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Phoenix, AZ – Rhythm Room – KIKAGAKU MORU + THE MYRRORS – Wednesday September 20th 2016

I knew I had to find something special for my first DJ set in America and here it is! It’s a rare American show for cult Japanese pscyhedelisists Kikagaku Moru whose communal-styled freak-folk rock jams invoke the sprits of all … Continue reading

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Huddersfield – Arcade Beers – MELANIE O’DUBHSLAINE + EMBLA QUICKBEAM + CORE OF THE COALMAN – Thursday 30th June 2016

Core Ist Das? presents a night of noise in the basement of a Huddersfield beer shop. Arcade Beers is at 6 Station Street, Huddersfield, just off the main square outside Huddersfield Train Station at 6, Station Street (on the side … Continue reading

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Hebden Bridge – Nutclough Tavern – SUZUKI JUNZO + JUMBLE HOLE CLOUGH – Friday 17th June 2016

I’ll be DJing at this wonderful event, arranged by the Nutclough themselves. Japen’s wonderful psychedelic troubadour really should need no introduction on here by now but just in case here he is: Support comes from the evergreen enigma of Jumble … Continue reading

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Shipley – Triangle – Ned Netherwood (Radiophonic Workshop book reading & DJ set) – Friday 29th April 2016

Oh bloody hell, I’m doing a gig and I’m the actual attraction rather than the promoter! The Triangle is a beer shop and art gallery in Shipley, Bradford with a fantastic global range of high quality beers. They’ve hosted exhibitions … Continue reading

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Leeds – Chunk – CHICALOYOH + CHEVAL SCINTILLANTES + MARLO EGGPLANT – Thursday 7th April 2016

Was Ist Das? is teaming up with our dear friend Russell (aka Girl Sweat) to promote a show in Leeds under the banner of SWEAT IST DAS! CHICALOYOH: French artist Alice Dourlen makes music that is strange, dark and beautiful. … Continue reading

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THE END (of Chapter 1)

Was Ist Das? gigs in the Calder Valley came to an end last night in a blaze of noise, folk and menstrual incense. I declined to make a speech last night because it was all too much but it has … Continue reading

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Hebden Bridge – Inkfolk – SKULLFLOWER + ANDREW KING + TOR INNOCATION BAND – Sunday 6th December 2015

The final Was Ist Das? gig before I emigrate to America and there’s only one way to go out….with a bang. Formed in 1987, they emerged from the Broken Flag noise scene but with a sound far more guitar-driven than … Continue reading

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