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Sundays & Cybele + Guests

Acid Box Promotions & Boom For Real Promotions bring you all the way from Japan Sundays & Cybele シベールの日曜日!

Friday 24th November
Sticky Mike's Frog Bar
£5adv / £7otd
coming soon...

Sundays & Cybele シベールの日曜日
(Beyond Beyond is Beyond / Guruguru Brain)
Taking their name from 1962 French film Les Dimanches de Ville d'Avray, Sundays & Cybele are a Japanese psychedelic rock band who were founded in 2004 by guitarist/vocalist Kazuo Tsubouchi. Initially based in Hokkaido, they subsequently relocated to Tokyo, and a revolving cast of musicians have passed through the band. While their music contains loud, distorted guitars, they're nowhere near as heavy as bands like Acid Mothers Temple, instead preferring a brighter, more atmospheric sound which draws from Krautrock, dub, folk-rock, and guitar heroes like Carlos Santana. Cosmic and generally optimistic, their music occasionally has a touch of melancholy and loneliness to it.

The band's self-titled debut was released by Gyuune Cassette in 2008. For this album, Tsubouchi was accompanied by bassist Masahiko Nishino and drummer Shintaro Mikami. Sundays & Cybele II, issued by Sound of Elegance, followed in 2010. The group's expansive double CD Gypsy House was released by Attalea Princeps in 2012. For this album, Tsubouchi was primarily joined by multi-instrumentalist Youhei Hayakawa and percussionist Kentaro Shima, with a few guest musicians. Cosmic Gypsy House, a dub version of the previous album, was released in 2014, with proper album Tsubouchi appearing later in the year.

FFO: Kikagaku Moyo, Goat, White Hills, The Myrrors

Earlier Event: November 23
Spin Cycle
Later Event: November 25
Definitely Oasis