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Escape Roots with Tom Spirals + The Whippet Beans

  • Cobalt Studios 10-16 Boyd Street Newcastle upon Tyne, England, NE2 1AP United Kingdom (map)
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Escape Roots:
Already getting radio support from the likes of David Rodigan & Toddla T this youthman producer has been making big waves in the scene.

Regularly playing out internationally as a live act well as holding down dj residencies at Wee Dub Festival and Walk n Skank.

Tom Spirals:
Real talk lyrics, versatile flows and melodies for miles.
Studying his craft alongside Mungo’s HiFi, Spirals is the resident MC at the infamous Walk n Skank sessions in GLA.
His energetic performances have taken him right round the globe and back again, from UK to Australia, South America to Europe, Spirals is always on the road spreading the sound and holding down the vibe for many respected soundsystems and producers.
A whole heap of high grade music is set to bust out this year with big releases set to drop on Boom Sound, Pure Niceness and Scotch Bonnet with a full album alongside Escape Roots approaching soon!
Bing tings ahead for the original Chatterbox

The Whippet Beans:
In an unknown time, on an unknown planet, a hairy egg was pulsating. That mysterious egg was brought to earth by bemused astronauts and incubated in a top secret warehouse.

When the egg hatched, a new kind of music spilled out and six musicians emerged. The whippet beans had arrived on earth, armed with hundreds of songs, mixing a ton of genres and singing about things the earthlings had never heard before.

Within a few years the whippet beans were travelling the globe spreading joy, instigating new ways of dancing, and delivering their message of fun and rebellion.

Daft as a unistraddling hankflanger periscoping a bluepenny hatchet on mucky wednesday for a hundred and four skelfs. Hundreds of ridiculous songs to stick in your ears, hop on bored, join our world :) music? comedy? philosophy? a cult? clowns? geniuses? aliens? ...hippies. Tons of songs to get through, all stupid, some beautiful/some funky. We are not the beatles, we are the whippet beans. Our songs are about the lyrics not the singing. We never sing about spinning around/going up and down or driving babies crazy. Hence we are not in the charts! If you want to hear good singing, go and see Michael Buble. Enjoy.

Earlier Event: May 2
Ceitidh Mac
Later Event: May 4
Wandering Oak: Rozi Plain