Blessed be the father, the son, and the holy trubble brewing
On the sacrosanct night of May the 30th, four preacher-groups have been called from the farthest reaches of this vile, pestilent planet to whip you into a euphoric fervour of damnation.
FATHER MURPHY (Italy)
Father Murphy is the sound of the Catholic sense of Guilt.
A downward spiral aiming at the bottom of the hollow, and then digging even deeper.
Father Murphy over the years became one of the most mysterious and enigmatic musical entities coming out of Italy, part of that community that Simon Reynolds and Julian Cope started to call the new “Italian Occult Psychedelia”.
Croce, their new concept album about Crucifixion, has been highly lauded by The Quietus, the first half "representing the suffering and sacrifice and the flip side "reflecting what comes after". Give it a listen, you'll never be the same again:
HOWIE REEVE (Scotland)
Howie Reeve plays acoustic bass and the vocal chords both with warm intimacy and pnuematic fury. It's deeply personal, post-punk inflected folk and it's wonderful. His last perfomance enraptured the space and we're looking forward to him doing that again. He's also got a collaboration with Mike Watt (Minutemen) coming out soon!!
From The Audacious Womb: an immaculately concieved punk dirge group with all the desperation of a dust-bowl frontier town funeral preacher.
"Stories about the perils of budget hostelry in down town Bergamo, Italy. A cry of protest against the dehumanising aspects of the contemporary workplace. Cathartic spewing (Still treading those boards?)/the real and present danger of seriously losing your mind! Morning blues and the despotism of next door's hoovering COMBINED with the insistence of some people for using loud machinery before mid day. A waking dream. A love letter to my 'personal advisor'.Nonsense. And some melons."
AIR FORCE CHRON
From Tye Die Tapes' Michael David Aitken. A man who lives, breaths and perspires DOOM. A unholy duo of solid riffs and weed puns. Worship satan.
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