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Ladyhawke Recommends

The New Zealand-based electro songstress gives us her recommendations as she returns to Modular Recs with her new album

You may remember Miss Ladyhawke from singles such as 'Paris Is Burning', 'My Delirium', and 'Back of the Van', circa late noughties with upbeat pop vocals and fiery electro-tinged beats in the background. The New Zealand-based musician is now back with her second album, ‘Anxiety’, on Modular Records. As the follow-up to 2008’s debut album, Anxiety was produced by long-time collaborator Pascal Gabriel whilst Ladyhawke took on lead guitar, bass and drums on the single as well as her distinctive vocals. Having just released her comeback single ‘Black, White & Blue’, she gives us her recommendations here. Get an exclusive download of the Nile Delta remix of it HERE.

Can you recommend...

...three new acts?
Conan Mockasin, Willy Moon, She's so Rad

...three old acts?
The Chills, Split Enz, the Zombies

...a record label?
Flying Nun

...a website?
www.toxel.com design ideas and tech concepts

...a film?
Boy

...a book?
Running with scissors by Augusten Burroughs

...something on YouTube?
The Pyramid code: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlSssnh4b7Q

...something to do on a day off?
Watch the Pyramid Code

...somewhere to eat/shop in your hometown?
In Wellington, NZ - Fidels cafe and Matterhorn to eat, and iko iko and Zambesi for shopping.

Brighton, Komedia - 23 April
Gloucester, Guildhall - 25
Oxford, Academy - 27
Nottingham, Rescue Rooms - 28
Edinburgh, Liquid Rooms - 30
Gateshead, Sage - 1 May
Manchester Ruby Lounge - 2
Sheffield, Leadmill - 4
Live at Leeds Festival - 5
Birmingham, Glee Club - 6
Norwich, Waterfront - 8
Cambridge, Junction - 9
London, Shepherds Bush Empire - 11

Ladyhawke plays Rough Trade East on Monday 20th February. ‘Black White & Blue’ is out now. 'Anxiety' will be released this May via Modular Records. Ladyhawke heads out on her headline UK tour taking in the below dates kicking off in Brighton on 23 April and finishing up at London’s Shepherds Bush Empire on 11 May.