The National – Bloodbuzz Ohio

The first single from The National’s forthcoming new album High Violet will be ‘Bloodbuzz Ohio’, due for release on 7″ vinyl and digital downloadon May 3rd through 4AD.

MGMT – Flash Delirium

Flash Delirium’ will appear on their new album Congratulations, the follow-up to their 2007 debut Oracular Spectacular, which is due out on the 12th of April.

We Have Band – WHB (Universal) 05/04/2010

There are all manner of influences completing their dissection of the dance genre, and although full of subservient ideas, We Have Band’s debut as a collective falls just short of a must have.

North Atlantic Oscillation – Grappling Hooks (KScope)

If they continue to be as ambitious as they have been on their debut, they will have no problems in progressing their sound and finding their place in the modern day music scene.

Emerging Artists #2 – Girls Names

The second band we would like to bring to your attention is Belfast’s Girls Names. They sound like a Gothic ’60s garage rock band, blending surf noir rhythms with beat-pop then covering it all with a thick layer of reverb. Currently they’re are on tour with La LA Vasquez.

Peggy Sue Announce New Headline UK Tour

Peggy Sue has announced they will be playing a string of shows and festivals in the UK this May, beginning with a gig at The Royal Albert Hall as headline act for the HUSH night in the Elgar Room on May 12th.

LCD Soundsystems’ New Album No Longer Untitled

James Murphy and Co. have been keeping their cards close to their chests when it comes to their forthcoming third album, but now they have revealed all, including the artwork which you can see above.

Slow Club Announce May UK Tour And Festival Appearance

Slow Club have just announced details of a brand new tour in May, which will see the folk duo play a total of seven dates.

Crystal Castles Announce Comeback Single Details

Crystal Castles are set to make a comeback with the very limited 12” release of the new track ‘Doe Deer’ and they have also announced that their second album is now finished and will be ready for release in June.

Wild Beasts, Field Music And Rox For Dot To Dot Festival

Dot To Dot has just announced more new bands for this year’s festival, including Wild Beasts, Field Music And Rox.