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Lucy's Diary Album and Gig

Thursday, 05 August 2010 19:23

Lucy’s Diary follow the radio success of their first single “Not Your Type At All” (Jonathan Ross, Frank Skinner, Tom Robinson, Gideon Coe) with their debut “Rock Kicks” album, out August  16th. The band play King’s Cross Social Club (2 Britannia St, on corner with Kings Cross Road) on Friday 13th with support from Paul Hawkins And Thee Awkward Silences  and Corporal Machine And The Bombers. And it’s FREE entry!

 

July update

Wednesday, 07 July 2010 12:26

This month's Blang night at the 12 Bar Club on Monday July 12th features Sergeant Buzfuz, Local Girls and Joe Innes, see Blang gigs.

Milk Kan host their Junk Shop night at 12 Bar Club Friday July 16th with guests Akira The Don and Fauntleroy.

David Cronenberg's Wife feature on a compilation album out on July 26th. The 31 track download album titled ‘Breaking Rocks’ is released on the Silverdoor label and is in aid of the charity Jail Guitar Doors which was initiated by Billy Bragg and provides musical instruments to help rehabilitate prisoners. Artrocker Magazine (on sale 9th July) includes a feature written by Billy Bragg (who also contributes a track) and a review. DCW contribute a remix of Stretch-Out and the album also features Pete and the Pirates and Victorian English Gentlemen’s Club.

That’s it for the moment. The Blang night at the 12 Bar Club takes a holiday in August and returns on Tuesdays in September. Autumn will see a glut of new singles from usual suspects David Cronenberg’s Wife, Milk Kan and Sergeant Buzfuz in addition to a 2nd single from Lucy’s Diary and debut singles from Corporal Machine And The Bombers and Kinkajou.

 

Lucy's Diary release debut single

Monday, 31 May 2010 12:25

Lucy's Diary release their first single"Not Your Type At All" (Blang 18) on June 14. It was played by Jonathan Ross on Radio 2 on Saturday and has been played twice on Absolute Radio by Frank Skinner.

The band, now a 4 piece with Mike Stone of the TV Personalities on bass and Ian Button (Death In Vegas/David Cronenberg's Wife/Sergeant Buzfuz/Awkward Silences) on drums, play at the 12 Bar Club on the day of release.

 

Do you DIY?

Saturday, 01 May 2010 12:24

Blang Records are participating in 'Do You DIY?', a celebration of the DIY ethic, this Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May at the Old Queen's Head, Essex Road, N1.

Joe and JJ will be manning a Blang stall stuffed with the label's CDs and vinyl from 2 to 6 pm.

Filthy Pedro and the Carthaginians will be playing at 4 pm. There are also loads of other labels and underground acts playing. The event lasts from noon to midnight and is free before 6 pm, £5 afterwards. Full line-up of acts and labels here.

 

March update

Monday, 22 March 2010 12:20

Sergeant Buzfuz BBC 6 session this Friday 26TH
Sergeant Buzfuz play a live session for Tom Robinson on BBC 6Music this Friday March 26th. The show airs from 7 to 9 pm.
Listen in on DAB radio or online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/6music/

Filthy Pedro album due
The eponymous album from Filthy Pedro and The Carthaginians (BLANG 24) is due on April 12th preceded by a single, Get Your Beak On, on the 5th. The single and some album tracks have already received airplay from Tom Robinson and Marc Riley at 6 Music, John Kennedy at XFM and Frank Skinner at Absolute Radio. The band launch the album with a gig at the 12 Bar Club on April 12. More details soon.

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Tom Robinson's 60th Birthday Bash
Tom Robinson, our biggest supporter on the radio, celebrates his 60th birthday with a Glad To Be Grey gig at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Tuesday June 1st. Tickets are £15 here: http://tomrobinson.com/60/?page_id=8

Let’s try and sell the night out for one of the country’s biggest champions of underground music. Please make the effort to come along if you can.

In the pipeline
More news soon of a David Cronenberg’s Wife contribution to the Jail Guitar Doors charity compilation CD and the debut single and album from Lucy’s Diary.

 

Filthy Pedro/Sergeant buzfuz launch dates

Wednesday, 17 February 2010 12:18

Filthy Pedro and the Carthaginians release their eponymous debut album on April 12 precede by a single, 'Get Your Beak On' on the 5th. 'Get Your Beak On' has been played twice on BBC 6 this week, by Tom Robinson last Friday and by Marc Riley last night.

The 'Popes 4 Cops 1' single is due out on March 8. A side 'Here Come The Popes Part 4' has been played several times by Tom Robinson recently and the band play a live session on his show on Friday March 26th.

 

Happy New Decade!

Saturday, 09 January 2010 12:14

DCW, Buzfuz and Milk Kan were all played on end of year best-of-2009 shows last week on BBC 6.

Watch out for upcoming releases from Sergeant Buzfuz (new double A side single in March) and Filthy Pedro (album and Get Your Beak On single in April).

2010 should also see releases from David Cronenberg's Wife (new single), Lucy's Diary, Milk Kan and Kinkajou among others.

Happy New Decade!

 

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