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Getdown Services Release B-Sides Demos EP “Crumbs” – Out Now via Breakfast Records & Announce UK Headline Tour Dates

June 20, 2024
Sion Marshall-Waters

Getdown Services

Release B-Sides Demos EP Crumbs – Out Now via Breakfast Records
Announce UK Headline Tour Dates

Bristol/Manchester duo Getdown Services kicked the month off by a new release of B-sides/rarities collection titled Crumbs, which is out via Breakfast Records.

The EP is a companion piece to 2023’s acclaimed debut album Crisps – which saw extensive radio backing from BBC Radio 6 Music (Huw Stephens, Indie Forever, New Music Fix) and Radio X (John Kennedy), plus press support from the likes of NME, DIY, Rough Trade Counter Culture, The Fader, Rodeo, Wax Music and Clunk – new collection Crumbs compiles album demos, new recordings and unreleased B-Sides to provide further insight into Getdown Services’ unpredictably joyous creative world.

Listen to the EP in full below:

There is such escapism penned in the record, you lose yourself in the gritty truth, the buoyancy of the tones and the boundary-free arrangements. Lyrically, Getdown Services wears it all on their sleeve and that honesty is what defines this outfit. They bring hilarity to their captivating upbeat tracks, they find a sense of connection in the tonality and textures of their world. As the listener when you embrace this EP you find yourself completely hooked on these rhythmic orchestrations and compelling instrumentation, the dynamic lyrics and daring attitude propel this band to a higher level.

Founded by Josh Law and Ben Sadler, Getdown Services have carved a cult following for themselves in the UK and beyond for their eclectic, danceable grooves and astute, often hilarious put-downs of modern Britain.

Alongside the release, the pair have announced a run of UK headline tour dates. Full dates below. Steadily building notoriety over the past 18 months with their striking live performances, the band ready themselves for support tour with Goldie Lookin’ Chain this autumn, coming off the back of already prestigious shows with Pip Blom, Donnie Benet, Fat Dog, The Bug Club and Personal Trainer.

UK Headline Tour Dates:


21 NOV // London, The Lexington
22 NOV // Brighton, The Hope & Ruin
24 NOV // Glasgow, The Hug & Pint
25 NOV // Leeds, Hyde Park Book Club
27 NOV // Dublin, Whelan’s Upstairs
28 NOV // Manchester, YES (Basement)
29 NOV // Sheffield, Hallamshire Hotel
3 DEC // Birmingham, Hare & Hounds 2
4 DEC // Bristol, Strange Brew (Special Full Band Show)


Other UK/EU Tour Dates (UK Dates in Bold):

6 JUN // London, The Sebright Arms (supporting The Bug Club)

15 JUNE //Bergerac (Fr), La Claque Festival
21 JUNE // Metz (Fr), Les Frigos
22 JUNE // Maron (Fr), Lapallete Festival
28 JUNE // Marly (Fr), Chez Oscaar
29 JUNE // Paris (Fr), Macki Music Festival
5 JUL // Kraggenburg (Nl), Wilde Weide Festival
19 JUL // Saint-Jean-De-Luz (Fr), Udada Festibala
26 JUL // Secret Garden Party
2 AUG // Kendal Calling

10 AUG // Brenthomme (Fr), Festival Chateau Sonic

16 AUG // Green Man Festival
29 AUG // Smuggler’s Festival
7 SEPT // Misty Fields Festival (Nl)
13 SEPT // Leeds, Brudenell Social Club*
14 SEPT // Sheffield, The Leadmill*

27 SEPT // Besancon (Fr), Festival Detonation
4 OCT // Glasgow, Saint Luke’s*
5 OCT // Edinburgh, La Belle Angèle*
11 OCT // Oxford, The Bullingdon*
12 OCT // Exeter, Phoenix*

16-18 OCT // Paris (Fr), MaMa Music & Convention

2 NOV // Bristol, SWX*
8 NOV // Narberth, Queen’s Hall*
9 NOV // Swansea, Sin City*
15 NOV // Brighton, Concorde 2*
16 NOV // London, Electric Ballroom*
23 NOV // Newport, The Corn Exchange*
30 NOV // Newport, The Corn Exchange*

*supporting Goldie Lookin’ Chain

https://getdownservices.bandcamp.com

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