Today’s news featuring French Wives, Hyphae III and more

French Wives and Galleries play Stereo on March 9.


Adam Stearns & the Glass Animals, Honey and the Herbs, Robin Adams, Stowaway play the 13th Note on February 11, 8pm, £5.

Another A Quiet Night In Show coming up, this one featuring Brown Bear & the Bandits, Michael Cassidy, Every Genius Delivers at Stereo on March 28, 7pm, £5.

Peenko Records make a rare outing to release the latest record from Randolph’s LeapThe 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.

Filthy Little Secret, The Bucky Rage, The Rag n’ Bone Man take over The Art School on March 9, 8pm, £3.

Axis Of, As In Bear, Hunt/Gather play Pivo Pivo on February 21, 8pm, £3.

American underground legendary MC B Dolan is playing with Horndog Brass Section, Hector Bizerk, Being M.C’s and Steg G at Pivo Pivo on March 16, 7pm.

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:

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

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


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