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One Liners: The National, Danny Brown, SAY Award, more

By | Published on Wednesday 1 May 2019

The National

Other notable announcements and developments today…

• The National have announced that they will screen their companion film to new album ‘I Am Easy To Find’ at the Glasgow, Liverpool, Leeds and London Everyman cinemas on 12 May. Top news for people who like looking at stuff.

• Danny Brown has announced – in an interview with High Snobiety – that his new album, ‘U Know What I’m Sayin?’, will be out this year. No release date, but we do know that Q-Tip executive produced. So there.

• Travis will release a recording of their 1999 Glastonbury set plus an expanded edition of their ‘The Man Who’ album on 21 Jun. Here’s the Glastonbury version of ‘Why Does It Always Rain On Me?’

• Tom Delonge of banging on about aliens fame has taken a moment off banging on about aliens to release the first new music from his Angels & Airwaves project for seven years, ‘Rebel Girl’. “As some of you might’ve heard, I recently took a brief minute to start up an aerospace company, so you never know – I may play this song from a satellite deep in space, beamed toward everyone’s house viciously on repeat”. Yes, and I may shoot lasers out of my toes.

• Kindness has released new single ‘Lost Without’, featuring Seinabo Sey and co-written by Kelela.

• Yizzy has released the video for new single, ‘Freeze’, featuring Devilman. His new EP, ‘Welcome to Grime Street’, is out on 7 Jun. He will also play London’s Islington Academy 2 on 17 May.

• Submissions are now open for this year’s Scottish Album Of The Year Award. They will remain open until 31 May. The ceremony itself will take place on 6 Sep at Edinburgh’s Assembly Rooms. More info here.

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