Our guest DJs at HDIF at The Phoenix on Saturday are the wonderful Wave Pictures. David, Franic and Jonny started doing guest DJ slots for us at The Phoenix before switching to the Canterbury Arms for a couple of years, so it's nice to be able to welcome them back to central London. Their very first guest set, in 2008, saw them playing "Touch Me I'm Sick" by Mudhoney(!), while recent sets have featured Elvis, the Rolling Stones, rock'n'roll, Sun records and so on. The band's new single, "Eskimo Kiss" is out this week, so Saturday also serves as a single release party of sorts - come out and celebrate with us!
Indie song of the week: "Long Black Cars" by The Wave Pictures. We don't usually have the indie song of the week being by the guest DJs, but the title track of the trio's new album is an infectious, harmonica driven dancer. Can't wait to play it!
Soul song of the week: "40 Days 40 Nights" by Don Covay & The Goodtimers. Talking of infectious dancers, here's another!
How Does It Feel To Be Loved?
Saturday February 18th
The Phoenix, 37 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0PP, three minutes walk from Oxford Circus tube station, 9pm-3am, £4 members, £6 non members. Membership is free from www.howdoesitfeel.co.uk
Guest DJs: The Wave Pictures
The Smiths * The Supremes * The Go-Betweens * Dusty Springfield * Belle & Sebastian * Love * Tammi Terrell * Aztec Camera * The Ronettes * Orange Juice * Beach Boys * The Temptations * Velvet Underground * Felt * The Shangri-Las * Primal Scream * Otis Redding * The Field Mice * Dexys Midnight Runners * Camera Obscura * The Four Tops * Melba Moore * The Orchids