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Stockport sensations – NO HOT ASHES – are back with their first single of the new year ’Skint Kids Disco’ and have revealed a kaleidoscopic new video: 
 

 
‘Skint Kids Disco’ is the latest tune to emerge from the rapidly rising outfit’s upcoming EP of the same name and is set for release via the Modern Sky label on 30 March 2018. The video was premiered by GigSlutz who described the release as “a fitting ode to No Hot Ashes’ ability to be both incredibly cool and shamelessly fun”.
 
Picking up where effervescent former single ‘Eight Till Late’ left off, ‘Skint Kids Disco’ is an anthem custom-made to power the listener on into the early hours. Flaunting the band’s mutual love of 70s & 80s funk & disco records, ‘Skint Kids Disco’ is a complex concoction of pepped-up percussion, catch-fire chord changes and booty-shaking basslines. 
 
Sure to be welcome both under the bright lights a roller disco and the shadows of the indie club, think Metronomy jamming late into the night with Todd Terje, or ESG with Cerrone; this is a track packed with more hooks and sass you can shake a rhythm stick at.
 
Speaking about the track, frontman Isaac Taylor says:
 
“We wrote this song with every intention of writing an outright disco-pop anthem. “Skint Kids Disco” incorporates a multitude of sounds and elements that are reminiscent of the music styles we love as individual musicians. Sleazy guitar tones, fat funk bass lines and big disco beats.”
As with the rest of the EP, ‘Skint Kids Disco’ was recorded and mixed at the new Magic Garden studios in Wolverhampton with help from producer and sonic wizard, Gavin Monaghan (The Sherlocks, Jaws, Robert Plant). A tried and tested relationship that clearly works creatively and mutually for both band and producer, No Hot Ashes found themselves bouncing ideas off one another more so than ever in the recording of this particular track. As Taylor explains:
“We’ve always recorded with Gavin, but never felt we had enough time to experiment with sounds. With this song and the EP generally, we found that both us and Gavin had lots of time to really work at every nitty element of the song and you can hear the difference that’s made.” 
Another formidable talent to emerge from Stockport, Greater Manchester in recent times, No Hot Ashes already have a string of infectious singles in their repertoire including ‘Easy Peeler’, ‘Cool Cat’, and ‘Eight Till Late’. With continued support across radio from the likes of BBC 6 Music and Radio X, major support slots with Blossoms, Spring King, The Amazons and Prides around the UK, and major festival appearances at the likes of Reading Festival, Y NOT Festival and Kendal Calling have seen the band already amass over a million plays on Spotify. Word is spreading fast, so much so that the band were even asked to perform on hit BBC series ‘The A-Word’.

Following a landmark SOLD-OUT show at the 650 capacity Club Academy venue in Manchester just before Christmas, fans will have the chance to catch the band again in 2018 as they announce a crop of new UK dates including a now huge show for the new year at Manchester Academy 2 (31 Mar – now also SOLD OUT) and across the UK throughout March / April, plus at a series of festival appearances over Summer 2018 – full dates and details below.
 
TOUR DATES 2018:
 
MARCH
1st March / Leeds / Lending Room 
9th March / Cardiff / Clwb Ifor Bach 
10th March / Bristol / Mr Wolf 
31st March / Academy 2 / Manchester / SOLD OUT 

APRIL
14th April / London Nambucca 
19th  April / Nottingham Chameleon Art Cafe 
20th April / Birmingham The Flapper
21st April / Leicester The Cookie 
27th April / Liverpool The Zanzibar 

MAY
5th / 6th May / Sound City / Liverpool 
12th May / Close Up Festival / London 

JUNE
2nd June / Mosborough Festival / Sheffield 

JULY
27th / 29th July / Kendall Calling 
 
+ More to be added soon….
 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION 
Tickets for This Feeling dates at www.thisfeeling.co.uk 
t/ @nohotashesband
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