Listen: ALASKALASKA return with ‘Meateater’

The track comes comes ahead of UK shows with Nilüfer Yanya.

South London newcomers ALASKALASKA are set to support fellow Neu fave Nilüfer Yanya on her UK tour next month, and have shared a new single in advance.

‘Meateater’ follows last year’s self-titled EP, and is described by vocalist Lucinda John-Duarte as “about how frustrating it is to be categorised or stereotyped. We’re always in competition with each other or ourselves, trying to sell ourselves like meat and hiding parts of our being in the process.”

ALASKALASKA are set to play the DIY stage at both Live At Leeds and Liverpool Sound City next month, taking place across the weekend of 5th-6th May. They’ll also play a London headline show at Corsica Studios on 7th June.

Listen to ‘Meateater’ and view the band’s upcoming tour dates below. Catch up with our Neu feature with the six-piece here.

16 London, Village Underground (with Porches)

05 Live At Leeds (Neu stage)
06 Liverpool Sound City (DIY stage)
19 Brighton, The Great Escape
20 Manchester, Deaf Institute (with Nilüfer Yanya)
21 Birmingham, Sunflower Lounge (with Nilüfer Yanya)
23 Glasgow, Broadcast (with Nilüfer Yanya)
24 Leeds, Brudenell Social Club (with Nilüfer Yanya)
29 London, Village Underground (with Nilüfer Yanya)

07 London, Corsica Studios

ALASKALASKA play Live At Leeds (5th May), Liverpool Sound City (5th-6th May) and The Great Escape (18th-20th May) where DIY is an official media partner. Tickets are on sale now. Visit for more information.

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