We are the Pipettes fans, and we are squashed

Polka-dotted popstresses The Pipettes graced Rough Trade Records last Saturday for a lunchtime freebie gig. It was a case of breathe in and prepare for the squash as hordes of Pipettes fans (is there a plural for that... Pipette-ettes?) crammed themselves in to catch the most intimate of gigs. With the girls themselves looking fantastic in trademark polka dots and the female half of the…

Junior Boys/Metronomy @ The Luminaire 10/08/06

Two years on from their debut LP, and with album number two soon to come on new label, Domino, The Junior Boys made their live UK debut. The Luminaire, not the largest of venues was an odd choice, especially with a weighty guest list in action and they could have sold out it out several times over. Its the first time I've actually made it to The Luminaire despite hearing rave reviews and it…