Queens of the Stone Age…like Clockwork out Today

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Queens of the Stone Age…like Clockwork out Today

On the back of the release of their new album …Like Clockwork, Queens of the Stone Age plaster the cover of Rip It Up magazine.

…Like Clockwork is finally ready to be gobbled up by fans after being roused by an amazing series of animations created by UK artist Boneface & animator Liam Brazier that previewed album tracks- now available to watch as one whole 15 minute short film HERE.
Last Friday (NZ time) Queens of the Stone Age played all songs from the album and a set of their best loved singles in a very generous 2 hour set live streamed around the globe from The Wiltern in L.A.
Scott Kara from the NZ Herald managed to grab Josh Homme for a chat prior to the release which you can read HERE

…. Like Clockwork was produced by Joshua Homme and QOTSA, recorded by Mark Rankin with additional engineering by Justin Smith, at Josh’s studio, Pink Duck, in Burbank, California.

Queens of the Stone Age are: Joshua Homme, Troy Van Leeuwen, Dean Fertita and Michael Shuman

Guests appearing on this album include:
Sir Elton John, Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails) , Jake Shears (Scissor Sisters), Alex Turner (Arctic Monkeys), Dave Grohl (Foo FIghters, Nirvana),  Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees, Gutter Twins), Nick Oliveri (Kyuss, Mondo Generator)… 

…Like Clockwork is out NOW via Matador/ Rhythmethod
Like Clockwork on CD, 2LP, Ltd 2LP (instores 05/06)
or Deluxe LP  (instores 12/06)
or digitally via iTunes.

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NZ SPARKS NEW ALBUM
FROM
THE NATIONAL
Trouble Will Find Me has been receiving stellar reviews and entered at No.2 on the NZ RIANZ album charts!

Musically they’ve spun an almost mesmeric web.” – NZ Herald 4/5

“It’s the subtlety, and the self-awareness, that make this album exquisite.” – UK Guardian 10/10

“The warm but haunting Trouble Will Find Me will surely cement their accession to the rock mainstream” – The Independent (UK) 10/10

After a very special exclusive gig in Berlin, Des Sampson (pictured) met with Matt Berninger for Rip It Up to discuss inspirations behind their latest album, including jamming with Neil FInn on their last NZ visit:
It’d also be good to catch up with Neil Finn, because last time we were there we went to his studio, in downtown Auckland, and jammed together, which was a lot of fun,” Berninger recalls, referring to Finn’s Roundhead Studios. “Some of the ideas for this album began percolating while we were there…”
Trouble Will Find Me is out now via 4AD/Rhythmethod

on CD / 2LP / DL

CAMERA OBSCURA
DESIRE LINES
Four years have passed since their 4AD debut, the excellent My Maudlin Career, Camera Obscura return with their fifth studio album, Desire Lines. the band headed to Portland to record with Tucker Martine (R.E.M., Spoon, My Morning Jacket) and the result is a more expansive record that’s sure to please fans new and old.
Check it out….
ALBUM STREAM AVAILABLE  RIGHT HERE…

Desire Lines is also out 31 May via 4AD/Rhythmethod.

HOUNDMOUTH
FROM THE HILLS BELOW THE CITY
After a SXSW that resulted in national U.S. coverage on NBC Rock Center, Fuse News, and Rolling Stone, a US tour with Alabama Shakes as well as three sold-out headline London shows earlier this year, Rough Trade’s newest signing Houndmouth are releasing their debut album.
ALBUM STREAMING HERE!

From The Hills Below The City is another gem out May 31 via Rough Trade/Rhythmethod

NEW MUSIC: SOHN ‘BLOODFLOWS’
‘Bloodflows’, a track that first appeared online last month ahead of his debut shows in the US, is to be his first release for 4AD.  The accompanying video is equally bewitching. Directed and filmed by Italian artist Christian Pitschl.
Watch it here!

ENDS

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