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Scaledown Act Update

Scaledown   The Devil will now not be performing at Friday's Scaldown, they will play in November instead. In their place, on Friday, will be our very own Mr Braby performing his unique and quirky tunes under the moniker Braby Lemonade. Full details can be found here. There's also now a Facebook Event Page which can be used to invite your friends along.


Terry Edwards Airplay

OP4   The recent Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats single, Three Blind Mice, has been receiving radio airplay far and wide, here are some of the people who've been playing it:

Mark Lamarr (BBC Radio 2), Mike Bradshaw (Totally Radio in Brighton), Roger Hill's PMS (BBC Radio Merseyside), Al Perry's Clambake (KXCI in Tucson, Arizona), Marcelle Van Hoof (Another Nice Mess in Amsterdam), Kurt Gottschalk's The Brother Lucy Show (WFMU, New Jersey), the 'Het Kralenspel' show (Radio Centraal 106.7FM in Antwerp), Sebastien Agasse's Label Rock radio show (Virgin Radio Roanne), Philippe Petit's BiP_HOp Generation (Radio Grenouille, Marseille) and Amy Wadge & Frank Hennessy's 'I'll Show You Mine' on BBC Radio Wales.


Scaledown Acts Confirmed

Scaledown   All of the acts have been confirmed for the welcome return of Scaledown next Friday, 31st October. Full details can now be found here.


Lost Robots Album

TOPRC   The next release by The Orchestra Pit Recording Company will be "No" by Lost Robots. This will be our first full length album release, due out at the beginning of December, watch this space for more info and news of a launch gig.


McDeath Trio video added

McDeath Trio   A video excerpt of The McDeath Trio's recent performance at The Orchestra Pit has been added to the event page.


Blurt single released 15/09/08

op5   The fifth release to sally forth from the Orchestra Pit stables is a 7" single by the inimitable Blurt. Repetitious and infectious grooves of solid robotic drumming combine with minimalist guitar patterns, wild bursts of free form sax and dramatically demonic vocals.

For more details visit the release page or to buy it visit our shop.


July Scaldown photos

Scaledown   Our web pixies have finally pulled their collective fingers out and uploaded the photos from July's Scaledown, which can be viewed here


Terry Edwards single released 18/08/08

op4   Our fourth release is a 7" single by renowned multi-instrumentalist Terry Edwards and his Scapegoats. A unique version of the classic nursery rhyme "Three Blind Mice" released to coincide with the Notting Hill Carnival due to it's distinctly Caribbean feel.

For more details visit the release page or to buy it visit our shop.


October Scaledown

Scaledown   Scaledown will return after a grudgingly enforced summer hiatus to light up your Autumn evenings with joy and light on Friday 31st October. Full details will soon be posted here, expect spookiness.
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