Fleeing from Pigeons Records

A record label and blog from the same idiot that gave you Bearded Magazine

DJing – 29 April – London

If anyone needs an excuse to go to a wonderful Let’s go Baboon show, I will, in the words of Richard Curtis writing an awful screenplay for a boat-based pirate radio film, spinning some records at The Half Moon in Herne Hill (near Brixton, London) on 29 April. The remit is folky, but expect a bit of a mix of the weird and wonderful… including a Postman Pat b-side.

The details for the show are:

Let’s go baboon presents…
Wednesday 29th April 2009 at The Half Moon, Herne Hill

DANNY GEORGE WILSON
THE DIAMOND FAMILY ARCHIVE
CITIZEN HELENE & THE RACISTS
WOODPECKER WOOLIAMS
DJ: Gareth Main (Bearded Magazine / Fleeing from Pigeons Records)

7.45pm
£3 advance (www.wegottickets.com) / £4 Door
The Half Moon, 10 Half Moon Lane, London, SE24 9HU, 020 7274 2733

Danny George Wilsonwww.myspace.com/dannygeorgewilson
Danny George Wilson has spent the past decade as singer, guitarist and one half of the sibling songwriting team behind the celebrated UK band, GRAND DRIVE and released one of the finest albums of 2008, DANNY AND THE CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD, on Loose records.  Danny writes and performs simply beautiful tunes, and is a compelling act live.

‘A soulful songwriter who sings with immense, gentle strength’ – MOJO
‘Wistful, elegaic, summery and all round gorgeous’ AMERICANA-UK

The Diamond Family Archivewww.myspace.com/thediamondfamilyarchive
The Diamond Family Archive is the delightfully experimental yet always melodic act of Laurence Collyer. Crossing the haunted soul of Lambchop with the quiet folk sweetness of Mark Hollis. A hushed vocal delivery backed by a beguiling mix of electronica and traditional instruments to devastating effect.

“Strange and tender songs built around layered loops of live guitar, lap steel and electronica. Leftfield, oddball and gorgeous, a beautiful and fragile noise and sublime lo-fi melancholia”- Stolen Recordings

Citizen Helenewww.myspace.com/citizenhelene
We welcome Citizen Helene as our showcase act for the evening. So convinced we are of her potential, we included stand out track P.S I Don’t Love You, on the first Let’s go baboon compilation. Citizen Helene is a genuine talent, Beach Boys-esque harmonies drift beguilingly over a plaintive acoustic backdrop to remarkable effect. Live, Citizen Helene is joined by her a girl group called The Racists…

Woodpecker Wooliamswww.myspace.com/woodpeckerwooliams
We are charmed and delighted to welcome Woodpecker Wooliams, an enchanting ethereal folk act featuring clarinets, harmonium, whistles, omnichord, bells, recorders, woodblocks, celtic harp… She recently performed a stunning live session on BBC Radio Devon. Woodpecker Wooliams is signed to Autumn Ferment Records, a label ‘dedicated to foraging the musical hedgerows for unique and captivating music’… marvellous.

DJ: Gareth Main (Bearded Magazine / Fleeing from Pigeons Records)
www.beardedmagazine.co.uk

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2 Responses

  1. SM says:

    “Postman Pat b-side”

    That’ll be the Ted Glenn song then?

  2. Gareth Main says:

    Bah! That means I can’t drop the Ted Glenn bomb on the unsuspecting London public…

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