Tinariwen have finally come to the end of an exhausting summer of touring the UK and Europe. As they return to the desert to begin work on their next album, they leave behind a DVD of one of their fantastic London performances.
'Tinariwen: Live In London'
is released Today
. This fantastic footage of their 2007 Shepherds Bush performance contains exclusive extras including an intimate 50 minute campfire interview with the band's founder, Ibrahim, tips on how to tie a… Continue
Added by Team Inde on September 4, 2008 at 12:30 —
Tune into Marc Riley's show
on BBC 6 Music tonight from 7pm tonight
to hear Martina perform a few acoustic tracks.
Alternatively, if you miss it, you can 'listen again'
Added by Team Inde on August 26, 2008 at 13:03 —
Martina discusses The Blue God, working with Danger Mouse, being 29 and lots more in a brilliant video interview on Face Culture.
to take a look.
Added by Team Inde on August 11, 2008 at 17:30 —
Best Glastonbury ever…it started out in the worst possible way; zero hours sleep and a broken down van 10 miles outside Bristol…
Lovely weather …we were waiting for the AA for 2 hours… I drank a bottle of Vitamin water on the way ….there were nettles….eek!!!!…but couldn’t fault the styling provided by the Highway Patrol.
Anywho, rescued by the band and my brother we made it in time for our tv appearance for the BBC sans uniforms since they were trapped in traffic… A pretty wacky… Continue
Added by Team Inde on July 9, 2008 at 13:23 —
Martina is confirmed as the main support act for three of Lenny Kravitz's European tour dates! She's also performing at a number of European festivals as well.
6th July- Heineken Opener Festival- Poland
8th July- Spain, Barcelona supporting Lenny Kravitz
9th July- France, Nimes supporting Lenny Kravitz
14th July- Italy, Milan supporting Lenny Kravitz
19th July- Russia, Moscow- Afisha Picnic Festival
8th August- France, Paris- FNAC Outdoor Festival
Added by Team Inde on July 3, 2008 at 12:48 —
We've got one of Martina's brilliant stripped back Glastonbury performances recorded for The Telegraph online on Saturday near the Stone Circle.
There's also an NME review on her Sunday Pyramid stage performance.…
Added by Team Inde on June 30, 2008 at 17:00 —
Loyal friends and faithful supporters.
So, not long until album release!
Firstly we'd love to say a massive thank you to everyone who has helped make the record happen, to those of you who've spread the word and most of all a huge thanks to those of you who've tirelessly supported Martina.
And without further ado, we thought we'd bring you a sneak preview of the album ahead of the release date on… Continue
Added by Team Inde on May 8, 2008 at 17:55 —
Added by Team Inde on May 7, 2008 at 11:10 —
We are very proud to announce that Martina's amazing new album ,'The Blue God' (out on 12th May), is now available to pre-order! For those of you who don't already know, Danger Mouse has thrown his legendary production skills into the mix and has helped contribute to an album that Clash Magazine are hailing 'a triumph' and one which Electric Roulette have called 'the latest and greatest pop-noir album'.
PRE-ORDER HERE… Continue
Added by Team Inde on April 25, 2008 at 13:00 —
We've got a limited preview of 'Soldier Boy' (featuring Gorillaz) which will be available as a B side on the new Poison single (out 5th May)!
Visit Martina's MySpace/ Website to hear it.
Added by Team Inde on April 25, 2008 at 12:32 —
Electric Roulette are loving the new Martina album. Click HERE
to read the review. And if you're convinced, click HERE
to preorder the album!
Added by Team Inde on April 17, 2008 at 12:43 —
Added by Team Inde on April 11, 2008 at 17:30 —
Good afternoon Ladies and Gents. There’s some exciting new MTB news for you.
We’ve got a very limited edition run of Martina’s new single ’Poison’ which is out on May 5th. We’re only pressing 500 copies, which includes the amazing new track ’Soldier Boy’ (featuring Gorillaz), a brilliant Van She remix of ’Poison’ and 'Like Poison' produced by Leila Arab (Warp Records). Better still, it’s available to preorder NOW!
Added by Team Inde on April 11, 2008 at 17:00 —
Just a quick reminder that Martina is playing at 'The Star of Bethnal Green' in London wednesday 2nd April and after a sterling performance at The Louisiana on monday it promises to be pretty amazing. It has been hotly tipped by EVERYONE, including Clash Magazine, The NME, The London Paper, Time Out, Drowned In Sound and loads more. The tickets are only available on the door so get down there early! Click HERE
See you… Continue
Added by Team Inde on April 2, 2008 at 17:30 —
I’m sure most of you will be feeling jaded from the chocolate overdose during the Easter period, but fret not, we come bearing good news.
We’d like to announce that ’Poison’ will be the next single from The Blue God album. In anticipation of the forthcoming release, we have put up a brilliant Van She remix of ’Poison’ on the website for you to check out, click here
Added by Team Inde on March 26, 2008 at 16:30 —
Listen out for Martina on the lovely Demot O'Leary show this Saturday
(11th March). She'll be performing 'Carnies' as well another yet-to-be announced track. All will be revealed on Saturday, so tune in from 5pm
and let us know what you think! Click here
for more information about the show.
Added by Team Inde on March 12, 2008 at 17:30 —
There are two really intimate Martina gigs happening very soon! It'll be her first gigs in almost 5 years and should be incredible.
Click on the link below for more information and to get your tickets for the Bristol gig. The London gig also boasts support from 'White Denim' but it's pay on the door only, so it's best to get there early so you don't miss out.…
Added by Team Inde on March 11, 2008 at 11:56 —
Don't miss Martina on George Lamb's show on Monday (10th March) from 10am-1pm. She'll be performing a live stripped back couple of brand new tracks including 'Carnies'
, her first single from her forthcoming album 'The Blue God'. Click HERE
for more details about the show.
Added by Team Inde on March 7, 2008 at 12:00 —
For those of you who don't already know, you can now download all three of the tracks that feature on the 'Carnies' CD single exclusively through the Martina Topley Bird website. If you can't wait for your CD to arrive in the post, you can download 'Carnies', 'At Sea' and 'Trust Me' exclusively from Martina's digital store. CLICK HERE
to get your copy on CD or download.
Added by Team Inde on March 3, 2008 at 10:30 —
I hope you enjoyed Martina on Jools Holland on friday. If you didn't manage to catch it you can play it again. Click here
to see the show. If you want to head straight to the action you can catch her performance of 'Poison' here
Added by Team Inde on February 25, 2008 at 11:21 —