Simian Mobile Disco set for UK tour

James Ford's band hit the road in April

Simian Mobile Disco are set to hit the road at the end of January.

The dance duo, featuring Arctic Monkeys and Klaxons producer James Ford, will head round the UK on tour after which they release new EP ‘Clocks’ on March 10.

The dates include a Shockwaves NME Awards Show at London‘s Astoria on February 13. The Whip, Friendly Fires, Turzi and DJ Nightmoves and Nadia Kasabia will also perform on the evening.

The full list of dates is:

Oxford Academy (January 31)

Sheffield Plug (February 1)

Leeds Cockpit (6)

Manchester Academy 3 (7)

Newcastle Digital (8)

Glasgow Arches (9)

Brighton Digital (12)

London Astoria (Shockwaves NME Awards Show) (13)

Bristol Thekla (14)

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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