Thur 4th September
Once Bitten… @ Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen
Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, 2-4 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NU
7:30 - late
£5 adv/ £6 on door
Nearest Tube: Old Street
MIRROR! MIRROR! + DIE! DIE! DIE! + WE HAVE BAND (DJ)
Taking place on the first Thursday of every month from July, the dark, dingy and achingly cool Once Bitten... is the latest night from Check Out Gigs, following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful Club COG.
Since forming in 2004, our new favourite band from Neweaton have graced stages with Liars, Mae Shi, Klaxons, Blood Red Shoes, Metronomy, Cutting Pink With Knives, Polysics, Melt Banana, I Was A Cub Scout, and Lovvers
DIE! DIE! DIE!
Crunching the genes of Wire, Gang of Four and their New Zealand precedents like Bailter Space into a snarling hybrid, the groovy punk of Die! Die! Die! is worthy of its Russ Meyer–like name. The sickeningly tight power trio’s latest effort, Promises, is a bracing throwback to the future. - L.A. Weekly
The tension between dissonant noise and danceable pop is palpable, and the band does an impressive job of negotiating the two. For every half-spoken, half-sung tirade reminiscent of Black Flag, there’s also a fuzzed-out weird section that sounds like mid-career Sonic Youth - Impose Magazine
WE HAVE BAND (DJ)
The band describe themselves as 'a disco-rock trio' who 'wear their influences like a flak jacket'. Oh, and they reckon they sound like elephants