The rather lovely blog Peenko have done an interview with Steven about the album and our current plans as well as a bit of background on the band. It also includes a wee list of what we were listening to during the making of our new record and a bit of info on the bands dynamic also. Read all below. http://peenko.blogspot.com/2011/11/scots-way-hay-78-little-kicks.html Scots Way-Hay #78 - The...
SUPPORTING BROKEN RECORDS ON TOUR
We are pleased to announce that we will be supporting Broken Records on their upcoming Scottish Tour in December. We will play 2 shows with the guys in Dunfermline (9th) and Aberdeen (11th). Full details are on our LIVE page along with ticket-links and show times. http://www.thelittlekicks.co.uk We have always been big fans of the guys since we toured together briefly once way back! But...
IS THIS MUSIC? GIVE THE LITTLE KICKS 4****/5
is this music? give new Little Kicks album **** 4/5! “The Little Kicks is an accomplished and bold step forward from the band, and definitely heralds an intent to make their indelible mark on the fertile indie-rock scene that thrives throughout Scotland and beyond.” Read full article here:http://www.isthismusic.com/ little-kicks-3 LITTLE KICKS THE LITTLE...
GLASGOW MUSIC COVERAGE:
Glasgow Music have written a short piece on the new Little Kick’s album release! Check it out here. http://www.glasgowmusic.co.uk/ReadFeature-0000000194 TLKs x
HERCULES MOMENTS TRK BY TRK:
http://www.herculesmoments.co.uk/2011/11/track-by-track-little-kicks.html Steven recently did another Track by Track on the new album. Its a lot different to the last one considering we have lived with the album for a while now and have had a chance to take it in a bit more. Read on and hope you enjoy. The Little Kicks have long been firm favourites in Aberdeen, their summery indie-pop sound...
GLASGOW MUSIC BLOG ARTICLE:
The Little Kicks Glasgow Music Blog article + link to buy the album early! http://www.glasgowmusic.co.uk/ReadFeature-0000000194
NME GIVE THE LITTLE KICKS 7/10
So, we are very pleased to report that the NME as in the New Musical Express (yeah, surprised us too!) have given our new album a firm thumbs up with a 7/10 review in their latest issue (26th November edition). The album has been awarded an accolade of 7/10 (NME Scale says thats really good) and the review by Hamish McBain reads as follows… The Little Kicks – The Little Kicks “Aberdeen’s The...
DEAD EARNEST CD REVIEW:
http://www.deadearnest.btinternet.co.uk/kicksalbumr.htm Little Kicks Very positive review from Dead Earnest who also played a few tracks on his radio show. Thanks Andy!”This is an album that is just stunning in very department, deceptively simple but remarkably repeat playable and a set of songs from which you simply won’t tire of hearing and enjoying. “ Read the full review...
THE LEFTOVER SESSIONS: ALBUM REVIEW
http://theleftoversessions.co.uk/2011/11/22/review-the-little-kicksthe-little-kicks/ REVIEW: THE LITTLE KICKS//THE LITTLE KICKS Posted by Mary on Tuesday, November 22, 2011 · Leave a Comment Illustration: Mary Machin In the follow up to 2009′s Boxing Clever, The Little Kicks leave no stone unturned where their lamenting yet up-tempo music is concerned. The confidence...
SCOTS WAY HAE! SHOW LOVE FOR LKS!
Scots Way Hae blog site gave us a wee preview link to the new album details and also a promo for the tour. Read it here! What wonderfully nice chaps! http://scotswhayhae.blogspot.com/2011/11/not-face-little-kicks-are-on-road.html
BBC RADIO 1 AIRPLAY:
Ally McCrae played “Call Of Youth” on his BBC Introducing show last night! Alongside pals IndianRedLopez new single which is cracking! Good times! Also features The Twilight Sad (Official) among other beasting tracks. Listen to the show here:http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00m066s
MUSIC NEWS FEATURE:
Music News (a great magazine) has run a feature on the band in their latest issue. Page 14 for a tour and album story. http://bit.ly/t269vy
JIM GELLATLY IN DEMAND SESSION: 3 TRACKS
We’re recorded a Clyde Fm session for Jim Gellatly last week for InDemand which will be aired on Sunday next week or this Sunday (tbc). We took the advantage of them having a grand Yamaha piano in the studio and used it to full effect on The First Place and Before Today before doing a straight acoustic version of Do Something New. Listen here: http://www.indemandscotland.co.uk/
THE LEFTOVER SESSIONS: PREVIEW ARTICLE
We are currently writing a tour diary with photos to be published on The Leftover Sessions website next week. In the meantime - They ran a preview on our tour / album HERE: http://theleftoversessions.co.uk/2011/11/15/the-little-kicks-tour-and-album-details/
Aside from that we are listed on NME;s upcoming release list HERE which suggests they at least have us on their radar - a review would be magic but unlikely…we will wait and see…. http://www.nme.com/reviews/releases
RADIO MAGNETIC / JIM GELLATLY PLAY "LOOSEN UP"
Jim Gellatly has also played our track Loosen Up alongside some great bands on his Radio Magnetic show- download the podcast HERE: http://radiomagnetic.com/main-features/episode-159/
STV did a preview piece on the hometown launch show here. http://local.stv.tv/aberdeen/news/27116-album-launch-for-aberdeen-band/
SORRY FOR LACK OF POSTS! WE NOW HAVE A WEBSITE!
So there has been a complete lack of posts on this page for a while. Sorry about that! We have been BUSY! We also now have a website where all of our news and shows will be listed and it will now be the most up to date place for us! We will still maintain this blog though when we can! www.thelittlekicks.co.uk Plenty of nice things have been coming in about the new record so ill post them up as...