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The 12 Days of Swn-fest: Part 6 – Islet

Islet - Photo by Ed Waring

Islet - Photo by Ed Waring

Frenetic, multi-drummer explosion of skewed guitars, structured dissonance and compelling unpredictability, Islet are less than a handful of gigs old but have already landed an impressive NME Radar feature โ€“ even though they shun all manner of web promotion (at last, the anti Artic Monkeys!). Musically theyโ€™re like the Bordeoms inviting Steve Reich, Fugazi, Kurt Weill and John Zorn for dinner. Then eating them.

Hope they don’t mind me posting some stuff – doubt they’ll find out mind.

Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

Monkey Cafe, Swansea

Bethan Elfyn session

And sshhh, they have a website – set up by two good samaritans

Islet play Cardiff Dempseys on 22 October

How to buy Swn tix/wristbands and full line-up

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