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Review: Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains + Ed Bagira, Hoxton Bar and Grill, Feb 10th 2009.

Posted in Gig Pictures, Gigs, Music Reviews with tags , , , on February 11, 2009 by musicmuleblog

Ed Bagira, Hoxton B&G, Feb 10th 09

On a couple of occassions recently I’ve come away from gigs debating whether I preferred the unknown support band or the one I actually bought the ticket to see. A good advertisement for the healthy state of the London music scene at the moment and a fine reward for simply getting to a show early.

Tonight it happens again when I’m blown away by the Josef K meets Television meets Nirvana post-punk of ‘Ed Bagira’. Frontman Chris’ slight figure still manages to cut a good presence and his vocal style is a delicate balance between singing and timely, throaty growls. The three piece lineup of guitar, bass and drums provide that tight, direct sound that served bands like Nirvana so well. They can play some too, swapping instruments for a song mid set and showing no loss of fluency for another well worked jam of a song. I’m unsure whether the band had any input for it but the McDonalds ridiculing slideshow going on in the background of their set served as an amusing focus of attention for times when your eyes wanted to wander a little even if your ears were still very much engaged. Continue reading

Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains, Water Rats, Feb 7th

Posted in Gigs, Tickets, Tracks with tags , , , on February 3, 2009 by musicmuleblog

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What? Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains

Sebastien Grainger, best known as drummer from electronic duo DFA 1979 returns to our attention and it sounds like he may exceed the achievements of his former band.

When? Saturday Feb 7th  or if like me you can’t make this show, how about this one?

Where? Water Rats, Kings X.

How Much? £7.50

Tickets? wegottickets

Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains – By Cover Of Night (Fire Fight)

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Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains, Hoxton Bar & Grill, Feb 10th

Posted in Gigs, Tickets with tags , , , on January 20, 2009 by musicmuleblog

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What? Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains

Sebastien Grainger, best known as drummer from electronic duo DFA 1979 returns to our attention and it sounds like he may exceed the achievements of his former band. He’s here for a string of dates in February but I’ve picked out the one below. See his myspace for more.

When? Tues Feb 10th

Where? Hoxton Bar and Grill, Shoreditch.

How Much? £7.50

Tickets? ticketweb

Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains – By Cover Of Night (Fire Fight)