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One Liners: Franz Ferdinand, Animal Collective, Blawan, more

By | Published on Wednesday 21 March 2018

Franz Ferdinand

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• After ten years of putting out music, Blawan has finally got around to making his debut album. ‘Wet Will Always Dry’ will be out through his own Turnesc label on 18 Jun. From it, this is ‘North’.

• Preoccupations have released a new track, ‘Disarray’, taken from their ‘New Material’ album, which is out this Friday.

• Hinds have released the video for new single, ‘The Club’.

• Barbarossa has released new single, ‘Broken Beauty’. His new album, ‘Lier’, is out next week.

• Oklou has released the video for ‘They Can’t Hear Me’, from her new EP, ‘The Rite Of May’.

• LCMDF are back with new single, ‘Another Sucker’.

• Snapped Ankles have released a new cover of The Fugs’ ‘CIA Man’. The track is taken from a new covers EP, ‘Violations’, out on 4 May (with vinyl available early on Record Store Day).

• Franz Ferdinand have added two shows at the Roundhouse in London to their autumn UK tour. They’ play the venue on 26 and 27 Sep.

• Animal Collective are getting in on the ‘play the songs people actually like’ business. They’ll perform their ‘Tung Songs’ album in full at London’s Troxy on 12 Jun.

• Marmozets have announced that they will headline The Forum in London on 19 Oct. Here’s the video for ‘Major System Error’, just because fucking hell that song’s incredible.

• Check out our weekly Spotify playlist of new music featured in the CMU Daily – updated every Friday.

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