50th Event Blog Post 2: Tall Poppies

In the lead up to our special 50th event on Mon 20th October here’s our second guest blog from Tall Poppies, who talk about their influences and what 1964 means to them. Tall Poppies are an East London alternative indie folk act fronted by Aussie twin sisters. Their tunes are well crafted melodic, rock, harmonic, poppy affairs backed by Diarmuid on Continue Reading →

50th Event Blog Post 1: Grace Banks

In anticipation of our 50th event on Mon 20th October and her first performance at Under The Influence, Grace Banks talks about her song choice and influences: Grace Banks started touring her own music in Europe, Brazil and New York, following a couple of years as a band member of Emmy The Great. With influences including Elliott Smith and Leonard Continue Reading →

“Before The Gold Rush” artist blog 2: Suburban Dirts

Here’s the second (and last) of our guest blogs from acts performing at our “Before The Gold Rush: Under the Influence” special this friday, 29th Aug, at the Sebright Arms. Here Suburban Dirts tell us a bit about their influences… “Suburban Dirts are a Hertfordshire based six piece band of musicians that has been gathering speed and momentum since early Continue Reading →

“Before The Gold Rush” artist blog 1: Blind Atlas

To mark our first amplified, electric, FULL ON, full band night, with our friends “Before The Gold Rush” on 29th Aug at The Sebright Arms, here’s the first in a short series of guest blogs from some of the acts performing. Below Blind Atlas tell us how they formed and what has influenced their sound… Blind Atlas was born in Manchester, Continue Reading →

Pulp night 18th Aug 2014

Thanks to everyone for coming down to our PULP special on Mon 18th Aug Artists performing and covers were as follows: Delphis & Eamon Mulvey: My Body May Die. Nat The Hammer: Underwear James Saunders: Sorted For E’s & Whizz David & Rob: Ansaphone & Bar Italia Lotte Mullan: Disco 2000 Rotifer: Babies Tall Poppies: Razzamatazz Sergeant Buzfuz: Wickerman All the Continue Reading →

Pulp Blog Post 2: Lotte Mullan

In preparation for our tribute to PULP on Mon 18th Aug at The Boogaloo, here’s the second in a series of blog posts written by acts performing. Today: Lotte Mullan. Lotte has built a dedicated following with her intimate narrative songs. She spent two years touring before heading to Nashville to make an album with Band Of Horses. The first single ‘I Hope It Breaks Continue Reading →