Monday, January 10, 2011

News Dispatch from Antillectual

Antillectual plans for the upcoming year

First of all we want to wish you a happy new year! We welcome the new year by new tours and a new bass player. All this to promote our new album “Start From Scratch!”.

Germany and United Kingdom tours
New album
New bass player
Eurosonic/Noorderslag & other shows
Germany and United Kingdom tours

To promote “Start From Scratch!” we will be touring our asses off as much as possible. Starting smoothly with 2 weekend trips through Germany (with Red Tape Parade) and the United Kingdom.


Jan 5 GER Köln Sonic Ballroom w/ Red Tape Parade
Jan 6 GER Augsburg Ballonfabrik w/ Red Tape Parade
Jan 7 GER Finsterwalde L 86 w/ The Red Tape Parade
Jan 8 GER Berlin Scherer8 w/ Red Tape Parade + Man the Change
Jan 9 GER Available!
United Kingdom:

Jan 26 BE / FR / UK Available!
Jan 27 UK London The Gaff w/ The Human Project, Code Blue
Jan 28 UK Bath The Green Park Tavern w/ The Human Project
Jan 29 UK Hull Hollywood and Vine
Jan 30 BE / FR / UK Available!
In February we will go back to France (get in touch for dates!), and in April we will head to Russia for the first time ever!

New album

For those living under a rock: we have a new album out, “Start From Scratch!”. You can order an LP/CD through us or stream or download it together with all our music (for free or for a donation) at When you are at our webshop, check out our new shirts, zippers and girlies!

New bass player

A month ago we brought the news that Tom leaves our band and Tim replaces him. Some of you might know Tim from his solo work as Tim Vantol. You can read Tom’s statement here. His farewell show will be at the ACU in Utrecht on February 4, including a solo set by Tim Vantol and other TBA bands.

Eurosonic/Noorderslag & other shows

We are very proud to announce that we will be playing the Eurosonic/Noorderslag Festival in Groningen (NL). The festival is a showcase for hip and happening bands from Europe. And us. We will play a regular set and an acoustic set for Live In Your Living Room. See below for details. Do you want to hear our songs in your town? Email!

Eurosonic/Noorderslag shows:

Jan 13 NL Groningen, Eurosonic/Noorderslag: Shadrak, Main w/ The Picturebooks, Waines, Thee Attacks. Starts 20:00 sharp!
Jan 15 NL Groningen, Eurosonic/Noorderslag: Live in Your Living Room (Hoekstraat 42a) *Acoustic!* w/ Klerkx & The Secret, Awkward I
Other shows:

Jan 22 NL Arnhem, Mallemoere (Yvo’s Vegan Cafe!). w/ DJ Santina Runaway
Feb 4 NL Utrecht ACU Tom’s farewell show w/ Tim Vantol, Break Character, more
Feb 22 FR Bordeaux, Hold’em Saloon
Feb 25 SWI Geneva, Le Tiki’s
Mar 12 BEL Ecaussinnes, Festival Arc-en-Musique, Maison du Peuple
Mar 17 NL Nijmegen, De Bijstand. *Acoustic!* w/ PJ Bond
Mar 18 NL Castricum, De Bakkerij. *Acoustic!* w/ PJ Bond, Tes
Mar 19 BEL Mechelen, Metteko. w/ Straightaway, The Octopussy’s, Not So Much
April 27 – May 3 RUSSIAN tour!
Jun 17 SK Cadca, Bagdad Mosh Festival
Jun 24 CZ Prague, Dejvická Klubovna
Jun 25 CZ Hradek nad Nisou Hradek, Rock Summer Festival. Projekt Parabellum, Atari, Terror

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