Bjork Cancels Tour Dates, New Simian Mobile Disco Video, 2 Great Festival Lineups & More
Bjork has been forced to cancel two upcoming performances in Argentina, including her headlining gig at Sonar Sao Paulo, due to an inflamed nodule which was recently discovered in her throat. No word as to whether she'll be forced to cancel her further dates, which include headlining slots at Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona and Porto, or how her voice will be affected. [SonarSaoPaulo]
Simian Mobile Disco have returned with an animated video for "Put Your Hands Together," one of our favorite tracks from their forthcoming Unpatterns LP. [YouTube]
Check out a teaser clip from Shit Robot's forthcoming 12" release "Teenage Bass" b/w "Space Race," out May 21 on DFA. The single is the first in a 3x12" series called "The Green Machine." Sounds good. [YouTube]
HARD SUMMER Los Angeles has announced its official lineup, featuring a nice variety of performers, including Squarepusher, Little Dragon, Erol Alkan, Bootsy Collins, Brodinski, Claude Vonstroke, AraabMuzik, John Talabot, Jokers of the Scene and Lunice, alongside rappers Action Bronson, Danny Brown and Mr. Muthafuckin' Exquire. James Murphy is also listed as a performer, though the lineup does not indicate whether he will be performing a live (!) or DJ set. [HardSummer]
While we're at it, check out the incredible location for the Dimensions festival in Croatia this September, which features Theo Parrish, Moodymann, Fourtet, Little Dragon, Carl Craig, Mount Kimbie, Levon Vincent, Joy Orbison, Gold Panda, Andrew Weatherall, and pretty much everyone else.