We’re ‘aving a party to get us in ye olde Christmas spirit. The flat is decked out in the tackiest Christmas decorations we can find, the Frosty Jack’s is on the stove (glass of heated cider anyone?), and the Christmas cookies are in the oven.
MILK die-hards will remember THE DIRTY BEGGARS from our first ever show - they play upbeat, rollicking country-rock and bluegrass music that will have you swinging from the chandeliers. Comprised of fiddle, banjo, double bass, guitar and harmonica, their energetic set provides the soundtrack for a right good knees up, which is just what we need in the cold winter months. They recently returned from a substantial tour of the states and they’re raring to go for their last Scottish show of the year.
JOE BLACK is frontman of Glasgow folk-pop band Washington Irving, whose previous headline show at Flat 0/1 during Fresher’s week takes pride of place in our milky memories. He’s bringing a stock of WI songs that’ll have your heart melting into your boots and your feet stomping uncontrollably, creating a big melty puddle of love.
Just to warm your cockles that little bit extra, we’ve commissioned a choir for the evening to see you through the doors. ACHOIRED TASTE will be performing a mix of pop tunes and Christmas carols while you munch on free biscuits and get ready for the night ahead. As always, there’ll be made-to-order pink/mint/white russians, a photographer capturing all the action, visuals to satisfy your eyeballs, and DJ Doug Wilson keeping your feet moving till 3am.
Time to feed from the flamboyant flesh of Flat 0/1 for another healthy dose of MILK on Wed 7th December. We’re going all heavy for winter (HEAVY GID) with this double-whammy:
HEY ENEMY are loud, visceral, awesome and a bit scary sometimes. Home-grown punk rock delivered with a sick sense of humour (our favourite kind). Stick your face down with Sellotape because there’s a good chance their wall of noise will blow it right off. Vic Galloway said this: “Terrifying Tayside Trio turn up the guitars loud, then turn them up some more… and when you think they’re loud enough, they turn them up just that little bit extra!”
WeCameFromWolves caught our eye supporting Vukovi at their sold-out EP launch and oh f*cking gawd they are great. Big choruses and catchy hooks that are perfect to bang your head to, reminiscent of big playaz like Biffy Clyro. It’s likely we’ll see them going in the same direction soon (arenas and worldwide kudos, not X Factor Christmas single) so catch them in our teensy flat while you still can.
To top things off and make your head froth like a fresh pint of Frosty Jacks, we have a DJ battle between Fantastic Man (David Weaver of Detour fame and Iain Stewart of Bronto Skylift) and Glasgow PodcART (head honcho Halina Rifai and Kirstin Lynn, that mental drummer from Pooch). The former are known for mixing heavy metal with ultimate cheese-pop, and the latter for their genuinely great taste in music and love of big dance beats. They have promised dressing gowns and swimwear. A delight for your eyes, ears, and private parts. Things are gonna get sweaty so come get warm with us.
The d-d-drill for the rest of the evening is as per: 75p Frosty Jack’s, cheap vodka and Mad Dog, free cookies, made-to-order pink/mint/white russians, a photographer capturing all the action, doors at 9pm and dancing till 3am.