The Happening: w/e 21st August

Updates from Deerhunter, Luke Haines, Kurt Vile and more.

Deerhunter release their seventh album, Fading Frontier, on 16 October via 4AD. It was recorded by founding members Bradford Cox, Lockett Pundt and Moses Archuleta, and bassist Josh McKay. Written in their hometown of Atlanta, GA, production duties were shared by the band and Ben H. Allen III.

They play the following UK dates as part of a wider European tour:

30 October – BRIGHTON, All Saints Church 
31 October – LIVERPOOL, Liverpool Music Week
1 November – DUBLIN Button Factory
3 November – GLASGOW, SWG3
4 November – LEEDS, Brudenell Social Club
6 November – MANCHESTER, Gorilla
7 November – LONDON, Shepherds Bush Empire

Luke Haines releases British Nuclear Bunkers via Cherry Red Records on 16th October. It will be available on CD, vinyl (with a 7″ single) and digital.

ESG (pictured) play the following dates in September:

24 – BRISTOL, Fiddlers
25 – BRIGHTON, Sticky Mikes
26 – LONDON, Oval Space
27 – LIVERPOOL, Kazimier

The Woodentops mark the anniversary of their 1986 debut album with a tour in October:

12 – Brighton, The Albert
13 – Leeds, Brudenell Social Club
14 – Guildford, Boilerroom
15 – Leamington Spa, Assembly Rooms
17 – Nottingham, Wake Up Festival
18 – Manchester, Academy 3
20 – Newcastle, The Cluny
21 – York, The Duchess
22 – Norwich, Waterfront Studios
23 – London, The Garage Highbury

Anna von Hausswolff has announced the follow up to 2012’s highly acclaimed album Ceremony, as The Miraculous (13th November via City Slang).

Kurt Vile has added a new show to his schedule and it’s his biggest London show to date. He will headline London’s Roundhouse venue next year on Thursday 10th March. His new album, b’lieve i’m goin down… is released on 25th September via Matador Records.

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