The Emerge NME Radar Tour kicks off on October 2nd at Exeter's Phoenix venue. To celebrate, here are some snaps of the bands playing. Wolf Gang headlines the tour following the recent release of his debut album 'Suego Faults'.
The enigmatic singer has played some high profile support slots for the likes of The Killers, Florence And The Machine and Editors. Click here to buy tickets for the Emerge NME Radar Tour 2011.
Of his album we said it was: "beautifully made, lightweight and durable," and gave it 8 out of 10.
S.C.U.M are second on the bill. The post-punk/art quintet's debut 'Again Into Eyes' is released on September 12th.
The band are made up of Thomas Cohen (vocal), Bradley Baker (machines), Samuel Kilcoyne (moog), Melissa Rigby (drums) and Huw Webb (Bass).
The band are named after the radical feminist text the SCUM Manifesto. Its author Valerie Solanas shot Andy Warhol in 1968.
Stockholm’s Niki and the Dove will perform on the tour between October 2-12.
The band is Malin Dahlström (vocals) and Gustaf Karlöf (keyboards).
In a rather obscure explanation of their name, Gustaf said: "Malin hid a dove in her sleeve every night last autumn."
Australian duo DZ Deathrays will also performing at gigs between October 13-16.
The duo features Simon Ridley on drums and Shane Parsons on vocals and guitar.
The Brisbane duo with join Wolf Gang, Niki and the Dove and S.C.U.M for the last two dates of the tour at Brighton's Concorde 2 and London's Koko. Click here for tickets.