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D - F r a g # 22 : London Gig Previews
...by Sean www.drownedinsound.com Another week, another attempt to Defragment the London music scene. And as of this week, firstname.lastname@example.org will be starting a manchester edition, beginning with a full In the City preview. Drop him a mail if you'd like a copy. I don't have a rant in me this week, too busy sorting out our Drowned in The City show on Sunday @ Big Hands. Plug. Hint. Plug. Plug. I'm also on two crazy panels at the music biz event, one with Dominic Hohan from the Sun and another one with the fella from 679 and the MD of Mushroom. Barmy. Crazy. Rant. Rant. Rant.
GiGs Commencing.....Tues 10th September - Sunday 15th Septmber
T O N i G H T
*gig of the week* @ Club Fandango, Dublin Castle i OWN KiNGS.....what can i say? One of my favourite unsigned bands at the moment playing their 9th gig as a headline show, having already supported their mates Seafood and played a dis show with Jetplane Landing. Sounding like a shot of sunshine blasting through my head, shooting out through my dancing to Bohemian Rapsody hips and transfixing my eyes on the singer who looks like he's consumed 5 rockstars and they're kicking their way out of his wee torso to get out
.....Contact email@example.com Onstage: 10:45pm
S.ROCK LEVINSON....there's bands who are cool, bands who are so loud they're cool, bands who just ooze something. S.Rock Levinson are a noisy Pixes type band. They aint got ROCK in their name for nuffink!
......Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Onstage: 9:15 Also playing are: LE NEON and CIRCA 1983. www.clubfandango.co.uk
......elsewhere in the capitol...
@ The Water Rats...scouse punk-pop kidz PINHOLE who were recently caught supporting GreenDay.
@ Upstairs at the Garage... www.sosumimusic.com presents: THORiA and their grungy stuff. Londoners Corporation:Blend who're meant to be pretty damn ace and a coupla others. Damn my memory some days.
EASYWORLD @ Virgin Megastore Camden 6pm and Feet First 12:30pm.
W E D S N E S D A Y
@ The Monarch...THE CRIMEA former members of the Crocketts come back to life, loudly and fastly i reckons. Support from americans who featured on the soundtrack to American Pie 2 LEFT FRONT TIRE!
@ Metro...PART CHIMP ex-Ligament and ex-Scarfo. Heeeaaaaveeee mathatically-precise rock moosik.
T H U R S D A Y
@ Bull'n'Gate... www.organart.com presents: X IS GREATER THAN Y fierce panda's rock with a cello! plus DESMAN, 7 Cycles and YOUR HIGHNESS.
@ Monarch...80s MATCHBOX doing their getting very unfunny very quickly, Doors beating up Motorhead scuzzy ting. Plus the always artfully amazing scots LAPSUS LINGAUE.
@ Electric Ballroom...MUDHONEY. class. interviewed @ 93 Feet East...ADD N TO (X) porno electronica.
F R I D A Y
@ Metro...J MASCIS of Dinosaur Jnr fame doing his solo thang with support from scenesters THE BEATINGS.
@ The Garage...MURDERDOLLS one of Slipknot without his mask on.
@ Apollo..ELVIS COSTELLO..who said only the good die young?
S A T U R D A Y
@ The Garage...MCLUSKY + REUBEN two bands who rock like fuck and if you dont know who they are you're a Conserative.
S U N D A Y
@ Ocean: TORTOISE, BOBBY CONN, TRANS AM and loadsa other twisted beats and congealed art prettiness celebrating thrill jockeys birthday.
And that's yer lot. Get out there, see some new bands, heckle some old ones. Rah!
Until next week