The Shins band tour UK Eventim Apollo Name For You new album

Top class indie rock from the consistenly fantastic Portland-based band

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The Shins are reviving their Portland proudness this year thanks to the unveiling of their new album Heartworms’

Their new single, ‘Name For You’, taken from the forthcoming album is the initial considering that their Halloween teaser ‘Dead Alive’, which also characteristics on new album Heartworms.

Having not released an album given that 2012’s Port Of Morrow, The Shins have been teasing new music since, getting even performed new material at festivals last summer.

Explained as “a resounding contact for female empowerment inspired by Mercer’s 3 daughters”,’Name For You’ is a single of a lot of tracks to feature on “Heartworms”, which is solely written by frontman James Mercer, aside from “So Now What”, which was developed by Richard Swift.

In an online Reddit interview final year, Mercer stated, “We had a excellent time generating it. It was a lot of challenging perform, but I believe we’ve got something that Shins fans will really love and I consider there’s some other things on there that are just various enough.”

The track list is as follows:

1. Name For You
two. Painting A Hole
3. Cherry Hearts
4. Fantasy Island
5. Mildenhall
six. Rubber Ballz
7. Half A Million
8. Dead Alive
9. Heart worms
10. So Now What
11. The Worry

As properly as teasing new albums and singles, The Shins are embarking on a world tour. They carry out at London’s Eventim Apollo on Wednesday 29 March. Check right here for ticket info.

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George Michael Wham! band death lead to Careless Whisper

Far more tests will be carried out soon after 53-year-old was identified dead at house on Christmas Day

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We will have to find out what killed George Michael as a post-mortem examination into the trigger of George Michael’s death was ‘inconclusive’ police have said.

His death is still being treated as it was on Christmas Day, when we very first reported the tragedy, as unexplained but not suspicious.

Michael’s manager, Michael Lippman, said he had “died of heart failure.”

A lot more tests will now be carried out to figure out what led to his death, Thames Valley Police mentioned in a statement. The benefits of these tests are unlikely to be known for numerous weeks.

The household say they are “touched beyond words” by the “incredible outpouring of enjoy” from the nation who have been stunned by the loss of the awesomely talented pop singer and songwriter.

His boyfriend Fadi Fawaz was the very first to uncover the star and stated he discovered the him dead in bed when he arrived to wake him ahead of a planned Christmas Day lunch. Fawaz described Michael as a “beautiful person” and a “kind and generous man”. His former lengthy-term partner Kenny Goss is devastated.

Meanwhile,The Guardian reportsthat the majority of George Michael’s £105m fortune will go to his sister Melaine who travelled with him the majrity of his profession and his other older sister Yiolda will also get a share.

Additionally,reports recommend that Elton John will play at George Michael’s funeral. It is thought that Michael will have two funeral one for close loved ones and friends and another for fans.

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Slow Down Molasses band Canada shoegaze new single Moon Queen

Intense single ‘Moon Queen’ is accompanied by equally potent short film

Slow Down Molasses band Canada shoegaze new single Moon Queen Photo: Lindsey Rewuski

We are thrilled to introduce you to the newest video from Canadian shoegaze/nu-psych outfit, Slow Down Molasses. The visuals to their storming new single, ‘Moon Queen’ can be viewed exclusively on Gigwise below.

Their guitars develop an atmospheric wall of sound afflicted with paranoia that nods to My Bloody Valentine. Meanwhile, the tastefully reverb-caked vocals resemble The Horrors, and the visceral drums drive items along with a lethal quantity of challenging-hitting punk rock energy.

The video’s theme revolves around man’s loneliness, and inability to deal with the basics in life as a string of nightmarish events play out around him. The film does nicely to portray a warped dream in such detail and suggests how depression permeates the sub-conscious.

The band are scheduled for a number of UK tour dates, including an look at the trustworthy indie festival, End Of The Road, which is the most significant UK show of their career so far. And although they are a single of the smaller bands on the bill, do not beneath estimate their prospective reside – they must be on your should-see list if you’re heading down.

‘Moon Queen’ is taken from their album, 100% Sunshine, which was created by Chad Munson and mixed by Tony Doogan (Mogwai, Belle &amp Sebastien) and is set for release on two September. This is their very first complete length considering that final year’s Burnt Black Cars.

UK and European tour dates

31 Aug – Sebright Arms – London
1 Sept – The Cellar – Oxford
two Sept – End Of The Road Festival – Salisbury
five Sept – Moon Club – Cardiff
six Sept – Club Kukuun – Hamburg
7 Sept – Culture Container – Berlin
8 -11 Sept – Incubate Festival (four-day Residency) – Tilburg

Learn more about Slow Down Molasses via their socials

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Viola Beach album for release after band killed in auto crash – inquest

The posthumous record follows their tragic death

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Following their tragic death in a automobile crash earlier this year, a debut album from Viola Beach is set for release next month. 


The ‘Swings And Waterslides’ rising indie stars were killed with their manager when the automobile they were travelling in plunged from a bridge into the river under whilst driving by way of Sweden. 


Now, their surviving family members have detailed that a nine-track album will be released in their honour on 29 July through the band’s own label, Fuller Bean Records. 


“We are tremendously proud of everything the boys accomplished in such a quick space of time. Craig, Jack, Kris, River and Tom shared a enormous passion, talent and dedication to music,” says the band’s households in a statement. 


“We think the best way to celebrate our sons’ lives is to release an album of their songs.


“This is their legacy and we know deep in our hearts that the boys would want the world to listen to the music they poured almost everything into. This was only the beginning for them and these nine songs were written with every single intention to be shared, heard and, most of all, enjoyed.”


They added: “We hope that it brings you as much happiness listening to it as we know it did to them making it.”


More: Why Viola Beach had what it takes to go all the way

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The tracklist for the Viola Beach album is:
1. Swings And Waterslides
&#13 2. Like A Fool
&#13 three. Go Outside
&#13 4. Cherry Vimto
&#13 five. Drunk
&#13 6. Really Wanna Call
&#13 7. Get in touch with You Up
&#13 8. Get To Dancing (BBC Session)
&#13 9. Boys That Sing


Earlier this year, The Coral, Blossoms, The Courteeners and a lot more came together to honour Viola Beach with a unique tribute show. 

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Beneath: RIP – The fantastic musicians we’ve already lost in 2016

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