Thursday 18th August 2011
Skint & Demoralised + Race Horses + Secret Rivals
@ The Bull & Gate
389 Kentish Town Road, London, NW5 2TJ
08:00pm, £6 advance
SKINT & DEMORALISED
Skint & Demoralised have been described as "a match made in musical heaven" by Dan Cairns (Sunday Times Culture). Skint & Demoralised's sound fuses Abbott's spoken word poetry with Northern Soul-inspired grooves and an abundance of catchy melodies and hooks. Lyrically, he tells tales of love and life as he saw it the painstakingly honest diary of a lad in his late ... more »

ONSTAGE AT 10:00

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RACE HORSES
Race Horses are a more-than-esteemed support with their fizzy Welsh pop ensuring their last London show was a sell-out affair at The Lexington. This special lowkey slot sees another airing of their heartily welcomed self-released 'Goodbye Falkenburg' album and sets the band up for further super furry fun in 2012. ... more »

ONSTAGE AT 9:15

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SECRET RIVALS
Secret Rivals are a three-piece indie pop band based in Oxford. Their split boy-girl vocals sing of fall-outs, secrets and despair, with hope and longing to put things right. Musically influenced by the sharp edges of The Cribs, Idlewild, Pixies and Placebo, they produce a sound which has been described as 80s-synth-infused indie punk pop in the mould of The C ... more »

ONSTAGE AT 8:30

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Fran Lobo splices together a breed of dark, melancholic, soulful pop with cinematic film music using reverb- drenched synths, 90s girl group harmonies and driving guitar riffs.... »
Playing Buffalo Bar on 29 April