A show for 3 bands from Swedish label Fika Recordings. Only one of the bands is actually Swedish :) There aren't many tickets left so if you wish to come buy one as soon as possible. £6.
Fika Recordings presents three artists from the label; a joint headline show from Tigercats and The Smittens, supported by Fulhäst.
Tigercats are a band from East London who make pop music with guitars, keyboards and drums. Tigercats' singer Duncan played in Esiotrot until suddenly he didn't, and after a respectful interval of ambling around for 18 months he asked his brother Giles to join on bass in a new band. The name Tigercats appeared out of the air and was soon followed by Jonny on drums, Stefan on guitar and Laura on keyboard.
Following the success of their debut album, Isle Of Dogs, we'll be releasing a brand new double a-side 7" single, which'll be available in time for this show!
"Tigercats are a very, very good band. The kind of band that make you want to be a teenager again, so they can be your band." The Sunday Times
"A fine slice of indie-pop" Lauren Laverne, BBC Radio 6 Music
"there's something unconsciously authentic about Tigercats... this could be a band to listen to obsessively" Drowned In Sound
"Their songs betray no alterior motives of forced cool, only an enthusiastic young band in love with making songs. Excellent, alive, and bright." Artrocker
The Smittens are a hard-working, globe-trotting independent American twee pop band from Burlington, Vermont. The band is friends first and open-hearted indiepop revolutionaries after that. Max Andrucki, Colin Clary, Dana Kaplan, Holly Chagnon, and David Zacharis switch up instruments, song-writing, and singing to create catchy, harmonydriven twee ballads, pop anthems, and queer love songs-always brilliantly lyrical, and often brazenly political.
The Smittens have a brand new LP out on Fika Recordings in July, called Believe Me.
Fulhäst is the solo project of Niklas Vestberg, formerly half of the know deceased Moustache Of Insanity (where he was joined by Allo Darlin's Bill Botting). Fulhäst is a one-man, many-gameboy, horror movie bleepfest. His debut release, Down The Deuce, is coming out on Fika on a handmade, gameboy styled, cassette tape.
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