News From Nowhere' out now, named Rough Trade's 'Album Of The Month' plus other reviews


News From Nowhere' out now, named Rough Trade's 'Album Of The Month' plus other reviews

We're excited that 'News From Nowhere', Darkstar's sublime first album for Warp, is out now. Rough Trade have named it their 'Album of The Month' for February and some reviews that have run already are further below. We've said it before... but you should really take some time to get to know this album.

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Some praise for 'News From Nowhere'..

'Album of The Month' - Rough Trade

"A Mercury Prize nomination could well be on the cards." - Metro

highly emotive, harmonically sound trip through digitized music that moves to a genuine human heartbeat” - SPIN

"the most haunting and colourful album of the year" - Dazed & Confused

"Warped psychedlic pop" **** - The Times

achingly pretty warmth” - FADER

"like being pushed off a skyscraper and discovering wings…altogether beyond words" - The Quietus

" ...elegant and progressive inclinations are the template for Darkstar's ability to strike a balance between man and machine" 4* - Mojo

"Instead of straddling electronica's void, Darkstar have doubled down on the profound. It suits them well." - Drowned In Sound

"Darkstar are changing. Working on fresh material, the band have thrown themselves open to new ideas, new possibilities." – Clash

Darkstar Live Dates

04 AB Club, Brussels Tickets / Facebook Event
05 Musikbunker, Aachen Tickets / Facebook Event
06 Gretchen, Berlin Tickets / Facebook Event
07 Feierwerk, Munich Friday Tickets / Facebook Event
08 Exil, Zurich Saturday Tickets / Facebook Event
09 Rocking Chair, Vevey Wednesday Tickets / Facebook Event
13 La Laiterie, Strasbourg Tickets / Facebook Event
14 Magnolia, Milan Friday Facebook Event
15 Scuderia, Bologna Saturday Facebook Event
16 Lanificio 159, Rome Facebook Event
18 Point Ephemere, Paris Tickets / Facebook Event
19 Het Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam Tickets / Facebook Event
22 The Button Factory, Dublin Tickets / Facebook Event
25 XOYO, London Tickets

06-07 Sonar Sound, Tokyo Tickets

03 Donau Festival, Austria Tickets
04 Sound City, Liverpool Tickets

13-15 Sonar Festival, Barcelona Tickets
29 Open Source Festival, Dusseldorf Tickets

Darkstar - News From Nowhere
WARP225, Out on 4/5 February 2013

01. Light Body Clock Starter
02. Timeaway
03. Armonica
04. -
05. A Day's Pay For A Day's Work
06. Young Heart's
07. Amplified Ease
08. You Don't Need A Weatherman
09. Bed Music - North View
10. Hold Me Down