Tuesday, 16 August 2011

B.B.B



Hello.

It has been a long while since you have heard from us but we have a couple of extremely exciting announcements to relay!

Firstly tomorrow we being recording our DEBUT ALBUM. We will be recording in the beautiful Bovey Tracey with the masterful James Elliot Field through out August and September. We are really really excited about the songs and cant wait to have them all done for ya'll to hear.

Secondly we will be taking a little break from recording to play a couple of shows in BRASIL!!!!!!!!!!

WE'LL BE PLAYING TO SHOWS IN SAO PAULO ONE OF WHICH WE'LL BE SUPPORTING METRONOMY.

We'll be playing on

Beltrano Musical's launch party at Studio Dama on the 30th

and

Popload Gig 6 @ Beco 203 with Metronomy on the 31st

It's going to be unreal.

So after playing those shows we'll fly back into the studio do some more recording and then leave to play BESTIVAL

were playing the Sailor Jerry's Stage at 8PM on Saturday

It's gona be a blast.

So all in all we have a pretty exciting couple of months lined up! Keep checking back here as we'll be uploading videos and photos regularly from Bovey, Brasil and Bestival......

Much Love

TS
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Tuesday, 21 June 2011

David Cashmere

We like to take a special moment to introduce and thank our Tour Manager David Cashmere. He looked after us good for the past month and we already miss him and his tash dearly....

He was definitely a man of 2 half's..


Friday, 17 June 2011

1883

We said some words to 1883 magazine about shizzle which you can read here...

x

Monday, 13 June 2011

Being And Drunkenness


Hit The Floor is 'officially' released today! We have sold out online and have a select few with us on tour and in record stores around the country. You can still get it on Itunes if digital coding 001110000111 is your thing.

Our tour with We Are Scientists starts today

13th June - Middlesbrough, Empire (with WAS)
14th June - Leamington Spa, Assembly (with WAS)
15th June - London, Koko (with WAS)
16th June - Kingston, Banquet instore (6pm) and New Slang (11pm)
17th June - Brighton, Concorde 2 (with WAS)

Get in.

Pictures to follow sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooon

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Sunday, 22 May 2011

7"




They finally exist. All 300 of them. Order from here now before they run out

Friday, 20 May 2011

WE ARE SCIENTISTS

We are very fortunate to have been invited to support We Are Scientists on tour in June. These are going to be the biggest shows we've ever played!

All dates are below, plus a little visit to Kingston and an instore at Banquet records!

1st June - Exeter, Lemon Grove (with We Are Scientists)
13th June - Middlesbrough, Empire (with WAS)
14th June - Leamington Spa, Assembly (with WAS)
15th June - London, Koko (with WAS)
16th June - Kingston, Banquet instore (6pm) and New Slang (11pm)
17th June - Brighton, Concorde 2 (with WAS)

See you there xx

Monday, 16 May 2011

HIT//THE//FLOOR

Hello Hello Hello

After only releasing cd’s n mp3’s we are stoked to announce the release of our next single and first ever 7” vinyl, HIT THE FLOOR! It will be limited to 300 lovingly made screen printed sleeves by the one and only MEGA-BABE-ARTIST Harriet Bridgwater (www.modernmilk.blogspot.com). The official release date is June 13th and you can pre-order these beauties from Ken Douche over at bsmrocks.com// OR http://tallshipsband.bigcartel.com /// OR buy them off of us at one of our shows with the immense Three Trapped Tigers!!!

It was recently featured upon the Q magazine website so if you have’nt heard it yet, you can NOW here

http://news.qthemusic.com/2011/05/tall_ships_-_hit_the_floor.html


OR buy the mp3 off of Itunes here


http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/hit-the-floor-single/id437020597

Here are the dates we are playing far and wide over the UK in the upcoming months!

16th May – Cambridge, Portland Arms (with TTT)
18th May – Birmingham, Hare & Hounds (with TTT)
19th May – London, Buffalo Bar (with TTT)
20th May – Liverpool, Sound City Festival
21st May – Glasgow, Stag & Dagger (with TTT)
22nd May – Newcastle upon Tyne, Head Of Steam (with TTT)
23rd May – Manchester, Night And Day (with TTT)
24th May – Sheffield, The Harley (with TTT)
25th May – Leeds, Nation Of Shopkeepers (with TTT)
26th May – Preston, Mad Ferret (with TTT)
27th May – Bristol, Start The Bus (with TTT)
28th May – Brighton, Elizabeth Manor House, Meadowlands Festival
31st May – London, Cargo (with TTT)
1st July – Bournemouth, Sixty Million Postcards
9th July – Reading, Outside Inside Festival
10th July – London, Vibe Bar, Sweet Beans Festival
15th July – Cheltenham, 2000 Trees Festival
22nd July – Tunbridge Wells, The Forum
2.rd July - Sheffield, Tramlines Festival
24th July – Birmingham Off The Cuff @ The Flapper And Firkin
25th July – Leeds, The Well
5th August – Little Somerford, Fieldview Festival
6th August – Callington, Knee Deep Festival
9th September – Isle Of Wight, Bestival

We have also printed the FINAL run of our first EP numbered 750-1000 which is in our eyes pretty fucking incredible 1000 copies….. Mental.

These again are available from our

tallshipsband.bigcartel.com

On top of all this we have finally got our own brand spanking new website

www.wearetallships.com

It was designed by our friend and fellow Canadian adventurer artist Todd Atticus whom we collaborated with on the Plate Tectonics video which you can watch here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62jCEgrmwkI

We have also finally had some photo’s taken of us by the wonderful Stacey Hatfield where we don’t look like complete plebs but rather a proper moody ‘band’ n that so they will follow shortly but go check her website out. It has some truly gorgeous photographs upon it

http://www.staceyhatfield.co.uk/

And finally upon all of this we would like to give a big shout out to Matthew GRIMBLE. He is a wizard. A technological wizard whom we spent 3 days in a studio with setting up our new snazzy//techy//ridiculous live set up which we will now be touring with!!!! No more keyboards through guitar amps! Added vocal looping possibilities!! COLOURED TAPE!!! We cant wait to play through it for ya’ll.

Anyways after a huge email of wittering on about ourselves we hope all is well in your various camps and looking forward to catching you at one of our many shows we got lined up!!!!!

Big Love Ric, Matt and Jamie x x x x

Saturday, 9 April 2011

3D Acoustic Session.







We filmed a 3D acoustic version of Plate Tectonics for our friend and 3D king Phillip Linz at Middlesex university. It was an incredible day and we're real excited to see the results which will be online soon!

Thursday, 7 April 2011

WEEKEND


This weekend we are descending upon the beautiful town of Bovey Tracey to record our next single

HIT THE FLOOR
HIT THE FLOOR
HIT THE FLOOR
HIT THE FLOOR
HIT THE FLOOR
HIT THE FLOOR
HIT THE FLOOR
HIT THE FLOOR

We have attempted to record this silly pompous song numerous times to no avail but feel we are finally in the right place to tame it. Pictures/Videos/Sounds and the like will be up shortly...
The day we get back from recording we play our first London show this year for the wonderful Huw Stephens at The Social on Tuesday the 12th
http://www.thesocial.com/calendar
And then a cheeky show just added for friday the 15th at The Fighting Cocks in Kingston which shall be incredible also.
x

Also if you aint seen our video for Plate Tectonics
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62jCEgrmwkI
And a piece about us on the Guardian website
http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2011/apr/05/new-band-tall-ships



Thursday, 31 March 2011

vid ee oh


Sooo after hours and hours and hours and hours of editing it gives us great pleasure to release the video we made a for our latest single 'Plate Tectonics' which you can watch here



It was a collaboration between ourselves and the artist Todd Atticus. You can check out more of his work at

www.toddatticus.com

Big up John Stezeker too whom obviously influenced us a tad...

We are also in this weeks NME which is niiiice.


We also reviewed by Olly Murs and Andrew W.K for The Line Of Best Fit which you can see here

http://www.thisisfakediy.co.uk/magazine/read/april-2011

P E A C E
x

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Plate Tectonics.


04 // 04 // 11

To celebrate the release of our new digital single Plate Tectonics and the accompanying remixes Snow by Pure Lust and Chemistry by Teej we have screen printed a limited 50 edition of prints to go with the first 50 orders place on our big cartel.





So from 12pm on next Monday the 4th order it from

http://tallshipsband.bigcartel.com/

If your one of the first you'll receive one of these gorgeous and unique signed artworks created by Harriet Bridgwater. You can see more of her work at

www.modernmilk.blogspot.com



x

Thursday, 10 March 2011

fromonetourintoanothertour




Well after our spectacular jolly round Europe it gives us great pleasure to announce our first UK tour of the year supporting the //face//body//mind//soul// melting THREE TRAPPED TIGERS


It is gona be tight.


Also the lovely people at Clash Magazine gave us a nice mention on their website which you can see here...

Wednesday, 9 February 2011

Hello 2011...


EUROPEAN TOUR MARCH 2011

3 / 3 / 11 - 013, Tilburg, Netherlands
w/ Spokes

4 / 3 / 11 - Asteriks, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
w/Spokes

5 / 3 / 11 - Bazart, Den Haag, Netherlands
w/Spokes

6 / 3 / 11 - Patronaat, Haarlem, Netherlands
w/Spokes

8 / 3 / 11 - Video, Gent, Belgium

9 / 3 / 11 - Fleche d'or, Paris, France
w/ Those Dancing Days, Zoo Kid


Singles//HTF//Remixes// Shows//Acoustic Tracks//Music Video's
coming soon