Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

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Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:25 pm

Rocket Recordings are putting on a 20 year anniversary celebration. they are being coy about the lineup at the mo but says it will include "most of their current roster"

http://thequietus.com/articles/23162-ro ... don-garage

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by sunray » Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:14 pm

It's a tempter!
Would this sell out quite quickly? The Garage isn't the biggest venue iirc.
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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by olan » Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:04 pm

I'm very tempted by this. Looks like Hills and Goat are playing if the flashing slide advert thingy on Facebook is not being used to mislead us. Then there is all the recent activity on The Heads' Facebook page....might be worth a punt. Several days in London though.... :?

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:23 pm

Yeah three days in London is a bit of a faff. I wonder if there'll be day tickets

Sunray- I think there's two rooms at the Garage but both are small? It is over two venues and three nights though so hopefully won't sell out too quick

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:51 am

the lineup has been announced. as far as I can tell it's basically everyone apart from The Heads

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by sunray » Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:57 am

Yeah I took the plunge and grabbed a ticket. I knew i'd be sitting at home that weekend thinking 'why didn't i go?' if I opted out.
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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:12 am

it's tempting, but 3 nights in London is gonna work out hella expensive. I assume you're going to go the hostel route?

it if was 1 or even 2 nights I'd be much more keen

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by Shinesalight » Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:10 pm

Think I'm going to wait for the day splits and probably go on the day that Hills are playing (my favourite Rocket artist). Like you said Sighs, 3 nights staying in London or 3 days travelling up from Brighton and back on the train is going to be a bit much for me. Never say never though. :wink:
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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:12 am

Shinesalight wrote:Think I'm going to wait for the day splits and probably go on the day that Hills are playing (my favourite Rocket artist). Like you said Sighs, 3 nights staying in London or 3 days travelling up from Brighton and back on the train is going to be a bit much for me. Never say never though. :wink:
yeah never say never. I wouldn't expect it would sell out especially quickly?
are they even going to do day tickets though?

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by Aquarian-Time » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:32 pm

Didn't spot this thread....well I couldn't resist and bought a ticket on the day of the announcement.
Apparently they asked the Heads and they said no !
Line up is interesting and decent, could be a great weekend

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:28 pm

If there is a possible Outpatients meetup on the cards I may be a bit more interested now.. :) still probably going to wait to see if any day tickets are forthcoming

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by sunray » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:30 pm

Aquarian-Time wrote: Apparently they asked the Heads and they said no !
Really? Lazy gits. I had assumed there was some contractual obligation with Roadburn that prohibited them from playing this.

Anyways be good to have you on board Dave. The rest of you may as well come too :wink:
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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:24 am

spotted on the Rocket Recordings blog that day splits and "limited day tickets" will be released at end of January

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by sunray » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:30 pm

Unfortunately Hills have had to pull out :cry: Odd when Goat are still playing.
Day splits and prices below:

Friday 9 March
Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation
Julie's Haircut
Flowers must Die
Dwellings
AHRKH
Coldnose
After bands DJs: Teeth of the Sea

Doors 7.30pm – 2am
Price: £15 (plus booking fee)

Saturday 10 March
Goat
Hey Colossus
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs
Temple Ov BBV
Gum Takes Tooth
Housewives
Gnoomes
Mamuthones
VED
Mike Bourne
After bands DJs: Nothing is...(Cherrystones/Jamie Paton/Mike Keeling/Chris Reeder)

Doors 3.30pm – 3am
Price: £30 (plus booking fee)

Please note: Due to Temple Ov BBV's massive stage-set-up they will be the first band on, so get there for the start!

Sunday 11 March
Gnod
Teeth of the Sea
Anthroprophh
Zimpel Ziolek
Kuro
Bonnacons of Doom
H.U.M
Negra Branca
Ayn Sof

Doors 3.30pm – 11pm
Price: £25 (plus booking fee)

Sunday not looking hangover friendly :lol:
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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by Aquarian-Time » Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:31 pm

Glad i have sold my ticket now (other than a good catch up with sunray of course)

Sunday look so unappealing, Saturday is OK, Friday not bad. Hills dropping out is the big one for me, ver strange as sunray says when Goat are playing

Hills and The Heads playing, that would be different

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by olan » Thu Jan 25, 2018 4:06 pm

I thought about going to this but have decided not to. I have to say I would only really have been interested in the possibility of seeing Hills, with Goat and most of the rest of the acts being of little interest, particularly when Friday-Mon in London would have been necessary. Too much Poundshop Psyche on the bill so Hills cancelling made the decision not to go even easier.

On the bright side The Heads play The Exchange in Bristol on 19th April, their only UK date for 2018 according to Paul Allen. That is my Thursday evening sorted out for me then.

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:02 pm

Have to disagree slightly, I still think it's a good lineup. my bugbear is the classic situation where the bands I really want to see are spread out over the 3 days. if somebody wants to pay my hotel costs I'll be well up for it ;)

that Heads date must be a warmup for Roadburn which is the same week. I do like a trip to Bristol, but funnily enough I am thinking of going earlier that month for Earthless

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:48 am

kinda starting to become tempted by the Saturday night with Goat now....

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by angelsighs » Sat May 26, 2018 10:54 am

couldn't really find a more suitable thread to put this in, and didn't think it deserved it's own thread!

but another Heads release is out, compiling early releases on Rocket recordings. limited to 1000 x vinyl and 1000 x CDs

https://www.piccadillyrecords.com/count ... pid=122618

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Re: Rocket Recordings 20 year gig

Post by sunray » Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:17 pm

angelsighs wrote:
Sat May 26, 2018 10:54 am
couldn't really find a more suitable thread to put this in, and didn't think it deserved it's own thread!

but another Heads release is out, compiling early releases on Rocket recordings. limited to 1000 x vinyl and 1000 x CDs

https://www.piccadillyrecords.com/count ... pid=122618
Gave it a week to purchase to make a small saving :roll: Have all of it anyway but it's The Heads, y'know (saddo completist twat :oops: ).
I really must post a review of that weekend. I'll get round to it eventually...
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