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 Ninjashop, 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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Young Fathers Perform "GET UP" at Mercury Prize Awards

Watch the Young Fathers performance of GET UP from their Mercury Prize winning debut album, DEAD, at last month's award ceremony in London.

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Young Fathers Perform "GET UP" at Mercury Prize Awards

Watch the Young Fathers performance of GET UP from their Mercury Prize winning debut album, DEAD, at last month's award ceremony in London.

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YOUNG FATHERS WIN THE MERCURY PRIZE 2014

YOUNG FATHERS WIN THE MERCURY PRIZE 2014

Massive congratulations to Young Fathers and Big Dada, who won the prestigious 2014 Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize last night for their album DEAD!

Listen to the album now via Spotify below, and buy at the Ninjashop, iTunes, Amazon and Google Play .

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Stream The Bug vs. Earth "Cold" from Black Friday 12"

Stream Cold from The Bug's upcoming Black Friday release in collaboration with drone overlords, Earth, via Pitchfork or below. You can also stream the previously shared flip-side, Boa.

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Machinedrum Vapor City Vinyl Competition

Celebrating the release of Machinedrum's Vapor City Archives this week, we're giving away the full vinyl collection including a signed & numbered screen print. Tag us in your Instagram photos of where in the world you are - your #VaporCityDistrict - to enter. Find out more here.

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Solid Steel Radio - 21-11-14 - Doc Daneeka, Coby Sey

Rack this up for your weekend...Ten Thousand Yen label boss Doc Daneeka in Hour 1 ahead of recent DELS collaborator Coby Sey closing out this week's Solid Steel show.

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Jaga Jazzist European Tour

Celebrating 20 years since the band's inception, Norways's Jaga Jazzist continue to make their way across Europe this month and next, including London's Union Chapel joined by label-mate Dorian Concept - see full dates here.

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