Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Oya and deBeschaving

two further festival confirmations today:

Øya Festival, Oslo (6th August)

deBeschaving Festival, Utrecht (30th August)

Sunday, April 27, 2008

No Transmission?

mogwai have disappeared from the listing for the transmission festival in austria in july, and the date has been removed from their official site.

Tramway, 26th April setlist

mogwai's first show of 2008 included six new songs. thanks james.

further details as we get them: brightlight gigography

update: 'batcat' was introduced as 'our new single', as previously mentioned here:

update 2:
"the full names of the new songs we played are 'the precipice', "i love you, i'm going to blow up your school", 'i'm jim morrison - i'm dead', 'thank you space expert', 'batcat' and 'scotland's shame'

thanks stuart.

update 3:

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Antwerp, 31st August

from livenation:

31 août 2008
rivierenhof, antwerpen


venue website and ticketing link:

thanks jean-paul


announced this morning:


all tomorrow's parties ny
sept 19-21
kutshers country resort, catskills, ny, usa

mogwai are billed to perform on sunday 21st sept. the line-up also includes my bloody valentine, polvo, low, shellac, thurston moore. icing on the cake - built to spill performing 'perfect from now on'.

Saturday, April 19, 2008

MYT reissue packaging

a first look at the slipcase packaging for the 'mogwai young team' reissue, due for release by chemikal underground on 26th may (uk)/27th may (us). the packaging also includes sleevenotes from keith cameron. thanks stuart.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Toronto, 30th June

http://www.groundcontroltouring.com/artists/mogwai/ confirms that mogwai play the sled island festival in calgary on 28th june, and adds a second canadian date at the phoenix concert theatre, toronto on 30th june.

more dates to follow?

update: looks like mogwai's north american visit won't go far into july:
transmission festival, kufstein, austria - 5th july

Monday, April 14, 2008

New ep due soon?

a couple of key points from stuart's post at mogwai.co.uk today:

  • "we got our new ep mastered"

    first mention of this - new material for a pre-summer release?

  • the triptych show (glasgow, 26th april) is sold out

    additionally, http://ironworksvenue.com has the support for mogwai's show in inverness (may 9th) as aidan moffat.
  • Saturday, April 12, 2008

    MYT live in Spain - dates confirmed

    as we reported previously, mogwai have been invited to play 'young team' live in its entirety at this year's summercase festival in july.

    the dates for these shows have now been confirmed:
    fri 18th july - summercase festival, boadilla del monte, madrid
    sat 19th july - summercase festival, parc del forum, barcelona
    tickets: http://www.ticktackticket.com

    Tuesday, April 8, 2008

    Inverness - May 9th

    from mogwai.co.uk:

    new date - inverness
    we've a new show to announce, this time it's in inverness on may 9th at the ironworks. box office number to call is 0871 7894 173 and you can book online through the ironworks website.

    Monday, April 7, 2008

    Young Team - May 19th?

    apparently the 'young team' reissue is scheduled for may 19th? can anyone confirm this?

    update: teletext music news appears to confirm this?

    update 2: pitchfork reports that the release date is may 26th (uk) and may 27th (us). in jetset's absence, does this mean that matador are handling the us release?

    Thursday, April 3, 2008

    Supersonic 2008

    supersonic festival
    custard factory
    11th - 13th july

    weekend tickets go on sale tomorrow (fri 4th april). a three day pass costs £65.
    polar bear and swordfish (birmingham), rough trade east (london)

    further info:

    Errors album and single

    forthcoming on rock action records:

    errors "toes" limited 7"
    may 12th
    b-side 'period drama' exclusive to this release

    errors "it's not something but it is like whatever" cd/lp
    june 2nd

    dance music
    national prism
    salut! france
    still game
    crystal maze
    cutlery drawer (feat. george pringle)
    the bagpipes
    a lot of the things you don't isn't

    scheduled to appear later in 2008:
    rockact38cd - DESALVO - MOOD POISONER (CD)
    rockact39 - ENVY - TRANSFOVISTA (DVD)
    plus new albums from james orr complex and part chimp, and the debut release from rememberremember

    links to band websites can be found in this previous post:

    Tuesday, April 1, 2008

    Mogwai Young Team live in Spain

    from http://www.mogwai.co.uk/
    Mogwai Young Team - Live
    Afternoon, a special announcement of sorts.
    We're going to be doing a exclusive performance of the 'Mogwai Young Team' record live in its entirety at this year's Summercase in July. For more information about the festival you can visit their website here .
    the summercase festivals take place in barcelona and madrid over the weekend of 18th and 19th july. further details to follow.

    Two shows for Tramway

    brightlight understands that mogwai will play two sets at the tramway, glasgow (26th april) after an invitation from the promoters of a mogwai tribute show being held in tokyo on the same day.

    it is anticipated that mogwai will take the stage for the first (shorter) set at 4pm, enabling a live video link-up as the climax of the 'raidworld festival'. the festival also features performances from explosions in the sky, mono, envy and world's end girlfriend.

    the second mogwai set will take place at the end of the glasgow show, after performances from clinic, dirty projectors, malcolm middleton, errors, frightened rabbit, magik markers, correcto, rememberremember. further info as we get it.