Liverpool three-piece Elevant have announced a run of dates for February 2016 which will find them performing alongside Manchester-based trio False Advertising at gigs in Manchester and Liverpool.
The run of dates come as Elevant are set to release a new single on their own Elevant Music Limited imprint on the 5 February.
Audience, the follow up to the recent ‘Again’ single, was recorded at 3rd Planet Recording Studios in Liverpool and was self produced, engineered by Kyle Western and mastered by Pete Maher (Jack White, Patti Smith, Scissor Sisters). Available to download, the new single takes inspiration from The Melvins, Nirvana and Bauhaus and is a taste of what to expect from the Elevant’s eagerly awaited forthcoming third album There Is A Tide which is due for release on the 4th of March.
The Elevant line up of Michael Edward (guitar / vocals), Tom Shand (drums / piano) and Hannah Lodge (bass / organ) haveover the last two years combined their love of My Bloody Valentine, God Speed You! Black Emperor, St Vincent, Tame Impala and Portishead to create something very special. Effortlessly twisting a pop hook to their post punk, psych and krautrock sound to great effect, there is an energy and vision that sets them apart from their contemporaries.
The news will be welcome to fans of fast-rising Manchester group False Advertising who recently performed a phenomenal set at the Deaf Institute just months after launching themselves into the public domain and releasing their outstanding self-titled debut album.
The full tour listing:
30 January – Oxford, The Wheatsheaf (w/ Lucy Leave &Cherokee)
2 February – Nottingham, Jam Café
13 February – Leeds, The Packhorse (w/ Stilts, Mothers & Is Not)
20 February – Bristol, The Stag and Hounds
21 February – Cardiff, Undertone (w/ Them Dead Beats, Bridges & Wet Painttt)
24 February – Manchester, Gullivers (w/ False Advertising, Mothers & Duke Mercury)
9 March – Liverpool, Buyers Club (w/ SPQR) ALBUM LAUNCH
12 March – Birmingham, The Actress and Bishop (w/ MUTT & Wax Futures)
16 March – London, Sebright Arms (w/ Too Many Poets)
22 March – Edinburgh, Sneaky Pete’s (w/ Frantic Chant)
23 March – Glasgow, Bar Bloc
27 March – Newcastle, The Head of Steam
22 April – Sheffield, The Washington
7 May – Liverpool, Buyers Club (w/ False Advertising & Bathymetry)
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