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Saturday, March 15 • 8:00pm - 8:30pm
The Indelicates

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Essentially the joint project of Simon Indelicate (formerly a performance poet and author of 'The Book Of Job: The Musical') and Julia Indelicate (an acclaimed documentary photographer) The Indelicates are a five piece, piano and guitar-led pop/rock act from Sussex, UK. Taking their musical cues from folk and classical sources - as well as the broad spectrum of British indie rock – they write melodic, edgy and intellectually coherent songs that have been consistently well-received in the UK and abroad. Julia and Simon met at a Poetry slam (which he won) working together to perform and promote music, poetry, and the famous poets vs. mc's slams that characterised the Brighton 'scene'. Julia then went on to found 60s girl-band tribute act The Pipettes, but left in early 2005 after a year and half to work instead on the rock/ punk music she and Simon had been writing. Rhythm guitarist Al struggles to get paid making films, Drummer Ed can take apart your computer and put it back together so that it talks to you, and bassist Kate was bought off the internet. Their first single ‘We Hate The Kids’ and second ‘The Last Significant Statement To Be Made In Rock ‘n’ Roll’ were released on Sad Gnome Records. Jointly produced by Keith Totp (Art Brut, Art Goblins) and Les Carter (late of Carter USM) the well-received singles quickly sold out their limited runs. The first single on Weekender Records, 'Julia, We Don't Live In The '60s', came out in July 2007. Second single on Weekender, 'Sixteen', came out in October 2007, and over the last few months they have recorded an album for British/German indie label Weekender Records with producer Brian O'Shaugnessey (Primal Scream, My Bloody Valentine, Denim). The album is due to be released simultaneously in the UK and Germany in April 2008. They have performed live extensively playing more than 100 shows in London and the rest of England. They have also toured Germany and Austria three times, twice as a headline act and once as main support to Art Brut – playing six dates in 800+ capacity venues. They have headlined shows in such major european cities as Berlin, Rome and Paris. Influences and sound comparisons include Black Box Recorder, The Auteurs, Bruce Springsteen, The Dresden Dolls, The Divine Comedy, The Jam, Art Brut, Kate Bush in a Weimar era nightclub, Queen fronted by two Morrisseys or, as Eddie Argos put it after their recent stint as main support for Art Brut's recent German tour: Luke Haines and the E Street Band... Represented by Kelly Maxwell at Loki PR, they have been written about positively in the NME, the New Statesman, Artrocker, the Guardian, the Times, The Fly and other magazines. Internationally, they have been praised in Vanity Fair and Musik Express(Germany), Rolling Stone and Pitchfork(US), and widely on internet blogs and music sites.

Saturday March 15, 2008 8:00pm - 8:30pm CDT
The Rio 301 San Jacinto Blvd

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