We have a couple of in-stores coming up in the next few weeks, both from Southend acts, and both well worth your time: Saturday 1st July, 1pm - ADCX (space-doom rock). More info HERE Sunday 9th July, 1pm - Steve Hooker (rockabilly blues and soul). More info HERE Both are free entry and all ages are welcome
Our May mixtape is up at Mixcloud for your listening pleasure/displeasure. It's a bit all over the place, with bands like Felt, Spacemen 3, Meat Puppets etc, up alongside Swedish jazz, outsider pop and Californian singer-songwriters. It's all good though. You can stream it HERE on Mixcloud (our other 2016 mixes are there too) Or you can download it HERE to listen to wherever you are
To ease you all back in to work/school we've made a mix, the first of a monthly series. This one has all the current hitmakers you'd expect - Harry Partch, Jandek, Half Japanese, The Shaggs, etc and some new music from Velvet Morning and Surface To Air Missive. Listen HERE
2015, like every other year if you care to dig a little, has been a great year for new music. We've been lucky enough to put a load of great shows at the shop for free - starting the year with The Bohicas, followed by East India Youth, The Scarletts, Asylums, Fraser A. Gorman, John Doran (The Quietus), Martin Newell (The Cleaners From Venus), Muertos, Ultimate Painting, Velvet Morning, Craig Finn (The Hold Steady), Baio (Vampire Weekend), with Howard Eynon playing on Saturday and a few great ones lined up for next year already. Album of the year lists can always be contentious (one mans ceiling is another mans floor, and all that), so to be clear, this is not...
To celebrate the release of their new album, Curve Of The Earth (released 15th January 2016), Mystery Jets will be playing live here at South on Wednesday 20th January, 12pm-12.30pm (free entry, all welcome) Pre-order the album HERE to guarantee entry Facebook event page