Firstly, Girl Band does not contain any girls. They are a four piece in their late teens / early 20's from Dublin, wet behind the ears, and they play music that does not fit comfortably under one genre. Somewhere between Pissed Jeans, !!!, Modern Lovers, Shellac and Liars, they somehow sound like all and none of those at all. Ask them their influences and they'll tell you "Daft Punk".
Live they are a wall of noise. Disparate and desperate in equal measure. Their music is all sinew and wires, burgeoning excitement, in their heads as much for the dance floors as it is for punk dives.
"Lawman" will be released on limited 7", on cotton duck fabric, hand stitched and hand numbered up to 300.
They will be playing these shows in early 2014:
15th Jan - Brighton UK - The Green Door Store - Free in
16th Jan - Groningen NL - Eurosonic Noorderslag - Huis De Beurs
17th Jan - Tilburg NL - Incubated XL Festival - 013
18th Jan - Groningen NL - Galerie Sign - Free in
21st Jan - Rotterdam NL - Poortgebouw
23rd Jan - London UK - The Old Blue Last - Free in
30th Jan - Limerick IE- Bourkes Bar
01st Feb - Cork IE - Crane Lane Theatre
08th Feb - Dublin IE - Whelans
13th Feb - Galway IE - Roisin
The 1969 session, including the only known recording of 'Sunshine Woman' by the band, will be included on a re-issue of 'The Complete BBC Sessions'...
The 55 year old actor joined Chris Martin and co. on stage in New Jersey to perform 'Earth Angel' and 'Johnny B. Goode'.
Bjork Digital comes to London's Somerset House in September, along with a single live show at the Royal Albert Hall.
Kim Kardashian released an audio excerpt from a phone call between Kanye and Taylor Swift over the lyrics of 'Famous' - but if it was recorded...
There's very much a strength of conviction in remaining what you were, but arguably more so in becoming what you want to be.
The BBC drama starring Aidan Turner returns to BBC One on September 4th.
Guns N' Roses were detained at the Canadian border last week for gun possession but they're adamant the weapon didn't belong to them.