Monthly Archives: November 2018

Shame + Sorry + Fontaines D.C. @ The Waterfront 26 November 2018

It’s a cold and rainy, miserable November evening on what is traditionally the quietest gig night of the week. It is Monday night in (according to Q Magazine) “unfashionable Norwich” but as I join the real queue outside the Waterfront, … Continue reading

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Brix and the Extricated + Gladboy @ NAC 25 November 2018

The last time Brix and the Extricated were in town they were playing at The Waterfront supporting the Jesus and Mary Chain whilst I was upstairs in the Studio to see Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, which turned out to be … Continue reading

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Sonic Youths v5.12 @ NAC bar 17 November 2018

The latest showcase from the excellent Sonic Youths at Norwich Arts Centre brought together three acts I was seeing for the first time: Bug Teeth, Corlian, and Eluders. Indeed this was the debut gig from Corlian and only a second … Continue reading

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Killing Joke + Turbowolf @ UEA LCR 14 November 2018

This gig set a new record for me, the longest time-span between my seeing a band for the first and second time, some 36 years since an unforgettable – and memorably loud – Killing Joke gig in the same venue … Continue reading

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Butcher Day @ KlangHaus 10 November 2018

  To commemorate the 10th birthday of ‘The Butcher of Common Sense’ The Neutrinos held a special anniversary Butcher Day at Dove Street Studios, above Tesco no less, with plenty of noise, creativity (and destruction). I could quickly feel the … Continue reading

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Ideal Surreal 3-floor Takedown @ Karma Kafe 9 November 2018

As the title suggests, Ideal Surreal occupied three floors of Karma with live music running right though from 8pm until about midnight. It felt like a micro indoor festival with much dashing up and down stairs to catch as much … Continue reading

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Upcoming Ideal Surreal gigs. November 2018

Ideal Surreal is back with a bang for the fireworks season with a handful of gigs in the month of November, starting with this banger at Karma Kafe and a three-floor takeover following the recent sold-out Sink Ya Teeth / … Continue reading

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Acid Mothers Temple @ Waterfront Studio 4 November 2018

Over the past few years Acid Mothers Temple and the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. (to give them their full title) have provided some truly memorable Norwich gigs.  So much so that there have been occasions in the past where they have … Continue reading

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The Wolf Number + Wyldest + Lucille & the Seals, for Odd Box @ NAC 3 November 2018

A hectic week of gigs concluded with a similarly busy weekend of music. On Saturday I was back once again at the Norwich Arts Centre (sandwiched on either end by my friends’ joint birthday party) for the latest Odd Box … Continue reading

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The Gig-hopper: 5-11 November 2018

Monday 5 November ************************************************************* Open Mic / Jazz Jam Mon 20:00 · The Library Restaurant ************************************************************* Norwich Jazz Jam featuring Lee Vasey Mon 20:30 · The Fat Cat & Canary ************************************************************* Live on Mars Mon 19:00 · Norwich Theatre Royal ************************************************************* 7 Week Salsa Course Mon … Continue reading

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