I Open Stage The Halt Bar. 160 Woodlands Road. 564 I527. 4v-8pm. Free. Weekly session for local musicians.

I The Echo Session The llalt Bar. 160 \‘l'oodlands Road. 564 I537. 9pm. Free.

I Jamie Barnes & Cochise MacSorleys. 42 Jamaica Street. 348 8581. 6pm. Free. Residency for the blues veteran. I Tons of Slobs MacSorIeys. 42 Jamaica Street. 248 8581. 9.30pm. Free. I Kong Samuel l)ow‘s. ()7 7| Nithsdale Road. 42.3 0107. 8.30pm. Free. Rock.


I Andy McCabe, John Doe and Jiva Whistlebinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 5| 14. 6pm. Free before midnight; £3 after. Funk rock from Fife at midnight from Jiya.

I The Boxer Rebellion The Venue. 17* 2| (‘alton Road. 557 3073. 7pm. £6. I’optones latest signing are a bunch of epic rocker types.

I Little Amber, Carpe Diem and Stem The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 235 3564. 7pm. £tbc. Triple hill of quality local indie and rock.

I Blazin’ Squad Playhouse. I8 33 (ireenside Place. 0870 6063424. 7.30pm. £l8.50. See Fri 2.

I Duke 69, Maya 29 and Black Water Falls l.'.»\ttache. Shandwick Place. 239 3402. 7.30pm. £4. A triple bill of indie rocking punks.

I Dead or American, The Silver Pill and X-Tigers Bannerman‘s. Niddry Street. 556 3254. 8pm. £3. Melodic guitars and dual \‘oeal attack from Dead or .-\merican. See Records for reyiew of the Silver l’ill's top new album.

I Andrew McCubbin & the Hope Addicts, Dancing Mice and The Kays Lavelle (’aledonian Backpackers. 3 Queensferry Street. 476 7224. 8.30pm. £4. Wistful and expansiye pop from Alistralia with alt.rock and acotistic tidinburgh support.

I Edinburgh Punk Fest with 999 and The Dead Pets \Vheatsheaf. 207/209 Balgreen Road. 346 980i. £l0. All day punkathon headed by 70s legends 999 and seyen-picce ska punkers the Dead l’ets. Also featuring Swellbellys. Runnin' Riot. the Filaments. Bakers Do/en. Mere Dead Men. Apocalypse Babys. the lips. Maybe. l’eneilhead and Domestic Discipline.


I Surferosa, Figure 5 and Milestone King Tut's Walt Wah Hut. 372a St Vincent Street. 23] 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Norwegian electro punk topped with hold meals from peroxide frontwoman Mariann.

I Goldie Lookin’ Chain and Lock Down Project The ('athouse. l5 l'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £7. ()yer- l4s show. Nine-piece Welsh hip hop crew who say. with some irony. we would imagine. ‘we don't wanna get too political. not in the current economic climate'.

I Kurt Cobain Remembered Barfly. 360 ('lyde Street. 0870907 ()999. 8pm. £4. Local bands co\ er Niryana songs. Proceeds to Samaritans. ('obain spins in his graye. I The Mountain Coats and The Boy Cartographer Nice'n'SIeazy. 42I Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 9pm. £6. ('ollege rock with a countryish feel in the vein of early RliM.

I Stumpmonkeys, Keitel, Lifeblind and Ocean Fracture The 13th Note ('afe. 50 60 King Street. 553 l638. 9pm. £3. lleadbanging alt.rock and tnetal.

I Shrinking Violets, Tailback and Laker MacSorley s. 43 Jamaica Street. 248 858l. 9pm. Free. l.ocal hand line-up. I Figure 8 Pin) l’iyo. l5 Waterloo Street. 564 8l00. 8.30pm. Free. Acoustic residency.

I Engine The Scotia. 1 12 I 14

Stockw ell Street. 553 868i. 4pm. Free. Rock coyers residency.

I Big Blues Jam Studio One. (irosyenor llotel. (irosyenor 'l‘errace. 34l

6516. 6.30pm. Free. Hosted by the New Blues Surfers with contributions from Studio One regulars such as Rey Doe and the Nimmo Brothers.

I Phil’s Sunday Session tiisge Beatha. 233 Woodlands Road. 564 1596. 6pm. Free. Bring your own instrument.


I Venetian Love Triangle, The 55’s and The Michael Rattray Allstars (‘aledonian Backpackers. 3 Queensferry Street. 476 7224. 7pm. £4. Night of quality emo from Baby Tiger.

I The Vectors and X-Ray Delta Five Subway. 69 (‘owgate. 325 6766. 7.30pm. £tbc. New waye punk from hotly tipped lidinburgh four-piece the Vectors. I Fraser Anderson and Locosea \\'liistlebiiikies. 4- 6 South Bridge. 557

5] 14. 9pm. Free. (iuitar rock from Falkirk from Locosea.

I Misled Youth, Dud Load, The Skarsoles and Spaceman Lance The (‘anons' (iait. 333 ('anongate. 556 448i. Night of rock. ska and punk.


I Young Heart Attack and Viking Skull King 'I'ut's Walt \‘l'ah llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 321 5279. 8.30pm. £6.50. Bra/en. catchy power rock with boy/girl \oeal attack. See Records for a reyiew of YllA's line debut album.

I Rx Bandits, Howards Alias, Desa, D868 and The Plimsolls The ('athotise. l5 t'nion Street. 248 6606. 7.30pm. £8. ()yer- 14s show. Ska-punk line- up. with headliners hailing from Orange ('ounty ~ or "the ()(" as we in the know call it 7 and Southampton. which is almost as exotic.

I Ricky, The Pedestrians, Horse Island and Soulcellar Barfly. 260 (‘lyde Street. 0870 907 0999. 8pm.

I Cosmos, Racing Green, The Prayers and Audiofile The 13th Note ('afe. 50- 60 King Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3. Indie rock bill.

I Danny Bryant’s Red Eye Band Studio One. (irosyenor llotel. (irosyenor 'l‘errace toff Byres Road). 34] 65 I6. 9pm. Free. Blues.

I Acoustic Jam Nice‘n'Sleazy. 42l Sauchiehall Street. 333 9637. 8pm. Free. With a free drink as incentiye for participants.


I Kaospilot, Angora Static, Santo Caserio and Jesus Elephant God Studio 24. 34 26 (’alton Road. 558 3758. 7pm. £4. lixtreme hardcore in the hands of Norway‘s Kaospilot with tnore Norwegian action from emo act Angora Static.

I Acoustica ('abaret Voltaire. 36» 38 Blair Street. 2206176. 7.30pm. Free (voluntary contributions on exit). A new night of acoustic sounds offering varied line-ups from Edinburgh's fittest singer/songw riters. No coyers allowed.

I The Mountain Coats and Gordon McIntyre Subway. 69 ('owgate. 225 6766. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Americana-inlleeted indie rock from these 4M) signings with support from ballboy's McIntyre with a solo set.

I Tyrant Lizard Kings ()pium. 7| (’owgate. 325 8382. Free. Snapping and snarling rock from lidinburgh's Tyrant l.i/ard Kings.

I Open Mic Whistlebinkies. 4 6 South Bridge. 557 5| l4. 9pm. Free. Just turn tip and perform.

Tuesday 6


I Mark Olsen & the Creekdippers featuring Victoria Williams and Ben Weaver King Tut's Walt Walt llut. 272a St Vincent Street. 22l 5379. 8.30pm. £l0. [ix- Jayhalks man Mark ()lsen and his partner Victoria Williams are respected exponents of rootsy Americana. created from their desert home in Joshua Tree.

rock & pop listings Music

aberdeen edinburgh glasgow 28 april -2 may 2004

edinburgh listings



can dvd ( excerpts ) irmin schxnidt q&a : f'ilmhouse 25 mute records : wire. liars. pan sonic. modey

lemon.kaito. dj x dj. tim wright. chris & cosey. irmin schmidt & kumo play can. komputer. pink grease.t raumschmiere : the venue £15.50

wednesday 28th april

7pm fairport convention. adem. m craft liquid rooms 215


9pm thursday 29th april


7pm filmhouse £7

charlie is m darling. presented by andrew loog oldham

7.30pm trans am + support : the venue as

franz ferdinan o sons & daugh



friday 30th april


whitelock : liquid rooms 812


furnaces. . o uid rooms 28

amp fiddler. gilles peterson : bongo club 212

andre Williams. t-model ford. uncle john 8:.

space is the place ( director's cut )

presented by jim newman : filmhouse 85


dr robert moog. jean jacques perrey : how the

moog synthesizer became a household name

queens hall 28 11pm

prince paul. jaylib feat madlib & j-rocc.

dangermouse. prince po. peanut butter wolf

the venue £14 11pm

big beat : gwen mccrae. simon hodge. stuart

bennett. bob cairns : bongo club 312


pastels djs : honeycomb 210.50

saturday 1st may

papa m. v-twin the venue 28


8pm filmhouse £8.50


to rococo rot. colleen. thomas fehlmann.

yat kha live score : storm over asia

arto lindsay + accidental broadcast feat.

matthew herbert. max de wardener. brooks. mugison. mara carlyle : queens hall 814.50


dr alimantado. john peel. earl gateshead.

kid 806. dj / rupture. knifehandchop. com.a

the venue £14.50

sunday 2nd may

4pm beatbox : filmhmnse £5


breath control - the history of the human

four tet. matthew dear. dabrye. explosions in

the sky. animal collective. fennesz. eyoe djs + soul jazz sound system : the venue £12. 50

11pm honeycomb 11pm 214

tickets are available from :

online. www.triptych04 .com

green velvet. mash ( jengaheads )

ticket scotland. 239 argyle st glasgow. 127 rose st edian rippint records. 91 south bridge edian

telephone bookings. 0870 220 1116

tickets are also available direct through selected venues

for full listings see triptych brochure or vist www.triptych04 .com

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