Debut Album 'DEAD' Out Now on Big Dada / Anticon

Young Fathers - Debut Album 'DEAD' Out Now on Big Dada / Anticon

DEAD is the brilliant debut album from Alloysious, G and Kayus otherwise known as Young Fathers.

The 11-track full-length, which features previously released singles "LOW" and "GET UP", described by NME as a "soundtrack to a Dystopian carnival", is available worldwide today on LP, CD and digitally from the Big Dada, iTunes and Amazon as a collaborative release between Big Dada and West Coast indie Anticon.

You can call it hip hop or rap, but the Edinburgh based trio of Liberian, Nigerian and Scottish heritage sing more than they chat. There's the suburbs and the cities of Grey Britain in there, but also Africa, an obsession with the surface texture of sound, the psychedelicist’s love of noise.

Young Fathers embark on their UK and European tour this month with a US and Canadian sting supporting Baths slated for April.



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Ninja Tune & Big Dada at Glastonbury Set Times

Bonobo, Kelis, Mr. Scruff, Machinedrum, Toddla T, Congo Natty, Kate Tempest and Young Fathers will all perform at this year's festival, plus we have news of a specially curated programme in collaboration with Greenpeace. Full info below the drop.

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Big Dada at Glastonbury 2014

We have set times for Congo Natty, Kate Tempest and Young Fathers making their way across Glastonbury this year from Thursday 26 - Sunday 29 June.

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Young Fathers at VISIONS Festival

Young Fathers have been announced for VISIONS' second outing in London this summer after last year's launch performing alongside POLIÇA, The Range, Baths & more. Tickets here.

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Young Fathers Win ‘Scottish Album Of The Year’ for TAPE TWO

A huge hand to Young Fathers who last night won the ‘Scottish Album Of The Year’ / The SAY Award for their EP Tape Two released last summer on Anticon.

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It's Nice That Friday Mixtape: DELS

Our main man DELS is soundtracking the week's tail-end with a fine selection of tracks for our friends over at It's Nice That ft. Aphex Twin, John Talabot & more - listen in.

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Video Premiere: Busdriver "Ego Death" ft. Aesop Rock & Danny Brown

Busdriver drops the official video for "Ego Death", directed by the inimitable, mind-bending master and Brainfeeder-affiliate Strangeloop, the first single from his upcoming record, Perfect Hair.

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Kate Tempest in Session with Lauren Laverne for 6Music

Riding high on the success of her Glastonbury gigs last month, Kate was invited to the BBC studios to perform live in session with Lauren Laverne and talk about the themes behind her debut solo album, Everybody Down. Watch back here.

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Tre Mission Drops "Real Grind" ft. Wiley & Andreena

Toronto's Tre Mission drops a new piping hot delivery from his upcoming debut album, Stigmata, in the form of "Real Grind" ft. Wiley and Andreena, via Boiler Room Debuts - get to know!

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