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EMA UK headline tour dates!

| On 23, Jun 2011



MA (Erika M. Anderson) grew up in the dive bars and rotten graveyards of South Dakota. She is a direct descendent of Erik Blood-Axe, the ruthless Viking warrior. All the boys ask her why she is so tough. She is 6 feet tall. She loves the jukebox.

She will play the following European shows this Autumn:

Tue 13 Brighton UK Green Door Store
Wed 14 London UK Cargo
Thur 15 Bristol UK Thekla
Fri 16 Manchester UK Deaf Institute
Sat 17 Leffinge Belgium Leffinge Festival
Sun 18 Tilburg Netherlands Incubate Festival
Tue 20 Amsterdam Netherlands Paradiso (Upstairs)
Wed 21 Munich Germany Atomic Café *
Thur 22 Berlin Germany Festsaal Kreuzberg *
Fri 23 Hamburg Germany Reeperbahn Festival
Sat 24 Koln Germany Gerbuade 9
Sun 25 Frankfurt Germany Offenbach
Tue 27 Kufstein Austria TBC
Wed 28 Vienna Austria Badeschiff (Waves Festival)
Thur 29 St. Gallen Switzerland Palace St. Gallen
Fri 30 Dudigen Switzerland Bad Bonn

Sat 01 Brussels Belgium Orangerie

* w/ Ganglians

If you didn’t catch EMA on tour in the UK last month, or her much talked about packed out shows at The Great Escape, (“gravelly, sexy and very fucking cool” – The Fly, “a revelation cutting through the dustbin indie that so often clogs up these bills”– Louder than War), then get these dates in your diaries now!

EMA’s latest video ‘Milkman’, taken from her debut album ‘Past Life Martyred Saints’ (out now on Souterrain Transmissions) can be seen here:

EMA – Milkman by souterraintransmissions

Praise for Past Life Martyred Saints:

“Phenomenal debut album” 5/5 Sunday Times CD of the Week
“Blending roughness with beauty could be said to be EMA’s thing” Debut of the Month 4/5 Uncut
“She’s a wonder to behold” Pitchfork
“One of the year’s most important artists”
“Spellbinding noise-folk confessionals”
“Deliriously woozy thrill-ride”4/5 Mojo
“An enchanting listen… EMA could well become a new icon” – Qthemusic
“Packed with epiphanies it may be, but this album invites one more: that of the listener discovering it.” The Quietus
“I guess some folk do what others of us don’t even dream exist”Collapse Board
“Dark, devilish and utterly intriguing, this is an album to lose yourself in”4/5 The Fly
“Masterful handling of each of the nine tracks makes this a truly one-off debut” 4/5 The Sun
“A rare ‘DiScover’ recommendation…You’re sucked into an ornate vortex of a true artist, who is not just making songs but building a planet for us to inhabit.” – Drowned in Sound
“EMA: she’s curse-inducingly good.” – Guardian New Band of the Day
“She’s already sailed miles past the ‘bright hope’ stage and is well on her way to lo-fi legend” Time Out
“EMA’s raw power serves heartening evidence of a tough, fearless talent” The Independent
“9/10” Loud & Quiet
“4/5” Stool Pigeon