This is My Jam feeds neatly into all of your social media holes and has taken a certain corner of the music sphere by storm since its launch back in December 2011. The initial reaction from the DiS community was mixed but it seems quite a lot of you have come to love it as much as I have, and from what TIMJ co-founder Matthew Ogle (formerly of Last.fm) reveals below, it seems Hollywood A-listers and high-profile British Politicians are fans of it too.»
My word. Last months pirate-themed DiS 5th Birthday Party was something else. This time, we're going to blow the roof off. Live music from the awesome rock-reinvigorators thisgirl and the lethally catchy spazzy-disco kids tera:tora and some of the most indie-disco fun you can have. The DiS Club is now the 4th Friday of every month at the Camden Barfly.»
DiS' very own thisGIRL headline April's Marquee Oxfam show, and in addition to that, we can offer you the dueling delights of the ace !Forward, Russia!, Peace Burial At Sea and Termites. It's all good. It really is. and it's FREE!
+ ThisGIRL (first ever acoustic gig)
+ ACTION PLAN
+ LES INCOMPETENTS
+ Pyrrha Girls and Drowned in Sound DJs
Saturday 13th November, 4-8pm
@ RoTa, Notting Hill Arts Club RoTa.»
DiS takes on London once again. Some of the artistes under our label wings and others who're about to fly into the maintream...
Thur 4th @ 93ft East: Killing Moon, Dustins Bar Mitzvah,(£3)
13th @ Notting Hill Arts Club: Martha Wainwright, Action Plan, Les Incompetants, thisGIRL (Free)
22nd @ The Marquee: Giant Drag + Fleeing New York + Host (Free)
And post your gig plugs below...
DiS Records and British rock's finest thisGIRL announce album details. It'll be our very first album on the Drowned in Sound label and we're just a bit excited. July 12th, bring it on...
There's a tour to promote the album and London tickets are selling fast so grab 'em whilst ya still can...»
As well as running this site full of news and opinions and stuff, we're also dabbling in the sordid world of releasing records by bands we love (not that we don't love all the other bands we write about). Anyway, yes, thisGIRL and their acclaimed hyperactive rock show is currently on the road sponsored by RockSound, in support of their forthcoming single 'Hallelujah' in June. And them there Kaiser Chiefs released their cheeky eccentric indie-pop debut single 'Oh my God' this week (go grab a copy, before it sells out!) and are currently on tour with the Ordinary Boys + Dogs Die in Hot Cars...»
We formed a label, we signed a band! thisGIRL!»
As a rather exciting addition to this Tuesday’s Drowned in Sound / Fierce Panda FanDiSco at the Dublin Castle, cooler-than-thou =emu= rockers thisGIRL have just been confirmed to play the opening slot. thisGIRL to open a gig at the Dublin Castle you say? Didn’t they headline a jam-packed Garage only»
ThisGIRL are almost officially Rotherham’s finest crazy ‘emo’ rock outfit if you are to believe a lot of people. Their adventurous frontman epitomises the essence of all an eccentric leader should be, with his explosive antics circumnavigating the entirety of stage. It is this that often captures the au»
De-Frag MCR #1 - Manchester’s Gig guide It’s been a couple of weeks now since that pilot issue [click it to read it] of D-FragMCR In The City. That was exclusively on Drowned In Sound.com and you lot must’ve enjoyed it enou»
You rocking? Good, good. I just rediscovered 'Relationship of Command' buried amongst my cd collection and i think i need new speakers (or ears!). Just about to wander off to interview =Reuben= and see them playing the barfly with Kinesis and ThisGIRL. Ace night, shame that some magazine kel»