April 15, 2014

Mini Euro Tour by Chris

We embark on a mini Euro Tour this Friday 18th April, kicking off at Le Truskel, Paris. Doors 6pm. On stage 8pm.
On Saturday 19th April we are stoked to be playing at the 10th anniversary of Dunk Festival, Zottegem, Belgium. We are on the mainstage at 15:20pm.
Lastly, on Sunday 20th April, we return to Music City, Antwerp with label mates, Alright the Captain. Also on the bill are True Champions ride on speed, Cheap jazz, Six hands and Sectstape. Doors 4pm.
Gonna be an immense weekend!

March 30, 2014

London by Chris

We return to London on Fri 11th April, at the Sebright Arms as support for Aucklands (NZ) Kerretta. We are both playing Belgiums Dunk Festival, and are happy to announce this warm up show together. Doors are at 7:30pm and tickets can be bought in advance HERE

March 25, 2014

MADE III by Chris

Ahead of MADE III, Sheffield, this Sat 29th March, Nine Hertz had a small interview with Chris. Here’s what he had to say

February 24, 2014

MADE Festival and Monlith 2 by Chris

Our next show is at the MADE Festival, Sheffield on Sat 29th March. Other bands include label mates Alright the Captain plus Selectric, AHRKH and many more. Doors are at 5pm at the Audacious art experiment, 107a Harwood Street. £5. On stage. 11pm. BYOB.

Also, on Friday 14th, some members of the band will be performing as the new side project, Medway Monolith at Stepping Stone studios, 2 Museum Avenue Maidstone. Also on the bill are Hey Maggie, Jodys Flat and Fastronauts. Doors 7pm. £3 entry.

January 27, 2014

London and Medway Monolith by Chris

Our next gig is on Tuesday 11th Feb at the Goodship, Kilburn, London. It’s a NWFA night also with Constant Waves, Jeu and Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster. Doors are at 7:30pm and will cost £4 entry.

We are also performing as our new side project “Medway Monolith” at Kimbo Fest, Tap N Tin, Chatham on Sat 8th Feb at 6pm. All proceeds for this event go to the Alzheimers society. Expect something very noisey and heavy.

January 20, 2014

Margate by Chris

We return to Margate this coming Sat 25th to play a Twin Peaks infused night at the Bracket. Also on the bill are London band The Parade, Gang and The Doctorates. Doors are at 7pm and will cost £4 entrance.

January 7, 2014

Water Rats cancelled by Chris

Our gig on Sat 18th at the Water Rats has been cancelled. Hopefully going to re arrange it soon. Here’s what the promoters have said.

It is with great regret, that for reasons beyond ours and the band’s involved control, that this night has now been cancelled. We will be looking to put it back on at a future date, and will let you know as and when this is.
We’re really sorry for any inconvenience this has caused you, or any plans you’ve cancelled in order to come along for the night.
Thanks very much for your understanding.

In other new Black Sea also got voted 26th in the top 40 albums of 2013 by echoes and dust along with the likes of Mogwai and NIN. Check out the full list Here

Black Sea track, End of every film was also voted 21st best track of 2013 by The Silent Ballet

January 3, 2014

Happy 2014 by Chris

Happy 2014!!

You can listen to our recent show at the Kinky Star, Ghent HERE

We are also opening the new year with a show at the Tap n Tin, Chatham on Sat 4th Jan. It’s a special event in memory of Chris Austin who sadly passed away in 2013. Loads of local bands all under one roof. Starts around 8pm.

December 30, 2013

Best of 2013 by Chris

To end 2013, we have been voted album of the year by Gigglepics plus Ninehertz voted Black Sea album track “Hunter Gatherer” track of the year.

There are more great reviews Here

See you all in 2014!!

December 3, 2013

Black Sea vinyl out now, Free stuff, reviews and a vote by Chris

You can now get out new album Black Sea on Vinyl, as well as cd and download. We will be adding them to our shop page soon but for all you vinyl junkies Head Here

Get into the Festive spirit with the Joyzine advent calender featuring free downloads and other gifts including a free Upcdownc track Here

Also, German magazine, Visions gave us a pretty nice review which you can read Here

You can also vote for either the End of every film EP or Black Sea as your favourite post rock record of 2013 Here

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