Extra Golden

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  • 3 July 2008
Extra Golden

Described as ‘an incendiary union of Kenyan benga and Stateside rock’ there’s a soft side to these cross-continental superstars. Their track ‘Obama’ is dedicated to the Presidential front runner, not for political reasons, but as a thank you for helping the African members of the band, Opiyo Bilongo and Onyango Wuod Omari, sort out their Visa problems. Awww.

Mono, Glasgow, Tue 8 Jul.

Tut Vu Vu and Gummy Stumps

Dark, swampy cabaret sounds from the foreboding Tut Vu Vu. With guttural Beefheart-influenced support from Gummy Stumps and a choreographed group performance from Romany Dear.

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