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Superorganism – Live in Store and Signing at Pie&Vinyl

6:00pm, Saturday October 27th 2018 - Inside the shop

We are delighted to welcome the incredible SUPERORGANISM to the shop, for a super intimate stripped back in store performance!

The 8 piece, (it’s gonna be a squeeze) will be playing songs from their amazing self titled debut album, released on Domino Records. All whilst you chomp on a pie or two.

When? – 6:00pm, Saturday October 27th 2018

How much is it? – Free Entry – Yep, yep!

Where? – At Pie&Vinyl, your friendly Independent Record Shop.

… but only to the first 52 (- 8 band members) odd people. (on a first come first served (let in) basis:) GET DOWN AND QUEUE FOR THIS ONE EARLY to avoid disappointing disappointment.

*OR* Don’t queue and pre order the new album using our online virtual record shop. By doing this you will receive priority and guaranteed entry into the store for this show. 

Please order HERE (either limited colour or black LP will get you a spot)

We will send you an e mail with some instructions on collecting your record and securing the best spots in the shop near to the event. 

We will also have a limited ‘Something for your P.I.E’ – Leek, Potato and Cheddar available, with the filling chosen by the band themselves. 

They’ll also be playing at the Pyramids venue later that evening. Grab some tickets HERE

See you there!!!

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Thanks for your support!

More on the new record below.

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Superorganism, The eight piece band – a sprawling, multi-limbed collection of international musicians and pop culture junkies who have been shortlisted in the BBC ‘Sound Of’ and VEVO ‘dscvr’ polls among others.

Self-produced, written and recorded in the east London house-stroke-studio-stroke band HQ they all share together (imagine a squat version of the Brill Building, or a lo-fi, DIY take on Max Martin’s Cheiron studio), ‘Superorganism’ is a spectacularly confident debut record that beams with a sense of wonky fun, a kaleidoscopic riot of sound and visuals.

Influenced by the world-building depth of artists like Devo, Beck and The Avalanches, Superorganism soundtracks the band’s rapid trajectory from shared house side project to global audiovisual powerhouse and features previous singles ‘Something For Your M.I.N.D.’ and ‘It’s All Good / Nobody Cares’ as well as their single ‘Everybody Wants To Be Famous’.

Pie&Vinyl X Mr.Foots Sofa Loafing Sundays

Sunday, 28th October from 7pm. FREE ENTRY Pie and Beer specials...

From 7pm Sunday 28th October (This will be a monthly event)

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Pie & Craft Ale special on the night.

insta: @mr.foot

Check some mixes here:

https://www.mixcloud.com/zarzwela/

A vinyl odyssey provided by veteran disc jockey Mr.Foot & his collection of over 30yrs. A mixture of electronica, dub, world, oddities & general sofa loafing beats for your alternative to Sunday night TV. Featuring album specials, pies & craft ale, sub genre investigations, occasional guest spinners & live sets.

Grab a pie, and a tin of beer – and let Mr.Foot soothe your Sunday! MRFOOTvsPIEVINYLcopy

 

 

 

 

Pie&Vinyl Presents: (XMAS) SHOPPING with support from Demons, Dad Hair and Oh San Deul

Monday 3rd December, Doors at 7pm

What? : XMAS SHOPPING with support from Demons, Dad Hair and Oh San Deul

When? : Monday, December 3rd – Doors at 7pm

How much mate? : £8 TOD or limited tickets at HERE

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At last! (We have been close so many time…) MERRY CHRISTMAS! We are pleased as mulled punch to announce that long term faves SHOPPING will be performing for us at The Loft on Monday 3rd December. Expect to be gifted with a plethora of punk-funk mutant disco gems that work your head, heart and ass in equal measures!

Forming in London in 2012 they made an immediate impact on the scene with their propulsive live show, taking influence from the fractured grooves of post-punk luminaries such as ESG, Gang of Four, Au Pairs, etc. Their debut ‘Consumer Complaints’ landed in late 2013, self-released via their own MILK imprint it earnt them rave reviews, extensive radio play and the attention of Fat Cat Records (Honeyblood, TRAAMS, Animal Collective, U.S. Girls, Frightened Rabbit, No Age, Sigur Ros).

Fat Cat released their 2nd effort ‘Why Choose’ in 2015 where they refined their approach to sound, rhythm and social critique gaining them new fans over the pond. They released their 3rd album ‘The Official Body’ this year again via Fat Cat. A result of sessions with the legendary Edwyn Collins at his studio in the Scottish highlands the work has been lapped up by fans and critics alike, allowing the band to tour extensively across the US. Expect to see it feature heavily on the end of year lists.

Support comes from:

DEMONS – Southsea psych overlords, they match Sabbath heaviness with the rhythmic propulsions of Fela Kuti & CAN. A long-standing jewel in Southsea’s musical crown.

DAD HAIR – Noisy, unhinged yet melodic sorts formed from the remnants of Southsea act Red Seals. Melding elements of alternative rock (the good sort!), gothic post punk, garage and noise they deliver an intense barrage of sound of the scathing and soothing varieties.

OH SAN DEUL – The latest project from Alexander Luke O’Toole. His previous work as SACHA for Pie&Vinyl Records was fragile, bewitching and strangely humorous. Always a maverick, expect the unexpected but it expect it to be wonderful and utterly unique.

 

Tickets are £8 and can be bought in advance (which we would advise!) from wegottickets. As we are being super generous and putting 4 acts on the bill for you doors are at 7pm so get down early! See you there! 

Big Thanks to Skever for the incredibly festive poster – look out for them around town

FB event here:

REVIEWS FOR THE OFFICIAL BODY

‘The third record from the UK trio wrangles their elastic, post-punk spirit into an urgency that feels bonded to the present. It makes for songs that are as mesmerizing as they are exhilarating.’ – Pitchfork, 8.1/10

‘The Official Body is the sound of a band pushing themselves forward towards a wider scope of themselves. Fast moving, thoughtful, dreamy post-punk with a social conscience that keeps the listener on their feet. Another great album from one of the UK’s best underground talents.’ – Drowned In Sound, 8/10

‘This is a record to dance to, but it’s also a record to help you question the world around you. Shopping will be fuelling the revolution one cowbell donk at a time.’ – NME

‘An itchy, infectious return, ‘The Official Body’ presents puzzles without solutions, a never-ending maze that pulls you sharply around it each corner. A dazzlingly creative effort, it might well be SHOPPING’s most complete, concise, and fascinating release yet.’ – CLASH, 8/10

‘Tightly compressed and structurally flab-free, these ten songs flirt with a hip twitching form of primitive disco. This is overlaid with the sharp guitar lines of The Cure (‘Asking For A Friend’), ’80s dark wave synth (‘Wild Child’), and tantalising signposts to dub (‘New Values’). If they are disposable then they share X-Ray Spex’s view of consumerism, countering the artifice with songs that are defiantly alive.’ – Loud And Quiet, 8/10

‘The juxtaposition between weighty lyrical themes and musical buoyancy is cathartic. Simultaneously of its time while managing to sound like a classic, The Official Body is a healing experience; there is light in the darkness. Shopping teach us that, even when we’re dealing with the imploding world around us, it’s still OK to dance.’ – The Skinny, 5*