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WIN: Oxbow At Union Chapel Tickets
Laurie Tuffrey , October 1st, 2012 12:59

Experimental quartet Oxbow are recruiting a full-blown orchestra for a limited run of shows - enter our competition to win a pair of tickets below

Avant garde San Franciscan rockers Oxbow are reining in their abrasiveness for one night and one night only (ahem, as well as their shows at Supersonic, Paris and Brussels) in a special performance at the Union Chapel, London on October 22. The Oxbow Orchestra will have the band’s Niko Wenner and Eugene S. Robinson performing songs from their catalogue with string, woodwind and brass sections and operatic backing vocals.

Drone doom tuba band (perhaps the greatest possible grouping of four words) Ore, comprising tuba players Stuart Estell and Sam Underwood, are supporting and playing in the orchestra.

The event comes ahead of Oxbow’s new album, their ninth, Thin Black Duke, set for release next year.

We’ve got a pair of tickets to give away to the gig. To be in with a chance of winning, just e-mail your answer to following question to, with OXBOW in the subject line, by midday Monday October 15. To read the Quietus Competition terms & conditions, click here.

Q: Oxbow is the name for a type of lake, but which of these is not a type of lake?

A. Endorheic
B. Periglacial
C. Eolic
D. Pyrrhic