Damnably July Newslaughter

Hi There!

Damnably joins a host of great indie labels at Spitalfields market from 11am to 5pm on July 13th with Smallgang & Former Utopia selling our wears-including some new as yet unreleased items, signed copies of Chris Brokaw’s ‘Gambler’s Ecstasy’, Tote Bags, T-Shirts and Tickets for a couple gigs too. Be sure to come down to the stall for a special announcement!


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Shonen Knife have been announced as the music guest for AYACON 2013 (Sold Out), plus the band play the John Peel Centre, Sheffield Queens Social Club
and a special concert at Dingwalls in Camden, London that ticketholders will pick the set for from a total of 118 of the band’s songs.

The band also play Incubate, Tokyo Crazy Kawai and Camera Japan Festivals and a lot of cities they have never played before.

Shonen Knife European Tour 2013

16 Aug 2013       UK – Coventry, AYACON (SOLD OUT)
06 Sep 2013     UK – Sheffield, Queens Social Club
07 Sep 2013       UK – Stowmarket, John Peel Centre For Creative Arts
11 Sep 2013      DE –  Cologne, King Georg  
14 Sep 2013      HR – Zagreb, Culture Factory
15 Sep 2013        AT – Vienna, Chelsea
16 Sep 2013        SK – Bratislava, KC Dunaj
17 Sep 2013        HU – Budapest, Durer Kert
18 Sep 2013      CZ – Prague, 007′
19 Sep 2013      DE –  Nurnberg, K4
20 Sep 2013      CH – Zug, Galvanik
21 Sep 2013        FR – Paris, Tokyo Crazy Kawaii Festival
22 Sep 2013      NL – Tilburg, Incubate Festival
25 Sep 2013      BE – Opwijk, Nijdrop
26 Sep 2013     NL – Rotterdam, ‘Camera Japan’ Festival
27 Sep 2013       NL – Utrecht, dB’s
28 Sep 2013        BE – Namur, Belvedere
29 Sep 2013        UK – London, Dingwalls  


COME had a super tour in Europe are now in North America touring and details are here

Bored Spies just toured the UK with smallgang and are now to hook up with Batimore’s Golden Gurls for a West Coast tour this August.

 Damnably Gigs

July 2nd Damnably FREE show w/ Amatorski (Belgium) London debut with smallgang,  Damnably DJ’s + Special Guests TBA
Amatorski recently described as “the best Belgian act
around at the moment” by The Guardian(UK), and smallgang are known as one of the most interesting London bands about at the moment.

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Sept 22 Former Utopia play Tilburg’s Incubate festival
Sept 29 Damnably Presents…Shonen Knife *Fan-Voted Setlist

11 Middle Yard
London, UK NW1 8AB [map]
7:00pm 16+


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Shonen Knife return to play London at Camden’s Dingwalls as part of their European tour on September 29th!
And to make this show extra special, the band will play a set made entirely of songs voted for by YOU!
As you can imagine after 30 years, 18 albums and more than 900 shows, Shonen Knife have a considerable amount of songs.
From pop to punk to hard rock to Cat themed.

As a thank you to all your continued support, the band want to hear from you, and this is the chance to tell the band which songs you want to hear from them most!

Each ticket holder will receive a link and login details to vote for the setlist they most want to hear on the night.

Tickets will go on sale Friday 28th June and ticket holders voting will begin on Friday 29th July for one month.

Damnably Releases

American Werewolf Academy are to release a new 7’ called ‘edge Of The Bed’ hopefully in time for ‘Indie Label Market’


AWA also have a 100% analogue album coming too that will literally Rock Your Socks Off!

Joel R L Phelps & the Downer Trio release ‘Gala’, their first release for almost a decade.
Joel was a founding member of the legendary US band ‘Silkworm’ and went on to release 5 fantastic albums with the downer trio. 12XU
releases ‘Gala’ in the US on Vinyl.

Lazarus Clamp & Smallgang are mixing their 6th and 2nd albums respectively with those coming out in early 2014 no doubt.

Finally, Damnably Towers have capitulated to the powers that be so please  email us before sending anything after July.

thank you for reading!

Team Damnably