BBC 6 Music’s Gideon Coe returns for his fourth guest DJ set at the club on Saturday 25th January!
Hosting without doubt the best show on the radio, Gideon Coe has championed many of the bands that we love to play at the club. His past sets have included Echo & the Bunnymen, The Flatmates, The Primitives, The Bodines, The Go-Betweens, Half Man Half Biscuit, New Order and Yo La Tengo. You can listen to one of his DJ sets for free on Spotify.
If you’ve got any song requests then feel free to post them on the event wall and we’ll play them. Doors open at 10pm through to 3am at the Moustache Bar in Hackney. The non-members price is £6 for entry so get yourself a membership card in advance.
On this podcast we’ve picked out our favourite new bands and songs for 2014.
Kicking off with an unreleased track by The Hidden Cameras there’s new bands to look out for in Seabirds, Young Romance, Night Flowers, SiLM and Skeletal Shakes who feature members of Standard Fare.
We’ve got an exclusive track from the recently reformed The Manhattan Love Suicides as well as the debut single from Labrador Records’ latest find Eternal Death.
There’s wonderful voices of Cate Le Bon and Ólöf Arnalds, noisy stuff from Frankie Rose, Dum Dum Girls and Pixies plus the latest releases by Real Estate, Tennis, Model Village, Los Campesinos!, Summer Camp, Just Handshakes, Broken Bells, Public Service Broadcasting and Ballboy.
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The club night is back on Saturday 11th January at the Moustache Bar in Hackney so come down and shake off those January blues!
Our guest DJ is Dan Willson from Withered Hand. Dan DJed for us this time last year playing the likes of Belle and Sebastian, The Cure, The Vaselines, Pavement, The Modern Lovers and The Smiths. You can listen to his DJ set on Spotify as a warm up!
You can get in on our £4 cheaplist by clicking attending on the Facebook event. We’ll give you a free membership card which you can then use for discounted entry each time you come to the club. Alternatively, you can email for a card whilst the non-members price is £6.
Doors open at 10pm through to 3am and song requests are very much welcome so send yours in!
We were thrilled to play records last night at The Lexington as Withered Hand closed this year’s Winter Sprinter. The songs played from their debut album Good News and the more recent EPs sounded fantastic.
This is what we played in-between the bands.
The Velvet Underground – “Pale Blue Eyes”
Freschard – “Cheese and Crackers”
Tim Hardin – “Reason to Believe”
Voxtrot – “Trouble”
Scott Walker – “The Old Man’s Back Again (Dedicated to the Neo-Stalinist Regime)”
R.E.M. – “Talk About the Passion”
The Magnetic Fields – “100,000 Fireflies”
Yo La Tengo – “Periodically Triple Or Double”
Love – “You’ll Be Following”
Making Marks – “Forgive and Forget”
Help Stamp Out Loneliness – “Ghost With a Hammer In His Hand”
The Lucksmiths – “Sunlight In a Jar”
The New Pornographers – “All the Things That Go to Make Heaven and Earth”
Mary Lou Lord – “Some Jingle Jangle Morning (When I’m Straight)”
Seabirds – “Real Tears”
Art Brut – “Emily Kane”
Sweet Baboo – “C’mon Let’s Mosh!”
Vivian Girls – “Tell the World”
Dum Dum Girls – “There Is a Light That Never Goes Out”
Dolly Mixture – “Dream Come True”
The June Brides – “Sunday to Saturday”
The Lovely Eggs – “Watermelons”
The Damned – “Neat Neat Neat”
Betty and the Werewolves – “Euston Station”
Stanley Brinks & The Wave Pictures – “Orange Juice”
Rotifer – “I Just Couldn’t Eat As Much (As I’d Like to Throw Up)”
The Byrds – “So You Want to Be a Rock ‘N’ Roll Star”
Talulah Gosh – “Escalator Over the Hill”
The Vaselines – “The Day I Was a Horse”
Ballboy – “Where Do the Nights of Sleep Go to When They Do Not Come to Me”
The Sprinter kicks off on Tuesday 7th January with Let’s Wrestle, Evans the Death and Mega Emotion. On Wednesday 8th January there’s Herman Dune, Mammoth Penguins and Simon Love & The Plastic Yeh-Yeh Band. Then on Thursday 9th January there’s Joanna Gruesome, September Girls and Flowers.
Four nights, twelve bands and DJs, the perfect antidote to the post-Christmas blues with the creme de la creme of the Fortuna POP! roster in a show with everything but Darren Hayman. Tickets can be bought for each night or as a season ticket.