Weekly Round-Up: Friday 9th August

Weekly Round-Up: Friday 9th August

Friday 9th August, 2013 9:54AM

Last week's tour news was so vast you were all looking forward to spending this week wrapping your head around how you're going to attend All of the Shows, right? Well, you kind of got that: Rhythm and Vines' first announcement occurred on Wednesday (there's still two announcements to go), and the only other international news was yesterday's announcement that San Francisco garage rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will head to New Zealand for two shows this November.

In album release news, seminal noise band Bailterspace announced the release of a new full length album, Trinine and shared the first single called 'Films of You', while in other local news Ladi6 announced she will release her third solo album, Automatic, and embark on a series of nationwide listening parties this month. Overseas, MGMT confirmed that their third, self-titled album will be released on September 17th - complete with an audio visual (oracular) spectacular, and shared the video for single 'Your Life is a Lie', while the Horrors are delaying the release of their highly anticipated Skying follow-up, from an initial date of this September until 2014. Finally The Melvins will release a new album, called Tres Cabrones on November 5th on Ipecac Recordings.

In Music in Film news, the trailer for the movie about CBGB has been released and features Foo Fighters' drummer Taylor Hawkins as Iggy Pop and an exceptional Snape Alan Rickman as the bar's founder Hilly Kristal. Joanna Newsom will apparently appear in Inherent Vice, Paul Thomas Anderson's - the man behind Magnolia, Boogie Nights and There Will Be Blood - new film, and Big Day Out co-headliners Arcade Fire will score Spike Jonze's new film, Her (about a man who falls in love with his cell phone) and you can watch the trailer over here.

Daft Punk decided to not show up to their Stephen Colbert segment, amazingly titled 'Colbchella' (no shows are something the band are becoming quite adept at), and everyone is musing on why they failed to appear. But that's totally sweet, because Andrew Bird has treated us all to - and particularly those who were actually there, but you know, the Internet - a brand new track that he played at the Newport Folk Festival. Watch that performance below, and check out everything that is happening in live music in New Zealand this weekend.



AUCKLAND: Princess Chelsea, The Eversons, Disciples of Maca, Kings Arms
AUCKLAND: Beach Pigs, Lion Eyes, Haawaaiii
WELLINGTON: The Mantarays LP Release Party, Mighty Mighty
CHRISTCHURCH: The Transistors, Salad Boys, Ipswich, Darkroom


AUCKLAND: The Hard Ons, King's Arms
WELLINGTON: Supervillians EMC EP Release Tour, San Francisco Bath House
CHRISTCHURCH: When Pets Attack, Flange, Dezarc and Redgrave Manor, Churchills
DUNEDIN: E N T Album Release Tour, Queens

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