Damnably 5th Birthday Party on 11.11.11 @ Brixton Windmill-8 acts/2 stages + DJ's French Toast + Cake
Damnably's 5th Birthday Party
Five years ago Damnably began with a John Peel Day show at the Windmill and to celebrate our 5th birthday we have 2 of the acts from that day and 6 more of our favourites plus Cake and French Toast!
Damnably 5th Birthday party with 2 stages & 8 acts + Damnably DJ's
£5 Via http://www.wegottickets.com/event/141286
over 18's only
18years old 5 album beast of a UK act that began discordant and mathy, post punk and softened to alt folk country 5 peice.
Influenced by Albini's output, The Mekons and Silkworm.
The band will play a mixture of ancient and new material and release 4 of their back catalogue on damnably on Nov 14 together with '1000 years of Lazarus Clamp'-a best of album.
The Sunday Times (Stewart Lee) "articulate and considered lyrics, softly but precisely intoned, over unexpectedly experimental textures and deconstructed skinny guitar licks, with folksy banjo flourishes and gently lowing strings."
-irrepressibly optimistic, quirky-pop pinup boy with no less than 3 super fans, here launching his rock opera album 'Dinosaur Planet'.
Formed in 1999, Mercury Prize long-listed, Rolling Stone 'Album of the year', often playing 70 odd shows a year. He did a session on Steve Lamacq, a gig in New York plus had 2 million downloads in 2 weeks for Hey Hey 16k.
Pale Man Made
-loud and fast Fuzzy Indie-Pop from Newcastle's 2 guy/2 girl quartet featuring X Spraydog Drummer on drums
"Unique, interesting and nonchalantly cool, Pale Man Made are a force to be reckoned with." ..BBC Tees
"This is grown-up music, but delivered with a youthful effervescence" .. Soundsxp
-Italian Cat Powerish songstress from Screaming tea Party/The catcher Nine with Sachiko from No Cars and Arrigo Martell as backing band.
-Scary Slinty Post Punk from London 5 peice
Bluebeard arose from the embers of 'Embers' with members of Dear Thief, among others.. taking influence from a lot of your favourite post-hardcore, prog and art-rock bands.
Your New Friend
Named after an obscure Smog song, this new acoustic duo features ultra baritone voiced Simon Kobayashi from smallgang, with Sun Kil Moon-esque guitar workouts from Alex Carter (Armchair Songs). They play incredibly pretty songs with a rare level of skill and complexity.
More Bad Times
-George Gargan from FU and Chiara Meatelli from Rolling Stone play sad comedy music inspired by obscure Peel favourite 'Ed's Redeeming Qualities'.
One of smallgangs 2 front men, Toshi plays heartfelt intricate, catchy, distorto post-punk songs in this rare solo outing.
Time Out: “Stylish art rockers “
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