Quick Hits: Black Tusk, About Group, The Exits, Lykke Li, FIB 2011

posted February 23, 2011

  • Black Tusk has posted the re-mastered version of "Fixed In The Ice," taken from the forthcoming re-issue of their debut album "Passage Through Purgatory," via the band's MySpace and Facebook pages. "Passage Through Purgatory" has been re-mastered, re-packaged with expanded John Dyer Baizley artwork, and includes two bonus tracks. The re-issue will be released on May 24th and will be available on CD, 12" vinyl, and digitally.
  • Check out "Don't Worry" from About Group on Soundcloud. About Group is one of Domino Records' newest signings featuring Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) on vocals and instrumentation from Charles Hayward (This Heat), John Coxon (Spring Heel Jack, Spiritualized), and Pat Thomas (who has played with Derek Bailey, and Tony Oxley).
  • The Exits, the recovering electro-rock combo from Portsmouth, now back in the studio to record their next single.
  • Lykke Li's new album 'Wounded Rhymes' is set for release on February 28th (UK) and March 1st (US) through LL Recordings/Atlantic Records. She released the third album track from the new album 'Love Out Of Lust' last week, but now you can hear the entire album exclusively through Hype Machine.
  • The latest additions to FIB 2011 line-up include legendary band The Stranglers, Pendulum, Congotronics Vs Rockers, The Juan MacLean and Zombie Zombie, Paolo Nutini, The Morning Benders, O Emperor or Spectrals and Atom Rhumba.