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by String Bean Jen
Mon Jan 23, 2012 21:48
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: The Starlets + Ally Kerr + Graeme Elston - London, 25.1.12
Replies: 11
Views: 1946

Re: The Starlets + Ally Kerr + Graeme Elston - London, 25.1.

Aw, those are all really nice, Chris! Thank you so much for posting them and giving a bit of background about them. I've just watched them all and think they give a good idea of what we're in for on Wednesday at our show. I love it when The Starlets end with 'Tenterhooks'. It's a perfect closer. And...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 22, 2012 21:37
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: The Starlets + Ally Kerr + Graeme Elston - London, 25.1.12
Replies: 11
Views: 1946

Re: The Starlets + Ally Kerr + Graeme Elston - London, 25.1.

OK! From now through Wednesday, the night of this gig, I'm going to posts videos/songs of the bands playing so you can hopefully get excited and interested by these very rare London performances we are about to be treated to. This song from Ally - 'Calling Out To You' - is from some years ago. I don...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 22, 2012 21:13
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: 21st Jan - London - Butcher Boy + Darren Hayman (piano set)
Replies: 12
Views: 2351

Re: 21st Jan - London - Butcher Boy + Darren Hayman (piano s

It was maddening to not be standing and moving - Butcher Boy were SO good and danceable (quite a lot) last night. I thought I'd be able to stand on the side but those bleacher-style seats were in the way. Damn. Anyway, the gig was extraordinary and memorable. The sound, acoustics and space were perf...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 22, 2012 21:11
Forum: uk and ireland
Topic: London is great
Replies: 2073
Views: 216350

Re: London is great

The next Pub Club is at Jam Circus in Brockley on Monday 23rd January. For those not in the South East London know, it's a 15 min walk from Brockley station or a 2 minute walk from Crofton Park station (served by Farringdon, Elephant and Castle, Blackfriars). Really hope to see you all there! This ...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 22, 2012 20:30
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: the Hangover Lounge Lost Weekend - London
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Re: the Hangover Lounge Lost Weekend - London

Here are my two videos of the beautiful Birdie from yesterday's Hangover Lounge extravaganza at Union Chapel. I really want to see more bands of the pop ilk at this venue. Must be hundreds/thousands to hire at night, eh? The elegance and tenderness of the Would-Be-Goods and Birdie were just made for...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 22, 2012 20:22
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: 17/2 Bordeauxxx + Colour Me Wednesday + The Ritas - LDN
Replies: 15
Views: 2027

Re: 17/2 Ethical Debating Society Bordeauxxx Colour Me Wed -

I really approve of this female-heavy night, Trev! I will be there and look forward to seeing some bands that are out of my usual pop zone.
by String Bean Jen
Fri Jan 20, 2012 23:44
Forum: Festivals
Topic: Madrid Popfest 2012: Dates confirmed !!
Replies: 18
Views: 10036

Re: Madrid Popfest 2012: Dates confirmed !!

I think there'll be lots of people you know there Ray, besides the huge cadre of friendly Spanish folk you see every year at Indietracks too. Chicago friends (Tiny Fireflies), Swedish friends (The Garlands), French friends (Fabien from Anorak Records), German friends (Olaf from Firestation Records) ...
by String Bean Jen
Fri Jan 20, 2012 23:33
Forum: indiepop
Topic: Lost/Unsung indie bands of the Mid 80's - Early 90's
Replies: 58
Views: 6388

Re: Lost/Unsung indie bands of The Mid 80's

http://images.45cat.com/velvet-crush-ash-and-earth-seminal-twang-1.jpg Ooh that's pretty. I have long felt that I should get into/investigate Velvet Crush since I like Choo Choo Train and The Springfields so much. But what turns me off is that I'm pretty sure I saw them open for *Oasis* when I was ...
by String Bean Jen
Fri Jan 20, 2012 23:23
Forum: food! and drink!
Topic: Vegan & Vegetarian Food
Replies: 1422
Views: 220166

Re: Vegan & Vegetarian Food

Kids, did I make THEE BEST DINNER I've had in ages last night or WOT? Quinoa & olive crusted tofu with organic wholewheat farfalle in a white sauce & petit pois. It was the best mutha-hubbard hting I have eaten in ages, it totally took me by surprise. You didn't ask but it went something like this....
by String Bean Jen
Fri Jan 20, 2012 23:13
Forum: Festivals
Topic: Madrid Popfest 2012: FIRST ANNOUNCEMENTS
Replies: 28
Views: 16963

Re: Madrid Popfest 2012: FIRST ANNOUNCEMENTS

In next weeks we´ll give you a detail schedule of days/bands including what djs will be at Madrid Popfest. !! Stay alert !! :-) Close Lobsters are one of those bands I don't think I'd ever seen - I had no idea what they looked like, then or now. Much like McCarthy and The Bodines (until I saw a rec...
by String Bean Jen
Fri Jan 20, 2012 22:59
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: The Starlets + Ally Kerr 27 and 28.1.12 Barcelona and Madrid
Replies: 1
Views: 589

Re: The Starlets + Ally Kerr 27 and 28.1.12 Barcelona and Ma

'Acústico para niños'! That is such a sweet, fun and clever idea. :-) Good luck for these shows.
by String Bean Jen
Fri Jan 20, 2012 22:51
Forum: indiepop
Topic: Electronic indiepop
Replies: 60
Views: 7044

Re: Electronic indiepop

God yes, how could I forget classics like Future Bible Heroes (and lots of Magnetic Fields of course, yes), They Go Boom!! and The Wake ?! Of course you're going to play these. Future Bible Heroes, 'Real Summer'. *sigh* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRSLgdzDZnI The Wake, 'Talk About the Past' - won...
by String Bean Jen
Thu Jan 19, 2012 17:39
Forum: indiepop
Topic: Electronic indiepop
Replies: 60
Views: 7044

Re: Electronic indiepop

We're doing an electronica/gaming special at No Hands this month and we DJs are trying to embrace the theme with predominantly electronic music in our sets. As the only indiepop DJ I don't want to diverge too much from that so, with that in mind does anyone have any suggestions for electronica with...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 15, 2012 21:49
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: The Starlets + Ally Kerr + Graeme Elston - London, 25.1.12
Replies: 11
Views: 1946

Re: The Starlets + Ally Kerr + Graeme Elston - London, 25.1.

Ok! It's just about a week-and-a-half until this Scottish-flavoured gig that takes place on Burns night. http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2010/12/1/1291221203232/Robert-Burns-museum-opens-006.jpg I went to the Betsey on Friday to discuss some details with the venue and! 1. ...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 15, 2012 19:17
Forum: random music talk
Topic: Best of 2011 - powered by Last.FM
Replies: 25
Views: 5228

Re: Best of 2011 - powered by Last.FM

To me this is completely expected but I wanted to record it for my history books for 2011, a year of significant change. Bands! 1 The Felt Tips 2 The Hit Parade 3 Wake the president 4 The Hardy Boys 5 Lloyd Cole And The Commotions 6 Dream Diary 7 Friends 7 The Bats 9 Felt 10 Bubblegum Lemonade 11 Th...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 15, 2012 19:05
Forum: popshows and clubs
Topic: The Starlets + Ally Kerr 26.1.12 Paris - Pop In
Replies: 3
Views: 566

Re: The Starlets + Ally Kerr 26.1.12 Paris - Pop In

I *love* the flyer, you! :-) Very appropriate.
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 15, 2012 19:03
Forum: indiepop
Topic: wiaiwya - it's the taking part that counts
Replies: 26
Views: 3577

Re: wiaiwya - it's the taking part that counts

Clever! I'll be keen to learn who's doing gymnastics and synchronised swimming.
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 15, 2012 19:00
Forum: Indietracks
Topic: Your Indietracks 2012 Wishlist (and actual announcements)
Replies: 621
Views: 75078

Re: Your Indietracks 2012 Wishlist (and actual announcements

haha thanks! we're still figuring it all out, but I definitely will when the time is right. Thank you for the offer! I can't wait to play in England... I'm quite the Anglophile, so it'll be a dream when I finally get to visit God's Country and my motherland. oh yeah, my name is Kyle by the way... S...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 15, 2012 18:49
Forum: not indiepop
Topic: Felt/Denim/Go Kart Mozart
Replies: 83
Views: 35017

Re: Felt/Denim/Go Kart Mozart

They are finally launching the new book on February 3rd. Look here: http://foxtrotecholimatango.blogspot.com/2012/01/felt-book-launch.html Yes! I got my ticket. Did you, Christian? Our friend Anders happens to be in town from Berlin too so it's going to be a happening event. (No Maurice Deebank tho...
by String Bean Jen
Sun Jan 15, 2012 18:40
Forum: indiepop
Topic: Cats on Fire
Replies: 50
Views: 9782

Re: Cats on Fire

Member update . Pronounce that new drummer's name for me! Might we be seeing this extended family of Cats soon? Member Update Cats for the Tendencias fashion mag in a Madrid café. I really tried to get the rights to use this as a promo image, but I failed. I even called Spain. No luck. Photographer...