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Wed Sep 28 |
MYTHirst
with FURBIE CAKES, BIG J BEATS, OLD SOUL ERA, SMRT
Thu Sep 29 |
HAPPY HOUR BINGO
with Win Tix To: On Repeat, Elle King, Okkervil River, Kishi Bashi, Death From Above 1975 + Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Faint, Failure, Purity Ring
Thu Sep 29 |
ON REPEAT
with EMPRESS, THE BEEVES, MEETING HOUSE
Fri Sep 30 |
THE SHADOWBOXERS
with WESLEY WATKINS, HR PEOPLE
Sat Oct 1 |
IAN MOORE
with THE CUTTHROAT DRIFTERS
Sat Oct 1 |
DANCE YOURSELF CLEAN - AN INDIE-POP DANCE PARTY
Sun Oct 2 |
THE GODDAMN GALLOWS
with GALLOWS BOUND, CROW CAVALIER
Tue Oct 4 |
WHITE REAPER
with THE OUTFIT, DRAMAD
Wed Oct 5 |
THE WEEKS
with COLD FRONTS
Thu Oct 6 |
A TRIBE CALLED RED
with AT.PLAY, ROSS KISER (OF NEED & NECESSITY)
Thu Oct 6 |
HAPPY HOUR BINGO
with Win Tix To: Mandolin Orange (both nights), Failure, Purity Ring, Moon Hooch, The Faint, Deerhunter, Johnnyswim
Fri Oct 7 |
A TRIBE CALLED RED
with IOWNO, PRUITT
Sat Oct 8 |
CYMBALS EAT GUITARS
with FIELD MOUSE, WILD HONEY
Mon Oct 10 |
SEAN HAYES
with CORY MON, TIM CARR
Wed Oct 12 |
NATALY DAWN
Thu Oct 13 |
THE NORTHERN EMPTY
with TYLER IMBREY & THE GHOST REVIEW, MITCHEL EVAN & THE MANGROVE
Fri Oct 14 |
RACHEL YAMAGATA
Fri Oct 14 |
DADDY ISSUES
with THE PATIENT ZEROS
Sat Oct 15 |
THE GARDEN
with SO PITTED, HEYROCCO
Tue Oct 18 |
TOBACCO
with HIGH TIDES, ODONIS ODONIS
Thu Oct 20 |
BIG BUSINESS
with NATIVE DAUGHTERS, MUSCLE BEACH
Fri Oct 21 |
THE FELICE BROTHERS
with SHELBY EARL, STRAWBERRY RUNNERS
Sat Oct 22 |
TRUE WIDOW
with LOWLANDS, EMERALD SIAM
Sun Oct 23 |
TRASH TALK
with ANTWON, BLACK NOISE (DJ SET)
Tue Oct 25 |
LEWIS DEL MAR
with PRINZE GEORGE
Wed Oct 26 |
NOBUNNY
Fri Oct 28 |
IN THE WHALE
with ONE FLEW WEST
Sat Oct 29 |
HAYDEN JAMES
with ELDERBROOK, RUMTUM
Sun Oct 30 |
LITTLE HURRICANE
Tue Nov 1 |
PAPER ROUTE
with HALFNOISE
Wed Nov 2 |
QUINN XCII
with AYOKAY, YASI
Thu Nov 3 |
THROTTLEBOMB
with THE HEROIN, SPACE IN TIME, SMOLDER & BURN
Fri Nov 4 |
DAVID RAMIREZ
Sat Nov 5 |
SUNFLOWER BEAN
with THE LEMON TWIGS
Sun Nov 6 |
SALES
with TANGERINE
Fri Nov 11 |
JULY TALK
with THE MOTH & THE FLAME, ZIPPER CLUB
Sat Nov 12 |
K THEORY
Wed Nov 16 |
THE DUST BOWL REVIVAL
Thu Nov 17 |
MR LITTLE JEANS
Fri Nov 18 |
THE WILD REEDS
Sat Nov 19 |
THE JEZABELS
Sun Nov 20 |
ADAM TORRES
Tue Nov 22 |
MARC E. BASSY
Sat Nov 26 |
SAD13
with VAGABON
Tue Nov 29 |
BENJAMIN FRANCIS LEFTWICH
with BROLLY
Wed Nov 30 |
HALEY BONAR
with NIGHT MOVES
Fri Dec 9 |
CREATURE CANOPY EP RELEASE
with OPTYCNERD, COMPASS & CAVERN, MEDIC
Fri Dec 30 |
EL TEN ELEVEN
Sat Dec 31 |
EL TEN ELEVEN - NYE SHOW

Thu Jun 27 | Lipgloss Presents | 18+

FRANKMUSIK  

RIDE THE UNIVERSE
BOYHOLLOW

Doors open at 8pm   |   Show starts at 9pm   |   $8.00 In Adv | $10.00 Day Of Show | 18+





Frankmusik (AKA Vincent James Turner) first zoomed into public view in 2007 when the self taught piano prodigy began to release the songs he had written, produced and sung on MySpace. His distinctive, dizzying cocktail of helter skelter beats, soaring pop melodies and ecstatic electronica quickly won him a devoted army of online fans. The wider public was introduced to his startling talent through his first EP – “Frankisum” – which featured two instant pop classics, in “3 Little Words” and “Confusion Girl”. Island Records quickly signed him and the BBC named him as a pop star to watch in their prestigious “Sound of 2009” poll.

That year saw the release of his gorgeous debut album, “Complete Me”, co-produced by Stuart Price and hitting the UK Top 20. As well as spawning three hit singles, the album surprised fans with its emotional depth and musical range. As well as dancefloor blitzes like “In Step” and “Better Off As Two”, the album also featured heartbroken electronica like “Done Done” and fragile ballads like “Run Away From Trouble”, a fan favourite. Yahoo praised “the deft, slippery musical textures underneath the gleaming pop surface, and the aching emotional fragility that underpins even the most disco-glitzy tunes” while The Guardian praised Frankmusik’s “unerring melodic instincts”.

2009 also saw Frankmusik flexing his production muscles, with a long queue of the pop world’s hottest talents forming to ask him for collaborations and remixes. By the end of the year he’d worked with Lady Gaga, Pet Shop Boys, Ellie Goulding and a host of other talents. He’d also been signed up by sharp-eyed talent-spotter Perez Hilton for his first big tour in the states.

His adventures in the states inspired the restless Frankmusik in his next bold move – in 2010 he relocated to LA, determined to learn from the hottest pop talents of the day who were at work there. He was quickly snapped up by Cherrytree Records and head honcho Martin Kierszenbaum, fresh from his success as co-writer on much of Lady Gaga’s breakthrough album. The resulting 2011 album – “Do It In The A.M.” – saw Frankmusik embrace a more collaborative approach, writing with Kierszenbaum and collaborating with Far East Movement (fresh off a US number 1), Collette Carr and Natalia Kills. The album was praised by The Independent for its “refinement” of his sound, though some fans felt that its glossier production and slicker vocals had sacrificed some of his distinctiveness.

In the same year, Frankmusik fulfilled a lifelong ambition by producing the latest album by his childhood idols Erasure and touring with them across the USA and Europe. The album became the seminal electro duo’s biggest hit in a decade, while reviewers praised his production for giving the act new zest, with Popmatters noting how he “pushed the duo’s music to sound more contemporary.”

2012 saw yet more change for Frankmusik. After increasing frustrations with both his record label and fiancé, Vincent parted ways with both. Out of these lows, Frankmusik’s best music began to emerge. The last part of the year saw the electro auteur release his swaggering single “Fast As I Can” – demonstrating his ability to produce his own music independently – but it was a return to London that inspired his most exciting musical era yet.

Combining the more accomplished production techniques and confident vocals learnt in LA with the hyperactive fizz of his earliest songs, the “Far From Over” EP – released on Valentine’s Day 2013 – was greeted ecstatically by fans and journalists alike. Perez Hilton led the charge, writing “FrankMusik is back and making music on his own terms… electro with HEART!” while Bang Tidy Music called the EP “one massive explosion of awesome.”

The EP once again showcased Frankmusik’s versatility, shifting from the breathlessly paced electropop of “Captain” to the epic piano ballad “The Line”. But it was lead single “Map” which grabbed most attention. As Notable Dance wrote, “the lovely discordant feel of blending emotionally stirring symphonic production for the verses with frantic electropop for the chorus is a kind of brilliant madness” and fans as surprising as Natasha Bedingfield lined up to pronounce the song “totally brilliant”.


Frankmusik has spent the first few months of the UK’s coldest and longest winter in decades safely holed up in his bedroom studio, painstakingly crafting every note of his forthcoming third record, “Between”, which promises to be his most ambitious, accomplished and exciting yet. As well as “Fast As I Can”, “Captain” and “Map” the album will feature eleven new songs solely written and produced by the electro auteur. The songs range from glorious day glo pop like “Cake!” and summery singalongs like “Did Love” to moody electro ballads like the gorgeous “Final Song” and gospel-tinged “Pins And Needles”. New single “Chasing Shadows” sees Frankmusik take a bold step into new territory: its shimmeringly atmospheric, slow burning electronica is utterly unique and heart-stopping.

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