Miles of Smiles presents...
Mon 7 August
Auto Da Fe (members of Amps for Christ)
@ Monkey Chews
2 Queens Crescent, Chalk Farm NW5
8pm / Â£6 http://www.wegottickets.com/event/11626
New York underground anti-folker - with a slew of wonderful cdrs and an essential re-release on Important records. Simple and sincere songs that artists like bill fay and judee sill perfected in the 70s. Last show for a loooong while according to diane.
Diane's touring partner, playing green man festival, plays guitar and sings songs about stuff, ya know... :S
AUTO DA FE
auto de fe was formed in 2000 in Pomona, California by Martin Kvisvic (Amps For Christ, Pyramids on Mars)
and Tara Tavi (Amps For Christ) Pan-global instrumentation includes yang qin, guzheng, tambur, bouzouki, tablas, wood marimba, balalaika, handmade electric zithers, Gothic harp, Chinese banjo,
Tibetan temple cymbals and bells as well as traditional guitar, bass, trumpet, and drums. Cd out on BF/BS's Secret Eye label.
+ Mi and L'au + Hush Arbors confirmed for Sept, and Alex Neilson + Peter Wright coming soon (when i get my shit together) seeee www.milesofsmiles.co.uk and join the mail list to hear about the good stuff!