carl thomas, vinyl countdown dj and all-round hero, is doing something else that is brilliant for charity.

he's already got john travolta and phil collins tattoos; as we said hero.

this time YOU get to choose which celebrity he's going to have on his body forever and ever.


more info:


free for friday

this friday we have three amazing bands playing and it's absolutely nothing to get in.

first up we have one of our favourite new bands wanderlings:

next up we have the inimitable parks:

...and headlining are the nme-championed childhood. catch them here before they're on a massive stage at splendour.

happy hour drinks from 5pm 'til 7pm too...

dot to dot 2012

we're super excited to announce the first acts for this year's dot to dot festival...

the drums, pulled apart by horses, dog is dead, willy mason, summer camp, lucy rose and thepetebox are joined by kyla la grange, pearl and the beard, wonder villains, vadoinmessico, broken hands, deaf club, dirty goods and ryan keen!

plus many, many more.

tickets: http://www.alt-tickets.co.uk/alttickets/event_ate_13024a.html

free vice magazine / noisey event!

we've got an amazing free entry, free booze party next wednesday, featuring:




sign up for free drinks vouchers: http://www.vice.com/en_uk/issuelaunch

facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/events/187016951397795/

we are augustines

they're one of steve lamacq's favourite bands at the moment and are playing an intimate show in the red room!

don't miss out.

tickets: http://www.alt-tickets.co.uk/alttickets/event_ate_14256a.html