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Found A Cure is TK (Special Request) and Carl (Heavenly Jukebox)

Since their original Social night out, Broader Than Broadway ended many years ago this has become their occasional party where they get together to play house, disco, afrobeat, garage and other electronic music. This will be their first time back at The Social together.

The Heavenly Jukebox is Heavenly Recordings very own DJ collective, getting together throughout the summer to play at festivals around the country. This year they have already played at Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Isle of Wight, Green Man, V and will also be heading to Bestival and No.6 in September.

Special Request have been putting on some of London’s best undergound garage nights in recent years. Starting out life as a closed shop Facebook group for people to share music, they have gone on to host some special parties every few months and regular sessions on NTS radio from resident DJs TK and Louis Not Lewis

Join TK and Carl on Friday from 7pm

In the meantime here’s a mix that Carl put together for the Bestimix series early in the year

Bestimix: Heavenly Jukebox by Bestimix on Mixcloud


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Every Wednesday Night


Hot Wuk Wednesdays is the weekly bashment dance spot, The Heatwave’s bashment headquarters.

What is bashment? Bashment is the ultra hype sound of modern Jamaican music: the excitement of rewinds, incredible dancing, the rammed dance floor and amazing vibe of a Caribbean rave.

The Heatwave’s midweek party turns The Social basement into a mini Notting Hill Carnival. Get rum drunk and collect your free whistle and horn, you might see the most incredibly acrobatic dance move or hear the wickedest MC jumping on the mic. One thing is certain: the vibe will be INSANE. 100% smiling, 100% dancing, 100% big tunes.

Every Wednesday we rave like it’s a Saturday!


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Twitter @TheHeatwave

Flyer - Jamaica 51 Party at Hot Wuk Wednesdays - Aug 2013

Flyer - Free Nail Art at Hot Wuk Wednesdays - Aug 2013

Flyer - Carnival Warm Up Party at Hot Wuk Wednesdays - Aug 2013

Flyer - Carnival Recovery Party at Hot Wuk Wednesdays - Aug 2013

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Heavenly Shop

There are loads of great things for sale in new Heavenly shop . .


Believe In Magic bag for only £5 



Believe In Magic patch £3.50



East Village LP with download code for £15



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TCM presents Afrobeats Allstars

TCM July 7-email

The Company Meeting will begin on Friday 26 July 2013 at 8pm. 

We are delighted to host the best of London’s AFROBEATS community, and have pulled together a true all-stars night, for you:

Vicky Sola
LC Supreme
DJ Lanre

The first lady of Afrobeats, May7ven has an incredible CV – from an 18 city tour of Africa, to gigs at Somerset House and the Apollo, to top 10 on MTV Base and being A-listed on Choice FM, we are honoured to have her with us.

After gaining prominence after performing in Gambia with Busy Signal to 60,000 locals, MoeLogo is one of the UK’s finest Afrobeats artists. Having been selected by 1extra’s DJ Edu to recently take part in the ‘BBC Introducing sessions’, he’s certainly riding a wave.
Check out the break-through single Pangolo released earlier this year, managing over 100,000 views on Youtube in just a month.

Not forgetting the exposure all-stars on the night as well: Dandy, The Malmo Miner and BBOOO.

Agenda: afrobeats, funk, electro, house, garage, hip-hop, and reggae.

One step forward, no looking back. Welcome to The Company Meeting.

Apply online at http://on.fb.me/XYv3Nr

Free before 9pm.

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Anna’s Summer Top 5


Anna Greenwood’s Top 5 records to get you dancing this summer, or any summer . . or Friday at her Friday Night Disco!

St Etienne – Only Love Can Break Your Heart 

Heavenly classic for the Heavenly Social!


Beyonce – Love on Top

I will never tire of this. The hat, the thighs, the key change upon key change upon key change upon key change…


Chic – Dance Dance Dance

Do what Nile tells you!


Talking Heads – Life During Wartime

Best backing dancers EVER. Everybody run on the spot – NOW!


Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines

Ignoring the fact it is a massively sexist video, it’s still a belter of a pop song.

Head down Friday night to hear records like this and loads more – free before 9pm!

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Anna Greenwood (sm)-0033

Anna Greenwood’s Friday Night Disco is back this Friday at the bar. 

Her parties bring you the very best in pop, rock, disco and a dollop of good old fashioned fun with dancing positively encouraged from the off – Anna generally leads from the front in this respect!

The Queen of Guilty Pleasures took the time to answer these questions I stole from a copy of Smash Hits from 1982 . .

If you were called up to fight in a war, would you (a) join up, (b) plead insane, (c) emigrate, or (d) be a conscientious objector?

I’d like to think ‘d’, but often this involves staying in tents or up trees in protest and I am not one for outdoor living. Bricks and electricity are two of my favourite things. So maybe ‘b’ is the best option here.

Who do you think is the silliest person in pop music?

Chris Brown for being such a massive bastard.

What are your ambitions?

Grammy / Oscar / Emmy / Tony. In any order would be fine, ta.

Ever posed in front of a mirror pretending to be somebody?

Yes, every day. Was Madonna betwixt the ages of seven and er 27. Now it’s a combo of Donna Summer, Grace Jones, Tina Turner, Lady Gaga AND Madonna. Like a compilation album in 3-d.

Is there anything in life worse than going to the launderette?

An ill fitting shoe. Oh and you know, war, poverty, George Osborne etc.

Were you ever beaten up at school

No, but I punched Robert Guest in the dinner queue once. And I kicked a girl at Guides. They (the Guides) rang my mum and suggested I didn’t come back again. In my defence, the girl was being a bit racist, but Robert Guest really hadn’t done much wrong. Poor Robert Guest. Punched by a girl.

If you were an animal, what kind would you be?

A lion would be good, being all proud and boss of the jungle and that, but the lady ones don’t get the manes and that’s what it’s all about really. I wouldn’t want to be a man lion. I wouldn’t want to be a man. So maybe a lady lion in a mane wig. It could start a craze in the lion world.

What’s the weirdest thing that’s happened to you recently?

Warming up for a school band and then Billy Ocean within the space of a couple of hours.  I am a very hip dj.

What’s the best thing about finally becoming successful?

Oh God, is this the best it gets?

And what’s the worst thing about it?

The reality that this is the best it gets.

If you weren’t a pop star, what world you like to be?

Can I be a pop star first and then see what else I fancy please?

Where would you most like to live?

In a castle made of gold.


FND Jul-Sep

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Telegram + Love L.U.V.


Idle Fret and Heavenly Jukebox presents a special one off Saturday night show in the basement of our gaff, The Social on Saturday 6th July

Free entry, good vibes!



“…the new band whose name is travelling at illegal speeds after a recent standout BBC 6Music session… Telegram haven’t even recorded any demos yet, but you’d be smart to start following them right away” NME

Listen to the Marc Riley session here

Love L.U.V.

Garage pop-psych four piece formed in the summer of 2012 and borrowing their name from The Shangri-Las classic ‘Give Him A Great Big Kiss’. Watch the video for the track ‘In My Daydreams’ here: http://youtu.be/NHCS2ebMAS0

PLUS special guest DJs

Heavenly Jukebox

Roman Remains – a new project by talismanic singer Liela Moss and guitarist Toby Butler of the The Duke Spirit.

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TCM returns for a Summer Steppa’s Special, with some of the capitals finest selectors delivering the very finest in upfront house, garage, bashment and bass.




DANDY (Sierra Leone)

Headlining the TCM Summer Special is none other than Rinse FM mainstay and recent Katy B collaborator BRACKLES, who’s heavy selection of quality UK funky, house, bass mutations and classic 2-step has seen him placed as one of the UK’s very best underground talents.

Flex FM regular and legendary London DJ SCIENTIST follows, with over a decade of experience appearing on some of the capitals finest pirates, and a bag of tunes that can head anywhere from stand late 80s house to the finest garage and grime, the man is bound to bring a peerless selection.

Support comes from NTS Radio and Special Request resident LOUIS NOT LEWIS providing the best in house, bass and R&B refractions, whilst Sierra Leone sonic explorer the DANDY man brings his finest dutty selection for a touch of the Motherland.

Listen to Scientist’s exclusive Special Request mix

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Very Special Idle Fret

Idle Fret Damo Suzuki The Social June 2013 Poster

This show is simply massive, brilliant line up of bands and DJs including Heavenly’s very own TOY playing exclusively on stage with Damo Suzuki, Andrew Weatherall, Luke Insect and loads more.


Tuesday 25th June – Idle Fret Presents:

With very special guests

Damo Suzuki

Andrew Weatherall – DJ set


Listing Ships


Luke Insect – DJ set

Mark Raison (Monkey Picks) – DJ set

Tier One: Limited £7.50 Early Bird tickets are now SOLD OUT

Tier Two: £10 advance tickets are available at www.wegottickets.com/idlefret

£12.50 on the door

▲ Damo Suzuki

Damo Suzuki needs no introduction right? Right.

The Can legend will be performing a very special set for us with his band of sound carriers.

▲ Andrew Weatherall

The legend that is Andrew Weatherall needs no introduction either!

We are very honoured to have Andrew grace the record decks at this very special show. Expect to hear fantastic records of the highest order!


Idle Fret favourites and one of the best bands in the country right now! TOY will be coming down to play an exclusive set with Damo Suzuki.

▲ Listing Ships

Listing Ships are a nautically-themed, instrumental quartet who skillfully blend their ferocious wall of sound guitar histrionics with Holy Fuck influenced electronica and jazz rhythms.

They cite inspirations from classic krautrock like Can, Harmonia and Neu!, sample-heavy intricate electronica like Boards Of Canada, Amon Tobic, plus expansive, exploratory guitar music like Tarentel, The Alps and Collections Of Colonies Of Bees

‘Reminiscent of similarly relentless Factory Floor, Listing Ships are bursting with exciting ideas. Their seemingly unending and coruscating guitar lines and excellent drumming are the foundation of a superb set’ – The Line of Best Fit

▲ Mwahaha

All the way from Oakland, California and special guests at the Warp Records showcase at this years SXSW, Mwahaha will bring their spiraling sonic landscapes of instruments filtered through an array of analogue synths. Analog drum machines exist in harmony with live drums over morphing walls of sound and haunting vocals, sounding something like acid-dropping monks bellowing Gregorian chants tinged with a starburst of colours.

‘An inspired exercise in dynamics that could induce bright ecstasy or full panic, or both’ – Spin Magazine

▲ Luke Insect

We are pleased to say that cult graphic designer and illustrator Luke Insect has designed the ace poster for this show and we can’t wait to hear some of his great record collection when he DJs on the night.

▲ Mark Raison (Monkey Picks)

Beatnik Modernist who rambles about records, books, films, art and stuff on his excellent Monkey Picks blog. Mark has one of the best record collections around, so there will plenty of brilliant 45’s played on the night.








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Telling Stories


Monday 8th July

Faber Social is proud to present TELLING STORIES – an evening with Tim Burgess plus special guests including Mark Collins (The Charlatans), John Doran (The Quietus) and Jack Underwood (Poet, Faber and O Genesis) with more to be confirmed.

This intimate one-off event at The Social, London will combine readings and music to celebrate the publication of the paperback of Telling Stories (Penguin, 4 July 2013, £9.99), the eye-wateringly honest memoir by the front man of The Charlatans. The new paperback edition contains a whole new chapter with brand new material that takes the story up to 2013.

There are only a limited number of tickets available for this event. There are two ticket types available, entrance only and entrance including a copy of the book, both on a first-come, first-served basis.

When they’re gone, they’re gone. Good luck!

Tickets are now on sale via Eventbrite

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