July 20th, 2006

nothing on the television again

All your anti-folking favourites

Spending time in tiny gig venues in Camden at the height of a disgusting London summer seems like an act of insanity, but there are moments when it’s worth it. Last night was one such occasion, as the UK Anti-Folk special rolled in to the Barfly in Camden – and as that particular venue happens to be air conditioned as well, and therefore more comfortable than my flat in Walthamstow even at high capacity, it’s a double boon.

British anti-folk appears to be beating a peculiar path of its own these days, in much the same manner that sixties psychedelia varied enormously on both continents. Collapse )



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