Really-quite-good indie label Thrill Jockey, based in Chicago and London, is to turn 15 later this year, and is throwing a couple of shows to mark the anniversary.
The label is putting on a pair of shows at London's Koko venue, in Camden, in November; the first is an all-day event featuring Trans Am, Califone and more, while the second is an evening show headlined by Tortoise. Details:
11 London Koko
The Fiery Furnaces (pictured), Trans Am, The Sea and Cake, Califone, Arbouretum, Radian, The Zincs, Daniel Higgs and Chiara Giovando; doors at 2pm; tickets £18 advance
12 London Koko
Tortoise, Bobby Conn, Adult., KTL; evening show; £17.50 advance
Tickets are on sale now from the Koko box office and online via the regular outlets - seetickets and ticketweb and the like. Alternatively, call 020 7734 8932. More information on Thrill Jockey can be found at their website, here.
All ticket-holders will also receive a free Thrill Jockey compilation, created by Girl Talk/Trey Told 'Em. Other Nice New Products are also forthcoming to mark the birthday, so keep your eyes on that official label website for all updates.