The Ting Tings Launch “Super Critical” Pre-Orders on PledgeMusic, Announce Concert Dates in UK, Europe, Japan

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The Ting Tings have launched a special PledgeMusic campaign for their upcoming album, Super Critical, offering different editions of the new studio album as well as other extras, such as t-shirts and hats, setlists, handwritten lyric sheets and more.  The album is finished and due for release in the UK next week.  This will be Katie White and Jules De Martino’s third album, and it was co-produced by Duran Duran’s founding member and former guitarist, John Taylor.  The first hint at their new sound came with the disco-infused “Wrong Club”, and marks a different direction from a band that has always been growing and evolving. [Read more…]

The Ting Tings at the Fillmore | San Francisco, California | 3/25/12 (Concert Review)

Tonight I had the opportunity to see The Ting Tings in concert at The Fillmore in San Francisco. This is my first time seeing the band, and they were absolutely fantastic, which is all the more astonishing given that Katie White (vocals, guitar, bass drum, keyboards, and even cow bell) had an emergency appendectomy last Friday. The way she performed and danced all over the stage, and even into the audience (more on that later), you would never imagine that she had surgery just about a week ago. Jule de Martino is the other half of the band, on drums, guitar, bass guitar, vocals, and keyboards. [Read more…]