We went to Brew at the Bog festival in Inverness earlier this month, and made a load of videos of people singing great songs including Kitty the Lion and friends, Stuart Nelson of He Slept on 57 wearing a fetching frog poncho, and Ben from Open Swimmer in a barn (click on the names to watch em!). We also compiled this wee film of campsite goings-on, which is just a lot of drunk people forgetting their lines and having fun. Preeeettty funny! Have a swatch.
OK you monkeys! The M1LK birthday party is creeping ever closer and the bands are raring to go. It is still sold out. It is going to be special. If you’ve been living in a cave for the past month, we are reforming three of the ultimate missing bands, on the same stage for one night only: Drive-By Argument, Jocasta Sleeps and Theatre Fall. Eep.
You can win TWO TICKETS to the show on Wednesday 6th June in a competition announced last week by Foreign Thoughts Radio Show on Subcity (listen back to the show here - we were guests, and there were some bloody lovely acoustic performances by DBA and Jocasta). All you have to do is come up with a song title for a brand spanking new Drive-By Argument song. Post your entry on the Foreign Thoughts facebook wall.
Here are the entries so far:
We only broke up so we could get back together.
Me Gusta La Attractive Femme
My Initiative Lacks Kerosene (MILK)
Looks like Belty works at the Drive-thru
Ross Coll, A 21st Century Hugh Hefner
Hannah Currie, the hottest dish for Glasgow since tikka masala
Laura is Daria’s twin sister with an antithesis personality
Toni Malyn is the happy little smurf
The distance between you and I ain’t fucking long enough
A Crazy Thing Called Life
Beyond the Wall of Sleep
Who Lost Their Islets of Langerhan
Mouse Meets The Big Cheese
Cry Like No-ones Watching You (while watching the last episode of House)
At midnight, lions are found on atlas skye
There’s still time to get yer entries in to be in with a chance of joining us at the show. Go go go!
What a show last night! All the bands blew us away - please check them out, especially Library Voices all the way from Canada who had everybody transfixed on their energetic live show! Absolutely loved Queen Jane too - hopefully some of you snapped up a copy of their free EP - and Vigo Thieves were tighter than a… anyway.
The Xcerts finished things off beautifully with a belter of a DJ set for their aftershow party. As usual, we were not happy when lights went up. More photos here.
Here’s our next show. Wednesday 16th May (THAT’S NEXT WEDNESDAY OMG) with the faaaaaabulous Vigo Thieves, Library Voices all the way from Canada, Queen Jane all the way from Cumbernauld, and only The XCERTS fresh from their headline show at the Garage, popping over to Flat 0/1 for their official aftershow party and a banging DJ set. We canny wait. Let the Frosty’s flow. All the details here.
Photos from our wee trip up north to Brew at the Bog are now on our Facebook page! First festival of the year and it was an absolute belter. Kind and welcoming hosts, fantastic live bands, a very cold farm but a lovely warm atmosphere… and a hella lotta Brewdog. Have a swatch here. Videos coming soon!