It's called Defacto and its said to have a "dub-like" sound.
Defacto features Cedric Bixler, Omar Rodriguez, Ikey Owens and Jeremy Ward, brother of ATDI guitarist Jim Ward. They've already recorded material with Mario Caldato Jnr. (Beastie Boys producer) for an album expected out in th»
January 21st, 2001
It's called Defacto and its said to have a "dub-like" sound.
4AD finally release a Pixies B-sides Compilation
The Pixies who spilt in 1992, due to a major rift between frontman Black Francis and bassist Kim Deal, will released 'Complete B-Sides' via 4AD on 5th March. Apart from 19 B-sides, the CD will also feature two videos for the tracks 'Here Comes Y»
January 20th, 2001
Mark Bowen and Dick Green's Wichita will release three four-track E.Ps in March
March 12th: 'Crisp Little Digit' - Wauvenfold
March 19th: 'Better Living Through Reckless Experimentation' - Brave Captain
March 26th: 'Grace' - Ruby (Featuring remixes from Schneider TM, Mira Calix an»
Dave Pajo and Stuart Braithwaite play a gig in Scotland's capital.
Stuart Braithwaite will support Dave Pajo at Nice n Sleazy, Glasgow on the 24th January. There are no advanced tickets so you'll have to get there early, doors open at 8.30pm.
Mogwai recently covered Pajo's 'Arundel'»
The Lemonhead's mainman Evan Dando plays his first gigs in the UK for nearly
Dando will be joined by longtime collaborator Ben Lee and ex-Radish frontman Ben Kweller during his first shows since his appearance at Reading 1997.
Dando has been working with Lee, Giant Sand's Ho»
The sleazy Glaswegians tour the UK next month
Arab Strap's 4th album, 'The Red Thread', is to be released through Chemikal Underground on February 26th. To promote the release the band will play seven dates:
22nd - Liverpool University
23rd - Sheffield Uni»
Record producer Arthur Baker is set to release a collection of his
favourite tracks later this year through Paul Oakenfold's Perfecto Records.
The as-yet-unnamed compilation will include 'Confusion' by New Order as well as reworking of Kraftwerk's 'Trans Europe Express' by Afrika Bambaataa an»
A host of American artists have recorded tracks for an album put together
by Chris Slusarenko the former Sprinkler guitarist.
Grandaddy, Guided By Voices, Stephen Malkmus, Lou Barlow and Quasi were all approached by Slusarenko last year to record songs for 'Colonel Jeffrey Pumpernickel'. Th»
To coincide with the release of their new single 'Shining Light', Ash have confirmed two instore appearances. The band will be playing a 25 minute set followed by a signing session at London's Virgin Megastore on Oxford Street (Tottenham Crt Rd end) on 29th January at 6.30pm. Later»
AntiProduct are currently justifying their reputation as the busiest band in the UK, having recently announced on their website that they are currently planning a tour of Ireland, a full UK tour and an acoustic show at the 12 Bar Club in London, the latter being likely to tak»
Grand Theft Audio, the band featuring ex-members of RealTV, The Wildhearts and 3 Colours Red, are to release their first UK single, We Luv You, through Sci-Fi recordings on March 12th. The single will be released on a CD and vinyl format, with the vinyl version including exclusive B-side Fuk U Iz It?<»
Antiproduct, Janus Stark and Plan A are amongst the bands performing at a special charity gig at the London LA2 on January 27th. The Five Miles High event will run from 1pm to 10pm, and as well as the various bands performing, the notorious Changes One reco»
January 19th, 2001
Seafood exclusively reveal details of their second proper album In an email to Drowned In Sound, Seafood's bassist Kevin said "It's just been confirmed that we are to record our 2nd album in Brooklyn, NYC with Eli Janney (Girls Against Boys). We'll be out there for the whole of February, it's v»
Super Furry Animals tell of their plans for this year.
Gruff Rhys sent an email to NME stating that "Super Furry Animals are currently in hiding, finishing of their most ambitious project to date. They will then travel to Haiti to record a remix album with the legendary engineer Mosis Baptiste II»
Guy Garvey of Elbow features on Andy Votel's album
Guy Garvey has revealed that he's recorded a song for Andy Votel's debut album. He told Planet Sound "2 years ago, Andy gave me eight seconds of music and said, can you come up with some suitable vocals?"
He then added "We've finall»
Econoline are the latest band to sign to Seriously Groovy.
The London based band who recently release an EP on Badmusic are currently finalising their first single for Seriously Groovy's Infur imprint for a planned February 2001 release.
The band have already played with the likes o»
The Delgados will play a set with two string quartets, a brass section,
timpani and tubular bells at a major folk music festival in Glasgow this week.
The band have been asked to headline one night at the Celtic Connections festival, Scotland's biggest festival of traditional and folk music. The»
The Northern California pop-punk quartet will release their fourth album in
the US later this month.
'The Donnas Turn 21', the follow-up to 99's 'Get Skintight' will be release on 22nd January on Lookout! Records. The tracklisting for 'The Donnas Turn 21' is as follows:
Once they've finished the SnoCore Rock Tour, Kittie will start working on the
follow-up to their 1999 debut 'Spit'.
The Canadians should hit the studio in late February or early March with a September release expected for the LP. According to the band's publicist, fans should brace themselves »
Looper member Scott Twynholm releases debut album
'Retrofitting' will be Metrovavan's first release since the debut single 'The Lost Notes' early last year. Scott describes Metrovavan as a band "who blend lo-fi and hip-hop beats together with melodies played on traditional ins»
January 15th, 2001
Lumiere have announced that they are to play their first live dates since a major re-working of the band's lineup towards the end of last year. Although not all of the dates are confirmed, it seems likely that they will all take place in the Camden Town area, with the first confirmed date seeing a return to the ban»