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Announcing Charli XCX’s EP & Tour Dates


Charli XCX Cover

We’re very excited to announce the release of Charli XCX’s debut EP, You’re The One. It will be released on June 12th via all major digital channels (iTunes, Amazon, eMusic, etc.) and features the title track as her new single as well as a remix of it by Blood Orange.

01) You’re The One
02) You’re The One (Blood Orange Remix)
03) Nuclear Seasons
04) Nuclear Seasons (Balam Acab Remix)

She will also be embarking on her US tour with Santigold soon, followed by some dates with Coldplay in August. An LA headlining date at Bootleg Bar has just been announced though, the only headlining show that Charli will be playing during this American trip. Tickets are now on sale, and the rest of the American tour dates are below.

You can hear her new track “You’re The One” performed acoustically for Invisible Children below.

May 26 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore*
May 28 – Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue*
May 29 – Denver, CO – Ogden*
May 31 – Anaheim, CA – House of Blues*
June 1 – Los Angeles, CA – Club Nokia*
June 2 – Los Angeles, CA – Bootleg Bar <– Just added. Tickets at
June 4 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom*
June 6 – Dallas, TX – House of Blues*
June 7 – Houston, TX – House of Blues*
August 7 – Chicago, IL – United Center^
August 8 – Chicago, IL – United Center^
August 10 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center^
August 11 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center^

* w/ Santigold
^ w/ Coldplay

Nikki Lane Tour Dates with Spiritualized


Nikki Lane continues her touring in support of last fall’s debut release Walk of Shame by announcing a monthlong tour opening for Spiritualized throughout North America. This follows a string of tour dates with acts such Noah & The Whale and Drive By Truckers as well as appearances on Daytrotter, NPR’s Mountain Stage , SXSW and more. You can get a preview of what her acoustic shows are like here.

May 2 – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
May 3 – Chicago, IL – Metro
May 4 – Detroit, MI – Majestic Theatre
May 5 – Toronto, ON – Phoenix Concert Theatre
May 7 – New York, NY – Terminal 5
May 9 – Boston, MA – Paradise
May 10 – Washington, DC – 9:30 Club
May 11 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
May 12 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
May 13 – Atlanta, GA – Variety Playhouse
May 16 – Austin, TX – Emo’s East
May 18 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theatre
May 19 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom
May 20 – Solano Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern
May 22 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
May 23 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore
May 25 – Portland, OR – Wonder Ballroom
May 26 – Vancouver, BC – Rickshaw Theatre

Charli XCX Tour Dates


Charli XCX will be in America for the next couple of weeks, playing a series of shows in the US with Santigold. Then she will be heading to the UK to play a few shows with Coldplay. Find all of the dates below or on her artist page here – see everyone there!

Dates w/ Santigold
May 26, 2012 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore
May 28, 2012 – Salt Lake City, UT – In The Venue
May 29, 2012 – Denver, CO – Ogden
May 31, 2012 – Anaheim, CA – House of Blues
June 1, 2012 – Los Angeles, CA – Club Nokia
June 4, 2012 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Balllroom
June 6, 2012 – Dallas, TX – House Of Blues
June 7, 2012 – Houston, TX – House Of Blues

UK Dates
June 9, 2012 – Manchester, UK – City of Manchester Stadium (With Coldplay and Robyn)
June 28, 2012 Winchester UK – Blissfields Festival

Dates w/Coldplay
August 7, 2012 – Chicago, IL – United Center (With Coldplay)
August 8, 2012 – Chicago, IL – United Center (With Coldplay)
August 10, 2012 – St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center (With Coldplay)
August 11, 2012 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center (With Coldplay)

Nikki Lane Premieres New Video


Youtube music premiered Nikki Lane’s new video “Lies.”  The video was shot in Palm Springs and directed by Jared Eberhardt who also directed “Gone, Gone, Gone.” Watch the video below.

Charli XCX Coming Out On IAMSOUND


We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be releasing Charli XCX’s debut EP in May. She’s been one of our favorite London pop sensations for a while now and you guys will love the new stuff. New music, track listing, artwork and more coming very soon.

Bleeding Knees Club Album Out April 17th


We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be releasing the debut album from Australia’s Bleeding Knees Club, titled Nothing To Do, on April 17th. The garage-punk duo will be coming to America before that, hitting SXSW in Austin as well as preview dates in New York and Los Angeles.

Proclaimed as one of NME’s “50 Best New Bands of 2011″ and in heavy rotation on Triple J radio in Australia, Alex Malane and Jordan Wall have formed one of the biggest acts to break from Australia’s Gold Coast, epitomized by surf, sun and late night beach bonfires. Bleeding Knees Club encapsulate that scene with their raucous anthems that are meant to ignite fire, instigate youth revolt and get the girl. Blood Orange’s Dev Hynes has called their songs “amazing…classic songwriting” while Dazed & Confused gushed about their “classic rock songs about girls” and NME called them “pretty gnarly, pretty unpretty and totally goddam fun”. Their videos for ‘Teenage Girls’ and ‘Bad Guys’ perfectly portray their boyish antics of lust, love and adventure while new songs like ‘Beach Slut’, ‘Lipstick’, ‘Let It Go’ and title track ‘Nothing To Do’ show their sweet and cheeky side. Nothing To Do is a modern take modern take on a classic sound and Bleeding Knees Club will bring it to life with a lively stage show that includes drummer, Brett Jansch – see dates below.

“Alex Wall (drums) and Jordan Malane (guitar) play the kind of skuzz rock that’s perfectly suited to their moniker – literally two chords, lots of deathly loud hi-hat, the odd screeching one-note guitar solo and a load of yelps about being young and not giving a fuck.” -NME

Bleeding Knees Club – NothinG To Do by iamsoundrecords

3/6 Knitting Factory Brooklyn
3/7 Mercury Lounge NYC
3/12 Bardot Los Angeles
3/14 IAMSOUND showcase Austin
3/15 SXSW Austin
3/16 SXSW Austin
3/17 SXSW Austin