PULP SPECIAL ON FRI 3RD MARCH

PULP SPECIAL ON FRI 3RD MARCH

Click going on the Facebook event for cheaplist entry at The Victoria

COLIN MURRAY GUEST DJS ON SAT 18TH MARCH

COLIN MURRAY GUEST DJS ON SAT 18TH MARCH

Click going on the Facebook event for cheaplist entry at The Shacklewell Arms

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #65

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #65

Featuring Future Islands, Depeche Mode, Sacred Paws and more

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SCARED TO DANCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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CLUB NIGHT DATES 2017

CLUB NIGHT DATES 2017

Our club night is bi-monthly at The Shacklewell Arms and The Victoria

GIG NIGHT DATES 2017

GIG NIGHT DATES 2017

Our gig night is every other month at The Shacklewell Arms

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PULP SPECIAL ON FRI 3RD MARCH

It’s our annual Pulp Special on Friday 3rd March at The Victoria in Dalston!

You can click going on the Facebook event before doors open to get on our £4 cheaplist.

Our guest DJ is Bobby Foster from London’s top Britpop night Star Shaped. Expect Pulp hits from It, Freaks, Separations, His ‘N’ Hers, Different Class, This Is Hardcore and We Love Life. If you have any song requests then feel free to send them in!

We’ll be playing Pulp alongside our usual mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.

A Little Soul . Acrylic Afternoons . After You . Babies . Bad Cover Version . Bar Italia . Common People . Countdown . Death II . Disco 2000 . Dishes . Do You Remember the First Time? . Don’t You Want Me Anymore? . F.E.E.L.I.N.G.C.A.L.L.E.D.L.O.V.E . Glory Days . Happy Endings . Have You Seen Her Lately? . Help the Aged . I Spy . I Want You . I’m a Man . Joyriders . Last Day of the Miners’ Strike . Lipgloss . Little Girl (With the Blue Eyes) . Looking For Life . Master of the Universe . Mile End . Mis-Shapes . Monday Morning . My Legendary Girlfriend . My Lighthouse . P.T.A. . Party Hard . Pencil Skirt . Pink Glove . Razzmatazz . Seconds . She’s a Lady . Something Changed . Sorted For E’s & Wizz . Sunrise . Sylvia . The Day After the Revolution . The Fear . The Trees . They Suffocate At Night . This Is Hardcore . TV Movie . Underwear

You can guarantee getting in by buying advance tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.

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COLIN MURRAY GUEST DJS ON SAT 18TH MARCH

We’re back on Saturday 18th March at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston!

You can click going on the Facebook event before doors open to get on our £4 cheaplist.

Our guest DJ is the radio and TV broadcaster Colin Murray! Colin has been to the club a couple of times and this will be his first DJ set for us. A winner of the Music Broadcaster of the Year at the Sony Radio Academy Awards he’s promised the likes of New Order, Flaming Lips, Hefner, The Magnetic Fields, Eels, The National and Pixies. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event!

We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.

Allo Darlin’ . Alvvays . The Beach Boys . The Beatles . Belle and Sebastian . Best Coast . Blondie . David Bowie . Camera Obscura . The Clash . The Cure . Depeche Mode . Dexys Midnight Runners . The Fall . Gang of Four . Hefner . The Jam . The Jesus and Mary Chain . Joy Division . The Kinks . Cate Le Bon . Jens Lekman . The Magnetic Fields . Manic Street Preachers . McCarthy . Neutral Milk Hotel . New Order . Orange Juice . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . The Pastels . Pixies . Pulp . Ramones . The Shop Assistants . Shrag . Simon & Garfunkel . The Slits . Slow Club . The Smiths . Standard Fare . Sweet Baboo . Talking Heads . Talulah Gosh . Tigercats . The Vaselines . The Velvet Underground . Veronica Falls . The Wave Pictures . Wire . Withered Hand

You can guarantee getting in by buying advance tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #65

Our monthly selection of new music is back on our February podcast!

Future Islands have announced their upcoming album The Far Field and we have the lead single “Ran”.

Synthpop legends Depeche Mode release “Where’s the Revolution” from their new LP Spirit and The Magnetic Fields have new material from Stephin Merritt’s ambitious experiment 50 Song Memoir.

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s eagerly awaited Damage and Joy is out next month a we have a preview with “Always Sad” and Wolf Girl release a 7” with “Moody”.

There’s also the brilliant new track from Sacred Paws called “Strike a Match” from the album of the same name which is out now on Rock Action Records.

Frànçois & The Atlas Mountains return plus there’s the latest from The Courtneys, PWR BTTM, The Whooperups and Wesley Gonzalez.

Also on the podcast there’s Alex Lahey, Kane Strang, Sodastream, Bill Botting & The Two Drink Minimums, Papernut Cambridge, Enderby’s Room, Alex Chilltown, Xiu Xiu and Poppies.

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

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You can like our Facebook page for updates on our club, gig and film nights as well as joining our Facebook group to receive notifications about our events.

You can follow us on Twitter and Instagram for daily updates as well as on Mixcloud for our monthly new music podcasts. 

We’re also on Spotify where you’ll find our guest DJs playlists and Songkick where you can track our events.

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CLUB NIGHT DATES 2017

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

Over the years we have invited some of our favourite people, record labels and bands to guest DJ at the club. These have included: writers Jon Ronson and Pete Paphides, comedians Josie Long and Robin Ince, broadcasters Gideon Coe and Dougie Anderson, poet Simon Armitage and former international footballer Pat Nevin. 

Among the record labels, bands and club nights that have DJed are The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Allo Darlin’, The Wave Pictures, Darren Hayman, Slow Club, Joanna Gruesome, Teleman, Veronica Falls, Summer Camp, Lætitia Sadier, Talulah Gosh, Withered Hand, Standard Fare, Let’s Wrestle, Shrag, Tigercats, Fever Dream, Flowers, Evans the Death, Betty and the Werewolves, Ballboy, Acid House Kings, Rotifer, The Just Joans, The Spook School, Night Flowers, Being There, Red Shoe Diaries, MJ Hibbett, Pocketbooks, Moustache of Insanity, The Rosie Taylor Project, Help Stamp Out Loneliness, Northern Portrait, The Understudies, 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, Stole Wine Social, Nuisance and STOP, PLAY.

Upcoming Dates

Friday 3rd March // Pulp Special // Tickets
Saturday 18th March // Guest DJ Colin Murray // Tickets
Friday 7th April // Girls To The Front Special // Tickets 
Saturday 22nd April // Guest DJs Labrador Records // Tickets
Friday 5th May // The Cure Special // Tickets
Saturday 13th May // Berlin Special

Saturday 20th May // Guest DJ Josie Long // Tickets
Friday 2nd June
Saturday 17th June
Friday 7th July
Saturday 22nd July
Friday 4th August
Saturday 19th August
Friday 1st September
Saturday 16th September
Friday 6th October
Saturday 21st October
Friday 3rd November
Saturday 18th November
Friday 1st December
Saturday 16th December
Sunday 31st December // New Year’s Eve // Tickets

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GIG NIGHT DATES 2017

Our gigs are every other month at The Shacklewell Arms and have hosted some of Europe’s best independent bands. 

Artists that have played at our shows include: Allo Darlin’, The Wave Pictures, Darren Hayman, Withered Hand, Stanley Brinks, Rozi Plain, Standard Fare, Shrag, Tigercats, Fever Dream, Flowers, Evans the Death, Papernut Cambridge, Rotifer, Freschard, The Just Joans, The Spook School, Night Flowers, The Hayman Kupa Band, Seabirds, Mammoth Penguins, Just Handshakes, Chorusgirl, Being There, LUST, Jack Hayter, David Tattersall, Model Village, Pocketbooks, The Understudies, Emma Kupa, Lætitia Sadier, Cosines, Violet Woods, Jen Schande, Enderby’s Room, Wolf Girl, Ralegh Long, Deerful, Red Shoe Diaries and Suggested Friends.

Upcoming Dates

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FILM NIGHT DATES 2017

Our film nights are every other month at the arthouse Genesis Cinema in Whitechapel. We show a music related film on each night followed by a question and answer session with our guest.

Curators include Josie Long presenting The National’s documentary film Mistaken For Strangers, Robin Ince introducing The Monkees’ Head, Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch showing Ladies and Gentlemen… Mr. Leonard Cohen and Jon Ronson with The Devil and Daniel Johnston.

Upcoming Dates

TBA

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SYNTHPOP SPECIAL ON FRI 17TH FEB

Our Synthpop Special returns on Friday 17th February to The Victoria in Dalston!

You can click going on the Facebook event before doors open to get on our £4 cheaplist.

Our guest DJ is Bob Brown from Shrag. He DJed at our Synthpop Special last year playing a fantastic set that got the dancefloor bouncing. You can listen to that on Spotify. He’ll be on the decks at 10:30pm. If you have any song requests then feel free to send them in!

We’ll be playing synthpop, krautrock and electronic inspired music from the past to the present day.

Animal Collective . Associates . The Avalanches . Bronski Beat . The Buggles . CSS . The Cure . Daft Punk . Depeche Mode . Devo . DIIV . Django Django . Electronic . Brian Eno . Erasure . Eurythmics . FFS . Fiction Factory . Future Islands . John Grant . Heaven 17 . Hot Chip . The Human League . Joy Division . The Knife . Kraftwerk . LCD Soundsystem . The Magnetic Fields . Mystery Jets . Neon Neon . Neu! . New Order . Gary Numan . of Montreal . Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . Pet Shop Boys . The Postal Service . The Radio Dept . Saint Etienne . Simple Minds . Soft Cell . Sparks . Stereolab . Donna Summer . Teleman . The The . Visage . Wild Nothing . Yazoo

You can guarantee getting in by buying advance tickets for £6 at WeGotTickets.

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GIDEON COE GUEST DJS ON FRI 3RD FEB

We’re back on Friday 3rd February at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston!

You can click going on the Facebook event before doors open to get on our £4 cheaplist.

Our guest DJ is Gideon Coe from BBC Radio 6 Music! Gideon has been a regular DJ at the club over the years. Expect to hear the likes of The Clash, The Pastels, New Order, McCarthy, Allo Darlin’, The Jesus and Mary Chain and Belle and Sebastian. You can listen to his last DJ set on Spotify. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event!

We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.

Allo Darlin’ . Alvvays . The Beach Boys . The Beatles . Belle and Sebastian . Best Coast . Blondie . David Bowie . Camera Obscura . The Clash . The Cure . Depeche Mode . Dexys Midnight Runners . The Fall . Gang of Four . Hefner . The Jam . The Jesus and Mary Chain . Joy Division . The Kinks . Cate Le Bon . Jens Lekman . The Magnetic Fields . Manic Street Preachers . McCarthy . Neutral Milk Hotel . New Order . Orange Juice . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . The Pastels . Pixies . Pulp . Ramones . The Shop Assistants . Shrag . Simon & Garfunkel . The Slits . Slow Club . The Smiths . Standard Fare . Sweet Baboo . Talking Heads . Talulah Gosh . Tigercats . The Vaselines . The Velvet Underground . Veronica Falls . The Wave Pictures . Wire . Withered Hand

You can guarantee getting in by buying advance tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #64

We start the new year with the best 20 songs from the past month on our January podcast!

Jens Lekman releases his fourth album Life Will See You Now soon and we kick off with with “What’s That Perfume That You Wear?”

The New Pornographers return with “High Ticket Attractions” whilst The Shins tease “Name For You” from the upcoming Heartworms LP.

British Sea Power give us the fantastic “Bad Bohemian” and Arcade Fire collaborate with Mavis Staples on the one-off track “I Give You Power”.

Los Campesinos! put out their second single from their Sick Scenes album and we have the brilliant “Same Place” by Peaness and “Short Elevated Period” from Wire.

PINS have Iggy Pop featuring on a new track “Aggrophobe” plus there’s the latest from The xx and the Lætitia Sadier Source Ensemble.

Also on the podcast there’s Dirty Projectors, KEEL HER, Stanley Brinks & The Old Time Kaniks, Desperate Journalist, Gnoomes, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, of Montreal, Father John Misty and Ed Dowie.

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

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TALKING HEADS SPECIAL ON FRI 20TH JAN

We’re back at The Victoria on Friday 20th January and we’re having a Talking Heads Special!

You can click going on the Facebook event before doors open to get on our £4 cheaplist.

Our guests DJs are Brian Bryden and Bree Wright from The Understudies. They DJed for us last year and they’re big fans of David Byrne and co. Check out what they played last time on our Spotify page. They’ll be DJing from 10:30pm so except the best from More Songs About Buildings and Food, Remain in Light, Fear of Music, Speaking in Tongues, Stop Making Sense and more. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event wall!

We’ll be playing Talking Heads alongside our usual mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.

And She Was . Artists Only . Blind . The Book I Read . Born Under Punches (The Heat Goes On) . Burning Down the House . Cities . Crosseyed and Painless . Don’t Worry About the Government . Electric Guitar . Found a Job . Girlfriend Is Better . The Girls Want to Be With the Girls . The Great Curve . Heaven . Houses in Motion . I Zimbra . I’m Not in Love . Life During Wartime . Lifetime Pilling Up . Love For Sale . Making Flippy Floppy . Memories Can’t Wait . New Feeling . (Nothing But) Flowers . Once in a Lifetime . Paper . People Like Us . Perfect World . Psycho Killer . Pull Up the Roots . Pulled Up . Puzzlin’ Evidence . Radio Head . Road to Nowhere . Ruby Dear . Sax and Violins . Slippery People . Stay Hungry . Stay Up Late . Swamp . Take Me to the River . Television Man . Tentative Decisiions . Thank You For Sending Me An Angel . This Must Be the Place (Naive Melody) . Totally Nude . Uh-Oh, Love Comes to Town . What a Day That Was . Wild Wild Life

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.

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SLOW CLUB GUEST DJ ON FRI 6TH JAN

We’re back on Friday 6th January at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston!

You can click going on the Facebook event before doors open to get on our £4 cheaplist.

Our guest DJ is Charles Watson from Slow Club! The last time we had him at the club he played a storming set featuring Roxy Music, Lou Reed, Jonathan Richman, Camera Obscura, LCD Soundsystem, Pulp and Iggy Pop. You can listen to that playlist on our Spotify page. He’ll be DJing at midnight. If you have any requests you can post them on the event.

We’ll be playing our mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.

Allo Darlin’ . Alvvays . The Beach Boys . The Beatles . Belle and Sebastian . Best Coast . Blondie . David Bowie . Camera Obscura . The Clash . The Cure . Depeche Mode . Dexys Midnight Runners . The Fall . Gang of Four . Hefner . The Jam . The Jesus and Mary Chain . Joy Division . The Kinks . Cate Le Bon . Jens Lekman . The Magnetic Fields . Manic Street Preachers . McCarthy . Neutral Milk Hotel . New Order . Orange Juice . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . The Pastels . Pixies . Pulp . Ramones . The Shop Assistants . Shrag . Simon & Garfunkel . The Slits . Slow Club . The Smiths . Standard Fare . Sweet Baboo . Talking Heads . Talulah Gosh . Tigercats . The Vaselines . The Velvet Underground . Veronica Falls . The Wave Pictures . Wire . Withered Hand

You can guarantee getting in by buying advance tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.