Leatherface – Viva La Arthouse

Leatherface - Live in MelbourneBig Ugly Fish Recordings is proud to announce the release of ‘Viva La Arthouse’ a Leatherface live album recorded in Melbourne in 2010 on their Stormy Petrel World Tour.

It is available to order from the Big Ugly Fish Cornershop right now and is available as a single CD for £9.99 or Double gatefold LP for £12.99 plus P&P.

Viva La Arthouse is Leatherface’s second release on their own label and is a celebration of their 2010 Stormy Petrel World Tour that took in Europe, Canada, America, Japan and Australia. This double live album was recorded and mixed at Melbourne’s famous music venue The Arthouse by Poison City Record’s Matt Bodiam. The recording was made in arrangement with bassist Greame Philliskirk on the spare of the moment with the other three members of the band unaware the gig was being recorded for posterity.

Sadly The Arthouse, which has hosted punk and indie shows in North Melbourne for the past 19 years, closed its doors in May 2011 after its long-time licensee Maree Kelly decided not to renew its lease. An unsympathetic landlord and a change in the liqour licensing regulations are the two major factors in the Kelly family’s decision not to renew the lease. Leatherface’s Frankie Stubbs has a long-standing relationship with The Arthouse, in October 2005 A Death In the family flew Frankie over from the U.K to produce their debut album in the newly equipped Arthouse Studio.

Leatherface live shows have become the stuff of legend, if you’ve ever been lucky enough to catch them live you’ll have witnessed the pre-gig excitement, the trepidation of the emotional possibilities, the rollercoaster ride of each song and the overall full on powerhouse brutality of melodic punk rock which is down to Dickie Hammond’s unique guitar playing and Frankie Stubbs counterpointing riffs, the bombast of the rhythm section that comprises of Stephen ‘Skruff’ Owen on drums and Greame Philliskirk on bass. On top of this mighty backdrop is Frankie Stubbs lyrics, with his incredibly raspy voice and passionate delivery, exudes an aura that demands and gets respect. He wins admiration, in part, for his distinct lack of trying to be something he’s not. He is utterly devoid of pretense and flash.

Tracklist:1. Not a Day Goes By (Stubbs). 2. God is Dead (Stubbs, Hammond). 3. Watching You Sleep (Stubbs, Evans). 4. Never Say Goodbye (Stubbs, Hammond). 5. Diego Garcia (Stubbs, Hammond). 6. Little White God (Stubbs, Hammond). 7. Peasant in Paradise (Stubbs). 8. Hoodlum (Stubbs). 9. Sour Grapes (Stubbs). 10. Nutcase (Stubbs, Hammond). 11. My Worlds End (Stubbs, Hammond). 12. I Want the Moon (Hammond, Stubbs). 13. Broken (Stubbs). 14. Not Superstitious (Stubbs). 15. Pale Moonlight (Stubbs). 16. Dead Industrial Atmosphere (Stubbs). 17. Springtime (Hammond, Stubbs). 18. Hops & Barley (Tucker). 19. Hurt (Reznor).

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Press Release- Leatherface – Live In Melbourne – Viva La Arthouse

Leatherface - Live in MelbournePress Release Download Here

Viva La Arthouse is Leatherface’s second release on their own label and is a celebration of their 2010 Stormy Petrel World Tour that took in Europe, Canada, America, Japan and Australia. This double live album was recorded at Melbourne’s famous music venue The Arthouse.

Big Ugly Fish Newsletter #8

Dear Subscribers,

New Leatherface Release | Leatherface Tour Dates | The Sainte Catherines Tour | Associates

Big Ugly Fish Recordings is proud to announce the release of ‘Viva La Arthouse’ a Leatherface live album recorded in Melbourne in 2010 on their Stormy Petrel World Tour.

It is available to order from the Big Ugly Fish Cornershop right now and is available as a single CD for £9.99 or Double gatefold LP for £12.99 plus P&P.

Leatherface
Viva La Arthouse – Live in Melbourne
Big Ugly Fish Recordings

Leatherface - Live in MelbourneViva La Arthouse is Leatherface’s second release on their own label and is a celebration of their 2010 Stormy Petrel World Tour that took in Europe, Canada, America, Japan and Australia. This double live album was recorded and mixed at Melbourne’s famous music venue The Arthouse by Poison City Record’s Matt Bodiam. The recording was made in arrangement with bassist Greame Philliskirk on the spare of the moment with the other three members of the band unaware the gig was being recorded for posterity.

Sadly The Arthouse, which has hosted punk and indie shows in North Melbourne for the past 19 years, closed its doors in May 2011 after its long-time licensee Maree Kelly decided not to renew its lease. An unsympathetic landlord and a change in the liqour licensing regulations are the two major factors in the Kelly family’s decision not to renew the lease. Leatherface’s Frankie Stubbs has a long-standing relationship with The Arthouse, in October 2005 A Death In the family flew Frankie over from the U.K to produce their debut album in the newly equipped Arthouse Studio.

Leatherface live shows have become the stuff of legend, if you’ve ever been lucky enough to catch them live you’ll have witnessed the pre-gig excitement, the trepidation of the emotional possibilities, the rollercoaster ride of each song and the overall full on powerhouse brutality of melodic punk rock which is down to Dickie Hammond’s unique guitar playing and Frankie Stubbs counterpointing riffs, the bombast of the rhythm section that comprises of Stephen ‘Skruff’ Owen on drums and Greame Philliskirk on bass. On top of this mighty backdrop is Frankie Stubbs lyrics, with his incredibly raspy voice and passionate delivery, exudes an aura that demands and gets respect. He wins admiration, in part, for his distinct lack of trying to be something he’s not. He is utterly devoid of pretense and flash.

Tracklist:1. Not a Day Goes By (Stubbs). 2. God is Dead (Stubbs, Hammond). 3. Watching You Sleep (Stubbs, Evans). 4. Never Say Goodbye (Stubbs, Hammond). 5. Diego Garcia (Stubbs, Hammond). 6. Little White God (Stubbs, Hammond). 7. Peasant in Paradise (Stubbs). 8. Hoodlum (Stubbs). 9. Sour Grapes (Stubbs). 10. Nutcase (Stubbs, Hammond). 11. My Worlds End (Stubbs, Hammond). 12. I Want the Moon (Hammond, Stubbs). 13. Broken (Stubbs). 14. Not Superstitious (Stubbs). 15. Pale Moonlight (Stubbs). 16. Dead Industrial Atmosphere (Stubbs). 17. Springtime (Hammond, Stubbs). 18. Hops & Barley (Tucker). 19. Hurt (Reznor).

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Leatherface Tour Dates
Thursday 21 July – The Victoria Inn, Midland Place, Derby. Derby DIY Collective presents Leatherface – Back in Derby after last years amazing Fathers Day show. Plus Teen-Rebel Dopefiends – Northern catchy punk on Not Shy Recs!
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20:00 – 23:00. The Victoria Inn, Midland Place, Derby, United Kingdom. 8pm doors / £5 adv. Tickets: thevictoriainnderby.co.uk

Friday 22nd July – The New Adelphi Club, 89 Grey Street, Hull
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Saturday 23rd July – The Dog and Partridge, Bolton. The Dog and Partridge is Bolton’s original and best live music venue. If you hate hearing Oasis four times in an hour, if you care about music, if you’re a band that wants to play somewhere you can be guaranteed a warm welcome and a decent PA then the Dog and Partridge is the spiritual home you might not have found yet. Tickets £6. Available at the Dog over Dogstock (27th/28th/29th May).
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Video

Footage courtesy of Aussie Punk Rock Podcast D.I.Wireless www.diwireless.com.au. Leatherface’s second set of the weekend, this time back at the Arthouse on Sunday night. After a late band withdrawal they doubled up as headliners again to give everyone the chance to catch another awesome set.

The Sainte Catherines - Fire WorksThe Sainte Catherines – Fire Works Autumn Tour 2011
The Sainte Catherines will be on tour in Germany with Sunderland’s own Broken Few in September 2011 and of course we’ll let you know the dates once everything is finalised.

Their critically acclaimed ‘Fire Works’ is now available for £7.99 from the Big Ugly Fish Cornershop. Here is what people have had to say about the album so far:

“The Sainte Catherines appear to have adapted their style with ease, retaining their blaring guitars whilst a more reflective approach has broadened their sound and with it their appeal.” Emma Howe – Manifesto Magazine

“The Sainte Catherines have released a not totally unexpected, but a surprise of an album, it’s not anarcho or hardcore; ‘Fire Works’ has too many influences. Overall this is punk albeit influenced by 1970’s rock and 1990’s Orange county punk. Good to hear a band in such great form.” Steve Janes – withguitars.com

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Associates
Pumpkin Records (Manchester)
Pumpkin Records recently welcomed two new additions to their collective, Leatherface and The Sainte Catherines, both bands will feature on the new Pumpkin Records sampler and will be working with Big Ugly Fish Recordings on some future releases.
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Drunken Sailor Records
A label who have recently released a 7″ by The Magnificent, as well as material by Unfun and The Young Leaves have approached BUF with the possibility of doing a split 7″ with Leatherface specially for the Out of Spite Festival 2011. We’ll keep you posted on any progress.
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Boss Tuneage
Three members of HDQ, minus singer Golly all went on to form Leatherface in the late 80s, whilst members also ended up at one point or another in Sofa Head, Generic, Dr. Bison, Stokoe, and of course The Jones. Well it seems plans are afoot for a third and final HDQ reissue in the near future to tie up all the other recordings by the band not covered on Boss Tunage’s two reissues of their second and third albums ‘Sinking’ and ‘Soulfinder’.
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Regards.
Admin @ BUF
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Big Ugly Fish Recordings Newsletter #5

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Hello,

Leatherface Japan Tour 2010Leatherface (currently taking Australia by storm) and Big Ugly Fish Recordings are please to announce the dates for the Japan leg of The Stormy Petrel World Tour.

Saturday September 4th – Punk Rock Confidential Japan presents…
Punkafoolic! Shibuya Crash 2010 Festival
Conference Venue 5: Shibuya O-East, O-West, O-Nest, O-Crest, Duo Music Exchange
Useless ID (Israel) / H2O (USA) / Leatherface (UK) / Title Fight (USA) / All Heart (USA) / Mad Caddies (USA) and many more…
Open 13:00 / start 14:00. ¥ 5,800 / day ¥ 6,300. Tickets: http://eplus.jp
http://www.punkafoolic.com/shibuyacrash/

Sunday September 5th – Tokyo Shindaita Fever
Inya Face presents … Leatherface Japan Tour 2010
Leatherface / Water Closet / Spread
Open 18:00 / Start 19:00. Adv: ¥ 3,000 / Door ¥ 3,500. Available from 24th July.
Tickets: http://l-tike.com

Monday September 6th  – Tokyo Koenji High
Set You Free Vol.281 Leatherface Japan Tour 2010
Leatherface / Zero Fast / Four Tomorrow / Seventeen Again
Open 18:00 / Start 19:00. Adv: ¥ 3,000 / Door ¥ 3,500. Available from 1st August.
Tickets: http://eplus.jp

Wednesday 8th September 8 – Osaka Sinkagura
Inya Face & Qsaka Sinkagura presents … Leatherface Japan Tour 2010
Leatherface / Ooze / Five No Risk / Labret / Velocity / and more …
Open 17:30 / Start 18:00. Adv: ¥ 2,500 / Door ¥ 3,000. Available from 17th July.
Tickets: http://eplus.jp

Thursday 9th September 09 – Nagoya Huck Finn
Inya Face & Huck Finn presents … Leatherface Japan Tour 2010
Leatherface / Navel / Not Rebound / and more …
Open 18:00 / Start 18:30. Adv: ¥ 2,500 / Door ¥ 3,000. Available Late July.
Tickets: http://eplus.jp

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Split Singles
We’ve found the last copies of ‘Deep, Deep, Sleep’ – Leatherface, with a track by Ninja Gun – ‘Eight Miles High’ in yellow vinyl at the bottom of the merchandise bag from the last Leatherface tour, so purchase your copy now because once they are gone you may have to sell an internal organ to get your hands on one through the auction web sites.

Available now from ebay and the BUF Cornershop, along with The Stormy Petrel tour t-shirts: http://www.biguglyfish.co.uk/cornershop

Free MP3 Track
‘Discipline’ from Leatherface’s Winsome, Losesome 7″ comes to you courtesy of Rubber Factory Records:
http://www.x1984x.rubberfactoryrecords.com/Leatherface-WinsomeLosesome-03Discipline%28live%29.mp3

Regards.
Big Ugly Fish Recordings

Big Ugly Fish Recordings Newsletter #4

Hello,

Leatherface and Big Ugly Fish Recordings would like to thank all our friends who turned up to the UK leg of The Stormy Petrel World Tour, and are proud to announce the dates for the Australian leg of The Stormy Petrel World Tour:

Leatherface Down Under
Leatherface Australian Tour 2010Australia September 2010

Saturday 11th – Rosies Hotel, Brisbane. With Fires Of Waco + guests
Sunday 12th – Sando Hotel, Sydney.
Wednesday 15th – Rosemount Hotel, Perth.
Thursday 16th – Enigma Bar, Adelaide. With Paper Arms + Grenadiers
Saturday 18th – “Poison City Weekender Festival”, Melbourne. With A Death In The Family + more!

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Split Singles
There is just a handful left of both ‘Deep, Deep, Sleep’ – Leatherface, with a track by Ninja Gun – ‘Eight Miles High’ in yellow vinyl and Leatherface – Deep, Deep Sleep / Yesterdays Ring – Julie, Julie, Julie limited edition split single in red vinyl. So get them while you can because once they are gone you’ll have to take out a second mortgage to get your hands on them through the auction web sites.

Free MP3 Track
‘You Are My Sunshine’ from Leatherface’s I Want The Moon 7″ comes to you courtesy of Rubber Factory Records:
rubberfactoryrecords.com/mp3/Leatherface-IWantTheMoon-02YouAreMySunshine.mp3

Regards.
BUF
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