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OFFLINE #36, Brixton JAMM - CHRISTMAS PARTY
Big Christmas Party, Thursday 21st Dec 2006
With Tom Robinson, Morton Valence, The Molotovs, Naked Poet and more!
Vic opens up the Cabaret Hour.
SPINMASTER PLANTPOT, giving it large with his, "punky shouting, melancholy ballads, street poetry and non-jokes."
RITCHIE SCURVEY, Parbold's Premier Punk Poet, dishes out some att-i-chood.
MIKE FREEDMAN put in another fine and witty set.
Offline regular RHIANN EDWARDS in action.
Balloon action in the front room.
Basque poet ERNESTO SAREZALE, aka 'The Naked Poet.'
...and he certainly lived up to his name!
Helen McCookeryBook on the main stage.
Acclaimed as the rockabilly barons of Dorset, THE HIGHTOWN CROWS put on a fantastic show.
THE HIGHTOWN CROWS.
Check out the suitcase bass drum!
LD RUDEBOY on the decks in the front room.
Helen and Eme.
We were delighted to welcome back Morton Valence.
Special guest star TOM ROBINSON was an absolute highlight of the night.
Tom's fabulous set included the '2-4-6-8 Motorway,' 'Glad to be gay' and the beautiful, 'War Baby'.
Suitably well oiled after a generous period of pre-gig drinking, Offline favourites, THE MOLOTOVS rocked the place.
Dancing to the Molotovs.
The Molotovs doing their thang.
Digging the band.
The balloon stall/cake shop did brisk business all night. Bee's banana cake was a treat (and much appreciated by Tom Robinson!).
Front room dancing.
4am in the front room. Time for bed!
THURS DEC 21st CHRISTMAS PARTY Brixton JAMM
8pm-4am. 261, Brixton Rd, Brixton, London SW9.
Nearest tubes: Brixton, Oval, Stockwell
Bumper Christmas party. Get there early!
VERY SPECIAL GUEST:
Legendary leader of new wave icons the TOM ROBINSON BAND (2-4-6-8 Motorway, 'Sing If You're Glad To Be Gay' and 'War Baby') and BBC6 DJ.
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Welcome return of the electronic popmeisters!
"At last: electronica with substance!" Sounds XP
"irresistibly infectious... the audience were utterly entranced" The Times Online
"The most intriguing band on these shores" The Metro
"A bubbling undercurrent of chaos covering Django Reindhart to the Aphex Twin"
THE HIGHTOWN CROWS
"The Hightown Crows broken bottleneck blues sound with a country twist, raw rock and roll from a fly-blown chickenshack somewhere in Dorset....the rockabilly barons of Dorset"
Now a solo artist with a fab new album, Helen once led the famous Brighton punks The Chefs and recorded with John Peel favourites, Helen and the Horns.
MASSIVE FESTIVE FEAST OF CABARET, COMEDY, POETS AND STAND UP
CABARET HOUR WITH VIC LAMBRUSCO
'Abrasive political comedy' - Time Out
Comic piquancy - Independent
Urban verse with a hard edge- Observer
with RITCHIE SCURVEY, Parbold's Premier Punk Poet, RHIANN EDWARDS, MIKE FREEDMAN
"the new punk.....he unleashes torrents of punkapella, with the wrath of a monkey who's just had his last banana stolen"
"plantpot crosses punky shouting, melancholy ballads, street poetry and non-jokes in what amounts to one of THE entertainment experiences of 2006 and beyond"
Basque cognitive scientist, writer and performance poet performing surreal, erotic and humorous poems in the nude!
PLUS A SHEDLOAD OF TOP DJS!
Including Dubversion (PROD), Editor, Skim, DJ Wrongspeed, LD Rudeboy, bluestreak, isvicthere?, Maggot,
acid priest and DJ Miss Feelgood.
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