Saturday, August 27, 2005

Well it's bank holiday weekend and the races are on here in York so going out is one thing I will not be doing. In fact I think I'll take this opportunity to catch up on the stack of tunes in my inbox some of which have been sat there for weeks. Yeah I know I've been a bit lazy of late but I promise to try harder ok?

First up then is a band from Blackburn called Broken Robots and I particularly like the tremelo guitar in these tracks. Very nice and quite reminicent of My Bloody Valentine at times.
They have a Myspace site HERE

Broken Robots - Autopilot
Broken Robots - Kiss Me When
Broken Robots - Don't Tell Me
Broken Robots - Each Timely Look Away

The Hissyfits will be in the UK next month for some shows and I recommend you catch them if you can.

Sept. 16th Club Fandango, Dublin Castle, Camden with The Killers Sept. 17th Sugarmills, Stoke-on-Trent with local bands Sept. 18th The Soundhouse, Colchester with local bands Sept. 19th Queens of Noize, The Barfly, Camden with Electrocute Sept. 21st The Alex, Southend-on-Sea with Opium Pillowcase Sept. 23rd The Cavern, Exeter with Reuben Sept. 25th "One to Watch,"The Barfly, Camden with The AM Sept. 27th Rough Trade show, The Notting Hill Arts Centre with Trash Money

The Hissyfits - Something Wrong you know there's few things in this world more tedious than typing out tour dates, but when The Fall announce a tour it's just got to be done.
The Fall will be touring the UK in October to promote the release of their lastest album "Heads Roll" which will be in the shops in the first week of October.
The album is to be preceded by a single "I Can Hear The Grass Grow/Clasp Hands" on 19th September through Sanctuary Records.

30 Sep - GDMW Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 Oct - Manchester Academy 2, Manchester University Students Union
4 Oct - Central Station, Wrexham
5 Oct - The Mill, Preston
6 Oct - Boardwalk, Sheffield
7 Oct - Boardwalk, Sheffield
8 Oct - Carling Academy, Liverpool
9 Oct - The Dome, Morecambe
10 Oct - Sugarmill, Stoke-on-Trent
13 Oct - Fat Sam's, Dundee
16 Oct - Renfrew Ferry, Glasgow
17 Oct - The Venue, Edinburgh
19 Oct - The Sage, Gateshead
20 Oct - Irish Centre, Leeds
21 Oct - Roadmender, Northampton
23 Oct - Zodiac, Oxford
24 Oct - Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
25 Oct - Princess Charlotte, Leicester
26 Oct - Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton
27 Oct - Coal Exchange, Cardiff
28 Oct - Patti Pavillion, Swansea
30 Oct - Concorde, Brighton
31 Oct - Academy, Bristol
2 Nov - Islington Academy, London
3 Nov - Islington Academy, London

I know absolutly nothing about The Piskie Sits apart from the fact that they come from Wakefield in West Yorkshire and their bloody good.

The Piskie Sits - Props

I mean come on, how good is that.


Camera Obscura - Books Written for Girls (Synonym Remix)
The Like Young - Tighten My Tie
The Like Young - Really Up To You
The Math & Physics Club - Movie Ending Romance
The Minni Thins - Let Me Be Your Liquor Man
The Minor Leagues - Don't Shoot Your Gun
The Dastards - This Time
The Dastards - Trouble


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