Monday Music News Nov10

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Monday Music News 2014 11.10
CHROMATICS are set to release their fifth album, Dear Tommy, by February of next year, 17 tracks in all that will include a reworked version of fan favorite “Camera” from Chromatics’ After Dark 2 mixtape. The tracklisting will also include tunes “Time Rider,” “I Can Never Be Myself When You’re Around,” “4 A.M.,” “Colorblind,” and “Just Like You,” and will be Chromatics’ first full-length release since their 2012 Kill For Love album. Chromatics frontman Johnny Jewel is also working on the soundtrack for the new upcoming Ryan Gosling film Lost River.

BON IVER’s Justin Vernon has snagged the permits to make one of his musical goals a reality – namely, the Eaux Claire Music and Arts Festival, a new event that he’s going to debut in his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin on July 17-18 2015. Fans will not only be able to listen to a lineup of music hand-picked by Vernon himself, but they’ll also be able to camp on-site for what’s expected to be a highly successful annual event…

ECHO AND THE BUNNYMEN are promoting their newest album, Meteorites, with a slate of live shows just in time for the holiday season – they’re starting with shows in Glasgow (11.27), Nottingham (12.2), Newcastle (12.11) and Birmingham (12.12), with more European dates scheduled overseas for 2015 – sorry, American Echo fans, no U.S. dates just yet.

PYXIS POINTS | Son Kite, aka Marcus Henriksson and Sebastian Mullaert, are bringing back their sound for the first time in ten years via a new album called Prisma | Eleven/QOTSA collaborator Alain Johannes has finally released his sophomore solo album, Fragments and Wholes Vol. 1 | Scottish indie-rockers The Twilight Sad are touring with We Were Promised Jetpacks to promote their new album, Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave | And the first new single from Damien Rice’s new album, My Favourite Faded Fantasy, is out now – listen for “I Don’t Want to Change You” on an audio outlet near you.  – Kristi Kates