A lengthy yet intimate cavern underneath a disused Dalston furniture store.
When Nottingham's Love Ends Disaster hit their stride, they're bang on. Settlefish aren't short on potential either, but they have a disappointing habit of detonating their songs with fantastic bouts of noise, only for things to settle into a furrow of unremarkability. They can do better than this, but it feels distinctly like they're holding back.»
Tonight, Barden's hosts an endurance test of ghastly extremes. The experience is at first akin to A Clockwork Orange's famous eyelid-clamping scene - turn where you will, the experience is inescapable. Wolf Eyes sound like biological warfare, nuclear vengeance, divine retribution, whale music transmitted from the proverbial lake of fire...»
You keep your rock and I’ll keep mine, ta. Mine knows how to, y’see. What can yours do? ‘Very Ape’. Oh sure, ha ha, clever clever. Fuck you...»
Adored by many since the release of All Hour Cymbals, Yeasayer take to the stage with a rapturous welcome from the audience, and zip through their ‘jams’ with a crystal clear sound»
A six-headed beast of a band replete with delirious smiles and gloriously infectious stage presence, Glasgow's Dananananaykroyd display the sort of gusto and verve DiS hasn’t seen in, well, forever»
You don’t listen to The Ruby Suns, not like you do most bands at most gigs. They’re up there, playing music, but the way this music is communicated feels unreal»