Best Gigs In London This Week: 15-21 September 2014

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Best Gigs In London This Week: 15-21 September 2014

Tom Du Croz from LondonGigGuide selects five small/medium gigs around town this week.

Tuesday 16 September

Cat Black, Old Queens Head, Islington

https://soundcloud.com/catblackband/hung-up

These guys are a five piece rock and roll band based in London featuring the roaring vocals of of singer Billy Skinner. They are currently recording and mixing new material for release later in the year. @CATBLACK_band, @oldqueenshead

Wednesday 17 September

Adam Cleaver, The Half Moon, Putney

https://soundcloud.com/adamcleaver/old-shell

He released his Boxed and Braised EP on iTunes back in June. Folklore (the promoter for this event) describes the EP as "filled with delicate rich vocals, enchanting lyrics and acoustic guitar. Each track emerges casually and confidently, with a smooth blending of Adam’s influences". Listen to his live performance tonight in Putney. @Adam_Cleaver, @HalfmoonPutney

Thursday 18 September

Crash Island, The Victoria, Dalston

Crash Island are a four-piece dark tropical indie rock band based in Stoke Newington with band members hailing from Spain, France and South Africa. This gig is to launch a new video for this track which they promise will be full of 'ghoulish b movie horror creatures'. @CrashIsland, @TheDalstonVic

Friday 19 September

The Din + Faux Chateau, The Monarch, Camden

https://soundcloud.com/the_din/silly-boy

https://soundcloud.com/fauxchateau/levitate-demo

This week's double bill. The Din — a noisy, swinging, fabulous Camden based four piece who have just come back from a tour of Sweden. Faux Chateau — Alt Rock/Dream Pop four-piece from North London/Herts. This track is from their demo EP called I Saw Two Of You. @TheDinOfficial, @camdenmonarch

Saturday 20 September

The Destroyers, Passing Clouds, Dalston

https://soundcloud.com/thedestroyers/01-hole-in-the-universe-radio

A truly mad all-night party to celebrate the end of the summer — this is what Passing Clouds do so well. Fancy dress is optional but recommended — see the notes the organisers have provided. Imagine a woodland creature covered in multicoloured glitter and you will get the picture!

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Last Updated 13 September 2014