WHEN: 23rd November 2008 (6pm - 11pm)
WHERE: Hoxton Bar and Grill, London
HOW MUCH: £6.00 online (http://www.wegotickets.com/event/39039) £7.00 on the door, £4.00 NUS Card Holders
THE WINTER KIDS:
Genre: Pop / Melodramatic Popular Song / Folk Rock
Despite their name, which come from all member being born during those cold winter months, WinterKids music has the optimism of spring, and the sweet promise of summer.
(One of the) 10 most promising Brit names hovering on the horizon...Reminiscent of the Buzzcocks at their most bustling" NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
"For bright melodies, adolescent heartache, and none of the usual stultifying self-seriousness, "Tape It" isn't to be missed." PITCHFORK MEDIA
An infectious and breezy romp through pastures of uncomplicated new-wave pop… brilliant." NME
"Brilliant… brings to mind clever-era Pulp" INDEPENDENT
"WinterKids have made the brightest, sprightliest, most wide-eyed smilingly fantastic pop record you’ll hear this side of Yuletide."
DROWNED IN SOUND
"If there is one thing you do between meetings, lesson, lectures, or making cups of tea today, listen to this, and get ready to be hooked forever." THIS IS FAKE DIY
"Our new favourite band". CHANNEL 4
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THE DALLAS GUILD:
The Dallas Guild is a musical collaboration consisting of two band members; Scuta Salamanca and Chopper. In April 2004 they recorded a track called Men in White Coats which was used for the UK version of a television commercial for the Volkswagen Eos. They make music with analogue synthesizers and add to their music by playing old drum kits, acoustic guitars and rhythm boxes from the 1970s. They have recently just completed recording their debut album, which was mixed it with Paul Stacey (Black Crowes/Noisettes/Oasis/Fratellis).
A south east London 4 piece indie rock / Post Punk band with influences varying from Hendrix, Pavement and Pearl Jam.