French duo The Limiñanas putting the finishing touches on their new album which will be out early 2018 but in the meantime have a new EP titled Istanbul is Sleepy, out November 17 via Because Music. The title track is a collaboration with Anton Newcombe of Brian Jonestown Massacre, with whom The Limiñanas first worked on a Kinks cover for MOJO magazine. Anton takes lead vocals -- "He was inspired, in particular, by The Cult during their ‘Rain’ period," says Lionel Limiñana -- which takes the otherwise very Limiñanas-y (groovy motorik psych-garage) track into new, cool territory. Newcombe's "Rain" inspiration enters into the video, too, which premieres in this post. Watch below.

The Liminanas have a few fall tour dates coming up, including their first ever London show. Hopefully they will schedule some North American shows soon -- it has been too long. All dates are listed below.


The Limiñanas - 2017 Tour Dates
Oct 05 - Oslo Hackney - London, UK
Nov 03 - Le Manège - Lorient, France
Nov 17 - Rock School Barbey - Bordeaux, France
Nov 25 - Le Forum - Le Mans, France

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