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Friday 10th October

BLOW UP at The Bussey Building, London SE15 (Map)
BIG BOSS MAN [2] + DAVID WOODCOCK [14] LIVE + PAUL TUNKIN RESIDENT DJ

Blow Up Blow Up is back at The Bussey Building in Peckham this October (please note we're on a Friday this month) with live guests Big Boss Man + +David Woodcock + Blow Up DJs.

Expect classic tracks from both Blow Up's past and present: from Brit Pop era favourites (the scene which the club helped kick-start way back in 1993 in Camden Town) to the current new Pop stylists putting the art back into pop . . . Brit Pop, Glam, Mod & New Wave colliding with 60's Soul, Beat, Garage, Funk, Ska, Swinging Soundtracks, Hammond Heavy Jazz, Easy Listening & Ye-Ye!

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big boss man [2] at Blow Up

BIG BOSS MAN [2]

Big Boss Man return to Blow Up following the release of their fourth album The Last Man On Earth this September on Blow Up Records.

A hip hybrid of ’60s and ’70s drenched R&B, Funk, Latin, Jazz, Soul and Psych taking us on new sonic explorations. It's certainly not a straight Soul Jazz album - ‘Shot Down’ experiments with North West Garage/Frat, ‘Project No 6’ has the Sci-Fi squelch of a Radiophonic Workshop piece and hugely cinematic ‘Painted Rainbow’ features a bombastic femme vocals akin to The Rotary Connection.

Lead single ‘Aardvark' a jazz dance floor filler, received strong radio support from BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio 2, including multiple spins by Craig Charles on his Funk & Soul Show, with additional plays from Gideon Coe, Tom Ravenscroft, Cerys Matthews, Chris Hawkins and Huey Morgan at the stations.

4 STARS Blues & Soul

4 STARS Shindig!

5 STARS Monkey Boxing

SHINDIG! No.8 Best New Album Of The Year 2014

A future classic Cerys Matthews, The Guardian
The whole album's absolutely brilliant. One of my picks of the year Cerys Matthews, BBC 6 Music

Great Huey Morgan, BBC RADIO 2

I've been a big fan of Big Boss Man for many years. Big Boss Man ‘Aardvark’. Double Groovy!
Craig Charles, BBC 6 Music

Big Boss Man on Facebook

david woodcock [14] at Blow Up

DAVID WOODCOCK [14]

David Woodcock returns to Blow Up, following the launch of debut album this August on Blow Up Records. David is a singer songwriter based in his hometown of Southend-on Sea, and his debut album follows the singles 'Same Things' and 'Beggars Can't Be Choosers' which won him support from Steve Lamacq on BBC 6 Music (New Favourite Band), Jon Kennedy on Xfm and Gary Crowley on BBC London amongst others, and he recently recorded a session for Marc Riley on BBC 6 Music too:

David Woodcock is a talent. Every observation is honed to perfection. Brilliant 4 STARS Ian McCann, Record Collector

4 STARS Shindig!

Part Stiff Records, part Brit Pop. A reckless Stephen Duffy or an Essex Jarvis Cocker Steve Lamacq, BBC 6 MUSIC

Fabulous stuff. A very talented fellow Marc Riley, BBC 6 MUSIC

An English Pop masterpiece. Essential Pop Junkie

A debut brimming over with promise Scootering

davidwoodcockmusic.com



ADVANCE TICKETS: £5 + b/f from: WeGotTicketsResident AdvisorSee TicketsGiganticSkiddle

ADMISSION: £7 otd / £5 adv

THE BUSSEY BUILDING AKA CLF ART CAFE, 133 RYE LANE, LONDON SE15 4ST
Map Tfl Journey PlannerRail: Peckham Rye (Buses from Oval & New Cross) • Buses: 12, 37, 38, 63, 78, 136, 171, 177, 197, 343, 345, 363, 381, 436, P12, P13 • Night Buses: 12, 36, 37, N63, N89, N136, N171, N343, 345, N381

DOORS: 10pm-4am

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