GIDEON COE DJ CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 7TH OCT

GIDEON COE DJ CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 7TH OCT

Join the Facebook event to get on our cheaplist at The Shacklewell Arms

GIRLS TO THE FRONT SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 21ST OCT

GIRLS TO THE FRONT SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 21ST OCT

Join the Facebook event to get on our cheaplist at The Victoria

BERLIN SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON SAT 12TH NOV

BERLIN SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON SAT 12TH NOV

The club is back in Berlin at Loophole from 11pm to late

JON RONSON FILM NIGHT ON FRI 18TH NOV

JON RONSON FILM NIGHT ON FRI 18TH NOV

The author introduces The Devil and Daniel Johnston

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #60

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #60

Featuring Butcher Boy, The Hidden Cameras, Patience and The Goon Sax

CLUB NIGHT DATES FOR 2016

CLUB NIGHT DATES FOR 2016

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

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GIDEON COE DJ CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 7TH OCT

We’re back on Friday 7th October 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 BBC Radio 6 Music’s Gideon Coe! Gideon has DJed for us on six previous occasions turning in fantastic sets each time. A Sony award winner, he lists Sandinista! by The Clash and Power, Corruption & Lies from New Order as two of his records he couldn’t live without.

You can check out one of his past playlists at the club on our Spotify page. One of our favourite DJs to have at the club, his sets are not to be missed! He’ll be DJing from 11:30pm.

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

If you prefer to buy tickets in advance to guarantee getting in and avoiding any queues, you can get them for £6 at WeGotTickets.

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GIRLS TO THE FRONT SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 21ST OCT

We’re back at The Victoria on Friday 21st October and we’re having a Girls To The Front Special!

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

Our guest DJs are Alice Hubley and Kajsa Tretow from the band Cosines! They released their excellent new EP Transitions a few months ago and this will be their first DJ set at the club. We’ll be playing female fronted bands only throughout the night.

Expect to hear our regular mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music plus riot grrrl.

Allo Darlin’ . Alvvays . Courtney Barnett . Best Coast . Betty and the Werewolves . Bikini Kill . Black Tambourine . Blondie . Bratmobile . The Breeders . Kate Bush . Camera Obscura . The Cardigans . Cars Can Be Blue . The Concretes . Delta 5 . Dum Dum Girls . ESG . Help Stamp Out Loneliness . Hole . Joanna Gruesome . Cate Le Bon . Le Tigre . The Long Blondes . The Lovely Eggs . Kirsty MacColl . The Pipettes . The Primitives . The Raincoats . The Ronettes . Saint Etienne . Savages . Sandie Shaw . The Shangri-Las . The Shop Assistants . Shrag . Siouxsie and the Banshees . Sleater-Kinney . The Slits . Slow Club . Patti Smith . Dusty Springfield . Standard Fare . Stereolab . The Supremes . Talulah Gosh . Tom Tom Club . Veronica Falls . X-Ray Spex . Yazoo

If you prefer to buy tickets in advance to guarantee getting in and avoiding any queues, you can get them for £6 at WeGotTickets.

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BERLIN SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON SAT 12TH NOV

Scared To Dance returns to Berlin on Saturday 12th November! After our sold out first night in the summer we’re back this time at Loophole Berlin.

Full details can be found on the Facebook event.

Our guest DJs are What Difference Does It Make. They have been running their night since 2014 and played a fantastic guest set the last time we did the club in Berlin. Doors open at 11pm to late and we’d like to hear your song requests so send them in!

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

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JON RONSON FILM NIGHT ON FRI 18TH NOV

We’re delighted to announce the fourth Scared To Dance film night at Genesis Cinema on Friday 18th November!

Full details can be found on the Facebook event.

Our guest is the author, journalist and documentary filmmaker Jon Ronson. He’s written a number of excellent books in recent years including The Men Who Stare at GoatsThe Psychopath TestFrank and So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. There will be a Q&A with Jon after the film where the audience is invited to ask questions about the film and also about Jon’s career.

The Devil and Daniel Johnston is a 2005 documentary film about the noted American musician Daniel Johnston. It chronicles Johnston’s life from childhood up to the present, with an emphasis on his experiences with bipolar disorder, and how it manifested itself in demonic self-obsession.

The film won the Documentary Directing Award at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival.

This is in Screen 4 at the cinema and tickets are £9.50 in advance.

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SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #60

Our September podcast returns with our pick of the best new alternative music!

Butcher Boy are back with the hymnal “November 1951, Bad Things Happen When It’s Quiet” as are The Hidden Cameras with “The Day I Left Home” which is taken from their forthcoming LP Home On Native Land.

Patience put out their new 7″ single “The Pressure” on Night School Records and The Radio Dept. return with “Swedish Guns”.

Ice Choir release “Unprepared” from their album Designs In Rhythm, Hatcham Social are calling it a day and leave us with “A New World Calling” and the brilliant Goon Sax hit us with “Sweaty Hands”.

LUST continue to their prolific run with the unreleased “Colour Wave” plus new tracks from Slumberland Records’ Real Numbers and The Lovely Eggs.

Also on the podcast there’s Honeyblood, The Wolfhounds, Fear of Men, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Milk Skin, Pete Astor, Robert Rotifer, Billy Bragg & Joe Henry, Tony Molina and Freschard.

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

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CLUB NIGHT DATES FOR 2016

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

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 7th October // Guest DJ Gideon Coe (BBC 6 Music) // Tickets
Friday 21st October // Girls To The Front Special // Tickets
Friday 4th November // Guest DJ Pat Nevin // Tickets
Saturday 12th November // Berlin Special

Friday 25th November // Guest DJs TBA
Friday 2nd December // Swedish Special // Tickets
Friday 16th December // Guest DJ Josie Long // Tickets
Saturday 31st December // New Year’s Eve // Tickets

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GIG NIGHT DATES FOR 2016

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 t jot 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

TBA

Genesis

FILM NIGHT DATES FOR 2016

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 presenting The Monkees’ Head and Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch showing Ladies and Gentlemen… Mr. Leonard Cohen.

Upcoming Dates

Friday 18th November // Jon Ronson Introduces The Devil and Daniel Johnston // Tickets

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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 invites to our events. We generally send out two to three invites per month.

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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JOY DIVISION & NEW ORDER SPECIAL CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 16TH SEPT

We’re back at The Victoria on Friday 16th September and it’s our annual Joy Division & New Order Special!

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

Our guests DJ is Bob Brown from Shrag. He has DJed for us on many occasions and he’s a huge fan of both bands. He’ll be DJing between 11pm and 12:30am so except the best from Unknown Pleasures, Closer, Power, Corruption & Lies, Low-Life, Technique and more. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event wall!

We’ll be playing Joy Division & New Order alongside our usual mix of indiepop, post-punk, new wave and sixties music.

Age of Consent . Atmosphere . Atrocity Exhibition . Bizarre Love Triangle . Blue Monday . Broken Promise . Ceremony . Chosen Time . Colony . Confusion . Crystal . Dead Souls . Digital . Disorder . Ecstasy . Everything’s Gone Green . Fine Time . Heart and Soul . Incubation . Insight . Interzone . Isolation . Krafty . Love Vigilantes . Love Will Tear Us Apart . Novelty . People on the High Line . The Perfect Kiss . Procession . Regret . Restless . Round & Round . Shadowplay . She’s Lost Control . Shellshock . Singularity . 60 Miles an Hour . Spooky . State of the Nation . Sub-culture . Temptation . These Days . Touched By the Hand of God . Transmission . True Faith . Tutti Frutti . Warsaw . Way of Life . World (The Price of Love) . Your Silent Face

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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STUART MURDOCH FILM NIGHT ON SAT 10TH SEPT

We’re thrilled to announce the third Scared To Dance film night on Saturday 10th September at Genesis Cinema!

You can join Facebook event for further details.

Our guest is Belle and Sebastian frontman Stuart Murdoch who we’re delighted to welcome for this double feature. There will be a Q&A with Stuart after the films where the audience is invited to ask questions about the films and also about Stuart’s career.

Ladies and Gentlemen… Mr. Leonard Cohen is a 1965 documentary about Leonard Cohen. It follows the Canadian songwriter around for several days, interviewing him on his poetry and budding musical career. 

Stuart will also be showing a homemade 25 minute compilation of some of his favourite clips featuring music and images that were influential to him and his group Belle and Sebastian.

This is in Screen 4 at the cinema and tickets are £9.50 in advance from the Genesis Cinema website.

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FLOWERS DJ CLUB NIGHT ON FRI 2ND SEPT

We’re back at The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston on Friday 2nd September!

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

Our guest DJs are the Rachel Kenedy and Sam Ayres from Flowers! The band DJed for us a few years ago playing a fantastic set featuring The Pastels, Buzzcocks, Ramones, Orange Juice, Josef K, Talking Heads, New Order, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and The Cure. You can listen to that on Spotify. They’ll be DJing from 11:30pm and song requests are welcome!

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

Our last club night sold out so if you’d like to guarantee getting in you can buy advance tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.