The Quietus - A new rock music and pop culture website

News

Upset The Rhythm February Tour
The Quietus , January 25th, 2012 12:22

Promoters/record label tour the UK with three bands in tow - Gentle Friendly, Way Through and Peepholes

Upset The Rhythm, the crew responsible for some of the capital's best gigs and a host of pleasingly scuzzy releases, are taking their show on the road in early February.

The Kingdom Tour finds them bringing three duos to venues across the UK, with running order shifting from evening to evening.

First is London duo Gentle Friendly [pictured], who write frenetic, cyclical, keyboard-led punk. Also on the line-up are Way Through, a duo described intriguingly as "pastoral punk" and whose debut album Arrow Shower is out now through UTR's record label, and Peepholes, whose Caligula mini-album sits somewhere at the join between heatshocked US synth music and their tourmates' more punky feel.

You can listen to the first track from Way Through's upcoming cassette Enclosure here, entitled 'Visiting Mercia'. Enclosure is due for release through Comfortable On A Tightrope next month, to coincide with the tour dates.

Visiting Mercia by Upset the Rhythm

The full tour dates run as follows:

FEBRUARY
3rd - Brighton, Green Door Store / 7pm / £6
4th - Manchester, Kraak Galler / 8pm / £5
5th - Cardiff, Undertone / 7.30pm / £5
7th - London, Café Oto / 7.30pm / £5
8th - Leeds, Brudenell Social Club / 8pm / £5
9th - Newcastle, Teasy Does It / 8pm / £3
10th - Glasgow, Nice N Sleazy  / 8pm / £5
11th - Leamington Spa, Leamington Assembly / 7pm /£5
12th - Cambridge, The Portland / 8pm / £5.50

If you love our features, news and reviews, please support what we do with a one-off or regular donation. Year-on-year, our corporate advertising is down by around 90% - a figure that threatens to sink The Quietus. Hit this link to find out more and keep on Black Sky Thinking.