The hotly-tipped Manchester post-rock five-piece ready themselves for a busy year...

Oceansize kick off the New Year with a new single and UK tour.

The Manchester post-rock five-piece release live favourite ‘Catalyst’ on February 9 through Beggars Banquet, a new version of the track that first appeared on limited edition debut EP ‘A Very Still Movement’. B-sides include a live version of album track ‘Women Who Love Men Who Love Drugs’.

Alongside the release, they head out on their biggest headline tour to date:


Nottingham Rescue Rooms (January 25)

Liverpool University (26)

Sheffield Fez Club (27)

Glasgow King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut (28)

Edinburgh Venue (29)

Manchester Academy 3 (30)


Leeds Josephs Well (February 1)

Norwich Arts Centre (2)

Warwick University (3)

Cambridge Boatrace (4)

Cardiff Barfly (5)

Birmingham Sanctuary (7)

Bournemouth Mr Smiths (8)

London Underworld (9)

Stoke Sugarmill (10)

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