Young Romance Friday 25th November at Banquet Records, 6:00pm All tickets are for collection at the shop on the evening of the in-store. Please bring your order number with you.CDs for collection at the shop; as the LP's not expected until the first week of January, these will be posted.On the day of release of their long-awaited debut album Another's Blood, Kingstons finest, Young Romance play an all ages set in the shop! If you're into bands such as Mystery Jets, Slow Club, Summer Camp or Peace, then you won't want to miss this.Mary Chain guitars collide beneath Claire's vocals recalling Kate Bush in her heyday. This is a band that don't just have the sound, they have the songs to match too - NMEA towering blaze of weighty drums and smouldering, grunge-tinged guitar. – The Line Of Best Fit 6pm start. In-store Grade C. Priority will be given to anyone who orders a copy of Another's Blood from us. If you've already pre-ordered the CD or LP from us, hit UPGRADE and put your album order number in the Comments box when you check out. We'll sort you out with a ticket. Upgrade orders without album order numbers will be cancelled. Upgrades are one per customer. CD | LP Past Event
Young Romance Another's Blood We're really happy that the long-awaited debut album from Young Romance is out on our Banquet label. They've supported the likes of Mystery Jets, Slow Club, Summer Camp, Peace and Joanna Gruesome in Kingston, and The Wedding Present and The Primitives elsewhere. If you're into any of those bands, there's something to love here. Mary Chain guitars collide beneath Claire's vocals recalling Kate Bush in her heyday. This is a band that don't just have the sound, they have the songs to match too - NME A towering blaze of weighty drums and smouldering, grunge-tinged guitar. – The Line Of Best Fit Banquet Records CD | LP
Joanna Gruesome / .Young Romance Thursday 29th September at The Fighting Cocks, 8:00pm We have moved this show to The Fighting Cocks, a venue we feel is more suited to Joanna Gruesome! You can get free entry to this show with your tickets for the Slaves show at New Slang Finally! Cardiff's Joanna Gruesome come to Kingston! The six-piece have been on our radar for quite some time and they've released two excellent albums. They play riotous shoegazey-garage-indie-pop with strong lyrical messages of equality. This is a band for fans of Martha, Big Deal, Sleater Kinney and Sonic Youth. Support comes from acclaimed Kingston indie duo Young Romance who will be releasing the long-awaited debut album on our label later this year! Stage times: Joanna Gruesome 9:15 Young Romance 8:15-8:45 This gig finishes in time to get over to New Slang to watch Slaves! Please note: The Fighting Cocks is an 18+ venue, VALID PHOTO ID will be required new slang ticket Past Event
Young Romance Wild EP Follow-up to the excellent and acclaimed 7" Pale, from Kingston indie duo and Banquet label alumni Young Romance. Last year they toured with The Heartbreaks and played Dot To Dot; in the Spring of this year they toured Europe, and last month they played the BBC Introducing stage at The Great Escape festival and headlined their first London show! During the Autumn the band recorded their four track 'Wild' EP produced by Simon “Barney” Barnicott who has previously worked with the likes of Arctic Monkeys, Peace, Suede and Bombay Bicycle Club. The first single to be taken from the EP received praise from the likes of Huw Stephens (BBC Radio 1), John Kennedy (XFM) and BBC Introducing. The band then joined Satellite Stories on their European tour with shows in Germany, Holland, Switzerland and Austria in March 2015. May saw Young Romance perform at the BBC Introducing stage at The Great Escape Festival, before playing their first sold out London headline show at The Waiting Room in London. NME - "Mary Chain guitars collide beneath Claire's vocals recalling Kate Bush in her heyday. This is a band that don't just have the sound, they have the songs to match too." LINE OF BEST FIT - "If you enjoyed 'Ride Your Heart' by Bleached last year, this will be your new jam, and its our Song Of The Day." CLASH - "Rarely has heartbreak sounded so sweet…" XFM - John Kennedy's 'X-Posure Big One' Young Romance 10"
Peace / .Young Romance Thursday 19th February at New Slang New Slang is proud to welcome back Peace shortly after the release of their anticipated new album Happy People The Birmingham 4-piece's debut was one of 2013's standout breakthrough indie-rock albums and one of our faves. We've already heard three brilliant singles from Happy People and know this is going to be another huge album for the guys. Cannot wait for this! Fans of Maccabees, Foals, Swim Deep and Jaws will be into this Support from Kingston's ace noise-pop duo Young Romance who you might've seen at New Slang supporting Mystery Jets, Satellite Stories or Summer Camp. They release a new EP in a couple of weeks time! Stage times: Young Romance 9:45 Peace 10:45 Aftewards its New Slang as usual and we dance to alt.indie hits from the likes of Jungle, Arctic Monkeys, Superfood, Django Django and many more until 2AM. Please Note: McClusky's is an 18+ venue. Valid PHOTO ID will be required. Past Event
Satellite Stories / .Young Romance Thursday 14th August at New Slang This one is free entry before 11pm. Get down early and check out some great bands, for free! We welcome Finland's Satellite Stories who play joyous indie-pop in the vein of Two Door Cinema Club, Tokyo Police Club and Friendly Fires and its real good fun! Renowned for a great live show, over the last couple of years they've toured all over the world and played at many festivals including The Great Escape, Lowlands, Dot To Dot, and Hultsfred Support from Kingston's brilliant indie-pop duo Young Romance who recently released their new 7" Pale After the bands we dance to the likes of The Vaccines, Metronomy, The Shins and Mystery Jets until 2AM! As its A-level results day we want to make sure everybody has a good time so in Room 2 Ctrl Alt Del will be playing all sorts of pop gems! Please Note: McClusky's is an 18+ venue, valid PHOTO ID will be required new slang ticket Past Event
Blood Red Shoes / .Young Romance Sunday 2nd March at The Fighting Cocks The day before the anticipated new album is released, we're very pleased to welcome back Brighton 2-piece Blood Red Shoes for an all ages matinee release show! With roots in Kingston, they've been Banquet faves since day one. Excellent heavy yet anthemic, indie / alt.rock! A band we recently saw headlining Shepherds Bush to be playing an intimate release show at the 150 capacity Fighting Cocks is bonkers. Don't miss out. Support is from Kingston 2-piece Young Romance who release their debut single in a couple of weeks on our label. Make sure you come down early! All ages show with all times TBC: doors at 2:30pm Young Romance onstage at 3:00pm Blood Red Shoes onstage at 3:45pm Curfew 5pm Past Event
Young Romance Pale Second press (/250) is in now! They've supported Mystery Jets, Summer Camp and Slow Club in Kingston - now we're excited to be releasing the debut from excellent local indie-pop duo Young Romance. 'Pale' is a coming of age for Kingston-based Young Romance. Having played together in bands for many years, it looks like 2014 is set to be the year where Paolo and Claire make their mark. Their musical evolution wraps joyous vocals depicting a sorrowful narrative in a blanket of distorted guitars - Young Romance draw on influences from Mystery Jets, Velvet Underground and The Kills to create an infectious take on alt/indie-pop. Fans of everything from The Vaccines to Summer Camp and The History Of Apple Pie will find something special here. Pressing info First press white / 250 Second press grey / 250 http://www.facebook.com/YoungRomanceMusic Banquet Records 7"
Summer Camp / .Young Romance Thursday 12th September at New Slang Tickets available on the door Summer Camp at New Slang Marking the launch of the new, selt-titled, album, the boy/girl (husband//wife) duo are back in Kingston. A spellbinding live show of some gorgeous, if sometimes twisted, dark songs with a pop sheen. With strong roots in Kingston, Summer Camp is always great at New Slang. Support comes from from local indie pop duo Young Romance Grab a copy of the album and a ticket for £7! After the bands it's usual club prices of £5 and we'll be playing tunes from Haim to Vaccines, Rob DeLong to Disclosure, until 2am. Room 2 will become Good On The Dancefloor and entirely dedicated to Arctic Monkeys. Their new album AM is released that week and we will celebrate this by only playing Artic Monkeys songs from their ever-growing backcatalogue of killer songs! Please Note: McClusky's is an 18+ venue, valid PHOTO ID will be required. new slang ticket Past Event