Strokes’s First Impressions Of Earth Released January 9th

The Strokes release their highly anticipated third album, the follow up to 2003’s platinum album Room On Fire, entitled First Impressions Of Earth through Rough Trade Records on Monday the 9th January. A single Juicebox precedes the album on the 5th December.

First Impressions Of Earth was produced by David Kahne, with three tracks co-produced by David and Gordon Raphael, who produced the bands first two albums, including the multi-platinum / award winning, Is This It The albums fourteen tracks were recorded in New York over the last ten months. The full tracklisting in non-sequential order :

    You Only Live Once

    Heart In A Cage

    Razor Blade
    On The Other Side
    Killing Lies
    Fear Of Sleep
    15 Minutes
    Vision Of Division
    Red Light
    Evening Sun
    The Ize Of The World
    Ask Me Anything

The Strokes will shortly be announcing a UK tour for early in 2006.

The New Pornographers announce a single UK gig

Canadia’s one and only (or six and only in their case) The New Pornographers have confirmed they will be playing the Borderline on November 1st! This long awaited live debut in the UK promises to be unmissable! Playing from the new album ‘Twin Cinema’ and classics from the previous 2 albums this show is sure to sell out quick sharp.

The New Pornographers
the Borderline
1st November 2005
Tickets available now from

Five O’Clock Hereos UK Tour dates

Five O’Clock Hereos are setting out on a marathon tour of the UK. They are due to appear at the following venues…

NME tour – Get tickets at

    29 Sep: Bournemouth, Old Fire Station
    30 Sep: Liverpool, Academy 2
    1 Oct: Glasgow, School Of Arts
    3 Oct: Middlesbrough, Empire
    4 Oct: Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
    5 Oct: Leeds, Warehouse
    6 Oct: Northampton, Roadmenders
    7 Oct: London, Koko

In The City: – Get tickets at

    2 Oct: Manchester, M2 ‘Stylish Riots’ In The City

With Ladyfuzz – Get tickets at

    10 Oct: Stratford, Cox’s Yard
    11 Oct: London, Metro
    12 Oct: Brighton, Union
    13 Oct: Leicester, Charlotte
    15 Oct: Northampton, Soundhaus
    16 Oct: Bristol, Louisiana
    17 Oct: Liverpool, Uni Academy
    19 Oct: Manchester, Jebez Clegg
    20 Oct: Carlisle, Brickyard
    21 Oct: Newcastle, The Cluny
    22 Oct: Hull, The Welly Club
    24 Oct: Glasgow, Barfly
    25 Oct: Aberdeen, The Tunnels
    26 Oct: Dundee, Westport Bar
    27 Oct: Inverness, The Raigmore
    29 Oct: Leeds, Josephs Well
    30 Oct: Stoke, Sugarmill
    31 Oct: York, Fibbers
    2 Nov: Birmingham, Barfly
    3 Nov: London, Metro
    4 Nov: Southampton, Joiners