I say, what a summer! The Russian Futurists survived break-ins, bomb threats, terrorist plots and health sabatogery to deliver arse-wolloping pop jams to the United Kingdom for the last few weeks. Major thanks to everyone who came out and supported the Ruskies, Memphis Industries for all the love, Peter, Bjorn & John for sharing the stage with the boys throughout England and Scotland, and let’s just give one big shout out to all of Mutha-F****in’ Ireland in the house! Now here’s the deal.
The new Russian Futurists album “ME, MYSELF & RYE” is in stores in the United Kingdom and all of Europe and all of the Middle East and all, we repeat – ALL, of Africa AUGUST 28. IN STORES AUGUST 28. But if you live in those places you can get the album NOW NOW NOW on iTunes WITH an exclusive LO-FI-FNK remix of “Paul Simon”. Okay? August 28. And the 7″ of “Paul Simon/Plight Of The Flightless Bird” is available now in our UC store and in cool stores across UK and Europe. In the meantime you can read about the album all over the place – check the Sep issues of Uncut and Clash, check the NME out and Q, listen to the BBC andX-FM, watch MTV2, read online stuff like Tiny Voices, Drowned In Sound, TuneTribe, Pitchfork,Gigwise, that shit is all the over the place right now!
Cadence Weapon’s “Black Hand” video is on Muchmusic and MuchVibe. Have you been watching? #3 VIDEO ON RAP CITY!! Cadence Weapon rocked Hillside like this: and the Weapon keeps on rolling: AUG 25 – Calgary, AB @ Slam City Jam SEP 9 – Edmonton, AB @ Ookfest SEP 10 – Vancouver, BC @ UBC w/DE LA SOUL many more September and October dates being announced very soon! In the meantime, keep your eye on the Polaris Music Prize, and peep the Sharks Remixes currently burning up college radio stations in the USA and Canada – this disc is available for purchase exclusively in the UC store!!
Upper Class is cooking up some nights for Pop Montreal, CMJ and Halifax Pop Explosion, The Cansecos album “JUICES!” is still rocking “coming soon” status, and we have lots of news coming soon along with that…stay tuned!