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. 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 MONEY, Christopher Owens and Wye Oak.
Wild Beasts @ The Lexington, London 07/12
A warm up for their headline ATP appearance this weekend Wild Beasts will be playing 2011′s dramatic, slow burner Smother in its entirety in the intimate settings of the much beloved Lexington.
Will Dutta @ BFI Southbank, London 07/12
Concert pianist and creative producer Will Dutta is set to launch his incredible, experimental electronic debut Parergon, with collaborations from electronic pioneers Plaid, composer Max De Wardener and sonic artists John Matthias and Neil Grant. This will be a unique live presentation supported by percussionist Catherine Ring, turntablist Richard Lannoy and films from Damian Hale, Xavier Perkins, Quayola and Dan Tombs.
Mono @ The Village Underground, London 08/12
The Japanese post-rock four-piece are set to bring their intricate orchestral arrangements and dizzying sonics to London for the last date of their UK tour.
Christopher Owens @ St Giles in The Field, London 10/12
With his debut album Lysandre due out next year, ex-Girls frontman Christopher Owens is taking his mawkish and deeply personal pop offerings to the stage for two nights at St. Giles In The Field.
Wye Oak @ The Scala, London 11/12
Having released their stunning, folk leaning Civilian last year Baltimore’s Wye Oak came for ATP but have opted to stay for one last London hurrah before heading home.
MONEY, G R E A T W A V E S, Pale Seas @ Union Chapel, London 13/12
Ahhh Christmas party season, you bring with it many a label gathering but none quite so musically focussed as Bella Union’s Union Chapel show, featuring great hopes for next year MONEY, G R E A T W A V E S and Pale Seas.