April 19, 2014
by Stefan Meeuws
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Watch: the full Optimist live gig from Brighton, 2011

Now here’s a good way to wake up… One Nick Driftwood has uploaded a full filmed gig from The Optimist Live tour, recorded on the closing night in Brighton. Dedicating it to TB keyboard player (rarely seen live these days, … Continue reading

November 8, 2011
by Stefan Meeuws
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What is your Turin Brakes Song Of The Year?

So, another year – almost – done! Time to vote for your favourite Turin Brakes songs and help choose the song of the year. As always, you can win a fabulous bootleg full of Turin Brakes goodness! You can fill … Continue reading

November 3, 2011
by Stefan Meeuws
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KOKO London gig to be released as live album after the show

Concert Live will be recording the KOKO London gig on 11 November 2011 (11-11-11) and releasing it as a live cd straight after the gig. You can pre-order copies via their website and then get them straight AFTER the gig or … Continue reading

November 1, 2011
by Stefan Meeuws
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Turin Brakes announce new Xerox EP, launch new site shop

So some big news today! Turin Brakes have confirmed the new Covers EP on their site, by giving it a title, Xerox, and updating their website with a webshop were said EP can be pre-ordered – along with some classic … Continue reading

October 24, 2011
by Stefan Meeuws
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Virgin re-release The Optimist with JackInABox

Oh joy. I guess it was to be expected EMI would cash in on The Optimist LP  tour, but no… We’re not getting a deluxe edition with the demos and b-sides from that era, not a limited awesome edition featuring … Continue reading

September 14, 2011
by Stefan Meeuws
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Turin Brakes extend Optimist tour yet again, Whitehaven added

At this rate, The Optimist tour may never end! If the recent Leicester addition wasn’t enough, you can now also opt to go to Whitehaven for The Optimist Live Tour! 25 November 2011 Civic Hall, Whitehaven Tickets cost 18 GBP … Continue reading

August 1, 2011
by Stefan Meeuws
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Turin Brakes return to Folkestone for Optimist anniversary

APPARENTLY THIS GIG IS NO LONGER LISTED ANYWHERE. SO FOR NOW THIS APPEARS TO BE CANCELLED Turin Brakes return to the lovely city of Folkestone for their Optimist anniversary tour.  Adding a date to the tour in one of the … Continue reading