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Good Shoes new single and UK tour. Following the successful release of their second album ‘No Hope No Future’ and their recent month long sold-out tour of Europe, Good Shoes are back by popular demand with another massive tour of the UK in April and a brand new single “The Way My Heart Beats” to coincide. A special live recording of the single performed acoustically is now on YouTube here -
In line with Good Shoes punk ethos, “The Way My Heart Beats” comes with 3 brand new, previously unheard b-sides: ‘Easier Easier’, ‘Run Away With Me’ and ‘Stand By’ – AND – in keeping up their well deserved reputation for going the extra distance for fans, Good Shoes are offering an exciting, exclusive audio/visual package on wwww.goodshoes.co.uk from TODAY.
The free exclusive download package includes:
- 2 full tracks -
‘The Way My Heartbeats’ (live acoustic version)
‘Easier Easier’ (taken from forthcoming single)
- 2 exclusive videos -
Performance of Daniel Johnston’s ‘Despair Came Knocking’
A personal video message from Good Shoes themselves.
APRIL/MAY UK TOUR (with age restrictions):
19 – Arts Centre, Norwich 14+
20 – Chinnerys, Southend 14+
21 – Dingwalls, London 14+
22 – Audio, Brighton 16+
23 – Guildhall, Gloucester 14+
24 – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth 14+
26 – Cavern, Exeter 16+
27 – Little Civic, Wolverhampton 14+
28 – Deaf Institute, Manchester 18+
29 – Hi-Fi Club, Leeds 18+
30 – The Lamp, Hull 14+
01 – The Royal, Derby 14+
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White Lies have made live favourite Taxidermy available to download for the first time. The song has recently been introduced to the band’s live set and was originally available only on the b-side of the To Lose My Life limited edition 7-inch single, which was released in January and is now long sold out. Taxidermy is available to download from all online retailers. The band tour the US this month as support for Kings of Leon. Before the dates, they will perform two headlining shows, at New York City’s Webster Hall on September 25th and Toronto’s Phoenix Continue reading →
Lady GaGa has come out on top of a one-off chart covering the first five years of the UK Official Downloads Chart . ‘Poker Face’ is the most downloaded single in the history of the Official Charts Company run-down, clocking up some 779,000 sales. Another of the singer’s tracks, ‘Just Dance’, came third in the list, with Kings Of Leon’s ‘Sex On Fire’ sandwiched between the two. Lady GaGa thanked her “little monsters” for putting her track at the summit of the chart. “I Continue reading →
Win the original Damien Hirst painting created for The Hours’ album cover. Damien Hirst, the most successful British artist of his generation, is working with The Hours: designing their record sleeves, art directing their videos and releasing their new album, See The Light, on his own specially-created label. To celebrate the release of The Hours’ new album, Damien Hirst is giving away the original artwork created especially for the album sleeve – valued at £125,000 – in our exclusive competition. We’re also giving away 20 signed lithoprints as runner-up prizes. What’s more, once you have registered your details to start the competition, you have the chance to win one further signed lithoprint each day for the duration of the competition – from 19 April until 8 May. You only have until midnight on Saturday April 26 to enter and have a chance to win the big prize. Everyone who registers will also get the exclusive opportunity to download the track These Days from The Hours’ new album See The Light. To enter the competition, you must first fill out the registration at http://www.guardiansolutions.co.uk/hirstcomp/
Gibson Guitar has partnered with HDtracks to offer free, downloadable, high-definition music – a first of its kind collaboration for an instrument manufacturer. The exclusive offering to fans of Gibson Guitar, titled Gibson Presents: Hot Tones in High-Definition, is a diverse collection of music performed by some of the world’s best guitarists and will be available as a free download at Gibson.com for a limited time.
Hot Tones in High-Definition features exclusive tracks from performers Johnny A, Michael Burks, Billy Burnette, Chris Cain, Nick Colionne, Tinsley Ellis, Eric Johnson, Peter Karp, Big Bill Morganfield, Kenny Neal, Arlen Roth with Sonny Landreth, Neal Schon and Johnny Winter plus a never-before-heard instrumental track featuring father and son team Abraham Laboriel Sr. and Jr performing with Slash. The entire album can be downloaded for free until December 16, 2008 through HDtracks.com.
Hot Tones in High-Definition is a non-DRM, high-definition download available in AIFF, FLAC, and 320kpbs MP3 formats. The download is available for 60 days worldwide. Consumers will have the chance to hear some of the world’s greatest masters of guitar tone on a single disc. The project represents an enormous amount of passion for and dedication to creating the best possible high-definition experience for the Gibson consumer with no financial return to the company.The free distribution of a high-definition guitar album is possible now because of the massive access of today’s Internet users to high-speed DSL and cable services. Gibson Guitar Chairman and CEO, Henry Continue reading →