Milk Kan and Lucy's Diary singles out now

Sunday, 28 November 2010 17:52

The new Milk Kan single ‘Junkshop’ is out now (Blang 29). Described by Tom Robinson on 6 Music as ‘Chas And Dave chasing Madness ‘round a Moroccan bazaar’ it’s a folk-hop story sizzling with South American brass samples and big beats. It’s been played on 6 Music by Steve Lamacq, Tom Robinson and Chris Dawkins and by John Kennedy at XFM. Backed with 2 remixes by London dubstep drum’n’bass duo Hertzian. At all download stores eg iTunes
Watch the video on Youtube
Lucy’s Diary release their new Rock Kicks single tomorrow September 29th. It’s been played by Frank Skinner on Absolute FM and been the goal action music con Soccer AM. It’s backed by remixes from Brigitte Bravadot (alias former Death In Vegas guitarist Ian Button) and Oculus III (alias Sergeant Buzfuz).
Available from all download stores eg 7 Digital


'Cheer Up Britain' out today

Monday, 18 October 2010 11:07

Corporal Machine And The Bombers release their debut single today. ‘Cheer Up Britain’ is backed with an acoustic version of ‘Gloucester Road’. Available as download only at all digital stores eg:
7 Digital


Lucy's Diary Album and Gig

Thursday, 05 August 2010 19:23

Lucy’s Diary follow the radio success of their first single “Not Your Type At All” (Jonathan Ross, Frank Skinner, Tom Robinson, Gideon Coe) with their debut “Rock Kicks” album, out August  16th. The band play King’s Cross Social Club (2 Britannia St, on corner with Kings Cross Road) on Friday 13th with support from Paul Hawkins And Thee Awkward Silences  and Corporal Machine And The Bombers. And it’s FREE entry!


July update

Wednesday, 07 July 2010 12:26

This month's Blang night at the 12 Bar Club on Monday July 12th features Sergeant Buzfuz, Local Girls and Joe Innes, see Blang gigs.

Milk Kan host their Junk Shop night at 12 Bar Club Friday July 16th with guests Akira The Don and Fauntleroy.

David Cronenberg's Wife feature on a compilation album out on July 26th. The 31 track download album titled ‘Breaking Rocks’ is released on the Silverdoor label and is in aid of the charity Jail Guitar Doors which was initiated by Billy Bragg and provides musical instruments to help rehabilitate prisoners. Artrocker Magazine (on sale 9th July) includes a feature written by Billy Bragg (who also contributes a track) and a review. DCW contribute a remix of Stretch-Out and the album also features Pete and the Pirates and Victorian English Gentlemen’s Club.

That’s it for the moment. The Blang night at the 12 Bar Club takes a holiday in August and returns on Tuesdays in September. Autumn will see a glut of new singles from usual suspects David Cronenberg’s Wife, Milk Kan and Sergeant Buzfuz in addition to a 2nd single from Lucy’s Diary and debut singles from Corporal Machine And The Bombers and Kinkajou.


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

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:

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.


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