Mulhouse, FR Le Noumatrouff
18/12/12 Amiens, FR La Lunes Des Pirates

Beach House annouce 2 x Shepherd’s Bush Empire shows

With their UK tour beginning in Glasgow tonight, BEACH HOUSE have announced two Shepherd’s Bush Empire shows in March next year to mark the runaway success of fourth album Bloom.

Dates below:

Monday 29 October – GLASGOW – Arches
Tuesday 30 October – LEEDS – Stylus
Wednesday 31 October – MANCHESTER – Ritz
Friday 2 November – LONDON – Roundhouse
Saturday 3 November – BRISTOL – Anson Rooms

2013:
Monday 25 March – LONDON – Shepherd’s Bush Empire (£18)
Tuesday 26 March – LONDON – Shepherd’s Bush Empire (£18)

Tickets go on sale at 10am Wednesday morning.

Xiu Xiu tour is a go!

XIU XIU TOUR EUROPE!

A three and a half week tour of Europe by Xiu Xiu has begun! The band released ‘Always’ earlier this year, it’s available in the Bella store and you can hear ‘Hi’ below. The Europe dates are also below.

25.10.2012 Rome (IT), TBA
26.10.2012 Ravenna (IT), Bronson
27.10.2012 Verona (IT), Auditorium Malchovic
28.10.2012 Jesi (IT), TNT
30.10.2012 Zagreb (HR), Tvornica
31.10.2012 Helsinki (FI), Korjaamo
01.11.2012 Oslo (NO), Revolver
02.11.2012 Linz (AT), Ahoi Pop Festival
03.11.2012 Innsbruck (AT), PMK Bogen
04.11.2012 Nuernberg (DE), K4
05.11.2012 Wiesbaden (DE), Schlachthof
06.11.2012 Erfurt (DE), Theater Am Palais
07.11.2012 Dresden (DE), Beatpol
08.11.2012 Wuerzburg (DE), Cafe Cairo
09.11.2012 Brno (CZ), TBA
10.11.2012 Wien (AT), Arena
11.11.2012 Prague (CZ), Klub Strahov 9007
12.11.2012 Koeln (DE), Baustelle Kalk
13.11.2012 Zwolle (NL), Eureka
14.11.2012 Antwerp (BE), Trix
15.11.2012 Heidelberg (DE), Karlstorbahnhof
16.11.2012 Metz (FR), Musiques Volantes Festival
17.11.2012 Fribourg (CH), Fri-Son

Simon’s 80 Favourite Bands of the Year (Non-Bella Union)

Simon has created a list of his 80 favourite non-Bella Union bands 0f 2012, so get sunk into the below….!

80 Favourite Bands of the Year (Non-Bella Union)

In no order whatsoever. I am bound to have left some of my favourite artists out…

Young Man
Tessera Skies
Wild Swim
The Belle Game
Horse Thief
The Invisible
PINS
MONEY
G R E A T W A V E S
Pale Seas
Alt-J
Algiers
RX Gibbs
Coves
No Ceremony
Arbeia
Rachel Sermanni
Melt Yourself Down
CHAMPS
Fans of Faye
North Bay
Stumbleine
Jay Stansfield
Hip Parade
Prince Fatty
Roo Panes
Joyland
Formes
Gabriel Bruce
Brolin
Chvrches
By The Sea
IamCharlii
John Talabot
Jesca Hoop
This Many Boyfriends
Huski
Calaca Strides
Vinyl Williams
Fantasy Rainbow
Halls
Let’s Buy Happiness
Must
The Sugarettes
Those Darlins
YOOFS
Temple Songs
The Joys of Sleeping
The Cads
Grizzly Bear
Sweet Lights
Pinkunoizu
Now, now
Dark Dark Dark
Perfume Genius
Leif Vollebekk
Drunk Mule
Rossi
Chailo Sim
Luke Sital-Singh
Arthur Beatrice
Violens
Wilsen
Bird
Public Service Broadcasting
Poltergeists
Palmstruck
Tigers That Talked
Ninetails
Half Moon Run
Zambri
Immanu El
Patterns
My Tiger My Timing
Philco Fiction
Laura Mvula
Hundred Waters
Shields
BLESSA
Moses Gold

WIN: Two VIP tickets to Andrew Bird @ The Roundhouse

Eat Your Own Ears are kindly giving away a pair of VIP tickets to see Andrew Bird at the Roundhouse on November 8th.

To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer the following question:

For Record Store Day 2012 Bella Union released a 10″ by Andrew Bird, what was the name of the A-side track?

Send your answers on a digital postcard over to info@eatyourownears.com and they’ll pick a winner at random next week. Entries must be in by Tuesday 30th October.

GOOD LUCK!