Monday, 19 December 2011

UPSET THE RHYTHM on NTS RADIO


Hey everyone, we just started doing a monthly radio show on NTS, we'll be bringing you lots of live sessions, new releases and heaps of our favourite songs, you can hear on first "effort" and/or "attempt" featuring live recordings of TOTAL CONTROL, THE PHEROMOANS, SAUNA YOUTH and MICKEY GLOSS here:

UTR / DEC 2011 / NTS RADIO

The tracklisting is as follows...

FUTURE ISLANDS - On The Water
MICKEY GLOSS - Live at Upset The Rhythm x 1 song
COIL - Dark River
YUSSUF JERUSALEM - You Broke My Heart In Two
SAUNA YOUTH - Live at Upset the Rhythm x 2 songs
GROUP INERANE - Ikabkaban
NAT BALDWIN - A Little Lost
HARLAN T. BOBO - My Life
ED SCHRADER'S MUSIC BEAT - Do The Manuver
BEBETUNE$ - LI$$TENING WITH MY EYEZZZ (feature yung cea$er)
GROUPER - He Knows (Live in Christchurch)
FUCKING FLYIN' A-HEADS - Swiss Cheese Back
THE PHEROMOANS - Live at Upset the Rhythm x 3 songs
CHEIKHA RIMITTI - Debri Debri
WAY THROUGH - Swaddywell
GRAHAM LAMBKIN - Dripping Junk
THE PONYS - 1209 Seminary
JULIANNA BARWICK - The Magic Place (The Recycle Culture Uplift)
TOTAL CONTROL -
Live at Upset the Rhythm x 4 songs
DEAF WISH - Elementary School
KATE BUSH - Wild Man
GARY WAR - Don't Go Out Tonight
PEEPHOLES - Step One
THE HAXAN CLOAK - Incantation
HENRY FLYNT - Stereo Piano

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

UPSET THE RHYTHM'S KINGDOM TOUR


Featuring…

GENTLE FRIENDLY

WAY THROUGH

PEEPHOLES


FEBRUARY 2012

Friday 3 – BRIGHTON – Green Door Store

Saturday 4 – MANCHESTER – Kraak Gallery

Sunday 5 – CARDIFF - Undertone

Tuesday 7 – LONDON – Café Oto

Wednesday 8 – LEEDS – Brudenell Social Club

Thursday 9 – NEWCASTLE – Teasy Does It

Friday 10 – GLASGOW – Nice N Sleazy

Saturday 11 – LEAMINGTON SPA – Leamington Assembly

Sunday 12 – CAMBRIDGE – The Portland


Over the last eight years Upset The Rhythm have inexhaustibly sought out the best underground sounds from all over the world. With fifty releases under their belt and their inspired series of YES WAY festivals they continually focus the spotlight on the UK’s own idiosyncratic DIY music. February 2012 sees the label hit the road with three incredibly inventive bands from their native soil to bring their pastoral punk, junked rhythms and tribal synth dance parties to the near and far of the United Kingdom. Upset The Rhythm’s Kingdom Tour sees GENTLE FRIENDLY, WAY THROUGH and PEEPHOLES team up to present a revolving lineup that resonates deep within landscape, drawing on forgotten pasts and remembered futures in equal measure.


Here’s a more in depth look at all the UTR artists featured on the tour…


GENTLE FRIENDLY are a duo from London, comprised of David Morris and Richard Manber, who have a penchant for circular melodies, tidal fuzz and rapid junked rhythms. With an austere setup of Casio keyboard, vocals and drums (sometimes electronic) the band push against the pop boundary, trapping their songs on record like a continuous sun-warped field recording. 2009 saw Gentle Friendly release their debut album 'Ride Slow' to critical acclaim, with Pitchfork even citing Clipse and Lil Wayne as influences on the band. Since then Gentle Friendly have remodeled and rebuilt their sound into a stronger beast at their home studio called Deep House. Bringing us up to date, new EP 'Rrrrrrr' is the first fruit to fall from the tree, with its seven tracks washing the band's insistent prism punk alongside more tender, filmic textures.

http://www.upsettherhythm.co.uk/gentlefriendly.shtml


WAY THROUGH are a pastoral punk duo originally from Shropshire, now residing in London. Informed by the field as much as the flyover, Way Through write songs which phase in and out with guitar, tapes, damaged drums and vocals. Using wrong-footed repetition, rapid interplay and free-looping happenstance the band create a ragged yet intuitive tapestry of sound. Their songs walk the streets of market towns, wait forever at bus stops and lose themselves in edgelands. Way Through find great resonance with the spirit of place and try and channel its feeling into their music, joining the dots between lost places and deteriorating histories. Their debut album 'Arrow Shower' is out now on Upset The Rhythm, alongside the band's new deep map project of London's East End.

http://waythroughwithyou.blogspot.com/


PEEPHOLES are Katia Barrett (drums, vocals) and Nick Carlisle (keyboards). The Brighton / London duo formed in 2006 after bonding over a Chinese violin and the quietest of music. Pretty soon they turned the volume up and hit on their winning strategy of soaring, stammering synth lines, tribalised drumming and low-slung vocals. Walking a tightrope between underground punk and dance music, Peepholes write cloaked anthems as likely to open celestial gates with keys of repetition as to soundtrack a slow motion fairground accident. Their sound is otherworldly, aching with wild beats, echoing with cavernous atmospheres. Upset The Rhythm have released a split 12” and a mini-album entitled ‘Caligula’ most recently.

http://wearepeepholes.co.uk/





Monday, 12 December 2011

PEEPHOLES - 'Caligula' OUT TODAY / New MP3


Today sees the release of our new record from PEEPHOLES! It's an epic mini-album of throbbing synth, heavy drum workouts and vocal swirling par excellence, in short extremely required listening; one of our best records yet! Check out closing track 'Picture The World In Signs' below!!

£8 INCLUDING POSTAGE HERE


PEEPHOLES are Katia Barrett (drums, vocals) and Nick Carlisle (keyboards). The Brighton / London duo formed in 2006 after bonding over a Chinese violin and the quietest of music. Pretty soon they turned the volume up and hit on their winning strategy of soaring, stammering synth lines, tribalised drumming and low-slung vocals. Walking a tightrope between underground punk and dance music, Peepholes write cloaked anthems as likely to open celestial gates with keys of repetition as to soundtrack a slow motion fairground accident. Their sound is otherworldly, aching with wild beats, echoing with cavernous atmospheres.

PEEPHOLES - Picture The World In Signs by Upset the Rhythm

Decidedly more motorik than the other tracks, 'Picture The World In Signs' finds relish in its unrelenting groove, allowing Kat to pitch plunge her vocal amongst the folds of psychedelic keyboard warmth. Like a resurgent memory, halfway through, the song recalls another direction, drowning in static waves, crushed drums and weird electronic parallels. The track reaches another plain, a new level higher than before, an evolving consciousness which is so true of Peepholes in general and this new record especially.

Monday, 28 November 2011

Friday, 4 November 2011

INTERNATIONAL TAPES


We made a mixtape for International Tapes, check it out here: INTERNATIONAL TAPES


UPSET THE RHYTHM - Autumn Falling MIXTAPE

01. GENTLE FRIENDLY – Speakers
From the band's new EP 'Rrrrrrr' out now on UTR

02. ED SCHRADER’S MUSIC BEAT – Car
From the band's forthcoming album 'Jazzmind' on UTR

03. PEEPHOLES – Tunnels
From the band's forthcoming mini-album 'Caligula' on UTR

04. WAY THROUGH – Halfway House (demo)
Demo version of a new track coming out on Comfortable On A Tightrope

05. GROUP INERANE – Deran Deran
Group Inerane are playing a London show with us on Nov 30th at Plan B, alongside HALO HALO...

06. HALO HALO – Manananggal
From the band's debut 7" on Savoury Days

07. JOHN MAUS – Castles In The Grave (demo)
An outtake from 'Pitiless Censors'

08. QUIET HOOVES – Can’t Catch A Break
From our upcoming UTR50 compilation!

09. KIT – Lazarus Taxa
From 'The Animal Within Us' benefit compilation on Caring Is Cool

10. HIGH CASTLE – Crustaceans Demise
From their new 'Spirit Of The West' LP on Zum

11. BOMBER JACKETS – Pauline’s Quirks
From their 'Larching' cassette on Night People

12. FUTURE ISLANDS with WAY THROUGH – We’ve Been Here Before (demo)
Demo made on FI's last tour in the UK

13. FORMER GHOSTS with ANNIE LEWANDOWSKI – 90245 (demo)
Demo of some forthcoming FG material featuring Annie of Powerdove

14. THE URXED – Staying At Home
From the forthcoming split 12" on PPM with Stephen/Steven

15. TEST HOUSE – I’ll Never Leave
From the forthcoming cassette on Cass/Flick

16. ISSUE – 4
Son of E-40, brother of Droop-E, thank you Bay Area / AFX

Monday, 31 October 2011

ED SCHRADER's MUSIC BEAT on tour with FUTURE ISLANDS


Halloween again! and we have news of the touring variety for you. Next year we're releasing an album by Ed Schrader's Music Beat entitled 'Jazzmind' Right now they are touring with our old friends (no pun intended) Future Islands. So, if you are stateside or like travelling here's the full tour dates for you...


US Tour with ED SCHRADER'S MUSIC BEAT

November 1 - Minneapolis, MN @ 7th St. Entry
November 2 - Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room
November 3 - Lawrence, KS @ Jackpot Saloon
November 4 - Norman, OK @ The Opolis
November 5 - Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
November 7 - Marfa, TX @ Padre's
November 8 - Santa Fe, NM @ VFW
November 9 - Denver, CO @ Larimer Lounge
November 10 - Salt Lake City, UT @ Kilby Court
November 11 - Boise, ID @ Neurolux
November 12 - Seattle, WA @ The Vera Project
November 13 - Portland, OR @ Mississippi Studios
November 15 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
November 16 - Santa Barbara, CA @ Muddy Waters
November 17 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Echoplex
November 18 - Long Beach, CA @ Alex's Bar
November 19 - San Diego, CA @ Casbah
November 20 - Phoenix, AZ @ Rhythm Room
November 23 - New Orleans, LA @ Circle Bar
November 25 - Birmingham, AL @ The Bottletree
November 26 - Atlanta, GA @ The Earl (w/Lonnie Walker)
November 27 - Carrboro, NC @ Cat's Cradle (w/Lonnie Walker)
November 28 - Wilmington, NC @ Soapbox (w/Lonnie Walker)
November 29 - Charlottesville, VA @ Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar
November 30 - Lancaster, PA @ The Lizard Lounge
December 1 - New York, NY @ Bowery Ballroom (w/Zomes)
December 2 - Philadelphia, PA @ Kungfu Necktie
December 3 - Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar



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Friday, 28 October 2011

GENTLE FRIENDLY - 'Rrrrrrr' EP out NOW!


Kiwi Chang Cane MP3

Yes, we're very happy to shout from the rooftops that Gentle Friendly's new EP entitled 'Rrrrrrr' is OUT NOW through Upset The Rhythm on heavyweight white vinyl. You can buy it in all good stores around the world or from our webshop for £7 (inc. p+p within the UK) HERE!!!

Here's more on the record...

GENTLE FRIENDLY are a duo from London, comprised of David Morris and Richard Manber, who have a penchant for circular melodies, tidal fuzz and rapid junked rhythms. With an austere setup of casio keyboard, vocals and drums (sometimes electronic) the band push against the pop boundary, trapping their songs on record like a continuous sun-warped field recording. 2009 saw Gentle Friendly release their debut album ‘Ride Slow’ to critical acclaim, Uncut considered “No Age, Ponytail and Health as spiritual kin” whilst Pitchfork even cited Clipse and Lil Wayne as influences on the band. Since then Gentle Friendly have remodeled and rebuilt their sound into a stronger beast at their home studio called Deep House. Bringing us up to date, new EP ‘Rrrrrrr’ is the first fruit to fall from the tree, with its seven tracks washing the band’s more insistent prism punk alongside more tender, filmic textures.


‘Rrrrrrr’ as its name suggests uses repetition and a certain minimalist touch to create a wonderfully poignant wide-eyed record. But why Rrrrrrr? Rrrrrrr can be the sound of an engine idling, a death rattle, the buzz and howl under the influence of heat. The EP is standing in for a reality, away from words and closer to feeling, following instincts and worshipping the detail. Bittersweet in its tendency to mix more ecstatic moments alongside some contemplative pools, ‘Rrrrrrr’ shows how the band’s emotional range has grown since their debut. Opener ‘Kiwi Chang Cane’ leaps out of a nature sleep, the song swimming with resonance whilst its drums beat and tumble a path through the sidestepping static rush. The song races onwards, with gleeful ascending keyboards reaching out in a questlike fashion akin to the song’s Shaolin monk namesake’s attempt to find his lost brother. Meanwhile ‘Speakers’ finds Gentle Friendly in ballad form with gattling gun snare hits and David’s most heartfelt vocal yet. “Put your arm around the speaker … it’s like dancing without moving” he sings into the relative space of the track, moving focus squarely on a sense of resigned simplicity.


‘Rrrrrrr’ is a development for the band in terms of sound and production as much as lyrical scope and understanding. While their self-acknowledged influences (Arthur Russell, Bruce Springsteen, Top 40 hip-hop) are detectable, this record showcases Gentle Friendly as a band who have found their own language, drawing on nostalgia and ritual in equal measure, whilst continuing the tradition of English eccentricity and popular song. ‘Rome Rome’ sees Gentle Friendly at their most immediate, vacillating on overheard music David sings “On the radio she said you should put on a ring, if you like it, if you like it, turn it off”. His metronomic vocal delivery is unstoppable, the percussive treatment dicing itself into each spare beat, creating a feeling of transcendence and of galloping rush. In comparison, ‘Love Scenes’ is a positively nocturnal shift with its clubby house kick and spectral synth soup and panning drum shuffles. Seamlessly blending into ‘Rrride Slow’ with its pitched down vocal gurgle and channelled depths of caveman techno, the record enjoys throwing organic nature against distanced electronics in an almost meditative way.


Overlapping rhythms, looped mixtapes and revisited lyrical themes make rebirth an important touchstone for this release. This is perhaps best distilled with the track entitled ‘Rrrrr’. Stammering repetition finds a home in swirls of chorus-inflected atmosphere, chiming bells and shaken metal. There’s a feeling of inevitability in the slow melodic cycling and tribal drumming, the whole effect is one of focusing inwards and devotional crescendo. Gentle Friendly are masters of aching sentiment, overheard static and enraptured awakening and with this record they turn the quiet repeated actions of our everyday into a blissful all-consuming wave of saturation.


* See GENTLE FRIENDLY play LIVE with ISLET at The Lexington on November 16th!! More here: http://www.atpfestival.com/newsview/1110280956.php

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

GROUP INERANE poster!!

Thanks to Rachel Aggs for this wonderful poster!!
I wish I had a shirt like that.
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Thursday, 20 October 2011

WEEK END!!



Our friends in Cologne are throwing an awesome festival at the start of December in a former movie theatre! There's loads of UTR favourites playing like High Places, John Maus, R. Stevie Moore and Gary War alongside many more! Check out their video trailer below and the website at the end of this!

WEEK-END FEST 2011 Trailer from WEEK-END on Vimeo.

PITILESS CENSORS BACK IN STOCK on GREEN VINYL



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Sunday, 16 October 2011

JOHN MAUS - Coming to London!!



Thanks to Gina Baber for this great poster!
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Monday, 10 October 2011

WAY THROUGH - Arrow Shower LP out TODAY

WAY THROUGH are a pastoral punk duo originally from Shropshire, now residing in London. Informed by the field as much as the flyover, Way Through write songs which phase in and out with guitar, tapes, damaged drums and vocals. Using wrong-footed repetition, rapid interplay and free-looping happenstance the band create a ragged yet intuitive tapestry of sound. Their songs walk the streets of market towns, wait forever at bus stops and lose themselves in edgelands. 'Arrow Shower' is the title of Way Through's debut album, recorded in their practice space Deep House during a particularly heavy snowstorm in early winter 2011. The name of the album is taken from a set text of Philip Larkin's 'Whitsun Weddings' heavily annotated by a 14 year old schoolboy found in a junk shop in Much Wenlock, often described as England's most perfect village. Way Through find great resonance with the spirit of place and try and channel its feeling into their music, joining the dots between lost places and deteriorating histories. 'Arrow Shower' is out in stores from TODAY and you can buy it from UTR now here!



Thursday, 22 September 2011

JOHN MAUS - Heading To The Old Country


That's right, John is coming over to Europe for the first time since 'Pitiless Censors' has been released. It's going to be an amazing trip and joining him at many of the shows will be his long time friend GARY WAR. A few more dates will be confirmed around this so watch this space!
We CANNOT wait!

JOHN MAUS
+ WINTER 2011 EUROPEAN TOUR +

11.11.2011 DK – Copenhagen – Kunsthal Charlottenborg*
13.11.2011 SE – Stockholm – Debaser*
14.11.2011 FI – Turku - Dynamo
17.11.2011 UK - London - Tuffnel Park Dome* + Maria Minerva
18.11.2011 IRL - Dublin - Whelans
19.11.2011 TR - Istanbul - Arkaoda
21.11.2011 GR - Athens - TBA
23.11.2011 PT – Lisbon – ZDB*
25.11.2011 ESP – Madrid – Primavera Club*
26.11.2011 ESP – Barcelona – Primavera Club*
27.11.2011 NL – Utrecht – Le Guess Who Festival
29.11.2011 FR – Paris - Maroquineri*
03.12.2011 DE – Berlin – Berghain*

* = with GARY WAR

Monday, 22 August 2011

KIT - OUT OF RUINS video!!!

KIT "Out of Ruins" music video from Steven Andrew Garcia on Vimeo.


Yeh, here's a new video for KIT's song 'Out Of Ruins', taken from their recent album 'Invocation' on Upset The Rhythm.

The 16mm film captures a Predator-masked kid with a guitar-smashing complex trailing around Los Angeles fulfilling his primal urge to destroy. We think it looks insane and wonderful so wanted to share it with you, look out for Jim Smith on the telephone too, "hello!"

Steven Andrew Garcia is a director/photographer in Los Angeles, California. He has directed music videos for bands including Mika Miko and Blackblack and has shot videos for bands including UTR pals Male Bonding and Former Ghosts.

More videos & photos by Steven Andrew Garcia can be seen at Stalagmite.TV

UTR
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Thursday, 18 August 2011

NO BABIES - MADE IN AMERICA TOUR 2011


Hey No Babies are about to set off on tour in the US of A, go see them!!! All dates on this epic super tour are with Whitman from Los Angeles too. Oh yeh!
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08/29 - Los Angeles, CA - Pehrspace - 325 Glendale Blvd.
08/30 - Phoenix, AZ - Yellow Canary Dance Hall - 2450 E. Chambers St
08/31 - Las Cruces, NM - La Casa Rosa - 308 W. Bowman
09/01 - Amarillo, TX - The Church - 223 West 7th St
09/02 - Fort Worth, TX - 1919 Hemphill - 1919 Hemphill St.
09/03 - Austin, TX - House On The Corner - 100 E. 30th
09/04 - New Orleans, LA - TBA
09/05 - Pensacola , FL - 309 House - 309 N Sixth Ave.
09/06 - Orlando, FL - Substance Gallery - 934 N Mills Ave.
09/07 - Gainesville, FL - The Laboratory - 818 W. University Ave.
09/08 - Mobile, AL - TBA
09/09 - Montgomery/Auburn/Birmingham, AL - TBA
09/10 - Nashville, TN - Betty's Bar and Grill - 407 49th Ave. N.
09/11 - Atlanta, GA - Wonderroot - 982 Memorial Drive
09/12 - Athens, GA - Plush Palace - 260 N Chase St
09/13 - Chapel Hill, NC - Nightlight - 405 1/2 W. Rosemary St.
09/14 - Richmond, VA - Strange Matter - 929 W. Grace St.
09/15 - Washington, DC - TBA
09/16 - Baltimore, MD - Emerald City - 419 E Oliver St
09/17 - Brooklyn, NY - Death By Audio - 49 S 2nd St.
09/18 - Philadelphia, PA -Marvelous Records - 208 S 40th St
09/19 - Pittsburgh, PA - TBA
09/20 - Detroit, MI - PJ's Lager House - 1254 Michigan Avenue
09/21 - Cleveland, OH - Now That's Class - 11213 Detroit Avenue
09/22 - Chicago, IL - TBA
09/23 - Iowa City, IA - Blue Moose Tap House - 211 Iowa Ave.
09/24 - Omaha, NE - House Show - 46th and Dodge
09/25 - Manhattan, KS - The Ghost Parlor - 1005 Poyntz
09/26 - Denver, CO - Rhinoceropolis - 3553 Brighton Blvd
09/27 - Salt Lake City, UT - Chthonic Records House - 155 S Hawkes Court
09/28 - Boise, ID - 208 House - 208 18th Street
09/29 - Seattle, WA - The Funny Button - 4743 8th Ave. NE
09/30 - Vancouver, BC - Zoo Zhop - 223 Main St. V6A2S7
10/01 - Olympia, WA - Grandma's House - 720 SW Thomas St
10/02 - Portland, OR - Watts House - 2622 N Watts
10/03 - Reno, NV - The Holland Project - 30 Cheney St
10/04 - Oakland, CA - TBA
10/05 - Sacramento, CA - TBA
10/06 - Los Angeles, CA - The Smell - 247 S. Main St.

Wednesday, 10 August 2011

YES WAY - THIS WEEK




We're taking this opportunity to remind you once again about all the bands playing our three day YES WAY festival this weekend at the Bussey Building. We still have some three day passes for just £18 as well as plenty of day tickets available, so come celebrate the UK's music underground with us! Times will be announced on the day at the venue, come early! Words...


YES WAY YES WAY YES WAY YES WAY YES WAY !!

*^*^*^ FRIDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY ^*^*^*

YES WAY is a weekend festival celebrating the UK's best and brightest independent art and music.

Building on the success of the last two year's sold out events, it will see 42 bands, representing the length and breadth of the British Isles, perform over two stages at Peckham art hub, The Bussey Building.

We'll have Dalston's Underground Film Club (The Pictures) screening a special compilation of DIY documentaries, music videos and no-future shorts. Some chopped and rejigged live projections from Charles Chintzer Lai, interpretative canvas wrangling from Tim Hill and much more. A large scale screenprinted Ice Cream Tsunami skyline courtesy of Lydia Donut is being installed tomorrow and an exhibition is planned of many, many representations of this following promo photo of Mr Randy Newman:

RANDY PHOTO

Randy Newman? Yes, Randy Newman. In support of our recent release of our split Please / Spin Spin The Dogs LP whose artwork depicts the Randy above through the eyes of six different members of the band we've now broadened the obsession to everyone. If you'd like to bring your own Randy (artwork etc.), please do, come see us at the door and we'll hang it with the others.

There'll also be a temporary DIY supermarket (bring things, get involved), tasty local and afro-vegan food, and The Bussey Building's own jerk barbeque. Read on for more info on all the band's performing over the whole three days!

> > DAYS + TIMES + TICKETS < <
Friday 12 August 6pm-2am // £5
Saturday 13 August 1pm - 2am // £8
Sunday 14 August 1pm - Midnight // £8
Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, Peckham Rye, SE15 4ST
Tickets including £18 three day pass from here: http://www.wegottickets.co m/f/2727


FRIDAY 12 AUGUST
6pm - 2am // £5
Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.co m/f/2727

PLEASE
Restless and wayward psych-garage stomp
www.ouse.org.uk/please

DIVORCE
Thrilling, breakneck splatter rawk from Glasgow
www.divorcetheband.blogspot.com

SPIN SPIN THE DOGS
Absurdist, rambling, narrative-heavy post punk
www.myspace.com/spinspinthedogs

TROGONS
Quasi medieval, trouble prog from London
www.myspace.com/trogonon

SILVER FOX
Heartbreak heavy dream team from Newcastle
www.myspace.com/wearesilverfox

EAGULLS
Raging, council flat hardcore from Leeds
www.myspace.com/eagulls

BEN BUTLER & MOUSEPAD
Miraculously wonky, addictive synth funk
www.benbutlerandmousepad.bandcamp.com

EARLY MAN
Classic rock-n-howl live wires
www.soundcloud.com/early-man

113 DALSTON LANE DJs
www.113dalstonlane.com


SATURDAY 13 AUGUST (Upset The Rhythm's 400th show!!!)
1pm - 2am // £8
Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.co m/f/2727

YOLA FATOUSH
Tribal math, vocal doubling trip outs
www.yolafatoush.bandcamp.com

MR PEPPERMINT
Masked and malevolent Glaswegian noise rockers
www.myspace.com/mrmrpeppermint

LET'S WRESTLE
Super catchy masterminds of the lo-finest suburban pop
www.myspace.com/letsfuckingwrestle

BLACK ABBA
Occult and darkly uncanny doom supergroup
www.myspace.com/alexanderdtucker

BAD ORB
Lopsided tape fog vs backwards hex from Brighton
www.myspace.com/itsabadorb

WAY THROUGH
Wrong-footed haunted pastoral punk
www.myspace.com/wearewaythrough

WARM BRAINS
Wiry and swoonsome popcore from London
www.warmbrains.com

BEAR MAN
Cardiff's freedom psych monoliths
www.myspace.com/bearmanbearman

PEEPHOLES
Soaring, reverb-cloaked synth and drum epics
www.wearepeepholes.co.uk

GROSS MAGIC
Vivid, glitter-grunge pop vibes from Brighton
www.thesoundsofsweetnothing.tumblr.com

GOLD BARS
Circus ragga, garage-revival punk
www.goldbarzzz.tumblr.com

SATURDAY'S KIDS
Primal, sprawling, savage rock from South Wales
www.saturdayskids.org

SEX HANDS
Manchester's fuzzed-out clang, bang and twang gang
www.soundcloud.com/sexhands

HORSES
Brash and trashy garage two-piece from Manchester
www.wearehorses.tumblr.com

LEFT LEG
Radical, post-yelping art punk
www.leftleg.tumblr.com

FEAR OF MEN
Memory jangle and emotional tangle
www.fearofmen.bandcamp.com

GENTLE FRIENDLY
Smart and primed rainbow noise
www.myspace.com/gentlefriendly

20 JAZZ FUNK GREATS DJs
www.20jazzfunkgreats.co.uk


SUNDAY 14 AUGUST
1pm - Midnight // £8
Tickets: http://www.wegottickets.co m/f/2727

TENSE MEN
Spectral yet motorik herky jerks
www.tensemen.tumblr.com

WASKERLEY WAY
Trippy junked loops and nature step from Newcastle
www.myspace.com/waskerleyway

LA LA VASQUEZ
Hyper melodic scrappy surf-pop trio
www.lalavasquezband.blogspot.com

THE BOMBER JACKETS
Fresh-faced funk-glooping mundanity observers
www.myspace.com/556214273

PRIZE PETS
Nottingham brings forth mangled riffage and creeped-out vocal plots
www.myspace.com/prizepets

THROWING UP
2011, the year that puke broke
www.throwinguptheband.tumblr.com

HOOKWORMS
Wah-wrangling swampedelic unit from Leeds
www.parasiticnematode.blogspot.com

SLUSHY GUTS
Quietly spun and somewhat spooked cabin emo
www.slushyguts.bandcamp.com

FLAMINGODS
Casio-gamelan shambolism pact
www.flamingods.bandcamp.com

PROPER ORNAMENTS
Hushed and honeyed dream town harmonies
www.myspace.com/theproperornaments

BASTARD SWORD
Autotuners of the planet sinewave unite!
www.myspace.com/bastardsword2

PATRICK KELLEHER & HIS COLD DEAD HANDS
Dublin's fantasy hypno-balladeer
www.soundcloud.com/patrick-kelleher

ANGUISH SANDWICH
Frazzled, chugaholic garage from Northampton
www.anguishsandwichcamp.bandcamp.com

ELECTRICITY IN OUR HOMES
Sprightly, kilter offsetting feral melody chasers
www.myspace.com/electricityinourhomes

SAUNA YOUTH
Pulse grabbing racket from mic-throwing chaos cloud
www.lostinidea.blogspot.com

MARIA & THE MIRRORS
Industrial paradise drums and tropical electronics
www.myspace.com/mariamirrors

YUGOSLAVIAN BOYS
Leeds' unruly and unhinged new wave oddballs
www.myspace.com/yugoslavianboys

UPSET THE RHYTHM DJs
www.upsettherhythm.co.uk


>>> TRAVEL INFO <<<

The entrance to The Bussey Building is situated at 133 Rye Lane, Peckham, SE15 4ST.

Bus | 12, 37, 63, 78, 197, 343, 363, P12
Night bus | 12, 36, 37, 345, N63, N89, N136, N171, N343, N381
Rail | Peckham Rye, New Cross Gate

More here: http://www.upsettherhythm.co.uk/yesway/index.shtml

Thanks for reading! See you tomorrow or perhaps at YES WAY!!!
Next!
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UPCOMING UPSET 2011 > > >

SIC ALPS
FATHER MURPHY
FAWN SPOTS
Friday 26 August
The Dalston Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road, Dalston, E8 3AS
8pm | 7.00 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/125537

SCREAMING FEMALES
Friday 9 September
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, Islington, N1 9JB
7.30pm | 8.00 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/124899

UT
TRASH KIT
PEEPHOLES
Friday 23 September
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, Islington, N1 9JB
8pm | 8.00 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/119541

SPORAY
THE SLAVES
THE GAMECOCK
Friday 30 September
Power Lunches Arts Cafe, 446 Kingsland Road, Dalston, E8
8pm | 5.00 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/125538

PURLING HISS
Sunday 9 October
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, Islington, N1 9JB
8pm | £6.50 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/125440

MALE BONDING
GROSS MAGIC
Monday 17 October
The Garage, 20 - 22 Highbury Corner, Highbury, N5 1RD
7pm | 8.00 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/125440

LUCKY DRAGONS
Friday 21 October
SPACE, 129 - 131 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 3RH
7pm | 8.00 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/129694

KIT
CAPTAIN AHAB
Saturday 5 November
The Dalston Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road, Dalston, E8 3AS
8pm | 7.00 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/127474

HIGH PLACES
Tuesday 29 November
Plan B, 418 Brixton Road, Brixton, SW9 7AY
7.30pm | 7.00 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/129634

MARNIE STERN
THANK YOU
Wednesday 7 December
XOYO, 32-37 Cowper St, Old Street, EC2A 4AP
7.30pm | 9.00 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/107453

Wednesday, 3 August 2011

YES WAY 3




ONE WEEK AWAY NOW NEARLY!!! Gold Bars, Early Man, 20 Jazz Funk Greats and 113 Dalston Lane DJs now ADDED!

YES WAY WEBSITE

UTR
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Tuesday, 2 August 2011

GOOD PRESS



Our friend Matt is setting up some temporary art spaces in Glasgow, hopefully leading to a permanent new store/gallery there for independent printed matter, it's a brilliant idea, help out by pledging them some funds above to help get it started.

UTR
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Tuesday, 12 July 2011

HEAVEN IS REAL


Our friend Adam has written a book about UTR's prodigal son JOHN MAUS and he has a book launch happening in London towards the end of this month, full details to follow, looks like a great event! UTR x




SOME WORDS >>>>

John Maus is one of the most intriguing artists in the millennial wave of lo-fi pop, assembling his unique and intimate language from synth pop, disco, baroque classical and church music. Yet Maus’s work is much more than another exercise in retroist hybridity, and his overtures on truth and love are, upon further listening, no mere ironic posturing. Does Maus have something to teach us about arriving at the truth through personal musical expression, or is he on a doomed Romantic adventure? Has he really discovered Heaven – and can he take us there?

Friday, 8 July 2011

YES WAY


It’s that time of the year for YES WAY to jump back in its saddle! Taking place between August 12-14, YES WAY is a London-based three day festival intent on celebrating the UK's best and brightest independent art and music.


After the success of last two year's sold out events, YES WAY 3 will see 45 bands, representing the length and breadth of the British Isles, perform over two stages this time at Peckham art hub The Bussey Building, previously used by UTR for their Spaghetti Tree festival in April to great success. We’ll have our usual DIY swapshop / record store, tasty local and Vegan food, now supplemented by the Bussey Building’s rooftop bar-BQ too.


YES WAY has been a real turning point for the UK’s underground music scene. The emphasis of the festival is on exposing under the radar gems from around the UK, uniting musicians from disparate genres and local scenes, helping to foster a sense of community and enthusiasm amongst them and fans of the music. The fact that only four of the acts this year played at last year’s event speaks volumes for the on-going fertility of that burgeoning community.



Over the course of the three days the following bands will be appearing at YES WAY:

FRIDAY 12 AUGUST

PLEASE – Restless and wayward psych-garage stomp

http://ouse.org.uk/please/

DIVORCE – Thrilling, breakneck splatter rawk from Glasgow

http://www.myspace.com/puredivorced

SPIN SPIN THE DOGS – Absurdist, rambling, narrative-heavy post punk

http://www.myspace.com/spinspinthedogs

TROGONS – Quasi medieval, trouble prog from London

http://www.myspace.com/trogonon

SILVER FOX – Heartbreak heavy dream team from Newcastle

http://www.myspace.com/wearesilverfox

EAGULLS – Raging, council flat hardcore from Leeds

http://www.myspace.com/eagulls

BEN BUTLER & MOUSEPAD - Miraculously wonky, addictive synth funk

http://benbutlerandmousepad.bandcamp.com/

SATURDAY 13 AUGUST

YOLA FATOUSH – Tribal math, vocal doubling trip outs

http://yolafatoush.bandcamp.com/

MR PEPPERMINT – Masked and malevolent Glaswegian noise rockers

http://www.myspace.com/mrmrpeppermint

LET’S WRESTLE – Super catchy masterminds of the lo-finest suburban pop

http://www.myspace.com/letsfuckingwrestle

BLACK ABBA – Occult and darkly uncanny doom supergroup

http://www.myspace.com/alexanderdtucker

BAD ORB – Lopsided tape fog vs backwards hex from Brighton

http://www.myspace.com/itsabadorb

WAY THROUGH – Wrong-footed haunted pastoral punk

http://www.myspace.com/wearewaythrough

WARM BRAINS – Wiry and swoonsome popcore from London

http://www.warmbrains.com/

BEAR MAN – Cardiff’s freedom psych monoliths

http://www.myspace.com/bearmanbearman

PEEPHOLES – Soaring, reverb-cloaked synth and drum epics

http://wearepeepholes.co.uk/

GROSS MAGIC – Vivid, glitter-grunge pop vibes from Brighton

http://thesoundsofsweetnothing.tumblr.com/

YUGOSLAVIAN BOYS – Leeds’ unruly and unhinged new wave oddballs

http://www.myspace.com/yugoslavianboys

SATURDAY’S KIDS – Primal, sprawling, savage rock from South Wales

http://www.saturdayskids.org/

SEX HANDS – Manchester’s fuzzed-out clang, bang and twang gang

http://soundcloud.com/sexhands

HORSES – Brash and trashy garage two-piece from Manchester

http://wearehorses.tumblr.com/

LEFT LEG – Radical, post-yelping art punk

http://leftleg.tumblr.com/

FEAR OF MEN – Memory jangle and emotional tangle

http://fearofmen.bandcamp.com/

GENTLE FRIENDLY – Smart and primed rainbow noise

http://www.myspace.com/gentlefriendly


SUNDAY 14 AUGUST

TENSE MEN – Spectral yet motorik herky jerks

http://tensemen.tumblr.com/

WASKERLEY WAY – Trippy junked loops and nature step from Newcastle

http://www.myspace.com/waskerleyway

LA LA VASQUEZ - Hyper melodic scrappy surf-pop trio

http://lalavasquezband.blogspot.com/

THE BOMBER JACKETS – Fresh-faced funk-glooping mundanity observers

http://www.myspace.com/556214273

PRIZE PETS – Nottingham brings forth mangled riffage and creeped-out vocal plots

http://www.myspace.com/prizepets

THROWING UP – 2011, the year that puke broke

http://throwinguptheband.tumblr.com/

HOOKWORMS – Wah-wrangling swampedelic unit from Leeds

http://soundcloud.com/hookworms

SLUSHY GUTS – Quietly spun and somewhat spooked cabin emo

http://slushyguts.bandcamp.com/

FLAMINGODS – Casio-gamelan shambolism pact

http://flamingods.bandcamp.com/

PROPER ORNAMENTS – Hushed and honeyed dream town harmonies

http://www.myspace.com/theproperornaments

BASTARD SWORD – Autotuners of the planet sinewave unite!

http://www.myspace.com/bastardsword2

PATRICK KELLEHER & HIS COLD DEAD HANDS – Dublin’s fantasy hypno-balladeer

http://soundcloud.com/patrick-kelleher

ANGUISH SANDWICH – Frazzled, chugaholic garage from Northampton

http://anguishsandwichcamp.bandcamp.com/

ELECTRICITY IN OUR HOMES – Sprightly, kilter offsetting feral melody chasers

http://www.myspace.com/electricityinourhomes

SAUNA YOUTH – Pulse grabbing racket from mic-throwing chaos cloud

http://lostinidea.blogspot.com/

MARIA & THE MIRRORS – Industrial paradise drums and tropical electronics

http://www.myspace.com/mariamirrors


This year our past collaborator Auto-Italia South East are unable to be involved as they are concentrating on setting up their exciting new space. Check it out here:

http://www.autoitaliasouth​east.org/

We wish them well as always
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TICKETS

Tickets for all three days are available through We Got Tickets here:

http://www.wegottickets.com/f/2727


LOCATION

The Bussey Building is situated at 133 Rye Lane, Peckham Rye, SE15 4ST


OVERLAND: Peckham Rye

BUS: 12, 78, 37, 63, 343

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FOOT VILLAGE - EURO TRIP

FRIDAY 15 JULY *
Wolstenholme Creative Space, Liverpool, UK
facebook rsvp / last.fm rsvp

SATURDAY 16 JULY *
Nice N' Sleazy, Glasgow, UK
facebook rsvp / last.fm rsvp

SUNDAY 17 JULY *
Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, UK
facebook rsvp / last.fm rsvp

MONDAY 18 JULY *
Undertone, Cardiff, UK
facebook rsvp / last.fm rsvp

TUESDAY 19 JULY *
Hare & Hounds, Birmingham, UK
facebook rsvp / last.fm rsvp

THURSDAY 21 JULY *
The Green Door Store, Brighton, UK
facebook rsvp / last.fm rsvp

FRIDAY 22 JULY *
The Victoria, Dalston, London, UK
last.fm rsvp

SATURDAY 23 July
All Tomorrow's Parties (curated by Portishead), Alexandra Palace, Minehead, UK
website / last.fm rsvp

SUNDAY 24 July
Milhões de Festa, Barcelos, ESP
website / last.fm rsvp

WEDNESDAY 27 July
OT301, Amsterdam, NE
website / last.fm rsvp

FRIDAY 29 July
Creepy Teepee, Prague, CZ
facebook rsvp / last.fm rsvp

FRIDAY 05 Aug
The Croft, Bristol, UK
facebook rsvp / last.fm rsvp

* - with BITCHES

Thursday, 7 July 2011

NEW YORK CITY MAUS

John Maus - "Maniac" from Ian Perlman on Vimeo.



Check out this amazing footage from the John Maus US tour - from his show in New York, at Glasslands, last week. The song is the anthemic Maniac, from Songs (now available on white vinyl from the webshop after an age out of print).

It's always been a challenge to convey the sheer intensity of the Maus live show but this video comes very close. All credit to Ian Perlman for his efforts.

There are still some tour dates left in the US, but not many:

08.07 - New Orleans, LA - Howlin Wolf *
09.07 - Austin, TX - Mohawk Inside *
12.07 - San Diego, CA - Casbah *
13.07 - Costa Mesa, CA - Detroit Bar *
15.07 - Los Angeles, CA - Echoplex *

John will be coming to Europe in November and there will be an announcement in due course, so watch this space.

Many thanks to all those who have been involved in the release of Pitiless Censors and who have made it such a success. Extra special thanks to those fans who have been there with us from the start x

Thursday, 23 June 2011

JOHN MAUS - Head For The Country VIDEO


‘Head For The Country’ is the pivotal track from John Maus' eagerly anticipated third album 'We Must Become The Pitiless Censors Of Ourselves' released next Monday on Upset The Rhythm.



‘Head For The Country’ was one of the last songs to make the album and with its elegiac disco bounce it leaves a lasting impression. The song meditates on human beings seeking salvation in the great outdoors, and its central call of ‘Somewhere there’s a crime being committed’ seeps deep into your conscience. This sense of wanting to reach out and find meaning is captured perfectly by Jennifer Juniper Stratford’s great new video for the song that sees John heading out into snowy Minnesotan edgelands, driving to a mysterious radar base and communicating with space via flashing auras and spinning satellites. This is the second video for John that JJ Stratford (Telefantasy Studios) has directed, the first being for ‘Believer’, it’s also worth noting that JJ is also the mastermind behind the impressive Multinauts sci-fi saga too.




John Maus - Head For The Country by Upset the Rhythm



VIDEO CREDITS

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Directed by Jennifer Juniper Stratford

Edited by Liza Cardinale

Special Effects- Telefantasy Studios

Cinematography- Nicolas Amato

Motion Control Operator- Bodo Holst

Model and Prop Engineer- Roni Levi

Special Thanks to Joseph Maus



JOHN MAUS – Live schedule

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06-24 Minneapolis, MN – 7th St Entry *

06-25 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle *

06-26 Detroit, MI – Magic Stick *

06-28 Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands *

06-29 New York, NY – Mercury Lounge *

06-30 Boston, MA – Great Scott *

07-02 Winooski, VT – Monkey House

07-03 Philadelphia, PA – Making Time @ Voyeur *

07-05 Washington, DC – Black Cat Backstage *

07-06 Atlanta, GA – The Earl *

07-07 Birmingham, AL – Bottletree Cafe *

07-08 New Orleans, LA – Wolf Den at Howlin Wolf *

07-09 Austin, TX – Mohawk Inside *

07-12 San Diego CA – Casbah *

07-13 Costa Mesa, CA – Detroit Bar *

07-15 Los Angeles, CA – Echoplex*

*w/ Puro Instinct