Black Midi signs to Rough Trade

UK band Black Midi, have signed with Rough Trade Records. The trio are sharing their 'Speedway' ep featuring remixes by Blanck Mass, Kwake Bass, Proc Fiskal
Black Midi 'Speedway'

Black Midi have today announced they have signed with UK legendary label Rough Trade. and shared their new EP Speedway. The Speedway EP was produced by Dan Carey and is accompanied by visuals from bassist Cameron Picton. The release is otherwise only available as a limited physical 12” at the band’s shows and features remixes from Proc Fiskal, Kwake Bass and Blanck Mass.

Having formed just over a year ago, Black Midi have quickly cemented their reputation as the hottest new underground band in the country, following a string of sold-out live dates – including Electrowerkz and Bloc in London – and surprise shows punctuated by constantly shifting set-lists and blistering musicianship. Until the release of their debut single “ mbmbm” on Carey’s label, Speedy Wunderground, the band only existed in live form, making their name initially at Brixton’s Windmill venue and recording a frenetic session for Queen Kong’s NTS Radio show. Most recently Black Midi recorded a live session with KEXP at Iceland Airwaves, uploaded by the legendary U.S. public radio station this week – watch HERE.

Black Midi are currently rounding off an explosive first U.K. headline tour this week and have just announced their debut U.S. dates starting at San Diego’s Space (6 March), taking in Los Angeles, SXSW, and rounding off with a brace of New York shows at Union Pool (20 March) and Alphaville (21 March). Sign up at bmblackmidi.com for more info

1. Speedway
2. Speedway (Proc Fiskal remix)
3. Speedway (Kwake Bass remix)
4. Speedway (Blanck Mass remix)

See Black Midi on tour in 2019:

31 January | Workman’s Club, Dublin
1 Feb | Independent Venue Week @ Trades Club, Hebden Bridge
2 Feb | Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
3 Feb | Joiners, Southampton
7 Feb | Aeronef, Lille
8 Feb | Generiq @ L’Antonnoir, Besancon
9 Feb | Grrnd Zero, Lyon
10 Feb | Generiq @ Le Consortium, Dijon
19 Feb |Het Bos, Antwerp
20 Feb | S105, Amsterdam
21 Feb | Aalhaus, Hamburg
25 Feb | Monarch, Berlin
28 Feb | Revolver @ By Larm Festival, Oslo
1 March | Bla @ By Larm Festival, Oslo
6 March | Space, San Diego
8 March | Bootleg Theatre, Los Angeles
9 March | Swedish American Hall, San Francisco
11-14 March | SXSW, Austin
16 March | PhilaMOCA, Philadelphia
17 March | GreatScott, Boston
20 March | Union Pool, New York
21 March | Alphaville, New York
6 April | BRDCST @ Ancienne Belgique, Brussels
20 April | Motel Mozaique, Rotterdam
30 May | This Is Not A Love Song Festival, Nimes
15 June | Bergenfest, Bergen
5 July | Roskilde Festival, Roskilde
12 July | Mad Cool Festival, Madrid
2-4 August | OFF Festival, Katowice
8 August | Haldern Pop Festival, Rees-Haldern
10 August | Oya Festival, Oslo
24 August | Check In Party, Gueret
29 August – 1 September | End Of The Road, Dorset