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Issue 167 | July 09 Director: Nigel Muntz Editor: Lauren Taverner Brown Design: Adrian Howe / Antony Reynolds / Dan Hayman Production: Kaspar Walker Advertising: Nigel Muntz Nick Tuckfield Andy Nelson Cover: Design by Adrian Howe Contents: Illustration by Yee Ting Kuit Contributing Aldo Vanucci, Arash Torabi, Writers: Backbone, SUPERDUPERDAN, John Barker, NME, UK Rocka, Nia Gould

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ILLUSTRATION BY YEE TING KUIT Yee Ting Kuit graduated from University College Falmouth in 2006 with a first class honours degree in Illustration. Since then, she’s worked freelance as an illustrator and spent over a year in Hong Kong working as a graphic designer. Now based in Birmingham, Yee is inspired by nature, bright colours, pattern, typography and printmaking. She looks up to Hayao Miyazaki, and says. “His work ethic is amazing, I can only hope that I’ll still be drawing away well into my seventies. I also like Adrian Johnson’s work, it’s really colourful and witty.” She hopes to make her entire living from her illustration and would like to look into getting her illustrations onto home/interior products. See more of her work at: and

F Word 10 The Don’t miss the 247 Spot Skate Comps at NASS 09!

12 Kissy Sell Out

King of Synth, heading to Boardmasters in Newquay

15 Bionic

Nine years of partying hardstyle!

16 Florence and the Machine The cogs are turning

19 Zen Hussies Let the good times roll

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NEWS THIS THIS MONTH MONTH Banksy Vs Bristol Museum WE The world famous street artist, Banksy has come home. He has sneaked his biggest ever UK WE exhibition into Bristol, taking up residence in the cities main museum until 31 August. With ARE... ARE... over 40,000 seeing the exhibition in first week alone, it is set to be the most successful show ...getting over the Glasto blues by going to every festival possible in the next two months! There are tons of local festies with cracking lineups so don’t miss out on the amazing stuff right on your doorstep… See the F Word for inspiration… And make sure you get a Boomtown ticket because this year’s festival is really shaping up to be a scorcher (if its not sold out by the time you read this)… This month we are also debating the merits of fake tan (with blotches) vs real tan (with tan lines from stupid sandals). Which is better? Who knows. Also this month, we have teamed up with Bristol’s Syndicate to win the chance to meet film actor legend, Danny Dyer – read the News to see how it could be you! Good luck! 6|


at the museum, with fans travelling from across the UK to see Bansky’s biggest UK show to date. Featuring over 100 pieces, from painting to installations and stencils, the show features 78 new pieces. Banksy said in Evening Post: “The people of Bristol have always been very good to me – I decided the best way to show my appreciation was by putting a bunch of old toilets and some live chicken nuggets in their museum. “I could have taken the show to a lot of places, but they do a very nice cup of tea in the museum.” The Bristol-born artist, who has never revealed his true identity, has become an iconic figure among the artistic community since his first pieces of graffiti appeared in the late 1980s. The show, entitled Banksy vs Bristol Museum is open from 10am-5pm daily, with last entry at 4pm.

Cardiff Festival Returns: Bigger And Better

Taking over the whole of Cardiff during July and August, the Cardiff Festival brings together a wide range of different art, music and leisure events, all under one banner. Highlights this year include the UK’s biggest free outdoor music festival – the Admiral Big Weekend, with three days of quality live music, alongside Europe’s biggest travelling fun fair situated in the city’s civic centre. Admiral Big Weekend headliners include Kids In Glass Houses on Fri 31 July, Third World on Sat 1 Aug and The Zutons on Sun 2 Aug. Hled on the City Hall lawns and attracting over thousands of people over three days, all events are FREE, but get there early! Other events include ‘WOW on the Waterfront’ on 24 & 25 July, from 9pm with a range of European street theatre in Cardiff Bay, rounded off with a huge firework display. This year also marks the 20th anniversary of the annual Cardiff MAS Carnival, taking place on 1 August, which brings Cardiff City Centre alive with hundreds of flamboyant costumes and carnival creations, masks and headpieces, giant puppets on backpacks and mobile sculptures – all dancing dynamically through the streets of Cardiff with a finale presentation at The Big Weekend (with the Zutons) on City Hall lawn. The 2009 theme is “HERE BE DRAGONS” – a colourful cavalcade of all things Welsh, especially the Red Dragon who celebrates 50 years emblazoned on the Welsh flag! There are loads of other things taking place including a Food and Drink festival, Classic Car Rallies, art exhibitions and such like, for the full run-down of events, visit

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ST PAUL’S CARNIVAL returns on Sat 4 July – this is one of the highlights in Bristol’s events calendar and a key celebration of the unique culture and spirit in St Paul’s. Featuring the usual incredible colourful processions with various schools and community groups taking part, big stage and sound systems with dozens of bands and DJ’s filling the streets with jazz, hip hop, dub, reggae and dance, if you only go to one summer event this year, make sure it’s this one! And best of all, it’s free and runs from mid-day to midnight. The biggest dance festival of the summer, GLOBAL GATHERING takes place at the end of this month just outside Stratford Upon Avon. Taking place on Fri 24 & Sat 25 July, the line-up is HUGE, with acts such as The Prodigy, Orbital, Pendulum, Paul Van Dyk, Armin Van Buuren, Carl Cox & Sasha amongst others, spread over nine arena’s. For more info and to get tickets, visit Wales leading dance venue, ESCAPE is launching it’s new DJ ACADEMY on 11 July. The one day course will be taught by DJ’s J-Me Griffiths, CN Williams and Ed Kurno – all of whom have a credible and successful DJ history to date! The course will cover all aspects of the business as well as DJing. For more info or to book your place, visit BRISTOL’S HARBOUR FESTIVAL takes place from Fri 31 July – Sun 2 August across the Bristol waterfront and surrounding area. Bristol’s first ever COMEDY FESTIVAL takes place from 17 – 25 July at the Tobacco Factory and the Hen and Chicken in South Bristol. Called the Bristol Brouhaha! Comedy Festival, acts such as Ed Gamble, Mickey Flanagan, Russell Kane, Paul Sinha, Glenn Wool & Ian Stone amongst others.



NEWS Boogie for Brizzle

Bristol Zoo’s annual summer festival is back for another jammed packed day of music, theatre, circus acts, cabaret, food, drink and fun for all ages. Boogie for Brizzle will be held on Saturday July 18, in the Zoo’s impressive 12-acre grounds. It is the only night of the year the entire zoo stays open until late, celebrating and showcasing Bristol’s abundant home-grown talent, including some of the best performers and live music the city has to offer. The line up on the Zoo’s Main Stage includes urban reggae from Laid Blak, soulful country from Phantom Limb featuring vocalist Yolanda Quartey of Massive Attack, mellow acoustic vocals from Phil King and eclectic acappella from World Roots Voice Ensemble. Over on the Other Stage there will be street theatre from Splott Brothers with their mobile piano bar, break-dance, sublime circus acts and comedy theatre for all the family. Throughout the day there will also be walkabout entertainers, circus skills workshops, kids’ shows, face-painting, gorilla games, BBQs, beer tents and more. Taking place on Saturday, July 18 from 3pm until late, the event is in support of Bristol Zoo’s Year of the Gorilla campaign to raise funds and awareness to help the survival of these critically endangered animals. Tickets in advance: adult £11.50, child £7.50, family £30.50. Book tickets at Bristol Zoo on 0117 974 7300 or online at

Oxygen’s Summer Slam

Ponty’s Big Weekend with The Sugar Babes!

Hold tight mid Wales! The Sugar Babes are headlining the 2nd annual Ponty’s Big Weekend on Sat 18 July and at only £10 a ticket, this is one of the best value events this summer. Taking place at the Ynysangharad Memorial Park, in Pontypridd, the all day event will see Keisha, Heidi and Amelle push your button as the multi million selling trio who’ve had an amazing career with numerous number one singles, albums and sell out concerts will perform their biggest hits. Tickets are available from Pontypridd Muni Arts Centre 01443 485934, Cardiff’s CIA, or

Bristol’s biggest summer hardcore party returns to the O2 Academy on Sat 8 August with a huge line-up reading like the who’s who of the hardcore scene. It’s been three years since Oxgyen first touched down in Bristol, since then they have gone on to produce some of the biggest hardcore parties in the city. The Summer Slam 2 is their biggest event ever, spread over two rooms which sees Darren Styles and Lethal Theory LIVE, Hixxy, Scott Brown, Gammer, SY, Scorpio, Producer, Andy Vortex, Ribbz and Seuction amongst others. Tickets £18 in adv and the night runs 9pm-5am.

Bristol photo competition Following on from the success of Bristol A Second Look 2008, the organisers are once again challenging the people of Bristol to take a second look at their city. Opening on July 16th with an exhibition of Bristol views from the members of Second Look (on show at Photographique, Baldwin St from July 16th - 22nd), the photo competition is free to enter & open to everyone who lives or works in Bristol or the surrounding areas. The judges are looking for images that represent unnoticed aspects of Bristol, small things we take for granted and places which people might not normally be able to see amongst others. Running until 31st August, when the shortlist is released for the public vote, if you fancy getting involved, visit: or email


T4 on the Beach – Are you ready? The biggest beach party in the UK returns to Weston Super Mare on 19 July with over 40,000 people expected to see the likes of Alesha Dixon, Calvin Harris, Dizzee Rascal, Metro Station, The Saturdays, N-Dubz, Tinchy Stryder, The Noisettes, The Enemy, Gossip, JLS, Little Boots, Tommy Reilly, The Maccabees, Basement Jaxx, Floreance and the Machine, Daniel Merriweather, Will Young, Ironik (ft Chipmunk, Shontelle, Frankmusik, Fightstar, Hockey, Taio Cruz and Killa Kela. Phew! The event sold out ages ago, but you can see all the action on Channel 4 or 4 Music (digital TV only).

U2 360 degrees tour, live in Cardiff

The U2 360° tour will end the European leg of it’s world tour at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff on 22 August 2009. The Tour is sponsored by BlackBerry® and it is the band’s first stadium outing since the Vertigo Tour in 2005/2006 and follows the release of their acclaimed 12th album, ‘No Line On The Horizon’. Buy tickets online at

Zombie film being made at The Big Chill

Alongside the weekend long music festival featuring the likes of Basement Jaxx, Noel Fielding, Noah and The Whale, Orbital Krafty Kutz and A Skills, Marina and the Diamonds, Aldo Vanucci, Emmy The Great, Fink, Friendly Fires, Mr Scruff and Tom Middleton amongst others, the Big Chill promoters have teamed up with Film 4 and Warp films to film parts of the forthcoming movie ‘I Spit On Your Rave’ at the festival. You get the chance to take part in a World Record attempt for shooting the world’s biggest (and first) audience participation zombie movie on the Thursday night of the festival. The festival runs from 6 – 9 August at Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Malvern Hills, Herefordshire. Tickets are still available from costing Adult £145 (£110 NUS/JSA), Teen (13-17 yrs) £60, kids (12 and under) £4.

Bristol Meet Danny Dyer Exclusive! TV actor and film s tar, Danny Dyer is Summer Fiesta The making an exclusive appearance at Bristol’s

Bringing together a range of Bristol’s local talent to help focus on healthy living and raise funds for Cancer Research UK, the fiesta takes over Clifton Downs on Sun 19 July with live acts Laid Back, My Friend Friday, Last Orders, Alonestar, The Kraize, Dan Days, Emmalease, Delonzo & DJ Leo performing to support this worthy cause. Other activities include workshops, and various other activites, taking place between 10am-4pm. More info at

Syndicate on Sat 1 August. He is one of Britain’s top actors, having appeared in Human Traffic, Football Factory, Adulthood & City Rats and numerous TV programmes such as Prime Suspect, Hotel Babylon, Kiss of Death, Skins & Danny Dyer’s Deadliest Men. His current film, Doghouse hit the cinema’s in the middle of June, where he co-stars alongside Noel Clarke & Stephen Graham. We have arranged for one lucky reader (and a friend) to win VIP tickets to this event, which includes free champagne, a chance to meet Danny Dyer and an overnight stay in a 4 star hotel in Bristol too! To win this, just email with DANNY DYER in the subject line by Fri 24 July.

More info and tickets at BOOMTOWN FAIR – 7-9 August. From the team that brought you the hugely successful ‘Recydrate the West’ festival last year, return to do it all again! Based on a site 30mins outside of Bristol, expect 3 days of cider, ska, regae, circus, caberet, rave and more from the likes of Babylon circus, Zion Tria, Discipulos, Congo Natty, Reso, Dubkasm, Iration Steppas, Chas & Dave, The Anomalies and many, many other acts over four stages. Go to for more info and tickets. BLYSH FESTIVAL A human balloon, a super sexy torch singer, a group of middle-aged moaning punk rockers and WOW on the Waterfront’s spectacular aerial show are among the weird and wonderful performers taking over the Wales Millennium Centre this summer. The first-ever Blysh Festival of carnival and vaudeville arts kicks off in colourful fashion at the Wales Millennium Centre from Friday, July 17 to Sunday, July 26. Part of the Cardiff Festival, Blysh is a mix of free music, street theatre, circus performances and workshops, top class cabaret shows and incorporates the popular WOW on the Waterfront show. Blysh festival acts include So & So Circus on July 17, Scaramouche Jones on the 18 July, Bezerkus on 21 July, Camille O’Sullivan on 22 July, Circomedia on 24 & 25 July which includes performers from Europe’s leading circus and physical theatre school based in Bristol and Cardiff’s very own Secret Carnival on Sun July 26, who bring the festival to an end with their masked carnival featuring DJs, performance artists, circus acts, characters and bands. Their night of sideshows and full blown festival fun features DJ Matt the Hat, Lilywhitesass Dancers, Mrs Bens Costume Shop, Tarot Readers and some special surprise guests. More info and tickets from uk/blysh magazine | 9

If you’ve still got the Glasto blues, then you need more festival frolics to pull you out of the doom. This should do the trick… Kicking things off, we’ve got Relentless NASS, the most action packed festival ever – this one’s for the adrenalin junkies.



WHO: N*E*R*D, Scratch Perverts, High Contrast, Shy FX, Chase & Status, CKY, Zane Lowe, Tinchy

Stryder, The Nextmen, Sub Focus, Chipmunk, Freestylers, Jaguar Skills, The King Blues, Lethal Bizzle, Crissy Cris, Charlie G, Freerange DJs, Stamina MC and more…

HOW MUCH: Adult weekend £64.99 (£75otd) Child age 8-13 weekend £34.99 (£45 otd) Family

weekend £160, Adult day £34.99 (£40 otd), child day £19.99 (£40 otd), family day £89.96 (£100 otd)

WHY: Relentless NASS is an action packed, adrenalin fuelled festival that combines the best in action

sports – like BMX, FMX, skating, mountain biking – with some of the biggest music acts around – like N*E*R*D, Chase and Status, High Contrast, CKY and Scratch Perverts. Brand new for 2009 will be a public skate park, so bring your board and get in on the action. Try out skydiving in the skydive freefall simulator – no plane, no parachute, no fear! The Urban Paint Festival crew will be bringing some colour to NASS this year with a 15metre long art installation that will be painted over the course of the festival. Also new this year, ActionAid bring their Bollocks to Poverty party tent to NASS – where you can chill out on comfy seats and get your gaming fix with table football, giant connect four and games consoles. WEB: WHO:


And if that wasn’t enough, this year, 247 Magazine are proud to sponsor the spot skate comps at Relentless NASS. The Spot Comps are a totally new format for the event, and will incorporate all the natural terrain on offer at the Bath and West Showground. Using a little bit of ply here and there, the Showground will be transformed into street skater heaven. The spots will be marked with 247 markers so they’ll be easy to find. What’s more, there will be cash prizes on each obstacle, and they’ll be open to pros and joes alike. Pro comps will include best trick per spot, 20 minute jams, and best overall over 4 spots (maybe more). Cash prizes per spot on the spot. The amateur comp will be a filmed event, with voting to decide on a winner post event – but there will be prizes on the spot for club bangers, and tickets for NASS 2010 for the winners. During the course of the event, skaters are also invited to use the spot comps and any terrain they find around the Showground to film their best tricks and upload them after the event (films must be uploaded in the week after NASS 2009, and the most viewed film will win). See the website now for examples of the spots, and make sure you get down to NASS 2009!

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The Bath and We Showground, Sh st epton Mallet, Somerse t

WHEN: 10 – 12 July

WHO: Underworld, Booka Shade, Square Pusher, Juan Atkins, Mutant Clan, Carl Craig, Dave Clarke, E: r WHER Plump DJs, Adam Beyer, wl, Wincheste Matterley Bo The Bays, Filthy Dukes, : N E H Finley Quaye and many more… W 16 – 19 July HOW MUCH: £125 WHY: This massive dance festival has seven dance tents, two outdoor stages and one of the best lineups of the summer. Billed as the most creatively diverse dance event in the UK, Glade blends the best of all genres of electronica with live music and many other styles of music. Winners of Best Dance Music Festival, Glade started out as a stage at Glasto in 2001. Just looking through the footage on the website makes us want to be there… Prepare to be blown away! WEB:

WHO: Babyhead, ASBO Disco,

Baobinga, Anomalies, 3 Daft Monkeys, Chaz and Dave, Dub From Atlantis, Los Albertos, Mungos Hi Fi, Sonic Boom Six, Zion Train, Tragic Roundabout and many more… How muCH: Adult weekend W Secret locatio HERE: £59, children under 12 go free n, near Bristo l with a paying adult over 18 WHEN: WHY: You can book blingy 7 – 9 August onsite hotel rooms (from £315 for 3 nights in a double room) which is frickin awesome because not everyone likes to sleep under canvas… In addition, there are some brilliant local acts (including the lovely Zen Hussies – see our interview with them in this month’s mag), fab cabaret, the Bad Apple cider bar, fair ground rides, face painting, fancy dress and much, much more… WEB:


WHO: Alessis Ark, Chase


Turbowolf, Malakai, Dan Black, Mankala, The stol Harbour, Bri stol Mandibles, Smerins Anti Social Club, WHEN: Transglobal Underground, Bizali, Daby 31 July – 2 Augus t Balde and many more… HOW MUCH: £free WHY: Music, dance and circus performances make up this spectacular showcase of the South West’s buzzing music and arts scene. From historical ships and boats to fireworks and market stalls, and the seven stages dotted throughout the site, there is plenty to choose from WEB:


and Status, The Whip, Tom Middleton, Filthy Dukes, Noah and The Whale, Just Jack, Potty Mouth Disco, Lemanis and many more… WH How muCH: Adult £75, Glouce ERE: Child £25, under 5s go free, day stershir Chelte e nr tickets £30 nham WHY: Bloom is one of the WHE N: 14 – 16 UK’s best boutique style August festivals. Hailed as the big kid of the festy circuit, Bloom is set in picturesque countryside with fancy dress, impromptu performances, circus acts and fire shows, topped of with four arenas worth of musical brilliance. They also do events at locations across London and the South West so check out the website for a taste of Bloom before you go to the festival itself. WEB:

WHO: Wilco, Jarvis Cocker, Bon Iver,

WHO: The Zutons, Kids In Glass Houses, Third World, The Leisure Society, Imelda May, Chancery, The Joy Formidable, Attack Attack WHERE: and many more… Cardiff Civic Ce ntre HOW MUCH: £free WHEN: WHY: A massive free festival in 31 July – 2 Augus t the centre of Cardiff, the Admiral Big Weekend is said to attract a quarter of a million people each year. The festival has performances from both established acts and up and coming local musicians. This free event also plays host to the UK’s largest travelling funfair so you can mix some white knuckle rides with some top entertainment for an urban festival fix. WEB:

Wooden Shjips, British Sea Power, Four Tet, Amorphous Androdgynous (AKA The Future Sound Of London) Errors, Peggy Sue, Roky Erickson, No Thee No Ess, James Yuill, Dirty Three, Vetiver and many more. HOW MUCH: Adult £115, NUS £99, Teen £50, Child under 12 £free WHY: Jamming around campfires WHERE: Glanusk Park, is positively encouraged, it’s been Brecon Beaco described as the UK’s hippest boutique ns festival, it’s set in stunning parkland WHEN: and the line up is great. What more 21 – 23 August could you want? Well, the festival organisers listened to feedback from people last year who said they’d like to make their trip to the festival more of a holiday, so this year, for an extra £30 you can arrive on site on 17 Aug and camp for three extra days before the festival starts. And this summer you can get hyped up for the festival even earlier at the Green Man on a Boat party, on a boat on the Thames in London on July 4, with performances from 6 Day Riot, James Yuill, Serge Santiago and Smash and Grab. See the website for more details and tickets. WEB:

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Brown en Taverner Words: Laur

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of the east He’s been described as a staple the most exciting, London electro scene, and one of of the decade. charismatic and entertaining DJsreleasing tracks He’s been producing, DJing and sed debut album since 2006, and his recently releafrom pop-electro is a mix of jaunty and epic tunes,and blisteringly tales of life growing up in Essex . Released last complex synth led instrumentals st every side, month, it received praise from almo s Culture who most notably from the Sunday Time the year.” In named it as “the electro album ofon Radio 1 since addition, he’s had his own show y Friday), and October 2008 (midnight to 2am ever names in music, he’s remixed some of the biggest ada, Gwen Stefani from Mark Ronson to Groove Arm hic designer turned to the Human League. The grapmplishments under producer/DJ has a fair few acco 247 chatted to a his belt already at just 25 years old.he touched down jet lagged Kissy Sell Out just after ralia where he did in the UK after a flying visit to Aust a manic five gigs in four days.

designed a logo, and just hoped that they’d mark me for it. They did in the end, but not very well. And it was kind of an accident, when the music don’t get me wrong, I picked up.” He exclaims, “But hey, stic, and I put my heart love making music. I think it is fanta it.” into and soul

“I love making music. I think it is fantastic, and I put my heart and soul into it.”

onents of his work – his Its clear that heart and soul are comp hood memories and child of web a album is constructed from is Youth, a spacey synth experiences. Kissy’s favourite track s town to make it home landscape that recalls running acros me, the album really for a 12am curfew. He tells me, “For my life. It’s weird because in time in ent mom a re captu does ent in time that’s passed, when I listen to it now, it’s a mom me…” He describes to lgic nosta dy alrea so it’s kind of – that feeling you feelings of post adolescent alienation between being a child get where you don’t fit in – the time ins, “The album is like a and becoming an adult. He expla to my childhood. Making swansong, it’s almost a love letter rience, from dealing it was such an emotional, hard expe assholes to having being s label r majo from le peop with t the whole band direc to g havin and team a ge to mana ” now! man a itely defin I’m myself… I think

energy is irrepressible. It His voice is a bit croaky, but his to slow this one down. going isn’t lag jet seems that a little got about 300 “I’ve ims, excla and He clears his throat, I’m going to be in lots of emails that I need to get through, to reply to emails.” But trouble if I don’t… Even DJs have someone to do that for surely, I wonder, you must have hate stuff like that. It kind you? “Oh god no!” he replies. “I ughout the course of Thro g.” wron lly mora bit a s of seem is almost painfully Kissy that clear mes beco it the interview, own success. “I his at guilt of e sens a with modest, instilled ,” he tells me. thing fame e whol the with feel uncomfortable ved anything that’s worthy “It kind of feels like I haven’t achie I can morally justify what I of all the attention. The only way He explains; “I try to help do is to try to help other people.” the British Association of ort supp and try I and y, famil my I can, in fact I gave all the Adoption and Fostering whenever doesn’t sound like a PR It .” them to EP last my of proceeds st. “I meet so many hone being he’s ts insis stunt – and Kissy – I sometimes feel try indus c musi the in unpleasant people that I’m better than think I that not Its like I don’t really fit in. ess I have I’m more filled that, its just that any kind of succ feeling I deserve it.” with guilt, and gratitude, rather than ol, I was so shy, I’d be He continues. “When I was at scho that was the only way I really loud and hyper all the time, s, and I think these issue m estee self my with could deal use I’ve grown up beca loud as not just , days I’m the same idea of trying the like I that n reaso the a bit. I think this is es. “This is getting deep to help young people.” He paus innit!” he laughs.

party, and this summer So he’s all grown up and ready to festival circuit. “We’ve Kissy and his band are hitting the ,” says Kissy. The band got a really good energy on stage (who he’s known since includes drummer Aicha Djidjelli Kingdom on lead sixth form) and his cousin Danimal lutely. We don’t take abso re, sphe atmo party a “It’s vocals. rtant to me. After impo very is h whic usly, serio ourselves too s sense not make of kind it you, to said everything I’ve just get on with it to have just you usly, to take yourself too serio and entertain people.”

g me how he’s had to Kissy is chirpy and talkative, tellin t studying graphic Whils is. he e wher get to hard work on he was disillusioned Lond in ns Marti St ral Cent design at e (which he describes ebas Hom at job er summ by a tedious e in the whole world) rienc expe oying as the most soul destr do this. So I got ng fucki can’t I ht, and says, “I just thoug d up working full time at some work experience and I ende ge.” He continues, barely Pop magazine whilst I was at colle all I really wanted to do stopping to breathe. “At college, d my own record label, was design record covers, so I starte

Kissy Sell Out plays the XFM stage at Relentless Wakestock festival, which takes place from 10 – 12 July at Abersoch, Cardigan Bay, North Wales. The line up includes Moby, N*E*R*D, Dizzee Rascal, Super Furry Animals, Calvin Harris and many more. This is the 10th year of Wakestock, Europe’s biggest wakeb contests, displays and more. Week oarding festival with end camping tickets are £115, and single tickets are £90, weekend night tickets are £40. See for more info.

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Bionic has been described as one of Wales’ wildest club nights with an electric atmosphere, and has played host to some of the biggest names in hardstyle and European hard trance, including Luna, Lady Dana, Technoboy, Pavo, Showtek, Tatanka, The Prophet, Walt, Duro, Activator and Zany, to name just a few, as well as big names from Eddie Halliwell to Paul Van Dyk. Always at the forefront of the hardstyle/hard trance scene, Bionic has also hosted arenas at some of the UK’s biggest dance music events, including WestFest, Escape Into The Park and South West Four Metro Weekender, and they put on a monthly night on the first Friday of every month at Escapade in Newport. Run by Cally and Brian M, this month, Bionic celebrates it’s ninth birthday. We caught up with Cally for a quick chat and a slice of birthday cake, hardstyle!

What has been the best part of Bionic so far? I’d say now is a very exciting time for us. We’ve been at our current venue since October, and since then things have gone from strength to strength. Each event has been packed and the atmosphere is better than ever. And if you’ve been to Bionic before you’d know that really is saying something special. Have there been any low points? Last year was definitely a low point. After being forced out of Evolution, our home for a very long time, we found it hard to get settled. We spent several months trying different venues and although they were adequate, they lacked that special event feel to them. Luckily the end of the year we found Escapade and things took a turn for the better. How are you celebrating your ninth birthday? For this event we’ve got Wildstylez, one of hardstyle’s biggest names this year, hotly tipped by Technoboy, and known for his fierce productions with fellow hardstyle heavyweight Headhunterz, he’s guaranteed to bring a special something to the Bionic birthday. Plus we’ve got MDA & Spherical’s Welsh debut. Add to that a load of surprises for the night and I’m sure we’ll keep everyone entertained right till 5am.

How did Bionic begin? Brian M used to buy his tunes from Catapult 100% Vinyl in Cardiff, where I was in charge of the hard dance department. One day he offered a partnership to put on events together and without hesitation I agreed. We have a great team now – our four resident DJs (myself, Mr Juice and Brian M and McBunn), are joined by Sat Nav Gav, who looks after all our internet promotion, Dai Cochran, who lends McBunn a hand with the street promotion and Gareth What’s next for Bionic? As well as our monthly event at Escapade, we’re doing Evans does the art and design for us. some tours around the country with a few other promoters, What’s your secret to sticking around for almost a decade? then in October we’ve got WestFest, one of the highlights of the year. We’re also about to launch our Bionic Digital I don’t think we ever thought that far ahead. We were label. As myself and Brian are already producing for always more in tune with the present, coming up with labels it’s going to be aimed more at the DJs who play at exciting ideas for the next event. I don’t think there’s one our events. Plus we’ll also be looking for talented new particular secret to sticking around, but there are factors that have helped: being original, taking risks – booking DJs producers to keep the label fresh. before they’re known instead of relying on crowd pullers, not following any trends but setting our own. Another very Bionic has a reputation for being at the forefront of hardstyle and European hard trance, so who have you important factor is to give clubbers value for money. So guys got your eye on at the moment? many events cancel DJs if they think they’ll lose money, Ha-ha we can’t tell you that. We’re already on to the next big whereas in nine years names in the scene. Just keep an eye on the line-ups. We’ve only a handful of DJs got some exciting things planned and many UK exclusives. have not been able to play Bionic, all for Bionic’s ninth birthday takes place at Escapade Newport genuine reasons, and on 3 July. You can also catch Bionic at Kudos Nightclub every time we’ve always in Wells on 24 July. For more info see replaced them with an officialbionic or search for Bionic. act of equal standing.

“We’re already on to the next big names in the scene. Just keep an eye on the line-ups.”

Words: LTB

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Florence and the Machine whirled onto the music scene in 2007, arms flung wide and lungs bellowing, putting stars into the eyes of music journos, surrounded by a storm of critical acclaim and thrilling the waiting crowds with a thumping beat and hauntingly powerful vocals. From jumping off stage mid-gig to dive into a swimming pool at SXSW to supporting MGMT on their European tour, then winning a Brit Award before even releasing an album – the last two years have been a whirlwind of rising success for Florence Welch and her Machine. With debut album Lungs set to hit the shops at the start of July and a summer of gigs ahead, we caught up with Florence at home in London, on one of her rare days off…

daily life… I don’t think I’d get recognised walking out of the house. But maybe that’s just something I’m telling myself, so that I don’t get freaked out.” The end of 2008 and early months of 2009 saw that frantic buzz of critics choice “Next Big Thing” attention heaped on the band, which Florence admits was a lot of pressure. She says, “When I won the Brit, it was weird, because I didn’t think I had anything to offer. But now the album’s done… and a lot of that Brit stuff has died down, I can feel like it was a nice thing now, rather than terrifying. To win an award before you’ve even done anything is quite strange. I really hope I’ve proved myself, and I’m excited because the album is out there now. It’s a fickle animal, this,” she says of the music industry, and fame. “I’m a real worrier. When the good things are happening, I’m always expecting bad stuff. I try not to read anything people write, because you don’t want to feed your ego, but you don’t want to drive yourself mad thinking about all the bad things that people could say to you. You just have to sort of concentrate on what it is you’re

professional instruments. I just sat down and recorded a drum track on one loose snare, and then the rest of it on a Yamaha keyboard, and that note that begins the track is the first note that came out of my mouth. I wrote Dog Days in the same fashion, with the sound of the drums and me banging my hand against the wall. The main instrument that I had was my voice – well, the main instrument that I was good at…” In true Florence style, she managed to bag James Ford on production duties (who has produced for Klaxons and The Last Shadow Puppets and is drummer for the latter) by running into his office without an appointment and playing him her songs.

She’s inspired to write songs by everything around her, from conversations to art installations to 80s pulp comic books. It’s easy to describe Florence and the Her current favourite track from Lungs is Machine (the Machine can be anything Cosmic Love. She explains, “It changes from just Florence and a drum to a group all the time, but at the moment I feel really of seven musicians including an orchestral strongly about Cosmic Love, because it harp) as the current darlings of the indie sort of wrote itself. I was sitting bashing pop scene, held up on a pedestal with away at a keyboard, so hungover, and I their penchant for theatrical performance, hit on these two notes, and its just really grotesque lyrical imagery, seemingly simple,” she sings the melody breathlessly, unanimous industry insider support and “du du du du du du du du du… and the rapidly growing fanbase. But amidst all the starting note’s just boom, boom boom…” hype, Florence is determined to keep her she pauses, “I get a real rush out of singing feet on the ground. During the course of it.” The enjoyment that Florence gets from our interview, she leaps up to answer the performing is clear. Her pre-performance front door, eats lunch (and talks with her rituals include drinking, dressing up and mouth full, a little bit), sings melodies dancing, and onstage, she says, “You’ve to me in a breathless, excited got to use everything around you no way, chats about going to art matter if its your clothes, the stage, people college, and hanging out on stage, the audience…” she laughs… with her boyfriend at the doing – making music and performing…” book shop he works But it all could have turned out differently for “Everyone and everything becomes part of it…” She pauses again. “Its funny at. On the day we Florence. She explains; “This has all been talking about performance… you end up slightly an accident. I was at art college. met, she was sometimes sounding like a real hippy, and The music thing kind of happened by finalising the credits for the accident. I always wanted to do something I’m not, at all!” In fact, getting as far away from being a hippy as you can, Florence’s musical but wasn’t really sure what. And album, and phenomenal voice has wowed crowds with then I ended up singing to Mairead (my as we chat manager) in a toilet when I was drunk, and belting performances of hits by the likes of her dad Girls Aloud and soul legend Candi Staton calls, “Don’t she booked me for a club night, and then (Florence’s cover of You’ve Got The Love asked to manage me, and its sort of come forget, big is the final track on the album). She’s not to this… But its really good… its great.” thanks to afraid to step outside of what others might She stops to draw breath and continues your father!” perceive to be her genre. She explains, “I enthusiastically. “I’d definitely still be at She rolls her think its much more interesting to choose art college if I wasn’t doing this, I love art eyes. “Dad covers that people think is odd because it college. I got in to do illustration, and I’m came with us on makes them listen to the song differently. deferring at the moment.” So for now, art the MGMT tour If I like it, I’ll sing it. And I have a weird college is on the back burner. at the start of last obsession with Girls Aloud. I think they’re summer. He drove the fucking amazing.” The debut album, titled Lungs, came out campervan all the way on 6 July. She explains how it all came around Europe. He fucking together. “Making the album actually loved it.” Ok, so that’s less Catch Florence on 10 July at the Eden happened quite quickly, but the body of like a regular summer holiday with Sessions at the Eden Project in Cornwall, work has collected itself over years. For parents and more like a rather strange supporting Paul Weller. example, My Boy Builds Coffins was written paradox between normal life and the life of a successful musician… She says that she when I was 17 and songs like Hurricane hasn’t been recognised on the street much Drunk were written a few months ago. I yet. “You know, there’s the performing you made Between Two Lungs in a little studio Words: Lauren Taverner Brown and the real you. I think I’m quite normal in that’s about the size of a loo, with no

“I have a weird obsession with Girls Aloud. I think they’re fucking amazing.”

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If high energy swinging boogaloo is your thing, then you can’t go wrong with a bit of skanktastic jive time from those spiffing dandies, the Zen Hussies. These good humoured chaps (and chapess) have been rocking since 2001, when the original line up met at open mic sessions at the now sadly defunct Hat & Feather in Bath. Their rather dandy style and their good time tunes have made them popular with dancefloors all over the place, as they regularly engage audiences in a long, sweaty and energetic stompathon/singalong with cheap gags aplenty. This summer, they’re touring in Europe and planning to head off to Japan for a tour at the end of the year. Luckily for us, they’re playing at Boomtown Fair in Bristol in August. 247 chatted to frontman Jonah Flatfoot… Introduce us to your fellow bandmates… Well, our line up has changed over the years – due in part to custodial sentences for crimes against music. Our present live line up is likely to consist of me (lithe vocalist, wordsmith, rhythm guitarist and clarinettist), Miss Cha Cha Cha Gabor (baritone saxophone, recorder and vocals), Reverend Jack Hammer (cornet, melodica and iPhone), Count Sebski de la moue centimes dans la poche (lead fender telecustard guitar), Commander Crabb Allen (double bass and beard detail), and Master Matt Satin Brown (drums, vocals and youthfulness).

We are staging a birthday extravaganza on The Thekla (18 September) which, also as a tribute to the late great Vyv Stanshall, we shall be transforming (for one night only) back into The Old Profanity Showboat, with lots of walkabout acts, music from ourselves, Tragic Roundabout, Top Shelf Jazz and Smerins’ Auntie Mabel Club… fingers crossed our new LP will be ready too!

What have you got in store for this summer? Blimey… yes we are all over the place in the new Zen Battlebus, we are all looking forward to learning how to yodel properly in the alps, best to check our movements at as they are changing all What are you influenced by? Old 78rpm gramophone discs… good humoured, swinging the time. Sadly we’re playing very few UK festivals this year as we’re spending most of the summer across the water… viper jazz from the twenties and onwards, 70s punk and anything which doesn’t take itself too seriously… I guess we but we are playing the Boomtown Fair in Bristol, where owe a hearty tip of the titfer to Vyv Stanshall and The Bonzo we’re looking forward to revealing new material from our forthcoming third LP, which will be released in the autumn. Dog Doo Dah Band. The album features the regular mob you see live and lots of Which other bands do you rate on the Bristol music scene? our old sparring partners from the line-up of years gone by… we’ve got some stonking new tunes on it. With any luck we Bands that have impressed us most recently are Bizali are off to Japan on tour at the end of the year. Mostly we are and Blythe Pepinos’ new project, Babel, Little Stampede, Smerins Ante-Natal Club, Mankala, Henrys’ Bootblacks, The looking forward to just getting out there and putting on our live shows, that’s what we’ve always been about. Wrongtourage, The Mandibles, Yes Sir Boss! and Fuzia… Can you describe the reasoning behind the band’s rather dapper look? Catch the Zen Hussies at Boomtown Fair festival, held Our look is that of the “Five Yard Suit” – ie, from five yards just outside Bristol from 7 – 9 August. The line up away we look smart but are unlikely to includes Babyhead, 3 Daft Monkeys, Zion bear closer inspection. All our clobber is Train, Sonic Boom Six, Iration Steppas, “Our look is that made especially for us by our tailor, Parks ASBO Disco and Anomalies. This fun family of the “Five Yard festival has a fab mix of cabaret, spoken of Melksham. We chose our dapper attire because suits afford so many opportunities to Suit”… from five word, music, theatre, comedy, art and forget which pocket things like plectrums, set more. Weekend tickets are £59, children yards away we lists, fags and hip flasks are in… look smart but are under 12 go free, and there is a range of available, from tipis to unlikely to bear accommodation It’s your eighth birthday this year – where’s onsite hotel rooms! See boomtownfair. closer inspection.” the party? magazine | 19

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UPFEST It seems Bristol is unofficial centre of the UK’s street art scene at the moment, there is so much of it popping up all over the city, not to mention the success of the current Banksy exhibition. At the beginning of June, over 145 street artists took part in Upfest, the urban street art festival that took over seven venues across South Bristol. Here we showcase a small selection of the work, to see more, keep your eyes peeled on the streets of Bristol, or check out

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Music Breaks & Beats


Jazz / Funk

People In Planes Beyond The Horizon (Wind-Up)

Playing it safe for the most part, Cardiff quintet, People In Planes, may draw sonic comparisons with the likes of Pearl Jam and Muse but their debut album pales into insignificance when stood against ‘Vitalogy’ or ‘Absolution’. Still, the band do soaring, anthemic rock well enough (‘Mayday’ (M’Aidez)’) and aren’t averse to moments of notable inventiveness. I just wonder how many stadium-shaped bands we need before the metaphorical stadium itself collapses. Backbone

Tiny Masters Of Today Skeletons (Mute)

One part DFA, one part Go! Team, one part Sonic Youth, Brooklyn sibling duo, Tiny Masters…, are clearly having fun with their über-cool, lo-fi, funk-punk-party mash-up. Schoolgirl vocals over new wave guitars embellished by toy instruments and street beats is nothing new but when the band really are of school age (15 and 13) it’s far more justifiable and, crucially, likeable; lending the likes of ‘Two Dead Soldiers’ an eerily irreverent sheen. A mini-treat. Backbone

Kissy Sell Out Youth

(Marrakesh Records) The electro DJ/producer’s debut album is a mix of irresistible pop tunes that have been whizzed together through a synth and splattered with electro hooks by the irrepressibly cheery former art student and Radio 1 DJ. Songs explore memories from Kissy’s own experiences growing up in Essex – from snogging someone elses’ girlfriend to waking up in the garden covered in dew, and hanging out at cafes... With both bouncy vocal tracks and epic instrumentals (check out the saw edged synthy beats, driving bassline and zingy hooks on Harriet), this is a summery record that’ll have you running for the dance tent at every festival he plays at. LTB

The Mars Volta Octahedron (Mercury)

The Mars Volta lost my vote when they stopped playing gloriously self-indulgent, Zeppy spazzcore some time after the second album and delved too far into the underbelly of their damaged psyches. ‘Octahedron’ finds Omar’n’Cedric lost in ‘73, in contemplative mode, and it’s surprisingly affecting, even

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when they’re dragging out ideas for eight minutes. Cedric’s voice is still a thing of wonder and they do finally let loose on ‘Cotopaxi’ so I’m giving them another chance. songs. Backbone


West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum (Easy Star Records)

I could listen to Kasabian for a lifetime and still not see the attraction. Sure, their penchant for ‘60s psyche-rock and Kinksian strum is a popular one, and sure, songs like the fabulous ‘Fast Fuse’ swagger with ill-intent. But, as retro bands go, they’re a triumph of style over content; too often relying on Serge Pizzorno’s default songwriting setting and opting for the lowest common denominator. A talented bunch, but thinking outside of the box is clearly not on the agenda. Backbone

Socialist Leisure Party Tactical POP! For Coffee Cadets EP (Shelflife Records)

Socialist Leisure Party deliver 8 slices of pure class, nicely packaged on vinyl & CD. Many of the songs are soul-driven and 60s-influenced, with plenty of light & shade, allowing the more upbeat sections of the songs to stand out. The real genius of Socialist Leisure Party lies in the songwriting. ‘Down With the Kids’ and ‘Head in the Hay’ show that the indie-pop sound can have anthemic qualities, without resorting to mainstream boredom. By the time you read this, the second single will already be out on Cloudberry Records. Can’t wait. Arash Torabi

Carpetface & Audible The Baboon Shampoo EP (Newbias Records)

Carpetface & Audible bring hip-hop back to the good stuff: humour, great lyrical flows and exceptional beat-boxing skills, to name just a few elements. They went down a treat recently supporting De La Soul in Exeter, they’ve got respect from DJ Format and Dub Pistols, and now the ultimate compliment: a big up from 247. This EP shows that UK hip-hop doesn’t have to be about the tired old doom, gloom and ‘rudeboy’ bollocks. And you can get it on vinyl. Arash Torabi

Paul White

The Strange Dreams Of... (One Handed) Bugged out psyche hip hop presented in a hand-stitched pillow case. This is limited edition ish. Paul White has been

Drum & Bass


representing the beat boys and hip hop producers. He day jobs as a library producer for certain rather large TV channels. Don’t let this put you off, he is showing off some serious thought with this release. Samples, beats and, well, more beats. Enjoy. SUPERDUPERDAN


No Longer At Ease (Yo Mama’s Recording) For those of you not as obsessive as me you might not know the name Nneka but she has bubbling for a while now, always showing promise but not delivering a hit. Things haven’t changed much, there’s not anything on hear I could hear rocking Radio 1, what there is though is an amazing talent, that given some time could be as big as Lauryn Hill. Though it would be lazy of me just to label her as such the similarities are all there, hip hop flavours with great melodies. One warning though, it’s a sunny album, don’t try and get into it when it rains. Aldo Vanucci

High Contrast

High Contrast Confidential (Hospital Records)

This is High Contrast at his finest, with two discs full of flawless music, from his debut in 2001 to present day. The first CD holds hit after hit that could rock any dance floor as well as being a good listen in the car or at home. CD 2 showcases remixes of some of his own anthems as well as credible artists like Missy Elliot, London Electricity, The Streets, Adele, Eric Prydz, Omnio Trio and more. This record showcases the raw talent of High Contrast and boasts the artists he has been privileged to remix. You don’t have to be into drum and bass to get something out of this album. UK Rocka (Infidelity DnB)

Daniel Merriweather Love & War (J Records/Sony Music)

Following on from his work on Mark Ronson’s hit “Stop Me” back in 2007, the spotlight now shines firmly on Merriweather as he finally delivers his own solo album project with Ronson taking care of production duties on the entire album. Merriweather cites Stevie Wonder, Prince, Jeff Buckley and Herbie Hancock as major influences and his album reflects that with its retro old soul feel. Besides hits Change and Red, other tracks that stand out are album opener For Your Money and Could You which samples the classic California Dreamin by The Mamas and The Papas. The boy done good! Lekan Latinwo

Reviews by Jon Kennedy and Backbone

Jon Kennedy


Eight tracks of honest indie music with an Irish twist here. ARON PAUL manages the guitar beautifully and writes pretty ‘lush’ (as you say down in these parts of the country) tunes. There’s certainly a minor chord tilt on most, in fact, on all… Cheer up Aron! Great production and engineered well enough for a 7” press I’d say.

Plymouth duo, THE OLD SIGNS, have outdone themselves on album number two ‘Songs From The Garden Shed’. Merging post-modernism with nostalgia, social documentary with surrealist comedy, it’s another utterly bizarre snapshot of what goes on in the minds of Nev’n’Jus – essentially, Chas’n’Dave if they were OAPs with an endearingly unhinged bent. Steam trains, Victorian chocolate bars, cheeky postcards and garden sheds all get the Old Signs’ music-hall treatment while ‘Allotment Song’ advises that “If you are feeling down / No need to wear a frown / Go out and get yourself an allotment”. For a trip down a particularly esoteric memory lane laced with a knowing sense of irony, nobody does it better. Backbone

Kinda house music, kinda rave and kind downtempo tunes from SUPERLOGIC. Lovely gear from Edinburgh based David Mair here. There’s a synth in Dave’s studio that he loves, I’m sure of it! With most tracks being devised and written around this space aged synth sound I’d say it’s his baby. It all sounds a little aged, maybe 15 years aged but this sound is becoming more popular now and hitting retro status... splendid gear for a neon fuelled, anthemic DJ set at 6am this coming summer. Jon Kennedy

PICTURESLEEVES are another four piece indie, pop outfit. They state “their frequently under-rehearsed yet triumphant shows went down a storm with local audiences.” Local to where I don’t know but I like their spunk. The tracks are a little drab for me to be honest but in a local pub or town hall these lot would work nicely…

Chilled out, beatsy and pretty is the best way to pigeonhole 3 TIMES GONE. These tracks ride along nicely in a downtempo, Tosca fashion, and my only problem are the pretty obvious drum loops. Track four, “Heartache” hits the spot for me with contra bass, roughass jazz swing and touch of melancholy. The whole EP is available for download at the web address here… GRAB IT! Jon Kennedy Heavy, electro, glitchy pop from SUBSTATIC. Think Kate Bush with a laptop, distorted violin and an 808. I can see the kids rocking to this in neon mesh gloves or similar. A bit POP for my radio station or DJ Sets but appreciated is the cross over and accessibility for everyone up to 24 years old… Hailing from Bristol and getting heavy rotation and support from all the right places so far Substatic are on to a good thing… This year at least… Jon Kennedy AYE AYE are another local outfit, at least they claim to be from Bristol but I have a definite Spanish (Madrid to be precise), feeling about these lot, since everything is in Spanish on the press release. Slightly Radiohead and slightly twingy twangy on the old guitar and in their words “The vital feeling, the emotional skill and all that with touching and worrying capacity. The look of the Aye Aye in the most absolute darkness. In the photos that appear later we give more or less interpretive tips.” What the funk does that mean!? It’s a beautiful paragraph but means nowt In English lads !! Jon Kennedy

Exeter’s cabaret-punks THE ADVENTURES OF... proffer a heady mix of new wave guitars and lounge sleaze, like World/Inferno Friendship Society with grittier fingernails and Muse-y falsetto frolics. ‘Renegade’ is particularly bloody awesome. Worth a listen. ( Backbone

Devon duo, THE WEAVER TWINS, have hit on a neat formula with ‘Fayre’. Released through Cow Records, it’s a ramshackle ride of acoustic guitars, rootsy mannerisms and heightened vocal involvement; hard to pin Local folk, pop, performer Dirk Landish has down but easy to digest. ‘Digit’ crosses over Pop Noise Records continue in their quest to into Nirvana Unplugged territory, with a refrain champion the indie underdog with this EP by straight from the Cobain canon. But the band East Devon’s FAT BATTERY. The first song, aren’t content to play things straight. They utilise programmed ‘Rock Of Sand’, takes a bit of getting used to as singer/songwriter, Rich Austin’s slightly flat, beats and samples to good effect, summoning up the digi-blues baritone croon with warbly inflections combine stylings of Beck and beyond. Meanwhile, the cutely titled ‘Black to make him sound a little deranged. But once Dues’ introduces analogue keyboards and Britpop mores to land somewhere between Blur and Money Mark. Clever stuff. accustomed to his unique idiosyncrasies, the quasi-country, lo-fi meanderings make perfect sense. The wonderfully constructed ‘Cactus For Fingers’ is the pick of the bunch, operating somewhere If you want to submit any demos for review on this page, between Tindersticks and Elvis Costello, with a sense of melodic please contact Jon for a postal address via : invention that is both untypical and infectious. I look forward to hearing a full length, if it’s on the cards. / Backbone Jon Kennedy

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Words: Lauren Taverner Brown



4 July BATH


THE HAUNTED MOUSTACHE The Rondo Theatre, St. Saviours Road, Bath,, 8pm, £10 In the storytelling tradition of Spalding Gray and Ken Campbell, “Outstanding Theatre” award-winner David Bramwell undertakes an epic journey encountering occultists, freakshows and clairvoyants in a quest to uncover the mystery of a singular heirloom: his great aunt’s moustache!

Until 4 July Bristol


TEMPER TEMPER Here Gallery, Stokes Croft, 0117 9422 222, Here Gallery presents a new exhibition of multi-disciplinary work by three contemporary female artists who, through their varied practices all manage to find beauty in the mundanity and ugliness of the everyday.



6 – 7 July Cardiff

MARK THOMAS – IT’S THE ECONOMY STUPID. Sherman Cymru, Senghennydd Road, 029 2064 6900,, 8pm £10 Mark Thomas attempts to answer some of the more pressing questions about the state we are in. Is Britain the new Iceland? If we own a couple of banks can we lend ourselves money and use their phones to call Australia? And what on earth is a “derivative” and is it possible to use the word without also mentioning “Keane” and “Travis”?

10 July Bath

JULIAN CLARY LORD OF THE MINCE Komedia Bath, 22-23 Westgate Street, komedia., 8.30pm, £15 In Spring 2009, prior to a nationwide tour, Julian Clary is offering a few very select people the opportunity to see a sneak preview of his brand new show Lord Of The Mince.

17 July Bristol

IVE 5 Jul


Studio upstairs, 204 Gloucester Road, Bristol. artspace. 10 – 6pm

As part of its continuing ‘S.O.S –Save Our Studio’ campaign, Studio Upstairs Bristol announces an exciting open submission exhibition. All artists were given a 6”x 8” postcard and a free rein – the result is a spectacular mixed-media show, with the Bristol art community truly pulling together to show their support for Studio Upstairs.

4 – 18 July Bristol

SPIKE MILLIGANS - Adolf Hitler: My Part in His Downfall. Arnolfini, 36 King Street, Bristol, BS1 4DZ, United Kingdom, 0117 949 3993,, 7.30pm Spike Milligan’s celebrated war memoirs are finally brought to the stage. This anarchic odyssey charts Gunner Milligan’s progress through World War Two - and with Spike’s sense of lunacy, anything can happen along the way! High comedy and tragedy collide, as we follow him and his jazz quartet, adrift on the tide of great historic events. Using Milligan’s own words, the show joyously fuses comedy, song and dance - showing how humour, music and comradeship enabled a hapless bunch of young men to prevail against the might of the Nazi War machine.

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SHE WHO PRESENTS Spike island, 133 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1, 0117 929 2266, Spike Island has commissioned Glasgow based artist Clare Stephenson to develop a new installation for summer 2009. This will be Stephenson’s first major solo show in a public gallery. The artist has created as series of monumentally scaled, collaged drag queens which vie for the attention of the viewer.

18 July Bath

BRENDON BURNS The Rondo Theatre, St. Saviours Road, Bath,, 8pm, £12 Brendon Burns, winner of the if. Comedy Awards, brings his brand new show to The Rondo. Brendon once got banned from BBC live television for snogging a goat live on air; he handed out enough mushrooms at the Glastonbury festival to get a thousand people high because Bill Hicks and John Lennon talked about it but didn’t; he wrote a trilogy that sent him clinically mad and he walked off the set of “Help I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here NOW” live-on-air after just three days of hosting the show alongside Kelly Osbourne… A must see night!

17 July Bristol

RHOD GILBERT / LUCY PORTER Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, Southville, 0117 902 0344,, 8pm, £10


Bristol BrouHaHa Double Bill - 2008 was a phenomenal year for Welsh comedy sensation Rhod Gilbert, truly cementing him as one of the leading comedy names in the UK. Since 2001, Lucy Porter has been a huge, sell-out hit at the Edinburgh Festival and on tour, with her distinctive, bouncy, feel-good style. There’s always a philosophical element to her shows, and this new show will no doubt be as thought-provoking as previous offerings.

19 July Bristol

BRISTOLS BIGGEST LUNCH Paintworks, Arnos Vale, Bristol, BS4 3EH, 0117 972 8838, 12 noon – 9pm, Free Bring your own home cooked lunch to share for a community get together aiming to be the biggest in Bristol. Sit down for a day with your friends, neighbours and other people to meet, share ideas, food and eat together. On 19 July The Big Lunch are asking the people of Britain to stop what they’re doing and sit down to lunch together. Why? Well, for lots of reasons really, but mainly to put a smile back on Britain’s face.

21 – 25 July Taunton

SOLDIERS SONG The Brewhouse Theatre, Coal Orchard, Taunton, 01823 283244, Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm, £FREE The Soldier’s Song is a sound-based installation by Renny O’Shea of Quarantine, exploring the world of currently serving British soldiers through the music they listen to. It takes the form of a karaoke booth.

22 July Cardiff

CAMILLE O’SULLIVAN - THE DARK ANGEL. Wales Millennium Centre, Bute Place, Cardiff Bay, CF10 5AL, 08700 40 2000 wmc., 7.30pm £20 After devastating performances on “Later... with Jools Holland” and “The Late Late Show” and a string of five-star, sell-out shows everywhere from Edinburgh to Melbourne to New York, it won’t be long before Camille will need little introduction.

27 July Bristol

FOUNDATION DEGREE SPATIAL DESIGN SHOW. Centrespace Gallery, 6 Leonard Lane, Bristol, BS1 1EA, 10am – 4pm This exhibition shows a range of interior design projects produced by students on the Foundation Degree course in Spatial Design at the City of Bristol College.

Until 31 Aug

Events Bristol

TOMMY STØCKEL’S ART OF TOMORROW. Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol, 0117 9172300,, £FREE Geometry, scale and perspective are essential to the work of Tommy Støckel. His fascination with modernism and science fiction novels from both the 19th and 20th centuries are reflected in his installations. 
Tommy Støckel is the second in the Futurology series of exhibitions investigating how representations of the future affect the present.

Throughout July Bristol Friend & Co Artworks 8 The Promenade, Gloucester Road, Friends & co showcases a load of really cool original art in their teeny tiny gallery, with limited edition prints and all that jazz… Check out their blog for upcoming exhibitions all over Bristol.

Thurs, Fri & Sat In July Cardiff

THE BEST IN LIVE STAND UP COMEDY The Glee Club Cardiff, 0871 472 0400, from 7.30pm A purpose built comedy venue, it is without doubt one of the finest on the circuit. Loved by comics and crowds alike; relax in the theatre style seating with tables, a huge bar and it’s own veritable menu for most shows and be royally entertained every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Check out the website for a create selection of acts, for a great night of food and comedy all under one roof.


City Museum And Art Gallery, Queens Road, Clifton, Bristol, daily 10am to 5pm, free. Tel: 0117 922 3571. uk/museums So shrouded in secrecy was Banksy’s largest project to date that most of the museum’s staff were unaware of it until it was up on Friday. Many of the works have never been seen on UK shores, but as with much of the graffiti artist’s work, its caustic social and political comment is steeped in humor. The reception area of the museum, transformed by a burntout ice cream van with a sorry-sounding jingle and deflated tyres, symbolises – in Banksy’s eyes – a society gone to pot. With Banksy fakes dotted amid the museum’s classic relics, Bristol’s wayward scamp delights in subverting the mundane.

We now only accept listings via our elisting form on our website. Please go to: Deadline for August: 12th July

Drag Me To Hell (15) 1 – 3 Jul: The Cube Microplex, Bristol, 0117 907 4190, Dir: Sam Raimi, starring Alison Lohman and Justin Long USA/2009/99 mins Sam Raimi’s highly anticipated return to horror doesn’t disappoint. Alison Lohman is the finance clerk who turns down a request for a loan from an old gypsy woman and is subsequently cursed by the spirit of an ancient demon. Evil Dead fans shouldn’t pre-judge the film on it’s 15 certificate. There are plenty of gross out moments and Raimi’s skill gets old fashioned scares from what isn’t seen. It’s a rollercoaster ride, from the intense opening scene to the shocking finale, you’ll squirm, shriek and laugh out loud. Drag Me To Hell? It’s more like Drag Me to the Toilet because this is so scary I almost wet myself.

Angels & Demons (12A)

12 – 15 Jul: The Welfare,

Swansea, 01639 843163, Dir: Ron Howard, starring Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor and Stellan Skarsgård 2009/US/138 mins The team behind the global phenomenon The Da Vinci Code returns for this highly anticipated follow up. When Harvard religious expert Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) discovers evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati he also faces a deadly threat to the existence of the secret organisation’s most despised enemy: the Catholic Church. With beautiful Italian scientist Vittoria Vetra in tow we are taken on an action-packed hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and eventually the most secretive vault on earth. One to watch.

Everlasting Moments (15) 1 – 2 Jul: Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff, 029 2031 1050, Dir: Jan Troell,starring Maria Heiskanen, Denmark /2008 /131mins US/2009/126 mins Set at the beginning of the last century, this true-life inspired story examines a cultural, political and artistic crossroads

Cheri (TBC)

13 – 15 Jul: Riverfront, Newport, 01633 656 757, Director: Stephen Frears, starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathy Bates and Felicity Kendal UK/ 2009/100 mins. The Cheri of the title is Fred, a pretty, vain young man, the son of wealthy former courtesan Madame Peloux (Kathy Bates) who falls in love with an older woman, Lea (Pfeiffer). They are forced to part when his mother arranges a marriage, partly out of spite, partly out of avarice, with a young innocent with a significant dowry. Easy on the eye, playful at times, there’s an air of Oscar Wilde as characters trade in polite put-downs and subtle one-upmanship. This is costume drama at its best. The Damned United (15)

Words: John Barker


through the intimate and at times brutalised life of a dedicated wife and mother who discovers she has an artistic gift looking through the lens of a camera. Supporting her family while her husband is at war, she takes haunting and insightful pictures of weddings, parties and sometimes departed friends, finding her inner life is transformed through the freedom of this creative expression. Swedish director-writer-cinematographer, Jan Troell uses a gentle yarn-telling style to create a warm and detailed film.


Looking For Eric (15)

10 –16 Jul: The Poly,

Falmouth, 01326 212 300,

10 –16 Jul: , Plymouth

Arts Centre, 01752 206114, Dir: Ken Loach Starring: Steve Evets and Eric Cantona UK/2009/116mins A new British comedy-drama from Bath born director Ken Loach which arrives direct from this year’s Cannes festival. Eric (Steve Evets) the postman’s life is slipping through his own fingers. His family is falling apart and the return of a woman he once loved is causing a conundrum. Despite outrageous efforts and misplaced goodwill from his football fan mates, Eric continues to sink into

Released: 1 July


5 – 6 Jul: The Welfare,

Swansea, 01639 843163, Dir: Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña, starring Ben Stiller and Ricky Gervais. US/2009/105 mins This second outing of the commercially successful comedy sees security guard Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) infiltrate the Smithsonian Institute in order to rescue two living exhibits Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake. Expect unbelievable effects and a very unbelievable storyline, but great comedy from the supremely talented Ben Stiller and Ricky Gervais. Star Trek (12A)

19 – 22 Jul: The Welfare,

Swansea, 01639 843163, Dir: J.J Abrams, starring Chris Pine, Simon Pegg and Zachary Quinto. 2009/US/126 mins Star Trek fans rejoice as the man behind Lost and Cloverfield takes on science fiction’s most precious commodity and creates the best Star Trek film yet. This is a chronicle of the early days of James T. Kirk and his fellow USS Enterprise crew members during their time at Starfleet Academy. The cast features hot Brit-talent Simon Pegg as Scotty and fresh from his turn as Sylar in Heroes, Zachary Quinto plays Spock. The effects are out of this world, and this reinvention of the Star Trek franchise is a thrill ride at warp speed.


Dir: Carlos Saldanha and Mike Thurmeier, starring Ray Romano and John Leguizamo. US/2008/TBC The sub-zero heroes of Ice Age are back. Scrat, a prehistoric squirrel, is still trying to grab the ever-elusive nut and find true love. Sid the sloth gets into trouble when he creates his own makeshift family by hijacking some dinosaur eggs and getting lost in an underground world. The rest of gang – Diego, the sabre-toothed tiger, and Manny and Ellie, the wooly mammoths, go on a rescue mission to find Sid and return the eggs to their rightful owner. Although this series is getting a bit long in the sabre-tooth, this sequel should provide plenty of laughs and some exciting computer animation.

6 – 7 Jul: The Riverfront,

Newport, 01633 656 757, Dir: Tom Hooper, starring Michael Sheen, Colm Meaney, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall UK/2009/97 mins Peter Morgan’s (Frost/Nixon) brilliant adaptation of David Pace’s novel tells the confrontational and darkly humourous story of Brian Clough’s doomed 44-day tenure as manager of the reigning champions of English football in the 1970’s, Leeds United. Previously managed by his bitter rival, Don Revie, and on the back of their most successful period ever, Leeds had an aggressive and cynical style of football. This was anathema to the principled yet flamboyant Clough, who had success building teams in his own vision with trusty lieutenant Peter Taylor (Spall). A must watch for anyone who loves footy.

Night At The Museum2: Battle Of The Smithsonian (Tbc)


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depression. In desperate times it takes a special friend – and life coaching from the legendary French footballer Eric Cantona – to challenge Eric to journey into the most perilous territory of all – the past. A fantastic film with a standout performance from the former Old Trafford hero. Back of the net!

Tyson (15)

1 – 2 Jul: Chapter Arts Centre,


Dir: Michael Mann, starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Billy Crudup. US/2008/148 mins The action-thriller Public Enemies tells the incredible true story of legendary Depressionera bank robber John Dillinger (Depp), the charismatic bank robber whose lightning raids made him the number one target of J. Edgar Hoover’s fledgling FBI and its top agent, Melvin Purvis (Bale), and a folk hero to much of the downtrodden public. His charm and audacious jailbreaks endeared him to almost everyone, from his girlfriend Billie Frechette (Cotillard), to an American public who had no sympathy for the banks that had plunged the country into the Depression. Expect spectacular shoot-outs and stand-out performances from Depp and Bale.

Cardiff, 029 2031 1050, Dir: James Toback, starring Mike Tyson. USA/2008/90mins The famous boxer and ear chewer stars in his own biographical account of a man who was just as explosive outside the ring as he was inside it. The film charts Tyson from his earliest memories to his present dilemmas. It also tackles the issues of race and class that dominated the former Heavy Weight Champions life. Over an hour of original footage complements archive footage of some of his greatest bouts in the ring. This film is a fascinating insight into the life and times of one of the sports most controversial and popular figures.

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Wed.01 Bristol

MR BENNETT. The Croft. 117-119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £5. + The Nurdlers + Kid Disastor


LETS WRESTLE. Clwb Ifor Bach, Womanby Street. £5. 7pm. myspace. com/letsfuckingwrestle + The Muscle Club. POP TART. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm – 3am. Free before 11 £3 after (free with flyer) Pop Tart Djs playing the best in cool pop, alternative chart bangers and all time classic hits: Expect to hear: Santogold, Ladyhawk, Rhianna, Chaka Khan, Dizzie Rascal, Britney Spears, La Roux, Nelly Furtardo, Wham, MIA, Hot Chip, Lady Ga Ga, Girls Aloud, Madonna, MGMT, Bowie, Dan Black, Calvin Harris, Mark Ronson. New Poptail Menu, Plus Free Popshots with Flyer! Giant Pop Tart Logos! Poptart Toaster Monster! Visuals. 2-4-1 Selected QUALITY POPTAILS ALL NIGHT!

Thurs.02 Bristol

STRAWBERRY BLONDES. Bristol Bierkeller. All Saints St, BS1 2NA. £6 adv 7:30pm + Call to Arms / Two minute Hour - myspace. com/twominutehour /Criminal Mind TEL: 0117 9268514 bristolbierkeller. LOCI. The Croft. 117-119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £5. locionline + Port Erin - porterin THE CAT EMPIRE. The 02 Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 5NA. 7pm. + Paprika Balkanitus


ON THE ROCKS. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm-3am. £free. Party Rock Riffs and Sing along guitar classics all night! One off Tribute Acts, Rockaokie, Air Guitar Comps, Jd Give Aways, Guitar Hero Comps......DJS Eddie Monster, Graham The bear (Tenants Supermen). + Regular Live music, guitar hero competitions, free badges, ‘T’ shirts, visuals and more.

Frid.03 Bath

LETS WRESTLE. Purr @ Moles Club, 14, George Street, BA1 2EN. 8pm. £5, £4.50 concs, £4 mem. + Race Horses - & Gentlemen’s Relish - gentlemensrelish Advance Tickets:


GEISHA. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1

3RW. £5. geishanoiseresearchgroup + Hunting Lodge + Thought Forms + Kilka Serco + Michael J Rocks - michaeljrocks + Ironside - + Bos Bos + Souq - + Ricorb - + Vast & Bulbous DJ’s - + Illegal Seagull DJ’s. LARRY MILLER. The Fleece. 12 St. Thomas St, BS1 6JJ. 8pm-11pm. £6adv.


THE VICTORIAN ENGLISH GENTLEMENS CLUB. Clwb Ifor Bach, Womanby Street. £4.98 7.30pm. thevictorianenglishgentlemensclub + Death of Klinghoffer + Strange News From Another Star - strangenewsfromanotherstar

Sat.04 Bristol

CABARET RAT @ Space 72, 72 Old Market Street, BS2 0EJ. 9pm. £5 / £4nus. cabaretrat + Support. BUBBZ. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £5. Sober & Dribbla + Central Spillz - myspace. com/centralspillzmusic + Hairy Parents - + Dutty Girl + Mad Method - madmethodclub + UKHD - myspace. com/djkkrush + Richie Royale + Sureskank DJ’s + Shakoom DJ’s.

Sun.05 Bristol

GRAVENHURST WITH ANNETTE BERLIN. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. Doors: 6 - 12 / £5. + Antoni Maoivvi + Fred Moth + Forsaken ft. Ben Blackmore - forsakendubstep

a gig get in touch via the myspace. Bands, acoustic performers and local talent all welcome. Check the myspace for updated listings. thisis10feettall


Tues.07 Bristol

PREFUSE 73. The Cooler. 48 Park Street, BS1 5JG. £9adv. myspace. com/prefusion1973 + Diamond Watch Wrists + Invasion - invasion WARRIOR SOUL. The Fleece. 12 St. Thomas St, BS1 6JJ. £5adv, £6otd. 8pm. warriorsoulinfo + The More I see + Isolation - GLASSLIGHTS. The 02 Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 5NA. 7pm. £5. This London four piece have been turning heads with their superb live show and release the massive get-you-out-of-bed song, ‘Someone Like Me’, this summer. glasslightsoflondon + Teller -


£2 TUESDAY. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 8 – 3am. £3.Every Tuesday 10 Feet Tall features the best in musicians and performers each week. Entertainment varies from Comedy, burlesque, Belly Dancing, music, live performances and sketch shows. Drinks offers

Weds.08 Bristol

NINHO DE COBRAS WITH SPECIAL GUEST PEPE BARCELLOS. Golden Lion. Gloucester Road. BS7 8NZ. free. 9pm. Singer Claudia Aurora fronts this traditional Brazilian Roda de Samba accompanied by her group Ninho De Cobras and special guest Rio based musician Pepe Barcellos. Expect an Cardiff energetic and entertaining evening TOM LEWIS. 10 FOOT CWTCH of haunting and beautiful classic PRESENTS. 10 FEET TALL. 11a sambas to dance along to. myspace. - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. com/ninhodecobras 8.30pm – 3am. £free + TIM TYSON pepebarcellos 0117 924 6449. Band night hosted by Rowan Ligget. Open mic special guests live bands every BRISTOL DUBSTEP ALL STARS. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, week at Ten feet tall. Drinks offers. BS1 3RW. £4. Fundraiser for (and indeed powered by) High Pressure Soundsystem. ATHLETE. The 02 Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 5NA. Bristol £15.50adv. 8pm-11pm. myspace. LOFI HIFI PRESENT: CHIEF. The Louisiana. Wapping Road, Bathurst com/athlete Terrace, BS1 6UA. £6adv. Cardiff ST. VINCENT. Thekla. East Mud Dock The Grove, Harbourside, BS1 POP TART. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm 4RB. 7.30pm. £8adv. m/stvincent + – 3am. Free before 11 £3 after (free Blue Roses - m/musicofblueroses with flyer) Pop Tart Djs playing the best in cool pop, alternative chart bangers Cardiff and all time classic hits: Expect to hear: MY VERY BEST. 10 FEET TALL LIVE. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 Santogold, Ladyhawk, Rhianna, Chaka Khan, Dizzie Rascal, Britney Spears, La 1BG. 8-12pm. £3. 10 Feet Tall live Roux, Nelly Furtardo, Wham, MIA, Hot brings together the best in local bands Chip, Lady Ga Ga, Girls Aloud, Madonna, and promoters every week. If you fancy MGMT, Bowie, Dan Black, Calvin Harris,


Mark Ronson. New Poptail Menu, Plus Free Popshots with Flyer! Giant Pop Tart Logos! Poptart Toaster Monster! Visuals. 2-4-1 Selected QUALITY POPTAILS ALL NIGHT!



TELEPATHY. The Cooler. 48 Park Street, BS1 5JG. £7adv. THE RED CHORD. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £8adv. + Burning Skies - NIGHT BY NIGHT. The Fleece. 12 St. Thomas St, BS1 6JJ. £5 door / £4 adv. 8pm. nightbynightmusic + Dead Against The Rest - THE CHEMISTS. The Louisiana. Wapping Road, Bathurst Terrace, BS1 6UA. £6adv. thechemistsuk + White Belt Yellow Tag + Sound of Guns - soundofguns


TEETH MOUNTAIN (DAN DEACON ENSEMBLE) & ISLET. Buffalo Bar. 11 Windsor Place. CF10 3BY. £6 adv. 8pm. Three Syllables presents TEETH MOUNTAIN (Dan Deacon Ensemble) & ISLET. 02920 310312. ON THE ROCKS PRESENTS – ROCKAOKE. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm-3am. £free. Followed by resident Djs Graham the Bear + Eddie Monster. Drinks offers

Fri.10 Bristol

WHITE TRASH AMBITION. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £4. (Last Ever gig) + My Own Flag - CLUB LOFI HIFI PRESENT: KILL CASSIDY. The Louisiana. Wapping Road, Bathurst Terrace, BS1 6UA. £4adv. + Sion - + Roxys Wardrobe - roxyswardrobe


THE ARTERIES. Clwb Ifor Bach, Womanby Street. £4 7.30pm + Portraits + Harbour TELEPATHE. Clwb Ifor Bach, Womanby Street. £7. 7.30pm. + Katie Stelmanis

Sat.11 Bristol

SOUL DESTROYERS BAND. Fiddlers. Willway Street, Bedminster, BS3 4BG. 8.30. £7. Tickets - Bristol Ticket Shop 0870 44 44 400 or www. (or on door)

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LIVE AZELEA CITY PENIS CLUB. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £5. Doors 8 – 12. myspace. com/azaleacitypenisclub + SJ Esau + Robin Allendar Band. + Creamed Dove LOUISIANA PRESENT: LEFT SIDE BRAIN. The Louisiana. Wapping Road, Bathurst Terrace, BS1 6UA. £4adv. + special guests

Weds.15 Bristol

THE TRANSPERSONALS. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £5. + Beatpunk + Rock In Your Pocket + Rolo Tomassi DCB PROMOTIONS PRESENT: YOU ANIMALS. The Louisiana. Wapping Road, Bathurst Terrace, BS1 6UA. £6adv. youanimals


LIVE Sun.12

POP TART BALLON PARTY!!!. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm – 3am. Free Bristol THE DEFILED. Bristol Bierkeller. All before 11 £3 after (free with flyer) Pop Tart brings you a one off balloon party Saints St, BS1 2NA. £7adv 7:30pm. spectacular! 10 Feet Tall will filled with / The Morning hundreds of balloons throughout the After / Clockwork Sniper - myspace. venue. New Poptail Menu, Plus Free com/clockworksniper1 Quarterblind - Popshots With Flyer! Giant Pop Tart Logos! Poptart Toaster Monster! Visuals KYLESA. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £8. + Taint - myspace. com/taintuk


HARRY FRANKLIN WILLIAMS. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 8.30pm – 3am. + Anthony Lee. Band night hosted by Rowan Ligget. Open mic special guests live bands every week at Ten feet tall. Drinks offers



THE GAME. The 02 Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 5NA. 7pm. £23.50. One of hip hop’s biggest stars and most successful artists, The Game returns to the music scene this summer with a bang, following last year’s release of his spectacular third album ‘L.A.X.’

CLUB Mon.13


FEVER RAY. The 02 Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 5NA. 7pm. £15. Fever Ray is the title of the project and album by Karin Dreijer Andersson, former singer with ‘90s pop hopes Honey Is cool and now one half of The Knife. A truly extraordinary Swedish gem.


ON THE ROCKS. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm-3am. £free. Party Rock Riffs and Sing along guitar classics all night! One Off Tribute Acts, Rockaokie, Air Guitar Comps, Jd Give Aways, Guitar Hero Comps......DJS Eddie Monster, Graham The bear (Tenants Supermen). + Regular Live music, guitar hero competitions, free badges, ‘T’ shirts, visuals and more.



SPIRIDION @ 10 FEET TALL LIVE. 11a - 12 Church Street Cardiff CF10 1BG. 8-12pm. £3. myspace. com/spiridion + She Ripped - myspace. com/sheripped. 10 Feet Tall live brings together the best in local bands and promoters every week. If you fancy a gig get in touch via the myspace. Bands, acoustic performers and local talent all welcome. Check the myspace for updated listings. thisis10feettall

Tues.14 Cardiff

£2 TUESDAY. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 8 – 3am. £3.Every Tuesday 10 Feet Tall features the best in musicians and performers each week. Entertainment varies from Comedy, burlesque, Belly Dancing, music, live performances and sketch shows. Drinks offers

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ALL SHALL PERISH. The Orange Box. South Street. Tabernacle Lane, BA20 1QA. 7.30pm. £10 in advance, £12 on the Door. myspace. com/allshallperish + Azriel - myspace. com/azriel + Matyr Defiled - myspace. com/martyrdefiled + Stillborn.

Fri.17 Glastonbury

3 DAFT MONKEYS. Tor Sport & Leisure. Street Road, BA6 9EF. £10 in advance, £12 on the Door. 8pm. seetickets. com + Flipron -


THE BEAT. Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1NS. £12adv, £14 on the door. Doors 7.30pm. thebeatofficial Tickets are now available from, WeGotTickets and Gloucester Guildhall’s box office.

We now only accept listings via our elisting form on our website. Please go to: Deadline for August: 12th July

Sat.18 Bristol

BOOGIE FOR BRIZZLE. Bristol Zoo Gardens. Clifton. BS8 3HA. £11.50 (adult) £7.50 (child). 3pm till late. Party with the animals at Bristol Zoo’s biggest family-friendly festival. With fabulous live music from Laid blak and Phantom limb, plus delectable cabaret, body-popping break dance, circus performers, kid’s fun and more. 0117 9747300. bristolzoo. SHAKOOM AND THE CROFT PRESENTS BRISTOL FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £5. Doors 8 – 12. Featuring First Degree Burns - firstdegreeburnsuk + Shakoom DJs LOUISIANA PRESENT: GO DUTCH! The Louisiana. Wapping Road, Bathurst Terrace, BS1 6UA. £4adv + The Goodness EVITA. The 02 Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 5NA. 8pm. myspace. com/evitaband & Blackchalk


RIGHT HAND LEFT HAND. Clwb Ifor Bach, Womanby Street. £5 8pm + Islet

Sun.19 Bristol

FOREVER NEVER. Bristol Bierkeller. All Saints St, BS1 2NA. £6 adv 7.30pm. forevernever + Somnus + Counterhold -


MISS MAUDS FOLLY @ 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 8.30pm – 3am. missmaudsmusic + Recovery Wing Open mic special guests live bands every week at Ten feet tall. Drinks offers

Mon.20 Bristol

ZATOPEKS. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £5. Doors 8 – 12. + Accelerators (NL) + The Hunchbacks


THE WARLOCKS. Barfly. Kingsway, CF10 3FD. 8pm. MONDAYS HEADLINE @ 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street Cardiff CF10 1BG. 8-3am. £3. + The Cartelles - cartellestheband. 10 Feet Tall live brings together the best in local bands and promoters every week. If you fancy a gig get in touch via the myspace. Bands, acoustic performers and local talent all welcome. Check the myspace for updated listings. thisis10feettall

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Tues.21 Bristol

CONSCIOUS UNCONSCIOUS. The Fleece, 12 St Thomas Street, BS1 6JJ. 8pm. £free. Devizes-based Conscious Unconscious have been together since 2005 having been previously known as LiquidMetal. They write original material citing influences including Muse, Radiohead, Queens of the Stone Age, King Crimson, Deep Purple and The Sex Pistols. myspace. com/unconsciousuk + I am Bodhi JOSHUA RADIN. The 02 Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 5NA. 7pm £9. + Meiko -


£2 TUESDAY. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 8 – 3am. £3.Every Tuesday 10 Feet Tall features the best in musicians and performers each week. Entertainment varies from Comedy, burlesque, Belly Dancing, music, live performances and sketch shows. Drinks offers

Weds.22 Bristol

NO TURNING BACK (NLHC). Bristol Bierkeller. All Saints St, BS1 2NA. £6 adv 7.30pm. Start of Nothing + Cars on Fire - MARNIE STER. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £7. + Tartufi THE WARLOCKS. Thekla. East Mud Dock The Grove, Harbourside, BS1 4RB. 7.30pm. £8.


POP TART. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm – 3am. Free before 11 £3 after (free with flyer) Pop Tart Djs playing the best in cool pop, alternative chart bangers and all time classic hits: Expect to hear: Santogold, Ladyhawk, Rhianna, Chaka Khan, Dizzie Rascal, Britney Spears, La Roux, Nelly Furtardo, Wham, MIA, Hot Chip, Lady Ga Ga, Girls Aloud, Madonna, MGMT, Bowie, Dan Black, Calvin Harris, Mark Ronson. New Poptail Menu, Plus Free Popshots With Flyer! Giant Pop Tart Logos! Poptart Toaster Monster! Visuals. 2-4-1 Selected QUALITY POPTAILS ALL NIGHT!

Thurs.23 Bristol

THE FIGHT. Bristol Bierkeller. All Saints St, BS1 2NA. £6 adv 8pm. + The Remnants MASTER MUSICIANS OF BUKKAKE. The Croft. 117 – 119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £7. + Rose Kemp - + Team Brick -

LIVE TESTAMENT. The 02 Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 5NA. 7pm. £15. Thrash Metal heroes Testament come to the UK following a huge North American tour.


TEN FOOT SMALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 8 – 12pm. £3. A Caerphilly based band formed in 2009. 3 members formally of People like us, with the addition of Paul Rogers, who has give us that extra edge! An original band that pride themselves on live performances with their own material.


ON THE ROCKS. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm-3am. £free. Party Rock Riffs and Sing along guitar classics all night! One Off Tribute Acts, Rockaokie, Air Guitar Comps, Jd Give Aways, Guitar Hero Comps......DJS Eddie Monster, Graham The bear (Tenants Supermen). + Regular Live music, guitar hero competitions, free badges, ‘T’ shirts, visuals and more.

Fri.24 Bristol

LONG STORY SHORT. The 02 Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 5NA. Doors: 6.30-9.45. Dan, Joe, Adam and Matt showcase their razor sharp pop tracks alongside Road to Recovery and They Sink Ships. + Road to Recovery - roadtorecoveryuk + They Sink Ships


FARM FESTIVAL 2009. Gilcombe Farm. BA10 0QE. £25 weekend ticket. 1pm Friday – 6am Sunday. 2000 capacity, 3 stages, acoustic tent, dub & reggae tent, DJs playing electro, disco, house & breaks, crazy golf, live comedy, local hog roast & cider, Mad hatters Tea Party, best hat competition + free camping all weekend! 0845 838 9924.

Sun.26 Borth

BLACK POETS. The Square Festival. Borth. blackpoets


CAPTIN ACCIDENT. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 8.30pm – 3am. £3 + Milano Open mic special guests live bands every week at Ten feet tall. Drinks offers

Mon.27 Cardiff

DEATH QUIT DANCING. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street Cardiff CF10 1BG. 8-12pm. £3. + The Word Virus Essay - thewordvirusessay + Swim Team




BLIND EYE FURY. Bristol Bierkeller. All Saints St, BS1 2NA. £6adv. 8pm. + Vallenbrosa - myspace. com/vallenbrosaofficial + Hope Remains Lost.


POP TART. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm – 3am. Free before 11 £3 after (free with flyer) Pop Tart Djs playing the best in cool pop, alternative chart bangers and all time classic hits: Expect to hear: Santogold, Ladyhawk, Rhianna, Chaka Khan, Dizzie Rascal, Britney Spears, La Roux, Nelly Furtardo, Wham, MIA, Hot Chip, Lady Ga Ga, Girls Aloud, Madonna, MGMT, Bowie, Dan Black, Calvin Harris, Mark Ronson. New Poptail Menu, Plus Free Popshots With Flyer! Giant Pop Tart Logos! Poptart Toaster Monster! Visuals. 2-4-1 Selected QUALITY POPTAILS ALL NIGHT!

Thurs.30 Bristol

THE GRIT. Bristol Bierkeller. All Saints St, BS1 2NA. £7 adv 7.30pm. EARTHLESS. The Croft. 117-119 Stokes Croft. 8pm. earthless


ON THE ROCKS. GUITAR HERO SPECIAL. 10 FEET TALL. 11a - 12 Church Street. CF10 1BG. 10pm3am. £free. That’s right kids it back. Your favourite guitar based computer game is now live on stage projected on the big screen at 10 feet Tall! Rock up enter our guitar hero special competition. Sign up and try your best fret work to try and win a tray of shots! Plus Djs Eddie Monster and Graham the Bear. Rock star photo opportunity – Slash, Jack White! On The Rocks Visuals. Rocktails

Fri.31 Bristol

EMILY BREEZE. The Louisiana. Wapping Road, Bathurst Terrace, BS1 6UA. + John E Vistic - johnevisticexperience + Dynamite Pussy Club


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Monday Bath

MONDAY’S STUDENT NIGHT. Back To Mine. 7 Bladud Buildings. The Paragon. FREE ENTRY all night Dj Asian Hawk. Uk DMC Turntable champ 06 & 07. Turntable wiz kid mixing funk, soul, RnB, hip hop, jazz, DnB, reggae & more. SMOOCH. ClubXL. Walcott Street, BA1 5BG. £2 b4 9.30pm. £3 b4 10.20pm. Or £3.50 thereafter. Baths Biggest student night with resident DJ Mister Bibby + guest DJ’s

and Dance. DJ’s Milky & Anthony Li. WEAPON OF CHOICE. Mr Wolfs. St Stevens Street, £3. 9-3am. Cool graff night with guest DJ’and artists.


AESTHETICS. Buffalo Bar. 11 Windsor Pl. 8pm-3am. £2/3. Strictly the finest hip-hop from old to new Hosted by KL, Veto and Kay. ROYAL VARIETY CLUB. 10 Feet Tall. 11a / 12 Church St. £3. 8pm- 3am. Featuring the best in musicians and performers each week. Entertainment varies from Comedy, burlesque , Belly Dancing, music, live performances and sketch shows HAMMERTIME. Barfly. Kingsway, Cardiff, CF10 3FD. £3/£2NUS, 10.30pm - late. Yes Folks! 90’s night is here at Cardiff Barfly! Well dust off your inline and skate your way down to Barfly where we’ll be mixing it up with the very best in cheesy pop anthems. JUST DANCE. Club Ifor Bach. 11 Womanby Street. CF10 1BR. £2 (nus) /£3 – (downstairs) 10.30pm2am. Every Tuesday night at Clwb Ifor Bach is a brand new clubnight with one simple mission... to get you dancing all night long. No gimmicks, no false promises... Just cheap entry, bargainous drinks prices and great GREAT tunes.

TREATS URBAN NYTS CREDIT CRUNCH PARTY. Buddha Lounge, Nelson Street. 9pm-late, £3. Urban night with guests. WEDGIES. Warehouse. 57 Prince Street, BS1 4QH. 10pm-3am. Legendary Bristol Student Night. UP THE RACKET. Elbow Room. 64 Park Street, £Free till 2am. Indie, Alternative and 80’s. Drinks Offers.


POP TART. 10 Feet Tall. 11a / 12 Church St, £5. 10 - 3am. Playing new music, wonky pop and electro. Expect to hear: Santogold, Ladyhawk, MGMT, Bristol Bowie, Dan Black, Katie Perry, Crystal Castles, Calvin Harris, Mark Ronson, HAPPY MONDAYS. The Lab (formerly Arc Bar) 27, Broad Street. MIA, Magistrates, Lykke Li, Ebony £free. Freestyle DJ’s get in the groove. Bones, Little Boots etc. FUNKED UP. Monkey. Castle DJ Skint (Spill the Beans) Eclectic crates Street. Free b4 11. £2 after Funked Up of Funk, Soul, Hip Hop and Reggae. Weekly DJ Rotation. Legendary funk night with residents Funky SLAM ON THE BREAKS. mbargo. Ben and The Count playing funk, soul, old The Triangle, Clifton. 8pm -2am. skool hip hop & dancefloor classics. Audio and Visual mix of Electro, Breaks LISTEN UP. Clwb Ifor Bach. Womanby Street, £3/£2, 10pm – and House. Happy hour all night. 2am. Pick and choose what music you want to hear with Cardiff’s best DJ’s playing Cardiff classic indie / new releases on the top floor FATPOPPADADDYS. Glam. 2 / guest DJ’s on the middle each week / and Greyfriars Rd, 10pm-3am, £3/NUS Motown and funk on the bottom. free b4 11pm. Alternative student night SHINFO. Bar Sigma. 2-4 The with special guests. Kingsway. Weekly alternative DJ night 10 FEET TALL LIVE. 10 Feet Tall. featuring the best of punk, rock, metal, Newport 11a / 12 Church St, 9pm – 3am. hip hop, ska, Electro and drum and bass Local, new and upcoming bands Plus Djs MEZE LOUNGE. 6 Market Street. old and new. until until late. South wales finest alternative promoters POP TART. 10 Feet Tall. 11a - 12 present metal punk and hardcore shows Church Street, CF10 1BG. Pop Tuesday see myspace/mezelounge for more details Tart Djs playing the best in cool pop, alternative chart bangers and all time Bath Wednesday classic pop hits! 29th SUPA SUPA. Barfly. BACK TO MINE. 7 Bladud Kingsway, CF10 3FD. 11pm. £1. The Buildings. The Paragon. £free. Dj’s Bath Last Wednesday of every month Supa playing everything from funk, reggae, RnB, BACK TO MINE. 7 Bladud Supa throws you a night of vice like treats. Hip-hop & breakbeat. Buildings. The Paragon. £free. Dj’s Bringing you the best in alto electro we’ll Bristol playing everything from funk, reggae, RnB, be slamming out the tunes to get your Hip-hop & breakbeat. BEAR NAKED. Lab (formerly Arc feet moving and your heart’s pumping. CLUB MOJITO. Second Bridge. Bar). 27 Broad St. Bristol. 10 Manvers Street. BA1 1JQ. £4 / 3am, £4/£3 NUS. Alternative Student £3 NUS or before 11. 10pm 2am. Newport night with Dave Remix & Josh Purnell Bath’s leading International club night. £7 ALL INCLUSIVE! Escapade. (Indie Alternative Dance Beats) Ben Club Mojito showcases the very best in Stow Hill, Newport. £5/7. 9pm-3am. Parker (Funk, Hip Hop, Soul & Reggae). PLEASE DONT FEED THE BEARS. International music, uplifting Latin House It’s just £7 to get in and pay nothing at Elbow Room. 64 Park Street, £Free. music and live percussion. On the dexx the bar!!! Were not just drinks deals every Jake Gabai & friends. 01225 464 449. Indie, Dance and Electro. week we’ll give you a night better than the RETRO. mbargo. The triangle, last with plenty to keep you entertained. Clifton, BS8 1ER. 8pm – 2am. 01633250978. Bristol Retro sounds from the 70’s, 80’s and FLUX. Meze Lounge. 6 Market A BRONX TALE. mbargo. The Classics. Street. 9-4am free before 12. Student Triangle, Clifton, £free, 8pm – 2am. RUN. Native. Small St, 10pm-2am, night with Matt Kirk and Here play indie, RnB, Hip Hop, Soul with DJ’s Benny £5/£4 NUS. Over the past two years hip hop, dubstep, drum and bass in Cane & The Urban Knights. RUN has quickly established itself as Propaganda. Syndicate. Nelson Swansea one of the city’s premier Drum and Bass St. Indie, rock, alternative in the main MR MICHAEL MONSTER. Monkey nights and must lay claim to being the room, Sabotage in room 2 with emo, Cafe. 13 Castle Street,10pm till late. best Tuesday night club night in the £ Free. Weekly free night of electro and country.Residents: D*Minds, TC, Hazard, goth and metal. ID required. Weekly, £5 entry, £4 nus. £4 entry, £3 with a flyer. disco remixes. Cheap drinks and colouring Clipz, Die, Xample, Grooverider, Pascal, in. Info: Fierce, Gerard, Dazee, The Force, Eddie SHINFO. Bar Sigma. 2-4 Kingsway, STUDENT NIGHT. Lizard lounge. K, Interface, Adrok. Hosted by JAKES £2 After 10:30pm. 9pm-3am. 66 Queens Road, 9pm – late. STUDENT NIGHT. Lizard Lounge. Alternative DJ’s bring the best in alt rock, Start off the week in the best way 66 Queens Road. 9pm – late. punk, metal, indie, ska, hip hop and drum possible, drinks offers. Party Classics Start off the week in the best way and bass. and Dance. DJ’s Milky & Anthony Li. possible, drinks offers. Party Classics

Trowbridge BOUNCE. THE SUMMER BURBLER @ Chicago Rock. Park Road off Silver Street, BA14 8AQ. 9 till late, last entry 12.30am. £4 before 10pm, £5 after. DJ G Child + Guest host – Mr Murdz. Residents: DJ Ghane, DJ Ninja, DJ Tempa.

Thursday Bath

R’n’B. The Second Bridge. 10 Manvers Street. Dj’s playing the best in RnB, Hip-Hop, Soul, Funk, Dancehall & Funky House. FILTH. Po-Na-Na. North Parade. 10pm – Late. £3 B4 11pm / £5 after 11pm. £4 with Revolution privilege card. £4 with flyer. Front Arch: The Lounge is 80’s & 90’s Anthems. Middle Arch: The Dancefloor is Rock, Rave, Indie, House, Drum n Bass. Rear Arch: The Casino. FLASHBACK: 80’S & 90’S. Qube. 1 South Parade. 10pm – 2am. £3 nubs/flyer, £4 without. Dj Colino – playing the best party tunes from the last two decades. HOSTED BY CARE & THE COMMUNITY. Back To Mine. 7 Bladud Buildings. The Paragon. FREE ENTRY b4 11pm - £3/£2 after. Two likely lads Dunc & Dave, they’re a mix of stand up comedy, spoken word & general tomfoolery. Together they host the evening comparing & have a variety of performances of cabaret, burlesque dancing, street dancing & live music.


FLAWLESS. Dojo Lounge. Park Row. 10pm-2am £3/£3.50. R’n’b, hip hop and urban grooves with K-Style and guests. Info: 0777 330 2818 FDM Syndicate. 10pm – 4am FHuge commerical night with special guests such as Ironik, Platnum, HtwoO and more. FRESH AS A DAISY. mbargo. The Triangle, Clifton, BS8 1ER. 9pm – 2am Funk, Hip Hop and funky House. KEEP IT FUNKY. Buddha Lounge. Nelson Street,10pm – 3am. £5 b4 11pm more after. Funky House, R&B, Hip-Hop, Bashment, UKG, Bassline, Ol’Skool Classics. RACK EM UP. Elbow Room. 64 Park Street, BS1 5JN. £free till 2am. DJ’s upstairs plays Chart, Dance and Alternative. WEDGIES. Warehouse. 57 Prince Street, BS1 4QH. 10pm-3am. From the same crew that brings you Wednesdays at the Warehouse return for more fun and madness. 2nd ANDY SMITH’S ROCKIN SOUL SHAKE. The Lanes, 22 Nelson Street. 9pm - 3am. £3 DJ Andy Smith having compiled many a top notch mix CD (including ‘Andy Smith’s Northern Soul’ & The ‘Trojan Document’) as well as supplying original sample material for Portishead & The Prodigy opens up his box of

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CLUB Jump Blues, Rockabilly, Northern Soul & Ska 45’s to shake up the Lanes every first Thursday of the month.

POINT B. The Croft, 117-119 Stokes Croft, BS1 3RW. £6. Dj’s Kuoyah, Sully, Oslek, Scrambled Ed, DJ Damo, The Kelly Twins, The Yiddled Bath Fiddler & Buckles. LE CRUNCH PARTY. CllubXL. 90B COMFI FRIDAYS. CLUB COMFI. Walcot Street, BA1 5BG. 10pm – 10-12 Triangle South, Clifton. 8-4. 2am. £2 b4 11 / £3 b4 12am/ £4 £7-£8. Party classics, R’n’B, dance and after. £2 all night with Nus. more. Ffi Cardiff RAMSHACKLE. Carling Academy. Frogmore St, 10pm-3am. £3/5. C-Y-N-T. Clwb Ifor Bach. 11 Bristol’s biggest alternative night Womanby Street. CF10 1BR. 10pm. £3. Techno, Nu Rave Electronica, with resident DJ Dan, Steve Gerrard Dubstep & Breakbeat make the dance floor plus Carlton and Dave Remix playing alternative, indie, hip hop, beats and dangerous territory every Thursday DISCORD. Barfly. Kingsway, CF10 funky shit in the main room whilst 3FD. 10pm. £3 b4 11pm/ £4 after. Generation X play punk-rock and metal DJs itBoy & Alex play a full tilt mix of the anthems with DJ’s Link and Matt best Alternative, Metal, Rock, Punk & Setback. Info: Industrial Anthems around! STREETLIFE. Elbow Room. 64 discordcardiff Park Street. £Free – open till HI TOP . Undertone Basement. 4am. Chart and old skool classics. Ffi 11a - 12 Church St. £free. 10pm - 3am D’n’B & hip hop with residents THANK FUNK ITS FRIDAY. mbargo. Jaffa, Killer Tomato, Veto, Focus Lyons The triangle, Clifton, 8pm – 2am. & Ruffstylz. New and oringal funk, disco and R’n’B ON THE ROCKS. 10 Feet Tall. 11a with DJ’s Suisse Tony & Alex. / 12 Church St. 9pm-3am , £free. WEEKEND PARTY PART 1. Lizard Rock and indie night with different Lounge. 66 Queens Road, BS8 themes each week. Air Guitar parties on 1QU. 9pm – late. Current and classic party tunes with the 7th & 28th. residents Big Daddy & Milky. PLATINUM. Glam. 2 Greyfriars Rd, £3/4 before 10.30. The Definitive 3rd SOUL-A -COASTER. The Student Night. Lanes. 22 Nelson Street. 9pm 3am. £3. Classics from the archives SOL 2 SOL. Revolution Bar. 9-11 Castle Street. CF10 1BS. 0.00. of legendary labels Motown, Staxx and 9:30pm - 2am. Thursday is the new Atlantic Friday. The perfect way to kick start your 17th BUGGEDOut! VI. Motion, weekend mixing the sexiest uplifting 73 Avon St. 10pm – 6am. Early Bird house grooves all night long. Award tickets £8/£11 otd. Busy P, Carl Craig, winning DJ Jake Gabai on the dexx. Breakbot, Altern8, Discobloodbath, Ed 02920 236689. Karney, Tom Rio, Real Nice, Dan Wild, Jambo: Cheltenham 17th BROCK OUT - BRISTOL FRESH CITY. The Place. Albion LAUNCH PARTY! Timbuk2. 22 Street, GL52 2LT. £3 b4 midnight. Small St, BS1 1DW. £5 otd. 11pm£1 off with flyer or NUS b4 5am. Room 1-electro/techno/bass: 11.30pm. R&B , Hip Hop & Funky MUSTARD GUNN (Coin Op) TECHNO ROB House with Resident MJ Sly plus regular + HASHIMI, MARKUTZ, THE GENERAL, special guests. All Drinks £1.50 all night. UBERMENSCH ROOM 2-hiphop/ party/dub step: DJ ROGUE, LE MART, Swansea KUTLECTIVE, MIXMASTA MULLET, JAZ MYSTIC. 07773017116. FUNKED UP. Monkey. Castle St. Legendary funk night with residents Funky brockoutmusic Ben and The Count playing funk, soul, 17th GOGO CHILDREN. old skool hip hop & dancefloor classics. Aces Bar. (Previously the Avon Combined Services Club), 29-31 Free before 11/ £2 after. 9 til late. Info: St. Pauls Rd, BS8 1LX. 9pm – 1am. 01792480822 Mr Michael Monster. Monkey £3otd. Our music policy is 60’s soul, original r’n’b, 60’s beat and boss reggae Bar. 13 - 14 Castle St. Electro/ - all played from original vinyl 7” singles Indie night with all the hottest indie/rock - no reissues, bootlegs, CDs, laptops remixes. £2 entry/£1 with nus (drinks or iPods! promos. 24th SIN ALLEY. The Lanes, 22 Street. £4. 9pm - 3am. Friday ANelson billy, ball breakin’ blues, Sleazy surf, rhythm and bozze, garage and splash Bath of swing. BACK TO MINE. 7 Bladud 31st FREQUENCY. Basement 45 Buildings. The Paragon. FREE £6 B4 11pm, 10pm - 4am. D’n’B night ENTRY b4 11 £5/£3 mem. Dj’s playing everything from funk, breakbeat, tech with Benny Page and beats from Beat Assassins, with support from Chamber, house, RnB, old skool & nu skool classics. Beat Maniax, Interface (feat Redskin), Bristol Darkotic and more.


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31st JEHST (LOW LIFE RECORDS) Lab. 27 Broad St, BS1 2HG. 10pm-4am. £5 adv. £6 otd Massive hip hop night with Jehst and guests The Swamps (Bristol’s dankest), Doom Man, Ben One & The Doctor (Scratch Club, Birmingham): Downstairs bar hosted by The ASBO Disco Feat. ASBO, Triplex & Macular 31st TAKING THE MICHAEL. The Lanes, 22 Nelson Street. £4 or Free in Fancy dress, 8pm 3am. Celebrating most things Jackson. Moonwalk contest, Michael Jackson dance off, Moonwalker screening and best Michael impersonator competition.

Newport, 9pm-5am. Hard style night, fresh from rocked Escape into the Park in Swansea, Wildstylez (UK exclusive), Mark EG, Cally & Juice, Brian M vs. McBunn, MDA & Spherical, Vandall, Swankie DJ & Kashi & The Yofridiz. Plus many more across 2 rooms. Hosted by Shocker. 10th DOIN IT PROPPA!, Fire and Ice, 10pm-late, £10/£8 in adv. Urban night celebrating DJ Pantha’s birthday with huge line-up inc DJ Krush, DJ 10sion, Total, Bassboy, Pantha himself (!) and more. Live PA’s from Slickdon, Mnt, Sickmade Man & S.G.


FRIDAY FIX. Lava Lounge. Little Wind Street, SA1 1DZ. Till 10pm. MAD4IT! Barfly. Kingsway, CF10 Re-live prices from the 80’s. lavalounge. 3FD. 11pm. £5/£4nus. Every Friday FREE FRIDAYS PRESENTS Night at Cardiff Barfly join DJ Phuquit MONKEY ALLSTARS. Monkey for the Greatest Indie & Alternative Hits Cafe. 13 Castle Street, 10pm till + from The Stones to the Strokes, The late. £Free to the Faithful. The Best Smiths and The Doors, Nelly Furtado to Gwen Stefani and much much more, plus Monkey residents. Info loads of Ticket Giveaways and Low Flying SLAM ON THE BREAKS. Sigma. St Helens Rd, £3. 10am-3pm. T-Shirts & CD’s. Swansea’s Daddio Beat Party. rocking THE DUDES ABIDE. Clwb Ifor the best in HipHop.Electro.Disco and Bach. 11 Womanby Street. CF10 Dubstep to Beats, Breaks and Baltimore 1BR. 10.30. £3.50. The Dudes Abide with some hints of DNB and Jungle ... yes is the weekend’s finest way to let your rock , basically everything ... 07817 711 797. hair down, shake your indie fringe wildly or bounce your beehive madly to the best sounds around. From the debauched cool of 31st DIGITAL SESSIONS. Bar The Velvet Underground to The Bolan Boogie. Co. 8-9 Wind Street, SA1 1DF. £free. MARMALADE. 10 Feet Tall. 11a - 12 9pm till late. Quality Underground House Church Street, CF10 1BG. 8.00pm music with residents and special guests. – 4.00am. Free entry before 10.30pm, Quality Underground House music with £4/5 after (Open over all 3 floors). residents and special guests. This month Marmalade brings you Classic Funk, Soul, Mark ‘Juntz’ Jones and Lindsey Martin Future Jazz, Roots, Motown, Disco & best Swindon new releases. CASSETTE PLAYER Suju. 28 High WE TRASH PARTIES. Upstairs in Buffalo Bar. 11 Windsor Place. 8pm Street, 10pm-4am. All others £3 before 11pm / £5 after. Downstairs – 4am. Free b4 11pm £3/4 after. features the adventures of Rob the Bands from all over with resident DJ’s Mod & Phil Dirt with their Indielectromixing up a killer blend of the best new rocknrollsoulfunk-soundclash. Upstairs in music, indie-disco, cool classics, trash the Lounge: Anything goes. gold, new wave, guilty pleasures, post punk & electro pop. Wells 3rd APERTURE. Clwb Ifor Bach, 24th BIONIC - THE FULL Womanby Street. £6/£8, 10.30pmWORKS Kudos Night Club. Priory 3am Kasra / Spectrasoul - Drum n Bass Road. 9pm - 3am. £10 all night. 17th APERTURE. Clwb Ifor Hard style nght with Cally and Juice, Bach, Womanby Street. £6/£8 , Matt Handy, Major Tom, Boyzee & Stevie 10.30pm-3am, Lynx / Kemo - Drum J, Marcio & Menace & Fenner, Phat n Bass Controller, Room 2 - some of the best 24th HELL’S BENT. Clwb Ifor new talent in the area. Extra 10k Opus Bach, Womanby Street. £4 / 10pm sounds system across both rooms, 15ft Guest DJ’s - Indie, Pop & Alternative. Projection Screen, Full decor, lasers, 1st Full Bionic tour in the South West. Newport


£8 ALL INCLUSIVE. Escapade. Stow Hill, Newport, £8. 9pm-3am. Pay £8 at the door and your drinks free all night!!! Excludes double measures & Champagne! 01633 250 978. FRIDAY MASHUP. Meze Lounge. Market St. Resident and very special guest DJ’s playing Alternative, Mashups, bootlegs, indie disco, hip hop and Rock. check with venue. 8pm-5am. Info: 01633 243500 or 3rd BIONIC. Escapade. Stow Hill,

Saturday Bath

BACK TO MINE. 7 Bladud Buildings. The Paragon. £free B4 11 £5/£3 members. Dj’s playing everything from funk, breakbeat, tech house, RnB, old skool & nu skool classics. The second Bounce summer free party on the 18th with residents Mark Davis and Dan Pearce playing jackin’ house and electro in room 1 with The wise

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CLUB guise offering classic and future sounds including hip hop, rare groove, nu funk, broken beats and reggae in room 2.

Nelson Street. £5. 9pm - 3am A night of decadence and glittering fun to get dressed up for...Playing the very best in Nu Disco, Electro-pop, Warped Indie Bristol and Post Punk. BOUNCE. Basement 45. 8 11th KARL MARX. THE LIVING Frogmore Street. 10pm – 4am. £5. Jackin House and electro with Mark Davis ROOM. Building 11, Harbourside, Canon’s Way. BS1 5LF. 10:30pm & Dan Pearce & guests. until 2am. £free. Soul, Disco, Funk BY THE POOL. Elbow Room. 64 and much more. Park Street. £Free – open till 4am. Chart and Old Skool classics all night long. 25th SHAKE RATTLE AND BOWL. The Lanes, 22 Nelson COMFI Saturdays. Club Comfi. Street. £5. 7pm - 3am A dancefloor 10-12 Triangle South, Clifton. 8-4. shaking blend of Rock’n’Roll, Northern £7-£8. DJ’s playing everything from Party Soul, Motown, Beat and Ska from our Classics, RnB, Dance and much more! team of resident dj’s including Dollyrocker, Barbarella, The Dirty DeeTee’s and El Nino The living room Building 11, (Lady Luck Club) plus guests. Harbourside., 10pm-2am, £free. Cardiff Karl Marx playing Soul, Disco, Funk and BOOMSHAKABOOMTANG / VINYL much more. VENDETTAS. Clwb Ifor Bach. 11 RHYTHM & SOUL. mbargo. The Triangle, Clifton, 8pm – 2am. Soulful Womanby Street. CF10 1BR. 10pm. £5. Offering three floors of the best tracks Funky House. DJ’s Paul Morrisey & Clare from a variety of genres Clwb has cherry James. picked the best DJs currently gracing the WEEKEND PARTY PART 2. Lizard lounge. 66 Queens Road, decks in Cardiff and put them all on the 9pm – late. Current and classic party same night. FLY SWATTER. Barfly. Kingsway, tunes supplied by the Lizard lounge CF10 3FD. 10.30PM. £5 / £4nus. All resident DJ’s. DJ’s Big Daddy & Milky. the best alternative music from yesteryear WESTERN SOUL. Native. Small lined up with current dance floor fillers to Street, 10pm-3pm. Residents: Hundred make your weekend throb with brilliance. ME AND YOU CLUB. 10 Feet Tall. Strong, Rainy But Funky, The leisure 11a - 12 Church Street, CF10 1BG. Allstars Plus regular guests BEDMO DISCO. The Spotted Cow. 11.00pm – 4.00am. Free Entry 139 North St. Bedminster, BS3 1EZ. Before 10.00pm, £5 after. “An Unruly Rock ‘n’ Roll Party”. Cardiff’s one and only Bedminster¹s very own disco superstars Saturday night heroes bringing Good Time provide a weekly soundtrack of disco related nonsense with guest slots from such weekend Indie Rock ‘n’ Pop, New Music luminaries as Sell by Dave, Puffin Jack, Rich & Classic Alternative Tunes. Bar - 10 Feet All star DJ’s. Carnage, El Harvo, Christophe and Joe 90. VINYL VENDETTAS DANCE OFF. UPTOWN WITH RESIDENTS THE Club Ifor Bach. 11 Womanby ELITE SQUAD. Platform 1. Clifton Street. £5 10pm – 3am. Down Station. Whiteladies Road, Boomshakaboomtang / Mr Potter’s Proper Clifton, BS8 2PH. WESTERN SOUL. Native. 15 Small Disco - Indie/Rock ‘n’ Roll/Motown/Dirty Street, BS1 1DE. 10pm-3am. £6 Pop all three floors. entry b4 11pm / £7 after. Residents: 4th HED KANDI. Glam Nightclub, Hundred Strong & Rainy But Funky. Every Greyfriars Rd, 10pm - 4am. Saturday finds Native rocking to the sound £10/£8nus/members. Sexy house of soulful beats, hip-hop and funk plus rare night with David Dunne, Colin Airey & Sarah treats from the whole musical spectrum Louise spreading the Hed Kandi vibe. be it jazz, reggae or disco 4th COOL HOUSE. Glo Bar/club. 4th DEPARTMENT’S. The Lanes, 4 Churchill Way, 10pm - 3am. £3 B4 22 Nelson Street. £5. 9pm - 3am. 11pm £5 after. Cardiff’s Underground Department returns with John, The Mod Dancehall. Physically they’ve changed and guest Dj Saint Matt (Nova Saints) Mod the bar to suit a more intimate club Soul, Vintage Rock & Roll, Indie Anthems. atmosphere; bringing in a weighty 14k HK 4th REDEEMER. The 02 rig to the dark basement, creating a bigger Academy. Frogmore Street. BS1 dance floor to include a stage and adding 5NA. 10.30 – 3am. £3.50 - £4. a subterranean comfy room for taking time Redeemer packs the best alternative, out. Line-up / Lee Keeno Tom Foord Marc rock, and metal sounds around into one Parsons Dave Mills Matt Joy Matt Owen massive club night. Huey Richards. 11th KARL MARX. THE LIVING 11th GLAMOROUS. Glam ROOM. Building 11, Harbourside, Nightclub, Greyfriars Rd, 10pm Canon’s Way. BS1 5LF. 10:30pm 4am. £10/£8nus/members. Funky, until 2am. £free. Soul, Disco, Funk R’n’B, hip hop, bassline & dancehall with and much more. DJ Raheem and guests. 11th ZOMBIE BEACH PARTY. 18th L’AMERICA. Glam The Lanes, 22 Nelson Street. £5 Nightclub, Greyfriars Rd, 10pm Free in fancy dress. 7pm - 3am. 4am. £10/£8nus/members. 11th 18th CHOOSE YOUR OWN Birthday with the first ever appearence of ADVENTURE. The Lanes, 22


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the Martinez Brothers, supported by Craig Barlett & Gareth Hopkins. 18th COOL HOUSE. Glo Bar/ club. 4 Churchill Way, £3 B4 11pm £5 after. 10pm-3am. Line-up / Paul Cahill Marshy Dave Soul Dave Mills Matt Joy Matt Owen Huey 25th GLAM SUMMER BALL. Glam Nightclub, Greyfriars Rd, 10pm - 4am. £13.50 in adv. Huge special guest, Steve Angello (Swedish House Mafia) touches down in Wales, supported by Dave Eaves, Martin Dibble and friends for this house night.

DJ, same doormen, same great atmosphere - come & show Tiny your support! SPIN. Meze Lounge. Market St. New & Classic Indie Anthems, Electro, Dance, Good Requests.Resident & guest DJ’s. All meals £1.Drinks from £1 til 9pm. Open til 5am. contact venue. 1pm-5am. 01633 259144.


MARVEL. Monkey Cafe. 13 Castle Street, Swansea, SA1 1JF. 9pm – late. £ free B4 ten. DJ Noah and Father Jared present a stormin’ night funk, soul hiphop and jazz.... Lush! MI CASA. Mambo. 46 The Gloucester Kingsway, 8pm, £free. This established deep house night is the 25th FUNKED UP & FEELIN’ only place in the city where you can kick GOOD. The Cellar Bar, Cafe Rene. back, relax, and get down to the best 31 Southgate Street. free b4 11 £2after. 10pm - 3am. Gloucester City’s underground house DJ’s the area has to ‘Funkiest’ DJs Ade Simpson and DJ Taboo play offer. Strictly for the headz. SATURDAY RETRO. Lava Lounge. a vinyl only selection of jazz, funk, soul, disco, Salubrious Place. Till 3am. boogie, Latin and classic Hip Hop grooves. 4th FREEMASONS Escape, The Swindon Kingsway, 10pm - late £tbc. The Freemasons, live, supported by Emma 4th SOUTH WEST DJ Smith, CN Williams & Bern. COMPETITION (1ST HEAT) Suju Nightclub, 28 High Street, Old 11th GOODGREEF TOUR Town, 10pm-6am. Hosted by Gospel. Escape, The Kingsway, 10pm DJ’s Downstairs: DJ’s battling it out for late £tbc. Special trance tour night with entry into the next round. Upstairs in the Giuseppe Ottaviani, John Askew, Sied Van Lounge: Smooth R’n’B and classic hits Riel, Jordan Suckley & Ruben Williams all with DJ Chief and friends. Price: £5 before play at this Trance special! 11.30pm, £6 before 1am, £7 thereafter. 18th 2nd BIRTHDAY BASH £1 off for Suju and Mixmag Members Escape, The Kingsway, 10pm plus drinks deals for members all night. - late £tbc. Hard and dirty with Alex Sponsored by Satans Circus Records Kidd, K90 (live) Cally Gage, Dumonde, Jon Send your 30 minute the Bapist & DJ Chunk-E, Rob Davies & live mix to Will Rees. 11th FRISKY RE-UNION Suju 25th HED KANDI Escape, The Nightclub, 28 High Street, Old Kingsway, 9pm - 5.30am, £12. Town, 10pm-6am. Downstairs: Craig The Hed Kandi Beach House 2009 album Bartlett from L’America, Paul Ricketts plus launch party with Chris Bailey, Steven residents. Upstairs in the Lounge: Smooth Krafft, supported by Craig Barlett, CN R’n’B and classic hits with DJ Chief and Williams & Ed Kurno. Rm 2 with Bern, friends. Price: £5 before 11.30pm, £6 Gareth Hopkins, Richie Vibe Vee & Gavin before 1am, £7 thereafter. Cole. Expect sexy house all night so dress 18th LOVE LOVE Suju up for the event! Nightclub, 28 High Street, Old Town, SN1 3EP. Doors: 10pmSunday 6am. DJ’s Downstairs: Special guest TBC plus Love Love residents. Upstairs in the Bristol Lounge: Retro Pop Culture with DJ Chief GRASSROOTS. Elbow Room. 64 and friends. Price: £5 before 11.30pm, £6 Park Street, BS1 5JN. £Free – till before 1am, £7 thereafter. £1 off for Suju 2am. Reggae and the like. theelbowroom. and Mixmag Members. Free Hugs! 25th FIERCE ANGEL Suju MONO TONIC. The Lab (formerly Nightclub, 28 High Street, Old Arc Bar). 27 Broad Street, £2 before Town,10pm-6am.DJ’s Downstairs: 6pm, £3 after. 3pm till late. Soothing Fierce Angel DJ’s plus residents James Hannan, DJ Chief & Danny Kissane. Upstairs Sunday sounds on an eclectic tip. TAPE DJ’s plus special guest Appleblim. in the Lounge: Smooth R’n’B and classic hits with DJ Chief and friends. £5 before Cardiff 11.30pm, £6 before 1am, £7 thereafter. 10 FOOT CWTCH. 10 Feet Tall. 11a - 12 Church St. CF10 1BG. £3. Newport 8 - 3am. Open mic session held together OUTBACK / SANCTUARY. by Rowan Ligget. Escapade. Stow Hill, NP20 14th T.I.T.S. (UPSET THE 1JE. free / £3. 9pm-4am. RHYTHM) FREE SHOW! Buffalo With the closure of Walkabout, Tiny, the Bar. 11 Windsor Pl. CF10 3BY. Three impressionable manager would like to invite Syllables presents T.I.T.S. (Upset the all the customers to his new night. THE Rhythm) FREE SHOW!!!!!!!!!! ŁFREE. 8pm. OUTBACK AT ESCAPADE 1st Floor - Same 02920 310312.

The sun shone brightly once again for Escape into the Park, in Swansea as tens of thousands of people danced in the sun to Andy C, Eric Prydz, Judge Jules, Lisa Lashes and more. The park was literally jumping, as these picture prove. Get your tickets for 2010 now!

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