■ Bismarck, Death by Ambition and Centrix Pivo Pivo, 15 Waterloo Street, 564 8100. 8pm. £4. Unsigned rock bands. ■ Casiotone for the Painfully Alone and Adam Stafford Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £8.50. See Wed 10.. FREE Jam Session Samuel Dow’s, 67–71 Nithsdale Road, 423 0107. 8pm. See Thu 4. ■ Sonic Hearts Foundation, Blue Nova and Hiva Oa and Stewart Traquair Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Effects-drenched guitar-wielding Glasgow four-piece. ■ Sonny Marvello, The Cinnamons, The Dirty Demographic and Galleries Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 332 7304. 8pm. £5. Mischief and silliness from the bowler-hatted indie troubadours. ■ Taco Bells, Pekko Kappi and Rictus 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 8pm. £5. Breakneck free jazz four-piece from Finland, supported by folkster Pekko Kappi who plays the jouhikko, a Karelian bowed lyre. ■ Demon Hunter King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £9. Christian metal band. FREE Rod’s Acoustic Jam 1901 Bar and Bistro, 1534 Pollockshaws Road, 9pm. See Thu 4. Edinburgh FREE Henry Ibbs The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. See Thu 4. ■ Ash The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7pm. £16. Over-14s show. The Northern Irish indie pop tour to promote their A-Z singles club. ■ My Tiny Robots Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 629 0039. 7pm. £5. CANCELLED. ■ Veronica Falls, Cloud Nothings and Miles Mayhem Sneaky Pete’s, 73 Cowgate, 225 1757. 7pm. £7.50. See Wed 10. ■ Justin Townes Earle The Pleasance Cabaret Bar, 60 Pleasance, 7.30pm. £tbc. Crafting rambling tales with blues and some classic country rock, US singer-song writer takes to the stage. ■ The Freaky Family The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 11pm. £2 (£1). See Thu 4.
Friday 12 Glasgow ■ The Deftones and Coheed & Cambria O2 Academy, 121 Eglinton Street, 0870 444 6062. 6.30pm. £25. Nu- metal virtuosos headed by Chino Marino play tracks from across their career including this year’s Diamond Eyes. ■ Flood of Red, Heights, House Vs Hurricane, Rinoa! Rinoa! and The Underdog Theory The Cathouse, 15 Union Street, 248 6606. 6.30pm. £8. Over-14s show. Screamo sounds from Metal Hammer-tipped Glaswegians Flood of Red, plus hardcore quintet Heights. ■ British India, Penguins Kill Polar Bears and St Deluxe Stereo, 22–28 Renfield Lane, 222 2254. 7pm. £7. Bog standard indie rockers from Melbourne head the bill. FREE Diana Schad The Living Room, 150 St Vincent Street, 229 0607. 7pm. See Fri 5. ■ Time Dilation The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. 7pm. £7 (£5). Intense, experimental music piece, mixing live and recorded sound with physical performance. ■ Broken Records The Arches, 253 Argyle Street, 565 1000. 7.30pm. £10. Sweeping indie anthems from Edinburgh six-piece who have just released their second album Let Me Come Home. ■ The Hollies Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, 353 8000. 7.30pm. £21.50–£25. Veteran beat pop combo
Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 still swearing that their brother ain’t heavy and the like and now celebrating induction into the American Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame. ■ Sydney Devine Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £12–£16 (£12–£14). See Thu 11. ✽✽ Resonance Radio Orchestra 3501. 7.55–11.50pm. Prices vary. Actor Tam Dean Burn broadcasts his experiences walking around Glasgow over the course of two days in an installation and on www.resonancefm.com. Access to the installation is free; access to the performances at the beginning and end of his 48-hour odyssey (at 7.30pm on Fri and 7pm on Sun) is by Festival Pass or Day Pass. See feature, page 57. Part of Instal 10. ■ Annie Stevenson, Driller, Detour and Finding Albert Maggie May’s, 60 Trongate, Merchant City, 548 1350. 8pm. £5. Glasgow alt.rockers headline. ■ Esben & the Witch, Gallops and We’re Only Afraid of NYC Captain’s Rest, 185 Great Western Road, 332 7304. 8pm. £7. Brighton trio blending electronics, radio static and schizophrenic, raucous vocals to mystical and exciting effect. FREE Jericho Hill Brel, 39–43 Ashton Lane, 342 4966. 8pm. See Fri 5. ■ Who’s Next and Hunkey Dorey The Ferry, 25 Anderston Quay, 8pm. £12. Tribute to The Who as they were back in the 70s. Plus Bowie tribute. ■ Lucio Capece & Christian Kesten: The Borders Play Sunno((( Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 8.30–9.05pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. A performance full of surprises on sax, bass clarinet, voice, hands, cardboard tubes and more from these two Berlin- based musicians. Part of Instal 10. ■ The Floe, Sharon Martin, Another Love Party and Steven Milner King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street, 221 5279. 8.30pm. £5. Flesh frontwoman Sharon Martin performs her own material. ■ You Already Know, Dead Otter, The Little Mill of Happiness and Circle of Tyrants 13th Note Café, 50–60 King Street, 553 1638. 8.45pm. £5. Progressive experimental rock. FREE Thee Moths and The Paraffins Rio Café, 27 Hyndland Street, 334 9909. 9pm. Laptop set from lo-fi glitch artist. FREE The Beat Seekers Slouch, 203–5 Bath Street, 221 5518. 9.30pm. Live music. ■ Diego Chamy, Jean-Luc Guionnet and Seijiro Murayama Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 9.40–10.25pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. A very untypical improvisational performance from three experimental stalwarts. Part of Instal 10. ■ ‘ ‘ [sic] Tim Goldie Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 10.35–10.50pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Three ‘intense’ solo performances from drummer and improvisational/Dadaist noise artist Tim Goldie. Part of Instal 10. ■ Arika Delivers a Manifesto Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 10.35–10.50pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. The organisers of Instal present a few short talks attempting to articulate their thoughts about experimental music. Part of Instal 10. ■ Matthieu Saladin Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 10.35–10.50pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. A series of talks from the French improviser, composer, writer and musical thinker on CDs that play with the rules of CDs, questioning whether something has to be heard to be musical. Part of Instal 10. ■ Mattin: Object of Thought Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 11–11.50pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. Site-specific solo improvisation from the European
experimental music artist. Part of Instal 10. ■ Die Antwoord SWG3, Studio Warehouse, 100 Eastvale Place, 357 7246. £tbc. Cape Town hip-hop crew who rap in English and Afrikaans. See Exposure, page 59. ■ Instal 2010 Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. Times vary. Festival pass £25; day pass £10. The annual festival of avant-garde and experimental music, co-produced by Arika and Tramway in association with the Arches. See www.arika.org.uk for more information. See preview, page 57. Edinburgh ■ Rossco Galloway The Jazz Bar, 1 Chambers Street, 220 4298. 6pm. Donation. See Fri 5. ■ Philip Sayce The Caves, Niddry Street South, 557 8989. 7pm. £12. See Thu 11. ■ Raul Malo and Alyssa Bonagura The Queen’s Hall, 87–89 Clerk Street, 668 2019. 7pm. £18. Crossing cultures and blurring musical boundaries Malo (lead singer and chief songwriter for The Mavericks) mixes country, Latin, jazz and rock’n’roll. ■ The Scottish Enlightenment, Jesus H Foxx and Trapped Mice Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place, 229 1442. 7pm. £5. Fife pop/rock/prog act launching St Thomas. ■ Seth Lakeman and Delta Maid The Liquid Room, 9c Victoria Street, 225 2564. 7pm. £17. A haunting original take on folk rock from the former Mercury Music Prize nominee. ■ Underclass The GRV, 37 Guthrie Street, 220 2987. 7pm. £5. Indie with a View/Libertines kick from Underclass, with more acts tbc. ■ Earl Grey & The Loose Leaves Henry’s Cellar Bar, 8–16a Morrison Street, 228 9393. 7.30pm. £4. Rootsy, howlin’ blues. ■ Taco Bells, Pekko Kappi, Usurper and Playground Meltdown Roxy Art House, 2 Roxburgh Place, 629 0039. 7.30pm. £5. CANCELLED. FREE Peterman Powderkeg Project Nobles Bar, 44a Constitution Street, Leith, 629 7215. 9pm. Good time indie rock featuring members of Aberfeldy.
Saturday 13 Glasgow FREE Evacuation of the Great Learning Workshops Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 10am–1.30pm. See Thu 11. ■ Resonance Radio Orchestra Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. noon–11.30pm. Prices vary. See Fri 12. ■ Sydney Devine Pavilion Theatre, 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 2pm & 7.30pm. £12–£16 (£12–£14). See Thu 11. ■ Consequences and Complicities of Conceptualism: Vanessa Place and Mark Sanders Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 2.30–4.45pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. A talk from theorist Mark Sanders and talk and performance from writer, editor, theorist and publisher Vanessa Place, followed by an interactive discussion about accusations of experimental music’s elitism, and what can be done to combat this reputation. Part of Instal 10. ■ Pascal Le Gall Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 4.35–5.05pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. A performance from the French percussionist-turned-musical-thinker, using nothing but a turntable, some teach-yourself foreign language LPs, and impeccable timing. Part of Instal 10. ■ Ken Jacobs: Perfect Film Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, 0845 330 3501. 5.20–5.45pm. Access with Festival or Day Pass. A film composed out of discarded, found footage. Part of Instal 10.
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