Sunday, September 23, 2012

Buy original Mogwai poster art

This weekend's posts have largely been an attempt to catch up. Here's another - thanks Charles.

In 2009, David D'Andrea created the official show poster for Mogwai's San Francisco show.

Some copies remain for sale:

And now the original artwork for the poster has been put up for sale too:

Saturday, September 22, 2012

Rock Action in October

Following Errors 'New Relics' mini-album (1st October), Rock Action releases 'Night Has a Thousand Screams', the new album from Umberto on 29th October.

Pitchfork previewed 'The Investigation', a track from the album, last week:

One further RA event of note - on 6th October, Graeme Ronald of Remember Remember plays a solo show at Das Gift, the Berlin bar owned by Barry Burns.

Errors - New Relics pre-order

Pre-orders for the CD, vinyl and limited VHS:

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

New Mogwai song titles

DasGift Barry Burns ‏@DasGiftBerlin
The names of some of these brand new mogwai songs are fucking stupid. #toooldtobebothered

stuart braithwaite ‏@plasmatron
@DasGiftBerlin aye cos all the old ones had magic names. Is Eagle Tax worse than Moomin Cum?

Update - stuart braithwaite ‏@plasmatron (2nd October 2012):
Some great song title suggestions from @TheJohnCummings “the badger is furious” “hungry face” “don’t anger the dragon” classics all

Errors - New Relics and tour

Errors release their new mini-album New Relics via Rock Action on 1st October 2012.
Formats: CD, LP, download and limited edition VHS
Catalogue number: ROCKACT71

1. Engine Homes
2. Ammaboa Glass
3. Relics
4. Grangehaven
5. Hemlock
6. Gros-Bon-Ange
7. White Infinity
8. Pegasus

The VHS version sees the band collaborating with Rachel Maclean (director of their stunning 'Pleasure Palaces' video) and other visual artists to provide a unique visual representation of their music. The VHS version of the mini-album will be available only from selected stores as well as directly from the band's online store.

Errors have UK tour dates scheduled:

10th – Manchester – Soup Kitchen
11th – Norwich – Sound & Vision Festival
12th – Newcastle – Hoults Yard
13th – Edinburgh – Electric Circus
17th – Nottingham – Bodega
18th – London – Heaven
19th – Bristol – The Cooler
20th – Cardiff – SWN Festival

Errors are also scheduled to join The Twilight Sad for North American shows this autumn.

(Apologies if there are any errors here - neither the Errors nor Rock Action websites have been updated since July so I've had to compile this from a variety of sources. Can anyone direct me to complete lists of Errors tour dates?)

Update - helpfully, Pitchfork's story on The Twilight Sad remix album includes the dates for their joint tour with Errors:

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Final show of 2012

Mogwai played what's scheduled to be their final show of 2012 in Tilburg last night. Setlist below - thanks Mark.

Earlier in the evening, Stuart and Barry joined Damo Suzuki's Network on stage - further info on their contributions would be welcome.

Monday, September 3, 2012

New songs for French TV

Stuart was interviewed by Italian radio RAI2 prior to Mogwai's set at A Perfect Day Festival in Verona on Saturday (1st September). Main item of interest was the comment that Mogwai's recent recording sessions were for a French TV show.

Thanks Markus