The merry Southern elves are set to travel north at the end of the month (please insert Game of Thrones jokes here) for the incredible Fat Out Fest. Hosted by the excellent Manchester promoters Fat Out Til You Pass Out and taking place at the Islington Millover in Salford they’ve allowed a minor takeover from the Southern team as we set up shop to peddle our wares.
Taking place over two days on the 25-26 August and featuring no less than Lydia Lunch, Jarboe and Mister Alexander Tucker who has now twice graced our Latitudes series as well as a whole host of local bands we are ecstatic to be invited to run our stall whilst listening to an incredible bunch of artists. We’ll be bringing along a range of goodies for you to buy and quite possibly coming up with some wonderful deals as well…. what they are, well, you’ll just have to turn up to find out!
Tickets are on sale now – just £15 for a day pass or £25 for the weekend. For over 30 bands that’s a silly price, but don’t complain- just get your ticket whilst you can!
We are delighted to announce the release date for our next Latitudes session, a recording by the very wonderful duo Grumbling Fur. Featuring two of our favourite people and musicians, Alexander Tucker and Daniel O’Sullivan. Both of these gentlemen have graced the series previously – Daniel with his Victorian prog-synth band Miasma And The Carousel Of Headless Horses, and Alexander with Ginnugagap, a solo session, and a guest appearance on a forthcoming set from Bardo Pond.
We have long held a flame for Furrier, the Grumbling Fur album on the icy cool Aurora Borealis label. We quickly invited them for a session – but with little expectation of anything happening in the near future. This was a group whose members define the word prolific – O’Sullivan himself had at least four bands on the go at the time. Still, we’re nothing if not Continue reading →