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Aidan Moffat To Play Klub Gutenberg!
The Quietus , January 17th, 2012 10:14

Tickets on sale for February bash

Last year, the first instalments of Klub Gutenberg saw musical appearances from Luke Haines and top Jonathan Richman covers group The Modern Ovens. Now it's time to let you know who'll be kicking off the 2012 series. Aidan Moffat has been a friend of The Quietus since we founded the website in 2008. In the role of Uncle Agony Aidan he dished out solutions to the sexual and emotional troubles of our readers. We also took him UFO-hunting and asked him to review Katie Perry live but perhaps his most striking piece of writing was his close lyrical analysis of Adele's 'Someone Like You', which, it's fair to say, upset some of her more sensitive fans on the internet. We therefore felt it was high time that we actually got Aidan to do something musical for us. So, on 8 February, he’s travelling down from Glasgow for a one-off solo performance of songs and stories at Klub Gutenberg – the monthly night co-hosted by The Quietus and Rough Trade Books at Islington's Old Queen's Head. Aidan's Adele duet remains to be confirmed. You can buy tickets for Aidan Moffat at Klub Gutenberg here. The rest of the February Gütenberg bill is awaiting confirmation, but will feature a speaker in the Klüb tradition of Sheffield University’s Professor Tim Birkhead on duck genitalia and The Word magazine’s Andrew Harrison on the dietary habits of Siouxsie Sioux and Tiny Tempah.