The Bug Releases "Mi Lost" Video, Touring North America Now with Wolf Eyes, Flowdan, and Manga,

The Bug Releases “Mi Lost” Video

The Bug, aka London producer Kevin Martin, has had a busy year. Earlier this summer, the famed producer released Angels & Devils, his first album since 2008’s legendary London Zoo. The record explored the duality between of light and dark, good and evil, and life and death. Kevin was joined on the record by a bevy of collaborators, including Death Grips, Liz Harris (of Grouper), Gonjasufi, Justin Broadrick (Godflesh/Jesu), copeland:

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PRIMITIVE PARTS announce TV Wheels / The Bench 7", to be released on November 24th

Primitive Parts Reveal TV Wheels / The Bench

Primitive Parts are three friends, Lindsay Corstorphine (Sauna Youth / Monotony / Cold Pumas), and Male Bonding’s Kevin Hendrick and Robin Christian. They have previously released a single Open Heads / Signal on the SEXBEAT label and contributed a cover of The Yummy Fur’s ‘Chinese Bookie’ to last year’s Collective Hiss compilation (Faux Discx). TV Wheels / The Bench, the bands:

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Dada Plan share their new single "Over When You Die," from their new album 'A Dada Plan Is For Free'

Dada Plan Share Single “Over When You Die”

Dada Plan’s serious yet surreal sound is captured in a whirl of saxophones, drum machines, congas and synths on their new single “Over When You Die.” These Vancouver natives sew the lineage of American outsider pop to hip hop fundamentals, beautifully weaving together influences like The Velvet Underground to Hieroglyphics. Musically influenced by the unconventional arrangements of early Brian Eno and Robert Wyatt:

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Dutch Uncles announce new album 'O Shudder', share their single "In n Out,"

Dutch Uncles announce LP, share “In n Out”

Manchester five piece Dutch Uncles return with new album O Shudder, set to be released on Memphis Industries on February 24, 2015.

‘O Shudder’ was recorded in Wales and Salford with long term collaborator Brendan Williams and features a cameo from Liverpool three piece Stealing Sheep. Without loosing any of their esoteric tendencies, ‘O Shudder’ is Dutch Uncles’ most accessible album yet. Lead singer Duncan Wallis describes the themes of the record as being:

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SON LUX: signs to Glassnote. to Release film score to 'The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby'

SON LUX Signs To Glassnote, scores film

Son Lux has signed with Glassnote Entertainment Europe. Their first release together will be Son Lux’s original score to movie ‘The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby’ which will be available from November 4th. Son Lux is led by Ryan Lott. After his first record, At War With Walls and Mazes, Son Lux released two EPs and two LPs since, including 2011’s We Are Rising LP, ambitiously written and recorded in just 28 days. In 2013,

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Peaking Lights Debut their video for the single 'Everyone & Us', announce UK TOUR,

Peaking Lights share video, UK tour dates

Peaking Lights have today shared the Robbie Simon-directed animated video for ‘Everyone and Us’, a track from the Los Angeles-base duo’s recently released new album Cosmic Logic. The bubbling, android Naïve Melody of ‘Everyone And Us’ follows the delirious digi-dub of previous single ‘Breakdown’and heralds the return of the band to Europe for their first string of shows:

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