JAMES YORKSTON

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DAVID THOMAS BROUGHTON
HMS GINAFORE
ADRIAN CROWLEY
The Luminaire
Thursday 20 December 2007
Wednesday 19 December 2007

£11.50 ADVANCE

In usual tradition James Yorkston and Eat Your Own Ears present one of their special Christmas shows with mulled wine, mince pies and christmas spirit…!!



JAMES YORKSTON

OF MONTREAL

BLACK KIDS + FRYARS
ULU
Thursday 6 December 2007

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Their songs soar and weave with energy and goodwill, daring anyone who hears them to walk away without a smile on their face. Listening to Of Montreal, you might think that singer Kevin Barnes is missing the angst gene. But the longer you listen, the more you start to realize that maybe missing the angst gene is a blessing. It allows Kevin to explore more fully his crazily creative ideas and to make wondrous music, drawing on influences from the Byrds or even the Mamas And The Papas; the group’s songs are all sweet pop ditties, as suitable for campfire-singing as stage performance.



OF MONTREAL

THE HORRORS

IPSO FACTO
ELECTRICITY IN OUR HOMES
Electrowerkz
Wednesday 5 December 2007
Sold Out

£11.50

When Southend’s immaculately attired garage rock quintet stalked onto the East End pub circuit in late 2005, it was immediately clear they were going to make waves in the indie fashion world, if nowhere else. But their debut album ‘On Strange House,’ proves that they have the substance to back-up their Dickensian undertaker image.



ELECTRELANE

ADJAGAS

LAYLOW + LISA LINDLEY-JONES
Wednesday 28 November 2007

£10.50 ADV

One of the foremost exponents of the new wave of Sami, a Norweigian traditional musical form, Adjagas’s music is gentle, peaceful, hypnotic, quietly passionate, dreamlike, deeply spiritual and utterly engrossing. It is, at the same time, strangely alien. Lyrics are unrecognisable, startling vocals delivered in a style that veers between whispered but crystal clear sweetness, unbridled emotion and all points in between, sometimes hitting notes that may previously have never existed.



ADJAGAS

CARIBOU

DIRTY PROJECTORS + LYKKE LI
Dingwalls
Tuesday 27 November 2007

£12 ADVANCE

Caribou, otherwise known as the composer of euphoric, dazzlingly beautiful electronic psychedelia, Dan Snaith, returns with a new single; the glowing perfect pop symphony ‘Melody Day’. Realising how trivial and derivative most mainstream pop songs are, Snaith became obsessed with writing a melody that was both distinctive, ecstatic yet cannily familiar. It sets the tone for his rousing new album, Andorra out now



CARIBOU

SCOUT NIBLETT

FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE
DEVASTATIONS
TODD
Scala
Monday 26 November 2007

£12.50 ADV

Scout Niblett returns with her fourth full length album, ‘This Fool Can Die Now’. Recorded at Electrical Audio with Steve Albini, featuring a rythym section of Kristian Goddard and Chris Saligoe, while Will Oldham (aka Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy) contributes vocals on the album’s four duets two of which are covers.



SCOUT NIBLETT

SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE

MICK FLOWER
DONOVAN QUINN (SKYGREEN LEOPARDS)
93 Feet East
Monday 26 November 2007

£10 ADV

SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE is the primary musical project of guitarist Ben Chasny. Chasny’s music is largely guitar-based, however it includes eastern influences, marked by drones, chimes, and eclectic percussive elements. The band is associated with numerous current scenes, most notably the New Weird America movement. Acts ranging from folk artist Devendra Banhart to drone metal band Sunn O))) to the highly experimental Current 93 count Chasny among friends. Six Organs has always been a critical darling, and the past few years have seen their stature in the indie world substantially increase.



SIX ORGANS OF ADMITTANCE

BONDE DO ROLE

HOLY HAIL + THE BLACK GHOSTS
Scala
Thursday 22 November 2007

£8.50 ADV

Discovered by master producer / DJ Diplo and friends of CSS, Brazilian unisex trio BONDE DO ROLE deliver an energetic live set that sees them combine the brattish nature of early Beastie Boys with the funk carioca (also know as bailefunk) of their homeland…







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