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UNKLE announce Brixton Academy date


Story by Jack Foley

UNKLE, aka James Lavelle and former member Tim Goldsworthy, have announced details of a one-off gig at London’s Brixton Academy, in addition to a new EP.

After an acclaimed performance at the Wireless Festival, UNKLE Live will be at Brixton on November 19, 2010.

Pre-sale tickets are now available from the “UNKLE website”: and they go on general sale on Wednesday, August 18 at 10am.

The six song The Answer EP which includes two new songs, a collaboration with hip-hop prodigy Lupe Fiasco and a remix by original UNKLE member Tim Goldsworthy is now available for pre-order at in extremely limited quantities.

The Answer EP comes as limited edition 12” vinyl, limited edition CD and digitally.

In addition, UNKLE have unveiled two music videos for the EP. Acclaimed film director John Hillcoat, whose last major motion picture feature was the critically heralded The Road, directs actor Ray Winstone in the first of two videos for The Answer.

The second video is directed by Ross Cairns featuring footage from the Relentless ‘Lives of The Artists’ documentaries.

The highly anticipated new installment, ‘Lives Of The Artists: Follow Me Down’ features James Lavelle and legendary backcountry snowboarders, Jeremy Jones and Xavier De La Rue.