by / September 29th, 2010 /

Dan Le Sac v Scroobius Pip – The Workman’s Club, Dublin

Harmonic Series will take place in Vicar Street, Whelan’s, The Village
and the Workman’s Club throughout October and November. Already
confirmed for events are Midlake, Jason Lytle, John Grant, Beach House,
Yann Tiersen, Peter Broderick, Dan Le Sac v Scroobius Pip, Dungen,
Casiotone for the Painfully, Titus Andronicus, Willard grant Conspiracy,
the Dinah Brand, the Acorn, Pete Molinari, Polvo, Lower Dens &
Crayonsmith. Our latest batch of confirmations sees a second date for
Dan le Sac v Scroobius Pip having already sold out one show, Virginian
electronic producer Kid A and some of the best new Irish performers,
Lisa O’Neill, Halves and Jogging.

Unsurprisingly, DAN LE SAC v SCROOBIUS PIP sold out their intimate show
at The Workman’s Club in November. So they’ve done the decent thing and
announced a second show on November 4th at the same venue. The the much
loved UK hip-hop/electro duo pulled off a big set at the Electric Picnic
and are due to release a new single Cauliflower [ check the video here:
http://bit.ly/9z1uAJ ] next month featuring KID A who just happens to be
the opening act on both these dates. KID A is the work of 21-year-old
Virginian singer/composer/producer Anni T. www.myspace.com/kida

Whelan’s November 4th will see the return of the delightful Canadian
artist SAM AMIDON. His 2010 album I See the Sign was greeted universally
with rave reviews. Uncut said: “Featuring gently swooning arrangements
by Nico Muhly, four duets with Beth Orton, three nimble reworkings of
children’s singing games and an affectionate R Kelly cover, I See The
Sign inhabits an enchanted universe, not a million miles from Sufjan
Stevens’ Michigan.” His unique live shows reveal a warm and richly
talented young man who veers from Appalachian hollers to oddball
folk-pop and even, on occasion, Irish fiddle tunes. Full supporting cast
to be announced.

One of the most eagerly anticipated Irish albums of 2010 is the debut
from Dublin based instrumental trio HALVES, due for release on October
29th. It Goes, It Goes (Forever & Ever) was recorded in Godspeed You!
Black Emperor’s studios Hotel2Tango in Montreal with Efrim Menuck in
August of 2009. Guests performers on the album include Amy Millan
(Stars/BSS), Katie Kim, Phil Boughton (Subplots), Canadian harpist
Elaine Kelly-Canning, Irish Chamber brass and string players and 27
members of the Kilkenny choir, all adding their own decorative elements
to the trio’s core of evocative yet menacing instrumentals. Halves shows
are cathartic and immense. For Harmonic Series they will open for
Swedish rockers Dungen. http://ahomeforhalves.com/

Also down at the Workman’s Club with have the wonderful LISA O’NEILL on
October 19th opening for Pete Molinari. With just one quietly-released
album Lisa O’Neill has suddenly started popping up everywhere from
intimate folk clubs to an acclaimed set at Electric Picnic. Her Cavan
twang, witty lyrics and smart likeable demeanour warrant Lisa O’Neill
irresistible. www.myspace.com/lisaconeill

Our last confirmation this week is Dublin band JOGGING as main support
to Chapel Hill legends Polvo in The Workman’s Club on October 29th.
Formerly three quarters of missed Dublin indie-rockers The Coldspoon
Conspiracy Jogging are a denser, heavier option, laden with thrilling
riffage, and deftly controlled aggression. Their debut album Minutes,
released on the Richter Collective label, is a highlight of 2010.
http://jogging.bandcamp.com/

check our blog: www.harmonic.ie
Full line-up so far: