Glasgow Jazz Festival : Skinny Pelembe

SATURDAY 22ND JUNE 2019

19.30 - 23.00

£12.00

18+
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Skinny Pelembe is a multi - talented wonder, born in Johannesburg and raised in Doncaster, who crafts patchworks of personal and musical touchstones. First debuting in 2017, he’s
honed a distinctive musical style; memories and observations are weaved together, sun - dazzled California folk diced with the murkier corners of the UK dance lineage. He celebrates flawed, post-recession Britain, exalting the UK in all of its imperfect, contradictory realities.

Releasing debut album “Dreaming Is Dead Now” in May 201
9, he’s been tipped by The Observer, The Quietus and Huck. Singles “I Just Wanna Be Your Prisoner” and “Spit / Swallow” were both picked for BBC 6 Music’s A-List. He’s guested with Lauren Laverne, Mary Ann Hobbes and Tom Ravenscroft on 6 Music, with Jamz Supernova on BBC 1xtra, and recorded live sessions for The Vinyl Factory and Worldwide FM. He sold out a headline UK tour last year, was booked for 6 Music’s 2018 showcase at The Great Escape, and has supported Nightmares on Wax and Maribou State. It was Future Bubblers, a Gilles Peterson-and Brownswood-founded, Arts Council-supported programme for unsigned artists, that provided Skinny with an important early launchpad. His track ‘Should You Go’, for instance, first self-released on his 2017 “Seven Year Curse” EP, was included on Gilles Peterson’s iconic Brownswood Bubblers series. It also sparked connections with other artists on Future Bubblers, such as Yazmin Lacey, who had been picked for the scheme in the previous year. The pair performed together at
the 2018 edition of Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards, and Lacey featured on Skinny’s “Sleep More, Make More Friends” EP later that year.

His music has spurred new connections and garnered him attention from artists he’s long admired, such as legendary producer and label boss James Lavelle (Mo’Wax), who tapped
him up earlier this year, asking him to open for UNKLE at the Royal Festival Hall. The album is co-produced by Malcolm Catto (The Heliocentrics), and the producer’s connection to theLA hip-hop world saw Skinny's musical hero and iconic beatmaker Madlib drop by the studioduring sessions for the record, while on the single “Dreaming Is Dead Now”, Skinny workedwith a duo of foundational drum & bass producers–working under the covert alias of TheBleeding Edge–who he’s long looked up to. “When you have all these people that you hold in such high regard wanting to talk to you,” he says, “you're kind of like, ‘Yeah, maybe I can add something to the conversation.’"


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171 Great Western Road
Glasgow
Lanarkshire
United Kingdom
G4 9AH

Venue Details



SUN 25 AUG 2019
Tom McGuire & The Brassholes
Hug & Pint, Glasgow19.30SOLD OUT
MON 26 AUG 2019
Slow Crush
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7:30pm£7.50
THU 29 AUG 2019
Sam Evian
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7:00pm£8.50
SAT 31 AUG 2019
Faiides + The Aufbau Principle
Hug & Pint, Glasgow19.30£5.00
SUN 1 SEP 2019
Middle Class Guilt
Hug & Pint, Glasgow19.00£5.00
TUE 3 SEP 2019
Sasami
Hug & Pint, Glasgow19.30£9.00
WED 4 SEP 2019
Book Klub + Casual Drag + Ghostbaby
Hug & Pint, Glasgow19.30£5.00
Crack Cloud
Mono, GlasgowDoors 8pmCancelled
THU 5 SEP 2019
Meursault
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£10.00
FRI 6 SEP 2019
Tom McGuire & the Brassholes play James Brown
Blue Arrow Club, Glasgow7.30 p.m.£12.00
Kettle Of Kites
Dave Frazer + Flew The Arrow
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30PM£8.50
SAT 7 SEP 2019
The Spook School
The Art School, Glasgow19.00£10.00
Steve Ignorant Slice Of Life (CRASS)
Blue Arrow Club, Glasgow19.30£13.00
Spook School Afterparty (Marble Gods + HEYUP)
Blue Arrow Club, Glasgow23.00£5.00
Stock Manager + Freakwave & Buffet Lunch
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£5.00
THU 12 SEP 2019
Ophelia Lies
Hug & Pint, Glasgow19.30£5.00
FRI 13 SEP 2019
Stephen Malkmus
CCA, Glasgow19.30sold out
Stephen Malkmus Afterparty
feat. codist + LP Radio
Blue Arrow Club, Glasgow23.00£5.00
Deni Smith
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7:00pm£7.00
SUN 15 SEP 2019
It's For Us
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£7.00
MON 16 SEP 2019
Native Harrow
Hug & Pint, Glasgow19.30£7.50
TUE 17 SEP 2019
Joyero
Hug & Pint, Glasgow11.45pm£7.50
PILE
Nice N Sleazy, Glasgow19.30£10.00
The Maes (AU)
Blue Arrow Club, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.00
WED 18 SEP 2019
Thunkfish + Trio TYR
Blue Arrow Club, GlasgowDoors 7:30pm£8.00
FRI 20 SEP 2019
Impatient - Launch Night
Blue Arrow Club, Glasgow23:00£8.00
Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert
Summerhall, EdinburghDoors 7.30pm£16.50
SUN 22 SEP 2019
Aidan Moffat + RM Hubbert
Saint Luke's, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£16.50
TUE 24 SEP 2019
Michael Janisch "Worlds Collide" Launch Tour
Blue Arrow Club, Glasgow19.30£10.00
WED 25 SEP 2019
The Blue Arrow Big Band
Blue Arrow Club, Glasgow19.30£8.00
Plastic Mermaids
Hug & Pint, Glasgow20.00£9.00