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Warmduscher for Dublin show

Warmduscher for Dublin show

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The sleazy rock band also announced a new album.

Warmduscher will play a show at Opium in Dublin on November 16th this year.

The London-based band just dropped a new single ‘Fashion Week’ ahead of album number five.

Too Cold To Hold is out Out November 15th on Strap Originals, and features Featuring Irvine Welsh, Lianne La Havas, Janet Planet (Confidence Man), Jeshi and CouCou Chloe.

Too Cold To Hold is reportedly influenced by the repetitive and polyrhythmic grooves of gqom (the South African house genre), hip-hop and jazz, alongside their punk-funk, disco pogo.

Tickets €22 plus fees are available from TICKETMASTER.IE & SINGULARARTISTS.IE  on Friday 12th July at 10am.

The catalyst for the album was Fashion Week. According to Clams it’s a joyous account of fashion’s die-hard fans rather than the more visible arrivistes or dilettantes. “Those that will do anything to become that thing,” he explains. “That creation. And live it. It’s real artistry when you don’t have the means and you’re doing it. You’re hustling to get on the guest list, you get in, you’re done up by means that you can’t really afford, whatever you do… It’s a celebration of people who will do whatever to look good and feel good and step above wherever they are in their own minds.”

The song’s off-kilter rhythms unlocked the secrets to the album. “It felt like a brainwave,” says Ben. “There’s something quintessentially Warmduscher, but it also felt like it leant into these grooves that were a little bit more, slightly more afrobeat-inspired… different elements of African music that I like, contemporary and old. I was thinking, ‘Ok, it’s possible to do this’ and that’s what that song did for me.”

From there the songs flowed. As did Clams’ lyrics. “I was vibed up,” he recounts. “It was exciting. Pretty much all the songs I write I can equate to situations that I’ve been through, or I’ve heard about… friends, certain people, myself or whatever. It’s easy. It’s just storytelling. I just try and make it open enough so people can relate to it rather than just doing a thing where it’s me telling people how it is. I don’t like to explain it.”

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Warmduscher are Clams Baker Jr., Benjamin Romans Hopcraft, Adam J. Harmer, Marley Mackey, Quinn Whalley, and Bleu Ottis Wright.

Warmduscher Live dates


10.07.24 – The Lexington – LONDON

 
29.10.24 – Phoenix – EXETER
30.10.24 – Cheese & Grain – FROME
31.10.24 – Papillon – SOUTHAMPTON
 
01.11.24 – Cambridge Junction – CAMBRIDGE
02.11.24 – Wulfrun Hall – WOLVERHAMPTON
05.11.24 – O2 Academy – OXFORD
06.11.24 – Project House – LEEDS
07.11.24 – The Ritz – MANCHESTER
10.11.24 – Patti Pavillion – SWANSEA
12.11.2 – The Leadmill – SHEFFIELD
13.11.24 – Rock City NOTTINGHAM
14.11.24 – Newcastle University Student Union – NEWCASTLE
15.11.24 – QMU – GLASGOW
16.11.24 – Opium Live – DUBLIN
19.11.24 – Trix – ANTWERP
20.11.24 – L’Aeroneuf – LILLE
21.11.24 – Paradiso – AMSTERDAM
22.11.24 – Urban Spree – BERLIN
23.11.24 – Neues Schauspiel – LEIPZIG
24.11.24 – ISC Club – BERN
26.11.24 – Petit Bain – PARIS
29.11.24 – The Troxy – LONDON


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