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Saturday 6th September 2008
Camera Obscura + The Week That Was + The Clientele + Frightened Rabbit + The Wave Pictures + Lawrence Arabia
@ 229
229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN
07:45pm, £12
6 Bands / 2 Stages
CAMERA OBSCURA Camera Obscura have been making music for a decade, carried through the ups and downs of various line-up changes and the tender pain of daily life by the sweetly sa ...
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ONSTAGE AT 10.00 PM
THE WEEK THAT WAS The Week That Was is the new project of Field Musics Peter Brewis. For those that dont know Sunderland based Field Music released two full albums, the eponymous ...
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ONSTAGE AT 9.30 PM
THE CLIENTELE The Clientele sound like no one else, although they are cited as an influence by bands as diverse as Spoon and the Fleet Foxes. It’s been said that the greatest bands always create their own individual sound; The Clientele have gone one further and created their own world.
Their new album Music For The Age Of Miracles is out now and has attracted rave re ...
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ONSTAGE AT 9.00 PM

Photo: Andy Willsher
FRIGHTENED RABBIT Frightened Rabbit are a band who live in Glasgow and have done for some time. They record in bedrooms, cupboards and kitchens. Anyone can be in Frightened Rabbit. The band recently released their second album on FatCat. It is amazing. [FRIGHTENED RABBIT PLAY ROOM 2] ...
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ONSTAGE AT 8.30 PM

Photo: Dave Gourley
THE WAVE PICTURES The Wave Pictures are returning to The Bull & Gate to kick off our 10th birthday celebrations! The band are David Tattersall, Franic Rozycki and Jonny 'Huddersfield' Helm. In 1998 Franic and David lived in a village called Wymeswold where they started playing music together, with Hugh J. Noble on drums. The band was called Blind Summit. When Hugh decided he didn't ...
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ONSTAGE AT 8.00 PM

Photo: Rebecca Thomas
LAWRENCE ARABIA Lawrence Arabia has thus far been hamstrung by the tragedy that was the destruction of the famous Pink and White Terraces in 1886, by the cataclysmic volcanic eruption of Mount Tarawera. With the proceeds of his self-released debut album in May 2006, he intends to begin a massive campaign to turn the terraces into a world class freshwater diving attraction by usi ...
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ONSTAGE AT 7.30 PM