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Arab Strap

Arab Strap

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Arab Strap: The Garage, Islington, London

Live Review by Ben Thompson, Independent, The, 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 ...

Arab Strap: The Cluny, Newcastle upon Tyne

Live Review by Dave Simpson, Guardian, The, 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. ...


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