Internet a-buzz with Gaffa Tape Sandy’s new single


The internet is buzzing with the sound of Beehive by Gaffa Tape Sandy... Sorry, we’ve been reading too many blogs this morning and have lapsed into cringe-worthy headline punnery. But, it’s true, the internet is almost literally creaking with vast outpourings of love for the latest single by the winsome three-piece from Bury St. Edmunds.

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Introducing Gaffa Tape Sandy

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We are delighted to welcome Bury St. Edmunds-based power trio Gaffa Tape Sandy to antigen records, where they join labelmates SuperGlu, as part of a puzzling new trend in adhesive-themed band names.

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SuperGlu – Next Wave in Clash

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Manningtree pop tykes SuperGlu have the almost unique honour of being only the 796th band to be endorsed by Clash Magazine in their Next Wave feature. Click here to find out what each band member would do if they were made absolute ruler of SuperGlu for a day. Hint: “Ben Ward would rather everyone wore circa 2006 sixth form indie outfits; whereas Ben Brown refuses to lose weight and to take off his stinking lederhosen.”

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SuperGlu – end of summer shows

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Summer may not be officially over until 22 September, but SuperGlu are ushering in an autumn of inclement weather with a last run of summer shows, including four dates with Canadian postpunk grant beneficiaries Bad Pop. 2017 has seen Manningtree’s globetrotting garage pop phenomenon rack up international shows in Germany, Austria and the US, plus UK festival dates at Boardmasters, Leefest and Latitude and their very first stadium gig, at Stamford Bridge. Catch them at: 2/09 Bildeston – BNatural Music Festival 03/09 London – Notting Hill Arts Club 05/09 London – The Crypt Studio w/ Gaffa Tape Sandy and Bessie…

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Dead Rat Orchestra – broken springs & death dances CD

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In October 2015, Godspeed You! Black Emperor invited Dead Rat Orchestra to open for them on the six-date UK leg of their European tour. The DRO performed as a duo of Robin Alderton and Nathaniel Mann, joined by Thierry Amar on double bass on the last night of the tour, for a rabble-rousing version of The Black Procession. We are delighted to bring you a live recording, captured on that final night, at the Brighton Dome. broken springs & death dances is album of 18th century ballads for 21st century professionals, exploring timeless themes of corruption and abuse of power,…

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SuperGlu – Artist of the Day in Metro

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Bored commuters searching for the latest news on Harry Styles are in for a surprise today when they find the smiling faces of SuperGlu beaming out at them from the online pages of the UK’s largest free newspaper. The Manningtree foursome are Artist of the Day in Metro! Click here for all the celebrity gossip, courtesy of Achal Dhillon.

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Nathaniel Robin Mann – first live outing for SF Cody

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Nathaniel Robin Mann is back on the road, with three dates supporting Total Fiction, a new project by Jeremy Young (Sontag Shogun), filmmaker Paul Clipson and pianist Shinya Sugimoto. Nathan will be performing new material from his forthcoming album, based on the life and antics of Wild West showman and early pioneer of manned flight, Samuel Franklin Cody.

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John Callaghan – Little Things Go Wrong video

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John Callaghan is back with a well-timed promotional video to coincide with the release of his new EP, Little Things Go Wrong. Have you ever wondered what that fight scene in the corridor in Inception would have looked like if you had filmed it for £300 in a community centre, with a ballerina and Lee Ashcroft?

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