Saturday 6th June
BLOW UP at Bar Rumba, London W1 (Map)
LUCKY SOUL + MOCKINGBIRD, WISH ME LUCK (SWEDEN) LIVE
PAUL TUNKIN + IAN JACKSON RESIDENT DJs
Now in its 16th year - Blow Up in residency every Saturday in London. Resident Blow Up DJs and the occasional guest bring a mix of Orgasmic Pop 60s Mod Soul New Wave action. Expect to hear a selection of pop from Beatles to Bowie to Blur, 60s - Soul, Garage, Ska, Beat and Swinging Soundtracks.
Plus live tonight at Blow Up are Lucky Soul with support from Sweden's Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck:
Exquisitely understated songs about heartache, loneliness and smalltown despair...as if Petula Clark had been touched by Phil Spector's production alchemy The Guardian
Pop at its most glorious and heartbreaking 5/5 Metro Album of the Week
A glorious collection of pop symphonies...it's hard not to be won over **** Uncut
Grand, unabashed pop 8/10 Pitchfork
MOCKINGBIRD, WISH ME LUCK (SWEDEN)
Playing as support are Blow Up's very own swedish indie popsters Mockingbird, Wish Me Luck:
Think The Concretes with strings and a folky/indie edge. Grand songs, delivered well Stool Pigeon
Lovely, gentle folk inspired indie pop that invokes the idea of Jens Lekman fronting Belle & Sebastian. Simple as that indieMP3
ADVANCE TICKETS: £6 + b/f from:
Stargreen • We Got Tickets • Resident Advisor • Gigantic • See Tickets • TicketWeb
ADMISSION: £6 b4 11.30pm with flyer / print out - £6 all night NUS - £8 otherwise
Map • Nearest Tube: Piccadilly Circus
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