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LISTEN: The Ex - How Thick You Think
Laurie Tuffrey , January 23rd, 2014 11:22

First play of new single ahead of live dates and anniversary festival

Dutch masters The Ex are heading out on a UK tour in April (have a look at the dates below), preceded by hosting their own festival, featuring themselves, Thurston Moore, Peter Brötzmann, Fendika, Han Bennink and more yet to be confirmed, running a five-date tour of the Netherlands in late February/early March. Before that, though, they'll be releasing a new 7" single, featuring the tracks 'How Thick You Think' and 'That's Not A Virus'. It's out on Monday, January 27, and we've got a first listen to the A-side, which the band explain is inspired by both Norman McLaren's 1952 film Neighbours and a painting by 20th century Dutch artist Lucebert; stream it below and scroll down for the live dates:

THE EX FESTIVAL:

FEBRUARY
Wed 26 - Vera, Groningen
Thu 27 - Doornroosje, Nijmegen
Fri 28 - Paard van Troje, The Hague

MARCH
Sat 1 - Paradiso, Amsterdam
Sun 2 - Tivoli, Utrecht

UK TOUR:

APRIL
Wed 16 - XOYO, London w/ Quietus DJs
Thu 17 - Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff
Fri 18 - Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
Sat 19 - Arden Road Social Club, Halifax
Sun 20 - Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow
Mon 21 - Soup Kitchen, Manchester
Tue 22 - LAMP, Leamington Spa
Wed 23 - Sticky Mike's Frog Bar, Brighton

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