October 2014: Upcoming Concerts and Festivals

1 Oct


Wednesday 01

  • Nils Frahm & Jon Hopkins at Admiralspalast, Berlin

Saturday 04

  • Dillon at Volksbühne, Berlin
  • Yann Tiersen at Huxley’s Neue Welt, Berlin

Sunday 05 

  • London Grammar at Columbiahalle, Berlin
  • Future Islands at Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin
  • Slum Village at Waagenbau, Hamburg

Monday 06

  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at Postbahnhof, Berlin
  • Gruff Rhys at Fahimi Bar, Berlin

Tuesday 07 

  • James Vincent McMorrow at Kampnagel K6, Hamburg
  • Bear In Heaven at Berghain Kantine, Berlin

Thursday 09 

  • James Vincent McMorrow at Huxley’s Neue Welt, Berlin
  • First Aid Kit at Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin

Saturday 11

  • Erlend Øye & His Band at Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin

Sunday 12 

  • Agnes Obel at Admiralspalast, Berlin
  • SOHN at HAU (Hebbel am Ufer), Berlin
  • Erlend Øye & His Band at Kampnagel K6, Hamburg

Monday 13

  • Liars at Lido, Berlin

Thursday 14 

  • WhoMadeWho at Docks, Hamburg
  • Caribou at Berghain, Berlin (w/ Jessy Lanza)
  • The Antlers at Lido, Berlin

Wednesday 15

  • Agnes Obel at CCH Hall 1 (Saal 1), Hamburg

Thursday 16 

  • Fat Freddy’s Drop at Columbiahalle, Berlin

Saturday 18 

  • WhoMadeWho at Astra Kulturhaus, Berlin

Sunday 19

  • Passenger at Columbiahalle, Berlin

Thursday 23 

  • John Legend at Tempodrom, Berlin

Saturday 25

  • Kasabian at Columbiahalle, Berlin
  • Thomas Dybdahl at Privatclub, Berlin

Monday 27 

  • Alex Clare at Columbiahalle, Berlin
  • Dan Croll at Privatclub, Berlin

Tuesday 28 

  • Alex Clare at Docks, Hamburg

Thursday 30

  • Bonaparte at Huxley’s Neue Welt, Berlin
  • Timber Timbre at Passionskirche, Berlin

Friday 31

  • The Do at Heimathafen Neukölln, Berlin

New Album: Thom Yorke – Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes / New Song ‘A Brain In A Bottle’ [Free Download]

30 Sep

:: Take a listen and please share it with your friends if you like what you hear.


Free download here.

Cover Art:

Artist: Thom Yorke
Title of Album: Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes
Release Date: 2014
Label: BitTorrent

01 A Brain in a Bottle
02 Guess Again!
03 Interference
04 The Mother Lode
05 Truth Ray
06 There Is No Ice (For My Drink)
07 Pink Section
08 Nose Grows Some

Follow ‘Thom Yorke’ on:
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The Kite String Tangle – Words / Debut EP ‘Vessel’ (2014/08/08)

30 Sep

:: A late discovery, but better late then never I guess. Not getting enough of this track!


The Kite String Tangle is the musical moniker of producer, songwriter and vocalist Danny Harley from Brisbane, Australia for his alternative electronic project. Last year’s single’s Given The Chance made him a rising star both locally and abroad, the track nearly 1.5 million plays on Soundcloud, and a few weeks ago he released Vessel, his debut EP.

Vessel was self-released worldwide on August 08, 2014 via The Kite String Tangle Pty Ltd. The set of six tracks is available as download, CD and 12″ vinyl LP. You can buy the digital EP from iTunes or order your physical copy of Vessel from The Kite String Tangle’s Store (vinyl edition currently being sold out).

Words is third single and my favourite track from Vessel. The track premiered three days ago via Clash, listen above. You can check out Vessel in full as it’s streaming entirely over at Spotify.

Listen below to the previously released Vessel singles Arcadia and Given Then Chance. The Kite String Tangle will be touring North America in October (partly supporting Kate Boy). He’ll also play two London shows in early November and a string of six Australian concerts around New Year, check out the upcoming dates below.

Cover Art:
The Kite String Tangle - Vessel (2014)

01. Arcadia
02. What If
03. Stone Cold (feat. Tiana Khasi)
04. Words
05. Given the Chance
06. What’s the Point?

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Mon 13 Oct 2014 // Los Angeles, CA, USA // Bardot
Tue 14 Oct 2014 // Los Angeles, CA, USA // The Roxy *
Thu 16 Oct 2014 // San Francisco, CA, USA // Popscene at Rickshaw Stop *
Fri 17 Oct 2014 // Portland, OR, USA // Holocene *
Sat 18 Oct 2014 // Seattle, WA, USA // The Sunset *
Sun 19 Oct 2014 // Vancouver, BC, Canada // Electric Owl
* w/ Kate Boy
>> The full touring schedule is available here.

Follow ‘The Kite String Tangle’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud | Youtube

3 New EP’s: Get Well Soon – The Lufthansa Heist, Henry & Greatest Hits

29 Sep

:: 3 – 2 – 1


3 EPs,’The Lufthansa Heist’, ‘Henry – The Infinite Desire of Heinrich Zeppelin Alfred von Nullmeyer V’ and ‘Greatest Hits’, will be released on the 10th, 17th and 24th November respectively via City Slang, and will be available exclusively on limited edition 10″ vinyl, as well as via all the usual digital platforms.

Cover Art:

Title of EP#1: The Lufthansa Heist
Release Date: November 07, 2014
Label: City Slang

01. The 4:3 Days
02. A Night At The Rififi Bar
03. The Pope Washed My Feet In Prison
04. Sci-Fi Gulag
05. Staying Home

Cover Art:

Title of EP#2: Henry
Release Date: November 14, 2014
Label: City Slang

01. Henry
02. Age 14, Jumping Off The Parents‘ Mezzanine
03. Promenading Largo Maggiore, You Wouldn‘t Hold My Hand
04. Mail From Heidegger
05. You Will Be Taken Care Of

Cover Art:

Title of EP#3: Greatest Hits
Release Date: November 21, 2014
Label: City Slang

01. Lucifer Rising II
02. Careless Whisper
03. Oh My Love
04. Always The Sun
05. Rocket Man
06. Until I Die

Preorder the vinyl: love-your-artist.de/get-well-soon/
Preorder the vinyl bundle, including a special night with Get Well Soon: love-your-artist.de/de/get-well-soon/

Upcoming Tour Dates:
20-01-15 // UT Connewitz // Leipzig
21-01-15 // Heimathafen // Berlin
22-01-15 // Bahnhof Langendreer // Bochum
23-01-15 // Brotfabrik // Frankfurt
28-01-15 // Freiheiz // München
29-01-15 // Porgy & Bess // Wien
30-01-15 // Weekender // Innsbruck
31-01-15 // Wagenhallen // Stuttgart

Follow ‘Get Well Soon’ on:
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More ‘Get Well Soon’ on Music Pickings:
2013, Sep 03 – New Album: The Scarlet Beast O’Seven Heads



New Single: Deptford Goth – Two Hearts (2014/09/16)

29 Sep

:: Impatiently waiting for this album!


Daniel Woolhouse aka Deptford Goth is currently readying his sophomore album Songs, scheduled for release on November 03 via 37Adventures/PIAS Recordings (November 04 in North America).

Following the previously released first single The Lovers, the Peckham based experimental pop artist has unveiled another track from Songs: second single Two Hearts is as beautiful as The Lovers before. Released on September 16, you can buy it separately or you’ll receive both singles as immediate download upon digital pre-order via iTunes.

Deptford Goth:
Deptford Goth pic (2014)

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Wed 19 Nov 2014 // London, UK // ICA

Follow ‘Deptford Goth’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud | Youtube


More ‘Deptford Goth’ On Music Pickings:
2014, Aug 22 −  New Single: The Lovers (2014/08/13)
2013, Mar 08 − Debut Album: Life After Defo (2013/03/18) [Full Album Stream]
2013, Feb 10  − New Song: Deptford Goth – Union
2012, Sep 24 − People Get Still / Debut EP ‘Youth II’

New Single: Damien Rice – I Don’t Want To Change You / New Album ‘My Favourite Faded Fantasy’ (2014/10/31)

28 Sep

:: Stunning, as always!


Cover Art:
Damien Rice

Artist: Damien Rice
Title of Album: My Favourite Faded Fantasy
Release Date: October 31, 2014
Label: Warner Music

1. My Favourite Faded Fantasy
2. It Takes a Lot to Know a Man
3. The Greatest Bastard
4. I Don’t Want to Change You
5. Colour Me In
6. The Box
7. Trusty and True
8. Long Long Way

Upcoming Tour Dates:
07 Oct // Congregation Sherith Israel // San Francisco, CA, US
09 Oct // The Cathedral Sanctuary at Immanuel Presbyterian // Los Angeles, CA, US
13 Oct // Athenaeum Theatre // Chicago, IL, US
14 Oct // Danforth Music Hall // Toronto, ON, Canada
16 Oct // The Box // New York, NY, US
17 Oct // Warsaw // Brooklyn, NY, US
18 Oct // The Box // New York, NY, US
23 Oct // Teatro Linear4ciak // Milan, Italy
26 Oct // Cirque Royal // Brussels, Belgium
27 Oct // Royal Theatre Carré // Amsterdam, Netherlands
31 Oct // Admiralspalast // Berlin, Germany
03 Nov // Bord Gáis Energy Theatre // Dublin, Ireland
05 Nov // Folies Bergère // Paris, France
07 Nov // London Palladium // London, UK

Follow ‘Damien Rice’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud


More ‘Damien Rice’ on Music Pickings:
2014, Sep 10 – New Album: My Favourite Faded Fantasy (2014/10/31)


New Album: Madi Diaz – Phantom (2014/09/30) [Full Album Stream] / New Single ‘Tomorrow’

28 Sep

:: Flawless, excellent pop music!


Phantom drops officially in North America tomorrow (September 30, 2014) via Nettwerk Music Group. The album will be available as digital download and CD (including download), you can order your copy directly from Madi Diaz Store. Vinyl LP release follows on November 11 while release dates for Europe are not yet scheduled.

The album is now streaming in its entirety at KCRW, head over and give it a listen. The set of eleven tracks was recorded in Los Angeles, it’s produced by Nick Ruth (Mikky Ekko, Active Child) and mixed by John O’Mahony (Coldplay, Metric, Oh Land) at NYC’s famed Electric Lady Studios.

Tomorrow is the third track taken from Phantom, listen above. It follows previous single Stay Together which was released in May. The official video for the song is directed by Claire Marie Vogel, check it out below.

Madi Diaz will be touring North America from tomorrow together with Jamie N Commons and X Ambassadors. Check out the upcoming dates below and listen to the album track The Other Side. You’ll receive all three tracks as immediate download upon pre-order via iTunes or Madi’s website.

Cover Art:
Madi Diaz - Phantom (2014)

01. Tomorrow
02. Stay Together
03. Mess
04. Dancing In The Dark
05. The First Time
06. Ghost Rider
07. The Other Side
08. Pictures
09. Wide
10. White Lightning
11. Ashes

Upcoming Tour Dates:
Tue 30 Sep 2014 // Brooklyn, NY // Rough Trade
Thu 02 Oct 2014 // Asbury Park, NJ // Wonder Bar *
Fri 03 Oct 2014 // Norfolf, VA // The NorVa *
Sat 04 Oct 2014 // Washington, DC // DC9 *
Sun 05 Oct 2014 // Philadelphia, PA // Underground Arts *
Tue 07 Oct 2014 // Pawtucket, RI // The Met *
* w/ Jamie N Commons, X Ambassadors
>> The full touring schedule is available here.

Follow ‘Madi Diaz’ on:
Official Website | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud | Youtube


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