Friday, December 17, 2010

Pet Moon confirms for March club night!

Just a quick message this one, three blogs in one week is more than enough! However, this one is pretty exciting and I couldn't wait till next week... Pet Moon has confirmed to play our March club night. For those who don't know, Pet Moon is the new project from Andrew Mears ex of Youthmovies and Foals. As always, it's on the second Friday of the month, which is the 11th March. More info on tickets etc soon.

In the meantime, here's a track to whet your appetite...

Pet Moon - Superposition by BoringByTheSea

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Hind Ear

So anyone who knows me will know how much I hold this band in high regard. I've just seen that they've released Rain Man on French label Maman, which follows Coconut, released on Nouns earlier in the year. I'm a few weeks late on this, but I'm sure you'll forgive me when you listen to it. The single comes with 2 remixes, one crunching electronica take by Golden Bug, and Villeneuve's slightly more playful number.

More info can be found here and on the band's myspace

Hind Ear - Rain Man EP by Maman_Records

Monday, December 13, 2010

Love Thy Neighbour Club Night!

So I mentioned it in the last post, Love Thy Neighbour is launching a club night. It’s a monthly affair at The Hope on Queens Road and will feature 2 great bands per night, then Love Thy Neighbour + guest DJ’s playing interesting, but not obscure party tunes till 2am.

It all starts on the 14th January and every second Friday onwards. Our first 2 headliners confirmed last week and we’re super excited to announce them here & now. First up are one of Brighton’s finest, Restlesslist.  This will be their first gig in absolutely ages and if it’s ready in time, their album launch party. They’re a tough band to classify; heavily influenced by Anticon’s leftfield hip hop & electronica sound and the likes of The Chap. I’d also hazard a guess that they’ve also listened to a lot of prog in their time too. Support will be announced shortly.

For our second night on 11th February we have Oxford’s Fixers. They are part of a group of bands involved with Blessing Force (Pet Moon, Chad Valley etc), which had a nice feature in NME recently. Sonorous melodies and incredible musicianship blend together to make music that is thoughtful and uplifting. An experimental surf dance quintet. They have been playing and recording together for just under a year, blending the sixties psychedelic childlike innocence of Brian Wilson and Bruce Haack with the spaced out eighties avant-garde dance of Arthur Russell, Dead Can Dance and Tom Tom Club.

As for what tunes will be played, to be honest, I’m not too sure. The aim is to play the sort of music we like to dance to, so a mix of indie / bass music / electronica. Stuff like TV on the Radio, Liars, Kanye West, Errors, HEALTH, Darkstar, James Blake, Caribou etc.

Entrance is a mere £4, or £3 if you buy them in advance from Resident, Rounder or online.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

First show tomorrow!

Hey Hey!

So the time has nearly come, the first Love Thy Neighbour show is tomorrow night! Tickets have sold well, so buy one now if you haven't already!

Times for the show are:
The Rural Alberta Advantage 10 - 11pm
The Robot Heart 9.15 - 9.45pm
Robert Stillman 8.30 - 9.00pm

Check back next week for a super exciting announcement about our new monthly clubnight at the Hope that starts on 14th January and the final support act for the I Like Trains show on 2nd February.

Of course I wouldn't miss the opportunity to put up a taster video, so here we go;