Published: 27 October, 2011
by ROISIN GADELRAB
Looks like The Stone Roses’ reunion has already affected vinyl sales according to Record Collector, with one I am the Resurrection 12-inch selling for £73.13 instead of the £40 RRP – not a bad margin. I wonder if cassettes ever get that collectible quality about them. And no, I didn’t get any tickets, hmph...
• Camden singer Red Jen and band One Stop Experience have an important album launch at Bar Solo (Oct 30) – DON’T forget.
• Remember Pop Will Eat Itself? Ich Bin Ein Auslander was an early anthem among my angrier teen friends. Principal songwriter Graham Crabb revives PWEI at 02 Islington (Oct 22), 25 years after their first EP release.
• The Camden Crawl officially launched on Wednesday with an unforgettable bash – earlybird tickets now on sale.
• So little space, so many to tell – choose between Tribes and Dog is Dead, Electric Ballroom; The Wave Pictures, Tim Ten Yen, Wolventrix and Count on Fire at The Bull & Gate; John Peel night or 80 Quid at The Borderline, with “rockumentary” at www.80quid.com, all on Oct 28. The Chapman Family play The Wheelbarow (Nov 2), supported by Frontiers who we hear are on the cusp of great things and harmonica-led Blues Band Giles Robson & The Dirty Aces will whip up a storm at The Blues Kitchen (Nov 3).