"not only his most concise and comprehensive record to date but perhaps the best indie-pop album of the year thus far" - The Line Of Best Fit
"like a beefier Belle & Sebastian rubbing shoulders with mid-90s Blur" Q (****)
"a quintessentially British record - think The Kinks and Gorky's... A record to raise a smile and shed a tear to" This Is Fake DIY
"'Ships' is full of enchanting indie-pop with a surrealist streak of Gruff Rhys" The Fly
The Line Of Best Fit are streaming Sweet Baboo's new album Ships in its entirety before it's official release next Monday 22nd April!
For anyone based in North America, you can stream the whole album on Under the Radar [here].
He plays a full UK tour in April including a sold out London show at The Lexington and has just announced a further solo tour in June at the following dates:
1 - Bangor (Bangor Railway Institude & Club) [Tickets]
2 - Bristol (Looking Glass Cafe) [Tickets]
3 - London (St. Pancras Old Church) [Tickets]
4 - Falmouth (Toast) [FREE]
5 - Tywardreth (The New Inn) [FREE]
6 - St. Agnes (The Taphouse) [FREE]
7 - Truro (B-side Bunters) [Info]
8 - Penzance (Studio Bar) [FREE]
9 - Totnes (Studio Lounge) [Tickets]
Pre-order Ships here:
Sweet Baboo released his brand new single - If I Died... - yesterday as a digital download.
Listen back to him performing it live on Loose Ends this weekend (where guests included Joan Collins!) [here]
It's taken from his forthcoming album "Ships" - of which we'll have more exciting news later this afternoon! Keep your eyes and ears peeled...
Fimber Bravo unveiled the brilliant high energy video for his new single - Dimbaya - meaning "to celebrate" today.
Watch the video, directed by Jonny Sanders here:
The next instalment of our monthly residency at the Servants Jazz Quarters in Dalston will feature:
Wednesday 1st May
Tickets are only £6 and are available [here]. The venue is tiny so get yours now!
Tonight, we have three brilliant bands taking over Huw Stephens' monthly night at The Social in London.
Come down from 8pm to see:
play live. Best of all, it's completely FREE!
Casual Sex have unveiled the video to their debut single - Stroh 80 - today, exclusively on This Is Fake DIY!
Watch the video, directed by Douglas Moreland, here:
Stroh 80 b/w Soft School is out now on the Moshi Moshi Singles Club.
"the best Scottish indie band since Franz Ferdinand" The Guardian
Casual Sex's debut single - Stroh 80 - is out now on the Moshi Moshi Singles Club.
Available on limited edition 7" vinyl and download - get it here:
In celebration, the band play the following shows around the UK:
The second instalment of our monthly residency at the Servants Jazz Quarters in Dalston is almost upon us!
Join us next Wednesday 3rd April for:
Tickets are only £6 in advance and the space at the venue is limited, so get yours [here]
"the secret sweetest pop song I've heard this year" The Fader
Sunless '97 release their new Aurora EP today on Not Even Records.
It's available on limited edition 12" vinyl and download - get your copy here:
Watch the video for Aurora I here: