Featured: Nadine Shah
"Aching Bones EP"
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19th November 2012 [Galagos 038] more info »
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H A B I T A T S:
"Peace of Mind"
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Desperate Journalist:
"Happening" / "Vengeance"
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H A B I T A T S:
"Diamond Days"
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The Traps:
"Imposter' / 'My Grip"
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I Am In Love:
"Proposal' / 'Missors and Smoke"
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Feldspar:
"Young and Invincible"
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Felt Tip:
"Milk & Honey"
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The Starkins:
"Roundabout"
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Longfellow:
"Siamese Lover / The Convent"
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Department M:
"Miscellany' / 'J-Hop"
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Felt Tip:
"Love Or Pity"
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Desperate Journalist:
"Organ" / "Distance"
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The Hosts:
"Give Your Love To Her' / 'Kissing The Gunner's Daughter"
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Delooze:
"Lost Army"
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The Machine Room:
"Sweden"
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Ed Zealous:
"Medicines"
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Dingus Khan:
"Made A List" / "Wrapped In Rhythm And Dancing Like A Loon"
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The Tenfivesixty:
"Do This For Me" / "Do This For Me (Crocodiles Remix)"
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School Is Cool:
"The World Is Gonna End Tonight""
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Dingus Khan:
"Knifey Spoony" / "The Deathmarch Of Dingus Khan"
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Loved Ones:
"Are You Hiding Out In Hell?" / "Hi Pressure"
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Ultrasound:
"Welfare State" / "Sovereign"
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Town:
"Teenage Sky" / "Eighteen (Acoustic)"
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Hey Sholay:
"Dreamboat" / "The Bears The Clocks The Bees"
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Films Of Colour:
"Actions" / "Circles"
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Seerauber Jenny:
""Push It Away" / "Waste Of Time""
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Redtrack:
"'Whole Town's Heart'"
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Redtrack:
"'The Trier' / 'Pretty Boy' / 'Save me From Your Family'"
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The Heartbreaks:
""I Didn't Think It Would Hurt To Think Of You" / "Your Affection Is Wasted On Me""
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Lupen Crook:
"World's End / Devil's Son"
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Rob The Rich:
"Better / Suitcase"
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Redtrack:
"Perfectly Fine Intellectual / Imogen"
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The Complete Short Stories:
"One Blank Channel / Farm / Release Me"
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Ardentjohn:
"Home"
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Sketches:
"Bleed Victoria"
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Army Navy:
"Saints"
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Tim Ten Yen:
"Runaround Getaround / MOR"
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Capital:
"Bright Lights / Got A Lover"
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Broken Records:
"Slow Parade"
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The Ruling Class:
"Flowers / If You Wonder"
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Royworld:
"Elasticity / Tinman"
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Daggers:
"Money / Magazine"
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Cut Off Your Hands:
"Still Fond / Closed Eyes"
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Freerunner:
"She Get It / Friday, Don't Need It"
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This City:
"Romantic / With Loaded Guns"
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Misty's Big Adventure:
"I Can't Bring The Time Back / Serious Thing"
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Ra Ra Riot:
"Each Year / A Manner To Act"
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Land Of Talk:
"Speak To Me Bones"
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Quad Riot:
"Johnny Negro / Ctrl Alt Delete"
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Hush The Many (heed The Few):
"Song Of A Page / In Bloom (Live)"
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The Moths!:
"Games / Wild Birds / Valentine"
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Fanfarlo:
"You Are One Of The Few Outsiders Who Really Understands Us / In The Trunk"
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Assembly Now:
"Leigh-on-Sea / Tenement (demo)"
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Brinkman:
"Kirsten Dunst / Harlesden"
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Air Traffic:
"Just Abuse Me / Charlotte"
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Dirty Little Faces:
"Finding It Hard / Never Enough"
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The On Offs:
"This Town / Grow Your Own"
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Kapowski:
"Jean Michel Jarre / One > 100"
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The Hot Puppies:
"Terry / Love in Practice, Not Theory"
The Concept

Label Fandango is the release process stripped to its fundamentals, inspired by the driving DIY dynamics of fresh-eared labels such as Transgressive, Marquis Cha Cha and Dance To The Radio. The slogan for our label is the eminently catchy “no frills: all thrills”, because in the true orange-arsed spirit of easyjet Label Fandango is a bring - your - own - sandwiches operation with generic sleeves, a gently unhinged disposition and a genuine passion for helping bands reach somewhere else.

It started, as most of the best things in life tend to, with a gig. In 2001 Club Fandango crept onto the London music scene on a Tuesday night in Camden’s Dublin Castle and carefully unfurled its glossy new backdrop. Four years down the line that Tuesday is a heaving maelstrom of top sexy indierock behaviour with Keane, Bloc Party, 22-20s, Death Cab For Cutie, Kaiser Chiefs, Go! Team and Arctic Monkeys all filling the venue at various points.

The backdrop is looking a bit worse for wear after over 200 shows. But then again aren’t we all? So what comes next? A record company, of course.

Pointy Records and Fierce Panda (your hosts for Club Fandango) are launching Label Fandango as a Singles Club in its purest sense, purveying thrillingly limited edition releases in black & white sleeves with the aim of breaking even and having a bit of fun with smashing new talent along the way. Pointy Records is the refuge for cosmic star chasers such as The Clientele and Flotation Toy Warning. The fierce panda recording company is the indie escape hatch for sonic terrorists such as Art Brut, Apartment, Agent Blue and other bands beginning with ‘A’. Together they are Label Fandango.

And together they have been gawping at the excesses of the corporate machine. Indie Boomtime it may be but what does that mean? £100k marketing spends for ‘80s soundalikes, hysterical TV advertising campaigns for half-baked debut albums and total catastrophe if the latest over-hyped Libertines wannabes’ second single fails to crack the top 20, that’s what. What are we doing, people? Is this really fun??