PINS #2 - Bella Union Signing + October Release & Tour

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I was quite happy to throw my hat into the ring of rabid fanatics on day one of the PINS launch, two stunning debut tracks hinted at infinite potential that justified much of the frenzied attention that has followed the Manchester quartet from blogs and fans alike since their inception. Their debut tape sold out on day one and then a re-issue promptly did the same (with a CD version being snapped up in no time too), PINS are undoubtedly one of 2012's hottest new acts and I'm really happy that the fight to sign them has been won by the impeccable Bella Union, who today announced their signing alongside a limited edition 10" vinyl due on October 1st with a supporting UK tour.

There aren't any real details yet, not a track listing or a pre-order link but you'll be wanting to make sure you order the aforementioned LUVU4LYF EP as soon as it is made available, promising four tracks of ferocious, hypnotic noise-pop with perhaps the recently shared live cut of "You Don't Need To Be" an indication of a darker, raw sound, minimalistic but electric, PINS are sure to have even more plaudits thrown their way before the year is out.

The full live dates can be found here, the two that excite me are the London show on October 24th and perhaps even better a Manchester homecoming show at the Soup Kitchen on October 13th with September Girls. Road trip time...