29th March 2012 Artist Profile » THE BANDS: Allo Darlin'/Dingus Khan/ The Rumour Said Fire
THE DATE: Thursday, 29th March
VENUE: London, Kentish Town, Bull & Gate (389 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2TJ. 020 7485 5358)
Advanced tickets: here
ALLO DARLIN- 10:15pm
Allo Darlin' are many things. They can turn a room in a famous punk venue into a joyous, jumping, sweaty, pop-mosh pit. Or bring a room of 500 to hushed silence with the few strums of a ukulele and a love song about cooking. Theyé─˘ve wowed the crowds at the Indietracks, Swn and SXSW festivals and been played on BBC Radio 1, BBC 6Music and XFM. The single é─˙Henry Rollins Doné─˘t Danceé─¨ was described by The Guardian as "the best indiepop song for years" while follow-up é─˙The Polaroid Songé─¨ made Drowned In Soundé─˘s Top Fifty of 2009. Their latest single é─˙Dreamingé─¨ was voted Single Of The Week on Steve Lamacqé─˘s Round Table by no less than Jarvis, Peter Hook and Huw Stephens, seeing off MGMT and Kate Nash in the process!
DINGUS KHAN- 9:30pm
Dingus Khan are eight characters from Manningtree in Essex. They feature three drummers, three bass players and sometimes one baseball bat hitting a beer keg. With whistling. And choreography. Sounds fun enough already, but when they throw out a bucket-load of dementedly catchy tunes wrapped up in a turbocharged blast of prog-punk guitars youé─˘ll find yourself offering them a single deal on the spot. Which is exactly what Label Fandango did, and that single is called é─˛Knifey Spoonyé─˘ and came out on March 5th 2012.
THE RUMOUR SAID FIRE -8:30pm
The Rumour Said Fire were conceived by singer, songwriter Jesper Lidang in 2008. The band soon became one of Denmarké─˘s biggest bands. Now they will release their critically acclaimed album, 'The Arrogant', in the UK on 2nd April 2012 and look set to become one of Denmarké─˘s finest exports.