and dirty rockabilly from the UK’s leading Cramps tribute act. ■ Aye Choons The Third Door, 45–47 Lothian St, 225 6313. 9pm–3am. £4. A new night of ‘riddim’n’bruise, phunk and northern soul’ with live bands and DJs. Opening night features Earl Grey & The Loose Leaves, The Gold Lions and DJ Tomski. ■ UK Subs Aftershow Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8-16 Morrison St, 228 9393. 11pm–3am. £5 (£4 with UK Subs ticket stub). Punk party with live music from Sad Society and The Puzzlers.
Saturday 5 Glasgow ■ Big Blues Day The Ferry, 25 Anderston Quay, 01698 360085. midnight. £8. Featuring The Lynsey Dolan Band, Craig Hughes, Brown Eye Superfly, The Craws and Little Miss Debby & the Scumbag Boogie Band. FREE The MeatMen Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, 548 1350. 6pm. See Thu 20. ■ Atom Falling Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, 847 0820. 7pm. £6. Electro pop duo. ■ The King Blues, Cerebral Ballzy and Crowns The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. 7pm. £12.50. Politically- conscious rudeboy rocking from London influenced by street poetry and protest music. With incorrigible, messy punk support from CB. ■ Lana Del Rey Òran Mór, 731-735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7pm. £10. The blogosphere is alive with comment on this up-and-coming chanteuse and her ‘Hollywood sadcore’ sound. We’re on board. See preview, page 88. ■ Magazine O2 ABC, 330 Sauchiehall Street, 332 2232. 7pm. £22.50. Legendary Mancunian outfit, fronted by the redoubtable Howard Devoto, who have decided that this reunion lark is alright – so much so that they have produced a new album No Thyself which will bring cheer to the heart of many an old post-punk. ■ Motorhead, Anti-Nowhere League and UK Subs O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 0844 477 9000. 7pm. £26. The self-proclaimed ‘loudest band in the world’ continue to bring the noise more effectively than most bands a third of their age. With old age punks in support. ■ The Rifles and Life in Film The Garage, 490 Sauchiehall Street, 332 1120. 7pm. £12.50. Over-14s show. Conventional sounds from this Leeds indie rock quintet influenced by Dylan and The Beatles. ■ For Abel Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. Glaswegian alt.pop band, formerly known as Nacional, launch their single ‘Yorkshire’. ■ The Merchants Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, 548 1350. 8pm. £6. Indie punk act who recently supported Pete Doherty. FREE The Dangerous Brothers Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423
0107. 8.30pm. A classic rock/metal repertoire from the Kendal-based bros. ■ Rival Sons King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £7.50. LA blues rockers who ‘advocate veganism and spirituality along with classic rock’. Edinburgh ■ The Deal, Size Queen and Mad Ferret Whistlebinkies, 4-6 South Bridge, 557 5114. 5pm. Free before midnight; £4 after. Classic rock, covers and Celtic folk/roots. FREE William Douglas The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. See Sat 22. ■ Dad Rocks! and Shoes & Socks Off Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8-16 Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7pm. £5. Smart acoustic pop. ■ Hold the Suspect Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £tbc. Indie prog rock from Edinburgh. ■ Jericho Hill Electric Circus, 36–39 Market Street, 226 4224. 7pm. £5. See Fri 28. ■ MacFloyd The HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, 01698 403120. 7pm. £15. Internationally acclaimed tribute combo to Pink Floyd, who recreate (on a slightly smaller scale) the stage effects the prog rockers were renowned for. FREE The Secrets, The Rhemedies, Pronto Mama and The Rules Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7pm. Indie bill from Fuzzy Logic. FREE Stewart MacLennan Henderson’s Vegetarian Restaurant, 94 Hanover Street, 225 2131. 7–9.30pm. See Sat 22. ✽✽ Conquering Animal Sound, Pumajaw and Pet The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 8pm. £8 (£6) in advance; £9 on the door. Ambient electronica from this duo, now based in Glasgow, heading this Limbo night. ■ Havana Rising, The Asps and Revelry Thieves Bannerman’s, 55 Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £5. Alt.rock bill.
Anstruther ✽✽ Fence’s Flamin’ HOTT LOGGZ Various venues. 2pm–1am. £15–£20. Another knees-up in the East Neuk from the Fence Collective, with an as-yet- unrevealed line-up that is sure to include the usual Fence favourites (The Shivers are booked, and Pictish Trail and James Yorkston are all likely suspects). The schedule involves live music and DJs all afternoon, a torch procession from Anstruther to Cellardyke for a musical bonfire in the early evening, then a party ‘til the wee hours back in Anstruther.
Sunday 6 Glasgow FREE The Sunday Drivers La Bodega Tapas Bar, Dance with Attitude Studios, 1120 South Street, 581 3401. 3.30pm. See
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Avant garde sounds from Japan, at this, the only Scottish appearance from noise artist, Hiroshi Hasegawa, in the UK for his first ever tour. Anticipate something punishingly intense and transcendentally odd, as he creates dreamscapes out of psychedelic synths and field recordings. ■ Sneaky Pete’s, Cowgate, Tue 25 Oct. (Rock & Pop)
Sun 23. FREE The MeatMen Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, 548 1350. 6pm. See Thu 20. FREE Missing Focus, Rank Berry and Sweeping Across Horizons Slouch, 203–5 Bath Street, 221 5518. 6pm. Acoustic punk duo, plus rock, punk and blues band and Edinburgh alt.rockers play this week’s Blues Kitchen. ■ T-Rextasy Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £16.50 (£15.50). Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves. ‘The Electric Warrior 40th Anniversary Tour.’ ■ Tori Amos Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 353 8000. 7.30pm. £30–£35. More offbeat piano-led warbling from the flame-haired diva, presenting selections from her classical album Night of Hunters. ■ XMRV and Galoshins Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 7.30pm. £tbc. Angry jazz and improvised insanity from XMRV, launching their album. ■ Gardens & Villa Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £6. Santa Barbara outfit who have been compared to a ‘spooky Shins’. ■ The Glitch Mob The Arches, 30 Midland Street, 565 1000. 8pm. £8. Glitchy electro from LA. ■ One Night Only, Lonsdale Boys Club and The Van Doos King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8pm. £10. Over-14s show. Yorkshire indie scamps headline. ■ Woodland Creatures Nice’n’Sleazy, 421 Sauchiehall Street, 333 0900. 8pm. £4. Regular showcase of acoustic artists. Part of Nice’n’Sleazy’s 20th birthday celebrations. Edinburgh ■ King Charles Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £8. Full throttle quirky indie rock insanity. ■ The Wolfe Tones The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7pm. £20. Folk veterans with a strong political slant to their lyrics. ■ Denise Black’s Loose Screw The Voodoo Rooms, 19a West Register Street, 556 7060. 7.30pm. £5. Taking a break from Sister Act, the Corrie star indulges
her musical side with a night of ‘kooky and harmonic folk rock’ featuring Graeme Taylor. ■ Paper Aeroplanes and Anna MacDonald Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8-16 Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7.30pm. £6. Folky indie pop from Wales. ■ Lafaro, Hold Your Horse Is, Hagana and We Ate Them Off the Floor Bannerman’s, 55 Niddry Street, 556 3254. 8pm. £5. Loud angular rock from Belfast band Lafaro. FREE Jamie Scott Bailie Bar, 2-4 St Stephen Street, 225 4673. 9.30pm. See Sun 30. Anstruther ■ Song by Toad vs Fence The Hew Scott Hall, Times tbc. £tbc. Song by Toad put together a line-up for the day after Hot Logzz, so far Meursault, Jonnie Common and Avital Raz have signed up.
Monday 7 Glasgow FREE The MeatMen Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, 548 1350. 6pm. See Thu 20. ■ The Airborne Toxic Event The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. 7pm. £13.50. Dark indie quintet from sunny California. ■ Guillemots Òran Mór, 731-735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7pm. £15. This Mercury Music Prize-nominated act offer jaunty indie music with a lot of heart and some epic pretensions, built around broken rhythms, keyboards and kaleidoscopic lyrics. ■ Throwing Muses Òran Mór, 731-735 Great Western Road, 357 6200. 7pm. £20. Return of the cult US left-field pop band who are a rocking vehicle for the songs of Kristin Hersh. ✽✽ The Shivers Mono, 12 Kings Court, King Street, 553 2400. 7pm. £tbc. Two-piece pop rockers from NYC, signed to Fence Records. ■ Dead Medicine, Ruff Angel, Dana O’Hara, Xeno and Deadly Inscription Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 7.30pm. £5. Metal and heavy rock showcase. ■ Hold Your Horse Is, Lafaro, &U&I and Shapes Captain’s Rest, 185 Great