Grouper @ The Luminaire, Nov 5th.

Posted in Gigs, Hot Tickets, Tracks with tags , , on June 11, 2009 by musicmuleblog

Grouper

What? Grouper is Liz Harris of Portland, Oregon. She writes minimal folk tunes and delivers them with a sweet yet haunting vocal style. She had one of my albums of 2008, ‘Dragging a Dead Deer Up A Hill’. For Fans Of: Bon Iver, Vashti Bunyan, Natural Snow Buildings. Continue reading

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Grouper @ St Giles In The Fields, Nov 3rd.

Posted in Gigs, Tracks with tags , , , on June 11, 2009 by musicmuleblog

Grouper

What? Miles Of Smiles present Grouper, Fennesz and Natural Snow Buildings for what promises to be a wonderful evening of experimental alt.folk at one of the best venues in London. Continue reading

Willkommen Collective @ Union Chapel, June 12th.

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willkommen collective gnomes

Brighton based record label Willkommen Records bring us some of the finest folk acts in the land this Friday at the idyllic Union Chapel in Angel. The full lineup now including The Miserable Rich and running times have just been announced and tickets are still available. Continue reading

White Heat presents: Vivian Girls @ The Lexington, June 12th.

Posted in Gigs, Tracks with tags , , , on June 10, 2009 by musicmuleblog

vivian girls

What? Vivian Girls have been one of the most talked about bands of the past year and I’m partly to blame for that as they’ve featured on Music Mule more than once. The Brooklyn girl 3-piece are hype worthy though with their distortion drenched 3 minute guitar pop and sweet vocal harmonies. For Fans Of: The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, Wavves, Jesus And Mary Chain. Continue reading

Fol Chen, Hind Ear & Plug @ The Lexington, June 11th.

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Fol Chen

What? Another great FREE gig this Thursday, this time Rockfeedback present electro Californians Fol Chen, psychedelic jams from Hind Ear and the minimal punk of Plug. For Fans Of: The Blow, Scritti Politti, Battles. Continue reading

FREE: Stars Of Sunday League @ Dogstar, June 11th.

Posted in FREE, Gigs, Tracks with tags , on June 10, 2009 by musicmuleblog

stars of sunday league photo by anika

What? Scottish folk darlings Stars Of Sunday League are the Music Mule pick from the FREE Offline ‘Party & Protest’ night. 3 rooms also featuring performances from Will Kaufman, The Lani Singers and the Trans Siberian March Band who apparently you don’t want to miss. There’s also poetry, protest videos and a full cabaret bill. Continue reading

FREE: She Keeps Bees & Katie Stelmanis @ The Britannia, June 10th.

Posted in FREE, Gigs, Tracks with tags , , on June 9, 2009 by musicmuleblog

She Keeps Bees

What? She Keeps Bees, a husband and wife blues rock duo from Brooklyn. This is the first of four FREE Wednesday shows brought to you buy those nice guys at The Local. Read on to find out about great support act Katie Stelmanis too. For Fans Of: The White Stripes, Smoke Fairies, Richard Hawley. Continue reading