Sometimes people spend more time telling you that you can’t find !!! on Google, or that their band name is nigh-unpronounceable, to get around to telling you how brilliant they are. Their new single 'The Most Certain Sure' (an anthem, as lead singer Nic Offer puts it, 'about being alone') drops on 16th August, quickly followed by their album Strange Weather, Isn’t It? on 23rd August, with a European tour soon to follow.
Following a shakeup in the band’s roster, !!! went into the studio with Eric Broucek, formerly of DFA Records, and churned out Strange Weather, Isn’t It? while in Berlin. We’ve been blasting a copy of the album in our office, by the way, and it’s a barnburner from end to end, sounding like something Prince might come up with if he’d spent more time listening to Kraftwerk.
Here are their tour dates. as well as links where you can pick up tickets. But fist, here’s the psychedelic, hypnotizing video for current single 'AM/FM.'
09 - Paris, France, Factory © Festival d'Ile de France, La Cigale - http://www.festival-idf.fr/2010/fiche-concert-factory.php?concert=29
29 - Manchester, UK @ Manchester Academy II - www.gigsandtours.com / 0844 811 0051
30 - Glasgow, UK @ Classic Grand - pclpresents.com / 0844 847 2487
01- Leeds, UK @ The Cockpit - www.lunatickets.co.uk
02 - Bristol, UK @ Anson Rooms - www.kililive.com / 0844 871 8803
03 – Brighton, UK @ Concorde II - www.kililive.com 0844 871 8803
04 - London, UK @ Koko - www.gigsandtours.com / 0844 811 0051
05 - Orleans, France @ Astrolabe - www.fnacspectacles.com / www.avosbillets.com
06 - Bordeaux, France @ Le Rocher de Palmer - www.fnacspectacles.com / www.avosbillets.com
08 - Madrid, Spain @ Riviera - www.ticketmaster.es
09 - Lisbon, Portugal @ Lux Club - www.ticketline.pt
10 - Oporto, Portugal @ Sa Da Bandeira - www.ticketline.pt
12 - Barcelona, Spain @ San Jordi
13 - Marseille, France @ Cabaret Aleatoire - www.fnacspectacles.com / www.avosbillets.com
15 - Milan, Italy @ Magazzini Generali - www.ticketone.it
16 - Florence, Italy @ Auditorium Flog - www.ticketone.it
17 - Lausanne, Swtizlerand @ Les Docks - https://www.petzitickets.ch/index.php?club=107
18 - Munich, Germany @ Muffathalle - www.muenchenticket.de / ++49 89 5481 8181
19 - Berlin, Germany @ Festal - www.koka36.de / ++49 30 6110 1313
23 - Malmo, Sweden @ KB - www.eventim.se
24 - Stockholm, Sweden @ Strand - www.luger.se
26 - Cologne, Germany @ Gebaude 9 - www.koelnticket.de / ++49 221 2801
27 - Hamburg, Germany @ U&G - www.karsten-jahnke.de / ++49 1805 626280 (0,14€/min)
28 - Amsterdam, Holland @ Trouw - www.trouwamsterdam.nl
29 - Brussels, Belgium @ Botanique Orangerie - www.botanique.be
30 - Rockhal, Luxembourg @ Box - http://www.rockhal.lu/en/agenda/rock-pop/show/detail/-71afaf65fb/
And because they’re so nice, you can download “AM/FM” on their official site.