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LIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS & PRIORITY BOOKING


W E LCOM E We did it guys, we got to our sixth issue. Meaning, for half a year now we've been learning (stumbling) and ricocheting through the highs and lows of making a magazine, and BOY was there a ton to learn. Still, we’re here, and I can't help but think back to the people who took a chance on us, with issue #1, when we had nothing to show. There was a group of people who thought - you know what we're in. They know who they are, and I've said it before, but I'll say it again, THANKYOU, we wouldn't be living out this ridiculous existence if it wasn't for you. Onto this issue; and unlike June, July is a pretty quiet month. There's still a bunch of top releases and super fun gigs, but not quite the plethora we're used to. I guess we all need to take a little breather sometimes, and this is one for the music world. But hey, let's get to some festivals and remember all those songs we've already fallen in love with this year.

WHAT WE CAN’T STOP LISTENING TO THIS MONTH JESS FALKS IRA DAVE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE PARIS IS OUR PLAYGROUND LOKI LIONFACE WE ARE KINGS AL DALLY AUSTON 99 CENT DANNY NO AGE C’MON STIMMUNG

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06. ON THE STEREO

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13. TALES FROM THE CITY 14. ALUNAGEORGE 20. ALBUM REVIEWS 23. GIGS OF THE MONTH 28. THE GOOD GIG PUB GUIDE 29. LIVE LISTINGS 46. LIVE REVIEWS 49. PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

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LORDE

TENNIS COURT Lorde - aka 16 year old New Zealander Ella YelichO’Connor - might’ve caught the attention of music’s hipster royalty in Grimes and Sky Ferreira but she’s only just getting started. ‘Tennis Court’, the lead track from her debut EP, packs all the glamour of Lana Del Rey (without the faux trailer park back story) but couples it with R&B influences to make something fresh and extremely exciting.

TELEGRAM FOLLOW

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Despite having only played a handful of gigs since April, Telegram have already swooped into BBC 6Music HQ and recorded a session for Marc Riley’s evening show. This cut from it proves why, Matt Saunders’ unusual Welsh tones standing out like intoxicating, romantic beacons amongst his bandmates psych-tinged warps of melody. They might be relatively unknown now but don’t expect Telegram to stay that way for long.


THE NIGHT VI

THINKING OF YOU “I’m done with being alone,” sighs Sophie-Rose Harper on The Night VI’s latest song, a heavenly waltz through separation and the unavoidable infatuation of love. Subdued but still with a hint of serenity, ‘Thinking Of You’ marks the London band out as one of the most elegant around.

WATER

CURRENTS FT STONE FOX ‘Mysterious producer’ might be a phrase that’s nearly worn out but at least Water is committed to the idea of not letting on about their identity. Instead, all they give us to assemble an image of who they might be is clinical, cold and introspective soundscapes like ‘Currents’, brought to life by Stone Fox’s exquisite vocals.

GLASS ANIMALS EXXUS

The b-side to the enigmatic Oxford band’s first single on Paul Epworth’s new label Wolf Tone, ‘Exxus’ bears a striking resemblance to Wild Beasts. Sparsely built, the track’s backbone comes via suitably restrained Hayden Thorpeesque vocals whilst whistling motifs drift around the repetitive lyrics to form something enthralling.

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On the surface, making the transition from recording in your bedroom to working in a proper studio seems like a logical step. However, when your career has been built upon the lo-fi aesthetics that home-recording brings, it's also a huge risk. Thankfully it's one that paid off for A Grave With No Name. We sent Tom Johnson to catch up with Alexander Shields and find out exactly what we can expect from his wonderful third album ‘Whirlpool’. 10


What have you found yourself exploring on ‘Whirlpool’? The first two records are very insular; I wouldn't say they were bleak, but they're both incredible melancholy. I realised you need something to compare it to. I was trying to create euphoria and hopefulness and just make a more connecting record so that the other two have some context. If you just write about the same downbeat stuff then you get stuck in your own rut. At the start of these records you said you were making a trilogy. Is that still how you want it viewed? Oh 100%. I feel great because writing this record was kind of like writing the

everyone else begged me to get it right. You just don't feel as inspired as when you write a song and record the whole thing on your own at home. Does part of you wish you'd stayed in the bedroom? No way. I pushed that as far as it could go. I don't think any of the songs on this record would have worked in a bedroom-produced environment. So what sort of record can we expect? I figured that a lot of people who have liked my stuff in the past might find the accessibility of this one a bit alienating, but it was a conscious thing because I really love records that do that to

“I WAS TRYING TO CREATE EUPHORIA AND HOPEFULNESS” last Batman film! On ‘Mountain Debris’ and ‘Lower’ I was writing with a firm idea of how to set up and conclude the narrative running through them, but now on this record I could do whatever I wanted to and that was really exciting. How did you find the transition from the bedroom to working in a proper studio? It worked in a lot of ways. The new tracks sound great and actually have a much greater emotional impact I think. The part that I didn't like came from days spent sat around, with me trying to play this one guitar part for hours while

people! 'Adore' by Smashing Pumpkins, 'Up' by REM...they're all my favourite records and I wanted my own version! So it's an ode to them. Where did the title come from? Originally I was going to call it 'Higher', but all the songs mention events taking place either by or in water, so it’s just a visual representation of that. Whirlpools are quite mysterious things in their own way; it's something you look into and through rather than direct at. I liked that idea a lot.

A Grave With No Name play Birthdays July 17th and The Windmill July 27th. ‘Whirlpool’ is released by Stare July 1st.

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Us people based in London - armed with Oyster cards, an innate understanding of the tube map and no reliance on a grid-based street system - we run around the city with impunity (and maps on our phones). If you’re Baths’ Will Wiesenfeld though, arriving in the rain-drenched dead of night, London isn’t always quite as easy. Read on for tears, desperate searches for those Golden Arches and a brief bit of nudity: London was where I arrived for the first night of my European tour sometime in 2010 or 2011. It was night time, raining, and my phone wasn't working, but I was too jet-lagged to panic, so I became this lost, globular idiot repeating the word 'McDonalds' over and over...All I knew was I had to find wifi so I could tell my parents I wasn't dead. McDonald's was my best bet. Alsooooo I needed to find this hostel where I was supposed to stay. That came first. London was hideously confusing that late at night. It was a nightmare. I finally found the place, but argued with the people at the front desk, cried, went out and sought a Mcdonalds again, ate some grease, emailed, and argued again before I miraculously checked in. At this weird youth hostel I had to padlock my suitcase in a cupboard in order to go take a shower. (The only good moment that night was remembering that I randomly packed a lock.) The shower had no heat and no water pressure, so I just like... stood under cold drips for 15 minutes. Also I forgot my towel and had to rush naked through a hallway full of strangers. Later that night, lying awake on my fuuUUUUuucking cardboard mattress, I was roused by the sound of four drunk dudes piling into our communal bunk space. I listened to them shout about 'puss' until six or seven in the morning, at which point, I got all my stuff together and headed to the train station for an 8-hour trip to my first show of tour later that night. That show went super weird.

Baths' third album ‘Obsidian’ is out now on Anticon.

B AT H S TA L E S F R O M T H E C I T Y. . .

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The ascent of AlunaGeorge has always seemed the oft-told bedroom act cliche, but with a twist. While indeed spawned from informal sessions experimenting with beats and bleeps, their music has always seemed the finished, polished product from the very start. So, it is telling that their debut album, Body Music, runs fluidly from the first-heard 'Just A Touch' to more recent creations 'Diver' and 'Attracting Flies'. Luke Morgan Britton spoke to the eponymous R&B pair, in the run up to their pivotal record release. It's been a very hectic past year for you guys. Around this time last year you were just starting out live, now you've added live drums and guitar and are headlining shows of your own. How tough was this transition from bedroom to studio then stage? It's still a work in progress but we're getting there. When we first started it was just Aluna and myself and a bit of instrumental percussion, but we soon realised that people respond better if there's more of a live presence. If people are seeing you for the first time, you want to give them something to hold their attention. You're in the middle of a flurry of festival dates. Glastonbury must surely be something you're very much looking forward to. I've never been there before, even as a punter, so being able to go as one of the bands is pretty cool.

I hear it's really hard to get a ticket for too, so this way at least it gives us a way of getting in. You've just announced your first North American tour dates for August and September, that must be exciting. What are you looking forward to from that? Maybe chilling with Jay-Z backstage at Made In America festival? I'm not sure hanging out with Jay-Z is written into the actual contract, but I'll have to check. I actually haven't been to America before, so the main highlight is simply being able to go there for such a great reason. Your Instagram is always full of photos of you guys having loads of fun when on the road, so I take it you've embraced touring with open arms. Would you say this is one of the main benefits of being in a band? To be fair, part of the job is waiting around airports, but you've

“I'm not sure hanging out with Jay-Z is written into the actual contract�


got to embrace it at the end of the day. We played Sonar in Barcelona last weekend and luckily for us all it was boiling hot, even if I did come back with sunburn. Your debut, Body Music, comes out next month. How was writing and recording the bulk of that compared to your earlier tracks that feature on it? Was it a case of having to lock yourself in a studio for weeks and buckle down to write a certain amount of material? There was actually not that much pressure, really. It all happened in three different stages and three different places. I guess the first was in my bedroom, then we

there seems definite fluidity throughout. Well, we definitely wanted the record to have its own "sound", so that you could tell all the tracks belong together. A common trend of albums this year has been an enormous amount of guest stars, you featured on the new Disclosure record for example. But this one seems to be solely AlunaGeorge, was this a conscious decision? It could explain why it fits together so well. It never occurred to us to have extra people on there, really. I don't know where they'd fit.

“we soon realised that people respond better if there's more of a live presence� moved things into the studio. After spending about a year and a half there, we packed everything away and spent a week in some residential studios, just to get away and not be distracted. It was pretty successful as there we got five songs written in a week. Then the album release date kept being pushed back and back, so we had a bit more time on our hands to just keep on writing. The best of the ones written then have made it onto the final album. It's interesting that the writing and recording process was spread out over such a long period as, listening to the record,

But we've done a lot of remixes and have been remixed by some great artists. I always love hearing what someone else has done with something I've created. Finally, how would you like to cap off what's been a pretty exciting year for you guys? We're looking forward to getting the album out and seeing how audiences react differently live after they know the tracks a bit better. Body Music comes out July 29th on Island Records // You can see them live at Lovebox on Saturday 20th July


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DEAP VALLY SISTRIONIX

After soundtracking the Olympics opening ceremony there might have been some pressure on Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power to deliver. They answer this in the only way they can: by pulverising your brain into mush. Rougher and more bristling than ‘Tarot Sport’, songs like ‘The Red Wing’ grow into a chaotic torrent of seething noise. Each track builds and churns away, with closer ‘Hidden XS’ a brutal crescendo. Just seven tracks long, and the first record Fuck Buttons have self-produced, there’s a swagger here and a sense that the duo are in complete control of the writhing sonics they’re creating. This is gold. Danny Wright

Clutter is a concept that Deap Vally might not even grasp if the spareness of 'Sistrionix' is anything to go by. The LA drums-and-riffs duo (so LA, in fact, that they look like forgotten members of The Runaways) make this their calling card on a debut with guitars that frankly have no right to be that loud on any self-respecting major label record. Whether rallying listeners to arms with the opening war cry of 'End Of The World' or delivering a whipsmart ode to one night stands on 'Walk Of Shame', their raucous blues rock rarely forgets to bring the party. Tom Edwards

ATP Recordings // July 22nd

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Island Records/Communion // Out Now


NADINE SHAH LOVE YOUR DUM AND MAD

Apollo Records // July 22nd After years of shame brought on by Geordie Shore, the citizens of Newcastle upon Tyne have reason to rejoice in the streets: To be filed somewhere between Natasha Khan, PJ Harvey and Shirley Bassey, this brooding Geordie has crafted an intoxicating debut album, in the form of 'Love Your Dum and Mad'. Whether she's crooning over the deep bass lines of 'Aching Bones' or vulnerably soaring through 'Used It All', it's an extraordinarily delectable noise to behold. Her dark tales, laced with piano ballads, should be more than enough to keep ears enraptured. Jack McKenna

oOoOO WITHOUT YOUR LOVE

Nihjgt Feelings // Out Now Introverted, menacing, bleak and oddly compelling: The debut album from once Tri-Angle records signed producer oOoOO is a distinctly claustrophobic affair. Yet, amidst the record's dark atmospherics, eerie clattering beats and groaning, distressed vocals lies a secret warmth, found in the delicate piano loops, wispy R&B flutters and strangely straight-up pop refrains. Drawn together underneath a blanket of static noise, muted percussion and lurching, cyclic rhythms, 'Without Your Love' finds Chris Dexter shaking off the irksome genre definitions that marred his early EPs and exceeding expectations. Lauren Down

DAUGHN GIBSON ME MOAN

Sub Pop // August 8th Former trucker Daughn Gibson’s most vital tools are his Marlboro-stained vocal chords, which naturally, he exercises to heart-stopping effect on second LP ‘Me Moan’. ‘Phantom Rider’ is underpinned by a tender piano solo while ‘Mad Ocean’s bold Gaelic-sounding pipes retain an organic feel, contrasting with the crackly throb of ‘You Don’t Fade’ and its toing and froing Eastern vocal samples. Although labyrinthine electro-droning often engulfs his worldly touches during the latter half, ‘Franco’ highlights Daughn’s gentle side; his Ian Curtis-drunk-on-too-muchbourbon croon beautifully spun over wafts of clacking percussion and tremulous heartbreak guitar. The perfect album for this summer’s more downbeat days. Dan Carson

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ICKY BLOSSOMS ICKY BLOSSOMS

Saddle Creek // July 17th You wouldn't immediately guess that Icky Blossoms are a Tilly and the Wall side-project. Electropop, and without a hint of twee, the Saddle Creek signed Nebraska trio's debut album is produced by David Sitek from TV On The Radio – and you definitely can hear his influence. Vocals come from Sarah Bohling and lead guitarist Nik Fakler, their voices blending intuitively together with a perfect amount of guitars mixed in with the synths, along with plenty of bass heavy tunes. This is catchy dance music with depth; a diverse and interesting debut packed full of promise. Emily Bruce

ABOUT GROUP BETWEEN THE WALLS

Domino // July 1st I'd suggest you give this album more than one listen, on first glance its schizophrenic nature, anxious noises and eclectic influences can seem grating, nonsensical. Although lacking some of the assurance of the like of Modest Mouse and Animal Collective this album is laced with a chaotic genius both those bands have mastered. Towards the end of the album (which includes a fucking mental cover of 'Walk on By') they come into their own, embracing the noise-tinged and R&B influenced to create something unique to them. That said, the vocals might just be a step too far for some. Jess Partridge

OLIVER WILDE A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO UNNATURAL LIGHTYEARS

Howling Owl Records // July 22nd Oliver Wilde has crafted something truly special. 'A Brief Introduction to Unnatural Lightyears' is a masterpiece - blending all the good bits of the acoustic, electronic and pop genres to bring together a truly unique, affecting debut. Describing himself as 'downer pop', there's nothing to be down about here - 'Perrets Brook' is such a beautiful listen, with its subtle harmonies, emotive content and effortless execution; you can't help but smile. His haunting delivery of delayed guitars and frog-in-throat lyrics on songs such as 'Pinch' and 'Flutter' ensure that this is a debut to pay attention to. Utterly flawless. Sammy Maine 22


ADVANCE BASE

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BRIXTON WINDMILL JOHNNY FOREIGNER // STAGE COACH // MY FIRST TOOTH 06/07/2013 £9adv + MORE BRIXTON

THE MILLER THE SECRET HISTORY // COMET GAIN // PALE SPECTRES 25/07/2013 £7adv LONDON BRIDGE

SCALA THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT

03/07/2013 £10adv KINGS CROSS

SHACKLEWELL ARMS GAPS

11/07/2013 FREE WITH RSVP

DALSTON KINGSLAND/JUNCTION

GAPS

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PERFUME

CATCH RUNAROUND KIDS // KATIE MALCO // TRAVIS WALTONS // LION & THE WOLF 24/07/2013 £5 HOXTON

O2 SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE PERFUME

05/07/2013 £20adv SHEPHERDS BUSH

SERVANT JAZZ QUARTERS

MÉLANIE PAIN

MÉLANIE PAIN // ALBERT GOLD 18/07/2013 £10adv DALSTON KINGSLAND/JUNCTION

O2 ISLINGTON ACADEMY YEAH YEAH YEAHS 15/07/2013 £25adv ANGEL

ROUGH TRADE NADINE SHAH 24/07/2013 (1pm) FREE LIVERPOOL STREET 24

POWER LUNCHES DERBY SUNSHINE // SLUSHY GUTS

13/07/2013 £5

DALSTON KINGSLAND/JUNCTION


BIRTHDAYS

FABRIC

A GRAVE WITH NO NAME // THE PROPER ORNAMENTS // OLD FOREST

DJ SHADOW // OM UNIT // BULLION // ITAL TEK 12/07/2013 £20adv FARRINGDON

17/07/2013 FREE DALSTON KINGSLAND/JUNCTION

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DALSTON VICTORIA ABOUT GROUP 02/07/2013 £8.50adv DALSTON KINGSLAND/JUNCTION

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FACE + HEEL

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THE GOOD GIG PUB GUIDE TO...

BRIXTON

“Does anyone know a good pub to meet in around..?” It’s the question you see time and time again, but we’re here answer it; We've done the research, we care, we’re here to help with a new area every month:

THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH A (leisurely) five minute walk from The Academy and a (brisk) fifteen from The Windmill, The Duke of Edinburgh is Brixton's undiscovered treasure. Hidden in SW9 backstreets, the decor of this pub is what you could once call shabby-chic, but we'll go for lo-fi mismatched charm instead. The main attraction though is the astonishingly (seriously) great oasis of a beer garden, which makes this the first choice pre-gig Brixton pub. Serving up an awesome barbecue in the summer, and with pool tables, dart boards and sports on tv for those that like sports on tv, this place has everything for everyone, but all the time feels like it’s just yours. Key gigs in Brixton this month: O2 Academy: Frank Ocean // Wu-Tang Clan // Ke$ha Brixton Windmill: Alcopopalooza (Johnny Foreigner // Stage Coach // My First Tooth + more)

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The Duke of Edinburgh 204 Ferndale Rd, Brixton, SW9 8AG www.thedukebrixton.com @DukeBrixton

BRIXTON


MONDAY 1ST JULY THE COMPUTERS

SUUNS + HOLY STRAYS £11.50ADV / 8.00PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS

£6 / 7.00PM / BARFLY

TUESDAY 2ND JULY

LENKA

THOUGHT FORMS

£9ADV / 8.00PM / THE BORDERLINE

£7ADV / 8.00PM / BARFLY

TIMOTHY C HOLEHOUSE + GILMORE TRAIL

ABOUT GROUP

£4 / 8.00PM / BRIXTON WINDMILL

£5 / 8.00PM / THE DALSTON VICTORIA

ODD FUTURE

FARMFEST LAUNCH PARTY: MT. WOLF +

SOLD OUT / 7.00PM / THE FORUM

BABESHADOW + THE STANDARDS +

SAINT MOTEL + LOW MOON LOW + YOUNG ROMANCE £6ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN ZAC BROWN BAND £25ADV / 7.00PM / O2 SHEPHERD'S BUSH EMPIRE SHITWIFE + SPEED THE PLOUGH + KULL +

THUMPERS (DJ) £7 DONATION / 7.30PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN WHITE HEAT PRESENTS: BIG DEAL + PAWS + SISTERS £6ADV / 8.00PM / MADAME JOJO'S TIM BARRY + SAM RUSSO FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST

DEEP MEN

HAIMENFELDMAN & PSYKICK DANCEHALL

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PRESENTS: ADAM BOHMAN + TOM JAMES

GOLD HEART ASSEMBLY FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST WAXAHATCHEE FREE / 6.00PM / ROUGH TRADE WEST THE JUMP OFF £8ADV / 8.00PM / SCALA

SCOTT + CHASTITY POTATOE + HUMAN HEADS + LOST WAX £5 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES ASCAP PRESENTS: MOATS + MODEL AEROPLANES + NEW DESERT BLUES £3 / 7.30PM / QUEEN OF HOXTON WAXAHATCHEE FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST


THE FLAMIN' GROOVIES

DELOOZE + HEART-SHIPS + DEATH RATTLE

£22.50ADV / 7.30PM / SCALA

£8ADV / 7.30PM / ISLINGTON ASSEMBLY

THE WEEKS + CHINA RATS £7.50ADV / 7.00PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS NICK MULVEY + NORMA JEAN MARTINE SOLD OUT / 7.00PM / THE SOCIAL WEDNESDAY 3RD JULY HARM'S WAY + TWITCHING TONGUES + I EXIST £10ADV / 7.30PM / 229 SASKWATCH FREE / 8.00PM / BEDROOM BAR GHOLD + WOLFSHEAD + TOMBGRINDER £3 / 8.00PM / BRIXTON WINDMILL DINGUS KHAN

HALL SILVER SEAS £15ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON MARVIN + BRONTO SKYLIFT + FLOWERS OF EVIL FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST THE DARK LIGHTS + SAFE BARRACKS + DEATH & THE PENGUIN £3ADV/£5 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT £10ADV / 7.30PM / SCALA NO FREE / 7.00PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS MOSHI MOSHI PRESENTS

£8ADV / 8.00PM / CARGO

£5 / 7.30PM / SERVANT JAZZ QUARTERS

MISTY'S BIG ADVENTURE + DAVID

EYES & NO EYES + WILD PALMS DJ

CRONENBERG'S WIFE 6.50 / 8.00 / 7.30PM / CATCH FLUME £10ADV / 8.00PM / HEAVEN BADBADNOTGOOD £10.50ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR

£4 / 8.00PM / THE SHACKLEWELL ARMS MIXED BAG OF NUTS PRESENTS: V.O.S + GUESTS FREE / 8.00PM / STRONGROOM ALLO DARLIN’ £10 / 8.00PM / VORTEX

& KITCHEN JULIE HAWK FREE / 8.00PM / THE WAITING ROOM


MAYER HAWTHORNE

VISION FORTUNE + HIGHER LEARNING

£16.50ADV / 9.00PM / XOYO

FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST

THURSDAY 4TH JULY

OWINY SIGOMA BAND

SCRITTI POLITTI + BUTCHER BOY + TRAPPED

FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST

MICE

MICHELLE DALY + EMILIE CHYTRAEUS

£15ADV / 8.00PM / 229

£5 / 7.30PM / SERVANT JAZZ QUARTERS

BECK: SONG READER LIVE

MISTY MILLER + THE ART CLUB + HAUS

£20-30ADV / 7.30PM / BARBICAN

FREE / 7.00PM / TIPSY BAR

TAPE CLUB RECORDS PRESENTS: ACKROYD

LONG LANKIN + YAZMYN HENDRIX + ISLA +

+ HAIRY HANDS + TOBY GALE + DEAF KID

FOR THE ROSES + ABBEY BOWDEN

FREE ENTRY / 8.00PM / CATCH

£4ADV / 7.30PM / THE WILMINGTON ARMS

OLD MAN LUEDECKE

FRIDAY 5TH JULY

£5ADV / 7.30PM / DALSTON CURVE

PISSED JEANS + HOOKWORMS + SAUNA

MOKO + BENIN CITY + KIRK SPENCER

YOUTH

FREE WITH RSVP / 8.00PM

£13ADV / 8.00PM / ELECTRIC BALLROOM

/ ELECTROWERKZ FLUME £10ADV / 8.00PM / HEAVEN FRYARS £9.50ADV / 8.00PM / ISLINGTON ASSEMBLY HALL SIC ALPS £17ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON BLIND CAVES + TONY VOLKER + FARAO + DEAN JAMES + YOUNG & LOST CLUB DJS FREE / 8.00PM / THE LOCK TAVERN

JACK BEATS + MIXHELL + RITON + LUNG £17ADV / 9.00PM / FABRIC YOUNG BLOODHAWK + STORMS £5ADV / 10.00PM / KOKO SETH FREE / 8.00PM / THE LOCK TAVERN NATIVE TOUNGE + MOATS + SARAH WILLIAMS WHITE + LITTLE BOOTS DJ £7 / 9.00PM / THE NEST THE ADICTS £15ADV / 7.00PM / O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON


PERFUME

NFD + SKELETAL FAMILY + THE FACES OF

£20 ADV / 6.00PM / O2 SHEPHERD'S BUSH

SARAH + RED SUN REVIVAL + GENERATION

EMPIRE

GRAVEYARD

EKMAN + GALAXIAN + RESIDENTS £6ADV / 10.00PM / THE WAITING ROOM

£13ADV / 5.30PM / O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON TELEGRAM + LOVE L.U.V. FREE / 7.00PM / THE SOCIAL

SATURDAY 6TH JULY VICTORIES + GO TELL THE ESKIMO + RANDOM PULSE

VICTORIA AND JACOB + ALL THINGS CONSIDERED + FLOWERS FREE / 12.00PM / UNION CHAPEL

£5ADV / 9.00PM / BEDROOM BAR JOHNNY FOREIGNER + STAGECOACH + MY FIRST TOOTH + GUNNING FOR TAMAR + THE ATTIKA STATE + OUI LEGIONNAIRES + DEXY + THE STRONG SILENT TYPE £9ADV / 3.00PM / BRIXTON WINDMILL

ANDREW WEATHERALL B2B DANIEL AVERY £10ADV / 9.00PM / XOYO SUNDAY 7TH JULY THE PRE NEW + NEILS CHILDREN + EVANS THE DEATH + JOSEPH COWARD + PET WIGGS

PLAID + ANCHORSONG + RIVAL CONSOLES

(SAINT ETIENNE) DJ + JOHN SWEENY

TBC / 8.00PM / DALSTON ROOF PARK

(STEROID ABUSE) DJ

SCOTT AND CHARLENE'S WEDDING + GUESTS £6 / 7.00PM / THE DALSTON VICTORIA KITES + MIRROR CITY + TRIBAL RIOT £12ADV / 2.00PM / THE LAMBETH WAKING AIDA + CONTROL + DEGREE OF ARC £4ADV / 8.00PM / THE MILLER NFD + SKELETAL FAMILY (ORIGINAL LINE-UP) + THE FACES OF SARAH + RED SUN REVIVAL + GENERATION GRAVEYARD £13ADV / 6.00PM / O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON

FREE / 3.00PM / THE LOCK TAVERN MARIA GADU + KARINA £20-30 ADV / 7.00PM / O2 SHEPHERD'S BUSH EMPIRE JAPANESE FIGHTING FISH + SAWSOUND + BLASTEROIDS £4ADV/£5 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES BLONDIE £38ADV / 8.00PM / ROUNDHOUSE BECK SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / UNION CHAPEL


MONDAY 8TH 8TH JULY JULY

YOUNGBLOOD HAWKE

DUB TRIO + NECRO DEATHMORT

KITCHEN

£9.50ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR &

£10ADV / 8.00PM / BRIXTON WINDMILL HOOK & THE TWIN

TUNNG + CONQUERING ANIMAL SOUND SOLD OUT / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

/ 8.00PM / CATCH MIDNIGHT JUGGERNAUTS

WHITE HEAT PRESENTS: LA SHARK £6ADV / 8.00PM / MADAME JOJO'S

£10ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN TUNNG + CONQUERING ANIMAL SOUND SOLD OUT / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON CARDONSANTO + PRESCOTT

FRANK OCEAN SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY PAPER AEROPLANES + ROXANNE DE BASTION FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST

£4ADV/£6 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES TELLING STORIES: TIM BURGESS + MARK COLLINS + JOHN DORAN + JACK UNDERWOOD

HOLLOW STONE RECORDS PRESENTS: MANTRA + GLOSSY POSSY + TYRANTS + WE ARE POTATO FREE / 7.00PM / POWER LUNCHES

£10ADV / 7.00PM / THE SOCIAL ALELA DIANE + 9MARY £13.50ADV / 8.00PM / THE TABERNACLE TRASH TALK

WILD SMILES + MENS ADVENTURES + HONEY FREE / 7.30PM / QUEEN OF HOXTON WILD SMILES FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST

£10ADV / 8.00PM / THE UNDERWORLD THE VEILS TUESDAY 9TH JULY

£10ADV / 7.30PM / SCALA

JOHNNY QUITS

EMBERS

£5 / 8.00PM / BUFFALO BAR

£3ADV / 8.00PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS

LOLA COLT + PARLOUR

THE SAVAGE NOMADS + THE HORN THE HUNT

£5ADV / 8.00PM / ELECTROWERKZ

+ NATALIE MCCOOL £5ADV / 8.00PM / THE SHACKLEWELL ARMS


VALENTINA + FYFE + HMS MORRIS FREE / 7.00PM / THE SOCIAL WEDNESDAY 10TH JULY JULY

THE LUCID DREAM + BEAT MARK + THE LIGHT SHINES £6ADV / 8.00PM / BUFFALO BAR HK119 + DEPARTMENT M + ATLAS

ANDREYA TRIANA £14.50ADV / 8.00PM / THE SHACKLEWELL ARMS THE MARINER'S CHILDREN £7ADV / 8.00PM / THE SLAUGHTERED LAMB WINTERHOURS PRESENTS: SOPHIE JAIMESON + DANIEL JAMES FREE / 8.00PM / STRONGROOM

£7ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN THE NEW MENDICANTS £13.50ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON SYMPTOMATIC PRESENTS: THE BIG BLUFF +

HAUS + CHEERIO SKYDIVER + FELT TIP £5ADV / 8.00PM / TIPSY BAR SHUGGIE OTIS + JAKE ISSAC £20ADV / 8.00PM / VILLAGE UNDERGROUND

CALPIN

THUNDERCAT + THROWING SNOW

£5ADV / 8.00PM / THE MILLER

£19.50ADV / 7.00PM / XOYO

FRANK OCEAN

THURSDAY 11TH 11TH JULY JULY THURSDAY

SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY RASCAL FLATTS SOLD OUT / 7.00PM / O2 SHEPHERD'S BUSH EMPIRE

CAKES DA KILLA + QBOY + EVON £7 / 8.00PM / BIRTHDAYS JONNY COLA & THE A-GRADES + THE PRISCILLAS + THE GALLON BELL + KINGS OF

DEAD WOLF CLUB + ICE, SEA, DEAD PEOPLE

COMEDY

FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST

TBC / 8.00PM / BUFFALO BAR

TUNNG

BUGBEAR PRESENTS: HOTHEAD STEW +

FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST

ZAPHONIC

SONS AND LOVERS £7ADV / 7.00PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS

FREE ENTRY / 8.00PM / CATCH MAUSI + PY FREE WITH RSVP / 8.00PM / ELECTROWERKZ


JOHN NEWMAN

ALEX CLARE + JACOB BANKS + CHLÖE HOWL

SOLD OUT / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

£30ADV / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

UK STAND UP - SUMMER JAM 2013

NILS FRAHM + JACK WYLIE

£13ADV / 7.30PM / O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON RASCAL FLATTS SOLD OUT / 7.00PM / O2 SHEPHERD'S BUSH EMPIRE MILKY ONIONS + DUTCH BARN + PRINCESS +

£14ADV / 8.00PM / ST JOHN-AT-HACKNEY CHURCH NILS FRAHM + JACK WYLIE £14ADV / 8.00PM / ST JOHN-AT-HACKNEY CHURCH

FIRE STATIONS

SOFT RIOT + NOI KABÁT + I.F.A ELECTRONICS

FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST

(MEMBERS OF LINEA ASPERA)

JAMIE LIDELL + MOKO

£4 / 8.00PM / THE WAITING ROOM

£34ADV / 9.00PM / OVAL SPACE

FRIDAY 12TH JULY JULY

LOSERS + VICTOR TALKING MACHINE + THE

THE SHARKS + THE CONNECTORS + PINK

MICRODANCE

CIGAR

TBC / 8.00PM / PROUD

£3 / 8.00PM / BRIXTON WINDMILL

EMILY BARKER & THE RED CLAY HALO

RETOX + ZEUS + BROKEN DC

FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST

£8ADV / 8.00PM / CARGO

NAZORANAI + FLOWER CURSANO DUO

LIFE IN FILM + COASTAL CITIES

£15ADV / 7.30PM / SCALA

£5ADV / 10.00PM / KOKO

FUTURE BABY MAMA PRESENTS: TOMMY

LIFE IN FILM + COASTAL CITIES

ANTONIO + JACKAL PACK + CLYDE KING

£5ADV / 10.00PM / KOKO

£5 / 7.30PM / SERVANT JAZZ QUARTERS

ADVANCE BASE (PREVIOUSLY CASIOTONE

GAPS

FOR THE PAINFULLY ALONE)

FREE WITH RSVP / 8.00PM / THE

£8ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

SHACKLEWELL ARMS ALEX CLARE + JACOB BANKS + CHLÖE HOWL £30ADV / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

NIGHT WORKS DJ + HOWL DJ FREE / 8.00PM / THE LOCK TAVERN


KOLSCH + THE PUSHAMANN + TÅCHES +

KYLE HALL + FUNKINEVEN + PORTICO

MOMOTARO

QUARTET + GILLES PETERSON

£7 / 9.00PM / THE NEST

£12.50ADV / 9.00PM / XOYO

CHARLIE WILSON

SATURDAY 13TH JULY JULY

£26.50ADV - £37.50ADV / 7.00PM / O2 SHEPHERD'S BUSH EMPIRE

AUNTIE FLO £5 / 8.00PM / BIRTHDAYS

BASTIONS + PARISO + SVALBARD + ROUGH HANDS

THE ORB + PANTHA DU PRINCE + WOLFGANG

FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST

FLUR + LUKE VIBERT + NATHAN FAKE +

AMANDA PALMER & THE GRAND THEFT

£15ADV / 9.00PM / KOKO

ORCHESTRA £19.50ADV / 8.00PM / ROUNDHOUSE

FANTASTIC MR. FOX + OLUGBENGA

PARIS IS BURNING: NAIVE NEW BEATERS £8ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

AMANDA PALMER & THE GRAND THEFT ORCHESTRA £19.50ADV / 8.00PM / ROUNDHOUSE JOSH WELLER £7ADV / 7.30PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS

DERBY SUNSHINE + SLUSHY GUTS £5 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES THE STRUTS + THE LAST PARTY + THE HOLY GHOSTS + THE THIRST £5ADV / 8.00PM / QUEEN OF HOXTON

BAND OF HORSES + THE STAVES + TYLER RAMSEY SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

HER PARENTS + QUADRILLES + BLOODY MAMMALS + SPITEHOUSE £5 / 7.30PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS

BAND OF HORSES + THE STAVES + TYLER RAMSEY

MARMADUKE DANDO

SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

£5 / 7.30PM / SERVANT JAZZ QUARTERS

PLASTICIAN + ANDY SMITH + NICK HALKES +

LIANNE LA HAVAS + MATT CORBY

CRISSY KYBOSH

SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

£5ADV / 10.00PM / THE WAITING ROOM

WAKA FLOCKA FLAME + SEB CHEW + MARTELO + TWO INCH PUNCH £12.50ADV / 9.00PM / XOYO


SUNDAY 14TH JULY JULY

BEN BARRET + DEAR EARTH + JUSTIN

Q-TIP + GILLES PETERSON + HARRY LOVE +

FREE / 7:30 / POWER LUNCHES

JIMI NEEDLES £22.50ADV / 7.00PM / KOKO DAVID THOMAS BROUGHTON AND FRIENDS £12ADV / 7.30PM / THE LEXINGTON ATUMPAN + MOELOGO + HONEY B + 2KRISS + ADEY + DIZZY + VIBE SQUAD + WERAY ENT £6GUESTLIST / 7.00PM / QUEEN OF HOXTON

PATTON

THE JUMP OFF £8ADV / 8.00PM / SCALA FIRST AID KIT + MILO GREENE + JO ROSE SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE TUESDAY 16TH JULY JULY

FIGHT LIKE APES + THROWING UP

RICHARD HAWLEY + TOM HICKOX

£10ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR &

SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

KITCHEN

SULLY + E.M.M.A. V MOLESKIN + DUSK &

TORRES

BLACKDOWN + WEN V ETCH

£8ADV / 7.30PM / THE LEXINGTON

FREE / 7.00PM / THE WAITING ROOM

WHITE HEAT PRESENTS: VV BROWN

MONDAY 15TH 15TH JULY JULY

£6ADV / 8.00PM / MADAME JOJO'S

LAURA WELSH

AN EVENING OF THE BLUES FT. BEN HARPER

£9ADV / 7.00PM / THE AFRICA CENTRE

& CHARLIE MUSSELWHITE

KAT EDMONSON

£26ADV / 7.00PM / O2 SHEPHERD'S BUSH EMPIRE

£15 / 8.00PM / BUSH HALL YEAH YEAH YEAH'S

TRANSFORMATIVA + SOFT AS SNOW £5 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES

£25ADV / 7.00PM / O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON KE$HA

OF MONSTERS AND MEN + ASGEIR TRAUSTI SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

£32ADV / 7.30PM / O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY CHERUB + AVEC SANS + COCONUT CLUB FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST

MIND ENTERPRISES FREE WITH RSVP / 7.30PM / THE WAITING ROOM


MIKKY EKKO

COM TRUISE

£12ADV / 7.00PM / XOYO

£10ADV / 7.30PM / OLD QUEENS HEAD

WEDNESDAY 17TH JULY JULY

TIGERCATS + JUST HANDSHAKES + THE

A GRAVE WITH NO NAME + THE PROPER ORNAMENTS + OLD FOREST FREE / 8.00PM / BIRTHDAYS LEEROY STAGGER + BILLY VINCENT + CASE

SPOOK SCHOOL £6ADV/£8 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES EAT LIGHTS BECOME LIGHTS FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST

HARDIN

MUTE SWIMMER + SEAMUS FOGARTY

£6.50ADV / 8.00PM / BRIXTON WINDMILL

£5 / 7.30PM / SERVANT JAZZ QUARTERS

RAD STEWART + FEATURE

TOM ODELL + WOLF ALICE + DENAI MOORE

TBC / 8.00PM / BUFFALO BAR

£30ADV / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

DINOSAUR PILE-UP

FRENZ EXPERIMENT

£8.50ADV / 8.00PM / CARGO

FREE / 8.00PM / STRONGROOM

DOGGONE

THE BOMBAY ROYALE

£5 / 8.00PM / CATCH

£10ADV / 8.00PM / VILLAGE UNDERGROUND

JAPANDROIDS

CLEAN BANDIT + PLUS INDIANA

£13ADV / 8.00PM / DINGWALLS

£9.50ADV / 8.00PM / XOYO

MS MR + THUMPERS + FREDDIE DICKSON

THURSDAY THURSDAY 18TH JULY JULY

SOLD OUT / 7.00PM / ELECTRIC BALLROOM JOSEF SALVAT £6ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING SOLD OUT / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON MAX RAPTOR FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST

DEVENDRA BANHART + RODRIGO AMARANTE £20ADV / 8.00PM / BARBICAN GOLDIE THORN + MODERN BORDERS FREE / 8.00PM / BEDROOM BAR DAN LE SAC VS SCROOBIUS PIP SOLD OUT / 8.00PM / BIRTHDAYS TREMBLING BELLS & MIKE HERON £12 / 8.00PM / BUSH HALL


JAPANDROIDS £13ADV / 8.00PM / DINGWALLS OI VA VOI £15ADV / 8.00PM / HACKNEY ROUND CHAPEL

FRIDAY 19TH JULY JULY

WARM SODA £6ADV / 8.00PM / THE DALSTON VICTORIA FRICTION + BREAKAGE + MORE £17ADV / 9.00PM / FABRIC

AKRON/FAMILY £11.50ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN

DARK DARK DARK £11.50ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN

WEAPONS OF LOVE + VELVET STREAM + GOOD GIRL & THE BAD TIMES £5 / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

KIT RECORDS PRESENTS: SYNAESTHETE + UTHER MOADS + DRAMATIC RECORDS DJ £5 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES

THE BLACK SEEDS £14.50 ADV / 7.00PM / O2 SHEPHERD'S BUSH EMPIRE

EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS + HE’S MY BROTHER, SHE’S MY SISTER SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

HALO HALO + MICKEY GLOSS + THE WHARVES £5 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES

AEROPLANE + FRIENDLY FIRES DJ + PILLOWTALK + HOT BOY DANCING SPOT £12.50ADV / 9.00PM / XOYO

RAFFERTIE £7ADV / 7.00PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS

SATURDAY 20TH JULY JULY

MÉLANIE PAIN + ALBERT GOLD

COCOROSIE + YOUTH LAGOON

£10 / 7.30PM / SERVANT JAZZ QUARTERS

£15 - £22.50ADV / 7.30PM / BARBICAN

JESSIE WARE + MIKKY EKKO

KINGDOM + JON CONVEX + GOLDFFINCH + MY

SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE

PANDA SHALL FLY + SEB WILDBLOOD +

JOHNNY FLYNN SOLD OUT / 8.00PM / THE TABERNACLE NO CEREMONY + MYPET £7.50ADV / 8.00PM / TRINITY CENTRE

MOTO + BAGHEERA £5-9ADV / 10.00PM / CORSICA STUDIOS GYPSY HOTEL CLUB £10ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON


COLOMBIA! TIERRA QUEIRDA - ANDRES

THE AMAZING ALLDAYER WITH JAWS +

CEPEDA & BAND, ANGELICA LOPEZ & LA

THROWING UP + THE PEARL HARTS + THE

PAPAYERA

DEATH OF POP + JOHN KENNEDY DJ

£20.00 ADV - £25.00ADV / 7.00PM / O2

FREE / 12.00PM / QUEEN OF HOXTON

SHEPHERD'S BUSH EMPIRE PRIMITIVE PARTS + RAVIOLI ME AWAY + THE SMEAR + WORLD PEACE + THEE DOWNS + WITCHING WAVES + MORE £6 / 4.00PM / POWER LUNCHES SANTIAGO STREET MACHINE + ELECTRIC

BASEMENT JAXX + BONDAX SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE MOPOMOSO £8ADV / 8.00PM / VORTEX MONDAY 22ND 22ND JULY JULY

CHILDHOUSE + THE BRACKNELL & SUPPORT

NADINE SHAH + RETRIEVER

£7 / 8.00PM / QUEEN OF HOXTON

£7.50ADV / 7.30PM / THE LEXINGTON

MATTHEW & ME

GRUMBLING FUR

FREE / 5.00PM / ROUGH TRADE WEST

FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST

DIGNAN PORCH + DEEP SEA ARCADE + THE CULT OF DOM KELLER + TELEGRAM + CROWS £8ADV / 2.00PM / THE SHACKLEWELL ARMS GOLDFRAPP + POLLY SCATTERGOOD SOLD OUT / 7.30PM / SOMERSET HOUSE ENDERBY’S ROOM + TRANSEPT + THE

TUESDAY 23RD JULY JULY

ARTHUR BEATRICE £5ADV / 8.00PM / THE BORDERLINE NEW BUILD £8.50ADV / 8.00PM / CONCRETE

BELLES OF LONDON CITY

THE AMAZING SNAKEHEADS

FREE / 12.00PM / UNION CHAPEL

£5ADV / 8.00PM / THE DALSTON VICTORIA

SUNDAY SUNDAY 21ST JULY JULY

THE THERMALS £11.50ADV / 8.00PM / THE GARAGE

DAVID THOMAS BROUGHTON AND FRIENDS £12ADV / 7.30PM / THE LEXINGTON

WHITE LIES + BIPOLAR SUNSHINE + JUVENILES £18ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN


LARKIN POE

LAUGHTA + HBN + DJ CHILLZ + TEAM LIVE +

£13ADV / 7.30PM / THE LEXINGTON

AARON ROACH BRIDGEMAN + KWEST + LADY

JAKE MORELY £7 / 7.30PM / SERVANT JAZZ QUARTERS THE DIVERS + ESCAPISTS + MR DUPRET FACTORY £4ADV / 7.00PM / THE SOCIAL JOSH RITTER

LYKEZ £5ADV / 7.00PM / QUEEN OF HOXTON NADINE SHAH FREE / 1.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST NORMAN WATT-ROY FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST

SOLD OUT / 8.00PM / VILLAGE

ATOMS FOR PEACE + OWINY SIGOMA BAND

UNDERGROUND

£49ADV / 8.00PM / ROUNDHOUSE

KARL MICHAEL

AGE + MOLLY BEANLAND + CYMBALS DJ

£12.50ADV / 8.00PM / XOYO

£3 / 8.00PM / THE SHACKLEWELL ARMS

WEDNESDAY 24TH JULY JULY

KATIE SUTHERLAND + OLIVER WILDE

VELVET STREAM + VICTORIA HUME + ELIZA

FREE / 8.00PM / STRONGROOM

SHADDAD

JOSH RITTER

FREE / 8.00PM / BEDROOM BAR

SOLD OUT / 8.00PM / VILLAGE

THE SCARAMANGA SIX + XDIAMONDX

UNDERGROUND

TBC / 8.00PM / BUFFALO BAR

THURSDAY THURSDAY 25TH JULY JULY

RUNAROUND KIDS + KATIE MALCO + TRAVIS

CABOOSE + BLACK JUJU + MR PUMPKIN

WALTONS + LION & THE WOLF

FREE / 7.30PM / BRIXTON WINDMILL

£5 / 8.00PM / CATCH WHITE LIES + BIPOLAR SUNSHINE + JUVENILES £18ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN SIX BY SEVEN £12ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

DEAD RABBITS + BEACH VOLLEYBALL £4ADV / 8.00PM / BUFFALO BAR WHITE LIES + BIPOLAR SUNSHINE + JUVENILES £18ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN


PUBLIC ENEMY £29ADV / 7.00PM / KOKO BIS + ACE CITY ROCKERS + THE ETHICAL DEBATING SOCIETY £10ADV / 7.30PM / THE LEXINGTON

FRIDAY 26TH JULY JULY

MOGWAI £25-£30ADV / 8.00PM / BARBICAN VERITY SUSMAN + PLAY IT AGAIN, SAM £7ADV / 7.00PM / DALSTON ROOF PARK

COLOUR ME POP PRESENTS: THE SECRET HISTORY + COMET GAIN + PALE SPECTRES £7ADV / 8.00PM / THE MILLER

DJ HYPE + PASCAL + SUB ZERO + GROOVERIDER £17ADV / 9.00PM / FABRIC

ICON OF COIL + TERROLOKAUST + SURGYN + CYGNOSIC £15ADV / 7.00PM / O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON

THE ICI'S + THE RED LAPELS + THE NEW UNIONS £4ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

ICON OF COIL + TERROLOKAUST+ SURGYN + CYGNOSI C £15.00 / 7.00PM / O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON

WU-TANG CLAN + BISHOP NEHRU + MIC RIGHTEOUS + DJ SEMTEX £40ADV / 7.30PM / O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY

VENETIAN BLINDS + DUTCH BARN + STATS £5 / 8.00PM / POWER LUNCHES

ATOMS FOR PEACE + OWINY SIGOMA BAND £49ADV / 8.00PM / ROUNDHOUSE

ATOMS FOR PEACE + OWINY SIGOMA BAND £49ADV / 8.00PM / ROUNDHOUSE

SATURDAY 27TH JULY JULY

ANTONY AND THE JOHNSONS

ROBAG WRUHME + DANIELE BALDELLI +

£45ADV / 8.00PM / ROYAL OPERA HOUSE

TOSHIYA KAWASAKI + SISTERHOOD +

MY PANDA SHALL FLY £5 / 7.30PM / SERVANT JAZZ QUARTERS BULLET PROOF VEST + THE RECUSANTS £3 / 8.00PM / THE WAITING ROOM WE ARE SCIENTISTS £15ADV / 8.00PM / XOYO

HESSELTIME £8ADV / 10.00PM / CORSICA STUDIOS KINK + IVAN SMAGGHE + SASCHIENNE + REBOLLEDO £19ADV / 9.00PM / FABRIC FACE+HEEL FREE / 7.30PM / THE LOCK TAVERN


ABI WADE + THE UNTIED KNOT + FUTURE

FOXES

BAND

£7ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR &

FREE / 12.00PM / UNION CHAPEL

KITCHEN

SUNDAY SUNDAY 28TH JULY JULY

THE CRIMEA

PENGO + BLOOD STEREO +USURPER +

£10ADV / 8.00PM / JAZZ CAFE

INFINITE GAHH + IAN MURPHY + DUNCAN

WHITE HEAT PRESENTS: CRUSHED BEAKS

HARRISON

£6ADV / 8.00PM / MADAME JOJO'S

£6ADV / 3.00PM / THE DALSTON VICTORIA

VUVUVULTURES

TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS

FREE / 7.00PM / ROUGH TRADE EAST

£27.50 ADV / 7.00PM / O2 SHEPHERD'S

MYPET

BUSH EMPIRE FLUX + ARCHEAN SOUNDTRACK + DANBOB CLARKE + RODRIGO VENTOUR £10 / 7.00PM / QUEEN OF HOXTON MONDAY 29TH 29TH JULY

OPEN MIC NIGHT £3 / 8.00PM / CATCH

FREE / 7.00PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS WEDNESDAY 31ST JULY JULY

SYKUR PLUS KILLAFLAW + BATTLE LINES £6ADV / 8.00PM / HOXTON SQUARE BAR & KITCHEN EAT LIGHTS BECOME LIGHTS + THE KVB + JACQUES CARAMAC & THE SWEET

THE JUMP OFF

GENERATION

£8ADV / 8.00PM / SCALA

£7ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

TUESDAY 30TH JULY JULY

MAIA + THE MAY BIRDS FREE / 8.00PM / BEDROOM BAR FOLLOW THE CAPULETS £5 / 8.00PM / CATCH

PHLO FINISTER £5 / 8.00PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS MATTHEW AND THE ATLAS £9ADV / 7.00PM / ST PANCRAS OLD CHURCH FRENCH FOR RABBITS + JAKE MATTISON + MYSTERIANS FREE / 8.00PM / STRONGROOM


THURSDAY 1ST AUGUST THURSDAY

MONDAY 5TH 5TH AUGUST AUGUST

THE BALLET + MAKING MARKS

GENERATIONALS

£8.50ADV / 8.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

£7.50ADV / 7.30PM / THE LEXINGTON

VINDICATRIX + SOME TRUTHS + THESE

THE ADICTS

FEATHERS HAVE PLUMES + KEMPER NORTON

£16.87 / 7.00PM / O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON

+ HAREM £7ADV / 8.00PM / THE WAITING ROOM FRIDAY 2ND AUGUST

BEN UFO + PANGAEA + 2562 £17ADV / 9.00PM / FABRIC ANIMAL KINGDOM + SHAKE SHAKE GO + HAUS

TUESDAY 6TH AUGUST

BARBAROSSA FREE WITH RSVP / 8.00PM / THE WAITING ROOM WEDNESDAY 7TH AUGUST

CHESTER WATSON

£6.50ADV / 7.30PM / THE LEXINGTON

£7.50ADV / 8.00PM / BIRTHDAYS

BOY NAMES + NATIVE TONGUE + FINAL FORM

HATCHAM SOCIAL + FLOWERS

+ ROWAN JOHN £6 / 8.00PM / SEBRIGHT ARMS DARK HORSES £8ADV / 8.00PM / THE SHACKLEWELL ARMS

FREE / 8.00PM / THE OLD BLUE LAST THURSDAY THURSDAY 8TH AUGUST

BIPOLAR SUNSHINE + BENIN CITY + TUESDAY BORN

SATURDAY 3RD AUGUST

£5ADV / 8.00PM / BIRTHDAYS

EAT LIGHTS BECOME LIGHTS + BALTIC FLEET

SATURDAY 10TH AUGUST

+ TWELVE + ÖKÖ £7 / 7.30PM / BRIXTON WINDMILL

CHECKEMLADS MODERNISTQUE ALL-DAYER: RHONDA + THE UNIVERSAL + THE BEAT

THEME PARK + GABRIEL BRUCE + MT +

MOVEMENT + THE TRAVELLERS + MRS

LEGOLAND

ENGLAND + JOHN CADE & THE ANYDAYS

£12.50ADV / 8.00PM / VILLAGE

£10ADV / 3.00PM / THE LEXINGTON

UNDERGROUND


photo: Howärd Melnyczuk

SIN FANG // PASCAL PINON

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen // May 29th Back after a successful show at Ja Ja Ja in March, Pascal Pinon have been causing a stir and raising a few eyebrows with their uniquely bleak folktronica, especially after the success of their recent debut album ‘Twosomeness’. Combining perfect harmonies and sparse beauty, there wasn’t a single weak moment throughout their all-too-short 30 minute performance. Ethereal ‘Ekki Vanmeta’ was as enchanting as ever and fan favourite, ‘When I Can’t Sleep’, was a mournfully charming reminder of the ridiculously high standard of music coming out of Iceland at the moment. Already baying for Sin Fang’s most recent single before the band had even 46

mounted the stage, the fervour of the crowd is hardly surprising given that, after six studio releases over half a decade, this is the Icelandic quintet's debut UK show. To the dismay of some, though certainly not to everyone, the set is liberally furnished with tracks spanning the breadth of the earlier years, leaving patient smiles on the faces of an audience possibly mostly here on the strength of recent album ‘Flowers’. However, and although a little awkward when translated live, ‘Young Boys’ is a masterpiece of lo-fi indie, and whilst the technical difficulties which plague ‘What’s Wrong With Your Eyes’ make for a slightly disappointing finale, it doesn’t detract at all from an inspiring evening. Sam Betts


GHOSTING SEASON // THE SLOW REVOLT

The Dance Tunnel // May 31st The Dance Tunnel very much does what it says on the tin, it is a tunnel to dance in. It's not really one for watching bands in, because well, the lack of stage (or indeed space) dictates that you shan't be able to see past the 3 people in front of you. That said, it is the perfect venue for such a beat filled night, The Slow Revolt open, creating stunningly catchy R&B tinged gems and transfixing the steadily growing audience. Ghosting Season come on to sweep us off our feet, their perfectly crafted electronica engulfing and lifting an already rapturous crowd. Not being able to see them doesn’t matter, we just want to keep dancing. Jess Partridge

JAMES HOLDEN

Corsica Studios // May 15th I'll admit I didn't catch all of James Holden's set to celebrate the release of his glorious new album, ‘The Inheritors’. I am, after all, only a human man and eight hours is just too much. I did my best – I was there for five and a half hours of his brain-frazzling set and emerged, blinking into the 6am sky, confused, wide-eyed and exhausted but very happy after a propulsive set of his own stuff – including a gigantic ‘Renata’ – and loads of other glitchy-krautrock-rave hybrids including a thunderous Battles remix of Four Tet. The crowd go wild and energy levels never drop; This man knows how to time a set – even one eight hours long. Dave Rowlinson photo: Sonny Malhotra

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WHY AREN’T WE GOING INTO SPACE, MAN… BY AL HORNER It’s usually with a wide-jawed, jaded yawn that I thumb right past Justin Bieber newspaper stories on the bus to work each morning but one morning recently was different. “BIEBER BECOMES ASTRONAUT,” ran the headline, the star reported to be travelling with Richard Branson on one of Virgin Galactic’s inaugural commercial flights into orbit in 2014. After a swell twenty minutes daydreaming up a frankly-fucking-awesome Planet of the Apes remake in which the pop pin-up’s space mission goes wrong, returning to Earth years later to find the pet monkey he abandoned in German quarantine has risen up and enslaved humanity – hit me up for the rights to that one, Hollywood – it suddenly struck me. Somewhere along the line, western pop culture’s fascination with the final frontier has boldly gone to shit. From Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ to Super Furry Animals’ ‘Colonise the Moon’, from Patti Smith’s ‘Space Monkey’ to Ash’s ‘Girl from Mars’, our music constellation was once packed with star-gazers. This time 15 years ago, as the sci-fi sounds of Babylon Zoo’s (HORRENDOUS) ‘Spaceman’ was still blaring out on FM radios, blockbusters Armageddon and Deep Impact were doing big business at cineplexes. But in 2011, NASA's space shuttle program was shut down and a disappointing opening weekend last month for JJ Abram's Star Trek: Into Darkness, taking a meagre $70.8m worldwide, seemed to suggest that films about space travel can no longer live long and prosper at the box office. The ‘Starships’-singing Nicki Minaj aside, the music world nowadays rarely looks to that great big fuck-off black abyss above us, with all its infinite mystery, for inspiration. That’s a shame, right? As a kid, even the neon blue sky above Cape Canaveral seemed so exotic and full of possibility to me. Which is why I’m entrusting Bieber with sparking new interest in space for a generation whose main interest in stars are the ones on the cover of gossip rags. Godspeed, dude. 49


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London in Stereo // July 2013  

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