Sunshine Underground 08.10 – Queens Social Club

We’re super excited (also sad) to say that Sunshine Underground are coming to Queens Social club as part of their fourth album and farewell tour. It will be a last chance to see them so make sure you’re there!

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Wild Beasts, Foundry, 01.10.16

We’re delighted to announce that Wild Beasts will return to Sheffield this autumn in support of their forthcoming fifth record Boy King.

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Teleman at Queens Social Club

We’re delighted to have Teleman returning to Sheffield after their Tramlines appearance for a headline show at Queens Social Club on Friday 21st October. Their second album Brilliant Sanity is out now.

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Onsale 18th May, 9am
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The art of songwriting has been the driving force behind Teleman’s second album Brilliant Sanity: the process of crafting of the immaculate pop song, the dogged pursuit of the perfect hook. The result is an album that appears fastidiously and impeccably made, but also charged with joy.

The band’s first record, 2014’s Breakfast, was a quite different affair, put together largely in the studio, with drummer Hiro Amamiya only joining the band a couple of songs into the session.

Since then, both the band and their songs have solidified. Now a four-piece made up of Sanders, his brother Jonny on synths, Amamiya on drums, and Pete Cattermoul on bass, the process of touring has honed them into a spectacular a live act.

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Aldous Harding support for Tiny Ruins – 17.05.16

Aldous Harding has been confirmed as support for Tiny Ruins on the 17th May. Also hailing from New Zealand, Aldous Harding’s songs are not for the faint of heart. Disarming in their desolate imagery and vulnerable instrumentation, they deal with the raw materials of life: birth, death, love and grief. Sometimes reminiscent of 60s-era folk singers Vashti Bunyan and Linda Perhacs, Harding’s work lies in more harsh terrain than her forebears – piercing the long history of the genre with a grit and sincerity rarely encountered.

Harding was discovered busking on the streets. It wasn’t long before her name became synonymous with both the vivid devastation of her wordplay and the stark intensity of her performance; a unique blend of fragility and sinewy, world-won strength that belies her youth.

Alongside Harding, Sheffield’s Caroline Francess will be supporting. She’s had amazing support recently and we can’t wait for her debut at The Harley!

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Oscar – 28.09.16

We’re super excited to announce that Oscar will be playing for us in September!

23 year old Oscar Scheller AKA Oscar has cut a dash through indie music press in the UK and the US with his bedroom recorded laptop pop over the past year, so much so that in January he announced he had signed to legendary British indie Wichita, home of Waxahatchee, Girlpool and more.

Oscar’s first instrument was the piano. Then, late in his teens, he picked up a guitar and started trying to play it like a piano. Listening to The Radio Dept. – a lot – cemented his love affair with lo- fi. Just a guitar and Logic Express in his bedroom, self-producing a prodigious number of song. Realising his rich baritone voice was the perfect tool, he developed his soulful croon influenced by Bobby Soxerfavourites Ricky Nelson and Buddy Holly as much as the oft cited Albarn, Merrit, Lekman comparisons. Meanwhile cut n paste techniques saw him pluck his favorite drum sounds for his tracks from gritty 90s East Coast hip hop; Buckwild, Eric B and Rakim, and Lord Finesse.

Ultimately, music became his coping mechanism for the sad things that have happened in his life, a way to shake off despondency, lending all his music its bitter-sweet mood. But when you have a brain that counts Duchamp, Andy Warhol, his old art teacher and Erik Satie as heroes, that melancholy is expressed in the most magnetic and original way.

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