Hello Everyone!

We've been pretty busy of late with was 5 tours in 6 weeks, promoting 8 gigs around the UK and hatching an album. Here is the lofi news.

Shonen Knife rocked with smallgang/FU on a 24 date tour of the UK, Ireland and Europe-reaching Tromso at the very tip of Norway and along the way playing with the BMX Bandits in Glasgow for the first time in 20 years. Click HERE for a video of Shonen Knife & the BMX Bandit's playing 'Top Of The World' together in the key of C as an encore. Here is Shonen Knife & smallgang pulling end-of-tour rock faces.

The band also played Belgium for the first time in 19 years, and played a cracking session on Marc Riley's BBC 6 Music show. A limited number of Shonen Knife (new design) T Shirts are left over from the tour and will be on sale in our shop soon. Here is Emi playing the bespoke and beautiful Canopus drums the company kindly sent over for Damnably.

Wussy and American Werewolf Academy at the end of their 2 week debut UK tour-standing outside Damnably Towers which madly slept 8 people for a bit.

Celeb Watch

Wussy from Cincinnati & American Werewolf Academy from Dallas made a load of fans and friends as they toured the UK for the first time, taking in a lot of castles and even the Dr. Who museum, plus Wussy did a session on Mark Riley's BBC6 Music show to boot. Josh T Pearson came along to the Damnably 6th Birthday gig to see Wussy and Megadeath's Marty Friedman, Ginger from the Wildhearts, Gordon Keen of Captain America and Eugene Kelly of the Vasalines all popped up on the Shonen Knife tour.


New Releases

Chris Brokaw's 'Gambler's Ecstasy' album was released to critical acclaim (8.5/10 in The Line Of Best Fit no less) and is available now in our shop, and in all good record stores, and online retailers worldwide. It is a great, heart-excavating album with some very complex and clever songs as well as just being kick ass rocking ones. Chris promises to tour Europe some time in 2013 hopefully with a full band. You can listen to Danny Borracho and Criminals from the album HERE.



Geoff Farina is touring Europe right now, dates are up HERE and just had a super interview and session on Studio Brussel Radio @ HERE

Joel R L Phelps is jetting over to Europe at the end of the month for the first time since 2001. He's just finished recording a new album with the Downer Trio and his tour is up on Here



Damnably has 2 of the greatest gigs coming up at the end of this month.

If you've ever listened to our podcast Radio show you'll know that Bottomless Pit are mega favourites of ours and they are playing their UK debut gig with Sicilian superstars Uzeda, and Damnably house band FU on Nov 28th Upstairs at Vibe Bar then on Nov 29th Scrawl(US), Shannon Wright (US) and (Full Band) & Joel R L Phelps play Cargo.

Most of these acts are over for Shellac's ATP which is now SOLD OUT so this is a perfect opportunity to see some of the best bands in the world playing together for the cheap price of 8 and 12 adv.

Bottomless Pit & Uzeda 28 Nov 12

Damnably Presents...

Bottomless Pit & Uzeda
w/ FU
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Upstairs @ Vibe Bar
91 - 95 Brick Lane London, UK E1 6QL [map]
7:00pm- 18+[Buy Tickets]

Scrawl, Shannon Wright & Joel R. L. Phelps 29 Nov 12

Damnably Presents...

Scrawl, Shannon Wright & Joel R. L. Phelps
Thursday, November 29, 2012
83 Rivington Street London EC2A 3AY [map]
7:00pm- 18+[Buy Tickets]



There are some new live sets streaming on damnably radio right now including Wussy, American Werewolf Academy, Magic Words (Lisa Wussy solo) and smallgang. Click HERE

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