The Victoria

Thank you to all who came along to the Victoria in Birmingham last week.  We had a wonderful night and it was good to see faces old and new, and to catch up with many people.  For us the set represented something different to what has happened before,  it felt far more cohesive, louder and organic.  Thank you to Colour for putting us on and Justin the soundman for providing such crystal clear sound.

More details about the night are now on the Colour website.

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Live at Colour - 29.04.10

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The Victoria, Birmingham, 7:30pm / Tickets £5 (available from We Got Tickets or on door).

July Skies will be playing as a six piece band.

Make Mine Music Podcast

The first Make Mine Music podcast is now available. It includes the first play of the new Epic45 7″, a July Skies demo, and (mostly) new tracks by Manual, Millimetrik, Piano Magic, James Brewster and Jelly Antler. The podcast is hosted by Ben Holton & Robert Glover of Epic45 and label founder Scott Sinfield in conversation. It available for free from the following official MMM websites:
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- makeminemusic.co.uk
- soundcloud.com/makeminemusic
- myspace.com/makeminemusic

July Skies on Fuges Radio - experimental/modern classical soundscapes

An update from good friends at Fuges in Paris.

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Fugues return to Fluid Radio with another exclusive mix instalment focusing on experimental/modern classical soundscapes…

http://www.fluid-radio.co.uk/2010/02/fugues-vol-2/

Tracklist:

01. July Skies – Afternoon Pips (piano version)

02. Romain Kronenberg – For Guillaume

03. Sylvain Chauveau – La lettre qu’il n’envoya jamais

04. Stars of The Lid – Articulate Silences

05. Goldmund – The Pursuer

06. Broken Ghost – Mourning Cold Breath

07. Man – Yunarthur Part II

08. Mark Hollis – A New Jerusalem

Selection by Jerome Olivier. Photography by Julie Calbert.  Thank you for listening.

Fugues. myspace | lastfm |facebook

Sounds Of Norfolk

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A Day In The Country

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Work has recommenced on recordings that will make up the fifth July Skies album A Day In The Country. Tracks have been recorded over the past few years for this new concept album.

Working song titles from the sessions so far include:

The Open Road; A Day In The Country; Lulworth Cove; Cool In the Shade With Lyons Maid; Harvest 1982; Kissing Under Willows; Summer Is Heaven in ‘77; Corn Dolly Pylons; The Beech Woodlands Of Kent; Sailing In the Afternoon, Shadows On The Waves; Distant Woodlands; British Summer Time; Elm Dappled Girl; September Comes Again; Finding An Abbey; Lords And Ladies Lie In Stone; To Reach The Coast In Fading Light.