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01/20/2017 at 16:55. Facebook
Fresh additions to our ongoing office listening playlist to see you into the weekend! Listen via Spotify and Apple Music:
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01/20/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
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01/20/2017 at 14:27. Facebook
Jason from Sleaford Mods getting hounded by the press during a promo trip in Amsterdam for the band's new album 'English Tapas' (out 3rd March):
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01/20/2017 at 12:32. Facebook
"Of all the sinister things promised by Donald Trump, this has got to be one of the most scoundrel-ish — this is taking things away from people who definitely need it." - Andrew Savage from Parquet Courts speaks to Rolling Stone about the possible Obamacare repeal.

Musicians Terrified Over Possible Obamacare Repeal
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01/19/2017 at 17:22. Facebook
Anohni guests on a very special episode of the podcast Allegedly NYC. In this brilliant interview she discusses trans-identity (including the importance of accepting trans children and the sexual and emotional traumas trans women face), adopting a spirit name for her new album 'Hopelessness' and how performing under a veil liberated her from the misogynist gaze.

S02 E03 All About ANOHNI Xx
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01/19/2017 at 15:10. Facebook
Parquet Courts have shared the official music video for "Outside" from their 2016 album 'Human Performance'. The video is a collection of footage compiled at the band's recent multi-media Knockdown Center show in NYC which featured art, film, comedy, and music by Lee Ranaldo, Joe Pera, Guerilla Toss, Vanity, Flasher and more.

You can also experience the epic event via this 360 video: [...
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Parquet Courts - "Outside"

"Outside" from Parquet Courts' album 'Human Performance', released by Rough Trade Records and available for purchase: ...

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01/19/2017 at 10:15. Facebook
Josienne Clarke and Ben Walker are hitting the UK roads in April in support of their exquisite debut album 'Overnight', out now: [ Link ]

Tickets are on sale via the below links:

1st April - The Borderline, London [ Link ]

12th April - Biddulph Arms, Biddulph

13th April - Yorkshire The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge [ Link ]

14th April - The...
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01/17/2017 at 15:24. Facebook
To mark this week's Women's March in America, Anohni has teamed up with CocoRosie for this huge new track "Smoke 'em Out". They explain:
"“Smoke ‘em Out” welcomes the new character who will be occupying the White House with a mob of women and children armed with forks and knives. In the wake of this unnatural disaster, we feel a call to rise, shout, and burn the house down. The future is female."

CocoRosie "Smoke ´em Out" (feat. ANOHNI)

Today we share a new song to inspire the weary-disappointed hearts of so many crest-fallen citizens. We just started working on a new album, but “Smoke ‘em O...

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01/16/2017 at 15:38. Facebook
Brilliant Sleaford Mods interview about their new album 'English Tapas' (out 3rd March) in the new issue of Q Magazine, available to buy in newsagents and via this link from tomorrow: [ Link ]
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01/15/2017 at 10:24. Facebook
Congratulations to ANOHNI who has been nominated for Best Female at the 2017 BRIT Awards! Full list of nominees:
"Whiteout" by Warpaint is out today on limited edition snowy white (appropriate!) 7" vinyl:

The artwork was done by band member Jenny Lee Lindberg, it features the track instrumental on the b-side and is limited to 1000 copies.
Fresh additions to our ongoing Office Listening playlist! Listen via Spotify and Apple Music: [ Link ]
Today Sleaford Mods release the official video for their new single "BHS". The track is taken from the duo's album 'English Tapas' (out 3rd March), available to pre-order here:

Directed by Simon Parfrement, the video features the acting debut of auxiliary Sleaford Mods member John Paul as British retail mogul Phillip Green and was filmed on the river Thames.

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Keep your eyes peeled tomorrow for Sleaford Mods' video for their new single #BHS, taken from their album 'English Tapas' out 3rd March:
Jason Williamson from Sleaford Mods features in Andrew Tiernan's new film UK18. Set in 2018, neo-fascism has taken over and a documentary film-maker suspects she is being brainwashed by a secret government organisation.

Available to watch now on Vimeo Demand: [ Link ]

Watch UK18 Online | Vimeo On Demand
'The Colorist & Emiliana Torrini' vinyl (out 3rd Feb) has landed in the office, and it's a thing of beauty! Pre-order the collaborative album on vinyl, or buy it now digitally and on CD, here:
Happy New Year's Eve, one and all! Here's something appropriate from The Sundays:

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The next Rough Trade artist to tell us what their cultural highlights of 2016 have been is Emiliana Torrini: #RT2016Highlights

1. When in Antwerpen, Belgium I went to see two of my bandmates from The Colorist Orchestra performing with their other band Zita Swoon Group.The show was called Nothing That Is Everything. I had no idea what I was about to see. It was amazing. I wanted to fly my...
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