7.00 p.m. - 11.00 p.m.


From Atlanta, Georgia, the origins of Deerhunter can be traced back to when frontman Bradford Cox first met guitarist Lockett Pundt at high school. Years later Bradford and Moses Archuleta began making music together, and the seeds of what would become Deerhunter were sown. Other contributors to Deerhunter since its establishment in 2001 include Josh Fauver, Colin Mee and Whitney Petty. The current incarnation consists of Cox, Pundt and Archuleta plus bassist Josh Mckay and guitarist Frankie Broyles.

Deerhunter’s first album was a lo-fi experiment not initially intended for the wider world, but appeared in 2005 on a local Atlanta label, Stickfigure. Although officially untitled, it has since become known as Turn It Up, Faggot; a phrase that doesn’t actually appear on the sleeve but is an insult that Cox claimed was often thrown at the band during their early gigs. Their next album, Cryptograms (2006), was generally considered to be their real debut and as such things started to get serious for the band. They had moved to fêted Chicago indie, Kranky (Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Low, Stars Of The Lid), and the world outside was starting to pay attention.

Then in mid-2008, Deerhunter and Kranky signed a deal with 4AD, allowing them to finally release music outside the US and the band’s next move was to prove epic in more than just musical terms.

Recorded over the course of a week at the Rare Book Studios in Brooklyn, NY, the Can and Wire-inspired Microcastle (2008) was to propel them to further heights. However, the album leaked four months before release, leading the band back to the studio to record Weird Era Cont., an album in its own right added as a bonus disc to make Microcastle a 25-track colossus. Not content with such prolificacy, the band announced a new five track EP, Rainwater Cassette Exchange, in 2009 and that its release would coincide with the band’s extensive European, Japanese and Australian tour in May and June.

Displaying few signs of slowing down, Halcyon Digest, the band’s fourth studio album was released in September 2010. Remaining in their native Georgia to piece together the album, Halcyon Digest took just a few weeks to complete. The recording sessions took place at Chase Park Transduction in Athens with Ben H. Allen helping to co-produce the album, while final track, ‘He Would Have Laughed’, was recorded separately by Bradford Cox at NOTOWN SOUND in Marietta. To announce the release, the band fully embraced the DIY mindset of their New Wave heroes from the 70’s and 80’s with a Cox-designed, cut-and-paste Xeroxed flyer. It’s with these kind of approaches that Deerhunter continue to widen their sphere of influence and impress with each subsequent release.

After a brief hiatus, during which time Bradford Cox and Lockett Pundt released their own albums as Atlas Sound and Lotus Plaza respectively, a new Deerhunter line-up (with additions of bassist Josh Mckay and guitarist Frankie Broyles) reconvened in January 2013 at Rare Book Studio in Brooklyn, New York. Produced by Nicholas Vernhes and Bradford Cox and recorded in the dead of night, Deerhunter’s new longplayer Monomania will be released in May. Monomania finds the group recalling its scrappy punk aesthetic; a perfect nocturnal garage rock album full of the layered and hazy vintage guitar sounds that define them.

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WED 26 OCT 2016
Amber Arcades
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.50
THU 27 OCT 2016
She Drew The Gun
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.00
FRI 28 OCT 2016
The Beat
Drygate, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£22.00
The Posies
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£17.50
Bossy Love
The Mash House, EdinburghDoors 7pm £7.50
SAT 29 OCT 2016
Hooton Tennis Club
Stereo, Glasgow7.00 p.m.£9.00
Bossy Love
Poetry Club, SWG3, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£7.50
Robyn Hitchcock
CCA, GlasgowDoors 7.30pmSOLD OUT
SUN 30 OCT 2016
Zombie Zombie
Stereo, Glasgow7.30 p.m.£12.00
Oh Pep!
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£6.00
MON 31 OCT 2016
Telegram & Phobophobes
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.00
WED 2 NOV 2016
Bright Light Bright Light
and Chad Valley
Stereo, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£10.50
Simone Felice
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£15.00
FRI 4 NOV 2016
Nap Eyes
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30 p.m.£8.50
The Cinematic Orchestra
Kathryn Joseph
O2 Academy, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£27.50
SUN 6 NOV 2016
Uncle Lucius
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£10.00
MON 7 NOV 2016
Margaret Glaspy * please note venue change*
Stereo, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.00
Beach Slang
Mono, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£12.00
TUE 8 NOV 2016
The Wytches
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7:30pm£10.00
THU 10 NOV 2016
Stereo, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£9.00
SUN 13 NOV 2016
C. MacLeod
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.00
TUE 15 NOV 2016
Sarah Jaffe
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Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£7.50
THU 17 NOV 2016
Julia Holter
The Art School, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£18.50
Charlotte Carpenter
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£6.50
FRI 18 NOV 2016
The Art School, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£15.00
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SAT 19 NOV 2016
Mutual Benefit
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£10.00
SUN 20 NOV 2016
Beans on Toast
Stereo, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£12.00
TUE 22 NOV 2016
Rachael Yamagata
Mono, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£12.00
Three Trapped Tigers
Stereo, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£11.00
WED 23 NOV 2016
How To Dress Well
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