Music Event One are proud to announce the first stage of their fringe festival. The Nags Head Stage makes for an eclectic compliment to the main stage Rochester Castle line-up of Public Image Limited, The Wedding Present, Theatre Royal and Kids Unique. The Nags Head Stage, which runs from 12pm – 5pm at The Nags Head Pub Rochester features some of Kent’s most exciting and up and coming live acts including Stuart Turner and The Flat Earth Society, Dead Lovers, Petts, Broken Banjo and Balance Lost. The stage announcement is accompanied by an exclusive free download EP featuring all of the stage’s line-up.
Stuart Turner and The Flat Earth Society - 4.15pm
Unleashed from the yielding greenery of Dorset and sent spiralling headfirst into the smouldering arms of dirty, dirty Chatham, the raw and unsettling art blues of Stuart Turner has violently hacked out a unique niche and sent befuzzled onlookers into varying states of disbelief. Stuart Turner formed The Flat Earth Society in 2009 to record and perform his third album, Gin & Bitters. The album was released on CD and digital download in July 2010, through the independent Brigadier Records. The band added “steam driven power” to his “anguished urban blues”. The Flat Earth Societies headline appearance will act as an album launch for Stuarts 4th LP ‘On The Brink Of Misadventure’. Expect another intense, compulsive and sweat laden live show for Music Event One.
deadlovers - 3.15pm
Dead Lovers are 3-piece alternative group from Dartford, fronted by the unique intertwining duel vocals of Timothy J Hill and Martin Brett and underpinned by the clattering backbeat of Jonathan Chamberlain. Citing the likes of Talking Heads, The Kinks and Neil Young the band have found early support for their ‘inventive hymns’ from the legendary Steve Lamacq on BBC 6Music and will be releasing their debut album ‘Eyes Wide To The World’ later this year.
Petts - 2.15pm
Petts are Patrick, Matthew, Geoff and Sam. They form an idiosyncratic 4-piece from Medway that at one moment can be furnishing rooms with direct new wave pop and in the next be pushing amorphous guitar lines from wiry post-punk into swathes of layered, cascading neo-psychedelia without ever losing sight of melody. Soaring soundscapes combine with intense, combative vocals and hooks amidst a blitzkrieg of thundering drums and chugging assertive bass rumbles.
Broken Banjo - 1.15pm
Hailing from Medway, Kent, Broken Banjo have been making a name for themselves on the local music scene with their ferocious blend of blues and rock’n’roll.  Liam Lynotts guttural growl and rampaging riffs combine with the blitzkrieg drumming of Mike Sewell and groove heavy bass lines of Harry Elvin in what makes for a formidable live experience.
Balance Lost - 12.15pm
Balance Lost are 3 boys from Medway, making pop songs using guitar, drums, glockenspiels and casio keyboards from the 80’s. The group have self released a host of EP’s and debut album ‘Songs For Thomas Uden’. 
The Nags Head Stage is part of a wider Music Event One Fringe throughout Rochester. Entrance to The Nags Head is free. Tickets for Music Event One are priced £26 and available from Ticketmaster, Medway Council Box Office and Rochester Hight Street Visitors Centre.
http://www.musiceventone.co.uk/

Music Event One are proud to announce the first stage of their fringe festival. The Nags Head Stage makes for an eclectic compliment to the main stage Rochester Castle line-up of Public Image Limited, The Wedding Present, Theatre Royal and Kids Unique. The Nags Head Stage, which runs from 12pm – 5pm at The Nags Head Pub Rochester features some of Kent’s most exciting and up and coming live acts including Stuart Turner and The Flat Earth Society, Dead Lovers, Petts, Broken Banjo and Balance Lost. The stage announcement is accompanied by an exclusive free download EP featuring all of the stage’s line-up.

Stuart Turner and The Flat Earth Society - 4.15pm

Unleashed from the yielding greenery of Dorset and sent spiralling headfirst into the smouldering arms of dirty, dirty Chatham, the raw and unsettling art blues of Stuart Turner has violently hacked out a unique niche and sent befuzzled onlookers into varying states of disbelief. Stuart Turner formed The Flat Earth Society in 2009 to record and perform his third album, Gin & Bitters. The album was released on CD and digital download in July 2010, through the independent Brigadier Records. The band added “steam driven power” to his “anguished urban blues”. The Flat Earth Societies headline appearance will act as an album launch for Stuarts 4th LP ‘On The Brink Of Misadventure’. Expect another intense, compulsive and sweat laden live show for Music Event One.

deadlovers - 3.15pm

Dead Lovers are 3-piece alternative group from Dartford, fronted by the unique intertwining duel vocals of Timothy J Hill and Martin Brett and underpinned by the clattering backbeat of Jonathan Chamberlain. Citing the likes of Talking Heads, The Kinks and Neil Young the band have found early support for their ‘inventive hymns’ from the legendary Steve Lamacq on BBC 6Music and will be releasing their debut album ‘Eyes Wide To The World’ later this year.

Petts - 2.15pm

Petts are Patrick, Matthew, Geoff and Sam. They form an idiosyncratic 4-piece from Medway that at one moment can be furnishing rooms with direct new wave pop and in the next be pushing amorphous guitar lines from wiry post-punk into swathes of layered, cascading neo-psychedelia without ever losing sight of melody. Soaring soundscapes combine with intense, combative vocals and hooks amidst a blitzkrieg of thundering drums and chugging assertive bass rumbles.

Broken Banjo - 1.15pm

Hailing from Medway, Kent, Broken Banjo have been making a name for themselves on the local music scene with their ferocious blend of blues and rock’n’roll.  Liam Lynotts guttural growl and rampaging riffs combine with the blitzkrieg drumming of Mike Sewell and groove heavy bass lines of Harry Elvin in what makes for a formidable live experience.

Balance Lost - 12.15pm

Balance Lost are 3 boys from Medway, making pop songs using guitar, drums, glockenspiels and casio keyboards from the 80’s. The group have self released a host of EP’s and debut album ‘Songs For Thomas Uden’

The Nags Head Stage is part of a wider Music Event One Fringe throughout Rochester. Entrance to The Nags Head is free. Tickets for Music Event One are priced £26 and available from Ticketmaster, Medway Council Box Office and Rochester Hight Street Visitors Centre.

http://www.musiceventone.co.uk/

Dead Lovers ‘Kerb Your Libido’ was played by the legendary Steve Lamacq on BBC 6music last night. The track is a split 7” vinyl single with The Pantomime Villains ‘Hook Line And Sinker’ and can be purchased exclusively from www.thepreservationsocietypresents.com

Vinyl Singles Club vol 2 - Dead Lovers/The Pantomime Villains


Dead Lovers - ‘Kerb Your Libido’ / The Pantomime Villains – ‘Hook Line & Sinker’

AA-side Split 7” Vinyl- LTD 250 copies

2nd April 2012

The Preservation Society Presents returns for Volume 2 in their vinyl singles club series. This month sees more Kentish charms in the shape of the melodic poeticism of Dartford’s Dead Lovers with ‘Kerb Your Libido’ and the heady adolescence of Thanet’s The Pantomime Villains with ‘Hook Line And Sinker’.

‘Kerb Your Libido’ is the Debut Release from Dartford’s Dead Lovers, with distinctive folksy harmonies punctuating this piece of classic observational English song writing. The tale of a seedy protagonist all overcoats and drool, is contrasted by a quietly rousing template of new wave guitars and an infectious sing-along pop chorus. The track will act as a precursor to further much anticipated releases throughout 2012, with a series of singles and a debut album to follow. ‘Kerb Your Libido’ is just the start of Dead Lovers quest in reigniting Dartford’s great musical history.

Track 2 of this very limited vinyl only release is the latest offering from Margate’s The Pantomime Villains, following the blindside success of their debut release the ‘Told You So’ EP. These four 18 year olds who abound with youthful verve and exuberance are the sound of adolescence and yearning teenage dreams. ‘Hook Line and Sinker’ sees the band soar effortlessly from a verse of wistful lament to a rabble-rousing crescendo chorus, all drunken frolics and broken promises. Their teenage idealism is already gaining them fans throughout the music industry ‘it’s clear they could just be the shot in the arm that guitar music needs’ Anthony Thornton – Uncut Magazine.

 

Once again the release is strictly limited to 250 vinyl copies and will be supported by a short string of co-headlining live dates across the South East. The vinyl can be purchased exclusively at these gigs and from www.thepreservationsocietypresents.com.

29/03/2012 : The Bracket – MARGATE

30/03/2012: The Nags Head – ROCHESTER

31/03/2012: The Bar Below – FOLKSTONE

03/04/2012: The Buffalo Bar – LONDON

For further info: TPSP1@live.co.uk

www.thepreservationsocietypresents.com