It started out quite simply as once upon a time a lad putting on a couple of gigs which led to another, and another…
Since January 2006 British Wildlife has brought an array of thrilling bands from all over the world to the city of Leeds. And now, on the weekend of the Queen’s Diamon Jubilee, Night & Day is delighted to announce that their annual festival is coming to Manchester! It’ll be a right royal she-bang!
Bearfoot Beware are a three piece alternative band. Their aim is to produce unpredictable, dynamic music, taking a progressive stance on traditional norms.
FFO: Battles, At The Drive-In, Talking Heads, Foals, Blakfish, Maps and Atlases,
Their newest release ”BASS LANE” will be available on 01/03/12.
A three piece sing-a-long space-station of scratching, prodigious guitar rock fused with electric lemon Casioisms and 1977 Korg Micro Preset, tightly pinned to the floor by stadium-sized drums without the expected cheeseball outcome; Prince and Devo fanatics Cowtown make tasty and poisonous anthems. A brand new album out now on their own City Hands label.
Galaxians combine elements of classic New York boogie, early 1980s electro and synth-funk in songs such as ‘Fire And Magic’ and ‘Electroads’, to create a contemporary version of something which lovers of all things dance music would describe as old-school or familiar. Galaxians’ sound combines 606, 808 and 909 drum machine percussion, hand claps and snare drum sounds, programmed synth basslines, analog synth melodies played in real time and live acoustic drums. The result is unashamed party music.
Dad and Lad Gus & Steve wear inappropriately tight white clothing and make mental synthy noises with clattering drums and a whole load of noise. Just think: in a parallel universe, the theme tune to Deal Or No Deal sounds like this. Get down the front to see their custom made ship’s wheel synthesiser in action, it really has to be seen to be believed! Mucky Sailor also contribute man power to psyche kraut-rock ensemble Nope.
Well Wisher are five guys who have been forcing people to dance inappropriately since 2009. Born from the ashes of other rowdy bands, this time the rowdiness is tinged with sweet pop jams. D-beat pop if you will.
“Music to make you thrust a claw skywards with one hand!”