Artscare Records saw off the year in typically noisy and enthusiastic style with their That Fucking Tank / Hysterical Injury / Fairhorns live blowout in November, but that was just one string to their, um, noisy and enthusiastic bow. Click click click these links, and see a label happily delving into local talent, releasing great compilations and individual releases, curating the Theatre space at Supersonic, and generally staying postive and involved. Good work. Here’s Dave from the label:
Recorded music highlights of 2010:
SWANS ‘My Father Will Guide Me Up A Rope To The Sky’.
Live music highlights of 2010:
MONOTONIX at the Croft, Bristol – BEST GIG I’VE EVER BEEN TOO!
THAT FUCKING TANK @ Artscare Noisefest 01, Croft Bristol
THERAPY? Performing ‘TROUBLEGUM’ @ Sonisphere Festival, Knebworth
GODFLESH, SWANS & TWEAKBIRD @Supersonic Festival, Birmingham
PATRICK DUFF @ The Cube, Bristol
VESSELS & STUART WARWICK @ The Bierkeller, Bristol
What else did you enjoy this year?
TIM AND ERIC’S AWESOME SHOW Series 1 – 5 (Cinco)
2010 was… The YEAR OF DEATH
Tips and predictions for 2011…
LOCAL: The Hysterical Injury, Bravo Brave Bats, Koshiro – All got brilliant new material coming in 2011
NATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH: TURBOWOLF
INTERNATIONALLY: BARONESS, TWEAKBIRD & BIG BUSINESS