Available exclusively on Bandcamp from this Friday, Dream Wife have announced the release of ‘DW Megamix’, a tribute to the live music space, IRL interaction and collaboration with other artists, bands and friends.
“Right now more than ever, connection exists in the non-physical,” the band say. “The down on the ground sense of community through live music is currently in exile from what is safe and responsible. Dream Wife have had the pleasure of sharing a space with some of our favourite bands, friends, and inspirations, over our time on the road. Those IRL happenings are the kind of connections that are forged through pure joy and togetherness in the physical, the visceral. It feels like an important time to re-align ourselves through a direct musical conversation with our peers. The DW Megamix is an ode to the support and friendship we have found and called home, in our live journey so far, for the love of music and all the moments to come. Here is to togetherness.”
With contributions from Big Joanie, Shirley Manson, Girli, Lucia & the Best Boys, Nova Twins, Our Girl, PINS, Porridge Radio, The Big Moon, Tokky Horror and more, all proceeds will be going to Rainbow Mind, a mental health charity for LGBTQIA people.
“This charity feels important for us to be supporting through these difficult and isolated times, where music for so many of us is a lifeline and point of connection,” the band note. “Via fragmented sonic moments over time and space, everyone coming together on and listening to the Megamix will be helping to support mental health, together through music.”
Alongside the news of ‘Megamix’, Dream Wife have also put out an open call for support for their UK tour next year. “Wanna play a show with us?? We are super excited to announce an open call for local support bands/musicians to rock out with us in their hometown on our 2022 UK headline tour. All genres, genders and experience levels welcome - just be passionate and pumped to play! Woman, trans and non-binary folks to the front!”
See the full list of dates below!
See Dream Wife live at the following dates:
17 - Oxford, The Bullingdon
18 - Norwich, Waterfront
19 - Nottingham, Rescue Rooms
21 - Leeds, The Wardrobe
22 - Glasgow, St Luke's
24 - Birmingham, O2 Institute 2
25 - Manchester, Gorilla
26 - Bristol, Ritual Union
29 - Portsmouth, The Wedgewood Rooms
30 - London, Electric Ballroom
31 - Brighton, Chalk
01 - Cambridge, The Portland Arms
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