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The Last Working Day Of The Month: Issue 136

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(MJ Hibbett & The Validators FACT, June 30th 2016)

Hello all, and welcome to this ALBUM-PACKED edition of the newsletter. We've got a whole lot of 'Still Valid' to talk about, so let's get to it!

GIGS TO COME
Tuesday 5 July - The King & Queen, London
Totally Acoustic with Kriss Foster, My Favourite Andy, and FakeDaveGreen '80s Synth Sing-along (feat Denmark Massive). Please note this is on a TUESDAY this month!

Saturday 9 July - Ray's Mum's Back Garden
Hibbettfest! Featuring The Validators and Alexander Christopher Hale.

Saturday 16 July - Festival 8, Lincolnshire
The Validators - right at home in the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Tickets HERE: http://www.festival8.co.uk/


Friday 22 July - Firebug, Leicester
The Validators support PO!
Tickets HERE: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/361175


Thursday 4 August - The King & Queen, London
Totally Acoustic with Bill Botting, Non Canon and David Leach.

Check http://www.mjhibbett.co.uk/gigs/gigs.php for more information.

STILL VALID
Our new album 'Still Valid' is officially released on Monday 4 July, and a STREAM of it will be PREMIERING on God Is In The TV ( http://www.godisinthetvzine.co.uk/). It'll be available to BUY on Bandcamp, iTunes, Spotify, Amazon and pretty much anywhere you can download music, as well as directly from us on Compact Disc right HERE:
http://mjhibbett.co.uk/releases/release.php?filename=stillvalid

HUGE thanks to everyone who's already bought a copy via the newsletter subscribers' early order page, which is still very much open for business, right HERE:
http://mjhibbett.co.uk/stillvalid/

20 THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU'RE 30
The lead track from the album is '20 Things To Do Before You're 30', which premiered on Louder Than War ( http://louderthanwar.com/) last week and is now available to STREAM right HERE:
https://soundcloud.com/mjhibbett/20-things-to-do-before-youre-30

It's also available on the FREE Towersey Festival 2016 compilation, along with lots of other tracks by bands playing the festival in August, HERE:
http://www.towerseyfestival.com/album2016

Thanks to everybody who sent us clips for the video - it's currently being edited, and will be PREMIERING on For The Rabbits ( https://fortherabbits.net) next week!

PODCASTS
I've done a whole bunch of podcasts lately, BANGING ON about a) the album b) a wide and diverse range of topics. Here's where you can hear me:

Trust The Wizards (in-depth discussion of METHODS, also GAGS)
https://trustthewizards.com/2016/06/29/q-a-with-m-j-hibbett/

Desert Isolation Discs (CHAT plus some of my favourite records)
https://desertisolationdiscs.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/musician-and-frontman-mj-hibbett.html

Joyzine Radio (live tracks and chat)
http://croydonradio.com/podcast/show.php?HistoryID=aeb2a728-d9bd-e8c7-4667-b2daec21a3b2

TOTALLY ACOUSTIC
This month's podcast, featuring Robberie, Paul & Cathy Tornbohm, and ME is available right now right HERE:
http://www.totallyacoustic.com/podcast.php?podcastcode=52

We're back at The King & Queen on Tuesday 2 July (on a different day to normal to avoid clashing with The Football) with Kriss Foster, My Favourite Andy, and FakeDaveGreen '80s Synth Sing-along (feat Denmark Massive). 'Doors' are 7pm, the show starts at about 7.30pm and it's all over before 10pm - more details here:
http://www.totallyacoustic.com/thegigs.php

AND FINALLY
In these difficult times we can all benefit from EXPERIMENTAL ART, and there is NO art more experimental than 'Mute Nostril Agony', The Durham Ox Singers album featuring acapella versions of The Hits Of The Avant Garde which has FINALLY been unleashed onto download sites. Full details HERE:
http://mjhibbett.co.uk/blog/showblog.php?blogid=3066

And that's MORE than enough for this month - thanks for listening and see you next time!

Cheers,

Mark


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