Amelia’s Magazine | Music Listings


Monday 9th February

The Thermals, pharm ailment The Lexington, more about buy London

The resurgence of the early 90s in fashion seems simultaneously to have heralded something of a nu-grunge second wave, pharm view with the Pacific Northwest once again providing a fertile breeding ground for lo-fi punk band The Thermals amongst others.

Tuesday 10th February

Moriarty, Borderline, London

A French-based international bunch inspired by the Wild West from their album artwork to their folk-blues-burlesque-jazz sounds and ramshackle production.

Burningpilot, Eugene McGuiness, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Madame Jo Jos, London

A mixed bunch at White Heat tonight. 80s-ish, synthey punk funk from the headliners with overtones of the Fall. Eugene McGuiness will support his new album of upbeat weirdo folk.

Wednesday 11th February

The Fence Collective feat. HMS Ginafore, King Creosote, Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club, London

Indie-folk from the wilds of Scotland, that sounds much sweeter and funnier than the scary Wicker Man stuff you might expect.

The Constantines, Cargo, London

Canadian indie band who’ve duetted with compatriot Feist a la Dolly and Kenny.

Thursday 12th February

Talibam!, Eagle Boston, Throwing Up, Old Blue Last, London

Bonkers synth and drum sounds from the headliners with Berlin electropop and London art-punk support.

Ponytail, Durrr at 100 Club, London

Shouty art-rock that retains its poppy edge despite its experimental leanings.

Friday 13th February

Crystal Stilts, Let’s Wrestle, The Windmill, London

Gloomy but danceable 80s-ish sounds from the Angular-signed Brooklynites on their inaugural visit to the UK.

Lulu and the Lampshades, Lock Tavern, London

One of the best emerging London bands about, and I’m not just saying that because they’re sitting next to me.

Saturday 14th February

Fanfarlo, The Lexington, London

David Bowie’s new favourite band playing sweet, insanely catch indie.

Vivian Girls, Proud Galleries, London

Shoegaze-punk Brooklyn girls look set to repeat their pre-Christmas success when they return with more London dates.

Sunday 15th February

Jeremy Warmsley, Slow Club, Johnny Flynn, The Heartbreak Ball at the Slaughtered Lamb, London

Part of the new young folk invasion – he’s friends with Emmy the Great – Warmsley plays funny electro-tinged songs, with more traditional folk offerings from Slow Club and Johnny Flynn.

Holly Golightly, The Victoria, London

Witty, ballsy country blues from Ex-Billy Childish associate.

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