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DOUBLEDOTBASH is one day of eclectic music curated by doubledotdash!? and South Street arts centre.
combining some of the most exciting acts in the UK underground music scene, with some from further afield and the cream of Reading's music scene. There will be 2 intimate indoor stages running simultaneously from shortly after 4pm. There will also be good times.

LINE-UP:

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AFTERSCHOOL TEATIME

Hull

Experimental noisenik induces joy via live performance. KEN! KEN! KEN!

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BASIC DICKS

Oxford

Lo-fi feminist weirdo punx.

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CHARLIE BUTLER

Reading

Loops / drone / emo / etc

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THE CRINKILS

Reading

Noise and shouting guy from Workin' Man Noise Unit plays noise and/or sax. We think.

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THE EUROSUITE

London

Relatively new, noisy, odd shaped, synth-punk band.  Reassuringly features members of USA Nails, Screen Wives, and Mike Neaves.

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FIELDS OF BARLEY

Inside A Computer

An electronic act specialising in emotionally intense melodic noise-based pop songs.

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RACHAEL DADD

Bristol

A contemporary folk multi-instrumentalist living half her time as a traveling musician in Japan. Witnessing how other people create
things, connecting with other cultures and landscapes; all this is a furnace for innovative song.

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SLAGHEAP

Bristol

Energetic post punk nonsense from four women in their pants. Melodic, naive and raucous songs from Bristol.
🚶‍♀️🚶‍♀️🚶‍♀️🚶‍♀️
Spunky as hell

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SOUND OF YELL

Glasgow

Sound of Yell are an all acoustic collective from Glasgow playing the compositions of Stevie Jones. These pieces are often informed by their collaboration with artists, film makers, dancers and theatre makers. An improvisatory element is always at play while structure, melody and counterpoint remain integral.

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THIS.

Reading

This is This. Lo-fi indie and post punk from Reading.

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TYPICAL HUNKS

Reading

Drum machine noise punk.  Grilled cheese fans.

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WARM DIGITS

Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Warm Digits are a thunderous motorik space-disco duo from Newcastle-upon-Tyne with a pounding post-punk pulse.  They set up a blistering musical exchange between fluorescent agit-funk, primary-coloured synth-bounce and fizzing sheets of guitar noise

PLUS FOOD FROM TUTU'S ETHIOPIAN TABLE!