• Music: Sugar Minott, Tony Tuff

    by  • November 25, 2009 • 0 Comments

    Saturday 28 November | The Warehouse | 7pm | £14 – Cancelled, see above There’s a severe lack of live reggae in Scotland, especially when it comes to original Jamaican artists making the trip up here, so anyone with any interest whatsoever in the music should make this show top of their list this...

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    Music: Bo Ningen, Amber Pilot, Sarah J Tingle

    by  • November 23, 2009 • 2 Comments

    Wednesday 25 November | The Tunnels | 8pm | £6 FCAYRHK377YS This looks nuts.  London-based Japanese band Bo Ningen have been making waves around The Smoke of late, gaining a reputation for their incendiary live shows. Musically, think The Stooges, Sabbath, Minutemen & Psychedelia.  Visually, think hair, jumping, climbing, more hair and general unpredictability....

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    Arts/Music: Mindscaping At Kilau Coffee

    by  • November 21, 2009 • 3 Comments

    Some interesting happenings this weekend at one of the city’s finer coffee establishments as RGU Masters of Fine Art project Mindscaping take over. Saturday lunchtime flashmobs, an exhibition and free live music on Sunday night featuring Matricarians and Les Pelicans (8.30pm).  More info on the Mindscaping Facebook page.  Dreamy…

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    Events: Bike Night

    by  • November 20, 2009 • 0 Comments

    Saturday 21 November | Transition Extreme | 8pm | £5 Local bike collective Becycle present a night dedicated to two-wheeled culture at Transition Extreme this Saturday. Featuring visual art installations, DJ sets, BMX demos, discussions and general bike geekery, the main draw looks set to be the UK premiere of Veer (pictured below), an...

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    Music: An Evening With Chemikal Underground Records

    by  • November 18, 2009 • 6 Comments

    Friday 20 November | The Lemon Tree | 7.30pm | £15 When you’re mentally compiling your ‘gigs of the year’ lists in a few weeks time (you all do that right? Just us then? OK, erm..) we’ll not be surprised in the slightest if this one features pretty highly… Since its inception in 1995, Chemikal...

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    Arts & Foundations

    by  • November 17, 2009 • 6 Comments

    By Jim Ewen Not too long ago a shudder of positive excitement ran through the cultural community of Aberdeen when the PVA proposed new arts centre was, remarkably, given approval by the local authority in a move that took many by surprise.   Understandably this quickly led to a feeling of optimism across the...

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    Music: Allen Toussaint

    by  • November 16, 2009 • 0 Comments

    This show has been cancelled. See homepage/post above for details Producer, songwriter, solo artist…Allen Toussaint’s 40-year career has seen him work with some of the best in the business, as well as almost single-handedly crafting the New Orleans R&B/Funk sound of the Sixties and Seventies.  Session painist for Fats Domino, writer of Lee Dorsey’s...

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