Rev Rev Rev - 'Catching A Buzz'

  Italians Rev Rev Rev make pulverising shoegaze of the My Bloody Valentine variety – check them out when they visit the UK this month: 

Oct 24 – London – The Shacklewell Arms (supporting Damo Suzuki) 18 more words

Three Beams

Kikagaku Moyo & Rev rev rev

Fri 24 October, 8pm Shakelwell Arms

Psychedelic madness from Tokyo .
To anyone who has heard the music of Kikagaku Moyo, it should come as no surprise that the band’s origins lie in hours upon hours of late-night jamming, illuminated by nothing more than the geometric patterns playing behind the band’s eyelids, resulting in a natural, free-floating sound, as of-the-earth as it is intergalactic. 28 more words


Gigs I went to and liked*

*Not quite gig reviews, not quite blog posts

Sinkane album launch party, Shacklewell Arms, September 12th

Around a week before I go to see Sinkane at the Shacklewell Arms, I sum up his latest release “Mean Love” as “”groovy pop-rock”, if groovy didn’t conjure up images of Austin Powers and bell bottoms”. 418 more words


2 gigs, 1 night - Drenge @ The Shacklewell Arms and LSA @ Total Refreshment Centre

Ah, two bands you want to see are playing on the same night just a mere 5 minutes walk apart, what do you do? well if you’re like me you try to go see them both of course but unfortunately that plan back-fired slightly when the bands both announced the same stage time, doh. 237 more words