SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #112

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #112

Featuring Kiwi Jr., Sun June, Katy Kirby and more

COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 UPDATE

Club nights and live music returns in the summer

CLUB DATES

CLUB DATES

Club night is bimonthly at The Victoria and The Shacklewell Arms

GIG DATES

GIG DATES

New music gig night first Saturday of the month at The Victoria

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #111

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #111

Featuring Dry Cleaning, Goat Girl, Hadda Be and more

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #110

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #110

Featuring Sun June, Tacsidermi, Kiwi Jr. and more

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #112

Our monthly podcast returns with our pick of the best new alternative music.

Kiwi Jr. are back with their superb second album we kick off with “Maid Marian’s Toast”.

Sun June have released one of our favourite records of the year and we lift “Everything I Had” from it whilst labelmate Katy Kirby puts out her debut LP Cool Dry Place and and we feature “Portals”.

“No More” is taken from the wonderful Yumi and the Weather EP and Stereolab return with a reworking of “The Super It” from their Electrically Possessed compilation on Duophonic Records.

Pictish Trail shares his new track “Dream Wall” and Darren Hayman releases “Saturday” from his instrumental Music to Watch News By EP.

Hand Habits’ latest single “4th of July” sits alongside new songs from Freschard, The Natvral, Dinosaur Jr., CIEL and Ski Saigon.

Also on the podcast there’s Adwaith & Massimo Silverio, Lean Logic, Lyys, Horsegirl, Melby, Buffet Lunch and Nightshift.

You can support the podcast and the artists featured by subscribing to our Mixcloud Select page.

COVID-19 UPDATE

The past year has been incredibly challenging here at Scared To Dance.

We finally have a roadmap to return promoting live events. We’re talking with the venues we work with and we’ll be announcing club nights and live music very soon commencing 21st June. We’ve really missed you.

We’ll have DJ sets at the club from Stewart Lee, Simon Armitage, Josie Long, Gaizka Mendieta, Future Islands, Public Service Broadcasting, Pat Nevin and Gideon Coe plus our Talking Heads, Pulp, David Bowie and Synthpop Specials.

We’ll have live music from Adwaith, Yumi and the Weather, GN, Annie Taylor, Es, Breakup Haircut, Fell, Oort Clod, Barry, Rose Tiger and many more. Later in the year we’ll also be promoting a series of special anniversary shows with Darren Hayman in London.

Thanks for your support and we’ll see you in the summer.

CLUB DATES

The club plays indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music and is on the first Saturday of the month at The Victoria and the third Saturday of the month at The Shacklewell Arms.

Since 2009 we have invited numerous people to guest DJ at the club. These have included former international footballers Gaizka Mendieta and Pat Nevin, comedians Josie Long, Robin Ince and Michael Legge, broadcasters Gideon Coe, Jon Hillcock, Colin Murray and Dougie Anderson, writers Jon Ronson, Pete Paphides and Simon Price and the poet Simon Armitage. The club also takes place in Berlin, Glasgow and Brighton and previously in Oslo and Bergen.

Among the bands, record labels and club nights that have DJed are Belle and Sebastian, Edwyn Collins, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Pastels, Franz Ferdinand, Allo Darlin’, Darren Hayman, Veronica Falls, Slow Club, Talulah Gosh, Teleman, The Wave Pictures, Summer Camp, Lætitia Sadier, Withered Hand, Standard Fare, Let’s Wrestle, Joanna Gruesome, Tigercats, The Spook School, Keel Her, Night Flowers, Fever Dream, Flowers, Shrag, Evans the Death, Betty and the Werewolves, Ballboy, Acid House Kings, Rotifer, The Just Joans, Average Sex, Cosines, Being There, Red Shoe Diaries, MJ Hibbett, Pocketbooks, Moustache of Insanity, The Rosie Taylor Project, The Understudies, Help Stamp Out Loneliness, Beds in Parks, Northern Portrait, Labrador Records, Moshi Moshi Records, Fortuna POP!, Where It’s At Is Where You Are, Spiral Scratch, Things To Make and Do, Unpop, Big Pink Cake, On the Beach, The Hangover Lounge, Librarian’s Wanted, Stolen Wine Social, Nuisance, Mind Your Own Business, Mixtape, Star Shaped, What Difference Does It Make and STOP, PLAY.

★ Upcoming Dates 

TBA

GIG DATES

Our monthly new music gig night is on the first Saturday of the month at The Victoria. We also put on events across London with the best new and established artists.

Bands that have played at our shows include Darren Hayman, Allo Darlin’, bdrmm, Sweet Baboo, The Wave Pictures, Lætitia Sadier, Withered Hand, Rozi Plain, GHUM, The Spook School, Standard Fare, Night Flowers, Shrag, Peaness, Stanley Brinks, Tigercats, Adwaith, Sea Pinks, Flowers, Evans the Death, The Just Joans, Average Sex, Savage Mansion, Marine, Witching Waves, Young Romance, Papernut Cambridge, Freschard, Ralegh Long, Chorusgirl, The Leaf Library, Seabirds, Fever Dream, Mammoth Penguins, Suggested Friends, Just Handshakes, Wolf Girl, Jessica’s Brother, Rotifer, Being There, LUST, Jean K, Winnaretta, Foundlings, The Great Electric, Firestations, Birdie, Lyys, Red Red Eyes, Jack Hayter, Model Village, David Callahan, Pocketbooks, Melby, Deerful, CIEL, The Understudies, Yukka, Rosehip Teahouse, Emma Kupa, Cosines, Alan Tyler, Red Shoe Diaries, L I P S, Jemma Freeman and The Cosmic Something, Two Tribes, SUDS, Panic Pocket, Mikey Collins, Violet Woods, Schande, The Catenary Wires, Ski Saigon, David Tattersall, Nice Church, Sprinters, Hanya, Enderby’s Room, Alex Chilltown, The Hayman Kupa Band, Jeremy Tuplin, Clingfilm, Secret Power, Worst Place, th’sheridans, Adults, Gold Baby, Cat Apostrophe, Protection Spells, Whitelands, The Tubs and Flirting.

★ Upcoming Dates 

TBA

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #111

We kick off the year with our pick of the best new alternative music on our monthly podcast.

Dry Cleaning are back with the excellent “Scratchcard Lanyard” from their forthcoming debut album on 4AD.

Goat Girl release “The Crack” taken from their On All Fours LP and we have an exclusive single from Hadda Be with “Another Life”.

NewDad put out the breezy “I Don’t Recognise You” and Black Country, New Road share “Track X” from their highly-anticipated For the First Time album.

We lift “Old Ways” from Bleach Lab’s upcoming A Calm Sense of Surrounding EP and there’s the gorgeous “HST Exeter to Newton Abbot 1990” from Ciclismo and “First Light” by James Johnston & Steve Gullick.

Firestations return with “The Circular” and there’s new material from Ian Sweet, Yung, Ailsa Tully, Mint Julep and Ed Dowie.

Also on the podcast there’s Sister Wives, Outlaw Boogie, Kindsight, Wy, Renée Reed and The Antlers.

You can support the podcast and the artists featured by subscribing to our Mixcloud Select page.

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #110

We say goodbye to 2020 with our final new music podcast of the year.

Sun June release their sophomore LP Somewhere on Keeled Scales early next year and we have the brilliant “Bad Girl”.

Tacsidermi is a new band comprised of Gwenllian Anthony from Adwaith and Matthew Kilgariff and they put out their debut single “Gwir”.

Kiwi Jr. are back with “Cooler Returns” from the album of the same name out next month on Sub Pop Records.

GN is the solo venture of George Nicholls from Joanna Gruesome and The Tubs. He releases his first 7″ “Home Business” on Prefect Records.

We lift “The More I Hear the Less I Believe” from Yumi and the Weather’s Some Days EP and there’s new material from Teleman’s Tom Sanders, Freschard and This Is the Kit.

Melby return with “Common Sense” and there’s the latest from The Paranoyds, Nightshift, Madisyn Whajne, Drew Citron and Mt. Misery.

Also on the podcast there’s Katy Kirby, Esther Rose, Jeremy Tuplin, Karima Walker, Darren Hayman and Ed Dowie.

You can support the podcast and the artists featured by subscribing to our Mixcloud Select page.