Listen/Watch: Minor Victories (Members of Slowdive, Mogwai, Editors) - “Breaking My Light”

Minor Victories Due Out June 3 via Fat Possum

May 10, 2016
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Minor Victories is a supergroup featuring Slowdive's Rachel Goswell, Mogwai's Stuart Braithwaite, Editors' Justin Lockey, and Hand Held Cine Club's James Lockey. The band's self-titled debut album is due out June 3 via Fat Possum in the U.S. (and [PIAS] in the rest of the world). Now they have shared another song from the album, "Breaking My Light." Listen to the near-7-minute-long song below via a funny little black & white video featuring the song playing on a reel-to-reel tape machine in a pub while an older man drinks his pint of beer.

The project was announced last year. Previously the group shared their first single, "A Hundred Ropes," via its video, as well as the song "Folk Arp" and the laser cat featuring video for "Scattered Ashes (Song for Richard)," a song that features guest vocals from The Twilight Sad's James Graham. The album also includes a previously announced duet between Goswell and Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek.

Pick up Under the Radar's current print issue (the May/June one) to read an interview with Goswell and Braithwaite about Minor Victories.

Also read our 2014 print article on Slowdive's recent reunion, our separate 2014 web-exclusive interview with Rachel Goswell about the reunion, and our 2014 web-exclusive article about the bands that influenced Slowdive. Plus read our 2014 interview with Stuart Braithwaite on Mogwai's Rave Tapes album.

Minor Victories Tour Dates:

5/3/16 - London, UK @ Village Underground
5/4/16 - Bristol, UK @ Thekla
5/5/16 - Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club
5/6/16 - Glasgow, UK @ Art School
6/3/16 - Dudingen, Switzerland @ Bad Bonn Kilbi Festival
6/4/16 - Mannheim, Germany @ Maifeld Derby Festival
6/17/16 - Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands @ Best Kept Secret Festival
6/19/16 - Washington, DC @ Rock & Roll Hotel
6/20/16 - Cambridge, MA @ The Sinclair
6/21/16 - Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
6/22/16 - Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
6/24/16 - Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
6/25/16 - Columbus, OH @ The A&R Bar
6/26/16 - Chicago, IL @ Lincoln Hall
6/28/16 - San Francisco, CA @ The Independent
6/29/16 - Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom
8/5/16 - 8/7/16 - Katowice, Poland @ Off Festival
8/7/16 - Sicily, Italy  @ Ypsigrock Festival
8/12/16 - St Malo, France @ La Route Du Rock Festival
8/20/16 - Hasselt, Be @ Pukkelpop Festival

(Via Stereogum)



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