Bird Remixes Packages out , Welcome Back Flevans & Gossip!

November 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

Bird release a remix package for their third release. Currently Bird are in the studio recording 3 tracks with Bill Ryder Jones. The remix package has 4 producers , Tomasu, Monochrome, In Violet and English Electric with version of all three original tracks. Tomasu has recently been featured in the Liverpool Echo and Monochrome has his own single coming out in November.

Bird are featured in Simon Raymonde best bands of 2012 from Bella Union. They have been touring the UK extensively. Recent shows have included Tamaryn, Pins, Gravenhurst, Tim Burgess and 2:54. They are picking up fans all over the UK. They will be touring the UK in 2013 for the forthcoming EP Ophelia. Recent features on Amazing Radio via Shell Zenner and Simon Raymonde have added to the excitement from BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music. Dave Monks continues to back the band from their native Merseyside Introducing show.

Bird will be down in London on the 4th of December recording a session for Amazing Radio with Simon Raymonde (Bella Union). They will be announcing a UK tour soon for 2013.

Flevans is back!  ‘Take What You Need EP’ is the first new material from Flevans in over 2 years. Having re-signed to London label Jack To Phono, this new EP picks up where his last releases on Brighton’s Tru Thoughts left off, showcasing Flevans’ shift from organic instrumentation to a love of all things electronica. Each track on this EP offers up a different flavour; Title track ‘Take What You Need’ leans on a heavy rolling bassline, married up with a piano hooks and tough breaks.

‘Only The Foolish’ moves into 8-bit house territory, and ‘Wrong Turn’ ups the tempo further with scattered live drums, vocal hits and orchestral sweeps. Flevans’ 4th studio album drops sometime in 2013, and on this showing, it promises to be Flevans’ strongest album yet. The EP will be released on January 7th.

The Tea Street Band are currently in the studio recording new material. They have announced new dates: Friday 21st of December The Tea Street Band are live in Liverpool at The Black E on George Street.They will be playing the Telford’s Warehouse in Chester on the 22nd of December. Next up January 18th at Tooting Tram & Social Curated by John Kennedy of XFM. Onwards to Dublin on February 16th and then to East London on the 22nd Of February, A gig in Holyhead is almost confirmed on March 9th.. and finally a trip to Berlin beckons on March 15th.. The Push The Feeling On Tour starting to take shape!

Autana the fim by Alastair Lee won Best Mountain Adventure at the Kendal Mountain Film Festival. “It’s a broad step ahead and belongs to the big screen where the cinematic experience can be appreciated, and the soundtrack can be blasted out as it showcases a superb mix of musical genres that compliment the film so well.”

“Whether you’re a climber, an adventurer, film nerd or all/none of the above you will enjoy this film for what it is, an absolute masterpiece and breath of fresh air to the world of adventure films. It’s definitely one for the film collection”