SWEDISH SPECIAL ON FRI 6TH OCT

Our Swedish Special is back on Friday 6th October at The Victoria.

You can get in on our £4 cheaplist by clicking going on the Facebook event before doors open.

Our guest DJs are our regular Swedish music specialists Jenny Brinck and Ylwa Wirling who will be over from Gothenburg for this DJ set. Check out what they played last time on Spotify. If you have any song requests you can post them on the Facebook event wall.

We’ll be playing Swedish music throughout the night.

ABBA . Acid House Kings . Mattias Alkberg . Bad Cash Quartet . Marit Bergman . bob hund . Brainpool . Broder Daniel . Caesars . The Cardigans . Pelle Carlberg . Neneh Cherry . Club 8 . The Concretes . David & the Citizens . Dungen . Ebba Grön . The Embassy . First Aid Kit . Goat . Hello Saferide . Håkan Hellström . The Hives . Honey Is Cool . I’m From Barcelona . [ingenting] . Irene . Kent . The Knife . Laakso . The Legends . Jens Lekman . Lykke Li . Veronia Maggio . The Mary Onettes . Peter Bjorn and John . Popsicle . The Radio Dept . Robyn . Roxette . Sambassadeur . Shout Out Louds . The Soundtrack of Our Lives . Suburban Kids With Biblical Names . Taken By Trees . Those Dancing Days . Vit Päls . The Wannadies . Jenny Wilson . Yvonne

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.

SCARED TO DANCE PODCAST #72

Our podcast is back featuring our selection of new music.

Morrissey releases “Spent the Day in Bed” as the lead single from the forthcoming Low In High School album.

PINS put out a 7” vinyl with “Serve the Rich” on their Haus of Pins label. We have “Day I Die” from The National and we lift “Turn No More” featuring James Dean Bradfield from the excellent Public Service Broadcasting Every Valley LP.

Papernut Cambridge release “Riviera” from their instrumental Mellotron Phase: Volume 1 album. The Leaf Library are back too with the superb “City in Reverse” out next month on WIAIWYA.

Nat Johnson returns with “Formicarium” as does Karla Kane with “The Weight of Acorns”.

Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile collaborate on “Over Everything” and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart and ex-Dum Dum Girls frontwoman Kristin Kontrol also have new material.

Also on the podcast there’s Stars, She Sir, Airiel, Suggested Friends, The Lovely Eggs, Nervous Twitch, Slice, Kaufman and Tigercub.

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

PAT NEVIN GUEST DJS ON SAT 16TH SEPT

We return to The Shacklewell Arms in Dalston on Saturday 16th September!

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

Our guest DJ is the ex-Chelsea, Everton and Scotland footballer and now pundit Pat Nevin! Pat used to appear on John Peel’s radio show and infamously asked to be substituted at half time of a game to go to a Cocteau Twins gig. He’s been a regular DJ at the night since the club started so we’re delighted to welcome him back. You can listen to what he played in his last DJ set at the club on Spotify. If you have any song requests you can post them on the event wall.

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 . Los Campesinos! . The Magnetic Fields . Manic Street Preachers . McCarthy . New Order . Orange Juice . The Pains of Being Pure at Heart . The Pastels . Pixies . Pulp . Ramones . The Shins . 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

To guarantee entry you can buy tickets for £6 from WeGotTickets.