The other day Pitchfork listed “AGE” as one of their 2014 “records to look forward to”, so we figured we could let you listen to it before its release on January 21st/24th. Head over to Pitchfork Advance and stream the album in full.
Good news for people who like tour news! We’ve confirmed the first The Hidden Cameras live shows in 2014 during the past days, and we’re looking forward to travelling Austria, Germany, France, Switzerland, Canada, the UK and US in January and February. There will be more bookings for “The Coming of AGE”, so maybe follow to us on Facebook or Twitter to hear about upcoming shows.
UPDATE: New Montreal show added!
Friends from Germany and the UK: did you know that you can already per-order the CD version of “AGE” via Amazon (UK, DE)? Everybody else: “AGE” audio snippets are available over at iTunes. But who really likes snippets? Exactly! Listen to our next single “Year of the Spawn” below. The song premiered earlier today at Q Magazine, and there’ll be a new music video directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Matt Wolf very soon.
What else is news? Our last music video for “Gay Goth Scene” has won yet another award. Director Kai Stänicke received the 1st price of the jury at short film competition “Bilderbeben” in Bielefeld last weekend.
And while we’re still working on a full tour, we can now confirm a second Canada show: The Hidden Cameras will be playing Starlight Social Club in Waterloo, ON in February, tickets are on sale now! We’ll also play London’s Bush Hall London in January, and you can get tickets for this UK show, too!
Fellow Followers: we’re happy to announce a new album by The Hidden Cameras, titled “Age”. Following up on the first single “Gay Goth Scene” it’ll be self-released on Evil Evil and comes with seven new songs (eight in total). Pictured left: the cover artwork of “Age”.
Our sixth studio album “Age” will be available from 24 January 2014 worldwide (Evil Evil/Motor Music), Canada will get the album on 21 January (Evil Evil/Outside Music). You can already preorder (and listen to snippets of) “Age” on iTunes (USA, Canada, Germany) and Amazon.
The album release will also be accompanied by a new string of live dates which will be announced soon.
1. Skin & Leather
2. Bread for Brat
4. Gay Goth Scene
6. Carpe Jugular
7. Ordinary Over You
8. Year of the Spawn
Great news from San Marino, Italy: Kai Stänicke received the “Short Film Award for Human Rights” at last night’s San Marino Int. Film Festival awards, honoring his short film for “Gay Goth Scene”. Including this international competition prize “Gay Goth Scene” has now won three awards overall – and there are even more film festivals coming up.
Nov 05 – ESP, Málaga, 23d Fancine – Fantastic Film Festival (official competition of online short films)
Nov 07 – CZ, Prague, 14Th Queer Film Festival Mezipatra
Nov 16 – SMR, San Marino, San Marino Film Festival (International Competition)
Nov 19 – AT, Wels, Youki – International Youth Media Festival (International Competition)
Nov 21 – DE, Hannover, Up-And-Coming International Film Festival Hannover (Competition)
Nov 23 – DE, Bochum, 21st Blicke Filmfestival des Ruhrgebiets (Competition)
Nov 23 – SVN, Ljubljana, 29th Gay And Lesbian Film Festival
Nov 29 – FR, Saint-Étienne, Face A Face Festival – Festival du Film Gay et Lesbien (Official Competition)
In case the short film isn’t available in your country due to geoblocking (sorry about that, it’ll be available on Monday for everyone to watch!), here’s something to make up for that: a free download of Noblesse Oblige’s remix of “Origin:Orphan”.
UPDATE: “Gay Goth Scene” is now up on YouTube for the whole world to watch:
Good news, everyone! Kai Stänicke’s short film for “Gay Goth Scene” has won the “Tadgell’s Bluebell Honor Award”, being named “Best Short Film About/For Youth” at the 16th Auburn International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults. The festival took place last week in Reading Cinemas in Auburn as well as Primary and High Schools from around the Western Sydney region. Many thanks go to the jury and all audiences!
While “Gay Goth Scene” has been shown on several film festivals throughout the year, the movie will be released online on October 4th with more details to be following very soon!