The jaunt includes a high-profile date at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire...

STEREOLAB have announced their biggest tour of the UK and Ireland in five years, to take place this December.

It comes in the wake of the release of their new album ‘Sound-Dust’, which is out now through Duophonic. Support on all the dates comes from Quasi.

The dates are: Liverpool University Stanley Theatre (December 4)

Edinburgh Liquid Rooms (5)

Glasgow The Arches (6)

Manchester University (7)

Sheffield Leadmill (8)

Northampton Roadmender (10)

Birmingham Academy 2 (11)

Cardiff Coal Exchange (12)

Brighton Concorde 2 (13)

Oxford Zodiac (15)

London Shepherd’s Bush Empire (16)

Dublin Ambassador Theatre (18).

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