Belle and Sebastian are back with The Party Line from Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance
We will be playing the Manic Street Preachers masterpiece in full
Comedian Josie Long returns to guest DJ at the club on Saturday 29th November! It’s always a joy to welcome her back so make sure you don’t miss this one.
To get in on our cheaplist simply join the Facebook event in advance of the night.
Josie has DJed for us on three occasions before including on International Women’s Day earlier this year. Her past guest sets have included the likes of Belle and Sebastian, Paul Simon, Slow Club, Billy Bragg, The Smiths, Pulp, The Cure, X-Ray Spex, Neutral Milk Hotel, Standard Fare and Le Tigre. You can listen to one of her DJ sets on our Spotify page.
She has compiled a Scared To Dance mix CD which will be given out for free to the first 25 people through the door!
We will also be projecting Monty Python and the Holy Grail which Josie has chosen specifically for 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.
It’s our November podcast featuring completely new music from the past month.
Belle and Sebastian are back with “The Party Line” from their forthcoming LP Girls In Peacetime Want To Dance and we’ve got an exclusive track from The Wave Pictures.
Baxter Dury has put out another superb single with “Palm Trees” and Sleater-Kinney have released their first new material in nine years with “Bury Our Friends”.
Joanna Gruesome, Wild Balbina and Evans the Death all have new tracks and there’s a flexi disc from Need We Say More? (No) featuring ex-members of Shrag.
Ghost Of Jack Nance, Ariel Pink, David Bowie, Rotifer and our favourites Sweet Baboo all feature too.
We then take a sideways turn into experimental electronic music from Neleonard, NZCA Lines, Guards! Guards!, Lia Pamina, Lightning In a Twilight Hour, The Knife and Scott Walker + Sunn O))).
To mark the 20th anniversary of The Holy Bible we’ll be playing the classic Manic Street Preachers album throughout the night on Saturday 13th December!
Our guest DJ is Bobby Foster from London’s premier Britpop night Nuisance. Bobby DJed at the club earlier this year and always gets the dancefloor bouncing. We’d like to hear your song requests so send them in!
We’ll be playing our usual mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music alongside the seminal LP. Plus we’ll be projecting The Holy Bible 10th Anniversary DVD throughout the evening.
The band recently played songs and discussed the album on Radio 4’s Mastertapes show which you can listen to on the BBC site.
We’re having a big party on New Year’s Eve! Tickets have gone very quickly in the past for our NYE nights so don’t hang about.
We’re delighted to welcome local East London club night STOP, PLAY as our guest DJs. Robin Watkins and Naomi Sephton started their night earlier this year and it’s one of our favourite clubs to go to. They’re also old friends of ours so we can’t wait to have them play records at the club. If there’s something you’d like to hear on the night please let us know!
We’ll be playing our eclectic mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music at the Moustache Bar. Doors open at 10pm and we’ll be going through to 3am to see in 2015.
We will be showing the classic 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s to see in the New Year. If we have any return tickets in the run up to the night we will post them on the Facebook event.
A superb show from Allo Darlin’ at the Scala last night. It was wonderful to hear the songs from the new album live and how about that finale! It was brilliant to see Tigercats and Making Marks too. You can see which records we played at the gig below.
The Horrors – Chasing Shadows
The Luxembourg Signal – Distant Drive
Interpol – All the Rage Back Home
Manic Street Preachers – The Next Jet to Leave Moscow
Night Flowers – Embers
Evans the Death – Don’t Laugh at My Angry Face
Slow Club – The Pieces
Baxter Dury – Palm Trees
Teleman – Skeleton Dance
Gruff Rhys – American Interior
Nina Persson – Animal Heart
Johnny Marr – Easy Money
Los Campesinos! – Little Mouth
The Wave Pictures – Pea Green Coat
The Tuts – Worry Warrior
Alvvays – Next of Kin
Let’s Wrestle – I Don’t Want to Know Your Name
The Clientele – The Summer Trail
Belle and Sebastian – The Party Line
Morrissey – Kiss Me a Lot
The Understudies – Everyone Deserves At Least One Summer of Love
LUST – Looking Glass
The Vaselines – One Lost Year
Withered Hand – Horseshoe
We’ll be starting a new gig night at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston on Friday 6th February!
We enjoyed our gigs so much this year that we decided to move just around the corner from our club venue at the Moustache Bar to host a gig night every other month.
Over the years we’ve been thrilled to put on many of our favourite bands including Allo Darlin’, The Wave Pictures, Darren Hayman, Withered Hand, Stanley Brinks, Shrag, Standard Fare, Tigercats, Freschard, Rozi Plain, The Spook School, The Just Joans, Fever Dream, Night Flowers and a host of others.
We’ll be announcing the line-up for our first show soon so check back for details!