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Posts Tagged ‘Graham Coxon’

The History Of Apple Pie at Birthdays: Live Review

Hotly tipped new band celebrate the release of their latest single on Wednesday 15th August 2012.

Written by Richard Pearmain

The History Of Apple Pie by Sam Parr

The History Of Apple Pie by Sam Parr

From the queue snaking up the stairs, I knew it was going to be a busy one at Birthdays. I’d guessed as much, from being at the earlier shows and seeing the chatter online. Closer, ever closer, we edged to the basement, the sound of the support band getting louder, and all the while trying not to get hungry from the aroma emanating from the kitchen back upstairs.

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Finally, we were in, and just in time to catch the last couple of songs by the evening openers, the promising sounding F.U.R.S (apparently their first gig, too). As the bands set about sorting their gear and the DJs employed a bit of tuneage during the interval, it gave me a chance to have a nosey around. This was only the second time I’d been to Birthdays, one of the newer venues in über-hip Dalston, but I could see from the flyers that they were attracting a few of the well known promoters around town.

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