Introducing: Jake Bellissimo

Northern Transmissions broke the news with the video premiere of Independence Day, the first single from Jake Bellissimo‘s first full length “The Good We’ve Sewn”, due out October 20th. We are really happy to collaborating with this young classically trained composer and songwriter from Rochester, NY. We fell in love with Jake’s debut album the moment we received it in our inbox, and we are pretty sure you will love it too (if Independence Day hasn’t convinced you yet!), so we give you the chance to pre-order “The Good We’ve Sewn” in one of the two vinyl options (pink and clear) through our bandcamp pages below. And if you are lucky enough you might catch Jake Bellissimo on tour around Europe in the next few weeks! Details in the poster below.

$ Pre-order The Good We’ve Sewn

€ Pre-order The Good We’ve Sewn 

Jake Bellissimo Summer 2017 EU Tour Poster

BIRTHH ANNOUNCES FALL TOUR

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With an already considerable number of shows played since the release of the band’s first album “Born in the Woods” and the debut at SXSW earlier this year, BIRTHH continues touring and announces a full fall tour, with more dates to be added soon. Mark your calendars!

07-October-2016 BORGO SAN DALMAZZO (CN – ITALY) – Encode Festival
14-October-2016 RIMINI (ITALY) – Altro Mondo Studios
03-November-2016 MILANO (ITALY) – Cascina Torrette di Trenno @ Mare Culturale Urbano
04-November-2016 ABANO TERME (PD – ITALY) – Laboratorio Culturale I’M
05-November-2016 FIRENZE (ITALY) – Glue
06-November-2016 PARATICO (BS – ITALY) – Belleville Rendez Vous
10-November-2016 COSENZA (ITALY) – Caffè Librairie
11-November-2016 CATANIA (ITALY) – Weak
12-November-2016 MESSINA (ITALY) – Retronouveau
13-November-2016 PALERMO (ITALY) – Fabrica 102
16-November-2016 PERUGIA (ITALY) – 100dieci
19-November-2016 BOLOGNA (ITALY) – Covo
20-November-2016 SANTA MARIA A VICO (CE – ITALY) – SMAV
26-November-2016 VANNES (FRANCE) – Echonova
28-November-2016 KOLN (GERMANY) – Underground
30-November-2016 FUERSTENWALDE (GERMANY) – Club Im Park
01-December-2016 CHEMNITZ (GERMANY) – Odradek’s Nest
02-December–2016 LEIPZIG (GERMANY) – Wärmehalle
05-December-2016 DORTMUND (GERMANY) – FZW
06-December-2016 LUXEMBOURG (LUXEMBOURG) – Rotondes
07-December-2016 PARIS (FRANCE) – Ciao Gnari Enoteca Italiana
17-December-2016 TORINO (ITALY) – El Barrio
23-December-2016 RAVENNA (ITALY) – Bronson @ Passatelli in Bronson
07-January-2017 SORESINA (CR – ITALY) – Sound

WWNBB x SXSW – news, video, shows

We are extremely excited to be once again in Austin, TX, for SXSW 2016! To make this year special to us are the 4 WWNBB’s bands performing at the festival: from BIRTHH‘s (world) live debut, to the return of Brothers in Law 3 years later, with our California own Burnt Palms and Crescendo both here for their first time, you have plenty of chances to see them live and stop by to say hi!

BIRTHH
3/16 Austin, TX – The Italy at SXSW party @ Numero 28 3:40 pm
3/18 Austin, TX – Romantic Rock @ The Eastern 2:40 pm
3/19 Austin, TX – SXSW Free Spotlight showcase @ The Townsend 9pm

Brothers in Law
3/16 Austin, TX – Austin Tawn Hall show @ Spider House –  2:30pm
3/16 Austin, TX – The Italy at SXSW party @ Numero 28 4:30 DJset
3/16 Austin, TX – SXSW International Shoegaze @ Tellers 8pm
3/18 Austin, TX – Onward Indian show @ Spider House –12:30pm
3/18 Austin, TX – Music For Listeners @ El Sapo 3:00pm

Burnt Palms
3/17 Austin, TX – SXSW Carpark Records showcase @ Swan Dive 8pm
3/18 Austin, TX – Romantic Rock @ The Eastern 4:40 pm

Crescendo
3/16 Austin, TX – SXSW International Shoegaze @ Tellers 9pm
3/18 Austin, TX – Music For Listeners @ El Sapo 2:00pm
3/20 Austin, TX – Dojo Zine showcase @ The Longbranch Inn 12:45pm

As if this weren’t enough, there are 2 new videos that just dropped last week premiered by Impose: in Brothers in Law’s Oh, Sweet Song, filmed by Lorenzo Musto, “the chords and keyboard hooks ascend to celestial heights, while Musto exhibits feelings of euphoria and elation that are executed in the most minimalist, yet effective assembly of interpretive presentation.”

Burnt Palms’s frontwoman Riley’s video for Over “illustrates the local splendors seen from coastal windows to the sea, shore-side vegetation, the windy two-lane twists & turns of Highway 1 and more that is something of a living postcard for the 831 area code.”

And if you want more, here are the US tour dates for the 4 bands in case you prefer to avoid Red River and 6th this week and hope in a more intimate show…

POSTER TOUR

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Le Man Avec Les Lunettes share new track, announce gigs in Germany

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Italian pop darlings Le Man Avec Les Lunettes have recorded various covers over the course of their 10 years career. Originally available as various spare tracks, LMALL have collected their covers into a soundcloud playlist. Their latest is a beautiful version of REM’s classic, Night Swimming. Check it out!

Additionally, LMALL have announced three gigs in Germany. Dates are below:

31.03.15 Würzburg @ Cairo w/Be Forest
01.04.15 Berlin @ kusskuss
02.04.15 Hamburg @ Astrastube

Be Forest – Summer tour

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In addition to their tour in Europe, Be Forest will embark on a summer tour. See the dates below:

04.06.14 Ravenna – Beaches Brew @ Hana Bi
06.06.14 Genova – SSUB
11.07.14 Terni @ Ephebia festival
16.07.14 Padova @ Radar Festival 2014 Day 1- Park Nord Stadio Euganeo w/Slowdive
18.07.14 Airola (BN) @ Textures
25.07.14 Brescia @ Musical zoo w/ M+A
26.07.14 Sogliano al Rub.(FC) @ Soglianois
30.07.14 Lugano @ Longlake Festival Lugano – Rock’n’More
01.08.14 Massa Martana @ Umbria Rock w/ Basement Jaxx, etc …
08.08.14 Pesaro @ Villa’n’Roll festival
13.08.14 Fara (VI) @ Anguriara Fara
22.08.14 Catania @ Barbara Beach
23.08.14 Terlizzi @ ODS Festival
29.08.14 Pordenone @ Soundpark festival
03.09.14 Rossano Veneto (VI) @ Gasp Festival

The Ian Fays – Tour and Videos

The Ian Fays have been rather busy in the last period: since the release of The Most Spectacular Party our favorite Californian sisters have released a home-made video for each one of the songs on the album. Today’s video is for the song Videoface and features a famous actress (to be..). On top of that, the band is on the road to play their new songs! For the Italian shows our friend Anna prepared this cute poster:

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Be Forest & Japandroids again

Be Forest are going to hit the road again together with amazing Japandroids. Spain, Switzerland and Italy, your last chances to see Be Forest on stage for a while:

12.10.12 MADRID @ El Sol | Spain *
13.10.12 BARCELONA @ Sala Apolo | Spain *
15.10.12 WINTERTHUR @ Salzhaus | Switzerland *
16.10.12 ST. GALLEN @ Grabenhalle | Switzerland *
18.10.12 ROME @ Lanificio 159 | Italy *
19.10.12 BOLOGNA @ Covo | Italy *
20.10.12 PADOVA @ Loop | Italy *

*w/ Japandroids

This is the beautiful poster for their Barcelona’ show:

buy the digital album here!
buy the Cd here!
buy the vinyl here!

Be Forest – Hanged Man – New single!

We have been counting down the days to the release of Be Forest‘s new single “Hanged Man”. Now the house is quiet. The walls captured every shadow. The masks are silent but the pictures whisper. Little old clock never in time. The time has come!
WWNBB is glad to invite you to the video premiere for “Hanged Man” at the 405 blog. Come, it will be amazing. You can also stream both the tracks featured on the single over The 405’s soundcloud.
Bring the ropes.

Watch Be Forest’s “Hanged Man” video now at the405!
Download the single here!

Catch them live here:
01.03.12 Milano – NO FUN @ Sagrestia w/Trésors
02.03.12 Brescia @ Lio Bar w/Trésors
03.03.12 Torino @ Astoria
07.03.12 Baden @ Merkker | CH
09.03.12 Yverdon-les-Bains @ Amalgame | CH
10.03.12 Chioggia (VE) @ ChioggiaLab
23.03.12 Cosenza @ Always Never Again
24.03.12 TBA
29.03.12 Milano KISS THIS! @ Magnolia w/WU LYF
30.03.12 Benevento @ Morgana
06.04.12 Napoli @ Cellar Theory w/ Brothers in Law
07.04.12 Potenza Picena (MC) @ Groove
19.04.12 Bari @ Tatì
20.04.11 Campagna (SA) @ Zena
21.04.12 The Grim Club @ Cesa in Valdichina (AR)
24.04.12 Trieste @ Tetris
26.04.12 Latina @ Circolo Hemingway
27.04.12 Foligno @ Serendipity club w/ Welcome Back Sailors
28.04.12 Genova @ Milk Club
30.04.12 Studio 2 @ Vigonovo (VE)
11.05.12 Ivrea @ TBA
21.07.12 Chiaverano (To) @ Anightlikethis Festival

and here’s the official poster for their upcoming spring tour!