Vancouver's Blood Diamonds (aka Michael Diamond aka Mike Tucker) is slated to begin a European tour in November. Right after that tour wraps up-- on November 22 in London, UK-- Tucker will make his way to Chicago to play Lincoln Hall on November 24 with Midnight Magic. Tickets for that show go on sale this Friday (10/12) at noon CST. Stay tuned for more North American tour dates.
Blood Diamonds' most recent release, his Phone Sex 12", arrived in July via 4AD. "Phone Sex" features vocals from Grimes, and is backed by the song "Ritual." The 12" also includes two "Phone Sex" remixes, by Unicorn Kid and Jensen Sportag. You can stream both the original version of "Phone Sex" and "Ritual" below.
All known 2012 tour dates and a few song streams are below...
Blood Diamonds - "Phone Sex" (feat. Grimes)
Blood Diamonds - "Ritual"
Blood Diamonds -- 2012 Tour Dates (more TBA?)
Nov 06 The Soup Kitchen - Manchester, United Kingdom
Nov 07 Oakford Social Club - Reading, United Kingdom
Nov 08 Mono - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nov 09 The Illuminations Festival - London, United Kingdom
Nov 10 Fear of Fiction Festival - Bristol, United Kingdom
Nov 12 Birthdays - London, United Kingdom
Nov 13 Restaurang Landet - Stockholm, Sweden
Nov 14 Berghain - Berlin, Germany w/ Purity Ring
Nov 15 Sala Nasti - Club Astoria - Madrid, Spain
Nov 16 Social Club - Paris, France
Nov 17 De Nieuwe Anita - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Nov 22 Underbelly - London, United Kingdom
Nov 24 Lincoln Hall - Chicago, IL w/ Midnight Magic