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Posted: Tue Aug 27 2013
Hip, sparse, industrial boozing space Dalston has a secret. And it's lurking in the basement. Actually, it is the basement. Though you might not think it from grabbing a quick drink there, Birthdays has a pretty special music programme going on almost every night of the week. During the week you can catch leftfield pop, indie, rock and electro from new and underground bands sporting some of the skinniest jeans in the known universe, while at weekends things get decidedly dancier, with DJs spinning anything from house to dubstep to disco, which the cool crowd lap up time and again.
What's on at Birthdays
R&B, Pop, Synthpop, Clubs
Laura Bettinson takes a break from her work with Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich on his Ultraista project, and returns to her solo project Femme. Mixing up choppy R&B and hip hop beats with ’80s-ish vocals and synth lines, she's also got a pretty funky...
Indie rock, Rock 'n' roll
This four-piece group who hail from Toronto performs its self-penned indie-rock.
Shoegaze, Alternative rock
- Critics' choice
After a prison term for attempted murder and four years of severe depression, former hardcore punk musician Dominic Palermo started a solo project called Nothing in 2011. With that kind of background, it's no wonder that the Nothing brand of shoegaze...