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  • KAZE single launch ft Stella Angelika & Joe Wulff

    Thu 28 Sep

    7:45 pm

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    KAZE are excited to announce their first London show on 28 Septeber to celebrate the release of their single Pinned On You and its music video. The single and video will be officially released on the 29 September.

    KAZE“fresh-sounding, future-facing, female-fronted’ Tom Robinson, BBC 6 Music
    Listen to the single ‘Pinned On You’ here –
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wxuc0bwzg9U

    Stella Angelika – “Delicate, smooth, cheeky and talented” – Sian Anderson, BBC Radio 1Xtra
    Have a listen to her single ‘Lost Boys’ here
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=ess1jl94cVQ

    Joe Wulff Music – ‘Rock n’ Rest’. Listen to ‘If I Was A Wizard’ and Joe’s other songs on Sundcloud here www.soundcloud.com/joe-wulff/if-only-i-was-a-wizard

    Doors 7:45pm
    Music 8pm
    Entry £5 OTD or book in advance here

    The Blood Tub Orchestra + special guests

    Tue 26 Sep

    7:45 pm

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    Wer’re delighted to host an album launch by the wonderful Blood Tub Orchestra. Here’s a few words from the gents themselves:

    Oyez oyez! Let it be known that the Blood Tub Orchestra will be sporting freshly minted copies of their album ‘The Seven Curses of the Music Hall’ at the Paper Dress Vintage Bar, Hackney. All and sundry are invited to attend for the miserly sum of 120 old shillings (that’s a fiver to you post modernist types). A Vintage venue for some Vintage music. Special guests to be announced!

    RSVP to the Facebook event page for more details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1820176954959793/

    Vintage Fashion Illustration!

    Mon 25 Sep

    7:45 pm

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    Drop in drawing class hosted by Paper Dress Drawing Salon

    We will be drawing from a live model, starting with the basics of fashion illustration including proportion, weight and balance.

    The class will focus on the fashions within a specific decade, looking at the characteristics of the styles, such as silhouette, waistline, hemline etc

    We will explore a range of short and longer poses through a variety of observation techniques and rendition exercises designed to suit the era of the fashions covered in the class.

    £12 in advance / £15 on the door
    All levels welcome – no previous experience necessary

    About the tutor: Mel Rye has over 10 years of teaching experience. She is Head of Art & Design at St Charles Sixth Form College, and is also a visiting Illustration tutor at Central Saint Martins. 
    More info about the tutor: www.melrye.co.uk

    Japan Calling Presents: The Embrooks, Electric Pencils, The Love Me Tenders, Smiler

    Sat 23 Sep

    7:45 pm

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    Japan Calling proudly presents a night of rock’n’roll with The Embrooks, Ben Edge and the Electric Pencils, The Love Me Tenders and Smiler. Also our djs spin the finest rock’n’roll / garage / punk throught the night.

    The Embrooks – Freakbeat / Garage / Mod-Psych
    https://www.facebook.com/theembrooks/

    Ben Edge and the Electric Pencils – Garage
    https://www.facebook.com/benedgeandtheelectricpencils/

    The Love Me Tenders – RocknRoll
    https://www.facebook.com/thelovemetenders/

    Smiler – High Functioning RnR
    https://www.facebook.com/smilerband/

    And DJ Javi, one of the best djs in town will not let your feet stop stomping till the end!

    It’s only rock’n’roll!!

    RSVP to the Facebook event page and invite your friends here!

    The Local and VETA Records present HAWK

    Thu 21 Sep

    7:45 pm

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    HAWK are back with another truly majestic release, combining an abrasive edge with celestial vocals and activism at its core. Their forthcoming single Sin is out on 14th July 2017 via Veta Records.

    “…waves of heavy percussion and intertwining riffs.”diy

    “…emotional…”stereogum

    “…stunning…”noisey

    “…simply sublime…”the line of best fit

    Limited tickets available here: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/412129

    Sin addresses the need to embrace female sexuality and autonomy, instead of demonising it or ignoring it full stop. The track is propelled forwards by front woman Julie Hawk’s poignant, crystal-clear vocals and twinkling hooks, oozing a sweeping grandeur throughout. Filled with an empowering grace, Sin asserts that we should be proud of being sexual and recognise the power of consent. It’s about stepping out of an age old framework that women should be ashamed of promiscuity or expressing self-love. Julie explains “it’s shouting about embracing our feelings, our cravings, our pasts, and even our mistakes, as we define them. We wear them on our skin and let them empower us as women”.

    HAWK originally formed in London in 2014 to hone their unique style of grunge-filled indie, before relocating to Berlin in 2016 where they now produce all music themselves. They have also recently started working with Rocky O’Reilly (And So I Watch You From Afar) to help develop their post-rock sound.

    Since the release of critically acclaimed singles such as Take It Away, Mirror Maze and Once Told, HAWK have received support from Noisey, Stereogum, Wonderland, DIY and The Line Of Best Fit to name but a few. Their music covers a range of topics including inequality, gender-preconceptions, and generalisations faced by different social groups whilst still managing to exude a dreamy, haunting elegance with each offering.

    http://www.wegottickets.com/event/412129