Ghostpoet Signs to Play It Again Sam Records

May 24, 2012 by  

2011 Mercury Prize-nominated rapper Ghostpoet has just been signed to [PIAS] Records (Zulu Winter, Joan As Police Woman, The Jezabels) for his sophomore release, due out in 2013. The label imprint will be taking over from Gilles Peterson’s Bronswood Recordings on his development, release schedule and execution of the upcoming album.

The as-yet-untitled record is set to be recorded over this summer, in between his hectic string of European festival dates. See below for a full list of his confirmed gigs over the next few months:

16/05/12 – Botanique at Chapiteau (Brussels, Belgium)

19/05/12 – Liverpool Sound City at Kazimier (Liverpool, UK)

25/05/12 – Villa Inrock (Cannes, France)

26/05/12 – Art Rock Festival (St-Brieuc, France)

02/06/12 – Titanic Lockdown (Belfast, UK)

03/06/12 – Hay Festival (Hay-On-Wye, UK)

09/06/12 – MIT Festival (Rome, Italy)

10/06/12 – Parklife Weekender (Manchester, UK)

11/06/12 – PIAS Nite at Paradiso (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

15/06/12 – Golden Down Festival (Winchester, UK)

16/06/12 – Beach Break Live (Wales, UK)

22/06/12 – Gebäude 9 (Cologne, Germany)

29/06/12 – Mostly Jazz Festival (Birmingham, UK)

30/06/12 – LeeFest (London, UK)

01/07/12 – Dinefwr Literature festival (UK)

08/07/12 – Nova Festival (Pulborough, UK)

20/07/12 – Soundwave Festival (Zadar, Croatia)

27/07/12 – Kendal Calling (Lake District, UK)

03/08/12 – Y-NOT Festival (Peak District, UK)

05/08/12 – Castlepalooza (Tullamore, Ireland)

10/08/12 – Mifest (Llay, UK)

11/08/12 – Dockville Festival (Hamburg, Germany)

16/08/12 – Pukkelpop Festival (Hasselt, Belgium)

17/08/12 – Summer Sundae (Leicester, UK)

18/08/12 – Beacons Festival (UK)

19/08/12- Green Man Festival (Glanusk Park, UK)

25/08/12 – Tauron Nowas Muzyka Festival (Katowice, Poland)

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