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Free Fopp instore shows

Posted: March 18th, 2007, by Simon Minter

Lovely sell-’em-cheap-and-drain-your-wallet superstore network Fopp have a new wave of free instore shows in the near future, by a selection of bands that you may or may not be interested in:

19 March
Ghosts, Glasgow, 5 pm
The Ripps, Leamington, 4 pm

21 March
Ghosts, Nottingham, 6 pm

22 March
Ghosts, Bath Westgate, 6 pm
The Rumble Strips, Bristol Park Street, 5 pm
New Young Pony Club, London Camden, 6 pm

23 March
Ghosts, London Tottenham Court Road, 6 pm

I’ve only heard The Rumble Strips out of that lot, and to me they sounded like B-list Dexy’s knockoffs, but free gigs whilst buying cheap CDs can’t be sniffed at.

Simon Minter

Simon joined diskant after falling on his head from a great height. A diskant legend in his own lifetime Simon has risen up the ranks through a mixture of foolhardiness and wit. When not breaking musical barriers with top pop combo Sunnyvale Noise Sub-element or releasing records in preposterously exciting packaging he relaxes by looking like Steve Albini.


3 Responses to Free Fopp instore shows

  1. Jason

    oh man Fopp instores!!!! I was lucky enough to be in the Tottenham Court Road branch on Friday night when suddenly John Cale was doing a set! Good times.

    Ghosts however are a big pile of….. (we publish them where I work)

  2. Simon P

    Simon! Ghosts is your band, right? Your solo project. That’s awesome that you’re getting to play gigs. Hope all goes well! Have you got any records out yet?

  3. simonminter

    *cough* it’s a different band. My Ghosts exists only in my head so far. It’s brilliant, though.