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bdrmm share new single "Mud" and announce EU / UK headline tour. New 7” single out 10th November via Rock Action.

This week, Hull based shoegaze quartet bdrmm return with a new single titled “Mud”. The track arrives hot on the heels of the bands widely lauded second album “I Don’t Know”, which came out earlier this year on Mogwai’s Rock Action label.

The post-shoegaze, dream pop, heavy guitar effects quartet’s latest album arrived in late-June to critical acclaim with the likes of international media outlets calling it “one of their most enticing successes yet” and Rolling Stone UK describing it as “a chaotic, thrilling evolution”. The lead single “It’s Just A Bit Of Blood” was also playlisted on BBC Radio 6 Music, and Brooklyn Vegan made the record their Album Of The Week saying that “I Don’t Know” saw them “not only avoid the sophomore slump, but deliver a second album that is miles better their debut.”

Now, just two months on from release, the band have returned with a new single titled “Mud”. The track forms part of a new 7” release which will also feature a remix of the recent album track “Be Careful”, which is reworked by fellow Hull outfit Fila Brazillia who have collaborated with everyone from Radiohead to Harold Budd, Black Uhuru, Twilight Singers, and The Orb.

Recorded with long-time collaborator Alex Greaves (Working Men’s Club, Bo Ningen) during their album sessions at The Nave Studios in Leeds, “Mud” sees the band expanding further on their dynamic and sprawling sound, with oceanic production and atmospheric instrumentation, underpinned by the bands reverb heavy vocals.

Speaking on the single, frontman Ryan Smith says,

“Mud is a track about approaching loss. Trying to cope with the end before it has even happened. The memories created are in fear of being washed away, and by keeping hold of them. You're doing more harm than good.”

Mud” also follows a summer of packed-out festival appearances and comes ahead of the band’s headline EU / UK tour dates, which will take place across October and November (including their biggest London headliner yet at Scala). Dates are as follows:

October 2023

Monday 9th – Birkenhead – Future Yard

Tuesday 17th - Belgium, Bruges - Cactus Club

Wednesday 18th - Tourcoing, France - Le Grand Mix

Thursday 19th - Belgium, Antwerp - Trix Bar

Friday 20 th - Netherlands, Rotterdam - Left of the Dial

Saturday 21st - Netherlands, Rotterdam - Left of the Dial

Monday 23rd - Germany, Hamburg - Molotow

Tuesday 24th - Denmark, Copenhagen - Loppen

Wednesday 25th - Sweden, Stockholm - Hus 7

Thursday 26th - Sweden, Malmo - Plan B

Sunday 28th - Germany, Dresden - Kleinvieh Klub

Tuesday 30th - Germany, Berlin - Privatclub (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday 31st - Germany, Cologne - Helios37

November 2023

Saturday 3rd - France, Paris - Point Ephemere (SOLD OUT)

Sunday 4th - Netherlands, Amsterdam - Paradiso (SOLD OUT)

Monday 5th - Netherlands, Nijmegen - Merleyn

Friday 12th - Glasgow - The Classic Grand

Monday 13th - Birmingham - The Hare and Hounds (SOLD OUT)

Tuesday 14th - Salford - The White Hotel (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday 15th - Nottingham - Bodega (SOLD OUT)

Thursday 16th - Leeds - Stylus

Saturday 18th - Cardiff - Clwb Ifor Bach

Sunday 19th - Bristol - Thekla

Monday 20th - London - Scala

Wednesday 22nd - Cambridge - Mash

Thursday 23rd - Bedford - Esquires (SOLD OUT)

Friday 24th - Brighton - Patterns (SOLD OUT)

Sunday 26th - Dublin - The Button Factory

Monday 27th - Belfast - Limelight 2

Tickets are on sale now here

New 7” single out 10th November via Rock Action

Pre-order HERE


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