This Week’s New Releases: Björk, Yeah Yeah Yeahs And Slipknot

Variety is the word of the week! Renowned Icelandic artist Björk is back with her first new album in five years, Yeah Yeah Yeahs have returned with the long-awaited follow-up to 2013’s ‘Mosquito’, and Slipknot have released their seventh studio album.

Still want more? Fear not, as there’s a buttload of new music that’s been released today. Fill your boots below.

Adam Doleac – ‘Barstool Whiskey Wonderland’ (Sony)

Alice Cooper – ‘Live From The Astroturf’ (earMUSIC)

The Big Pink – ‘The Love That’s Ours’ (Project Melody)

Björk – ‘Fossora’ (One Little Independent Records)

Blancmange – ‘Private View’ (London)

Buddy Guy – ‘The Blues Don’t Lie’ (RCA)

Clark – ’05-10′ (Warp)

Craig David – ’22’ (BMG)

Dropkick Murphys – ‘This Machine Still Kills Fascists’ (PIAS)

Gabriels – ‘Angels & Queens – Part I’ (Atlas Artist)

High Vis – ‘Blending’ (Dais)

Joss Stone – ‘Merry Christmas, Love’ (S-Curve)

Keith Jarrett – ‘Bordeaux Concert (Live)’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

K-Trap – ‘The Last Whip II’ (Thousand8)

Melody’s Echo Chamber – ‘Unfold’ (Domino)

OFF! – ‘Free LSD’ (Fat Possum)

Pixey – ‘Dreams, Pains & Paper Planes’ (Chess Club)

Pixies – ‘Doggerel’ (BMG)

Plains – ‘I Walked With You a Ways’ (Anti-)

Plastic Mermaids – ‘It’s Not Comfortable To Grow’ (Sunday Best)

Richard Marx – ‘Songwriter’ (Shelter MG/BMG)

Sammy Hagar & The Circle – ‘Crazy Times’ (Universal)

Shygirl – ‘Nymph’ (Because)

Slipknot – ‘The End, So Far’ (Roadrunner)

Snarky Puppy – ‘Empire Central’ (Groundup)

Tyler Childers – ‘Can I Take My Hounds To Heaven?’ (RCA)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Cool It Down’ (Secretly Canadian)

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This Week’s New Releases: Angels & Airwaves, Natalie Imbruglia And The Lathums

The new records keep on rolling out and we are loving it! Angels & Airwaves have released the highly anticipated follow-up to 2014’s ‘The Dream Walker’, Natalie Imbruglia has put out her first new album in six years, and The Lathums have dropped their debut LP.

Head below for more new music.

Angels & Airwaves – ‘Lifeforms’ (Rise Records)

Anthony Hamilton – ‘Love Is The New Black’ (BMG)

Bess Atwell – ‘Already, Always’ (Real Kind)

Carrie Underwood – ‘My Gift (Special Edition)’ (Capitol)

Childcare – ‘Busy Busy People’ (eOne)

Etherwood – ‘Neon Dust’ (Hospital Records)

Joanne Shaw Taylor – ‘The Blues Album’ (Keeping The Blues Alive)

The Lathums – ‘How Beautiful Life Can Be’ (BMG)

Nao – ‘And Then Life Was Beautiful’ (BMG)

Natalie Imbruglia – ‘Firebird’ (BMG)

Pixies – ‘Trompe Le Monde (Limited 30th Anniversary Edition)’ (4AD)

Poppy – ‘Flux’ (Sumerian Records)

Public Service Broadcasting – ‘Bright Magic’ (Test Card/PIAS)

Ringo Starr -‘Change The World’ EP (Universal)

Sex Pistols – ’76-77′ (UMC)

Shakka – ‘Road Trip To Venus’ (Westbourne Productions/Base ‘N’ Rebulz x Marathon Artists)

Sharon Corr – ‘The Fool and The Scorpion’ (Warner)

Sleep Token – ‘This Place Will Become Your Tomb’ (Spinefarm)

Sufjan Stevens and Angelo De Augustine – ‘A Beginner’s Mind’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

Thunder – ‘All The Right Noises – The Bonus Songs’ (BMG)

Tom Speight – ‘ Everything’s Waiting For You’ (Nettwerk)

William Shatner – ‘Bill’ (Republic)

X Ambassadors – ‘The Beautiful Liar’ (KIDinaKORNER / Interscope)

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This Week’s New Releases: Charli XCX, Pixies and Korn

Following some big releases last week, things have not slowed down AT ALL this week! Pixies, Korn and Charli XCX have all dropped new records, with the latter being a star-studded full-length boasting more collaborations than we’ve had cups of coffee today.

If none of those float your boat, there’s plenty more to dig into below, including new music from Chelsea Wolfe, Alice Cooper and Kojey Radical.

Alice Cooper – ‘Breadcrumbs’ EP (earMUSIC)

Belle and Sebastian – ‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’ (Matador)

Charli XCX – ‘Charli’ (Atlantic)

Chelsea Wolfe – ‘Birth Of Violence’ (Sargent House)

Emily Sandé – ‘Real Life’ (Virgin EMI)

The Faim – ‘State Of Mind’ (BMG)

Ghostface Killah – ‘Ghostface Killahs’ (Now Generation Music Corp)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘Miracle Pill’ (Warner Records)

Hobo Johnson – ‘The Fall Of Hobo Johnson’ (Reprise)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘All My Heroes Are Cornballs’ (EQT Recordings)

Kojey Radical – ‘Cashmere Tears’ (Asylum/Atlantic Records)

Korn – ‘The Nothing’ (Roadrunner)

Lambert -‘True’ (Mercury Classics)

The Lumineers – ‘III’ (Decca)

Mike Patton and Jean-Claude Vannier – ‘Corpse Flower’ (Ipecac Recordings)

Milos – ‘Sound Of Silence’ (Decca)

Pixies – ‘Beneath The Eyrie’ (BMG)

(Sandy) Alex G – ‘House Of Sugar’ (Domino)

Various Artists – ‘Top Boy (A Selection of Music Inspired By The Series)’ (OVO Sound)

Vitto Meirelles – ‘Da Hora’ (Cooking Vinyl)

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Tour Of The Week: Pixies Announce UK And European Return For Autumn Tour


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Pixies have lined up a series of shows for September and October. Pixies tickets are on sale now, priced from £39.50/£45 plus fees.

The alt-rock pioneers will kick off the European trek at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on September 13 before stops in Plymouth, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London, where they’ll play Alexandra Palace. The run also includes Irish dates in Belfast and Dublin plus shows across continental Europe.

The UK leg of the tour is set to tie-in with the release of the Boston band’s currently untitled seventh studio album and follow up to 2016’s ‘Head Carrier’.

Pixies Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Fri September 13 2019 – CARDIFF Motorpoint Arena Cardiff (United Kingdom)
Sat September 14 2019 – PLYMOUTH Plymouth Pavilions (United Kingdom)
Mon September 16 2019 – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy Birmingham (United Kingdom)
Tue September 17 2019 – LEEDS O2 Academy Leeds (United Kingdom)
Wed September 18 2019 – MANCHESTER O2 Apollo (United Kingdom)
Fri September 20 2019 – LONDON Alexandra Palace (United Kingdom)
Sat September 21 2019 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE O2 Academy Newcastle (United Kingdom)
Sun September 22 2019 – GLASGOW O2 Academy Glasgow (United Kingdom)
Mon September 23 2019 – EDINBURGH Usher Hall (United Kingdom)
Wed September 25 2019 – BELFAST Ulster Hall Belfast (United Kingdom)
Thu September 26 2019 – DUBLIN Olympia Theatre (Ireland)

Sun September 29 2019 – OSLO Sentrum Scene (Norway)
Mon September 30 2019 – STOCKHOLM Cirkus (Sweden)
Tue October 01 2019 – COPENHAGEN KB Hallen (Denmark)
Thu October 03 2019 – UTRECHT TivoliVredenburg (Netherlands)
Fri October 04 2019 – TILBURG 013 (Netherlands)
Sat October 05 2019 – BERLIN Colubiahalle (Germany)
Mon October 07 2019 – COLOGNE Palladium (Germany)
Tue October 08 2019 – PRAGUE Lucerna Music Hall (Czech Republic)
Wed October 09 2019 – VIENNA Gasometer (Austria)
Fri October 11 2019 – BOLOGNA Estragon (Italy)
Sat October 12 2019 – TURIN OGR (Italy)
Sun October 13 2019 – ZURICH X-tra (Switzerland)
Tue October 15 2019 – MUNICH Tonhalle (Germany)
Wed October 16 2019 – BRUSSELS Forest National (Belgium)
Thu October 17 2019 – LUXEMBOURG Luxexpo (Luxembourg)
Sat October 19 2019 – PARIS Olympia (France)
Sun October 20 2019 – LYON Le Radiant (France)
Mon October 21 2019 – RENNES Le Liberte (France)
Wed October 23 2019 – BARCELONA Sant Jordi Club (Spain)
Thu October 24 2019 – MADRID Riviera (Spain)
Fri October 25 2019 – LISBON Campo Pequeno (Portugal)
Sat October 26 2019 – GALICIA Coliseum (Spain)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Pixies, Embrace, Blossoms, Ms Lauryn Hill, Maverick Sabre, Machine Gun Kelly, Cher, Louise and more.

Alt-rock pioneers Pixies will tour the UK and Europe this autumn, while legendary British indie band Embrace will celebrate music from ‘The Good Will Out’ and ‘Out of Nothing’ at London’s Alxeandra Palace Theatre on December 6. Stockport band Blossoms, meanwhile, have lined up festival warm up shows in Cardiff, Leicester, Lincoln and Stoke.

Former Eternal vocalist Louise Redknapp will follow the release of ‘Heavy Love’ with a run of dates in spring 2020, while Machine Gun Kelly has confirmed the UK leg of his Hotel Diablo Tour, fresh from portraying drummer Tommy Lee in the Netflix adaption of the Mötley Crüe autobiography, The Dirt. There’s also fresh dates confirmed by Maverick Sabre and former Fugees member Ms Lauryn Hill, who will headline Blackpool’s Livewire Festival in August.

Pixies

The pioneering alt-rock band will play a host of venues, kicking off at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on September 13 before stops in Plymouth, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and London, where they’ll play Alexandra Palace. The run also includes two Irish dates in Belfast and Dublin and falls within the same month as the Boston band are due to release their currently untitled seventh studio album. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 5, priced from £39.50 (£45 for London) plus fees.

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Embrace

Embrace will celebrate songs from ‘The Good Will Out’ and ‘Out Of Nothing’ at a huge show at Alexandra Palace Theatre in London on December 6. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 5, priced £30 plus fees.

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Blossoms

The indie-pop quintet will be joined by Fuzzy Sun and Inhaler in Cardiff, Leicester, Lincoln and Stoke around their previously announced hometown show at Stockport’s Edgeley Park Stadium on June 22. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on April 5, priced £22.50 plus fees.

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Ms Lauryn Hill

Ms. Lauryn Hill will headline this year’s Livewire Festival, topping the bill at Blackpool’s Tower Headland Arena on Saturday August 24. Tickets go on sale at 10am on April 5.

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Maverick Sabre

The singer-songwriter, who released ‘When I Wake Up’ last week, has confirmed shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Sheffield, Cardiff, Birmingham, Bristol and London, where he’ll tackle the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on November 22. Tickets are on sale now, priced £17.50/£20 plus fees.

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Machine Gun Kelly

The rapper and actor, who recently starred in the Netflix adaption of the Mötley Crüe autobiography, The Dirt, will take his Hotel Diablo World Tour to Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham and London in August. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on August 5, priced £27.50/£30 plus fees.

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Cher

Following previously announced shows in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds and Dublin, the pop superstar will close the run at the SSE Arena Belfast on November 3. Tickets for the new date go on general sale at 9am on April 5.

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Louise

The former Eternal vocalist will put out ‘Heavy Love’ on October 18 and follow it up with shows next March, calling in Southampton, Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Cambridge and London. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 5, priced £22.50/£25 plus fees.

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Also announced this week:

Perry Farrell, White Lies, Madness, Eric Paslay, 80s Invasion, Amanda Palmer, DJ Yoda, Craig Finn, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Live in Concert, The Comet Is Coming, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Next Step, Rudimental and Little Mix at Fusion Festival, Jon Bellion, Attila, Bombay Bicycle Club, Frank Skinner, The Twilight Sad, Starcrawler, Heart of a Coward, Rico Nasty, Action Bronson, the Divine Comedy, Mushroomhead, Mattiel, Jimmy Carr, Frank Skinner, Hot Chip and moreHead here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Frank Black!

On April 6, 1965 Frank Black- aka Black Francis- best known for fronting the Pixies, among his other musical projects, was born. Happy birthday!

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This Week’s New Releases: Pixies, Slaves And Bon Iver

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As autumn sets in, the nights get darker and the winds colder, you’ll want something to keep you going. This week you’ve got a shedload to get stuck into. Pixies are releasing their sixth LP, Slaves are putting out their sophomore album and Bon Iver are racking up record #3 with ’22, A Million’.

If none of that is quite your cup of tea then check out the rest of our pick of this week’s new releases below.

Banks – ‘The Altar’ (Virgin EMI)

Black Marble – ‘It’s Immaterial’ (Ghostly)

Bon Iver – ’22, A Million’ (Jagjaguwar)

Craig David – ‘Following My Intuition’ (Insanity Records)

Danny Brown – ‘Atrocity Exhibition’ (released early)(Warp)

Drive-By Truckers – ‘American Band’ (ATO)

Jenny Hval – ‘Blood Bitch’ (Sacred Bones)

Opeth – ‘Sorceress’ (Nuclear Blast)

Pixies – ‘Head Carrier’ (Pixiesmusic/Play It Again Sam)

Public Access T.V. – ‘Never Enough’ (Cinematic Music Group)

Regina Spektor – ‘Remember Us To Life’ (Sire/Warner Bros)

Slaves – ‘Take Control’ (Virgin EMI)

The Growlers – ‘City Club’ (Cult Records)

Ultimate Painting – ‘Dusk’ (Trouble In Mind)

Van Morrison – ‘Keep Me Singing’ (Caroline)

The Wytches – ‘All Your Happy Life’ (Heavenly)

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Reading Festival Remains At The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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As it’s been a busy few weeks we thought we’d do a bigger chart for you this week and cover ground from August 8 to 21. As you can see Reading Festival continues to reign supreme at the top of the chart, followed closely by V Festival, while Leeds Festival has come in at #10.

Making up the rest of the top half of the chart we have Red Hot Chili Peppers (Day Ticket at Reading)Justin BieberLouis CKSimply RedSouth West FourDavid Gilmour and Pixies. Meanwhile, the once queen of the chart, Adele, is in the penultimate position of the top 20, followed only by Chance The Rapper.

Recently we’ve had some real corker of shows announced, including You Me At SixJames and The CharlatansKaiser ChiefsBilly Ocean and Bullet For My Valentine. Check back in with us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to steal the top spot.

1. Reading Festival
2. V Festival
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers (Day Ticket at Reading)
4. Justin Bieber
5. Louis CK
6. Simply Red
7. South West Four
8. David Gilmour
9. Pixies
10. Leeds Festival
11. Roman v Fousey
12. The Cure
13. Travis Scott
14. Blossoms
15. Catfish and the Bottlemen
16. The Libertines
17. Rod Stewart
18. Jess Glynne
19. Adele
20. Chance The Rapper

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. You Me At Six

2. James and The Charlatans

3. Kaiser Chiefs

4. Billy Ocean

5. Bullet For My Valentine

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Chase And Status, Slaves, Laura Mvula, Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes, Kate Tempest And Pixies

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CHASE AND STATUS

Chase and Status hit the road this autumn, checking in at the O2 Academy Glasgow, O2 Academy Newcastle, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, O2 Academy Birmingham and Portsmouth Guildhall between November 19 and 25, before a huge show at Alexandra Palace in London on November 26. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on August 19, priced from 26.50 (£29.50 for London), plus fees.

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SLAVES

Slaves will follow up the release of their new album, ‘Take Control’, with November shows in Bexhill-on-Sea, Truro, Cardiff, Cambridge, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Manchester before two nights at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London. Tickets go on sale at 9am on August 19, priced at £16.00/£18.50 plus fees.

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LAURA MVULA

The singer-songwriter, who put out the Mercury Prize-nominated ‘The Dreaming Room’ in June, will perform in Gateshead, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sheffield and Bristol between November 14 and 26. Tickets go on sale at 9am on August 19, with prices starting from £19.50, plus fees.

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FRANK CARTER AND THE RATTLESNAKES

Having put out ‘Blossom’ last summer, the band will call in Manchester, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Nottingham, Leeds, Bristol, London, Oxford, Brighton and Wolverhampton between November 2 and 15. Tickets are on sale at 10am on August 19, priced at £13.00/£15.00 plus fees.

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KATE TEMPEST

The London rapper and poet will support her upcoming album, ‘Let Them Eat Chaos’, out on October 7, with shows in Dublin and Belfast in late November before stops in Glasgow, Sheffield, Birmingham, Norwich, Manchester, Bristol and Brighton, finishing up with a homecoming performance at the Roundhouse on December 11. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 19, priced from £16.50/£18.50 plus fees.

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PIXIES

The alt-rockers have added three new shows to their winter UK tour plans, including a third concert at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on December 6 plus new shows in Cardiff and Birmingham. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 19, priced at £32.50 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Chase And Status

Chase and Status will tour the UK this autumn, taking in shows at the O2 Academy Glasgow, O2 Academy Newcastle, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, O2 Academy Birmingham and Portsmouth Guildhall between November 19 and 25, before closing the run at Alexandra Palace in London on November 26.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on August 19, priced from 26.50 (£29.50 for London), plus fees.


Laura Mvula

The Mercury Prize-nominated singer-songwriter will call in Gateshead, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sheffield and Bristol between November 14 and 26.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on August 19, priced from £19.50, plus fees.


Slaves

Slaves will support their new album, ‘Take Control’, out on September 30, with November shows in Bexhill-on-Sea, Truro, Cardiff, Cambridge, Leeds, Newcastle, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bristol, Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Manchester before two nights at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London.
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Tickets go on sale at 9am on August 19, priced at £16.00/£18.50 plus fees.


Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes

The band, who put out ‘Blossom’ last summer, will call in Manchester, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Nottingham, Leeds, Bristol, London, Oxford, Brighton and Wolverhampton.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on August 19, priced at £13.00/£15.00 plus fees.


Kate Tempest

Kate Tempest will tour the UK and Ireland this winter, including stops in Dublin and Belfast in late November before heading to Glasgow, Sheffield, Birmingham, Norwich, Manchester, Bristol and Brighton, winding up at the Roundhouse in London on December 11. She releases her new album, ‘Let Them Eat Chaos’, on October 7 through Fiction Records.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 19, priced from £16.00 (£18.50 in London), plus fees.


Blossoms

Blossoms have announced a fresh run of UK shows this winter. The new run will build up to the indie band’s already announced December date at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, with new shows planned in Leicester, Hull, Manchester, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Middlesbrough, Oxford and Bournemouth between November 30 and December 14.
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Pixies

The alt-rock legends have added three new dates to their winter UK tour plans, including a third night at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on December 6 plus new shows in Cardiff and Birmingham.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 19, priced at £32.50 plus fees.


Bjork

Björk has added a performance at London’s Eventim Apollo to her autumn tour plans, with the new show falling on September 24, following her date at the Royal Albert Hall.
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Also announced this week, so far

Joshua Radin, Brandy Clark, Sarah McQuaid, Sunset Sons, Skyharbor, Evil Scarecrow, The Hyena Kill, Flight Brigade, Hooten Tennis Club, Sun Kil Moon, Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, Joe Brown, Roam, SG Lewis, Joe Purdy, Gabriel Bruce, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Goldie Lookin’ Chain, Steve O, Goat, Dale Watson, Mick Jenkins, Desiigner, Yasiin Bey, Candlebox, The Cribs and many more!

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