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Archive for September, 2010

“I am not sure there is a more welcoming sight on a brisk autumnal evening than a trio of sticky, glistening sausages. Aside, that is, from the Salami itself – few things are quite so toothsome and savoury, with such chewy flesh and pearls of white fat”

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THE BIG TEN INCH! VII
…Whoopin’ hollerin’ rock n roll, SCREAMIN’ r&b, 50’s jump-blues, swing, ska, skiffle, shuffle, handclap, gospel, jive, 60s beat and misbehavior.

This month’s BIG TEN INCH line-up is so hot, it’s cooking on gas!

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KING SALAMI & THE CUMBERLAND THREE – LIVE!

http://www.myspace.com/kingsalamiandthecumberland3
London’s newest Rhythm’n’Blues-Punk sensations! With a repertoire encompassing and influenced by many of the greats of the ’50s and ’60s, you won’t be able to help but move your feet when King Salami & The Cumberland Three come blasting out of the speakers. Vintage rockabilly, desperate rock’n’roll, surf, soul, fire, energy, gusto and fun. Unsurprisingly, every tune’s a guaranteed banger!

COUNT SIZZLE
http://www.myspace.com/countsizzle
Ubiquitous collector of Antique Afro-American, Vintage Voodoo and Roots Music; expect to hear Swing, Be-Bop, Boogie-Woogie, Jump-Blues and Washboard stompers, all on glorious 10″, 78rpm shellac.

DJ WRONGTOM
http://www.wrongtom.com/
Currently making waves for his dubwise excursions with Roots Manuva, tonight spinning an exclusive Rhythm & Blues set.

COUNT SKYLARKIN & HARVEY K-TEL
http://www.myspace.com/harveyktelmusic
Trojan Records remixers-du-jour Count Skylarkin & Harvey K-Tel complete the line-up in the basement.

Room 2: KID SWANSON’S MOD CONS
http://i235.photobucket.com/albums/ee199/plovercheck/A-Bear-Roaring.jpg
Jumpin’, Jivin’, Rockin’ Good-Times from Kid Swanson, Iffley Village’s Angriest Man in 2007, 2008 AND 2009!

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Saturday October 2nd at The Book Club
100 – 106 Leonard Street, Shoreditch EC2A 4RH

8pm-2am
FREE before 9pm / £5 after

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“Club Of The Week” The Guardian
“THE best rock n roll and r’n’b night out there” spoonfed.co.uk

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Bass-quaking, soul-shaking, rocking riddims and righteous reggae – Skylarkin’ Soundsystem Gets Low at The Cellar on October 1st, but with a line-up straight out of the top drawer.
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THE DROP (LIVE)
http://www.myspace.com/thedropmusic
…Booming basslines, rocking roots and culture and extra echo-chamber from dubtastic London seven-piece and festival favourites The Drop.

DAN TENOSHI
http://soundcloud.com/dan-tenoshi
Mysterious rocksteady ninja banished from his native Shikoku, Japan to get crunk on moonshine and mash-ups in Cornwall where he now resides – DJing at the famous Eden Sessions, jamming with Procol Harum and paintballing with Rolf Harris. Confused? You will be.

MC HONEY BROWN
http://www.myspace.com/mchoneybrown
All the way from Brixton comes the unstoppable MC Honey Brown, fresh from Nicing Up the Outlook Festival with JSTAR and Shepdog.

COUNT SKYLARKIN

http://skylarkin.wordpress.com/residents/count-skylarkin
Finally back from his festival forays – conquerer of Croatia, bassline Baron of The Big Chill (and other pompous platitudes) – make way for Count Skylarkin.
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Skylarkin’ Soundsystem Gets Low
Friday October 1st at The Cellar, Oxford

9pm-3am | £5 all night (£4 before 11 pm for Bass Associates)

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COUNT SKYLARKIN’S BIRTHDAY BIG TEN INCH!
Whoopin’ hollerin’ rock n roll, SCREAMIN’ r&b, 50’s jump-blues, swing, ska, skiffle, shuffle, handclap, gospel, jive, 60s beat and misbehavior.

Featuring:
THE ORIGINAL RABBIT FOOT SPASM BAND

+ Greg Butler (The Shellac Collective)
+ Count Skylarkin (Trojan Records)
+ Sir Bald Diddley (Voodoo Rhythm)

Oxford’s most notorious hellraising band headline the birthday party of… Oxford’s most notorious hellraising DJ.

Greg Butler, one of Britain’s most respected collectors of original 10″ shellac, spins 78rpms, accompanied by The Aged Count and choice pals.

THIS WILL BE BIG. ARRIVE EARLY.

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“Clubnight of the Week” The Guardian
“Sublime” Oxford Mail

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Friday September 17th at The Cellar

Frewin Court, Oxford OX1 3HZ
9pm-3am
£4 before 11pm / £5 after

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www.skylarkinsoundsystem.co.uk
www.myspace.com/theoriginalrabbitfootspasmband
www.myspace.com/theshellaccollective

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