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Old Subbacultcha brings you the latest music, videos & news from; Circa Waves, Sam Smith, Teen, AK/DK & Morrissey and Marshall…

SUBBA-CULTCHA.COM SAYS: "Grunge-influenced rock music seems to be coming back into the public's consciousness again, fortunately not the over-bloated and mediocre Nu-Grunge of the 90's, but the quiet/loud/quiet alt-rock influenced side that can genuinely effect people (and not just soundtrack their woe-is-me existences).
Tigercub along with allusondrugs, have created something new and fresh with a few borrowed stylistic ideas of their musical heroes. There's the discordent guitar work of Kurt Cobain via the Pixies, the caustic melodies of The Vines given the psych-pop melancholy of Stony Sleep, all backed with the rock solid instrumentation of Dinosaur Pile-Up. A very tasty proposition indeed!" Tigercub have announced details of their debut single. ‘Blue Blood’ will be released on Raygun Records on 5th May.  
EMA NEW TRACK '3JANE' PREMIERES TODAY, EMA POSTS ACCOMPANYING EXPLANATION - 'THE FUTURE'S VOID' OUT 7 APRIL 2014 ON CITY SLANG EMA continues to evoke a unique and ambitious sound that saw her rightfully recognised as one of the most singular artists to emerge in 2011, and is likely to send her back into the public consciousness once again in 2014. Read the full blog post accompanying 3Jane
THE WAVE PICTURES RELEASE VIDEO AHEAD OF RSD RELEASE & LONDON SHOW “I saw my future in the fizzing bubbles of an alka-seltzer...” so opens the Helen EP by UK trio The Wave Pictures, a band so suited to the Record Store Day ethos, it comes as little surprise to find them issuing the EP on limited edition 10” vinyl for the April 19th event. The Helen EP follows fifth studio album - the double album ‘City Forgiveness’, released via long-term label home Moshi Moshi at the end of 2013. Rounding up a string of UK dates, The Wave Pictures will play London’s Islington Assembly Hall on April 18th.  
KING KHAN & THE SHRINES RELEASE KILLER NEW VIDEO FOR ‘BORN TO DIE’ King Khan & The Shrines are back and this time they have concocted an epic video for the title track "Born To Die" taken from their latest album "Idle No More" on Merge Records. "Born To Die" is not for the faint at heart, set in a mythical time, it tells of the ongoing plight of the upper class to exterminate the innocent while shining a light of hope in the strangest of places.
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LISTEN TO CIRCA WAVES NEW SINGLE'S B-SIDE AHEAD OF TOUR Circa Waves have announced details of a one-off headline show at London’s Lexington on Monday May 28th 2014. They have also announced a handful of festival appearances in early May.
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SAM SMITH (A FORMER NEW ARTIST OF THE DAY) REVEALS HIS NEXT SINGLE Ahead of the release of his highly anticipated debut album ‘In The Lonely Hour’,
Sam Smith will release his second solo single ‘Stay With Me’. The single is the perfect pre-cursor to the release of his album ‘In The Lonely Hour’ which features a roll call of impressive collaborations from Fraser T Smith, Two Inch Punch, Eg White, Disclosure, Zane Lowe, Tourist to long term writing partner Jimmy Napes.  
TEEN just might have found it on their brilliant second album, The Way and Color, one reason why it's such a stunning creative breakthrough. Imagine a 21st-century amalgam of Talking Heads' Remain in Light and D'Angelo's Voodoo, with a little of OutKast's Aquemini thrown in for good measure, all filtered through TEEN's distinctive musical vision. And listen closely: the tracks are filigreed with all kinds of fascinating events buried deep in the mix. New LP 'The Way and Color' on Carpark Records, out on 21st April 2014  
AK/DK ANNOUNCES TOUR IN SUPPORT OF THEIR ALBUM RELEASE Brightonian electro-beat duo announce LP release party & tour with Fujiya & Miyagi. They're a band famous for the raucous spontaneity of their stage performances, captured on this thrilling LP via a live recording process with minimal studio editing. AK/DK are a must-see for fans of joyful, high-energy acts like Battles and Dan Deacon, with whom AK/DK are often positively compared. "SYNTH + DRUMS + NOISE + SPACE" Released May 19th.
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MORRISSEY & MARSHALL ANNOUNCE LP RELEASE Darren Morrissey and Greg Marshall, collectively known as
Morrissey & Marshall, release their debut album ‘And So It Began’ on the 31st March 2014 via Independent Records Limited.
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...and finally! Slime - In The Brick House; Free-to-download mixtape, Ten fast talkers who spoke first and most often. Album 1 to follow soon.
CLICK HERE to download.   Liverpool Pride organisers are delighted to announce that one of the city’s most popular events will return on Saturday 2 August 2014. This year marks the 5th anniversary for Liverpool Pride, the public have spoken and the theme for this year’s Liverpool Pride is Glam Fairy Tales, with those attending encouraged to come dressed in their most wild and wonderful interpretations of the theme.