"It’s an idiot savant record, lovely, well balanced pop bristling under the surface of what seems to be something that was put together in a shed over the weekend and recorded onto a Dictaphone wielded by a sugared-up toddler." - Dara Higgins on Skelocrats' Whip Crack Away.
Rather than wait 20 years for the Dictionary Crimes retrospective tour you can see Mumblin' Deaf Ro play it live in its entirety at a 'Choice Music Prize warmup' gig in The Grand Social on 1st March.
No Monster Club will be joined by Tieranniesaur, Panda Kid and Skelocrats for a BYOB gig at Prussia Street Community Arts on Friday December 7th.
The first 10 bands have been announced for Popical Island's 5th all dayer which takes place on Saturday December 19th
Popicalia returns to Leeson Street this Saturday for a gig with So Cow, No Monster Club & new Popical Island supergroup Skelocrats.
"It’s a feat of songwriting to get all the information across in that limited amount of time, to cram a verse AND a chorus and maybe a middle eight in there too. And all played on equipment that sounds like it’s held together with gaffer tape and covered with smears of jam."
19 bands from the Popical Island crew take over Whelan's on Saturday 7th July for the launch of the third - and final - Popical Island compilation CD.