GIDEON COE DJS ON SAT 25TH APRIL

GIDEON COE DJS ON SAT 25TH APRIL

BBC 6 Music DJ will be playing records at the club and we’ll be projecting Westway to the World

NEW MUSIC ON THE APRIL PODCAST

NEW MUSIC ON THE APRIL PODCAST

The latest releases from Summer Camp, FFS, Martha, Tuff Love and Sweet Baboo

FEVER DREAM DJ ON SAT 9TH MAY

FEVER DREAM DJ ON SAT 9TH MAY

The band guest DJ to coincide with the release of their debut album Moyamoya

NEW CLUB NIGHT AND GIG PHOTOS

NEW CLUB NIGHT AND GIG PHOTOS

Photographs from the Moustache Bar, King’s Cross Social Club and The Shacklewell Arms

LABRADOR RECORDS DJ ON SAT 11TH APRIL

LABRADOR RECORDS DJ ON SAT 11TH APRIL

Johan Angergård from Sweden’s finest record label flies in from Stockholm to DJ

WITHERED HAND GIG ON FRI 3RD APRIL

WITHERED HAND GIG ON FRI 3RD APRIL

Our second gig night of the year with support from Seabirds and Papernut Cambridge

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GIDEON COE DJS ON SAT 25TH APRIL

We’re back at the Moustache Bar on Saturday 25th April playing the best indie in East London! To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event.

Our guest DJ is BBC Radio 6 Music’s Gideon Coe! Gideon has DJed for us on five previous occasions turning in fantastic sets each time. A Sony award winner, he lists Sandinista! by The Clash and Power, Corruption and Lies from New Order as two of his records he couldn’t live without, which is alright by us.

You can listen to one of his past guest DJ sets at the club on our Spotify page. There’s plenty on there including Belle and Sebastian, Camera Obscura, The Pastels, The Beatles, The Smiths, Gang of Four, Orange Juice and Talking Heads.

We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music and doors open at 10pm to 3am. We’ll also be projecting the brilliant music documentary The Clash: Westway to the World onto the dancefloor.

You can either join the event to get in on our £4 cheaplist or you can buy tickets in advance for £6 to guarantee getting in from WeGotTickets.

NEW MUSIC ON THE APRIL PODCAST

NEW MUSIC ON THE APRIL PODCAST

We have the best new music from the past month on our April podcast!

The brilliant Summer Camp return with “Bad Love” taken from their forthcoming album which is out next month on Moshi Moshi Records.

Franz Ferdinand and Sparks collaborate to form FFS and give us the wonderful “Piss Off”. Martha release their latest single as do Tuff Love with “Groucho” which is out on Record Store Day.

Swedish dream poppers The Mary Onettes are back with “Ruins” and The National have put out “Sunshine on My Back”.

Sweet Baboo release The Boombox Ballads later this year and we have “Sometimes” from it plus we there’s new project from Amelia Fletcher, The Catenary Wires.

There’s also new music from Thee Oh Sees, Hot Chip, Babe, Tape Runs Out, Hookworms, Bunnygrunt, Twerps, 23:23, The Fairlight Myth, Lightning In a Twilight Hour, Enderby’s Room and Smile Down Upon Us.

You can subscribe to our Mixcloud page for all of our monthly mixes.

FEVER DREAM DJ ON SAT 9TH MAY

FEVER DREAM DJ ON SAT 9TH MAY

We’re back at the Moustache Bar in Hackney on Saturday 9th May! To get in on our cheaplist, join the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJs are Fever Dream! Their debut album Moyamoya has just come out on Club AC30 and we have Adrian Fleet, Sarah Lippett and Cat Loye from the band back for their third DJ set at the club.

Last time they played the likes of ESG, The Raincoats, My Bloody Valentine, Dinosaur Jr., Les Savy Fav, Devo and Ride. You can listen to that set on our Spotify page.

We’ll be playing our eclectic mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music. Doors open at 10pm through to 3am and David Lynch’s classic Eraserhead will be projected onto the dancefloor.

The venue now has a cloakroom. Simply leave your jacket behind the bar and collect your token at the end of the night.

You can either join the event to get in on our £4 cheaplist or you can buy tickets in advance for £6 to guarantee getting in from WeGotTickets.

NEW CLUB NIGHT AND GIG PHOTOS

NEW CLUB NIGHT AND GIG PHOTOS

We’ve recently added a new photo section to our website.

On there you’ll find photographs from our club nights at the Moustache Bar, King’s Cross Social Club and The Albany. Take a look, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll spot yourself in there!

There’s also a new gig section including many of the bands we’ve put on over the years. It features Shrag, Standard Fare, Allo Darlin’, The Wave Pictures, Tigercats, The Just Joans, The Understudies, The Spook School, Stanley Brinks, Freschard, Rotifer, Emma Kupa, Pocketbooks, Red Shoe Diaries, Evans the Death and our recent show with Night Flowers and Fever Dream.

If you have any photos from our events that you’d like to contribute, please get in touch.

LABRADOR RECORDS DJ ON SAT 11TH APRIL

LABRADOR RECORDS DJ ON SAT 11TH APRIL

Scared To Dance returns to the Moustache Bar on Saturday 11th April playing the best in indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music! To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event.

Our guest DJ is Johan Angergård from Sweden’s Labrador Records! Johan will be flying in from Stockholm especially for this DJ set which will be his first at the club.

Labrador is one of our favourite record labels putting out the likes of The Radio Dept., Club 8, Acid House Kings, Suburban Kids With Biblical Names, Pelle Carlberg and Sambassadeur. He will be DJing from 11pm.

We’ll be projecting Amélie starring Audrey Tautou onto the dancefloor. Doors open at 10pm and close at 3pm.

You can either join the event to get in on our £4 cheaplist or you can buy tickets in advance for £6 to guarantee getting in from WeGotTickets.

WITHERED HAND GIG ON FRI 3RD APRIL

WITHERED HAND GIG ON FRI 3RD APRIL

Scared To Dance’s gig night is back at The Shacklewell Arms for our second show of the year on Friday 3rd April!

Tickets can be bought in advance for £8 from WeGotTickets and they’ll be £10 on the door. You can bookmark it in your diaries by joining the Facebook event.

Withered Hand is the music of Dan Willson. For this headline show he will be performing solo and playing new songs, helped out by Pam Berry, formerly of seminal noisepop band Black Tambourine. He has recorded several BBC radio sessions and played various festivals as well as collaborating with the likes of King Creosote and Eugene Kelly. Having released his debut album Good News in 2009 and following that up with the Inbetweens and Heart Heart EPs, Withered Hand released the universally acclaimed New Gods on Fortuna Pop! last year breaking into the Top 100 UK albums chart.

Seabirds are a five-piece band from Nottingham. Featuring several members of Red Shoe Diaries, who released two superb EPs, the band released their debut single “Real Tears” on Californian label Matinée Recordings in 2013. For fans of melodic indiepop along the lines of The Tinderticks and The Lucksmiths.

Papernut Cambridge is a collective based around Ian Button, formerly of Death in Vegas and Thrashing Doves. Onstage they are represented by Button and an ever-changing cast of musical friends including Darren Hayman, Jack Hayter, Ralegh Long, Robert Rotifer, Robert Halcrow, Citizen Helene and many others. They have released two albums, Cambridge Nutflake and last years There’s No Underground, both on Gare du Nord Records. 

Our resident DJ Sam Cottis of the blog For The Rabbits will be spinning records in-between the bands and after the show until 3am.