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Kora Release Video For 'Drop Dead Killer' And Tour Dates


KORA RELEASE VIDEO FOR 'DROP DEAD KILLER'
AND TOUR DATES

Kora have released the video for their latest single 'Drop Dead Killer' which you can watch here.

The boys will also be hitting the road providing the soundtrack to your summer this December. Their unique brand of funk has seen them labeled ‘mystery musical superheroes’ thanks to their genre-busting musical fusion. Their celebratory live shows are the band’s natural environment, an ideal way to hail the mothership with their ‘alien funk’. With their new album “Light Years” coming in at #2 on the NZ charts, Kora’s legion of fans will have even more songs to yell lustily back at them when they hit the summer circuit this December

Tour Dates:
Saturday 22 December // Black Barn Vineyard – Hawkes Bay
Sunday 23 December // The Commercial – Whakatane
Wednesday 26 December // Brewers In The Park – Mt Maunganui
Friday 28 December // Riwaka Hotel – Riwaka
Sunday 30 December // Butlers Reef – Oakura
Wednesday 2 January // Matakana Country Park – Matakana
Thursday 3 January // Opononi Hotel – Opononi
Saturday 5 January // Mangawhai Tavern – Mangawhai

For all show & ticketing info go to www.muchmoremusic.co.nz

THE XX APP FOR COEXIST
The xx have launched a new app to go along with their new album, Coexist. The free app included an interactive version of the album artwork that 'reacts to your touch, movement and environment.' There a visualiser videos for each track, lyrics, offical music videos, tour dates, access to the online store and updates from the band on the expand your Coexistexperience.
The Coexist app is available from Apple's App Store and in the Android Market.
The xx also recently played 'Chained' on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. You can watch their performance here


THE PRODIGY RERELEASE 'FAT OF THE LAND'
We're very pleased to announce that years after its groundbreaking 1997 release, THE PRODIGY's Fat Of The Land will be reissued through XL This 15th Anniversary edition will be packaged as a 2xCD set with 6-track bonus disc of hot new remixes personally commissioned by Liam Howlett himself. The original 2xLP vinyl will once again be available as well as a companion 12" EP containing 4 of the remixes. Keep an eye out here for more details..


Watch the Video for 'Epizootics!' by Scott Walker
Ahead of next month's release of Scott Walker's much anticipated new album, Bish Bosch, comes 'Epizootics!', the first track to be aired in full. Having been teased last month as part of a stunning trailer for the album, it can now be experienced in full with its video having just been posted online. Directed by Olivier Groulx and rendered almost entirely in monochrome, the video is reflective of the ambitious and playful album it's taken from. Watch it HERE

EFTERKLANG ANNOUNCE DETAILS OF THE GHOST OF PIRAMIDA
Following the release of fourth album Piramida, Efterklang add another string to their bow with The Ghost Of Piramida, a film by Danish director Andreas Koefoed, that documents the Danish trio’s visit to the former Russian mining town. Find out more here


CAT POWER RETURNS TO NZ
Mystery Girl and 95bFM are elated to welcome Cat Power back to NZ next February! Have a look here for more info. While she has had to cancel her European tour dates this week due to health reasons, rest assured her NZ show will still be going ahead. The European dates will be reschduled for 2013.

AUCKLAND
Friday February 22nd 2013 – Bruce Mason Centre
Tickets available 9am Friday 16th November from TICKETMASTER
inc. Announce Details of Debut Album and New Track, '5 days'
inc., the nom de plume of brothers Andrew and Daniel Aged, release their full length debut, no world, on February 16th 2013 on 4AD / Rhythmethod. A soulful opening statement, the eleven-track record provides a calm, inviting, smoke-filled place where voices carry, drums crack through an empty room, and deep lows envelope the air. Angelic and personal, no world is at once declarative and quietly poetic. We are pleased to present the song ‘5 days’ from the album, which can be streamed here or downloadedhere.


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VIDEO: INTERPOL 'OBSTACLE 1' LIVE
Watch ‘Obstacle 1 shot at the band’s first-ever LA show here, taken from the original Turn On The Bright Lights album, remastered.
The remastered ‘Turn On The Bright Lights’ will be released via Matador/Rhythmethod November 16th
Check out http://interpolnyc.com/ for more info...


NEWS: RATKING VIDEO AND EP
Watch Ratking’s new video, taken from the WIKI93 EP out now via Hot Charity/XL here.
Wiki93 is now available on digital and limited edition gatefold sleeve green vinyl with a poster and sticker. The NY Times offered a thoughtful Critic's Notebook feature on them which you can read here
You can also check out their latest episode of 'On The Road' here
Check out www.xlrecordings.com/ratking for more


VIDEO: LEE RANALDO 'STRANDED'
Paul Banks braved Hurricane Sandy to perform ‘Young Again’ on the Late Show with David Letter to no audience!
Watch the whole video here
Paul Banks Banks is out now via Matador/Rhytmethod

ESBEN & THE WITCH ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM
Dispelling any burden of ‘the difficult second album’, Esben and the Witch have comprehensively transcended any such slump or curse with Wash the Sins Not Only the Face: a majestic, haunting and triumphant work. Find out more about the new album, and hear the new track 'Deathwaltz' here.



Watch the New Video for 'Lofticries' by Purity Ring


Acclaimed video director AG Rojas (Jack White’s 'Sixteen Saltines', Spiritualized's 'Hey Jane') has added his macabre touch to the Purity Ring song 'Lofticries', from their critically acclaimed debut album Shrines. Rojas places 'Lofticries' as the soundtrack to a fever dream of vast ideas - conception, birth, sickness, and death.
Watch the video now on Pitchfork TV's YouTube channel here.

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