We’ve got some Thread Pulls + E+S=B and some Teatronik + Gentle Boy tickets to be won, courtesy of your pals down at The Joinery.
Saturday 10th Sept: Thread Pulls & E+S=B, 8PM €8 BYOB
Thread Pulls are part rock band, stripped back to a core of drums and bass. Skewed grooves anchor their hypnotic proto-disco sound – kick-drum centred and sub-bass heavy. Roughly cut vocal layers and eastern trumpet-echoes coupling solar-synth-drones bring to mind early elements of future sounds. Having acquired a considerable reputation for their raw, energetic live shows and limited EP releases, they released their debut album New Thoughts to critical acclaim at home and abroad on Irish independent label OSAKA recordings at the end of 2010, followed by extensive touring in Ireland, UK, Europe and Scandinavia.
With echoes of Sheffield’s most prolific sound processers Cabaret Voltaire and the complex polyrhythms and repetitive dance styles of New York’s ESG, New Thoughts gestated and grew from extensive live shows often in galleries and warehouses in Dublin.
European Sensoria Band are:
Fergus Cullen – Bass Clarinet, Clarinet, Guitar, Keyboard
Anthony Carroll – Bass, Keyboard
Dave Carroll – Drums
Friday 16th Sept: Teatronik + Gentle Boy, 8PM €8 BYOB
TeaTronik combine live instrumentation, vocals and real world sounds with computer generated beats and instruments to create a sound that is polyrhythmic, atmospheric, melodic and organic. Their style takes it’s influence from many disparate genres such as classical, electronica, drum n’ bass, alternative, folk, soundtrack, glitch and electroacoustic.
To enter, simply send a quick email email@example.com with JOINERYTICKETSPLEASE as the subject & including your real name & your thumped.com username, as is traditional, by midnight on Thursday 8th September.