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Arab Strap

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Arab Strap: The Garage, Islington, London

Live Review by Ben Thompson, The Independent, 19 June 1997

"Best band to be named after an instrument of sado-masochistic gratification" ...

Strapping Youth: Arab Strap

Book Excerpt by Ben Thompson, Seven Years of Plenty, 1998

IN THE MIDDLE of 1996, dynamic Falkirk duo Aidan Moffatt and Malcolm Middleton were inspired by the first big weekend of their summer to write ...

David Holmes, Arab Strap, Dawn of the Replicants: Twelve-Inch Angry Men

Report and Interview by Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 10 January 1998

It's Sunday night and DAVD HOLMES, ARAB STRAP'S AIDAN MOFFAT and DAWN OF THE REPLICANTS' PAUL VICKERS are in a Brixton pub getting trousered and ...

Arab Strap, Campag Velocet et al: Breezeblock Rockin' Beats

Report by Andy Crysell, New Musical Express, 9 May 1998

Take an assorted bunch of like-minded skunk rockers, big beaters and eclectic groovers, ply with brain-curdling tequila'n'ale cocktails, and then put them out LIVE! on ...

Arab Strap, Dot Allison: Islington Union Chapel, London

Live Review by Keith Cameron, The Guardian, 25 September 1999

Smitten souls ...

Arab Strap: Pachyderms of Endearment

Interview by Keith Cameron, New Musical Express, 2 October 1999

You're not going to believe this but Arab Strap are in love. Yes, the band who always look on the shite side of life are ...

Arab Strap: Monday At The Hug & Pint (Chemikal Underground)

Review by Chris Roberts, Uncut, June 2003

More misery from Scots satirists ...

Arab Strap: The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Live Review by Dave Simpson, The Guardian, 13 October 2016

Aidan Moffatt and Malcolm Middleton revive tales of chaotic lifestyles for Brexit Britain, with music that ricochets between folk, pop and intense dance. ...

see also Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat


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