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THE GIG LIST – NUMBER 40 – THE GREAT ESCAPE 2010

THE GREAT ESCAPE 2010 – PREVIEW

Imagine the world of an online music blog, with it’s deep running passions, it’s relentless networking and it’s unstoppable drive for locating the world’s finest new tunes.  Then imagine all the cutting edge bands from the world’s best music scenes descending upon it’s home city, where they play all day, for three days.  Stir in some of the best journalists, A&R people, label bosses, other bloggers and just about every music loving person from every level of the music industry.  Complete each day with a batch of special after parties, secret gigs and drunken late nights, where you meet, interview and unrelentedly schmooze with the hundreds of artists.  For fuck’s sake, this festival is a music blogger’s paradise.

The Recommender was born in Brighton and calls this small city home, holding it’s monthly showcase gigs here, so this annual event is one of the year’s major highlights.  This year we’ve taken the decision to hold our own showcase, The Recommender vs The Source Magazine, on the opening day, which only adds to the dribble-inducing excitement.  More on that in our next post however…

In our below preview of the 2010 event, we list our recommendations and highlights.  Once again we will be Tweeting throughout each day, so follow us for up to date news, including any secret gigs and parties etc.  Additionally, as we did last year, we will be compiling our popular Recommender Timetable, which is a useful tool and perfect if you want to know which of the bands we plan to see.  We can also email the spreadsheet to you if required, so let us know if you want a copy for yourselves.  If you want to get an insider’s day by day view on the festival, we will be reviewing each day on this blog, with details on our experiences, the gigs we’ve seen, any interviews we complete and our photography, so keep checking back for more.

1, 2, 3 – CONFETTI

BRIGHT LIGHT BRIGHT LIGHT – A NEW WORD TO SAY


CHEW LIPS – SOLO


CLASS ACTRESS –CAREFUL WHAT YOU SAY


CRYSTAL FIGHTERS – XTATIC TRUTH (XTRA LOUD MIX)


DARWIN DEEZ – RADAR DETECTOR


DELPHIC – DOUBT (WHAT KIND OF BREEZE DO YOU BLOW REMIX)


EGYPTIAN HIP HOP – HEAVENLY


ELLIE GOULDING – STARRY EYED (JAKWOB REMIX)


EVERYTHING EVERYTHING – PHOTOSHOP HANDSOME


FENECH SOLER – STOP AND STARE


FOREIGN OFFICE – LEAVING THE HOUSE


GAGGLE – MOWGLIS ROAD (COVER)


GROVESNOR – DRIVE YOUR CAR (HOT CHIP REMIX)


HURTS – WONDERFUL LIFE (ARTHUR BAKER REMIX)


IS TROPICAL – WHEN O WHEN


KING CHARLES – LOVE LUST


MARINA & THE DIAMONDS – I AM NOT A ROBOT (THE KNOCKS REMIX)


MIRRORS – FEAR OF DROWNING


NULIFIER – THE SCHEME OF THINGS


POPE JOAN – CENTURIONS


REAL ESTATE – ATLANTIC CITY


SILVER COLUMNS – BROW BEATEN


SLEIGH BELLS – A/B MACHINES


THE AGITATOR – GET READY

THE PHENOMENAL HANDCLAP BAND – BABY (CLOCK OPERA REMIX)


THE SHOES – HOLD ME DOWN (THE SHOES REMIX)


THEOPHILUS LONDON – HUMDRUM TOWN


TINASHE – COME ON OVER THIS COULD BE LOVE


VELO – WHITE NIGHTS


WARPAINT – ELEPHANTS


WE//ARE//ANIMALS – UNFOLD/FOLD


WILD PALMS – OVER TIME (ROAR TERROR REMIX)


WOLF GANG – THE KING AND ALL OF HIS MEN

Obviously if you are going to be in Brighton enjoying this weekend, then please ask email us to let us know, as we are always keen to meet up in person with our readers.  Also please return to The Recommender to leave us comments as you go, as each experience is unique.  Lastly, if you see anyone walking around with a red badge that has the letter ‘R’ on it, as per the below image, then that could well be us!

LetterR-Badge-Web.jpg Recommender Logo - Letter R picture by odelaybradford

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2 Responses to “THE GIG LIST – NUMBER 40 – THE GREAT ESCAPE 2010”


  1. May 31, 2010 at 12:07 pm

    hello,

    thanks for sharing this. thought you might like this re-interpreted version of HURTS’ ‘Better Than Love’ by Catherine AD.

    https://download.yousendit.com/OHo2Rm85OW5oMlUwTVE9PQ

    http://tumblr.com/xfdaqtrf8

    x


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