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[News] Miike Snow frontman Andrew Wyatt Announces Solo Album, Streams Lead Single "And Septimus…"

As the frontman for Miike Snow, Andrew Wyatt is normally accompanied by production duo Bloodhsy & Avant. After extensive worldwide festival and tour circuits backing up Happy To You, it seems Wyatt would like some time to himself.

On April 16th, Wyatt will release his debut solo album, Descender. The album, according to Rolling Stone, will see the vocalist making use of a 75-piece philharmonic orchestra, as well as guest appearances from The Libertines’ Anthony Rossomando and former Interpol bassist Brad Truax.

For a sense of what to expect from Wyatt's solo affair, he's streaming the first single, a charming, regal cut titled "And Septimus...". Stream it below.

[Watch] Miike Snow - "The Pretender" (Official Video)

In the new video for "The Pretender", Miike Snow continue the journey of Jean Noel, the character who has appeared in the band's two previous Happy to You music videos (the first being "Paddling Out" and the second "The Wave"). The video sees the Cyrano de Bergerac look-alike taking part in his first music festival, HARD Summer Fest in Los Angeles. After being harrassed by some festival goers, Jean Noel sneaks his way onstage and dances to his hearts content. Here's to Jean Noel's fifteen seconds of fame.

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[News] Miike Snow Announces More U.S. Tour Dates

News on the Miike Snow front has been pretty quiet in recent months, given that the Swedish pop outfit has been touring consistently since the release of their sophomore LP Happy to You. With a current tour going on in Europe, the band has decided that they will pay a return visit to the U.S. for a slew of live performances. Kicking off on October 16th, the tour will see them visiting major cities across the States with the final show taking place on the eve of All Hallows' Eve in Los Angeles. Check out the full tour schedule after the jump, along with their recent performance of "Paddling Out" at this year's Lollapalooza.

Miike Snow 2012 Tour Dates:
08/16 – St. Polten, AT @ Frequency Festival
08/18 – Hasselt, BE @ Pukkelpop Festival
08/19 – Biddinghuizen, NL @ Lowlands
08/24 – Paris, FR @ Rock En Seine
08/25-26 – Reading & Leeds, UK @ Reading and Leeds Music Festival
09/01 – Philadelphia, PA @ Made In America Festival
09/07 – Berlin, DE @ Berlin Festival
09/09 – Isle of Wight, UK @ Bestival
10/13 – Mexico City, MX @ Capital Corona
10/16 – Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
10/17 – Chicago, IL @ Congress Theater
10/19 – New York, NY @ United Palace
10/20 – Portland, ME @ State Theater
10/22 – Boston, MA @ Orpheum Theatre
10/23 – Montclair, NJ@ Wellmont Theatre
10/24 – Washington, D.C. @ 9:30 Club
10/26 – Asheville, NC @ Moogfest
10/30 – Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium

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[News] Miike Snow, Skrillex, Bloc Party to Headline HARD Summer 2012

The fifth year of Los Angeles' HARD Summer Music Festival, which takes place from August 3-4th at Los Angeles State Historic Park, will be headlined by Miike Snow, Skrillex, Bloc Party, James Murphy, Boys Noize, Nero, and Squarepusher. Also included in the lineup are A-Trak, Magnetic Man, Claude Von Stroke, Little Dragon, Erol Alkan, Datsik, aarabMUZIK, Danny Brown, Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire, Action Bronson, John Talabot, 12th Planet, Dillon Francis, Gaslamp Killer, Gesaffelstein, Brodinski, Fake Blood, and Bootsy Collins and the Funky Unity Band, as well as DJ sets from both Chromeo and The Bloody Beetroots.

Two-day passes, as well as VIP passes, are now available to purchase through Fla.vor.us.

[News] Coachella 2012 Reveals Live Webcast Schedule

As the first weekend of Coachella 2012 arrives on its final day, the festival organizers have revealed the official webcast schedule for the closing day. Included in the live webcast, which starts today at 3:25pm on YouTube, are Justice, Bon Iver, Florence & The Machine, At the Drive-In, Miike Snow, Real Estate, Goyte, Beirut, Fitz and the Tantrums, Wild Flag, The Hives, and many more. Above, you can watch the trailer for the released webcast schedule, and after the jump you can take a look at the schedule in its entirety (Note: all the times are in Pacific Standard Time).

Sunday, April 15th
03:25 – Wild Beasts
03:30 – Oberhofer
03:30 – Santigold
04:20 – Real Estate
04:35 – The Growlers
04:45 – Fitz and the Tantrums
05:20 – Sean Kuti & Egypt 80
05:30 – Band of Skulls
05:45 – Wild Flag
06:15 – Beats Antique
06:30 – The Hives
06:40 – Gregg Ginn
06:50 – The Hives
07:10 – The Airplane Boys
07:45 – Justice
08:18 – Bon Iver (Encore)
08:30 – Beirut
09:30 – Goyte
09:45 – Modeselektor
09:45 – Florence and the Machine
10:35 – TBA
10:45 – Miike Snow
11:10 – At the Drive-In

* = All times in PT

[News] Miike Snow Launches Interactive Online Scavenger Hunt

Miike Snow have launched an interactive scavenger hunt where they want fans to search for the perfect human. The band believes there are ten important parts to make the perfect human, and they have hidden each of these parts all across the internet. All of the fans who participate in the challenge and complete it will receive an exclusive remix of a track from their brand new album Happy To You, and will also be entered to win a Miike Snow prize pack. The prize pack consists of a mug, poster, vinyl and a jackalope, so head here to begin searching.

Happy To You is out everywhere on March 26th, with the digital deluxe edition being available now through iTunes.

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[News] Miike Snow, Lykke Li Form New Collective/Label: 'Ingrid'

Swedish artist Miike Snow and Lykke Li, along with Peter Bjorn & John and The Teddybears, have come together to create a new collective/record label named Ingrid. As the promotional video for the label states, the collective was created with with the intent of “creating straight from the heart right to the people without any middle hands,” which gives the artists involved the “opportunity for creation, collaboration, and compilation sonically and visually.” With this in mind, the artists involved in the label will continue to work with their current record labels. After the jump, you can watch both of the promotional videos for Ingrid.