The Walkmen // Blogotheque + shows this week

Blogotheque have filmed The Walkmen’s New York City show at the Bowery Ballroom, watch below:

The band are currently on tour across the UK (with labelmates Wild Nothing supporting). They play a date at Manchester’s Ritz tonight followed by a Halloween set at Rough Trade and a headline show on Thursday November 1st at The Forum.

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:


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

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!


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