Welcome to our weekly round-up of shows happening in the grand concert halls, dimly lit basements, airy cafe’s and grimy sweatboxes across the UK and Ireland, although we have to admit this week it is, unintentionally, all about London. All acts featured come with the Best Fit ‘Seal Of Approval’ so you can be assured that your hard earned cash will be well spent. To tempt your wallets this week we’ve gathered dates from the likes of Drop Out Venus, Dan Deacon and The Beach Boys.
Deep Time @ The Lexington, London 21/09
Previously known to you and I as YellowFever, Austin duo Jennifer Moore and Adam Jones released their twisted, post-punk, pop full length as Deep Time via Sub Pop imprint Hardly Art in July.
Best Friends, BITCHES, Colours & Omi Palone @ The Brixton Windmill, London 22/09
The Brixton Windmill offers up an incredible all day line-up bursting at the seams with gnarly Sheffield born California inspired surf pop, killer deadpan melodies and a BBQ.
Tickets are available on the door. RSVP via Facebook. Check out more about the ‘Nothing Bad Will Ever Happen’ all day-er here.
Drop Out Venus @ Madame JoJos, London 25/09
Our favourite Deptford trio’s double A-side single ‘Elastic Teen Rent/I Kill Foxes’ is due out via Dirty Bingo Records very soon but as anyone who as already seen them in the flesh will know, their live shows are what it is all about.
Mark Stewart & Factory Floor @ The Village Underground, London 26/09
Post industrial experimentalist Factory Floor and The Pop Group founder Mark Stewart promise an evening of austere yet warm beats and just about every pop culture reference you can think of.
Dan Deacon @ The Scala, London 26/09
There is probably nothing that Baltimore’s Dan Deacon has not done. He’s been busy scoring Francis Ford Coppola movies, writing his own classical masterpieces and remixing tween-pop songs but he’s kindly decided to take a moment to grace us with his sonic presence.
Ja Ja Ja presents Sandra Kolstad, Phantom and The White Album @ The Lexington, London 27/09
Our favourite nordic affair is back, and we can’t bloomin’ wait.
peace & Temples @ The Barfly, London 27/09
Birmingham’s finest are set to invade Camden for the buzziest show of the week.
The Beach Boys @ Royal Albert Hall 27/09
The jangly surf pop vibes inspired by these 60s legends is pretty ubiquitous in this gig guide alone, not to mention the general musical landscape at the moment, so we can’t imagine anything better than going back to the source. We’ll be praying it still sounds as good.