Turned out we were a few hours early yesterday when we posted a terrific Linda Perhacs session - she announced her first album for a very long time yesterday - out on Sufjan Stevens label, and featuring Julia Holter and Nite Jewel. Listen to a full version of Freely above and see her this week in London
The Linda Perhacs comeback trail is gathering pace - she’s been playing shows in Europe for the first time in a very long time, and this week London gets a first chance to hear songs from her lost classic Parallelograms since the 1970s. We’ll also get a taste of her new record, including ‘Freely’ (from 5 mins) a song you can watch and hear via a session she did for Dutch website 3voor12.
Here are the first batch of names for Field Day Saturday. Shaun Keaveny and 6 Music had the first word this morning and a chat with Metronomy man Joe Mount. You can hear Field Day’s own chat with the man (and Omar Souleyman) below, and find out the other first names above.
Very excited to have Darkstar back next week for a night at Corsica Studios on Wednesday. Jam City and Micachu (DJ) round up the line-up for what ought to get party season going with aplomb.
Last tickets here: http://www.seetickets.com/event/darkstar/the-corsica-studios/743662
An excellent bit with Stephen Malkmus popped up in last weekend’s Observer paper. You can read the insightful look at what Malkmus listens to over on the Guardian website here. There’s plenty - from the Dead Kennedys, The Replacements and classic VU to dig into and read about.
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks play for us early next year at The Forum. Bag tickets here.
This weekend Patten launches his terrific new Eolian Instate EP - his first release with Warp Records. The night (it’s a late one) happens at Shacklewell Arms this Saturday and we’re very happy to announce Daphni as a special guest DJ too.
Exciting news for Field Day 2014 as the Pixies are announced for the Sunday of next year’s two day event.
You can listen to an exclusive interview between Field Day/Eat Your Own Ears man Tom Baker and the band below. Buy Saturday, Sunday or Weekend tickets for Field Day here, onsale right now.
Another Field Day special on Rinse happened this Saturday. Have a listen below to the whole show ahead of a big news day for Field Day tomorrow.
East London Field Day’s founder Tom Baker returns to host another takeover, bringing with him a bunch of eclectic material from some of the acts that *may* play Field Day 2014 (!) alongside some of his favourite tunes and recent discoveries. Expect everything from Arca to Moondog, Wookie to Four Tet to classic Aphex… www.facebook.com/fielddaylondon
It’s been a banner year for Kurt Vile - not content with putting out one of the best records of the last 12 months with his double album Wakin on a Pretty Daze he has also followed it up with a new EP titled “it’s a big world out there (and i am scared”). You can stream that release below via Spotify, and grab tickets to see him with True Widow and legends Quasi on 11th of December here.