Today US label, Cleopatra Records, releases this year’s most psychedelic Christmas album.
We are featured with an origional Jul Song ( along with Iggy Pop! )
Be shure to order it now and save your Christmas before it is too late!! http://cleorecs.com/store/shop/psych-out-christmas-lp
“Get high with Santa this Christmas and listen to this collection of trippy holiday favorites for a yuletide experience you won’t soon forget!
Features performances by Iggy Pop, The Fuzztones, Sleepy Sun, Sons of Hippies, Dead Meadow (Official), Psychic Ills, DARK HORSES and more!
Includes psychedelic versions of traditional seasonal classics such as “Silent Night,” “What Child Is This?” and “Little Drummer Boy” PLUS covers of The Beatles’ “Christmas Time (Is Here Again),” The Zombie’s “Time Of The Season” and original compositions too!”
1. Intro – Christmas Monster Party
2. Christmas Time (Is Here Again) – Elephant Stone
3. It’s Christmas Day – The Cosmonauts
4. Silent Night – Quintron & Miss Pussycat
5. Jul Song – Dark Horses
6. What Child Is This? – Sleepy Sun
7. No More Christmas Blues – The Vacant Lots
8. Time of the Season – Sons of Hippies
9. Santa Claus – The Fuzztones
1. Christmas Tears – Eli Cook
2. Little Drummer Boy – The Movements
3. Jingle Bell Rock – Quintron & Miss Pussycat
4. Frosty The Snowman – The Candy Store
5. Run Rudolph Run – Psychic Ills
6. Mele Kalikimaka – Dead Meadow
7. Jingle Bells – HE 5
8. White Christmas (Guitar Stooge Version) – Iggy Pop
For reasons beyond our control we have had to POSTPONE OUR NOVEMBER TOUR till early new year, we will return flying high and brave, in the meantime we bury ourselves in the sonic wonderland which is the DH studio and our second LP. Onwards! DHX
In-between studio sessions for their next L.P Dark Horses venture out for a one off special Kosmische show with Icelandic psychotic psychedelic group Singapore Sling.
26th September @Sticky Mic’s Frog Bar, Brighton, U.K.
Dark Horses emerge from writing their next album to perform a week of shows in England. New songs, new sounds.
Fri 2nd August, The Shacklewell Arms, London
Sat 03rd August, Kazimer, Liverpool
Sun 4th August, Y Not Festival, Derbyshire
Mon 5th August, The Cookie Jar, Leicester
Wed 7th August, Nation of Shopkeepers, Leeds
Thursday 08th August, Moles, Bath
Friday 09th August, Boardmasters Festival, Cornwall
Info and Tickets
Taking a break from writing their next long player Dark Horses perform in London 2nd August 2013 for Bad Vibrations with support from Telegram and Neil’s Children. Followed by Y Not Festival ( winner of best small festival 2012 ) on Sunday 4th August and Boardmasters Festival on Friday 9th August. More dates to be announced soon.
Dark Horses are proud to share collaborations with Justin Robertson, Sonic Boom of Spectrum and Robert Levon Been of BRMC. Released digitally through Last Gang Records For a preview visit Paste Magazine.
They have also been invited to perform at London’s Hard Rock Calling Festival on the 29th June. This will be the first festival to be held at The Olympic Park. Also performing are Paul Weller, Kasabian, The Cribs, Klaxons andTribes amongst others.
A week into the Artrocker U.K tour after performing for Teenage Cancer Trust at The Royal Albert Hall Dark Horses add a London date to their coming shows promoted by Bad Vibrations 4th April 2013 at The Hoxton Bar & Kitchen, Tickets £8 in advance. Support comes from Lola Colt and The KVB.
Dark Horses are excited to annouce they shall be playing The Royal Albert Hall London for Teenage Cancer Trust with Kasabian on the Friday the 22nd of March. A very special event.
Tickets have already sold out but Dark Horses are playing London on the 21st as part of their Artrocker u.k tour. Admission Free, see below for details.
SINGLE Released 11th February. Double AA side single BOXING DAY, TRAPS
MUSIC FILM TRAPS
TOUR UK Artrocker magazine present.
Touring comrades KINS
Wednesday 20th March
READING – Oakford Social Club
Thursday 21st March
LONDON – Babble Jar
Saturday 23rd March
MANCHESTER – Night & Day
Tuesday 26th March
LEEDS – A Nation Of Shopkeepers
Wednesday 27th March
NOTTINGHAM – Spanky Van Dykes
Thursday 28th March
BRISTOL – Start The Bus
Friday 29th March
PORTSMOUTH – The Registry
Saturday 30th March
BOURNEMOUTH – Sixty Million Postcards
Dark Horses single Radio has been voted single of 2012 at the Artrocker Awards in London.
A special thank you to Artrocker and all those who voted.
What a way to end the year!
After a tumultuous tour of Australia breaking hearts and bones with Harvest Festival and hand picked as openers for both Beck and Sigur Rós, Dark Horses have been invited to perform at The Artrocker Awards Ceremony on the 7th of December in London where they have been nominated for two awards, Single of the Year and New Blood Award.
Also visit http://www.nowness.com from the 25th of November 2012 for an exclusive commissioned Dark Horses Film ‘Straight Street’