French Wives and Galleries play Stereo on March 9.
Josh (Wavy Graves) and Joe (BB&MP) present a ‘Global Video Party’ in assosciation with Hyphae festival (NL),beaming in live sets from fresh artists all over europe downstairs and beaming out live sets from Stefan Bloemeier, Silk Cut, Ben Butler & Mousepad, upstairs, at The Old Hairdressers, February 25, 8pm, £5.
PMCJ promotions presents a night of electro goodness with Johnny and the Giros, Crash Club, Hanney at Stairway on March 10, £5, 8pm, JATG also release their second single ‘The Day That Friction Overcame Fun’ on February 10.
Peenko Records make a rare outing to release the latest record from Randolph’s Leap, The Curse of the Haunted Headphones, on February 20, there’s an album launch at the Captain’s Rest on February 18 with support from Donna Maciocia and Kith & Kin.
A couple of upcoming shows from new Chemikal Underground signing Miaoux Miaoux that I don’t believe I’ve mentioned before, first with Kwes at The Art School on February 25 then with a full band at a Pin Ups night at The Flying Duck on March 30.
Ian Nagoski presents a lecture based on his Tompkins Square collection To What Strange Place: The Music Of The Ottoman-American Diaspora, 1916–1929 with bouzouki/bass/percussion trio The Family Elan, support comes from Wounded Knee, at 13th Note February 15, 8pm, £5.
Shambles Miller recently sold the last physical copy of my EP, Shambles Sails the Clockwork Sea, on bandcamp and to mark the occasion he’s made both of his EPs name-your-own-price to download, here’s the link: http://shamblesmiller.bandcamp.com/.
Fur Hood, Magic Eye, Tangles, Mother Ganga play the Old Hairdressers on February 18, 8pm, free.
It Girl and Kill The Waves support Blouse at Sleazy’s on Sunday, so pogo on that you twat.
Another new band has been added to Overlook Records’ expanding roster, this time it’s Ayr’s Bellow Below, they support Brontide at Stereo on February 13, their Demo’s EP is up for free at http://overlookrecords.com/free-downloads/.
Iffy Folk Records released new EP, Some Dark Matters, by psychobilly act The Sea Kings yesterday, look forward to hearing more on these guys.
Pheromoans, Hookworms, Broken Arm, Scratchcard Lung play Sleazy’s on February 18, 8pm, £5.
Father Sculptur (formerly Johnny Reb) play their first show supporting Spector at Tut’s on February 15, £6, check their demo here:
Aerials Up – ‘Broken Wing':
The Dirty Hugos – ‘Won’t Be Long’, ‘Could This Be My Life’ and ‘Knowing The Girl':
Jee4ce – ‘Load the Spaceship [ft. Ultimate Warrior]:
As In Bear – ‘Too Loud (I Could Kill You With My Bear Hands)’, ‘Three Four’, ‘Too Long (Bear With Us)’ and ‘Mr Glued':
Now Wakes The Sea – ‘Earth Angel':
Photo by Gordon Ballantyne