Friday 24th July 2009
"Pamplemousse" @ The Victoria
110 Grove Road, London E3 5TH
Nearest tube : Mile End
8pm - 1am
£5 on the door
Jean Noir and Rich Nuvo bring you Pamplemousse’s summer party!
Esoteric Brighton girl-boy-girl-boy-girl quintet headline this month’s ‘mousse. The band released their eponymous debut album in January of this year on Where It’s At Is Where You Are Records. They have been compared to The B-52s, The Fall, The Go Go’s and Huggy Bear, and have received airplay from DJs such as XFM’s John Kennedy and 6Music’s Marc Riley.
“Hearing Shrag is like discovering Frosties after a lifetime of Cornflakes… from the first second of the first song you know you are gonna fall head over heels in love with Shrag.” – Rough Trade
Plug are Sian on drums and vox and Georgie on bass. They have just released their second 7” single B-Boy / You Keep The Beats on Parlour Records.
“What it might have sounded like if Nico had started a garage band with some perma-shroomed ex-riot grrls” – Loud and Quiet
Glasgow 3-piece joining the Pamplemousse line-up towards the end of their July UK tour. Their debut single Dreamphone was released in April to critical acclaim.
"hugely exciting Scottish prospect...had me as excited on first listen as Glasvegas or Punch & The Apostles...ones to watch in 2009” – Daily Record
JEAN NOIR – The face of Pamplemousse in the headline slot!
ANDY CASIO – Formerly of Happy Casio and The Soft, Mr C will be spinning tunes between the bands.
RICH NUVO – The fingers of Pamplemousse in the graveyard slot…