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Lucy's Diary release debut single

Monday, 31 May 2010 12:25

Lucy's Diary release their first single"Not Your Type At All" (Blang 18) on June 14. It was played by Jonathan Ross on Radio 2 on Saturday and has been played twice on Absolute Radio by Frank Skinner.

The band, now a 4 piece with Mike Stone of the TV Personalities on bass and Ian Button (Death In Vegas/David Cronenberg's Wife/Sergeant Buzfuz/Awkward Silences) on drums, play at the 12 Bar Club on the day of release.

 

Do you DIY?

Saturday, 01 May 2010 12:24

Blang Records are participating in 'Do You DIY?', a celebration of the DIY ethic, this Bank Holiday Monday 3rd May at the Old Queen's Head, Essex Road, N1.

Joe and JJ will be manning a Blang stall stuffed with the label's CDs and vinyl from 2 to 6 pm.

Filthy Pedro and the Carthaginians will be playing at 4 pm. There are also loads of other labels and underground acts playing. The event lasts from noon to midnight and is free before 6 pm, £5 afterwards. Full line-up of acts and labels here.

 

March update

Monday, 22 March 2010 12:20

Sergeant Buzfuz BBC 6 session this Friday 26TH
Sergeant Buzfuz play a live session for Tom Robinson on BBC 6Music this Friday March 26th. The show airs from 7 to 9 pm.
Listen in on DAB radio or online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/6music/

Filthy Pedro album due
The eponymous album from Filthy Pedro and The Carthaginians (BLANG 24) is due on April 12th preceded by a single, Get Your Beak On, on the 5th. The single and some album tracks have already received airplay from Tom Robinson and Marc Riley at 6 Music, John Kennedy at XFM and Frank Skinner at Absolute Radio. The band launch the album with a gig at the 12 Bar Club on April 12. More details soon.

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Tom Robinson's 60th Birthday Bash
Tom Robinson, our biggest supporter on the radio, celebrates his 60th birthday with a Glad To Be Grey gig at the Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Tuesday June 1st. Tickets are £15 here: http://tomrobinson.com/60/?page_id=8

Let’s try and sell the night out for one of the country’s biggest champions of underground music. Please make the effort to come along if you can.

In the pipeline
More news soon of a David Cronenberg’s Wife contribution to the Jail Guitar Doors charity compilation CD and the debut single and album from Lucy’s Diary.

 

Filthy Pedro/Sergeant buzfuz launch dates

Wednesday, 17 February 2010 12:18

Filthy Pedro and the Carthaginians release their eponymous debut album on April 12 precede by a single, 'Get Your Beak On' on the 5th. 'Get Your Beak On' has been played twice on BBC 6 this week, by Tom Robinson last Friday and by Marc Riley last night.

The 'Popes 4 Cops 1' single is due out on March 8. A side 'Here Come The Popes Part 4' has been played several times by Tom Robinson recently and the band play a live session on his show on Friday March 26th.

 

Happy New Decade!

Saturday, 09 January 2010 12:14

DCW, Buzfuz and Milk Kan were all played on end of year best-of-2009 shows last week on BBC 6.

Watch out for upcoming releases from Sergeant Buzfuz (new double A side single in March) and Filthy Pedro (album and Get Your Beak On single in April).

2010 should also see releases from David Cronenberg's Wife (new single), Lucy's Diary, Milk Kan and Kinkajou among others.

Happy New Decade!

 

David Croneberg's Wife album 'Hypnagogues' out now

Sunday, 22 November 2009 12:12

David Cronenberg's Wife's 2nd album Hypnagogues is out now in all good record shops and online stores. See the blang reviews.

 

Fresh On The Net Blang Showcase Night this Wednesday

Sunday, 18 October 2009 12:10

The BBC Fresh On The Net Blang Showcase Night is this Wednesday 21st at the Riverside Studios in Hammersmith. Tickets cost £6 and are available from the ticketline 020 8237 1111 or the Riverside website or from the Box Office on the night.

The running order is:

Part 1:
deXter Bentley
Kinkajou
Malcolm Kaksois
Lucy's Diary
Sergeant Buzfuz

Part 2
David Cronenberg's Wife
Milk Kan
Filthy Pedro

Directions: at Hammersmith tube take the Broadway exit. Follow the signs for the Apollo (through shopping centre, down stairs leading under main road). Walk past front of the Apollo and then turn left down Queen Caroline Street, as though going in direction of the back end of Apollo. Crisp Road is a few mins walk. Turn left here and you'll see the Riverside.

TimeOut have written a blog about it.

 

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